Fakro AMZ Solar awning blind
FAKRO’s new generation of contemporary awning blinds includes the AMZ Solar which, in addition to being solar-powered, is also activated by photovoltaic sensor. It is around 8 times more effective than an internal blind in terms of passive heat reduction while still allowing light through. In addition to preventing heat absorption, the AMZ Solar opens automatically in cloudy weather to increase availability of natural light. In winter, it reduces noise from rain and hail and protects the window from accumulation of snow and leaves.
The blind’s construction ensures that the correct fabric tension is maintained between guides, enabling it to withstand gusts of up to 120 km/hr and lateral winds of up to 220 km/hr.
The AMZ Solar can be operated either automatically or by using the remote which is supplied for complete flexibility in terms of positioning. It can also be used within a Z-Wave system.
Geze guide to Solutions for Toughened Glass
Door and window control system manufacturer GEZE UK has released a new illustrated product guide and price list for its comprehensive range of glass fittings.
The “Solutions for Toughened Glass” guide provides detailed descriptions of GEZE’s range of fittings for toughened glass doors, to enable specifiers to choose the most suitable products for their needs. The guide also includes full glass preparation and technical performance information.
The range is suitable for single and double action doors, pinch free doors, internal and external doors. The brochure includes full details of the rails and fittings available and the range of finishes - mill, silver anodised aluminium (EV1), satin stainless steel, and polished stainless steel. Other finishes are available on request.
The brochure is available both electronically and as a printed version. For copies call GEZE UK on 01543 443015 or email email@example.com
Wondertex Surface Sealer
Wondertex, the range of professional internal finishing materials from the Instarmac Group, has launched a new Surface Sealer, a water-based general purpose stabilising solution formulated by expert chemists. It is designed to seal substrates, reduce surface suction and aid the bond of subsequent plaster based materials.
The product is very versatile and may be used over plasterboard, plaster finishes and firmly bonded emulsion painted surfaces. It is ideally suited for use with Wondertex Premier 5, Wondertex Premier Filler and Wondertex Coving Adhesive from the brand’s existing portfolio.
Ready to use straight from the bottle, Wondertex Surface Sealer penetrates deep into substrates, whilst also binding imperfections. The product improves and creates a sound surface, aiding subsequent bonding.
Wondertex Surface Sealer is available in a 2.5L bottle, which are sold in boxes of 6. The product is available nationwide in various building merchants and also within Crown Decorating Centres.
Ronacrete develops new re-profiling mortar
Ronacrete has developed RonaBond Re-profiling Mortar as part of its Concrete Repair and Coatings range.
The polymer modified mortar is supplied pre-packed and requires only the addition of water to produce a smooth level finish for concrete and masonry surfaces. Ronacrete Standard Primer is used to prime the prepared substrate. RonaBond Re-profiling Mortar may be coated with a RonaBond anti-carbonation coating or masonry paint or it may be left uncoated.
RonaBond Re-profiling Mortar can be used as a levelling mortar for re-profiling prepared vertical and overhead surfaces, it can be applied to vertical surfaces from a thickness of 3mm to 30mm or to overhead surfaces from 3mm to 20mm and may be applied across a wide temperature range, typically from +3°C to 25°C.
When used as part of a RonaBond concrete repair system, the product carries a 10 year product warranty.
New brochure for primary school library design beginners
Demco Interiors has published an online brochure-guide specifically for anyone wanting to get started on designing and furnishing a small school library or classroom reading room space.
Michaela Lancaster, Design Manager, Demco Interiors, said: “The brochure is targeted at anyone who may need some ideas for an up and coming project. We know that getting started is sometimes the hardest part, so we have produced this new brochure to give some first stage ideas on designs and costs. We are still on hand to give more advice and guidance, if required, but the brochure helps anyone get over that first hurdle of staring at a blank sheet of paper.”
The flip book brochure is packed full of design and furnishings ideas plus some sample layouts to help with space planning in easy to follow colour coded, priced packages. The sample packages come in three prices and sizes and show exactly what can be achieved with each. View it at http://demcointeriors.co.uk/Primary-Design-Brochure
Cast iron hanging basket bracket
The Door Knocker Company’s cast iron hanging basket brackets have an attractive daisy design and look good even after the floral basket has been taken down. They come with a pine rail and can also be used as a rail for a pot hanger. Traditionally made from cast iron, they are ready to be painted in a colour to suit any garden.