Products

New Equipment: April 2009

April 1, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+


For owners of Omni Cubed Sink Hole Savers (SHS), the SHS Backsplash Mount Bracket is now available for easier manual polishing of backsplash pieces. The mount brackets attach to any length of SHS rail (4, 6 or 8-foot lengths) to create a versatile backsplash polishing stand which can be easily mounted to work benches, truck tailgates or walls. The unit securely holds pieces at the desired height and at any polishing angle (0 to 90 degrees of adjustment). There are no worries of backsplash breakage; the SHS provides protection of the piece during polishing. One set includes two mount brackets for use with one SHS. The product is made in the U.S.

www.omnicubed.com

Laser Products Industries has been hard at work making updates on the LT-55 XL Precision Laser Templator, the company reports. Some of the most recent updates include slab layout, alternate cut sheets and encryption. With slab layout, users can arrange individual pieces to determine how many slabs they will need to sell the customer. Alternate cut sheets allow the fabricator/estimator to have several different printouts depending on what information they need to show the customer as well as the sawyers fabricating the job. Encryption (possibly the most important, according to the manufacturer) allows fabrication shop owners to ensure that their templators do not moonlight on the side. All .dxf files produced with the LT-55 XL’s can be encrypted so that no other outsourced company can open and fabricate from them - keeping the user’s business private.

On the hardware side, besides the switch from the HP PocketPC to Samsung Q1 Ultra TabletPC, the most welcomed enhancements in the hardware has been the integrated camera. With the built in camera, templators can save photographic information from every jobsite.

In total, over 280 updates have been made within the past 12 months. The majority of these have come at the request of customers, making the LT-55 XL a customer-developed and driven templating system.

www.laserproductsus.com

The Generix 4-inch wet diamond-polishing pad from Domain Industries is a premium pad with a 3.5 mm thickness that offers outstanding value and great lifespan, the manufacturer reports. Grits range from 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 and 3000 with white and black buff pads available.

www.domainindustries.com

Tile Redi, a manufacturer of pre-formed, one-piece shower pans for time and labor-saving installations, has announced that its patented line of shower modules and allied products are now available on The Home Depot Web site -www.homedepot.com.

Contractors looking to save time and money on large-scale commercial projects, or DIY homeowners can simply log on to The Home Depot Web site, click on “Baths” and then “Showers,” and then by clicking on the first option listed “Bases,” they simply scroll through to purchase the Tile Redi line of shower pans with fully integrated, pre-pitched drains that are ready to receive ceramic, glass or stone tiles immediately after being installed.

Other options to purchase Tile Redi products online at www.homedepot.com include searching the site for the brand name by simply entering “Tile Redi,” or searching under “More Ways to Shop” and entering Tile Redi. In addition, Tile Redi’s innovative Redi-Flash waterproofing flashing system can also be easily found and purchased with a simple search.

www.tileredi.com

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

November 2013 Stone Products Gallery

Take a look at some of the latest stone industry products.

THE MAGAZINE

Stone World Magazine

April 2014 stone world cover

2014 April

In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD_Spring2014_Cover.jpg

2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Training Program

How formal is your training program for new employees?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How_To_Polish_&_Restore_Mar.gif
How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

Italian Trade Commission logo 2

The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTube