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NEWS&PRODUCT PROFILES WWW.HPMMAG.COM UK Spares extends white goods range UK Spares - distributor of electrical spare parts - has extended its collection of white goods spares, now covering a whole host of appliances - from freezers, to washing machines and even cooker hoods. Providing a cost effective alternative to replacing units, the market is seeing a hike in demand from customers keen to avoid expensive call outs and replacement fees. Installers offering repair services can tap into an impressive revenue stream, whilst preventing hefty removal costs and reducing the impact on the environment. enquiry number 910 Impey EasyFit Marcrist unveils lighter, more flexible DDM1 machine for pro’s Marcrist International has announced the addition of the DDM1 to its Diamond Drilling Machine range. The new unit is a lightweight (4kg), compact, multi-functional diamond drilling machine that sits alongside Marcrist’s existing dedicated diamond drilling machines and rigs. The DDM1 has been especially developed for the trade professional who needs to drill occasional holes for pipes and boiler flues, but would prefer to invest in a more flexible machine that can also be used to undertake general drilling with smaller diameter drill bits in the Jacobs chuck. enquiry number 914 The new EasyFlow range from Tapworks offers an ideal solution for the installer who will find everything he needs to complete the installation - right down to the last washer - in the box. Many water softener manufacturers claim that when you buy a softener from them they provide everything you need to install it - but installers end up tearing their hair out when they find that in fact they don’t have For further information Tapworks superb new web site at www.tapworks.co.uk that’s stacked full of good ideas and information. Increasingly, installers are finding that using the Filterball® from Marflow Hydronics in their HVAC installations is making life much easier. The Filterball is a compact combined isolation valve and strainer unit. It’s versatile and fits easily into pipework. When using it, only one valve needs to be installed rather than the traditional three and only two joints have to be made rather than six. This not only cuts down costs but also time and offers longevity in the end product making it far more future proofed. To find out more contact Oliver on 0845 564 1555 or hydronics@marflow.co.uk Polypipe becomes one of the first to highlight its contribution to London 2012 under the Supplier Recognition Scheme You’ll never switch back! From Scruffs The stunning new Scruffs Switchback is a safety hiker that defines the "next generation" of work boot styling. The exclusive sole design with heel control - plus front and side pull tabs, give the Switchback unrivalled performance and a unique look. Safety and comfort are assured with a steel toe and a lightweight, pierce-resistant midsole that’s made from durable, composite materials. While soft nubuck leather, padded tongue and a comfort collar all combine with the cushioned sports inner sole to deliver high levels of comfort for long periods throughout the day. Switchback is fitted with an exclusive heel control sole that gives you maximum stability and support. Combined with an SRA rated anti-slip and heat-resistant sole, Switchback is made to tackle the toughest of site conditions. For more information visit www.scruffs.com Holdon Rapsaw Triple Pack 80 APRIL 2013 HEATING & PLUMBING MONTHLY enquiry number 917 Filterball® Benefits From Marflow Hydronics enquiry number 913 New easyflow water softener launch From Tapworks enquiry number 911 Impey EasyFit has been designed to make wetroom installation a simple, fuss-free process. Rather than manually constructing a wetroom floor, Impey EasyFit has a built-in gradient of 15mm and can be slotted alongside existing floor boards. Manufactured from high glass content SMC, Impey EasyFit is the most rigid floor former currently available on the wetroom market. It is able to withstand a weight of 300kg (47 stone) without the need for under boarding, yet despite its strength, remains incredibly light to handle. Contact Impey Showers at www.easyfitwetrooms.co or telephone 0870 9090 770. enquiry number 912 Polypipe, the UK’s largest plastic piping systems manufacturer, has been granted permission to highlight its contribution to the construction of the London 2012 stadia and buildings, including the Olympic Stadium, Velodrome and Athletes Village. Working with the various stakeholders from an early stage, Polypipe supplied almost one million metres of plastic pipe and over two million fittings to the Olympic Park. Polypipe supplied a number of product systems for a variety of applications across the Olympic build, including six different systems for the Athletes Village alone. enquiry number 915 Professional quality hand tool brand HOLDON has launched the Rapsaw Triple Pack. This impressive saw set includes the fittingly named 22” Universal Rapsaw. With 7TPI featuring razor-sharp triple ground teeth and reinforced hard points, Rapsaw’s stroke-to-power transfer ratio is maximised through using a thick premium quality 0.9mm steel blade that reduces whip and vibration. Cutting on both the push and the pull stokes the saw produces clean, straight cuts with the least amount of effort. The blade is coated in a lacquer finish to protect it from rust for use in variable working conditions. The protective coating also enables the saw to glide through materials with minimal resistance. The 12” Fine Cut Tenon Rapsaw features 12TPI with super-sharp triple ground teeth that allow it to glide through materials with minimal resistance - ensuring precise, accurate cuts. While the Jab Saw’s tough piercing point and 8TPI make it perfect for cutting through plasterboard with ease. Designed for demanding trade professionals this saw set is supplied in a tough sheath. For more information about Holdon visit: www.holdontools.com enquiry number 916


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