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18 NEW PRODUCTS & UPDATES Viega’s Megapress G ‘cold’ pressed connectors have been tested and Kitemark approved for natural gas and liquid gas applications, as well as for heating oil, diesel fuels, compressed air containing oil and technical gases. The Megapress carbon steel press connection system helps to reduce installation time by around 60%. The Megapress G connectors feature the Viega SC-Contur technology and also make it possible to quickly connect natural gas and liquid gas systems. Suitable for use with black, galvanised or painted steel pipe, the Hydrogenated Nitrile Bautadiene Rubber sealing element of the Megapress G connectors guarantee the press connections have the required degree of sealing. Manufactured from 1.0308 steel with a zincnickel coating, the range includes over 100 connectors including elbows and threaded adaptors, T-pieces, reducing elbows, flanges, screw fitting and caps in the sizes of ½ to two inches. www.viega.co.uk Small but mighty Design freedom for all types of showering Bushboard’s Nuance range offers an ideal decorative surfacing material for any type of shower area and size. The 2,420 x 1,200mm large format panels can be fitted flush with any design of shower tray, whether in-line, slim low profile or standard, or installed straight down to a tiled floor for a wetroom. The panels are guaranteed 100% waterproof as they are manufactured from a polyurethane core and there are no metal or plastic trims to harbour dirt or spoil the look. Bonding and seaming is done with the matching BB Complete adhesive colour resulting in a bulletproof 15-year guarantee. The 25 Nuance designs are available in five panel sizes, together with complementary worksurfaces and upstands to finish the look. An online design tool via the website enables users to experiment with the different finishes by creating virtual bathrooms. www.bushboard.co.uk Atlas Professional Monobloc spray tap Vortice Italy exhibited at the international ISH tradeshow in Frankfurt, with new ranges of products and services for the residential and industrial air conditioning sector. Products on display reconfirmed the company’s innovation, technological development and keen focus on both reducing energy consumption and improving environmental comfort. New products demonstrated both high performance and energy saving features. Among the many products showcased was the new Quadro Evo centrifugal fan. This has low specific fan power, low noise, and can be recessed or surface mounted. Also in the commercial offering is the new range of CA IL compact centrifugal in line fans which are suitable for minimal void depths. www.vortice.ltd.uk Makita refines and adds to its range Makita’s diamond blade accessory range has been refined by reducing the number of options available in the Cosmos range, while expanding the cutting performance of the diamond wheels to handle a greater range of materials. The series now features the Quasar, Comet and Nebula diamond wheels, providing 56 alternative cutting wheels. The new vacuum brazed material joining technique creates a bond between the diamonds and steel wheels that is significantly stronger than previous bonding methods. The Makita vacuum brazed diamond cut off wheels are thin, ranging from 1.3mm thick for the 115mm diameter wheel, to just 1.6mm thick for the 230mm diameter wheel. The diamond holesaw collection offers 12 holesaws ranging from 16mm diameter to 64mm diameter with complementary shanks, centre drills and SDS-Plus shanks. www.makitauk.com www.hpmmag.com May 2017 The Abode Atlas Professional Monobloc spray tap is a solid geometric form with a contemporary feel. This tall monobloc tap is a combination of sophisticated modern styling with dual, easy to operate handles, combined with engineering excellence. It offers curvaceous styling with a practical, black pull-out spray which will reach into the largest of sinks, and is ideal for the rinsing of fruit and vegetables. Available in chrome and brushed nickel this tap has been created for people who want the perfect blend of design, performance and sheer quality. www.abode.eu Vortice showcased innovations at ISH Viega introduces Megapress G to UK Alpha Heating Innovation has announced the launch of its new E-Tec combi boiler - the smallest model within Alpha’s domestic range. Available in two outputs, the E-Tec boiler is capable of delivering up to 14.1 litres of water per minute making it the ideal choice for small to medium sized homes. Due to wide waterways within the heat exchanger and a high efficiency Grundfos pump, mains water is warmed up quickly for constant delivery of hot water. A neat and compact model, it can be easily installed within a kitchen cupboard and is accessed from the front making servicing quick to carry out. The E-Tec boiler has an exceptional Class 6 NOx rating, plus is Opentherm compatible, making it an ideal partner for use with the very latest in energy saving controls. www.alpha-innovation.co.uk enquiry number 106 enquiry number 105 enquiry number 101 enquiry number 103 enquiry number 102 enquiry number 104


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