August 2011

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200_Aardwolf Panel ClampLIFTING CLAMPS
Granite City Tool Co., Waite Park, Minn., offers Aardwolf Panel Clamps for manual lifting of stone pieces. The units lock on pieces automatically with rubber-lined, spring-loading heads; the aluminum-body construction also includes molded rubber hand grips, with a range of 0”-2 1/2”. The lifting capacity per set is 330 lbs.
Contact: Granite City Tool Co., 800-328-7094.




200_Pearl P3 Granite Blade

Pearl Abrasive Co., Commerce, Calif., introduces the P3 Granite Turbo blade, engineered with a large 8mm diamond turbo rim for fast cutting, minimal chipping and longer life. The blade can also handle other natural stones, quartz surfaces and hard masonry, and is designed for wet or dry use. It is designed to be used dry or wet and is available in 4”, 4 1/2”, 5”, 6” and 7” diameters.
Contact: Pearl Abrasive Co., 800-969-5561.

200_SigmaControl2_Kaeser_compressor_control_web_tcm9-296649COMPRESSOR CONTROL
Kaeser Compressors Inc., Fredericksburg, Va., introduces the Sigma Control 2TM  for compressors with enhanced communication and control options, monitoring more than 20 critical parameters. Its built-in web server and standard Ethernet port enables viewing of compressor information from any PC without any additional hardware or software, and a variety of communications adapters (Modbus RTU, Profibus DP, Devicenet, Profinet, etc.) are available for integration into plant monitoring systems or a centralized control station.  For optimal energy efficiency, there are several pre-loaded operating profiles, and the unit can perform two-unit lead/lag sequencer programming.
Contact: Kaeser Compressors Inc., 877-586-2691


200_Bronze-KG-Group-2STONE ADHESIVE
Superior Stone Products, Byron Center, Mich., introduces Superior BRONZE, a polyester natural-stone adhesive with a strong bonding formula and fast cure times. Formulated for indoor applications, the adhesive can be used for sealing, rodding and laminating; the tack-free curing prolongs the life of polishing pads. It can be easily colored with the company’s Superior Coloring Paste.
Contact: Superior Stone Products, 800-493-5111.