SA Affordable Housing March - April 2019 // Issue: 75 - Page 30

PRODUCTS CORDLESS AND POWERFUL A fter numerous customer requests Tork have finally released their Tork Craft TCOT001 Multi- Functional cordless oscillating tool. “This tool does a host of different jobs, having a massive selection of cutting blades / heads, that will cut through almost anything, it’s also designed to sand, scrape polish and clean, the perfect maintenance clean up tool,” says Dale Englebrecht, director Vermont Sales. Like all the top brands in this category the new Tork Craft TCOT001 requires no tool for blade changes, as it has a quick change Arbor hand locking set up. The universal arbor fits most blade types and tool head accessories Tork Craft also has a comprehensive range of optional head cutters, scrapers, sanders to cut shape and clean up all types of material. The cordless unit has six speed settings, will rev from 5 000 to 15 000rpm and is one of the first mini cordless tools to come with a handy battery level indicator. It comes standard with a long Li-Ion battery, a fast charger and some sample blades and heads, an HSS steel cutter, a high tensile steel scraper, a sanding pad and three different sanding grits. For more information, visit: www.torkcraft.com. HOTTING UP AT PRATLEY P ratley is introducing an ultra-lightweight, thermally-insulating and fireproof aggregate for plaster screed and concrete called Pratliperl ® . Pratliperl ® from Pratley assists the construction industry in meeting quality standards such as SANS 204, which is particularly important due to an increased focus on energy efficiency in building. Useful for underfloor insulation and insulated roof decks to lightweight screeds on corrugated iron or concrete roofs, fireproofing structural steel columns, insulating cryogenic tanks, loose-fill thermal insulation in wall cavities and lightweight tile adhesive filler, Pratliperl ® is also resistant to spalling under fire conditions and withstands temperatures of up to 1 250°C without comprising its structural integrity. Once cured, Pratliperl ® has superior strength compared to conventional lightweight concrete. Compatible with cement and other binders, it can be used to produce ultra-lightweight panels, boards, bricks and blocks that can be cut, nailed and drilled. For more information, email: sales@pratley.co.za or visit: www.pratley.com. A TRAVELLING WORKSTATION F estool have released the perfect accompaniment for any travelling workman – a mobile workbench. The 19kg table, which folds up and includes a perforated top, can easily become the perfect sawing station as well when equipped with the additional trimming attachment, crown stop and clamping set. When combined with the MFT KAPEX and the KS 88 or 120 sliding compound mitre saws it allows for precise work up to a length of 2.3m. At 79cm high it is ergonomically perfect. The multifunction table also has rubberised feet, one of which is height-adjustable and ideal for offsetting slight unevenness in the floor. For more information, contact Vermont Sales at: +27 (0) 11 314 7711 or visit: www.vermontsales.co.za. 28 MARCH - APRIL 2019 www.saaffordablehousing.co.za