The CTS12 Rip-R-Stripper is designed for removing ceramic tile, hardwood floor and other floor coverings. It acts a tool carrier for electric-powered breakers with ratings between 30 ft-lb and 45 ft-lb of force, including Hilti, Bosch, Makita and Hitachi breakers. The CTS12 allows operation of electric-powered breakers in an upright position for less operator strain. General Equipment Co.; 800-533-0524; www.generalequip.com The iQ360 14-in. Masonry Chop Saw, formerly the Jack Vac 360, features a built-in dust collection system that runs on the same power source as the saw. The saw weighs only 65 lb and is made of high-impact materials to
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.