Hammer Drill
Larger Motor Offers High Torque
The SBP 18 Plus is a cordless hammer drill designed for use in impact drilling applications such as concrete and brickwork. Equipped with a larger motor, the drill offers higher torque and 20% more power over the previous model. The tool�s 18-volt battery has been reengineered to reach a full charge with the new C45 charger. It also has a two-speed gearbox, five-torque settings and the maker's Variospeed technology to match performance exactly to the work. With its 1�2-in. keyless chuck, the unit can drill holes up to 5�8 in. diameter in concrete. Metabo Corp.; 800/638-2264; www.metabousa.com

Concrete Pumps
Additional Power
Reed Concrete Pumps; 909/287-2100; www.reedpumps.com

Bridge Reinforcing
Anchor With Steel Bar
Archtec bridge reinforcement system is a complete diagnostic design and installation service. The system utilizes sophisticated technology and drilling methods designed to strengthen masonry arch bridges, while maintaining its historical integrity. Cintec America Inc.; 800/363-6066; www.cintec.com

Walk-Behind Trowels
Height-Adjustable Handle
Whiteman�s new walk-behind power trowels, models BA-4-8H and JA-4-5H, each have four blades and a height-adjustable 2-in.-dia tubular steel handle for improved operator comfort and workability. A unique throttle control design allows selection of the operating speed with a twist of the wrist, the maker says. The patented QuickPitch handle, which is offered as an option, allows the operator to raise or lower the glade pitch in 1�8-in. increments by squeezing the latching lever. Model BA-4-8H has a ring dia of 46 in., a rotor rpm of 60 to 125 and uses an 8-hp engine. Multiquip; 800/421-1244; www.multiquip.com

Cementitious Toppings
Resurface Concrete

L.M. Scofield Co.; 800/800-9900; www.scofield.com

Recycled Masonry Units
Solution For Green Buildings
Astra-Glaze-SW+ premium glazed masonry units contain significant post-industrial recycled content contributing points toward the LEED Green Building Rating System. Astra-Glaze-SW+ offers the look of ceramic tile and the durability of concrete masonry. It is available in custom shapes, sizes and designer colors. Trenwyth Industries; 800/233-1924; www.trenwyth.com

Company adds more horsepower to many of its concrete pumps. This increase will enable workers to pump faster at maximum pressure. The B Series pumps gained between 16 and 19 hp and several C Series pumps gained 27 hp. The B Series will now feature a 98- to 100-hp turbocharged Deutz diesel engine. Texturetop in Stencil Grade or Stamp Grade is designed for resurfacing and texturing concrete surfaces for commercial, industrial or residential use in new construction or renovation. It is quick curing and comes in a full range of Scofield colors. Texturetop can be used to renovate floors and hardscapes or to correct construction errors without the delay and disruption of excavating old concrete.