FORTICRETE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 A new CD-ROM containing a vast database of almost 500 CAD details, and developed to make roofing design simpler, faster and more accurate, is now available from Forticrete Roofing Products. Developed in association with FastrackCAD, the new computer-aided design package works within user-defined parameters and automatically memorises each individual detail as the design progresses.
HANSENGROUP AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 The latest UK-made steel doors from the HansenGroup provide both building security and safety for personnel. Now, group company AccentHansen has introduced a Technical Advisory Service for architects that covers all aspects of fire, acoustic and security doors. For technical literature or assistance on a specific project contact AccentHansen on 0161 284 4100 or email sales@accenthansen. co. uk EATON AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Miniature circuit-breakers are now available with a short-circuit breaking capacity of 15kA from Eaton MEM. They have been developed to meet the needs of modern high-rise commercial developments where the use of large transformers and lowimpedance busbar riser systems may result in high prospective fault current levels at the final distribution board. They offer a compact alternative to the moulded-case circuit-breakers normally used in such conditions and achieve short-circuit discrimination with downstream devices.
SANDTOFT ROOFTILES AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 The launch of Sandtoft Roof Tiles' 2003/4 Product Selector provides a valuable reference tool for anyone involved in the specification of roof tiles and roofing systems.
Containing all the latest tile information and technical data, the 60-page Product Selector is a comprehensive guide to Sandtoft's extensive range of products for many reasons - most notably its clarity of presentation - but also because it covers slates, concrete and clay.
CAPITAL MARBLE DESIGN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Capital Marble Design offers an extensive range of natural stone flooring, from the soft muted tones of natural limestone to the darker shades of granite and slate. In addition it has an exclusive range of bespoke natural stone basins, many of which can be viewed on its website or the new showroom in North Kensington.
FIGUERAS UK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Architects have specified Carmen from Figueras Design Centre for some of the leading auditoriums in the world, where its special acoustic features are of paramount importance. This model can be customised to meet specific requirements, and an additional feature of an air-conditioning foot pedestal can also be installed.
CHARCON AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 An improvement scheme along the historic quay of Bideford in north Devon, which combines separate projects by the Environment Agency, Torridge District Council and Devon County Council, has resulted in the choice of 4,500m 2of Charcon EcoPave to provide a coherent hard-landscaping link between all three.
Bideford is a thriving market town and working port with architecturally interesting buildings, historic places of interest, modern shopping amenities, entertainment and visitor attractions.
METSEC AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 A six-storey block of apartments in Edinburgh is the latest in a string of flatted developments to be built using Metsec's light-gauge steel framing. The growth in popularity of the system has been fuelled by the need for quick completion as the housing boom continues across the UK. Its ability to achieve taller structures than timber frames is also adding to demand.