January 01, 2003 |

Wood look-alike

Door and sidelight frame system is fire resistant, with the look of wood. DuraStraight-20 has a positive pressure fire rating of 20 minutes; DuraStraight-45, 45 minutes, according to the manufacturer.


Reader Service No. 309

Grainy opening

Wood-grained steel doors are available in multiple designs and are warranted for use on interior or exterior openings. According to the maker, GrainTech doors will not warp, crack, or bow and are UV- and graffiti-resistant. Available in positive pressure fire ratings from 20 minutes to 3 hours.

Steelcraft, IR.

Reader Service No. 310

Dry hands

Warm hand dryer weighs only 9.5 lbs. and activates automatically when hands are present. With no buttons to push on the Model LE Series, hand sanitation is improved. The dryer is 125-in. thick with a cast aluminum cover and white powder-coated baked-enamel finish. Tamper-resistant screws and corrosion-resistant materials enhance the LE's durability. A two-year limited warranty protects original owner against defects.

World Dryer Corp.

Reader Service No. 311

Silver coating

Round, nonresidential ductwork with AgION antimicrobial pre-coated steel contains silver ions in a zeolite matrix, which inhibits the growth of bacteria, molds, mildew, fungi, and other microbes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Food and Drug Administration, and the National Sanitation Foundation have all approved its use and recognize the steel coating as a safe antimicrobial for all food contact materials.

AK Coatings, Lindab.

Reader Service No. 306

Lock box

Recessed light box replaces the need for manually built fire barrier around recessed lights to maintain the fire rating of floor-ceiling assemblies. E.Z. Barrier Box is designed to fit on both 16- and 24-in. on-center applications with four knockouts for wiring flexibility.

Cubicles Plus.

Reader Service No. 221

Express clean

Lavatory system surface resists stains, burns, chemicals, and impact, accommodating up to three users at a time, says manufacturer. The Express Lavatory System is ADA compliant and is infrared activated. The system includes p-trap, stainless steel flex hose, drain, mixing valve, and a plug-in transformer, and requires only 30 connections and one waste outlet.


Reader Service No. 312

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