Specifier’s Literature Review (May 01, 2007)
May 1, 2007
By Canadian Consulting Engineer
ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS FOR UNIQUE STRUCTURES
ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS FOR UNIQUE STRUCTURES
AIL’s 28 page Engineered Solutions brochure covers 6 key products- Super* Cor, Dur-A-Span, Bolt-A-Plate, Bolt-A-Bin, Atlantic Wire Walls and Atlantic Forestry Arch. Included are specifications, sizes, shapes and treatments for each product. Brochure details multiple applications and structural solutions ranging from retaining walls to mine portals; large span bridges to bridge abutments; and low profile arches to box culverts. Request a copy from AIL today.
Atlantic Industries Limited
1 877 245-7473
SUPPLIER: ATLANTIC INDUSTRIES LIMITED
THE BIG FAN EXPERTS
Years of research & development have produced the Powerfoil from Big Ass Fans,
a virtually silent, energy efficient fan that compliments sustainable designs. The Powerfoil can save 25% or more on energy costs, for a fast return on investment in existing buildings and an instantaneous payback in new construction. Big Ass Fans are available in 6-foot to 24-foot diameters. Visit www.BigAssFans.com or call 877-BIG FANS.
SUPPLIER: BIG ASS FANS
NAVIGATIONAL CLEARANCE FOR CANOES & KAYAKS
Corrugated Steel Pipe in round, pipe arch, open bottom arch and box culvert shapes
are well suited to Transport Canada’s new smaller clearance requirements for canoe and kayak only streams. Please contact CSPI for a free technical bulletin, which discusses the Navigable Waters Protection Act (NWPA), The Eight Coleman Principles and details of CSP structures that can be specified to economically meet the requirements.
Tel: 866-295-2416, Fax: 519 650-8081,
SUPPLIER: CORRUGATED STEEL PIPE INSTITUTE
A BRIDGE FOR ALL REASONS
For many years, Armtec has stretched your design dollar with its range of soil steel structures including Multi-Plate and Super-Span. Keeping pace with the need to provide economical bridge solutions, Armtec offers Bridge-Plate structures for larger installations. Bridge-Plate has the deepest and the strongest corrugation in the market today, enabling long span soil steel structures to be designed and built more economically than ever before.
COST-EFFECTIVE ARMOURED CABLE SOLUTION FOR HARMONIC CURRENTS
Alcan Cable has developed a new CSA-approved, multi-conductor armoured cable assembly to help alleviate the growing
number of problems generated by harmonic currents in electrical systems. The N2NUAL, a type ACWU-90 cable with two full size
neutral conductors, is a cost-efficient solution for commercial and institutional buildings. To obtain additional information on the ACWU-90 cable, please call (905) 206-6900 or visit our website at www.cable.alcan.com.
NEW GRINDEX BRAVO PUMPS
Claessen Pumps Limited is the Canadian distributor for the Grindex line of Pumps .NOW available is the Grindex BRAVO Pumps , a completely new line of pumps for pumping slurries and highly abrasive solids.
For the dealer nearest you contact .
Web sit www.claessenpumps.com
SUPPLIER: CLAESSEN PUMPS LIMITED
DENSO PETROLATUM TAPES
Proven worldwide for well over 100 years, Denso Petrolatum Tapes offer the best, most economical, long-term corrosion protection for all above and below ground metal surfaces. Requiring only minimum surface preparation and environmentally responsible, Denso Petrolatum Tape is the solution to your corrosion problems in any corrosive environment. For applications in mines, mills, refineries, steel mills, pulp & paper, oil & gas, and the waterworks industry. The answer is Denso!
Tel: 416-291-3435, Fax: 416-291-0898
SUPPLIER: DENSO NORTH AMERICA INC.
GRUNDFOS E-SOLUTIONS PRODUCT BROCHURE
Grundfos’ Variable Speed product brochure provides information on the new family of variable speed commercial and industrial pumping systems. Offering controllable flow rates up to 3800 gpm with up to 800 feet of head, there is a Grundfos pumping systems to fulfill your pressure boosting needs. For a free copy or more information visit www.grundfos.ca or call 1-800-644-9599.
Harper Power Products Inc. offers power generating systems from DDC/MTU Power Generation that offer quality and dependable power at a moment’s notice. To find out more about our complete line of generator sets please visit us online at www.harperpowerproducts.com.
SUPPLIER: HARPER POWER PRODUCTS
THE LIQUID COOLING PACKAGES
The latest in high-performance cooling is the data centre solution LCP Plus with cooling output of up to 40kW per rack. LCP Standard and LCP Plus solve the problem of high power losses for each rack. LCP Extend helps to ease the pressure on the room’s existing climate control system by providing additional useful cooling output. Visit us at: www.rittal .ca
S-CONCRETE FOR WINDOWS
S-CONCRETE is a reinforced concrete section design and detailing software that operates in stand-alone mode or integrated with our structural analyis software, S-FRAME and
P-FRAME. S-CONCRETE supports the current American, Canadian, British, and Singapore standards. It will design beams, columns, composite columns, and shear walls subjected to wind and earthquake loads.
SUPPLIER: SOFTEK SERVICES LTD.
SPECTRA SERIES SWITCHBOARDS
* Copper main bus, standard
fully rated, 400-2000 amps
* Main lug, main breaker,
main fusible switch
* Bolt-on and plug-in device
attachment, group mounted
* Fusible or circuit breaker distribution
* Jiffy III (Western Region only),
suitable for service entrance
* NEMA 1 and 3R enclosures
* Up to 100 kAIC
* 600 volts, 3P3W, 3P4W
For more information please contact us at
1-877-259-0941 x.2912 and visit our website at www.geindustrial.com
SUPPLIER: GE CONSUMER & INDUSTRIAL
City Multi multiple split ductless systems provide comfort heating and cooling
solutions for a variety of applications such as office buildings, hospitals, restaurants, schools & churches, etc. These systems come equipped with the world’s first and only “2-pipe” heat recovery system that allows for simultaneous heating and cooling. City Multi is easy to implement, cost-effective, and efficient.
SUPPLIER: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC
SIMPLEX 4100U INFOALARM COMMAND CENTER
SimplexGrinnell has advanced the capabilities of its flagship Simplex 4100U fire alarm system with the introduction of the InfoAlarm Command Center. An expanded large-screen panel display and intuitive user interface, InfoAlarm can help speed the response to emergencies.
Visit www.simplexgrinnell.com or call 800-565-5400
VICTAULIC FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS CATALOGUE
The revised Victaulic Fire Protection Systems Catalogue (G-105FP) features detailed information on a complete offering of sprinklers, couplings, fittings, valves, accessories, and tools designed to meet the needs of any fire protection application. Learn how Victaulic mechanical piping innovations deliver better performance, easier installations, and a product line that is unmatched in the industry.
For more information contact:
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS: A PRIMER
Negotiating a good contract is essential to reducing your liability. XL Design Professional can help. This booklet, excerpted from our CONTRACT GUIDE, alerts you to professional practices that cause the most disputes. Issues covered are Why to have a Written Agreement, Contract Basics, Resources for Contract Review, and Negotiating a Contract. We believe you’ll find it the first source for a number of frequently encountered contractual issues. Professional Services Agreements: A Primer is a valuable resource in your contract negotiation.
SUPPLIER: XL INSURANCE