PRODUCT PICKS: February 2016

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch.

KWIK SEAL ULTRA from DAPDAP Products, Inc., introduces KWIK SEAL ULTRA, a siliconized kitchen and bath sealant. The formula features ultra hydrophobic technology and is said to be easy to apply, long-lasting and durable. DAP KWIK SEAL ULTRA claims to repel water, liquids, soap scum, stains and dirt. Backed by a lifetime warranty to stay mold and mildew free for the life of the sealant.

DeWalt 20V MAX XR Brushless Deep Cut Band Saw
DeWalt 20V MAX XR Brushless Deep Cut Band SawDeWalt has launched its first full-size band saw, the 20V MAX XR Brushless Deep Cut Band Saw. The saw is recommended for mechanical, electrical, HVAC, sprinkler and general contractor applications. The 20V MAX XR Brushless Deep Cut Band Saw features a 5″ by 4-3/4″ capacity for cutting strut, pipe and angle iron. Saw weighs 13.8 pounds with a 5.0Ah battery. The saw is said to achieve up to 149 cuts of 1-5/8″ strut with 14 TPI blade. Features include a variable speed trigger and dial as well as a 20 second delay LED light. Uses a standard 44-7/8″ size blade. Comes with a standard three-year warranty, 90-day money back guarantee, and one year of free service contract.

Nichiha RoughSawn Panels
Nichiha RoughSawn PanelsNichiha USA introduces RoughSawn panels, part of the company’s Wood Series line. The cladding’s rough-around-the-edges texture and weathered colors seek to emulate the look and feel of aged barn wood. RoughSawn comes in three rustic colors—tobacco, smoke, and espresso. The 5/8″ thick panels measure 18″x 10′, with exposed coverage of 15 square feet per panel. Includes 50-year limited warranty and built-in rain screen.