Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch for May 2014.


Stanley Cat Fatmax Portable Tripod Light
Stanley & CAT FatMax® Portable Tripod Light

The new Stanley FatMax Portable Tripod Light aims to provide 360-degree lighting for large and small jobs, power outages and outdoor events. The Portable Tripod light is corded, cordless and rechargeable. With 45 watts of ultra-bright LEDs, the rechargeable light is said to reach up to 2400 lumens. The 90˚ adjustable hinges and 360˚ pivoting base allow for multidirectional positioning to cover larger areas. The three detachable cordless lights are ideal for smaller jobs and can be used in tighter spaces for maximum brightness. Each separate light is designed to run up to 10 hours and features Lithium Ion technology to stay charged up to 12 months.

AdvanTech Sheathing

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AdvanTech® Sheathing Adds 23/32-Inch Square Edge Sheathing
Huber Engineered Woods has added 23/32-inch square edge sheathing to its AdvanTech sheathing product line. The strength of AdvanTech sheathing is said to support higher design snow and ice loads than PS-2 level OSB or plywood panels. The panel’s design stiffness also is designed to surpass PS-2 level OSB or plywood panels by contributing to straighter, stiffer finishes. AdvanTech sheathing has a structural-1 rating for greater resistance to wind and seismic loads, as well as moisture resistance using the same advanced resin technology as AdvanTech flooring. AdvanTech sheathing is also backed by the same limited lifetime warranty.

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