Can you imagine what hard work, time, dedication, and creativity that go into crafting a sculpture? Gila Tools likes to showcase our customer’s projects and artwork that use our products.  We like to see the creativity, form, finish, end result, and uniqueness of what our products are capable of doing. Our customer Joseph R. Cannizzaro [...]

Going green is not a new concept by any means, but it is part of an expansion  in recent innovations involving concrete and similar materials. This week we are going to explore a few of these innovations and what it means for the future of concrete and the construction industry. Cellular Fibro Concrete or CFC [...]

We all own and love our tools, whether you’re a professional contractor or simply a weekend warrior.  We know what tools can do for the professional, or what  they help achieve in the capable hands of an artist.  Chainsaws are used to make beautiful ice sculptures, while sanders are used to polish wood and metal [...]

Diamonds in the Construction Industry           There’s a difference between a normal consumer saw and an industry diamond blade.  Many projects require a cutting blade that can handle thick aggregate that a normal saw can’t cut through. Concrete platforms are thick. And so is asphalt, masonry, stone, and rebar. So what are used is a  high-quality [...]

Structures made of concrete are demolished everyday and can create large quantities of rubble and waste. This excess is usually dumped at landfills, requiring expensive disposal and environmental costs. While disposing rubble is everyday business for most companies, recycling concrete could be a beneficial alternative in aiding company budgets and community landscapes. Concrete recycling is [...]

Let’s imagine for a second that the date is February 2, 2073 in a suburb in the United States.  A couple stands by an empty lot talking to an architect. They are excited because their dream home will soon be built. Whereas, in the past it took five months to a year to build a [...]

Ever admire the design of a driveway or patio floor? Have you found yourself staring at an artistically designed walk way? What you are admiring is the artist created using interlocking concrete pavers. Concrete pavers are a mixture of pre-cast piece of concrete that interlock and are used in pavement applications such as patios, walkways, [...]

If the performance of your diamond blade is not up to par with your expectations, don't just go ahead and buy a new one, because poor cutting results are not always the blade's fault. The cutting performance of your diamond blade is affected by several different factors. If any of these factors are not attuned [...]

With Halloween looming closer, you can probably start expecting zombies to come sprouting up as early as now. As the streets become filled with folks walking dead, you should definitely take time to heed the advice of zombie survival experts on how best to put an end to the undead. As always, it is best [...]

Bottom-line is to minimize overall effect of the building environment on the environment and the human health. Greener structures or green building is geared towards responsible and resource-efficient construction of a structure with utmost consideration of the environment.  The designer, architect and the engineer works hand in hand to ensure that the building is environmentally efficient [...]

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