Stake driving tool
The Striker makes the process of driving stakes more efficient and safer. The tool features a larger target size of the strike plate, along with the added stability of the handle. To tool is available in four models to accommodate various stake sizes. DaveCo Industries. 972-272-2561. www.thestriker.biz.
Adjustable anchor templates
The Bolt-Rite 4-bolt adjustable template helps contractors accurately set anchor bolts for columns, light poles, and pier footings. The manufacturer offers 17 available stock template and bolt sizes. The templates are available in aluminum plate or 10-ga. galvanized steel. Bolt-Rite Products/Div. of Northwest Plastics. 530-243-0181. www.boltrite.com.
Onsite weather tracker
By measuring relative humidity, ambient air temperature, and wind speed as concrete is placed, contractors take actions to prevent plastic shrinkage. The Kestrel 4300 is a hand-held device that provides accurate, quick-response readings on these three important measurements. The device also documents that placement was done during appropriate conditions. Information can be uploaded to a PC for long-term storage, in-depth analysis, and detailed charting. Nielsen-Kellerman/Kestrel. 610-447-1555. www.kestrel-instruments.com.