Product News - March 2010

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RIDGID Introduces Press Snap Soil Pipe Cutter

The Press Snap soil pipe cutter from RIDGID cuts most 1 1/2-inch to 4-inch no hub and service weight soil pipe. The cutter eliminates the need for manual ratcheting and the need to score the pipe. It works with all standard RIDGID press tools, including the CT-400, 320-E, RP 330-B and RP 330-C. 800/769-7743;; Expo booth 7115.

NLB Introduces Typhoon 10 Rotating Nozzles

The Typhoon 24-10 rotating waterjet nozzle from NLB Corp. is designed for applications requiring water pressure up to 24,000 psi, while the 15-10 is made for pressure up to 1,500 psi. The self-propelling nozzles can clean pipes as small as 5/8 inch in diameter, rotate at up to 7,000 rpm and have a maximum flow of 10 gpm. 800/441-5059;; Expo booth 7095.

StoneAge Introduces Banshee BN 9.5 Cleaning Nozzles

Banshee BN 9.5 cleaning nozzles from StoneAge Waterblast Tools can clean tubes as small as 1/2 inch with 22,000 psi. The 042 polisher head is designed to remove thin, hard scale, while the 043 unplugger head is made for the toughest plugged tubes. 866/795-1586;; Expo booth 4133.

General Offers Gen-Eye POD, Mini-POD Inspection Systems

The Gen-Eye POD and Mini-POD video inspection systems from General Pipe Cleaners combine camera, reel and monitor in one package. Both units have a 5.6-inch LCD monitor protected by a padded case. The full-size Gen-Eye POD has a self-leveling camera and 200 feet of Gel-Rod for 3- to 10-inch drain lines. The Mini-POD carries 125 feet or 175 feet of pushrod and camera small enough for 2- and 4-inch lines. A video-out connection enables the user to record on an external device. 800/245-6200;; Expo booth 3147.

Max-Life Designs Vac-Trap Debris Catcher

The Vac-Trap debris catcher from Max-Life Manufacturing Corp. connects to the end of a vacuum suction tube and rests at the bottom of the manhole. The trap fills with debris as water flows downstream. Once full, the debris can be vacuumed up. 888/873-6295;; Expo booth 22.

Piranha Introduces Slither Jetting Hoses

Slither Jetting Hoses from Piranha Hose Products feature an ultra-thin slick cover to snake around and through difficult bends in sewer cleaning applications. Piranha also has increased the temperature of its sewer hoses up to 160 degrees F for 1/8- to 3/8-inch I.D. hoses and 150 degrees for 1/2- to 1 1/4-inch I.D. hoses. A new sewer crimping program is available for hoses up to 1-inch I.D. 231/775-8733;; Expo booth 6123.

UEMSI Introduces ProCam DVR Inspection System

The compact ProCam DVR inspection system from U-Tech Environmental Manufacturing Supply Inc. uses an SD card to record data and has a built-in hard drive with USB port. The system, weighing less than 20 pounds, has a 10.4-inch LCD color monitor and DVR player/recorder in a heavy-duty case. It operates on both 110 VAC and 12 VDC, with two rechargeable battery packs available. The system includes multi-conductor video push cable and CM-1 color camera head measuring 1.4 inches in diameter and 2 inches long. The self-leveling Pro Eye color camera is available. 800/666-0766;; Expo booth 8145.

BW Technologies Offers Quattro Gas Monitor

The GasAlert Quattro gas monitor from BW Technologies by Honeywell and distributed by Milwaukee Rubber Products Inc. features IntelliFlash, a green LED that continuously flashes to let safety managers know their crew is safe. Other features include a durable exterior with reinforced bumpers and integral concussion-proof boot. 630/428-0091;; Expo booths 3209, 6147.

RIDGID Launches Online Business Tool

RIDGIDConnect, a subscription-based, online business tool from RIDGID, is designed for service professionals who create or use digital information. The platform enables users to share and store digital assets, such as diagnostic jobsite photos and videos, job reports and histories, maintenance records, customer lists and other business files. The “share” aspect enables subscribers to edit and narrate digital media and control access privileges. The “store” feature protects assets on a secure and continually backed-up system. 440/329-4422;; Expo booth 7115.

Under Pressure Introduces Road Stripe Removal Tool

The Road Stripe Removal Tool from Under Pressure Systems Inc. has 10 jet spray bars with vacuum recovery port and hydraulic-driven gear box. The 11-inch canister features a free-floating swivel design with three 6- by 2-inch caster wheels, a maximum pressure rating of 60,000 psi at 7 gpm and a maximum operating rate of 4,500 rpm. Custom spray bar designs are available. 330/602-4466;; Expo booth 126.

Drainbo Introduces FOG Control Starter System

The FOG control starter system from Drainbo is an all- bacterial natural drain cleaner, grease trap treatment and 24-hour meter system designed to reduce and eliminate organic line and trap deposition and associated odor. 510/581-8728;


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