Product News - June 2010

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Product News - June 2010

Reed Offers Pipe-Cleaning Reamers

Plastic Pipe Fitting Reamers from Reed Manufacturing Co. are designed to clean out old or broken pipe and leftover solvent cement from PVC fittings so they can be reused. The reamers are available in four sizes for Schedule 40 PVC, fit into standard 1/2-inch drills and feature a four-sided carbide insert that provides an extra cutting edge after 180-degree cutting insert rotation. 800/666-3691;


StoneAge Introduces Warthog WV-1/4

The Warthog WV-1/4 cleaning nozzle from StoneAge Inc. is designed to cut roots, clear grease, ice blockages and remove hard mineral deposits in 2- to 4-inch residential and commercial lines. The nozzle features a maintenance-free design, eliminating the need to replace seals. It has a maximum pressure of 4,000 psi, operating pressure of 2,000 to 4,000 psi and flow of 3-8 gpm. The 2-inch nozzle measures 1.3 inches in diameter and weighs 0.45 pounds. 866/795-1586;


NLB Introduces Torrent Tank Cleaning Head

The Torrent 3-D waterjet tank cleaning head from NLB is rated for flows up to 150 gpm and operating pressures to 10,000 psi. The head features nozzle tips with carbide orifices and stainless steel body. The high-velocity nozzles rotate vertically while the head spins horizontally to remove hardened resins, plastics and more. 248/624-5555;


Vactor Introduces SXP Insulated Water Tank

The SXP insulated water tank from Vactor, designed for the HXX HydroExcavator, is made of superlinear XL polyethylene to retain heated water at temperature longer, reducing the chance of freezing during operation in subzero conditions. The lighter weight tank also reduces fuel consumption while increasing payload and hauling capability. The 1,200-gallon tank has a 3/8-inch thick outer shell and 3/8-inch foam liner. 800/627-3171;


Sewer Equipment Co. Offers 7500 Cable Machine

The model 7500 cable machine from Sewer Equipment Co. of America has 350 feet of 1 1/4-inch stress-relieved cable coiled from 0.312 oil-tempered steel rods. Powered by a 13 hp gasoline engine with throttle control and 5-inch diameter double pulley and centrifugal clutch, the unit has a 12-volt electric start. The trailer frame is made from 3-inch channel iron with 14-gauge steel bottom supported by a 1 1/2-ton type axle with leaf springs, adjustable legs and retractable stand, mud guard and drum cover. The unit has a multi-speed, totally enclosed transmission with forward, reverse and neutral. A safety hand brake stops reel and cable rotation. The 7500 B uses 1-inch cable. 800/323-1604;


Jamko Introduces INVU Inspection System

The INVU remote portable inspection system from Jamko Technical Solutions Inc. is designed to inspect multiple angle pipes and confined spaces. The unit comes with 25 feet of spring cable. Its 0.9-inch camera head is made for inspecting pipes 1 inch or greater, including drain lines, house laterals, septic lines, vent stacks and other confined spaces. 315/871-4420;


McElroy Offers Hydraulic Clamping Retrofit Kit

Hydraulic Clamping retrofit kits for the 500 line of fusion machines from McElroy include a manifold block that controls the two fixed-jaw cylinders and two moveable jaws. Designed to increase speed and productivity by replacing manual clamping with hydraulic power, the kits can be installed at local distributors or ordered preinstalled on new machines. 918/836-8611;


Electric Eel Offers Auto Cable Feed Cleaners

Four models of auto cable feed drain-cleaning machines from Electric Eel Mfg. Co. Inc. are designed to retrieve cable with the push of a lever. Model D-5 cleans 3- to 10-inch diameter lines up to 100 feet. It features a quick-remove continuous auto cable feeder and drum. Model Z5-P-AF cleans 1 1/4- to 3-inch lines up to 100 feet. It runs 1/2-inch galvanized aircraft wire inner core cable. Model E-P-AF cleans 1 1/4- to 3-inch lines up to 75 feet. It has an inner drum that eliminates cable buckling. Model CT cleans 1- to 2 1/2-inch lines up to 50 feet and features a variable speed motor. 800/833-1212;


Rohmac Introduces Robotic Culvert Cleaners

The SL 436 and MT 3234 radio remote-controlled Microtraxx culvert cleaners from Rohmac Inc. are designed to safely clean culverts, eliminating the need for confined-space entry. The SL 436 fits 48-inch box or 60-inch round culverts. It measures 42 inches wide, 42 inches high and is 120 inches long. The unit has a 1,550-pound lifting capacity and 1/3-cubic-yard bucket capacity. It weighs 5,600 pounds, has a ground pressure of 7.5 psi loaded and drawbar pull of 4,700 pounds. Powered by a 30 hp diesel engine it has a 360-degree swing rotation and QDS system for attachments. The MT 3234 is designed for 36-inch box or 48-inch round culverts. It measures 32 inches high, 34 inches wide and 134 inches long. The unit has a lifting capacity of 1,500 pounds and bucket capacity of 1/4 cubic yards. It weighs 4,600 pounds, has a ground pressure of 5.5 psi loaded and drawbar pull of 3,700 pounds. Powered by a 26.1 hp diesel engine, it has a low tram speed of 55 feet per minute and high speed of 110 feet per minute. 304/259-2201;


Superior Signals Introduces LED Work Lights

The Illuminator SY2L and SY4L Series LED work lights from Superior Signals feature a bright white flood beam pattern with 60-degree viewing angle and polycarbonate lens. The lights are shock resistant, reverse polarity protected, spike protected and have stainless steel mounting hardware. Mounting options include pedestal, pendant and lateral RH or LH with stud swivel and wire leads. They are CE certified and have an IP66 rating. The SY2L is an oval two-LED unit providing 310 lumens of light. The SY4L is a four-LED, 450-lumen unit available in round or square configurations. 800/447-3693;


Super Products Introduces Camel Jet 1600

The Camel Jet 1600 truck-mounted, high-pressure waterjetting system from Super Products is designed to keep municipal sewers, sanitary and storm sewer lines, laterals and drainage lines clean and free flowing. An alternative to a combination sewer cleaning unit, the system features three modular, polyethylene water tanks and 1,600-gallon capacity. The unit has a triplex continuous flow water pump, delivering up to 80 gpm and 2,000 psi as well as optional front- or rear-mounted 180-degree rotating hose reel with 1,000-foot capacity. 800/837-9711;


Bilco Offers LadderUP in Safety Yellow

The LadderUP safety post from The Bilco Co. is available in safety yellow. The powder-coat finish provides greater visibility than the original black design. The extension device for fixed ladders provides workers with safe entrance and egress from roof hatches, manholes or floor, vault and sidewalk doors. The spring-balanced unit features tubular construction and permanently mounts on the top two rungs of any fixed ladder. A release level enables the attachment to be lowered to a retracted position. Models also are available in galvanized steel, aluminum, stainless steel and can be custom ordered in the original black finish. 203/934-6363;


IPS Introduces Test-Tite Pressure Relief Plug

The Test-Tite pressure relief pneumatic test plug from IPS Corp. features an internal-pressure safety relief valve that reduces the risk of exceeding the proper inflation pressure, reducing the potential for damage to plugs and drain, waste and vent systems. The relieved pressure exhausts through the top of the plug. It is designed for testing or temporarily blocking plumbing DWV systems and can be used in place of standard pneumatic test plugs. It features no moving parts, five center sealing rings and one-piece injection-molded construction. Additional features include a crimped ferrule that activates the relief valve. 800/888-8312;


Anue Introduces Automating Lift Station Cleanout

The EP-1115 automating sewer lift station cleanout system from Anue Water Technologies re-circulates wastewater to break up fats, oils, grease and bio-film buildup. The process also increases dissolved oxygen up to 800 percent. Solids are homogenized, increasing the surface area, allowing for even dispersal. The interrelated actions promote pretreatment in the lift station. The unit is installed by either tapping an existing discharge main or by using Anue’s dedicated grinder pump option. 760/476-9090;


Scooter Introduces Attache DVR Inspection System

The Attache DVR inspection system from Scooter Video Inspection Systems features a 10-inch color monitor, 250-gigabyte hard drive that records to a built-in DVR and a USB flash drive. Also included are a microphone and amplifier for narration as well as a 20-foot coil cord. The system measures 19 by 13 by 5 inches when closed. Also available is the Attache DVR Lite and Attache mono. The Lite has a 10-inch color monitor, DVR that records to an SD card, microphone and 20-foot cord housed in a compact case. An SD/USB adapter is included. The mono features a 10-inch color monitor, power supply and 20-foot coil cord, when recording is not required. 800/722-6165;


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