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Honda Introduces GX Engine Line

Single-cylinder, horizontal-shaft GX120, GX160 and GX200 model engines from Honda Power Equipment are designed for generators, water pumps and pressure washers. Features include changes in valve timing, compression ratio, carburetor settings and cooling system modifications for improved fuel economy and lower noise levels from changes in muffler design, breather valve and pushrod materials. 770/497-6400; www.honda.com.

 

New Pig Introduces Form-A-Funnel Oil Draining Tool

The Heavy Duty Form-A-Funnel draining tool from New Pig Corp. is made to guide oil from large vehicles into oil drains for no-mess oil changes. The tool bends to fit into tight spaces and holds any shape. Edges can be molded around large filters and drains to create a leakproof seal. The funnels feature a moldable aluminum alloy core covered by a thick layer of pliable nitrile rubber. The chemical-resistant funnel can withstand temperatures up to 425 degrees F. Measuring 22 by 8.6 inches, the funnel can be used for servicing large diesel trucks, heavy equipment, generators and emergency compressors. 800/468-4647; www.newpig.com.

 

PumpBiz Introduces Propane-Powered Pump

The PortaPump propane-powered pump from PumpBiz Inc. is designed to remove standing water from golf course bunkers and fairways, flooded parking lots, sidewalks, or drain water from pits that need to be excavated because of pipe breakage or root damage. Able to pump up to 2,000 gph, the one-person unit is powered by a Honda 4-stroke, 35 cc engine. A larger unit, able to pump up to 16,800 gph, is available. 800/786-7249; www.pumpbiz.com.

 

General Pipe Offers Gas-Powered Jetter

The J-2900 gas-powered waterjetter from General Pipe Cleaners can clear grease, sand and ice in 4-inch through 8-inch lines. Driven by a 13 hp Honda engine connected to a 3,000 psi, 4 gpm pump with Vibra-pulse on demand, the unit has a 200-foot capacity hose reel with reel brake mounted on a heavy-duty frame with two pneumatic tires. Other features include thermal relief valve, back flow check valve and inlet filter. 800/245-6200; www.drainbrain.com/jetset.

 

Parker Hannifin Introduces Chelsea Wet Spline PTO

The Chelsea line of Wet Spline PTOs from Parker Hannifin features non-rotatable and rotatable wet spline pump flanges that provide a continuous fresh oil bath at the mating point of the PTO and pump shaft. The cushion of oil virtually eliminates spline fretting and can increase shaft life by a factor of 10. Oil in the wet spline can be flushed and refilled during regular transmission flushing, eliminating the need for frequent grease maintenance. 662/895-1011; www.parker.com.

 

Vac-Con Introduces Natural-Gas-Powered Truck

The Compressed Natural Gas truck by Vac-Con features a CNG-powered auxiliary-mounted engine that powers the truck’s water system. The combination high-pressure water and vacuum cleaning system is mounted on a Freightliner Business Class M2 112V CNG chassis. The truck has an Allison 3000RDLS transmission and 2,500-square-inch windshield for enhanced visibility. 888/491-5762; www.vac-con.com.

 

CertainTeed Offers PVC Pipe Joining System

The Certa-Lok Yelomine PVC temporary pipe joining system from CertainTeed is made for trenchless construction, potable water, sewer and mining applications. The system uses a high-strength spline with elastometric O-ring to connect lengths of pipe. Leak resistant and quick to assemble, the system is impact resistant. 610/341-7328; www.certainteed.com.

 

IMPCO Offers WeldSeal Compound

WeldSeal brush-on methacrylate compound from IMPCO Inc. is formulated for sealing porosity in welds. Able to contain gases under pressure or liquids, the compound wicks into pores, seams and between close-fitting ferrous metal surfaces. Once cured, excess material can be rinsed away with water, leaving the surface clean and ready for painting. The compound does not alter critical surface dimensions and comes in a 250 ml kit with a shelf life of up to one year. 800/779-2491; www.impco-inc.com.

 

Cretex Introduces HydraTite Joint Seals

The HydraTite internal joint seal system from Cretex Specialty Products is a mechanical, trenchless remediation for the repair of pipe joints. Made to eliminate infiltration and exfiltration, the repair system has a rubber seal that spans the joint and is held in place by stainless steel retaining bands, hydraulically expanded and locked in place. Each seal is custom made to ensure compliance with project specifications and is a recognized method of joint repair by AWWA manual M28. 800/345-3764; www.cretexseals.com.

 

Vacall Introduces Sewer Cleaner Series

Three new series of Vacall AllJet Vac combination sewer cleaners from Gradall Industries Inc. feature an oval-shaped debris body with cylindrical sides, AllSmartFlow CAN bus control system with programmable LCD display and telescopic booms. New P Series models feature a front-mounted hose reel with optional axial pivot for multidirectional productivity. F Series models have a three-stage fan system, while R Series models feature a rear-mounted hose reel and boom. 800/382-8302; www.vacallindustries.com.

 

Mr. Manhole Introduces Plug-In Teeth

Plug-in teeth for the Mr. Manhole Six Shooter enable worn or damaged cutting teeth to be replaced on the job site without cutting or welding. The new carbide teeth also provide longer cutting life and improved concrete cutting. 419/229-3015; www.mrmanhole.com.

 

MV Products Offers Vacuum Pump Inlet Traps

Visi Trap vacuum inlet traps from MV Products, a division of Mass-Vac Inc., have clear 9.5-inch sumps for visually monitoring filter conditions and can be installed at point-of-use to help prevent contamination of a central source vacuum system. The traps are designed to protect pumps from acids, organic solvents, oil back streaming, particles and water vapor. 978/667-2393; www.massvac.com.

 

Val-Matic Introduces High-Pressure Plug Valves

High-pressure Cam-Centric plug valves from Val-Matic Valve & Mfg. Corp. are available in sizes 3 through 24 inches. The body, cover and plug are made of ductile iron, rated for 250 psi with ANSI 125-pound drilling. The valves feature 316 stainless steel shaft bearing and welded overlay nickel seat for a tight seal and long life. 630/941-7600; www.valmatic.com.

 

General Equipment Offers Gas-Powered Ventilators

GP8 and GP8H portable gas-powered air ventilation blowers from General Equipment Co. are made to remove toxic gases from confined workspaces. The blowers deliver airflow of 1,561.6 cfm or 1,066 cfm with two 90-degree bends in the hose. Both models are made of heavy-gauge aluminum and steel. Weighing 56 pounds, the GP8 has a 3.5 hp, 3,600 rpm Briggs & Stratton engine, while the GP8H has a 3.5 hp, 3,600 rpm Honda engine. An adjustable governor with manual speed control enables the operator to vary the blower volume as needed. 800/533-0524; www.generalequip.com.



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