Product News - June 2013

Product News - June 2013
Condux microfiber blower

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Coxreels air, clean fluid transfer reels 

Pure Flow Series reels from Coxreels are designed for air and clean fluid transfer applications. Available in spring rewind, hand crank and motorized retraction models, the reels have non-corrosive air and fluid paths machined from high-quality stainless steel, full-flow swivel and Nitrile, non-toxic, food-grade seals. 800/269-7335;

HammerHead 34-inch pneumatic hammer 

The 34-inch pneumatic pipe-ramming hammer from HammerHead Trenchless Equipment can install casing 48 inches to 180 inches in diameter in drainage culvert and washover applications. It also can be used for pipe assist or pipe extraction, guided pilot bore ramming and horizontal directional drilling. 800/331-6653;

PlumbStar radon sump dome 

The PlumbStar USA Original Radon/Sump Dome from Jackel provides an odor-free and gas-tight fit over an existing sump or sewage basin. The cover, which can reduce the concentration of radon gas below 4.0 pci/L, fastens to the floor and allows for easy servicing of a sump or sewage pump. It also can support 1,000 pounds, eliminating the threat of falling into the basin. 574/256-5635;

Plastics Pipe Institute design software 

Online plastic pipe pressure design software for water distribution, transmission main systems and force mains from the Plastics Pipe Institute enables industry professionals to perform calculations in accordance with AWWA and ASTM standards. The free Web-based program assists in the selection of appropriate pipe class for the required design life. Standards used in PPI PACE include AWWA C900, C901, C905, C906, ASTM F714 and D2241. Principal authors for the project were Dr. Karl Lawrence and Dr. Mark Knight.

Metabo carbide-tipped drill bit 

The Ultra-X carbide-tipped SDS-Plus drill bit from Metabo Corp. is designed for use in a variety of concrete, masonry and stone applications. The bit has a 4- by 90-degree solid carbide head that reduces vibration for precise drilling. The flute design prevents lockup when rebar is encountered and removes dust through its short, wide channels. Bit diameters range from 3/16 to 9/16 inches with drilling depths from 2 to 16 inches. 800/638-2264;

TorcUP industrial torque wrench

The Slimline Ratchet Link industrial torque wrench by TorcUP has a torque range of 395 ft-lbs to 3,950 ft-lbs for use on fasteners from 1 to 3 1/8 inches. The wrench fits in areas less than 1 inch wide. Powered by an electrically or pneumatically driven hydraulic pump, torque can be applied by one operator. 610/250-5800;

CAIG barrier hand lotion 

Hand-E-Glove barrier hand lotion from CAIG Laboratories is applied before beginning tasks for soap-and-water cleanup and keeps skin from drying and cracking when applied under work gloves. 858/486-8388;

E&B non-toxic degreasers

Non-toxic, biodegradable degreasers from E&B Green Solutions are made from plant-based raw materials (soy, corn, coconut oil) for worker and environmental safety. Products include a heavy-duty degreaser, storage tank cleaner, heavy-duty vehicle wash and water treatment. 855/484-6091;

Condux microfiber blower 

The Gulfstream 200 microfiber-optic cable blower from Condux International is designed for FTTH and Enterprise microfiber installations. The portable unit offers single-hand operation for the installation of microfiber from 0.8 mm to 5.5 mm in diameter in microduct from 3 mm to 12.7 mm. The blower can be powered by a small compressor at maximum pressure of 175 psi. 800/533-2077;

Trelleborg vapor-suppressing spheres 

Vapor-suppressing spheres from Trelleborg, designed for the storage tank industry, are applied dry and self-assemble into a foam-like substance that is lighter than oil and water. The resulting foam suppresses vapors to the point of extinguishing liquid hydrocarbon fires. The foam won’t freeze or experience bubble degradation. 800/626-2180;

RIDGID ABS, foam-core PVC pipe cutters 

FC-Cutters from RIDGID are designed to cut ABS and foam-core PVC pipe. Available in two options for cutting 1 1/2- and 2-inch-diameter pipe, the cutters feature an extended handle for leverage and one-rotation cuts that don’t leave burrs. 800/769-7743;

Hino Trucks dealer network app 

The dealer network mobile application from Hino Trucks includes a dealer locator with listing of dealerships based on a driver’s current location or by entering a city, state or ZIP code. Other features include HinoWatch roadside assistance, truck warranty information, specifications and a link to social media news. 248/699-9300;


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