Product Focus - March 2021

Product Focus - March 2021

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Cable Machines

1 // Electric Eel Model C
The Model C dual-cable sectional drain cleaner from Electric Eel runs up to 200 feet of 1 1/4-inch, self-feeding dual cable in 8- or 10-foot sections that requires no handling when rotating. It spins cable at twice the revolutions per minute of a continuous cable machine for cleaning 3- to 10-inch lines for distances up to 200 feet. One-man operation means less time and labor expense. A heavy-duty, 1/2 hp motor comes standard, and 3/4 and 1 hp motors are also available. A custom-designed gearbox ensures higher quality, lower cost and parts availability. The heavy-duty, fully adjustable safety clutch keeps cable and tool breakage to a minimum and provides overload protection. A fold-down handle allows for easy transportation, storage and use in crawl spaces. Its carry handle allows for balance and easy transport. 800-833-1212;

2 // Duracable DuraFlex 
Hair clogs, wadded paper towels and grease buildup are enough to stop up a drain; tree roots are another challenge. DuraFlex cables from Duracable can help solve these problems. The cables, which are manufactured in the U.S., provide a balance between strength, hardness and flexibility, whether a sturdy 100-foot inner-core cable for tree roots or a hollow-core 50-foot drain cable is required. Duracable offers a full line of drain machines to put the drain snakes to proper use. Blades and accessories are available. 800-247-4081;

3 // Gorlitz Sewer & Drain Model GO 62HD Series
The Model GO 62HD Series machine from Gorlitz Sewer & Drain is a mirror image of the larger Model GO 68HD. Its smaller size, low profile and lighter weight make it suitable for getting into tight spaces or through narrow doorways and basements. It is available in a variety of reel and/or drum combinations. With a quick turn of an Allen wrench, the machine can be broken down into separate frame and reel components for easy transportation or adding an additional cable reel for extended reach. It includes a ball bearing 1/3 hp reversible motor and aluminum gearbox that develops approximately 100 pounds of torque and cleans sewer lines and drainlines from 2 to 4 inches in diameter up to 200 feet long. The machine comes equipped with a standard hollow-core 5/8-inch-diameter cable with slip-joint connectors. An electric foot switch is provided for safe operation of the machine. 877-446-7548;

4 // Milwaukee Tool M18 FUEL SWITCH PACK sectional drum system with CABLE DRIVE
The M18 FUEL SWITCH PACK sectional drum system with CABLE DRIVE from Milwaukee Tool combines the benefits of sectional and drum machines. The SWITCH PACK CABLE DRIVE assembly provides users with the ability to automatically feed and retract cables through 1 1/4- to 4-inch lines at up to 15 to 20 feet per minute. A twist-lock feature allows the cable drive assembly to be easily swapped between drums. This means users only need one cable drive assembly for all the switch pack drums they own. 800-729-3878;

5 // MyTana M745 Variable-Speed Workhorse
MyTana’s versatile M745 Variable-Speed Workhorse is designed for tough obstructions in 3- to 6-inch lines, with options to also work in 1 1/2- to 2-inch lines. Its compact size, stair gliders and balanced weight make it ideal to navigate tight spaces. Armed with 100 feet of 9/16-inch, hollow-core cable, the system’s variable-speed drive lets the user throttle up to 300 rpm to negotiate turns, strengthen cleaning force, expedite feeds and rewinds, and then reduce the revolutions per minute to tackle obstructions and debris. It includes Autofeed, and an optional Sinkline Cleaning Kit with 3/8-inch cable can be swapped to work on smaller lines with no tools needed. 800-328-8170;

6 // Picote Solutions Mini Cleaner
The Mini Cleaner from Picote Solutions is a high-speed pipeline cleaning system aimed at the domestic drainage and plumbing markets. The unit has a flexible two-part shaft with a rotating inner core where the cleaning heads are attached. The stationary outer casing ensures the operator’s hands do not make contact with rotating parts during the cleaning operation, improving safety and flexibility. The outer casing is durable and also flame, abrasion and chemical resistant with a high continuous service temperature. The whole unit weighs in at 58 pounds so it can be easily transported. It also has the flexibility to handle multiple 90-degree bends, even in smaller-diameter pipes. 219-440-1404;

7 // Pipe Lining Supply Renssi high-speed cable machine
Renssi high-speed cable machines and individual cables from Pipe Lining Supply are driven by the technician’s existing power source. The machines come in three cable sizes, including 5/16, 3/8 and 1/2 inch. The unit offers cable speeds of up to 3,500 rpm and cuts cleaning time to minutes. Machines come in 50-, 82- and 118-foot cable lengths. In addition to the machines, customers can purchase the cables independently in a variety of sizes and perform drain cleaning with separate cables. By adding a camera option, the operator can see what needs cleaning and attack those areas instead of dragging a cleaning head through the pipe where it might not be needed. 888-354-6464;

8 // RIDGID FlexShaft drain cleaning machines
RIDGID FlexShaft drain cleaning machines quickly and efficiently deliver wall-to-wall clean in 1 1/4- to 6-inch residential and commercial pipes up to 125 feet. Lightweight and fully contained machines, they are used in conjunction with a full suite of specialized accessories designed for clearing grease, sludge, small tree roots and soft blockages with less mess and enhanced speed. They use various chain knockers that expand to the size of the pipe to quickly clear the entire pipe circumference. The chain knockers are connected to a flexible, nylon-sheathed cable that is housed in a fully enclosed drum. The K9-102 and K9-204 are powered by a cordless drill attached to a driveshaft. The K9-306 is powered by an internal 1.5 hp motor equipped with an I-Clutch for additional cable protection. Nylon and nylon/steel brushes for final pipe cleaning and relining preparation are available. The machines allow for inspection cameras to remain in the pipe throughout the entire drain cleaning process for maximum efficiency. 800-474-3443;

9 // Spartan Tool Model 300
The Model 300 from Spartan Tool has a compact design suitable for tight spaces and narrow doorways. Its enclosed inner and outer steel drums keep messes contained. It can be combined with up to 107 feet of Spartan Tool’s Magnum cable for increased power and performance in a compact machine. 800-435-3866;

Cutting Nozzles

10 // Arthur Products Cnt-R-Kut2 EMAX2
The Cnt-r-KUT2 EMAX 2 from Arthur Products is an interchangeable cutter nozzle to clear roots and debris. The centering devices can be modified for custom applications. They help operators tackle tough jobs, including when using drain cleaning nozzles in tight spaces in damaged sewers. Drain cleaners can expect to achieve maximum cleaning spread in drains and other pipes. 800-322-0510;

11 // Enz USA Cutting Ball
The water-driven Cutting Ball nozzle from Enz USA is available in 3- and 4-inch sizes. It can move easily around curves in 3- to 6-inch polyethylene, steel or concrete pipes while safely removing roots and mineral deposits, resulting in no damage to the pipe. It works without impact but has the ability to switch to a vibrating nozzle. It comes with a hard metal front blade for pipes that are more than 50% clogged. The side blades are self-sharpening and maintain their sharpness over their entire service life. The cutting ball operates with controlled rotation speed and is capable of running on recycled water. It is leak-free. 877-362-8721;

12 // SewerProShop Raptor and Viper
Raptor and Viper chain cutters from SewerProShop are made of high-grade stainless steel and are furnished with ceramic nozzle inserts. With the Raptor, choose from 4- and 6-inch ridged skids or a 6- to 12-inch flexible guide skid, along with cutting chains and carbide bits to achieve quick solutions. Viper chain cutters are designed to remove heavy obstructions caused not only by roots, but grease, mineral deposits and other solid organic material. The unit is driven by a high-performance turbine, which doesn’t require any lubrication. Chains spin at speeds of 4,000 to 12,000 rpm. Multiple guide skids available in various sizes make for a service range of 4 to 48 inches. 877-864-9394;

Portable Jetters

13 // General Pipe Cleaners JM-1000 Mini-Jet
The JM-1000 Mini-Jet from General Pipe Cleaners includes a high-performance, stainless steel braid jet hose for drain cleaning power and performance in a small package. The stainless steel braid/Teflon core hoses are available in a variety of lengths and are also optimized for the JM-1450 electric jet. The Mini-Jet can clear grease, sand and ice from small lines, sinks and laundry drains with 1,500 psi, high-pressure water spray. Its diamond-plate metal case safely shields the pump and motor assembly from job site abuse. The hose smoothly slides the jet nozzle down 1 1/2- to 3-inch drainlines, navigating tight bends. The 3/16-inch Teflon core also reduces flow resistance, improving small-line cleaning power. The package includes a four-piece nozzle set, water supply hose, shut-off valve and universal faucet adapter. 800-245-6200;

14 // Patriot Sewer Equipment & Repair 1776 heavy-duty edition
The 1776 heavy-duty edition from Patriot Sewer Equipment & Repair generates 3,500 psi at 11 gpm. Standard equipment includes a Piranha 3/8-inch, 300-foot, red jetter hose and remote start for one-man operation. A portable 100-gallon water tank with autofill valve and stainless steel nozzle set is custom-engineered to work at max pounds per square inch and gallons per minute. It can be used to clean 4- to 6-inch sewer pipes with ease. Propane or gas models are available. It includes an all-stainless steel reel and frame. All units are built to order. 888-318-9888;

Root Chemicals

15 // Lenzyme Trap-Cleer foaming root control
Foaming root control from Lenzyme Trap-Cleer has double the active ingredient dichlobenil of previous solutions, along with a latex base designed to help it stick to roots longer. It is easy to apply and provides a slower foaming action to coat the entire pipeline and eliminate fast-foam-over messes. 800-223-3083;

Root Cutters

16 // NozzTeq Lumberjack
NozzTeq Lumberjack cutters are low-torque, variable-speed, multipurpose cutting nozzles powered by common sewer jetting or combination trucks. The cutting chains rotate at speeds of 10,000 to 50,000 rpm, depending on pressure and flow rate. The precisely engineered cutter is designed to cut roots, but it also effectively clears out concrete, tuberculation, grease, protruding laterals and other obstructions. Low torque means it won’t get stuck, harm host pipe or spin off the hose end. The cutters are sealed, include grease-lubricated bearings and are water-cooled so they don’t need daily maintenance. Five models clear pipes from 3 up to 48 inches. The entire kit includes the turbine, water supply tube, chain plate/pull plate, tow ring, cutting blade, sleds, five sets of chain per sled size, propelling nozzle with jets and adapter, spanner wrench, hand tools and toolbox. 866-620-5915;

17 // Root Rat cutting nozzle
Root Rat cutting nozzles are used with jetters from 11 hp to large truck-mounted models. The cutters are made of hardened stainless steel and come with a toolbox with two interchangeable rotors — one with cables and the other with chains. The combination kit includes extra chain, cable and bearings. They need no repair or rebuilding other than bearing replacement, which can be completed in less than two minutes for under $10 in parts. 800-288-7873;

18 // Southland Tool ROOT CUTTER S906M-1-AK
The S906M-1-AK root cutter motor from Southland Tool is built from the same platform as the S906M-1 motor but has an upgraded process for the internal parts that makes it smooth to turn, improving hydraulic performance and nearly eliminating internal corrosion. This process, known as “advanced kinetics,” uses a finish that improves the friction coefficient and allows parts to run smoother, which reduces drag, saves water and increases productivity. The metal becomes denser to ward off corrosion and wear. The cutter is designed for lines from 6 to 30 inches. The motor can accommodate hose sizes of 3/4, 1, 1 1/4 and 1 1/2 inches and handles flows from 40 to 170 gpm and pressures from 1,500 to 3,000 psi. It is rated up to a maximum 288 pounds of torque and 220 pounds of continuous torque, which is ideal for cutting taps in larger sizes. 714-632-8198;

19 // USB-USA Turbo Chain Cutter Series
The heavy-duty Turbo Chain Cutter Series from USB-USA continuously adjusts from 8- to 15-inches (Turbo S200) or 12- to 24-inches (Turbo S600) and easily fit into the pipe. Turbine technology powers the durable chain retainer on a robust body to remove roots, concrete, calcium deposits, hardened grease and tuberculation from sewer lines. They are designed to be aggressive on the hardest materials. They are robust and have double the amount of turbine driving water jets as previous models, generating high cutting power. Easily adjust the cutter to within 1/16 inch by spinning the rear to make it larger or smaller. Internal 3D fluid mechanics in conjunction with one-piece ceramic nozzle inserts allow the cutter to be used with recycled or clean water. 844-285-5770;

20 // Warthog Nozzles by StoneAge WGR Magnum Root Destroyer
The WGR Magnum Root Destroyer from Warthog Nozzles by StoneAge is optimized to clear roots quickly and efficiently. Its multijet configuration is designed to take out roots at the source, helping eliminate the use of mechanical tools that could damage the pipe. It is compatible with existing WGR nozzles for pipes ranging from 8 to 36 inches. 866-795-1586;

Truck/Trailer Jetters

21 // American Jetter Hot Jetter
Hot Jetters from American Jetter include a water-heating system that uses efficient dual-coil burners. Burner exhaust temperatures are reduced from 400 F to around 127 F, effectively releasing less heat into the atmosphere. This is coupled with 20% or more fuel savings from the optional Kohler 19 to 38 hp EFI engines. The increased fuel savings will provide longer runtimes. 866-944-3569;

22 // Cam Spray CV Series
The CV Series cargo van drain jet from Cam Spray offers diesel-fired hot water for additional jetting power. Several models are available up to 4,000 psi and 12 gpm. A triplex plunger pump with power pulse valve provides an extra push when needed. Air purge and recirculation to the tank are provided for freeze protection. A 5-gallon fuel tank provides hours of runtime. It comes with a heavily built, powder-coated frame with full deck and 130-gallon water capacity; a 12-volt DC reel with 2-1 clutch drive allowing for free spooling; and a powered hose return. It is controlled by a push button or foot switch. Accessories include a four-nozzle set, storage box, tip cleaner, tiger tail, safety shield, rubber gloves, high-visibility safety vest, 50-foot washdown hose and trigger gun. 800-648-5011;

23 // Easy Kleen Pressure Systems Groundhog Jetter
The Groundhog Jetter from Easy Kleen Pressure Systems is designed to blast through clogged pipes with a 35 hp Vanguard engine providing 12 gpm at 3,500 psi. It is compact and can be transported in a pickup truck or van, with trailer options available. It includes a fully welded, powder-coated, 2-inch steel tube frame, drilled and tapped, which houses the 200-gallon water tank. It comes with an accessible breather and 10-gallon fuel tank, General Pump with gearbox drive, 12-volt-powered hose reel with 300 feet of 3/8-inch jetter hose, hose guides, a super swivel and foot-pedal control, emergency shut-off valve and hour meter. Optional remote features include hose reel-in, motor off/speed control and pressure on/off. 800-315-5533;

24 // GapVax GJet
The GJet truck jetter from GapVax offers 500- to 3,000-gallon stainless steel water tank options and 40 to 100 gpm water pump options along with a front-mounted hose reel, various toolbox options, room for a vice or crane, and 10-foot tube trays. 888-442-7829;

25 // HotJet USA Xtreme Flow III
The Xtreme Flow III trailer jetter from HotJet USA offers 18 gpm at 4,000 psi jetting power, clearing drains from 2 to 24 inches. It offers twin 35 hp Vanguard engines on a 5-by-14-foot, heavy-duty, 10,000-pound-rated trailer. It is designed to bust through any clog, roots or debris. 800-213-3272;

26 // Jetters Northwest Eagle 200
The Eagle 200 midsize trailer jetter series from Jetters Northwest is available in 12 gpm/3,000 psi (model Eagle-200/3012) with 1/2-inch I.D. jet hose or the 9 gpm/4,000 psi (model Eagle-200/4009) with 3/8-inch I.D. jet hose. It comes with either a Kawasaki (liquid-cooled) or Kohler (air-cooled) fuel-injected engine, an industrial-duty trailer with brakes for safety and an A-frame tongue that allows it to be towed when full of water. Flattop fenders allow for additional mounting surface. Chrome wheels give it a sharp appearance. It comes with a super-duty triplex UDOR U.S.A. pump, 12-volt power-wind hose reel with wind-speed controller, 200-gallon water tank, large 60-inch lockable tool storage bin, 300 feet of jetting hose on the main 12-volt reel, 100 feet of 3/4-inch water-supply hose on a second reel, adjustable pulsation control and four jetting nozzles. 877-901-1936;

27 // Sewer Equipment Model 800 Series IV 
The Model 800 Series IV truck jet from Sewer Equipment has fully baffled Duraprolene water tanks, an eco-friendly operating system, 190-degree rotation of the hose reel and an insulated, heated enclosure housing all water components. This all-weather truck’s rear door closes fully while the hose reel is extended, keeping heat inside the enclosure where water components are stored. It offers wintertime recirculation of the water system at highway speeds, a retractable canopy for sun and inclement weather, and a boiler to provide onboard hot water for cold-weather applications. The dual reel configuration touts two hose reels in one location, with the secondary reel allowing for the addition of a televising jet pod or small-line sewer hose, giving operators the ability to perform multiple applications using one truck. It includes ergonomic controls, an operator station situated between hose reels in a dual hose reel configuration and a secondary operator’s station at midship. 888-477-7611;

28 // Vac-Con Hot Shot
The Hot Shot high-pressure water jet machine from Vac-Con is designed for removing stones, bottles, cans, grease, sludge and other debris from sanitary sewer and storm lines. Engineered for one-person operation, all high-pressure water and hose reel controls are located at the front of the machine for ease of operation and increased safety. Models are available with 1,000- and 1,600-gallon water tanks. Options include variable flow, articulating hose reel, polyethylene water tanks, 30 gpm at 3,000 psi water pump system, auxiliary engine or hydrostatic drive, cold-weather recirculation system, side-mounted toolboxes, air purge system, hose footage counter, arrow board, strobe lights, inspector cam, high-pressure spray bar, hose rewind guide, 600 psi handgun system with 25 feet of hose, and a selection of nozzles. 888-920-2945;

29 // Vactor Ramjet
Vactor’s Ramjet truck-mounted jetter offers IntuiTouch technology that delivers improved operating ease, quick accessibility to key information and greater control on jobs. IntuiTouch in-cab controls provide PTO activation at the touch of a button. Outside, operators can use the IntuiTouch ergonomic control station that features a simple, up/down adjusting control panel for all cleaning system functions. It also offers improved water plumbing, allowing for greater storage options. Other features, including a Jet Rodder water pump and Park-N-Clean technology, come standard. It also includes a cold-weather package that separates wet and dry items and a rear hose reel with optional integral aluminum shroud for optimal performance in cooler environments. 800-627-3171; 


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