Product Focus - March 2022

Product Focus - March 2022

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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 require 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 cable drain machines

To get tough roots out of a drainline, classic cable drain machines from Duracable are ideal. The DM55 sled-style machine or big uprights like the DM162 or DM175 are powerhouse machines with a direct drive 10:1 gear box ratio to provide all the power and torque needed to tackle heavy roots. The company has 108 cable styles and 167 blade styles to choose from so techs can customize their root cutting system. Once the line is clear, treat it with a product like Root Destroyer or RootX to prevent regrowth of roots without harming the tree itself. 800-247-4081;

3 // Milwaukee Tool MX FUEL Sewer Drum Machine 

Milwaukee Tool’s MX FUEL Sewer Drum Machine has POWERTREDZ lift-assist technology, which makes it easier for one person to transport the machine up and down stairs and in and out of service vans. The machine has the power to clear roots 200 feet out while containing the mess with a fully enclosed drum. The POWERSTATE brushless motor provides full power at the maximum capacity of the machine, the REDLINK PLUS intelligence improves control with an integrated drum brake, and the MX FUEL REDLITHIUM battery pack can power through multiple jobs on a single charge, delivering the easiest setup and transport. 800-729-3878;

4 // MyTana M224 High-Speed Flexible Shaft Cleaner

MyTana’s M224 High-Speed Flexible Shaft Cleaner quickly powers through blockages in 2- to 4-inch lines. It has a durable internal drive so the tech can have two-handed control of the cable and completely focus on the resistance coming from the blockage while starting or stopping the machine with the foot pedal. The SmartDrive electronic controller auto-adjusts the torque limit to the obstruction in the line. The flexible shaft cable is 75 feet long and has a slip-joint fitting so it can accept a variety of attachments. Quickly change sizes of cutting blades or attach specialized tools like the company’s one-piece chain-knocker sets. A universal whip allows the user to add a tool of their choice. Transporting is easy thanks to a luggage-style handle that telescopes to 43 inches, easy tilt and wide stance wheels. The quiet unit is powered by standard household current. 800-328-8170;

5 // Pipe Lining Supply Renssi cable machines

Tree root intrusions play a primary role in driving the drain cleaning industry. The complete line of Renssi machines, cables and attachable tools distributed by Pipe Lining Supply can save money by offering longer-lasting blades and perfectly cleaned out host pipes. The machines are efficient and versatile, with the cable turning at 3,500 rpm versus 250 rpm found in traditional equipment. A variety of machines provide solutions for roots anywhere from 50 to 118 feet down the line. 888-354-6464;

6 // RIDGID FlexShaft Drain Cleaning Machine Accessories

RIDGID FlexShaft Drain Cleaning Machine Accessories are designed to provide wall-to-wall cleaning in 1 1/4- to 6-inch residential and commercial pipes in conjunction with any FlexShaft model. Accessories include a variety of chain knockers and brushes designed to quickly clean pipe. Chain knockers come in standard, carbide-tipped or penetrating-head versions that expand to the size of the pipe, clearing the entire pipe circumference of grease, sludge, small tree roots and soft blockages with less mess and enhanced speed. Nylon and nylon/steel brushes deliver final pipe cleaning and relining preparation. FlexShaft machines allow for inspection cameras to remain in-pipe throughout the entire drain cleaning process for maximum efficiency. 800-474-3443;

7 // 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 are designed to contain messes. 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

8 // Arthur Products Cnt-r-KUT G2 EMAX2

The Cnt-r-KUT G2 EMAX2 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, and technicians can expect to achieve maximum cleaning spread in drains and other pipes. 800-322-0510;

9 // Enz USA Golden Jet 10.060A/B/CTR turbine nozzle

With operating flows as low as 8 gpm at 2,000 psi, the Golden Jet 10.060A/B/CTR turbine nozzle from Enz USA is a powerful cleaning tool. The turbine design allows for lower flow and less water usage while maintaining high torque for effective pipe cleaning in lines ranging from 2.5 to 8 inches. Because of its sealed bearings, this nozzle can be operated with both clean and recycled water while being relatively maintenance-free. This compact, efficient nozzle is a powerful root remover and is suitable for use on grease, solids, mineral deposits, concrete and grout. Its complete kit provides a selection of precut chains, skids and two head styles. 877-362-8721;

10 // 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 6;10 in parts. 800-288-7873;

11 // 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;

Portable Jetters

12 // Gorlitz Sewer & Drain Model GO 1500A Series

The Model GO 1500A Series jetter from Gorlitz Sewer & Drain has a functional frame construction with a carrying handle, reel accessory tube, retractable pull handle and phenolic 4-inch wheels for easy transportation to the job site. All models come with a custom-built, dual-capacitor, 2 hp electric motor drawing 19.8 amps at full load. The duplex ceramic plunger pump with dual pulsation will generate more than 1,500 psi at 2.1 gph to clear tough stoppages or open frozen pipes. The unit is supplied with one 1/8-inch-by-50-foot-long trap hose to clear drainlines 1 1/2 to 3 inches in diameter. The hose and reel connections are provided with quick-disconnect fittings to simplify operation. The reel accessory tube accepts an optional hose reel for compact hose storage and operation. 562-944-3060;

Root Chemicals

13 // Oatey Hercules R-D Root Destroyer 

Hercules 2-pound R-D Root Destroyer from Oatey is a concentrated chemical product formulated to prevent and eliminate root growth in sewer-type lines. Composed of large “root-grade” crystals that are blended with an active wetting agent, it adheres to root mass longer to effectively eliminate root blockages and prevent overflow damage, sewage flow restriction and back-up odors. It is a non-acid, noncaustic herbicide formulated for use in septic lines, septic tanks, cesspools and drywells. 800-321-9532;

Root Cutters

14 // KEG Technologies heavy-duty chain cutters

KEG Technologies heavy-duty chain cutters are high-speed, high-torque, water-powered cutting tools. Their rugged stainless steel construction requires only soap and water to clean. Along with root cutting, they are designed to remove protruding laterals, mineral deposits, grease and concrete. The roller chain is forgiving on pipe walls, and chain blocks are available for tough roots and hardened deposits. Users can vary the rotations per minute and torque output by changing the spinner length along with jet size, pressure and flow. They are available in three models ­— 150, 200 and Supernova — and work in pipes from 6 to 48 inches when equipped with proper skids and distance plates. 866-595-0515;

15 // Sewer Pro Shop Raptor and Viper

Raptor and Viper chain cutters from Sewer Pro Shop 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 provide a service range of 4 to 48 inches. The Viper can be operated with recycled water. 877-864-9394;

16 // USB-USA Turbo Chain Cutters

The heavy-duty Turbo Chain Cutter series from USB-USA are tough and powerful. These cutters continuously adjust from 8- to 15-inch (Turbo S200) or 12- to 24- inch (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 very aggressive for the hardest materials. The beefed up, heavy-duty cutters have double the amount of turbine driving water jets as the company’s other cutters, generating tremendous 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;

Truck/Trailer Jetters

17 // American Jetter 51T Series 2040

The 51T Series 2040 trailer jetter from American Jetter offers 20 gpm at 4,000 psi in cold- and hot-water models. Consistent power is provided by dual Kohler electronic fuel injection gasoline engines that create 76 hp, saving up to 20% on fuel while avoiding problems associated with carbureted engines. Low-water shutoff prevents pump damage if the optional 330- to 800-gallon tanks run low. Hose reel speed control allows for precise cleaning in both directions. A long-range wireless remote option allows for water on/off, engine shutdown and hose reel control. The heavy-duty square tubing trailer offers standard electric brakes on both axles. 866-944-3569;

18 // Cam Spray CV Series

The CV Series cargo van drain jet from Cam Spray offers diesel-fired hot water for added 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. It comes with a 5-gallon fuel tank, heavily built, powder-coated frame with full deck, a 130-gallon water capacity, a 12-volt DC reel with 2-1 clutch drive allowing for free spooling and a powered hose return. It’s controlled by a push button or foot switch. Accessories include a set of four nozzles, storage box, tip cleaner, tiger tail, safety shield, rubber gloves, high-visibility safety vest, 50-foot washdown hose and trigger gun. 800-648-5011;

19 // GapVax G7 Jetter  

The G7 Jetter from GapVax is built on a heavy-duty, contractor-grade NATM-certified trailer. Several engine choices, including Cummins diesel, are certified and sized appropriately for the water pump combinations. The unit’s hose reel is hydraulically powered with a direct-drive gearbox and variable-speed control. The hose reel offers a 3-foot (curbside) articulation from center of bearing, 180-degree rotation and a capacity of 800 feet of 3/4-inch jetter hose. The polyethylene plastic water tank is available in 300-, 500-, 600- or 700-gallon capacities. The water pump is center-fed for optimum performance. The controller is interlocked with safety features that will show low fuel levels and low water, and is capable of a complete engine shutdown in an emergency. 888-442-7829;

20 // HotJet USA HotJet II

The HotJet USA HotJet II trailer-mounted jetter is now available with hydraulic hose reels and 37 hp Vanguard fuel-injection engine. Operating with hot or cold water, it runs 12 gpm at 4,000 psi, cleaning 2- to 12-inch lines. The fuel-injected unit is a good alternative between the small output and larger output machines. It comes ready to operate upon delivery with a 330-gallon water tank, detergent tanks and full power-washing capabilities for cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing after the job. It is mounted on a 7,000-pound-rated tandem-axle trailer (single-axle units are also available). It has a rear control panel and remote control, two HD diamond plate side toolboxes and a front toolbox. 800-624-8186;

21 // Jetters Northwest Brute Jetters SKID-4009 and SKID-3012

Brute Jetters SKID-4009 and SKID-3012 from Jetters Northwest provide “trailer-sized power” in a very compact skid package that mounts in a van, truck or trailer. Available at either 9 gpm/4,000 psi (SKID-4009) or 12 gpm/3,000 psi (SKID-3012), they have the power to run root-cutting nozzles. Compact water-tank skids are available in 100-, 150- or 200-gallon sizes that easily couple to Brute Jetters. Fuel-injected engines provide “choke-free” electric starting and work with the optional wireless remote control, which controls jetting on/off and engine on/throttle/off. Panel-mounted controls allow for handy operator access. A 12-volt power-reel holding up to 400 feet of jetting hose (300 feet comes standard), adjustable pulsation control, and four jetting nozzles are included. A wheel kit for portability is optional. 877-901-1936;

22 // Mongoose Jetters by Sewer Equipment Model 184

The Mongoose Jetters by Sewer Equipment Model 184 comes with a run-dry pump offering 18 gpm at 4,000 psi, a tubular steel frame, corrosion-resistant prepainted subassemblies, state-of-the-art controls, strong hose reel and high-quality gas engine. It is suitable for drain cleaning and sewer jetting, remote access locations, mainlines up to 12 inches in diameter and commercial and industrial lines. The trailer unit comes with a water tank capacity of 300 gallons and standard hose reel capacity of 600 feet of 1/2-inch hose. The trailer setup consists of a 6,000-pound-rated single-axle trailer, and the addition of a wireless remote-control system makes this equipment a true one-man operation. It is also available as a van pack or truck-mounted unit. 815-835-5566;

23 // Super Products SuperJet

The SuperJet truck-mounted jetter from Super Products is used to blast debris to clear blockages and maintain sewer lines when vacuuming extraction is not required. It uses a strong and smooth single-piston water pump to create consistently high water pressure. Units come standard with rotationally molded polyethylene water tanks in a modular design to accommodate water capacities ranging from 1,080 to 3,240 gallons. Additionally, they offer convenient standard curbside and street-side fill. The hose reel has 1,000 feet of 1-inch-diameter sewer hose, 200-degree rotation and a digital monitor. This allows operators to work efficiently while positioning themselves out of traffic and away from other hazards. The monitor displays a hose footage count, offers 20 saved settings for hose reel payout and is designed with LED panel lights to enable readability in a variety of environments. 800-837-9711;

24 // Vac-Con VJ Series

The VJ Series of jetters from Vac-Con is designed to provide operators with an economical, portable and powerful system in two configurations. The VJ375 offers a 375-gallon water capacity on a single-axle trailer. The VJ750 boasts 750-gallon water capacity on a tandem-axle trailer. Standard features include Tier 4 diesel engine, cold-weather recirculation and air purge system, hydraulically driven hose reel and a reel-mounted, weatherproof electronic control panel. Units are available in multiple water pump pressure and flow configurations. Optional features include gas engine, wireless remote and an antifreeze tank system for cold-weather use. 904-284-4200;

25 // Vacall AllJet

Vacall’s AllJet truck-mounted jetter is an easy-to-operate, efficient sewer root maintenance machine. The hydraulically powered triplex plunger water pump is capable of 87 gpm at 2,000 psi with other power options available. The hose reel telescopes out 54 inches from a retracted position and swivels 200 degrees to properly direct the 600-foot jetting hose. It uses a single-engine PTO design, and a 1,600-gallon UV-resistant polyethylene water tank. Operator-friendly features include four locking aluminum tool storage cabinets, a rear-view camera, roll-up doors and a washdown system, with options including LED lighting packages, an extendable rear canopy and a heating and insulation package inside the all-aluminum rear compartment. 800-382-8302; 


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