Product News - October 2012

Product News - October 2012

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Spartan hybrid hydrojetter

The Model 740 hybrid fuel hydrojetter from Spartan Tool LLC delivers 4,000 psi at 12 gpm. Available in either gasoline-power or hybrid version that runs on liquid propane, the jetter has a wide-track, towable chassis. The LP version produces 4,000 psi. The jetter includes 350 feet of hose and 40 hp electric-start engine. 800/435-3866;

ABB ProcessMaster minimag flowmeter

The ProcessMaster wafer (flangeless) FEM300 minimag flowmeter from ABB's Measurement Products is available in 1/10- through 4-inch (DN3 through DN100) sizes with a Tefzel liner. Standard electrode choices include Hastelloy C, Tantalum and Platinum/Iridium. The transmitter can be integral with the sensor or remotely located. Advanced data storage within the sensor eliminates the need to match sensor and transmitter in the field. Factory-set parameters can be modified without opening the housing via the display and soft-key buttons. The unit rejects invalid entries. 800/752-0696;

Onset HOBO UX90 data logger

The matchbox-size HOBO UX90 motor on/off data logger from Onset Computer has an LCD screen for monitoring the run times of motors, pumps, compressors and other equipment. The logger records up to 340,000 equipment on/off cycle changes and uses analysis software (runs on PC or Mac) to convert recorded data into time- and date-stamped graphs. The logger attaches to motor housings via built-in magnets and without wiring. The display confirms operation, while a signal strength indicator ensures proper placement. 800/564-4377;

SubSurface PVC pipe detector

The AML PVC pipe detector from SubSurface Instruments utilizes patented microwave technology to find underground PVC pipelines in tough conditions including clay, wet soil, snow or standing water without the need for a separate transmitter, receiver or wires. Designed specifically for locating buried PVC pipes, the AML has a durable housing, LCD indicators, laser marker and sensitivity switch. 855/422-6346;

HammerHead Pipe Mule leveling system

The Pipe Mule leveling system from HammerHead Trenchless Equipment has a combined lifting capacity of 240 tons. Grade and directional adjustments can be made on the fly on castings up to 84 inches in diameter. Saddle swivels keep the pipe centered during horizontal adjustments. Integrated into the saddle swivels is a friction-reducing set of plates designed to reduce overall drag. All three units of the leveling system can be operated from one control station. 800/331-6653;

Fibrelite composite trench panels

A15 load-rated 50-mm-depth trench panels from Fibrelite are available in sizes from 800 to 1,600 mm long. Made of recycled glass fibers, the covers offer a lightweight alternative to metal for access to sewage systems, underground pipework, drainage networks, electrical junction boxes, wastewater treatment plants and commercial fuel storage. The panels will not corrode and are not electrically conductive. 860/599-6081;

ENECON polymer composite rubber repair

FLEXICLAD ER is a two-component, 100-percent solids, trowelable polymer composite from ENECON. It is formulated to repair damaged flexible components
such as conveyor belts, hoses, off-road tire sidewalls and expansion bellows. The material requires no primer and bonds to most rubber/flexible materials and cures at ambient temperatures. 888/436-3266;

Juniper Systems handheld computer

The Mesa Rugged Notebook computer from Juniper Systems is designed for dedicated field data collection in extreme environments and features the Microsoft Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 operating system and finger-friendly Mega Keys on-screen keyboard. The GPS function allows enabling/disabling of WAAS/SBAS corrections as well as increased GPS breadcrumb trail point size to 36,000 points. The integrated camera application enables users to emboss the image file name on the photo and to embed a user note into an image file. 435/753-1881;

Hydra-Stop 250 psi insertable valve

The 16-inch IVP 250 permanent insertable gate valve from Hydra-Stop, a division of ADS LLC, is rated for 250 psi working pressure and 375 psi test pressure. It has a 2-inch-diameter stainless steel valve stem for superior strength and reliability, interchangeable valve gate/paddle system to accommodate most types of pipe, double O-ring seal, true wedge style gate design, thrust washers, reinforced valve gate seal and loose stem nut design (aluminum bronze) for simplified operation and superior performance in severe conditions. 800/538-7867;

Universal Flow Monitors battery-powered flowmeters

Battery-powered CoolPoint Vortex Shedding flowmeters for water and low viscosity fluids from Universal Flow Monitors are designed for locations where there is no power nearby and it would be cost-prohibitive to wire the monitoring station. The meter runs on three AA alkaline (six-month lifespan) or lithium batteries (two-year lifespan) and has no moving parts to wear or clog. Flow rates or total are indicated on an LED screen. Flowmeters range in size from 1/4 to 2 inches with flow ranges from 4 to 200 gpm, maximum pressure of 300 psi and temperature from 32 degrees to 210 degrees F. 866/542-9641;

Festo stormwater holding tank

The energy self-sufficient stormwater holding tank from Festo uses solar and wind energy to power the control unit and operate the pneumatic actuators, collecting excess water from the sewer system when there is a heavy rainfall. Tanks can be located in areas without a normal power supply. If the power supply from one of the energy sources fails, a built-in emergency function ensures that the gate valves continue to operate several more times until a repair or replacement has been made. Using a GSM modem, the system can be controlled and monitored from a remote control center. 631/435-0800;

Omega differential pressure transmitter

The PX5200 differential pressure transmitter from Omega Engineering is made for flow and tank level applications where reliable, low differential pressure measurements are required.
The compact NEMA 4X rated unit can measure a variety of wet or dry media. Features include backlit LCD for easy reading, rotating display
in 90-degree increments, stainless steel, FKM and ceramic wetted parts, flow measurement totalization/square foot extraction function, min/max and hold functions, loop check function and program lock function. 800/826-6342;

Reelcraft enclosed hose reels

Series 5000, 7000 and 8000 enclosed reels from Reelcraft Industries feature a steel enclosure that offers additional protection from potentially harmful debris. Removing the cover on either side allows access to most serviceable parts. A full flow shaft and swivel ensure hose delivery. Steel components are individually powder-coated prior to assembly. Cast guide assembly includes four nylon guide rollers to prevent hose wear. 800/444-3134;

FrenchCreek full body harness series

The STRATOS Series of full body harnesses from FrenchCreek Production includes permanently affixed Strato-lite comfort shoulder/back pad and leg pads with open-celled air-mesh for breathability and moisture control. Designed to meet and exceed OSHA and ANSI standards, the harnesses are offered in vest style, construction style, cross-chest style and tower style with multiple options. 877/228-9327;

Reed squeeze-off tool

The PES2 IPS/CTS PE squeeze-off tool from Reed Manufacturing is made for 1/2- through 2-inch IPS and CTS pipe. Features include sliding bar handle for work in tight spaces and increased leverage, fine-pitched thread on the feed screw for controlled, low-effort squeeze, and grease fittings at friction points for smoother operation and longer tool life. Aluminum castings withstand varied climate and soil conditions. 800/666-3691;

Accusonic transit-time flowmeter

The Model 8510 multiple-path, transit-time, backward compatible flowmeter from Accusonic Technologies is designed for challenging installations and measurement requirements associated with large pipes and channels. Measurable pipe and channel sizes range from 8 inches to 600 feet. 508/273-9600;

RIDGID SeeSnake Max camera system

The SeeSnake Max rM200 camera system from RIDGID combines portability and versatility for inspecting lines up to 200 feet long and 1 1/2 to 6 inches in diameter. It has a built-in docking system for attaching viewing monitors and is compatible with SeeSnake CS10 and CS1000 digital recording monitors.

Electric Eel Pro 2 inspection system

The Pro 2 eCAM pipeline inspection camera system from Electric Eel Mfg. features a self-leveling color camera that can negotiate 3-inch P-traps. The system includes 200 feet of Kevlar braided pushrod, 512 Hz sonde, 10.4-inch daylight readable monitor and allows for one-touch recording directly to a USB flash drive. Other features include on-screen footage counter, 2-hour battery with built-in charger, adjustable light controls, 16 pages of text writing, voice over recording and 8X zoom. 800/833-1212;

Endress+Hauser t-mass 150 thermal mass flowmeter

The Proline t-mass 150 thermal mass flowmeter from Endress+Hauser is designed for measuring gases, including compressed air, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and argon. The meter measures mass flow, gas temperature, free air delivery and connected volume without the need for pressure or temperature compensation. 888/363-7377;

Flowrox LPP-T4 hose pump

The LPP-T4 hose pump from Flowrox can pump up to 440 gpm with pressure up to 150 psi. The pump's low-friction, rolling design enables it to operate continuously in 200 degree F temperatures. 410/636-2250;


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