Product News - January 2013

Product News - January 2013
ELAN manhole cover

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ELAN manhole cover with integrated antenna

The composite manhole cover with integrated antenna system from ELAN Technologies and GMI Corp. is designed to support secure, rugged, industrial communications typically found in harsh underground utility environments. Applications include AMI smart metering and distribution automation for electric utilities; sewer flow monitoring and level monitoring for real-time collection system management and control; leak detection; and combined and sanitary sewer overflow monitoring. The lightweight cover meets AASHTO H-20 traffic rated requirements supporting up to 100,000 pounds. 815/463-8105;

Sure Seal 345-Series butterfly valve

The 345-Series butterfly valves from Sure Seal are designed for use in rugged environments and with various types of loads. The lightweight valves feature improved flow through the use of a thin disc and large valve opening. The aluminum valves are available in six sizes from 2 to 6 inches and contain no hardware on the disc that could loosen and contaminate the product. 800/382-1604;

Endress+Hauser differential pressure level transmitter

The Deltabar FMD72 electronic differential pressure measurement system from Endress+Hauser uses two pressure sensor modules connected electronically to a single transmitter, eliminating the need for impulse lines or capillaries. One sensor module measures the hydrostatic (high pressure) and the second measures the head pressure. The transmitter calculates differential pressure. Measured values can be used to calculate the level, volume or mass of liquids in pressurized tanks. Sensors connect to the transmitter module via industry standard, color-coded, twisted pair cable and have NEMA 4X/6P watertight housings and connections. 888/363-7377;

Singer Valve single rolling diaphragm

The single rolling diaphragm (SRD) pressure-reducing valve from Singer Valve is available in 6- and 8-inch sizes. The valves provide steady pressure control without the need for low-flow bypass. 888/764-7858;

Metabo cordless angle grinder

The W18 LTX professional grade cordless angle grinder from Metabo Corp. is powered by lithium-ion batteries (two Extreme 4.0 Ah or 3.0 Ah) with rotating battery pack. Features include slim motor housing and ergonomic side handle, motor protection with no-volt release switch that protects against unintentional starts when inserting the battery, burst-proof adjustable guard, and electronic shutoff to protect against kickback. Other features include thermal overload protection, electronic soft start for added motor life, and air-cooled charging technology for longer battery life. 800/638-2264;

VeriSight Pro roller skids

Roller skids from Envirosight are designed to maximize the inspection range of the VeriSight Pro push camera in 6-and 8-inch drain lines by reducing friction. The rollers attach with a threaded split-collar design. Aluminum and high-density composite construction ensure durability. The skids are compatible with all VeriSight Pro models. 866/936-8476;

Pipeline Analytics pipe inspection software

WinCan ProTouch pipe inspection software from Pipeline Analytics is designed for touch-screen data entry on a tablet PC using video from a crawler, push camera or zoom survey camera. The program is fully compatible with WinCan v8 and enables users to document manhole, mainline and lateral  inspections. It generates basic manhole-to-manhole reports that include schematics and captured images. It also can export inspections to freely distribute viewable software so clients can review video alongside section detail. 877/626-8386;

Valve Boss portable valve exerciser

The Valve Boss model 70 portable, one-person valve exerciser and operation machine from Singleton Equipment has a Honda 4-stroke engine and weighs 27 pounds. Applications include distribution valve exercising, wastewater sluice gate operation and stormwater/levee district valve operation. It also can be used as a powerhead for pipe-tapping equipment. 225/226-8668;


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