Product News - April 2013

Product News - April 2013
Badger e-series ultrasonic meters

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Smith Flow Control portable valve actuator

The Easi-Drive portable valve actuator from Smith Flow Control enables one user to operate multiple valves with a single tool while reducing fatigue and injury risk. The tool, which can be powered by air, electricity or battery, is effective on valves that require a high number of turns or are otherwise difficult to operate because of high torque or location. 859/578-2395;

Endress+Hauser optical absorption sensor

The OUSAF11 sensor for measuring optical absorbance by a process fluid from Endress+Hauser uses visible and near-infrared wavelengths of light. Designed for product loss detection, interface detection, suspended solids and turbidity measurements, the sensor is available in an immersion model for use in open tanks and basins or in insertion models with Tri-Clamp or Varivent connections that meet 3A Sanitary Standards. The sensor can be operated continuously up to 194 degrees F and up to 266 degrees F for two hours. 888/363-7377;

Ditch Witch SK750, SK755 tool carriers

SK750 and SK755 tool carriers from Ditch Witch feature 25 hp or 32.8 hp Kubota diesel engines and accept 70 attachments. The carriers provide 800 pounds of lift capacity, 81-inch lift height and high-drive track system with bolt-on sprockets, wide-track rollers and replaceable spindles. The carrier has an optional single-level joystick control and two-way auxiliary control foot pedal for attachments. 800/654-6481;

FCI air/gas flowmeter

The ST75 air/gas mass flowmeter from Fluid Components International delivers flow measurement while reducing the consumption of energy fuel gases, specialty gases and pneumatic air. When installed with multiple gas compressors, the meter enables operators to compare compressor usage and adjust for optimum efficiency. The meter is designed for line sizes from 0.25 to 2 inches. 800/854-1993;

Optronics stop, tail, turn lamps

The GloLight series of LED stop, tail and turn lamps from Optronics International features a smoothly illuminated outer band surrounding a central LED array that remains unlit during standard operation. Available in 4-inch round and 6-inch oval sizes, the lamps meet FMVSS 108 and SAE photometric requirements for visibility and safety. Lens and housings are made of sonically welded polycarbonate material. The lamps have a solid-state, surface-mount device that protects the electronics against moisture, shock and vibration. 800/796-8909;

SJE-Rhombus lift station control panel

The 331 Lift Station control panel from SJE-Rhombus is designed for standard duplex applications, covering three phases (up to 32 amps each) and three voltages (208, 240, 480) with one panel. It is available in stainless steel or fiberglass wall-mounted enclosure and features single-point power connection, IEC hp rated motor starter with adjustable overload module, Class 10 ambient compensated overload relay, tri-voltage step-down control transformer and separate alarm/control fuses. 888/342-5753;

KROHNE Optiflex C/F level meter

The Optiflex 2200 C/F level meter for liquids and solids from KROHNE features software-based dynamic parasite rejection technology that eliminates false reflection caused by environmental disturbances and product buildup. The two-wire device for tank and silo applications is available with a variety of probes to measure liquids up to 137 feet and solids up to 66 feet in temperatures to 570 degrees F and pressures to 580 psig. 800/356-9464;

Bingham & Taylor valve box sealed system

The Buffalo no vac valve box sealed system from Bingham & Taylor Corp. features valve box stabilizer and debris trap (available together or separately). The stabilizer fits all round valve box bells and bases. Designed for use with cast iron or plastic valve boxes, the stabilizer prevents the intrusion of dirt, backfill or sand from below. The debris trap eliminates maintenance and service issues caused by debris intrusion through and around the valve box cover over time. 540/825-8334;

Omega DC current data logger

The OM-CP-PROCESS101A DC current data logger from Omega Engineering has a 10-year battery life, 4 Hz reading rate, multiple start/stop function, high-speed download, 1-million-reading storage capacity, memory wrap, battery life indicator, optional password protection, and programmable high and low alarms. The data logger is available in 20mA and 160mA input ranges. 800/826-6342;

Guardair worker cleaning station

The Personnel Cleaning Station vacuum from Guardair Corp. is designed to clean dust, powders and debris off worker clothing, eliminating self-cleaning with compressed air and providing compliance with OSHA directive STD 01-13-001 that prohibits the use of a gun, pipe or cleaning lance for self-cleaning. The unit weighs 13 pounds and includes a 5.5-gallon container, pre-drilled mounting bracket, 10-foot hose and air-agitator brush. 800/482-7324;

General Pipe handheld inspection tool

The Gen-Eye Micro-Scope handheld inspection tool from General Pipe Cleaners has a 39-inch probe rod for hard-to-reach areas. The monitor attaches to the reel with an adjustable mount. The reel carries up to 100 feet of micro pushrod with color camera for inspecting 1 1/2- to 3-inch drain lines. Other features include 3.5-inch LCD screen, built-in SD card reader with one-touch record button, digital zoom, rotatable picture, voice-over recording, LED brightness control, USB port and on-screen status indicators. 800/245-6200;

Festo automated mini controller

The CECC mini controller with IO-Link master and CoDeSys V3 from Festo Corp. is designed to reduce installation times and simplify programming for small- to mid-sized treatment systems. Able to handle electric and pneumatic automation tasks, the four-channel device can be integrated into higher-level systems. 800/993-3786;

Metabo rotary hammer

The KHE 3250 1 1/8-inch SDS-Plus rotary hammer from Metabo Corp. has a LongLife 7.2 amp motor, providing 0-4,470 blows per minute at a force of 0-3.1 joules per blow and a no-load rpm of 0-1,150. Drilling capacity is 1 1/8 inches in concrete using solid bits, 3 1/8 inches in brick using thin wall core bits, 1/2 inch in mild steel, and 1 3/8 inches in softwood. 800/638-2264;

Sage thermal mass flowmeter

The RIO ATEX Zone 1 thermal mass flowmeter from Sage Metering features the In-Situ field zero calibration check, wide turndown, drift-free operation, high-contrast graphical flow rate display and explosion-proof, dual-sided NEMA 4X enclosure. Flow rate also is displayed graphically in a horizontal bar graph format. The meter is powered by 24 VDC (115 VAC/230 VAC optional). 831/242-2030;

Graphic Products pipe marking guide

The free DuraLabel wastewater treatment pipe marking guide from Graphic Products provides a standard color coding system to identify pipe contents. 888/326-9244;

Badger E-Series ultrasonic meters

The E-Series of ultrasonic meters from Badger Meter is designed for water metering applications, using ultrasonic transit time technology to calculate flow rate and total consumption. With no moving parts, the internal battery powers the meter up to 20 years. Lead-free compliant with NSF/ANSI standards, the meter's stainless steel housing is available in 5/8, 5/8 by 3/4, 1, 1 1/2 and 2 inches. Electronics are contained in a weatherproof, UV-resistant housing for residential and commercial applications. 800/876-3837;

Hach portable flowmeter

The FH950 portable flowmeter with electromagnetic sensor from Hach Co. is available with depth and velocity or velocity only. Features include step-by-step user interface, real-time data and direct-to-PC downloads. The meter automatically calculates total discharge based on USGS and ISO methods. Real-time velocity is graphed on a color display. 800/368-2723;

KSB gate valve with pressure seal

The ZTS gate valve with pressure seal bonnet from KSB has a hammer-forged steel body, enabling it to handle water, steam, gas, oil and other non-aggressive fluids at temperatures up to 1,200 degrees F and pressures to 8,700 psi. 804/222-1818;

Aquatech enhanced membrane bioreactor

The Aqua-EMBR enhanced membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment from Aquatech uses an activated sludge extended aeration biological treatment process and ultrafiltration membrane system for the separation of activated sludge from treated effluent. The UF membrane is positioned outside the bioreactor tank, rather than submerged in the tank or in the downstream membrane tank. The design reduces much of the feed pump energy required to maintain high crossflow velocity. 724/746-5300;

RIDGID soil pipe cutter

The 238-P powered soil pipe cutter from RIDGID cuts soil pipe in hard-to-reach places, including rafters or below grade. Weighing 13.5 pounds and measuring 11.5 inches long, the cutter is designed for use with a 1/2-inch impact driver. The chain cuts no-hub cast iron, service weight cast iron and clay pipe up to 8 inches in diameter and concrete pipe up to 6 inches in diameter. Two-direction operation enables the user to score pipe before cutting, while the torque limit protects against overloading. 800/769-7743;

Videx Vault 20 key control cabinet

The CyberKey Vault 20 FX key control cabinet from Videx features weatherized input modules and an embedded Flex System Hub for improved performance. The vault is designed to manage, program and dispense CyberKey smart keys, programming keys with individualized access privileges for each user. 541/738-5500;


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