Product News - June 2013

Product News - June 2013
Aries pipe maintenance, inspection tool

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Industrial Scientific Tango gas monitor

The Tango TX1 single gas monitor from Industrial Scientific detects carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. Features include DualSense technology for increased worker safety regardless of bump test frequency. The monitor is powered by one replaceable 2/3 AA lithium battery for up to three years of continuous operation. 800/338-3287;

HammerHead 34-inch pneumatic hammer

The 34-inch pneumatic pipe-ramming hammer from HammerHead Trenchless Equipment can install casing 48 inches to 180 inches in diameter in drainage culvert and washover applications. It also can be used for pipe assist or pipe extraction, guided pilot bore ramming and horizontal directional drilling. 800/331-6653;

Oldham fixed gas monitor

The iTrans fixed gas monitor from Oldham, an Industrial Scientific company, is compatible with WX and MX43 Series controllers. Features include an intelligent electronics platform providing one or two points of detection from a single head. Other features include non-intrusive calibration, LED displays, programmable alarms and onboard sensor life indicators. 800/338-3287;

InduSoft SCADA visualization app

The SCADA visualization app for Windows 8 and Windows RT from InduSoft provides mobile access to SCADA information from a variety of mobile access stations, including iPhones, tablets and laptops. 877/463-8763;

Markland automatic duckbill sampling system

The automatic duckbill sampling system from Markland Specialty Engineering uses compressed air to move samples more than 79 feet vertically and 98 feet horizontally. Inherently explosion-proof (no pump or vacuum system), the rubber duckbill closes down and expels any large particles in a self-cleaning action. Lines are blown clear and dry after each sample is taken, enabling the system to operate in freezing temperatures. 905/873-7791;

Aries pipe maintenance, inspection tool

The Wolverine Cutting System pipeline maintenance and inspection tool from Aries Industries is designed to cut liner while delivering video imagery. Made for lateral reinstatement use in 6- to 16-inch pipelines, the self-propelled, wheeled cutting system travels up to 450 feet. It precisely mills or grinds liners with cutting forces from 1.6 hp to 3.35 hp. Cutter and camera functions perform simultaneously and are remote-controlled through a transmitting cable that delivers data to an above-ground workstation. 800/234-7205;

Hayward Flow Control basket strainers

The Platinum GF-PP (glass-filled polypropylene) SB Series of basket strainers from Hayward Flow Control are available in sizes from 1/2 to 4 inches with true union threaded or flanged end connections. The vessels have a non-shock maximum pressure rating of 150 psi at 70 degrees F with a maximum service temperature of 240 degrees F. 888/429-4635;

Grundfos high-efficiency circulator pump

The MAGNA3 high-efficiency circulator pump from Grundfos Pumps, designed for commercial hydronic applications, cuts power consumption by 85 percent through its AutoAdapt function that automatically and continuously adjusts circular performance, and FlowAdapt control mode that reduces the need for pump throttling valves. Other features include a carbon fiber reinforced composite rotor that seals fluid from the stator motor, differential pressure sensor, constant-temperature mode, on-pump TFT display and rotating power head. The pump handles temperatures to 15 degrees F, has a maximum head of approximately 60 feet and maximum flow of approximately 570 gpm. 800/921-7867;

Flygt 2600 drainage pump

The 2600 drainage pump series from Flygt, a Xylem brand, is available in four models, ranging from 4 to 18 kW. Designed for water removal in harsh dewatering conditions, the pumps feature Xylem’s DuraSpin hydraulic system, Hard-Iron impeller and plug-in cartridge seal. 704/409-9700;

CAIG barrier hand lotion

Hand-E-Glove barrier hand lotion from CAIG Laboratories is applied before beginning tasks for soap-and-water cleanup and keeps skin from drying and cracking when applied under work gloves. 858/486-8388;

Metabo carbide-tipped drill bit

The Ultra-X carbide-tipped SDS-Plus drill bit from Metabo Corp. is designed for use in concrete, masonry and stone applications. The bit has a 4- by 90-degree solid carbide head that reduces vibration for precise drilling. The flute design prevents lockup when rebar is encountered and removes dust through its short, wide channels. Bit diameters range from 3/16 to 9/16 inches with drilling depths from 2 to 16 inches. 800/638-2264;

Water Cannon hot-water diesel pressure washer

Diesel-powered hot-water pressure washers from Water Cannon are customizable with psi ratings from 3,200 to 4,000 and deliver from 4 to 8 gpm. The V-belt-driven units are powered by Kohler diesel engines and have 15-gallon poly diesel fuel tanks, a 12-volt battery encased in marine-duty battery box, and a 45 amp charging system. 321/800-5744;

TorcUP industrial torque wrench

The Slimline Ratchet Link industrial torque wrench by TorcUP has a torque range of 395 ft-lbs to 3,950 ft-lbs for use on fasteners from 1 to 3 1/8 inches. The wrench fits in areas less than 1 inch wide. Powered by an electrically or pneumatically driven hydraulic pump, torque can be applied by one operator. 610/250-5800;

Berntsen RFID underground marking system

The InfraMarker RFID system for marking underground assets from Berntsen International uses a combination magnetic location and on-site data storage. The system uses GPS to get close to the asset, magnetic locators to pinpoint the location, and RFID signal to positively identify the asset. Data sets can be stored on the asset for identification and maintenance. 877/686-8550;

Plastics Pipe Institute design software

Online plastic pipe pressure design software for water distribution, transmission main systems and force mains from the Plastics Pipe Institute enables industry professionals to perform calculations in accordance with AWWA and ASTM standards. The free Web-based program assists in the selection of an appropriate pipe class for the required design life. Standards used in PPI PACE include AWWA C900, C901, C905, C906, ASTM F714 and D2241. Principal authors for the project were Dr. Karl Lawrence and Dr. Mark Knight.

Condux microfiber blower

The Gulfstream 200 microfiber optic cable blower from Condux International is designed for FTTH and Enterprise microfiber installations. The portable unit offers single-hand operation for the installation of microfiber from 0.8 mm to 5.5 mm in diameter in microduct from 3 mm to 12.7 mm. The blower can be powered by a small compressor at maximum pressure of 175 psi. 800/533-2077;

Trelleborg vapor-suppressing spheres

Vapor-suppressing spheres from Trelleborg, designed for the storage tank industry, are applied dry and self-assemble into a foam-like substance that is lighter than oil and water. The resulting foam suppresses vapors to the point of extinguishing liquid hydrocarbon fires. The foam won’t freeze or experience bubble degradation. 800/626-2180;

RIDGID ABS, foam-core PVC pipe cutters

FC-Cutters from RIDGID are designed to cut ABS and foam-core PVC pipe. Available in two options for cutting 1 1/2- and 2-inch diameter pipe, the cutters feature an extended handle for leverage and one-rotation cuts that won’t leave burrs. 800/769-7743;


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