Product News - August 2013

Product News - August 2013
DC Matic electric impact wrench

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Envirosight desk-mount ROVVER control

The DCX5000 Command Center from Envirosight provides fingertip access to all ROVVER X functions from a single interface. Twin proportional joysticks control camera and crawler movement, while thumbwheels control illumination intensity, cruise speed, camera height and reel force. The 10-inch tiltable LCD touch-screen lets the operator drill down to deeper functions. 866/936-8476;

Juniper Systems RFID readers

IDBLUE RFID (radio frequency identification) readers from Juniper Systems, in partnership with IDBLUE, are designed for short-range applications, including asset management and tracking. The pen-shaped reader doubles as a capacitive stylus and is available in both high frequency and ultra-high frequency with pending Class 1, Division 2 certification for hazardous conditions. 435/753-1881;

RIDGID advanced lithium 18V batteries

Advanced lithium 18V batteries from RIDGID are available in 2.0 Ah and 4.0 Ah sizes and have an operating range of 29 degrees to 158 degrees F. The 2.0 Ah battery, which comes standard with all RIDGID battery-powered press tools, can deliver 200 presses per charge, while the 4.0 Ah battery delivers 400 presses per charge. Both batteries have a lifespan of 400 to 500 charges. 800/769-7743;

Rhino Linings polyurea coating

The SolarMax 11-70 pure polyurea aliphatic coating from Rhino Linings Corp. is UV and color stable and resistant to humidity and substrate moisture during application. The 100-percent solids (no VOCs) high-pressure, spray-applied coating protects steel, concrete, geotextile, foam, wood or aged polyester fiberglass. 800/422-2603;

Godwin self-priming dewatering pumps

The Godwin HL260 Dri-Prime centrifugal pump from Xylem handles up to 3-inch solids, while the high-head option 10-inch HL260M pump provides flows to 5,300 gpm and discharges up to 500 feet TDH or 216 psi. Options include diesel, gasoline or electric motor, highway trailer or skid mount and sound attenuated enclosures. 800/247-8674;

Singer single-point insertion flowmeter

The model 106-SPI-MV single-point insertion electro-magnetic flowmeter from Singer Valve, in partnership with McCrometer, can be utilized with the metering valve as a stand-alone option or built into a 106-2SC-PCO pilot system to provide complete flow-based valve control. The insertion probe extends into the flow stream in one of the valve inlet connections and protrudes into the valve, equivalent to one-eighth of the valve diameter. The bullet nose eliminates clogging or buildup and has no moving parts. 604/594-5404;

Pipeline Renewal lateral cutter

The Micro Premium lateral cutter from Pipeline Renewal Technologies, 30 percent more powerful than the smaller Micro Pro, can make cuts 100 feet inside pipe 3 to 6 inches in diameter (up to 10 inches available). An illuminated camera with digital monitor/recorder and configured water/air cleaning delivers real-time cutting footage, while a pressure alarm warns against water ingress. The system travels on a wheeled chassis, accepts interchangeable cutting heads and can be field maintained. 866/936-8476;

W.R. Grace chemical grout

Gelacyl SR De Neef chemical grout from W.R. Grace Corp. is an acrylamide-free resin designed for use in mainline and lateral grouting. The polyacrylate resin has no environmental labeling requirements and resists bacteria and fungi found in sewer systems. 800/732-0166;

Super Products HDX industrial vacuum loader

The Supersucker HDX industrial vacuum loader from Super Products has a 600-gallon water tank and hydraulically-driven pump that delivers up to 14 gpm and pressure to 3,000 psi. The 8-inch positive displacement vacuum system provides air flow to 5,800 cfm and 28 inches of vacuum. Single-mode filtration enables the loading of wet and dry material with no changeover. The 1/4-inch steel collector box holds 18 cubic yards. The 8-foot articulating boom provides 330-degree rotation and 27-foot reach. It can pivot 45 degrees upward and 25 degrees downward. Boom functions can be operated with either a wireless remote or wired pendant. 800/837-9711;

Highway Products pickup bed boxes

High-side toolboxes for pickup trucks from Highway Products, available in sizes to fit all trucks, mount on bed rails and feature 1/8-inch-thick marine-grade aluminum construction. Theft-resistant T-handle stainless steel locks keep tools secure, while neoprene weather stripping keeps them dry. 800/866-5269;

DC Matic electric impact wrench

The model 900, 24-volt DC electric impact wrench from DC Matic Enterprises generates 1,000 ft-lbs of working torque when powered by a 24-volt portable power pack or connected to any NATO vehicle’s power receptacle by a 25-foot twin-lead cable. The tool’s sealed housing has a forward/reverse switch and 12-cluster safety work light. 866/419-5602;

US Jetting protective clothing

Properator personal protective clothing from US Jetting is made from lightweight and flexible Dyneema. The outer protective fabric is lined for comfort. Designed to protect against waterjetting hazards, the apparel meets OSHA safety standards. The clothing line includes gloves, aprons, trousers, hooded jackets and overalls that protect the entire head. 800/538-8464;

Metabo lightweight angle grinders

W720 and W820 lightweight angle grinders from Metabo Corp. are made for cutting, grinding and deburring. The W720 weighs 4.4 pounds and has a maximum wheel diameter of 4.5 inches. Features include a 6.5 amp motor with 720 watts of power, 14 in-lbs of torque and no-load speed of 11,000 rpm. The W820 weighs 4.7 pounds and has a maximum wheel diameter of 5 inches. It has a 7.5 amp motor with 820 watts of power, 16 in-lbs of torque and no-load speed of 10,000 rpm. 800/638-2264;

Tideflex curved bill check valve

The TF-1 check valve from Tideflex Technologies has a bill formed into a curve that returns to a closed position, sealing against backflows, including low flow rates. The flat bottom design allows for installation where the invert of the pipe is close to the floor. 412/279-0044;


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