Product Focus - February 2020

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1. Parson Environmental Products GeoLiner

GeoLiner geopolymer mortar from Parson Environmental Products provides a suitable bond, corrosion resistance, high strength and low permeability. It is a suitable option for the protection and renewal of large-diameter pipelines and associated structures, tunnels and culverts. Its formulation is a low-carbon-emission, recycled material producing a green, eco-friendly infrastructure rehabilitation product. It is applied using the same tools and equipment the industry has been using for decades. 800-356-9023;


2. EJ WaterMaster 350 fire hydrants

WaterMaster 350 fire hydrants from EJ are now available in 350 psi rated working pressure and pressure-tested to twice the rated working pressure (700 psi). They have a ductile iron body and have bolts below grade that are 304 stainless steel. They meet or exceed the requirements of ANSI/AWWA C502, UL 246, Factory Mutual 1510, and NSF/ANSI 61 and 372. Options include CD and BR designs; three-way, two-way or single nozzle configurations; variable nozzle sizes (2 1/2 to 5 inches); a 5 1/4- or 4 1/2-inch valve opening; operating nut (standard pentagon and square sizes, with custom options); color; dust cap; direction of opening (right or left); depth of bury (2 1/2 to 10 feet); shoe connection; and domestic stainless steel bolts. Extension, conversion, breakaway and flange kits are available. 800-626-4653;


3. Advanced Drainage Systems HP Storm

HP Storm from Advanced Drainage Systems is a high-performance polypropylene pipe for gravity-flow storm drainage applications. It couples advanced polypropylene resin technology with a dual-wall profile design for performance and durability. The smooth interior wall offers additional strength as well as smooth flow. It has an extended bell that adds an additional factor of safety within each joint. It meets or exceeds typical standards for pipe stiffness and joint integrity, and it meets ASTM F2881 and AASHTO M330 for the respective diameters. It is approved for use by the Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Aviation Administration, and American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association. 800-821-6710;


4. BBA Pumps BA150E Trailer Pump Package

The 6-inch BA150E Trailer Pump Package from BBA Pumps is a dewatering pump that provides a capacity up to 2,090 gpm. Due to the large solid passage of 3.15 inches, combined with a grinding wear plate, the pump is also suitable for sewer bypass projects. The completely galvanized trailer is equipped with a large composite fuel tank. The lifting device also serves as a protective cover for pump and engine. The height of the pintle hitch can be adjusted, and the trailer is fitted with all the necessary safety provisions. 843-849-3676;

5. Boerger BLUEline rotary lobe pump

The BLUEline rotary lobe pump from Boerger is a self-priming, valveless, positive displacement pump used to convey viscous and abrasive materials. There are 21 pump models in six series with pulsation-free operation, fully reversible rotation, dry-run capabilities and flow rates up to 7,500 gpm. The pumps are stable and wear resistant with a maintenance-in-place design that allows for all wetted parts to be easily replaced through the front cover without the removal of pipe or drive systems. 612-435-7300;

6. Gorman-Rupp ReliaPrime 

Designed to deliver the benefits of sound-attenuated silent pumps, the ReliaPrime emergency bypass station from Gorman-Rupp operates on natural gas. The engine-driven pump comes with autostart and level controls that allow it to start and stop in response to the liquid level. The unit includes a 3-inch Ultra V Series pump capable of passing a 3-inch spherical solid, and it offers a soundproof, lightweight aluminum enclosure with lockable door panels that can be removed for maintenance of the pump or engine. The unit is a complete backup package ready for hookup for primary pump repair and additional pumping capacity, or during emergencies and power outages. 419-755-1011;

7. Reed Pump Stick

The Pump Stick cordless water transfer pump from Reed provides a portable, job site-friendly way to remove water. Applications for the battery-operated liquid transfer pump are numerous. It can be used with the operator’s own 18- to 20-volt battery by replacing the battery adapter plate with one designed for common, slide-style batteries. It has a hard shell, aluminum main body shaft; and to protect the impeller, choose from multiple screens, strainers and filters to find the right application. It comes with a 2-foot hose, with 4- and 7-foot hose extensions, plus a hose coupling available. Its long, slim design allows the operator to place the pump deep into small cavities. It can lift water up to 12 feet. A comfort grip handle at the top brings the pump to 4 feet for operational ease. 800-666-3691;


8. Flomatic Valves Automatic Control Valves

Flomatic Valves Automatic Control Valves are designed for use with various types of pressure and electric controls to provide the desired control of pressure or flow for a variety of water system applications. Pilot-operated control valves are built in compliance with AWWA C530 standards. NSF/ANSI 61 approved, fusion-bonded, epoxy-coated ductile iron globe- or angle-style bodies are available standard in full- or reduced-port configuration. Valves are fitted with various pilot control systems to control conditions in pressurized pipeline systems. Automatic Control Valves are in full compliance with the American Iron & Steel provisions for affected Federal or State Revolving Fund projects. Available in sizes 1 1/4 through 36 inches, they are manufactured under a certified ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 quality and environmental system programs. 518-761-9797;

9. Smith & Loveless RapidJack

RapidJack clean check valves from Smith & Loveless eliminate the need for time-consuming valve disassembly and interim piping realignment. Technicians can quickly access the pipe by opening the valve’s top and pulling the arm assembly up and out. This simple process consists of removing four bolts, detaching the spring and lifting it free from the check valve body. Once it is out, the technician can clear any obstructions and remove any stringy items from around the arm. After a quick clean, insert the top piece back into the body, replace the four bolts and put the pipe back in service. The entire process typically takes less than 15 minutes. 913-888-5201; 


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