Product Focus - February 2022

Product Focus - February 2022

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Pipe Parts/Fittings

AGRU America PE Pipes and Fittings

AGRU America offers pipes and fittings made from polyethylene 100/4710 for durability and corrosion and abrasion resistance, used in many municipal and industrial applications. Products include large-diameter pipe, HDPE pipe fittings, Mine-Line pipes, electrofusion fittings and equipment, ball valves, metric solutions, and semifinished products. Product benefits include long-term service life and reduced operational costs, superior flow and weight characteristics, manufacturing in both butt fusion and electrofusion fittings, and proven performance in gas, water, industrial and municipal applications. 800-373-2478,

Patterson Mfg. Davit Crane

Patterson Mfg. Davit Cranes can give operations a lift with a low maintenance, easy-to-assemble design. They are available in 1/2- and 1-ton capacities, with features such as a reliable brake with long life and readily available parts, a hot-dipped galvanized finish and no plastic sheaves or pulleys. 800-322-2018;

REED Mfg. Universal Pipe Cutters

Larger diameter pipe refurbishment and rehab jobs often require power cutters. Universal Pipe Cutters from REED Mfg. are pneumatic-powered to cut 6- to 48-inch ductile iron, cast iron, clay, concrete, steel, PVC or PE pipe. Pneumatic cutters save time and energy on the job site, offering safety for the cutting process as they are designed with the operator in mind. The UPC is secured to the pipe with roller chain and is easily pulled around the pipe by the operator to complete the cut in one revolution. From a safety standpoint, the secured-to-the-pipe UPC removes any sudden and unpredictable problems sometimes encountered by hand-held methods. UPCs give a square cut. 814-452-3691;

RIDGID RP 342-XL Press Tool 

The RIDGID RP 342-XL Press Tool is designed for maximum versatility, working on any size and material pipe. In under 12 seconds it can press 1/2- to 4-inch copper, stainless steel and carbon steel pipe, and 1/2- to 2-inch PEX pipe. It has a compact, lightweight design with 270-degree swivel for access to tight spaces and LED light for low-light applications. QuickSwitch technology lets users quickly switch from Standard to Extended 32kN applications to press 2 1/2- to 4-inch carbon steel. It is also compatible with the RIDGID full line of Standard 32kN Press Tool accessories, including the StrutSlayr Strut Shear Head, Press Snap Soil Pipe Cutter and all MegaPress jaws. 800-769-7743;


Cherne Aqua-Loc Hydrostatic Test Pump

Aqua-Loc Hydrostatic Test Pumps from Cherne are designed to pressure test new potable waterlines. The test pressures can be set from 100 to 550 psi. The pumps have a Honda or Briggs engine with low oil shutoff, integral manifolds to eliminate leak points, pressure regulators for easy adjustment, brass inline strainer/filters for easy cleaning and clear hoses for flow verification. The pumps have the ability to be run dry and can handle up to 10% chlorine solutions. They are available in three variations. 800-843-7584;

Crane Pumps & Systems Barnes RAZOR

The Barnes RAZOR grinder pump from Crane Pumps & Systems is a suitable 2 hp pump for light commercial and residential solids-handling applications. It is designed with axial cutting technology to efficiently reduce solids like flushable wipes, diapers and other nonbiodegradable items commonly found in the modern waste stream. Maintenance is easy and convenient with only a single tool needed for disassembly. The plug-and-play cord also provides easy servicing without requiring removal of epoxy in the conduit. Unlike non-clog pumps with large discharge sizes, its 1.25-inch discharge is suitable for preconfigured packaged systems and turnkey solutions. It is available in the Barnes EcoTRAN Pressure Sewer System, allowing superior waste grinding in even the toughest of terrains. It provides a practical and environmentally safe alternative to traditional gravity systems. The numerous configuration options available offer highly customizable solutions. 937-778-8947;

Franklin Electric FPS Vertical Lineshaft Turbine Pumps

From deep-set vertical lineshaft turbines delivering 2,500 feet of head- to axial-flow turbines moving 40,000 gpm, Franklin Electric’s array of pumping solutions is engineered to handle the toughest applications. FPS Vertical Lineshaft Turbine Pumps are suitable for commercial, municipal or industrial settings where water supply is readily available in rivers, lakes, ponds, streams or water wells. They come in a variety of configurations, including mixed or axial flow. They are outfitted with ASTM A48 high-tensile cast iron bowls, investment-cast 304 stainless impellers and bronze bearings standard for durability, and are aligned with a highly efficient broad operating range. 866-271-2859;

Liberty Pumps ProVore 

The ProVore grinder from Liberty Pumps is designed for use in applications where the addition of a bathroom or other fixtures below sewer lines requires pumping. It has the same V-Slice cutter technology used in the Omnivore Series. Powered by a 1 hp motor, this smaller grinder is designed to operate on a standard 115- or 230-volt circuit, requiring only a 20-amp breaker. No special wiring is needed. The pump comes with a 2-inch vertical-style discharge and a standard leg pattern matching the LE Series. This allows for an easy retrofit into existing systems, according to the maker. Compact factory-assembled systems are available in both simplex and duplex versions: the ProVore 380 and ProVore 680. 800-543-2550;

Vertiflo Pump Co. Series 1600

Vertiflo Pump Co.’s Series 1600 horizontal close-coupled, vortex end-suction pumps have a wide range of applications including food processing solids, wastewater treatment, pollution control, slurries and solids. They have capacities to 1,600 gpm, heads to 170 feet TDH and operate at temperatures to 250 degrees F. These pumps are designed with a variety of constructions such as cast iron, 316 stainless steel fitted, all 316 stainless steel, alloy 20 or CD4MCu. They are designed with a convenient back pull-out cost-saving feature to allow for easy inspection or maintenance without disturbing the piping to the pump. The impeller has a fully recessed design, which accommodates passage of solids. All impellers have wiping vanes, which reduce axial loading and prevent dirt from entering the sealing area. The impeller is keyed to the shaft and an impeller locking screw assures positive attachment. 513-530-0888;


Flomatic Valves Model 4082 Ball Check Valve

The AIS-compliant Model 4082 Ball Check Valve from Flomatic Valves is a suitable solution tailored to meet the harsh complexities of congested wastewater systems. Available in epoxy-coated ductile iron or stainless steel, it’s known for its self-cleaning BUNA-A vulcanized metal ball, which prevents modern trash from interfering with its functionality. Its simple but efficient design includes a clean-out port that permits access to the inside of the valve without removal from the pipeline. 800-833-2040;

JAECO Fluid Systems stainless steel check valves

JAECO Fluid Systems offers a broad line of inline check valves to control backflow of critical fluids. They feature male-x-male NPT threads and a durable design that is suitable for injection line and metering pump applications. They are 316 stainless steel, compact and provide maintenance-free, dependable service. Options include spring-loaded ball or poppet valves with 2 or 10 psi cracking pressure and Viton or PTFE O-rings. 877-778-3456; 


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