Here are the latest product offerings for the plumbing industry
Noritz NCC199CDV condensing tankless water heater
The NCC199CDV condensing tankless water heater from Noritz is approved for common venting up to six units in commercial applications. The unit has a thermal efficiency rating of 98 percent and is EPA Energy Star certified. It has a maximum flow rate of 11.1 gpm. With a maximum input of 199,900 Btus per hour, the NCC199CDV features two austenite 316L stainless steel heat exchangers that resist corrosion from condensate and chloride, maximizing durability and lifespan. 866/766-7489; www.noritz.com.
Chicago Faucets emergency shower and eyewash fittings
Emergency shower and eyewash fittings from Chicago Faucets provide fast, reliable flushing for the eyes or entire body in laboratories, manufacturing facilities, or wherever personnel are at risk of exposure to hazardous chemicals. The safety fittings feature a highly visible yellow exterior finish and photoluminescent signage for easy identification. The 15 new fittings come in a variety of deck-, floor- and wall-mounted eye and face wash and drench shower configurations. All products are tested and certified to meet ANSI 358.1. 800/566-2100; www.chicagofaucets.com.
Webstone water heater tempering valve
Webstone’s water heater tempering valve mixes cold water from the supply with the hot output from the heater for more effective hot water storage. Hot water can be stored to 140 degrees F, mitigating the risk of Legionella bacteria in the tank. Adjustable temperature control limits output to 120 degrees F and prevents the risk of scalding. Installation kits include the lead-free valve, temperature gauge and two ProPush flexible connectors for integration with the rest of the system. 800/255-9529; www.webstonevalves.com.
RectorSeal Dura G-O-N polymer roof drain downspout
The Dura G-O-N roof drain downspout with glue-on nozzle from RectorSeal joins the company’s product line of decorative downspouts for commercial building roof drains. It is a high-impact polymer version of the original nickel-plated bronze and offers the same easy installation features, including a theft-resistant glue-on design that can be installed after the wall or building is completed. The downspout is available in a 4-inch diameter, and installs quickly by fastening the three-screw escutcheon plate to the wall and then solvent-cement-welding the nozzle’s PVC insert to the outside diameter of the building’s PVC drainpipe. 800/231-3345; www.rectorseal.com.
Bradley Corp. Keltech Portables
Keltech Portables from Bradley Corp. offer a convenient and flexible mobile solution for using Keltech Tankless Water Heaters on transportable carts to supply heated water wherever needed. They are ideal for temporary or semi-permanent applications that need an immediate and unlimited supply of heated water or fluid at a precise temperature. They are easy to use, only needing to be hooked up to an electrical connection and cold-water line. A variety of heavy-duty cart packages are available, which are constructed from welded steel tubing and include 8-inch polyurethane casters and forklift pockets. 800/272-3539; www.bradleycorp.com.
RIDGID cable cutters
RIDGID’s new line of lightweight, ergonomically designed cable cutters includes three ratcheting and two manual cutters for copper and aluminum cutting needs. Ratcheting cutters range in weight from 1.5 to 6.4 pounds, have maximum copper capacity ranging from 600 to 1,000 mcm, and maximum aluminum capacity ranging from 750 to 1,000 mcm. An enclosed spring is protected from debris and loss during use. Manual cutters range in weight from 1.5 to 3.3 pounds and have maximum capacity for both aluminum and copper ranging from 500 to 1,000 mcm. Each features a sickle-shaped, rounded blade for precise cutting. 800/769-7743; www.ridgid.com.
Water Cannon skid-style pressure washer
The V-belt-drive skid-style hot-water pressure washer from Water Cannon is powered by a Kohler diesel engine and has customizable psi ratings from 3,200 to 4,000, and power from 4 to 8 gpm. It is self-contained with dual 15-gallon poly diesel fuel tanks, a 12-volt battery start and a 45-amp charging system, so no external power is required. It has a stainless steel coil wrap, burner hood and Beckett burners, and a control panel, adjustable thermostat and safety pressure-release valve controls. Accessories included are a gun/wand assembly, 50-foot high-pressure hose, Maxi-Flo 20-percent chemical injector, four color-coded spray nozzles and a color-coded chemical nozzle. An optional wheel kit is offered for portability. 800/333-9274; www.watercannon.com.