Here are the latest product offerings for the plumbing industry
RIDGID Micro CA-150 and CA-350 inspection cameras
Micro CA-150 and CA-350 hand-held inspection cameras are made to work in tough environments for quick job site feedback and project implementation. The CA-150 has a 3.5-inch color display and the internal memory can save up to 20 images. The CA-350 comes standard with a 12-volt rechargeable lithium-ion battery, lasts up to eight hours and takes 45 minutes to recharge. Both cameras include a pistol grip design, LED lights and large screens for viewing. 800/769-7743; www.ridgid.com.
Vista Research Group DrainHub multi-port drain adapter
The DrainHub multi-port drain adapter from Vista Research Group accepts up to eight drain connections in one hub. Available in two-, four- and eight-port models, its 1/2-inch threaded ports accept a variety of push-to-connect, compression and hose barb adapter fittings. The top and bottom hubs accommodate standard 1 1/2- or 2-inch pipe, or standard 1 1/2-inch trap adapters for use with 1 1/2- or 1 1/4-inch tubular waste lines. 419/281-3927; www.drainhub.com.
Watts all-in-one ball and relief valve
The Series LFBRVM1 all-in-one ball and relief valve from Watts is designed for use as a water heater shutoff that also provides protection against excess water pressure caused by thermal expansion. It features nine end connection options and can be installed in any orientation. The design incorporates tighter pressure-release tolerances for greater accuracy in compliance with the latest IAPMO and CSA standards. The valve also includes a forged body construction, blowout-proof stem and a white handle for lead-free identification. 978/688-1811; www.watts.com.
Franklin Electric pump selector software
FE Select from Franklin Electric is an online tool that assists with product selection, configuration and quoting for water systems. It goes through the process from start to finish, requiring basic application data such as flow and total dynamic head demands. Other features include 24/7 accessibility, a quick price option for selecting submersible motors, drives and controls, and simple software navigation for quoting complete pump packages. 260/824-2900; www.franklinwater.com.
General Pipe Cleaners Sewerooter T-3
The lightweight Sewerooter T-3 from General Pipe Cleaners clears clogs from 2- to 4-inch-diameter lines up to 100 feet long. Optimized for inside work, it features a fold-down handle and a tough, reinforced tubular frame on 10-inch wheels for easy transport to and from the job. The power cable feed provides maximum feed control of 1/2- or 3/8-inch cable. The accompanying guide tube and optional extensions prevent cable whipping and kinking. Powered by a heavy-duty 1/3 hp capacitor-type motor with thermal overload protection, the T-3 has a powder-coated metal drum with a capacity of 100 feet of 1/2-inch Flexicore cable. 800/245-6200; www.drainbrain.com.
Just Manufacturing Enviro Series 60 degree laundry sink
The Enviro Series 60 degree laundry sink from Just Manufacturing features an integral washboard at the front of the stainless steel for convenient, gentle hand-wash laundry care. This sink is ideal for heavy-duty environments in high-rise apartments and residences with mudrooms or utility rooms. The Integra Flow feature prevents sink overflow with a heavy-gauge stainless steel drain system, a link-collecting drain screen, heavy-gauge cup strainer and a pull-down, single-handle gooseneck faucet, available in polished chrome or brushed nickel finishes. 847/678-5150; www.justmfg.com.
ADEY MagnaClean DualXP
The MagnaClean DualXP from ADEY Innovation eliminates iron oxide in hydronic heating systems with a dual-chambered magnetic filter featuring two magnetic rods that capture nearly all of the suspended sludge circulating in a system. The double chambers also house four non-magnetic capture zones for larger circulating debris. Designed for 1 1/2-inch copper and NPT iron pipework, it is suited for larger homes and lighter, nonresidential applications. 412/406-8292; www.adey.com.