Plumber Product News: October 2018

Here are the latest product offerings for the plumbing industry

Plumber Product News: October 2018

Accept credit card payments on the go and check product inventory in real time with TransNational Payments’ mobile payments app for Apple and Android mobile devices.

Mobile payments app and card reader from TransNational Payments
The “invoice-and-wait” era is over. Accept credit card payments on the go and check product inventory in real time with TransNational Payments’ mobile payments app for Apple and Android mobile devices. Pair the app with a mobile card reader, which connects to a phone or tablet via audio jack or Bluetooth, and accept NFC (mobile wallets), EMV (chip card), and traditional swipe credit cards. With a single affordable account, multiple users can bill customers, accept signatures or tips, and send e-receipts on the spot. Same-day payments could be in the palm of your hand. 888-998-6224; www.gotnpayments.com.

Ranger Design Max Step van step
The Max Step from Ranger Design is a van step that attaches to the frame of the vehicle in the back, providing easy access to the cargo space or roof rack. Made with anti-slip tread plates, the Max Step is built to provide a rugged grip in any type of climate. A line of reflective tape across each step also ensures visibility, day and night. It is manufactured to TUV standards and protected by an anti-corrosive finish to guard against weathering and early deterioration. It has a 300-pound weight capacity and can be quickly fastened to vans without factory steps. 800-565-5321; www.rangerdesign.com.

Phylrich Stria faucet collection
The Stria faucet collection from Phylrich has a minimalist design of angular lines defined by intricate parallel ridgelines on the spout and handles that lend it a contemporary industrial appeal. The slim depth and generous height of the spout create a finesse that’s elevated by the square base plates where both spout and handles rest. The line comes with three handle options: blade, lever or cube. The collection also includes wall-mount faucets, has bath and shower sets and accessories, and is available in 16 finishes. 714-361-4830; www.phylrich.com.

Milwaukee Tool 10L pipe wrench
The 10L pipe wrench from Milwaukee Tool has a 17-inch POWERLENGTH extended-length handle, providing additional leverage when working at awkward angles or in tight spots. The wrench has an OVERBITE JAW with additional teeth, delivering a large grip surface to keep the material centered in the jaws in challenging pipe and fitting configurations. The slim jaw profile, paired with its extended length, helps in tight spaces. It also features a dual-coil spring design for longer tool life and a handle with a comfortable fit for extended use. 800-729-3878; www.milwaukeetool.com.

LSP Products Group - part of NCH Corp. One Stop Box combination box
The One Stop Box from LSP Products Group - part of NCH Corp. is a small, universal combination valve, condensate and drain box that accomodates 1/2- or 3/4-inch pipe, has water direct funnels to prevent splash, and can be installed during the rough-in while still allowing for testing. The replaceable valves are fast and easy to use, and there’s no need to cut into drywall. A reversible design accomodates water supply lines from the top or bottom, and a drip guard retains slow leaks. The integrated mounting system provides installation flexibility: Screws or nails can be used to attach to a wall stud, or hyco straps can be used to support between studs. 972-438-0660; www.lspproducts.com.

J.C. Whitlam Talon anaerobic PTFE thread sealant
Talon anaerobic PTFE thread sealant from J.C. Whitlam is specially formulated for use on all types of metal threaded connections. It provides an instant seal with limited hand tightening. After curing, the sealing capacity is normally up to the burst rating of the pipe. The low locking strength and shear strength also allows for easy disassembly. The thixotropic sealant can be readjusted prior to a complete cure, making it useful for prefab applications. 800-321-8358; www.jcwhitlam.com.

Matco-Norca lead-free domestic water meter coupling
Matco-Norca’s lead-free domestic water meter coupling is American Water Works Association C800 compliant, connects a water meter to a valve or house piping, and can be used for both new construction or replacement. Available in five sizes ranging from 1/2-inch MIP by 2 1/4-inch up to 2-inch MIP by 3-inch, the 433 DLF coupling is manufactured with brass ignot C89833 and complies with the Safe Drinking Water Act as lead-free. Its gasket is made up of NBR SN-719F rubber. 800-431-2082; www.matco-norca.com.

Taco Comfort Solutions LeakBreaker water heater shut-off with eLink
The LeakBreaker water heater leak protection device from Taco Comfort Solutions is now available with eLink wireless technology. The unit consists of a control unit, a valve with actuator, a sensor and Wi-Fi capability, enabling status alerts to be sent directly to a mobile device whenever a change occurs. The device can be reset and tested, and it can be installed on any style water heater to shut off incoming water supply, preventing additional water flow to a damaged water heater. Alerts can be sent via text or email, and components are prewired to simplify installation. 401-942-8000; www.tacocomfortsolutions.com.

Keeney Mfg. No Crimp PEX valves
No Crimp PEX valves from Keeney Mfg. are push-on quarter-turn valves with a compression sleeve that allows for a quick and secure connection that can be created with hand tools. As the sleeve compresses, a split ring and internal barb keep the pipe in round along with a double O-ring seal to create a durable, leak-free connection. The valves have Keeney Mfg.’s quarter-turn ball valve technology and are available in straight or angle configurations in two sizes. 800-243-0526; www.keeneymfg.com.

Water Cannon Inc. - MWBE two-wheel commercial jetter trailer
The two-wheel commercial jetter trailer from Water Cannon Inc. - MWBE is road-ready. It has an electric-rewind, high-capacity, 500-foot-by-3/8-inch or 350-foot-by-1/2-inch hose reel and 200-gallon tank with float valve. The jetter has a Kohler CH 740 27 hp electric start, and the trailer has lights, a front jack with wheel, safety chains, and aluminum fenders. It has a TSF Series General Triplex plunger pump rated to 10 gpm and 3,000 psi. 800-333-9274; www.watercannon.com.

Blue Collar Lists mobile app
The members-only mobile app from Blue Collar Lists is designed for contractors to rate customers in a unique forum. It helps contractors discover and control hidden costs associated with doing their job while providing a place to value good clients. Contractors can search by property address to see reviews written by other contractors to help when bidding the next job. They can also see bid activity anonymously sorted by trade to see how many are bidding the job and write reviews based on past or recently completed jobs. 781-591-4422; www.bluecollarlists.com.



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