Product Focus - November 2021

Product Focus - November 2021


FloLogic System

FloLogic offers a smart leak detection and automatic shut-off system with industrial-grade cast bronze valves in sizes up to 2 inches. It features comprehensive real-time leak detection, detecting leaks as small as a half-ounce per minute from the moment they start. When a leak is detected, the water is shut off automatically and the users receive an alert through the smartphone app. The FloLogic CONNECT module also features a thermometer, allowing low room temperature alerts and automatic water shutoffs. All systems are equipped with battery backup for continued protection during outages. Plumbers who sell and install FloLogic can help their clients secure their home against plumbing supply leak damage and can help them save hundreds annually on property insurance. 877-356-5644;

Industrial Flow Solutions  Stancor Oil Minder

The Stancor Oil Minder control and pump system from Industrial Flow Solutions allows water to be automatically pumped without the danger of ejecting potentially harmful, oily substances into sewers, rivers and waterways. There is no need for a separate oil-water separator. The product is engineered for efficient and trouble-free pumping, even under the most severe conditions. It is a plug-and-play system that is easy to install and is designed with conductive sensing technology to ensure the most reliable signal. It offers push-to-test to monitor installation. Complementary components, which are UL certified, are then designed to offer a high level of reliability from installation to operation. It does so in a modular package configured to balance performance for the best value over the lifetime of equipment. 860-631-3618;

Kevlyn Pumps Water  Heater Watchdog

The Water Heater Watchdog from Kevlyn Pumps is a water heater leak protection device. It is easy to install and replaces traditional PVC connections. Its reservoir contains a pump so it can pump the water that eventually leaks from the hot water heater tank to a safe location thereby reducing the risk of flooding and property damage. This device can be used in below-grade applications or multiunit buildings where gravity-fed systems will not work. It is connected to a fluid collection pan (which is not included) and the 24-volt system plugs directly into the home’s GFI receptacle, so there are no batteries to change. The 100-decibel alarm and the pump makes it suitable for most water heater installations. 610-214-3030;

Flo by Moen Smart Sump Pump Monitor

The Flo by Moen Smart Sump Pump Monitor uses connected smart technology to help homeowners reduce the risk of flooding as a result of failed sump pumps by providing monitoring and alerts when potential failures or unusual conditions are detected. It can detect sump pump water levels, performance, power loss, humidity, temperature, leaks and Wi-Fi status to help ensure the pump is working efficiently and prevent against water damage. If an abnormality or leak is detected, homeowners are alerted through their preferred notification method or through an audible alarm to help protect their home. 877-663-6776;

SJE Rhombus Xpert Alert Wi-Fi

The Xpert Alert Wi-Fi indoor alarm system from SJE Rhombus helps protect a home from costly damage due to flooding, pump failure or freezing pipes, according to the maker. The system monitors and reports residential alarm condition by notifying locally (audible and visual alarms) and remotely via SMS text messages and/or emails. It uses an existing Wi-Fi or Ethernet network to send messages. The design incorporates an LED alarm light ring that illuminates red for alarm 1 and amber for alarm 2. The red low-temperature indicator activates at 40 degrees F to alert for potential freezing conditions, but it can be deactivated for cold climates. It is CSA certified. 888-342-5753;

Controls/Control Panels

Aquaworx by Infiltrator Intelligent Pump Control

The Intelligent Pump Control panel from Aquaworx by Infiltrator transforms pump system performance. The easy-to-install panel monitors liquid levels, controls pumping time intervals, logs events in real-time and calculates daily system flow utilizing a pressure transducer in the pump chamber and an embedded microprocessor in the pump controller. The Aquaworx Tapper handheld Wi-Fi programmer broadcasts a signal that allows the user to program the panel using any Wi-Fi-enabled device. Once connected, the user navigates to a website that has all control settings for the panel and provides the operator with a history of system function critical to troubleshooting and maintaining a pump-driven system. The Tapper is intended for use with multiple panels and includes a USB slot, allowing the user to capture and download system events and settings onto a removable USB memory device. 800-221-4436;

Aeration Pumps

Jet Inc. 700++ aerator

The flood-resistant Jet Inc. 700++ aerator is the only mechanical component in the 1500 Series BAT Media Plant and works in tandem with the BAT Media to provide complete biological processing. The aerator shaft spins and combines outside air with wastewater in the treatment compartment, flowing into the tank to provide oxygen for the treatment process. The dual-purpose foam restrictor protects the aerator by controlling foam created in the treatment chamber and also serves as a high-water alarm trigger. 800-321-6960;

Circulating Pumps

AquaMotion AMRe-FVL

The AquaMotion AMRe-FVL ECM circulator saves the contractor time and money because it includes a 6 1/2-foot line cord and cord connector, so no BX cable is needed. It features all-metal construction, a stainless cartridge and built-in IRON GUARD. The ECM construction with permanent magnet rotor is of high efficiency and uses only 45 watts to provide a 20-foot head at 18 gpm. It includes purge indicator. Iron Guard eliminates the need of an iron filter for the pump. It protects against black iron oxide and contaminants. It offers fully automatic operation, with no programming, no buttons to push and no speed setting, with LED light and watt display, flange with nut capture and a built-in check valve. 401-785-3000;

Effluent/Sewage/Sump Pumps

Liberty Pumps Model 406 Compact Drain Pump

The Model 406 Compact Drain Pump from Liberty Pumps is designed to pump wastewater from sinks, showers, drinking fountains or other gray wastewater fixtures. Its compact design allows it to fit easily inside a cabinet or vanity. Other features include a contemporary appliance-style look, providing a more attractive appearance if not installed inside cabinetry. Multiple inlet locations with two lower inlets allow connection to an optional shower drain. The unit comes from the factory fully assembled with built-in check valves and a discharge coupler. It is available in both 115V and 230V. 800-543-2550;

ScreencO Systems Patz  Shaft Drive Pumps

Patz Shaft Drive Pumps, distributed by ScreencO Systems, are vertical pit pumps that can be used in aboveground or underground storage tanks and include choices of single- or three-phase electric motors. They have high solids and grit capacities with large centrifugal pumps and hardened steel impellers. High capacities include the 3333 series up to 500 gpm and the 4444 series up to 1,580 gpm. They can be deployed in depths from 3 feet to 12 feet 8 inches. The 6000 and 8000 series have a three-point hitch with PTO drive and can offer up to 3,500 gpm at depths from 6 to 12 feet. They can be used with an agitator nozzle to mix and pump fast. The 616 vertical prop agitator is capable of mixing at 9,000 gpm, keeping grit and solids mixed at pit depths of 6 to 16 feet. 208-790-8770;

Webtrol Pumps VS5A24

The VS5A24 from Webtrol Pumps is a versatile solid handling and dewatering sewage ejector pump suitable for residential sewage applications. It has a 1/2 hp motor, 2-inch discharge and passes 2-inch solids. The motor is continuous duty, and three phase models are available. It is designed with recessed cast iron vortex impellers and volutes and a stainless steel motor housing. It also features a double mechanical seal, potted epoxy cord seals, in a maintenance-free design. The pumps can be guide rail mounted. 800-769-7867; 

Recirculation Pumps

Watts Premier Hot Water Re-Circulating pump

The Watts Premier Hot Water Re-Circulating pump provides water to a faucet or shower instantly, eliminating water waste caused by waiting for water to heat up. This pump offers quiet, maintenance-free operation and includes a programmable timer that can be set to activate the pump only when you need it or set it to run 24 hours a day. The device uses the pump at the water heater and an under-sink sensor valve to create a pressure differential that allows the cold and cool water in the hot water supply line to bypass into the cold water supply line at a low volume through the thermostatically controlled sensor valve, keeping the water in the hot water supply line at a “no-wait” temperature throughout the home. 978-688-1811;

Submersible Pumps

Polylok PL-CPE4A

The Polylok PL-CPE4A is a submersible, 4/10 hp, 115-volt, single-phase effluent pump with a 2-inch NPT vertical discharge. It has a maximum head of 38 feet and a maximum flow of 56 gpm. The pump is designed with a 3,450 rpm oil-filled permanent split-capacitor motor and has an amp rating of 6.6 for 115 volts, a rugged cast iron housing and volute equipped with a cast iron vortex impeller capable of passing 3/4-inch solids. The stainless steel shaft is supported by two single-row, oil-lubricated ball bearings. The shaft seal is an inboard design with a secondary Exclusion V seal. It has a 20-foot UL/CSA-listed power cable suitable for submersible service and fitted with a three-prong plug. The unit is supplied with an integrated clip for the included piggyback mechanical float switch and used for automatic operation. 888-765-9565;

Pump Parts/Components

Viega ProPress Automatic Recirculation Balancing Valve

Viega’s ProPress Automatic Recirculation Balancing Valve ensures balanced domestic water recirculation by changing with varying conditions. It keeps water temperatures more uniform by adjusting flow with changes in temperature. The results are faster hot water delivery, minimized waste energy and water and less stagnation and chance of contamination. Temperature can be set once and be maintained automatically. Settings can be changed easily, if needed. It can be installed on risers or branches. Remote monitoring is possible with a temperature sensor. An optional thermometer provides visual indication of valve setting. Threaded ends allow use with ProPress or PureFlow fittings systems. It includes a bypass for thermal disinfection. 800-976-9819;  


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