Plumber Product News: August 2018

Here are the latest product offerings for the plumbing industry

Plumber Product News: August 2018

The HammerHead Trenchless LT-20PRO is a purpose-built trailer for CIPP applications and features a modular design with all storage, electrical power and air supply needed for a wide range of lateral lining tasks.

HammerHead Trenchless LT-20PRO CIPP trailer
The HammerHead Trenchless LT-20PRO is a purpose-built trailer for CIPP applications and features a modular design with all storage, electrical power and air supply needed for a wide range of lateral lining tasks. The configuration is customizable, allowing the customer to tailor it to their specific needs and avoid duplication of existing equipment. The base model’s standard features include insulated trailer walls and ceiling, roof-mounted air conditioner, 13,000-watt generator with external slide-out, roller bed with wall mount for the wet-out table, 30-gallon wall-mounted air compressor, and external and internal air connections and electrical outlets. 800-331-6653;

Fluidmaster PRO45K Plumber Kit for toilet tanks
The PRO45K from Fluidmaster is a complete kit for a total overhaul of toilet tank components. The kit includes a fill valve, 2-inch flush valve, flexible flapper, solid brass bolts, stainless steel washers, gasket and a PRO61 tank lever. The kit contains all the necessary components for a quick installation and eliminates the need to purchase additional parts. It is code approved and features durable components to fix and upgrade a toilet, making it quiet and efficient. 

Hannay Reels VAC Series vacuum hose storage reel
VAC Series reels from Hannay Reels store and handle vacuum hose up to 4 inches interior diameter. The reels are constructed with a heavy-duty frame for over-road durability and offer a variety of mounting configurations to adjust to different truck and tank constraints. The reels have dual, sealed bearings for smooth winding and unwinding operation, and spoked discs, which make for an optimal balance of strength and weight savings. The reel comes standard with manual rewind, but is also available with electric, air or hydraulic rewind for smoother handling. A dual-sided hose access design offers easy access to the hose from either side. 

Perma-Liner Industries Vinyl Ester resin
Perma-Liner Industries has a new high-performance epoxy vinyl ester resin, Vinyl Ester. The new resin provides corrosion resistance, durability and toughness for CIPP applications. It is well-suited for specific applications where fluid temperature is relatively high, and also for high-pressure and corrosive environments. The molecular architecture delivers a number of benefits, including superior mechanical properties and catalyzed pot life. 

GROHE Lineare Collection bathroom fixtures
The redesigned Lineare Collection offers the slimmest body available from GROHE. Inspired by the modern aesthetic of architect Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House, the line features softened corners and smooth contours to ensure ergonomics and comfort for the user. The collection features a range of options including extra small, small, and large size center-set lavatory faucets; a widespread faucet; shower trims; and free-standing and Roman tub fillers. Finishes include StarLight chrome and brushed nickel Infinity Finish. 

Ruvati USA WORKstation sink
The WORKstation sink from Ruvati USA is designed for RV and tiny-home customers, to make the most of small kitchen spaces. It comes with built-in accessories. The cutting board, constructed of solid African mahogany, is water-resistant and covers the entire sink, converting the sink into a countertop. Also included is a 5-inch-deep stainless steel colander that can be used as a strainer or drying caddy. It is offered in two sizes: 15- by 15-inch with a 9-inch bowl depth, and 15- by 20-inch with a 10-inch bowl depth. Featuring a top-mount installation, the sinks are made from 16-gauge premium 304 stainless steel and offer heavy-duty padding and undercoating for maximum noise absorption. 855-478-8284;

LeakSmart (Waxman Products) water leak detection system
The LeakSmart System’s four components — an automatic water shutoff valve, wireless water leak and temperature sensors, system hub and free smartphone application — work together to detect a leak or pipe freezing temperature. Once detected, the system immediately shuts off the home’s water supply and simultaneously alerts the homeowner via a smart device in under five seconds. LeakSmart sensors are placed behind appliances, under pipes and other places where leaks may occur. Monitoring for temperature and leaks, a sensor automatically signals the LeakSmart Valve to automatically shut off water. Also offered are the LeakSmart Sensor Range Extender to help boost signal strength of distant LeakSmart sensors as well as LeakSmart Standalone Systems for direct appliance shut-off, including washing machines, hot-water tanks, dishwasher, sinks and toilets. 855-532-5457;

MTI Baths Microbubbles sensory therapy for baths
MTI Baths’ new Microbubbles sensory therapy technology is available as an add-on feature for its Designer drop-in or Sculpted Finish soaking or air bathtub. The technology is dispersed through an opening in the tub and infuses the bath water with tiny oxygen-rich bubbles, resulting in up to 50 percent more dissolved oxygen than regular water. The addition of the bubbles helps to cleanse and exfoliate the bather’s skin. 800-783-8827;

Chicago Faucets’ line of over 8,000 fittings
Chicago Faucets’ line of laboratory fittings allows for configuration of its products to match the application. The different combinations total over 8,000 unique products and are for water, pure water, steam, gas, combination and electrical applications. 

REHAU, Building Solutions Division, PlumbingCAD takeoff software
REHAU, Building Solutions Division, PlumbingCAD 2018 takeoff software for the REHAU PEXa plumbing system is CAD-based offered through Avenir Software. It allows for quickly generated takeoffs and quotes for commercial and residential projects. The software imports PDF and AutoCAD drawings, traces the plumbing system and then generates a REHAU PEXa plumbing system materials list and quotation. Key components in the materials list are RAUPEX UV shield PEXa pipe and EVERLOC+ polymer and lead-free brass compression-sleeve fittings in diameters up to 2 inches. 800-247-9445;


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