Product News - February 2013

Product News - February 2013
Carpenter group digital percometer

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Metabo cordless angle grinder

The W18 LTX professional grade cordless angle grinder from Metabo Corp. is powered by lithium-ion batteries (two Extreme 4.0 Ah or 3.0 Ah) with rotating battery pack. Features include a slim motor housing and ergonomic side handle, motor protection with no-volt release switch that protects against unintentional starts when inserting the battery, burst-proof adjustable guard and electronic shutoff to protect against kickback. Other features include thermal overload protection, electronic soft start for added motor life and air-cooled changing technology for longer battery life. 800/638-2264;

Grundfos S-tube impeller

The S-tube channel impeller from Grundfos eliminates the need for add-on assemblies designed to cut, shred or treat wastewater as it flows from the pump. A new balancing method delivers smooth, quiet operation. The hydraulic design reduces abrasive wear and enhances anti-clogging capabilities. 800/921-7867;

Carpenter Group digital percometer

The AccuPerc digital percometer from The Carpenter Group performs digitally accurate soil bed and seepage pit percolation tests. The three-station system can be transported in the optional 20- by 12- by 15-inch carry case and weighs less than 5 pounds. 800/743-7127;

SJE-Rhombus Endura control panels

The Endura line of VFD (variable-frequency drive) control panels from SJE-Rhombus include the PB (pressure booster) and IR (irrigation) models. The PB is designed for commercial applications using 1-4 VFDs and includes the VFDC-4000 controller and one VFD for each pump. The IR panel is designed for irrigation pump applications up to 500 hp. It includes a VFD, NEMA 3R enclosure with circuit breaker, VFDC-1300 controller, and pressure transmitter. 888/342-5753;

Ditch Witch vacuum excavator

The 49 hp FX50 vacuum excavator from Ditch Witch is designed for cleanup and soft excavation tasks, including cleaning out sewers and valve boxes, horizontal directional drilling support, removing road construction debris, posthole digging and exposing utilities. The unit can be configured with a choice of four water tanks (80 to 500 gallons), four spoils tanks (300- to 1,200-gallon capacity), hydraulic boom and hydraulic valve exerciser. 800/654-6481;

Xylem Goulds grinder pump retrofit kit

The Goulds Water Technology grinder pump retrofit kit from Xylem includes a single-phase, 2 hp motor (60 Hz, 3,450 rpm, 230 volts) and capacitor start with winding thermal protector. The Class F motor has a 300 series stainless steel threaded shaft and permanently lubricated upper and lower ball bearings. Piping and electrical connections for retrofitting other pump brands are included. 866/325-4210;

Tamarron adhesive bonds HDPE, poly pipe

Tam Tech adhesive from Tamarron Technology is designed to work with hard-to-bond materials, including HDPE (high-density polyethylene), LDPE, polypropylene, ABS, nylon, Teflon, rubber, TPV and Santoprene. It also bonds to concrete, steel and aluminum. Supplied in dispensable cartridges, the adhesive bonds without heat or flame. 800/277-3207;

Jet plastic septic tank

J-500-800PLT series plastic septic tanks from Jet are a lightweight alternative to the concrete J-1500 Series BAT media plants. PLT tanks are available in treatment capacities from 500 to 800 gpd. The seamless tanks are rotational molded from lightweight polyethylene. 800/321-6960;


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