LITERATURE SHOWCASE

ANVIL HAS RELEASED A REVOLUTIONARY PRODUCT FOR INSTALLING INSULATION the 260 Insulation Saddle System (260 ISS). Used for copper and steel pipe systems, the 260 ISS saves time and money by eliminating the wood block and shield as well as costly hanger adjustments. This new system proves ideal for use with chilled and hot water systems ranging in temperature from 40F to 200F. Call 603/422-8000 or visit

ANVIL HAS RELEASED A REVOLUTIONARY PRODUCT FOR INSTALLING INSULATION — the 260 Insulation Saddle System (260 ISS). Used for copper and steel pipe systems, the 260 ISS saves time and money by eliminating the wood block and shield as well as costly hanger adjustments. This new system proves ideal for use with chilled and hot water systems ranging in temperature from 40°F to 200°F. Call 603/422-8000 or visit http://www.anvilintl.com/.
Anvil
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BORZIT LAYS PIPE UNDER SIDEWALKS, DRIVEWAYS OR landscaping faster and with less effort for $265, including a 2" bit and FREE ground shipping! Powered by a 1/2" drill, the tool can bore up to 60' at 1' per minute with amazing accuracy. It can bore a 1¼" , 2", 3" or 5" hole. BorZit saves time and eliminates the drudgery of digging. It is backed by a money-back 1-year guarantee and made in the USA. Call 800/803-8738 Ext. CM. www.borzit.com.
BorZit
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CHARLOTTE PIPE AND FOUNDRY CAST IRON PRODUCTS. Learn about the benefits of Charlotte Pipe and Foundry's cast iron pipe and fittings in this informative brochure. Charlotte Pipe is the only company that offers a complete line of cast iron pipe and fittings, including extra-heavy, double-hub, service-weight and no-hub.
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry
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BRYAN STEAM'S NEW BOILER COMPARISON GUIDE compares Bryan flexible water tube steel boilers against firetube steel boilers, cast iron boilers and other water tube boilers. It contrasts the characteristics of each boiler type, including installation, estimated service life, space requirements, maintenance, efficiency, fuels and specialty applications. The guide also provides information on Bryan's line of companion products and accessories.
Bryan Steam
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CLIC-X SUPPORT AND HANGER SYSTEM offers many installation benefits to contractors and engineers. Patented technology and thermoplastic resins, CLIC-X can handle commercial plumbing systems to high tech process piping applications. LT 109 product allows prefabrication of trapeze hangers for redundant piping. Visit www.litchfieldinternational.com for CAD drawings and other support materials.
Litchfield International
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THE NEW GEN-EAR LE FROM GENERAL PIPE CLEANERS is a simplified economical water leak locator with stronger sound amplification than other systems. The compact amplifier fits easily in the palm of your hand. It provides noise-free amplification with built-in preset audio filters. And the high performance headphones with noise cancellation features block-out interference from surrounding ambient noise. Visit www.drainbrain.com to learn more.
General Pipe Cleaners
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ELECTRONIC FLOWHOOD The new electronic digital readout FlowHood offers increased accuracy and speed in the measurement of air flows from 30 - 2,500 cfm. Software automatically corrects for back pressure and density changes due to altitude. Direct readout, supply or exhaust in cfm or liters/sec; N.I.S.T. traceable.
Shortridge Instruments
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LEED WHITE PAPER. AERCO International recognizes the importance of the LEED certification system and green building design. As part of being an industry steward and a member of the US Green Building Council, AERCO has written a Guide for LEED-NC white paper to provide engineers and facility managers with an understanding of how AERCO products complement LEED-NC projects. For more information, visit http://www.aerco.com/tech/leed.shtml.
Aerco
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NTI'S MATRIX IS THE ALL-IN-ONE UNIT that includes an ultraquiet forced air furnace with efficiencies of more than 92%, high-capacity heat exchanger delivering up to 4.8 GPM of 120°F domestic hot water, integrated heat recover ventilator, hydronic heating and a fully-wired air conditioning system. It also produces fewer greenhouse gases than any other integrated home heat product, reducing impact on customers' wallets and the environment.
NTI
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RAY IS A GAS OR PROPANE FIRED, FULLY MODULATING CAST IRON BOILER offering 5 to 1 continuous turndown, 92.7% AFUE and CSA inputs up to 199,000 Btuh (max.). Its SmartCycle digital control enables simple setup and can run multiple units through a single onboard control. Ray, a Mestek product, is sold through non-exclusive wholesale distribution throughout North America. Visit www.KnowSomethingMore.com.
Mestek
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HELIODYNE, AMERICA'S OLDEST MANUFACTURER of solar hot water collectors and components, offers pre-packaged solar water heating systems for residential and commercial applications. Having a complete off-the-shelf system eliminates the guess work and time needed in having to engineer and size a proper system for a project. Call 888/878-8750 or visit www.heliodyne.com
Heliodyne
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THIS 4TH EDITION OF IDRONICS, Caleffi's semi-annual design journal for hydronic professionals, addresses state-of-the-art design techniques for applying manifold technology in a wide variety of hydronic heating (and cooling) applications. It explains why these approaches deliver both superior performance and cost effectiveness. For more information, visit www.caleffi.us or e-mail [email protected].
Caleffi
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REHAU INTRODUCES AN 8-PAGE BROCHURE providing details on its new professional contractor development program, REHAU EDGESM. The membership-based program encourages all aspects of business and professional growth through training, design services, brand merchandise and events. There are no fees to join and no minimum purchases required. For more information, visit http://edge.rehau.com.
Rehau
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THE NEW GEN-EYE SPECTRA VIDEO INSPECTION SYSTEM features a 160 GB hard drive, DVD recorder, and 15" LCD monitor, along with a self-leveling color camera. The operator can record up to 290 hours of inspection video, then copy sections onto the built-in DVD-R recorder to give to the customer. The self-leveling color camera automatically keeps the picture right side up at all times as the camera glides through the line.
General Pipe Cleaners
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CUT SOIL PIPE FAST, EASY AND SAFELY!! THE KWIKSNAP is designed for cutting 1-1/2" through 6" pipe in approximately 5 seconds per cut. Cleaner, quieter, reliable. The unique chain design allows you to set your chain size and begin your production. Complete with built-in handle & pneumatic tires for easy transport. Made by the company who invented the Squeeze and Pop pipe cutters!
Wheeler Rex
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VISIT THE WEBSITE OF CONTRACTOR MAGAZINE www.contractormag.com for all our regular monthly news, articles, features, product listings and columns by our staff of industry experts. Our electronic edition also has links to all the sites listed here and more.
CONTRACTOR Magazine
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