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New products and technologies for mechanical contractors.

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THE ICON SYSTEM INTELLIGENT GAS CONTROL VALVE will be immediately available on most of the company's residential and light duty commercial products with no additional cost. The valve features intelligent diagnostics that prompt the installer during start-up and provides 10 different codes to assist in troubleshooting. It also offers microprocessor control and monitoring for more consistent and accurate water temperature levels. The system utilizes performance software that provides enhanced first hour delivery ratings and tighter temperature differentials. Other advantages include an integrated Piezo igniter and pilot-on-indication for ease of start-up.

Bradford White
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THE PRESS SNAP SOIL PIPE CUTTER eliminates the need for manual ratcheting when it is connected to one of the company's press tools. When attached, the chain wraps the pipe and the user presses the trigger to make the cut. There is no need to score the pipe beforehand. It cuts most 1¼" to 4" no hub and service weight soil pipe.

Ridgid
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THE SB18LTX HAMMER DRILL/DRIVER is part of the PowerMasters Series of 18 V. lithium-ion cordless power tools. It is compact and lightweight to diminish operator fatigue and provide greater ease of use. It can deliver up to 885 inch-lbs. of torque and 28,000 impacts per minute.
Metabo
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THIS HALF-INCH FAUCET is offered in a variety of models to suit almost every kitchen need from pot fillers to service sinks. Multiple configurations and different spout lengths are available. Service sinks offer atmospheric vacuum breakers and optional adjustable key stop eccentrics. All feature stainless steel seats that are guaranteed for life.
Fisher
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A THIS ELECTRIC HYDROSTATIC TEST PUMP is for pressure-testing meters, plumbing lines, pressure vessels, solar systems, sprinkler systems and more. Output pressure is adjusted simply by turning a knob and watching the attached gauge. A built-in bypass allows for automatic water recirculation once the set pressure is reached.
Reed Manufacturing
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THE I7 INFRARED CAMERA is designed for building and home inspectors and energy auditors. Competitively priced, it features RESNET-compliant 120 X 120 pixel infrared resolution with 2% accuracy and 0.1°C thermal sensitivity. Images are displayed on a large 2.8" high-resolution color LCD screen. Features include intuitive menu navigation and a focus-free lens.
Flir
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THIS SPECIAL GAS VENT WELDED BOOT TEE is available in 5" through 24" diameters, and in single and double wall versions. Boot tees may be used in both horizontal and vertical vent systems. It is designed to facilitate flow and eliminate back-pressure. Welding eliminates the need for sealant, which deteriorates over time.
Simpson Dura-Vent
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THIS Large volume passive GREASE INTERCEPTOR is designed to remove pipe clogging fats, oils and grease from the wastewater produced at restaurants and other food-processing industries. It aids in the prevention of sanitary sewer blockages and obstructions to protect a city's sewer system. The interceptor carries a 30-year limited warranty.
Highland Tank
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THESE NO-HUB COUPLINGS are independently certified to ASTM standards for standard and wide body heavy duty applications. They feature all-stainless steel construction and premium neoprene gaskets. They are engineered for easy installation.
Star Pipe Products
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THE TE 1000-AVR BREAKER features the lowest vibration in its class. It is well-suited to a range of demolition applications, from breaking up concrete slabs to digging in clay to heavy floor tile removal. It is able to deliver 16 ft.-lbs. of energy generated by a 1,600-watt motor. An active cooling system reduces wear and tear. Three-chamber sealing helps keep dust out of the tool. A brushless SR motor eliminates the need to replace carbon brushes. A power reduction switch cuts the impact by 30% for control in sensitive applications.
Hilti
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THIS FREEZELESS WALL HYDRANT is now being manufactured with Wirsbo Aquapex tubing and Propex fittings. The following inlet styles are avialable: ¨ö" MIP X ¨ö" SWT, ¨ú" MIP X ¨ö" FIP, ¨ö" CPVC (8"length only), ¨ú" MIP X ¨ú" SWT, ¨ö" PEX and ¨ú" PEX. The valve is offered in lengths from 4" to 14".

Prier
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THE KINETIC WATER RAM PIPE CLEARING MACHINE now has a new carrying case with molded compartments to hold both the tool and its accessories. Just pump it up, insert in the drain and snap the trigger. It uses compressed air to generate a shock wave that clears most stoppages instantly. A built-in pump and pressure gauge allows the user to select the right amount of force for the job. An optional toilet attachment screws on to the front of the tool to turn it into a powerful plunger.

General Pipe Cleaners
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THE NEW M12 AND M18 AC/DC WALL AND VEHICLE CHARGERS are for use with the company's lithium-ion batteries. The chargers are designed to combine the functionality of a wall and a vehicle charger in one unit, to better accommodate the workday of the professional tradesman. Users no longer have to purchase a second charger.
Milwaukee Electric Tool
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THE PEX POCKET CRIMPER is a simple, less expensive alternative to the bulky tools usually used to crimp PEX black copper rings. Only 6" long and weighing less than 2 lb., the tool crimps all three common sizes of PEX black copper ring (¨ü", ¨ö" and ¨ú") simply and with no adjustment. All crimps can be made with standard 10" locking pliers, and testing crimps is easy using a small gauge that comes with the tool. It is simple to use, and works well in tight locations.
Superior Tool
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THE MASSAUD FREESTANDING BATHTUB measures 74¨ö" wide, 60¨ù" deep and 24 ¨ü" wide, making it large enough for two adult bathers. It is manufactured from a rigid polyurethane foam, sandwiched between gel-coated fiberglass mats. It is finished in white and includes a drain. It fits through a conventional doorway and weighs approximately 165 lb., facilitating transportation and installation. It features a clean, dramatic geometrical shape.
Hansgrohe
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THESE BALL VALVES are now available with an optional electroless nickel plating of all exterior surfaces for use in challenging environments. Electroless plating offers significant corrosion resistance at a fraction of the price of stainless steel.
Inserta
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THE AB-QM LINE OF PRESSURE INDEPENDENT CONTROL VALVES has been expanded to include new 1" and 2" models that offer maximum flows of 35 GPM and 55 GPM, respectively. The valves combine a control valve with a differential pressure controller. The latter compensates so that the required volumetric flow always reaches the heat exchanger, keeping the ambient temperature stable.
Danfoss
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THIS NEW TRACEABLE DIGITAL THERMOMETER is ideal for critical experimental requirements, quality control and routine measurements. The fast-response probe displays the slightest temperature change instantly. The stainless steel probe is for liquid, air/gas and semisolids. A memory key recalls minimum and maximum readings over any period of time. A hold button freezes the display for reading later.
Control Co.
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LEAK-TITE BLUE THREAD SEALANT is chemically compatible with FlowGuard Gold, BlazeMaster and Corzan CPVC piping systems. It contains PTFE particles for greater sealing power. It is for use on metal, PVC and CPVC threads and will not harden over time. It is non-toxic and contains no solvents. It offers easy clean-up, and will not stain clothes or hands.
La-Co
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THE ONO HIGHFLEX FAUCET has an operating lever made of thin, hardened stainless steel and a high arc spout that swivels 360¢®¨¡. Featuring a two-stage operating system, the wear-resistant flat-topped spout produces a practical, low pressure stream that automatically switches to a pressurized stream for removing tough food residue.
KWC America
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THIS HEAVY-DUTY INDIRECT-FIRED HEATER is intended for worksite use. Five models are available, ranging from 110,000 Btuh up to 400,000 Btuh of heating power. Also added to the line is a dual-fuel 380,000 Btuh model that operates on either propane or natural gas. Features include a powerful high-static pressure fan that can direct clean heated air through up to 100' of connectable ducts.

Heatstar
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THE BUZZNUT FASTENER is a combination washer and hex nut that effectively reduces the number of components in support system assemblies while providing substantial labor savings. It can be installed in any desired position on the ATR and can be easily removed or adjusted at any time.

Cooper B-Line
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THE VANTAGE LINE OF HYDRONIC BOILERS has been expanded to include a 4,000,000 Btuh model. Engineered to provide high thermal efficiencies (up to 92%), the line is the first to offer operation on No. 2 oil as a backup fuel.
Fulton Boiler
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FIRE BARRIER DUCT WRAP 615+ is a new fire-resistant wrap that is lighter and thinner than previous offerings from the company. It meets the new ASTM E2336 fire test requirements, making it ideal for use in commercial cooking applications. It is made of a ceramic fiber wrapped in scrim-enforced foil. It is able to provide up to two hours of fire protection for grease and air ventilation ducts.
3M
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RAPID REPORTS is a new feature in AutoBid SheetMetal 2009, the company's HVAC estimating software. It allows HVAC and sheet metal estimators to quickly produce a final estimate, using a single Microsoft Excel workbook that contains duct/fitting and labor costs. The feature eliminates data entry steps, speeding up report creation and improving accuracy.
QuickPen
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THE SERIES T TWO-STAGE HEATERS offer dual output for improved rate differential. The infrared heaters are built for commercial applications, and include a high-low output capability for quicker recovery on the high fire and economical operation on the low fire. They are available in rates from 40,000 to 220,000 Btuh.
Superior Radiant Products
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CWP GROUNDING CLAMPS help minimize the possibility of damage from a lighting strike or other transient voltage by reducing the electrical potential between metallic objects and building systems. The clamps comply with NFPA 54 for bonding corrugated stainless steel tubing gas piping systems to the grounding conductor of the building's electrical system. They are made of high-strength silicone bronze.
Erico
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THE YUME JAPANESE-STYLE SOAKING TUB measure a spacious 52" X 52" X 35.5" deep. It features a crescent-shaped seating bench that is positioned low to the floor for maximum immersion. It can be outfitted with two air bath options that provide a full-body massage through 20 air jets on the bottom of the bathing well.
MTI Whirlpools
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THE KELSTON BATH FAUCET is inspired by European decorative pieces from the 18th Century. The faceted spout and bonnets provide an elegance that blends with any traditional bathroom decor. It is offered in the standard polished chrome, as well as brushed nickel and oil-rubbed bronze.
Kohler
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A HIGHER-PERFORMING SCHEDULE 80 CPVC PIPE is now available that conforms to ASTM D1784. The pipe now offers improved impact resistance, better tensile strength, and higher heat temperature deflection characteristics up to 230°F. It features high corrosion resistance to acids, alkalis, alcohol and other corrosives. It will not rust, scale or pit.
G.F. Piping Systems
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THE FLEX-PUMP COMPOSITE HOSE offers an extremely lightweight and flexible alternative to the heavy rubber and cumbersome plastic suction and discharge hoses commonly used to transport water, light chemicals and petroleum products. It is available in standard lengths of 10' and 20'.
Novaflex
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