Product News - March 2010

Freatured products of March

TB Wood’s Offers DuraFlex Couplings

DuraFlex couplings from TB Wood’s utilize a polyurethane material formulated for superior weathering, chemical resistance and dynamic properties. The two-piece, split-element design eliminates the need to remove hubs during element replacement. The coupling requires no maintenance or lubrication. www.altramotion.com.

Regal Offers Gas Chlorinator

The Gas Chlorinator from Regal uses 100 percent chlorine to disinfect and purify wastewater. The device provides consistent chlorine residual and features an all-vacuum system, limiting the possibility of gas leaks. 772/288-4854; www.regalchlorinators.com.

Weidmuller Introduces Wireless Manhole Monitoring

The wireless manhole monitoring system from Weidmuller is designed to monitor underground sewer levels to prevent sewage overflow. Installed in the manhole, the system sends signals through the ground and steel manhole covers to receivers located in control cabinets. Signals can be transmitted via wireless or wired connection to a programmable logic controller or SCADA system. The portable unit is powered by six AA-sized batteries and features a small external antenna. It can send both analog and discrete signals, enabling both water levels and high-low set point to be monitored. Components include a wireless transmitter and battery pack. Downloadable software permits transmission signal mapping and control of the transmit schedules. 800/849-9343; www.weidmuller.com.

FPZ Offers K10-TD Blower

The SCL K10-TD blower from FPZ Inc. uses regenerative, side-channel technology to deliver 570-scfm/13.2-inches-Hg vacuum with 7.5 psig. The double-rotor, double-stage blower, in 15-, 20-, or 25-hp, has an integral, direct-drive, oil-less TEFC motor (no belts/transmissions). The 384-pound unit runs at less than 88 dBA. 262/268-0180; www.fpz.com.

Rotex Offers Apex Dry Separation Screener

The Apex dry separation screener from Rotex Global LLC is a self-contained production system, featuring gyratory-reciprocating motion with positive screen cleaning. Its ergonomic design enables one person to maintain, inspect and clean the unit. 800/453-2321; www.rotex.com.

WIKA Offers Sanitary Gauge Assembly

The all-welded M93X.3A sanitary gauge assembly from WIKA Tronic meets 3A third-party standards and biopharmaceutical industry standards. All external stainless steel surfaces are electro-polished. Wetted components have full material identification and traceability. 888/945-2872; www.wika.com.

Schneider Makes Switches More Environmentally Friendly

Square D brand Pumptrol 9013 pressure switches from Schneider Electric feature Restriction of Hazardous Substances-compliant Chromate 3 plating, reducing the potential for corrosion and rust in a more environmentally friendly way. The plating covers all metal parts, protecting the switches’ key mechanical components. The diaphragm also is manufactured to U.S. Food & Drug Administration specification CFR 177.2600. www.pumptrol.com.

MWH Soft Releases Version 10.5 of InfoWorks

Version 10.5 of InfoWorks, InfoNet and FloodWorks is available from MWH Soft. InfoWorks CS enables engineers and planners to produce hydraulic modeling of a complete urban collection system network, including trunk sewers and complex pipe connections and ancillary structures, while InfoWorks SD enables users to model stormwater flows through a complex environment with a diversity of underground and overland structures. InfoNet is a purpose-built asset and data management system for water distribution, wastewater collection and stormwater networks. FloodWorks focuses on real-time simulation and forecasting of future hydrological and hydraulic conditions in stormwater and drainage systems. 626/568-6868; www.mwhsoft.com.

Bilco Offers Aluminum Access Doors

J-AL aluminum access doors from Bilco feature stainless steel hardware for corrosion resistance and are available in single- or double-leaf design. 203/934-6363; www.bilco.com.

MSA Offers Trigard Monitoring System

Trigard monitoring systems from MSA monitor chlorine, sulfur dioxide and other toxic gases as well as detect oxygen deficiency or enrichment in wastewater facilities. Features include sensor disconnect under power, interchangeable, pre-calibrated smart sensor modules and single-board design. 800/672-4678; www.msanet.com.

SEL Introduces Real-Time Automation Controller

The SEL-3530 real-time automation controller from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. features an IEC 61131 logic processor, secure communications, advanced data concentration, local and remote I/O and protocol conversion capabilities. 509/332-1890; www.selinc.com.

HEMCO Introduces UniFlow CELaboratory Fume Hoods

UniFlow CE laboratory fume hoods from HEMCO Corporation are available in 30-, 36- and 48-inch widths. The hoods are constructed of a composite resin for chemical resistance and can be supplied with or without an exhaust blower in standard or explosion-proof models. 816/796-5983; www.hemcocorp.com.

SPX Introduces Clean Edge Impeller

The Clean Edge impeller from SPX Process Equipment’s Lightnin Operation is designed to eliminate rag buildup in municipal treatment plants. 585/527-1749; www.lightninmixers.com.

Asahi Introduces Series 92 Electric Actuators

Series 92 electric actuators from Asahi/America Inc. feature a die-cast aluminum alloy enclosure, bolted together in two sections by eight hex-head cap screws and fitted with an O-ring between the two halves for environmental purposes. Access to the enclosure is by M20 conduit openings in the base. The ATEX-certified actuators are designed for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. 877/242-7244; www.asahi america.com.

Electro-Chemical Offers Hydra Ammonium Analyzer

The Hydra ammonium analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices Inc. can be used to monitor the ammonium nutrient load directly in the aeration basin of a wastewater treatment plant. It automatically compensates for the pH-dependant concentration equilibrium and potassium ion interference on the electrode and measures ammonium and potassium in concentrations from 0.1 to 1,000 ppm, pH from 0 to 14 and temperature from 32 to 212 degrees F. 800/729-1333; www.ecdi.com.

Sauereisen Offers SewerGard 210 Linings

The SewerGard 210 family of protective polymer linings from Sauereisen Inc. is formulated for low permeability to enhance corrosion resistance and extend the longevity of infrastructure, such as manholes and lift stations. Available in several variations to accommodate desired thickness and methods of application, the liner can be spincast, trowled, rolled or applied by airless spray. 412/963-0303; www.sauereisen.com.

Technologies Offers FlowTex Disc Filter

The FlowTex disc filter from Entex Technologies Inc. is suitable for both small and large flow applications and can remove suspended solids as small as 10 microns. Each separately monitored disc has two independently operated segments that can be replaced without taking the filter offline. 919/933-2770; www.entexinc.com.

CUES Offers QZ2 Video Inspection System

The QZ2 portable, pole-mounted video inspection system from CUES Inc. can be operated by one person to perform inspections, surveys of pipelines, wet wells, manholes, sewer treatment plants, steam generators, tanks, vessels and other difficult-to-reach areas without confined-space entry. The camera system is mounted on a carbon fiber, adjustable telescopic pole that can extend up to 24 feet. An optional 34-foot pole is available. The system features a 420:1 (35-optical/12-digital) zoom with automatic focus and self-contained, waterproof lighting for enhanced detailed viewing of cracks, breaks, pipe separations, scale and various defects from hundreds of feet away. It also can be used to locate lateral services or identify a blockage at a manhole, access port or other entry point. The unit includes two high-density discharge lights and VIS (video image stabilization) module for sharp and stable images. 800/327-7791; www.cuesinc.com.



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