Product News: March 2021

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Product News: March 2021

Best Purging Systems purging and pressurization units
Best Purging Systems offers UL-listed NFPA 496 Type Y&Z Purging and Pressurization Units for enclosures up to 250 cubic feet in Class I and II Division 2, Group A, B, C and D hazardous locations. The units provide all required controls indicators and alarms to meet code. Applications include large refinery control panels, special analyzers, portable laboratory equipment, label printers and more. The units are meet or exceed NEC – NFPA 70, NFPA 496, EN 50016, and IEC 60079-02, and are available in universal, vertical, and horizontal configurations. The units easily mount to any side of protected enclosure and through a panel cutout. 844-787-4348; www.purgeit.com.


FPZ metering pumps
FPZ’s new range of chemical dosing pumps are available in three main versions: plunger pumps with packed plungers; plunger/hydraulic diaphrams; or mechanical diaphragms. High-pressure pumps are available upon request. The range of pumps also includes various driving methods, such as electric motor or electromagnetic solenoid operation. For a free catalog, please contact usa@fpz.com262-268-0180; www.fpz.com.


Thermo Fisher Scientific DNA extraction kit
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s qualyfast DNA extraction kit is designed to detect Legionella in clear water samples. Extracted DNA can be directly used in downstream applications, including PCR and qPCR, without the need for further purification. The qualyfast Legionella PCR range offers environmental testing laboratories a complete sample-to-answer workflow that can deliver accurate results in hours rather than days. The kits, which are stable at room temperature, offer a simple and easy-to-use workflow, including water sample preparation to eliminate common environmental contaminant-driven false negatives. 978-670-7460; www.thermofisher.com.


SmartPhone Meter Reading CYCLOPS AMI system
CYCLOPS, an Advanced Metering Infrastructure system from SPMR, is an innovative, two-way AMI water solution that delivers fast and cost-effective automation of virtually any meter, direct read or encoded output. The CYCLOPS MIU is available in two connection types: a camera-end model for automating direct read meters and a wire end model for attaching to encoded output meters. The units are available in 10- and 20-year battery configurations, and all components are fully potted for environmental integrity. CYCLOPS units transmit securely over existing cellular networks. All data is sent at night over existing cellular infrastructure and posted to the CYCLOPS web portal for detailed reporting, validation, and ultimately, export to billing. 214-540-5050; www.spmrsmart.com.


Portacool hazardous location evaporative cooler
Portacool’s hazardous location evaporative coolers are ETL certified for use in Class I, Division 2, Groups C and D to safely cool workers in high-heat environments where airborne gas is potentially ignitable. Available in two sizes, the coolers come equipped with innovative Kuul Comfort with FirePro technology,  a flame-retardant media designed to UL900 standards. Additionally, all switches, cords, motors and pumps are sealed in UL-listed products to ensure an intrinsically safe design. 800-695-2942; www.portacool.com.


Franklin Miller SUPER SHREDDER SS2400
The SUPER SHREDDER from Franklin Miller is an in-line disintegrator that reduces a variety of liquid borne solids with a unique, low headloss design. The unit features heavy-duty construction and provides effective operation in tough applications such as tar sands and dredging, as well as sewage and sludge waste and process lines. The shredder reduces solids to fine bits with a unique, high-flow, spherical rotor design. It aggressively reduces tough solids from wood, rags, plastics, agglomerates, sands, oil waste, petrified wood and more with its powerful, high-torque design. The SUPER SHREDDER is simple to install in straight-through pipe systems and connects via 150-pound ANSI-drilled flanges. The 24-inch unit is driven by a direct-coupled gear drive that employs up to a 50 hp motor. The unit is provided with mechanical seals rated for up to 300 psi. 973-535-9200; www.franklinmiller.com.


QED Environmental Systems Torpedo G1275 pumps
QED Environmental Systems’ Torpedo G1275 pumps are a series of large-body pumps designed for aggressive pumping applications. The pumps work by using a powerful stirring motion in the influent stream to allow slurries and solids to pass through. To prevent failure, the pumps are constructed of cast iron and stainless steel, and fitted with heavy-duty bearings and seals. The hardened, high-chrome impeller assembly can pass solids that would stall other pumps. An HDPE-encapsulated body, stainless steel water jacket and polymer power cable help the pumps resist corrosion. A 5-hp motor provides the torque required for pumping silt, slurry and solid contaminants. 734-995-2547; www.qedenv.com.



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