Armstrong Fluid Technology introduces a circulator featuring Design Envelope technology. The Compass Circulator helps contractors and wholesalers with easy selection, fast Installation and broad performance capabilities for a wide variety of installations. It also helps homeowners reduce energy consumption and operating costs. In auto mode (one of eight operating modes), the circulator adjusts operating speed to match HVAC demand at any given moment. Over time, the circulator learns a system’s patterns of demand and appropriately adjusts output to further reduce energy usage.
ARMSTRONG FLUID TECHNOLOGY
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THREAD SEALANT PASTE
LA CO’s Slic-tite paste is specially formulated with PTFE for added sealing power. It has successfully been used for decades to seal water, air, steam, and natural gas. It easily removes from skin and clothing so there is less cleanup time when the job is completed. Sllc-tite works in extremely high-pressure systems and comes with several approvals so the job is completed to code. Green benefits include: HMIS Health Code of 1 ;not an OHSA hazard; No SARA 313 filing required; not WHMIS-controlled; and low VOC.
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Uponor North America launched several products in its engineered polymer product line to meet the increasing demand in commercial plumbing systems using cross linked polyethylene pipe. Uponor’s ProPEX EP 45° Elbow to facilitate directional changes at a 45° angle. The elbow is available in 11/2″ and 2″ sizes and features Uponor’s ProPEX connection that capitalizes on the shape memory of Uponor PEX-a pipe to create connections that hold tight with 1,000 lb. of radial force. The new 2″ EP Multiport Tee, targeted for commercial restrooms, features three 1″ outlets and provides an efficient solution for flush bank Installations with fewer fittings and connections.
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UHET DUAL-FLUSH TOILET
Niagara’s Stealth ultra-high-efficiency dual-flush toilet is equipped with two flush options: 0.5 gal. per flush for liquids and 0.95 GPF for solids. It includes a low-friction ceramic surface and fully glazed 2″ trapway. When the half flush button is depressed, the Stealth Vacuum-Assist Power Chamber is sealed off to form a suction that prevents the water inside from being included in the flush. The suction force then pulls the waste- water into the trapway and as water empties from the tank, the trapway is filled completely.
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LASER DISTANCE METER
The micro LM-400 Advanced Laser Distance Meter is capable of reading distances up to 229 ft. It features: a backlit, four-line display screen; an Inclination angle measurement system; can adjust units instantly to inches, feet, or meters; and store 20 measurements at a time. It is also IP54 dust proof, splash proof and has an auto shut-off after three minutes of inactivity. It ls compatible with smartphones and tablets, via Bluetooth, allowing users to view, store and share data remotely. It comes with a carrying case and two AA batteries.
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FIRE TUBE BOILER
Lochinvar’s FTXL fire tube boiler is designed with a stainless steel fire tube heat exchanger. It delivers 98% thermal efficiency and 10:1 turndown. The new tine, which will be available starting in June 2014, includes five models with inputs ranging from 399,000 Btu/hr 850,000 Btu/hr. Each model features the same compact size Wi h a 6 sq. ft. footprint. Offering new control features, the operating system allows for remote communication with the boiler via Wi-Fi or a wire
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