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Paxton stainless-steel control valve

Paxton’s V43 stainless-steel control valve is available in sizes 1/2” to 2” NPT.
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Together with the 15-second actuator VM800, the V43 can be used to control domestic hot water (potable water) from a building automation system or the stand-alone controller TC250D.

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Milwaukee Tool heated jackets, hoodies

Milwaukee Tool’s 2014 line of M12 Heated Gear includes a redesign for better fit and heat retention
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The battery provides up to 6 hours of continuous heat per charge.

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Lochinvar high-efficiency fire tube boiler

Lochinvar’s FTXL fire tube boiler is designed with a stainless-steel fire tube heat exchanger.
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The operating system allows for remote communication with the boiler via Wi-Fi or a wired Internet connection.

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Armstrong Fluid Technology pump selection software program

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s pump selection software program, ADEPT, can be used on multiple devices and platforms.
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Users can download or email Submittal PDF, Spec PDF, Spec RFT, Curves, and 2D and 3D line drawings.

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Taco energy-efficient zone valve

Taco’s Zone Sentry Zone Valve is NSF 61 G-certified and uses microcircuit-based logic to control a gear-driven electronic actuator that drives a ball valve-based body design.
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Available in a two-way sweat configuration with either a normally open or normally closed actuator, it can be installed in any direction/orientation. Snap-in quick connects allow for a simple, secure wiring hook-up.

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Reed full-line tool catalog

Reed’s full-line 84-page Catalog N offers three pages of new products. Bullet
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Two and half pages worth of products in Catalog N are designated “best ever,” which means they offer significant improvements over all prior Reed versions of that tool.

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Bonomi flanged industrial full-port ball valves

Bonomi’s line of ANSI Class 150 flanged industrial full-port ball valves are designed for easy automation with low operating torque and direct actuator mounting.
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Standard features include virgin PTFE seats, stainless-steel ball and blowout proof stem, and a locking handle.

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Makita compact reciprocating saw

Makita’s 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Compact Recipro Saw has a compact size, weighs 3.9 lb. and features a dual-position on/off switch that allows for either paddle or trigger switch operation.
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Additional features include a “tool-less” blade change system, a built-in LED light, electric brake and a lock-off switch lock for added convenience.

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Chicago Faucets water-conserving metering faucets

Chicago Faucets’ 3510 Series of water-conserving metering faucets feature a 0.5 gal. per min. nonaerating outlet.
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Featuring a solid ECAST brass, chrome-plated body, the faucet has pre-installed, flexible, stainless-steel hoses that connect to standard water supplies and a built-in check valve.

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Franklin Electric solar technology for water pumps

Franklin Electric’s SubDrive SolarPAK technology gives water pump installers and users the option to use solar as the power source on virtually any 4” well.
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With SolarPAK’s variable-frequency drive, the pump produces water even on cloudy days or with minimal sunlight.

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