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Current IssueApril 21, 2015
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Repair kits, by John Guest USA, Inc.

John Guest USA introduces the Black Polypropylene Service & Repair Kit. Fittings come packaged in a sturdy compartmentalized box with fittings identification label adhered to the inside of the box top. The kit includes 101 fittings of 0.25-inch and 0.375-inch (6.35- and 9.525-mm) OD black polypropylene male/female connectors, tees, elbows, unions, stem adapters, reducing unions, fixed/plug-in elbows and a tube cutter. Every purchase of either kit in 2015 gives the buyer an opportunity to enter John Guest’s drawing to win two free airline tickets to Great Britain and a visit to its manufacturing facility. Kits can be purchased through participating distributors. (800) 945-4872, info@johnguest.com

Whole-house system, by HydroCare USA

HydroCare’s Quadmaxx provides a whole-house system utilizing patented design and materials that are easy to install and maintain, at an extremely affordable price without sacrificing on performance, using patented 3D matrix discs and an innovative parallel flow design. The disc structures are embedded with multiple types of carbon and KDF to deliver high performance at high flowrates, allowing for more surface contact area between the water and the purification materials. The design enables the unit to hold up to four times the amount of purification media found in similar sized systems. WQA Gold Seal approved and independently tested and certified to remove 99 percent of chlorine and over 80 percent of THMs. It is also effective in removing cysts, VOCs, chemicals and pesticides. This compact system is only 18 inches (45.72 cm) wide and 13 inches (33.02 cm) high and easy to install; has a 40,000-gallon (151,416-liter) capacity and allows for easy replacement of media. www.hydrocareusa.com, (888) 234-9376

Controllers, by IPS Controllers

IPS Controllers introduces product enhancements for its IPS M820 and IPS M920 models. These pH, dual-ORP controllers each have more features and a new, streamlined case made of durable polycarbonate; a climate-friendly, IP67 (NEMA Type 4X) high-gloss polycarbonate enclosure and enhanced overlay. The enhanced M920 includes the new temperature monitoring display and continues to include remote monitoring as standard capability. Added M820 product features include two tank-level inputs; delay time from 1-99 minutes and a lock-out capability. Remote monitoring and temperature monitoring are both now offered as options for the M820. A new visual/audible alarm feature is available as an option for both. These controllers are compatible with all sanitizing methods including liquid, tablets, granular and salt chlorine generators and can be used with muriatic acid or CO2. Quick and simple to operate, installing the IPS Controller is a breeze, pre-assembled on a 16- x 12-inch (40- x 30.48-cm) mounting board, allowing you to hang it right out of the box. Larger boards are available for custom installs. www.IPSControllers.com, (877) 693-6903

Light commercial RO systems, by AXEON Water Technologies

AXEON Water Technologies will launch its line of FLEXEON LP-Series Light Commercial Reverse Osmosis Systems at WQA Aquatech, April 22-23, Booth #1009. Relying solely on line pressure and without the use of a pump, these systems range from 350 to 700 gpd (1,325 to 2,650 liters/day) and utilize performance-tested, light commercial-grade cartridges with the Twist-Lock™ Integrated Locking System, which makes replacement easy, secure and quick. FilterMax® Twist-Lock™ cartridges are designed to be interchangeable, which allows for complete customization based on feed-water quality needs and application. They are available with sediment filtration, coconut shell carbon, calcite, DI resin and phosphate. FLEXEON LP Systems also feature the AXEON TF-Series 3-inch x 12-inch (7.62 x 30.48 cm) ultra-low-energy and high-capacity membranes. www.axeonwater.com

Control valves, by Hydrotech, Inc.

The Hydrotech 89 one-inch (25.4-mm) control valve is a perfect residential/light commercial valve with flowrates backwashing up to 18-inch (45.72-cm) filters. Available in upflow or downflow regeneration, the control features a new, modern design including a large touch screen LCD display with simple user-friendly electronics. Valves include quick-connect brine line, drain line, power cord and integrated ‘meter-in-bypass’ with both one-inch NPT 90° elbow and straight plumbing adapters for fast and easy installations. www.hydrotechwater.com, (877) 299-5999

Vintage faucets, by Tomlinson Industries

Tomlinson Industries’ high-style Vintage RO Faucet for reverse osmosis and water treatment systems, made of high-quality, lead-free brass is now available. Features include: 12-inch (30.48-cm), high-reach neck; 360° swivel; approximately five-inch (30.48-cm) spout reach; lever-style handle; pre-installed tubing for quick connections; a protective spout top design that prevents after-drip and an internal ceramic disc that provides smooth operation. The faucet comes with a modular air gap, which can be removed if not needed and retrofits most brands; mounting hardware is included. Available in five popular finishes (antique bronze, venetian bronze, polished chrome, satin nickel and brushed stainless) and NSF listed to ANSI/NSF Standards 61–9 and 372. www.tomlinsonind.com, (216) 587-3400, ext. 279