Thursday, October 16, 2014

Easy, Permanent Connection For Watts WaterPEX® Tubing

The Watts Close Ear CinchClamp for WaterPEX provides an easy, permanent connection for your potable SDR-9 PEX installations, using standard ASTM F1807 brass and F2159 plastic PEX fittings.

Our Close Ear CinchClamp enables one-handed operation by keeping the clamp on the PEX pipe where you put it, giving you the freedom to dry-fit, position and operate the CinchTool easily.

Features and Benefits
  • Stays in position when placed on PEX pipe
  • Will not slide
  • Use to dry-fit the system
  • Cinch hub indicates completion of cinch. Visible at a distance for inspection
  • Manufactured from 304 stainless steel
  • Requires only one tool—regardless of size
  • NSF-pw and NSF-rfh listed when used with the appropriate Watts WaterPEX and RadiantPEX pipe

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Taco VR1816: Infinitely Variable Speed, ECM High-Efficiency Circulator

The Taco Viridian VR1816 circulator is an infinitely variable speed wet rotor circulator with an ECM, permanent magnet motor. Operating modes include infinitely adjustable fixed speed or self-adjusting proportional or constant pressure variable speed. Its high efficiency motor reduces power consumption by up to 85% compared to equivalent AC permanent split capacitor circulators.

  • Maximum operating pressure: 125 psi (8.6 bar)
  • Maximum water temperature: 230°F (110ÂșC)
  • Electrical specifications: Voltage: 110-120V, 50/60 Hz, single phase, Maximum operating power: 44W, Maximum amp rating: 0.54
  • Equipped with a cast iron casing and should be used for closed loop systems only.
  • Acceptable for use with water or maximum of 50% water/glycol solution.
  • 3 operating modes: Fixed Speed - infinitely adjustable min/max settings, Constant Pressure - variable speed - 3 constant pressure differential curves (5, 10, or 15 feet of head), Proportional Pressure - variable speed - 3 variable pressure differential curves (High, Med, or Low)
  • Multi-color LED display showing operating mode and error code diagnostics.
  • Use with a Taco ZVC Zone Valve Control or SR Switching Relay for ON/OFF operation.
  • Integral Flow Check (IFC) is included in carton. Simply press into discharge flange if required.
  • Nut capture feature on flanges for easier fit up.
  • Whisper quiet operation.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Sweat On Water Hammer Arrestors

Precision Plumbing Products is again the first to offer a complete series, 1/2” through 2” SWEAT ON, water hammer arrestor. All arrestors meet and/or exceed performance requirements as set forth by the ASSE standard 1010.

The sweat on arrestors will provide a maintenance free installation that is fully guaranteed by our warranty when installed in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations.


  • Listed by recognized national standards 
  • Least expensive to install 
  • Designed to solder in standard copper elbows and tees 
  • Suitable for all potable water applications 
  • Requires no maintenance 
  • Sized in accordance with Service Pipe Dimensions 
  • Maintenance Free - The piston is the only moving part

Part Numbers: SWA-500A, SWA-750B, SWA-1000C, SWA-1250D, SWA-1500E, SWA-2000F

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