Armstrong Fluid Technology has unveiled the new Tango line of pumps. Ranging from 1hp to 10hp, company officials said the new line of Tango pumps is a completely integrated offering designed to further reduce first installed costs as well as ongoing lifetime costs by more than 30% over traditional approaches.
ADEY® Professional Heating Solutions has launched its MagnaClean Commercial™ Magnetic Filter range to the North American market. MagnaClean Commercial’s patented magnetic filtration system works immediately upon installation, removing virtually all of the suspended iron oxide that collects in hydronic heating systems.
Multi-Wing launched ƐPS™ Fan Blade Extensions. With bristles on the end of each blade, the company says the ƐPS closes the gap between the shroud and the fan tip. This fan blade extension minimizes turbulence in the blade, improves fan performance, and reduces noise.
ClimaCool says it has introduced a modular chiller that harnesses both air and water to achieve simultaneous heating and cooling without geothermal. The product, referred to as the Simultaneous Heating and Cooling Air Cooled Heat Pump with Integral Water to Water Heat Recovery, extends the company’s line of chillers.
Mitsubishi Electric recently introduced its CITY MULTI® ceiling cassette indoor unit, featuring the new 3D i-see Sensor™. The 3D i-see Sensor is a small component mounted to the exterior panel of the ceiling cassette. The sensor continuously analyzes the thermal profile of a room, identifying cool and warm spots. To achieve an accurate thermal profile, it performs hundreds of circular scans, with multiple points per scan, continuously monitoring.
UV Resources has upgraded its RLM Xtreme fixtureless ultraviolet (UV-C) lamp system to include its new 24-volt Contact Controller. Officials claim the prewired controller streamlines UV-C system installation, cutting time by up to 50% and improving safety.
Greenheck’s new Model APD plenum fan features a direct drive fan with the wheel connected to the motor shaft. With no fan shaft bearings or belts to maintain, the company says its Model APD eliminates the cost and maintenance associated with traditional belt drive plenum fans.
SPX Cooling Technologies announced an expansion of its Marley MD line of factory-assembled counterflow cooling towers. The company says the towers require less plan area and offer greater site placement flexibility. New to the MD line is model 5017, a 12-ft by 14-ft box size offering 324 to 554 nominal tons of cooling per cell.
Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. has developed a new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters. The Bosch Greentherm 9000 Series offers nine models for high-efficiency domestic hot water in residential or commercial applications.
Lochinvar LLC announced that its Smart Touch™ control has been added as a standard feature on Power-Fin® boilers and water heaters from 500,000 to 2,000,000 Btuh. This enhancement comes after the technology was announced specifically for the larger boiler models. Now, the entire Power-Fin product family has this control.
From a missing pipe hanger three floors down to steam traps past their prime, these stories show how steam system problems can originate inside the boiler room or far beyond it. Read more in February issue.