Top Products Of 2010 - Part 1
Bootz Industries introduces the 5-ft. Maui/Deep Soaker and the 5-ft. Mauicast Bathtubs with full 15-inch sump depths and 16 5/8-inch apron height for standard outlet applications. The sump depth is over two inches deeper than the standard tub and both models offer the 35º lumbar support for bathing comfort. The Mauicast is a molded encased bathtub with all the characteristics similar to cast iron - without the weight.
Bootz Industries. www.bootz.com
High Efficiency Urinal by MansfieldMansfield Plumbing has added the Brevity Urinal to the company’s line of high-efficiency plumbing fixtures. It uses only one pint (.125 gallons) per flush and is designed with an attractive, modern look using clean lines. The Brevity is suitable for a variety of applications. Features include a smaller footprint than traditional urinals, a life-time warranty and wash-out flush action, which cleans the urinal more thoroughly.
Mansfield Plumbing. www.mansfieldplumbing.com
Stainless Steel Corrugated Water Heater Connectors by WattsWatts introduces its Series FFSS Stainless Steel Corrugated Water Heater Connectors, which are more flexible than their comparable copper corrugated products and provide an easy, kink-free installation every time. These new connectors provide a built-in dielectric sleeve to negate the need for a separate dielectric union and are available with standard 3/4-inch pipe thread connections in lengths of 12, 15, 18 and 24 inches. Maximum pressure: 125psi/8.62 bar, maximum temperature: 180°F/82° C. NSF and IAPMO listed.
Electric Tankless Water Heaters by EemaxEemax offers its Home-Advantage Series, a full line of whole house electric tankless water heaters with thermostatic control. With “Quick-Connect” fittings, they install easily, activate instantly, and deliver an endless supply of hot water to any point of use. Eemax HomeAdvantage products are 99% energy efficient and made in the USA.
Eemax Inc. www.eemaxonline.com
Tailpiece Extension Cutter by RIDGIDThe RIDGID Tailpiece Extension Cutter (Model P-TEC 2550), saves users time and material costs by making a clean, fast, and straight cut with one tool on PE, PP and thin-walled PVC plastic tube used in sink drain extensions and tailpieces. Intended for wall extension tubes and disposer kits made of the same materials, it can cut standard sizes of 1-1/2- and 1-1/4-inch outer diameters. The automatic deburring feature eliminates the need for a second tool and produces only a fine strand of plastic.
A-Line Laundry/Utility Room Sinks by Advance TabcoAdvance Tabco’s A-Line Laundry/Utility room sinks claim to make clean ups and bathing pets a breeze. Both wall-mounted or free-standing floor units are available, as well as numerous one- and two-compartment sizes. Made from heavy-gauge stainless steel, these sinks will hold up to the most demanding tasks in the garage or laundry room. Options include commercial spray and swing spout faucets.
Advance Tabco. www.advancetabco.com