Smart Products: May 2010

April 30, 2010
The new YELLOW JACKET® BULLET™ is a highly efficient, two-stage, rotary vane, oil-sealed vacuum pump...

The new YELLOW JACKET® BULLET™ is a highly efficient, two-stage, rotary vane, oil-sealed vacuum pump that pulls down to 25 microns or better. It features a wide mouth oil reservoir that doubles as a pump exhaust; large oil sight glass for easy monitoring of oil level; large brass oil drain for easy access to fast oil changes; internal intake check valve to prevent oil backup into the system during a power failure; intake filter screen to keep damaging particles from entering the pump. It is designed and made in the U.S.A. and comes with a two year limited over-the-counter warranty. or 800-769-8370 -— YELLOW JACKET® Products Division of Ritchie EngineeringCompany, Inc. circle 168

Bitzer Compact Screw Compressors
Bitzer Compact Screw Compressors deliver market-leading full and part-load efficiencies for air conditioning and chiller applications and a shorter pay-back period than the competition. Bitzer screws range from 30 to 320 HP. Bitzer R410A Scroll Compressors are offered in 15 - 40 ton capacities. Features include lower sound, lighter weight and lower oil circulation rates than competitor models. Our Boreal model provides best in class full and part load efficiencies. — Bitzer circle 170

Wireless Refrigerant Scale
Fieldpiece Instruments' new SRS2 Wireless Refrigerant Scale is the only scale of its kind. The SRS2 delivers accurate measurements in a heavy duty design and eliminates the clumsy wires that normally connect the hand-held controller and display to the scale platform. The SRS2 features a wireless remote with a bright blue backlight and a flip-up magnetic 'hat' for easy reading. The heavy duty platform is constructed of solid aluminum with ruggedized rubber bumpers. A recessed tank platform and diamond plate pad hold refrigerant cylinders firmly, and the remote stores conveniently in the bottom of the platform. The SRS2 features push button zeroing (tare) and syncing between the remote and the platform. A 33-ft. range gives technicians options while working. — Fieldpiece circle 169

Electronic Flowhood
Air balancing and energy audits are faster and easier with the CFM-Electronic Flowhood. It offers unequaled accuracy, direct digital readout, and density-corrected airflow measurement. No Ak correction factors are needed. Reads 20 to 25,000 cfm or liters per second. Comes with five tops and a carrying case. Custom tops are available. Is NIST-traceable.
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Energy Controls Company: Wireless Pneumatic Energy Savings Control
The ecWizard is a $500 alternative to costly DDC retrofits of pneumatic systems, which can cost $2,000 or more per thermostatic zone. The ecWizard is a wireless pneumatic on-off-auto switching device that can be installed in as little as 15 minutes by simply cutting a few pneumatic tubes, and you’re done. It provides information wirelessly to building operators' computers so they can diagnose and monitor their pneumatically controlled zones. It employs Tridium's Sedona Framework and is powered by batteries or optional energy harvesting. — Energy Contols circle 171

FastPIPE and FastDUCT Estimating Software
FastPIPE and FastDUCT are some of the most accurate, easy-to-learn, and affordable estimating software products on the market today. With FastPIPE for plumbing and HVAC piping, and FastDUCT for industrial and commercial sheet metal ductwork, estimators can bid jobs faster and more accurately, positively affecting your company's bottom line. And with the On-Screen Digitizer, import digital plans and perform takeoff right on your monitor, saving time and money. Visit for additional information or call 800/828-7108. — FastEST circle 172