Smart Products - May 2011

Smart Products - May 2011

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.
— Shortridge Instruments, Inc.

New Heat Pump Manifold from YELLOW JACKET®
3-1/8-in. high- and low-side gauges with 1% accuracy are designed to handle heat pump pressures and transitions in heating or cooling mode. Both low and high side black steel case gauges handle up to 800 psi. Temperature scales cover the most popular heat pump refrigerants (R-22, R-410A and R-407C). Available with 60-in. hoses (42044), without hoses (42041) and with hoses in a fitted backpack (42040). Visit or call 800-769-8370.
— YELLOW JACKET® Products Division of Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc.

Wireless – The New Trend In Fieldpiece Instruments' HVACR Meters
Fieldpiece Instruments, manufacturer of professional-grade instruments for HVACR field service, introduces the wireless HVAC Guide® System Analyzer, model HG3 and wireless transmitter, model ET2W. This new system turns any Fieldpiece Accessory Head into wireless test meters. Technicians now simply connect any accessory head one time, take measurements, adjust the system, and then easily retake the measurements—without going back and re-doing connections. Up to 12 parameters can be measured wirelessly at one time and sent to the HG3 for live analysis. Visit for more information.
— Fieldpiece Instruments

RIDGID® Powered Plastic Pipe and Tube Cutter
The RIDGID® powered plastic pipe and tube cutter (Model TC-40) provides fast, easy cuts without the need for ratcheting. Intended for polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), PEX, rubber hose, PVC and CPVC, the cutter has a capacity up to 1 5/8-in. outer diameter. A 75-Watt motor drives the ultra-sharp, stainless steel X-CEL® blade to provide a square, precise cut in four seconds. A 12-volt lithium-ion battery enables it to make up to 250 cuts per charge. Visit for more information.

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