FM Articles


Novolin Awarded Patent for Utensil Dispenser

Waddington North America (WNA), a Novolex® brand, announced today that it has been awarded a new patent for Cutlerease®, an innovative dispenser that offers customers one disposable utensil at a time.


Drain Brains

Ask the Drain Brains: Choosing the Right Drain Cleaning Tool – Part 2

Last month we answered the question of what the right drain cleaning tool for each job is. Here are more solutions to drain cleaning problems involving tree roots, grease clogs, and ice.



New Weil-McLain App Creates Hydronics Experts

A new app to support Weil-McLain® will help turn technicians into hydronics experts by putting a variety of Weil-McLain boiler product information at their fingertips. The Weil-McLain ProToolsApp allows heating professionals to conveniently access information on Weil-McLain boiler setup, maintenance and troubleshooting.



Ask the Drain Brains: Choosing the Right Drain Cleaning Tool – Part 1

If you use a drain cleaning tool in the wrong application, it won’t clear the drain properly, and you could damage the machine, or worse, injure yourself. Here’s a list of clogged drain problems, and the recommended drain cleaning tools for each.



Hytera Launches New DMR Radio Product Family

Hytera launches the H-Series Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) product family to deliver the next-generation of digital communication capabilities. Comprised of handheld two-way radios, vehicle-mounted mobile radios, and repeaters (base stations), the H-Series features a brand-new technical platform and redefines the User Interface (UI) of two-way radios.


Corrosion Protection

BAC Highlights TriArmor® Corrosion Protection

Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) highlights the TriArmor® Corrosion Protection System which provides the best corrosion and leak protection for the cold water basin at the best value. For over 20 years, thousands of cooling towers, fluid coolers and condensers with the TriArmor® System have withstood the harshest environments, proving its durability and reliability.


Automatic Cable Feed

General’s Power-Vee® With Automatic Cable Feed

For all those post-holiday clogged drain service calls General Pipe Cleaners’ hand-held Power-Vee® drain cleaner with automatic cable feed makes clearing small drain lines fast and easy! The simplified feeding system gives savvy plumbing, drain cleaning, maintenance, and rehab pros an “extra hand” in tight and awkward places. Just squeeze the lever – and cable feeds at up to 16 feet per minute.



New Job Site Opens in JLG® Virtual Experience

JLG Industries, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, announces that a fourth job site is now live in its “Access Your World” virtual environment. “Access Your World” offers an engaging, life-like experience that showcases detailed, 3-D equipment models being used in multiple stages of construction, allowing visitors to experience JLG® products in a variety of applications.



TGP Introduces the Fireframes Designer Guard System

To meet the growing need for safer school and institutional environments, Technical Glass Products (TGP), a brand of Allegion, introduces the Fireframes Designer Guard System. The multifunctional system is the first fire-rated full-lite glass door system in North America certified to forced entry standards. It is ideal for school applications and anywhere a security- and fire-rated door system is required.



General Pipe Cleaners’ New Gen-Eye X-POD Plus® Sewer Camera

The new Gen-Eye X-POD Plus® sewer camera system from General Pipe Cleaners now includes the Gen-Pack battery adapter, Wi-Fi transmitter, and an on-screen distance counter as standard equipment! The lightweight and popular X-POD systems also combine camera, reel, and monitor into one compact package. A durable docking arm supports the Command Module – and permits height and angle adjustments for the optimal viewing.