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Hydronic underfloor heating

Currently under construction in Cape Town’s Constantia suburb is an excellent example of a full-blown automated home that incorporates the latest energy saving elements, off-grid and sellable power capability, security and comfort features. 

Suppliers and installers of these high technology aspects of modern living are Greenability Installations, who have chosen the Viega system of Fonterra hydronic underfloor heating and cooling to maintain comfort levels in this 1 000m2 double storey home.

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Multi-purpose leak locator

Multi-purpose leak locator

Easyscan is a multi-purpose and low-cost leak locator. It is smartphone operated and available in South Africa.

Gutermann has just launched a new product that addresses many new customer segments for various reasons:

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Incledon sees growing trend for HDPE pipe solutions

Incledon sees growing trend for HDPE pipe solutions

One-stop fluid conveyance solutions provider Incledon is experiencing a growing trend towards High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipe solutions.

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PP vs PVC for pipes and fittings for sewer, drainage applications

PP vs PVC for pipes and fittings for sewer, drainage applications

While PVC sewer fittings are all rated 400KPa (SN 8), both SANS 8773 and SANS 21138 allow lower stiffness ratings for fittings. A lower stiffness rating makes for a thinner wall thickness and, therefore, a cheaper product. Low-stiffness pipes and fittings are intended for use in shallow drains, whereas SN 8 (400kPa) pipes and fittings can be used in all drains and deep sewers.

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CHRYSO supplied admixture to Temba Waterworks Project

CHRYSO supplied admixture to Temba Waterworks Project

Construction chemicals specialist CHRYSO Southern Africa supplied its CHRYSO CWA 10 integral waterproofing admixture at the Temba Waterworks Project, which is undertaken by Group Five Civil Engineering.

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Xylem unveils enhanced dewatering pump range

Xylem unveils enhanced dewatering pump range

Xylem Water Solutions South Africa debuted enhancements to its Flygt 2000 drainage pump range at the Electra Mining Africa Expo this year. The new and improved Flygt pumps offer customers an even more reliable and robust selection of large and mid-sized drainage pumps, engineered for the most challenging dewatering conditions and applications.

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Easy to install clamp-on flow meter

Easy to install clamp-on flow meter

The WD series of clamp-on ultrasound flow meters from Flexim, available locally from Actum Industrial, can be installed single-handedly without the need for lifting or cutting tools.

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