Product Focus: Drain Cleaning

Product Focus: Drain Cleaning

Part four of a four-part article on drain cleaning

OTHER PARTS OF THIS ARTICLEPt. 1: Drain Cleaning Tactics for Long-Term SuccessPt. 2: Drain Cleaning Tools of the TradePt. 3: Using Tools and Strategies for Drain Cleaning SuccessPt. 4: This Page

General Pipe Cleaners

The Gen-Eye POD video inspection system includes a self-leveling camera and 200 feet of Gel-Rod to troubleshoot 3- to 10-inch-wide drain lines, septic systems, heating and cooling ducts, chimneys, and crawl spaces. The Mini-Pod version carries 125-175 feet of push rod, with a self-leveling color camera small enough to troubleshoot 2-4-inch lines. A 7-inch LCD color monitor swivels for optimal viewing angles.

Electric Eel Manufacturing Co. Inc.

The lithium-ion battery pack is for use on the Ecam Ace, Ace WiFi and Ace 2 pipeline-inspection camera systems. The lithium-ion pack operates units for up to five hours and features a battery gauge and a low-power alarm. Output voltages are 12 volt (V) via DC jacks and 5 V via USB ports. A wall adapter for charging is included.

Milwaukee Tool

The M12 lithium-ion-battery powered electric drain snake enables users to clean drain lines up to 25 feet long without using cables. The handheld unit features a fixed-drum shield to protect the user from the spinning drum. At 10 pounds, the tool allows for easier use overhead, below the waist, and in confined spaces.


The rM200 camera system is a compact, portable inspection camera system with interchangeable camera drums for job site compatibility. The rM200 comes with a choice of the D2A or the new D2B drum. Either drum can be purchased separately. The drums feature different push-cable lengths, diameters, stiffness, and springs, creating an inspection-system platform users can set up to meet specific job requirements.


The FB-DIR duct inspection crawler system allows users to inspect air ducts with the motorized, dual-caterpillar-driven crawler. It comes with a crawler and a handheld 7-inch LCD high-resolution color monitor in an aluminium case with built-in 500 gigabyte hard drive.

The crawler can cross obstacles wider than 45 millimeters, climb surfaces steeper than 40 degrees, and rotate 360 degrees.

Reliance Detection

The RS-360 can detect unseen plumbing leaks in near-freezing temperatures and automatically takes action to minimize potential property damage. Standard valve sizes are available from ¾ inch to 2 inches to fit any application. The unit requires no electrical wiring.

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