Tim Dunphy has been named Marketing Director of Underground Technologies for RIDGID. In this role, Dunphy will manage new product development, partner relations and new business opportunities for the RIDGID line of diagnostics, inspection, locating and drain cleaning products.
The new lightweight RIDGID Model 1210 oil-less threading machine for half-inch to one-inch-diameter pipe allows clean, high-quality threads at the installation site without making a mess. By combining RIDGID oil-less gold-dies and a specially formulated RIDGID coolant, the Model 1210 threads without oil and produces clean, virtually dry threads ready for immediate installation. This clean operation allows threading right at the installation site, including in finished rooms, basements and on rooftops.Work-ing in conjunction with the coolant, the RIDGID oil-less gold dies combine special geometry and a titanium nitride coating to produce superior quality threads.The oil-less coolant is also formulated to provide longer die life.