The Ideal Machine To Remove Blockages In Sinks, Shower Drain and Bath Tubs

August 1, 2020

Every plumber needs to be equipped with the right tools to win the job. Furthermore, having a reliable drain cleaning equipment gives you a competitive edge. That’s why RIDGID offered a range of innovative and high-quality drain cleaning machines to cater to the strong demands of the plumbing industry.

For 1½" to 4" (32-100 mm) drain lines, the K-400 is the most ideal drum machine that offers exceptional and user-friendly features to deliver high torque to clear blockages in tubs, showers and sinks. It has a sleek design and an integrated transport cart and heavy-duty, large wheels that makes it easy for its users to maneuver to and from the job site.

Drain cleaning jobs are done efficiently and hassle-free with its corrosion-resistant cable drum holds 75 feet (22,5m) of 1/2" (12mm) diameter cable or 100 feet (30,5m) of 3/8" (10mm) diameter cable. Aside from that, its cable spins at an astonishing speed of 170 RPM. Although it can remove some eminent clogs, it is not meant to remove root blockages.

The K-400 features Cable Control System that has a torque limiter to stop the drum from rotating when the tool stops rotating, and the torque exceeds the set value. This is to limit the case of any cable damage from cable flip over in the drum. Also, it gives signal to operator when blockages are encountered during the cleaning operation. It has a “Solid-Core” Integral Wound cable that is durable and kink-resistant. This cable has a quick-change coupling system for connecting or disconnecting tools and uses 3⁄8" or 1⁄2" Integral Wound (IW) solid core cable that comes in several lengths and utilizes a variety of RIDGID® quick-connect cutters.

One of the key advantages of the K-400 is its AUTOFEED® trigger that allows the cable to be advanced or retrieved at a rate of 12-15 feet per minute (3.6-4.6 m/minute). This is also applied to feed the cable back to the drum by reversing the direction of the AUTOFEED®.

The K-400 Drum Machine definitely brings professional results and is a top choice of drain cleaners, service plumbers, facility and institutional maintenance departments and property management companies.

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