Laing Thermotech DDC Electronic Cooling Pump Now RoHS Compliant

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Laing Thermotech's DDC electronic cooling pump is now RoHS compliant, making it possible for American manufacturers to produce and sell complete units in the European Union (EU). The cost-efficient, high-performance DDC is ideal for manufacturers seeking a RoHS-compliant pump for a wide range of applications.

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the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

Laing Thermotech is pleased to announce that its DDC Electronics Cooling pump is now RoHS-compliant. The DDC is leading the way by being the first product in its class to meet the new RoHS Directive, which became effective July 1, 2006. RoHS compliance is important because it allows American manufacturers to produce and sell complete units in the EU.

"We are excited to be able to provide the first small circulator pump that complies with the RoHS requirements," says Laing's CEO, Scott S. Shimer.

The RoHS Directive stands for, "the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment." More specifically, the Directive prohibits the placement on the EU market of new electrical and electronic equipment containing more than agreed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants.

Laing's ground-breaking DDC is the perfect solution for manufacturers that are looking for a RoHS-compliant pump for a wide variety of uses including: chillers, DI (di-ionized) water applications, biomedical, biofuels, filtration systems, medical equipment, fuel cells and optic, as well as most advanced electronics cooling. The broad range of applications makes the DDC one of the most versatile circulator pumps on the market today. The DDC pump is the smallest pump in its class and can fit into very confined spaces. When compared to other pumps in its class, the DDC:

  •     performs at a higher level
  •     uses considerably less power
  •     costs less to operate
  •     requires virtually no maintenance
  •     lasts much longer

Laing's launch of the RoHS-compliant DDC is indicative of the company's legacy of offering innovative products that meet industry and consumer demand. The company is an industry pioneer with a long history of bringing revolutionary products to the marketplace. Laing released the first practical do-it-yourself instant hot water circulation system and, today, it offers a full line of low-energy-consumption, fractional-horsepower pumps for residential, solar and industrial use. Recently Laing introduce the revolutionary solution for owners of tankless water heater.

For more information about the DDC, visit http://www.lainginc.com/DDC-2.htm or http://www.lainginc.com/DDC-1.htm.

About Laing Thermotech Inc.
Laing Thermotech Inc. is part of the Laing family of companies, which originated in Stuttgart, Germany in the early 1970's with the introduction of unique solar and pump products. Today, Laing primarily focuses on manufacturing fractional-horsepower pumps, flow-through heaters, and hydronic heating components. The company's products are sold worldwide, with sales and distribution operations in Germany, Japan and the United States, as well as a manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities in Hungary. Laing employs innovative technologies to create product designs that are reliable, compact, less expensive to install and operate, and easier to service in the field. The company holds a large number of registered patents in consumer, commercial and industrial markets.

For More Information, Contact:
Bob Hutslar, National Sales Manager Plumbing & Heating
(619) 575-7466 Ext. 112
bhutslar @ lainginc.com

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