Flexi-Rooter® The Next Generation Flexible-Shaft Drain Cleaner
General Pipe Cleaners redefines high-speed, flexible-shaft technology with the new Flexi-Rooter® 100 drain cleaner – the next-generation flexible-shaft drain cleaning machine! We’ve added an integral motor, stronger shaft, and unique ClogChopper cutters to a durable metal, easily maneuverable frame.
General’s stronger, stiffer shaft is flexible enough to get through 2” lines, yet strong enough to cut roots in 4” drain lines up to 75 feet down the line. It’s powered by an integral variable speed motor that lets you adjust the speed from zero to 2200 rpm. With the foot pedal, you have both hands free to safely guide the flexible shaft into the line. You can use the Flexi-Rooter simultaneously with your sewer inspection camera system to pinpoint trouble spots in the line and instantly view your results.
General’s innovative, two-part cleaning array combines our unique ClogChopper® cutters with carbide-tipped chain cutters. ClogChoppers rip through tough stoppages with six self-sharpening blades that dig into encrusted debris and root masses, easily grinding up stubborn clogs. General couples the ClogChoppers to carbide-tipped chain cutters. Together, they make a formidable combination, capable of boring through tough stoppages and scale, shredding obstructions, and scouring pipe walls clean.
The durable metal frame includes 10” wheels and a folding handle to make it easier to get the machine smoothly to and from the job. A safety slip clutch helps protect the flexible shaft. But if you ever do get into trouble, the rod is field repairable.
What is Flexible-Shaft Technology?
Flexible-shaft technology is the next big thing in our industry. Flexible-shaft sewer machines utilize a swiftly rotating wire coil, much like a speedometer cable. The flexible shaft is safely protected inside a sheath so it’s easy to handle – no spinning drums.
Flexible-shaft technology is faster and more thorough than traditional drain cleaners. The flexible shaft spins more than 10 times faster than drum machines. At speeds of 2000 RPM or more, the chain cutters quickly grind up stoppages and scour the walls of the pipe. And you can use your camera system to give it pinpoint accuracy.
General’s new Flexi-Rooter drain cleaner is the next generation in flexible-shaft technology.
- Integral variable speed motor – from zero to 2200 RPM.
- Stronger, stiffer flexible shaft and durable sheath.
- Flexible enough to clear 2” lines, yet strong enough to cut roots in 4” lines.
- Clears lines up to 75 feet long.
- Two-part cleaning array combines ClogChopper® with carbide-tipped chain cutters.
- Foot pedal frees hands to guide the rod.
- Allows you to simultaneously clear stoppages and inspect results.
- Durable metal frame includes 10” wheels and folding handle.
- Safety slip clutch helps protect the flexible shaft.
- General’s flexible shaft is field repairable.
- Made in USA.
ClogChopper® with Carbide-Tipped Chain Cutter
General’s innovative, two-part cleaning array combines the unique ClogChopper® with Carbide-Tipped Chain Cutters to make a formidable combination. ClogChoppers rip through tough stoppages with six self-sharpening blades that dig into encrusted debris and root masses, easily grinding up stubborn clogs. The spherical design maneuvers around tight bends and traps. Together, they are capable of boring through tough stoppages and scale, shredding obstructions, and scouring pipe walls clean.
Flexi-Rooter Cutters for 5/16” Shaft
*Included in FR100-CS Cutter Set
1-1/2" ClogChopper Cutter for Flexi-Rooter
2" Chain Cutter - Double Chain - For PVC and Soft Stoppages
2" Carbide Tipped Chain Cutter - Double Chain - For Roots and Descaling
3" - 4" Chain Cutter - Triple Chain - For PVC and Soft Stoppages
3" - 4" Carbide Tipped Chain Cutter - Triple Chain - For Roots and Descaling
3” Circular Carbide Tipped Chain
4” Circular Carbide Tipped Chain
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Includes FR100, 50’ x 5/16” Flexible Shaft, Sheath and Coupler (50FR1A) and FR100-CS Cutter Set
Same as FR100-A, plus 25’ x 5/16” Flexible Shaft Extension (25FR1A)
*Included in FR100-CS Cutter Set
68 lbs. (31 Kg) with 50 ft. x 5/16” shaft.
27″ deep x 17″ wide x 42″ high. 31” high with handle folded down.
(69 cm x 43 cm x 107 cm) (79 cm)
Frame and Drum:
Heavy gauge steel plate and square tubing. Powder-coated.
Clears 2” to 4” lines up to 75 ft. long. Drum holds 50 ft. of 5/16” flexible shaft. Optional 25 ft. extensions attached to the shaft coupling.
Flexible shaft is a swiftly rotating wire coil, much like a speedometer cable. The shaft is safely protected inside a sheath so it’s easy to handle. Available in 25 ft. and 50 ft. x 5/16” lengths.
FR100-CS Cuter Set consists of 2” Stainless Steel Chain Cutter for 5/16” shaft. (FR100-2CK), 3” – 4” Stainless steel carbide tipped chain cutter for 5/16” shaft. (FR100-3-4CCK), 1-1/2” ClogChopper for 5/16” shaft. (FR-1-1/2CG)
Double-insulated, reversible 4-amp motor with variable speed control.
0 -2200 rpm.
Pneumatic, with no electrical contact between pedal and motor.
20 foot 3-wire. in-line ground fault circuit interrupter.
Safety Slip Clutch:
An adjustable spring-loaded clutch protects the shaft from damage.
10” semi-pneumatic tires with oilite bronze bushings. Passive brake.
Reduces storage space.
With double-reinforced palm for hand protection when guiding the shaft.