General Pipe Cleaners, McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, launches its Hot-Shot Pipe Thawing Machines. It can thaw pipes in minutes, without tearing up floors or walls, digging around pipes in frozen ground, or using hazardous blow torches. The Hot-Shot 320 can thaw up to 100-ft. of 1-1/2-inch pipe and weighs 30 pounds.
The Hot-Shot 400 can thaw frozen lines up to 175-ft. and 1-1/2-inches in diameter. The 400 model features a dual level output that lets users switch to 320-amps and pulls just 14 amps. To use, just attach the clamps to the frozen pipe section and plug the machine into any 115-volt outlet.