Opening clogged drains calls for tough equipment. That’s why General manufactures sewer and drain cleaning equipment with the most durable components, from our Flexicore® wire rope center cables to our reinforced steel frames and drums. Whether you need to clear clogged sinks, tubs and laundry drains, or cut through tough root stoppages, General has a drain cleaning machine for you. This page illustrates our full line of professional drain cleaning equipment. Click on a tool you’re interested in for more information. Or contact the Drain Brains® at General.
Rip through tough stoppages with the unique ClogChopper multi-function cutting tools. Six self-sharpening blades dig into encrusted debris and root masses, easily grinding up stoppages, scale, and crystallized urine, without risking pipe damage.
The small line specialist.
For kitchen, bathroom, laundry drains, and lines up through 3" in diameter. The Super-Vee has a patented Slide-Action Chuck built right into the grip shield. Just slide it back to grip the cable; forward to release it. Automatically adjusts for different size cables.
With power cable feed - works great in tight spots.
In tight or awkward places, the Power-Vee is like having a third hand. To feed the cable, just start the Power-Vee and squeeze the feed lever. To retract it, reverse the motor and squeeze the lever. It feeds 3/8" cables at 16 ft. per minute.
An economical price with quality features.
A tough, easy to use tool for cleaning 1-1/4" through 3" drain lines. Cables are gripped securely by a collet chuck equipped with Chuck Tightening Handle, for easy tightening even with slippery hands.
Turns General’s hand-held drain cleaners into countertop or floor machines.
The rugged new improved Handy-Stand turns General’s popular and reliable hand-held drain cleaners into practical countertop or floor machines.
The Clean Machine.
Equipped with a variable speed power cable feed and variable speed motor, the Drain-Rooter PH makes drain cleaning jobs easier and faster. It feeds and retrieves the cable at up to 16 ft. per minute and a four-foot guide hose eliminates cable whipping, dirty fixtures and messy floors.
Open clogged drains with shock action.
A burst of compressed air creates a shock wave (kinetic energy) that travels through water to break up a stoppage. The Kinetic Water Ram quickly opens clogged sinks, toilets and tubs; handles rust, grease, and scale in lines up through 4" in diameter.
Now with wheels and folding handle.
The Mini-Rooter Pro clears drains from rooftop to basement, including kitchen, bath, and laundry drains. And it’s portable too: Built-in wheels make it easier for you to transport the Pro to and from the job, and the folding handle allows for compact storage in your truck.
Extra portability and performance.
The Mini-Rooter XP keeps the weight on the ground and maximizes mobility with 8" semi-pneumatic wheels. A variable speed power cable feed quickly adjusts between 3/8" and 1/2" cables.
For inside jobs from 2" thru 4" in Diameter.
Ten inch wheels and a tall handle make the Sewerooter T-3 an easy machine to move around. Drum holds 100 feet of 1/2" Flexicore cable. Power cable feed gives you an easy way to feed cables, driving them into the line and retracting them without reversing the motor.
See it in action!
See General's drain cleaning machines, water jets, video inspection cameras, and more in action. Learn what tool is best for your application, and the correct step by step operation and safety procedures that will help answer your questions.
Root cutting power at a great price.
The Metro is a tough root cutting machine in a compact, lightweight package, at a price that's easy on tight budgets. With 75 feet of 5/8” cable it handles roots and other difficult obstructions in 3” to 6” lines ideal for city drain cleaners, plumbers and contractors .
New design gives you easier handling.
Using two different size drums, one with 3/4" cable and one with 1/2" cable, the Speedrooter 92 can handle 2" through 10" lines. The power cable feed takes most of the muscle work out of drain cleaning because it has the pulling power to get your cable out of the line, even on tough jobs.
Root cutting power plus big capacity.
The Maxi-Rooter holds 125 feet of 3/4" cable and can drive a lot more. Clears roots, grease, sand and scale from sewers. Heavy duty 3/4 hp motor swivels out of the way for easy drum removal. Machine has truck loading front wheel and lifting handles to make it easier to roll it into truck.
It's three machines in one.
With the I-95, you can clear 2"– 3" lines up to 125 ft. long with 5/8" x 7-1/2' sections, clear 4" lines up to 150 ft. long with 7/8" x 15' sections – or use 5/16" cables for small drain work. You switch from 7/8" to 5/8" and back by repositioning the chuck cone. Attach a small drum to the back of the machine to drive smaller cables.
Uses sectional cable for 1-1/4" thru 4" lines.
The Root 66 is for all your inside and roof top jobs. Use 7/8" sectional cables for 4" lines; use 5/8" sectional cables for lines up to 3"; or slip on a small drum for sink drain work. Do all the switching without adapters or tools.
You walk while it works.
The Model 88 is almost as easy to use as a lawn mower. You push 8 or 10 ft. cable sections into the line until you reach some resistance. Then attach the cable to the machine, stand behind it, and turn it on. Cables snap together in a second and are taken apart quickly. It handles jobs up to 200 ft. long in 3" through 10" lines.
Self-feeds reinforced sectional cables.
The Rodrunner features two-way operation. You can run the machine "lawn mower" fashion, standing behind it as the cable screws into the line. Or for close-up work, the wheel brake is set, the power switch becomes a foot switch, and the rear guide hose contains the spinning cable. The Rodrunner can handle tough stoppages in 3" – 10" lines as far as 200 feet away.
Drives municipal rods or secional cables.
The Rodrunner Model E is ideal for clearing long runs up to 500 ft. down the line. It can be coupled to either 10 ft. sectional cables up to 14" lines or 5/16" municipal rods to clear lines up to 24" in diameter.
Cables, cutters and connectors.
General offers a wide variety of drain cleaning cables and cutters for continuous and sectional machines, as well as for many other brands of drain cleaning equipment. Click here to see which works best for your drain cleaning application.
Three Foot Flexicore® Closet Auger
General's professional closet augers are so tough, they're unconditionally guaranteed for a full year. Two springs are coiled over wire rope core for maximum toughness and flexibility.
Six Foot Teletube® Closet Auger
The Teletube makes conventional six foot augers obsolete, because it has three feet telescoped inside a guide tube until you need it. Clears stoppages beyond the bowl.
Six Foot Teletube®
Gets through urinals where other snakes can't. The Urinal Auger's specially designed spring has the toughness and flexibility to negotiate tight urinal bends. Telescoping Teletube® model clears stoppages beyond the urinal.
Clear 2" to 4" drain lines with the compact Spin Drive Model 400. This hand operated unit is equipped with Flexicore® wire rope center cables, assuring long life, as well as the right strength and flexibility.