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Choosing the Right Handline Nozzle

Over 30% of the new fire trucks built today include the ability to flow foam. This could be a compressed air foam system (CAFS), direct injected foam system, pre-mixed tank, or capability to educt foam using truck, inline or bypass ...

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Extending the Life of Your Handline Nozzles

Handline nozzles are an investment for every fire department. Typically much investigation, multiple demonstrations and many hours of collaboration have been put into which nozzles make it to the specification. Nozzles are the first line of defense in a fire ...

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Interpreting Load Charts

All aerial devices, per NFPA code, include a Load Limit Indicator, commonly referred to as a “Load Chart.”  This chart is required to be on all aerial devices in clear view of the operator, and must show the recommended safe ...

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Scene Lighting

LED seems to be the latest buzz word when it comes to emergency scene lighting. There are some really good reasons to look at LEDs, but good old fashioned halogen technology may be all your department needs. Halogen scene lights ...

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CR-CRU Series Pumps

Whether fighting fires on the open sea or battling blazes on the runway, Waterous pumps are built with the highest quality materials using the latest technology so you never have to worry about performance or reliability. Tough and rugged, Waterous ...

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One Step CAFS

What is CAFS? A fire extinguishing system that produces a bubble structure composed of foam, air and water.  CAFS started in Europe in 1930’s and the first US patent was awarded in 1982.

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Choosing a Nozzle

The nozzle is an important part of the firefighting system. The selection of the nozzle to be used by the department should depend upon the tactics and performance required. You should decide what you want your nozzle to do before ...

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