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Solving the Water Pressure Problem for Wildland Firefighters

By Darley Team   You’ve arrived at the fire and begin laying down water. Everything is going as planned, the chiefs barking orders, the probie is holding the nozzle correctly, then you notice the water pressure drop. You run to ...

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Regional and Local Trade Show Benefits

At regional and local shows, most of the rigs are already bought. They’re mostly from local departments, and some are even in service. Potential buyers have the opportunity to observe exactly what other people purchased and often get to ask the end user why something was specified.

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Pierce’s “Road Rally” Sets Off for Second Wave of Events

APPLETON, WI—Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced that its 2019 Road Rally has set off for the second wave of events taking place along the East Coast and throughout the Midwest. The Road Rally offers a hands-on ...

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ODIN Hornet™—Low-Cost, Compact CAFS

The ODIN Hornet™ is the latest product in Darley’s CAFS line. This compact, lightweight, low-cost CAFS packs a punch usually found only in our large units. The Hornet™ can deliver 80 gpm and 40 cfm at 100 psi. Darley is ...

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Ask a Darley Engineer

Depending on the brand of engine, the new tier 4 engine can mean a number of new exhaust aftertreatment considerations when laying out and installing a diesel-powered pump.

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Ask a Darley Engineer: Pump Components and Corrosion

By Darley Team   Martin Simpson asked: What metals do you recommend on pump components that come in contact with water, and why? The answer depends on the type of water being pumped: salt or fresh. With salt water or ...

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Darley PSM 1500 Midship-Mounted Pump

Most firefighters in today’s world recognize that the old concept of “the bigger the better” doesn’t apply to pumps mounted in fire trucks. Sure, they want as much flow and pressure as possible but much of the focus in the ...

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Ask a Darley Engineer: Why this Drip Rate?

By: Darley Team Question: Why is the drip rate between five and 60 drops on Darley pumps equipped with packing rather than a mechanical seal such as our Darley P100 pump and P6 pumps that you build for the US ...

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Selecting Apparatus Components

  By Bill Peters When you are selecting apparatus components to include in your specifications, there are three considerations: (1) Are you meeting mission requirements? (2) Are the components available to be used on the type of apparatus you are ...

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