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Top 5 Posts from “The Rig” in 2018

Enjoy looking back on the top five posts of 2018 from “The Rig.”   Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Department Taking Delivery of Six Clean Cab Concept Rescue-Pumpers The Rig: It’s the Little Things Gallery: Rigs on the Show Floor at ...

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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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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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Ask a Darley Engineer: Helping Rural Budgets

Q: What has Darley done to ease rural department budgetary concerns? In recent years, the U.S. economy has experienced drastic swings. That has caused a chain reaction in all areas of the economy. As a result, municipal budgets have been ...

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Ask A Darley Engineer: Driveline Layout for Pump Installations

Q: How does Darley determine if a driveline layout is acceptable for a pump installation? A: Darley closely reviews four key categories before approving a driveline application. We begin by determining if the driveline diameter can handle the maximum torque ...

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Ask A Darley Engineer

What is the impact of recent EPA changes on diesel engine driven pumps?—Bill Davidson, Skeeter Brush Trucks For the past few months, I have been answering the same question, relative to availability of EPA-compliant diesel engines: “What diesel engines are available for sale in the U.S. Marketplace?”

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Used Fire Apparatus

By Darley Team Fire departments will often be in a situation where they either have the money to buy a new rig and need to make space for it, or one of their rigs no longer makes financial sense and ...

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Compressed-Air Foam System (CAFS) Helps Extinguish House Fire

In the early morning of December 28, 2017, Patton and Big Run, PA, fire departments responded to a mutual aid call in Burnside, PA. The temperature was well below zero, and the engine they put into the creek to source ...

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Ask a Darley Engineer: Relief Valves

Q: What type of relief valves does Darley offer to protect the pump and operator? Answered by Wayne Hable, chief engineer, waynehable@darley.com A: We offer two types. A Darley discharge pressure relief valve is intended to only allow as much as a ...

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Ask a Darley Engineer

By Kyle Darley, Design Engineer Q: What does Darley offer in a turn-key PTO pump solution? A: Darley’s HM Solution Series is a turnkey underslung module designed to allow improved throughput at the OEM level and uncontested performance for the ...

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