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KIMTEK Announces Expansion Of FIRELITE UTV Transport Skid Unit Line With New Models

KIMTEK has announced expanding its FIRELITE UTV Transport Skid Unit line with new models designed for fire departments needing the capability of an ultra-high pressure pump on a compact skid unit specifically suited for UTV side-by-side chassis. The FCAT-209 and FCAT-209-85 models feature premium CAT UHP pumps powered by electric start Honda 9HP motors. These triplex pumps deliver 6.7 GPM at 1200 psi. FIRELITE UTV Skid units KIMTEK'S new FIRELITE slip-on/skid units also include a CAT dual-stri...

Viking Announces The Launch Of New Revit Toolbar For Fire Protection Systems

The Viking Corporation, a global provider of fire protection and life safety systems, announced the release of “Viking Tools for Revit,” an innovative suite of Revit add-ins dedicated to the design of fire protection systems. Revit, from Autodesk, is multidisciplinary BIM software used by building design professionals to produce consistent, coordinated, and complete model-based building designs and documentation. Fire protection professionals can now leverage Viking’s tools to...

20,000th Rosenbauer FOX Portable Pump Supplied To Elsdorf-Westermühlen Fire Department

In December 2019, the 20,000th Rosenbauer FOX portable pump was ceremoniously handed over to the Elsdorf-Westermühlen fire department in Rendsburg-Eckernförde district by Rosenbauer sales partner in Schleswig-Holstein, Kraft Feuerschutz GmbH, based in Rendsburg. Classic Portable Pumps At the start of the 21st century, many experts agreed that portable pumps would play no role in the future, and that classic portable pumps would be replaced by other systems, such as in-built vehicle p...

FireDos Launches GEN III, Its New Generation Foam Agent Proportioners For Efficient And Comfortable Use In The Firefighting Industry

With GEN III, FireDos is introducing a new generation of foam agent proportioners to the market. Doing so, FireDos has optimized its specially developed and purely mechanical system consisting of water motor and piston pump. GEN III is characterized, among others, by more compact dimensions, reduced pressure loss, improved cylinder cut-off and optimized delivery of highly viscous and pseudoplastic foam agents. fluorine-free foam agents The suction capacity of GEN III has been optimized to deli...

Viking Acquires Drew Marine’s Fire Safety And Rescue Division To Enhance Marine Firefighting Equipment Services

With the acquisition of Drew Marine’s Fire Safety and Rescue (FSR) division, VIKING increases its global volume, reach and technical competencies for marine firefighting equipment services (MFS). VIKING Life-Saving Equipment - the global safety solutions and service provider, announced its acquisition of Drew Marine’s Fire Safety and Rescue (FSR) division this month. “Welcoming on board one of the top three marine fire service providers in the world, the acquisition is in alig...

Fire Curtains Group Completes The Purchase Of Intumescent Chemicals

Multi-award-winning Fire Curtains Group completes the purchase of fellow East Midlands based company Intumescent Chemicals. Intumescent Chemicals based on the Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire border specialises in indicative fire-resistant testing and research and the development of intumescent liquid flame retardants (LFRs). Life Safety Products Their 25 years’ worth of experience was one of the things that really shone through and caught my eye" Arthur Calow, Chairman of the Fire Curtain...

KME Clean Cab Concept And New Fire Apparatus For Decontamination To Provide Better Safety For Firefighters

The concept of firefighter cancer prevention has been the main topic these days around the fire service. The fire apparatus industry is taking a proactive stance when it comes to firefighter cancer prevention by designing new apparatus that makes it easier for firefighters to decontaminate after a fire. Not only does it make sense for firefighters to clean their gear after a fire but also to keep their apparatus clean as well. In the long run it may certainly be harmful to themselves while retu...

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue Announces Strategic Partnership With KME And Cascade Fire & Emergency

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue stepped away from a long history of purchasing fire apparatus from a sole manufacturer. With this step, the department chose KME Fire Apparatus and Cascade Fire & Emergency, WA to provide eight KME Custom Pumpers engineered to the department's exact specifications. Paul Stueve, Asst. Chief of Logistics for Central Pierce Fire & Rescue states, “Cascade Fire and KME have provided an experience of responsiveness, a willingness to meet high expectations...

Perimeter Solutions’ Flourine Free Dual-Purpose Firefighting Foam Delivers Effective And Environmentally Friendly Solution

Perimeter Solutions, a global pioneer in the production of fire retardants, foams, and water enhancing gels, along with a wide range of services for managing wildland, industrial, municipal, and military fires, announced the commercialization of PHOS-CHEK® Class A/B foam concentrate, a new fluorine free firefighting foam capable of extinguishing Class A and B fuel fires with a single product. Structural and industrial fires demand swift action and suppression. Too much is at stake with unco...

Rosenbauer Lists Specially Equipped Vehicles For Emergencies In The Oil Refining Industry

Oil: still one of the most important raw materials today forms the basis of countless products, and thus has enormous influence on the world market. Prior to the final products being created, a large number of processes and process steps are often necessary: from extraction through various transport methods, to refining and further processing. The processes are associated with complex procedures, with the processing plants themselves being technologically sophisticated industrial complexes of w...

Rosenbauer AT Celebrates 25 Years In The Firefighting Industry

AT – the acronym stands for Advanced Technology and a success story spanning three generations. Twenty-five years ago, the Rosenbauer AT first saw the light of day, giving a resounding answer to the question of what a powerful, reliable and safe municipal fire-fighting vehicle should look like. Improved with each generation and supplemented by innovative technologies, the AT now embodies the technological standard of municipal firefighting like no other vehicle. It's considered the master...

Kiwa Announces Opening Of New Fire Lab In The Netherlands With Festive Opening Event

CertAlarm’s partner Kiwa recently announced the opening of their new state-of-the-art fire lab in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. To celebrate this, they are hosting a festive opening event ‘How to deal with complexity and integrality of future trends?’ on the 13th of November 2019. Opening of Apeldoorn fire lab “Collaboration is key in our sector. That is precisely why at CertAlarm we are happy to see the opening of the new fire lab, as a consequence, it will improve the c...

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