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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...

Fike Enhances Fire Safety At A Fast-Food Restaurant In Pennsylvania With Its DuraQuench System

During its scheduled 20-year renovation project, a major fast-food restaurant in Pennsylvania learned that the flow rate supplied from its main hydrant/riser supply line (about 350 gpm) was too low to support its sprinkler systems within local fire codes (about 500 gpm). Growth in the area had placed additional demand on the local water main over the intervening years, making a once-suitable water supply, no longer adequate. Fire Sprinkler Pump Fire protection distributor BFPE International...

POK Releases A Range Of Pump Outlet Dividers Made Of Aluminum Alloy

With a pump outlet, the divider is used to supply several pressurized water lines. The most commonly used dividers have 2 or 3 outlets and are equipped with quick couplings at the inlet and outlets. Dividers are usually equipped with shut-off valves on each outlet to open or close the water supply or to switch equipment. With a pump outlet, the divider is used to supply several pressurized water lines. These dividers exist with several valve models, either ball valves, clappered valves or full...

KIMTEK Releases FIRELITE FM-207 And FMH-208 Skid Units With Removable Water Pumps For Remote Forest Fires

In response to requests from forestry service fire departments, KIMTEK has introduced two new FIRELITE skid unit models featuring a removable and portable lightweight pump. FM-207 and FMH-208 skid units The FM-207 and FMH-208 join KIMTEK's line of versatile FIRELITE series skid units for use with UTVs and conveniently allow swift removal of the powerful yet lightweight pump for transport to locations even a UTV cannot reach.   Each of the new units features a lightweight Mercedes Wi...

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...

Tornatech Announces Enhancements To Its Fire Pump Controllers

Features: Due to the changes to the UL218 requirements for Limited Service Fire Pump Controllers, effective January 1, 2020, all Tornatech Model GPL and GPL+GLU controllers will be manufactured and supplied with the following features: Circuit breaker (disconnection means) Externally operable (flanged disconnect) Continuous rating of 115% of FLC Non-thermal type Instantaneous trip not more than 20 times the FLC Locked rotor protection Between 8 and 20 seconds at locked rotor cu...

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 Corporation’s K28 ESFR Sprinkler Receives FM Approval For Ceiling-Only Sprinkler Protection

The Viking Corporation, a global pioneer in fire protection and life safety systems, announced an enhanced FM Approval for its K28 ESFR sprinkler. This new FM Approval allows the Model VK514 sprinkler to protect 50 ft (15,2 m) high warehouses with significantly less water than other available protection methods. Racked Storage Up To 50 ft A design of nine sprinklers in a 3x3 array at 40 psi (2,8 bar) is now possible, provided that a secondary calculation is satisfied for four sprinklers at 80...

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...

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...

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