Leadership

New Type of Foam Apparatus

Issue 23 and Volume 76.

New Type of Foam Apparatus A new metered type of foam engine has just been brought out, which, it is claimed by the manufacturer, the FoamiteChilds Corporation, has been entirely redesigned from the old forty-gallon foam engine in use for several years. While the outward appearance is the same as the old engine the internal construction is said to be entirely redesigned, resulting in the volume of foam generated being almost double the quantity heretofore delivered, according to the manufacturer. In the old design the period of effective discharge was shortened owing to the entire quantity of foam being generated at once, but, in the new type, it is claimed, a medium pressure is generated at the start, which gradually decreases during the entire period of effective discharge. This medium pressure is sufficient to provide an effective range during the entire discharge period. Another feature of the metered type engine…

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