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BROOKLINE DEMONSTRATES NEW SEDAN PUMPER

Issue 12 and Volume 94.

BROOKLINE DEMONSTRATES NEW SEDAN PUMPER Featured by High Capacity; Delivers 1859 G.P.M. at 165 lbs. Pump Pressure with Hydrant Pressure at 22 Pounds BROOKLINE’S (Mass.) new sedan type pumper, recently delivered, was given a workout late last month. Performance figures are shown below. The machine, built by AmcricanLaFrance-Foamite Corporation, has many novel features, including a body interior of polished stainless steel. Because of its large capacity, it has been nicknamed a “fireboat on wheels.” The tests were conducted under the supervision of Chief Selden R. Allen. Test “A”: Booster line only; no readings taken. Test “B”: Four 100 foot lines of 3-inch C.R.L. hose, each with a water thief supplying four 50-foot lines of 1 1/2inch hose with 1/2-inch nozzle. 1136 gallons per minute at 135 pounds pump pressure; hydrant flowing pressure 63 pounds; engine speed 1850 revolutions per minute; pump speed 2460 revolutions per minute. Nozzle pressure 94 pounds…

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