Manufacturers’ Announcements

Issue 3 and Volume 97.

Manufacturers’ Announcements Running Board Bracket for Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers A new bracket is being manufactured by Walter Kidde & Company, Inc., for fire truck running boards, to hold securely carbon dioxide fire extinguishers of two of the most popular sizes. Strongly constructed of stamped steel, the bracket is provided with bolt holes for base or side mounting. In the base the elongated mounting holes permit mounting dimensions varying from five to five and one-half inches in diameter. An adjustable quick-release latch clamps either size extinguisher firmly in place, with the bracket accommodating ten and fifteen-pound capacity extinguishers; the diameters of which may vary from 6 1/4 inches to 6 7/8 inches. The new bracket is about half as heavy as older models, and will replace four different malleable iron brackets. Walter Skillin Appointed Vice-President Mr. Harold W. Harwell, President of Great American Industries, Inc., Meriden, Conn., has announced the…

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