News of the Manufacturers

Issue 9 and Volume 108.

News of the Manufacturers New Line of Portable Electric Generators A new line of portable electric generating plants, specifically designed for Fire Department use, has recently been announced by D. W. Onan & Sons Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ranging in size from 750 to 2500 watts A.C., these low-cost, single cylinder electric plants provide reliable, on-the-spot electric power for fire-fighting and rescue work, floodlights, tools and public address systems. Completely Onan-built, these portable plants are compact, quick to start and simple to operate. They lend themselves to either type of normal fire rig installation . . . mounted on the running board or permanently mounted in a compartment on the vehicle. Basic models of these new units are equipped with pilot light, grounding stud and 4-receptacie outlet box for multiple use of motor-driven equipment. Important accessories, including quickrelease mounting brackets, recoil starters and carrying frames, make these portable generators more versatile…

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