Fire Equipment Digest

Issue 1 and Volume 130.

Fire Equipment Digest Hose Reel The Jasper Division of Tokheim Corporation has developed gear and chain driven hose reels that incorporate a pinion housing and drive guard. The guard and housing help prevent accidents. The drive guard and pinion housing are standard equipment on all Tokheim chain and gear driven hose reels. Other features include a non-sparking aluminum pinion, a one-piece shaft collar for ease of installation, a simplified fluid path, reinforced side angles, and torque nuts to reduce vibration. Circle No. 5 on Reader Service Card Smoke Alarm The S-180L Nutone Smoke Detection/ Alarm, introduced by Scovill, operates on a photo-electric system that sets off an alarm at the first indication of smoke. The photocell activates the alarm when it senses a smoke density of two to four percent per foot. It also sounds the alarm of other detectors wired to the system located in other rooms, increasing protection…

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