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EQUIPMENT DIGEST

Issue 7 and Volume 140.

EQUIPMENT DIGEST Threaded coupling Red Head Brass Inc. announces the KwikTach, a field-attachable, threaded coupling. No expander is required, and there will be no disconnection or gasket failure at high pressure, according to the manufacturer. The field-attachable collar is designed to fit the various lightweight, large-diameter hoses available today. Circle No. 23 on Reader Service Card New SCBA The BG-174A’s closed-circuit oxygen selfcontained breathing apparatus from National Draeger Inc. provides the wearer with up to four hours of working time even under the most strenuous conditions, according to the company. The apparatus operates by using a supplemental compressed oxygen supply and regenerated expired breath. The four-hour BG-174A can be used by fire departments that perform mine rescue work or respond to emergency calls at highrise buildings, subways, or underground storage areas. Circle No. 21 on Reader Service Card Radio mount Gamber-Johnson introduces the ShortStack, a below-the-dash mount for multiple mobile…

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