A flyer from Cummins Engine Co., Inc., highlights the advantages of using Cummins power for fire pump applications. Cummins’ power range for fire pump applications includes the B, C, and NT series of engines, which have ratings from 110 to 481 hp. Each series meets Underwriters Laboratories Inc. of Canada and Factory Mutual Research Corp. requirements.
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COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT CATALOG
Inwave has distributed a catalog of its best-selling two-way radios and accessories, including prcxlucts from Ericsson GE, Icom, Motorola, and Ritron. Also featured is a comprehensive radio chart that gives readers an at-aglance comparison of the features of every radio in the catalog. Inwave’s complete line includes more than 3.500 communications products.
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EMERGENCY VEHICLE LIGHTING CATALOG
The 1994 Slick Fop Lighting Catalog from Sound Off. Inc., features new emergency lighting systems designed to provide rapid warning and identification without detracting from a vehicle’s original look. Sound Off has expanded its strobe lighting systems to include the two-head, 20-watt, double-flash Stellar S220 and continues to offer its popular 60-watt Pulsar and 40watt Quantum power supplies.
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WATER RESCUE/RECOVERY SYSTEM LITERATURE
The patented design of Rescue One Connector Boat System is delineated in a brochure available from the company. Features such as all-welded aluminum construction, foam flotation, removable SEAToolTM boxes, reflective markings, corner posts, inset motor cove, QuickFIT ” Railing, modular seating, nonskid flat floor, and adjustable transom also are described.
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EXHAUST EXTRACTION PRODUCTS BROCHURE
A four-color brochure from Roberts-Gordon describes the company’s line of Tykron sourcecapture products for vehicle repair shops and garages (including fire stations), designed to eliminate the buildup of carbon monoxide and other airborne pollutants produced by vehicle engines. As described in the literature, the flexible hosing in a Tykron system attaches directly to a vehicle’s tailpipe, and highefficiency exhaust fans vent the collected gases to the outside of the building.
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Literature from Miti Manufacturing Co. describes the patented Miti portable decon spray hoop (for self-wash-off and that of equipment, barrels, and bunker gear); the portable decon waste pool; and the Multi Manifold, which provides a means of quickly connecting standard -inch hose to hydrants, fire hoses, and fire apparatus. A list of hoop and manifold parts also is included.
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PASS DEVICE LITERATURE
A brochure from Grace Industries provides the specifications for the Tri Alert’ 1, TriAlert 2, TriAlert 3, and Super Pass1‘1 personal alert safety devices. All of the devices detect lack of motion on the part of the wearer; the more advanced models also detect excess temperature, oxygen deficiency, and 125 toxic/ combustible gases. The brochure also provides information on the Model 851 Investigator’s aid.
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The Pioneer ” self-contained breathing apparatus by Carinsair life sup|x>rt systems is described in a brochure from the company that lists the SCBA’s features and corresponding benefits. The brochure also includes cross-section drawings of the SCBA, illustrating its air-delivery system, and a listing of accessories.
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ROLLER SHUTTER LITERATURE
AS America Inc. offers literature describing the construction, installation, and maintenance of its shutter panels for fire and rescue vehicles. As the material describes, the company’s engineers have developed a lift-bar locking mechanism that incorporates two independent latch locks; even higher security is possible through the use of a remotely actuated electric-powered locking system.
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VEHICLE CONTAINER SYSTEM
Multilift, a Cargolift Company, offers a brochure on its Multilift system, which is designed to allow different vehicle bodies to be utilized on the same chassis, to maximize vehicle use. The body can be demounted to ground level and left behind; a second loaded body can be picked up in two minutes. Details about the system and a profile of one fire department using the system are included.
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PORTABLE AIR-SUPPLY SYSTEMS LITERATURE
MSA’s new four-page data sheet, “Portable Air-Supply Syscems,” describes the PortAire and Transport Aire” portable air supply systems, which can be transported within a work site any time an air line is required. Both systems are designed for use with pressure-demand supplied-air respirators, including dual-purpose self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Applications include confined-space operations, firefighting, and haz-mat operations.
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Literature from National Foam provides information on the company’s foams for hydrocarbon risks, foams for hydrocarbon/polar solvent risks, and i foams for Class A risks. The literature describes how the foams work and the benefits of their use. In addition, it highlights National Foam’s Red Alert 24hour emergency response service.
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