The BrushHawk is a compact monitor suitable for limited bumper space on brush and wildland trucks.
From smart aerial controls and joysticks to wireless pump controls and touch screen technology, fire apparatus are undergoing a sea of change through the use of technological advancements.
Very efficient 2,000-gpm or greater pump operations from a single engine can be done efficiently both mechanically and strategically. It’s always better to have more water and not need it than it is to need the water and have to go get it.
CleanAir uses two types of filters to trap particulate such as a soot and an activated charcoal to change the chemistry of volatile organic compounds into a benign gas.
The most typical pump panel locations are midmount pump panels on the driver’s side followed by top-mount panels, but then there are those in more unusual locations like the upper rear-mount location and the outboard or curbside pump panel for rear-mount pumps.
Sutphen Corporation partners with Hendrickson to create a new front axle and suspension option for all Sutphen, Monarch extreme-duty chassis customers.
SURE-GRIP Tool Mounts YARDLEY, PA—Ziamatic Corp. (Zico) introduces the SURE-GRIP Tool Mount, Model SG-VM-1, a new way to secure ¾- to 1¾-inch-diameter tools and equipment inside a compartment. SURE-GRIP uses a wider, heavy-duty, all-weather hook-and-loop strap to provide more surface area and a more precise, more “true” grip on every tool, regardless of handle shape....
For many fire departments purchasing a new aerial or tower ladder, it’s a time of excitement because they are in the process of getting a more modern and updated apparatus.
The best clean cab solution for each department will depend on many factors. A 100 percent clean cab is only possible if firefighters never reenter the cab in protective gear after exposure.
Rosenbauer offers the Hendrickson Steertek™ NXT 45° cramp angle. It offers three ackermann options: 195″ – 225″ – 250″ wheelbases. Why is this important? If your rear tires don’t follow the geometry of the front steering axle your chassis will push or drag the rear tires across the road surface. Losing optimal rear traction, causing...