Waterous says it has developed a new midship pump body style - Model CS - which benefits from enhanced engineering in the way the two pump body halves are mated.
When looking to introduce CAFS into a department's operations, buying new isn't the only option.
If the best advice for maintaining today's CAF systems sounds a little simple, that's because it is. It boils down to three words: run the system.
In the great pump debate, I am firmly in the camp of Michael Farrell and the editor of Fire Apparatus magazine.
There will always be some departments that insist on buying the biggest pump available that can utilize every single horsepower provided by today's largest diesel engines.
After reading your pro/con debate on big pumps, I agree with Gary Handwerk's reasoning for selecting a 1,500 gpm, or larger, pump.
Elkhart Brass has opened a state-of-the-art test facility at its Elkhart, Ind., headquarters, the first of its kind in the industry.
Elite Fire Apparatus, based in Tilleda, Wis., has been awarded a contract to provide 37 pumpers to the Montgomery County (Md.) Fire and Rescue Service.
If you think big pumps have no place in rural situations, think otherwise. Big fires need big water, no matter where they are located
These comments are regarding your excellent "Great Debate" feature, specifically the current issue of large capacity pumps.