FIREFIGHTING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
- LDH Roller. // Wildfire;May/Jun2006, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p34
The article provides information on the Rookie Sidekick LDH6 roller from Deschutes River Manufacturing. It is specifically designed to handle six-inch large-diameter fire hose, which can be portable or can be mounted on any vehicle receiver hitch or all-terrain vehicle. It is ideal for...
- FIREFIGHTING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. // Fire Chief;Nov2006, Vol. 50 Issue 11, Special section p6
The article presents information on several fire fighting equipment. The Rookie Sidekick LDH6 roller from fire equipment manufacturing company Deschutes River Manufacturing has been designed to manage a 6-inch large-diameter fire hose. Paraffin or candle wax should be applied on the sliding...
- Akron Brass acquires fleet-information, foam-refilling assets. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;9/19/2013, p5
The article reports on the acquisition of assets of Reach Engineering LLC based in Ocala, Florida by fire fighting equipment manufacturer Akron Brass in 2013.
- ACQUIRING, EXPANDING PRODUCT LINES INTO NEW MARKETS. // Fire Engineering;May2006, Vol. 159 Issue 5, p132
The article presents information on Akron Brass Co., an international manufacturer of fire equipment. The company has always tried to grow by acquiring and expanding their product lines into new markets. Following these acquisition, the range of Akron's product line has grown to to include...
- Fire fighting boosters set standard in Europe. // Engineers Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p410
This article provides information on the GEN Series of fire-fighting booster sets manufactured by Lowara.
- Evaluating CAFS with Confidence. ROBERTS, GEARY // Fire Engineering;May2009, Vol. 162 Issue 5, p111
The article evaluates Compressed Air Foam Systems from Waterous Worldwide.
- CORPORATE PROFILES. // Fire Engineering;Dec2012, Vol. 165 Issue 12, p104
The article presents fire extinction equipment and supply company profiles. The Akron Brass Company provides life-safety equipment for deicing, force projection, and washing. The uniform manufacturer Blauer Manufacturing Co. Inc. specializes in high visibility apparel with Crosstech brand...
- THE ROLLNRACK HOSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. // Fire Engineering;May2013, Vol. 166 Issue 5, p128
An evaluation is presented of fire hose rollers including the Power Roller, Power Roller XL and FASTBACK roller produced by the company RollNRack LLC.
- THE ROLLNRACK HOSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - REAL WORLD FIRE HOSE MANAGEMENT. // Fire Engineering;May2008, Vol. 161 Issue 5, p173
The article presents a corporate profile for RollNRack LLC, a family-owned company based in the U.S. which manufactures fire fighting equipment. The company is owned and managed by Javier Fernandez, a career active duty firefighter dedicated in designing a tool for fire hose loading that would...