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Akron Brass develops space-saving intake valve for operational ease

The Revolution™ Intake Valve offers reliability, simplicity & efficiencies for fire apparatus

Wooster, OH, (July 21, 2015) – The Revolution Intake Valve brings simplicity and efficiency to any apparatus. Its anodized aluminum and stainless steel construction features a unique, easy-to-use handwheel for simplified valve operation. Grab and adjust the patent pending wheel for smooth control of water flow. Requiring less turns to open than other valves and still meeting NFPA requirements, the Revolution gets water to your pump more efficiency A built-in open/close position indicator lets the operator see exact position of your valve. The robust, anti-corrosive interior and exterior is guaranteed to perform and is also covered under our 10-year warranty.

Hugging tightly to the apparatus body, the Revolution’s space-saving design provides access to surrounding equipment for ease of pump operations.  The bleeder and field adjustable, relief valve drain to the same location allowing excess water to be easily directed or plumbed away from the pump operator’s position. Available in both a straight and 30° swivel elbow inlet, there are multiple options to ensure proper fit on your apparatus. Although it takes up less space, this valve packs no less power. The Revolution flows up to 2000 gallons per minute and is compliant with NFPA 1901. This innovative valve is a must for any apparatus.

Visit akronbrass.com/newproducts for more information on Akron’s latest product innovations.

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About Akron Brass Company

Founded in 1918, Akron Brass is a worldwide marketer and manufacturer of high performance life-safety, firefighting and emergency response equipment. Markets served consist of fire & rescue, petro-chemical, marine, military, airports, mining, specialty vehicles and bus & student transportation.  A Premier Farnell Company [LON:PFL], Akron Brass is ISO 9001 registered and has an excellent reputation for developing and manufacturing innovative products. Headquartered in Wooster, OH, Akron Brass has additional manufacturing facilities in Columbus, OH and Washington, IL, with sales offices in Beijing, China and Dubai, UAE.

For more information on Akron Brass, visit akronbrass.com.

Media Contact:
Kim Morrow
Director of Marketing
1-800-228-1161
kmorrow@akronbrass.com
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