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Akron Brass Announces New and Improved Black Max Piston Intake Valve

Friday, October 30, 2009  

Wooster, Ohio – Akron Brass has enhanced its Black Max Piston Intake Valve adding new features to an already superior product.

The redesigned Black Max has been engineered to allow the piston intake valve to be field serviceable, utilizing a unique two-piece design. The piston housing and drive shaft components now are removable and made of high grade stainless steel to further reduce corrosion…maximizing product life. Lastly, Akron has added an improved seal on the air bleeder valve to allow for fast and efficient filling of your LDH hose. Backed by a 10 year warranty, the Black Max is your choice for reliability on your fire apparatus.

For more information about the Black Max or any Akron Brass product, call your local authorized Akron Brass distributor or the Akron Brass Customer Service Department at 1-800-228-1161.

Founded in 1918, Akron Brass is a worldwide marketer and manufacturer of high performance life safety, fire fighting and emergency rescue equipment.  A Premier Farnell company, Akron Brass is ISO 9001: 2000 registered and has an excellent reputation for developing and manufacturing innovative products.       

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