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Akron Brass Leads Product Innovation with Ultra High Pressure Firefighting Technology

Friday, April 16, 2010  

Wooster, Ohio – Introduced at the 2010 Fire Department Instructors Conference, Akron delivers a full line of Ultra High Pressure products leading the industry in Ultra High Pressure applications.

This new line of products consisting of a Bumper Monitor, Handline Nozzle, Trigger Shutoff with Assault™ Tip and various Booster Hose Reels, are designed to operate at pressures up to 1500 psi and deliver ultra-fine water droplets at high velocity for increase heat absorption and rapid fire extinguishment. This new technology enhances your firefighting capabilities by rapidly reducing the temperatures within an enclosed area; increasing your positive pressure ventilation capacity; dramatically reduce personnel fatigue; all while using two-thirds less water.

For more information on Ultra High Pressure Products 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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