Date: April 22, 2012
Waterous introduces revolutionary international pump
Lighter, smaller and packing a powerful punch for departments worldwide
South St. Paul, Minn., April 22, 2012
Unveiled at the 2012 FDIC exhibition and training conference in Indianapolis, Ind., Waterous’ new PASSPORT™ single-stage fire pump is meets both EN 1028 and NFPA 1901 compliance requirements, creating a new benchmark for international pumps.
“Part of the design objectives included lighter construction to comply with increasingly tighter standards and requirements,” said Steve Toren, sales and marketing director for Waterous. “That’s why we built the pump by integrating aluminum and composite components.”
The new ONE STEP system automates the process of making foam and relieves concerns of high incoming water pressure, plus creates reproducible foam while consuming less water and foam concentrate.
Features, benefits and performance specs:
- Maintenance-free/environmentally-friendly (oil-free primer and self-lubricated sealed bearings; mechanical seal)
- Built-in automatic primers with manual shutoff
- Weighs less than 200 lbs. (91 kg)
- Up to 750 GPM at 150 PSI (3,000 l/m at 15 BAR)
- Five-year warranty
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Revolutionizing firefighting since 1886, Waterous has been manufacturing the most reliable, performance-enhancing pumps, power take-offs, valves and hydrants for firefighting and industrial applications. Waterous is headquartered in South St. Paul, Minn.
To contact Waterous, call 651-450-5000 or visit www.waterousco.com