Download the Elkhart Hard Facts Calculator App Today

This app puts everything needed for accurate flow testing at your fingertips with all the necessary calculators in just one easy to use application.

Calculators are included for the following:

  • Smooth Bore Discharges & Flow/Pressure
  • Nozzle Reaction for Smooth Bore Nozzles
  • Nozzle Reaction for Fog Nozzles
  • Pump Discharge Pressure for standard layouts, with ability to input hose coefficient depending on make and inside diameter
  • Pump Discharge Pressure with elevation changes and appliances
  • Pump Discharge Pressure for High-Rise layouts
  • Fire Flow Formula Calculators for both the NFA and Iowa Formulas

Also included are direct links to several Brass Tacks & Hard Facts videos such as how-to setup and calibrate a flowmeter to measuring nozzle pressure


About the Series

Get Ready to Get Down to BRASS TACKS and HARD FACTS!

Utilizing some of the country’s top engine company instructors, we are checking our emotions at the door and presenting the pros and cons of the relevant engine company topics in the fire service. Part Art. Part Science.

This educational video series will be sure to leave you a better informed about nozzles, flows, your fire flow system, and engine company operations as a discipline.

This site is your central location for the entire library of this series.

Meet the Instructors