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The New York Fold (Ep #64)

In this episode Ray McCormack reviews the New York Standpipe fold, a common hose pack used for deploying hose in standpipe equipped buildings.


Break-Apart Nozzles (Ep #62)

Break-Apart nozzles can give you the best of both worlds having both a smooth bore and a fog nozzle in one, but there are some critical points that need to be known in building the appropriate break-apart combination.


Select-O-Matic XD (Ep #60)

Jerry Herbst goes into detail on the best practice applications for automatic handline nozzles in this Select-O-Matic XD product overview video


1-3/4” versus 2-1/2” for Standpipe Operations (Ep #59)

In this episode Dave McGrail goes into detail of what NFPA 14 (Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems) pre-93 and post-93 means in regard to expected outlet pressures and how those pressures can affect target fire flows comparing 1-3/4” and 2-1/2” hose.


The EB-500-XD Portable Flowmeter (Ep #55)

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE! Introducing the new EB-500-XD Portable Flowmeter! Redesigned taking into account comprehensive end user feedback, this new portable flowmeter is ideal for flow testing and training.


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.

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