Visual Computer Solutions
Visual Computer Solutions, Inc. has developed an automated workforce scheduling
system for mission-critical firefighting departments and emergency medical services agencies. Called FIRES (Fire-Rescue Scheduling
System), the intricately customized solution
helps prepare these organizations to respond
to emergencies quickly and effectively. FIRES
serves as a comprehensive management tool
for supervisors responsible for overseeing
the notoriously demanding, complex, and
varying schedules of emergency response
personnel. The system’s flexible, user-friendly
screens automate everything from calendaring, overtime, and certifications to payroll,
reporting, and broadcast messaging.
Visual Computer Solutions, Inc.
The Liberator from Smart Power and XRT®
Power Systems is a fully integrated hydraulic-driven generator and hydraulic-driven rescue
system uses one
PTO to simultaneously produce
15-k W hydraulic
power to provide
10- to 25-k W AC
plus hydraulic power
to operate three rescue tools at full capacity
and independent of each other. Its hydraulic
drive system provides more rescue tool power
than gas or electric motors. It allows pumper
operation simultaneous with extrication and
AC power generator and has a two-stage rescue tool pump that provides faster extrication
XRT Power Systems
Coxreels Spring Retractable Reel
Coxreels offers thousands of standard products to choose from; however, if a customer cannot locate the perfect reel for a specific application,
Coxreels has the capability to custom build any product to a customer’s
exact specifications. Coxreels designed this spring retractable reel for a
client with a maintenance facility filled with custom scaffolding. The
reel mounts to scaffolding with clamp-style brackets, making installation fast and mobile. The EZ Coil retraction system enhances operator
and workplace safety by significantly reducing retraction speeds.
Elkhart Brass Hard Facts Calculator App
The Elkhart Hard Facts Calculator app by Elkhart
Brass puts everything needed for accurate flow
testing at your fingertips with all the necessary
calculators in just one easy-to-use application.
Some of the calculators that are part of the app
include the following: smooth bore discharges and flow/pressure; nozzle reaction for
smooth bore nozzles; nozzle reaction for fog nozzles; pump discharge pressure with
elevation changes and appliances; and pump discharge pressure for high-rise layouts.
Also included are direct links to several Brass Tacks & Hard Facts videos such as how to
set up and calibrate a flow meter to measuring nozzle pressure.
GORE® Particulate Hood
The GORE® Particulate Hood by W. L. Gore & Associates is compliant with the new 2018 Edition of NFPA 1971, Standard on Protective
Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting. Manufactured and distributed by Majestic Fire Apparel, this hood is currently
the only certified choice that blocks potentially harmful particulates
(99.9% of particles between 0.1 and 1.0 microns in size), maintains
this 99.9% level of protection even after 100 wash cycles, and delivers
proven reliability and durability backed by system-level testing. The GORE® Particulate
Hood provides certified particulate blocking throughout the entire hood.
W. L. Gore & Associates
DMI EndZone Platform
DMI’s EndZone Platform is a mobile-centric enterprise
platform that increases responsiveness and efficiency in
emergency situations. EndZone addresses the need for rapid
and personal communication for organizations in both
public and private sectors. By utilizing the “smart notification” approach, field team
members can quickly provide a much clearer picture of their personnel in high-intensity
situations. These capabilities provide those on the front line a holistic view of high-risk
situations and the ability to better perform their job functions.