TFT Products for Forestry and Wildland Firefighting 

It’s no secret that the global firefighting community is battling increasingly intense wildfire activity. According to World Resources Institute, forest fires are becoming more widespread, with 2021 being “one of the worst years for forest fires since the turn of the century.”   While these changing conditions may not affect many urban fire departments, for rural, […]

Replacing Your Bail Handle and Valve Seat on a Ball Valve Nozzle

If it is time to replace your bail handle and valve seat on a ball valve nozzle, here’s how!  Tools Required:   Replacement Kit  Hand Operated Drill or Drill Press  Allen Wrench  Hammer  Seal Pick  Small Punch  Combination Wrench  Procedure:  Note: Some models will require removal of the coupling and others will not. Refer to […]

Replacing or Adding a Pistol Grip to Your Nozzle

If you have a broken pistol grip, need a new color of grip, or would like to add a pistol grip to your nozzle, the procedure is very simple. Follow along with this tutorial! Tools Required:   5/16” Ball End Allen Driver  Pistol Grip Repair Kit  HM692ORG-KIT – Orange  HM692RED-KIT –Red  HM692YEL-KIT – Yellow  HM692WHT-KIT […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Transitioning from High to Low-Pressure Nozzles

As fire departments update their equipment, many are choosing to move from high-pressure to low-pressure firefighting nozzles. If you find yourself on one of those departments, you know that this choice can significantly impact your operations. We’re here to make sure you have the information you need to make an informed decision and execute the […]

Firefighting Nozzle Lubrication Procedures

Some statements in this video are outdated, though the nozzle lubrication procedure stays the same. Kits no longer include flash drives, and you should reference the most recent NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) guidelines for all nozzle testing. Repair times are currently above 24 hours.  When to Perform Field Lubrication of Your Nozzle  This video […]

Dual Pressure Knob Replacement for Dual Force and Mid-Force Nozzles

If the dual pressure knob on your Dual Force or Mid-Force nozzle is missing due to front end damage, or the knob no longer operates properly, replacement is a fairly simple process.   The replacement procedure for the knob is the same on both nozzles. Let’s dive in!   Dual Pressure Knob Replacement Procedure:  Remove the […]

3 Mistakes to Avoid with Your New Firefighting Nozzles

Imagine this: You and your crew just wrapped up months of research, comparisons, and testing to find the perfect firefighting nozzles. After carefully weighing all the options, you've made your selection and placed the order. And guess what? Today is the day you receive the delivery!  Getting new equipment is always exciting, but here's the […]