albany Think – ‘Fire Protection’

Millions of people pass through airports and never give a thought to the fire fighting equipment. The good news is that Albany have given a lot of thought to the design, manufacture and performance of their GD, GE and GF pumps used on foam concentrate used in fighting aviation fuel fires. When the fuel storage […]

Vehicle Foam Loading And Transfer Pumps

Right: the Unipower Rapid Intervention Vehicle (RIV) is a first response airfield crash, fire and rescue vehicle. It has exceptional performance and can operate in extremes of climate. Unipower of Coventry (formerly Alvis Motors) chose a DC motor-driven Albany FL5 to pump foam concentrate into the water stream. Albany makes a range of DC or […]

Swift Silent Delivery

The Unipower Rapid Intervention Vehicle (RIV) was a first response airfield crash, fire and rescue vehicle. It had exceptional performance and could operate in extremes of climate. Unipower of Coventry (formerly Alvis Motors) chose a DC motor-driven Albany GE to pump foam concentrate into the water stream. The RIV is currently in triservice use with […]

Albany Offers Pump Sets For Smaller Fire-Fighting Units

Albany’s GD, GE and GF range of foam concentrate pump sets includes 1/2in and 3/4in, Pelton wheel-driven units. These sizes are designed for lower capacity fire fighting applications, such as equipment for helicopter decks. These water-powered gear pumps will dose fluoroprotein, AFFF or detergent concentrates from drums or bulk into a high pressure water stream. […]

Albany ‘Fight’ To Secure Order For Singapore Civil Defence

After fierce competition Albany secured an order from a major Singapore fire fighting & protection equipment specialist. The requirement was for pumps to handle 1400 litres/ minute of fire fighting foam concentrate. Eight relief valve extended bearing pattern Albany GE-HD080 pumps with 4-inch flanged connections and bare drive shafts were supplied for building into skids […]