Against a background of soaring temperatures and extreme fire danger, Australian Pump Industries has launched a version of the popular Aussie Fire Chief pump powered by a Vanguard 6HP petrol engine. The additional horse power available from the Vanguard provides flows of up to 500 litres per minute and heads of up to 80 metres.
The Fire Chief is widely regarded as the self priming, lightweight fire fighting pump of it is kind in the world. Teaming it with the big Vanguard engine means extra power and extra performance.
The single impeller Aussie Fire Chief can out-perform many twin impeller pumps due to it superb balanced components and computer assisted design. The Aussie Fire Chief also offers users features not found on other pumps that include heavy duty steel skids and anti-vibration mounts as standard equipment. The Aussie Fire Chief also comes with a convenient, ergonomic designed handle for ease of movement.
The Aussie Fire Chief pump’s impeller is a big one piece, 7 inch diameter design with large open vanes to pump small solids in suspension. Aussie Fire Chief’s those wide vanes that also give the pump more flow at high pressure than competitors.
Australian Pump Industries Pty Ltd claims that the new Vanguard version will provide a low cost, but super effective configuration of the popular Fire Chief, which will appeal to many consumers in both domestic and agricultural applications.