Newsletter - August 2018

In this issue we take a look at the topic of pump testing from Ed Collet. Additionally, we have our employee spotlight on Amy Price – our CET Eastern Inside Sales Manager.

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Article by Ed Collet who is an engineer by trade, a firefighter, and an Instructor for pump operations and re-supply with the Bowling Green State University Fire School.

 

Lately I have been doing quite a bit of flow and pressure testing on our primary engines. This got me thinking that we never test the pump on the grass truck let alone test the attack package for flow capacity. So how should we go about testing our portable pumps and attack package? NFPA 1906 section 16.13 provides guidance to test pumps on wildland apparatus and can be applied to portable pumps as well. The tests are very similar to testing engine pumps. Testing is done from draft with suction hose sized based on pump capacity.

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Did you know…CET can test your pumps?


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NAME:
Amy Price 

TITLE: 
Inside Sales Manager, Eastern Region

HOW LONG WITH THE COMPANY ?
4 years in October

WHAT DO YOU DO ? 

Interface with both dealers and end users in 26 states, to facilitate a smooth quote and purchasing process. I also track the status of all open quotes in my region to ensure that they are still active and moving forward.


HOW DOES WHAT YOU DO AFFECT THE CUSTOMER ? 
I strive answer all questions and quote requests as quickly as possible, so that our customers can make informed purchase decisions. I hope that it makes the decision making process easier on them.

ANY HOBBIES, OR OUTSIDE INTERESTS YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH CET CUSTOMERS? .
I have been a volunteer firefighter in NY for almost 18 years. I coach cheerleading at the high school level. And love to go camping with family and friends to unwind.