Routine Maintenance of Fire Truck Hydraulic Brake Systems

By Doug Klink The braking system on your fire truck can be one of several types; mechanical, all hydraulic, or straight air. Mechanical brakes and air brakes (especially for those of us who live in a dry climate as little moisture gets into the air tanks so they are basically trouble-free) require little care; Just […]

Don’t Mix Lubricants

The real title of this article was β€œWhen in Doubt . . . Don’t Mix Bearing Lubricants.” The original three-page article was written by John Rumierz and was printed in the August, 2000, issue of Plant Engineering. John listed three key concepts; I am going to cover two or them: β€’ Do not relubricate bearings […]