Inflatable Waterwall Dam stores water for remote firefighting.
April 20, 2009 -
Measuring 3 ft 3 in. x 14 ft 3 in. x 12 ft 3 in. when inflated and weighing 127 lb, Hexagon Water Dam is designed to provide additional rapid water storage for fire fighting appliances where main water supply is unavailable. It allows bouser or tanker to empty water into unit and leave location to refill. With ability to withstand uneven ground and gentle slopes, unit suits applications in remote and rural fire response locations.
Original Press release
CINTEC America Inc.
5506 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 28
Washington, DC, 20015
CINTEC America Announces the Hexagon Water Dam Waterwall Water Storage Unit
Ideally suited for fire services fighting remote fires
CINTEC America, a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, and preservation, as well as Blast Mitigation announces the Hexagon Water Dam, a Waterwall Water Storage Unit developed to meet the needs of the south wales fire services to fight remote fires. The innovative inflatable Waterwall dam is designed to provide additional rapid water storage for fire fighting appliances where main water supply is unavailable.
The Waterwall dam allows a bouser or tanker to empty water into the unit and leave location to refill. Meanwhile the fire appliance can instead draw water from the Hexagon storage unit, enabling a more timely and efficient fire response.
CINTEC's Waterwall dam comes flat packed in its own valise and can be quickly inflated using readily available air pumps or compressed air supply. As soon as the dam is inflated, the device is ready to receive water. The unit is designed to withstand uneven ground and gentle slopes, making it an especially viable option for remote and rural fire response locations.
The light-weight, compact unit measures 3'3" x 14'3" x 12'3" when inflated, but can be adjusted in size and capacity to suit client needs and requirements.
The unit shown weighs 127 lbs when empty, and can hold 2745 US Gallons.
CINTEC America is a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, preservation and Blast Mitigation CINTEC America of Baltimore, MD, has associated offices in Newport, Wales, UK; Newcastle, Australia; Ottawa, Canada and in India.
The principal activity of the company is the design and manufacture of the CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System, a micro cement anchoring and reinforcing technique. CINTEC offers complete structural analysis and design services, turnkey solutions, as well as masonry repair and reinforcement anchors used for blast protection, seismic reinforcement, historic preservation and overall building strengthening.
CINTEC was awarded the 2002 Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation and received two U.K. Historic Bridge Awards and an Engineering Excellence Award from The Institution of Engineers, Australia in 2001. CINTEC is also a registered contractor with the US Defense Logistics Agency and is part of the Blast Mitigation Action Group's commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) program.
For more information, call 1-800-363-6066; fax: 1-800-461-1862; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cintec.net