1. #1
    Forum Member

    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Kansasville Wisconsin

    Default breathing air compressors

    Looking to purchase a breathing air compressor and just though I would post to see what equiptment is in the firehouses in the state. Please list the equiptment you have and if you are happy with it.

    Be safe

  2. #2
    MembersZone Subscriber

    Join Date
    Dec 1998
    Morganville, NJ


    I was wondering if you got any feedback. We are looking to purchase a breathing air compressor as well
    Keith Badler
    Robertsville Volunteer Fire Co. #1
    Marlboro Township, New Jersey, District #2

  3. #3
    Savage / Hyneman 08'

    Join Date
    Oct 2006


    We have a Bauer compressor that has worked well for the whole year that we have had it. Also the fill station is holding up well.

    I don't have a problem w/ the equipment, but salesman from the local fire supply dealer has given me some issues. Well, numerous issues.

    The fill station is in our squad ( heavy rescue ) When the tech installed the unit it had to be plumbed from the compartment that houses the cascade valves to the compartment next to it for the fill station. I was not available to approve his work, so when I got back I found that he had just left the air line laying on the bottom of the compartment, with the line passing thru a jagged hole to get into the next compartment.

    I was not impressed.

    It has taken a few calls from the Chief, and me mentioning it to the salesman every time I see him ( and a few faxes ) to get any ( reluctent ) corrective action.

    I am now told the tech should be here in 2 weeks to fix his sloppy work. So much for service after the sale.

    I just figure that if there is a problem with an item purchased and installed by the same company, it should be easier than this to get some action. Days, maybe weeks. But not many months.

    I have purposely not mentioned the name of the dealer or the salesman, as it is not my intention to slander either. I am about 45 min. away from Kansasville, so you might be looking at the same dealer. Send me an IM and I can give you the info privately if you want.

  4. #4
    Forum Member
    Runn11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Ashippun Wi


    I will Look to see what we have tommorow, I know we have an issue tring to get out tanks up to 4500. but when we bought it we had 20 Min air packs

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Breathing Air Compressors and Fill Stations
    By fireman472000 in forum Fireground Tactics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-20-2013, 06:51 PM
  2. Air Bag Failure During Lifting Demo
    By rmoore in forum University of Extrication
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 09-28-2004, 05:50 PM
  3. Air India Bombing Suspect Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter
    By RspctFrmCalgary in forum Terrorism
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-11-2003, 10:11 AM
  4. testing Breathing Air
    By S. Cook in forum Specialized Rescue
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-16-2001, 11:34 PM
  5. Testing Breathing Air
    By S. Cook in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-16-2001, 11:32 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Log in

Click here to log in or register