John Bean / FMC Fire Apparatus 4 1/2 Steamer Port Suction Cap
Offered for your purchasing consideration is this genuine original JOHN BEAN FIRE APPARATUS 4 1/2 Chrome Plated Brass steamer port suction cap. This cap came off an early 1960's John Bean Fire Apparatus manufactured in Lansing, Michigan by the John Bean Division of the Food Machinery Corporation (FMC). If you do not own a fire apparatus to use this cap on it would make a great display item for a firefighter or fire buff's man cave. Truly a unique piece of fire fighting history. John Bean Fire Apparatus were manufactured from about 1940 to 1990 and were noted for the there High Pressure Fog fire fighting technology using a 3 cylinder agriculture crop spaying piston pump and spray nozzle to create a high pressure fog or mist to extingquish the fire using a minimal supply of water. They attacked the fire triangle from two sides, one by the fog of water cutting off the supply of oxygen and two the water mist cooling down the heat source. They very popular in rural community's where large supply of water and fire hydrants were not. The item "John Bean / FMC Fire Apparatus 4 1/2 Steamer Port Suction Cap" is in sale since Saturday, January 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Firefighting & Rescue\Hoses & Nozzles".
The seller is "afox29" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.