Tag Archives: WATERAX

Mark-3 Testing: Ease of Pull-Start

Mark-3 eas-of-pull-testing

By Gary Da Silva Product Manager at WATERAX. Expert in market needs and product capability. In a survey on the aspects of the MARK-3® pump that needed improvement, ease of start was the second most requested improvement after weight reduction. ...

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The MARK-3® Watson Edition Brochure Is Now Available

Mark 3 WATERAX Brochure

Learn more about the MARK-3® Watson Edition Pump and all its improved functionalities in a new online brochure, including a detailed performance and technical specifications comparison between the current MARK-3® 185cc and the MARK-3® Watson Edition. Click here to download the brochure.

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Testing: Drop Test

WaterxAx drop test

BUILDING THE RIGHT FRAME FOR THE MARK-3® WATSON EDITION By Gary Da Silva (Source: WATERAX) Room for Improvement MARK-3® fire pumps are often used in rugged environments and extreme situations. They are very durable units which that can endure take ...

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Podcast: ‘Life with Fire’ with Amanda Monthei

Life with Fire podcast with Amanda Monthei

When Amanda Monthei was growing up, she actually thought about becoming an archeologist. She always knew she wanted to write, but becoming a wildland firefighter? That was not on her radar until much later.  “I had some girlfriends who’d been ...

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WATERAX: Supporting What We Believe In

WATERAX wildland storytelling

This is WATERAX’s third year sponsoring the Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-Grant, part of the Smokey Generation Wildland Fire Oral History Project.  The grants are awarded to deserving writers and creative people, many with frontline experience in wildland firefighting, all passionate about ...

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MARK-3® Portable High-Pressure Fire Pump

Firefighter waring WATERAX Mark 3 Pump

A Modern Pump for the Modern Firefighter  Maintaining the tradition while moving technology forward: the MARK-3® Watson Edition plugs right into your existing MARK-3® water-moving systems. It will set a new benchmark of excellence for high-pressure fire pumps in the wildland firefighting community for ...

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Demob Hose Lays Faster – How-to Melon Roll

Our firefighting friends in British Columbia swear by the melon roll method when they need to demobilize hose in the field. The big benefit over end or centre rolling is of course speed, as WATERAX Product specialist Alex demonstrates in ...

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How to Operate a MARK-3® High-Pressure Pump

Best practices for operations     WATERAX – Product specialists and wildland firefighters, Zach & Alex give us a step by step explanation of best practices when operating the MARK-3® high-pressure fire pump. Related: Why Choose a MARK-3® High-Pressure Pump?

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