Products & Solutions

The right fan for every operation

By | 26.03.2020|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

Why positive pressure ventilation? "Fight fire with a fan, not with water!" Statements like this always lead to heated discussions. However, there is a simple principle behind this. In order to survive, people who are [...]

FOX 4 portable pump put into use in the firefighting sports competition

By | 05.03.2020|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

In addition to the usual challenges faced by the fire service, such as exercises, training and, of course, operations, there is also a rigorous selection process in many fire service organizations in various countries. Firefighting [...]

20,000th FOX in action in northern Germany

By | 13.01.2020|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

The success story of the Rosenbauer FOX portable pump series continues... In December 2019, the 20,000th Rosenbauer FOX portable pump was ceremoniously handed over to the Elsdorf-Westermühlen fire department in Rendsburg-Eckernförde district by our Rosenbauer [...]

The Rosenbauer Fire Service Robot is “Red-hot”!

By | 19.11.2019|Events, Fire fighting systems| 5 minutes read

The prototype of the Rosenbauer fire service robot had its TV premiere in the 7th episode of the ORF show "Feuer und Flamme - Der Wettkampf der Lebensretter" (Red-hot - Rescuer Contest), in which 12 [...]

With personal protective equipment at A+A

By | 14.11.2019|Equipment, Events| 3 minutes read

At the beginning of November 2019, Rosenbauer was once again represented as a one-stop supplier of personal protective equipment for firefighters at A+A, the world's leading trade fair for occupational safety and health in Düsseldorf, [...]

Software development at Rosenbauer: from idea to application

By | 21.10.2019|Digital Solutions, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

The world of the fire department relates strongly to solid and tangible things. In this context one likes to think of personal protective equipment, portable pumps, rescue equipment or emergency vehicles – a dream of [...]

Visors for Firefighting Helmets – The Story Behind It

By | 14.10.2019|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Firefighting helmets for operations in buildings belong to the highest protection category in the field of personal protective equipment. They protect against deadly dangers and prevent irreversible damage. Special emphasis is placed on facial and [...]

Vanished into thin air? Proper disposal of fire fighting foam

By | 05.09.2019|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 2 minutes read

Fire fighting foam is one of the most important products in firefighting operations. It is used to fight class A (solids) and class B (liquids) fires. However, the release of foam compound always has a [...]

FIRE FLEX – putting the protective suit through its paces

By | 04.09.2019|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

What requirements must modern protective firefighting clothing meet? Emergency crews are confronted by a wide variety of hazardous situations on a daily basis. Heat, flames, water, razor-sharp protruding parts and falling masonry, etc. pose constant [...]

The environmental protection and sustainability of firefighting equipment

By | 21.08.2019|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 5 minutes read

Firefighting operations naturally require devices and personal protective equipment that function reliably under exceptional conditions. Depending on the scenario, they must protect against extreme influences such as heat and flame, cold and constant rain, but [...]

Thermal Imaging Cameras – Which is the Right Color Mode?

By | 25.06.2019|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

Thermal imaging cameras have become an integral part of everyday life within the fire service. While some years ago the thermal imaging camera was still a tool exclusively used by urban or professional fire brigades, [...]

Getting the Chemistry Right – Fluorine-free Foaming Agents in Preventive Fire Protection

By | 25.06.2019|Products & Solutions, Stationary fire protection| 2 minutes read

Surfactants reduce the surface tension of liquids and thus enable foaming. In everyday use, you can find them in soaps, shampoos, and detergents. Extinguishing foam contains fluorinated surfactants, some of which are known environmental toxins [...]

Quantity vs. Efficiency – Contradiction or Complement?

By | 22.05.2019|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

High-end pump unit for the Rosenbauer COMMANDER with N130, Hydromatic G12, H5 and RM130 "Application ratio kills the fire" is often the primary argument put forward by American industrial fire departments. This equates [...]

The right firefighting helmet for every standard

By | 09.05.2019|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

Before a "firefighting" helmet is placed on the market and may subsequently be used in different application scenarios, it must be tested and certified according to the standards applicable to the respective country. The [...]

Tips for the care and maintenance of NAUTILUS submersible pumps

By | 11.03.2019|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Failure of fire-fighting equipment during an operation can lead to catastrophic consequences, and of course the same is also true for submersible pumps. For this reason, we have designed our NAUTILUS submersible pumps to be especially [...]

Proportioning technology for fluorine-free foam compound

By | 26.02.2019|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Not surprisingly, the further development of foam compounds also affects the proportioning technology. In addition to the trend to use ever more highly concentrated foam compounds and thus to reduce the proportioning ratio, fluorine-free foam [...]

The blessing and curse of “fluorine” in fire fighting foam

By | 23.11.2018|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 2 minutes read

Fire fighting foam is one of the most important products in fire fighting and is used to fight class A (solids) and class B (liquids) fires. The chemical composition has some special characteristics. The so-called [...]

Modern helmet production using RFID technology

By | 12.10.2018|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 2 minutes read

What does RFID technology have to do with the production of Rosenbauer HEROS helmets and an improvement in quality? And what exactly does this mean? RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a technology that allows the [...]

What you need to know about the new PPE regulation!

By | 14.09.2018|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

What does the term 'PPE Regulation' actually mean? The new Personal Protective Equipment Regulation (EU) 2016/424 replaced the previous PPE Directive 89/686/EEC from 1989 on April 21, 2018. This PPE Regulation is aimed at various [...]

Preventative fire protection for our environment

By | 04.07.2018|Events, Stationary fire protection| 3 minutes read

Report from the IFAT 2018 Sustainability is a big concept and is becoming increasingly important in times of growing mountains of waste. About 20,000 tons of plastic waste are washed into the oceans via the [...]

The secret of the droplet size when extinguishing …

By | 19.06.2018|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

... is not really a secret, because it's just physics. Droplet size has a significant impact on extinguishing performance, even if, of course, it's not the only decisive factor. But what droplet sizes are produced [...]

Extinguishing tests with dry powder. (Part 2)

By | 06.06.2018|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Even more complex than tests with foaming agents are extinguishing tests with dry powder. For water monitors, with the ChemCore System, Rosenbauer has the option of injecting dry powder into the center of the circular [...]

Quick & easy: Maintenance & repair of HEROS helmets

By | 18.05.2018|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 2 minutes read

The firefighting helmet is one of the most important components of the personal protection equipment (PPE). It also protects our head. To ensure the suitability of our helmet for exercises and operations, a check is [...]

A Simulator Center in the Spotlight.

By | 09.05.2018|Products & Solutions, Service| 3 minutes read

How is a simulator center created? And how do you even come up with the idea of a simulator center? This article tells the story of the Simulator Center Paris - what requirements there were, [...]

Extinguishing a fire for Rosenbauer (Part 1)

By | 07.03.2018|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Many demands are placed on modern extinguishing systems. Extinguishing should be as efficient as possible, and the systems should require little power and offer the highest possible performance. In general, such a system should have [...]

Supplying buildings with emergency power – What you should know!

By | 09.02.2018|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

The possibility of a blackout can no longer be ruled out. Due to the increasing number and importance of electronic devices and tools, the consequences of a total power outage are also significantly more drastic. [...]

FIRE FIT 2 – “the economy class”

By | 29.11.2017|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

"Less is often more," this is a fitting description for the FIRE FIT 2 protective suit. The voluntary fire service system is incredibly popular, especially in the Central European firefighting world. One of the most [...]

Innovative extinguishing technology for greater protection in hazardous materials storage

By | 14.11.2017|Stationary fire protection| 2 minutes read

Hazardous goods pose significant risks: if a fire occurs, people, and likewise the environment, can be endangered when storing and handling flammable materials. This often results in costly business downtime due to repair and renovation [...]

“Communication is everything”

By | 04.09.2017|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Radio solutions for helmets using the HEROS-titan as an example There is no doubt that firefighting tasks are diverse and difficult to predict and plan in most cases. Communication among the emergency crews is therefore [...]

New technologies in vehicle construction – new challenges for rescue crews.

By | 10.08.2017|Digital Solutions, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

Technological development is progressing rapidly within the automotive industry. Airbags and restraint systems at various critical points within a vehicle have long been standard equipment. The development of ultra-high-strength steels and frame reinforcements has provided [...]

Duplex Stainless Steel meets Rosenbauer Pumps

By | 02.08.2017|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 2 minutes read

There are many ways to extinguish a fire, but the easiest and most efficient method is still water. Therefore, the most important tool of a fire brigade is the firefighting pump. Operators have many responsibilities [...]

Inside Rosenbauer: Video Shoot with Firefighting Equipment

By | 20.07.2017|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Rosenbauer builds aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicles, industrial emergency extinguishing vehicles, special extinguishing vehicles, large tank emergency extinguishing vehicles, small firefighting vehicles and many other vehicle types. All of them feature powerful technology at their core [...]

Blowing minds

By | 10.07.2017|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 2 minutes read

The PPV fan, or ‘turbo fan’ - depending on who you’re speaking to and the precise type of fan used - has, within the last decade, been at the forefront of firefighting tactics for many [...]

Fasten your Seat Belts and Safety First – ARFF Working Group Conference

By | 27.06.2017|Events, Products & Solutions, Service| 4 minutes read

Last year, Rosenbauer reported back from the ARFF User Group Conference in Las Vegas. This year, the conference took place from June 1 to 2 in Copenhagen. There were 130 participants from all over the [...]

One remote control device, six turrets

By | 19.06.2017|Products & Solutions, Stationary fire protection| 2 minutes read

In emergencies, extinguishing from a safe distance with a good view of the seat of the fire is a must in order to handle the situation quickly. To provide emergency personnel and specialist personnel in [...]

From apprenticeship to career at Rosenbauer

By | 14.06.2017|Company & people, Service| 2 minutes read

When training is the success factor Our immediate environment is oftentimes telling of just how different career paths can be. Training, motivation, external factors as well as the professional and private decisions we make on [...]

How a portable pump was born. When one FOX turns into two. (Part 3)

By | 27.04.2017|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 5 minutes read

At Interschutz 2015, Rosenbauer presented a new portable fire pump – and it was not what the public was expecting. To the surprise of many, an entire series had grown out of the FOX portable [...]

RLS2000 – wireless lighting power

By | 20.04.2017|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

Artificial lighting is a must especially for rescue operations at night or without daylight. This affects essentially all rescue organizations (fire departments, technical relief organizations, police, rescue, mountain rescue, etc.) which render assistance under such conditions. As [...]

Extinguishing fires with air – how does that work?

By | 13.03.2017|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 2 minutes read

Well, it is not meant to be taken literally, because fires are still extinguished with water. Nevertheless, the use of air is a very powerful weapon in fighting fires, because, as every firefighter is aware: [...]

New EFI injection technology finds its way into the RS14 power generator

By | 14.02.2017|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

The RS 14 is one of the most powerful power generators of its class and is very popular with customers. It was only 2015 when the third generation was presented at the Interschutz trade show [...]

How a portable pump was born. From idea to product. (Part 2)

By | 30.01.2017|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

The first major milestone for the "New portable pump" project was the world's leading trade fair, Interschutz 2015 in Hanover. The expectations from all sides were enormous, as after the presentation of the FOX III [...]

How operationally ready does hardware really need to be? (Part 2)

By | 23.01.2017|Digital Solutions, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

Emergency response organizations have different hardware requirements. Thus the term of "ready for operation" is also not easy to define. As described in the first part of this blog, there are fundamental differentiating features in [...]

Ensure maximum operational readiness

By | 11.01.2017|Products & Solutions, Service| 3 minutes read

… to rescue and protect people, living creatures, and equipment! In the Rosenbauer training centers and also directly on-site, annually hundreds of equipment managers are trained on their products - from the portable fire pump [...]

How operationally ready does hardware really need to be? (Part 1)

By | 09.01.2017|Digital Solutions, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Mobile software applications are becoming more important in the daily operations of emergency service organizations. Accessing databases, provisioning planning materials at the scene, or managing the current situation on digital mapping systems are just a [...]

“Water on”

By | 28.12.2016|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 4 minutes read

A centrifugal firefighting pump might seem boring at first. But this is only the case superficially, because without the fire pump, nothing happens when it comes to firefighting! From light to heavy-duty industrial vehicles to [...]

Hands-free with the C1 helmet thermal imaging camera

By | 17.11.2016|Equipment, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

Thermal imaging technology found its way into the fire fighting industry years ago and has since become ubiquitous. Gone are the days of training on tedious search methods and using half of your air supply [...]

How a portable pump was born (Part 1)

By | 09.11.2016|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions| 3 minutes read

For some, it was a huge surprise and the first opportunity to see the newest product development with their own eyes. For others, it was the – quite emotional – culmination of years of development [...]