They are a specialized component used in some Hale fire pumps to transfer power from the engine or motor to the impeller of the pump. The impeller is the component that rotates and creates the water pressure. They are a metal drum that is located inside the pump and has a sleeve that fits over it.
The drum transfer gear is an important component of the fire pump system, as it is responsible for transferring power from the engine or motor to the impeller. Proper installation, maintenance, and testing of the drum transfer gear is essential to ensure that it is functioning correctly and providing reliable operation of the fire pump system. Regular inspection and maintenance of the fire pump system, including the drum transfer gear, can help identify issues before they become major problems.
Here are some examples:
- Hale QLD-257 Transfer Drum
- Hale QLF-256 Sleeve Transfer Drum
- Hale RGA/LGA/Mga Split Shaft PTO Gearbox