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Waterous Pilot Valve Repair Kit


The Waterous Company is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of firefighting equipment, with a long history of innovation and commitment to quality. Established in 1886 by C.H. Waterous in St. Paul, Minnesota, the company began as a producer of steam fire engines, focusing on creating reliable and efficient firefighting solutions.

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Waterous Pilot Valve Repair Kit

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A Waterous Pilot Valve is a specific component used in Waterous firefighting apparatus or other similar water pump systems. The pilot valve serves as a control device that regulates the flow of water or air within the pump system, helping to manage pressure and ensure the efficient operation of the fire pump.

In the context of a fire pump system, the pilot valve is typically installed in the pressure relief or governor system. Its primary function is to maintain the desired pump discharge pressure by opening or closing as necessary to either vent excess pressure or allow more pressure to build up. This helps to maintain a steady flow of water to the hoses and nozzles during firefighting operations while protecting the pump and other system components from damage due to over-pressurization.

The Waterous Pilot Valve is designed to be durable and reliable, ensuring consistent performance in demanding firefighting environments. However, like any mechanical component, it may become worn or damaged over time, leading to potential issues with pressure regulation in the fire pump system. In such cases, it is important to replace the pilot valve to maintain the proper functioning and safety of the firefighting equipment.

Always consult the manufacturer’s documentation or seek advice from a qualified technician when selecting a replacement pilot valve for your specific fire pump system. This will ensure compatibility and proper operation, maintaining the safety and efficiency of your firefighting apparatus.

Waterous is recognized for its wide range of high-quality products, which include fire pumps, foam systems, hydrants, valves, and other related accessories. The company is dedicated to providing innovative, reliable, and durable solutions to firefighters, ensuring that they have the tools they need to protect lives and property.

One of Waterous’ key strengths is its commitment to research and development, which has led to numerous advancements in firefighting technology. The company’s engineers work closely with fire departments and other industry professionals to design and develop cutting-edge products that meet the unique challenges faced by modern firefighters.

The Waterous product line consists of various fire pumps, such as centrifugal pumps, PTO-driven pumps, and portable pumps, designed to meet the needs of different firefighting applications. The company also offers a range of foam systems, including proportioning systems and foam concentrate pumps, which play a critical role in combating flammable liquid and hazardous materials fires.

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