Monthly Archives: January 2014

2014 Clarke Factory Mutual Changes

One of the most popular engine manufacturers for the Aurora and Fairbanks Nijhuis fire pump lines, Clarke Fire, has recently reviewed the 2013 changes to the FM1333 requirements and announced the changes it has made to meet these new standards. FM1333 is the approval standards for diesel engine fire pump drivers, and requires active compliance by the end of November. There were several changes made that you should be aware of and this blog breaks down each of them.

Re-Examination Testing

If your FM engine was previously approved to comply with the May 2012 FM approval and testing standards, it needed to be re-examined. This re-examination requires a vigorous durability test to ensure operating conditions are met. Clarke FM approved engines were therefore re-examined to confirm their compliance with the FM1333. Continue reading