The firefighter toolkit is a reference tool built specifically for the needs of firefighters, with significant input from firefighters. The tool contains two major components, a calculation tool and a hazmat placards tool.
The calculation portion performs several often used calculations for hose pressure, water needs and hose flow. The calculations it supports are:
Hose Friction Calculation
Required Pump Pressure Calculation
Fire Flow Calculation (NFA)
FireFlow Calculation (Iowa)
NFPA 1231 Water Supply Calculation
Nozzle Reaction Calculation
Fog Nozzle Reaction Calculation
Nozzle Flow Calculation
The Placards section provides images of the various USDOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Placards from Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Transportation.
Included are images from all Class 1-9 placards. After clicking on the placards, the text description that applies to each placard is provided as well.