Task Force Tips

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Task Force Tips (TFT) is a company that designs, engineers, manufactures and sells fire fighting equipment for international and US markets. Task Force Tips is currently based in Valparaiso, Indiana.

The corporate headquarters features the Task Force Tips Fire Museum, featuring historic firefighting vehicles, equipment and uniforms.


Firefighters consistently had problems with maintaining correct nozzle pressure on fire pumps.[citation needed] Task Force Tip nozzles were designed to resolve this problem. They adjust to the different pressures in the hose. Chief Clyde McMillan[who?] was working with the Gary Fire Task Force[who?] in 1971, when he designed an automatic nozzle on a napkin in 1968 and constructed it in his basement. Today,[when?] the company continues innovating through research and development.[1] Task Force Tips manufactures and distributes fire fighting nozzles and equipment in more than 60 countries.[1]


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