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Brian Peterson monitors while the E-One puts out a fire. Designed to smother aircraft fires in under three minutes, the machine weights more than 50,000 lbs and carries 8 times more water than a normal fire truck.

Brian Peterson monitors while the E-One puts out a fire. Designed to smother aircraft fires in under three minutes, the machine weights more than 50,000 lbs and carries 8 times more water than a normal fire truck. (View larger version)

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  • Brian Shaw is currently is ranked as the World’s Strongest Man. He is 6 feet 8 inches tall, weighs in at 440 pounds and consumes upwards of about 10,000 calories per day.

  • The Brokk is a remote controlled demolition and construction machine with robot-like movement and strength.

  • The Brokk 100 is operated by a remote control that the operator has in his hands just a few feet away.

  • The remote control aspect allows the unit to work in potentially very dangerous environments for normal excavator operators –like decommissioned power plants, foundries, etc.

  • The Brokk 100 is only 31 inches wide and 64 inches long meaning it can fit through most doorways. It can even ride elevators and take stairs!

  • The Cold Jet a cleaning cannon that passes pellets of dry ice through a nozzle at extreme speeds.

  • The pellets sublimate (turn from a solid to a gas without the liquid stage) on contact with surfaces.

  • The blaster can be used very delicately: it can clean the paint and color off of an egg without breaking it.

  • The blaster can also be aggressive: it can remove asphalt residue, remove the paint from a car, or even break a 2X4 piece of wood in half.

  • The turrets of the Titan Force fire truck can spray up to 1500 gallons of water a minute.