SEI Industries – Marine Recovery Device

SEI Industries
During firefighting operations, certain emergency circumstances may require the release of the Bambi Bucket. The Marine Recovery Device (MRD) is specifically designed to decrease the potential loss of Bambi Buckets dropped over water sources.

Easy to install, the MRD is a cost-effective device that will automatically deploy a float, stored inside the MRD, when the bucket hits the water. This recovery float will guide the crew to the exact location of the submerged bucket. Once the Bambi Bucket has been retrieved, the MRD can be repacked, ready for the next heli-bucketing mission.

Key Benefit:
• Allows bucket recovery

Key Features:
• Easy to install
• Simple to operate
• Easy to maintain
• Re-usable
• Compact for easy storage
• Lightweight

The MRD is available in two sizes, compatible with the entire Bambi Bucket size range.
• MRD-1 (Models BB/BBX6072 – BB/BBX4453) includes 400 ft (122 m) of recovery cord
• MRD-2 (Models BB/BBX5566 – BB/BBXHL9800) includes 600 ft (182 m) of recovery cord

The standard recovery depth is 400 ft (122 m). However, deep water models can be customized to suit specific operational needs. The MRD is packed within a pouch that is made from mildew-resistant material. Each MRD is easily attached with snaps and slip buckles.


Products are available for DOD, Federal, State and Local Government Agency ordering.
ADS cannot quote or fulfill personal orders.

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