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Ford Cab & Chassis

Unit is to be installed on a Ford F550, 2 Doors Standard Cab.

GVWR: 17,500 lb
Front Axle: 7,000 lbs
Rear Axle: 10,500 lbs
Rear limited slip axle
Scuff plates
Tilt Steering
Rear and Front Stabilizer suspension bar
Extra Heavy Service Suspension Package
Black Brush Guard
The power train should consist of the following:
Ford Power stroke V8, 6.0 L Turbo Diesel Motor
5 Speed TorqShift Automatic transmission
Part-time four wheel drive
Dual 130 Amp alternators- Ambulance package
One (1) 110 volt Battery Charger/Conditioner

Interior requirements are as follows (XL package):
Black floor mats in place of carpeting
Upfitter switches (4)
2-Heavy duty vinyl bucket seats instead of bench seats
Air conditioning with high output fresh air heater
Am/Fm Stereo with digital clock
Interior to be light grey

Exterior requirements are as follows (XL Decor package):
The chassis shall be ordered white from Ford factory and repainted Chrome yellow as per Fire Department code specification. Paint to be base coat clear coat application.
Chromed front bumper
New design front lights
Argent grill
Dual front tow hooks
Mirrors, manually telescoping trailer tow with manual glass and two-way fold
The chassis exhaust system shall be extended to the rear of the right rear wheel.
The tires should be a maximum traction mud / snow tire
The wheelbase should be 141.0” wheelbase
Real Wheels Stainless Simulators, front & rear

Major Standard Features:
Two (2) front tow hooks
Axle – Front Monobeam with coil spring suspension
One Battery – 750 CCA 78-AH
Brakes – Anti-lock System (ABS)
Engine hour meter
Exterior cargo light – Back of cab
Front and rear stabilizer bars
Fuel tank – 40gallon capacity
Grab handles – Driver and front passenger
Manual transfer case and hubs (4 x 4)
Power steering
Roof clearance lights
Solar tinted glass
Steering damper
Windshield wipers – interval

Safety & Security:
Airbag – Driver and front passenger
Belt-Minder safety belt reminder
Blocker Beam – includes valance air dam
Passenger airbag deactivation switch

The Fire Apparatus shall meet all the requirements of the NFPA 1906 standard while stationary on a grade of 20 percent in any direction.

Vehicle Dimensions

- Overall height from ground: 92”
- Overall vehicle width: 96”
- Overall vehicle length: 255” (inclusive of front rear mounted bumper)

Other item included

Medium Kochek Wheel Chocks with storage bracket.

Lettering & Stripping

The finished apparatus shall be lettered to match the existing apparatus, the door logo shall be provided by the Fire Department. The Apparatus number shall be applied to each side of the chassis hood. 4” Reflective 3M stripping shall be applied on the Cab & the truck bed as per NFPA.

At least 50 percent of the cab and body length on each side, at least 50 percent of the width of the rear, and at least 25 percent of the width of the front of the apparatus shall have the reflective material affixed to it.

Rear Reflective Striping

The rear of the vehicle shall be covered in a 6” 3M red and yellow chevron according to NFPA guidelines.

NFPA Inner Doors Stripping

There shall be 96 square inches of reflective material located inside each cab door. The reflective material shall be visible to traffic approaching from the rear of the apparatus. Strip shall be white.

Winch

Two (2) portable winch receivers shall be provided. One (1) receiver at the front of the vehicle and one (1) at the rear of the vehicle. All wiring shall be installed to each location.

There shall be a winch carrier to mount the winch with a Warn 2” front receiver mounted directly on cab & chassis frame without drilling. A rear mounted Class III trailer hitch shall be securely attached to the chassis frame and shall include the 7-pin wiring trailer harness. Front and Rear Warn Quick Connectors and battery power leads to connect the winch shall be run to each of these locations for mounting of the winch. Dust Cover to be installed front and rear.

In addition, this system includes a Warn Trans4mer black coated grille/brush guards which wraps to the outside of the headlights

Engine Speed Control Device

An automatic engine speed control device shall be installed to allow an increase in the engine speed when the apparatus is parked. (NFPA 1906, 5.2.1.4 requirement)

An interlock shall prevent the operation of this engine speed control device unless the parking brake is fully engaged and the transmission is in neutral or park, or unless the engine speed control device is used with chassis engine driven components, in which case it shall be interlocked with the engagement of those components.

Stainless Steel Side Step Bars

One (1) set of 3" diameter stainless steel side step bars. Steps to be marine grade 304 prime stainless steel polished to a mirror finish with molded plastic step pad. Step area is compressed, rather than a cut out hole, to enhance strength and prevents interior corrosion. Lifetime Limited Warranty

Plastic step pad shall be covered with a Stainless Steel non-slip texture cover. Brand to be RealWheels model #RW420-2.

Polypropylene Rescue Body

The entire assembled body shall have an overall length of 118.0 “

The entire assembled body shall have an overall width of 96”

The entire assembled body shall have an overall height of 67"

Body Construction

The body shall consist of a left and right side module with doors. In addition, there shall be a formed metal header panel and threshold panel. These components shall be assembled to form the modular body and shall be supported by a stainless steel sub frame weldment. All components of the body shall be bolted together to allow for easy replacement. All fasteners shall be stainless steel.

Standard Features

Rust and corrosion free body module
Lightweight material allows for increased payload
Compartments constructed with ½” high impact resistant copolymer sheet
Modular construction offers easy replacement or repair of side packs
3 years warranty against defects in material and workmanship
Continuous automotive bulb door gasket for leak proof seal

Material

The material used to construct the body side modules and doors shall be extruded copolymer polypropylene made from PolymarCo-PP™ resin.

Body & Compartments mounting

All compartments shall be ventilated through an integrated positive pressure vent system allowing for movement of air between compartments. Vent outlet at the front of the side compartment modules shall provide a water resistant entry and exit for air.

The compartment floors shall be of sweep out design for easy cleaning and have provision for drainage of moisture.

All compartment floors will be covered with Plastic Tiles. The tiles shall be black with yellow angled leading edges.

An angle of approach and an angle of departure of at least 8 degrees shall be maintained at the front and the rear of the vehicle when it is loaded to its GVWR.

The rear of the apparatus will be designed for wild land and rugged terrain applications. The lower rear portion of the apparatus shall be fabricated on a diagonal plane in matter to increase the degree of the angle of departure. The short rear overhang increases the overall maneuverability of the apparatus.

The rear wheel wells shall be radius cut with polished aluminum fenderette installed at well opening.

A bright, anodized aluminum rub rail extrusion shall be bolted on both sides of the body below the compartment to protect the body from minor scrapes.

Rear Steps & Handrails

Stepping height from the ground to the first step shall not exceed 24 in. All steps, platforms shall be designed and installed to sustain a minimum static load of 500 lb without deformation.

Two (2) access handrails shall be provided, one (1) located at the rear left top side of the body module and one (1) located at the rear right top side of the body module. Handrails shall be constructed of or covered with a slip-resistant, non-corrosive material. Handrails shall be between 1in. and 1-5/8 in. in diameter and have a minimum clearance between the handrails and any surface of at least 2 in.

The rear of the flat bed shall have four (4) non-skid rear steps for access to Drop-In-Unit and Hose trays. All steps shall sustain a minimum static load of 500 lb (227 kg) without deformation (NFPA compliant).

Bumper

A full width bumper shall be provided at the rear of the body formed from 12 gauges steel. Steel brackets shall be incorporated to attach the bumper to the vehicle chassis.

An aluminum NFPA non skid surface with radius corners shall be fastened to the steel brackets. Protection between steel and aluminum will be added.

Compartment doors

Compartment doors shall be equipped with Amdor brand roll-up doors complete with the following features: door ajar switch, LED light, aluminum double wall slats with continuous ball & socket hinge joint and recessed slat seal, double wall reinforced bottom panel with stainless steel lift bar latching system, reusable slat shoes with positive snap-in securement, one-piece aluminum door track / side frame, top gutter with non-marring seal, non-marring side seals, bottom seal, with all wear component material to be Type 6 Nylon.

Upper roof area & extending down over side approx. 2” to the compartment doors and then forming a drip rail above doors.

Left side body module

There shall be a multi-compartment body module constructed from ½” polypropylene provided to form 3 compartments on the left side of the body. There shall be a single door compartment ahead of the rear wheels, a single door compartment over the rear wheels and a single door compartment behind the rear wheels. Fuel filler shall be provided as required.

Compartment dimensions shall be as follows

Compartment ahead rear wheels 35” Width 22-1/2” Depth 51-1/2” Height

Compartment behind rear wheels 30-1/2” Width 22-1/2” Depth 51” Height

Compartment over rear wheel 47” Width 22-1/2” Depth 34-1/2” Height

Right side body module

There shall be a multi-compartment body module constructed from ½’’ polypropylene provided to form 3 compartments on the right side of the body. There shall be a single door compartment ahead of the rear wheels, a single door compartment over the rear wheels and a single door compartment behind the rear wheels.

Compartment dimensions shall be as follows

Compartment ahead rear wheels 35” Width 22-1/2” Depth 51-1/2” Height

Compartment behind rear wheels 30-1/2” Width 22-1/2” Depth 51” Height

Compartment over rear wheel 47” Width 22-1/2” Depth 34-1/2” Height

Adjustable shelving

Both left and right side front compartments shall have aluminum tracks fastened to the interior sidewalls to provide an adjustable mounting surface for one (1) shelf each side.

Middle front transverse compartment shall have one adjustable shelf and seven (7) 2” x 5” opened compartments installed at the bottom of this compartment.

Both left and right side over the rear wheel compartments shall have one SCBA mounting bracket and one spare bottle bracket fastened to the interior rear wall.

Right side rear compartment shall have aluminum tracks fastened to the interior sidewalls to provide an adjustable mounting surface for two (2) shelves.

Left side rear compartment shall have aluminum tracks fastened to the interior sidewalls to provide an adjustable mounting surface for one (1) shelf. Left side rear compartment shall also have one (1) sliding tray. Sliding tray to be fabricated with 200# automotive slides, aluminium pan & gas shock will be installed to keep a positive tension when sliding tray is opened.

Additional structural polypropylene strip shall be added on all rear wall compartment for the ability to mount additional vertical uni-struts.

A lighted license plate bracket shall be incorporated into the body.

Transverse compartment

Inside Tranverse compartment will communicate the two compartments ahead rear wheels. Compartment will have approximate dimension of 18” x 51” x 35”.

Upper section of the body

Passenger side shall have one (1) x pre-connected hose tray. One (1) 1.5" valves piped from the discharge manifold to the hose tray shall be installed with 90 deg. swivel. The valve shall be an Fire Style, quarter turn swing out valve with a handle and be connected to the hose tray by high pressure flexible plumbing.

Top canvas w/rear protective net will be installed. One adjustable divider shall be installed in this compartment area.

Driver side shall have one (1) x pre-connected hose tray. One (1) 1.5" valves piped from the discharge manifold to the hose tray shall be installed with 90 deg. swivel. The valve shall be an Fire Style, quarter turn swing out valve with a handle and be connected to the hose tray by high pressure flexible plumbing.

At the front of the body, one (1) dunage compartment (approx.: 21” wide x 70” long x 10” high), with top canvas installed.

All area shall be designed to prevent the accumulation of water and allow for ventilation to aid in drying hose in the storage area. Black Turtle Tiles to be installed and bolted on the floor.

Upper section will be made from .125” high bright aluminum diamond plate.

Electrical components

A 12 volt electrical system is supply. The built in emergency light switch panel have a master switch plus individual switches for selective control. The switch panel is located in the cab on the driver’s side to allow for easy access. The switches on the dashboard is lighted rocker type.

The wiring is secured in place, readily accessible and protected against heat, water and physical damage.

All wiring will be run in heat and moisture resistant plastic convoluted split loom.

Grommets will be used where conductors or loom pass through metal.

Power control relays and solenoids shall have a direct current rating of 125 percent of the maximum current for which the circuit is protected.

Conductor insulation will conform to S.A.E. requirements. All circuit are protected by automatic reset circuit breakers.

All wiring furnished will conform to the national Electric Code. All wiring will be function worded schematically.

All circuits will be wired in conformance with S.A.E. J1292, Automobile wiring standard.

A set (2) of electric diagram will be remit upon delivery.

One (1) back-up alarm that meets the type D (87 dba) requirements of SAEJ994 shall be provided at the rear of the apparatus. It will activate when the transmission is placed in reverse.

DOT lighting

Lighting and reflectors shall be provided to comply with federal motor vehicle safety standard FMVSS-108. This shall include Whelen 700 series LED Back-up lights, 700 series LED Turn Arrow & 700 series LED Brake on the rear of each body side module. These lights shall be mounted to the body with a chromed bezel and appropriate gasketing. The left side module shall have a license plate light and mounting provisions for license plate under it.

Note: on bodies over 80” wide, a red triple clearance light cluster shall be provided in the lower center of the rear panel. All wiring shall be in split convoluted loom to form a harness.

An aluminum protection cover shall be provided over the harnesses at the inside rear body panel to guard against damaging the harness due to shifting cargo in the compartments.

Mud Flaps

Two (2) 24" X 24" mud flaps shall be installed directly behind the rear dual wheels.

Two (2) mud flaps shall be installed directly behind the front wheels.

Undercoating

The body, after construction is complete, shall be fully undercoated using an automotive rubberized undercoating.

Emergency lighting

One (1) 55” Super LED Whelen Lightbar, Liberty model # SLN2VLED. Lightbar to be mounted on the front top body.
4 x Red Super LED Corners
2 x Red Super LED Inner
2 x White Super LED Inner
2 x Front Facing Takedown lamps
2 x Side Alley lamps, one (1) each side

For Blocking Right-of-Way Mode of operation, white Super LED Inner lights (2) shall be turned off when parking brake is applied.

This light shall be controlled from a switch in the console.

Mounted on front brush guard, Two (2) Whelen 700 series SUPER LED, red with red lens, each with a chrome flange.

Mounted each side of the chassis, Two (2) Whelen 700 series SUPER LED, one (1) each side, red with red lens, each with a chrome flange.

Mounted each side of the body, Four (4) Whelen 700 series SUPER LED, two (2) each side, red with red lens, each with a chrome flange located at the top corner L&R, F&R facing the street and curbsides.

Mounted each side of the body, Two (2) Whelen 700 series SUPER LED, one (1) each side, red with red lens, each with a chrome flange located ahead of each rear wheel in the lower warning zone.

Mounted in the rear upper section of the body Two (2) Whelen 700 series SUPER LED, red with red lens, each with a chrome flange.

Mounted in the rear lower section of the body, bellow each tail, stop & turn light module, Two (2) Whelen 700 series SUPER LED, red with red lens, each with a chrome flange.

Wig Wag System

One (1) wig-wag system will be installed with a control switch on the console.

Siren & Speaker

One (1) Whelen, model # 295SLSA1, 100 watts electronic siren amplifier with PA and switch control center to be provided and installed.

One (1) Whelen, model # SA315P, 100 watt speaker, to be provided and mounted on the front bumper with SAK1 universal mounting bracket.

Scene Lights

Six (6) Whelen halogen scene lights, model 508, shall be installed around the vehicle. Two (2) on the right side body module, two (2) on the left side body module & two (2) on the rear module

Ground lights

Two (2) ground lights shall be installed at the entry of the cab, one (1) on each side.

Lighting designed to provide illumination on areas under the driver and crew riding area exits shall be switchable but activated automatically when the exit doors are opened.

Two (2) ground lights shall be installed below the front bed, one (1) on each side.

Two (2) ground lights shall be installed below the rear steps, one (1) on each side.

These ground lights will be illuminated at any time the chassis parking brake is activated.

Lights to be white oval LED w/28 diodes ea. with bracket.

Console

One CET aluminum fire application custom consol installed between seats with rocker switch. To be quickly identified and visible to the driver and passenger while seated, the rocker switches shall be installed on the top face of the console designed with a 40 deg. angle. This area shall be able to hold at least two rows of rocker switch. All switches shall be rocker style internally lighted and appropriately identified by panel mounted legends.

The first lighted rocker switch to be a red Master Optical Warning switch. A master body disconnect automatic switch, normally open contacts, shall be provided to disconnect all electrical loads not provided by the chassis manufacturer. The starter solenoids shall be connected directly to the batteries.

All rocker switch to have a green “On” indicator that is visible from the driver’s position shall be provided.

The consol will have an area to accommodate department map books, clipboards etc..

The console also have an area for radio head & Siren installation.

Map Light, 12” gooseneck Halogen, Havis Shield, model C-MAP-S, side mounted on the cab console.

All electrical components like breaker, relays, wiring etc. will be installed inside this customized consol and protected with an aluminium box. This consol will be design to easily gain access to those breaker, relays, wiring, etc.

Controls and switches that are expected to be operated by the driver while the apparatus is in motion shall be within convenient reach for the driver.

Console to be painted black scratch free Herculiner finish.

Two (2) portable radio-charging bases shall be installed in the cab.

Two (2) “Big Ed” 90-degree rechargeable lights shall be mounted in the cab

One (1) FRC tank water level indicator shall be mounted in the cab on the console.

The CAFS engine shall be remotely started from inside the cab at a separate station on or near the console.

Cab and Body Lighting

Marker lights and reflectors will include (2) amber front corner marker lights, two (2) amber rectangular reflectors, four (4) red rectangular reflectors, and three (3) red marker lights centered at the rear.

Two (2) red rear corner markers shall be installed at the trailing edge on either side of the apparatus body.

One (1) LED Strip Light fixture shall be mounted in each body compartment. The light shall be in a resistant shock absorbent mount for improved bulb life. The wiring connection shall be made with a weather resistant style connector.

110 Outlets

Two (2) 110-volt outlets shall be supplied. One (1) inside wall of curbside body rear. One (1) inside the road side front body compartment.

110 volt Supply

One (1) Kusmaul auto eject 110 volt auto eject shall be provided.

Pole Lights

Two (2) 500 Watt, 120 AC telescoping pole lights shall be installed on the outside front of the body. Fire Research Corporation shall manufacture lights.

Hand Lights

Two (2) Fire Vulcan stream lights with chargers shall be supplied and mounted on the body of the vehicle. Wired to truck charging system.

Compartment Lights switches

One (1) switch per compartment shall be installed so the compartment light(s) shall come on only when compartment door is open.

Door Ajar

One (1) door ajar warning light shall be provided and installed in the consol to indicate an open body compartment door. The light shall be properly marked with a sign “Warning Door Ajar”.

Back-Up Alarm

A 87 dB (A) back-up alarm shall be mounted at the rear of the vehicle and shall be wired into the chassis back-up lights to signal when the vehicle transmission is in the reverse mode.

Generator

5KW Engine – Driven Generator with load center shall be supplied and installed in the chassis engine bay and connected to chassis engine by an authorized dealer. Generator shall be a Raven.

CET 35 CFM DIESEL POWERED CAFS/TANK SKID SYSTEM

Manufactured by the truck builder. Skid shall have sliding tray built into the base of the skid, full length 7” high. Tray shall have a bottom mounted, horizontally hinged door.

The CAFS provides a self-contained, diesel-powered, “slide-in” type compressed air foam system (CAFS) unit. The CAFS unit is designed to fit into the open cavity between the truck polypropylene body sides.

The CAFS is designed to discharge water only, air only or compressed air foam from the same discharge outlet. In addition, the consistency of the compressed air foam (expansion ratio), wet/dry is fully adjustable.

Engine

The power to drive the system is provided by a Kubota, 3-cylinder, 4-cycle, Liquid-cooled diesel engine at a rating of 25 HP @ 3600 RPM. Automotive engines or ratings will not be used.

Water Pump- CET 18 MR. Manufactured and installed by the truck builder

The water pump is a Model 18 MR single-stage centrifugal pump with a vertically split aluminum case with replaceable bronze impeller and seal rings on a stainless steel shaft. It is designed to provide up to 250 GPM of plain water flow and pressure up to 165 PSI with the air compressor in the “unload” mode or ’’load mode’’. The pump seal is of a mechanical design.

Air Compressor

The air compressor is of piston type (4 cylinders), designed and installed to supply a minimum of 35 CFM at 100 PSI of air at maximum engine RPM.
The air compressor is driven by one dry Goodyear -V type belts from the engine crankshaft and is mounted to the pump platform. The air compressor is capable of maintaining prolonged pressure from 100 to 150 pounds per square inch throughout the service life of the complete CAFS unit.

A pneumatic modulating inlet valve mounted on the air end inlet controls the compressor. A balancing system is provided to automatically maintain the air pressure within plus-or-minus 5% of the water pump pressure throughout the CAFS operating range.

The compressor is cooled with air and the compressed air is cool enough to be utilized by any tooling. The system is capable of maintaining recommended operating temperatures throughout the full operational range in ambient temperatures up to 115F.

Foam Proportioner

The foam proportioner is a Foampro model 1601 automatic, 12-volt, direct-injection system capable of maintaining a solution ratio of as low as 0.1% to at least 1% of class “A” foam. The proportioner has a maximum operating flow range of 3-145 GPM (11-549 liters per minute) and a maximum accuracy flow range of 5-110 GPM (19-416 liters per minute). The proportioner is capable of using different types of class “A” liquid foam concentrates. This complete system is mounted within the module

Drive System

The water pump is directly driven. The compressor, which is mounted to the engine flywheel housing, is belt-driven using a V-type belt.

Electrical System

All electrical equipment installed by the manufacturer is in conformance with current automotive electrical system standards ant the requirements of the applicable NFPA apparatus standards. The wiring is individually and permanently color and function coded.

All exposed wiring runs in loom with a minimum of 280F (137.8C) rating. All wiring loom is properly supported and attached to frame members along the entire rum. At any point where wire or looms must pass through metal, rubber grommets are installed to protect the wire from abrasion.

The main low voltage electrical terminal block and circuit breaker panel are provided behind the pump operator’s panel in a location, which provides easy service access.

The electrical connections are made using heat shrink and/or waterproof connectors. All electrical circuits are protected with automatic reset circuit breakers or fuses.

Priming System

A Ventury type priming system is utilized. The primer is capable of priming the water pump through 20’ of hard suction hose with a 15’ lift. Primer control is mounted on the operator’s panel.

Plumbing, Hoses and Lines

All piping is stainless steel. Use of grooved end pipe couplings is required for flexibility and movement of system components on mobile equipment. The compressor hoses are made of Teflon and braded with stainless steel. Hydraulic hoses are not used. Check valves are required throughout the system to maintain integrity and shall be placed so that the air, water foam and foam solution do not inadvertently mix. One (1) master drain valve is provided on the control panel to completely drain the system to prevent freeze damage.

Tank to Pump

There is a 2.5” tank to pump suction valve fitted in the module and controlled from the operator’s panel with a push/pull T-handle control.

Inlets

A 2.5’’ inlet is provided to draw water from the control panel with a 2.5” Cam-Lock swivel connection and cap provided. It is possible to use that line for “direct tank fill” operations with a pressurized water source.

One (1) pressurized “Indian Can” fill shall be installed on the pump.

 

Discharge Outlets

There is one 2.5’’ discharge with stainless steel, plumbing to panel, mounted CAF discharge outlet. Three additional CAF discharges are plumbed to the rear of the module for use as a hose reel and two (2) 1 3/4” pre-connects. Swing check valves are installed on each discharge to prevent foam from back flowing into the pump. Discharge valves are Akron self-locking, swing-out valves.

Bumper Turret

One TFT “Tornado” electrically operated monitor with valve and stacked tips. CAFS capable. Monitor shall be installed on the front bumper and controlled from inside the truck cab.

Pre-Connects

Two (2) 1-3/4” pre-connect hose lays and swivels shall be mounted, one (1) over the “curb side” and one (1) over the “street side” body modules of the body.

Each lay shall hold 200’ of 1.75” DJ 800 P.S.I. attack hose (TFA to supply hose). One (1) line shall flow water only, one (1) shall flow foam and water. Department shall establish this when final drawing is approved.

Booster Reel- Low Profile

One (1) Electric rewind booster reel manufactured by Hannay. Reel shall be mounted above the water tank. Reel shall hold 150’ of 1” fabric rigid booster hose.

Hose reel to be mounted on tank crossways w/hose roller assy and nozzle bracket on rear for access.

Tank Refill

A 1” tank refill line with a 1” Akron and flexible, reinforced hose using internally expanded fittings to allow maximum flow.

Module Frame

The frame is constructed of steel and designed for rigorous fire service. The top of the module is a hinged cover for easy access.

Control Panel

A laser-cut control panel is mounted to the electrical box, which is of a water resistant design. The following items are marked in a logical manner on the control panel to provide for simple and easy operation.

2-Lamp Shielded Pump Panel Light Cluster & Switch

Water Tank Level Indicator

2.5” Black Face, Master Water Pressure Gauge

2.5” Black Face, Master Air Pressure Gauge

Primer Control

Direct Tank Fill

Tank to Pump 2.5’’ valve

CAFS/Water Compressor Unload Valve

Vernier Throttle Control

Drain Valves

Auxiliary Air Outlet

System Operation Instruction Placard

Electrical section

Foam Level gauge

Hour meter

Panel light switch

Ignition switch

FoamPro Concentrate Proportioner Control

Primer push switch

Auto or fix mode switch

Compressor on-off switch

Labels

All controls, inlets and discharges are clearly labeled. The labels comply with applicable NFPA standards.

Testing

The competed unit shall undergo a manufacturer’s run-in test prior to delivery. The engine, pump and air compressor are operated for a minimum period of one day, during which time the test operator will monitor and record the functions and performance of each system component. Compressed air foam is produced during the test.

This testing will be performed to ensure proper system operation and performance prior to shipment. The manufacturer provides written certifications that the tested unit meets all performance criteria contained herein (NFPA). Water flow performance is measured using standard fire department test methods.

Manuals

One (1) copy of the Operation and Maintenance Manual and a CD copy are provided to the purchaser with each unit. This manual includes detailed instructions in the operation and maintenance of the overall unit, engine, water pump, air compressor and foam proportioner.

Dimensions

Length 34”
Width 44”
Lid Width 40’’
Height 26”
Weight 800 lbs.

Performance

Water Pump 180 GPM @ 90 PSI
Air Compressor 35 CFM @ 100 PSI
Max CAFS Performance 85 GPM & 35 CFM @ 100 PSI
Engine Horsepower 25 HP @ 3600 RPM

Warranty

Engine 2 year
Compressor 1 year
Water Pump 2 years
Chemical Injector 1 year
Water Tank (optional) Limited Lifetime

Misc. Information

All fabrication and materials are warranted for a period of two (2) years barring accidents, abuse or negligence. Excluded from the warranty are all consumables and parts subject to routine replacement. We will repair or assist in the repair or replacement of the product in its entirety.

Water Tank Construction

The water tank shall be constructed of 1/2" thick polypropylene sheet stock. The material shall be of a certified, high quality, non-corrosive, stress relieved thermo plastic, black in color with a textured finish, and UV stabilized for maximum protection. The skid type booster tank shall be of a standard configuration and shall be so designed to have complete modular slide in capability. All joints and seams are to be fully nitrogen welded and electronically tested for maximum strength. The unit shall incorporate transverse partitions manufactured of 3/8" polypropylene, which shall interlock, with a series of longitudinal partitions constructed of 1/2" polypropylene. All swash partitions shall be so designed to allow for maximum water and air flow between compartments and are fully welded to each other as well as to the inside of the tank. The passenger side rear wall of the tank shall have a standard built in sight gauge 2" in width, and 70% transparent.

Fill Tower & Tank Cover

The tank shall be equipped with a combination vent/overflow and manual fill tower. The fill tower shall have a molded drop-on type cover. The cover shall be fastened to the tower prevent loss. The tower shall be located in the right rear corner of the tank. There shall be a vent / overflow installed inside and to the extreme rear of the tower approximately 2" down from the top. This vent / overflow shall be of a standard schedule 40 polypropylene pipe with minimum ID of 3". The vent / overflow shall be piped internally toward the front and exit out the front tank wall with a 1" extension past the front tank wall.

The tank cover shall be constructed of 1/2" thick polypropylene, black in color, UV stabilized, and incorporate an exclusive self-locking design. The tank covers shall be flush mounted and individually removable with up to 100% access for inspection or repair if necessary. The cover shall incorporate (4) 2" polypropylene hold-downs and lifting provisions. These dowels shall be tapered for ½" - 13 threads to accommodate a lifting eye with a minimum-security factor of 3 to 1. These dowels shall be welded into the transverse baffles, and will assist in minimizing cover flex during normal operation.

Tank Capacity

The tank shall have a capacity of 300 US gallons of water. The tank shall be covered by an all out No Fault Limited Life Time Warranty.

Tank Outlets

There shall be two standard tank outlets located in the same vertical plane on the driver side rear wall of the tank. One (1) 3" female NPT tank to pump suction fitting and one (1) 1" female NPT tank fill fitting with flow deflector.

Tank Mounting Blocks

The cover shall incorporate two (2) booster reel-mounting blocks that shall be to accommodate two (2) each sliding nut fasteners. These mounting blocks shall be welded to the covers running from the rear edge of the tank forward.

Skid Base

There shall be a full width skid base manufactured of 3/4" polypropylene welded to the tank. This base shall be 48" wide by 96" long and shall extend 34" past the tank in the rear to allow for pump mounting. The pump mounting area shall be supported by ½" polypropylene gussets 15" high by 32" long. The gussets shall be equipped with 2" holes to assist in lifting the unit. The mounts shall allow for the truck to be secured directly to a truck bed without the need for any skid framework underneath.

Foam Cell.

A drop in style foam cell shall be provided in the tank. This foam cell shall be constructed using the same materials and methods as the skid tank. The foam tank shall be incorporated within the water tank and should be of a drop-in type removable from the water tank.

The foam cell shall have a capacity of 10 gallons.

Paint Process

The paint or coating, including any primer, shall be applied in accordance with the paint or coating manufacturer’s recommendation.

Body Modules shall be thoroughly washed with grease cutting solvents prior to any sanding. After the body has been sanded and the minor imperfections corrected, the body shall be washed again with a solution to remove any contaminants on the surface. The first coating to be applied is a universal plastics adhesion promoter followed with three coats of primer. The primer coat is to be hand sanded with 320 grit sandpaper to insure maximum gloss of the paint. Application of at least three coats of Concept Acrylic Urethane paint shall be applied with the final addition of a clear coat process.

The commercial body paint will have to match the Cab & Chassis color.

All exposed ferrous metal surfaces that are not plated or stainless steel shall be cleaned and prepared and shall be painted or coated.

The interior of the body compartments shall be left in their natural color of white.

Manufacturer’s discretion

Materials, parts, or procedures used are subject to change at manufacturer's discretion at any time to provide equal or better products.

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