BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT HEAVY RESCUE SVI #862 PRE-CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATION Contents

BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT HEAVY RESCUE SVI #862 PRE-CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATION Contents
BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
HEAVY RESCUE SVI #862
PRE-CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATION
Contents
SCOPE AND GENERAL INFORMATION................................................................................................................................... 15
GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN ............................................................................................................................... 15
ACCESSIBILITY........................................................................................................................................................................ 16
MATERIALS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 16
QUALITY AND WORKMANSHIP ............................................................................................................................................. 16
LIABILITY INSURANCE ............................................................................................................................................................ 17
INTERNET IN-PROCESS SITE .................................................................................................................................................. 17
VEHICLE STABILITY SUPPLIED WITH CAB/CHASSIS................................................................................................................ 17
ROADABILITY ......................................................................................................................................................................... 18
SERVICEABILITY ..................................................................................................................................................................... 18
BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT CONTINGENCY FUND ......................................................................................... 18
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION ..................................................................................................................................... 19
OPERATIONS AND SERVICE DOCUMENTATION .................................................................................................................... 20
NFPA REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FORMAT - CD-ROM ..................................................................................................... 21
STATEMENTOF EXCEPTIONS ................................................................................................................................................. 21
CARRYING CAPACITY ............................................................................................................................................................. 22
TESTING ................................................................................................................................................................................. 23
ROAD TEST ............................................................................................................................................................................ 23
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST ................................................................................................ 23
TEST SEQUENCE .................................................................................................................................................................... 23
1. RESERVE CAPACITY TEST .................................................................................................................................................. 23
2. ALTERNATOR PERFORMANCE TEST ................................................................................................................................. 24
TEST AT IDLE .......................................................................................................................................................................... 24
TEST AT FULL LOAD ............................................................................................................................................................... 24
3. LOW VOLTAGE ALARM TEST ............................................................................................................................................ 24
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST ................................................................................................ 24
DOCUMENTATION ................................................................................................................................................................ 24
UL 120/240 VAC CERTIFICATION........................................................................................................................................... 25
DOCUMENTATION ................................................................................................................................................................ 26
DIELECTRIC VOLTAGE WITHSTAND TEST .............................................................................................................................. 26
WARRANTY............................................................................................................................................................................ 26
GENERAL LIMITED WARRANTY - TWO (2) YEARS.................................................................................................................. 27
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL WARRANTY - FIVE (5) YEARS .................................................................................................... 27
STRUCTURAL WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS ......................................................................................................................... 27
PAINT LIMITED WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS....................................................................................................................... 27
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GRAPHICS LIMITED WARRANTY ............................................................................................................................................ 27
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD ....................................................................................................................................................... 27
OVERALL HEIGHT................................................................................................................................................................... 27
OVERALL LENGTH .................................................................................................................................................................. 27
PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE ...................................................................................................................................... 28
FINAL INSPECTION CONFERENCE .......................................................................................................................................... 28
DELIVERY AND DEMONSTRATION......................................................................................................................................... 28
SPARTAN METRO STAR LFD CHASSIS WITH 20" RAISED ROOF ............................................................................................. 29
MODEL YEAR ......................................................................................................................................................................... 29
COUNTRY OF SERVICE ........................................................................................................................................................... 29
APPARATUS TYPE .................................................................................................................................................................. 29
VEHICLE TYPE ........................................................................................................................................................................ 29
AXLE CONFIGURATION.......................................................................................................................................................... 29
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS FRONT ................................................................................................................................. 29
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS REAR.................................................................................................................................... 29
CAB STYLE.............................................................................................................................................................................. 30
CAB FRONT FASCIA................................................................................................................................................................ 31
FRONT GRILLE ....................................................................................................................................................................... 31
CAB UNDERCOAT .................................................................................................................................................................. 31
CAB SIDE DRIP RAIL ............................................................................................................................................................... 31
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR ............................................................................................................................................................ 31
CAB PAINT MANUFACTURER ................................................................................................................................................ 32
CAB PAINT PRIMARY/LOWER COLOR ................................................................................................................................... 32
CAB PAINT SECONDARY/UPPER COLOR ................................................................................................................................ 32
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR BREAKLINE.......................................................................................................................................... 32
CAB PAINT PINSTRIPE............................................................................................................................................................ 32
CAB PAINT WARRANTY ......................................................................................................................................................... 32
CAB PAINT INTERIOR ............................................................................................................................................................. 32
CAB ENTRY DOORS ................................................................................................................................................................ 32
CAB ENTRY DOOR TYPE ......................................................................................................................................................... 33
LH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT..................................................................................................................................... 33
LEFT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING ...................................................................................................... 33
LH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH .................................................................................................................. 33
RH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT .................................................................................................................................... 33
RIGHT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING ................................................................................................... 33
RH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH .................................................................................................................. 33
CAB STRUCTURAL WARRANTY .............................................................................................................................................. 33
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CAB TEST INFORMATION ...................................................................................................................................................... 34
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM .............................................................................................................................................................. 34
APPARATUS WIRING PROVISION .......................................................................................................................................... 34
MULTIPLEX DISPLAY .............................................................................................................................................................. 34
DATA RECORDING SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................................... 35
POWER & GROUND STUD ..................................................................................................................................................... 35
AUXILIARY POWER & GROUND STUD ................................................................................................................................... 35
EXTERIOR ELECTRICAL TERMINAL COATING ......................................................................................................................... 35
ENGINE .................................................................................................................................................................................. 36
CAB ENGINE TUNNEL ............................................................................................................................................................ 36
DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER CONTROLS ............................................................................................................................... 36
ENGINE PROGRAMMING HIGH IDLE SPEED .......................................................................................................................... 36
ENGINE HIGH IDLE CONTROL ................................................................................................................................................ 36
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED GOVERNOR ............................................................................................................. 36
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE .................................................................................................................................................... 37
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL .................................................................................................................................... 37
ELECTRONIC ENGINE OIL LEVEL INDICATOR ......................................................................................................................... 37
FLUID FILLS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 37
ENGINE DRAIN PLUG ............................................................................................................................................................. 37
ENGINE WARRANTY .............................................................................................................................................................. 37
ENGINE PROGRAMMING REMOTE THROTTLE ...................................................................................................................... 37
ENGINE PROGRAMMING IDLE SPEED ................................................................................................................................... 37
ENGINE FAN DRIVE................................................................................................................................................................ 38
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM .................................................................................................................................................... 38
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM PROTECTION .............................................................................................................................. 38
ENGINE COOLANT ................................................................................................................................................................. 38
ELECTRONIC COOLANT LEVEL INDICATOR ............................................................................................................................ 39
COOLANT HOSES ................................................................................................................................................................... 39
ENGINE AIR INTAKE ............................................................................................................................................................... 39
AIR INTAKE PROTECTION ...................................................................................................................................................... 39
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM .................................................................................................................................................... 39
DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID TANK ............................................................................................................................................... 40
ENGINE EXHAUST ACCESSORIES ........................................................................................................................................... 40
ENGINE EXHAUST WRAP ....................................................................................................................................................... 40
TRANSMISSION ..................................................................................................................................................................... 40
TRANSMISSION MODE PROGRAMMING .............................................................................................................................. 40
TRANSMISSION FEATURE PROGRAMMING .......................................................................................................................... 41
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TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTOR .......................................................................................................................................... 41
ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OIL LEVEL INDICATOR............................................................................................................. 41
TRANSMISSION PRE-SELECT WITH AUXILIARY BRAKE .......................................................................................................... 41
TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM ....................................................................................................................................... 41
TRANSMISSION DRAIN PLUG ................................................................................................................................................ 41
TRANSMISSION WARRANTY.................................................................................................................................................. 41
LH PTO ................................................................................................................................................................................... 42
LH PTO MODEL ...................................................................................................................................................................... 42
PTO LOCATION ...................................................................................................................................................................... 42
PTO CONTROL ....................................................................................................................................................................... 42
DRIVELINE ............................................................................................................................................................................. 42
FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR ......................................................................................................................................... 42
FUEL LINES............................................................................................................................................................................. 42
FUEL SHUTOFF VALVE ........................................................................................................................................................... 43
FUEL TANK ............................................................................................................................................................................. 43
FUEL TANK FILL PORT ............................................................................................................................................................ 43
FUEL TANK SERVICEABILTY PROVISIONS............................................................................................................................... 43
FRONT AXLE .......................................................................................................................................................................... 43
FRONT AXLE WARRANTY....................................................................................................................................................... 43
FRONT WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION ................................................................................................................................ 44
FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS ................................................................................................................................................... 44
FRONT SUSPENSION.............................................................................................................................................................. 44
STEERING COLUMN/ WHEEL ................................................................................................................................................. 44
POWER STEERING PUMP ...................................................................................................................................................... 44
ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR .................................................................................................... 44
FRONT AXLE CRAMP ANGLE.................................................................................................................................................. 45
POWER STEERING GEAR ....................................................................................................................................................... 45
CHASSIS ALIGNMENT ............................................................................................................................................................ 45
REAR AXLE ............................................................................................................................................................................. 45
REAR AXLE WARRANTY ......................................................................................................................................................... 45
REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL LUBRICATION .............................................................................................................................. 45
REAR WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION ................................................................................................................................... 45
VEHICLE TOP SPEED .............................................................................................................................................................. 45
REAR SUSPENSION ................................................................................................................................................................ 46
REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS ...................................................................................................................................................... 46
FRONT TIRE ........................................................................................................................................................................... 46
REAR TIRE .............................................................................................................................................................................. 46
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REAR AXLE RATIO .................................................................................................................................................................. 46
TIRE PRESSURE EQUALIZATION SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................... 46
TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR ................................................................................................................................................... 47
FRONT WHEEL ....................................................................................................................................................................... 47
REAR WHEEL ......................................................................................................................................................................... 47
BALANCE WHEELS AND TIRES ............................................................................................................................................... 47
BRAKE SYSTEM ...................................................................................................................................................................... 47
FRONT BRAKES ...................................................................................................................................................................... 48
REAR BRAKES......................................................................................................................................................................... 48
PARK BRAKE .......................................................................................................................................................................... 48
PARK BRAKE CONTROL.......................................................................................................................................................... 48
AIR DRYER ............................................................................................................................................................................. 48
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS .................................................................................................................................................... 48
REAR BRAKE CHAMBERS ....................................................................................................................................................... 48
AIR COMPRESSOR ................................................................................................................................................................. 49
AIR GOVERNOR ..................................................................................................................................................................... 49
MOISTURE EJECTORS ............................................................................................................................................................ 49
AIR SUPPLY LINES .................................................................................................................................................................. 49
AIR TANK SPACERS ................................................................................................................................................................ 49
REAR AIR TANK MOUNTING.................................................................................................................................................. 49
WHEELBASE........................................................................................................................................................................... 49
REAR OVERHANG .................................................................................................................................................................. 49
FRAME ................................................................................................................................................................................... 50
FRAME WARRANTY ............................................................................................................................................................... 50
FRAME CLEAR AREA .............................................................................................................................................................. 50
FRAME PAINT ........................................................................................................................................................................ 51
FRONT BUMPER .................................................................................................................................................................... 51
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION LENGTH................................................................................................................................... 51
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION FRAME WIDTH ........................................................................................................................ 51
MECHANICAL SIREN .............................................................................................................................................................. 51
MECHANICAL SIREN LOCATION ............................................................................................................................................ 51
MECHANICAL SIREN ACCESSORIES ....................................................................................................................................... 51
AIR HORN .............................................................................................................................................................................. 51
AIR HORN LOCATION ............................................................................................................................................................ 52
AIR HORN RESERVOIR ........................................................................................................................................................... 52
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER ................................................................................................................................................. 52
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER LOCATION ............................................................................................................................... 52
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FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOKS............................................................................................................................................... 52
CAB TILT SYSTEM................................................................................................................................................................... 52
CAB TILT AUXILIARY PUMP ................................................................................................................................................... 53
CAB TILT LIMIT SWITCH......................................................................................................................................................... 53
CAB TILT CONTROL RECEPTACLE........................................................................................................................................... 53
CAB WINDSHIELD .................................................................................................................................................................. 53
GLASS FRONT DOOR ............................................................................................................................................................. 53
GLASS TINT FRONT DOOR ..................................................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS REAR DOOR RH .......................................................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR RIGHT HAND .................................................................................................................................. 54
GLASS REAR DOOR LH ........................................................................................................................................................... 54
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR LEFT HAND ..................................................................................................................................... 54
GLASS SIDE MID RH ............................................................................................................................................................... 54
GLASS TINT SIDE MID RIGHT HAND ...................................................................................................................................... 54
GLASS SIDE MID LH ............................................................................................................................................................... 54
GLASS TINT SIDE MID LEFT HAND ......................................................................................................................................... 54
GLASS UPPER SIDE FRONT .................................................................................................................................................... 54
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE FRONT ............................................................................................................................................ 55
GLASS UPPER SIDE MID ......................................................................................................................................................... 55
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE MID ................................................................................................................................................ 55
GLASS UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR ............................................................................................................................................ 55
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR .................................................................................................................................... 55
CLIMATE CONTROL ............................................................................................................................................................... 55
CLIMATE CONTROL DRAIN .................................................................................................................................................... 55
CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION .......................................................................................................................................... 56
A/C CONDENSER LOCATION.................................................................................................................................................. 56
A/C COMPRESSOR ................................................................................................................................................................. 56
CAB CIRCULATION FANS FRONT ........................................................................................................................................... 56
CAB CIRCULATION FANS REAR .............................................................................................................................................. 56
CAB INSULATION ................................................................................................................................................................... 56
UNDER CAB INSULATION ...................................................................................................................................................... 56
INTERIOR TRIM FLOOR .......................................................................................................................................................... 57
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL ........................................................................................................................................................... 57
REAR WALL INTERIOR TRIM .................................................................................................................................................. 57
HEADER TRIM ........................................................................................................................................................................ 57
TRIM CENTER DASH .............................................................................................................................................................. 57
TRIM LH DASH ....................................................................................................................................................................... 57
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TRIM RH DASH ...................................................................................................................................................................... 57
ENGINE TUNNEL TRIM .......................................................................................................................................................... 57
POWER POINT DASH MOUNT ............................................................................................................................................... 57
STEP TRIM ............................................................................................................................................................................. 58
UNDER CAB ACCESS DOOR ................................................................................................................................................... 58
INTERIOR DOOR TRIM ........................................................................................................................................................... 58
DOOR TRIM CUSTOMER NAMEPLATE................................................................................................................................... 58
CAB DOOR TRIM REFLECTIVE ................................................................................................................................................ 58
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE "A" PILLAR .................................................................................................................................... 58
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE FRONT DOOR ................................................................................................................................ 58
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE REAR DOOR .................................................................................................................................. 58
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL COLOR ............................................................................................................................................... 59
INTERIOR TRIM SUNVISOR .................................................................................................................................................... 59
INTERIOR ABS TRIM COLOR .................................................................................................................................................. 59
INTERIOR FLOOR MAT COLOR............................................................................................................................................... 59
CAB PAINT INTERIOR DOOR TRIM......................................................................................................................................... 59
TRIM CENTER DASH INTERIOR PAINT ................................................................................................................................... 59
TRIM LH DASH INTERIOR PAINT ............................................................................................................................................ 59
TRIM RIGHT HAND DASH INTERIOR PAINT ........................................................................................................................... 59
DASH PANEL GROUP ............................................................................................................................................................. 59
SWITCHES CENTER PANEL ..................................................................................................................................................... 59
SWITCHES LEFT PANEL .......................................................................................................................................................... 60
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL ....................................................................................................................................................... 60
SEAT BELT WARNING ............................................................................................................................................................ 60
SEAT MATERIAL ..................................................................................................................................................................... 60
SEAT COLOR .......................................................................................................................................................................... 60
SEAT BACK LOGO................................................................................................................................................................... 60
SEAT DRIVER.......................................................................................................................................................................... 60
SEAT BACK DRIVER ................................................................................................................................................................ 61
SEAT MOUNTING DRIVER ..................................................................................................................................................... 61
SEAT OFFICER ........................................................................................................................................................................ 61
SEAT BACK OFFICER .............................................................................................................................................................. 61
SEAT MOUNTING OFFICER .................................................................................................................................................... 61
POWER SEAT WIRING ........................................................................................................................................................... 61
SEAT REAR FACING OUTER LOCATION .................................................................................................................................. 61
SEAT CREW REAR FACING OUTER ......................................................................................................................................... 62
SEAT BACK REAR FACING OUTER .......................................................................................................................................... 62
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SEAT MOUNTING REAR FACING OUTER ............................................................................................................................... 62
SEAT BELT ORIENTATION CREW............................................................................................................................................ 62
SEAT FORWARD FACING OUTER LOCATION ......................................................................................................................... 63
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING OUTER ................................................................................................................................ 63
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING OUTER ................................................................................................................................. 63
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING OUTER ....................................................................................................................... 63
SEAT FORWARD FACING CENTER LOCATION ........................................................................................................................ 63
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING CENTER ............................................................................................................................... 63
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING CENTER ................................................................................................................................ 64
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING CENTER ..................................................................................................................... 64
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING ........................................................................................................................................... 64
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING STORAGE ACCESS ............................................................................................................. 64
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE ACCESS .......................................................................................................................... 64
SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH..................................................................................................................................... 65
WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................................ 65
ELECTRONIC WINDSHIELD FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR............................................................................................................. 65
CAB DOOR HARDWARE ......................................................................................................................................................... 65
DOOR LOCKS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 65
DOOR LOCK LH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT .......................................................................................................................... 65
DOOR LOCK RH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT ......................................................................................................................... 65
GRAB HANDLES ..................................................................................................................................................................... 66
REARVIEW MIRRORS ............................................................................................................................................................. 66
REARVIEW MIRROR HEAT SWITCH ....................................................................................................................................... 66
TRIM LOWER SIDE ................................................................................................................................................................. 66
TRIM LOWER SIDE FRONT ..................................................................................................................................................... 66
EXTERIOR TRIM REAR CORNER ............................................................................................................................................. 66
CAB FENDER .......................................................................................................................................................................... 66
MUD FLAPS FRONT ............................................................................................................................................................... 66
CAB EXTERIOR FRONT & SIDE EMBLEMS .............................................................................................................................. 67
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE ..................................................................................................................................... 67
IGNITION ............................................................................................................................................................................... 67
BATTERY ................................................................................................................................................................................ 67
BATTERY TRAY ....................................................................................................................................................................... 67
BATTERY BOX COVER ............................................................................................................................................................ 67
BATTERY CABLE ..................................................................................................................................................................... 67
BATTERY JUMPER STUD ........................................................................................................................................................ 67
ALTERNATOR ......................................................................................................................................................................... 68
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BATTERY CONDITIONER ........................................................................................................................................................ 68
BATTERY CONDITIONER DISPLAY .......................................................................................................................................... 68
AUXILIARY AIR COMPRESSOR ............................................................................................................................................... 68
ELECTRICAL INLET.................................................................................................................................................................. 68
ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION ................................................................................................................................................ 68
ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION .......................................................................................................................................... 68
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR ..................................................................................................................................................... 68
HEADLIGHTS .......................................................................................................................................................................... 69
FRONT TURN SIGNALS........................................................................................................................................................... 69
HEADLIGHT LOCATION .......................................................................................................................................................... 69
SIDE TURN/MARKER LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................. 69
MARKER AND ICC LIGHTS ...................................................................................................................................................... 69
HEADLIGHT AND MARKER LIGHT ACTIVATION ..................................................................................................................... 69
GROUND LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................................... 69
STEP LIGHTS .......................................................................................................................................................................... 69
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT ............................................................................................................................................ 69
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS............................................................................................................................................................ 70
FRONT SCENE LIGHT LOCATION ............................................................................................................................................ 70
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS ACTIVATION....................................................................................................................................... 70
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS................................................................................................................................................................ 70
SIDE SCENE LIGHT LOCATION................................................................................................................................................ 70
SIDE SCENE ACTIVATION ....................................................................................................................................................... 70
INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS................................................................................................................................................ 70
AUXILIARY DOME LIGHT RH .................................................................................................................................................. 70
AUXILIARY DOME LIGHT MID CREW ..................................................................................................................................... 71
MAP LIGHTS .......................................................................................................................................................................... 71
DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS LIGHT ....................................................................................................................................... 71
MASTER WARNING SWITCH ................................................................................................................................................. 71
HEADLIGHT FLASHER............................................................................................................................................................. 71
HEADLIGHT FLASHER SWITCH ............................................................................................................................................... 71
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS ..................................................................................................................................... 71
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR ......................................................................................................................... 72
OUTBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS.................................................................................................................................. 72
OUTBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR ..................................................................................................................... 72
FRONT WARNING SWITCH .................................................................................................................................................... 72
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS ......................................................................................................................................... 72
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS COLOR ............................................................................................................................. 72
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INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION ....................................................................................................................... 72
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS ......................................................................................................................................................... 72
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS COLOR ............................................................................................................................................. 72
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION ....................................................................................................................................... 72
SIDE AND INTERSECTION WARNING SWITCH ....................................................................................................................... 73
SIREN CONTROL HEAD .......................................................................................................................................................... 73
HORN BUTTON SELECTOR SWITCH ....................................................................................................................................... 73
AIR HORN ACTIVATION ......................................................................................................................................................... 73
MECHANICAL SIREN ACTIVATION ......................................................................................................................................... 73
BACK-UP ALARM ................................................................................................................................................................... 73
INSTRUMENTATION .............................................................................................................................................................. 73
RED LAMPS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 74
AMBER LAMPS ...................................................................................................................................................................... 74
GREEN LAMPS ....................................................................................................................................................................... 75
BLUE LAMPS .......................................................................................................................................................................... 75
CONSTANT AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE ....................................................................................................... 75
OSCILLATING AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE .................................................................................................... 75
BACKLIGHTING COLOR .......................................................................................................................................................... 75
RADIO .................................................................................................................................................................................... 76
AM/FM ANTENNA ................................................................................................................................................................. 76
CAMERA ................................................................................................................................................................................ 76
CAB EXTERIOR PROTECTION ................................................................................................................................................. 76
FIRE EXTINGUISHER............................................................................................................................................................... 76
ROAD SAFETY KIT .................................................................................................................................................................. 76
DOOR KEYS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 76
OPERATION MANUAL ........................................................................................................................................................... 76
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OPERATION MANUALS .......................................................................................................... 76
ENGINE SERVICE MANUALS .................................................................................................................................................. 77
TRANSMISSION SERVICE MANUALS...................................................................................................................................... 77
AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS ............................................................................................................................................... 77
CHASSIS MODIFICATIONS ..................................................................................................................................................... 77
LUBRICATION AND TIRE DATA PLATE ................................................................................................................................... 77
VEHICLE DATA PLATE ............................................................................................................................................................ 78
OVERALL HEIGHT, LENGTH DATA PLATE (US) ....................................................................................................................... 78
ACCIDENT PREVENTION ........................................................................................................................................................ 78
PERSONNEL CAPACITY .......................................................................................................................................................... 78
ACCIDENT PREVENTION ........................................................................................................................................................ 78
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WEARING HELMET WARNING............................................................................................................................................... 78
FRONT BUMPER .................................................................................................................................................................... 79
BUMPER GRAVELSHIELD ....................................................................................................................................................... 79
RESCUE BUMPER COMPARTMENT ....................................................................................................................................... 79
GROUND LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................................... 80
AIR HORN(S) .......................................................................................................................................................................... 80
FRONT TOW PROVISIONS ..................................................................................................................................................... 80
EXHAUST ............................................................................................................................................................................... 80
RADIO/ANTENNA INSTALLATION .......................................................................................................................................... 80
GPS UNIT ............................................................................................................................................................................... 81
SEVEN (7) POSITION ANTENNA RAIL ..................................................................................................................................... 81
SEAT BELT COLOR .................................................................................................................................................................. 81
SEAT BELT WEB LENGTH - CUSTOM CAB .............................................................................................................................. 81
SEAT BELT / VDR SYSTEM - CUSTOM CAB ............................................................................................................................. 81
HELMET STORAGE ................................................................................................................................................................. 81
CAB CRASH TEST CERTIFICATION .......................................................................................................................................... 81
CAB MIRRORS, DRIVER ADJUSTABLE .................................................................................................................................... 82
HUB AND NUT COVERS ......................................................................................................................................................... 82
MUDFLAPS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 82
AIR BRAKE SYSTEM QUICK BUILD-UP .................................................................................................................................... 82
ROAD EMERGENCY SAFETY KIT ............................................................................................................................................. 82
REAR CAB CABINET/DESK LAYOUT........................................................................................................................................ 82
CAB COMMAND DESK - MAP BOARD ................................................................................................................................... 82
DESKTOP COMPONENT CONSOLE ........................................................................................................................................ 83
INSTALLATION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT FURNISHED KNOX BOX SYSTEM............................................................................... 83
CAB INTERIOR CABINET - CURBSIDE OVERHEAD .................................................................................................................. 83
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................ 83
CAB INTERIOR CABINET - STREETSIDE OVERHEAD ............................................................................................................... 83
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................ 84
FUEL FILL ............................................................................................................................................................................... 84
BODY DESIGN ........................................................................................................................................................................ 84
EXTERIOR ALUMINUM BODY ................................................................................................................................................ 85
DRIP RAILS ............................................................................................................................................................................. 85
ROOF CONSTRUCTION .......................................................................................................................................................... 86
BODY SUBFRAME .................................................................................................................................................................. 86
BODY MOUNTING ................................................................................................................................................................. 86
10" REAR STEP BUMPER ....................................................................................................................................................... 86
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REAR TOW EYES .................................................................................................................................................................... 86
TRAILER HITCH ...................................................................................................................................................................... 87
TRAILER ELECTRICAL RECEPTACLE ........................................................................................................................................ 87
TRAILER AUXILIARY ELECTRICAL RECEPTACLE ...................................................................................................................... 87
GROUND LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................................... 87
WHEEL WELL EXTERIOR PANEL ............................................................................................................................................. 87
DIEFORMED BEADED EDGE BODY FENDERS ......................................................................................................................... 87
WHEEL WELL LINERS ............................................................................................................................................................. 87
SPLASH SKIRT ........................................................................................................................................................................ 88
SCBA CYLINDER COMPARTMENTS ........................................................................................................................................ 88
BODY PAINT SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................................................................................................... 88
BODY PAINT PREPARATION .................................................................................................................................................. 88
PAINT PROCESS ..................................................................................................................................................................... 88
MACHINE POLISHED.............................................................................................................................................................. 89
PAINT - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ....................................................................................................................................... 89
PAINT FINISH - SINGLE COLOR .............................................................................................................................................. 89
BODY UNDERCOATING.......................................................................................................................................................... 89
UNDERCOAT WARRANTY ...................................................................................................................................................... 89
PAINT WARRANTY ................................................................................................................................................................. 89
COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH ........................................................................................................................................ 90
ROOF COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH .............................................................................................................................. 90
REFLECTIVE STRIPE AND LETTERING ..................................................................................................................................... 90
CHEVRON REFLECTIVE STRIPE - REAR SIDES PANELS ............................................................................................................ 90
EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT DOORS....................................................................................................................................... 91
ROLL-UP DOOR CONSTRUCTION - ROBINSON (ROM)........................................................................................................... 91
BODY HEIGHT MEASUREMENTS ........................................................................................................................................... 92
FOUR (4) UPPER BODY COMPARTMENTS (OPEN) ................................................................................................................ 93
SIDE ROOF COMPARTMENT - SHELF TRAC ........................................................................................................................... 93
HYDRAULIC POWER UNIT MOUNTING IN UPPER ROOF COMPARTMENT ............................................................................ 93
ROOF COMPARTMENT - VERTICAL PARTITION ..................................................................................................................... 93
UPPER BODY WALKWAY ....................................................................................................................................................... 94
WALKWAY/STEP LIGHTS ....................................................................................................................................................... 94
ROOF ACCESS STAIRWAY ...................................................................................................................................................... 94
STAIRWAY HANDRAILS .......................................................................................................................................................... 94
WALKWAY/STEP LIGHTS ....................................................................................................................................................... 94
STEP COMPARTMENT(S) - LOWER ........................................................................................................................................ 95
FOLD-DOWN STEP ................................................................................................................................................................. 95
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REAR BODY HANDRAILS ........................................................................................................................................................ 95
BODY WIDTH DIMENSIONS ................................................................................................................................................... 95
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (S1) ........................................................................................................................... 96
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT ...................................................................................................................................................... 96
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEELS (S2) ............................................................................................. 98
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT ...................................................................................................................................................... 98
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEELS (S3) ................................................................................................. 100
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT .................................................................................................................................................... 100
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (S4) ........................................................................................................................... 102
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT .................................................................................................................................................... 102
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (C1) ........................................................................................................................... 104
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT .................................................................................................................................................... 104
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEEL (C2) ............................................................................................... 107
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT .................................................................................................................................................... 107
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEEL (C3) ..................................................................................................... 109
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT .................................................................................................................................................... 109
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (C4) .............................................................................................................................. 110
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT .................................................................................................................................................... 110
ROOF ACCESS STAIRWAY .................................................................................................................................................... 112
STAIRWAY HANDRAILS ........................................................................................................................................................ 112
PLASTIC FLOOR AND SHELF TILE ......................................................................................................................................... 112
ROPE TIE-OFF OR PORTABLE WINCH RECEIVERS ................................................................................................................ 112
SIDE BODY PROTECTION - RUB RAIL ................................................................................................................................... 114
FRONT GRAVEL GUARDS ..................................................................................................................................................... 114
ROLL-OUT AWNING STREETSIDE......................................................................................................................................... 114
AWNING HOUSING ............................................................................................................................................................. 114
ROLL-OUT AWNING CURBSIDE ........................................................................................................................................... 115
AWNING HOUSING ............................................................................................................................................................. 115
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM- 12 VDC ..................................................................................................................... 116
12 VOLT MULTIPLEX CONTROL CENTER.............................................................................................................................. 118
WELDON CERTIFICATION .................................................................................................................................................... 118
BATTERY SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................................................ 119
BATTERY SWITCH ................................................................................................................................................................ 119
BATTERY SOLENOID ............................................................................................................................................................ 119
BATTERY CONDITIONER ...................................................................................................................................................... 120
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT .......................................................................................................................................... 120
CAB HAZARD WARNING LIGHT ........................................................................................................................................... 120
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BACK-UP ALARM ................................................................................................................................................................. 120
REAR VIEW CAMERA ........................................................................................................................................................... 120
TAIL LIGHTS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 120
MIDSHIP MARKER/TURN SIGNAL ........................................................................................................................................ 120
MARKER LIGHTS .................................................................................................................................................................. 121
CAB STEP LIGHTS / GROUND LIGHTS .................................................................................................................................. 121
LICENSE PLATE MOUNTING BRACKET ................................................................................................................................. 121
ELECTRONIC SIREN .............................................................................................................................................................. 121
SIREN SPEAKER .................................................................................................................................................................... 121
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS.............................................................................................................................................................. 121
REAR SCENE LIGHTS ............................................................................................................................................................ 121
WARNING LIGHT PACKAGE ................................................................................................................................................. 122
UPPER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES......................................................................................................................... 123
LOWER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES ....................................................................................................................... 125
LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................... 126
ONAN PTO GENERATOR ...................................................................................................................................................... 126
GENERATOR ENGAGEMENT ................................................................................................................................................ 126
WARRANTY PERIOD ............................................................................................................................................................ 126
GENERATOR SPLASH GUARD .............................................................................................................................................. 126
GENERATOR MOUNTING .................................................................................................................................................... 127
MANUALS AND SCHEMATICS .............................................................................................................................................. 127
POWER-TAKE-OFF GENERATOR DRIVE ............................................................................................................................... 127
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL .................................................................................................................................................... 127
GENERATOR MONITORING PANEL ..................................................................................................................................... 127
LOADCENTER ....................................................................................................................................................................... 128
SHORE POWER INLET - BATTERY CHARGER ........................................................................................................................ 128
OUTLETS AND CIRCUITS ...................................................................................................................................................... 128
LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................... 129
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS .................................................................................................................................................. 129
120/240 VAC SCENE LIGHTING ........................................................................................................................................... 135
REAR TRIPOD SCENE LIGHTS ............................................................................................................................................... 135
COMMAND LIGHT WITH METAL HALIDE BULB AND BACKLIGHT OPTIONS ........................................................................ 136
COMMAND LIGHT - KNIGHT TOWER w/ BACKLIGHT .......................................................................................................... 137
RECESS MOUNTING OF LIGHT TOWERS.............................................................................................................................. 138
EQUIPMENT PAYLOAD WEIGHT ALLOWANCE .................................................................................................................... 138
EQUIPMENT ........................................................................................................................................................................ 138
REMAINING NFPA MINOR EQUIPMENT BY PURCHASER .................................................................................................... 139
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SCOPE AND GENERAL INFORMATION
It is the intent of the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to secure an emergency apparatus to withstand the
continuous use encountered in the emergency service. The apparatus shall be of the latest type, symmetrically
proportioned and constructed with due consideration of the load to be sustained.
All parts not specifically mentioned herein, but which are necessary in order to furnish a complete emergency apparatus,
shall be furnished and shall conform to the best practices known to the emergency industry.
The apparatus and all major components shall be manufactured in North America. Where the following detailed
specifications require specific brand names, model number, dimension or capacities of components such as: axles,
brakes, spring suspension, frame, steering gear, drive line, universal joints, engine transmission, alternator, batteries, air
brake system, they have been specified for the service because of their reliability/availability of replacement parts on a
local basis.
All specifications herein contained are considered as minimum. No exceptions to these minimum standards shall be
allowed relating to gauge, alloy, and type of metal, size of compartments, and overall design.
The delivered apparatus shall have a certified G.V.W.R. weight sticker applied to vehicle on delivery to assure the
apparatus meets all laws pertaining to the weight carrying capacity of the vehicle.
SHOP NOTES
Modified header and deleted bid wording.
GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN
The design of the equipment shall be in accordance with the best engineering practices. The equipment design and
accessory installation shall permit accessibility for use, maintenance and service. All components and assemblies shall be
free of hazardous protrusions, sharp edges, cracks or other elements which might cause injury to personnel or equipment.
All components shall be designed and protected so that heavy rains or other adverse weather conditions will not interfere
with normal servicing or operation.
All oil, hydraulic and air tubing lines, and electrical wiring shall be located in protective positions properly attached to the
frame or body structure and shall have protective loom or grommets at each point where they pass through structural
members, except where a through frame connector is necessary.
The apparatus shall be designed and the equipment mounted with due consideration to distribution of load between the
front and rear axles, so that all specified equipment including personnel will be carried without injury to the apparatus. All
dimensions are approximate and subject to a plus or minus 1/4" tolerance.
The following specifications describe minimum requirements for an emergency services vehicle designed for severe duty
applications.
The materials specified are considered absolute minimum. Subletting any part of the fabrication, painting, or finishing of
the apparatus will not be acceptable.
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ACCESSIBILITY
Parts and components shall be located or positioned for rapid and simple inspection and recognition of excessive wear or
potential failure. Whenever functional layout of operating components determines that physical or visual interference
between items cannot be avoided, the item predicted to require the most maintenance shall be located for best
accessibility.
Cover plates which must be removed for component adjustment or part removal should be equipped with quick
disconnect fasteners or hinged panels.
Drains, filler plugs, grease fittings, hydraulic lines, bleeders, and check points for all components should be located so that
they are readily accessible and do not require special tools for proper servicing. Design practices should minimize the
number of tools required for maintenance.
MATERIALS
The materials specifications are considered absolute minimum. Materials shall conform to the specifications listed herein.
When not specifically listed, materials shall be of the best quality for purpose of commercial practice. Materials shall be
free of all defects and imperfections that might affect the serviceability of finished product.
QUALITY AND WORKMANSHIP
The manufacturing process, including quality control, shall be consistent with present industry standards. All equipment,
material, and articles required under these specifications are to be new or fabricated from new materials produced from
recovered materials. The term "Recovered Materials" means materials which have been collected or recovered from solid
waste and reprocessed to become a source of raw materials, as opposed to virgin raw materials. None of the above shall
be interpreted to mean that the use of used or rebuilt products is allowed under this document. The term "Heavy Duty", as
used to describe an item, shall mean in excess of the standard, quantity, quality, or capacity and represents the best,
most durable, strongest, etc., part, component, system, etc., that is available. The BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT or their designate shall be the sole judge of quality, construction and stability of the apparatus and
equipment being offered.
Welding shall not be employed in the assembly of the apparatus in a manner that will prevent the ready removal of any
component part for service or repair. All steel and stainless steel welding shall be done to American Welding Society
D1.1-83 recommendations for structural steel welding. All aluminum welding shall be done to American Welding Society
and ANSI D1.2-83 requirements for structural welding of aluminum.
Defective components shall not be furnished. Parts, equipment, and assemblies, which have been repaired or modified to
overcome deficiencies, shall not be furnished without the approval of the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
Welded, bolted, and riveted construction utilized shall be in accordance with the highest standards of the industry.
Component parts and units shall be manufactured to definite standard dimensions with proper fits, clearances, and
uniformity. General appearance of the vehicle shall not show any evidence of poor quality of work.
SHOP NOTES
Deleted bid wording.
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LIABILITY INSURANCE
The Body Manufacturer shall furnish with the bid a certificate of insurance for;
Workman's Compensation and Employer's Liability Insurance covering all employees.
General Liability each occurrence of $1,000,000.00, General Aggregate of $2,000,000.00 including Products Completed /
Operations Aggregate.
Personal Injury of $1,000,000.00, Fire damage of $50,000.00 and Medical expense of $10,000.00. Automobile liability of
$1,000,000.00 combined single limit (each accident), including any auto, all owned autos, scheduled autos, hired autos,
non-owned autos, and garage liability.
Excess Umbrella Liability coverage of $2,000,000.00 each occurrence, Aggregate of $2,000,000.00.
All insurance policies must be;
• Maintained for the life of the contract,
• Must provide ten (10) days notice before cancellation,
• Must cover all operations of the contractor, or anyone employed by them.
SHOP NOTES
Deleted bid wording.
INTERNET IN-PROCESS SITE
The Body Manufacturer shall post and maintain a website where the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT will
be able to view digital images of their apparatus as its being manufactured. The digital images shall be posted once a
week starting when the body begins production or when the cab/chassis arrives and shall continue until the final
completion of the apparatus.
SHOP NOTES
Deleted bid wording.
VEHICLE STABILITY SUPPLIED WITH CAB/CHASSIS
The cab/chassis shall be equipped with a stability control system. The system shall have, at a minimum, a steering wheel
position sensor, a vehicle yaw sensor, a lateral accelerometer and individual wheel brake controls.
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ROADABILITY
The apparatus, when loaded to its estimated in-service weight, shall be capable of the following performance while on dry,
paved roads that are in good condition:
1. From a standing start, the apparatus shall be able to attain a speed of 35 mph (55 km/hr) within 25 seconds on a
level road.
2. The apparatus shall be able to attain a minimum top speed of 50 mph (80 km/hr) on a level road.
3. The apparatus shall be able to maintain a speed of at least 20 mph (32 km/hr) on any grade up to and including 6
percent.
The maximum top speed of fire apparatus with a GVWR over 26,000 lb (11,800 kg) shall not exceed either 68 mph (105
km/hr) or the manufacturer’s maximum fire service speed rating for the tires installed on the apparatus, whichever is
lower.
If the combined water tank and foam agent tank capacities on the fire apparatus exceed 1250 gal (4732 L), or the GVWR
of the vehicle is over 50,000 lb (22,680 kg), the maximum top speed of the apparatus shall not exceed either 60 mph (85
km/ hr) or the manufacturer’s maximum fire service speed rating for the tires installed on the apparatus, whichever is
lower.
SERVICEABILITY
The fire apparatus shall be designed to allow the manufacturer’s recommended routine maintenance checks of lubricant
and fluid levels to be performed by the operator without lifting the cab of a tilt-cab apparatus or without the need for hand
tools.
Where special tools are required for routine service on any component of the apparatus, such tools shall be provided with
the apparatus.
Apparatus components that interfere with repair or removal of other major components shall be attached with fasteners,
such as cap screws and nuts, so that the components can be removed and installed with ordinary hand tools. These
components shall not be welded or otherwise permanently secured into place.
BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT CONTINGENCY FUND
A BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT contingency fund in the sum of $10,000.00 shall be included in the
proposal price to cover unforeseen items or required work that may come up during the course of the construction of the
specified apparatus.
Approval of such adjustments must be made in "Change Orders" which identify the exact cost of the proposed work.
When authorized, the "Change Orders" will become an addendum to the specifications. Any unused portion of these
funds will be deducted from the final payment.
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CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION
The contractor shall supply, at the time of delivery, at least one (1) copy of the following documents:
The manufacturers record of apparatus construction details, including the following information:
1. Owner’s name and address
2. Apparatus manufacturer, model, and serial number
3. Chassis make, model, and serial number
a. GAWR of front and rear axles and GVWR
b. Front tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kilograms)
c. Rear tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kilograms)
d. Chassis weight distribution in pounds (kilograms) with water and manufacturer-mounted equipment (front
and rear)
e. Engine make, model, serial number, rated horsepower and related speed, and governed speed; and if so
equipped, engine transmission PTO(s) make, model, and gear ratio
f. Type of fuel and fuel tank capacity
g. Electrical system voltage and alternator output in amps
h. Battery make, model, and capacity in cold cranking amps (CCA)
i. Chassis transmission make, model, and serial number; and if so equipped, chassis transmission PTO(s)
make, model, and gear ratio
4. Pump make, model, rated capacity in gallons per minute (liters per minute where applicable), and serial number
5. Pump transmission make, model, serial number, and gear ratio
6. Auxiliary pump make, model, rated capacity in gallons per minute (liters per minute where applicable), and serial
number
7. Water and Foam tank certified capacity in gallons or liters
8. Paint manufacturer and paint number(s)
9. Company name and signature of responsible company representative
10. If the apparatus is a mobile foam fire apparatus, the certification of foam tank capacity
11. Certification of compliance of the optical warning system
12. Siren manufacturer’s certification of the siren
13. Written load analysis and results of the electrical system performance tests
14. Certification of slip resistance of all stepping, standing, and walking surfaces
15. If the apparatus has a fire pump, the pump manufacturer’s certification of suction capability
16. If the apparatus is equipped with a fire pump and special conditions are specified by the purchaser, the pump
manufacturer’s certification of suction capacity under the special conditions
17. If the apparatus has a fire pump, a copy of the apparatus manufacturer’s approval for stationary pumping
applications
18. If the apparatus has a fire pump, the engine manufacturer’s certified brake horsepower curve for the engine
furnished, showing the maximum governed speed
19. If the apparatus has a fire pump, the pump manufacturer’s certification of the hydrostatic test
20. If the apparatus has a fire pump, the certification of inspection and test for the fire pump
21. If the apparatus is equipped with an auxiliary pump, the apparatus manufacturer’s certification of the hydrostatic
test
22. When the apparatus is equipped with a water tank, the certification of water tank capacity
23. If the apparatus has an aerial device, the certification of inspection and test for the aerial device
24. If the apparatus has an aerial device, all the technical information required for inspections to comply with NFPA
1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing, and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus
25. If the apparatus has a foam proportioning system, the foam proportioning system manufacturer’s certification of
accuracy and the final installer’s certification the foam proportioning system meets this standard
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26. If the system has a CAFS, the documentation of the manufacturer’s pre delivery tests
27. If the apparatus has a line voltage power source, the certification of the test for the power source
28. If the apparatus is equipped with an air system, air tank certificates, the SCBA fill station certification, and the
results of the testing of the air system installation
29. Any other required manufacturer test data or reports.
OPERATIONS AND SERVICE DOCUMENTATION
The Contractor shall deliver with the fire apparatus at least two (2) sets of complete operation and service documentation
covering the completed apparatus as delivered and accepted.
The documentation shall address at least the inspection, service, and operations of the fire apparatus and all major
components thereof.
The Contractor shall also deliver with the fire apparatus the following documentation for the entire apparatus and each
major operating system or major component of the apparatus:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
Manufacturer’s name and address
Country of manufacture
Source for service and technical information
Parts replacement information
Descriptions, specifications, and ratings of the chassis, pump (if applicable), and aerial device (if applicable)
Wiring diagrams for low voltage and line voltage systems to include the following information:
a. Pictorial representations of circuit logic for all electrical components and wiring
b. Circuit identification
c. Connector pin identification
d. Zone location of electrical components
e. Safety interlocks
f. Alternator–battery power distribution circuits
g. Input/output assignment sheets or equivalent circuit logic implemented in multiplexing systems
Lubrication charts
Operating instructions for the chassis, any major components such as a pump or aerial device, and any auxiliary
systems
Precautions related to multiple configurations of aerial devices, if applicable
Instructions regarding the frequency and procedure for recommended maintenance
Overall apparatus operating instructions
Safety considerations
Limitations of use
Inspection procedures
Recommended service procedures
Troubleshooting guide
Apparatus body, chassis and other component manufacturer’s warranties
Special data required by this standard
A material safety data sheet (MSDS) for any fluid that is specified for use on the apparatus
The Contractor shall deliver with the apparatus all manufacturer's operations and service documents supplied with
components and equipment that are installed or supplied by the Contractor.
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NFPA REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FORMAT - CD-ROM
The vehicle construction details and the operations and service documentation as required per NFPA 1901 latest edition
shall be provided on a CD-ROM. These manuals shall be divided into sections for ease of reference. There shall be two
(2) copies of the CD-ROM provided with the completed vehicle.
STATEMENTOF EXCEPTIONS
The Contractor shall deliver with the fire apparatus either a certification that the apparatus fully complies with all
requirements of this standard or alternatively, a Statement of Exceptions specifically describing each aspect of the
completed apparatus that is not fully compliant with the requirements of this standard at the time of delivery.
The Statement of Exceptions shall contain, for each noncompliant aspect of the apparatus or missing required item, the
following information:
1. A separate specification of the section of the applicable standard for which compliance is lacking
2. A description of the particular aspect of the apparatus that is not in compliance therewith or required equipment
that is missing
3. A description of the further changes or modifications to the delivered apparatus that must be completed to
achieve full compliance
4. Identification of the entity that will be responsible for making the necessary post delivery changes or modifications
or for supplying and installing any missing required equipment to the apparatus to achieve full compliance with
this standard
Prior to or at the time of delivery of the apparatus, the Statement of Exceptions shall be signed by an authorized agent of
the entity responsible for final assembly of the apparatus and by an authorized agent of the purchasing entity, indicating
mutual understanding and agreement between the parties regarding the substance thereof.
An apparatus that is delivered subject to a Statement of Exceptions other than a certification of full compliance shall not
be placed in emergency service until the apparatus has been modified as necessary to accomplish full compliance with
this standard.
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CARRYING CAPACITY
The GAWR and the GCWR or GVWR of the chassis shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed vehicle when
loaded to its estimated in-service weight. The Body Manufacturer shall establish the estimated in service weight during the
design of the vehicle
The estimated in-service weight shall include the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
The chassis, body and tank(s)
Full fuel, lubricant, and other chassis or component fluid tanks or reservoirs
Full water and other agent tanks
*250 lb (114 kg) in each seating position
Fixed equipment such as pumps, aerial devices, generators, reels and air systems as installed
Ground ladders, suction hose, designed hose load in their hose beds and on their reels
An allowance for miscellaneous equipment that is the greatest of the values for type of vehicle per NFPA 1901, a
Purchaser provided list of equipment to be carried with weights or a Purchaser specified miscellaneous
equipment allowance.
The Body Manufacturer shall engineer and design the vehicle such that the completed unit, when loaded to its estimated
in-service weight, with all movable weights distributed as close as is practical to their intended in-service configuration,
does not exceed the GVWR.
A final Body Manufacturer’s certification of the GVWR or GCWR, along with a certification of each GAWR, shall be
supplied on a label affixed to the vehicle.
Apparatus Type
Equip. Storage Area
Special Service Fire Minimum of 120 cu ft
Apparatus
(3.4 cu mt) of enclosed
compartmentation.
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Apparatus Size
10,000 lb to 15,000 lb
(4,500 kg to 7,000 kg)
GVWR
15,001 lb to 20,000 lb
(7,001 kg to 9,000 kg)
GVWR
20,001 lb to 30,000 lb
(9,001 kg to 14,000 kg)
GVWR
30,001 lb to 40,000 lb
(14,001 kg to 18,000 kg)
GVWR
40,001 lb to 50,000 lb
(18,001 kg to 23,000 kg)
GVWR
50,001 lb to 60,000 lb
(23,001 kg to 27,000 kg)
GVWR
60,001 lb and up
(27,001 kg)
GVWR
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Equipment Allowance
lb.
kg.
2,000
910
2,500
1,135
3,000
1,350
4,000
1,800
6,000
2,700
8,000
3.600
10,000
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TESTING
ROAD TEST
Road test shall be conducted in accordance with this section to verify that the completed apparatus is capable of
compliance with Roadability Section.
The tests shall be conducted at a location and in a manner that does not violate local, state or provincial or federal traffic
laws.
The tests shall be conducted on dry, level, paved roads that are in good condition. The apparatus shall be loaded to its
estimated in service weight.
The engine shall not operate in excess of the maximum governed speed. Acceleration tests shall consist of two runs in
opposite directions over the same route. The fire apparatus shall attain a speed of 35 mph (55 km/hr) from a standing
start within 25 seconds. The fire apparatus shall attain a minimum top speed of 50 mph (80 km/hr).
If the apparatus is equipped with an auxiliary braking system, the Body Manufacturer shall road test the system to confirm
that the system is functioning as intended by the auxiliary braking system manufacturer.
If the apparatus is equipped with an air brake system, the service brakes shall bring the apparatus, when loaded to its
GVWR, to a complete stop from an initial speed of 20 mph (32.2 km/hr) in a distance not exceeding 35 ft (10.7 m) by
actual measurement on a paved, level, dry surface road that is free of loose material, oil or grease.
If the apparatus is equipped with a hydraulic brake system, the service brakes shall bring the apparatus, when loaded to
its GVWR, to a complete stop from an initial speed of 30 mph (48.2 km/hr) in a distance not exceeding 88 ft (26.8 m) by
actual measurement on a paved, level, dry surface road that is free of loose material, oil or grease.
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST
The vehicles low voltage electrical system shall be tested and certified by the manufacturer. The certified test results shall
be delivered with the completed vehicle. Tests shall be performed when the air temperature is between 0°F and 110°F (–
18°C and 43°C).
TEST SEQUENCE
The following three (3) tests shall be performed in the order in which they appear below. Before each test, the batteries
shall be fully charged until the voltage stabilizes at the voltage regulator set point and the lowest charge current is
maintained for ten (10) minutes. Failure of any of these tests shall require a repeat of the sequence.
1. RESERVE CAPACITY TEST
The engine shall be started and kept running until the engine and engine compartment temperatures are stabilized at
normal operating temperatures and the battery system is fully charged. The engine shall be shut off and the minimum
continuous electrical load shall be activated for ten (10) minutes.
All electrical loads shall be turned off prior to attempting to restart the engine. The battery system shall then be capable of
restarting the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a test failure of the battery system.
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2. ALTERNATOR PERFORMANCE TEST
TEST AT IDLE
The minimum continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running at idle speed. The engine temperature
shall be stabilized at normal operating temperature. The battery system shall be tested to detect the presence of battery
discharge current. The detection of battery discharge current shall be considered a test failure.
TEST AT FULL LOAD
The total continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running up to the engine manufacturer’s governed
speed. The test duration shall be a minimum of two (2) hours. Activation of the load management system shall be
permitted during this test.
An alarm sounded by excessive battery discharge, as detected by the warning system required in 13.3.4, or a system
voltage of less than 11.8 V dc for a 12 V nominal system, 23.6 V dc for a 24 V nominal system, or 35.4 V dc for a 42 V
nominal system for more than 120 seconds shall be considered a test failure.
3. LOW VOLTAGE ALARM TEST
The following test shall be started with the engine off and the battery voltage at or above 12 V for a 12 V nominal system,
24 V for a 24 V nominal system or 36 V for a 42 V nominal system.
With the engine shut off, the total continuous electrical load shall be activated and shall continue to be applied until the
excessive battery discharge alarm activates. The battery voltage shall be measured at the battery terminals.
The test shall be considered a failure if the alarm does not sound in less than 140 seconds after the voltage drops to
11.70 V for a 12 V nominal system, 23.4 V dc for a 24 V nominal system, or 35.1 V for a 42 V nominal system.
The battery system shall then be able to restart the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a test failure.
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST
DOCUMENTATION
The manufacturer shall deliver the following with the fire apparatus:
1. Documentation of the electrical system performance tests
2. A written electrical load analysis, including the following:
a. The nameplate rating of the alternator
b. The alternator rating
c. Each of the component loads specified that make up the minimum continuous electrical load
d. Additional electrical loads that, when added to the minimum continuous electrical load, determine the total
continuous electrical load
e. Each individual intermittent electrical load
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UL 120/240 VAC CERTIFICATION
The 120/240 volt electrical system shall be third-party, independent, audit-certified through Underwriters Laboratory (UL)
to the current edition of NFPA 1901 to perform as listed below;
The prime mover shall be started from a cold start condition, and the unloaded voltage and frequency shall be recorded.
The line voltage electrical system shall be loaded to at least 100% of the continuous rated wattage stated on the power
source specification label. Testing with a resistive load bank shall be permitted.
The power source shall be operated in the manner specified by the apparatus manufacturer as documented on instruction
plates or in operation manuals. The power source shall be operated at a minimum of 100% of the continuous rated
wattage as stated on the power source specification label for a minimum of two (2) hours.
The load shall be adjusted to maintain the output wattage at or above the continuous rated wattage during the entire 2hour test.
The following conditions shall be recorded at least every 1/2 hour during the test:
1.
2.
3.
4.
The power source output voltage, frequency and amperes
The prime mover’s oil pressure, water temperature and transmission temperature, if applicable
The power source hydraulic fluid temperature, if applicable
The ambient temperature and power source air inlet temperature
The following conditions shall be recorded once during the test for power sources driven by dedicated auxiliary internal
combustion engines:
1. Altitude
2. Barometric pressure
3. Relative humidity
If the generator is driven by the chassis engine and the generator allows for operation at variable speeds, the chassis
engine speed shall be reduced to the lowest rpm allowed for generator operation and the voltage and frequency shall be
recorded.
The load shall be removed and the unloaded voltage and frequency shall be recorded.
Voltage shall be maintained within ±10% of the voltage stated on the power source specification label during the entire
test. Frequency shall be maintained within ±3 Hz of the frequency stated on the power source specification label during
the entire test.
The total continuous electrical loads, excluding those loads associated with the equipment defined in NFPA
22.15.7.3.11.2, shall be applied during the testing unless an auxiliary engine drives the power source.
If the apparatus is equipped with a fire pump, the 2-hour certification test of the power source shall be completed with the
fire pump pumping at 100% capacity at 150 psi (1000 kPa) net pump pressure. The test shall be permitted to be run
concurrently with the pump certification test.
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DOCUMENTATION
The Body Manufacturer shall deliver the following with the fire apparatus:
The results of each test shall be recorded on an appropriate form and provided with the delivery of the fire apparatus.
DIELECTRIC VOLTAGE WITHSTAND TEST
The line voltage wiring and permanently connected devices and equipment shall be subjected to a dielectric voltage
withstand test of 900 volts for one (1) minute. The testing shall be performed after all body work has been completed.
The test shall be conducted as follows:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Isolate the power source from the panel board and disconnect any solid state low voltage components
Connect one lead of the dielectric tester to all the hot and neutral buses tied together
Connect the other lead to the fire apparatus frame or body
Close any switches and circuit breakers in the circuit(s)
Apply the dielectric voltage for one (1) minute in accordance with the testing equipment manufacturer’s
instructions
The electrical polarity of all permanently wired equipment, cord reels and receptacles shall be tested to verify that wiring
connections have been properly made.
Electrical continuity shall be verified from the chassis or body to all line voltage electrical enclosures, light housings, motor
housings, light poles, switch boxes and receptacle ground connections that are accessible to fire fighters in normal
operations.
If the apparatus is equipped with a transfer switch, it shall be tested to verify operation and that all non grounded
conductors are switched.
Electrical light towers, floodlights, motors, fixed appliances and portable generators shall be operated at their full rating or
capacity for 30 minutes to ensure proper operation.
WARRANTY
A full statement shall be provided of the warranties for the vehicle(s) being bid. Warranties should clearly describe the
terms under which the vehicle manufacturer accepts responsibility for the cost to repair defects caused by faulty design,
quality of work or material and for the applicable period of time after delivery.
Cost of repairs refers to all costs related thereto including, but not limited to, the cost of materials and the cost of labor.
The Body Manufacturer shall warrant all materials and accessories used on the vehicle(s), whether fabricated by
manufacturer or purchased from an outside source and will deal directly with the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT on all warranty work.
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GENERAL LIMITED WARRANTY - TWO (2) YEARS
The vehicle shall be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of two (2) years or 36,000 miles (or 57,936
kilometers), whichever occurs first starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
The Contractor must be the "single source" coordinator of all warranties on the vehicle.
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL WARRANTY - FIVE (5) YEARS
The vehicle low voltage electrical system shall be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years
or 60,000 miles (or 96,561 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
STRUCTURAL WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS
The body shall be free of structural or design failure or workmanship for a period of ten (10) years, or 100,000 miles (or
160,934 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
PAINT LIMITED WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS
The body shall be free of bubbling or peeling as a result of a defect in the method of manufacture for a period of ten (10)
years or 100,000 miles (or 160,934 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice
date. Pro-rated warranties will not be acceptable.
GRAPHICS LIMITED WARRANTY
The 3M graphics installation shall be warranted for a period of two (2) years. The 3M materials installed on completed
vehicle shall be warranted for seven (7) years. The 3M Diamond grade film (if specified) shall be warranted for ten (10)
years.
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD
The completed vehicle shall be delivered within three hundred thirty (330) days after receipt of a purchase order or
contract.
Contractor shall not be held liable for delays of chassis delivery due to accidents, strikes, floods or other events not
subject to their control. Contractor shall provide immediate written notice to BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT as to delays and to what extent these delays have in completing vehicle within the stated construction
time period.
OVERALL HEIGHT
The overall height (OAH) of the vehicle shall be approximately 128“ (10' - 8") from the ground. This measurement shall be
taken on flat ground with the tires properly inflated, in the unloaded condition, at that highest point of the vehicle.
OVERALL LENGTH
The overall length (OAL) of the vehicle shall be approximately 430“ (35' - 10").
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PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE
A pre-construction conference shall be required, at the Contractor's factory for four (4) personnel from the BAY CITY
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to finalize all construction details prior to manufacturing.
The Contractor shall at his/her expense, provide transportation, lodging, rental car and meal expenses during the preconstruction conference. Any travel distance greater than 250 miles shall be by non-stop commercial air travel.
SHOP NOTES
Metro Fire will be responsible for trip.
FINAL INSPECTION CONFERENCE
A final inspection conference shall be required, at the Contractor's factory for four (4) personnel from the BAY CITY
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to inspect the vehicle and construction details prior to shipment of the completed
vehicle. This inspection shall take place after any specified striping and lettering is installed.
The Contractor shall at his/her expense, provide transportation, lodging, rental car and meal expenses during the final
inspection conference. Any travel distance greater than 250 miles shall be by non-stop commercial air travel.
SHOP NOTES
Metro Fire will be responsible for trip.
DELIVERY AND DEMONSTRATION
The Contractor shall be responsible for the delivery of the completed unit to the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENTs location. On initial delivery of the apparatus, the Contractor shall supply a qualified representative to
demonstrate the apparatus and provide initial instruction to representatives of the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT regarding the operation, care, and maintenance of the apparatus and equipment supplied at BAY CITY
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT location.
The Delivery Engineer shall set delivery and instruction schedule with the person appointed by BAY CITY VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT.
After delivery of the apparatus, the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT shall be responsible for ongoing
training of its personnel to proficiency regarding the proper and safe use of the apparatus and associated equipment.
SHOP NOTES
Metro Fire will be responsible for delivery and demo.
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SPARTAN METRO STAR LFD CHASSIS WITH 20" RAISED ROOF
The chassis shall be a Metro Star model. The cab and chassis shall include design considerations for multiple emergency
vehicle applications, rapid transit and maneuverability. The chassis shall be manufactured for heavy duty service with the
strength and capacity to support a fully laden apparatus, one hundred (100) percent of the time.
MODEL YEAR
The chassis shall have a vehicle identification number that reflects a 2013 model year.
COUNTRY OF SERVICE
The chassis shall be put in service in the country of United States of America (USA).
The chassis will meet applicable U.S.A. federal motor vehicle safety standards per CFR Title 49 Chapter V Part 571 as
clarified in the incomplete vehicle book per CFR Title 49 Chapter V Part 568 Section 4 which accompanies each chassis.
Spartan Chassis is not responsible for compliance to state, regional, or local regulations. Dealers should identify those
regulations and order any necessary optional equipment from Spartan Chassis or their OEM needed to be in compliance
with those regulations.
APPARATUS TYPE
The apparatus shall be a rescue vehicle designed for emergency service use which shall include the functions of a
multipurpose vehicle which primarily provides support services at emergency scenes.
VEHICLE TYPE
The chassis shall be manufactured for use as a straight truck type vehicle and designed for the installation of a
permanently mounted apparatus behind the cab. The apparatus of the vehicle shall be supplied and installed by the
apparatus manufacturer.
AXLE CONFIGURATION
The chassis shall feature a 4 x 2 axle configuration consisting of a single rear drive axle with a single front steer axle.
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS FRONT
The front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of the chassis shall be 22,000 pounds.
This front gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus including all
equipment and personnel.
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS REAR
The rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of the chassis shall be 27,000 pounds.
This rear gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus including all
equipment and personnel.
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CAB STYLE
The cab shall be a custom, fully enclosed, LFD model with a 20.00 inch raised roof over the driver, officer, and crew area,
designed and built specifically for use as an emergency response vehicle by a company specializing in cab and chassis
design for all emergency response applications. The cab shall be designed for heavy-duty service utilizing superior
strength and capacity for the application of protecting the occupants of the vehicle. This style of cab shall offer up to ten
(10) seating positions.
The cab shall incorporate a fully enclosed design with side wall roof supports, allowing for a spacious cab area with no
partition between the front and rear sections of the cab. To provide a superior finish by reducing welds that fatigue cab
metal; the roof, the rear wall and side wall panels shall be assembled using a combination of welds and proven industrial
adhesives designed specifically for aluminum fabrication for construction.
The cab shall be constructed using multiple aluminum extrusions in conjunction with aluminum plate, which shall provide
proven strength and the truest, flattest body surfaces ensuring less expensive paint repairs if needed. All aluminum
welding shall be completed to the American Welding Society and ANSI D1.2-96 requirements for structural welding of
aluminum.
All interior and exterior seams shall be sealed for optimum noise reduction and to provide the most favorable efficiency for
heating and cooling retention.
The cab shall be constructed of 5052-H32 corrosion resistant aluminum plate. The cab shall incorporate tongue and
groove fitted 6061-T6 0.13 & 0.19 inch thick aluminum extrusions for extreme duty situations. A single formed, one (1)
piece extrusion shall be used for the “A” pillar, adding strength and rigidity to the cab as well as additional roll-over
protection. The cab side walls and lower roof skin shall be 0.13 inch thick; the rear wall and raised roof skins shall be 0.09
inch thick; the front cab structure shall be 0.19 inch thick.
The exterior width of the cab shall be 94.00 inches wide with a minimum interior width of 88.00 inches. The overall cab
length shall be 144.60 inches with 67.50 inches from the centerline of the front of the axle to the back of the cab.
The cab interior shall be designed to afford the maximum usable interior space and attention to ergonomics with hip and
legroom while seated which exceeds industry standards. The crew cab floor shall be flat across the entire walking area for
ease of movement inside the cab.
The cab shall offer an interior height of 57.50 inches from the front floor to the headliner and a rear floor to headliner
height of 75.00 inches in the raised roof area, at a minimum. The cab shall offer an interior measurement at the floor level
from the rear of the engine tunnel to the rear wall of the cab of 63.38 inches. All interior measurements shall include the
area within the interior trimmed surfaces and not to any unfinished surface.
The cab shall include a driver and officer area with two (2) cab doors large enough for personnel in full firefighting gear.
The front doors shall offer a clear opening of 40.25 inches wide X 53.50 inches high, from the cab floor to the top of the
door opening. The cab shall also include a crew area with up to two (2) cab doors, also large enough for personnel in
full firefighting gear. The rear doors shall offer a clear opening of 32.25 inches wide X 71.00 inches high, from the cab
floor to the top of the door opening.
The cab shall incorporate a progressive two (2) step configuration from the ground to the cab floor at each door opening.
The progressive steps are vertically staggered and extend the full width of each step well allowing personnel in full
firefighting gear to enter and exit the cab easily and safely.
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The first step for the driver and officer area shall measure approximately 11.50 inches deep X 31.50 inches wide. The
intermediate step shall measure approximately 8.50 inches deep X 33.00 inches wide. The height from the first step to
the intermediate step and the intermediate step to the cab floor shall not exceed 11.00 inches.
The first step for the crew area shall measure approximately 11.50 inches deep X 21.50 inches wide. The intermediate
step shall measure approximately 10.25 inches deep X 22.50 inches wide. The height from the first step to the
intermediate step and the intermediate step to the cab floor shall not exceed 12.50 inches.
CAB FRONT FASCIA
The front cab fascia shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 of an inch thick aluminum plate which shall be
an integral part of the cab.
The cab fascia will encompass the entire front of the aluminum cab structure from the bottom of the windshield to the
bottom of the cab and shall be the “Classic” design.
The front cab fascia shall include two (2) molded plastic modules on each side accommodating a total of up to four (4)
Hi/Low beam headlights and two (2) turn signal lights or up to four (4) warning lights. A chrome plated molded plastic
bezel shall be provided on each side around each set of four lamps.
FRONT GRILLE
The front fascia shall include a box style, 304 stainless steel front grille 44.45 inches wide X 33.50 inches high X 1.50
inches deep. The grille shall include a minimum free air intake of 732.00 square inches.
CAB UNDERCOAT
There shall be a rubberized undercoating applied to the underside of the cab that provides abrasion protection, sound
deadening and corrosion protection.
CAB SIDE DRIP RAIL
There shall be a drip rail along the top radius of each cab side. The drip rails shall help prevent water from the cab roof
running down the cab side.
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR
The cab shall be painted prior to the installation of glass accessories and all other cab trim to ensure complete paint
coverage and the maximum in corrosion protection of all metal surfaces.
All metal surfaces on the entire cab shall be ground by disc to remove any surface oxidation or surface debris which may
hinder the paint adhesion. Once the surface is machine ground a high quality acid etching of base primer shall be
applied. Upon the application of body fillers and their preparation, the cab shall be primed with a coating designed for
corrosion resistance and surface paint adhesion. The maximum thickness of the primer coat shall be 2.00 mils.
The entire cab shall then be coated with an intermediate solid or epoxy surfacing agent that is designed to fill any minor
surface defects, provide an adhesive bond between the primer and the paint and improve the color and gloss retention of
the color. The finish to this procedure shall be a sanding of the cab with 360 grit paper, the seams shall be sealed with
SEM brand seam sealer and painted with two (2) to four (4) coats of an acrylic urethane type system designed to retain
color and resist acid rain and most atmospheric chemicals found on the fire ground or emergency scene.
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The cab shall then be painted with the upper and lower colors specifically designated by the customer with a minimum
thickness of two 2.00 mils of paint, followed by a clear top coat not to exceed 2.00 mils.
CAB PAINT MANUFACTURER
The cab shall be painted with PPG Industries paint.
CAB PAINT PRIMARY/LOWER COLOR
The lower paint color shall be PPG FBCH 71663 Red.
CAB PAINT SECONDARY/UPPER COLOR
The secondary/upper paint color shall be PPG FBCH 2185 white.
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR BREAKLINE
The upper and lower paint shall meet at a breakline on the cab which shall be located approximately 1.00 inch below the
door windows on each side of the cab. The breakline shall curve down at the front cab corners to approximately 5.00
inches below the windshields on the front of the cab.
CAB PAINT PINSTRIPE
Where the upper and lower paint colors meet a temporary 0.50 inch wide black pinstripe shall be applied over this break
line to offer a more finished look prior to the final pinstripe being installed by the OEM.
CAB PAINT WARRANTY
The cab and chassis shall be covered by a limited manufacturer paint warranty which shall be in effect for ten (10) years
from the first owner’s date of purchase or in service or the first 100,000 actual miles, whichever occurs first.
CAB PAINT INTERIOR
The visible interior cab structure surfaces shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture finish.
CAB ENTRY DOORS
The cab shall include four (4) entry doors, two (2) front doors and two (2) crew doors designed for ease of entering and
egress when outfitted with an SCBA. The doors shall be constructed of extruded aluminum with a nominal thickness of
0.13 inch. The exterior skins shall be constructed of 0.13 inch aluminum plate.
The doors shall include a double rolled style automotive rubber seal around the perimeter of each door frame and door
edge which ensures a weather tight fit.
All door hinges shall be hidden within flush mounted cab doors for a pleasing smooth appearance and perfect fit along
each side of the cab. Each door hinge shall be piano style with a 0.38 inch pin and shall be constructed of stainless steel.
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CAB ENTRY DOOR TYPE
All cab entry doors shall be full length in design to fully enclose the lower cab steps.
LH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
The cab shall offer an exterior compartment on the left side of the cab behind the rear door. The compartment opening
shall be 10.00 inches wide X 21.19 inches high. The compartment size shall be 11.34 inches wide X 21.19 inches high X
21.19 inches deep. The compartment shall have a 10.63 inch wide, 32.00 inch high and 1.50 inch thick hinged box pan
style flush mount door with a bright aluminum tread plate inner panel and a bent D-ring slam latch. There shall be a
switch to activate a light inside the compartment and the open compartment warning light in the cab in the event the door
is left ajar.
LEFT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING
There shall be one (1) SoundOff Signal brand LED strip light installed to illuminate the exterior rear compartment on the
left side of the cab. The strip light shall be 10.00 inches long and shall include three (3) bright white Gen3 LEDs.
LH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of the left hand exterior compartment shall have a DA sanded finish.
RH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
The cab shall offer an exterior compartment on the right side of the cab behind the rear door. The compartment opening
shall be 10.00 inches wide X 21.19 inches high. The compartment size shall be 11.34 inches wide X 21.19 inches high X
21.19 inches deep. The compartment shall have a 10.63 inch wide, 32.00 inch high and 1.50 inch thick hinged box pan
style flush mount door with a bright aluminum tread plate inner panel and a bent D-ring slam latch. There shall be a
switch to activate a light inside the compartment and the open compartment warning light in the cab in the event the door
is left ajar.
RIGHT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING
There shall be one (1) SoundOff Signal brand LED strip light installed to illuminate the exterior rear compartment on the
right side of the cab. The strip light shall be 10.00 inches long and shall include three (3) bright white Gen3 LEDs.
RH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of the right hand exterior compartment shall have a DA sanded finish.
CAB STRUCTURAL WARRANTY
The cab structure shall be warranted for a period of ten (10) years or one hundred thousand (100,000) miles which ever
may occur first. Warranty conditions may apply and shall be listed in the detailed warranty document that shall be
provided upon request.
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CAB TEST INFORMATION
The cab shall have successfully completed the preload side impact, static roof load application and frontal impact without
encroachment to the occupant survival space when tested in accordance with Section 4 of SAE J2420 COE Frontal
Strength Evaluation Dynamic Loading Heavy Trucks, Section 5 of SAE J2422 Cab Roof Strength Evaluation Quasi –Static
Loading Heavy Trucks and ECE R29 Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the
Protection of the Occupants of the Cab of a Commercial Vehicles Annex 3 Paragraph 5.
The above tests have been witnessed by and attested to by an independent third party. The test results were recorded
using cameras, high speed imagers, accelerometers and strain gauges. Documentation of the testing shall be provided
upon request.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The chassis shall include a single starting electrical system which shall include a 12 volt direct current Weldon brand of
multiplexing system, suppressed per SAE J551. The wiring shall be appropriate gauge cross link with 311 degree
Fahrenheit insulation. All SAE wires in the chassis shall be color coded and shall include the circuit number and function
where possible. The wiring shall be protected by 275 degree Fahrenheit minimum high temperature flame retardant loom.
All nodes and sealed Deutsch connectors shall be waterproof.
APPARATUS WIRING PROVISION
An apparatus wiring panel shall be installed in the center dash area behind the rocker switch panel which shall include
eight (8) open circuits consisting of three (3) 20 amp, one (1) 30 amp, three (3) 10 amp, and one (1) 15 amp circuit, with
relays and breakers with trigger wires which shall be routed to the rocker switch panel.
MULTIPLEX DISPLAY
The multiplex electrical system shall include a Weldon Vista IV Touchscreen display which shall be located on the left side
of the dash in the switch panel. The Touchscreen display shall feature a full color LCD screen. The display shall include a
message bar displaying the time of day, and important messages requiring acknowledgement by the user. There shall be
virtual controls for the on-board diagnostics. The display screen shall be video ready for back- up cameras, thermal
cameras, and DVD. A DIN type input connector ready for GPS interfacing shall be incorporated into the back of the
display.
The Touchscreen display shall measure approximately 6.25 inches wide x 3.38 inches in height. The display shall offer
varying fonts and background colors. The display shall be fully programmable to the needs of the customer and shall
offer virtually infinite flexibility for screen configuration options.
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DATA RECORDING SYSTEM
The chassis shall have a Weldon Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR) system installed. The system shall be designed to meet
NFPA 1901 and shall be integrated with the Weldon Multiplex electrical system. The following information shall be
recorded:
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Vehicle Speed
Acceleration
Deceleration
Engine Speed
Engine Throttle Position
ABS Event
Seat Occupied Status
Seat Belt Status
Master Optical Warning Device Switch Position
Time
Date
Each portion of the data shall be recorded at the specified intervals and stored for the specified length of time to meet
NFPA 1901 guidelines and shall be retrievable by connecting a laptop computer to the VDR system.
POWER & GROUND STUD
The electrical distribution panel shall include two (2) power studs. The studs shall be size #10 and each of the power
studs shall be circuit protected with a fuse of the specified amperage. One (1) power stud shall be capable of carrying up
to a 40 amp battery direct load. One (1) power stud shall be capable of carrying up to a 15 amp ignition switched load.
The two (2) power studs shall share one (1) #10 ground stud.
AUXILIARY POWER & GROUND STUD
An auxiliary set of power and ground studs shall be provided and installed behind the electrical center cover with a 40
amp breaker. The studs shall be 0.38 inch diameter and capable of carrying up to a 40 amp load switched with the
master power switch.
EXTERIOR ELECTRICAL TERMINAL COATING
All terminals exposed to the elements will be sprayed with a high visibility protective rubberized coating to prevent
corrosion.
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ENGINE
The chassis engine shall be a Cummins ISL9 engine. The ISL9 engine shall be an in-line six (6) cylinder, four cycle diesel
powered engine. The engine shall offer a rating of 450 horse power at 2100 RPM and shall be governed at 2200 RPM.
The torque rating shall feature 1250 foot pounds of torque at 1400 RPM with 543 cubic inches (8.9 liter) of displacement.
The ISL9 engine shall feature a VGT™ Turbocharger, a high pressure common rail fuel system, fully integrated electronic
controls with an electronic governor, and shall be EPA certified to meet the 2010 emissions standards using cooled
exhaust gas recirculation and selective catalytic reduction technology.
The engine shall include an engine mounted combination full flow/by-pass oil filter with replaceable spin on cartridge for
use with the engine lubrication system. The engine shall include Citgo brand Citgard 500, or equivalent SAE 15W40 CJ4
low ash engine oil which shall be utilized for proper engine lubrication.
A wiring harness shall be supplied ending at the back of the cab. The harness shall include a connector which shall allow
an optional harness for the pump panel. The included circuits shall be provided for a tachometer, oil pressure, engine
temperature, hand throttle, high idle and a PSG system. A circuit for J1939 data link shall also be provided at the back of
the cab.
CAB ENGINE TUNNEL
The cab interior shall include an integrated engine tunnel constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.19 of an inch thick
aluminum. The tunnel shall be a maximum of 41.50 inches wide X 25.50 inches high.
DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER CONTROLS
There shall be two (2) controls for the diesel particulate filter. One (1) control shall be for regeneration and one (1) control
shall be for regeneration inhibit.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING HIGH IDLE SPEED
The engine high idle control shall maintain the engine idle at approximately 1250 RPM when engaged.
ENGINE HIGH IDLE CONTROL
The vehicle shall be equipped with an automatic high-idle speed control. It shall be pre-set so when activated, it will
operate the engine at the appropriate RPM to increase alternator output. This device shall operate only when the master
switch is activated and the transmission is in neutral with the parking brake set. The device shall disengage when the
operator depresses the brake pedal, or the transmission is placed in gear, and shall be available to manually or
automatically re-engage when the brake is released, or when the transmission is placed in neutral. There shall be an
indicator on the Vista display and control screen for the high idle speed control.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED GOVERNOR
The engine shall include programming which will govern the top speed of the vehicle.
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AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE
A compression brake, for the six (6) cylinder engine shall be provided. A cutout relay shall be installed to disable the
compression brake when in pump mode or when an ABS event occurs. The engine compression brake shall activate
upon 0% accelerator when in operation mode and actuate the vehicle’s brake lights.
The engine shall utilize a variable geometry turbo (VGT) as an integrated auxiliary engine brake to offer a variable rate of
exhaust flow, which when activated in conjunction with the compression brake shall enhance the engine's compression
braking capabilities.
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL
An engine compression brake control device shall be included. The electronic control device shall monitor various
conditions and shall activate the engine brake only if all of the following conditions are simultaneously detected:
• A valid gear ratio is detected.
• The driver has requested or enabled engine compression brake operation.
• The throttle is at a minimum engine speed position.
• The electronic controller is not presently attempting to execute an electronically controlled final drive gear shift.
The compression brake shall be controlled via an off/low/medium/high virtual button on the Vista display and control
screen. The multiplex system shall remember and default to the last engine brake control setting when the vehicle is shut
off and re-started.
ELECTRONIC ENGINE OIL LEVEL INDICATOR
The engine oil shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate a warning in the instrument panel when
levels fall below normal. The warning shall activate in a low oil situation upon turning on the master battery and ignition
switches without the engine running.
FLUID FILLS
The engine oil, coolant, transmission, and power steering fluid fills shall be located under the cab. The windshield washer
fill shall be accessible through the front left side mid step.
ENGINE DRAIN PLUG
The engine shall include an original equipment manufacturer installed oil drain plug.
ENGINE WARRANTY
The Cummins engine shall be warranted for a period of five (5) years or 100,000 miles, whichever occurs first.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING REMOTE THROTTLE
The engine ECM (Electronic Control Module) discreet wire remote throttle circuit shall be turned off for use with a J1939
based pump controller or when the discreet wire remote throttle controls are not required.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING IDLE SPEED
The engine low idle speed will be programmed at 700 rpm.
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ENGINE FAN DRIVE
The engine cooling system fan shall be direct drive belt driven on the engine.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM
There shall be a heavy-duty aluminum cooling system designed to meet the demands of the emergency response
industry. The cooling system shall have the capacity to keep the engine properly cooled under all conditions of road and
pumping operations. The cooling system shall be designed and tested to meet or exceed the requirements specified by
the engine and transmission manufacturer and all EPA requirements. The complete cooling system shall be mounted to
isolate the entire system from vibration or stress. The individual cores of the cooling system shall be mounted in a manner
to allow expansion and contraction at various rates without inducing stress into the adjoining cores.
The cooling system shall utilize a charge air cooler to radiator serial flow package that provides the maximum cooling
capacity for the specified engine as well as serviceability. The main components shall include a surge tank, an air to air
charge air cooler bolted to the front of the radiator, recirculation shields, a shroud, a fan, and required tubing.
The radiator shall be a down-flow design constructed with aluminum cores, plastic end tanks, and a steel frame. The
radiator shall be equipped with a drain cock to drain the coolant for serviceability.
The cooling system shall include a one piece injection molded polymer eleven (11) blade fan with a fiberglass fan shroud.
The cooling system shall be equipped with a surge tank that is capable of removing entrained air from the system. The
surge tank shall be equipped with a low coolant probe and sight glass to monitor the level of the coolant. The surge tank
shall have a dual seal cap that meets the engine manufacturer's pressure requirements, and allows for expansion and
recovery of coolant into a separate integral expansion chamber.
All radiator tubes shall be formed from aluminized steel tubing. Recirculation shields shall be installed where required to
prevent heated air from reentering the cooling package and affecting performance.
The charge air cooler shall be a cross-flow design constructed completely of aluminum with cast tanks. All charge air
cooler tubes shall be formed from aluminized steel tubing and installed with silicone hump hoses and stainless steel
“constant torque” style clamps meeting the engine manufacturer’s requirements.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM PROTECTION
The engine cooling system shall include a recirculation shield designed to act as a light duty skid plate below the radiator
to provide additional protection for the engine cooling system from light impacts, stones, and road debris.
ENGINE COOLANT
The cooling package shall include Extended Life Coolant (ELC). The use of ELC provides longer intervals between
coolant changes over standard coolants providing improved performance. The coolant shall contain a 50/50 mix of
ethylene glycol and de-ionized water to keep the coolant from freezing to a temperature of -34 degrees Fahrenheit.
Proposals offering supplemental coolant additives (SCA) shall not be considered, as this is part of the extended life
coolant makeup.
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ELECTRONIC COOLANT LEVEL INDICATOR
The instrument panel shall feature a low engine coolant indicator light which shall be located in the center of the
instrument panel. An audible tone alarm shall also be provided to warn of a low coolant incident.
COOLANT HOSES
The cooling systems hose shall be rubber inside the cab and be formed silicone and formed aluminized steel tubing
outside of the cab. The hoses shall include stainless steel constant torque band clamps.
ENGINE AIR INTAKE
The engine air intake system shall include an ember separator air intake filter which shall be located in the front of the cab
behind the right hand side fascia. This filter shall protect the downstream air filter from embers using a combination of
unique flat and crimped metal screens constructed into a corrosion resistant steel frame. This multilayered screen shall
be designed to trap embers or allow them to burn out before passing through the pack, while creating only minimal air flow
restriction through the system. Periodic cleaning or replacement of the screen shall be all that is required after
installation.
The engine shall also include an air intake filter which shall be bolted to the frame and located under the front of the cab
on the right hand side. The dry type filter shall ensure dust and debris safely contained inside the disposable housing,
eliminating the chance of contaminating the air intake system during air filter service via a leak-tight seal.
The air flow distribution and dust loading shall be uniform throughout the high-performance filter cone pack, which shall
result in pressure differential for improved horsepower and fuel economy. The air intake shall be mounted within easy
access via a hinged panel behind the right hand side headlight module. The air intake system shall include a restriction
indicator light in the warning light cluster on the instrument panel, which shall activate when the air cleaner element
requires replacement.
AIR INTAKE PROTECTION
A light duty skid plate shall be supplied for the engine air intake system below the right front side of the cab. The skid plate
shall provide protection for the air intake system from light impacts, stones, and road debris.
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM
The exhaust system shall include a diesel particulate filter (DPF), a diesel oxidation catalyst, and a selective catalytic
reduction catalyst (SCR) to meet current EPA standards. The selective catalytic reduction catalyst utilizes a diesel
exhaust fluid solution consisting of urea and purified water to convert NOx into nitrogen, water, and trace amounts of
carbon dioxide. The solution shall be injected into the system through the decomposition tube between the DPF and SCR.
The system shall utilize 0.07 inch thick stainless steel exhaust tubing between the engine turbo and the DPF. Zero leak
clamps seal all system joints between the turbo and DPF.
The DPF, the decomposition tube, and the SCR canister through the end of the tailpipe shall be connected with zero leak
clamps. The discharge shall terminate horizontally on the right side of the vehicle ahead of the rear tires.
The exhaust system shall be mounted below the frame in the inboard position with the SCR canister in line rearward of
the DPF.
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DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID TANK
The exhaust system shall include a molded cross linked polyethylene tank for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). The tank shall
have a capacity of six (6) usable gallons and shall be mounted on the left hand side of the chassis frame behind the
batteries below the frame.
The DEF tank shall be designed with capacity for expansion in case of fluid freezing. Engine coolant, which shall be
thermostatically controlled, shall be run through lines in the tank to help prevent the DEF from freezing and to provide a
means of thawing the fluid if it should become frozen.
The tank fill tube shall be routed under the rear of the cab with the fill neck and splash guard accessible in the top rear
step.
ENGINE EXHAUST ACCESSORIES
An exhaust temperature mitigation device shall be shipped loose for installation by the body manufacturer on the vehicle.
The temperature mitigation device shall lower the temperature of the exhaust by combining ambient air with the exhaust
gasses at the exhaust outlet.
ENGINE EXHAUST WRAP
The exhaust tubing between the engine turbo and the diesel particulate filter (DPF) shall be wrapped with a thermal cover
in order to retain the necessary heat for DPF regeneration. The exhaust wrap shall also help protect surrounding
components from radiant heat which can be transferred from the exhaust.
TRANSMISSION
The drive train shall include an Allison Gen IV-E model EVS 3000 torque converting, automatic transmission which shall
include electronic controls. The transmission shall feature two (2) 10-bolt PTO pads located on the converter housing.
The transmission shall include two (2) internal oil filters and Castrol TranSynd™ synthetic TES 295 transmission fluid
which shall be utilized in the lubrication of the EVS transmission. An electronic oil level sensor shall be included with the
readout located in the shift selector.
The Gen IV-E transmission shall include prognostic diagnostic capabilities. These capabilities shall include the monitoring
of the fluid life, filter change indication, and transmission clutch maintenance.
The transmission gear ratios shall be:
1st
3.49:1
2nd
1.86:1
3rd
1.41:1
4th
1.00:1
5th
0.75:1
6th
0.65:1 (if applicable)
Rev
5.03:1
TRANSMISSION MODE PROGRAMMING
The transmission, upon start-up, will automatically select a four (4) speed operation. The fifth speed over drive shall be
available with the activation of the mode button on the shifting pad.
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TRANSMISSION FEATURE PROGRAMMING
The EVS group package number 127 shall contain the 199 vocational package in consideration of the duty of this
apparatus for rescue. This package shall incorporate an automatic neutral with selector override. This feature commands
the transmission to neutral when the park brake is applied, regardless of drive range requested on the shift selector. This
requires re-selecting drive range to shift out of neutral for the override.
An eight (8) pin Delphi connector will be provided next to the steering column connector. This will contain the following
input/output circuits to the transmission control module.
Function ID
C
F
G
S
Description
PTO Request
Aux. Function Range Inhibit (Special)
PTO Enable Output (See Input Function C)
Neutral Indicator for PTO
Signal Return
Wire assignment
143
101/142
130
145
103
TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTOR
An Allison pressure sensitive range selector touch pad shall be provided and located to the right of the driver within clear
view and easy reach. The shift selector shall provide a prognostic indicator (wrench symbol) on the digital display between
the selected and attained indicators. The prognostics monitor various operating parameters to determine and shall alert
you when a specific maintenance function is required.
ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OIL LEVEL INDICATOR
The transmission fluid shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate a warning in the instrument
panel when levels fall below normal.
TRANSMISSION PRE-SELECT WITH AUXILIARY BRAKE
When the auxiliary brake is engaged, the transmission shall automatically shift to second gear to decrease the rate of
speed assisting the secondary braking system and slowing the vehicle.
TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM
The transmission shall include a water to oil cooler system located in the cooling loop between the radiator and the
engine. The transmission cooling system shall meet all transmission manufacturer requirements. The transmission
cooling system shall feature continuous flow of engine bypass water to maintain uninterrupted transmission cooling.
TRANSMISSION DRAIN PLUG
The transmission shall include an original equipment manufacturer installed oil drain plug.
TRANSMISSION WARRANTY
The Allison EVS series transmission shall be warranted for a period of five (5) years with unlimited mileage. Parts and
labor shall be included in the warranty.
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LH PTO
A Spartan supplied ten (10) bolt standard duty clutched drive PTO shall be installed on the transmission. Installation shall
include mounting of the PTO and wiring the unit with a control switch.
LH PTO MODEL
A ten (10) bolt Chelsea model 277-XMFJP-B5XD heavy duty transmission driven PTO shall be installed. The clutched
shifted PTO is designed specifically for the Allison world transmission and provides torque ranges from 250 to 335 lb. ft.
PTO LOCATION
The transmission driven power take off (PTO) shall be mounted in the 9:00 o’clock position.
PTO CONTROL
The left hand power take off shall be controlled by the transmission. It will use a virtual button on the Vista display and
control screen with text messages. Disable is displayed when switch is off. Enable is displayed when the switch is turned
on. Active is displayed when the switch is on with positive engagement of the power take off.
Required operating conditions for enabling this function are:
•
•
•
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Throttle position is low
Engine speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
Output speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
Park brake set
DRIVELINE
All drivelines shall be heavy duty metal tube and equipped with Spicer 1710 series universal joints. The shafts shall be
dynamically balanced prior to installation to alleviate future vibration. In areas of the driveline where a slip shaft is
required, the splined slip joint shall be coated with Glide Coat®.
FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR
The fuel system shall have a Fleetguard FS1003 fuel filter/water separator as a primary filter. The fuel filter shall have a
drain valve.
A water in fuel sensor shall be provided and wired to an instrument panel lamp and audible alarm to indicate when water
is present in the fuel/water separator.
A secondary fuel filter shall be included as approved by the engine manufacturer.
FUEL LINES
The fuel system supply and return lines installed from the fuel tank to the engine shall be reinforced nylon tubing rated for
diesel fuel. The fuel lines shall be brown in color and connected with brass fittings.
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FUEL SHUTOFF VALVE
A fuel shutoff valve shall be installed in the fuel draw line at the primary fuel filter to allow the fuel filter to be changed
without loss of fuel to the fuel pump.
A second fuel shutoff valve shall be installed in the fuel draw line, near the fuel tank to allow maintenance to be performed
with minimal loss of fuel.
FUEL TANK
The fuel tank shall have a capacity of sixty-eight (68) gallons and shall measure 35.00 inches in width X 17.00 inches in
height X 29.00 inches in length. The baffled tank shall be made of 14 gauge aluminized steel. The exterior of the tank
shall be painted with a PRP Corsol™ black anti-corrosive exterior metal treatment finish. This results in a tank which
offers the internal and external corrosion resistance.
The tank shall have a vent port to facilitate venting to the top of the fill neck for rapid filling without "blow-back" and a roll
over ball check vent for temperature related fuel expansion and draw.
The tank is designed with dual draw tubes and sender flanges. The tank shall have 2.00 inch NPT fill ports for right or left
hand fill. A 0.50 inch NPT drain plug shall be centered in the bottom of the tank.
The fuel tank shall be mounted below the frame, behind the rear axle. Two (2) three-piece strap hanger assemblies with
“U” straps bolted midway on the fuel tank front and rear shall be utilized to allow the tank to be easily lowered and
removed for service purposes. Rubber isolating pads shall be provided between the tank and the upper tank mounting
brackets. Strap mounting studs through the rail, hidden behind the body shall not be acceptable.
FUEL TANK FILL PORT
The fuel tank fill ports shall be provided with two (2) left fill ports located one (1) in the forward position and one (1) in the
middle position and the right fill port located in the middle position of the fuel tank.
FUEL TANK SERVICEABILTY PROVISIONS
The chassis fuel lines shall have additional length provided so the tank can be easily lowered and removed for service
purposes. The additional 8.00 feet of length shall be located above the fuel tank and shall be coiled and secured. The fuel
line fittings shall be pointed towards the right side (curbside) of the chassis.
FRONT AXLE
The front axle shall be a Meritor Easy Steer Non drive front axle, model number MFS-23. The axle shall include a 3.74
inch drop and a 71.00 inch king pin intersection (KPI). The axle shall include a conventional style hub with a standard
knuckle. The weight capacity for the axle shall be rated to 23,000 pounds. This rating shall require special approvals
from the wheel manufacturers.
FRONT AXLE WARRANTY
The front axle shall be warranted by Meritor for two (2) years with unlimited miles under the general service application.
Details of the Meritor warranty are provided on the PDF document attached to this option.
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FRONT WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
The front axle wheel bearings shall be lubricated with oil. The oil level can be visually checked via clear inspection
windows in the front axle hubs.
FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS
Two (2) Bilstein inert, nitrogen gas filled shock absorbers shall be provided and installed as part of the front suspension
system. The shocks shall be a monotubular design and fabricated using a special extrusion method, utilizing a single
blank of steel without a welded seam, achieving an extremely tight peak-to-valley tolerance and maintains consistent wall
thickness. The monotubular design shall provide superior strength while maximizing heat dissipation and shock life.
The ride afforded through the use of a gas shock is more consistent and shall not deteriorate with heat, the same way a
conventional oil filled hydraulic shock would.
The Bilstein front shocks shall include a digressive working piston assembly allowing independent tuning of the
compression and rebound damping forces to provide optimum ride and comfort without compromise. The working piston
design shall feature fewer parts than most conventional twin tube and “road sensing” shock designs and shall contribute
to the durability and long life of the Bilstein shock absorbers.
Proposals offering the use of conventional twin tube or “road sensing” designed shocks shall not be considered.
FRONT SUSPENSION
The front suspension shall include a ten (10) leaf spring pack in which the longest leaf measures 53.38 inch long and 4.00
inches wide. The springs shall be shot peened for long life and include a military double wrapped front eye. The springs
shall be bolted in place with M20 10.9 bolts and have replaceable rubber bushings in the spring eyes. The spring capacity
shall be rated at 23,000 pounds.
STEERING COLUMN/ WHEEL
The cab shall include a Douglas Autotech steering column which shall include a seven (7) position tilt, a 2.25 inch
telescopic adjustment, and an 18.00 inch, two (2) spoke steering wheel located at the driver’s position. The steering wheel
shall be covered with black polyurethane foam padding.
The steering column shall contain a horn button, self-canceling turn signal switch, four-way hazard switch and headlamp
dimmer switch.
POWER STEERING PUMP
The hydraulic power steering pump shall be a TRW PS and shall be gear driven from the engine. The pump shall be a
balanced, positive displacement, sliding vane type.
ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR
The power steering fluid shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate an audible alarm and visual
warning in the instrument panel when fluid level falls below normal.
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FRONT AXLE CRAMP ANGLE
The chassis shall have a front axle cramp angle of 48-degrees to the left and 44-degrees to the right.
POWER STEERING GEAR
The power steering gear shall be a TRW model TAS 85 with an assist cylinder.
CHASSIS ALIGNMENT
The chassis frame rails shall be measured to insure the length is correct and cross checked to make sure they run parallel
and are square to each other. The front and rear axles shall be laser aligned. The front tires and wheels shall be aligned
and toe-in set on the front tires by the chassis manufacturer.
REAR AXLE
The rear axle shall be a Meritor model RS-25-160 single drive axle. The axle shall include precision forged, single
reduction differential gearing, and shall have a fire service rated capacity of 27,000 pounds.
The axle shall be built of superior construction and quality components to provide the rugged dependability needed to
stand up to the fire industry’s demands. The axle shall include rectangular shaped, hot-formed housing with a standard
wall thickness of 0.63 of an inch for extra strength and rigidity and a rigid differential case for high axle strength and
reduced maintenance.
The axle shall have heavy-duty Hypoid gearing for longer life, greater strength and quieter operation. Industry-standard
wheel ends for compatibility with both disc and drum brakes, and unitized oil seal technology to keep lubricant in and help
prevent contaminant damage will be used.
REAR AXLE WARRANTY
The rear axle shall be warranted by Meritor for two (2) years with unlimited miles under the general service application.
Details of the Meritor warranty are provided on the PDF document attached to this option.
REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL LUBRICATION
The rear axle differential shall be lubricated with oil.
REAR WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
The rear axle wheel bearings shall be lubricated with oil.
VEHICLE TOP SPEED
The top speed of the vehicle shall be approximately 68 MPH +/-2 MPH at governed engine RPM.
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REAR SUSPENSION
The single rear axle suspension shall feature a Neway AD-127 air suspension. The suspension shall include optimized air
springs mounted to the equalizing beams and integral transverse beam. An adjustable torque rod and adjustable track
bar shall also be included.
Dual air height control valves shall be installed to ensure equal frame height on both sides of the vehicle regardless of the
load. The rear suspension is run flat capable at reduced speeds.
The rear suspension capacity shall be rated at 24,000 to 27,000 pounds.
REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS
Shock absorbers shall be supplied by the suspension manufacturer and installed on the rear axle suspension.
FRONT TIRE
The front tires shall be Michelin 425/65R22.5 “L” tubeless radial XFE regional tread.
The front tire stamped load capacity shall be 22,800 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 65 miles per hour when
properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
The front tire US Fire Service Intermittent Usage load capacity shall be 23,000 pounds per axle with a speed rating of up
to 75 miles per hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
REAR TIRE
The rear tires shall be Michelin 12R-22.5 16PR "H" tubeless radial XZE regional tread.
The rear tire stamped load capacity shall be 27,120 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 75 miles per hour when
properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
The rear tire US Fire Service Intermittent Usage load capacity shall be 28,880 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 75
miles per hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
REAR AXLE RATIO
The rear axle ratio shall be 5.13:1.
TIRE PRESSURE EQUALIZATION SYSTEM
There shall be a voucher provided with the chassis for Crossfire dual tire equalization system provided on both sets of
dual tires on the rear axle. The Crossfire pressure system shall equalize and monitor tire pressure through the valve
which is mounted between the dual tires. This shall bolt easily to the drive axle end allowing air to flow freely from one tire
to the other, maintaining equal tire pressure and load distribution. The Crossfire system shall maximize tire life, decrease
rolling resistance for increased fuel mileage and improve stability braking and overall safety.
The Crossfire dual tire equalization system shall be redeemed upon the vehicle manufacture’s receipt of the voucher
along with the vehicle in-service weight for each axle.
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TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR
There shall be a voucher provided with the chassis for a pop up style tire pressure indicator at the front tire valve stem.
The indicator shall provide visual indication of pressure in the specific tire.
The tire pressure indicators shall be redeemed upon the vehicle manufacturer’s receipt of the voucher for installation by
the customer.
FRONT WHEEL
The front wheels shall be Alcoa hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 12.25 inch LvL One™ polished aluminum wheels. The hub
piloted mounting system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange nuts. The wheels shall feature
one-piece forged strength and shall include Alcoa’s Dura-Bright® finish with XBR technology as an integral part of the
wheel surface. Alcoa Dura-Bright® wheels keep their shine without polishing. Brake dust, grime and road debris are
easily removed by simply cleaning the wheels with soap and water.
REAR WHEEL
The rear wheels shall be Alcoa hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 8.25 inch LvL One™ aluminum wheels with a polished outer
surface and Alcoa Dura-Bright® wheel treatment with XBR® technology as an integral part of the wheel. The hub piloted
mounting system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange nuts.
BALANCE WHEELS AND TIRES
All of the wheels and tires, including any spare wheels and tire assemblies, shall be dynamically balanced.
BRAKE SYSTEM
A rapid build-up air brake system shall be provided. The air brakes shall include a two (2) air tank, three (3) reservoir
system with a total of 4152 cubic inch of air capacity. A floor mounted treadle valve shall be mounted inside the cab for
graduated control of applying and releasing the brakes. An inversion valve shall be installed to provide a service brake
application in the unlikely event of primary air supply loss. All air reservoirs provided on the chassis shall be labeled for
identification.
The rear axle spring brakes shall automatically apply in any situation when the air pressure falls below 25 PSI and shall
include a mechanical means for releasing the spring brakes when necessary. An audible alarm shall designate when the
system air pressure is below 60 PSI.
A four (4) sensor, four (4) modulator anti-lock braking system (ABS) shall be installed on the front and rear axles in order
to prevent the brakes from locking or skidding while braking during hard stops or on icy or wet surfaces. This in turn shall
allow the driver to maintain steering control under heavy braking and in most instances, shorten the braking distance. The
electronic monitoring system shall incorporate diagonal circuitry which shall monitor wheel speed during braking through a
sensor and tone ring on each wheel. A dash mounted ABS lamp shall be provided to notify the driver of a system
malfunction. The ABS system shall automatically disengage the auxiliary braking system device when required. The
speedometer screen shall be capable of reporting all active defaults using PID/SID and FMI standards.
Additional safety shall be accommodated through Automatic Traction Control (ATC) which shall be installed on the single
rear axle. The ATC system shall apply the ABS when the drive wheels loose traction. The system shall scale the
electronic engine throttle back to prevent wheel spin while accelerating on ice or wet surfaces.
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A momentary rocker style switch shall be provided and properly labeled “mud/snow”. When the switch is pressed once,
the system shall allow a momentary wheel slip to obtain traction under extreme mud and snow conditions. During this
condition the ATC light and the light on the rocker switch shall blink continuously notifying the driver of activation.
Pressing the switch again shall deactivate the mud/snow feature.
The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) unit is a functional extension of the electronic braking system. It is able to detect
any skidding of the vehicle about its vertical axis as well as any rollover tendency. The control unit comprises an angularspeed sensor that measures the vehicle’s motion about the vertical axis, caused, for instance, by cornering or by skidding
on a slippery road surface. An acceleration sensor measures the vehicle’s lateral acceleration. The Controller Area
Network (CAN) bus provides information on the steering angle. On the basis of lateral acceleration and steering angle, an
integrated microcontroller calculates a theoretical angular speed for the stable vehicle condition.
FRONT BRAKES
The front brakes shall be Meritor EX225 Disc Plus disc brakes with 17.00 inch vented rotors.
REAR BRAKES
The rear brakes shall be Meritor EX225 Disc Plus disc brakes with 17.00 inch vented rotors.
PARK BRAKE
Upon application of the push-pull valve in the cab, the rear brakes will engage via mechanical spring force. This is
accomplished by dual chamber rear brakes, satisfying the FMVSS parking brake requirements.
PARK BRAKE CONTROL
A Meritor-Wabco manual hand control push-pull style valve shall operate the parking brake system. The control shall be
yellow in color.
The parking brake actuation valve shall be mounted on the left hand dash to the right of the steering column within easy
reach of the driver.
AIR DRYER
The brake system shall include a Wabco System Saver 1200 air dryer with an integral 100 watt heater with a Metri-Pack
sealed connector. The air dryer incorporates an internal turbo cutoff valve that closes the path between the air
compressor and air dryer purge valve during the compressor "unload" cycle. The turbo cutoff valve allows purging of
moisture and contaminants without the loss of turbo boost pressure. The air dryer shall be located on the right hand
frame rail forward of the front wheel behind the right hand cab step.
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS
The front brakes shall be provided with MGM type 24 long stroke brake chambers.
REAR BRAKE CHAMBERS
The rear axle shall include TSE 24/30 H.O.T. (High Output Technology) brake chambers shall convert the energy of
compressed air into mechanical force and motion. This shall actuate the brake camshaft, which in turn shall operate the
foundational brake mechanism forcing the brake pads against the brake rotor.
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AIR COMPRESSOR
The air compressor provided for the engine shall be a Wabco® SS318 single cylinder pass-through drive type compressor
which shall be capable of producing 18.7 CFM at 1200 engine RPMs. The air compressor shall feature a higher delivery
efficiency translating to more air delivery per horsepower absorbed. The compressor shall include an aluminum cylinder
head which shall improve cooling, reduce weight and decrease carbon formation. Superior piston and bore finishing
technology shall reduce oil consumption and significantly increasing the system component life.
AIR GOVERNOR
An air governor shall be provided to control the cut-in and cut-out pressures of the engine mounted air compressor. The
governor shall be calibrated to meet FMVSS requirements. The air governor shall be mounted to the right frame rail.
MOISTURE EJECTORS
Automatic moisture ejectors with a manual drain provision shall be installed on all reservoirs of the air supply system.
AIR SUPPLY LINES
The air system on the chassis shall be plumbed with color coded reinforced nylon tubing air lines. The primary (rear)
brake line shall be green, the secondary (front) brake line red, the parking brake line orange and the auxiliary (outlet) will
be blue.
Brass compression type fittings shall be used on the nylon tubing. All drop hoses shall include fiber reinforced neoprene
covered hoses.
AIR TANK SPACERS
There shall be spacers included with the air tank mounting. The spacers shall move the air tanks 1.50 inches inward
towards the center of the chassis. This shall provide clearance between the air tanks and the frame for body U-bolt
clearance.
REAR AIR TANK MOUNTING
If a combination of wheel base, air tank quantity, or other requirements necessitate the location of one or more air tanks to
be mounted rear of the fuel tank, these tank(s) will be mounted perpendicular to frame.
WHEELBASE
The chassis wheelbase shall be 215.50 inches.
REAR OVERHANG
The chassis rear overhang shall be 98.50 inches.
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FRAME
The frame shall consist of double rails running parallel to each other with cross members forming a ladder style frame.
The frame rails shall be formed in the shape of a "C" channel, with the outer rail measuring 10.25 inches high X 3.50
inches deep upper and lower flanges X 0.38 inches thick with an inner channel of 9.44 inches high X 3.13 inches deep
and 0.38 inches thick. Each rail shall be constructed of 110,000 psi minimum yield high strength low alloy steel. Each
double rail section shall be rated by a Resistance Bending Moment (RBM) minimum of 3,213,100 inch pounds and have a
minimum section modulus of 29.21 cubic inches. The frame shall measure 35.00 inches in width.
Proposals calculating the frame strength using the “box method” shall not be considered.
Proposals including heat treated rails shall not be considered. Heat treating frame rails produces rails that are not uniform
in their mechanical properties throughout the length of the rail. Rails made of high strength, low alloy steel are already at
the required yield strength prior to forming the rail.
A minimum of seven (7) fully gusseted 0.25 inch thick cross members shall be installed. The inclusion of the body
mounting, or bumper mounting shall not be considered as a cross member. The cross members shall be attached using
zinc coated grade 8 fasteners. The bolt heads shall be flanged type, held in place by distorted thread flanged lock nuts.
Each cross member shall be mounted to the frame rails utilizing a minimum of 0.25 inch thick gusset reinforcement plates
at all corners balancing the area of force throughout the entire frame.
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Any proposals not including additional reinforcement for each cross member shall not be considered.
All relief areas shall be cut in with a minimum 2.00 inch radius at intersection points with the edges ground to a smooth
finish to prevent a stress concentration point.
The frame and cross members shall carry a lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. A copy of the frame warranty shall
be made available upon request.
Proposals offering warranties for frames not including cross members shall not be considered.
FRAME WARRANTY
The frame and cross members shall carry a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. The warranty shall include
conditional items listed in the detailed warranty document which shall be provided upon request.
FRAME CLEAR AREA
The chassis frame shall be left clear of chassis mounted components inside or outside the frame rails within the first 30.00
inches behind the cab to allow space for OEM installed components. Cross members may be installed in the clear area if
required for proper frame or driveline configuration.
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FRAME PAINT
The frame shall be powder coated black prior to any attachment of components.
All powder coatings, primers and paint shall be compatible with all metals, pretreatments and primers used. The cross
hatch adhesion test per ASTM D3359 shall not have a fail of more than ten (10) squares. The pencil hardness test per
ASTM D3363 shall have a final post-curved pencil hardness of H-2H. The direct impact resistance test per ASTM D2794
shall have an impact resistance of 120.00 inches per pound at 2 mils.
Any proposals offering painted frame with variations from the above process shall not be accepted. The film thickness of
vendor supplied parts shall also be sufficient to meet the performance standards as stated above.
FRONT BUMPER
A one piece, two (2) rib wrap-around style, polished stainless steel front bumper shall be provided. The material shall be
10 gauge 304 stainless steel, 12.00 inches high and 99.00 inches wide.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION LENGTH
The front bumper shall be extended approximately 28.00 inches ahead of the cab.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION FRAME WIDTH
The front bumper extension frame shall feature an overall width of 48.25 inches.
MECHANICAL SIREN
The front bumper shall include an electro mechanical Federal Q2B™ siren, which shall be streamlined, chrome-plated
and shall produce 123 decibels of sound at 10.00 feet. The Q2B™ siren produces a distinctive warning sound that is
recognizable at long distances. A unique clutch design provides a longer coast down sound while reducing the amp draw
to 100 amps. The siren shall measure 10.50 inches wide X 10.00 inches high X 14.00 inches deep.
MECHANICAL SIREN LOCATION
The recess mount type siren shall be shipped loose for the body manufacturer to install in the front bumper.
MECHANICAL SIREN ACCESSORIES
The front of the siren shall include (2) stainless steel flat bars approximately 1.00 inch wide by 19.00 inches long. Each
bar shall be placed vertically on the right and left side of the siren face wrapping around towards the back of the siren into
the bumper extension offering protection to the Q2B siren.
AIR HORN
The front bumper shall include two (2) Hadley brand E-Tone air horns which shall measure 21.00 inches long with a 6.00
inch round flare. The air horns shall be trumpet style with a chrome finish on the exterior and a painted finish deep inside
the trumpet.
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AIR HORN LOCATION
The air horns shall be shipped loose for the body manufacturer to install in the bumper. The body manufacturer shall cut
all holes in the bumper and provide all plumbing required for the horn installation.
AIR HORN RESERVOIR
One (1) air reservoir, with a 1200 cubic inch capacity, shall be installed on the chassis to act as a supply tank for
operating air horns. The reservoir shall be isolated with a 90 PSI pressure protection valve on the reservoir supply side to
prevent depletion of the air to the air brake system.
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER
The bumper shall include two (2) Cast Products Inc. model SA4301, 100 watt speakers which shall be recess mounted
within the bumper fascia. Each speaker shall measure 6.20 inches tall X 7.36 inches wide X 3.06 inches deep. Each
speaker shall include a flat mounting flange which shall be polished aluminum.
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER LOCATION
The two (2) electronic siren speakers shall be located on the front bumper face outboard of the frame rails with one (1) on
the right side and one (1) on the left side in the outboard positions.
FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOKS
Two (2) heavy duty tow hooks, painted to match the chassis frame, shall be installed below the front bumper, forward
position and bolted directly to the outside of each chassis frame rail with grade 8 bolts.
CAB TILT SYSTEM
The entire cab shall be capable of tilting approximately 45-degrees to allow for easy maintenance of the engine and
transmission. The cab tilt pump assembly shall be located on the right side of the chassis above the battery box.
The electric-over-hydraulic lift system shall include an ignition interlock and red cab lock down indicator lamp on the tilt
control which shall illuminate when holding the “Down” button to indicate safe road operation.
It shall be necessary to activate the master battery switch and set the parking brake in order to tilt the cab. As a third
precaution the ignition switch must be turned off to complete the cab tilt interlock safety circuit.
Two (2) spring-loaded hydraulic hold down hooks located outboard of the frame shall be installed to hold the cab securely
to the frame. Once the hold-down hooks are set in place, it shall take the application of pressure from the hydraulic cab
tilt lift pump to release the hooks.
Two (2) cab tilt cylinders shall be provided with velocity fuses in each cylinder port. The cab tilt pivots shall be 1.90 inch
ball and be anchored to frame brackets with 1.25 inch diameter studs.
A steel safety channel assembly shall be installed on the right side cab lift cylinder to prevent accidental cab lowering.
The safety channel assembly shall fall over the lift cylinder when the cab is in the fully tilted position. A cable release
system shall also be provided to retract the safety channel assembly from the lift cylinder to allow the lowering of the cab.
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CAB TILT AUXILIARY PUMP
A manual cab tilt pump module shall be attached to the cab tilt pump housing.
CAB TILT LIMIT SWITCH
A cab tilt limit switch shall be installed. The switch will effectively limit the travel of the cab when being tilted. The final
adjustment of the switch shall be performed by the apparatus manufacturer to prevent damage to the cab or any bumper
mounted option mounted in the cab tilt arc.
CAB TILT CONTROL RECEPTACLE
The cab tilt control cable shall include a receptacle which shall be temporarily located on the right hand chassis rail rear
of the cab to provide a place to plug in the cab tilt remote control pendant. The tilt pump shall include 8.00 feet of cable
with a six (6) pin Deutsch receptacle with a cap.
The remote control pendant shall include 20.00 feet of cable with a mating Deutsch connector. The remote control
pendant shall be shipped loose with the chassis.
CAB WINDSHIELD
The cab windshield shall have a surface area of 2825.00 square inches and be of a two (2) piece wraparound design for
maximum visibility.
The glass utilized for the windshield shall include standard automotive tint. The left and right windshield shall be fully
interchangeable thereby minimizing stocking and replacement costs.
Each windshield shall be installed using black self locking window rubber.
GLASS FRONT DOOR
The front cab doors shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. These windows shall
have the capability to roll down completely into the door housing. This shall be accomplished manually utilizing a crank
style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced window regulator assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
There shall be an irregular shaped fixed window which shall measure 2.50 inches wide at the top, 8.00 inches wide at the
bottom X 26.00 inches in height, more commonly known as “cozy glass” ahead of the front door roll down windows.
The windows shall be mounted within the frame of the front doors trimmed with a black anodized ring on the exterior.
GLASS TINT FRONT DOOR
The windows located in the left and right front doors shall have a standard green automotive tint which shall allow
seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS REAR DOOR RH
The rear right hand side door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. This window
shall roll up and down manually utilizing a crank style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced window regulator
assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
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GLASS TINT REAR DOOR RIGHT HAND
The window located in the right hand side rear door shall include a standard green automotive tint which shall allow
seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS REAR DOOR LH
The rear left hand side door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. This window
shall roll up and down manually utilizing a crank style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced window regulator
assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR LEFT HAND
The window located in the left hand side rear door shall include a standard green automotive tint which shall allow
seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS SIDE MID RH
The cab shall include a window on the right side behind the front and ahead of the crew door which shall measure 16.00
inches wide X 26.00 inches high. This window shall be fixed within this space and shall be rectangular in shape. The
window shall be mounted using self locking window rubber. The glass utilized for this window shall include a green
automotive tint unless otherwise noted.
GLASS TINT SIDE MID RIGHT HAND
The window located on the right hand side of the cab between the front and rear doors shall include a standard green
automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS SIDE MID LH
The cab shall include a window on the left side behind the front door and ahead of the crew door and above the wheel
well which shall measure 16.00 inches wide X 26.00 inches high. This window shall be fixed within this space and shall
be rectangular in shape. The window shall be mounted using self locking window rubber. The glass utilized for this
window shall include a green automotive tint unless otherwise noted.
GLASS TINT SIDE MID LEFT HAND
The window located on the left hand side of the cab between the front and rear doors shall include a standard green
automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS UPPER SIDE FRONT
The raised roof on the left and right sides of the cab shall include a triangular shaped window which shall be 14.00 inches
wide X 14.00 inches high. These windows shall be fixed within this space. These windows shall be mounted to the cab
using black self-locking window rubber.
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GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE FRONT
The windows located in the upper section on the left and right side towards the front of the cab shall include a standard
green automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS UPPER SIDE MID
The middle section of the raised roof on the left and right sides of the cab shall include a window which shall measure
16.00 inches wide X 14.00 inches high. These windows shall be fixed within this space. These windows shall be
mounted using black self-locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE MID
The windows located in the upper section on each side in the middle of the cab shall include a standard green automotive
tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR
Windows shall be provided in the upper portion of each rear door of the raised roof cab. Each window shall measure
27.00 inches wide X 14.00 inches high and be installed above the lower door window. The windows shall be rectangular
in shape and fixed within this space. The windows shall be mounted using black self-locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR
The window located in the upper section of the rear crew doors shall include a standard green automotive tint which shall
allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
CLIMATE CONTROL
The cab shall include a 57,500 BTU @ 425 CFM front overhead heater/defroster which shall be provided and installed
above the windshield between the sun visors.
The cab shall also include a combination heater air-conditioning unit mounted on the engine tunnel. This unit shall offer
eight (8) adjustable louvers, four (4) forward facing and four (4) rearward facing, a temperature control valve and two (2)
blowers offering three (3) speeds which shall be capable of circulating 550 cubic feet of air per minute. The unit shall be
rated for 42,500 BTU/Hr of cooling and 36,000 BTU/Hr of heating. The temperature and blower controls shall be located
on the heater/air conditioning unit.
All defrost/heating systems shall be plumbed with one (1) seasonal shut-off valve at the front corner on the right side of
the cab.
The air conditioner lines shall be a mixture of custom bend zinc coated steel fittings and Aero-quip GH 134 flexible hose
with Aero-quip EZ clip fittings.
CLIMATE CONTROL DRAIN
The climate control system shall include a gravity drain for water management. The gravity drain shall remove
condensation from the air conditioning system without additional mechanical assistance.
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CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION
The heating and defrosting controls shall be located on the front overhead climate control unit. There shall be additional
heating and air conditioning controls located on the engine tunnel mounted climate control unit.
A/C CONDENSER LOCATION
A roof mounted A/C condenser shall be installed centered on the cab forward of the raised roof against the slope rise.
A/C COMPRESSOR
The air-conditioning compressor shall be a belt driven, engine mounted, open type compressor that shall be capable of
producing a minimum of 32,000 BTU at 1500 engine RPMs. The compressor shall utilize R-134A refrigerant and PAG oil.
CAB CIRCULATION FANS FRONT
The cab shall include two (2) all metal 6.00 inch air circulation fans installed in the outer front cab corners. Each fan shall
be controlled by an individual toggle switch on each fan. The fans can be used to help defog the windshield or to increase
air circulation for passenger comfort.
CAB CIRCULATION FANS REAR
The cab shall include two (2) individually switched all metal construction 6.00 inch fans which shall be installed in the
upper rear cab corners as far outboard as possible. The multi purpose fans can be used to increase air circulation or help
defog windows.
CAB INSULATION
The cab ceiling and walls shall include 1.00 inch thick foam insulation. The insulation shall act as a barrier absorbing
noise as well as assisting in sustaining the desired climate within the cab interior.
UNDER CAB INSULATION
The underside of the cab tunnel surrounding the engine shall be lined with multi-layer insulation, engineered for
application inside diesel engine compartments.
The insulation shall act as a noise barrier, absorbing noise thus keeping the decibel level in the cab well within NFPA
recommendations. As an additional benefit, the insulation shall assist in sustaining the desired temperature within the cab
interior.
The engine tunnel insulation shall measure approximately 0.75 inch thick including a vertically lapped polyester fiber layer,
a 1.0 lb/ft² PVC barrier layer, an open cell foam layer, and a moisture and heat reflective foil facing reinforced with a
woven fiberglass layer. The foil surface acts as protection against moisture and other contaminants. The insulation shall
meet or exceed FMVSS 302 flammability test.
The insulation shall be cut precisely to fit each section and sealed for additional heat and sound deflection. The insulation
shall be held in place by 3 mils of acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive and aluminum pins with hard hat, hold in place
fastening heads.
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INTERIOR TRIM FLOOR
The floor of the cab shall be covered with a multi-layer mat consisting of 0.25 inch thick sound absorbing closed cell foam
with a 0.06 inch thick non-slip vinyl surface with a pebble grain finish. The covering shall be held in place by a pressure
sensitive adhesive and aluminum trim molding. All exposed seams shall be sealed with silicone caulk matching the color
of the floor mat to reduce the chance of moisture and debris retention.
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL
The cab interior shall include trim on the front ceiling, rear crew ceiling, and the cab walls. It shall be easily removable to
assist in maintenance. The trim shall be constructed of insulated vinyl over a hard board backing.
REAR WALL INTERIOR TRIM
The rear wall of the cab shall be trimmed with vinyl.
HEADER TRIM
The cab interior shall feature header trim above the driver and officer positions constructed of vacuum formed ABS
material.
TRIM CENTER DASH
The main center dash area shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 inch thick aluminum plate. There shall
be four (4) holes located on the top of the dash near each outer edge of the electrical access cover for ventilation.
TRIM LH DASH
The left hand dash shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 inch thick aluminum plate for a perfect fit around
the instrument panel and the lower control panels to the left and right of the steering column.
TRIM RH DASH
The right hand dash shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 of an inch thick aluminum plate and shall
include a glove compartment with a hinged door and a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) provision. The glove compartment
size will measure 14.00 inches wide X 6.38 inches high X 5.88 inches deep. The MDT provision shall be provided above
the glove compartment.
ENGINE TUNNEL TRIM
The cab engine tunnel shall be covered with a multi-layer mat consisting of 0.25 inch closed cell foam with a 0.06 inch
thick non-slip vinyl surface with a pebble grain finish. The mat shall be held in place by pressure sensitive adhesive. The
engine tunnel mat shall be trimmed with anodized aluminum stair nosing trim for an aesthetically pleasing appearance.
POWER POINT DASH MOUNT
The cab shall include two (2) 12 volt cigarette lighter type receptacles in the dash to provide a power source for 12 volt
electrical equipment. The receptacles shall be wired battery direct.
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STEP TRIM
Each cab entry door shall include a three step entry. The first step closest to the ground shall be constructed of polished
5032 H32 aluminum Grip Strut® grating with angled outer corners. The step shall feature a splash guard to reduce water
and debris from splashing in to the step. The splash guard shall have an opening on the outer edge to allow debris and
water to flow through rather than becoming trapped within the stepping surface. The lower step shall be mounted to a
frame which is integral with the construction of the cab for rigidity and strength. The middle step shall be integral with the
cab construction and shall be trimmed with a Flex-Tred® adhesive grit surface material.
UNDER CAB ACCESS DOOR
The cab shall include an aluminum access door in the left crew step riser painted to match the cab interior paint with a
push and turn latch. The under cab access door shall provide access to the diesel exhaust fluid fill.
INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The interior trim on the doors of the cab shall consist of an aluminum panel constructed of Marine Grade 5052-H32 0.13
of an inch thick aluminum plate. The door panels shall include a painted finish.
DOOR TRIM CUSTOMER NAMEPLATE
The interior door trim on the front doors shall include a customer nameplate which states the vehicle was custom built for
their Department.
CAB DOOR TRIM REFLECTIVE
The interior of each door shall include high visibility reflective tape. A white reflective tape 1.00 inch in width shall be
provided vertically along the rear outer edge of the door. The lowest portion of each door skin shall include a reflective
tape chevron with red and white stripes and a Spartan logo. The chevron tape shall measure 6.00 inches in height.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE "A" PILLAR
There shall be two (2) rubber covered 11.00 inch grab handles installed inside the cab, one on each “A” post at the left
and right door openings. The left handle shall be located 7.88 inches above the bottom of the door window opening and
the right handle shall be located 2.88 inches above the bottom of the door window opening. The handles shall assist
personnel in entering and exiting the cab.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE FRONT DOOR
Each front door shall include one (1) ergonomically contoured 9.00 inch cast aluminum handle mounted horizontally on
the interior door panels. The handles shall feature a textured black powder coat finish to assist personnel entering and
exiting the cab.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE REAR DOOR
A black powder coated cast aluminum assist handle shall be provided on the inside of each rear crew door. A 30.00 inch
long handle shall extend horizontally the width of the window just above the window sill. The handle shall assist personnel
in exiting and entering the cab.
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INTERIOR TRIM VINYL COLOR
The cab interior vinyl trim surfaces shall be gray in color.
INTERIOR TRIM SUNVISOR
The header shall include two (2) sun visors, one each side forward of the driver and officer seating positions above the
windshield. Each sun visor shall be constructed of Masonite and covered with padded vinyl trim.
INTERIOR ABS TRIM COLOR
The cab interior vacuum formed ABS composite trim surfaces shall be gray in color.
INTERIOR FLOOR MAT COLOR
The cab interior floor mat shall be gray in color.
CAB PAINT INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The inner door panel surfaces shall be painted with Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture finish.
TRIM CENTER DASH INTERIOR PAINT
The entire center dash shall be coated with Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture finish. Any accessory pods attached to the
dash shall also be painted this color.
TRIM LH DASH INTERIOR PAINT
The left hand dash shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture finish.
TRIM RIGHT HAND DASH INTERIOR PAINT
The right hand dash shall be painted with Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture finish.
DASH PANEL GROUP
The main center dash area shall include three (3) removable panels located one (1) to the right of the driver position, one
(1) in the center of the dash and one (1) to the left of the officer position. The center panel shall be within comfortable
reach of both the driver and officer.
SWITCHES CENTER PANEL
The center dash panel shall include six (6) switch positions in the upper left portion of the panel.
A rocker switch with a blank legend installed directly above shall be provided for any position without a switch and legend
designated by a specific option. The non-specified switches shall be two-position, black switches with a green indicator
light. Each blank switch legend can be custom engraved by the body manufacturer. All switch legends shall have
backlighting provided.
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SWITCHES LEFT PANEL
The left dash panel shall include one (1) windshield wiper/washer control switch located in the left hand side of the panel.
The switch shall have backlighting provided.
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL
The right dash panel shall include no rocker switches or legends.
SEAT BELT WARNING
A Weldon seat belt warning system, integrated with the Vehicle Data Recorder system, shall be installed for each seat
within the cab. The system shall provide a visual warning indicator in the Vista display and control screen(s), an indicator
light in the instrument panel, and an audible alarm.
The warning system shall activate when any seat is occupied with a minimum of 60 pounds, the corresponding seat belt
remains unfastened, and the park brake is released. The warning system shall also activate when any seat is occupied,
the corresponding seat belt was fastened in an incorrect sequence, and the park brake is released. Once activated, the
visual indicators and audible alarm shall remain active until all occupied seats have the seat belts fastened.
SEAT MATERIAL
The seats shall include a covering of high strength, wear resistant fabric made of durable ballistic polyester. A PVC
coating shall be bonded to the back side of the material to help protect the seats from UV rays and from being saturated
or contaminated by fluids. Common trade names for this material are Imperial 1200 and Durawear.
SEAT COLOR
All seats supplied with the chassis shall be gray in color. All seats shall include red seat belts.
SEAT BACK LOGO
The seat backs shall include the logo for the OEM body manufacturer. The logo shall be centered on the standard
headrest of the seat back and on the left side of a split headrest.
SEAT DRIVER
The driver's seat shall be an H.O. Bostrom Firefighter Sierra model seat. The seat shall feature eight-way electric
positioning. The eight positions shall include up and down, fore and aft with 8.00 inches of travel, back angle adjustment
and seat rake adjustment. The seat shall feature integral springs to isolate shock.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include a three-point
shoulder harness with the lap belt, automatic retractor and buckle as an integral part of the seat assembly.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for this belted seating position shall be 35.00 inches
measured with the seat height adjusted to the lowest position of travel.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests set forth by FMVSS 207, 209, and 210 in effect
at the time of manufacture. This testing shall include a simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and
shoulder belts and twenty (20) times the weight through the center of gravity.
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The materials used in construction of the seat shall also have successfully completed testing with regard to the
flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in FMVSS 302, of which
dictates the allowable burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK DRIVER
The driver’s seat shall include a standard seat back incorporating the all belts to seat feature (ABTS). The seat back shall
feature a contoured head rest.
SEAT MOUNTING DRIVER
The driver’s seat shall be installed in an ergonomic position in relation to the cab dash.
SEAT OFFICER
The officer's seat shall be an H.O. Bostrom Firefighter model seat. The seat shall feature eight-way electric positioning.
The eight (8) positions shall include up and down, fore and aft and front and rear tilt. The seat shall also feature integral
springs to isolate shock.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include a three-point
shoulder harness with the lap belt, automatic retractor and buckle as an integral part of the seat assembly.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for this belted seating position shall be 35.00 inches
measured with the seat height adjusted to the lowest position of travel.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207, 209, 210 and 302 in effect at
the time of manufacture. This testing shall include a simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and
shoulder belts and twenty (20) times the weight through the center of gravity. The model of seats shall also have
successfully completed the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in
FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK OFFICER
The officer’s seat shall include a standard seat back incorporating the all belts to seat feature (ABTS). The seat back
shall feature a contoured head rest.
SEAT MOUNTING OFFICER
The officer’s seat shall be installed in an ergonomic position in relation to the cab dash.
POWER SEAT WIRING
The power seat or seats installed in the cab shall be wired directly to battery power.
SEAT REAR FACING OUTER LOCATION
The crew area shall include two (2) rear facing crew seats, which include one (1) located directly behind the left side front
seat and one (1) located directly behind the right side front seat.
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SEAT CREW REAR FACING OUTER
The crew area shall include a seat in the rear facing outboard position which shall be a H.O. Bostrom Firefighter series.
The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and cushion.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include a three-point
shoulder harness with the lap belt and automatic retractor as an integral part of the seat assembly. The buckle portion of
the seat belt shall extend from the seat base towards the driver position within easy reach of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for each belted seating position shall be 35.00 inches.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207/210. This testing shall include a
simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and twenty (20) times the weight through
the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model, as specified, shall have successfully completed the
dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with the following accommodations. In order to reflect the larger size
outfitted firefighters, the test dummy used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the
50th percentile male dummy weighing 165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208. The model of seats shall also have
successfully completed the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in
FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK REAR FACING OUTER
The rear facing outboard seat shall feature a Bostrom SecureAll™ self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) locking
system which shall store most U.S. and International SCBA brands and bottle sizes while in transit or for storage within
the seat back. The bracket shall be easily adjustable for all SCBA brands and cylinder diameters. All adjustment points
shall utilize similar hardware and adjustments shall be made with one tool.
The bracket shall be adjustable to compensate for different cylinder lengths without the use of tools. The adjustment shall
be made by raising a lever and moving the top clamp vertically.
The bracket system shall be free of straps that may interfere with auxiliary equipment on SCBA units. The center guide
fork shall keep the SCBA tank in place for a safe and comfortable fit in the seat back cavity. The SCBA unit simply needs
to be pushed against the pivot arm to engage the patented auto-locking system. Once the lock is engaged, the top clamp
shall surround the top of the SCBA tank for a secure fit in all directions.
The SecureAll™ shall include a release handle which shall be integrated into the center of the bottom seat cushion for
easy access and to eliminate hooking the release handle with clothing or other equipment.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT MOUNTING REAR FACING OUTER
The rear facing outer seat shall be mounted facing the rear of the cab.
SEAT BELT ORIENTATION CREW
The crew position seat belts shall follow the standard orientation which extends from the outboard shoulder extending to
the inboard hip.
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SEAT FORWARD FACING OUTER LOCATION
The crew area shall include two (2) forward facing outboard seats, which include one (1) located next to the outer wall of
the cab on the left side of the cab and one (1) located next to the outer wall on the right side of the cab.
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING OUTER
The crew area shall include a seat in the forward facing outer position which shall be a theatre style series. The seat shall
feature a padded seat back and cushion which shall be hinged and attached to the wall providing optimum space savings.
The seat shall remain in the stored position until occupied.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for each belted seating position shall be 35.00 inches.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207/210. This testing shall include a
simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and twenty (20) times the weight through
the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model, as specified, shall have successfully completed the
dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with the following accommodations. In order to reflect the larger size
outfitted firefighters, the test dummy used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the
50th percentile male dummy weighing 165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208. The model of seats shall also have
successfully completed the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in
FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING OUTER
The crew area shall include a seat in the forward facing outer position which shall be a theatre style seat. The rear wall
padded trim shall act as the backrest for each seat.
There shall be a red, three-point shoulder harness with lap belt and an automatic retractor attached to the cab and
available to the seat. The buckle portion of the seat belt shall be mounted on a rigid or semi-rigid stalk such that the
buckle remains positioned in an accessible location. The seat belt assembly anchorages shall conform to the Federal
Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 210, “Seat belt assembly anchorages”.
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING OUTER
The forward facing outer seat shall be mounted in the furthest outboard position facing the front of the cab.
SEAT FORWARD FACING CENTER LOCATION
The crew area shall include two (2) forward facing center crew seats with both located at the center of the rear wall.
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING CENTER
The crew area shall include a seat in the forward facing center position which shall be a H.O. Bostrom Firefighter series.
The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and cushion. The seat and cushion shall be hinged and compact in
design for additional room and shall remain in the stored position until occupied.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include a three-point
shoulder harness with the lap belt and automatic retractor as an integral part of the seat assembly. The buckle portion of
the seat belt shall extend from the seat base towards the driver position within easy reach of the occupant.
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The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for each belted seating position shall be 35.00 inches.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207/210. This testing shall include a
simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and twenty (20) times the weight through
the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model, as specified, shall have successfully completed the
dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with the following accommodations. In order to reflect the larger size
outfitted firefighters, the test dummy used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the
50th percentile male dummy weighing 165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208. The model of seats shall also have
successfully completed the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in
FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING CENTER
The forward facing center seat shall feature a SecureAll™ self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) locking system
which shall be one bracket model and store most U.S. and International SCBA brands and sizes while in transit or for
storage within the seat back. The bracket shall be easily adjustable for all SCBA brands and cylinder diameters. All
adjustment points shall utilize similar hardware and adjustments shall be made with one tool.
The bracket shall be adjustable to compensate for different cylinder lengths without the use of tools. The adjustment shall
be made by raising a lever and moving the top clamp vertically.
The bracket system shall be free of straps and clamps that may interfere with auxiliary equipment on SCBA units. The
center guide fork shall keep the SCBA tank in place for a safe and comfortable fit in the seat back cavity. The SCBA unit
simply needs to be pushed against the pivot arm to engage the patented auto- locking system. Once the lock is engaged,
the top clamp shall surround the top of the SCBA tank for a secure fit in all directions.
The SecureAll™ shall include a release handle which shall be integrated into the seat cushion for quick and easy release.
This shall eliminate the need for straps or pull cords to interfere with other SCBA equipment.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING CENTER
The forward facing center seats shall be installed facing the front of the cab.
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING
The forward facing center seating positions shall include an enclosed seat frame located and installed on the rear wall.
The seat frame shall measure 42.38 inches wide X 12.38 inches high X 22.00 inches deep. The seat frame shall be
constructed of Marine Grade 5052-H32 0.19 inch thick aluminum plate. The seat box shall be painted with the same color
as the remaining interior.
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING STORAGE ACCESS
There shall be two (2) access points to the seat frame storage area, one (1) on each side of the seat frame. Each access
point shall be covered by a hinged door which measures 15.00 inches in width X 10.63 inches in height.
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE ACCESS
The left and right under seat storage areas shall have a solid aluminum hinged door with non-locking latch.
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SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH
All underseat storage compartment access doors shall have a Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture.
WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM
The cab shall include a dual arm wiper system which shall clear the windshield of water, ice and debris. There shall be
two (2) windshield wipers which shall be affixed to a radial wet arm. The system shall include a single motor which shall
initiate the arm in which both the left hand and right hand windshield wipers are attached, initiating a back and forth
motion for each wiper. The wiper motor shall be activated by an intermittent wiper control located within easy reach of the
driver’s position.
ELECTRONIC WINDSHIELD FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR
The windshield washer fluid level shall be monitored electronically. When the washer fluid level becomes low the yellow
“Check Message Center” indicator light on the instrument panel shall illuminate and the message center in the dual air
pressure gauge shall display a “Check Washer Fluid Level” message.
CAB DOOR HARDWARE
The cab entry doors shall be equipped with exterior pull handles, suitable for use while wearing firefighter gloves. The
handles shall be made of aluminum with a chrome plated finish.
The interior exit door handles shall be flush paddle type with a black finish, which are incorporated into the upper door
panel.
All cab entry doors shall include locks which are keyed alike. The door locks shall be designed to prevent accidental
lockout.
The exterior pull handles shall include a scuff plate behind the handle constructed of polished stainless steel to help
protect the cab finish.
DOOR LOCKS
Each cab entry door shall include a manually operated door lock. The each door lock may be actuated from the inside of
the cab by means of a red knob located on the paddle handle of the respective door or by using a TriMark key from the
exterior. The door locks are designed to prevent accidental lock out.
DOOR LOCK LH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT
The left hand side rear compartment shall feature a manual door lock.
DOOR LOCK RH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT
The right hand side rear compartment shall feature a manual door lock.
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GRAB HANDLES
The cab shall include one (1) 18.00 inch knurled, anti-slip, one-piece exterior assist handle behind each cab door. The
grab handle shall be made of 14 gauge 304- stainless steel and be 1.25 inch diameter to enable non-slip assistance with
a gloved hand.
REARVIEW MIRRORS
Ramco model CRM-310-1350-PCHR bus style mirrors shall be provided. The mirror heads shall be injection molded
chrome plated ABS plastic and shall measure 9.75 inches wide X 13.50 inches high. The mirrors shall be mounted one (1)
on each the driver and officer doors of the cab with polished die-cast aluminum arms.
The mirrors shall feature an upper heated remote controlled flat glass and a lower heated remote controlled convex glass.
The mirror control switches shall be located within easy reach of the driver. The mirrors shall be manufactured using the
finest quality non-glare glass and shall feature a rigid mounting thereby reducing vibration. The mirrors shall be corrosion
free under all weather conditions.
REARVIEW MIRROR HEAT SWITCH
The heat for the rearview mirrors shall be controlled through a virtual button on the Vista display and control screen.
TRIM LOWER SIDE
A stainless steel trim band, 10.00 inches high, with upper and lower black and chrome trim moldings, shall be installed on
the lower exterior sides of the cab and doors. The trim shall be installed so that the top edge approximately 1.00 inch
below the top of the front bumper, and shall be affixed without holes and fasteners.
TRIM LOWER SIDE FRONT
A stainless steel trim band, 10.00 inches high, with upper and lower black and chrome trim moldings, shall be installed on
the lower exterior sides of the cab between the front bumper and the front doors. The trim shall be installed so that the top
edge is approximately 1.00 inch below the top of the front bumper, and shall be affixed without holes and fasteners.
EXTERIOR TRIM REAR CORNER
There shall be mirror finish stainless steel scuff plates on the outside corners at the back of the cab. The stainless steel
plate shall be affixed to the cab using two sided adhesive tape.
CAB FENDER
Full width wheel well liners shall be installed on the extruded cab to limit road splash and enable easier cleaning. Each
two-piece liner shall consist of an inner liner 16.00 inches wide made of vacuum formed ABS composite and an outer
fenderette 3.50 inches wide made of 14 gauge 304 polished stainless steel.
MUD FLAPS FRONT
The front wheel wells shall have mud flaps installed on them.
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CAB EXTERIOR FRONT & SIDE EMBLEMS
The cab shall include three (3) Spartan emblems. There shall be one (1) installed on the front air intake grille and one (1)
installed on each side of the cab exterior above the wheel well.
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE
The cab shall include custom “Metro Star” nameplates on the front driver and officer side doors.
IGNITION
A master battery system with a keyless start ignition system shall be provided. Each system shall be controlled by a onequarter turn Cole Hersee switch, both of which shall be mounted to the left of the steering wheel on the dash. A chrome
push type starter button shall be provided adjacent to the master battery and ignition switches.
Each switch shall illuminate a green LED indicator light on the dash when the respective switch is placed in the “ON”
position.
The starter button shall only operate when both the master battery and ignition switches are in the “ON” position.
BATTERY
The single start electrical system shall include six (6) Harris BCI 31 950 CCA batteries with a 210 minute reserve capacity
and 4/0 welding type dual path starter cables per SAE J541. The cables shall have encapsulated ends with heat shrink
and sealant.
BATTERY TRAY
The batteries shall be installed within two (2) steel battery trays located on the left side and right side of the chassis,
securely bolted to the frame rails. The battery trays shall be coated with the same material as the frame.
The battery trays shall include drain holes in the bottom for sufficient drainage of water. A durable, non-conducting,
interlocking mat made by Dri-Dek shall be installed in the bottom of the trays to allow for air flow and help prevent
moisture build up. The batteries shall be held in place by non-conducting phenolic resin hold down boards.
BATTERY BOX COVER
Each battery box shall include a steel cover which protects the top of the batteries. Each cover shall include flush latches
which shall keep the cover secure as well as a black powder coated handle for convenience when opening.
BATTERY CABLE
The starting system shall include cables which shall be protected by 275 degree F. minimum high temperature flame
retardant loom, sealed and encapsulated at the ends with heat shrink and sealant.
BATTERY JUMPER STUD
The starting system shall include battery jumper studs. These studs shall be located in the forward most portion of the
driver's side lower step. The studs shall allow the vehicle to be jump started, charged, or the cab to be raised in an
emergency in the event of battery failure.
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ALTERNATOR
The charging system shall include a 320 amp Leece-Neville 12 volt alternator. The alternator shall include a self-exciting
integral regulator.
BATTERY CONDITIONER
A Kussmaul 35/10 battery conditioner shall be supplied. The battery conditioner shall provide a 35 amp output for the
chassis batteries and a 10 amp battery saver output. The battery conditioner shall be mounted in the cab behind the
driver's seat.
BATTERY CONDITIONER DISPLAY
A Kussmaul battery conditioner display shall be supplied. The battery conditioner display shall be mounted in the cab,
viewable through the cab mid side window behind the left front door.
AUXILIARY AIR COMPRESSOR
A Kussmaul Auto Pump 120V air compressor shall be supplied. The air compressor shall be installed behind the officer's
seat. The air compressor shall be plumbed to the air brake system to maintain air pressure.
ELECTRICAL INLET
A Kussmaul 20 amp super auto-eject electrical receptacle shall be supplied. It shall automatically eject the plug when the
starter button is depressed.
A single item or an addition of multiple items must not exceed the rating of the electric inlet that it’s connected to.
Amp Draw Reference List:
Kussmaul 1000 Charger - 3.5 Amps
Kussmaul 1200 Charger - 10 Amps
Kussmaul 35/10 Charger - 10 Amps
1000W Engine Heater - 8.33 Amps
1500W Engine Heater - 12.5 Amps
120V Air Compressor - 4.2 Amps
ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION
An electrical inlet shall be installed on the left hand side of cab over the wheel well.
ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION
The electrical inlet shall be connected to the battery conditioner and the air pump.
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR
The electrical inlet connection shall include a red cover.
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HEADLIGHTS
The cab front shall include four (4) rectangular halogen headlamps with separate high and low beams mounted in bright
chrome bezels.
FRONT TURN SIGNALS
The front fascia shall include two (2) Whelen model 600 4.00 inch X 6.00 inch programmable amber LED turn signals
which shall be installed in a polished aluminum housing above and outboard of the front warning and head lamps.
HEADLIGHT LOCATION
The headlights shall be located on the front fascia of the cab directly below the front warning lights.
SIDE TURN/MARKER LIGHTS
The sides of the cab shall include two (2) LED round side marker lights which shall be provided just behind the front cab
radius corners.
MARKER AND ICC LIGHTS
In accordance with FMVSS, there shall be five (5) LED cab marker lamps designating identification, center and clearance
provided. These lights shall be installed on the face of the cab within full view of other vehicles from ground level.
HEADLIGHT AND MARKER LIGHT ACTIVATION
The headlights and marker lights shall be controlled via a virtual button on the Vista display. There shall be a virtual
dimmer control on the Vista display to adjust the brightness of the dash lights. The headlamps shall be equipped with the
"Daytime Running" light feature, which shall illuminate the headlights to 80% brilliance when the battery master switch is
in the "On" position and the parking brake is released.
GROUND LIGHTS
Each door shall include an incandescent NFPA compliant ground light mounted to the under side of the cab step below
each door. Each light shall include a polycarbonate lens, a housing which is vibration welded and a bulb which shall be
shock mounted for extended life. The ground lighting shall be activated by the opening of the door on the respective cab
side as well as via a virtual button on the Vista display and control screen.
STEP LIGHTS
The middle step located at each door shall include a 4.00 inch round incandescent light which shall activate with the
opening of the respective door.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
There shall be an incandescent NFPA compliant light mounted under the engine tunnel for area work lighting on the
engine. The light shall include a polycarbonate lens, a housing which is vibration welded and a bulb which shall be shock
mounted for extended life. The light shall activate automatically when the cab is tilted.
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FRONT SCENE LIGHTS
The front of the cab shall include two (2) Havis Shields Magnafire 3000 model KR-31 contour roof mount scene lights
installed on the brow of the cab.
Each lamp head shall have one (1) High Intensity Discharge (HID) 12 volt 70 watt bulb. Each bulb shall draw 6.0 amps
and generate 6000 lumens. Each lamp head shall be no more than 5.31 inches in height X 13.50 inches in width. The
lamp heads and brackets shall be powder coated white.
FRONT SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
There shall be two (2) scene lights mounted to the front brow of the cab inboard of the outer front marker lights.
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS ACTIVATION
The front scene lighting shall be activated by a virtual button on the Vista display and control screen.
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS
The side of the cab shall include two (2) Whelen model 810 scene lights, one (1) each side which shall be surface
mounted. The Whelen lights shall offer halogen lighting with 8 to 32-degree internal optics.
SIDE SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
The scene lighting located on the left and right sides of the cab shall be mounted in the upper forward portion of the 20.00
inch raised roof of the cab between the front and rear crew doors.
SIDE SCENE ACTIVATION
The scene lights shall be activated by two (2) virtual buttons on the Vista display and control screen(s), one (1) for each
light.
INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS
The cab shall include a two-section Weldon incandescent dome lamp with a red and clear lens located over each door.
The dome lamps shall be rectangular in shape and shall measure approximately 9.50 inches in length X 5.00 inches in
width with a black colored bezel. The clear portion of each lamp shall be activated by opening the respective door and via
the multiplex display and both the red and clear portion can be activated by individual switches on each lamp.
An additional incandescent three (3) light module with dual map lights shall be located over the engine tunnel which can
be activated by individual switches on the lamp.
AUXILIARY DOME LIGHT RH
The cab shall include two (2) 7.00 inch diameter auxiliary dome lights above the right hand front seat position. One (1)
light shall include a clear lens and one (1) light shall include a red lens. The lights shall be activated by an individual
switch located on the side of each light.
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AUXILIARY DOME LIGHT MID CREW
The cab shall include four (4) 7.00 inch auxiliary dome lights on the headliner in the middle of the crew area. Two (2) lights
shall include clear lenses and two (2) lights shall include red lenses. One (1) clear light and one (1) red light shall be
centered between each of the outboard and center seating positions. The color of the lights from left to right shall be
clear, red, red, clear. The clear lights shall be activated by the rear doors as well as an individual switch located on the
side of each light. The red lights shall be activated individually by a switch located on the side of each light.
MAP LIGHTS
A Roxter gooseneck style map light shall be provided. The light shall have a clear bulb and a control switch on the base.
The light shall be located on the right hand side of the dash.
DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS LIGHT
The front headliner of the cab shall include a flashing red light clearly labeled "Do Not Move Apparatus". In addition to the
flashing red light, an audible alarm shall be included which shall sound while the light is activated.
The flashing red light shall be 6.00 inches long X 2.50 inches wide X 1.75 inches high and shall be located centered left to
right for greatest visibility.
The light and alarm shall be interlocked for activation when either a cab door is not firmly closed or an apparatus
compartment door is not closed, and the parking brake is released.
MASTER WARNING SWITCH
A master switch shall be included, as a virtual button on the Vista display and control screen which shall be labeled “E
Master” for identification. The button shall feature control over all devices wired through it. Any warning device switches
left in the “ON” position when the master switch is activated shall automatically power up.
HEADLIGHT FLASHER
An alternating high beam headlight flashing system shall be installed into the high beam headlight circuit which shall allow
the high beams to flash alternately from left to right.
Deliberate operator selection of high beams will override the flashing function until low beams are again selected. Per
NFPA, these clear flashing lights will also be disabled “On Scene” when the park brake is applied.
HEADLIGHT FLASHER SWITCH
The flashing headlights shall be activated through a virtual button on the Vista display and control screen.
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The cab front fascia shall include two (2) Whelen 600 series Super LED front warning lights in the left and right inboard
positions. The lights shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash patterns
for split colors. The lights shall be mounted to the front fascia of the cab within a chrome bezel.
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INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights mounted on the cab front fascia in the inboard positions shall be red with a clear lens.
OUTBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The cab front fascia shall include two (2) Whelen 600 series Super LED front warning lights in the left and right outboard
positions. The lights shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash patterns
for split colors. The lights shall be mounted to the front fascia of the cab within a chrome bezel.
OUTBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights mounted on the cab front fascia in the outboard position shall be red with a clear lens.
FRONT WARNING SWITCH
The front warning lights shall be controlled through a virtual control on the Vista display and control screen. This switch
shall be clearly labeled for identification.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
The chassis shall include two (2) Whelen 600 series Super LED intersection warning lights, one (1) each side. The lights
shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash patterns for split colors.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The intersection lights shall be red with a clear lens.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION
The intersection lights shall be mounted on the side of the bumper.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
The cab sides shall include two (2) Whelen 600 series Super LED warning lights, one (1) on each side. The lights shall
feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash patterns for split colors. The lights
shall be mounted to the sides of the cab within a chrome bezel.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights located on the side of the cab shall be red with clear lens.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION
The warning lights on the side of the cab shall be mounted over the front wheel well directly over the center of the front
axle.
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SIDE AND INTERSECTION WARNING SWITCH
The side warning lights shall be controlled through a virtual button on the Vista display and control screen. This button
shall be clearly labeled for identification.
SIREN CONTROL HEAD
A Whelen 295HFSA7 electronic siren control head with remote dual amplifier shall be provided and flush mounted in the
switch panel with a location specific to the customer’s needs. The siren shall feature 200-watt output, radio broadcast,
public address, wail, yelp, or piercer tones and hands free operation which shall allow the operator to turn the siren on and
off from the horn ring if a horn/siren selector switch option is also selected.
HORN BUTTON SELECTOR SWITCH
A virtual button on the Vista display and control screen shall be provided to allow control of either the electric horn or the
air horn from the steering wheel horn button. The electric horn shall sound by default when the selector switch is in either
position to meet FMCSA requirements.
AIR HORN ACTIVATION
The chassis shall be pre-wired for air horn activation. The air horn activation shall be accomplished by the steering wheel
horn button for the driver and a right hand side Linemaster model SP491-S81 foot switch for the officer. An air horn
activation circuit shall be provided to the chassis harness pump panel harness connector.
MECHANICAL SIREN ACTIVATION
The mechanical siren shall be actuated by two (2) Linemaster model SP491-S81 foot switches mounted in the front
section of the cab for use by the driver and officer. Two (2) siren brake controls shall be provided, one (1) on the Vista
display and one (1) push button type in the switch panel on the dash.
The siren shall only be active when master warning switch is on to prevent accidental engagement.
BACK-UP ALARM
An ECCO model 575 backup alarm shall be installed at the rear of the chassis with an output level of 107 dB. The alarm
shall automatically activate when the transmission is placed in reverse.
INSTRUMENTATION
An ergonomically designed instrument panel shall be provided. Each gauge shall be backlit with LED lamps. Stepper
motor movements shall drive all gauges. The instrumentation system shall be multiplexed and shall receive ABS, engine,
and transmission information over the J1939 data bus to reduce redundant sensors and wiring.
The instrument panel shall contain the following gauges:
One (1) electronic speedometer shall be included. The primary scale on the speedometer shall read from 0 to 100 MPH,
and the secondary scale on the speedometer shall read from 0 to 160 KM/H.
One (1) electronic tachometer shall be included. The scale on the tachometer shall read from 0 to 3000 RPM.
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One (1) two-movement gauge displaying primary system, and secondary system air volumes and integral LCD
odometer/trip odometer shall be included on the lower portion of the LCD. The scale on the air pressure gauges shall
read from 0 to 150 pounds per square inch (PSI). The air pressure scales shall be linear to operate with an accuracy of 1
degree of the measured data with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of air pressure. A red
indicator light in the gauge shall indicate a low air pressure, as well as a message on the LCD screen. The odometer shall
display up to 9,999,999.9 miles. The trip odometer shall display 9,999.9 miles. The LCD shall display Transmission
Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit on the upper portion of the LCD. The LCD screen shall also be capable of displaying
certain diagnostic functions.
One (1) four-movement gauge displaying engine oil pressure, coolant temperature, fuel level, voltmeter, and an indicator
bar displaying Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) LED bar shall be included. The scale on the engine oil pressure gauge shall
read from 0 to 120 pounds per square inch (PSI). The engine oil pressure scale shall be linear to operate with an
accuracy of 1 degree of the measured. A red indicator light in the gauge shall indicate a low engine oil pressure, as well
as a message on the LCD screen. The scale on the coolant temperature gauge shall read from 100 to 250 degrees
Fahrenheit (F). The coolant temperature scale shall be linear to operate with an accuracy of 1 degree of the measured
data with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of air pressure. A red indicator light in the gauge shall
indicate high coolant temperature, as well as a message on the LCD screen. The scale on the fuel level gauge shall read
from empty to full as a percentage of fuel remaining. An amber indicator light shall indicate low fuel at 25% tank level.
The scale on the voltmeter shall read from 10 to 16 volts with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of
battery voltage. A red indicator light shall indicate high or low system voltage, as well as a message on the LCD screen.
The scale on the DEF LED bar will consist of four (4) LEDs displaying levels in increments of 25% of useable DEF in
green. Upon decreasing levels, the indicator bar will change colors to notify the driver of decreasing levels of DEF and
action will be required. An amber indicator light shall indicate low levels of DEF, as well as a message on the LCD screen
and an audible alarm.
The instrument panel shall include a light bar that will contain the following LED indicator lights:
RED LAMPS
Low Primary Air Pressure (located in gauge)
Low Secondary Air Pressure (located in gauge)
Stop Engine-indicates critical engine fault
Air Filter Restricted-indicates excessive engine air intake restriction
Park Brake-indicates parking brake is set
Seat Belt Indicator-indicates when a seat is occupied and corresponding seat belt remains unfastened
Volts-indicates high or low system voltage (located in gauge)
Low Oil Pressure-indicates low engine oil pressure (located in gauge)
High Coolant Temperature-indicates excessive engine coolant temperature (located in gauge)
DEF Level Bar-DEF level is at critically low level (located in gauge)
AMBER LAMPS
MIL-indicates an engine emission control system fault
Check Engine-indicates engine fault
Check Trans-indicates transmission fault
High Transmission Temperature-indicates excessive transmission oil temperature
ABS-indicates anti-lock brake system fault
Wait to Start-indicates active engine air preheat cycle
HEST-indicates a high exhaust system temperature
Water in Fuel-indicates presence of water in fuel filter
DPF-indicates a restriction of the diesel particulate filter
Regen Inhibit-indicates regeneration has been postponed due to user interaction
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Range Inhibit-indicates a transmission operation is prevented and requested shift request may not occur.
SRS-indicates a problem in the RollTek supplemental restraint system
Low Fuel-indicates low fuel, (located in gauge)
DEF-indicates a low level of DEF fluid (located in gauge)
DEF Level Bar-DEF level is at a low level (located in gauge)
GREEN LAMPS
Left and Right turn signal indicators
ATC-indicates low wheel traction for automatic traction control equipped vehicles, also indicates mud/snow mode is active
for ATC system
High Idle-indicates engine high idle is active.
Cruise Control-indicates cruise control is active
OK to Pump-indicates the pump engage conditions have been met
Pump Engaged-indicates the pump is currently in use
Auxiliary Brake-indicates secondary braking device is active
DEF Level Bar-indicates useable levels of DEF: 25%, 50%, 75%, 100% (located in gauge)
BLUE LAMPS
High Beam Indicator
CONSTANT AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE
High Trans Temp
High or Low Voltage
Seatbelt
Check Engine
Check Transmission
Stop Engine
Low Air Pressure
Fuel Low
Water in Fuel
ESC
High Coolant Temperature
Low Engine Oil Pressure
Low Coolant Level
Low DEF Level
OSCILLATING AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE
Air Filter
Extended Left and Right Turn remaining on
Cab Ajar
Door Ajar
Low Oil Level
BACKLIGHTING COLOR
The instrumentation gauges and the switch panel legends shall be backlit using red LED backlighting.
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RADIO
A Panasonic radio with weather band, AM/FM stereo receiver, compact disc player, and four (4) speakers shall be
installed in the cab. The radio shall be installed above the driver position. The speakers shall be installed inside the cab
with two (2) speakers recessed within the headliner of the front of the cab just behind the windshield and two (2) speakers
in the upper rear corners of the cab.
AM/FM ANTENNA
A small antenna shall be located on the left hand side of the cab roof for AM/FM and weather band reception.
CAMERA
An Audiovox Voyager heavy duty rearview camera system shall be supplied. One (1) box shaped camera shall be
shipped loose for OEM installation in the body to afford the driver a clear view to the rear of the vehicle and one (1)
camera with a teardrop shaped chrome plated housing shall be mounted on the officer side of the cab below windshield
ahead of the front door at approximately the same level as the cab door handle.
The cameras shall be wired to a single Weldon Vista display located on the driver’s side dash. The rear camera shall
activate when the transmission is placed in reverse and the right camera shall activate with the right side turn signal. Each
camera shall also be activated by a button on the Vista display.
A speaker wired to the camera shall be provided in the cab and shall audible to the driver and officer.
CAB EXTERIOR PROTECTION
The cab face shall have a removable plastic film installed over the painted surfaces to protect the paint finish during
transport to the body manufacturer.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER
A 2.50 pound D.O.T approved fire extinguisher with BC rating shall be shipped loose with the cab.
ROAD SAFETY KIT
The cab and chassis shall include one (1) emergency road safety triangle kit.
DOOR KEYS
The cab and chassis shall include a total of four (4) door keys for the manual door locks.
OPERATION MANUAL
There shall be two (2) digital copies of the chassis operation manual provided with the chassis. The digital data shall
include a parts list specific to the chassis model.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OPERATION MANUALS
There shall be one (1) printed hard copy set of the engine operation manual and one (1) printed hard copy set of the
transmission operation manual specific to the model ordered included with the chassis in the ship loose items.
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ENGINE SERVICE MANUALS
There shall be one (1) printed hard copy set of Cummins ISC/ISL engine service reference manuals which shall be
provided with the chassis.
TRANSMISSION SERVICE MANUALS
There shall be one (1) printed hard copy set of Allison 3000 transmission service manuals included with the chassis.
AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS
The cab and chassis shall include one (1) digital copy of wiring schematics and option wiring diagrams.
CHASSIS MODIFICATIONS
LUBRICATION AND TIRE DATA PLATE
A permanent label in the driving compartment shall specify the quantity and type of the following fluids used in the vehicle
and tire information:
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Engine oil
Engine coolant
Chassis transmission fluid
Pump transmission lubrication fluid . . (if applicable)
Pump priming system fluid, if applicable . . (if applicable)
Drive axle(s) lubrication fluid
Air conditioning refrigerant . . (if applicable)
Air conditioning lubrication oil . . (if applicable)
Power steering fluid
Cab tilt mechanism fluid . . (if applicable)
Transfer case fluid . . (if applicable)
Equipment rack fluid (if applicable)
CAFS air compressor system lubricant . . (if applicable)
Generator system lubricant . . (if applicable)
Front tire cold pressure
Rear tire cold pressure
Maximum tire speed ratings
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VEHICLE DATA PLATE
A permanent label in the driving compartment which indicates the following:
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Filter part numbers for the;
− Engine
− Transmission
− Air
− Fuel
Serial numbers for the;
− Engine
− Transmission
Delivered Weights of the Front and Rear Axles
Paint Brand and Code(s)
Sales Order Number
OVERALL HEIGHT, LENGTH DATA PLATE (US)
The fire apparatus manufacturer shall permanently affix a high-visibility label in a location visible to the driver while
seated.
The label shall show the height of the completed fire apparatus in feet and inches, the length of the completed fire
apparatus in feet and inches and the GVWR in pounds.
Wording on the label shall indicate that the information shown was current when the apparatus was manufactured and
that, if the overall height changes while the vehicle is in service, the fire department must revise that dimension on the
plate.
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
There shall be a placard in the cab seating area which reads, "ALL OCCUPANTS MUST BE SEATED AND BELTED
WHEN THE APPARATUS IS IN MOTION".
PERSONNEL CAPACITY
A label that states the number of personnel the vehicle is designed to carry shall be located in an area visible to the driver.
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
If the rear bumper is 8" deep or more, there shall be a placard on the rear face of the body, in clear sight from the ground,
which reads, "WARNING - DO NOT RIDE ON STEPS OR DECK AREAS WHILE THE APPARATUS IS IN MOTION.
DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY MAY RESULT".
WEARING HELMET WARNING
A label stating “DO NOT WEAR HELMET WHILE SEATED” shall be visible from each seating location.
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FRONT BUMPER
The front bumper shall be as provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer. No other alteration or modifications are required.
BUMPER GRAVELSHIELD
The bumper extension gravel shield shall be provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
RESCUE BUMPER COMPARTMENT
The front bumper shall have a minimum 28" extension and have three (3) individual compartments. Two (2) compartments
shall be provided outboard of the chassis frame rails each capable of storing one (1) hydraulic hose reel. The floors of the
outboard compartments shall be sloped to increase the angle of approach. One (1) compartment shall be located in
center of extension located between the chassis frame rails to store equipment, or hydraulic rescue tools.
A single lid shall cover all three (3) compartments fabricated from 1/8" NFPA compliant aluminum tread plate with
stainless steel hinges and rubber "T-handle" type latches. The compartment lid shall have two (2) gas shock type hold
open devices, one (1) at each end. There shall be "Not a Step" label(s) attached to the lid.
Bumper compartment shall have a surface mounted OnScene LED light near door opening to provide a minimum of 2 fc
(20 lx) at any location on the floor of the compartment without any equipment in the compartment. Lights shall be
automatically activated when door is opened. A flashing warning light signal shall be provided indicating when a
compartment door is not in a closed position as required by NFPA 1901.
The following shall be located in the bumper:
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One (1) Hannay EF2016-17-18 hydraulic hose reel(s) capable of storing 100' of dual line hydraulic hose. The rewind
button for each reel shall be located adjacent to the reel it controls.
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The hydraulic reel shall be equipped with 100' of Hurst hydraulic hose. The hose shall be Orange in color.
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The hydraulic reel shall connect to the hydraulic pump with two (2) 60' Hurst pigtails. The hoses shall be Orange in
color.
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The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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One (1) Hannay EF2016-17-18 hydraulic hose reel(s) capable of storing 100' of dual line hydraulic hose. The rewind
button for each reel shall be located adjacent to the reel it controls.
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The hydraulic reel shall be equipped with 100' of Hurst hydraulic hose. The hose shall be Blue in color.
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The hydraulic reel shall connect to the hydraulic pump with two (2) 60' Hurst pigtails. The hoses shall be Blue in color.
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The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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Mounts will be supplied and installed for one (1) BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied hydraulic
cutter(s).
SHOP NOTES
Make:________________
Model:_______________
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Mounts will be supplied and installed for one (1) BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied hydraulic
spreader(s).
SHOP NOTES
Make:________________
Model:_______________
GROUND LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) OnScene 9" Premium LED light(s) installed below bumper capable of providing illumination at a
minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of the edge of the vehicle in areas designed for
personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground level.
Lighting shall be switchable but activated automatically when the vehicle park brake is set.
AIR HORN(S)
The air horn(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
FRONT TOW PROVISIONS
The front tow provisions shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
EXHAUST
The existing exhaust tailpipe shall be extended to ahead of the rear axle on the streetside.
The exhaust piping and discharge outlet shall be located or shielded so as not to expose any portion of the apparatus or
equipment to excessive heating.
Exhaust pipe discharge shall be directed away from any operator’s position.
Where parts of the exhaust system are exposed so that they are likely to cause injury to operating personnel, protective
guards shall be provided.
RADIO/ANTENNA INSTALLATION
There shall be two (2) BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied radio(s) with antenna installed in the cab
within easy reach of driver. The location of radio shall be determined by the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT at the pre-construction meeting.
Radio shall be installed per Manufacturer's requirements and wired for proper 12 volt power and ground.
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GPS UNIT
A Garmin Nuvi 1490T GPS with a 5” color touch screen display shall be provided and installed in cab easily accessible to
driver.
SEVEN (7) POSITION ANTENNA RAIL
One (1) radio antenna rail(s) shall be provided and installed on roof of vehicle. Each rail shall be constructed of aluminum,
forming a two piece box design. The top section shall be removable for easy access to the individual antenna wiring.
Seven (7) antenna bases shall be provided and installed in each rail. Each antenna base shall include enough cable to
reach radio location plus a service loop of at least 3' of LMR195 flexible communications cable. The antenna wiring shall
enter the vehicle roof at a single point under the end of the rail. The end of each radio antenna shall be routed to radio
mounting locations, or as determined by the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
Due to the various configurations of antenna whips, the contractor shall provide the antenna base only, and BAY CITY
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT shall provide the antenna whip.
SEAT BELT COLOR
Section 14.1.3.4 of the NFPA 1901 Standards, 2009 edition, requires all seat belt webbing in cab to be bright red or bright
orange in color, and the buckle portion of the seat belt shall be mounted on a rigid or semi rigid stalk such that the buckle
remains positioned in an accessible location.
SEAT BELT WEB LENGTH - CUSTOM CAB
Sections 14.1.3.2 and 14.1.3.3 of the NFPA 1901 standards, 2009 edition, require the effective seat belt web length for a
Type 1 lap belt for pelvic restraint to be a minimum of 60", and a Type 2 pelvic and upper torso restraint-style seat belt
assembly to be a minimum of 110".
The chassis seat belt web length as supplied by the custom chassis manufacturer shall be compliant to NFPA Standards
14.1.3.2 and 14.1.3.3.
SEAT BELT / VDR SYSTEM - CUSTOM CAB
The seat belt warning and vehicle data recorder systems shall be provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
SHOP NOTES
Available on Custom cab/chassis and only IH cab/chassis at this time. Must select an SVI installed system to meet NFPA,
if available.
HELMET STORAGE
No helmet storage is required in the in the cab driving or crew area.
CAB CRASH TEST CERTIFICATION
A cab crash test certification from the fire apparatus manufacturer shall be provided with the equipment. A copy of this
certification shall be included with the bid.
NOTE: There shall be no exception to any portion of the cab integrity certification requirements. Nonconformance shall
lead to immediate rejection of bid.
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The certification shall state that the cab does meet or exceed the requirements below:
1. European Occupant Protection Standard ECE Regulation No. 29.
2. SAE J2422 Cab Roof Strength Evaluation - Quasi-Static Loading Heavy Trucks.
CAB MIRRORS, DRIVER ADJUSTABLE
Section 14.3.5 of the NFPA 1901 Standards, 2009 edition, requires all primary rear view mirrors used by the driver to be
adjustable from the driver's position.
HUB AND NUT COVERS
Front and rear wheels shall be provided with stainless steel hub caps and wheel nut covers.
MUDFLAPS
There shall be rubber mudflaps furnished and installed behind each set of tires.
AIR BRAKE SYSTEM QUICK BUILD-UP
There shall be one (1) cab/chassis supplied Milton male quick connector type air shoreline inlet to provide air to the
chassis air tanks from an external source compressed air shoreline hookup in order to maintain full operating air pressure
while the vehicle is not running. Air inlet shall be located near driver's door. The female end of the connector shall be
supplied by the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
The quick buildup system shall provide sufficient air pressure so that the apparatus has no brake drag and is able to stop
under the intended operating conditions following the 60-second buildup time.
ROAD EMERGENCY SAFETY KIT
One (1) set of three (3) dual faced triangular warning flares with fold away base complete with storage case per DOT
requirements shall be provided with the completed apparatus.
One (1) 2.5 lb. ABC type vehicle fire extinguisher with bracket per DOT requirements shall be provided with the completed
apparatus.
REAR CAB CABINET/DESK LAYOUT
CAB COMMAND DESK - MAP BOARD
The rear portion of the cab shall be provided with a slanted & sliding command desk with storage below the writing
surface. The desk top shall have a full length stainless steel .18" pin hinged top to gain access to the storage area below.
The storage cabinet shall be fabricated of .125" smooth aluminum. A lip shall be provided at the lower edge of the writing
surface to prevent items from sliding off. The desk top shall be painted dark gray with a hammer tone powder coat paint
finish for a hard and durable surface.
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DESKTOP COMPONENT CONSOLE
There shall be a console at top rear of the desk for optional component mounting. The console shall be fabricated from
1/8" aluminum approximately 6" high x 9" deep with a 6" sloping component mounting face. The console shall be painted
dark gray with a hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a hard and durable surface.
The sloped component mounting surface shall be a one-piece hinged cover to allow access to optional components, and
wiring and held closed with knurled thumb type latch in each corner.
There shall be one (1) two-gang 12 VDC outlet(s) provided in the front face of the component console.
There shall be one (1) 120 VAC, 20 amp, duplex straight-blade receptacle (NEMA 5-20R) outlet(s) provided in the front
face of the component console.
There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located under this desk against the back edge unless noted otherwise.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 15 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-15R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered through the on-board generator system.
INSTALLATION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT FURNISHED KNOX BOX SYSTEM
The Body Manufacturer will install the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT's Knox Box security system in the
chassis cab. The security system will be a "Key Type" system. The exact location of the Knox Box system will be
determined at the pre-construction meeting.
CAB INTERIOR CABINET - CURBSIDE OVERHEAD
There shall be one (1) overhead cabinet(s) provided on interior. Cabinet(s) shall be constructed of 1/8" smooth finish
aluminum, and painted with a dark gray hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a hard durable surface. Each cabinet
shall be approximately 14" high x 14" deep, length to best fit the designated area.
The above cabinet(s) shall have lift-up type door(s) with dry-erase outer surface.
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS
One (1) OnScene Solution model #70152, 10” x 6” x 7/8”, 10-30 VDC, surface mount dual red and white LED light(s) with
clear lens shall be provided under cabinet. Each light shall be individually switched with a high/low intensity setting. In
addition light(s) will be capable of a 5 second delay after switching off.
CAB INTERIOR CABINET - STREETSIDE OVERHEAD
There shall be one (1) overhead cabinet(s) provided on interior. Cabinet(s) shall be constructed of 1/8" smooth finish
aluminum, and painted with a dark gray hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a hard durable surface. Each cabinet
shall be approximately 14" high x 14" deep, length to best fit the designated area.
The above cabinet(s) shall have lift-up type door(s) with dry-erase outer surface.
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INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS
One (1) OnScene Solution model #70152, 10” x 6” x 7/8”, 10-30 VDC, surface mount dual red and white LED light(s) with
clear lens shall be provided under cabinet. Each light shall be individually switched with a high/low intensity setting. In
addition light(s) will be capable of a 5 second delay after switching off.
FUEL FILL
There shall be one (1) Cast Products fuel fill door located in the streetside exterior wheel well panel, behind the rear axle.
The fill door shall have a spring-loaded hinged door and a permanent label with the text "DIESEL FUEL ONLY".
BODY DESIGN
The importance of public safety associated with emergency vehicles requires that the construction of this vehicle meet the
following specifications. These specifications are written to establish the minimum level of quality and design. All Bidders
shall be required to meet these minimum requirements.
It is the intent of these specifications to fully describe the requirements for a custom built emergency type vehicle. In order
to extend the expected service life of this vehicle, the body module shall be removable from the chassis frame and be
capable of being installed on a new chassis.
The sheet metal material requirements, including alloy and material thickness, throughout the specifications are
considered to be a minimum. Since such materials are available to all Manufacturers, the material specifications shall be
strictly adhered to.
The fabrication of the body shall be formed sheet metal. Formed components shall allow the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT to have the body repaired locally in the case where any object has struck the body and caused
damage. The use of proprietary extrusions will prevent the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT from such
repair and shall NOT be used.
Following construction of the subframe, which supports the apparatus body, the sheet metal portion of the body shall be
built directly on the subframe. The joining of the subframe and body shall be of a welded integral construction.
The sheet metal fabrication of the body shall be performed using inert gas continuous feed welders only. The entire body
shall be welded construction. The use of pop rivets in any portion of structural construction may allow premature failure of
the body structure. Therefore, pop rivets shall NOT be used in the construction of the structural portions of the body. This
includes side body sheets, inner panels of compartment doors, and any other structural portions of the body.
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EXTERIOR ALUMINUM BODY
The fabrication of the body shall be constructed from aluminum 3003H-14 alloy smooth plate. This shall include
compartment front panel, vertical side sheets, side upper rollover panels, rear panels and compartment door frames.
The body compartment floors and exterior panels shall be constructed with not less than 3/16" (.187) aluminum 3003H-14
smooth plate. Interior compartment dividing walls shall be constructed with not less than 1/8" (.125) aluminum 3003H-14
smooth plate. Lighter gauge sheet metal will not be acceptable in these areas, No Exceptions.
The front and rear corners of body shall be formed as part of the front or rear body panels. This provides a stronger body
corner and finished appearance. The use of extruded corners, or caps will not be acceptable, No Exceptions.
The door side frame openings shall be formed "C" channel design. An electrical wiring conduit raceway running the full
length of exterior compartments shall be provided. This raceway shall contain all 12 volt wiring running to the rear of the
apparatus, permitting easy accessibility to wiring.
Individual compartment modules, with dead air space voids between compartments, will not be an acceptable method of
compartment construction.
The compartments shall be an integral part of the body construction. Compartment floors from front of body to ahead of
rear axle, also from rear axle to rear of body shall be single one-piece sections. Compartment floors shall be preformed,
then positioned in body and welded into final position.
Compartment floors shall have a "sweep-out" design with door opening threshold positioned lower than compartment
floor, permitting easy cleaning of compartments. Angles, lips, or door moldings are not acceptable in the base of
compartment door opening. One-way rubber drain valves shall be provided in compartment floors so that a water hose
may be used to flush-out compartment area.
All exterior seams in sheet metal below frame, and around the rear wheel well area shall be welded and caulked to
prevent moisture from entering the compartments. All other interior seams and corners shall be sealed with silicone based
caulk prior to painting.
Only stainless steel bolts, nuts, and sheet metal screws shall be used in mounting exterior trim, hardware and equipment.
Exterior compartments shall have louvers in lower back wall of compartment for ventilation.
DRIP RAILS
The body shall have drip rails over the side full height compartments. The drip rails shall be formed into the upper body
panels providing a ridged lower panel and a flat upper body panel surface. The use of mechanically fastened, taped or
glued on drip rails will not be acceptable, No Exceptions.
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ROOF CONSTRUCTION
The roof shall be integral with the body and shall be all welded construction. The roof shall be constructed from 3/16"
(.188) aluminum 3003H-14 alloy treadplate and supported with 2" x 2" x 1/4" tubing running the full width of the body. The
supports shall be welded in place on approximate 16" centers.
All seams in the roof area shall be welded to the radius and supports prior to paint to prevent entry of moisture. All roof
seams shall be continuously welded.
A 2" formed radius shall be provided along the body sides. The use of extrusions will not be acceptable, No Exceptions.
BODY SUBFRAME
The chassis frame rails shall be fitted with 1/4" custom extruded UHMW polyethylene rail cap to isolate the body frame
members from direct contact with chassis frame rails.
The body subframe shall be constructed from 6061T6 aluminum alloy tubing. Subframe shall consist of two (2) 2" x 6" x
1/4" aluminum tubes, the same width as the chassis frame rails, NO EXCEPTION. Welded to this tubing shall be cross
members of 2" x 6" x 1/4" aluminum. These cross members shall extend the full width of the body to support the
compartments. Cross members shall be located at front and rear of the body, below compartment divider walls, and in
front and rear of wheel well opening. Additional aluminum cross members shall be located on 16" centers, or as
necessary to support walkway or heavy equipment.
To form the frame, the tubing shall be beveled and welded at each joint using 5356 aluminum alloy welding wire.
BODY MOUNTING
The body subframe shall be fastened to the chassis frame with a minimum of six (6) spring loaded body mounts. Each
mount shall be configured using a two-piece encapsulated slide bracket. The two (2) brackets shall be fabricated of heavy
duty 1/4" thick steel and shall have a powder coat finish to prevent any corrosion. Each mounting assembly shall utilizing
two (2) 3/4" diameter x 6" long grade 8 bolts and two (2) heavy duty springs. The assembly design shall allow the body
and subframe to act as one (1) component, separate from the chassis. As the chassis frame twists under driving
conditions, the spring mounting system shall eliminate any stress from being transferred into the body. The spring loaded
body mounts shall also prevent frame side rail or body damage caused by unevenly distributed stress and strains due to
load and chassis movement.
Body mountings that do not allow relief from chassis movement will not be acceptable.
10" REAR STEP BUMPER
The full width rear bumper shall be constructed from 2" x 2" x 1/4" aluminum tubing frame and covered with 3/16" NFPA
compliant aluminum tread plate. The bumper shall extend from the rear vertical body panel 10" and provide a rear step
with a minimum of 1/2" space at body for water drainage.
REAR TOW EYES
There shall be two (2) heavy duty rear mounted tow eyes securely attached to the body subframe, below the apparatus
body. The tow eyes shall be fabricated from 3/4" thick steel plate and shall have a black powder coat finish.
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TRAILER HITCH
A Class III, 7,500 lbs. weight carrying capacity (gross trailer weight) rear hitch receiver shall be provided below the rear
bumper. The receiver shall be attached to the apparatus body frame.
The hitch shall be complete with a 2" square receiver. Without the use of a "weight distribution" ball hitch the Class III
receiver shall have a capacity of 5,000 lbs. gross trailer weight and a maximum tongue weight of 500 lbs.
A label shall be provided in a location in which it is visible to an operator making trailer connections. The label shall state
the maximum GVWR and tongue weight of the trailer that can be safely towed with the hitch system.
Two (2) safety chain attachment points shall be provided near the hitch point for hitches designed to use safety chains,
each designed with an ultimate strength of not less than the maximum GVWR specified on label.
TRAILER ELECTRICAL RECEPTACLE
For hydraulic brake equipped or electric brake equipped trailer towing capability, a primary electrical receptacle shall be
provided near the hitch point and shall match the umbilical cable specified. Receptacle shall be a 7-Way Blade Type
socket, the same as used on most Light Duty Trucks and RV’s.
TRAILER AUXILIARY ELECTRICAL RECEPTACLE
An auxiliary electrical receptacle shall be provided near the hitch point and shall match the umbilical cable specified for
optical warning lights. Receptacle shall be a 7-Way Pin Type Socket, ISO3731 compliant with a reverse ground terminal.
GROUND LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) OnScene 9" Premium LED light(s) installed below bumper capable of providing illumination at a
minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of the edge of the vehicle in areas designed for
personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground level.
Lighting shall be switchable but activated automatically when the vehicle park brake is set.
WHEEL WELL EXTERIOR PANEL
The exterior panel of the body wheel well enclosure shall be constructed from 3/16" smooth aluminum panels.
DIEFORMED BEADED EDGE BODY FENDERS
A die formed beaded edge shall be provided along the radius of the wheel well opening for a finished appearance.
WHEEL WELL LINERS
The wheel wells shall be provided with an easily removable polymer, circular inner fender liner. The inner liner shall be
bolted to the wheel well with stainless steel bolts and spaced away from the wheel well so the liner will not accumulate dirt
or water.
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SPLASH SKIRT
Each wheel well liner (cab and body) shall be provided with a inner back skirt or panel to assist in preventing road slush
from splashing on under body components.
SCBA CYLINDER COMPARTMENTS
There shall be three (3) SCBA cylinder storage compartments located, two (2) on the curbside, and one (1) on the
streetside of the body in rear wheel well area. Each compartment shall have a Cast Products aluminum door assembly
with a positive catch latch. Each compartment shall have a 8" diameter aluminum tube behind the wheel well panel,
attached to the Cast Products door assembly. Each compartment shall allow the storage of an SCBA cylinder up to 7-3/4"
in diameter. The door shall activate the "Hazard Warning Light" in the cab when not in the closed position.
BODY PAINT SPECIFICATIONS
BODY PAINT PREPARATION
After the body and components have been fabricated they shall be disassembled prior to painting so when the vehicle is
complete there shall be finish paint beneath the removable components. The body shall be totally removed from chassis
during the paint process to insure the entire unit is covered. The body and components shall be metal finished as follows
to provide a superior substrate for painting.
The exterior body shall undergo a thorough cleaning process starting with a biodegradable phosphoric acid solution to
begin the etching process followed by a complete clear water rinse. The next step shall consist of a chemical conversion
coating applied to seal the metal substrate and become part of the metal surface for greater film adhesion. If the
compartment interior is to be painted the interior shall be acid etched as described above then primed with an epoxy
primer and all seams caulked.
All bright metal fittings, if unavailable in stainless steel or polished aluminum, shall be chrome plated. Iron fittings shall be
copper under plated prior to chrome plating.
PAINT PROCESS
The paint process shall follow the strict standards set forth by PPG Industries guidelines. Painters applying PPG products
will be PPG Certified Commercial Technicians, and re-certified every two (2) years.
The body shall go through an eight-stage paint process;
1. Clean bare metal using a solvent base wax & grease remover.
2. Finish all exterior body seams as necessary, followed by a thorough sanding of all bare metal to be painted.
3. Re-clean bare metal using a solvent base wax & grease remover.
4. Bare Metal Epoxy Primer Coat - PPG Delfleet® Evolution corrosion resistance epoxy primer to be applied at 1.02.0 mills DFT over clean abraded bare metal.
5. Primer Filler Coat - PPG Delfleet® Evolution urethane build primer to achieve total thickness of 3.0-6.0 mils DFT
after sanding.
6. Base coat (Color) - PPG Delfleet® Evolution High Solids Polyurethane Base coat. Apply 1.0-3.0 mils DFT of base
coat color to achieve full hiding.
7. Clear coat PPG Delfleet® Evolution polyurethane premium quality clear coat with improved mar resistant finish.
The clear coat shall be applied to achieve a total dry film thickness of 2.0-3.0 mils.
8. Curing process of the painted body shall go through a force dry/bake cycle process. The painted components
shall be baked 180 degrees for 2 hours to achieve a complete coating cure on the finished product.
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MACHINE POLISHED
After the force dry/bake cycle and ample cool down time, the coated surface shall be sanded using 1,000, 1,500, and or
3,000 grit sandpaper to remove surface defects. In the final step, the surface shall be buffed then polished to an extra high
gloss smooth finish. Total dry film thickness of paint will average between 8.0-12.0 mils.
PAINT - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
The contractor shall meet or exceed all current State (his) regulations concerning paint operations. Pollution control shall
include measures to protect the atmosphere, water and soil. PPG Delfleet® Evolution paint shall be free of all heavy metal
(lead & chromate) components. Paint emissions from sanding and painting shall be filtered and collected. All paint wastes
shall be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner. Solvents used in cleanup operations shall be collected, sent offsite for distillation and returned for reuse.
PAINT FINISH - SINGLE COLOR
The body shall be painted with a single color of PPG Delfleet® Evolution paint per approved customer sprayout.
Prior to the assembly and reinstallation of exterior components; i.e. warning and DOT lights, handrails, steps, door
hardware, and miscellaneous items, an isolation tape, or gasket shall be used to prevent damage to the finish painted
surfaces. These components shall be fastened to body using either a plastic insert into body metal with stainless steel
screws or zinc coated nutserts into body surface using stainless steel bolts to prevent corrosion from dissimilar metals.
Touch-up paint shall be provided with completed vehicle.
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Paint Color: Match cab/chassis supplied paint color.
BODY UNDERCOATING
The entire underside of body shall be sprayed with black automotive undercoating. Undercoating shall cover all areas
underside of body and wheel well area to help prevent corrosion under the vehicle.
UNDERCOAT WARRANTY
The body undercoating shall have a warranty provided by the manufacturer for the lifetime of the vehicle or twenty (20)
years, whichever occurs first. The warranty shall be transferable between vehicle owners. Should the undercoating
material applied to the underside of the body and wheel wells of the vehicle ever flake off, peel, chip or crack due to drying
out, the damaged area shall be re-sprayed without charge to the vehicle owner.
PAINT WARRANTY
The vehicle shall be provided with a ten (10) year non-prorated warranty to the original owner. Warranty is provided by
PPG Inc. A warranty sheet with all conditions and maintenance procedures shall be provided with the delivered vehicle.
Pro-rated warranties will not be acceptable.
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COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The compartment interiors shall be treated with phosphoric acid and then sprayed with an epoxy primer applied 1.0 mil
thick. All body seams will be caulked with urethane seam sealer and painted with two (2) coats of textured Zolatone paint.
Zolatone catalysts will be added to the Zolatone to help in resisting moisture and provide a more durable finish. Paint color
shall be gray.
ROOF COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The roof compartments shall be treated with phosphoric acid and then sprayed with an epoxy primer will be applied 1.0
mil thick. All body seams will be caulked with urethane seam sealer and painted with two (2) coats of textured Zolatone
paint. Zolatone catalysts will be added to the Zolatone to help in resisting moisture and provide a more durable finish.
Paint color shall be gray.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE AND LETTERING
All retroreflective materials shall conform to the requirements of ASTM D 4956, Standard Specification for Retroreflective
Sheeting for Traffic Control, Section 6.1.1 for Type I Sheeting.
All retroreflective materials used that are colors not listed in ASTM D 4956, Section 6.1.1, shall have a minimum
coefficient of retroreflection of 10 with observation angle of 0.2 degrees and entrance angle of -4 degrees.
Any printed or processed retroreflective film construction used shall conform to the standards required of an integral
colored film as specified in ASTM D 4956, Section 6.1.1.
The apparatus will be lettered and striped as per the BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT’s instructions. The
final layout and design of the lettering and striping will be determined at the pre-construction meeting.
SHOP NOTES
Used Metro Fire's High End Package. Modified header and spec's.
CHEVRON REFLECTIVE STRIPE - REAR SIDES PANELS
At least 50 percent of the rear-facing vertical surfaces, visible from the rear of the apparatus, excluding any pump panel
areas not covered by a door, shall be equipped with retroreflective striping in a chevron pattern sloping downward and
away from the centerline of the vehicle at an angle of 45 degrees. Each stripe shall be 6" width.
The rear side panels only of the body shall have a Chevron style reflective stripe layout, and cover as much of the rear
side panels as possible. Each chevron panel shall be a full sheet and shall have a 3M UV over laminate to protect from
UV rays, scene damage, and everyday use. Chevron panel shall have a minimum 10 year warranty for material failure,
and colorfastness.
The stripe material shall be 3M Diamond Grade.
This reflective chevron stripe shall alternate red and fluorescent yellow-green in color.
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EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT DOORS
ROLL-UP DOOR CONSTRUCTION - ROBINSON (ROM)
The apparatus shall be equipped with Robinson ROM Series III roll-up exterior compartment doors. Robinson roll-up
doors shall be complete with the following features;
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Doors shall be front roll with drum positioned at upper front portion of compartment to afford maximum clearances and
head room for mounting equipment to ceiling of compartment
There shall be a non-abrasive side brush seals
Every slat must have interlocking end shoes to prevent slat from moving side-to-side and binding the door
Between each slat must be a co-extruded PVC inner seal to prevent metal-to-metal contact and to repel moisture.
This inner seal is not visible to detract from appearance of door
Slats are to have interlocking joints with a folding locking flange to provide security and prevent penetration by sharp
objects
Slats to be double-wall extrusion 1.366" high by .315" thick. Exterior surface to be flat and interior surface to be
concave to prevent loose equipment from interfering with door operation
Latch system to be a full width one piece lift bar operable by one (1) hand
A 2" wide finger pull integrated into the bottom rail extrusion for easy one (1) hand opening and closing
Clip system that connects the curtain slats to the operator drum which allows for easy tension adjustment without
tools
Each roll-up door shall have a 4" diameter counterbalance operator drum to assist in lifting the door.
Track shall be one-piece aluminum that has an attaching flange and finishing flange incorporated into its design
Drip rail will have specially designed seal that prevents the seal from scratching the door
Bottom rail extrusion must have smooth back to prevent loose equipment from jamming the door
Bottom rail to have "V" shaped double seal to prevent water and debris from entering the compartment
Standard replacement parts to be shipped from the United States and available in as little as 48 hours
Will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of up to 7 years from date of purchase provided that the Product
is used under conditions of normal use, that regular periodic maintenance and service is performed and that the
product was installed in accordance with R•O•M’s instructions.
Each shutter door shall decrease the compartment door frame opening approximately 2.00" in width and approximately
4.50" in height for the bottom section of door assembly.
The specified retroreflective stripe material shall be applied on the roll-up compartment doors. The stripe shall be
precision machine cut for each door slat of the roll-up doors. Under no circumstance will the stripe material be cut on rollup door surface.
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BODY HEIGHT MEASUREMENTS
The vertical body dimensions shall be as follows:
AHEAD OF REAR AXLE
Description
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Bottom of Subframe to Top of Body
B
Bottom of Subframe to Bottom of Body
C
Total Body Height
D
Compartment Height Above Frame
E
Compartment Height Below Frame
F
Vertical Door Opening:
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
ABOVE REAR AXLE
Description
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Vertical Door Opening - Above Rear Wheel
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
BEHIND REAR AXLE
Description
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Bottom of Subframe to Bottom of Body
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Compartment Height Above Frame
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Compartment Height Below Frame
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Vertical Door Opening:
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
GENERAL
Description
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Top of Body to Bottom of Drip Rail
Dimension
83.7"
22.5"
106.2"
48.0"
25.0"
65.0"
68.0"
Dimension
34.0"
37.0"
Dimension
20.0"
48.0"
22.5"
62.0"
65.0"
Dimension
33.5"
(Dimensions are general and subject to change during the actual design process)
SHOP NOTES
NOTE: The bottom of the body in front of the rear axle shall be even with the bottom edge of the chassis cab.
No additional charge per Ron W. 10/5/11.
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FOUR (4) UPPER BODY COMPARTMENTS (OPEN)
There shall be four (4) compartments parallel to the sides of the body, two (2) on each side. The street side roof
compartments shall be 88.0" long x 28.0" wide x 28.5" deep. The curbside compartments will be 54.0" long x 28.0" wide x
28.5" deep. The side compartments shall be open under each door sill to allow for long equipment. Each compartment
shall be integral with the body construction, and will not be bolted or add-on modules. The outside walls of each
compartment will be double walled to prevent equipment from denting the outside painted surface.
Each compartment shall have a lift-up type compartment door hinged on the outboard side. Each door shall be fabricated
from 3/16" aluminum tread plate. Each door shall have two (2) pneumatic type cylinders, one (1) at each end, attached to
cast aluminum brackets mounted to the interior surface of the door to hold the door in both the opened and closed
positions. Each door shall be mounted using 16" long, equally spaced, 14 gauge stainless steel hinges, with 1/4" stainless
steel pin. A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between stainless steel hinge and the body mounting surface as
necessary to prevent corrosion caused by dissimilar metals.
Each compartment door shall overlap a 2" vertical lip on the body roof to prevent entry of moisture and sealed with
automotive type rubber molding to provide a weather resistant seal.
Each roof compartment door shall have a chrome 7" handle bolted to center of each door.
Each compartment shall have a 13/16" drain hole located in floor of compartment with a 1" flexible drain tube that
terminates below body.
Each compartment shall have a horizontally mounted OnScene Solutions LED Night Stik on the underside of the door.
The light and NFPA Door Ajar System shall be automatically activated by an individual switch per compartment.
SHOP NOTES
Noted the streetside and curbside roof compartment dimensions.
Roof Compt. No Door Latch
SIDE ROOF COMPARTMENT - SHELF TRAC
There shall be four (4) roof compartment(s) provided with horizontally mounted Shelf Trac on front and rear walls for
vertical partition installation.
HYDRAULIC POWER UNIT MOUNTING IN UPPER ROOF COMPARTMENT
Mounts for One (1) BAY CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied electric hydraulic power unit shall be supplied in the forward,
curbside roof compartment. One (1) 240 VAC twist lock receptacle with switch shall be provided in the extended front
bumper so the operator can turn the power unit ON/OFF.
SHOP NOTES
A FD furnished hydraulic unit will be mounted in front curbside roof compartment.
ROOF COMPARTMENT - VERTICAL PARTITION
There shall be two (2) vertical partition(s) provided in the roof compartment(s). The partitions shall be designed for holding
equipment in place during travel. Each partition shall be fabricated from 3/16" smooth aluminum and bolted to specified
Shelf Trac for ease of adjustment.
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UPPER BODY WALKWAY
A 34" wide, upper body walkway shall be provided at the center of body and recessed into the roof structure. The walkway
shall be fabricated from NFPA compliant 3/16" aluminum tread plate with continuously welded seams to prevent moisture
penetration into apparatus body, No Exceptions. The walkway shall be supported with 2" x 2" x 1/4" aluminum tubing on
14" - 22" centers.
13/16" drains shall be installed at front of walkway connected to 1" flexible drain tubes that will terminate below the body.
WALKWAY/STEP LIGHTS
There shall be three (3) OnScene Solutions 9" LED NightStik lights provided to illuminate the walkway or step area. The
lights shall be activated when the parking brake is set.
Each light shall be mounted in a mirror polished cast aluminum housing to protect against damage from personnel or
equipment.
Lighting shall provide illumination at a minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on all work surfaces, steps, and walkways. Lighting
shall be switchable but activated automatically when the vehicle park brake is set.
ROOF ACCESS STAIRWAY
The rear of the body shall be provided with a recessed center stairway with minimum 34" width. Stairs treads shall be 9
1/2" minimum depth and formed from 3/16" NFPA compliant aluminum tread plate with uniformed riser height design.
Stair treads will be continuously welded into side walls, bolt-in treads will not be acceptable.
Roll-out ladder design requiring set-up time and 8 plus feet behind apparatus or vertical ladders that do not allow
firefighter to safely ascend or descend with equipment will not be acceptable.
STAIRWAY HANDRAILS
There shall be two (2) handrails provided, one (1) on each side wall of recessed center stairway providing three-points of
contact at all times for safer access to roof compartments. The handrails shall be angled for optimum use during ingress
or egress of the upper walkway area.
Handrails shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304 stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
WALKWAY/STEP LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) OnScene Solutions 9" LED NightStik lights provided to illuminate the walkway or step area. The
lights shall be activated when the parking brake is set.
Each light shall be mounted in a mirror polished cast aluminum housing to protect against damage from personnel or
equipment.
Lighting shall provide illumination at a minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on all work surfaces, steps, and walkways. Lighting
shall be switchable but activated automatically when the vehicle park brake is set.
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STEP COMPARTMENT(S) - LOWER
There shall be two (2) compartment(s) located in the roof access stairway area below frame level. Each compartment
shall have a horizontally hinged door with a D-ring handle. Each compartment shall be manufactured to prevent road
debris, dirt and moisture from entering the enclosure. The compartment(s) shall be 33" wide x 12" high x maximum depth
appropriate based on chassis mounted components and requirements for structural integrity of the body.
Each compartment shall have an OnScene LED light that shall automatically activate when the door is opened and wired
to the NFPA required hazard warning light provided in the cab.
FOLD-DOWN STEP
There shall be one (1) fold-down step located at the bottom of the roof access stairway mounted on top of bumper to
reduce the distance from the ground to the first step. The step surface shall be NFPA compliant aluminum treadplate and
shall manually fold up into the stairway with an over-center gas shock to hold step in position during travel. The step shall
activate the "Hazard Warning Light" in the cab when not in the stowed position.
REAR BODY HANDRAILS
There shall be two (2) vertical handrails on the rear of the body. Handrails shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304
stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
BODY WIDTH DIMENSIONS
The body shall be 100.0" wide, not including drip rail or non-permanent fixtures. Interior compartment depth dimensions
shall be approximately:
Area Description
Transverse Area above Subframe
Dimension
95.0"
Compartment Depth below Subframe
24.5"
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STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (S1)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 56.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 83 series aluminum tray base with 70% extension, and rating of 1,000 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 94" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits, capable of extending out either side of the body located above the level of the chassis frame rails. Each slide
base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle
(Pull to Release) which will lock the tray in the closed, 40% extended and 70% extended positions. Each tray top shall
be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet shall have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an
internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 84 series aluminum tray base with 90% extension, and rating of 150 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 46" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits. It shall be located above the level of the chassis frame rails and shall be vertically adjustable in height. Each
slide shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull
to Release) which will hold the tray in the closed position. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum
sheet and have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The floor shall
have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
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One (1) Hannay ECR1616-17-18 electric cable reel(s) capable of storing 150' of 10/3 electric cable. Reel(s) shall be
designed to hold 110% of the capacity of cord length, with fully enclosed 45 amp, three (3) conductor collector rings.
Reel(s) shall be mounted to channel structure that allows for side-to-side adjustment of reel position.
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Power rewind control(s) shall be in a position where the operator can observe the rewinding operation and not be
more than 72 in. (1830 mm) above the operator’s standing position, and shall be marked with a label indicating its
function.
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A label shall be provided in a visible location adjacent to reel with following information: Current rating, Current
type, Phase, Voltage, and Total cord length.
− The cable reel shall equipped with 150' of 10/3 SEOW yellow cable, a molded plastic ball clamp, and a single
heavy duty L5-30 twist-lock female plug at the end.
− One (1) Akron model EJB series, cast aluminum electrical power distribution box with yellow powder coat painted
finish shall be provided. The power distribution box shall meet all requirements described in NFPA 1901. The power
distribution box shall include the following outlets;
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A 12" pigtail that terminates in an L5-30 configuration to match the cable on the cord reel. The outlet configuration
shall include:
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) Akron EJB treadplate vertical apparatus mounting bracket shall be provided.
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The fairlead rollers shall be an OnScene Solutions extendable type to allow hoses or cords to be extended away from
compartment door edges, slide trays, or shelving that may result in wear damage.
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Two (2) OnScene 63" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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The controls for the specified light tower(s).
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One (1) OnScene 9" LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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The 12 volt electrical distribution panel shall be located in the streetside front lower compartment.
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STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEELS (S2)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 56.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop.. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out cribbing tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment
layout or door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with an approximate
18" vertical lip and welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide
length. The tray assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the
extended and closed positions.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front face of the tray. The striping shall be
2" wide and red/white in color.
There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 83 series aluminum tray base with 70% extension, and rating of 1,000 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 94" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits, capable of extending out either side of the body located above the level of the chassis frame rails. Each slide
base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle
(Pull to Release) which will lock the tray in the closed, 40% extended and 70% extended positions. Each tray top shall
be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet shall have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an
internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
There shall be one (1) transverse module fabricated from 3/16” (.188) 3003H-14 aluminum alloy smooth sheet. The
module will be designed for the following long tools and equipment:
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One (1) BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied stokes basket(s). Manufacturer, model number
and dimensions of the stokes basket(s) shall be provided during the pre-construction meeting.
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Two (2) BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied backboard(s). Manufacturer, model number and
dimensions of the backboard(s) shall be provided during the pre-construction meeting.
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Two (2) BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied ladder(s). Manufacturer, model number and
dimensions of the ladder(s) shall be provided during the pre-construction meeting.
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There shall be four (4) OnScene Solutions cargo straps provided to secure the stored equipment.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The floor shall
have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
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Two (2) OnScene 63" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) OnScene 9" LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEELS (S3)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 59.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 52.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop.. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 81 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of 1,000 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 30" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits located above the level of the chassis frame rails. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded
latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull to Release) which will lock the tray in the closed
and full extension positions. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet and shall have welded
corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 84 series aluminum tray base with 90% extension, and rating of 150 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 30" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits. It shall be located above the level of the chassis frame rails and shall be vertically adjustable in height. Each
slide shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull
to Release) which will hold the tray in the closed position. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum
sheet and have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
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Two (2) OnScene 36" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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Air storage consisting of six (6) 491 SCF @ 6,000 PSI, ASME air storage cylinders with gauges and valves.
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There will be a heavy walled welded steel rack with powder coat painted hammertone gray finish to hold all DOT
or ASME cylinders.
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STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (S4)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 64.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 57.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be two (2) adjustable shelf/shelves approximately 30" deep. Each shelf shall be fabricated from 3/16"
3003 aluminum sheet with a 2" vertical flange along the front and rear edges
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There shall be one (1) vertical partition(s) installed on tray dividing the tray into left and right sides. Each vertical
partition shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on tray floor.
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One (1) Lista drawer cabinet, model HS-0900-0603FA-NB-RG-IDL shall be provided in compartment. The Lista
cabinet(s) shall be 40-1/4" wide x 39-3/8" high x 22-1/2" deep. Cabinet shall have six (6) individual locking drawers as
follows as follows; one (1) 2", one (1) 3", one (1) 4", one (1) 5", one (1) 7", and one (1) 9". The cabinet shall be Light
Gray in color.
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A storage hopper shall be provided in this compartment for approximately 150 pounds of "Floor-Dry". The hopper
shall be loaded from the upper body compartment and shall dispense through flex tubing stored inside the body. A
PVC 1/4-turn valve shall be provided in the lower section of the body compartment to control floor-dry flow.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be partially extended to the interior edge of the door on the
right portion of the compartment. The floor shall have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
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SHOP NOTES
Floor will be partially extended.
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Two (2) OnScene 63" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) OnScene 9" LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (C1)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 56.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and
welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide length. The tray
assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the extended and closed
positions.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front face of the tray. The striping shall be
2" wide and red/white in color.
There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 83 series aluminum tray base with 70% extension, and rating of 1,000 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 94" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits, capable of extending out either side of the body located above the level of the chassis frame rails and shall
be vertically adjustable in height. (Specified in opposite side compartment.)
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
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There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 84 series aluminum tray base with 90% extension, and rating of 150 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 46" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits. It shall be located above the level of the chassis frame rails and shall be vertically adjustable in height. Each
slide shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull
to Release) which will hold the tray in the closed position. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum
sheet and have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The floor shall
have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
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One (1) Hannay ECR1616-17-18 electric cable reel(s) capable of storing 150' of 10/3 electric cable. Reel(s) shall be
designed to hold 110% of the capacity of cord length, with fully enclosed 45 amp, three (3) conductor collector rings.
Reel(s) shall be mounted to channel structure that allows for side-to-side adjustment of reel position.
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Power rewind control(s) shall be in a position where the operator can observe the rewinding operation and not be
more than 72 in. (1830 mm) above the operator’s standing position, and shall be marked with a label indicating its
function.
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A label shall be provided in a visible location adjacent to reel with following information: Current rating, Current
type, Phase, Voltage, and Total cord length.
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The cable reel shall equipped with 150' of 10/3 SEOW yellow cable, a molded plastic ball clamp, and a single
heavy duty L5-30 twist-lock female plug at the end.
− One (1) Akron model EJB series, cast aluminum electrical power distribution box with yellow powder coat painted
finish shall be provided. The power distribution box shall meet all requirements described in NFPA 1901. The power
distribution box shall include the following outlets;
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A 12" pigtail that terminates in an L5-30 configuration to match the cable on the cord reel. The outlet configuration
shall include:
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) L5-20 single twist lock receptacle
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One (1) Akron EJB treadplate vertical apparatus mounting bracket shall be provided.
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The fairlead rollers shall be an OnScene Solutions extendable type to allow hoses or cords to be extended away from
compartment door edges, slide trays, or shelving that may result in wear damage.
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Two (2) OnScene 63" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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The cab tilt control pendant.
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The specified portable winch shall be mounted in compartment using a heavy duty "U" shaped channel. Winch
receiver tube and mounting pin shall be utilized to hold in place during travel.
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One (1) 120/240 VAC load center.
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The generator gauge panel.
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One (1) OnScene 9" LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEEL (C2)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 56.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
•
The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and
welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide length. The tray
assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the extended and closed
positions.
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There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 83 series aluminum tray base with 70% extension, and rating of 1,000 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 94" deep; capable of extending out either side of the body located above
the level of the chassis frame rails. (Specified in opposite side compartment.)
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front face of the tray. The striping shall be
2" wide and red/white in color.
3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
There shall be one (1) transverse module(s) which extends to the opposite side of the body. (Specified in opposite
side compartment.)
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There shall be four (4) OnScene Solutions cargo straps provided to secure the stored equipment.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The floor shall
have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
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Two (2) OnScene 63" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) OnScene 9" LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEEL (C3)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 59.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 52.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
•
The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) air bag storage module(s). The module shall be fabricated from 1/8” (.125) 3003H-14 aluminum
alloy sheet. Circular notches shall be provided along the front edge to ease the access to the air bags. Each bay shall
be sized to hold the air bag and a matching piece of plywood. The make, model and exact dimensions of the air bags
shall be provided during the pre-construction meeting.
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There shall be four (4) OnScene Solutions cargo straps provided to secure the stored equipment.
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There shall be one (1) SCBA cylinder storage module for 8" OD (maximum) SCBA bottles. The maximum length of
the SCBA cylinder shall be 24.75". The module shall have an exterior shell fabricated from 1/8" (.125) 3003H-14
aluminum alloy sheet. The module shall have a 2" slope, front to back to prevent cylinders from sliding out. The SCBA
cylinder storage tubing shall be fabricated from PVC pipe to prevent damage or abrasion to cylinders. In addition there
shall be rubber matting provided in the base of each storage tube for bottle protection and to prevent slipping.
SHOP NOTES
Brand: ____________________ Diameter: _____" (Must be less than 7.625") Length: _____" (with valve)
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The SCBA cylinder module shall be capable of storing twelve (12) SCBA cylinders up to 7.5" diameter.
Two (2) OnScene 36" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (C4)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 64.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 57.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
− The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door and attached to the door by a footman loop. The
strap shall be fastened to the left side of the lower inside door sill. The strap shall extend from the left side of the lower
inside door sill to a footman loop attached to the center of the left side of the door frame.
SHOP NOTES
A footman loop will attach the strap to the back of the compartment door. Adjusted price.
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One (1) aluminum drip pan/door finish guard shall be provided with the rollup door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and
welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide length. The tray
assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the extended and closed
positions.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front face of the tray. The striping shall be
2" wide and red/white in color.
There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 81 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of 1,000 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 70" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits located above the level of the chassis frame rails. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded
latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull to Release) which will lock the tray in the closed
and full extension positions. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet and shall have welded
corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
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There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 84 series aluminum tray base with 90% extension, and rating of 150 lbs.
Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 46" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening
permits. It shall be located above the level of the chassis frame rails and shall be vertically adjustable in height. Each
slide shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull
to Release) which will hold the tray in the closed position. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum
sheet and have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
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3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The striping
shall be 2" wide and red/white in color.
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There shall be one (1) vertical partition(s) installed on tray dividing the tray into left and right sides. Each vertical
partition shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on tray floor.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be partially extended to the interior edge of the door on the
right portion of the compartment. The floor shall have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
SHOP NOTES
Floor will be partially extended.
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One (1) Hannay EF1514-17-18 low pressure air hose reel(s) capable of storing 100' of low pressure air hose. The
rewind button for each reel shall be located adjacent to the reel it controls.
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The hose reel shall equipped with 100' of 3/8 low pressure air hose. Molded plastic ball clamp shall be provided
on the hose to stop it at the 4-way roller. The hose shall be Red in color.
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The air supply shall be from the mobile breathing air system.
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The air supply shall be from the mobile breathing air system. A reel shut-off valve, pressure regulator, and 0150 psi gauge shall be provided at the air control panel.
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The fairlead rollers shall be an OnScene Solutions extendable type to allow hoses or cords to be extended away from
compartment door edges, slide trays, or shelving that may result in wear damage.
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Two (2) OnScene 63" Premium LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) Hypres Equipment model HPE4500-2T (Containment Type), two (2) position filling station(s).
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The fill station fill whip(s) shall terminate in a high pressure 4,500 PSI, CGA-347 threaded SCBA connectors.
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One (1) OnScene 9" LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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ROOF ACCESS STAIRWAY
The rear of the body shall be provided with a recessed center stairway with minimum 34" width. Stairs treads shall be 9.5"
minimum depth and formed from 3/16" NFPA compliant aluminum tread plate with uniformed maximum riser height of 12".
Roll-out ladder design requiring set-up time and 8 plus feet behind apparatus or vertical ladders that do not allow
firefighter to safely ascend or descend with equipment will not be acceptable.
STAIRWAY HANDRAILS
There shall be two (2) handrails provided, one (1) on each side wall of recessed center stairway providing three-points of
contact at all times for safer access to roof compartments. The handrails shall be angled for optimum use during ingress
or egress of the upper walkway area.
Handrails shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304 stainless tubing with welded end stanchions.
PLASTIC FLOOR AND SHELF TILE
All compartment floors, shelves, and trays shall be covered with Turtle Tile plastic interlocking grating.
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The plastic floor tile shall be red.
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The plastic edge trim shall be yellow.
ROPE TIE-OFF OR PORTABLE WINCH RECEIVERS
The completed unit shall have an integrated receiver system for use with rope tie-off accessory and/or a portable electric
winch components, when specified.
Each side receiver (if specified) shall have the following load rating:
STRAIGHT PULL
SAFETY FACTOR
Rope Tie Off:
600 LBS.
15:1
Winch:
5,000 LBS
2:1
Each front and/or rear receiver (if specified) shall have the following load rating:
STRAIGHT PULL
SAFETY FACTOR
Rope Tie Off:
600 LBS.
15:1
Winch:
Winch Load Rating (9000 LBS 2:1
Max)
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The following items shall be provided to accomplish rope rescue and/or portable winch operation;
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Two (2) rope tie off anchor accessories shall be provided with the completed vehicle. Each anchor accessory shall
include a hitch pin to lock it in place. The tie off anchor accessories shall have an eyelet for use with a rope rescue
carabineer. A mounting bracket shall be provided to store each rope tie off accessory in a body compartment as close
to receiver as possible.
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One (1) Ramsey model QM5000, 5,000 lb. 12 volt electric winch shall be furnished with the completed unit. It shall be
capable of being stored in a compartment and mounted to the apparatus by inserting the mounting point into a
properly rated receiver. A minimum of 80' of 1/4" stranded galvanized steel cable with pinned utility hook shall be
installed on the drum. A 25' remote control shall be provided with the assembly that permits the operator to stand at a
safe operating distance from the cable and winch.
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There shall be one (1) 2" receiver tube(s) located at the front bumper for use with rope tie-off accessory and/or a
portable electric winch.
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug with a quick connect used to power the Ramsey portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) rubber cover / plug for the receiver.
There shall be one (1) 2" receiver tube(s) located on the streetside of the body in the forward portion of the wheel well
panel for use with rope tie-off accessory and/or a portable electric winch.
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug with a quick connect used to power the Ramsey portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) rubber cover / plug for the receiver.
There shall be one (1) 2" receiver tube(s) located on the curbside of the body in the forward portion of the wheel well
panel for use with rope tie-off accessory and/or a portable electric winch.
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug with a quick connect used to power the Ramsey portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) rubber cover / plug for the receiver.
The rear center mounted trailer hitch shall be compatible with a pinnable rope tie-off accessory and/or a portable
electric winch.
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug with a quick connect used to power the Ramsey portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) rubber cover / plug for the receiver.
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SIDE BODY PROTECTION - RUB RAIL
OnScene Solutions rub rails shall be provided below the compartment door openings on both the streetside and curbside.
The rub rail shall be fabricated from 6063 extruded aluminum, measuring approximately 2-3/4" high x 1-3/8" thick with
tapered aluminum end caps. The rub rail shall be bolted to the body using stainless steel bolts and 1-1/2" diameter x 5/8"
thick rubber mount isolators to prevent damage to the body.
The rails shall incorporate LED clearance marker lighting recessed into the rail fascia to avoid damage to the light in case
of impact. The rub rail shall have an accessory mounting track integrated into the backside of the rail to allow mounting of
accessories such as ground lighting.
3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity striping shall be provided in the rub rail. The striping shall be red/white in color.
FRONT GRAVEL GUARDS
Gravel guards shall be fabricated of 18 gauge brushed stainless steel. They will measure 12" high. The guards will start at
the edge of the door track or door hinge and will wrap around the corner of the end panel and cover approximately 12" of
the front.
ROLL-OUT AWNING STREETSIDE
One (1) Girard G-2000 Automatic Retractable Lateral Arm Awning shall be mounted on the body side.
The cassette housing is made of corrosion-resistant, powder-coated extruded aluminum with components made of
stainless steel. The housing box to be powder coated to match the upper body white.
The unit shall measure twenty (20) feet by 5-1/4" (deep), 7-3/8" (high). The awning shall project outward nine (9) feet nine
(9) inches and will be mounted slightly lower in the rear to add in drainage.
The G-2000 will deploy and retract using a 110V AC motor with manual override (to retract awning in the event of a power
failure) the power controls shall be located in compartments L-1 for a left awning and R-1 for a right awning.
The awning shall have a system to detect canopy motion. The awning shall automatically retract when the canopy
reaches a certain level of movement. The G-2000 has a Limited Lifetime Warranty.
AWNING HOUSING
The case color will be the standard, Polar White and re-painted to match body color.
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The awning fabric color shall be red.
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ROLL-OUT AWNING CURBSIDE
One (1) Girard G-2000 Automatic Retractable Lateral Arm Awning shall be mounted on the body side.
The cassette housing is made of corrosion-resistant, powder-coated extruded aluminum with components made of
stainless steel. The housing box to be powder coated to match the upper body white.
The unit shall measure twenty (20) feet by 5-1/4" (deep), 7-3/8" (high). The awning shall project outward nine (9) feet nine
(9) inches and will be mounted slightly lower in the rear to add in drainage.
The G-2000 will deploy and retract using a 110V AC motor with manual override (to retract awning in the event of a power
failure) the power controls shall be located in compartments L-1 for a left awning and R-1 for a right awning.
The awning shall have a system to detect canopy motion. The awning shall automatically retract when the canopy
reaches a certain level of movement. The G-2000 has a Limited Lifetime Warranty.
AWNING HOUSING
The case color will be the standard, Polar White and re-painted to match body color.
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The awning fabric color shall be red.
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LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM- 12 VDC
General
Any low voltage electrical systems or warning devices installed on the fire apparatus shall be appropriate for the mounting
location and intended electrical load.
Where wire passes through sheet metal, grommets shall be used to protect wire and wire looms. Electrical connections
shall be with double crimp water-tight heat shrink connectors.
All 12 VDC wiring running from front to back of vehicle body shall be run in full length electrical wiring raceway down each
side of body.
Wiring
All electrical circuit feeder wiring supplied and installed by the fire apparatus manufacturer shall meet the requirements of
NFPA Chapter 13.
The circuit feeder wire shall be stranded copper or copper alloy conductors of a gauge rated to carry 125 % of the
maximum current for which the circuit is protected. Voltage drops in all wiring from the power source to the using device
shall not exceed 10 %. The use of star washers for circuit ground connections shall not be permitted.
All circuits shall otherwise be wired in conformance with SAE J1292, Automobile, Truck, Truck-Tractor, Trailer, and Motor
Coach Wiring.
Wiring and Wire Harness Construction
All insulated wire and cable shall conform to SAE J1127, Low Voltage Battery Cable, or SAE J1128, Low Voltage Primary
Cable, type SXL, GXL, or TXL.
All conductors shall be constructed in accordance with SAE J1127 or SAE J1128, except where good engineering
practice dictates special strand construction. Conductor materials and stranding, other than copper, shall be permitted if
all applicable requirements for physical, electrical, and environmental conditions are met as dictated by the end
application. Physical and dimensional values of conductor insulation shall be in conformance with the requirements of
SAE J1127 or SAE J1128, except where good engineering practice dictates special conductor insulation. The overall
covering of conductors shall be moisture-resistant loom or braid that has a minimum continuous rating of 194°F (90°C)
except where good engineering practice dictates special consideration for loom installations exposed to higher
temperatures. The overall covering of jacketed cables shall be moisture resistant and have a minimum continuous
temperature rating of 194°F (90°C), except where good engineering practice dictates special consideration for cable
installations exposed to higher temperatures.
All wiring connections and terminations shall use a method that provides a positive mechanical and electrical connection.
The wiring connections and terminations shall be installed in accordance with the device manufacturer’s instructions. All
ungrounded electrical terminals shall have protective covers or be in enclosures. Wire nut, insulation displacement, and
insulation piercing connections shall not be used.
Wiring shall be restrained to prevent damage caused by chafing or ice buildup and protected against heat, liquid
contaminants, or other environmental factors.
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Wiring shall be uniquely identified at least every 2 ft (0.6 m) by color coding or permanent marking with a circuit function
code. The identification shall reference a wiring diagram.
Circuits shall be provided with properly rated low voltage overcurrent protective devices. Such devices shall be readily
accessible and protected against heat in excess of the overcurrent device’s design range, mechanical damage, and water
spray. Circuit protection shall be accomplished by utilizing fuses, circuit breakers, fusible links, or solid state equivalent
devices.
If a mechanical-type device is used, it shall conform to one of the following SAE standards:
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SAE J156, Fusible Links
SAE J553, Circuit Breakers
SAE J554, Electric Fuses (Cartridge Type)
SAE J1888, High Current Time Lag Electric Fuses
SAE J2077, Miniature Blade Type Electrical Fuses
Switches, relays, terminals, and connectors shall have a direct current (dc) rating of 125 % of maximum current for which
the circuit is protected.
Power Supply
A 12 V or greater electrical alternator shall be provided. The alternator shall have a minimum output at idle to meet the
minimum continuous electrical load of the vehicle, at 200°F (93°C) ambient temperature within the engine compartment,
and shall be provided with full automatic regulation.
Minimum Continuous Electrical Load
The minimum continuous electrical load shall consist of the total amperage required to simultaneously operate the
following in a stationary mode during emergency operations:
1. The propulsion engine and transmission
2. All legally required clearance and marker lights, headlights, and other electrical devices except windshield wipers
and four-way hazard flashers
3. The radio(s) at a duty cycle of 10 percent transmit and 90 % receive (for calculation and testing purposes, a
default value of 5 A continuous)
4. The lighting necessary to produce 2 fc (20 lx) of illumination on all walking surfaces on the apparatus and on the
ground at all egress points onto and off the apparatus, 5 fc (50 lx) of illumination on all control and instrument
panels, and 50 percent of the total compartment lighting loads
5. The minimum optical warning system, where the apparatus is blocking the right-of way
6. The continuous electrical current required to simultaneously operate any fire pumps, aerial devices, and hydraulic
pumps
7. Other warning devices and electrical loads defined by the purchaser as critical to the mission of the apparatus
If the apparatus is equipped to tow a trailer, an additional 45 A shall be added to the minimum continuous electrical load
to provide electrical power for the federally required clearance and marker lighting and the optical warning devices
mounted on the trailer.
The condition of the low voltage electrical system shall be monitored by a warning system that provides both an audible
and a visual signal to persons on, in, or near the apparatus of an impending electrical system failure caused by the
excessive discharge of the battery set.
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The charge status of the battery shall be determined either by direct measurement of the battery charge or indirectly by
monitoring the electrical system voltage.
If electrical system voltage is monitored, the alarm shall sound if the system voltage at the battery or at the master load
disconnect switch drops below 11.8 V for 12 V nominal systems, 23.6 V for 24 V nominal systems, or 35.4 V for 42 V
nominal systems for more than 120 seconds.
A voltmeter shall be mounted on the driver’s instrument panel to allow direct observation of the system voltage.
Electromagnetic Interference
Electromagnetic interference suppression shall be provided, as required, to satisfy the radiation limits specified in SAE
J551/1, Performance Levels and Methods of Measurement of Electromagnetic Compatibility of Vehicles, Boats (up to 15
m), and Machines (16.6 Hz to 18 GHz).
Wiring Diagram
A complete electrical wiring schematic of actual system shall be provided with finished apparatus. Similar or generic type
electrical schematics shall NOT BE ACCEPTABLE.
Low Voltage Electrical System Performance Test
A low voltage electrical system test certification shall be provided with delivered apparatus.
12 VOLT MULTIPLEX CONTROL CENTER
The apparatus shall be equipped with a Weldon V-MUX multiplexed 12 volt electrical system that will provide complete
diagnostic capability, No Exception. The system shall have the capability of delivering multiple signals via a CAN bus,
utilizing specifications set forth by SAE J1939. The system shall be node based to maximize stability so that failure of one
node does not affect the operation of the other nodes. The system shall use shielded twisted-pair wire for transmission of
system function signals. The shielded wire shall provide protection against EMI and RFI noise interruptions.
The multiplex system shall be responsible for providing power management functions as well as load shedding. The
warning light system shall be controlled by the multiplex system. The system shall be capable of displaying text and/or
graphic messages on a display module. The system shall be based on solid-state technology and shall include selfcontained diagnostic indicators.
WELDON CERTIFICATION
A letter shall be provided with bid submittal that the Contractor has successfully completed the Weldon training
requirements for Level 1 of the V-MUX Certified Supplier Program and is authorized to design, build, and service V-MUX
electrical systems.
The apparatus shall be equipped with a Weldon V-MUX multiplexed 12 volt electrical system that will provide complete
diagnostic capability, No Exception. The system shall have the capability of delivering multiple signals via a CAN bus,
utilizing specifications set forth by SAE J1939. The system shall be node based to maximize stability so that failure of one
node does not affect the operation of the other nodes. The system shall use shielded twisted-pair wire for transmission of
system function signals. The shielded wire shall provide protection against EMI and RFI noise interruptions.
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The multiplex system shall be responsible for providing power management functions as well as load shedding. The
warning light system shall be controlled by the multiplex system. The system shall be capable of displaying text and/or
graphic messages on a display module. The system shall be based on solid-state technology and shall include selfcontained diagnostic indicators.
BATTERY SYSTEM
The battery connectors shall be heavy duty type with cables terminating in heat shrink loom. Heavy duty battery cables
shall provide maximum power to the electrical system. Where required, the cables shall be shielded from exhaust tubing
and the muffler. Large rubber grommets shall be provided where cables enter the battery compartment.
Batteries shall be of the high-cycle type. With the engine off, the battery system shall be able to provide the minimum
continuous electrical load for 10 minutes without discharging more than 50 percent of the reserve capacity and then to
restart the engine. The battery system cold cranking amps (CCA) rating shall meet or exceed the minimum CCA
recommendations of the engine manufacturer. The batteries shall be mounted to prevent movement during fire apparatus
operation and shall be protected against accumulations of road spray, snow, and road debris. The batteries shall be
readily accessible for examination, testing, and maintenance.
A means shall be provided for jump-starting the engine if the batteries are not accessible without lifting the cab of a tilt-cab
apparatus.
Where an enclosed battery compartment is provided, it shall be ventilated to the exterior to prevent the buildup of heat
and explosive fumes. The batteries shall be protected against vibration and temperatures that exceed the battery
manufacturer’s recommendation.
A master load disconnect switch shall be provided between the starter solenoid(s) and the remainder of the electrical
loads on the apparatus. The starter solenoids shall be connected directly to the batteries.
Electronic control systems and similar devices shall be permitted to be otherwise connected if so specified by their
manufacturer.
The alternator shall be wired directly to the batteries through the ammeter shunt(s), if one is provided, and not through the
master load disconnect switch.
A green “battery on” pilot light that is visible from the driver’s position shall be provided.
A sequential switching device shall be permitted to energize the optical warning devices and other high current devices
required in minimum continuous electrical load, provided the switching device shall first energize the electrical devices
required in minimum continuous electrical load within five (5) seconds.
BATTERY SWITCH
One (1) battery "On/Off" switch in cab located within easy reach of Driver with green "BATTERY ON" pilot light that is
visible from the driver’s position shall be provided. The switch and pilot light shall be supplied and installed by the
cab/chassis manufacturer.
BATTERY SOLENOID
Battery switch shall consist of a minimum 200 ampere, constant duty solenoid to feed from positive side of battery.
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BATTERY CONDITIONER
The battery conditioner shall be supplied and installed by the cab chassis manufacturer.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
Engine compartment light(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab chassis manufacturer.
CAB HAZARD WARNING LIGHT
A red "HAZARD" warning light shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. Light shall illuminate
automatically to warn the Driver of the following when the apparatus parking brake is not fully engaged:
1) Any passenger or compartment door is open
2) Equipment rack is not in stowed position
3) Light tower is extended
The light shall be labeled "DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS WHEN LIGHT IS ON".
BACK-UP ALARM
An electronic back-up alarm shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. The back-up alarm shall
actuate automatically when the transmission gear selector is placed in reverse.
REAR VIEW CAMERA
The cab chassis provided rear view camera shall be installed on the rear of the body.
TAIL LIGHTS
Rear body tail lights shall be vertically mounted and located per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, FMVSS and
Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards CMVSS. The following lights shall be furnished;
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Two (2) Whelen 900 Series 90A00TAR amber LED turn signal lights
Two (2) Whelen 900 Series 90R00XRR red LED stop/tail lights
Two (2) Whelen 900 Series 90J000CR halogen back-up lights with clear lens
Each of the lights above shall be mounted in a 9EFLANGE, chrome finish bezel.
MIDSHIP MARKER/TURN SIGNAL
Two (2) Whelen model T0A00MAR amber LED midship body clearance marker/turn signal lights shall be provided and
installed, one (1) light on each side of the body, in forward wheel well of rear axle. Midship marker/turn lights shall be
wired to the headlight circuit of the chassis.
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MARKER LIGHTS
The body shall be equipped with all necessary clearance lights and reflectors in accordance with Federal Motor Vehicle
Safety Standards (FMVSS) and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (CMVSS) regulations. All body clearance lights
shall be Truck-Lite Model 18 LED to reduce the need for maintenance and lower the amp draw. Clearance lights shall be
wired to the headlight circuit of the chassis.
SHOP NOTES
Add 2 part #047-15462 red lights and 2 part #047-15463 amber lights if not included with rubrails
CAB STEP LIGHTS / GROUND LIGHTS
The step lights and/or ground lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. Light(s) shall be
capable of providing illumination at a minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of the edge of
the vehicle in areas designed for personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground level.
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.
LICENSE PLATE MOUNTING BRACKET
There shall be one (1) Cast Products aluminum license plate mounting with chrome shielded license plate light mounted
on the rear of the body.
ELECTRONIC SIREN
The siren control head shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
SIREN SPEAKER
The siren speaker(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS
There shall be four (4) Whelen 810 series (10" x 8") surface mounted Opti-Scene halogen lights (810CA0ZR) provided on
the upper body. Light quantity shall be divided equally per side. Each light will have an 8-32 degree lens and chrome
flange.
Two (2) switches shall be provided, one (1) for the streetside scene lights, and one (1) for the curbside scene lights.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
REAR SCENE LIGHTS
Two (2) Whelen 810 series (10" x 8") surface mounted Opti-Scene halogen lights (810CA0ZR) shall be provided on the
upper rear body to light the work area immediately behind the vehicle to a level of at least 3 fc (30 lx) within a 10 ft × 10 ft
(3 m × 3 m) square. Each light will have a 8-32 degree lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
The rear scene lights shall also be activated when the apparatus is in reverse.
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WARNING LIGHT PACKAGE
Each apparatus shall have a system of optical warning devices that meets or exceeds the requirements of this section.
The optical warning system shall consist of an upper and a lower warning level. The requirements for each level shall be
met by the warning devices in that particular level without consideration of the warning devices in the other level.
For the purposes of defining and measuring the required optical performance, the upper and lower warning levels shall be
divided into four (4) warning zones. The four zones shall be determined by lines drawn through the geometric center of
the apparatus at 45 degrees to a line drawn lengthwise through the geometric center of the apparatus. The four (4) zones
shall be designated A, B, C, and D in a clockwise direction, with zone A to the front of the apparatus.
Each optical warning device shall be installed on the apparatus and connected to the apparatus’s electrical system in
accordance with the requirements of this standard and the requirements of the manufacturer of the device.
A master optical warning system switch that energizes all the optical warning devices shall be provided.
The optical warning system on the fire apparatus shall be capable of two (2) separate signaling modes during emergency
operations. One (1) mode shall signal to drivers and pedestrians that the apparatus is responding to an emergency and is
calling for the right-of-way. One (1) mode shall signal that the apparatus is stopped and is blocking the right-of-way. The
use of some or all of the same warning lights shall be permitted for both modes provided the other requirements of this
chapter are met.
A switching system shall be provided that senses the position of the parking brake or the park position of an automatic
transmission. When the master optical warning system switch is closed and the parking brake is released or the automatic
transmission is not in park, the warning devices signaling the call for the right-of-way shall be energized. When the master
optical warning system switch is closed and the parking brake is on or the automatic transmission is in park, the warning
devices signaling the blockage of the right-of-way shall be energized. The system shall be permitted to have a method of
modifying the two (2) signaling modes.
The optical warning devices shall be constructed or arranged so as to avoid the projection of light, either directly or
through mirrors, into any driving or crew compartment(s). The front optical warning devices shall be placed so as to
maintain the maximum possible separation from the headlights.
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UPPER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES
The upper-level optical warning devices shall be mounted as high and as close to the corner points of the apparatus as is
practical to define the clearance lines of the apparatus. The upper-level optical warning devices shall not be mounted
above the maximum height, specified by the device manufacturer.
ZONE A - FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be one (1) Whelen Edge FN72QLED LED 72" lightbar permanently mounted to the cab roof.
The lightbar configuration (streetside to curbside) shall be:
SECTION
INTERNAL COMPONENTS
LENS COLOR
1
Red Side Linear LED
Clear
2
Red Front Corner Linear LED
Clear
3
Blank
Clear
4
Clear Linear LED
Clear
5
Blank
Clear
6
Red Linear LED
Clear
7
Blank (Opticom if specified)
Clear
8
Blank (Opticom if specified)
Clear
9
Red Linear LED
Clear
10
Blank
Clear
11
Clear Linear LED
Clear
12
Blank
Clear
13
Red Front Corner Linear LED
Clear
14
Red Side Linear LED
Clear
All clear lights shall shut down when the parking brake is set to comply with "Blocking" mode requirements as outlined in
NFPA 1901.
SHOP NOTES
Add MK8H lightbar mount on Wecad program if there is a brow light on cab
The lightbar shall be separately switched at the vista display in the cab.
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ZONES B AND D - SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
UPPER REAR CORNER WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) Whelen 900 series (9" x 7") Red Linear Super-LED lights (90RR5FCR) provided, one (1) each side.
Each light shall have a clear lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
UPPER FORWARD CORNER WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) Whelen 900 series (9" x 7") Red Linear Super-LED lights (90RR5FCR) provided, one (1) each side.
Each light shall have a clear lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
ZONE C - REAR WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) Whelen 900 series (9" x 7") Red Linear Super-LED lights (90RR5FCR) provided, one (1) each side.
Each light shall have a clear lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
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LOWER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES
To define the clearance lines of the apparatus, the optical center of the lower-level optical warning devices in the front of
the vehicle shall be mounted on or forward of the front axle centerline and as close to the front corner points of the
apparatus as is practical.
The optical center of the lower-level optical warning devices at the rear of the vehicle shall be mounted on or behind the
rear axle centerline and as close to the rear corners of the apparatus as is practical. The optical center of any lower-level
device shall be between 18 in. and 62 in. (460 mm and 1600 mm) above level ground for large apparatus, and 18 in. and
48 in. (460 mm and 1220 mm) above level ground for small apparatus.
A midship optical warning device shall be mounted right and the left sides of the apparatus if the distance between the
front and rear lower-level optical devices exceeds 25 ft (7.6 m) at the optical center. Additional midship optical warning
devices shall be required, where necessary, to maintain a horizontal distance between the centers of adjacent lower-level
optical warning devices of 25 ft (7.6 m) or less. The optical center of any midship mounted optical warning device shall be
between 18 in. and 62 in. (460 mm and 1600 mm) above level ground.
ZONE A - FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The warning lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. They shall be Whelen lights to
complete an NFPA compliant lower level warning light system.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - CAB INTERSECTOR LIGHT (CAB FRONT CORNERS)
The warning lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. They shall be Whelen lights to
complete an NFPA compliant lower level warning light system.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - BODY INTERSECTOR LIGHT (BODY WHEELWELL AREA)
There shall be two (2) Whelen 500 series (5" x 2") red Linear Super-LED lights (50R02ZCR) provided, one (1) each side.
Each light shall have a clear lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - BODY INTERSECTOR LIGHT (BODY REAR CORNERS)
There shall be two (2) Whelen 600 series (6" x 4") red Linear Super-LED lights (60R02FCR) provided, one (1) each side.
Each light shall have a clear lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the Vista display in the cab.
ZONE C - REAR WARNING LIGHTS (LOWER REAR CORNERS)
There shall be two (2) Whelen 900 series (9" x 7") red Linear Super-LED lights (90RR5FCR) provided, one (1) each side.
Each light shall have a clear lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
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LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ONAN PTO GENERATOR
The vehicle shall be equipped with an Onan Protec PTO generator system with a capacity of 30,000 watts at 120/240
VAC, 250/125 amps, single phase. Current frequency shall be stable at 60 hertz.
The transmission’s PTO port and PTO, or the split shaft PTO, and all associated drive shaft components shall be rated to
support the continuous duty torque requirements of the generator’s continuous duty rating as stated on the power source
nameplate.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and transmission through a split shaft PTO, the driving compartment
speedometer shall register when the generator drive system is engaged.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and transmission through a split shaft PTO and a chassis
transmission retarder is furnished, it shall be automatically disengaged for generator operations.
The direct drive generator shall be mounted so that it does not change the ramp breakover angle, angle of departure, or
angle of approach as defined by other components, and it shall not extend into the ground clearance area.
The direct drive generator shall be mounted away from exhaust and muffler areas or provided with a heat shield to reduce
operating temperatures in the generator area.
GENERATOR ENGAGEMENT
A “Generator Engaged” indicator shall be provided in the driving compartment to indicate that the generator shift has been
successfully completed.
An “OK to Operate Generator” indicator shall be provided in the driving compartment to indicate that the generator is
engaged (if not always engaged), the transmission is in the proper gear (if required, automatic transmissions only), and
the parking brake is engaged (if applicable).
An interlock system shall be provided to prevent advancement of the engine speed in the driving compartment or at any
operator’s panel unless the parking brake is engaged, and the transmission is in neutral or the output of the transmission
is correctly connected to a pump or generator instead of the drive wheels.
WARRANTY PERIOD
Provided such goods are operated and maintained in accordance with Onan's written instructions, Onan warrants that the
Protec YDCR series PTO generators shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years
or one thousand (1,000) hours, whichever comes first, from the date of delivery to the first purchaser.
GENERATOR SPLASH GUARD
A powder coat painted splash cover shall be installed to reduce the amount of road spray on the frame mounted PTO
generator. A V-ring seal shall also be installed in the cover to provide additional protection against contaminates reaching
the generator front seals.
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GENERATOR MOUNTING
The generator shall be mounted between the chassis frame rails. The generator mounting brackets shall be fabricated
using heavy duty steel tubing, or structural channel. The generator mounting shall be bolted and removable so that the
generator can be lowered from under apparatus for service, if necessary. The generator case shall not extend below the
bottom edge of the apparatus body.
MANUALS AND SCHEMATICS
Two (2) complete manuals on parts list, maintenance, wiring schematics, hydraulic schematics, circuit boards, voltage
regulator board and other components shall be provided on delivery.
POWER-TAKE-OFF GENERATOR DRIVE
There shall be a "Hot Shift" power-take-off (PTO) installed on the transmission PTO by the cab chassis manufacturer. The
"Hot Shift" PTO is provided to allow the engagement of the PTO at higher engine RPM speeds. The PTO output shall be
connected to the generator through hollow tube type driveline with heavy duty universals.
The engagement of the PTO shall be in the chassis cab with a rocker switch and red pilot light to note engagement of the
PTO.
The power supply to the PTO engagement control shall be wired to the parking brake and a neutral position transmission
switch to prevent engagement unless the vehicle is stopped and transmission has been placed in neutral.
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
An engine speed auxiliary control device (high idle switch or throttle) shall be installed to maintain a stable cycle output
from generator when the apparatus is parked.
An interlock shall prevent the operation of the engine speed auxiliary control device unless the parking brake is engaged
and the transmission is in neutral or park, or the parking brake is engaged and the engine is disengaged from the drive
wheels.
The engine shall be prevented from regulating its own engine speed during times when engine rpm control is critical for
consistent apparatus functions such as generator, water pump, or aerial operation.
GENERATOR MONITORING PANEL
To properly monitor the generator performance and load demand during operation, the generator installation shall be
equipped with a full instrument monitor panel.
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Generator frequency in hertz
Line 1 current in amperes
Line 2 current in amperes
Generator voltage in volts
The program shall support the accumulation of elapsed generator hours. Generator hours shall be displayed.
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LOADCENTER
The loadcenter shall be a Cutler Hammer, BR Series, specifically designed for protection and distribution of 120/240 volt
AC, such as lighting and small motor branch circuits. The loadcenter enclosure shall be made of 16 gauge galvanized
sheet steel. The galvanized coating provides corrosion protection and as such does not require paint. All trims used on
the BR Loadcenter shall be chromate sealed and finished with electro disposition epoxy paint (ASA61) which exceeds
requirements for outdoor and indoor applications. A combination surface/flush cover with integral door shall be supplied.
The loadcenter shall be UL / CSA listed, NO EXCEPTIONS will be allowed.
SHORE POWER INLET - BATTERY CHARGER
The above mentioned shore power inlet, and battery conditioner shall be specified in the 12 volt section.
OUTLETS AND CIRCUITS
The generator and or shore power shall supply the 120/240 volt electrical equipment and outlets outlined below. Proper
circuit protection shall be installed as noted:
Four (4) 120 volt exterior outlets, two (2) each side near rear wheel well area.
SHOP NOTES
There will be (2) outlets per side of body.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, twist-lock (NEMA L5-20R).
Two (2) 120 volt exterior outlets, one (1) each side rear of body.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, twist-lock (NEMA L5-20R).
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LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Stability
Any fixed line voltage power source producing alternating current (ac) shall produce electric power at 60 Hz, ±3 Hz when
producing power at all levels between no load and full rated power. Any fixed line voltage power source shall produce
electric power at the rated voltage ±10 percent when producing power at all levels between no load and full rated power.
The maximum voltage supplied to portable equipment shall not exceed 275 volts to ground. Higher voltage shall be
permitted only when used to operate fixed wired, permanently mounted equipment on the apparatus.
Conformance with National Electrical Code
All components, equipment, and installation procedures shall conform to NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, except where
superseded by the requirements of this chapter. Where the requirements of this chapter differ from those in NFPA 70, the
requirements in this chapter shall apply.
Where available, line voltage electrical system equipment and materials included on the apparatus shall be listed and
used only in the manner for which they have been listed. All equipment and materials shall be installed in accordance with
the manufacturer’s instructions.
Location Ratings
Any equipment used in a dry location shall be listed for dry locations. Any equipment used in a wet location shall be listed
for wet locations.
Any equipment, except a PTO-driven generator, used in an underbody or under chassis location that is subject to road
spray shall be either listed as Type 4 or mounted in an enclosure that is listed as Type 4.
If a PTO-driven generator is located in an underbody or under chassis location, the installation shall include a shield to
prevent road spray from splashing directly on the generator.
Grounding
Grounding shall be in accordance with 250.34(A) and 250.34(B) of NFPA 70. Ungrounded systems shall not be used.
Only stranded or braided copper conductors shall be used for grounding and bonding.
The grounded current-carrying conductor (neutral) shall be insulated from the equipment-grounding conductors and from
the equipment enclosures and other grounded parts.
The neutral conductor shall be colored white or gray in accordance with 200.6, “Means of Identifying Grounded
Conductors,” of NFPA 70.
Any bonding screws, straps, or buses in the distribution panel board or in other system components between the neutral
and equipment-grounding conductor shall be removed and discarded.
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Bonding
The neutral conductor of the power source shall be bonded to the vehicle frame. The neutral bonding connection shall
occur only at the power source. In addition to the bonding required for the low voltage return current, each body and each
driving or crew compartment enclosure shall be bonded to the vehicle frame by a copper conductor.
The conductor shall have a minimum amperage rating, as defined in 310.15, “Ampacities for Conductors Rated 0–2000
Volts,” of NFPA 70, of 115 percent of the rated amperage on the power source specification label.
A single conductor that is sized to meet the low voltage and line voltage requirements shall be permitted to be used.
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
In special service vehicles incorporating a lavatory, sink, toilet, shower, or tub, 120 V, 15 or 20 A receptacles within 6 ft
(1.8 m) of these fixtures shall have ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection. GFCIs integrated into outlets or circuit
breakers or as stand-alone devices shall be permitted to be used in situations.
Power Source General Requirements
All power source system mechanical and electrical components shall be sized to support the continuous duty nameplate
rating of the power source.
The power source shall be shielded from contamination that would prevent the power source from operating within its
design specifications.
Power Source Rating
For power sources of 8 kW or larger, the power source manufacturer shall declare the continuous duty rating that the
power source can provide when installed on fire apparatus according to the manufacturer’s instructions and run at 120°F
(49°C) air intake temperature at 2000 ft (600 m) above sea level.
The rating on the power source specification label shall not exceed the declared rating from the power source
manufacturer.
Access shall be provided to permit both routine maintenance and removal of the power source for major servicing. The
power source shall be located such that neither it nor its mounting brackets interfere with the routine maintenance of the
fire apparatus.
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Instrumentation
If the power source is rated at less than 3 kW, a “Power On” indicator shall be provided. If the power source is rated at 3
kW or more but less than 8 kW, a voltmeter shall be provided.
If the power source is rated at 8 kW or more, the following instrumentation shall be provided at an operator’s panel:
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Voltmeter
Current meters for each ungrounded leg
Frequency (Hz) meter
Power source hour meter
The instrumentation shall be permanently mounted at an operator’s panel. The instruments shall be located in a plane
facing the operator. Gauges, switches, or other instruments on this panel shall each have a label to indicate their function.
The instruments and other line voltage equipment and controls shall be protected from mechanical damage and not
obstructed by tool mounting or equipment storage.
An instruction plate(s) that provides the operator with the essential power source operating instructions, including the
power-up and power-down sequence, shall be permanently attached to the apparatus at any point where such operations
can take place.
Operation
Provisions shall be made for placing the generator drive system in operation using controls and switches that are
identified and within convenient reach of the operator.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and engine compression brakes or engine exhaust brakes are
furnished, they shall be automatically disengaged for generator operations.
Any control device used in the generator system power train between the engine and the generator shall be equipped with
a means to prevent unintentional movement of the control device from its set position in the power generation mode.
If there is permanent wiring on the apparatus that is designed to be connected to the power source, a power source
specification label that is permanently attached to the apparatus at the operator’s control station shall provide the operator
with the information required.
The power source, at any load, shall not produce a noise level that exceeds 90 dBA in any driving compartment, crew
compartment, or onboard command area with windows and doors closed or at any operator’s station on the apparatus.
Power Supply Assembly
The conductors used in the power supply assembly between the output terminals of the power source and the main over
current protection device shall not exceed 12 ft (4 m) in length.
All power supply assembly conductors, including neutral and grounding conductors, shall have an equivalent amperage
rating and shall be sized to carry not less than 115 percent of the amperage of the nameplate current rating of the power
source.
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If the power supply assembly connects to the vibrating part of a generator (not a connection on the base), the conductors
shall be flexible cord or other fine-stranded conductors enclosed in metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight flexible conduit rated
for wet locations and temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C).
Overcurrent Protection
Manually resettable over current devices shall be installed to protect the line voltage electrical system components.
Power Source Protection
A main over current protection device shall be provided that is either incorporated in the power source or connected to the
power source by a power supply assembly.
The size of the main over current protection device shall not exceed 100 percent of the rated amperage stated on the
power source specification label or the rating of the next larger available size over current protection device, where so
recommended by the power source manufacturer.
If the main over current protection device is subject to road spray, the unit shall be housed in a Type 4–rated enclosure.
Branch Circuit Overcurrent Protection
Over current protection devices shall be provided for each individual circuit and shall be sized at not less than 15 amps in
accordance with 240.4, “Protection of Conductors,” of NFPA 70.
Any panel board shall have a main breaker where the panel has six or more individual branch circuits or the power source
is rated 8 kW or larger.
Each over current protection device shall be marked with a label to identify the function of the circuit it protects.
Dedicated circuits shall be provided for any large appliance or device (air conditioning units, large motors, etc.) that
requires 60 percent or more of the rated capacity of the circuit to which it is connected, and that circuit shall serve no other
purpose.
Panelboards
All fixed power sources shall be hardwired to a permanently mounted panel board unless one of the following conditions
exists:
5) All line voltage power connections are made through receptacles on the power source and the receptacles are
protected by integrated over current devices.
6) Only one circuit is hardwired to the power source, which is protected by an integrated over current device.
The panel shall be visible and located so that there is unimpeded access to the panel board controls. All panel boards
shall be designed for use in their intended location. The panel(s) shall be protected from mechanical damage, tool
mounting, and equipment storage.
Where the power source is 120/240 V and 120 V loads are connected, the apparatus manufacturer or line voltage system
installer shall consider load balancing to the extent that it is possible.
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Wiring Methods
Fixed wiring systems shall be limited to the following:
7) Metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight flexible conduit rated at temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C) with stranded
copper wire rated for wet locations and temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C)
1) Type SOW, SOOW, SEOW, or SEOOW flexible cord rated at 600 V and at temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C)
Electrical cord or conduit shall not be attached to chassis suspension components, water or fuel lines, air or air brake
lines, fire pump piping, hydraulic lines, exhaust system components, or low voltage wiring and shall be arranged as
follows:
2) Separated by a minimum distance of 12 in. (300 mm) from exhaust piping or shielded from such piping
1) Separated from fuel lines by a minimum distance of 6 in. (150 mm)
A means shall be provided to allow “flexing” between the driving and crew compartment, the body, and other areas or
equipment whose movement would stress the wiring.
Electrical cord or conduit shall be supported within 6 in. (150 mm) of any junction box and at a minimum of every 24 in.
(600 mm) of run.
Supports shall be made of nonmetallic materials or of corrosion-resistant or corrosion-protected metal. All supports shall
be of a design that does not cut or abrade the conduit or cord and shall be mechanically fastened to the apparatus.
Only fittings and components listed for the type of cord or conduit being installed shall be used.
Splices shall be made only in a listed junction box.
Additional Requirements for Flexible Cord Installations
Where flexible cord is used in any location where it could be damaged, it shall be protected by installation in conduit,
enclosures, or guards.
Where flexible cord penetrates a metal surface, rubber or plastic grommets or bushings shall be installed.
Wiring Identification
Each line voltage circuit originating from the main panel board shall be identified.
The wire or circuit identification either shall reference a wiring diagram or wire list or shall indicate the final termination
point of the circuit.
Where pre-wiring for future power sources or devices exists, the un-terminated ends shall be marked with a label showing
their wire size and intended function.
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Wiring System Components
Only stranded copper conductors with an insulation rated for temperatures of at least 194°F (90°C) and wet locations shall
be used. Conductors in flexible cord shall be sized in accordance with Table 400.5(A) of NFPA 70. Conductors used in
conduit shall be sized in accordance with 310.15, “Ampacities for Conductors Rated 0–2000 Volts,” of NFPA 70.
Aluminum or copper-clad aluminum conductors shall not be used.
All boxes shall conform to and be mounted in accordance with Article 314, “Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes;
Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes,” of NFPA 70. All boxes shall be accessible using ordinary hand tools. Boxes shall
not be permitted behind welded or pop-riveted panels.
The maximum number of conductors permitted in any box shall be in accordance with 314.16, “Number of Conductors in
Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes, and Conduit Bodies,” of NFPA 70.
All wiring connections and terminations shall provide a positive mechanical and electrical connection. Connectors shall be
installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Wire nuts or insulation displacement and insulation piercing
connectors shall not be used.
Each switch shall indicate the position of its contact points (i.e., open or closed) and shall be rated for the continuous
operation of the load being controlled. All switches shall be marked with a label indicating the function of the switch.
Circuit breakers used as switches shall be “switch rated” (SWD) or better. Switches shall simultaneously open all
associated line voltage conductors. Switching of the neutral conductor alone shall not be permitted.
Line voltage circuits controlled by low voltage circuits shall be wired through properly rated relays in listed enclosures that
control all non-grounded current-carrying conductors.
Receptacles and Inlet Devices
Wet and Dry Locations
All wet location receptacle outlets and inlet devices, including those on hardwired, remote power distribution boxes, shall
be of the grounding type, provided with a wet location cover, and installed in accordance with Section 406.8, “Receptacles
in Damp or Wet Locations,” of NFPA 70.
All receptacles located in a wet location shall be not less than 24 in. (600 mm) from the ground. Receptacles on off road
fire apparatus shall be a minimum of 30 in. (750 mm) from the ground. All receptacles located in a dry location shall be of
the grounding type and shall be at least 12 in. (300 mm) above the interior floor height. No receptacle shall be installed in
a face-up position.
The face of any wet location receptacle shall be installed in a plane from vertical to not more than 45 degrees off vertical.
Receptacle Label
Each receptacle shall be marked with a label indicating the nominal line voltage (120 volts or 240 volts) and the
current rating in amps of the circuit. If the receptacle is DC or other than single phase, that information shall also be
marked on the label.
All receptacles and electrical inlet devices shall be listed to UL 498, Standard for Safety Attachment Plugs and
Receptacles, or other recognized performance standards.
Receptacles used for DC voltages shall be rated for DC service.
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Wiring Schematics
An "As-Built" Wiring diagrams for line voltage systems shall be provided to include the following information;
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Pictorial representations of circuit logic for all electrical components and wiring
Circuit identification
Connector pin identification
Zone location of electrical components
Safety interlocks
Alternator–battery power distribution circuits
Input/output assignment sheets or equivalent circuit logic implemented in multiplexing systems
120/240 VAC SCENE LIGHTING
REAR TRIPOD SCENE LIGHTS
Two (2) Fire Research Focus; model FCA656-S75, tripod telescopic light shall be provided. The light pole shall be
anodized aluminum and have a knurled twist lock mechanism to secure the extension pole in position. The extension pole
shall extend 28" and rotate 360 degrees. An internal brake shall slow the extension pole during lowering. The outer pole
shall be a grooved aluminum extrusion. The folding legs shall be anodized aluminum tubing with plastic endcaps. The fully
extended tripod system shall exceed a height of 8' and be less than 5' when collapsed. Wiring shall extend from the pole
bottom with a 4' retractile cord.
The lamphead shall have one (1) quartz halogen 750 watt 120 volt bulb. The bulb shall draw 6.3 amps and generate
19,600 lumens. The bulb shall be accessible through the front. The lamphead shall direct 50 percent of the light onto the
action area while providing 50 percent to illuminate the working area. The lamphead angle of elevation shall be adjustable
at a pivot in the mounting arm and the position locked with a round knurled locking knob. The lamphead shall incorporate
heat-dissipating fins and be no more than 5" deep by 3 3/8" high by 10" wide. Scene lights shall be provided with a lens or
a means for preventing damage from water spray and shall be listed for wet location usage.
A weatherproof on-off toggle switch shall be mounted in a switchbox below the lamphead. A wire guard shall be furnished
to protect the lamphead glass.
A tripod truck mount bracket set shall be provided for each light. Each set shall include a lower base plate, an upper lock
with a quick release spring loaded locking pin, and a shim set.
SHOP NOTES
Make:Fire Research
Model: Focus
P/N: FCA656-S75-ON-6F3
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COMMAND LIGHT WITH METAL HALIDE BULB AND BACKLIGHT OPTIONS
The apparatus shall be equipped with one (1) all-electric Command Light(s). Note: The Command Light will be
furnished to the Body Manufacturer for installation. The unit shall not require tapping into vehicle braking system to
be operated, eliminating the chance for vehicle brake problems. Hydraulic or pneumatic type floodlights are not
acceptable alternatives to the all-electric light tower specified.
The light bank shall have four (4) weatherproof, 1,500 watt, 240-volt quartz halogen lights and (2) two 1,000 watt metal
halide lights. Light heads shall be mounted in three (3) pairs, giving two (2) vertical lines of three (3) when the lights are in
the upright position. Power for light bank shall be transmitted through power collecting rings thus allowing 360+ degree
continuous rotation in either direction
The lower pair of light heads shall be capable of being rotated about a horizontal axis to provide light down on the vehicle
or to the opposite side of the vehicle.
Positioning of the light bank shall be accomplished with maintenance free, heavy-duty 12-volt linear actuators.
The Command Light assembly shall be all aluminum construction, with stainless steel shafts and bronze bushings for long
life and low maintenance.
Light tower shall be controlled with a hand-held umbilical line remote control. Command Light to be equipped with "AutoPark" automatic nesting feature.
Command Light controls shall feature:
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Three (3) switches, one (1) for each light bank
One (1) light bank rotation switch
One (1) switch for elevating lower stage
One (1) switch for elevating upper stage
One (1) light to indicate when light bank is out of roof nest position
One (1) light to indicate when light bank is rotated to proper nest position
Command Light controls shall be located per itemized compartment list.
The light tower shall have a full extension of 10' - 6" from mounted position and shall extend from nested position to full
upright in 20 seconds.
The overall size of the nested light tower shall be approximately 48" wide x 73" long x 15.1/4" high, and weigh
approximately 350 lbs.
A flashing warning light shall be provided in cab, indicating when a light tower is not in nested position as required by
NFPA 1901. The operational envelope of the mast shall be automatically illuminated whenever the mast assembly is
being raised, lowered, or rotated as required by NFPA 1901.
The Command Light shall be covered by a five (5) year limited warranty from defects in materials and workmanship. An
operation, maintenance, and parts manual shall be provided with the delivered apparatus.
SHOP NOTES
Metro Fire will furnish CL.
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COMMAND LIGHT - KNIGHT TOWER w/ BACKLIGHT
The apparatus shall be equipped with one (1) all-electric floodlight tower(s). Note: The Contractor will furnish the
Knight Light to the Body Manufacturer for installation. The unit shall not require tapping into vehicle braking system to
be operated, eliminating the chance for vehicle brake problems. Hydraulic or pneumatic type floodlights are not
acceptable alternatives to the all-electric light tower specified. NO EXCEPTIONS.
The light tower shall have six (6) weatherproof, 500 watt, 120 volt quartz halogen lights. Light heads shall be mounted in
three (3) pairs, giving two (2) vertical lines of three (3) when the lights are in the upright position. The light tower shall
have slip-rings for a full 360 degree rotation and capable of rotating either direction from a stowed position, NO
EXCEPTIONS.
The lower pair of light heads shall be capable of being rotated about a horizontal axis to provide light down on the vehicle
or to the opposite side of the vehicle.
The light tower shall be capable of overhanging the side or back of the vehicle (depending on mounting location) to
provide maximum illumination and a warming area adjacent to the vehicle, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Positioning of the light bank shall be accomplished with maintenance free, heavy duty 12 volt linear actuators.
The light tower shall be all aluminum construction, with stainless steel shafts and bronze bushings for long life and low
maintenance.
Light tower shall be controlled with a hand-held umbilical line remote control. The storage station for the remote control
unit shall be equipped with a button to activate the "Auto-Park" automatic nesting feature.
Command Light controls shall include:
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Three (3) switches, one (1) for each light bank.
One (1) light bank rotation switch.
One (1) switch for elevating lower stage.
One (1) switch for elevating upper stage.
One (1) light to indicate when light bank is out of roof nest position.
One (1) light to indicate when light bank is rotated to proper nest position.
One (1) back light rotation switch
One (1) "On/Off" switch for the top mounted strobe (optional)
The controls shall be located per the itemized compartment list.
The light tower shall have a full extension over 7' from mounted position and extend from nest position to full upright in 15
seconds. The overall size of nested light tower shall be approximately 23" wide x 47" long x 11 3/4" high, and weight
approximately 120 lbs.
A flashing warning light shall be provided in cab, indicating when a light tower is not in nested position as required by
NFPA 1901. The operational envelope of the mast shall be automatically illuminated whenever the mast assembly is
being raised, lowered, or rotated as required by NFPA 1901.
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The Command Light shall be covered by a five (5) year limited warranty from defects in materials and workmanship. An
operation, maintenance, and parts manual shall be provided with the delivered apparatus.
SHOP NOTES
Metro Fire will furnish the KL.
RECESS MOUNTING OF LIGHT TOWERS
The two (2) specified light tower(s) shall be recessed into the roof of the apparatus body. The recessed area shall have
two (2) water drain holes (in opposite corners) with flexible 1" diameter hose routed to the area below the body.
SHOP NOTES
The CL and KL will be recessed into the body's roof.
EQUIPMENT PAYLOAD WEIGHT ALLOWANCE
In compliance with NFPA 1901 standards, the special service vehicle shall be designed for an equipment loading
allowance of 4,000 lbs. of BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT provided loose equipment based on a 30,001 40,000 pound gross vehicle weight rating.
EQUIPMENT
The following equipment shall be furnished with the completed special service vehicle;
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One (1) container of assorted stainless steel nuts, bolts, screws and washers used in the construction of the
apparatus shall be provided with the completed apparatus.
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There shall be two (2) NFPA approved folding aluminum wheel chocks provided for 44" diameter tires that together
will hold the vehicle when loaded to its GVWR or GCWR, on a hard surface with a 20 % grade, with the transmission
in neutral, and the parking brake released.
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Four (4) Streamlight Fire Vulcan halogen flashlight(s) shall be provided. Each flashlight shall be orange in color and
havea 12 volt DC charger and vehicle mount kit. Each flashlight shall have a 8 watt spotlight style bulb and reflector.
The flashlight(s) shall be wired to battery direct unless otherwise specified by BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT.
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The wheel chock(s) shall be mounted behind rear wheels, below body on streetside.
The flashlight(s) shall be mounted on the completed unit in the lower area of compartment S1.
Two (2) Streamlight Survivor, LED flashlight(s) shall be provided. Each flashlight shall be orange in color and have a
12 volt DC charger and vehicle mount kit. Each flashlight shall have an LED spotlight style bulbs and reflectors.The
flashlight(s) shall be wired to battery direct unless otherwise specified by BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT.
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The flashlight(s) shall be mounted on the completed unit in the lower area of compartment S1.
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One (1) Fire Research Focus model FCA700-S50 portable light shall be provided with completed unit. The base shall
be cast aluminum with three legs for stability. Wiring shall extend from the side of the base. The lamphead shall have
one (1) quartz halogen 500 watt 120 volt bulb. The bulb will draw 4.2 amps and generate 10,500 lumens. The bulb
shall be accessible through the front. The lamphead shall direct 50 percent of the light onto the action area while
providing 50 percent to illuminate the working area. The lamphead angle of elevation shall be adjustable at a pivot in
the mounting arm and the position locked with a round knurled locking knob. The lamphead shall incorporate heatdissipating fins and be no more than 5" deep by 3 3/8" high by 10" wide. A wire guard shall protect the lamphead
glass. Lamphead, mounting arm, and base shall be powder coated white. The floodlight shall be UL listed as a scene
light for fire service use.
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The floodlight(s) shall be mounted on the completed unit using an FRC FCA700-703 bracket, locations as per the
BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
REMAINING NFPA MINOR EQUIPMENT BY PURCHASER
All other minor equipment not specified above, but required by NFPA 1901, section 10.5.1 shall be supplied and mounted
by BAY CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT before the unit is placed in emergency service.
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