ABERDEEN FIRE DISTRICT No. 1 Pre-Construction Specification HEAVY RESCUE SVI #871

ABERDEEN FIRE DISTRICT No. 1 Pre-Construction Specification HEAVY RESCUE SVI #871
ABERDEEN FIRE DISTRICT No. 1
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Contents
INTERNET IN-PROCESS SITE ............................................................................................................................................ 13
VEHICLE STABILITY SUPPLIED WITH CAB/CHASSIS ..................................................................................................... 13
ROADABILITY....................................................................................................................................................................... 13
SERVICEABILITY ................................................................................................................................................................. 13
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION ................................................................................................................................ 14
OPERATIONS AND SERVICE DOCUMENTATION ............................................................................................................ 15
NFPA REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FORMAT - CD-ROM ............................................................................................. 15
OPERATION/SAFETY VIDEO .............................................................................................................................................. 16
STATEMENTOF EXCEPTIONS ........................................................................................................................................... 16
CARRYING CAPACITY ........................................................................................................................................................ 17
TESTING ............................................................................................................................................................................... 18
ROAD TEST .......................................................................................................................................................................... 18
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST ................................................................................... 18
TEST SEQUENCE ................................................................................................................................................................ 18
1. RESERVE CAPACITY TEST ........................................................................................................................................... 18
2. ALTERNATOR PERFORMANCE TEST .......................................................................................................................... 19
TEST AT IDLE....................................................................................................................................................................... 19
TEST AT FULL LOAD ........................................................................................................................................................... 19
3. LOW VOLTAGE ALARM TEST ....................................................................................................................................... 19
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST ................................................................................... 19
DOCUMENTATION .............................................................................................................................................................. 19
UL 120/240 VAC CERTIFICATION ...................................................................................................................................... 20
DOCUMENTATION .............................................................................................................................................................. 21
DIELECTRIC VOLTAGE WITHSTAND TEST ...................................................................................................................... 21
WARRANTY .......................................................................................................................................................................... 21
GENERAL LIMITED WARRANTY - TWO (2) YEARS .......................................................................................................... 21
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL WARRANTY - FIVE (5) YEARS ......................................................................................... 22
STRUCTURAL WARRANTY - FIFTEEN (15) YEARS ......................................................................................................... 22
PAINT LIMITED WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS................................................................................................................ 22
GRAPHICS LIMITED WARRANTY....................................................................................................................................... 22
HALE FIVE YEAR PUMP WARRANTY ................................................................................................................................ 22
STAINLESS STEEL PLUMBING WARRANTY ................................................................................................................... 22
UPF POLY WATER TANK WARRANTY .............................................................................................................................. 22
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD .................................................................................................................................................. 22
OVERALL HEIGHT ............................................................................................................................................................... 23
OVERALL LENGTH .............................................................................................................................................................. 23
OVERALL WIDTH ................................................................................................................................................................. 23
ENGINEERING SUPPORT AT PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING..................................................................................... 23
PREPAYMENT...................................................................................................................................................................... 23
DELIVERY AND DEMONSTRATION ................................................................................................................................... 23
CHASSIS SPECIFICATION .................................................................................................................................................. 24
MODEL.................................................................................................................................................................................. 24
MODEL YEAR ....................................................................................................................................................................... 24
COUNTRY OF SERVICE...................................................................................................................................................... 24
APPARATUS TYPE .............................................................................................................................................................. 24
VEHICLE TYPE..................................................................................................................................................................... 24
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AXLE CONFIGURATION ...................................................................................................................................................... 24
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS FRONT ......................................................................................................................... 24
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS REAR ........................................................................................................................... 25
PUMP PROVISION ............................................................................................................................................................... 25
CAB STYLE........................................................................................................................................................................... 25
OCCUPANT PROTECTION ................................................................................................................................................. 26
CAB FRONT FASCIA ........................................................................................................................................................... 27
FRONT GRILLE .................................................................................................................................................................... 27
CAB UNDERCOAT ............................................................................................................................................................... 27
CAB SIDE DRIP RAIL ........................................................................................................................................................... 27
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR ........................................................................................................................................................ 28
CAB PAINT MANUFACTURER ............................................................................................................................................ 28
CAB PAINT PRIMARY/LOWER COLOR .............................................................................................................................. 28
CAB PAINT SECONDARY/UPPER COLOR ........................................................................................................................ 28
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR BREAKLINE .................................................................................................................................. 28
CAB PAINT PINSTRIPE ....................................................................................................................................................... 28
CAB PAINT WARRANTY...................................................................................................................................................... 28
CAB PAINT INTERIOR ......................................................................................................................................................... 29
CAB ENTRY DOORS ........................................................................................................................................................... 29
CAB ENTRY DOOR TYPE ................................................................................................................................................... 29
LH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT .............................................................................................................................. 29
LEFT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING ............................................................................................ 29
LH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH .......................................................................................................... 29
RH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT ............................................................................................................................. 29
RIGHT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING .......................................................................................... 30
RH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH ......................................................................................................... 30
CAB STRUCTURAL WARRANTY ........................................................................................................................................ 30
CAB TEST INFORMATION .................................................................................................................................................. 30
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................................................ 30
APPARATUS WIRING PROVISION ..................................................................................................................................... 30
LOAD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM .......................................................................................................................................... 30
DATA RECORDING SYSTEM .............................................................................................................................................. 31
ACCESSORY POWER ......................................................................................................................................................... 31
EXTERIOR ELECTRICAL TERMINAL COATING ................................................................................................................ 31
ENGINE................................................................................................................................................................................. 31
CAB ENGINE TUNNEL......................................................................................................................................................... 32
DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER CONTROLS ..................................................................................................................... 32
ENGINE PROGRAMMING HIGH IDLE SPEED ................................................................................................................... 32
ENGINE HIGH IDLE CONTROL ........................................................................................................................................... 32
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED GOVERNOR .................................................................................................... 32
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE ............................................................................................................................................... 32
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL ............................................................................................................................. 33
ELECTRONIC ENGINE OIL LEVEL INDICATOR ................................................................................................................ 33
FLUID FILLS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 33
ENGINE DRAIN PLUG ......................................................................................................................................................... 33
ENGINE WARRANTY ........................................................................................................................................................... 33
REMOTE THROTTLE CONTROL ........................................................................................................................................ 33
REMOTE THROTTLE HARNESS ........................................................................................................................................ 34
ENGINE PROGRAMMING REMOTE THROTTLE ............................................................................................................... 34
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ENGINE PROGRAMMING IDLE SPEED ............................................................................................................................. 34
ENGINE FAN DRIVE ............................................................................................................................................................ 34
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................................... 34
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM PROTECTION ...................................................................................................................... 35
ENGINE COOLANT .............................................................................................................................................................. 35
ENGINE COOLANT FILTER................................................................................................................................................. 35
ELECTRONIC COOLANT LEVEL INDICATOR ................................................................................................................... 35
ENGINE PUMP HEAT EXCHANGER .................................................................................................................................. 35
COOLANT HOSES ............................................................................................................................................................... 36
ENGINE COOLANT OVERFLOW BOTTLE ......................................................................................................................... 36
ENGINE AIR INTAKE ........................................................................................................................................................... 36
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM............................................................................................................................................... 36
DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID TANK ......................................................................................................................................... 37
ENGINE EXHAUST ACCESSORIES ................................................................................................................................... 37
ENGINE EXHAUST WRAP................................................................................................................................................... 37
TRANSMISSION ................................................................................................................................................................... 37
TRANSMISSION MODE PROGRAMMING .......................................................................................................................... 37
TRANSMISSION FEATURE PROGRAMMING .................................................................................................................... 38
TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTOR ................................................................................................................................... 38
ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OIL LEVEL INDICATOR .................................................................................................. 38
TRANSMISSION PRE-SELECT WITH AUXILIARY BRAKE ................................................................................................ 38
TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................. 38
TRANSMISSION DRAIN PLUG ............................................................................................................................................ 38
TRANSMISSION WARRANTY ............................................................................................................................................. 39
LH PTO ................................................................................................................................................................................. 39
LH PTO MODEL ................................................................................................................................................................... 39
RH PTO ................................................................................................................................................................................. 39
RH PTO MODEL ................................................................................................................................................................... 39
PTO LOCATION ................................................................................................................................................................... 39
PTO CONTROL .................................................................................................................................................................... 39
DRIVELINE ........................................................................................................................................................................... 39
MIDSHIP PUMP / GEARBOX ............................................................................................................................................... 40
FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR .................................................................................................................................. 40
FUEL LINES .......................................................................................................................................................................... 40
FUEL SHUTOFF VALVE ...................................................................................................................................................... 40
ELECTRIC FUEL PRIMER ................................................................................................................................................... 40
FUEL COOLER ..................................................................................................................................................................... 40
FUEL TANK........................................................................................................................................................................... 40
FUEL TANK FILL PORT ....................................................................................................................................................... 41
FRONT AXLE ........................................................................................................................................................................ 41
FRONT AXLE WARRANTY .................................................................................................................................................. 41
FRONT WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION ......................................................................................................................... 41
FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS............................................................................................................................................. 41
FRONT SUSPENSION ......................................................................................................................................................... 42
STEERING COLUMN/ WHEEL ............................................................................................................................................ 42
POWER STEERING PUMP .................................................................................................................................................. 42
ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR ........................................................................................ 42
FRONT AXLE CRAMP ANGLE ............................................................................................................................................ 42
POWER STEERING GEAR .................................................................................................................................................. 42
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CHASSIS ALIGNMENT ........................................................................................................................................................ 42
REAR AXLE .......................................................................................................................................................................... 43
REAR AXLE WARRANTY .................................................................................................................................................... 43
REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL LUBRICATION ...................................................................................................................... 43
REAR WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION ............................................................................................................................ 43
VEHICLE TOP SPEED ......................................................................................................................................................... 43
REAR SUSPENSION ............................................................................................................................................................ 43
FRONT TIRE ......................................................................................................................................................................... 43
REAR TIRE ........................................................................................................................................................................... 44
REAR AXLE RATIO .............................................................................................................................................................. 44
TIRE PRESSURE EQUALIZATION SYSTEM ...................................................................................................................... 44
TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR ............................................................................................................................................ 44
FRONT WHEEL .................................................................................................................................................................... 44
REAR WHEEL....................................................................................................................................................................... 44
WHEEL PAINT ...................................................................................................................................................................... 45
BALANCE WHEELS AND TIRES ......................................................................................................................................... 45
WHEEL GUARDS ................................................................................................................................................................. 45
BRAKE SYSTEM .................................................................................................................................................................. 45
FRONT BRAKES .................................................................................................................................................................. 46
REAR BRAKES ..................................................................................................................................................................... 46
PARK BRAKE ....................................................................................................................................................................... 46
PARK BRAKE CONTROL..................................................................................................................................................... 46
REAR BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS .................................................................................................................................... 46
AIR DRYER ........................................................................................................................................................................... 46
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS ............................................................................................................................................... 46
REAR BRAKE CHAMBERS.................................................................................................................................................. 46
AIR COMPRESSOR ............................................................................................................................................................. 47
AIR GOVERNOR .................................................................................................................................................................. 47
AUXILIARY AIR RESERVOIR .............................................................................................................................................. 47
MOISTURE EJECTORS ....................................................................................................................................................... 47
AIR SUPPLY LINES .............................................................................................................................................................. 47
AIR TANK SPACERS ........................................................................................................................................................... 47
REAR AIR TANK MOUNTING .............................................................................................................................................. 47
WHEELBASE ........................................................................................................................................................................ 47
REAR OVERHANG............................................................................................................................................................... 47
FRAME .................................................................................................................................................................................. 48
FRAME WARRANTY ............................................................................................................................................................ 48
FRAME PAINT ...................................................................................................................................................................... 48
FRONT BUMPER ................................................................................................................................................................. 49
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION LENGTH ............................................................................................................................ 49
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION FRAME WIDTH ................................................................................................................. 49
AIR HORN ............................................................................................................................................................................. 49
AIR HORN LOCATION ......................................................................................................................................................... 49
AIR HORN RESERVOIR ...................................................................................................................................................... 49
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER ......................................................................................................................................... 49
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER LOCATION ..................................................................................................................... 49
FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOKS .......................................................................................................................................... 49
TOW FORK PROVISION ...................................................................................................................................................... 50
CAB HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT ............................................................................................................................................... 50
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CAB TILT SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................................................... 50
CAB TILT LIMIT SWITCH ..................................................................................................................................................... 50
CAB TILT CONTROL RECEPTACLE ................................................................................................................................... 50
CAB WINDSHIELD ............................................................................................................................................................... 51
GLASS FRONT DOOR ......................................................................................................................................................... 51
GLASS TINT FRONT DOOR ................................................................................................................................................ 51
GLASS REAR DOOR RH ..................................................................................................................................................... 51
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR RIGHT HAND ........................................................................................................................... 51
GLASS REAR DOOR LH ...................................................................................................................................................... 51
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR LEFT HAND ............................................................................................................................. 51
GLASS SIDE MID RH ........................................................................................................................................................... 52
GLASS TINT SIDE MID RIGHT HAND ................................................................................................................................. 52
GLASS SIDE MID LH ............................................................................................................................................................ 52
GLASS TINT SIDE MID LEFT HAND ................................................................................................................................... 52
GLASS SIDE REAR RH........................................................................................................................................................ 52
GLASS TINT SIDE REAR RIGHT HAND ............................................................................................................................. 52
GLASS SIDE REAR LEFT HAND ......................................................................................................................................... 52
GLASS TINT SIDE REAR LEFT HAND ................................................................................................................................ 52
GLASS UPPER SIDE FRONT .............................................................................................................................................. 53
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE FRONT ..................................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS UPPER SIDE MID .................................................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE MID ........................................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR .................................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR ........................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS UPPER FRONT ....................................................................................................................................................... 53
GLASS TINT UPPER FRONT .............................................................................................................................................. 53
CLIMATE CONTROL ............................................................................................................................................................ 54
CLIMATE CONTROL DRAIN ................................................................................................................................................ 54
CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION ..................................................................................................................................... 54
HVAC OVERHEAD COVER PAINT ..................................................................................................................................... 54
AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL REAR CREW ................................................................................................................. 54
A/C CONDENSER LOCATION ............................................................................................................................................. 54
A/C COMPRESSOR ............................................................................................................................................................. 54
CAB INSULATION ................................................................................................................................................................ 55
UNDER CAB INSULATION .................................................................................................................................................. 55
INTERIOR TRIM FLOOR ...................................................................................................................................................... 55
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL ........................................................................................................................................................ 55
REAR WALL INTERIOR TRIM ............................................................................................................................................. 55
HEADER TRIM...................................................................................................................................................................... 55
TRIM CENTER DASH ........................................................................................................................................................... 55
TRIM LH DASH ..................................................................................................................................................................... 56
TRIM RH DASH .................................................................................................................................................................... 56
ENGINE TUNNEL TRIM ....................................................................................................................................................... 56
STEP TRIM ........................................................................................................................................................................... 56
UNDER CAB ACCESS DOOR ............................................................................................................................................. 56
INTERIOR DOOR TRIM ....................................................................................................................................................... 56
DOOR TRIM KICKPLATE ..................................................................................................................................................... 56
DOOR TRIM CUSTOMER NAMEPLATE ............................................................................................................................. 56
CAB DOOR TRIM REFLECTIVE .......................................................................................................................................... 57
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INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE "A" PILLAR ............................................................................................................................... 57
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE FRONT DOOR ......................................................................................................................... 57
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE REAR DOOR ........................................................................................................................... 57
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL COLOR .......................................................................................................................................... 57
INTERIOR TRIM SUN VISOR .............................................................................................................................................. 57
INTERIOR ABS TRIM COLOR ............................................................................................................................................. 57
INTERIOR FLOOR MAT COLOR ......................................................................................................................................... 57
HEADER TRIM INTERIOR PAINT........................................................................................................................................ 58
DASH PANEL GROUP ......................................................................................................................................................... 58
SWITCHES CENTER PANEL............................................................................................................................................... 58
SWITCHES LEFT PANEL..................................................................................................................................................... 58
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL .................................................................................................................................................. 58
SEAT BELT WARNING ........................................................................................................................................................ 58
SEAT MATERIAL .................................................................................................................................................................. 58
SEAT COLOR ....................................................................................................................................................................... 59
SEAT BACK LOGO ............................................................................................................................................................... 59
SEAT DRIVER ...................................................................................................................................................................... 59
SEAT BACK DRIVER ........................................................................................................................................................... 59
SEAT MOUNTING DRIVER.................................................................................................................................................. 59
OCCUPANT PROTECTION DRIVER ................................................................................................................................... 60
SEAT OFFICER .................................................................................................................................................................... 60
SEAT BACK OFFICER ......................................................................................................................................................... 61
SEAT MOUNTING OFFICER ............................................................................................................................................... 61
OCCUPANT PROTECTION OFFICER ................................................................................................................................ 61
SEAT REAR FACING OUTER LOCATION .......................................................................................................................... 61
SEAT CREW REAR FACING OUTER ................................................................................................................................. 62
SEAT BACK REAR FACING OUTER ................................................................................................................................... 62
SEAT MOUNTING REAR FACING OUTER ......................................................................................................................... 62
OCCUPANT PROTECTION RFO ......................................................................................................................................... 63
SEAT BELT ORIENTATION CREW ..................................................................................................................................... 63
SEAT FORWARD FACING OUTER LOCATION ................................................................................................................. 63
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING OUTER ......................................................................................................................... 63
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING OUTER .......................................................................................................................... 64
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING OUTER ................................................................................................................ 64
OCCUPANT PROTECTION FFO ......................................................................................................................................... 64
SEAT FORWARD FACING CENTER LOCATION ............................................................................................................... 64
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING CENTER....................................................................................................................... 65
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING CENTER ........................................................................................................................ 65
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING CENTER .............................................................................................................. 65
OCCUPANT PROTECTION FFC ......................................................................................................................................... 66
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING ..................................................................................................................................... 66
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING STORAGE ACCESS .................................................................................................. 66
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE ACCESS................................................................................................................ 66
SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH ............................................................................................................................... 66
WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................................... 66
ELECTRONIC WINDSHIELD FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR ................................................................................................... 66
CAB DOOR HARDWARE ..................................................................................................................................................... 67
DOOR LOCKS ...................................................................................................................................................................... 67
DOOR LOCK LH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT .................................................................................................................. 67
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DOOR LOCK RH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT.................................................................................................................. 67
GRAB HANDLES .................................................................................................................................................................. 67
REARVIEW MIRRORS ......................................................................................................................................................... 67
REARVIEW MIRROR HEAT SWITCH ................................................................................................................................. 67
TRIM REAR WALL EXTERIOR ............................................................................................................................................ 67
CAB FENDER ....................................................................................................................................................................... 68
MUD FLAPS FRONT ............................................................................................................................................................ 68
CAB EXTERIOR FRONT & SIDE EMBLEMS ...................................................................................................................... 68
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE ............................................................................................................................... 68
IGNITION .............................................................................................................................................................................. 68
BATTERY .............................................................................................................................................................................. 68
BATTERY TRAY ................................................................................................................................................................... 68
BATTERY BOX COVER ....................................................................................................................................................... 69
BATTERY CABLE ................................................................................................................................................................. 69
BATTERY JUMPER STUD ................................................................................................................................................... 69
ALTERNATOR ...................................................................................................................................................................... 69
BATTERY CONDITIONER ................................................................................................................................................... 69
BATTERY CONDITIONER DISPLAY ................................................................................................................................... 69
AUXILIARY AIR COMPRESSOR ......................................................................................................................................... 69
ELECTRICAL INLET ............................................................................................................................................................. 69
ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION ......................................................................................................................................... 70
ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION ................................................................................................................................... 70
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR ............................................................................................................................................... 70
HEADLIGHTS ....................................................................................................................................................................... 70
FRONT TURN SIGNALS ...................................................................................................................................................... 70
HEADLIGHT LOCATION ...................................................................................................................................................... 70
SIDE TURN/MARKER LIGHTS ............................................................................................................................................ 70
MARKER AND ICC LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................. 70
HEADLIGHT AND MARKER LIGHT ACTIVATION .............................................................................................................. 70
GROUND LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................................ 70
STEP LIGHTS ....................................................................................................................................................................... 71
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT........................................................................................................................................ 71
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS ...................................................................................................................................................... 71
FRONT SCENE LIGHT LOCATION ..................................................................................................................................... 71
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS ACTIVATION ................................................................................................................................ 71
INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS .......................................................................................................................................... 71
DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS LIGHT .................................................................................................................................. 72
MASTER WARNING SWITCH.............................................................................................................................................. 72
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................ 72
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 ..................................................................................................................... 73
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION ............................................................................................................... 73
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS ..................................................................................................................................................... 73
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS COLOR ....................................................................................................................................... 73
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION .................................................................................................................................. 73
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SIDE AND INTERSECTOR WARNING SWITCH................................................................................................................. 73
LIGHTBAR PROVISION ....................................................................................................................................................... 73
CAB FRONT LIGHTBAR ...................................................................................................................................................... 73
LIGHTBAR SWITCH ............................................................................................................................................................. 73
INTERIOR DOOR OPEN WARNING LIGHTS ..................................................................................................................... 73
AIR HORN ACTIVATION ...................................................................................................................................................... 74
BACK-UP ALARM ................................................................................................................................................................. 74
INSTRUMENTATION ............................................................................................................................................................ 74
RED LAMPS.......................................................................................................................................................................... 75
AMBER LAMPS .................................................................................................................................................................... 75
GREEN LAMPS .................................................................................................................................................................... 75
BLUE LAMPS ........................................................................................................................................................................ 75
CONSTANT AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE .............................................................................................. 76
EXTERNAL AUDIBLE ALARMS ........................................................................................................................................... 76
BACKLIGHTING COLOR...................................................................................................................................................... 76
COMMUNICATION ANTENNA ............................................................................................................................................. 76
COMMUNICATION ANTENNA CABLE ROUTING .............................................................................................................. 77
CAB EXTERIOR PROTECTION ........................................................................................................................................... 77
FIRE EXTINGUISHER .......................................................................................................................................................... 77
ROAD SAFETY KIT .............................................................................................................................................................. 77
DOOR KEYS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 77
DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE OCCUPANT PROTECTION .................................................................................................... 77
WARRANTY .......................................................................................................................................................................... 77
CHASSIS OPERATION MANUAL ........................................................................................................................................ 78
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OPERATION MANUALS .................................................................................................. 78
ENGINE SERVICE MANUALS ............................................................................................................................................. 78
TRANSMISSION SERVICE MANUALS ............................................................................................................................... 78
CAB/CHASSIS AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS .................................................................................................................. 78
AS BUILT AIR PLUMBING DIAGRAM ................................................................................................................................. 78
AS BUILT FUEL PLUMBING DIAGRAM .............................................................................................................................. 78
PAINT CONFIRMATION ....................................................................................................................................................... 78
CAB TO AXLE DIMESION .................................................................................................................................................... 78
CHASSIS MODIFICATIONS ................................................................................................................................................. 79
LUBRICATION AND TIRE DATA PLATE ............................................................................................................................. 79
VEHICLE DATA PLATE ........................................................................................................................................................ 79
OVERALL HEIGHT, LENGTH DATA PLATE (US) ............................................................................................................... 80
ACCIDENT PREVENTION ................................................................................................................................................... 80
PERSONNEL CAPACITY ..................................................................................................................................................... 80
ACCIDENT PREVENTION ................................................................................................................................................... 80
WEARING HELMET WARNING ........................................................................................................................................... 80
FINAL STAGE MANUFACTURER VEHICLE CERTIFICATION .......................................................................................... 80
A final stage manufacturer vehicle certification label shall be provided and installed in the driver cab door jamb area. ..... 80
FRONT BUMPER ................................................................................................................................................................. 80
BUMPER GRAVELSHIELD .................................................................................................................................................. 80
RESCUE BUMPER COMPARTMENT ................................................................................................................................. 81
GROUND LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................................ 81
ELECTRIC STEP .................................................................................................................................................................. 81
FRONT TOW PROVISIONS ................................................................................................................................................. 82
EXHAUST ............................................................................................................................................................................. 82
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RADIO ANTENNA INSTALLATION ...................................................................................................................................... 82
SEAT BELT COLOR ............................................................................................................................................................. 82
SEAT BELT WEB LENGTH - CUSTOM CAB....................................................................................................................... 82
SEAT BELT / VDR SYSTEM - CUSTOM CAB ..................................................................................................................... 82
HELMET STORAGE ............................................................................................................................................................. 83
HUB AND NUT COVERS ..................................................................................................................................................... 83
MUDFLAPS ........................................................................................................................................................................... 83
AIR BRAKE SYSTEM QUICK BUILD-UP ............................................................................................................................. 83
ROAD EMERGENCY SAFETY KIT ...................................................................................................................................... 83
FUEL FILL ............................................................................................................................................................................. 83
BODY DESIGN ..................................................................................................................................................................... 84
EXTERIOR STAINLESS STEEL BODY ............................................................................................................................... 84
DRIP RAILS .......................................................................................................................................................................... 85
ROOF CONSTRUCTION ...................................................................................................................................................... 85
BODY SUBFRAME ............................................................................................................................................................... 85
BODY MOUNTING ............................................................................................................................................................... 86
10" REAR STEP BUMPER ................................................................................................................................................... 86
REAR TOW EYES ................................................................................................................................................................ 86
GROUND LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................................ 86
ROOF ACCESS LADDER .................................................................................................................................................... 86
WALKWAY/STEP LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................... 87
ROOF ACCESS HANDRAIL ................................................................................................................................................. 87
WHEEL WELL EXTERIOR PANEL ...................................................................................................................................... 87
STAINLESS STEEL BODY FENDERS ................................................................................................................................ 87
WHEEL WELL LINERS......................................................................................................................................................... 87
SCBA CYLINDER COMPARTMENTS ................................................................................................................................. 87
PAINT FINISH - TWO COLOR ............................................................................................................................................. 88
PAINTED STRIPE ................................................................................................................................................................. 88
BODY UNDERCOATING ...................................................................................................................................................... 88
UNDERCOAT WARRANTY .................................................................................................................................................. 88
PAINT WARRANTY .............................................................................................................................................................. 88
COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH ................................................................................................................................... 88
REFLECTIVE STRIPE REQUIREMENTS ............................................................................................................................ 89
GRAPHICS PROOF .............................................................................................................................................................. 89
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB DOOR INTERIOR ................................................................................................................. 89
BODY STRIPE ...................................................................................................................................................................... 89
CAB STRIPE ......................................................................................................................................................................... 90
CAB GRILLE DESIGN .......................................................................................................................................................... 90
CHEVRON REFLECTIVE STRIPE - REAR SIDES PANELS .............................................................................................. 90
LETTERING .......................................................................................................................................................................... 90
GRAPHICS PROOF .............................................................................................................................................................. 90
SIDE CAB DOOR LETTERING ............................................................................................................................................ 90
UPPER BODY SIDE LETTERING ........................................................................................................................................ 90
CUSTOM DECAL LOGO - 12" -18" ...................................................................................................................................... 91
EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT DOORS ................................................................................................................................ 91
ROLL-UP DOOR CONSTRUCTION - ROBINSON (ROM) .................................................................................................. 91
BODY HEIGHT MEASUREMENTS ...................................................................................................................................... 92
BODY WIDTH DIMENSIONS ............................................................................................................................................... 92
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (S1) ................................................................................................................... 93
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COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................... 93
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEELS (S2) ................................................................................. 95
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................... 95
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEELS (S3) ....................................................................................... 97
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................... 97
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (S4) ..................................................................................................................... 98
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................... 98
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (C1)..................................................................................................................... 100
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................. 100
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEEL (C2)...................................................................................... 102
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................. 102
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEEL (C3) ............................................................................................ 103
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................. 103
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (C4) ....................................................................................................................... 105
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................................. 105
REAR ENTRY DOOR ......................................................................................................................................................... 107
STEP COMPARTMENT(S) - LOWER ................................................................................................................................ 107
ENTRY HANDRAILS .......................................................................................................................................................... 107
ELECTRIC STEP ................................................................................................................................................................ 107
LOWER WINDOW(S) ......................................................................................................................................................... 108
UPPER WINDOW(S) .......................................................................................................................................................... 108
ROPE TIE-OFF OR PORTABLE WINCH RECEIVERS ..................................................................................................... 108
SIDE BODY PROTECTION - RUB RAIL ............................................................................................................................ 109
ROOF PARIMETER HANDRAIL......................................................................................................................................... 110
PERIMETER HANDRAIL ON ROOF .................................................................................................................................. 110
ROLL-OUT AWNING STREETSIDE .................................................................................................................................. 110
AWNING HOUSING ............................................................................................................................................................ 110
ROLL-OUT AWNING CURBSIDE....................................................................................................................................... 111
AWNING HOUSING ............................................................................................................................................................ 111
WALK-IN INTERIOR FINISH DETAILS .............................................................................................................................. 111
DESK, CABINET, CONSOLE FINISH ................................................................................................................................ 111
ROOF HATCH WITH SKYLIGHT ....................................................................................................................................... 111
INTERIOR SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................................................................................................ 112
INTERIOR INSULATION .................................................................................................................................................... 112
INTERIOR FINISH .............................................................................................................................................................. 112
INTERIOR WALKWAY SIDE WALLS ................................................................................................................................. 112
INTERIOR WALKWAY FLOOR .......................................................................................................................................... 112
INTERIOR SUB-FLOOR ..................................................................................................................................................... 112
HEATER .............................................................................................................................................................................. 112
AIR CONDITIONER - HEATER .......................................................................................................................................... 113
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS2) ................................................................................................................................ 113
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK ............................................................................................................................... 113
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS3) ................................................................................................................................ 113
WINDOW(S) ........................................................................................................................................................................ 113
INTERIOR DECK MATERIAL ............................................................................................................................................. 114
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS4) ................................................................................................................................ 114
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK ............................................................................................................................... 114
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK ............................................................................................................................... 114
CURBSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IC3).................................................................................................................................... 115
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WINDOW(S) ........................................................................................................................................................................ 115
INTERIOR BENCH SEAT ................................................................................................................................................... 115
CURBSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IC4).................................................................................................................................... 115
INTERIOR CABINET - OVERHEAD ................................................................................................................................... 115
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM- 12 VDC ............................................................................................................ 116
12 VOLT DIAGNOSTIC RELAY CONTROL CENTER ....................................................................................................... 118
ROCKER SWITCH PANEL ................................................................................................................................................. 118
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MANAGER ................................................................................................................................... 119
BATTERY SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................................................ 119
BATTERY SWITCH ............................................................................................................................................................ 120
BATTERY SOLENOID ........................................................................................................................................................ 120
BATTERY CONDITIONER ................................................................................................................................................. 120
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT...................................................................................................................................... 120
CAB HAZARD WARNING LIGHT ....................................................................................................................................... 120
BACK-UP ALARM ............................................................................................................................................................... 120
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS ...................................................................................................................... 120
TAIL LIGHTS ....................................................................................................................................................................... 121
MIDSHIP MARKER/TURN SIGNAL ................................................................................................................................... 121
MARKER LIGHTS ............................................................................................................................................................... 121
REAR BUMPER MARKER LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................... 121
LICENSE PLATE MOUNTING BRACKET .......................................................................................................................... 121
ELECTRONIC SIREN ......................................................................................................................................................... 121
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS ........................................................................................................................................................ 122
REAR SCENE LIGHTS ....................................................................................................................................................... 122
TRAFFIC DIRECTIONAL LIGHT ........................................................................................................................................ 122
INTERCOM ......................................................................................................................................................................... 122
WARNING LIGHT PACKAGE ............................................................................................................................................. 123
UPPER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES ................................................................................................................ 124
LOWER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES ............................................................................................................... 125
LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................... 126
HYDRAULIC GENERATOR SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................ 126
GENERATOR MOUNTING ................................................................................................................................................. 126
WARRANTY PERIOD ......................................................................................................................................................... 126
HYDRAULIC COMPONENTS............................................................................................................................................. 126
GENERATOR MOUNTING ................................................................................................................................................. 126
MANUALS AND SCHEMATICS.......................................................................................................................................... 127
POWER-TAKE-OFF GENERATOR DRIVE........................................................................................................................ 127
LOADCENTER .................................................................................................................................................................... 127
GENERATOR MONITORING PANEL ................................................................................................................................ 127
SHORE POWER INLET - BATTERY CHARGER............................................................................................................... 127
OUTLETS AND CIRCUITS ................................................................................................................................................. 128
INTERIOR LIGHTING: 120VAC FLOURCESENT.............................................................................................................. 128
LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................... 129
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS ............................................................................................................................................. 129
120/240 VAC SCENE LIGHTING ....................................................................................................................................... 135
FRONT CAB-MOUNTED SCENE LIGHT(S) ...................................................................................................................... 135
SIDE UPPER RECESSED SCENE LIGHTS ...................................................................................................................... 135
REAR TRIPOD SCENE LIGHTS ........................................................................................................................................ 136
HALE 2CBP HIGH PRESSURE BOOSTER FIRE PUMP .................................................................................................. 137
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POWER-TAKE-OFF GENERATOR DRIVE........................................................................................................................ 138
HALE FIVE YEAR PUMP WARRANTY .............................................................................................................................. 138
UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES FIRE PUMP TEST ................................................................................................... 138
FIRE PUMP TEST LABEL .................................................................................................................................................. 138
UL PUMP CERTIFICATION................................................................................................................................................ 138
ALTITUDE REQUIREMENT ............................................................................................................................................... 139
MASTER DRAIN VALVE .................................................................................................................................................... 139
PRIMING SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................................................. 139
PRIMER CONTROL ............................................................................................................................................................ 139
HEAT EXCHANGER ........................................................................................................................................................... 139
INTAKE RELIEF VALVE ..................................................................................................................................................... 139
PLUMBING SPECIFICATIONS .......................................................................................................................................... 140
STAINLESS STEEL INTAKE MANIFOLD .......................................................................................................................... 140
STAINLESS STEEL DISCHARGE MANIFOLD .................................................................................................................. 140
STAINLESS STEEL PLUMBING WARRANTY ................................................................................................................. 140
STREETSIDE INTAKE ........................................................................................................................................................ 140
TANK TO PUMP CHECK VALVE ....................................................................................................................................... 141
TANK TO PUMP VALVE..................................................................................................................................................... 141
BOOSTER REEL ................................................................................................................................................................ 141
TANK REFILL...................................................................................................................................................................... 142
PUMP PANEL ..................................................................................................................................................................... 142
PUMP PANEL LOCATION.................................................................................................................................................. 142
PUMP PANEL ACCESS ..................................................................................................................................................... 142
MASTER DISCHARGE GAUGE ......................................................................................................................................... 142
MASTER INTAKE GAUGE ................................................................................................................................................. 142
COLOR CODED LABELS ................................................................................................................................................... 143
PUMP PANEL LIGHTING ................................................................................................................................................... 143
TEST TAPS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 143
POLY WATER TANK .......................................................................................................................................................... 143
CONSTRUCTION ............................................................................................................................................................... 143
WATER FILL TOWER AND COVER .................................................................................................................................. 144
SUMP .................................................................................................................................................................................. 144
OUTLETS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 144
MOUNTING ......................................................................................................................................................................... 144
CENTER OF GRAVITY....................................................................................................................................................... 145
WATER TANK LEVEL GAUGE .......................................................................................................................................... 145
UPF POLY WATER TANK WARRANTY ............................................................................................................................ 145
EQUIPMENT PAYLOAD WEIGHT ALLOWANCE.............................................................................................................. 146
EQUIPMENT ....................................................................................................................................................................... 146
REMAINING NFPA MINOR EQUIPMENT BY PURCHASER ............................................................................................ 146
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INTERNET IN-PROCESS SITE
The Bidder shall post and maintain a website where the Aberdeen Fire District #1 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.
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.
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.
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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
c. Rear tire size and total rated capacity in pounds
d. Chassis weight distribution in pounds 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 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
24. If the system has a CAFS, the documentation of the manufacturer’s pre delivery tests
25. If the apparatus has a line voltage power source, the certification of the test for the power source
26. 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
27. Any other required manufacturer test data or reports.
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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.
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
h. 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.
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.
There shall be two (2) printed copies of the manual provided with the apparatus.
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OPERATION/SAFETY VIDEO
A apparatus safety video shall be provided with completed vehicle. The video shall address key safety considerations for
personnel to follow when thay are drivign, operating, and maintaining the apparatus. Safety procedures for the following
shall be included; vehicle pre-trip inspection, chassis operation, pump operation and maintenance.
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. The chassis, body and tank(s)
2. Full fuel, lubricant, and other chassis or component fluid tanks or reservoirs
3. Full water and other agent tanks
4. *250 lb (114 kg) in each seating position
5. Fixed equipment such as pumps, aerial devices, generators, reels and air systems as installed
6. Ground ladders, suction hose, designed hose load in their hose beds and on their reels
7. 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.
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
4,500
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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:
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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 Aberdeen Fire District #1 on all warranty
work.
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.
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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 - FIFTEEN (15) YEARS
The body shall be free of structural or design failure or workmanship for a period of fifteen (15) years, or 125,000 miles (or
201,168 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.
HALE FIVE YEAR PUMP WARRANTY
The fire pump shall be warranted by Hale for a period of five (5) years from the date of delivery to the Aberdeen Fire
District #1.
STAINLESS STEEL PLUMBING WARRANTY
The stainless steel plumbing shall be free of defects in material and 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.
The contractor shall supply details of their warranty information with their bid submission.
UPF POLY WATER TANK WARRANTY
The UPF poly water tank shall be provided with a lifetime material and workmanship limited warranty. The manufacturer
shall supply details of their warranty information with their bid submission.
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 Aberdeen Fire District #1 as to delays and to
what extent these delays have in completing vehicle within the stated construction time period.
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OVERALL HEIGHT
The overall height (OAH) of the vehicle shall be approximately 140“ (11' - 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 432“ (36' - 0").
OVERALL WIDTH
The overall width (OAW) of the body at drip rails shall be 102“ (8' - 6"), and body shall be 100" (8' - 4").
ENGINEERING SUPPORT AT PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING
The Contractor shall provide an engineer to be present at the pre-construction meeting held at the Aberdeen Fire District
#1 location. The engineer will address all engineering related questions for the truck as purchased and for all proposed
changes.
The engineer will have the 2D AutoCAD electronic drawing on hand and be able to provide dimensional data for proposed
changes and proposed layouts. This will help ensure that the final design matches the Aberdeen Fire District #1 intentions
to the maximum extent possible.
PREPAYMENT
A 100% pre-payment will be made with signing of contract for a total cost savings of $18,409.00.
DELIVERY AND DEMONSTRATION
The Contractor shall be responsible for the delivery of the completed unit to the Aberdeen Fire District #1's 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 Aberdeen Fire District #1 regarding the operation, care and
maintenance of the apparatus and equipment supplied at Aberdeen Fire District #1 location.
The Delivery Engineer shall set delivery and instruction schedule with the person appointed by Aberdeen Fire District #1.
After delivery of the apparatus, the Aberdeen Fire District #1 shall be responsible for ongoing training of its personnel to
proficiency regarding the proper and safe use of the apparatus and associated equipment.
Akron Nozzle per specification
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CHASSIS SPECIFICATION
MODEL
The chassis shall be a Gladiator 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 pumper vehicle designed for emergency service use which shall be equipped with a
permanently mounted fire pump which has a minimum rated capacity of 750 gallons per minute (3000 L/min). The
apparatus shall include a water tank and hose body whose primary purpose is to combat structural and associated fires.
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 24,000 pounds.
This front gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus including all
equipment and personnel.
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GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS REAR
The rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of the chassis shall be 31,000 pounds.
This rear gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus including all
equipment and personnel.
PUMP PROVISION
The chassis shall include clearance provisions in the cross members to mount a pump in the middle of the chassis, driven
by transmission mounted PTO.
CAB STYLE
The cab shall be a custom, fully enclosed, ELFD 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 99.40 inches wide with a minimum interior width of 91.00 inches. The overall cab
length shall be 151.10 inches with 74.00 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
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from the rear of the engine tunnel to the rear wall of the cab of 69.88 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.
The first step for the driver and officer area shall measure approximately 11.25 inches deep X 31.13 inches wide. The
intermediate step shall measure approximately 8.38 inches deep X 32.13 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 10.38 inches deep X 20.44 inches wide. The intermediate
step shall measure approximately 10.20 inches deep X 21.00 inches wide. The height from the first step to the
intermediate step and the intermediate step to the cab floor shall not exceed 12.80 inches.
OCCUPANT PROTECTION
The vehicle shall include the Advanced Protection System™ (APS) which shall secure belted occupants and increase the
survivable space within the cab. The APS shall selectively deploy integrated systems to protect against injuries in
qualifying frontal impact, side impact, and rollover events. The increase in survivable space and security of the APS shall
also provide ejection mitigation protection.
The system components shall include:
1. Driver steering wheel airbag
2. Driver dual knee air bags (patent pending) with energy management mounting (patent pending) and officer
knee airbag.
3. Large driver, officer, and crew area side curtain airbags
4. APS advanced seat belt system - retractor pre-tensioners tighten the seat belts around the occupants,
securing the occupants in seats and load limiters play out some of the seat belt webbing to reduce seat belt to
chest and torso force upon impact as well as mitigate head and neck injuries
5. Heavy truck Restraints Control Module (RCM) - receives inputs from the outboard sensors, selectively
deploys APS systems, and records sensory inputs immediately before and during a detected qualifying event
6. Integrated outboard crash sensors mounted at the perimeter of the vehicle - detects a qualifying front or side
impact event and monitors and communicates vehicle status and real time diagnostics of all critical
subsystems to the RCM
7. Fault-indicating Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) light on the driver’s instrument panel
Frontal impact protection shall be provided by the outboard sensors and the RCM. In a qualifying front impact event the
outboard sensors provide inputs to the RCM. The RCM activates the steering wheel airbag, driver side dual knee airbags
(patent pending), officer side knee airbag, and advanced seat belts for each occupant in the cab.
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The APS frontal impact system shall be independently tested to ensure occupant injury criteria does not exceed injury
criteria defined in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 208. Frontal impact into a rigid barrier at 25 mph shall
be conducted by an independent third party test facility using belted 95th percentile Hybrid II test dummies.
Rollover, side impact, and ejection mitigation shall be provided by the outboard sensors and the RCM. In qualifying
rollover or side impact events the outboard sensors provide inputs to the RCM. The RCM activates the side curtain
airbags and advanced seat belts for each occupant in the cab. The RCM measures roll angle, lateral acceleration, and roll
rate to determine if a rollover event or side impact event is imminent or occurring.
In the event of a qualifying offset or other non-frontal impact, the RCM shall determine and intelligently deploy the front
impact protection system, the side impact protection system, or both front and side impact protection systems based on
the inputs received from the outboard crash sensors.
The APS side impact system shall be independently tested to ensure occupant injury criteria does not exceed injury
criteria defined in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 214. Side impact from a moving barrier at 17 mph
shall be conducted by an independent third party test facility using belted 50th percentile ES-2re test dummies.
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 cab fascia shall include a classic box style, 304 stainless steel front grille. The grille shall measure 55.45 wide X
33.50 inches high X 1.50 inches deep. The grille shall include a minimum free air intake of 750.00 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.
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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.
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. The entire cab shall then be
baked at 180 degrees for one (1) hour to speed the curing process of the coatings.
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 71698 Alt Red.
CAB PAINT SECONDARY/UPPER COLOR
The secondary/upper paint color shall be PPG FBCH 907739 sky blue
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
A 1.13 inch wide black and chrome trim molding strip shall be applied to the cab on the paint break line where the upper
and lower paint colors meet.
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.
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CAB PAINT INTERIOR
The visible interior cab structure surfaces shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-78 dark red 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.
CAB ENTRY DOOR TYPE
All cab entry doors shall be barrier clear design resulting in exposed lower cab steps. The doors shall provide
approximately 32.00 inches of clearance from the ground to the bottom of the door so cab doors may be opened unhindered by most obstacles encountered, such as guard rails along interstate highways.
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 17.00 inches wide X 21.19 inches high. The compartment size shall be 17.34 inches wide X 21.19 inches high X
21.19 inches deep. The compartment shall have a 16.63 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 17.00 inches wide X 21.19 inches high. The compartment size shall be 17.34 inches wide X 21.19 inches high X
21.19 inches deep. The compartment shall have a 16.63 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.
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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.
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 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.
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.
LOAD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
The apparatus shall be equipped with a Class 1 Total System Manager (TSM) for performing electrical load management.
The TSM shall have sixteen (16) programmable outputs to supply warning and load switching requirements. Outputs one
(1) through twelve (12) shall be independently programmable to activate during the scene mode, the response mode, or
both. These outputs can also be programmed to activate with the ignition or master warning switch, or to sequence and
shed along with the priority. Output thirteen (13) shall be designated to activate a fast idle system. Output fourteen (14)
shall provide a low voltage warning for an isolated battery. Output fifteen (15) is a user configurable output and shall be
programmable for activating between 10.50 and 15.00 volts. Output sixteen (16) shall provide a low voltage alarm that
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activates at the NFPA required 11.80 volts. The TSM shall have a digital display to indicate system voltage in normal
operation mode and also indicate the output configuration during programming mode. The TSM shall be protected
against reverse polarity and shorted outputs and be enclosed in a metal enclosure to enhance EMI/RFI protection.
DATA RECORDING SYSTEM
The chassis shall have a Class One Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR) system installed. The system shall be designed to
meet NFPA 1901. 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. The laptop
connection shall be a panel mounted female type B USB connection point, remotely mounted in the left side foot well of
the cab.
ACCESSORY POWER
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.
EXTERIOR ELECTRICAL TERMINAL COATING
All terminals exposed to the elements will be sprayed with a high visibility protective rubberized coating to prevent
corrosion.
ENGINE
The chassis engine shall be a Cummins ISX12 engine. The ISX12 engine shall be an in-line six (6) cylinder, four cycle
diesel powered engine. The engine shall offer a rating of 500 horse power at 1800 RPM and shall be governed at 2100
RPM. The torque rating shall feature 1645 foot pounds of torque at 1200 RPM with 729 cubic inches (11.9 liter) of
displacement.
The ISX12 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.
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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 alloy plate. The tunnel shall be a maximum of 46.50 inches wide X 29.00 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 which shall be pre-set to operate when the engine
is at a specified 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 automatically re-engage when the brake is released, or
when the transmission is placed in neutral.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED GOVERNOR
The engine shall include programming which will govern the top speed of the vehicle.
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.
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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 through an on/off switch and a low/medium/high selector switch.
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 engine tunnel shall
include an access door to allow for engine oil and power steering fluid visual checks. 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.
REMOTE THROTTLE CONTROL
A Class 1 "TPG" pressure governor pump panel control module and a pressure transducer shall be provided. Class 1
Total Pressure Governor is designed to control the engine fuel to maintain a desired pump pressure or engine speed
setting along with displaying diagnostic information. The “TPG” has a pre-set button for selecting a predetermined
pressure or RPM and an emergency return to idle button.
LED readouts shall display RPM, engine oil pressure, engine temperature and battery voltage. An audible alarm out put
shall also be part of the system.
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REMOTE THROTTLE HARNESS
An apparatus interface wiring harness for the engine shall be supplied with the chassis. The midship harness shall include
a connector for connection to the chassis harness which shall terminate in the left frame rail behind the cab for
reconnection by the apparatus builder. The midship harness shall contain connectors for a Class 1 Total Pressure
Governor and a multiplexed gauge. Separate circuits shall be included for pump controls, “Pump Engaged” and “OK to
Pump” indicator lights, open compartment ground, start signal, park brake ground, ignition signal, master power, customer
ignition, air horn solenoid switch, high idle switch and high idle indication light. The harness shall be designed for a side
mount pump panel.
An apparatus interface wiring harness shall also be included which shall be wired to the cab harness interface connectors
and shall incorporate circuits with relays to control pump functions. This harness shall control the inputs for the
transmission lock up circuits, governor/hand throttle controls and dash display which shall incorporate “Pump Engaged”
and “OK to Pump” indicator lights. The harness shall contain circuits for the apparatus builder to wire in a pump switch.
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.
ENGINE FAN DRIVE
The engine cooling system fan shall incorporate a thermostatically controlled, Horton clutched type fan drive.
When the clutched fan is disengaged it shall facilitate improved vehicle performance, cab heating in cold climates, and
fuel economy. The fan clutch design shall be fail safe so that if the clutch drive fails the fan shall engage to prevent
engine overheating due to the fan clutch failure.
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 be comprised of 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, a
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 injected molded polymer eleven (11) blade fan with a fiberglass fan shroud.
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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.
ENGINE COOLANT FILTER
An engine coolant filter with a shut-off valve for the inlet and outlet shall be installed on the chassis. The location of the
filter shall allow for easy maintenance.
Proposals offering engines equipped with coolant filters shall be supplied with standard non-chemical type particulate
filters.
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.
ENGINE PUMP HEAT EXCHANGER
A single bundle type coolant to water heat exchanger shall be installed between the engine and the radiator. The heat
exchanger shall be designed to prohibit water from the pump from coming in contact with the engine coolant. This shall
allow the use of water from the discharge side of the pump to assist in cooling the engine.
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COOLANT HOSES
The cooling system hoses shall be silicone heater hose with rubber hoses in the cab interior. The radiator hoses shall be
formed silicone coolant hoses with formed aluminized steel tubing. All heater hose, silicone coolant hose, and tubing shall
be secured with stainless steel constant torque band clamps.
ENGINE COOLANT OVERFLOW BOTTLE
A remote engine coolant overflow bottle shall be provided in the case of over filling the coolant system. The overflow
bottle shall capture the expansion fluid or overfill rather than allow the fluid to drain on the ground. The overflow bottle
provided on the cooling system shall only be a catch bottle and shall not return excess coolant back into the surge tank.
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.
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM
The exhaust system shall include a diesel particulate filter (DPF), a diesel oxidation catalyst, and a selective catalytic
reduction (SCR) catalyst 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 outboard 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 model EVS 4000 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 which shall offer 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 transmission gear ratios shall be:
1st
3.51:1
2nd
1.91:1
3rd
1.43:1
4th
1.00:1
5th
0.74:1
6th
0.64:1 (if applicable)
Rev
4.80:1
TRANSMISSION MODE PROGRAMMING
The transmission, upon start-up, will select a six (6) speed operation without the need to press the mode button.
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TRANSMISSION FEATURE PROGRAMMING
The Allison Gen IV-E 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. 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.
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.
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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.
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.
RH PTO
A Spartan supplied ten (10) bolt standard duty PTO shall be installed on the transmission. Installation shall include
mounting of the PTO and wiring the unit with a control switch if required for the PTO model.
RH 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 dual transmission driven power take offs (PTO) shall be mounted, one (1) in the 8:00 o’clock position and one (1) in
the 1:00 o’clock position.
PTO CONTROL
The left hand power take off shall be controlled by the transmission. It shall be wired to the pump harness.
Required operating conditions for enabling this function are:
• Throttle position is low
• Engine speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
• Output speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
• Park brake set
The right hand power take off shall be controlled by the park brake and shall be activated by a locking on/off rocker switch
which contains an integral light which shall illuminate upon a positive engagement of the power take off. This switch shall
be located on dash.
DRIVELINE
All drivelines shall be heavy duty metal tube and equipped with Spicer 1810 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®
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MIDSHIP PUMP / GEARBOX
A mid-ship split shaft pump shall be installed by the apparatus manufacturer. The chassis manufacturer shall not provide
any driveline provisions for the pump installation.
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 black textile braided lines which
are reinforced with braided high tensile steel wire. The fuel lines shall be connected with reusable steel fittings.
FUEL SHUTOFF VALVE
A 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.
ELECTRIC FUEL PRIMER
Integral to the engine assembly is an electric lift pump that serves the purpose of pre-filter fuel priming.
FUEL COOLER
An aluminum cross flow air to fuel cooler shall be provided to lower fuel temperature allowing the vehicle to operate at
higher ambient temperatures. The fuel cooler shall be located behind the rear axle.
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 stainless 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 stainless steel 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.
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FUEL TANK FILL PORT
The fuel tank fill ports shall be even with the left and right fill port located in the middle position of the fuel tank.
FRONT AXLE
The front axle shall include an independent front suspension (IFS) offering superior ride and improved handling.
The suspension shall utilize fully independent double wishbone arms with carrier and kingpin for optimized scrub radius.
Air springs are tuned for ride and help reduce suspension weight. The IFS reduces turn radius with improved wheel cut
over beam axles. The hydraulic damper shall feature rebound control to ensure the maximum load stability and superior
driver comfort. The IFS system shall improve handling and offer better braking because of improved ground to tire ratio.
This design shall allow for independent adjustment of the vehicle’s alignment settings. The IFS shall include an auxiliary
transverse leaf spring.
Proposals offering independent front axles comprised of torsion bar style suspensions shall not be considered.
FRONT AXLE WARRANTY
The front axle shall be warranted by Tuthill for three (3) years or 150,000 miles, which ever comes first. Details of the
Tuthill warranty are provided on the PDF document attached to this option.
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.
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FRONT SUSPENSION
The independent front suspension (IFS) system shall improve handling and offer better braking because of improved
ground to tire ratio. Lower spring rates and independent wheel travel shall reduce the shock within the wheel and
feedback throughout the axle. Increased roll stiffness reduces chassis lean in cornering. The suspension travel of the
IFS shall be approximately 6.50 inches, providing 3.00 inches jounce and 3.50 inches rebound of the suspension. This
feature shall offer a smoother ride for personnel and sensitive equipment. The IFS front axle shall be rated between
21,000 and 24,000 pounds.
Proposals offering independent front axles comprised of torsion bar style suspensions shall not be considered.
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, four (4) 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.
FRONT AXLE CRAMP ANGLE
The chassis shall have a front axle cramp angle of 42-degrees to the left and right.
POWER STEERING GEAR
The power steering gear shall be a TRW model TAS 85/RCS 85.
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.
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REAR AXLE
The rear axle shall be a Meritor model RS-30-185 single drive axle. The axle shall include precision forged, single
reduction differential gearing, and shall have a fire service rated capacity of 33,000 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 0.56 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 60 MPH +/-2 MPH at governed engine RPM.
REAR SUSPENSION
The single rear axle shall feature a Reyco 79KB vari-rate, self-leveling captive slipper type conventional multi-leaf spring
suspension, with 57.50 inch X 3.00 inch springs. One (1) adjustable and one (1) fixed torque rod shall be provided.
The rear suspension capacity shall be rated from 21,000 to 31,500 pounds.
FRONT TIRE
The front tires shall be Goodyear 445/65R-22.5 20PR "L" tubeless radial G296 MSA mixed service tread.
The front tire stamped load capacity shall be 24,600 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 68 miles per hour when
properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
The Goodyear Intermittent Service Rating load capacity shall be 26,320 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 68 miles
per hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch. The Goodyear Intermittent Service Rating limits the
operation of the emergency vehicle to no more than fifty (50) miles of continuous operation under maximum
recommended payload, or without stopping for at least twenty (20) minutes. The emergency vehicle must reduce its
speed to no more than 50 MPH after the first fifty (50) miles of travel.
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REAR TIRE
The rear tires shall be Goodyear 315/80R-22.5 20PR "L" tubeless radial G287 MSA mixed service tread.
The rear tire stamped load capacity shall be 33,080 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 68 miles per hour when
properly inflated to 130 pounds per square inch.
The Goodyear Intermittent Service Rating load capacity shall be 33,080 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 75 miles
per hour when properly inflated to 130 pounds per square inch. The Goodyear Intermittent Service Rating limits the
operation of the emergency vehicle to no more than fifty (50) miles of continuous operation under maximum
recommended payload, or without stopping for at least twenty (20) minutes. The emergency vehicle must reduce its
speed to no more than 50 MPH after the first fifty (50) miles of travel.
REAR AXLE RATIO
The rear axle ratio shall be 6.14:1.
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.
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 13.00 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 a polished finish that lasts.
REAR WHEEL
The outer rear wheels shall be Alcoa hub piloted, heavy duty, 22.50 inch X 9.00 inch aluminum wheels with a polished
outer surface. The inner rear wheels shall be Accuride hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 9.00 inch steel wheels. The hub piloted
mounting system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange nuts.
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WHEEL PAINT
Each of the steel wheels shall be pretreated in a zinc phosphate bath, coated with an acrylic cathode electro deposited
white primer base coat (E-Coat). The E-Coat shall exceed 336 hours under industry standard ASTM salt spray testing.
The wheels shall then be finish painted gloss black by the chassis manufacturer.
BALANCE WHEELS AND TIRES
All of the wheels and tires, including any spare wheels and tire assemblies, shall be dynamically balanced.
WHEEL GUARDS
The rear dual wheels shall include a plastic isolator approximately 0.04” thick installed between the inner and outer wheel
to help prevent corrosion caused by metal to metal contact.
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.
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.
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FRONT BRAKES
The front brakes shall be Knorr/Bremse SN7 disc brakes with 17.00 inch vented rotors.
REAR BRAKES
The rear brakes shall be Meritor 16.50 inch X 8.63 inch S-cam drum type. The brakes shall feature a cast iron shoe.
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 center of the tunnel within easy access of both the driver and
officer positions.
REAR BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS
Haldex rear brake automatic slack adjusters shall be installed on the axle.
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 type 24 brake chambers as supplied with the independent front suspension axle.
REAR BRAKE CHAMBERS
The rear axle shall include TSE 30/36 brake chambers which 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 shoes against the brake drum. The TSE Type 36 brake chamber has a 36.00 square inch effective
area.
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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.
AUXILIARY AIR RESERVOIR
One (1) auxiliary air reservoir with a 1200 cubic inch capacity shall be installed on the chassis to act as an additional
reserve supply to the air system for air horn, air tool, or other non-service brake use. 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.
MOISTURE EJECTORS
Manual pet-cock type drain valves 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 224.5 inches.
REAR OVERHANG
The chassis rear overhang shall be 80.00 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 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.
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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" high and 104.50 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.
AIR HORN
The chassis shall include two (2) Grover brand Stutter Tone air horns which shall measure 24.50 inches long with a 6.00
inch round flare. The air horns shall be trumpet style with a chrome finish.
AIR HORN LOCATION
The air horns shall be recess mounted in the front bumper face, one (1) on the right side of the bumper in the inboard
position relative to the right hand frame rail and one (1) on the left side of the bumper in the inboard position relative to the
left hand frame rail.
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 one (1) Code 3 model PB100B, 100 watt speaker which shall be recess mounted within the
bumper fascia. The speaker shall measure approximately 6.50 inches tall X 7.00 inches wide X 6.00 inches deep. The
speaker shall feature a black finish
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER LOCATION
The electronic siren speaker shall be located on the front bumper face on the left side outboard of the frame rail in the far
outboard position.
FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOKS
Two (2) heavy duty chrome plated tow hooks shall be installed below the front bumper, forward position and bolted
directly to the outside of each chassis frame rail with grade 8 bolts.
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TOW FORK PROVISION
Two (2) heavy duty tubular steel towing forks shall be welded to the underside of the frame drop at the front of the
chassis. The tubes shall be shaped like an upside down “U” to act as a designated hookup point to accept a tow bar from
a service vehicle. The robust design shall allow a disabled vehicle to be lifted and towed without doing damage to the
bumper or bumper mounted options.
CAB HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
The cab shall include 0.75 inch thick shims raising the cab to provide additional clearance under the cab.
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, painted safety yellow 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.
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.
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CAB WINDSHIELD
The cab windshield shall have a surface area of 2969.88 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 using electric actuation.
The left and right front door windows shall be controlled using a switch on each respective side inner door panel. The
driver’s door shall include a switch for each powered door window in the cab.
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 crew door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. The
window shall be a powered type and shall be controlled by a switch on the inner door panel and on the driver’s control
panel.
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 crew door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. The
window shall be a powered type and shall be controlled by a switch on the inner door panel and on the driver’s control
panel.
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.
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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 SIDE REAR RH
The rear section of the cab on the right hand side behind the crew door shall include a window which shall measure 8.00
inches wide X 26.00 inches high. This window shall be fixed within this space and shall be oblong in shape. The window
shall be mounted using a black self locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT SIDE REAR RIGHT HAND
The window located on the rear wall on the right hand side shall include a standard green automotive tint which shall allow
seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS SIDE REAR LEFT HAND
The rear section of the cab on the left hand side behind the crew door shall include a window which shall measure 8.00
inches wide X 26.00 inches high. This window shall be fixed within this space and shall be oblong in shape. The window
shall be mounted using a black self locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT SIDE REAR LEFT HAND
The window on the left hand side of the cab behind the crew door shall include a standard green automotive tint which
shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
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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 12.50 inches
wide X 11.00 inches high. These windows shall be fixed within this space. These windows shall be mounted to the cab
using black self-locking window rubber.
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.
GLASS UPPER FRONT
The front face of the raised roof slope of the cab shall include two (2) windows which shall be 6.00 inches wide X 11.00
inches high. These windows shall be fixed type and shall be rectangular in shape. The windows shall be mounted using
black self-locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT UPPER FRONT
The windows located on the forward face of the raised roof of the cab on the left and right sides shall include a standard
green automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
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CLIMATE CONTROL
The cab shall be equipped with a ceiling mounted combination defrost / heating and air-conditioning system mounted
above the engine tunnel in a central location.
The system shall offer sixteen (16) adjustable louvers. Six (6) of the louvers shall face forward towards the windshield,
offering 45,000 BTU of heat at 320 CFM for defrosting. The system shall include six (6) rearward facing louvers to direct
air for the crew area and four (4) for driver and officer comfort. The HVAC system shall be designed to produce 60,000
BTU of heat and 32,000 BTU of cooling. The HVAC cover shall be made of aluminum which shall be coated with a
customer specified interior paint, or protective coating.
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 bent 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.
CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION
The heating, defrosting and air conditioning controls shall be on the dash next to driver panel, in a position which is easily
accessible to the driver. The climate control shall be activated by a rotary switch.
HVAC OVERHEAD COVER PAINT
The overhead HVAC cover shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-78 dark red texture finish.
AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL REAR CREW
One (1) 53,500 BTU heater shall be provided and installed in the rear section of the crew cab under the center forward
facing seat riser. The fan controls shall be located on the heater unit.
The auxiliary heater system hoses shall be silicone with stainless steel constant torque clamps approved for use with
silicone hose. The auxiliary heater system shall include one (1) seasonal shut-off valve. The valve shall be supplied at the
front of the left hand corner of the cab. The cab must be tilted to access the shut-off valve.
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.
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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.
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 over the driver and officer dash constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13
inch thick aluminum.
TRIM CENTER DASH
The main center dash area shall be constructed of durable vacuum formed ABS composite.
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TRIM LH DASH
The left hand dash shall be a one (1) piece durable vacuum formed ABS composite housing which shall be custom
molded for a perfect fit around the instrument panel. The left hand dash shall offer lower vertical surface area to the left
and right of the steering column to accommodate control panels.
TRIM RH DASH
The right hand dash trim shall consist of a vacuum formed ABS composite module, which contains a glove compartment
with a hinged locking door and a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) provision. The glove compartment size shall be 13.50
inches wide X 6.25 inches high X 5.50 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.
The cab engine tunnel shall include a hinged aluminum access hatch with flush latches. The access hatch shall allow
access to the engine compartment to check fluids.
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 a two (2) piece panel constructed of 14-gauge 304 stainless steel.
The stainless steel shall have a brushed finish.
DOOR TRIM KICKPLATE
The inner door panels shall include a brushed stainless steel kick plate which shall be fastened to the lower portion of the
door panels on each door.
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.
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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.
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL COLOR
The cab interior vinyl trim surfaces shall be gray in color.
INTERIOR TRIM SUN VISOR
The header shall include two (2) 7.00 inches high X 18.00 inches wide impact resistant, transparent acrylic polycarbonate
sun visors with a smoke gray tint shall be provided and installed on the header above the driver and officer.
The see thru visors are designed for maximum flexibility of positioning utilizing an arm with virtually unlimited adjustability
with 13.50 inch long lateral travel of the tinted visor at the end of the arm which can be locked in place by a thumbscrew.
The visors are easily adjusted and can be placed into a chosen position with one hand. The sun visors will help protect
vehicle occupants from solar glare without obscuring their vision.
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.
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HEADER TRIM INTERIOR PAINT
The metal surfaces in the header area shall be coated with Zolatone #20-78 dark red 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 twelve (12) rocker switch positions in a six (6) over six (6) switch configuration in the
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.
SWITCHES LEFT PANEL
The left dash panel shall include eight (8) switches in a single row configuration. Five (5) of the switches shall be rocker
type and the left three (3) shall be the headlight switch, the instrument lamp dimmer switch and the windshield
wiper/washer control switch.
A rocker switch with a blank legend installed directly above shall be provided for any position not designated by a specific
option. The non-designated 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.
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL
The right dash panel shall include no rocker switches or legends.
SEAT BELT WARNING
A Class One seat belt warning system, integrated with the Vehicle Data Recorder system, shall be installed for each seat
within the cab. The system shall activate an indicator light in the instrument panel, a digital seat position indicator with a
seat position legend in the switch 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 be covered with Turnout Tuff™ rugged material. This material shall be semi- resistant to UV rays and
from being saturated or contaminated by fluids.
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SEAT COLOR
All seats supplied with the chassis shall be red in color. All seats shall include red seat belts.
SEAT BACK LOGO
The seat backs shall include the logo for the Aberdeen Fire District #1 of Aberdeen, NJ. 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 a Seats Inc. 911 Universal series. The four-way seat shall feature 3.00 inch vertical travel air
suspension and manual fore and aft adjustment with 6.00 inches of travel. The suspension control shall be located on the
seat below the left front corner of the bottom cushion. The bottom seat cushion shall include an adjustment for rake angle
offering added comfort.
The seat position shall include a three-point shoulder harness with lap belt and an automatic retractor attached to the cab.
The buckle portion of the seat belt shall be mounted on a semi-rigid stalk extending from the seat base within easy reach
of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for this belted seating position shall be 37.00 inches
measured with the seat suspension height adjusted to the upper limit of its travel.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests set forth 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 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 feature a two (2) way adjustable lumbar support and offer an infinite fully reclining adjustable titling
seat back. The seat back shall also 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.
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OCCUPANT PROTECTION DRIVER
The driver’s position shall be equipped with the Advanced Protection System™ (APS). The APS shall selectively deploy
integrated systems to protect against injuries in qualifying frontal impact, side impact, and rollover events. The increase in
survivable space and security of the APS shall also provide ejection mitigation protection.
The driver’s seating area APS shall include:
•
•
•
Advanced seat belt system - retractor pre-tensioner tightens the seat belt around the driver, securing the
occupant in the seat and the load limiter plays out some of the seat belt webbing to reduce seat belt to chest and
torso force upon impact as well as mitigate head and neck injuries.
Large side curtain airbag - protects the driver’s head, neck, and upper body from dangerous cab side surfaces
and contact points with intrusive surfaces as a result of a collision as well as provides ejection mitigation
protection to the driver in a qualifying event by covering the window and the upper portion of the door.
Dual knee airbags (patent pending) with energy management mounting (patent pending) - protects the driver's
lower body from dangerous surface contact injuries, acceleration injuries, and from intrusion as well as locks the
lower body in place so the upper body shall be shall be slowed by the load limiting seat belt.
Steering wheel airbag - protects the driver’s head, neck, and upper torso from contact injuries, acceleration injuries, and
contact points with intrusive surfaces as a result of a collision.
SEAT OFFICER
The officer's seat shall be a Seats Inc. 911 ABTS Battalion series. The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and
cushion. The seat shall be a non-adjustable type seat.
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 this 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.
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SEAT BACK OFFICER
The officer’s seat back shall include an IMMI brand SmartDock® Gen 2 hands-free self contained breathing apparatus
(SCBA) holder. The hands-free holder shall meet NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for cylinder restraint systems
for use in crew compartments of emergency response vehicles. The bracket shall accommodate and secure most types of
self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders.
The hands-free holder shall consist of a back plate, bottom cradle, non-marring top claws, and claw height adjustment
knob. The height adjustment knob shall allow for easy adjustment of the claws to the SCBA. The hands-free holder's
claws shall lock from inertial forces to prevent the SCBA from becoming a projectile in the event of a crash to meet the
NFPA 1901-03 standard for SCBA retention. The SCBA holder shall offer single-motion insertion into the claws and
hands-free release when the SCBA fitted seat occupant rises.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT MOUNTING OFFICER
The officer’s seat shall be installed in an ergonomic position in relation to the cab dash.
OCCUPANT PROTECTION OFFICER
The officer’s position shall be equipped with the Advanced Protection System™ (APS). The APS shall selectively deploy
integrated systems to protect against injuries in qualifying frontal impact, side impact, and rollover events. The increase in
survivable space and security of the APS shall also provide ejection mitigation protection.
The officer’s seating area APS shall include:
•
•
Advanced seat belt system - retractor pre-tensioner tightens the seat belt around the officer, securing the
occupant in the seat and the load limiter plays out some of the seat belt webbing to reduce seat belt to chest and
torso force upon impact as well as mitigate head and neck injuries.
Large side curtain airbag - protects the officer’s head, neck, and upper body from dangerous cab side surfaces
and contact points with intrusive surfaces as a result of a collision as well as provides ejection mitigation
protection to the officer in a qualifying event by covering the window and the upper portion of the door.
Knee airbags - protects the officer's lower body from dangerous surface contact injuries, acceleration injuries, and from
contact points with intrusive surfaces as a result of a collision as well as locks the lower body in place so the upper body
shall be slowed by the load limiting seat belt.
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 Seats Inc. 911 ABTS Battalion
series. The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and cushion. The seat shall be mounted in a fixed position.
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 crew area seat backs shall include an IMMI brand SmartDock® Gen 2 hands-free self contained breathing apparatus
(SCBA) holder. The hands-free holder shall meet NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for cylinder restraint systems
for use in crew compartments of emergency response vehicles. The bracket shall accommodate and secure most types of
self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders.
The hands-free holder shall consist of a back plate, bottom cradle, non-marring top claws, and claw height adjustment
knob. The height adjustment knob shall allow for easy adjustment of the claws to the SCBA. The hands-free holder's
claws shall lock from inertial forces to prevent the SCBA from becoming a projectile in the event of a crash to meet the
NFPA 1901-03 standard for SCBA retention. The SCBA holder shall offer single-motion insertion into the claws and
hands-free release when the SCBA fitted seat occupant rises.
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 seats shall offer special mounting positions which shall be 2.00 inches towards the rear wall offering
additional space between the front seats and the outer rear facing seats.
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OCCUPANT PROTECTION RFO
The rear facing outer seat position(s) shall be equipped with the Advanced Protection System™ (APS). The APS shall
selectively deploy integrated systems to protect against injuries in qualifying frontal impact, side impact, and rollover
events. The increase in survivable space and security of the APS shall also provide ejection mitigation protection.
Each rear facing outer seating position APS shall include:
•
APS advanced seat belt system - retractor pre-tensioners tighten the seat belts around each occupant, securing
the occupants in seats and load limiters play out some of the seat belt webbing to reduce seat belt to chest and
torso force upon impact as well as mitigate head and neck injuries.
Side curtain airbag - protects each occupant's head, neck, and upper body from dangerous cab side surfaces and contact
points with intrusive surfaces as a result of a collision as well as provides ejection mitigation protection to each occupant
in a qualifying event by covering the windows and walls adjacent to each seating position with an airbag custom designed
for each cab configuration.
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.
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 Seats Inc. 911 Battalion series.
The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and cushion. The seat shall be mounted in a fixed position.
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.
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SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING OUTER
The crew area seat backs shall include an IMMI brand SmartDock® Gen 2 hands-free self contained breathing apparatus
(SCBA) holder. The hands-free holder shall meet NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for cylinder restraint systems
for use in crew compartments of emergency response vehicles. The bracket shall accommodate and secure most types of
self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders.
The hands-free holder shall consist of a back plate, bottom cradle, non-marring top claws, and claw height adjustment
knob. The height adjustment knob shall allow for easy adjustment of the claws to the SCBA. The hands-free holder's
claws shall lock from inertial forces to prevent the SCBA from becoming a projectile in the event of a crash to meet the
NFPA 1901-03 standard for SCBA retention. The SCBA holder shall offer single-motion insertion into the claws and
hands-free release when the SCBA fitted seat occupant rises.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING OUTER
The forward facing outer seat shall be mounted in the furthest outboard position facing the front of the cab.
OCCUPANT PROTECTION FFO
The forward facing outer seat position(s) shall be equipped with the Advanced Protection System™ (APS). The APS shall
selectively deploy integrated systems to protect against injuries in qualifying frontal impact, side impact, and rollover
events. The increase in survivable space and security of the APS shall also provide ejection mitigation protection.
Each forward facing outer seating position APS shall include:
•
APS advanced seatbelt system - retractor pre-tensioners tighten the seat belts around each occupant, securing
the occupants in seats and load limiters play out some of the seat belt webbing to reduce seat belt to chest and
torso force upon impact as well as mitigate head and neck injuries.
Side curtain airbag - protects each occupant's head, neck, and upper body from dangerous cab side surfaces and contact
points with intrusive surfaces as a result of a collision as well as provides ejection mitigation protection to each occupant
in a qualifying event by covering the windows and walls adjacent to each seating position with an airbag custom designed
for each cab configuration.
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.
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SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING CENTER
The crew area shall include a seat in the forward facing center position which shall be a Seats Inc. 911 Battalion 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.
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 crew area seat backs shall include an IMMI brand SmartDock® Gen 2 hands-free self contained breathing apparatus
(SCBA) holder. The hands-free holder shall meet NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for cylinder restraint systems
for use in crew compartments of emergency response vehicles. The bracket shall accommodate and secure most types of
self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders.
The hands-free holder shall consist of a back plate, bottom cradle, non-marring top claws, and claw height adjustment
knob. The height adjustment knob shall allow for easy adjustment of the claws to the SCBA. The hands-free holder's
claws shall lock from inertial forces to prevent the SCBA from becoming a projectile in the event of a crash to meet the
NFPA 1901-03 standard for SCBA retention. The SCBA holder shall offer single-motion insertion into the claws and
hands-free release when the SCBA fitted seat occupant rises.
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.
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OCCUPANT PROTECTION FFC
The forward facing center seat position(s) shall be equipped with the Advanced Protection System™ (APS). The APS
shall selectively deploy integrated systems to protect against injuries in qualifying frontal impact, side impact, and rollover
events. The increase in survivable space and security of the APS shall also provide ejection mitigation protection.
Each forward facing center seating position APS shall include:
•
APS advanced seatbelt system - retractor pre-tensioners tighten the seat belts around each occupant, securing
the occupants in seats and load limiters play out some of the seat belt webbing to reduce seat belt to chest and
torso force upon impact as well as mitigate head and neck injuries.
Side curtain airbag - provides ejection mitigation protection to each occupant in a qualifying event by covering the
windows and walls adjacent to crew seating with an airbag custom designed for each cab configuration.
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING
The forward facing center seating positions shall include a full width, enclosed style seat frame located and installed at the
rear wall. The seat frame shall span the available space on the rear wall. The seat frame shall be 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
The seat frame shall include a forward facing vent which shall allow air to flow through from the underseat climate control
unit.
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE ACCESS
The left and right under seat storage areas shall have a removable aluminum cover.
SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH
All underseat storage compartment access doors shall have a Zolatone #20-78 dark red texture finish.
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.
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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.
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.
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
Velvac West Coast style mirrors model 708211 shall be provided and installed on the driver’s and officer’s doors. The
mirrors shall be mounted to the cab doors with tubular stainless steel swing away arms and the mirror heads shall be
center mounted on the arms to provide rigid mounting to reduce vibration.
The mirror heads shall measure 8.00 inches wide X 16.00 inches high. The flat mirrors shall be heated and remote
controlled with horizontal actuation. The mirror control switches shall be located within easy reach of the driver. Manually
adjustable convex mirrors which are 6.50 inches wide x 6.00 inches high shall be provided below the flat mirrors.
REARVIEW MIRROR HEAT SWITCH
The heat for the rearview mirrors shall be controlled through a rocker switch on the dash in the switch panel.
TRIM REAR WALL EXTERIOR
The exterior rear wall of the cab shall include an overlay of 3003-H22 aluminum tread plate which shall be 0.07 inches
thick. This overlay shall cover the entire rear wall of the cab.
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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.
CAB EXTERIOR FRONT & SIDE EMBLEMS
The cab shall include three (3) Spartan Chassis emblems. There shall be one (1) installed on the front air intake grille and
one (1) emblem with an integrated model nameplate installed on the exterior of the cab on the lower forward portion of the
front driver and officer side doors.
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE
The cab shall include custom “Gladiator Advanced Protection System” nameplates integrated into the side emblem.
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) Deka 1231MF 1125 CCA batteries with a 195 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.
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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.
ALTERNATOR
The charging system shall include a 360 amp Niehoff 12 volt alternator. The alternator shall include an ignition excited
external regulator.
BATTERY CONDITIONER
A Kussmaul 1200 Pump Plus battery conditioner shall be supplied. 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 Pump 12V air compressor shall be supplied. The air compressor shall be installed behind the driver's seat.
The air compressor shall be plumbed to the air brake system to maintain air pressure.
ELECTRICAL INLET
Two (2) Kussmaul 20 amp super auto-eject electrical receptacles shall be supplied. A relay shall be provided which shall
disconnect the unused receptacle from 120 volt current when the receptacle on the opposite side of the cab is connected
to shoreline power. The receptacles 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
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ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION
An electrical inlet shall be installed on the left and right hand side of cab over the wheel well.
ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION
The electrical inlet shall be connected to the battery conditioner.
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR
The electrical inlet connection shall include a yellow cover.
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 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 through a rocker switch within easy reach of the driver. There shall
be a dimmer switch within easy reach of the driver 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 LED NFPA compliant ground light mounted to the under side of the cab step below each door.
The lights shall include a polycarbonate lens, a housing which is vibration welded and LEDs which shall be shock
mounted for extended life. The ground lighting shall be activated by the opening of the respective door as well as being
activated when the parking brake is set.
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STEP LIGHTS
The middle step located at each door shall include one (1) On-Scene brand Night Stik LED strip light which shall activate
with the opening of the respective door. The step light shall be mounted in a polished aluminum bezel.
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.
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS
The front of the cab shall include one (1) Fire Research Optimum model OPA800-S75 contour roof mount scene light
installed on the brow of the cab.
The lamp head shall have one (1) quartz halogen 120 volt 750 watt bulb. The bulb shall draw 6.3 amps and generate
19,600 lumens. The lamp head shall produce a uniform beam that lights up an area 100-degrees vertically by 150degrees horizontally. The lamp head shall be no more than 6.44 inches in height X 8.69 inches in width. The lamp head
and brackets shall be powder coated white.
FRONT SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
There shall be one (1) scene light mounted center on the front brow of the cab.
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS ACTIVATION
The front scene lighting shall be pre-wired to be activated by the OEM. A legend shall be included on the switch panel in a
customer specified location that shall read "Brow Lights".
INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS
The cab shall include a two-section, red and clear Weldon incandescent dome lamp 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 both the red
and clear portions can be activated by individual switches on each lamp.
An additional two-section Weldon incandescent red and clear lamp shall be provided over the engine tunnel which can be
activated by individual switches on the lamp.
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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 in the main rocker switch panel. The switch shall be a rocker type, red in color and
labeled “Master” for identification. The switch shall feature control over all devices wired through it. Any warning device
switch left in the “ON” position shall automatically power up when the master switch is activated.
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.
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 via rocker switch on the panel. This switch shall be clearly labeled for
identification.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
The chassis shall include two (2) Whelen 500 series TIR6™ Super-LED® intersection warning lights, one (1) each side.
The lights shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn.
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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 500 Series TIR6™ Super LED warning lights, one (1) on each side. The lights
shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn. The lights shall be mounted to the sides of the cab with a
chrome flange.
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 behind the rear crew door in the lowest available position.
SIDE AND INTERSECTOR WARNING SWITCH
The side and intersector warning lights shall be controlled by a rocker switch on the switch panel. This switch shall be
clearly labeled for identification.
LIGHTBAR PROVISION
There shall be one (1) light bar installed on the cab roof. The light bar shall be provided and installed by Spartan Chassis.
The light bar installation shall include mounting and wiring to a control switch on the cab dash.
CAB FRONT LIGHTBAR
The lightbar provisions shall be for one (1) Whelen brand Freedom FN72QLED lightbar mounted centered on the front of
the cab roof. The lightbar shall be 72.00 inches in length. The lightbar shall feature twelve (12) red LED lights and two (2)
clear LED lights. The clear lights shall be disabled with park brake engaged. The cable shall exit the lightbar on the right
side of the cab.
LIGHTBAR SWITCH
The light bar shall be controlled by a rocker switch located on the switch panel. This switch shall be clearly labeled for
identification.
INTERIOR DOOR OPEN WARNING LIGHTS
The interior of each door shall include one (1) red Whelen 500 Series TIR6™ Super-LED® warning light located on the
door panel. Each light shall activate with a flashing pattern when the door is in the open position to serve as a warning to
oncoming traffic.
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AIR HORN ACTIVATION
The air horn activation shall be accomplished by two (2) Linemaster model SP491-S81 foot switches, one (1) on the left
hand side for the driver and one (1) on the right hand side for the officer. An air horn activation circuit shall be provided to
the chassis harness pump panel harness connector.
BACK-UP ALARM
A Preco-Matic model 1040 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:
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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.
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 contains the following LED indicator lights and produce the
following audible alarms in applicable configurations:
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RED LAMPS
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
Low Coolant-indicates engine coolant is required
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
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
Check Message-Turn Signal On
Check Message-Door Ajar
Check Message-Cab Ajar
Check Message-ESC Active
Check Message-DPF Regen Active
Check Message-No Engine Data
Check Message-No Transmission Data
Check Message-No ABS Data
Check Message-No Data All Communication With Vehicle Systems Has Been Lost
Check Message-Check Engine Oil Level
Check Message-Check Washer Fluid Level
Check Message-Check Power Steering Fluid Level
Check Message-Low Transmission Fluid Level
Check Message-Check Coolant Level
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
BLUE LAMPS
High Beam Indicator
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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
Air Filter Restricted
Extended Left and Right Turn Remaining On
Cab Ajar
Door Ajar
ABS System Fault
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) Fault
EXTERNAL AUDIBLE ALARMS
Air Filter
Cab Ajar
Door Ajar
Seatbelt
Check Engine
Stop Engine
Low Air Pressure
Water in Fuel
Low DEF
ABS System Fault
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) Fault
High or Low Voltage
BACKLIGHTING COLOR
The instrumentation gauges and the switch panel legends shall be backlit using red LED backlighting.
COMMUNICATION ANTENNA
An antenna base, for use with an NMO type antenna, shall be mounted on the right hand front corner of the cab roof so
not to interfere with light bars or other roof mounted equipment installed by Spartan Chassis. The antenna base shall be
an Antenex model MABVT8 made for either a 0.38 inch or 0.75 inch receiving hole in the antenna and shall include 17.00
foot of RG58 A/U cable with no connector at the radio end of the cable. The antenna base design provides the most
corrosion resistance and best power transfer available from a high temper all brass construction and gold plated contact
design. The antenna base shall be provided by Spartan.
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COMMUNICATION ANTENNA CABLE ROUTING
The antenna cable shall be routed from the antenna base mounted on the roof to the area underneath the right hand front
seat.
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.
DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE OCCUPANT PROTECTION
Diagnostic software for the Spartan Advanced Protection System shall be available for free download from the Spartan
Chassis website to Spartan authorized OEMs, dealers and service centers, as well as the vehicle owner.
The software has been validated to be compatible with the following RP1210 interface adapters:
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Dearborn Group DPA4 Plus
Noregon Systems JPRO® DLA+
Cummins INLINE5
Cummins INLINE6
NexIQ™ USB-Link™
The software and adapter utilize the SAE J1939-13 heavy duty nine (9) pin connector which is located below the driver’s
side dash to the left of the steering column.
WARRANTY
The chassis manufacturer shall provide a limited parts and labor warranty to the original purchaser of the custom built cab
and chassis for a period of twenty-four (24) months, or the first 36,000 miles, whichever occurs first. The warranty period
shall commence on the date the vehicle is delivered to the end user. The warranty shall include conditional items listed in
the detailed warranty document which shall be provided upon request.
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CHASSIS OPERATION MANUAL
There shall be two (2) printed hard copies of the chassis operation manual provided with the chassis. Each manual shall
include a parts list specific to the chassis model.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OPERATION MANUALS
There shall be two (2) printed hard copy sets of the engine operation manual and two (2) printed hard copy sets of the
transmission operation manual specific to the model ordered included with the chassis in the ship loose items.
ENGINE SERVICE MANUALS
There shall be two (2) printed hard copy sets of Cummins ISX engine service reference manuals which shall be provided
with the chassis.
TRANSMISSION SERVICE MANUALS
There shall be two (2) printed hard copy sets of Allison 4000 transmission service manuals included with the chassis.
CAB/CHASSIS AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS
The cab and chassis shall include two (2) complete sets of wiring schematics and option wiring diagrams. One (1) set
shall be a printed hard copy, one (1) set shall be a digital copy.
AS BUILT AIR PLUMBING DIAGRAM
The cab and chassis shall include two (2) complete sets of the as built air plumbing system and option air plumbing
diagrams. One (1) set shall be a printed hard copy and one (1) set shall be a digital copy.
AS BUILT FUEL PLUMBING DIAGRAM
The cab and chassis shall include one (1) printed hard copy of the as built fuel system plumbing diagram.
PAINT CONFIRMATION
There shall be a paint confirmation letter sent to the body manufacturer with paint spray outs to confirm the cab primary
paint color or primary and secondary paint color as specified by the paint options.
CAB TO AXLE DIMESION
Cab to axle will be 150.5”.
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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
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
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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.
FINAL STAGE MANUFACTURER VEHICLE CERTIFICATION
A final stage manufacturer vehicle certification label shall be provided and installed in the driver cab door jamb area.
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.
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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 EF2216-17-18 hydraulic hose reel(s) w/ 60' of Orange CORE 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 connect to the hydraulic pump with one (1) 32' CORE Holmatro pigtails. The hoses shall be
Orange in color.
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The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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.
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One (1) specified booster hose reel shall be located center bumper tray.
ELECTRIC STEP
There shall be four (4) 12 volt, electric folding step(s) furnished and installed under the apparatus. The step(s) shall be
located , one (1) under each cab entry door.. Each step shall be 24" wide and shall fold up under the body to improve
ground clearance during travel. Upon activation, the step shall drop out and down using electric actuators. The distance
from the ground to the first step shall be no more than 24" per in accordance with NFPA 1901 guideline. The top surface
of each step shall be covered with an NFPA 1901 nonskid compliant aluminum tread plate.
SHOP NOTES
Below cab doors.
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FRONT TOW PROVISIONS
The front tow provisions shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
EXHAUST
The exhaust system shall be as provided by cab/chassis manufacturer. The tailpipe may require some modifications for
proper ground clearances and fit with body.
The exhaust piping and discharge outlet shall be located or shielded so as not to expose any portion of the vehicle or
equipment to excessive heating.
Exhaust pipe discharge shall be directed away from any operator’s position or entry doors on body.
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 one (1) radio antenna mounts provided and installed on the roof of the cab/chassis. The end of each radio
antenna shall be routed to a location determined by the Aberdeen Fire District #1.
Due to multiple configurations of antenna whips, the Body Manufacturer shall provide the antenna base, and Aberdeen
Fire District #1 shall provide the whip.
SHOP NOTES
Routed to below Officer seat.
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.
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HELMET STORAGE
No helmet storage is required in the in the cab driving or crew area.
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 Aberdeen Fire District #1.
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.
FUEL FILL
There shall be one (1) fuel fill door located in the streetside exterior wheel well panel, behind the rear axle. The fill door
shall be fabricated from brushed stainless steel. There shall be a permanent label with the text "DIESEL FUEL ONLY"
located adjacent to the fuel fill access.
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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 Aberdeen Fire District #1 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 Aberdeen Fire District #1 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.
EXTERIOR STAINLESS STEEL BODY
The fabrication of the body shall be completed using 12 gauge type #304 stainless steel. This shall include the
compartment front panels, vertical side sheets, side upper roll-over panels, rear panels and compartment door frames. All
non-structural exterior body panels and all compartment floors shall be constructed with not less than 12 gauge type #304
stainless steel. Interior compartment dividing walls shall be constructed with not less than 14 gauge type #304 stainless
steel. Lighter gauge sheet metal will not be acceptable in these areas.
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.
Each compartment door frame opening shall be fabricated of formed "C" channel approx. 4" wide x 3" deep. The
encapsulated channel design shall provide the maximum strength in the body structure. 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 pre-formed,
then positioned in body and welded into final position. All compartment floors shall have a "sweep-out" design with door
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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 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 fasteners 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.
ROOF CONSTRUCTION
The roof of the body shall be not less than 3/16" aluminum 3003H-14 alloy tread plate, bolted in place. The roof shall be
reinforced with 2" x 2" aluminum tubing running the full width of the body. The complete roof assembly shall be bolted to
the vertical side body walls. All steel body components shall be painted and caulked with barrier material prior to
assembly to prevent dissimilar material contact.
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 stainless steel tubing. The subframe shall consist of two (2) 2" x 4" x 11
gauge type #304 stainless steel tubes running the full length of the body and spaced the same width as the chassis frame
rails. Welded to the two (2) stringers shall be 2" x 4" x 11 gauge type #304 stainless steel tubing cross members. 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 body, below compartment divider walls, and in front and rear of wheel well opening. Additional stainless
steel cross members shall be located on 16" centers, or as necessary to support walkways or heavy equipment.
The compartment area behind the rear axle may be supported by a drop frame fabricated of the same 2" x 4" x 11 gauge
stainless steel tube and the main stringers. Any such rear drop frame shall be constructed using a minimum of four (4)
vertical drop tubes, welded to the main subframe. In areas where heavy equipment shall be mounted, drop frame support
shall be constructed with 2" x 4" x 11 gauge stainless steel tube. All drop frame structures must be welded directly to the
body subframe to allow the body to be a completely separate structure from the chassis.
To form the frame, the tubing shall be welded at each joint using a wire feed MIG welders with ER308 stainless steel
welding wire.
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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 11 gauge stainless steel 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 chassis frame and mounted above the
rear bumper. The tow eyes shall be fabricated from 1" thick steel plate and shall have a black powder coat finish.
SHOP NOTES
Do not show on drawing will be discussed at pre-con.
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.
ROOF ACCESS LADDER
The top of the body shall be accessible from the ground by a Zico Quic-Ladder with 6-ring main ladder section and 2-rung
fold down landing section. Ladder stores parallel to the body and released with a locking handle and ladder pulls out to a
comfortable climbing angle. Ladder automatically latches and will not retract until the scissor lock is raised.
Each cast aluminum step shall be 3" deep x 15 1/2" wide. Hand railing shall be 1-1/4" heavy walled aluminum tubing
covered with ribbed black neoprene tubing for a firm gripping surface.
The ladder shall be wired to the door ajar warning light in cab to warn the driver that the ladder is in the down position.
Ladder shall be mounted to body with stainless steel bolts.
Ladder shall be located on rear curbside of the body.
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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 ball burnished 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 HANDRAIL
There shall be one (1) handrail mounted on top of body to assist in roof access. Handrails shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4"
knurled 304 stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
WHEEL WELL EXTERIOR PANEL
The exterior panel of the body wheel well shall be constructed from not less than 12 gauge type #304 smooth stainless
steel.
STAINLESS STEEL BODY FENDERS
The body wheel well openings shall be provided with round radius, polished stainless steel fenderettes. The fenderettes
shall be bolted and easily replaceable if damaged. The fenderettes shall be installed using a rubber gasket to reduce
buildup of moisture and/or debris.
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.
SCBA CYLINDER COMPARTMENTS
There shall be two (2) SCBA cylinder storage compartments located, one (1) on each side of body in the rear wheel well
area. Each compartment shall be capable of storing two (2) SCBA cylinders (60 min cylinders). Each tube shall allow the
storage of an SCBA cylinder up to 7-1/2" in diameter. Each compartment shall have a vertically hinged door with a
positive catch latch installed and painted primary lower body color. The door shall activate the "Hazard Warning Light" in
the cab when not in the closed position.
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PAINT FINISH - TWO COLOR
The body shall be painted with a two-tone 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.
SHOP NOTES
Lower RED PPG FBCH #71698
Upper Sky Blue PPG #907739
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Paint Color: Match cab/chassis supplied paint color.
PAINTED STRIPE
There shall be a 10" wide painted stripe, full length of cab and body including roll-up doors. Stripe location shall be aligned
with roll-up door slats. Final layout and design to be determined at pre-construction meeting. Stripe color to be Sky Blue.
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.
COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of all exterior body compartments shall be a "Maintenance Free" smooth unpainted finish. All body seams
shall be finished with a caulk sealant for both appearance and moisture protection.
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REFLECTIVE STRIPE REQUIREMENTS
Material
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.
Minimum Requirements
A retroreflective stripe(s) shall be affixed to at least 50 percent of the cab and body length on each side, excluding the
pump panel areas, and at least 25 percent of the width of the front of the apparatus.
The stripe or combination of stripes shall be a minimum of 4 in. (100 mm) in total width.
The 4 in. (100 mm) wide stripe or combination of stripes shall be permitted to be interrupted by objects (i.e., receptacles,
cracks between slats in roll up doors) provided the full stripe is seen as conspicuous when approaching the apparatus.
GRAPHICS PROOF
A color graphics proof of the reflective striping layout shall be provided for approval by Aberdeen Fire District #1 prior to
installation. The graphics proof shall be submitted to Aberdeen Fire District #1 on 8.5" x 11" sheets with front, sides, rear
and plan views, each on one (1) sheet. In addition if there is any special art work an additional sheet shall be provided
showing all details.
SHOP NOTES
Fire District shall provide NFPA striping after delivery.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB DOOR INTERIOR
Any door of the apparatus designed to allow persons to enter or exit the apparatus shall have at least 96 in.2 (62,000
mm2) of retroreflective material affixed to the inside of the door.
The stripe material shall be 3M Scotchlite 680.
SHOP NOTES
18" wide.
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This reflective stripe shall be black in color.
BODY STRIPE
There shall be a 22k gold leaf stripe around the top, bottom, front and rear edges of the body compartments with scrolls in
each corner.
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CAB STRIPE
There shall be a 22k gold leaf stripe on each side of the cab, low and over the fender.
CAB GRILLE DESIGN
An American flag design shall be painted on the cab grille.
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.
LETTERING
GRAPHICS PROOF
A color graphics proof of the lettering layout shall be provided for approval by Aberdeen Fire District #1 prior to
installation. The graphics proof shall be submitted to Aberdeen Fire District #1 on 8.5" x 11" sheets with front, sides, rear
and plan views, each on one (1) sheet. In addition if there is any special art work an additional sheet shall be provided
showing all details.
The following lettering shall be provided and installed on the completed unit as follows;
SIDE CAB DOOR LETTERING
There shall be sixty (60) 3" high 22K Gold letters furnished and installed on the vehicle. Lettering shall have a clear 3M
UV Protective Over Laminate applied before installation.
Final design and layout shall be determined prior to construction.
UPPER BODY SIDE LETTERING
There shall be eighty (80) 6" high 22K Gold letters furnished and installed on the vehicle. Lettering shall have a clear 3M
UV Protective Over Laminate applied before installation.
Final design and layout shall be determined prior to construction.
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CUSTOM DECAL LOGO - 12" -18"
One (1) custom designed 12" - 18" Scotchcal type retroreflective logo shall be provided and located on the completed
vehicle. The exact design and/or artwork shall be provided by the Aberdeen Fire District #1 prior to construction.
One (1) copy of the above custom logo shall be provided and located on the completed vehicle as directed by Aberdeen
Fire District #1.
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 - (Full Height Compartment):
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
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Vertical Door Opening (Below Frame Compartment):
-with hinged door
ABOVE REAR AXLE
Description
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Vertical Door Opening - Above Rear Wheel
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
Dimension
88.7"
22.5"
111.2"
48.0"
25.0"
65.0"
68.0"
19.0"
Dimension
34.0"
37.0"
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 - (Full Height Compartment):
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
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Vertical Door Opening - (Below Frame Compartment):
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-with hinged door
GENERAL
Description
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Bottom of Drip Rail to Top of Body
P
Walk-in Interior Height
Dimension
20.0"
48.0"
22.5"
62.0"
65.0"
16.5"
Dimension
38.5"
78.0" (min.)
(Dimensions are general and subject to change during the actual design process)
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 slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
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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. 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.
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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) 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) OnScene Solutions 86 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of 600 lbs.
The tray base shall be 30" wide maximum x 30" deep. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded
latch complimented by a red "T" handle (Pull to Release) which shall lock the tray in the closed and full extension
positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3 ½” vertical lip and welded
corners to form a box type tray surface and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening permits located below
the level of the chassis frame rails.
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One (1) Hannay ECR1618-17-18 electric cable reel(s) capable of storing 200' 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 200' 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 mounted on a backlit face plate;
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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 roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) pump panel located in lower compartment area, below frame.
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One (1) water tank located in center of transverse compartment. Water fill tower will extend through ceiling of
compartment to upper walkway or roof area.
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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 slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
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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.
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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) OnScene Solutions 86 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of 600 lbs.
The tray base shall be 30" wide maximum x 16" deep. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded
latch complimented by a red "T" handle (Pull to Release) which shall lock the tray in the closed and full extension
positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3 ½” vertical lip and welded
corners to form a box type tray surface and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening permits located below
the level of the chassis frame rails.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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One (1) Hannay EF2220-17-18 hydraulic hose reel(s) w/ 100' of Blue CORE 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 connect to the hydraulic pump with one (1) 32' CORE Holmatro 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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The 12 volt electrical distribution panel shall be located in the streetside front lower compartment.
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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There shall be one (1) 240 volt outlet(s) located in this compartment mounted on the forward wall unless noted
otherwise.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, twist-lock (NEMA L6-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered through the on-board generator system.
One (1) Aberdeen Fire District #1 supplied electric hydraulic power unit(s). One (1) 240 VAC twist lock receptacle with
switch shall be provided on wall within easy reach of operator for turning the power unit ON/OFF.
• Mounts will be supplied and installed for one (1) Aberdeen Fire District #1 supplied hydraulic ram(s).
SHOP NOTES
Make:________________
Model:_______________
• Mounts will be supplied and installed for one (1) Aberdeen Fire District #1 supplied hydraulic cutter(s).
SHOP NOTES
Make:________________
Model:_______________
• Mounts will be supplied and installed for one (1) Aberdeen Fire District #1 supplied hydraulic spreader(s).
SHOP NOTES
Make:________________
Model:_______________
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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 64.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 57.0" wide.
SHOP NOTES
Note size.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
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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. 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.
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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 one (1) hinged smooth aluminum vertical tool board.
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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A roll-out red vinyl flap shall be installed on the floor of the compartment, flap shall roll-out to protect body thershold
from damage while equipment is being removed from compartment.
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Two (2) OnScene 36" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (S4)
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 slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
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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. 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.
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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 four (4) slide-out smooth aluminum vertical tool board(s) approximately 24" deep. Each tool board(s)
vertical exterior edge shall have a double 90 degree formed edge to provide an easy grip handle. The top and bottom
of tool board(s) shall be provided with Accuride 9300 series slide tracks. Each board shall be rated for a maximum
200 lbs. evenly distributed load. Each tool board shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder to hold the tool board in both the
opened and closed positions.
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The vertical tool board material shall be 3/16" (.188) 3003H-14 aluminum alloy sheet.
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Each tool board shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on compartment floor.
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There shall be two (2) slide-out track approximately 46" deep with three (3) "J" hooks mounted to shelf-trac in the
upper section of the compartment, for coiled cables.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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There shall be one (1) 240 volt outlet(s) located in this compartment mounted on the forward wall unless noted
otherwise.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 30 amp, twist-lock (NEMA L6-30R).
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Air storage consisting of two (2) 509 SCF @ 6,000 PSI, DOT air storage cylinders with gauges and valves.
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Outlet(s) shall be powered through the on-board generator system.
There will be a heavy walled welded steel rack with powder coat painted hammertone gray finish to hold all DOT
or ASME cylinders.
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 slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
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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. 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.
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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) 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) OnScene Solutions 86 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of 600 lbs.
The tray base shall be 30" wide maximum x 24" deep. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded
latch complimented by a red "T" handle (Pull to Release) which shall lock the tray in the closed and full extension
positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3 ½” vertical lip and welded
corners to form a box type tray surface and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening permits located below
the level of the chassis frame rails.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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One (1) Hannay ECR1618-17-18 electric cable reel(s) capable of storing 200' 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 200' 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 mounted on a backlit face plate;
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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 roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) 120/240 volt grounding reel and grounding rod.
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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 slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
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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. 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.
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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) OnScene Solutions 86 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of 600 lbs.
The tray base shall be 30" wide maximum x 24" deep. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded
latch complimented by a red "T" handle (Pull to Release) which shall lock the tray in the closed and full extension
positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3 ½” vertical lip and welded
corners to form a box type tray surface and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening permits located below
the level of the chassis frame rails.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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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 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 slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
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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. 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.
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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) 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) OnScene Solutions 86 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of 600 lbs.
The tray base shall be 30" wide maximum x 24" deep. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded
latch complimented by a red "T" handle (Pull to Release) which shall lock the tray in the closed and full extension
positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3 ½” vertical lip and welded
corners to form a box type tray surface and as wide as the compartment layout or door opening permits located below
the level of the chassis frame rails.
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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 four (4) SCBA cylinders up to 7.5" diameter.
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A roll-out red vinyl flap shall be installed on the floor of the compartment, flap shall roll-out to protect body thershold
from damage while equipment is being removed from compartment.
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One (1) Hannay EF1520-17-18 low pressure air hose reel(s) capable of storing 200' 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 200' 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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A reel shut-off valve, pressure regulator, and 0-150 psi gauge shall be provided on an aluminum control panel
next to the air reel.
The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
Two (2) OnScene 36" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (C4)
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 slats and the door trim components shall be painted to match the single tone exterior color.
•
The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
•
A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
•
One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door. 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.
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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) 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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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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There shall be one (1) 240 volt outlet(s) located in this compartment mounted on the forward wall unless noted
otherwise.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, twist-lock (NEMA L6-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered through the on-board generator system.
Air storage consisting of two (2) 509 SCF @ 6,000 PSI, DOT 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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A Sierra 9000A-2, 5,000 PSI electrically driven air booster shall be provided with the air system.
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One (1) Resolve Specialty Space Saver model 100A mobile filling station designed for SCBA and SCUBA cylinders
shall be provided. Fill station shall be capable of simultaneously filling (2) cylinders. The unit comes complete with
safety interlocks, safety gauges, charge and bleed valves and pressure regulator for automatic SCBA filling. The fill
enclosure shall meet NFPA 1901 testing certification, and shall be approx. 43.00” high x 13.00” wide x 23.00” deep
and weigh 400 lbs.
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The Resolve Space Saver fill station shall be provided with a side mounted four (4) bank, manual cascade black
non-glare air control panel with light.
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The fill station fill whip(s) shall terminate in a high pressure 4,500 PSI, CGA-347 threaded SCBA connectors.
Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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REAR ENTRY DOOR
Access to the interior body compartment shall be through a double rear door. The door shall be the full height of the
interior walkway and approximately 36" wide.
Construction of the rear entry doors shall be with 1/8" aluminum exterior smooth plate, the interior door pans shall be
constructed from 1/8" aluminum treadplate.
The doors shall be hung on full height 14 gauge stainless steel hinges with 1/4" stainless steel pins. The hinge shall be
bolted to the doors and body with stainless steel machine screws at 5" offset centers. The hinge shall be slotted
horizontally and vertically for ease of adjustment. A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between the stainless
steel hinge and the aluminum doors.
A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between the stainless steel handles and the aluminum door panels. The
door latch shall be a double catch two-point safety slam latch recessed inside the double panel door with strike plate
mounted top and bottom of the door frame.
The active latching door shall overlap the non-latching door. The latch mechanism shall include a stainless steel paddle
handle on the inside.
The hinged door(s) shall have a stainless steel 6" offset bent D-ring locking handle. A gasket shall be placed between
stainless steel handle and door. Door latches shall be a two-point rotary slam, double-catch latch, recessed inside the
double panel door with striker plate.
STEP COMPARTMENT(S) - LOWER
There shall be one (1) 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.
ENTRY HANDRAILS
There shall be four (4) handrails provided at entry door, two (2) vertical on exterior of body, and two (2) on inside of door.
The interior handrails shall be angled for optimum use when entering or exiting the walk-in portion of the body.
Handrails shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304 stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
ELECTRIC STEP
There shall be one (1) 12 volt, electric folding step(s) furnished and installed under the apparatus. The step(s) shall be
located , one (1) under each entry door. Each step shall be 24" wide and shall fold up under the body to improve ground
clearance during travel. Upon activation, the step shall drop out and down using electric actuators. The distance from the
ground to the first step shall be no more than 24" per in accordance with NFPA 1901 guideline. The top surface of each
step shall be covered with an NFPA 1901 nonskid compliant aluminum tread plate.
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LOWER WINDOW(S)
There shall be two (2) 12" wide x 22" high non-sliding window(s) installed in lower door. Each window shall have tinted
automotive type safety glass mounted in an extruded aluminum frame. The frame shall have a black anodized finish.
UPPER WINDOW(S)
There shall be two (2) 12" wide x 22" high sliding window(s) installed in upper door. Each window shall have tinted
automotive type safety glass mounted in an extruded aluminum frame. The frame shall have a black anodized finish.
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)
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) Warn model XD9000i, 9,000 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 125' of 5/16" 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.
SHOP NOTES
Control cable to be 25'.
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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 Warn portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) rubber cover / plug for the receiver.
There shall be one (1) receiver tubes located on the streetside below body aft of rear wheels 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 Warn portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) rubber cover / plug for the receiver.
There shall be one (1) receiver tubes located on the curbside below body aft of rear wheels 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 Warn 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 at the rear 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 Warn portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) rubber cover / plug for the receiver.
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.
There shall be one (1) underbody slide-out tray(s) furnished and installed below the compartment curbside. Tray shall be
constructed from 1/8" aluminum 3003H-14 alloy smooth plate and shall be 8" high x 21.5" deep x 72" wide. The
compartment shall be reinforced to prevent flexing or damage.
The sliding tracks shall be manufactured by Accu-Ride rated at 500 lbs. Slides shall be constructed from formed steel
channels, with steel ball bearings. A "D"-ring 1/4 turn handle with two-point rotary slam latches shall be provided for
holding compartment closed.
SHOP NOTES
Curbside 8" high x 72" long.
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ROOF PARIMETER HANDRAIL
The perimeter handrail shall be provided full length eash side of body roof and at front of body roof. Roof shall be
reinforced as necessary for railing stanchion mounting.
Handrail shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304 stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
PERIMETER HANDRAIL ON ROOF
A perimeter handrail shall be provided on the roof, (3-sides) front edge and along each side. Handrail shall be fabricated
of aluminum knurled tubes and held in place with chromium stanchions.
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 seventeen (17) 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.
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The awning fabric color shall be ivory.
The specified awning above shall be surface mounted to upper body side. The awning shall add approximately 5.75" to
body width.
AWNING HOUSING
The awnings standard Polar White vinyl housing color shall be re-painted to match upper body color.
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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 seventeen (17) 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.
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The awning fabric color shall be ivory.
The specified awning above shall be surface mounted to upper body side. The awning shall add approximately 5.75" to
body width.
AWNING HOUSING
The awnings standard Polar White vinyl housing color shall be re-painted to match upper body color.
WALK-IN INTERIOR FINISH DETAILS
DESK, CABINET, CONSOLE FINISH
All specified interior desks, cabinets, overhead cabinets, or consoles shall be fabricated from formed 1/8" 3003 H14 alloy
smooth aluminum. After fabrication is completed they shall be painted with a hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a
hard durable surface. Paint color shall be gray.
The use of wood materials or laminated surfaces in the construction of desks, cabinets, overhead cabinets, or consoles
will not be allowed. There will be No Exceptions allowed on specified ruggedized finish.
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78.5" high walk-in area.
ROOF HATCH WITH SKYLIGHT
The apparatus roof area shall be specially reinforced for the installation of a hatch with skylight. The opening shall be
approximately 24" x 24" in size, suitable for use as an escape hatch, for ventilation, and supplemental light in the interior
of the apparatus. The skylight shall have tinted glass. Two (2) compression type door checks are used to hold door in
open position.
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INTERIOR SPECIFICATIONS
INTERIOR INSULATION
Following the sheet metal fabrication the roof area, upper exterior walls and the entry door of the apparatus body shall be
insulated with 1-1/2" rigid polyurethane foam insulation. This insulation shall be the type that will not absorb moisture,
move once in place or deteriorate. Mat type fiberglass or spray in foam insulation is not acceptable.
INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of the apparatus body shall have a fully maintenance free and durable finish. The interior finish shall be
installed on the ceiling, front wall, and interior side walls from top of exterior compartments to ceiling height.
The interior panels shall be installed with sheet metal screws with gray plastic plugs covering the screws. The seams
between FRP panels, interior corners, and exterior corners shall be trimmed with gray plastic molding.
The interior finish shall be pearl gray pebble grain FRP.
INTERIOR WALKWAY SIDE WALLS
Walkway side walls from floor level to top of exterior compartments shall be aluminum tread plate panels.
INTERIOR WALKWAY FLOOR
The NFPA compliant 3/16" aluminum tread plate walkway floor shall be installed above the barrier, with a 2" high vertical
break on each side of the floor panel to form a watertight splash and kickboard along the walkway sides.
The walkway floor area continuously welded at all cross seams to provide a watertight finish, so that a water hose may be
used to flush-out walkway area.
INTERIOR SUB-FLOOR
Above the body subframe shall be an isolation sheet that shall prevent outside elements from permeating the full length
sound and thermal barrier of 3/4" thick air core plastic. The sheet shall be fabricated from the same type of material as is
used in the subframe. The isolation sheet shall be flanged on both sides with a 1" high vertical break.
HEATER
The apparatus shall be provided with one (1) 49,000 BTU hot water type heater(s). The heater(s) shall be connected to
the chassis engine cooling system with shut-off valves and shall have a three-speed, 12 volt blower.
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AIR CONDITIONER - HEATER
One (1) Dometic Penguin, model 641835 low profile, 120 VAC, 60 cycle, single phase air conditioner(s) shall be provided
and installed on the body roof. The unit shall be a roof top contemporary contoured integral evaporator/condenser type
with built-in heating elements.
Each unit shall be rated at minimum of 13,500 BTU cooling capacity with a heating element rated at 5,600 BTU.
A three-speed fan shall supply a maximum/minimum of 335/250 cfm air flow capacity.
The roof mounted air conditioner shall be approximately 9.5" high x 29" wide x 40" long and weigh approximately 96
pounds.
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS2)
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK
There shall be one (1) cabinet(s) provided on interior above the interior deck surface formed by exterior compartment
ceilings. Cabinet(s) shall be framed in from the top of the interior deck surface to the ceiling of the walk-in area. Each
cabinet shall be approximately (insert actual dimensions).
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Rearward facing.
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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The above cabinet(s) shall have sliding Clear Lexan doors.
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There shall be one (1) vertically adjustable shelf in each of the above cabinets. It shall have a 1.25" lip to contain
items while minimizing space used.
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS3)
WINDOW(S)
There shall be one (1) 32" wide x 16" high, double-paned insulated, horizontal sliding window(s) installed. The window
shall slide open towards the front of the vehicle such that wind pressure would tend to shut the window. Each window
shall have tinted automotive type safety glass mounted in an extruded aluminum frame. The frame shall have a black
anodized finish. Sliding style windows shall be complete with a sliding screen.
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INTERIOR DECK MATERIAL
The interior deck areas, over the top of the exterior side compartments shall be smooth aluminum. The deck areas shall
be trimmed with aluminum edge moldings.
There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located in the walk-in area of the body.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay system.
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS4)
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK
There shall be one (1) cabinet(s) provided on interior above the interior deck surface formed by exterior compartment
ceilings. Cabinet(s) shall be framed in from the top of the interior deck surface to the ceiling of the walk-in area. Each
cabinet shall be approximately 60" wide.
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60" wide
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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The above cabinet(s) shall have a ROM roll-up door, with un-painted finish.
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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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There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located in this compartment on the forward wall unless noted otherwise.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay system.
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK
There shall be one (1) cabinet(s) provided on interior above the interior deck surface formed by exterior compartment
ceilings. Cabinet(s) shall be framed in from the top of the interior deck surface to the ceiling of the walk-in area. Each
cabinet shall be approximately (insert actual dimensions).
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Rearward facing.
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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The above cabinet(s) shall have sliding Clear Lexan doors.
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There shall be one (1) vertically adjustable shelf in each of the above cabinets. It shall have a 1.25" lip to contain
items while minimizing space used.
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CURBSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IC3)
WINDOW(S)
There shall be one (1) 32" wide x 16" high, double-paned insulated, horizontal sliding window(s) installed. The window
shall slide open towards the front of the vehicle such that wind pressure would tend to shut the window. Each window
shall have tinted automotive type safety glass mounted in an extruded aluminum frame. The frame shall have a black
anodized finish. Sliding style windows shall be complete with a sliding screen.
INTERIOR BENCH SEAT
The interior body walkway shall be provided with a squad bench seat along the side wall. The bench seat base shall be
fabricated of 1/8" aluminum tread plate to form a under seat storage compartment 15" wide x 18" high. The seat cushions
shall be hinged to provide access to underseat storage area. A hinged door with single point "D"-ring handle and latch
shall be provided at the rear of the seat compartment.
The seat shall be fabricated of 3/4" exterior grade plywood with 3" thick foam and Red Duraware heavy duty fabric
covering. The seat backrest shall be approximately 12" high x 2" thick and constructed the same as the seat. Five (5)
automotive style lap type seat belts shall be installed.
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15" WIDE X 18" HIGH
There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located in the walk-in area of the body.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay system.
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One (1) 10' folding ladder(s) shall be mounted in underseat storage compartment.
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Four (4) pike pole(s) shall be mounted in underseat storage compartment.
CURBSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IC4)
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There shall be two (2) OnScene Solutions cargo straps provided to secure department stokes basket.
INTERIOR CABINET - OVERHEAD
There shall be two (2) 45" wide overhead cabinet(s) provided on interior. Cabinet(s) shall be constructed of 1/8" smooth
finish aluminum, and painted with a hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a hard durable surface. Paint color shall be
gray.
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45" wide x 22.5" high, note stokes stored below cabinets.
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The above cabinet(s) shall have sliding Clear Lexan doors.
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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 DIAGNOSTIC RELAY CONTROL CENTER
The 12 volt power distribution shall be conveniently located with easy access for service. All relays and circuit breakers
shall be plug-in type allowing for removal for repairs without necessitating soldering or tools. The sockets mounts for both
the relays and circuit breakers shall be of a design that permits the use of standard automotive type components.
The 12 volt distribution panel shall utilize printed circuit boards mounted in high strength enclosure. Each printed circuit
board shall be provided with twelve (12) heavy duty independent switching relays. Each relay shall have the ability to be
configured either normally open or normally closed and be protected by a 20 amp automatic reset breaker. Each circuit
will be provided with a LED for visual diagnostic.
Power distribution panel shall be located in apparatus body within a protected enclosure with removable or hinged cover.
ROCKER SWITCH PANEL
The 12 volt control switch panel shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MANAGER
The chassis shall contain an electrical system manager for:
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Monitoring chassis battery voltage
Shedding pre-determined electrical circuits
Sequencing pre-determined electrical circuits
Automatically controlling chassis engine fast-idle
Monitor master switch and parking brake applications
Automatically control warning light modes ("Calling-For" and "Blocking Right of Way")
Provide low voltage alarm
Programmable control circuits
Remote system status indicator panel
System manager shall perform all electrical functions required by current NFPA 1901 Standards.
The electrical system manager shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
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.
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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.
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:
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Any passenger or compartment door is open
Equipment rack is not in stowed position
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.
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS
Six (6) 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 five (5) second delay after switching off.
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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 amber LED 600 Series 60A00TAR turn signal lights
Two (2) Whelen red LED 600 Series 60R00XRR stop/tail lights
Two (2) Whelen LED 600 Series 60C00WCR maximum intensity back-up lights with clear lens
Each of the lights above shall be mounted in a 6EFLANGE, 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.
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.
REAR BUMPER MARKER LIGHTS
Two (2) Britax style dual face flexible mounted rear bumper markers shall be located, one (1) each side lower rear corner
of body visible from driver mirrors.
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
One (1) Code 3 V-Con 3692, hi-lo electronic siren with standard hard wired microphone and electronic air horns shall be
provided in cab. The siren shall be installed as close to the 12 volt control panel as possible.
Siren head shall be located on a swivel bracket mounted on the headlinner so that it is accessible to both the driver and
officer. The swivel bracket shall be cappable of rotating 180 degrees minumum.
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SIDE SCENE LIGHTS
There shall be four (4) Whelen Super LED 900 series (9" x 7") recess mounted scene lights (9SC0ENZR) provided on the
upper body. Light quantity shall be divided equally per side. Each light will have twenty-four LED diodes that draw a total
of 4.0 amps, with 3,000 lumens. The light shall be an 8-32 degree gradient 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 12 volt control panel in the cab.
REAR SCENE LIGHTS
Two (2) Whelen 900 series (9" x 7") recess mounted Opti-Scene halogen lights (90E000ZR) 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 gradient lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
The rear scene lights shall also be activated when the apparatus is in reverse.
TRAFFIC DIRECTIONAL LIGHT
One (1) Whelen TAM85, 47" eight (8) Super LED light, traffic directional warning device with 30' control cable shall be
located on upper rear body. The control head shall be located in the cab within easy reach of Driver.
The traffic directional light shall be surface mounted on upper rear body.
INTERCOM
An Atkinson AD26-8-M44 intercom system shall be provided with a master control head and one speaker. The master
shall be located in the cab with a push to talk switch. A hands free speaker shall be located in body.
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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
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 12 volt control panel 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 12 volt control panel 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 12 volt control panel in the cab.
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 12 volt control panel 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.
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 12 volt control panel 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 (60R02FRR) provided, one (1) each side.
Each light shall have a red lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONE C - REAR WARNING LIGHTS (LOWER 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 12 volt control panel in the cab.
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LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
HYDRAULIC GENERATOR SYSTEM
A Harrison HydraGen model 15.0MPC-16D, hydraulic driven generator set shall be installed on the vehicle. The generator
shall be rated at 15,000 watts at 120/240 VAC, 125/62 amps, single phase. Current frequency shall be stable at 60 hertz.
A means shall be provided to activate the hydraulic generator system.
If the hydraulic generator system is not capable of output as stated on the power source specification label at all engine
speeds, an automatic engine speed control system shall be provided.
If the vehicle is equipped with a fire pump driven by the chassis engine, the generator shall be capable of output as stated
on the power source specification label with the engine at idle.
GENERATOR MOUNTING
The hydraulic generator module shall contain all system components necessary to comprise a complete hydraulic
generating system. The components shall be grouped and assembled into a compact modular unit.
The generator unit shall be modular, packaged with a heavy steel protective frame. All connections to the module (both
hydraulic and electrical) shall be easily removable for easy removal of unit from compartment.
Hydraulic oil reservoir and filter shall be easily accessible with adequate clearance to facilitate oil filling and filter changing.
WARRANTY PERIOD
Provided such goods are operated and maintained in accordance with Harrison's written instructions, Harrison warrants
that the MPC series hydraulic generators shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of two (2)
years or two thousand (2,000) hours, whichever comes first, from the date of delivery to the first purchaser.
HYDRAULIC COMPONENTS
A hydraulic system filter and strainer shall be provided and shall be located in a readily accessible area.
Hydraulic hose shall meet the hydraulic pump manufacturer’s recommendations for pressure, size, vacuum, and abrasion
resistance. Hydraulic fittings shall meet the hydraulic pump manufacturer’s recommendations for pressure, size, and the
type of hose used.
Where the hydraulic hose comes into contact with other surfaces, the hose shall be protected from chafing.
GENERATOR MOUNTING
The generator shall be mounted in an upper roof compartment on rubber vibration isolators. The compartment shall be
reinforced where necessary to hold weight of generator. A valve shall be provided on the generator oil drain outlet and
piped to underside of generator compartment with flexible hose and plug. The drain shall be located where easily
accessible for generator service.
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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.
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.
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.
SHORE POWER INLET - BATTERY CHARGER
The above mentioned shore power inlet, and battery conditioner shall be specified in the 12 volt section.
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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:
Two (2) 120 volt exterior outlets, one (1) each side at cab fender area.
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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).
INTERIOR LIGHTING: 120VAC FLOURCESENT
Two (2) 120 volt interior recessed flourcesent recessed light fixtures shall be provided in body walk-in interior. Each fixture
shall be provided with two 24" flourcesent bulbs and recessed into walkway ceiling. A switch shall be provided at rear
walkway door enterence.
Lights shall be powered by either shore line or generator.
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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.
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
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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.
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.
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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:
1. All line voltage power connections are made through receptacles on the power source and the receptacles are
protected by integrated over current devices.
2. 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.
Wiring Methods
Fixed wiring systems shall be limited to the following:
1. 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)
2. Type SOW, SOOW, SEOW, or SEOOW flexible cord rated at 600 V and at temperatures not less than 194°F
(90°C)
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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:
1. Separated by a minimum distance of 12 in. (300 mm) from exhaust piping or shielded from such piping
2. 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 prewiring for future power sources or devices exists, the un-terminated ends shall be marked with a label showing
their wire size and intended function.
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.
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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.
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
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120/240 VAC SCENE LIGHTING
FRONT CAB-MOUNTED SCENE LIGHT(S)
One (1) quartz floodlight(s) shall be provided on the front of the cab by the cab/chassis manufacturer. Each light shall be
mounted in a brow-style mounting flange. 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.
Each light shall be wired directly to the electrical generator system with Carflex conduit and stranded copper wire. The
floodlights shall be protected with circuit breakers rated at the proper amperage and wire size.
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The above lights shall be controlled by one (1) rocker switch(es). The rocker switch(es) shall be located in the cab
within reach of the Driver and/or Officer.
SIDE UPPER RECESSED SCENE LIGHTS
Four (4) Fire Research Optimum, model OPA200-M12, recessed light(s) shall be installed. They shall be equally divided
between the curbside and streetside. The housing shall incorporate internal heat-dissipating fins and have cutout
dimensions not to exceed 2" deep by 4 1/4" high by 16 1/8" wide. The lamphead shall protrude no more than 3-1/8" from
the housing flange. Wiring shall extend from the bottom of the recessed housing.
The lamp head shall have one (1) quartz halogen 1000 watt 240 volt bulb. The bulb shall draw 4.2 amps and generate
22,000 lumens. The bulb shall be accessible through the front. The lamphead shall incorporate a vacuum deposit polished
reflector to produce a uniform beam that lights up an area 100° vertically by 150° horizontally. Lamphead and housing
shall be powder coated white.
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.
SHOP NOTES
Make:Fire Research
Model: Focus
P/N: FC200-M12
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The above lights shall be controlled by two (2) switch(es) in the lower portion of compartment S1.
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REAR TRIPOD SCENE LIGHTS
Two (2) Fire Research Focus; model FCA600-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 40" 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 11'. 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: FCA600-S75-ON-6F3
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HALE 2CBP HIGH PRESSURE BOOSTER FIRE PUMP
Pump Assembly
1. The pump shall be of a size and design to mount on commercial and custom truck chassis, and have the capacity of
300 PSI at 100 gallons per minute (U.S. GPM) performance.
2. The entire pump shall be manufactured and tested at the pump manufacturer's factory.
3. The pump shall be driven by a truck transmission mounted power take-off (PTO). The engine shall provide sufficient
horsepower and RPM to enable pump to meet and exceed its selected performance within the torque rating of the
PTO, truck transmission gears and drive line components.
4. The entire pump, both suction and discharge passages, shall be hydrostatically tested to a pressure of 1000 PSI (69
BAR). The pump shall be fully tested at the pump manufacturer's factory. Pump shall be free from objectionable
pulsation and vibration.
5. The pump body and related parts shall be of fine grain alloy cast iron, with a minimum tensile strength of 30,000 PSI
(2069 BAR). All moving parts in contact with water shall be of high quality bronze or stainless steel. Pump utilizing
castings made of lower tensile strength cast iron not acceptable.
6. Pump body shall be horizontally split, on a single plane, for easy removal of the impeller assembly.
7. Pump shaft to be rigidly supported by three bearings for minimum deflection.
8. The pump shaft shall have only one mechanical seal. The mechanical seal shall be spring loaded, maintenance free
and self-adjusting. (No exceptions.)
9. The two pump impellers shall be hard, fine grain bronze of the mixed flow design; accurately machined, hand-ground
and individually balanced. The vanes of the impeller intake eyes shall be hand-ground and polished to a sharp edge,
and be of sufficient size and design to provide ample reserve capacity utilizing minimum horsepower.
10. The pump shaft shall be electric furnace heat-treated and corrosion resistant with a positive impeller lock. Pump shaft
must be sealed with double lip oil seal to keep road dirt and water out of gearbox.
Gearbox
1. The gearbox shall be manufactured and tested at the pump manufacturer's factory.
2. Pump gearbox shall be of sufficient size to withstand the torque of the engine in pump operating conditions. The
gearbox shall be designed of ample capacity for lubrication reserve and to maintain the proper operating temperature.
3. The gearbox drive shaft shall be of heat-treated chromium steel and shall withstand the torque of the engine in pump
operating conditions.
4. All gears shall be of highest quality electric furnace chrome nickel steel. Bores shall be ground to size and teeth
integrated, crown-shaved and hardened, to give an extremely accurate gear for long life, smooth, quiet running and
higher load carrying capability. An accurately cut spur design shall be provided. (No exceptions.)
5. The pump ratio shall be selected by the apparatus manufacturer to give maximum performance with the engine,
transmission and power take-off selected.
Priming Pump
1. The priming pump shall be a positive displacement, oil-less rotary vane electric motor driven pump conforming to the
requirements of NFPA 1901. The pump body shall be manufactured of heat treated anodized aluminum for wear and
corrosion resistance.
2. The pump shall be capable of producing a minimum 24 Hg vacuum at 2000 feet above sea level.
3. The electric motor shall be a 12 VDC (or 24 VDC) totally enclosed unit.
4. The priming pump shall not require lubrication.
5. The priming pump shall be operated by a single push-pull control valve mounted on the pump operator panel. The
control valve shall be of all bronze construction.
SHOP NOTES
Hale Quote 5/4/2012.
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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.
HALE FIVE YEAR PUMP WARRANTY
The fire pump shall be warranted by Hale for a period of five (5) years from the date of delivery to the Aberdeen Fire
District #1.
UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES FIRE PUMP TEST
The pump shall undergo an Underwriters Laboratories Incorporated test per applicable sections of NFPA standards, prior
to delivery of the completed apparatus.
The UL acceptance certificate shall be furnished with the apparatus on delivery.
FIRE PUMP TEST LABEL
A fire pump performance and rating label shall be installed on the fire apparatus pump panel. The label shall denote levels
of pump performance and testing completed at factory. These shall include GPM at net pump pressure, RPM at such
level, and other pertinent data as required by applicable NFPA standards. In addition, the pressure control device, tank to
pump flow tests, and other required testing shall be completed.
In addition, the entire pump, suction and discharge passages shall be hydrostatically tested to a pressure as required by
applicable NFPA standards. The pump shall be fully tested at the pump manufacturer's factory to the performance
specifications as outlined by applicable NFPA standards.
UL PUMP CERTIFICATION
The fire pump shall be tested and certified by Underwriters Laboratories, to perform as listed below:
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100% of rated capacity at 150 psi, 1000 kPa net pressure.
70% of rated capacity at 200 psi, 1350 kPa net pressure.
50% of rated capacity at 250 psi, 1700 kPa net pressure.
The entire pump, both suction and discharge passages, shall be hydrostatically tested to a pressure of 500 PSI.
The pump shall be free from objectionable pulsation under all normal operating conditions.
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ALTITUDE REQUIREMENT
The apparatus shall be designed to meet the specified rating at 2,000 feet altitude.
MASTER DRAIN VALVE
There shall be one (1) Class 1 manifold type drain valve(s) installed in the pump compartment. All pump drains shall be
connected to the master drain valve. The drain valve shall be controlled adjacent to the pump panel. The control shall be
a hand wheel knob marked "open" and "closed". Each drain port shall be completely independent where the master drain
valve will not allow water or air flow between any two (2) inlet ports.
PRIMING SYSTEM
A Hale ESP priming system shall be provided and include a 12 VDC, positive displacement, oil-less rotary vane electric
motor driven pump conforming to the requirements of NFPA 1901. The pump body shall be manufactured of heat treated
anodized aluminum for wear and corrosion resistance.
The primer shall be capable of priming the pump through a 20' section of suction hose with a 10' lift within 30 seconds for
pumps less than 1,500 GPM, and 45 seconds for pumps 1,500 GPM and larger.
The pump shall be capable of producing a minimum 24 Hg vacuum at 2,000 feet above sea level.
PRIMER CONTROL
The primer shall be activated by a pull/push "T" handle control.
HEAT EXCHANGER
A heat exchanger shall be provided on the pump driving engine cooling system that uses water from the discharge side of
the pump to cool the engine coolant through the use of a closed heat exchanger. The water from the pump and the engine
coolant shall not be intermixed. This cooling system shall be controlled by a valve on the pump operator's station.
INTAKE RELIEF VALVE
The intake relief valve shall be a pilot-operated intake relief valve and shall be provided by the pump manufacturer. The
pilot valve shall allow adjustment from 50 psi to 250 psi. A pilot-operated intake relief valve will allow full opening of the
relief valve with a very small rise in intake pressure above set pressure.
Such dumping shall be through a system of piping terminating in an area away from the operator’s position. The discharge
end of the piping shall not have a threaded connection.
SHOP NOTES
Elkhart in bid spec.
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PLUMBING SPECIFICATIONS
The fire pump plumbing system shall be of rigid or flexible piping with stainless steel fittings. Victaulic couplings shall be
installed to permit flexing of the plumbing system and allow for quick removal of piping or valves for service. Flexible hose
couplings shall be threaded stainless steel or Victaulic connections.
The fire pump and plumbing shall be hydrostatically tested in compliance to applicable sections of NFPA standards, with
test results submit with the delivery documentation.
STAINLESS STEEL INTAKE MANIFOLD
The suction manifold assembly shall be fabricated with Schedule #10 type 304 stainless steel. All threaded fittings shall
be a minimum of Schedule 10 stainless steel. The suction manifold assembly shall have radiused sweep elbows to
minimize water turbulence into the suction volute.
The suction manifold shall be welded and pressure tested prior to installation. The stainless steel manifold assembly shall
be attached to the pump intake volute with a heavy-duty, flexible Victaulic coupling.
STAINLESS STEEL DISCHARGE MANIFOLD
The discharge manifold assembly shall be fabricated with Schedule #10 type 304 stainless steel. All threaded fittings shall
be a minimum of Schedule 10 stainless steel. The discharge manifold assembly shall have radiused sweep elbows to
minimize water turbulence into the discharge header.
The manifold shall be welded and pressure tested prior to installation. The stainless steel manifold assembly shall be
attached to the pump intake volute with a heavy-duty, flexible
Victaulic coupling.
STAINLESS STEEL PLUMBING WARRANTY
The stainless steel plumbing shall be free of defects in material and 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.
The contractor shall supply details of their warranty information with their bid submission.
STREETSIDE INTAKE
There shall be one (1) 2-1/2" gated intake(s) located on the streetside of the apparatus. Each 2-1/2" intake shall terminate
with a 2-1/2" NSTF chrome plated swivel adapter. There shall be one (1) 2-1/2" NSTM chrome plated plug and chain for
each intake.
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One (1) Akron Brass 8000 series, 2-1/2" valve(s)
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Valve(s) shall be controlled with a handle for direct valve operation through panel.
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One (1) Innovative Controls model 3003000, ¾” brass 90 degree ball type drain valve with lift handle fitting and color
coded labels shall be provided for the above plumbing item. The valve shall be able to manually open the drain valve
when the line is under pressure and will be located on pump panel and plumbed to drain the lowest point in the
plumbing.
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One (1) 1-1/2" direct tank fill located at pump panel with a check valve, adapter, cap and drain valve.
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TANK TO PUMP CHECK VALVE
There shall be a check valve between the pump suction and the booster tank valve. The check valve shall eliminate back
flow into the water tank when the pump is connected to a pressurized source.
TANK TO PUMP VALVE
A 3" full flow ball valve shall be installed between the fire pump and the water tank. The connection between the tank and
the pump shall be capable of the flow recommendations as set forth in the latest edition of NFPA 1901. The valve shall be
flanged to bolt directly to the pump and shall incorporate a chromium plated bronze ball. The remaining internal moving
parts shall be stainless steel for years of dependable service. A non collapsible flexible hose shall be incorporated into the
tank to pump plumbing to allow movement in the line as the chassis flexes to avoid damage during normal road operation.
The tank to pump valve shall be controlled from the pump operator's panel.
SHOP NOTES
2-1/2" bid spec.
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Valve(s) shall be controlled with a 12 VDC electric actuator connected to the valve. The electronic control(s) shall
be located on the pump operator's panel.
BOOSTER REEL
There shall be one (1) Hannay EF30-23-24 (32.38" wide x 23" deep x 23.5" high) aluminum booster hose reel discharge
with electric rewind motor located per itemized compartment layout. Booster reel shall have a capacity of 250' of 3/4"
booster hose.
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The Hannay booster reel shall be equipped with one (1) set(s) of FH-3 hose guide rollers.
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One (1) 150' x 3/4" section(s) of Neidner "ReelTex" booster hose coupled with 3/4" NST pyrolite coupling shall be
provided.
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An Akron Ultra High Pressure Trigger Shut-Off & Assault Tip Model #754 with #4807 nozzle shall be provided with
specified booster hose reel.
SHOP NOTES
Dealer supplied
quoted 5/8/12 Bob Evans
One (1) of the discharge(s) shall flow water only.
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One (1) Akron Brass 8000 series, 1-1/2" valve(s)
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Valve(s) shall be controlled with a 12 VDC electric actuator connected to the valve. The electronic control(s) shall
be located on the pump operator's panel.
One (1) Innovative Controls model 3003000, ¾” brass 90 degree ball type drain valve with lift handle fitting and color
coded labels shall be provided for the above plumbing item. The valve shall be able to manually open the drain valve
when the line is under pressure and will be located on pump panel and plumbed to drain the lowest point in the
plumbing.
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One (1) Innovative Controls 2-1/2" liquid filled gauge(s)
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This gauge(s) shall have a white background with black text.
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The above gauge shall have a range from 0 to 400 psi.
TANK REFILL
There shall be a 2" pump to tank fill line.
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One (1) Akron Brass 8000 series, 2" valve(s)
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Valve(s) shall be controlled with a push/pull type chromed "T" handle with adjustable linkage connected to the
valve. The control handle shall be located adjacent to the plumbing connection.
PUMP PANEL
The pump controls shall be mounted on an aluminum control panel which shall have a black powder coat painted finish.
The panel shall be hinged, or bolted in place allowing it to be easily removed to gain access to plumbing components.
PUMP PANEL LOCATION
The pump control panel shall be located as per the itemized compartment list.
The pump panel shall include the following items;
PUMP PANEL ACCESS
The pump panel shall be covered by the compartment roll-up door which shall protect the pump control panel from the
environment.
CLASS 1 TOTAL PRESSURE GOVERNOR
The apparatus shall be equipped with the Class 1 TPG Display for the pump panel.
MASTER DISCHARGE GAUGE
There shall be one (1) Innovative Controls 4" liquid filled gauge which shall display the Master Discharge Pressure.
MASTER INTAKE GAUGE
There shall be one (1) Innovative Controls 4" liquid filled gauge which shall display the Master Intake Pressure.
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This gauge(s) shall have a white background with black text.
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The above gauge(s) shall have a range from -30" to 600 psi.
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COLOR CODED LABELS
The completed unit shall have color coded labels for each discharge, intake, master gauge, and drain. Labels shall be
manufactured from an acrylic poly material with the text of each label engraved in the top surface.
PUMP PANEL LIGHTING
All gauges and controls on the pump operators’ panel shall be adequately illuminated by a shielded light assembly with
OnScene Solutions LED type lights. The lights shall be activated by a weather-proof type switch on the pump operators’
panel. This switch shall also activate any area step lighting.
TEST TAPS
Test taps for pump intake and pump pressure shall be provided on the pump instrument panel and be properly labeled.
POLY WATER TANK
The water tank capacity shall be approximately 200 US gallon or 166 Imperial gallons. Certification of the tank capacity
shall be recorded on the manufacturer's record of construction and shall be provided to the purchaser upon delivery of the
apparatus.
CONSTRUCTION
The tank must be designed and fabricated by a tank manufacturer that is ISO 9001:2008 certified. The ISO certification
must be to the current standard in effect at the time of the design and fabrication of the tank.
The water tank shall be of a specific configuration and designed to be completely independent of the body and
compartments. Joints and seams shall be fused using nitrogen gas as required and tested for maximum strength and
integrity. The tank construction shall include PolyProSeal™ technology wherein a sealant shall be installed between the
plastic components prior to being fusion welded. This sealing method will provide a liquid barrier offering leak protection in
the event of a weld compromise. The top of the booster tank is fitted with removable lifting assembly designed to facilitate
tank removal. The transverse and longitudinal swash partitions shall be manufactured of a minimum of 3/8" PT3™
polypropylene. All partitions shall be equipped with vent and air holes to permit movement of air and water between
compartments. The partitions shall be designed to provide maximum water flow. All swash partitions interlock with one
another and are completely fused to each other as well as to the walls of the tank. All partitions and spacing shall comply
with NFPA 1901. The walls shall be welded to the floor of the tank providing maximum strength as part of the tank’s
unique Full Floor Design™. Tolerances in design allow for a maximum variation of 1/8” on all dimensions.
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WATER FILL TOWER AND COVER
The tank shall have a combination vent and manual fill tower. The fill tower shall be constructed of 1/2" PT3™
polypropylene and shall be a minimum dimension of 8" x 8" outer perimeter. The fill tower shall be blue in color indicating
that it is a water-only fill tower. The tower shall be located in the left front corner of the tank unless otherwise specified by
the tank manufacturer to the purchaser. The tower shall have a 1/4" thick removable polypropylene screen and a PT3™
polypropylene hinged cover. The capacity of the tank shall be engraved on the top of the fill tower lid. Inside the fill tower
there shall be a combination vent/overflow pipe. The vent overflow shall be a minimum of schedule 40 polypropylene pipe
with a minimum I.D. of 4" that is designed to run through the tank, and shall be piped to discharge water behind the rear
wheels as required in NFPA 1901 so as to not interfere with rear tire traction.
The tank cover shall be constructed of 1/2" thick PT3™ polypropylene and UV stabilized, to incorporate a multi-piece
locking design, which allows for individual removal and inspection if necessary. The tank cover(s) shall be flush or
recessed 3/8" from the top of the tank and shall be fused to the tank walls and longitudinal partitions for maximum
integrity. Each one of the covers shall have hold downs consisting of 2" minimum polypropylene dowels spaced a
maximum of 40” apart. These dowels shall extend through the covers and will assist in keeping the covers rigid under fast
filling conditions. A minimum of two lifting dowels shall accommodate the necessary lifting hardware.
SUMP
There shall be one (1) sump standard per tank. The sump shall be constructed of a minimum of 1/2" PT3™ polypropylene
and be located in the left front quarter of the tank, unless specified otherwise. On all tanks that require a front suction, a 3"
schedule 40 polypropylene pipe shall be installed that will incorporate a dip tube from the front of the tank to the sump
location. The sump shall have a minimum 3" N.P.T. threaded outlet on the bottom for a drain plug per NFPA. This shall be
used as a combination clean-out and drain. All tanks shall have an anti-swirl plate located approximately 3” above the
inside floor.
OUTLETS
There will be two (2) standard tank outlets: one for the tank-to-pump suction line, which shall be sized to provide adequate
water flow to the pump; and, one for tank fill line, which shall be sized according to the NFPA minimum size chart for
booster tanks. All tank fill couplings shall be backed with flow deflectors to break up the stream of water entering the tank,
and be capable of withstanding sustained fill rates of up to 1000 G.P.M. The addition of rear suction fittings, nurse valve
fittings, dump valve fittings, and through-the-tank sleeves to accommodate rear discharge piping must be specified. All
auxiliary outlets and inlets must meet all NFPA guidelines in effect at the time of manufacture.
MOUNTING
The tank shall rest on the body cross members in conjunction with such additional cross members, spaced at a distance
that would not allow for more than 530 square inches of unsupported area under the tank floor. In cases where overall
height of the tank exceeds 40 inches, cross member spacing must be decreased to allow for not more than 400 square
inches of unsupported area.
The tank must be isolated from the cross members through the use of hard rubber strips with a minimum thickness and
width dimension of 1/4” x 1” and a Shore A Hardness of approximately 60 durometer. The rubber must be installed so it
will not become dislodged during normal operation of the vehicle. Additionally, the tank must be supported around the
entire bottom outside perimeter and captured both in the front and rear as well as side to side to prevent tank from shifting
during vehicle operation.
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A picture frame type cradle mount with a minimum of 2" x 2" x 1/4” mild steel, stainless steel, or aluminum angle shall be
provided or the use of corner angles having a minimum dimension of 4" x 4" x 1/4” by 6” high are permitted for the
purpose of capturing the tank.
Although the tank is designed on a free floating suspension principle, it is required that the tank have adequate vertical
hold down restraints to minimize movement during vehicle operation. If proper retention has not been incorporated into
the apparatus hose floor structure, an optional mounting restraint system shall be located on top of the tank, half way
between the front and the rear on each side of the tank. These stops can be constructed of steel, stainless steel or
aluminum angle having minimum dimensions of 3" x 3" x 1/4” and shall be approximately 6” to 12” long. These brackets
must incorporate rubber isolating pads with a minimum thickness of 1/4” inch and a hardness of 60 durometer affixed on
the underside of the angle. The angle should then be bolted to the body side walls of the vehicle while extending down to
rest on the top outside edge of the upper side wall of the tank. Hose beds floors must be so designed that the floor slat
supports extend full width from side wall to side wall and are not permitted to drop off the edge of the tank or in any way
come in contact with the individual covers where a puncture could occur. Tank top must be capable of supporting loads up
to 200 lbs per sq. foot when evenly distributed. Other equipment such as generators, portable pumps, etc. must not be
mounted directly to the tank top unless provisions have been designed into the Poly-Tank® III for that purpose. The tank
shall be completely removable without disturbing or dismantling the apparatus structure.
CENTER OF GRAVITY
A center of gravity calculation shall be determined for each tank and provided as requested in order to provide the
apparatus manufacturer with the necessary data to design and certify the apparatus with respect to the NFPA
requirements regarding rollover stability.
WATER TANK LEVEL GAUGE
There shall be one (1) Innovative Controls 10-LED water tank level gauge(s) for indicating water tank level. The tank level
gauge shall indicate the liquid level on an easy to read display.
Each tank level gauge system shall include:
− A pressure transducer that is mounted on the outside of the tank in an easily accessible area.
− A super bright LED bar graph display with a visual alarm at 1/4 of a tank. The display shall also provide an output to
activate an audible alarm or secondary visual alarm at 1/4 of a tank.
− A set of weather resistant connectors to connect the digital display to the pressure transducer and to the apparatus
power.
UPF POLY WATER TANK WARRANTY
The UPF poly water tank shall be provided with a lifetime material and workmanship limited warranty. The manufacturer
shall supply details of their warranty information with their bid submission.
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EQUIPMENT PAYLOAD WEIGHT ALLOWANCE
In compliance with NFPA 1901 standards, the special service vehicle shall be designed for an equipment loading
allowance of 8,000 lbs. of Aberdeen Fire District #1 provided loose equipment based on a 50,001 - 60,000 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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One (1) Duo-Safety 585-A 10' aluminum folding ladder(s) shall be provided with the completed unit.
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The wheel chock(s) shall be mounted behind rear wheels, below body on streetside.
The ladder(s) shall be mounted on vehicle, per itemized compartment list.
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 Aberdeen Fire District #1.
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The flashlight(s) shall be mounted on the completed unit in the lower area of compartment S1.
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 Aberdeen Fire District #1 before the unit is placed in emergency service.
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