CHASSIS Chassis provided shall be a new, tilt

CHASSIS Chassis provided shall be a new, tilt
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CHASSIS
Chassis provided shall be a new, tilt-type, custom fire apparatus. The chassis
shall be manufactured in the apparatus body builder's facility, thus eliminating
any split responsibility. The chassis shall be designed and manufactured for
heavy-duty service with adequate strength and capacity to sustain the intended
load and the type of service required.
WHEELBASE
The wheelbase of the vehicle shall be no greater than 224 inches.
GVW RATING
The gross vehicle weight rating shall be a minimum of 45,000 lbs.
FRAME
The chassis frame shall be built with two (2) steel channels bolted to five (5)
cross members or more, depending on other options of the apparatus. The side
rails shall have a 13.38" tall web over the front and mid sections of the chassis,
with a continuous smooth taper to 10.75" over the rear axle. Each rail shall
have a section modulus of 25.992 cubic inches and a resisting bending moment
(rbm) of 3,119,040 in-lb over the critical regions of the frame assembly, with a
section modulus of 18.96 cubic inches with an rbm of 2,275,200 in-lb over the
rear axle. The frame rails shall be constructed of 120,000 psi yield strength
heat-treated .38" thick steel, with 3.50" wide flanges.
FRAME REINFORCEMENT
In addition, a full-length mainframe inverted "L" liner shall be provided. It
shall be heat-treated steel measuring 12.00" x 3.00" x .25". Each liner shall
have a section modulus of 7.795 cubic inches., yield strength of 110,000 psi,
and rbm of 857,462 in-lb. Total rbm at wheelbase center shall be 3,976,502 lb
per rail.
FRONT NON DRIVE AXLE
The front axle shall be of the independent suspension design with a ground
rating of 22,800 lb.
Upper and lower control arms shall be used on each side of the axle. Upper
control arm castings shall be made of 100,000-psi yield strength 8630 steel and
the lower control arm casting shall be made of 55,000-psi yield ductile iron.
The center cross members and side plates shall be constructed out of 80,000-psi
yield strength steel.
Each control arm shall be mounted to the center section using elastomer
bushings. These rubber bushings shall rotate on low friction plain bearings and
be lubricated for life. Each bushing shall also have a flange end to absorb
longitudinal impact loads, reducing noise and vibrations.
There shall be nine (9) grease fittings supplied, one (1) on each control arm
pivot and one (1) on the steering gear extension.
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The upper control arm shall be shorter than the lower arm so that wheel end
geometry provides positive camber when deflected below rated load and
negative camber above rated load.
Camber at load shall be zero degrees for optimum tire life.
The ball joint bearing shall be of low friction design and be maintenance
free.
Toe links that are adjustable for alignment of the wheel to the center of the
chassis shall be provided.
The wheel ends must have little to no bump steer when the chassis encounters a
hole or obstacle.
The steering linkage shall provide proper steering angles for the inside and
outside wheel, based on the vehicle wheelbase.
The axle shall have a third party certified turning angle of 45 degrees. Front
discharge, front suction, or aluminum wheels shall not infringe on this cramp
angle.
FRONT SUSPENSION
Front independent suspension shall be provided with a minimum ground rating
of 22,800 lb.
The independent suspension system shall be designed to provide maximum ride
comfort. The design shall allow the vehicle to travel at highway speeds over
improved road surfaces and at moderate speeds over rough terrain with
minimal transfer of road shock and vibration to the vehicle's crew
compartment.
Each wheel shall have torsion bar type spring. In addition, each front wheel
end shall also have energy absorbing jounce bumpers to prevent bottoming of
the suspension.
The suspension design shall be such that there is at least 10.00" of total wheel
travel and a minimum of 3.75" before suspension bottoms.
The torsion bar anchor lock system allows for simple lean adjustments, without
the use of shims. One can adjust for a lean within 15 minutes per side. Anchor
adjustment design is such that it allows for ride height adjustment on each side.
The independent suspension shall be put through a durability test that has
simulated a minimum of 140,000 miles of inner city driving.
SHOCK ABSORBERS
Heavy-duty telescoping shock absorbers (KONI) shall be provided on the front
suspension.
OIL SEALS
Oil seals with viewing window shall be provided on the front axle.
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FRONT TIRES
Front tires shall be Michelin 425/65R22.50 radials, 20 ply XFE wide
base tread, rated for 22,800 lb maximum axle load and 65 mph maximum
speed.
The tires shall be mounted on Alcoa 22.50" x 12.25" polished aluminum disctype wheels with a ten (10)-stud, 11.25" bolt circle.
TURNING RADIUS REPORT
Supplied with the bid shall be a turning radius analysis of the vehicle being
proposed. This analysis shall provide the inside turning radius, the outside
turning radius, the curb to curb turning radius, and the wall to wall turning
radius.
REAR AXLE
The rear axle shall be a Meritor™, Model RS-25-160, with a capacity of 27,000
lb.
TOP SPEED OF VEHICLE
A rear axle ratio shall be furnished to allow the vehicle to reach a top speed of
60 MPH.
REAR SUSPENSION
The rear springs shall be Standens semi-elliptical, 3.00" x 52.00", 12 leaves
main with a ground rating of 27,000 lb. Spring hangers shall be castings with
provisions for lubrication. The grease fittings shall be 90-degree type and shall
be accessible without removing the wheels or cutting any sheet metal. Two (2)
top leaves shall wrap the forward spring hanger pin and the top leaf shall wrap
the rear spring hanger pin on both the front and rear suspensions.
Kaiser spring pins shall be provided, with double figure-eight grease grooves
and a layer of electroless nickel plating, 1.0 mil thick, around the entire
pin. The bushing that holds the spring pin in place shall also have a grease
groove.
OIL SEALS
Oil seals shall be provided on the rear axle.
REAR TIRES
Rear tires shall be four (4) Michelin 12R22.50 radials, 16 ply all season XDN2
tread, rated for 27,120 lb maximum axle load and 75 mph maximum speed.
The tires shall be mounted on Alcoa, Dura-Bright model, 22.50" x 8.25"
polished aluminum disc wheels with a ten (10) stud-11.25" bolt circle.
TIRE BALANCE
All tires shall be balanced with Counteract balancing beads. The beads shall be
inserted into the tire and eliminate the need for wheel weights.
TIRE PRESSURE MANAGEMENT
There shall be a tire pressure management system provided that shall monitor
each tires pressure and temperature. A 2.00" gauge located in the cab
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instrument panel shall indicate each tires position, pressure and temperature. A
wireless sensor shall be mounted to each wheel for a total of six (6) sensors.
The system shall have three (3) alert levels:
Critical Low Pressure Alert
Pressure Deviation Alert
High Temperature Alert
Each alert shall trigger an audible alarm and an indicator light within the gauge
to signal the driver of the problem
The system shall be covered by a five (5) year parts and labor warranty. Please
see warranty document for details.
HUB COVERS (front)
Stainless steel hub covers shall be provided on the front axle. An oil level
viewing window shall be provided.
HUB COVERS (rear)
A pair of stainless steel high hat hub covers shall be provided on rear axle hubs.
COVERS, LUG NUT, CHROME
Chrome lug nut covers shall be supplied on front and rear wheels.
MUD FLAPS
Mud flaps shall be installed behind the rear wheels of the apparatus.
TIRE CHAINS, WIRING ONLY
A locking style switch shall be installed on the instrument panel for activation
of future installed tire chains. All wiring shall be provided from power
distribution to switch and from the switch to the rear axle. Bidder also can
provide On –Spot tires chains as an option to be done locally.
WHEEL CHOCKS
There shall be two (2) pairs of folding Ziamatic SAC-44-E, aluminum alloy,
Quick-Choc wheel blocks with easy-grip handle provided.
WHEEL CHOCK BRACKETS
There shall be two (2) pairs of Ziamatic SQCH-44-H horizontal mounting
wheel chock brackets provided for the Ziamatic SAC-44-E folding wheel
chocks. The brackets shall be mounted To be determined at pre-construction.
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
A vehicle control system shall be provided as an integral part of the ABS brake
system from Meritor Wabco.
The system shall monitor and update the lateral acceleration (cornering) of the
vehicle and compare it to a critical threshold where a side roll event may
occur. If the critical threshold is met, the vehicle control system shall
automatically reduce engine RPM, engage the engine retarder (if equipped),
and selectively apply brakes to the individual wheel ends of the front and rear
axles to reduce the possibility of a side roll event.
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The system shall monitor directional stability through an electronic lateral
accelerometer, steer angle sensor and yaw rate sensor. If spinout or drift out is
detected, the vehicle control system shall selectively apply brakes to the
individual wheel ends of the front and rear axles to assist in bringing the
vehicle back to its intended direction. The operator shall continue to provide
steering input in the desired direction as the system compensates.
Electronic Stability Control is not a guarantee that a side roll event, spinout or
drift out shall not occur. ESC is a supplemental safety system that shall be used
in conjunction with safe driving habits.
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
The vehicle shall be equipped with a Wabco 4S4M, anti-lock braking
system. The ABS shall provide a four (4) channel anti-lock braking control on
both the front and rear wheels. A digitally controlled system that utilizes
microprocessor technology shall control the anti-lock braking system. Each
wheel shall be monitored by the system. When any wheel begins to lockup, a
signal shall be sent to the control unit. This control unit shall then reduce the
braking of that wheel for a fraction of a second and then reapply the
brake. This anti-lock brake system shall eliminate the lockup of any wheel thus
helping to prevent the apparatus from skidding out of control.
AUTOMATIC TRACTION CONTROL
An anti-slip feature shall be included with the ABS. The Automatic Traction
Control shall be used for traction in poor road and weather conditions. The
Automatic Traction Control shall act as an electronic differential lock that shall
not allow a driving wheel to spin, thereby supplying traction at all times. The
ABS electronic control unit (ECU) shall work with the engine ECU, sharing
information concerning wheel slip. Engine ECU shall use information to
control engine speed, allowing only as much throttle application as required for
the available traction, regardless of how much the driver is asking for. A
"mud/snow" switch shall be provided on the instrument panel. Activation of
the switch shall allow additional tire slip to let the truck climb out and get on
top of deep snow or mud.
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SYSTEM, ANTI-LOCK
BRAKE SYSTEM & AUTOMATIC TRACTION CONTROL
WARRANTY
The Wabco ABS/ATC system shall come with a three (3) year or 300,000
mile parts and labor warranty provided by Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control
Systems.
BRAKES
The service brake system shall be full air type.
The front brakes shall be Knorr/Bendix disc type with a 17.00" ventilated rotor
for improved stopping distance.
The brake system shall be certified, third party inspected, for improved
stopping distance.
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The rear brakes shall be Meritor™ 16.50" x 8.63" cam operated with automatic
slack adjusters and shall be the outboard type style of drum.
AIR COMPRESSOR, BRAKE SYSTEM
The air compressor shall be a Bendix BA-921 with 15.80 cubic feet per minute
output at 1,250 RPM.
BRAKE SYSTEM
The brake system shall include:
- Bendix dual brake treadle valve with vinyl covered foot surface
- Heated automatic moisture ejector on air dryer
- Total air system capacity of 4,362 cubic inches
- Two (2) air pressure gauges with a red warning light and an audible alarm,
that activates when air pressure falls below 60 psi
- Spring set parking brake system
- Parking brake operated by a push-pull style control valve
- A parking "brake on" indicator light on instrument panel
- Park brake relay/inversion and anti-compounding valve, in conjunction with
a double check valve system, shall be provided with an automatic spring brake
application at 40 psi
The air tank shall be primed and painted to meet a minimum 750 hour salt
spray test.
To reduce the effects of corrosion, the air tank shall be mounted with stainless
steel brackets. (no exception).
- Wabco System Saver 1200 air dryer with spin-on coalescing filter cartridge
- 100 Watt Heater
BRAKE LINES
Color-coded nylon brake lines shall be provided. The lines shall be wrapped in
a heat protective loom where necessary in the chassis.
AIR INLET
One (1) air inlet with male coupling shall be provided. It shall allow station air
to be supplied to the apparatus brake system through a shoreline hose. The
inlet shall be located on the driver side seat riser. A check valve shall be
provided to prevent reverse flow of air. The inlet shall discharge into the "wet"
tank of the brake system. A mating female coupling shall also be provided
with the loose equipment.
AIR TANK, ADDITIONAL
An additional air tank with 1,454 cubic inch displacement shall be provided to
increase the capacity of the air system. This tank shall be dedicated for air horn
use.
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The air tank shall be primed and painted to meet a minimum 750 hour salt
spray test. To reduce the effects of corrosion, the air tank shall be mounted
with stainless steel brackets. No Exceptions.
The output flow of the engine air compressor varies with engine RPM. Full
compressor output is only achieved at governed engine speed. Engine speed
may be limited by generators, pumps and other PTO driven options.
AIR TANK, ADDITIONAL
An additional air tank with 1454 cubic inch displacement shall be provided to
increase the capacity of the main air brake system. This tank shall be plumbed
into the rear half of the brake system.
The air tank shall be primed and painted to meet a minimum 750 hour spray
test. To reduce the effects of corrosion, the air tank shall be mounted with
stainless steel brackets. (no exception)
The output flow of the engine air compressor shall vary with engine rpm. Full
compressor output shall only be achieved at governed engine speed. Engine
speed shall be limited by generators, pumps and other PTO driven options
PARK BRAKE CONTROL (additional)
A second park brake control valve shall be installed on the officer side of the
instrument panel. This valve shall only activate the brakes if manually pulled
out; low air pressure shall not activate this valve.
BRAKE FITTINGS
All the brass brake system fittings shall be "compression type".
ENGINE
The chassis shall be powered by an electronically controlled engine as
described below:
Make:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
DD13
Power:
500 hp at 1800 rpm
Torque:
1650 lb-ft at 1200 rpm
Governed Speed:
2080 rpm
Emissions Level:
EPA 2013
Fuel:
Diesel
Cylinders:
Six (6)
Displacement:
Starter:
781 cubic inches (12.8L)
Delco 39MT
Fuel Filters:
Dual cartridge style with check valve, water separator, and
water in fuel sensor
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Coolant Filter:
line
Cartridge style with shut off valves on the supply and return
The engine shall include On-board diagnostics (OBD), which provides self
diagnostic and reporting. The system shall give the owner or repair technician
access to state of health information for various vehicle sub systems. The
system shall monitor vehicle systems, engine and aftertreatment. The system
shall illuminate a malfunction indicator light on the dash console if a problem
is detected.
REPTO DRIVE
A rear engine power take off shall be provided to drive the water pump. A
vibration dampener shall be provided between the REPTO and water
pump. Transmission PTO's used to drive the water pump shall not be allowed
due to their lower torque ratings. The rear engine power take off shall be the
same as used extensively throughout the construction industry. Rear engine
PTO's allow for continuous 240 hp and 480 lb-ft torque ratings needed for large
pump applications. The rear engine power take off shall have the same
warranty as the engine provided by the engine manufacturer.
HIGH IDLE
A high idle switch shall be provided, inside the cab, on the instrument panel,
that shall automatically maintain a preset engine rpm. A switch shall be
installed, at the cab instrument panel, for activation/deactivation.
The high idle shall be operational only when the parking brake is on and the
truck transmission is in neutral. A green indicator light shall be provided,
adjacent to the switch. The light shall illuminate when the above conditions are
met. The light shall be labeled "OK to Engage High Idle."
ENGINE BRAKE
A Jacobs engine brake is to be installed with the controls located on the
instrument panel within easy reach of the driver.
The driver shall be able to turn the engine brake system on/off and have a high,
medium and low setting.
The engine brake shall be installed in such a manner that when the engine brake
is slowing the vehicle the brake lights are activated.
The ABS system shall automatically disengage the auxiliary braking device
when required.
ACCESS TO ENGINE DIPSTICKS
For access to the engine oil and transmission fluid dipsticks, there shall be a
door on the engine tunnel, inside the crew cab. The door and dipsticks shall be
relocated 10.00" forward of the standard location.
The engine oil dipstick shall allow for checking only. The transmission
dipstick shall allow for both checking and filling. An additional tube shall be
provided for filling the engine oil.
The door shall have a rubber seal for thermal and acoustic insulation.
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ENGINE AIR INTAKE
The air intake with ember separator shall be mounted on the driver side of the
apparatus, with the intake located on the contoured fiberglass cab front. The
intake shall be covered with a bright finish panel. The ember separator is
designed to prevent road dirt and recirculating hot air from entering the engine.
The ember separator shall be easily accessible by tilting the cab.
EXHAUST SYSTEM
The exhaust system shall include a diesel particulate filter (DPF) and a
selective catalytic reduction (SCR) device to meet current EPA standards. The
exhaust system shall be stainless steel from the turbo to the inlet of the SCR
device and shall be 5.00" in diameter. An insulation wrap shall be provided on
all exhaust pipe between the turbo and SCR to minimize the transfer of heat to
the cab. The exhaust shall terminate horizontally ahead of the passenger side
rear wheels. A tailpipe diffuser shall be provided to reduce the temperature of
the exhaust as it exits. Heat deflector shields shall be provided to isolate
chassis and body components from the heat of the tailpipe diffuser.
RADIATOR
The radiator and the complete cooling system shall meet or exceed NFPA and
engine manufacturer cooling system standards.
For maximum cooling performance and corrosion resistance, the entire radiator
core shall be constructed of long life aluminum alloy. The core shall be a
serpentine design made of aluminum fins brazed to aluminum tubes. The tubes
shall be brazed to aluminum headers. No solder joints or leaded material of
any kind shall be acceptable in the core assembly. Supply and return tanks
shall be made of glass-reinforced nylon or aluminum and shall be crimped on
to the core assembly using header tabs and a compression gasket to complete
the radiator core assembly. The radiator shall be compatible with commercial
antifreeze solutions.
The radiator shall be mounted in parallel with the charge air cooler to avoid
drawing preheated air from the charge cooler through the radiator, thus creating
efficiencies in cooling performance. The radiator and charge air cooler shall be
mounted within a steel framework to complete the cooling module. The
cooling module shall have a minimum total frontal area of 1310 square
inches. The cooling module shall be mounted in such a manner as to prevent
the development of leaks caused by twisting or straining when the apparatus
operates over uneven ground. The cooling module shall be isolated from the
chassis frame rails with rubber isolators.
The radiator shall utilize a remote mounted deaeration/expansion tank. For
visual coolant level inspection, the deaeration/expansion tank shall have a builtin sight glass. The deaeration/expansion tank shall be equipped with a 15 psi
pressure relief cap.
A drain port shall be located at the lowest point of the cooling system and/or
the bottom of the radiator to permit complete flushing of the coolant from the
system.
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A fan shall be mounted directly to the cooling package and within a molded
shroud to minimize the required fan tip clearances and to optimize airflow
efficiencies and cooling performance. Shields or baffles shall be provided to
prevent recirculation of hot air to the inlet side of the radiator.
The fan shall be driven by a serpentine belt drive system mounted directly to
the cooling module. The belt drive system shall include an input hub, a heavy
duty fan clutch, and a 10 rib K-Section Poly V belt with automatic
tensioner. The input hub shall be driven off the engine crank damper pulley
utilizing a Spicer 1310 Series driveshaft.
COOLANT LINES
Silicone hoses shall be used for all engine/heater coolant lines installed by the
chassis manufacturer.
Hose clamps shall be stainless steel constant torque type to prevent coolant
leakage. They shall react to temperature changes in the cooling system and
expand or contract accordingly while maintaining a constant clamping pressure
on the hose.
GROUNDING STRAP
A ground wire shall be added to the radiator. The ground wire shall run from
the radiator to the truck frame.
FUEL TANK
A 65-gallon fuel tank shall be provided and mounted at the rear of
the chassis. The tank shall be constructed of unpainted stainless steel. It shall
be equipped with swash partitions and a vent. To reduce the effects of
corrosion, the fuel tank shall be mounted with stainless steel straps. (no
exception).
A .75" drain plug shall be provided in a low point of the tank for drainage.
A fill inlet shall be located on the left hand side of the body and be covered
with a hinged, spring loaded, stainless steel door that is marked "Ultra Low
Sulfur - Diesel Fuel Only".
A .50" diameter vent shall be provided running from top of tank to just below
fuel fill inlet.
The tank shall meet all FHWA 393.67 requirements, including a fill capacity of
95 percent of tank volume.
All fuel lines shall be provided as recommended by the engine manufacturer.
DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID TANK
A 4.5 gallon diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank shall be provided and mounted in
the driver's side body forward of the rear axle. The tank shall be constructed of
16-gauge type 304- L stainless steel.
A .50" drain plug shall be provided in a low point of the tank for drainage.
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A fill inlet shall be located on the driver's side of the body and be covered with
a hinged, spring loaded, stainless steel door that is marked "Diesel Exhaust
Fluid Only".
The tank shall meet the engine manufacturers requirement for 10
percent expansion space in the event of tank freezing.
The tank shall include an integrated heater unit that utilizes engine coolant to
thaw the DEF in the event of freezing.
FUEL COOLER
An air to fuel cooler shall be installed in the engine fuel return line.
TRANSMISSION
An Allison Gen IV, model EVS 4000P, electronic, torque converting,
automatic transmission shall be provided.
The transmission shall be equipped with prognostics to monitor oil life, filter
life, and transmission health. A wrench icon on the shift selector's digital
display shall indicate when service is due.
Two (2) PTO openings shall be located on left side and top of converter
housing (positions 8 o'clock and 1 o'clock).
A transmission temperature gauge with red light and buzzer shall be installed
on the cab instrument panel.
TRANSMISSION SHIFTER
A six (6)-speed push button shift module shall be mounted to right of driver on
console. Shift position indicator shall be indirectly lit for after dark operation.
The transmission ratio shall be 1st - 3.51 to 1.00, 2nd - 1.91 to 1.00, 3rd - 1.43
to 1.00, 4th - 1.00 to 1.00, 5th - 0.75 to 1.00, 6th - 0.64 to 1.00, R - 4.80 to 1.00.
TRANSMISSION PROGRAMMING
The transmission shall be programmed to automatically shift the transmission
to neutral when the parking brake is set to simplify operation and increase
operational safety. (no exception).
TRANSMISSION COOLER
A Modine plate and fin transmission oil cooler shall be provided using engine
coolant to control the transmission oil temperature.
DRIVELINE
Drivelines shall be a heavy-duty metal tube and be equipped with Spicer 1810
universal joints.
The shafts shall be dynamically balanced before installation.
A splined slip joint shall be provided in each driveshaft, slip joint shall be
coated with Glidecoat or equivalent.
STEERING
Dual Sheppard M110 steering gears, with integral heavy-duty power steering,
shall be provided. For reduced system temperatures, the power steering shall
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incorporate an air to oil cooler and an Eaton model VN20F hydraulic pump
with integral pressure and flow control. All power steering lines shall have
wire braded lines with crimped fittings.
A tilt and telescopic steering column shall be provided to improve fit for a
broader range of driver configurations.
STEERING WHEEL
The steering wheel shall be 18.00" in diameter, have tilting and telescoping
capabilities, and a four (4)-spoke design.
LOGO AND CUSTOMER DESIGNATION ON DASH
The dash panel shall have an emblem containing the fire apparatus
manufacturer's logo and customer name. The emblem shall have three (3) rows
of text for the customer's department name. There shall be a maximum of eight
(8) characters in the first row, 11 characters in the second row and 11
characters in the third row.
The first row of text shall be: City of
The second row of text shall be: 2514
The third row of text shall be: Brentwood, Mo
MUD FLAPS
Heavy-duty black rubber mud flaps shall be installed on the cab behind the
front wheels.
HITCH RECEIVER
A hitch receiver shall be provided at the front of the vehicle, center position
under the bumper extension. The hitch shall be a receiver for a 2.00" trailer
ball insert and a portable winch with a maximum weight rating of 10,000 lb.
BUMPER
A one (1) piece bumper manufactured from .25" formed steel with a .38" bend
radius shall be provided. The bumper shall be a minimum of 12.50" high with
a 1.50" top and bottom flange, and shall extend 26.00" from the face of the
cab. The bumper shall have 45 degree corners and be metal finished and
painted job color.
To provide adequate support strength, the bumper shall be mounted directly to
the front of the C channel frame. The frame shall be a bolted modular
extension frame constructed of 50,000 psi tensile steel.
GRAVEL PAN
A gravel pan, constructed of bright aluminum treadplate, shall be furnished
between the bumper and the cab face. The pan shall be properly supported
from the underside to prevent flexing and vibration.
TOW EYES
Two (2) painted steel tow eyes shall be installed under the bumper and attached
to the front frame members. The tow eyes shall be designed and positioned to
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allow up to a 6,000 pound straight horizontal pull in line with the centerline of
the vehicle. The tow eyes shall not be used for lifting of the apparatus.
The inner and outer edges of the tow eyes shall have a .25" radius.
The tow eyes shall be painted black.
HOSE TRAY
A hose tray, constructed of aluminum, shall be placed in the center of the
bumper extension.
The tray shall have a capacity of 100' of 1.75" double jacket cotton-polyester
hose.
Black rubber grating shall be provided at the bottom of the tray. Drain holes
are also provided.
HINGED CENTER SECTION
The center section of the bumper shall be hinged at the bottom. Two (2) pawl
latches shall hold the section in the closed position.
A center tray shall be provided behind the hinged section of the bumper. The
tray shall be designed to hold 100' of 1.75" double jacket cotton-polyester hose
hose.
EQUIPMENT TRAY
The front bumper extension shall have an stainless steel equipment tray
recessed in the center. The tray shall be recessed enough to hold two (2)
hydraulic tools, with the ability to be preconnected to the reels. Mounting
provisions for two (2) hydraulic reels shall also be provided in the equipment
tray, outside of the frame rails.
The make and model of the hydraulic tools shall be Holmatro SPreader and
Cutter.
EQUIPMENT TRAY COVER
A raised bright aluminum treadplate cover shall be provided full width over the
equipment tray and two (2) reels. Cover shall be raised approximately 8.00".
The cover shall be attached with a stainless steel hinge.
A stainless steel latch shall secure the cover in the closed position and a
pneumatic stay arm on each side shall hold the cover in the open position.
CAB
The cab shall be designed specifically for the fire service and manufactured by
the chassis builder.
Construction of the cab shall consist of high strength 5052-H32 .125"
aluminum welded to extruded aluminum framing.
The cab shall be built by the apparatus manufacturer in a facility located on the
manufacturer's premises (no exception).
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Cab shall be approximately 96.00" wide, with an overall height (from the cab
roof to the ground) of approximately 109.50". The crew cab section shall have
a 12.00" raised roof, with an overall cab height of approximately 121.50". The
overall height listed shall be calculated based on a truck configuration with the
lowest suspension weight ratings, the smallest diameter tires for the suspension,
no water weight, no loose equipment weight and no personnel weight. Larger
tires, wheels and suspension shall increase the overall height listed.
The raised crew cab shall provide a minimum crew cab floor to headliner
dimension of 70.00".
The driver shall have a flat floor area measuring a minimum of 24.50" wide
(door to engine tunnel) and 28.00" long (front to seat riser). The officer shall
have a flat floor area measuring a minimum of 23.00" wide and 21.50" long.
The dimension from the back edge of the steering column to the driver's seat
back (seat in rearmost position) shall be a minimum of 30.00".
The crew cab floor shall measure 50.25" from rear wall to rear facing seat
ledge.
The back side of the engine tunnel shall measure 66.50" to the rear wall.
Crew cab shall be of the totally enclosed design, with access doors constructed
in the same manner as the front cab doors.
Cab and crew cab shall be designed to optimize room and allow complete
visual and audio communications between all fire fighters.
Cab shall be a full tilt design, allowing easy maintenance of the engine
compartment. The engine shall be accessible when the cab is titled and shall
also be removable when the cab is tilted.
Provisions for checking the engine and transmission oil shall be provided on
the engine tunnel and must be accessible without tilting the cab.
Cab shall be isolated from the chassis inputs by four (4) rubber load cushions
and shall be tilted by an electric/hydraulic pump connected to two (2) cab lift
cylinders. Cab shall then be locked down by a 2-point automatic locking
mechanism that actuates after the cab has been lowered.
A contoured molded fiberglass housing shall be installed on the front of the
cab. The housing shall be painted to match the cab. A contoured aluminum
grille, headlight bezel and wrap around band consisting of three (3) separate
bright finished sections shall be installed on the front of the housing.
A logo shall be affixed permanently to the grille housing.
A contoured molded fiberglass "eyebrow" trim assembly shall be installed at
the front roof line above the windshield. The eyebrow shall be painted to
match the cab roof. The marker lights shall be recessed into the eyebrow.
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CAB PUMP ENCLOSURE
The rear of the cab shall be made to house the fire pump below the forward
facing crew cab seats. The cab side panels shall be notched to accommodate
the pump panel.
ENGINE TUNNEL
The engine tunnel shall be constructed out of .188" aluminum and shall be
tapered at the top to allow for more driver and passenger elbow room.
The engine tunnel inside the cab shall not exceed 20.00" from the cab floor to
the top of the engine tunnel.
The width of the engine tunnel inside the cab shall not exceed 36.00" on the top
tapered surface and 43.00" at the floor area.
The engine tunnel shall also taper and narrow towards the rear as it extends into
the crew cab area. The width of the engine tunnel on the top tapered surface at
the rear shall not exceed 30.50", therefore providing optimum room for the fire
fighters seated in the crew cab rear facing seats.
The engine hood shall be insulated for protection from heat and sound. The
noise insulation keeps the dBA level within the limits stated in the current
NFPA series 1900 pamphlet.
FENDER LINERS
Circular inner fender liners in the wheel wells shall be provided.
WINDSHIELD
A large curved, safety glass windshield shall provide over 4,100 square inches
of clear viewing area for enhanced visibility.
The cab windshield shall be installed utilizing modern automotive techniques,
which include bonding to the cab sheet metal with a urethane adhesive, and
then trimmed in rubber.
Economical windshield replacement glass shall be readily available.
WINDSHIELD WIPERS
Electric windshield wipers shall be provided that meet FMVSS and SAE
requirements. One (1) control shall operate both wipers. The wiper control
shall be two (2) speed (high and low) and feature an intermittent control. The
control shall also have a "return to park" provision (toward center of cab). The
wipers shall have a pantographic design for covering a large sweeping area.
Each wiper shall be equipped with a washer that is actuated by the wiper
control.
Wash reservoir shall be able to be filled without raising the cab.
CAB REAR WALL EXTERIOR COVERING
The exterior surface of the rear wall of the cab shall be overlaid with bright
aluminum treadplate except for areas that are not typically visible when the cab
is lowered.
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CAB LIFT
A hydraulic cab lift system shall be provided consisting of an electric powered
hydraulic pump, dual lift cylinders, and necessary hoses and valves.
The hydraulic pump shall have a manual override for backup in the event of
electrical failure.
Lift controls shall be located behind an access door on the passenger side,
behind the bumper.
In addition to the panel controls, a 15' remote control shall be provided for
raising and lowering the cab. The remote control shall be stored in the
cab. The receptacle for the remote control shall be located next to the master
controls on the panel.
Cab shall be locked down by a two (2)-point automatic spring-loaded hook
mechanism that actuates after the cab has been lowered.
The hydraulic cylinders shall be equipped with a velocity fuse that protects the
cab from accidentally descending when the control is located in the tilt
position.
A redundant mechanical stay arm shall automatically be engaged once the cab
has been fully raised. Before lowering the cab, this device must be disengaged
using the stay arm control located near the cab raise/lower switch.
INTERLOCK, CAB LIFT TO PARKING BRAKE
The cab lift system shall be interlocked to the parking brake. The cab tilt
mechanism shall be active only when the parking brake is set and the ignition
switch is in the on position, if the parking brake is released the cab tilt
mechanism shall be disabled.
SCUFFPLATE
An aluminum treadplate scuffplate shall be provided on the rear facing seat
riser. The scuffplate shall be full width and height. The scuffplate shall be
bent to cover the top of the seat riser. The back portion shall be approximately
8.50" high by 90.00" wide, and the top portion shall be approximately 15.00"
deep by 90.00" wide. The scuffplate shall be a one (1) piece design.
DOOR JAMB SCUFFPLATES
All cab door jambs shall be furnished with a polished stainless steel scuffplate,
mounted on the striker side of the jamb.
CAB DOOR INTERIOR PANELS
Polished stainless steel shall be installed in place of the standard ABS plastic
upper panels on all cab doors.
MOLDING (On Sides of Cab)
Chrome molding shall be provided on both sides of cab.
MIRRORS
A Retrac Model 613423 dual vision, motorized, west coast style mirror, with
chrome finish, shall be mounted on each side of the front cab door with spring
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loaded retractable arms. The flat glass and convex glass shall be heated and
adjustable with remote control within reach of the driver.
CAB DOORS
Cab doors shall be approximately 32.00" wide x 61.00" high.
Crew cab doors shall be approximately 32.00" wide x 70.00" high and shall be
located on the side of the cab.
Cab and crew cab doors shall be equipped with automotive type rubber,
continuous perimeter bulb seal on the door opening to ensure a weather tight
fit.
Polished stainless steel scuffplates shall be installed on the inside of all cab
doors, extending from the bottom of the door to 12.00" above the floor line.
Cab doors shall be constructed of aluminum with a double pan design.
All cab and crew cab entry doors shall contain a conventional roll down
window.
The upper area of each door shall be contoured into the roof and include a
contoured tinted window feature that provides better visibility on the interior
and to the exterior of the cab.
Flush mounted, chrome plated paddle type door handles shall be provided on
the interior and exterior cab and crew cab doors.
The cab doors shall be provided with interior locks as required by FMVSS
206. The locks shall include exterior keyed locks to prevent locking occupants
out of the cab. A plunger shall actuate the locks.
The door hinges shall be stainless steel piano type with a .25" pin.
ELECTRIC OPERATED CAB DOOR WINDOWS
All four (4) cab doors shall be equipped with electric operated windows with
flush mounted automotive style switches.
The driver's side lower instrument panel shall also have three (3) controls,
officer's door window and both crew cab door windows.
CAB STEPS, POWER
Cab entrance steps shall be enclosed and automatically drop down when the
door is opened and rise up when the door is closed. Both cab step assemblies
shall be of simplistic and identical design.
The steps shall be operated by a switch (air spool valve) on the cab doorframe,
which is connected to an air cylinder, that activates both the up and down
operation of the steps.
A dedicated air supply tank shall be furnished for the step air system, to assure
an adequate air supply for the up and down activation. To reduce the effects of
corrosion, the air tank shall be mounted with stainless steel brackets (no
exception).
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Each step, when in the stored position, shall be totally enclosed to protect the
mechanisms from road debris and moisture.
Each step assembly shall be designed in a three (3)-step arrangement, with each
step spaced no more than 16.00" apart, providing easy cab entry and egress.
Each step surface shall be a minimum of 160 square inches.
The step surface shall be constructed out of a non-slip material that shall also
be self-draining.
A slip-resistant handrail shall be provided adjacent to each cab door opening to
assist during cab ingress and egress.
AUXILIARY AIR COMPRESSOR
An auxiliary air compressor shall be furnished to supply air for the cab step
system. The air compressor shall be a 12-volt DC and wired directly to the
batteries. The compressor shall have a rating of .5 CFM at 100 psi. The
compressor shall insure fully automatic step operation at all times.
CAB INTERIOR LIGHTING
Auxiliary lights shall be provided in the cab and consisting of:
-Two (2) Weldon, Model 8080-8000-13, red/clear LED dome lights with black
bezel located, one (1) on the officer's side and one (1) on the driver's side,
controlled by the following:
Clear forward light controlled by the door switch and the lens switch.
Red rearward light controlled by the lens switch.
- Two (2) adjustable map lights with switches mounted on the cab ceiling
- A courtesy light at each door opening, controlled by the automatic door
switches.
FENDER CROWNS
Stainless steel fender crowns shall be installed at the cab wheel openings. The
fender crowns shall have a radius outside corner that allows the fender crown to
extend beyond the side wall of the front tires and also allow the crew cab doors
to open fully.
RAISED CAB ROOF COVERING
Horizontal surfaces, on the raised cab roof portion only, shall be covered with
bright aluminum treadplate. Edges and fastening screws shall be properly
caulked to prevent water from leaking under aluminum. Front and side
warning lights shall not be mounted on top of treadplate. The treadplate shall
extend and terminate next to the warning lights.
COVER, S/S, DIAGNOSTIC PANEL
A stainless steel cover shall be located over the diagnostic panel on the lower
instrument panel. The cover shall be held in place with fasteners that do not
require tools to remove.
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CAB ROOF DRIP RAIL
For enhanced protection from inclement weather, a drip rail shall be furnished
on the sides of the crew cab. The drip rail shall be constructed of bright
polished extruded aluminum, painted to match the cab roof color, and be
bonded to the sides of the cab. The drip rail shall extend the full horizontal
length of the crew cab roof.
WORK SURFACE
There shall be a work surface provided across from the officer side on the cab
dash panel. The work surface shall be approximately 11.00" wide x 45.00" long
and shall be constructed of .19" aluminum to allow for mounting of
equipment. The work surface shall be painted to match the interior of the cab.
WORK SURFACE
There shall be a work surface provided on the officer side of the engine tunnel
forward of the engine access door. The work surface shall be approximately
20.00" wide x 26.00" long and shall be constructed of .19" aluminum to allow
for mounting of equipment. The work surface shall be located to the left of the
officer. The work surface shall be painted to match the interior of the cab.
STORAGE COMPARTMENT
A storage compartment with an equipment mounting surface shall be provided
on top of the engine tunnel facing the rear of the crew cab. The compartment
shall be 78.00" wide x 15.00" high x 30.00" deep. A 3.00" back splash shall be
provided along the sides and rear of the compartment. An adjustable slide out
tray shall be provided inside the compartment. Ball bearing slides shall be
provided for the shelf, which lock in the in and out positions.
A web netting shall be provided over the opening in the crew cab. The netting
is to be made with 1.00" wide nylon material with 2.00" openings. Side release
buckles shall be used to fasten all sides of the opening.
A blister shall be provided behind the driver seat to allow for additional
storage. The blister shall be 12.00" wide x 24.00" high and 6.00" deep. The
back of the blister shall be 36.00" from the font of the compartment. This area
shall not have an enclosure on the front area towards the equipment mounting
surface of the compartment.
This entire compartment shall be made of bright aluminum treadplate.
A drawing shall be provided and approved by the Brentwood Fire Department
of such compartment.
CAB INTERIOR
The wrap-around style high impact ABS plastic cab dash fascia shall be
designed to provide unobstructed visibility to instrumentation. The dash layout
shall provide the driver with a quick reference to gauges that allows more time
to focus on the road. The center console shall include an easily removable
cover for the defroster, two (2) cup holders located one (1) each side at the rear
of the console, and two (2) 12 volt power sources (cigar lighter style).
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The officer side dash and center console shall be a flat faced design to provide
easy maintenance and shall be constructed out of painted aluminum. The
engine tunnel shall be painted.
The headliner shall be installed in both forward and rear cab
sections. Headliner material shall be vinyl. A sound barrier shall be part of its
composition. Material shall be installed on aluminum sheet and securely
fastened to interior cab ceiling.
Forward portion of cab headliner shall provide easy access for servicing
electrical wiring or for other maintenance needs without removing the entire
unit.
CAB INTERIOR UPHOLSTERY
The cab interior upholstery shall be red.
INTERIOR PAINT (Cab)
The cab interior metal surfaces shall be painted red, vinyl texture paint.
CAB FLOOR
The cab and crew cab flooring shall be constructed with bright aluminum
treadplate.
CAB HEATER
There shall be a 40,000 BTU heater in the cab located below the right side cab
dash. The heater/defroster ventilation shall be built into the design of the cab
dash instrument panel. The heater ducts shall be vented in a manner to provide
heat directed towards the officer and the driver. The defroster ducts shall be
designed to provide maximum defrosting capabilities for the
windshield. Adjustable defroster louvers shall be provided for directing airflow
to the side cab door windows.
Heater defroster controls shall be located on the cab dash within easy reach of
the driver.
CREW CAB HEATER
Two (2) auxiliary heaters with 21,000 BTU/hr each, shall be provided in the
cab. The heaters shall have a three (3) speed blower, and temperature controls
located adjacent to the passenger side heater.
The heaters shall be mounted, one (1) in each outboard rear facing seat
position.
AIR CONDITIONING
A high performance, customized air conditioning system shall be furnished
inside the cab and crew cab. A 19.10 cubic inch compressor shall be installed
on the engine.
The air conditioning systems shall be capable of cooling the average cab
temperature from 100 degrees Fahrenheit to 75 degrees Fahrenheit within 30
minutes at 50 Percent relative humidity. The cooling performance test shall be
run only after the cab has been heat soaked at 100 degrees Fahrenheit for a
minimum of four (4) hours.
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A roof mounted condenser with a BTU rating sufficient to meet and exceed the
performance specification, shall be installed on the cab roof. Mounting the
condenser below the cab or body would reduce the performance of the system
and shall not be acceptable.
Two (2) evaporator units shall be installed in the cab, one (1) in the cab dash,
just to the front of the officer, and one (1) in the crew cab, mounted to the
ceiling. The evaporator units shall have an adequate BTU rating to meet the
performance specifications.
Adjustable air outlets shall be strategically located on the evaporator cover per
the following:
Two (2) shall be in the drivers side dash
Two (2) shall be in the officers side dash
Four (4) shall be directed towards the crew cab area
The air conditioner refrigerant shall be R-134A, installed by a certified
technician.
The air conditioner shall be controlled by a single electronic control panel. For
ease of operation, the control panel shall include variable adjustment for
temperature and fan control and be conveniently located on the dash in clear
view of the driver. The control panel shall include robust levers for both fan
speed and temperature adjustment.
INTERIOR CAB INSULATION
The cab and crew cab walls shall be insulated with 1.50" insulation to reduce
heat transfer into the cab.
The insulation shall be covered with a vinyl liner or a metal panel painted to
match the interior.
SUNVISORS
Two (2) smoked Lexan sunvisors shall be provided, one (1) above each
windshield.
GRAB HANDLE
A black rubber covered grab handle shall be mounted on the lower portion of
the driver's side cab entrance to assist in entering the cab. The grab handle
shall be securely mounted to the post area between the door and steering wheel
column.
A long rubber grab handle shall be mounted on the dash board in front of the
officer.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
An engine compartment light shall be installed under the engine hood, of which
the switch is an integral part. Light shall have a .125" diameter weep hole in its
lens to prevent moisture retention.
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MAP BOX
A map box with six (6) bins, open at top, shall be installed. The location
required shall be To be determined at pre-construction. The map box shall be
divided into six (6) bins, each bin shall slant 30 degrees from horizontal. The
map box shall be constructed of .125" aluminum and shall be painted to match
the cab interior. Two (2) rows of three (3) slots shall measure 12.00" long x
3.00" wide.
CAB SAFETY SYSTEM
The cab shall be provided with a safety system designed to protect occupants in
the event of a side roll or frontal impact, and shall include the following:
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A supplemental restraint system (SRS) sensor shall be installed on a
structural cab member behind the instrument panel. The SRS sensor
shall perform real time diagnostics of all critical subsystems and shall
record sensory inputs immediately before and during a side roll or
frontal impact event.
A slave SRS sensor shall be installed in the ceiling of the cab to provide
capacity for eight (8) crew cab seating positions.
A fault-indicating light shall be provided on the vehicle's instrument
panel allowing the driver to monitor the operational status of the SRS
system.
A driver side front air bag shall be mounted in the steering wheel and
shall be designed to protect the head and upper torso of the occupant,
when used in combination with the three (3)-point seat belt.
A passenger side knee bolster air bag shall be mounted in the modesty
panel below the dash panel and shall be designed to protect the legs of
the occupant, when used in combination with the three (3)-point seat
belt.
Air curtains shall be provided in the outboard bolster of outboard seat
backs to provide a cushion between occupant and the cab wall.
Suspension seats shall be provided with devices to retract them to the
lowest travel position during a side roll or frontal impact event.
Seat belts shall be provided with pre-tensioners to remove slack from
the seat belt during a side roll or frontal impact event.
FRONTAL IMPACT PROTECTION
The SRS system shall provide protection during a frontal or oblique impact
event. The system shall activate when the vehicle decelerates at a
predetermined G force known to cause injury to the occupants. The cab and
chassis shall have been subjected, via third party test facility, to a crash impact
during frontal and oblique impact testing. Testing included all major chassis
and cab components such as mounting straps for fuel and air tanks, suspension
mounts, front suspension components, rear suspensions components, frame rail
cross members, engine and transmission and their mounts, pump house and
mounts, frame extensions and body mounts. The testing provided
configuration specific information used to optimize the timing for firing the
safety restraint system. The sensor shall activate the pyrotechnic devices when
the correct crash algorithm, wave form, is detected. (no exception).
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The SRS system shall deploy the following components in the event of a
frontal or oblique impact event:
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Driver side front air bag.
Passenger side knee bolster air bag.
Air curtains mounted in the outboard bolster of outboard seat backs.
Suspension seats shall be retracted to the lowest travel position.
Seat belts shall be pre-tensioned to firmly hold the occupant in place.
SIDE ROLL PROTECTION
The SRS system shall provide protection during a fast or slow 90-degree roll to
the side, in which the vehicle comes to rest on its side. The system shall
analyze the vehicle's angle and rate of roll to determine the optimal activation
of the advanced occupant restraints.
The SRS system shall deploy the following components in the event of a side
roll:
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Air curtains mounted in the outboard bolster of outboard seat backs.
Suspension seats shall be retracted to the lowest travel position.
Seat belts shall be pre-tensioned to firmly hold the occupant in place.
SEATING CAPACITY
The seating capacity in the cab shall be five (5).
DRIVER SEAT
A seat shall be provided in the cab for the driver. The seat shall be a cam
action type, with air suspension. For increased convenience, the seat shall
include manual controls to adjust the height (1.12" travel) and horizontal (6.00"
travel) position. The manual horizontal control shall be a towel-bar style
located below the forward part of the seat cushion. To provide flexibility for
multiple driver configurations, the seat shall have a reclining back adjustable
from 20 degrees back to 45 degrees forward. The seat back shall be a high
back style, and shall include minimum 7.50" deep side bolster pads for
maximum support. For optimal comfort, the seat shall be provided with 17.00"
deep foam cushions.
The seat shall include the following features incorporated into the side roll
protection system.
Side air curtain shall be mounted integral to the outboard bolster of the seat
back. The air curtain shall be covered by a decorative panel when in the
stowed position.
A suspension seat safety system shall be included. When activated in the
event of a side roll, this system shall pretension the seat belt, then retract the
seat to its lowest travel position.
The seat shall be furnished with a three (3)-point, shoulder type seat belt. To
provide quick, easy use for occupants wearing bunker gear, the seat belt shall
have a minimum 120.00" shoulder length and 55.00" lap length. The seat belt
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tongue shall be stored at waist position for quick application by the seat
occupant. The seat belt receptacle shall be provided on a cable conveniently
nested next to the seat cushion, providing easy accessibility. The seat belt shall
be furnished with dual automatic retractors that shall provide ease of operation
in the normal seating position.
OFFICER SEAT
A seat shall be provided in the cab for the passenger. The seat shall be a cam
action type with air suspension. For increased convenience, the seat shall
include a manual control to adjust the horizontal position (6.00" travel). The
manual horizontal control shall be a towel-bar style located below the forward
part of the seat cushion. For optimal comfort, the seat shall be provided with
17.00" deep dual density foam cushions designed with EVC (elastomeric
vibration control). To ensure safe operation, the seat shall be equipped with
seat belt sensors in the seat cushion and belt receptacle that shall activate an
alarm indicating a seat is occupied but not belted.
The seat back shall be an SCBA back style with 7.5 degree fixed recline angle,
and shall include minimum 4.50" wide x 7.50" deep side bolster pads for
maximum support. The SCBA cavity shall be adjustable from front to rear in
1.00" increments, to accommodate different sized SCBA cylinders. Moving
the SCBA cavity shall be accomplished by unbolting, relocating, and re-bolting
it in the desired location.
The seat shall include the following features incorporated into the side roll
protection system.
Side air curtain shall be mounted integral to the outboard bolster of the seat
back. The air curtain shall be covered by a decorative panel when in the
stowed position.
A suspension seat safety system shall be included. When activated, this
system shall pretension the seat belt and then retract the seat to its lowest
travel position.
The seat shall be furnished with a three-point, shoulder type seat belt. To
provide quick, easy use for occupants wearing bunker gear, the seat belt shall
have a minimum 120.00" shoulder length and 55.00" lap length. The seat belt
tongue shall be stored at waist position for quick application by the seat
occupant. The seat belt receptacle shall be provided on a cable conveniently
nested next to the seat cushion, providing easy accessibility. The seat belt shall
be furnished with dual automatic retractors that shall provide ease of operation
in the normal seating position.
FORWARD FACING CENTER SEATS
There shall be three (3) forward facing seats provided at the center position in
the crew cab. To provide improved ride comfort, and maximize accessibility to
the crew cab, the seats shall be provided with 17.00" deep foam cushions, and
the seat backs shall be provided with a 7.5 degree fixed recline angle. To
ensure safe operation, the seats shall be equipped with seat belt sensors in the
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seat cushion and belt receptacle that shall activate an alarm indicating a seat is
occupied but not buckled.
The seats shall be evenly spaced on a centered aluminum treadplate seat riser
that is incorporated with the PUC notch.
The seat backs shall be an SCBA back style. The SCBA cavity shall be
adjustable from front to rear in 1.00" increments, to accommodate different
sized SCBA cylinders. Moving the SCBA cavity shall be accomplished by
unbolting, relocating, and re-bolting it in the desired location.
The seats shall include the following feature incorporated into the side roll
protection system.
A seat safety system shall be included. When activated, this system shall
pretension the seat belts around the occupants to firmly hold them in place in
the event of a side roll.
The seats shall be furnished with three (3)-point, shoulder type seat belts. To
provide quick, easy use for occupants wearing bunker gear, the seat belts shall
have a minimum 130.00" shoulder length and 55.00" lap length. The seat
buckle and tongue shall be stored at waist position for quick application by the
seat occupant. The buckle receptacle shall be provided with a flexible tether
that shall hold the receptacle upright, while allowing movement to optimize
accessibility. The seat belts shall be furnished with dual automatic retractors
that shall provide ease of operation in the normal seating position.
STORAGE COMPARTMENT, QUANTUM w/12" RAISED ROOF
An overhead storage compartment shall be installed at the raised roof taper,
within the crew cab. The cabinet shall include two (2) lift-up doors with gas
cylinders. The compartment size shall be 12.00" high x 86.00" wide x 19.00"
deep at the bottom and shall taper at the top. It shall be installed overhead and
above the rear facing crew cab seats.
It shall be constructed of smooth aluminum and painted to match the cab
interior.
COMPARTMENT LIGHTS
There shall be one (1) white Amdor LED strip light installed horizontally above
each compartment door opening. The lights shall be controlled by an automatic
door switch.
SEAT UPHOLSTERY
All seat upholstery shall be red and black speckled Tuff-Tex material. The cab
shall have five (5) seating positions.
AIR BOTTLE HOLDERS
All SCBA type seats in the cab shall have a "Hands-Free" auto clamp style
bracket in its backrest. For efficiency and convenience, the bracket shall
include an automatic spring clamp that allows the occupant to store the SCBA
bottle by simply pushing it into the seat back. For protection of all occupants in
the cab, in the event of an accident, the inertial components within the clamp
shall constrain the SCBA bottle in the seat and shall exceed the NFPA standard
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of 9G. Bracket designs with manual restraints (belts, straps, buckles) that could
be inadvertently left unlocked and allow the SCBA to move freely within the
cab during an accident, shall not be acceptable.
There shall be a quantity of four (4) SCBA brackets.
SHOULDER HARNESS HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
All seating positions furnished with three (3)-point shoulder type seat belts
shall include a height adjustment. This adjustment shall optimize the belts
effectiveness and comfort for the seated firefighter.
SEAT BELTS
All seating positions in the cab and crew cab shall have red seat belts.
SEAT BELT MONITORING ON COMMAND ZONE COLOR DISPLAY
A seat belt monitoring screen shall be provided on the Command Zone color
display. The system shall be capable of monitoring up to ten (10) seating
positions in the cab with green and red seating icons illuminated as follows:
Seat Occupied
Buckled
Green Icon
Seat Occupied
Unbuckled
Red Icon
Seat Not Occupied
Buckled
Red Icon
Seat Not Occupied
Unbuckled
No Icon
The seat belt monitoring screen shall become active on the Command Zone
color display when:
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The park brake is released:
and there is any occupant seated but not buckled or any belt buckled
without an occupant:
and there are no other Do Not Move Truck conditions present. As
soon as all Do Not Move Truck conditions are cleared, the seat belt
monitoring screen shall be activated.
The seat belt monitoring screen shall be manually selected anytime the
Command Zone color display is powered.
The seat belt monitoring screen shall be accompanied by an audible alarm that
will activate when a red seat icon condition exists and the parking brake is
released.
HELMET HOLDER
There shall be four (4) Zico UHH-1 helmet holder bracket(s) provided in the
cab. The brackets shall provide quick access and secure storage of the
helmet(s). The bracket location(s) shall be determined at time of final
inspection.
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CREW CAB DOME LIGHTS
There shall be four (4) Weldon, Model 8080-8000-13 LED dome lights with
black bezels installed in the crew cab and located one (1) each side, controlled
by the following:
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The forward, clear light shall be controlled by the door switch and the
lens switch.
The rear, red light shall be controlled by the lens switch only.
A courtesy light at each door opening, controlled by automatic door switches.
LIGHTING, INTERIOR
There shall be one (1), 120 volt, 24" fluorescent flush mounted light(s), with
(2) two bulbs located Centered best as possible.
The light(s) shall be connected directly to shoreline power.
There shall be one (1) 15 minute rotary style timer switch provided to activate
the light(s).
PORTABLE HAND LIGHTS, PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, section 5.8.3 requires two portable hand lights
mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus.
The hand lights are not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department
shall provide and mount these hand lights.
CAB INSTRUMENTATION
The cab instrument panel shall include gauges, telltale indicator lamps, an LCD
display, control switches, alarms, and a diagnostic panel. The function of the
instrument panel controls and switches shall be identified by a label adjacent to
each item. Actuation of the headlight switch shall illuminate the labels in low
light conditions. Telltale indicator lamps shall not be illuminated unless
necessary. The cab instruments and controls shall be conveniently located
within the forward cab section, forward of the driver. The gauge assembly and
switch panels are designed to be removable for ease of service and low cost of
ownership.
GAUGES
The gauge panel shall include the following ten (10) ivory faced gauges with
black bezels to monitor vehicle performance:
Voltmeter gauge (volts):
Low volts (11.8 VDC)
Amber caution indicator on the information center with intermittent alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
High volts (15 VDC)
Amber caution indicator on the information center with intermittent alarm
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Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Very low volts (11.3 VDC)
Red warning indicator on the information center with a steady alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Very high volts (16 VDC)
Red warning indicator on the information center with a steady tone alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Engine Tachometer (RPM)
Speedometer MPH
Fuel level gauge (Empty - Full in fractions):
Low fuel (1/8 full)
Amber caution indicator on the information center with intermittent alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Very low fuel (1/32 full)
Red warning indicator on the information center with steady tone alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Engine Oil pressure Gauge (PSI):
Low oil pressure to activate engine warning lights and alarms
Red caution indicator on the information center with steady alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Front Air Pressure Gauges (PSI):
Low air pressure to activate warning lights and alarm
Red warning indicator on the information center with steady alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Rear Air Pressure Gauges (PSI):
Low air pressure to activate warning lights and alarm
Red warning indicator on the information center with steady alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Transmission Oil Temperature Gauge (Fahrenheit)
High transmission oil temperature activates warning lights and alarm
Amber warning indicator on the information center with intermittent alarm
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Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge (Fahrenheit):
High engine temperature activates an engine warning light and alarms
Amber caution indicator on the information center with intermittent
alarm
Amber check gauge light on indicator light display
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Level Gauge (Empty - Full in fractions):
Low fluid (1/8 full)
Amber telltale light on indicator light display
INDICATOR LAMPS
To promote safety, the following telltale indicator lamps shall be located on the
instrument panel in clear view of the driver. The indicator lamps shall be
"dead-front" design that is only visible when active. The colored indicator
lights shall have descriptive text or symbols.
The following amber telltale lamps shall be present:
Low coolant
Trac cntl (traction control) (where applicable)
Check engine
Check trans (check transmission)
Air rest (air restriction)
Check Gauges
DPF (engine diesel particulate filter regeneration)
Air inlet heater (wait to start) (where applicable)
HET (engine high exhaust temperature) (where applicable)
ABS (antilock brake system)
MIL (engine emissions system malfunction indicator lamp) (where applicable)
Regen inhibit (engine emissions regeneration inhibit) (where applicable)
Trans temp (transmission temperature)
SRS (supplemental restraint system) fault (where applicable)
DEF (low diesel exhaust fluid level)
The following red telltale lamps shall be present:
Seat belt
Parking brake
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Stop engine
The following green telltale lamps shall be present:
Left turn
Right turn
Battery on
The following blue telltale lamps shall be present:
High beam
ALARMS
Audible steady tone warning alarm: A steady audible tone alarm shall be
provided whenever a warning message is present.
Audible pulsing tone caution alarm: A pulsing audible tone alarm
(chime/chirp) shall be provided whenever a caution message is present without
a warning message being present.
Any active audible alarm shall be able to be silenced by holding the ignition
switch at the top position for three (3) to five (5) seconds. For improved safety,
silenced audible alarms shall intermittently chirp every 30 seconds until the
alarm condition no longer exists. The intermittent chirp shall act as a reminder
to the operator that a caution or warning condition still exists. Any new
warning or caution condition shall enable the steady or pulsing tones
respectively.
INDICATOR LAMP AND ALARM PROVE-OUT
A system shall be provided which automatically tests telltale indicator lights
and alarms located on the cab instrument panel. Telltale indicators and alarms
shall perform prove-out at initial power-up to ensure proper performance.
CONTROL SWITCHES
For ease of use, the following controls shall be provided immediately adjacent
to the cab instrument panel within easy reach of the driver. All switches shall
have backlit labels for low light applications.
Headlight/Parking light switch: A three (3)-position maintained rocker switch
shall be provided. The first switch position shall deactivate all parking and
headlights. The second switch position shall activate the parking lights. The
third switch shall activate the headlights.
Panel backlighting intensity control switch: A three (3)-position momentary
rocker switch shall be provided. The first switch position decreases the panel
backlighting intensity to a minimum level as the switch is held. The second
switch position is the default position that does not affect the backlighting
intensity. The third switch position increases the panel backlighting to a
maximum level as the switch is held.
Ignition switch: A three (3)-position maintained/momentary rocker switch
shall be provided. The first switch position shall deactivate vehicle
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ignition. The second switch position shall activate vehicle ignition. The third
momentary position shall disable the Command Zone audible alarm if held for
three (3) to five (5) seconds.
Engine start switch: A two (2)-position momentary rocker switch shall be
provided. The first switch position is the default switch position. The second
switch position shall activate the vehicle's engine. The switch actuator is
designed to prevent accidental activation.
Hazard switch shall be incorporated into the steering column.
Heater and defroster controls.
Turn signal arm: A self-canceling turn signal with high beam headlight and
windshield wiper/washer controls shall be provided. The windshield wiper
control shall have high, low, and intermittent modes.
Parking brake control: An air actuated push/pull park brake control.
Chassis horn control: Activation of the chassis horn control shall be provided
through the center of the steering wheel.
CUSTOM SWITCH PANELS
The design of cab instrumentation shall allow for emergency lighting and other
switches to be placed within easy reach of the operator thus improving
safety. There shall be positions for up to three (3) switch panels in the
overhead console on the driver's side, up to four (4) switch panels in the engine
tunnel console facing the driver, and up to three (3) switch panels in the
overhead console on the officer's side. All switches have backlit labels for low
light applications.
High idle engagement switch: A momentary membrane switch with integral
indicator lamp shall be provided. The switch shall activate and deactivate the
high idle function when pressed and released. The "Ok To Engage High Idle"
indicator lamp must be active for the high idle function to engage. A green
indicator lamp integral to the high idle engagement switch shall indicate when
the high idle function is engaged.
"Ok To Engage High Idle" indicator lamp: A green indicator light shall be
provided next to the high idle activation switch to indicate that the interlocks
have been met to allow high idle engagement.
Diesel particulate filter regeneration switch (where applicable).
Diesel particulate filter regeneration inhibit switch (where applicable).
DIAGNOSTIC PANEL
A diagnostic panel shall be accessible while standing on the ground and shall
be located inside the driver's side door left of the steering column. The
diagnostic panel shall allow diagnostic tools such as computers to connect to
various vehicle systems for improved troubleshooting providing a lower cost of
ownership. Diagnostic switches shall allow engine and ABS systems to
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provide blink codes should a problem exist. The diagnostic panel shall include
the following:
Engine diagnostic port
Transmission diagnostic port
ABS diagnostic port
SRS diagnostic port (where applicable)
Command Zone USB diagnostic port
Engine diagnostic switch (blink codes flashed on check engine telltale
indicator)
ABS diagnostic switch (blink codes flashed on ABS telltale indicator)
CAB LCD DISPLAY
A display shall be mounted in the driver side of the cab within easy reach of the
driver.
Rack down shall be shown on the display (no telltale indicator lamp).
AIR RESTRICTION INDICATOR
A high air restriction warning indicator light (electronic) shall be provided.
"DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS" INDICATOR
A Whelen Model 5SR00FRR flashing red LED indicator light, located in the
driving compartment, shall be illuminated automatically per the current NFPA
requirements. The light shall be labeled "Do Not Move Apparatus If Light Is
On".
The same circuit that activates the Do Not Move Apparatus indicator shall not
activate any alarm when the parking brake is released.
MESSAGES, DISPLAY, Do Not Move Truck
There shall be 14 possible messages displayed on the "Do Not Move Truck"
screen, of the information center. The messages shall designate the specified
location of what open doors or other applicable options are not in the stowed
position (parking brake has been released).
The following messages shall be displayed:
DS Cab Door Open (Driver Side Cab Door Open)
PS Cab Door Open (Passenger's Side Cab Door Open)
DS Crew Cab Door Open (Driver Side Crew Cab Door Open)
PS Crew Cab Door Open (Passenger's Side Crew Cab Door Open)
DS Body Door Open (Driver Side Body Door Open)
PS Body Door Open (Passenger's Side Body Door Open)
Rear Body Door Open
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Ladder Rack Not Stowed
Deck Gun Not Stowed
L Tower Not Stowed (Light Tower Not Stowed)
Hatch Door Open
Stabilizer Not Stowed
Steps Not Stowed
Handrail Not Stowed
Any other device that is opened, extended, or deployed that creates a hazard or
is likely to cause damage to the apparatus if the apparatus is moved, shall show
up in the flashing warning box after the parking brake is disengaged.
SWITCH PANELS
The emergency light switch panel shall have a master switch for ease of use
plus individual switches for selective control. Each switch panel shall contain
eight (8) membrane-type switches each rated for one million (1,000,000)
cycles. Panels containing less than eight (8) switch assignments shall include
non-functioning black appliques. Documentation shall be provided by the
manufacturer indicating the rated cycle life of the switches. The switch
panel(s) shall be located in the overhead position above the windshield on the
driver side overhead to allow for easy access.
The switches shall be membrane-type and also act as an integral indicator
light. For quick, visual indication the entire surface of the switch shall be
illuminated white whenever backlighting is activated and illuminated red
whenever the switch is active. For ease of use, a two (2)-ply, scratch resistant
laser engraved Gravoply label indicating the use of each switch shall be placed
in the center of the switch. The label shall allow light to pass through the
letters for ease of use in low light conditions.
SPARE CIRCUIT
There shall be eight (8) pair of wires, including a positive and a negative,
installed on the apparatus.
The above wires shall have the following features:
The positive wire shall be connected directly to the battery power.
The negative wire shall be connected to ground.
Wires shall be protected to 20 amps at 12 volts DC.
Power and ground shall terminate into the glove box and to left of the
officers seat and best postion for the [3] forwad facing seats in the
crew cab.
Termination shall be with heat shrinkable butt splicing.
Wires shall be sized to 125% of the protection.
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This circuit(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is set.
INFORMATION CENTER
An information center employing a 7.00" diagonal color LCD display shall be
encased in an ABS plastic housing.
The information center shall have the following specifications:
- Operate in temperatures from -40 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit
- An Optical Gel shall be placed between the LCD and protective lens
- Five weather resistant user interface switches
- Black enclosure with gray decal
- Sunlight Readable
- Linux operating system
- Minimum of 400nits rated display
- Display can be changed to an available foreign language
OPERATION
The information center shall be designed for easy operation for everyday use.
The page button shall cycle from one screen to the next screen in a rotating
fashion.
A video button shall allow a NTSC signal into the information center to be
displayed on the LCD. Pressing any button while viewing a video feed shall
return the information center to the vehicle information screens.
A menu button shall provide access to maintenance, setup and diagnostic
screens.
All other button labels shall be specific to the information being viewed.
GENERAL SCREEN DESIGN
Where possible, background colors shall be used to provide "At a Glance"
vehicle information. If information provided on a screen is within acceptable
limits, a green background shall be used. If a caution or warning situation
arises the following shall occur:
- An amber background/text color shall indicate a caution condition.
- A red background/text color shall indicate a warning condition.
Every screen shall include the following:
- Exterior Ambient Temperature
- Time (12 or 24 hour mode)
- Text Alert Center:
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- The information center shall utilize an "Alert Center" to display text
messages for audible alarm tones. The text messages shall be written
to identify the item(s) causing the audible alarm to sound. If more
than one (1) text message occurs, the messages shall cycle every
second until the problem(s) have been resolved. The background
color for the "Alert Center" shall change to indicate the severity of the
"warning" message. If a warning and a caution condition occur
simultaneously, the red background color shall be shown for all alert
center messages.
- Button Labels: A label for each button shall exist. The label shall
indicate the function for each active button for each screen. Buttons
that are not utilized on specific screens shall have a button label with
no text.
PAGE SCREENS
The Information center shall include the following screens:
Load Manager Screen: A list of items to be load managed shall be
provided. The list shall provide:
- Description of the load
- Individual load shed priority: The lower the priority number
the earlier the device shall be shed should a low voltage
condition occur.
- Load Status: The screen shall indicate if a load has been shed
(disabled) or not shed.
"At a Glance" color features are utilized on this screen
Do Not Move Truck: The Do Not Move Truck screen shall indicate the
approximate location and type of item that is open or is not stowed for
travel. The actual status of the following devices shall be indicated:
- Driver Side Cab Door
- Passenger's Side Cab Door
- Driver Side Crew Cab Door
- Passenger's Side Crew Cab Door
- Driver Side Body Doors
- Passenger's Side Body Doors
- Rear Body Door(s)
- Ladder Rack (if applicable)
- Deck Gun (if applicable)
- Light Tower (if applicable)
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- Hatch Door (if applicable)
- Stabilizers (if applicable)
- Steps (if applicable)
- Any other device that is opened, extended, or deployed that
creates a hazard or is likely to cause damage to the apparatus if
the apparatus is moved, shall cause an "Alert Center" message
if the parking brake is disengaged.
Chassis Information: The following information shall be shown:
- Engine RPM
- Fuel Level
- Battery Voltage
- Engine Coolant Temperature
- Engine Oil Pressure
"At a Glance" color features are utilized on this screen
Active Alarms List: This screen shall show a list of all active text
messages. The list items text shall match the text messages shown in
the "Alert Center". The date and time the message occurred is
displayed with each message in the list.
MENU SCREENS
The following screens shall be available through the Menu button:
View System Information: A detailed list of vehicle information:
- Battery Volts
- Pump Hours
- Transmission Oil Temperature
- Pump Engaged
- Engine Coolant Level
- Engine Oil Level
- Oil level shall only be shown when the engine is
not running
- Power Steering Level
Set daytime and nighttime Display Brightness:
- Brightness: Increase and decrease
- Default setting button
Configure Video Mode:
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- Set Video Contrast
- Set Video Color
- Set Video Tint
Set Startup Screen:
- Choose the screen that shall be active at vehicle power-up
Set Date & Time:
- 12 or 24 hour format
- Set time
- Set date
View Active Alarms:
- Shows a list of all active alarms
- Date and time of the occurrence is shown with
each alarm
- Silence alarms
- All alarms are silenced
System Diagnostics:
- Module type and ID number
- Module version
- Module diagnostics information:
- Input or output number
- Circuit number connected to that input or output
- Circuit name (item connected to the circuit)
- Status of the input or output
- Power and Constant Current module diagnostic
information
Button functions and button labels may change with each screen.
INFORMATION CENTER
An information center employing a 7" diagonal color LCD display shall be
encased in an ABS plastic housing and shall be located pump panel-exact
location to be determined at pre-construction..
The information center shall have the following specifications:
- Operate in temperatures from -40 to 185 degrees F
- An Optical Gel shall be placed between the LCD and protective lens
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- Five weather resistant user interface switches
- Black enclosure with gray decal
- Sunlight Readable
- Linux operating system
- Minimum of 400nits rated display
- Display can be changed to an available foreign langauge.
OPERATION
The information center shall be designed for easy operation for everyday use.
The page button shall cycle from one screen to the next screen in a rotating
fashion.
A video button shall allow a NTSC signal into the information center to be
displayed on the LCD. Pressing any button while viewing a video feed shall
return the information center to the vehicle information screens.
A menu button shall provide access to maintenance, setup and diagnostic
screens.
All other button labels shall be specific to the information being viewed.
GENERAL SCREEN DESIGN
Where possible, background colors shall be used to provide "At a Glance"
vehicle information. If information provided on a screen is within acceptable
limits, a green background shall be used. If a caution or warning situation arises
the following shall occur:
- An amber background/text color shall indicate a caution condition.
- A red background/text color shall indicate a warning condition.
Every screen shall include the following:
- Exterior Ambient Temperature
- Time (12 or 24 hour mode)
- Text Alert Center:
- The information center shall utilize an "Alert Center" to display text
messages for audible alarm tones. The text messages shall be written to
identify the item(s) causing the audible alarm to sound. If more then one (1)
text message occurs, the messages shall cycle every second until the problem(s)
have been resolved. The background color for the "Alert Center" shall change
to indicate the severity of the "warning" message. If a warning and a caution
condition occur simultaneously, the red background color shall be shown for all
alert center messages.
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- Button Labels: A label for each button shall exist. The label shall indicate
the function for each active button for each screen. Buttons that are not utilized
on specific screens shall have a button label with no text.
PAGE SCREENS
The Information center shall include the following screens:
Load Manager Screen: A list of items to be load managed shall be provided.
The list shall provide:
- Description of the load
- Individual load shed priority: The lower the priority number the earlier the
device shall be shed should a low voltage condition occur.
- Load Status: The screen shall indicate if a load has been shed (disabled) or
not shed.
"At a Glance" color features are utilized on this screen
Do Not Move Truck: The Do Not Move Truck screen shall indicate the
approximate location and type of item that is open or is not stowed for
travel. The actual status of the following devices shall be indicated:
- Driver Side Cab Door
- Passenger's Side Cab Door
- Driver Side Crew Cab Door
- Passenger's Side Crew Cab Door
- Driver Side Body Doors
- Passenger's Side Body Doors
- Rear Body Door(s)
- Ladder Rack (if applicable)
- Deck Gun (if applicable)
- Light Tower (if applicable)
- Hatch Door (if applicable)
- Stabilizers (if applicable)
- Steps (if applicable)
- Any other device that is opened, extended, or deployed that creates a hazard
or is likely to cause damage to the apparatus if the apparatus is moved, shall
cause an "Alert Center" message if the parking brake is disengaged.
Chassis Information: The following information shall be shown:
- Engine RPM
- Fuel Level
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- Battery Voltage
- Engine Coolant Temperature
- Engine Oil Pressure
"At a Glance" color features are utilized on this screen
Active Alarms List: This screen shall show a list of all active text messages.
The list items text shall match the text messages shown in the "Alert
Center". The date and time the message occurred is displayed with each
message in the list.
MENU SCREENS
The following screens shall be available through the Menu button:
View System Information: A detailed list of vehicle information:
- Battery Volts
- Pump Hours
- Transmission Oil Temperature
- Pump Engaged
- Engine Coolant Level
- Engine Oil Level
- Oil level shall only be shown when the engine is not running
- Power Steering Level
Set Display Brightness:
- Brightness: Increase and decrease
- Default setting button
Configure Video Mode:
- Set Video Contrast
- Set Video Color
- Set Video Tint
Set Startup Screen:
- Choose the screen that shall be active at vehicle power-up
Set Date & Time:
- 12 or 24 hour format
- Set time
- Set date
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View Active Alarms:
- Shows a list of all active alarms
- Date and time of the occurence is shown with each alarm
- Silence alarms
- All alarms are silenced
System Diagnostics:
- Module type and ID number
- Module version
- Module diagnostics information:
- Input or output number
- Circuit number connected to that input or output
- Circuit name (item connected to the circuit)
- Status of the input or output
- Power and Constant Current module diagnostic information
Button functions and button labels may change with each screen.
VEHICLE DATA RECORDER
A vehicle data recorder (VDR) shall be provided. The VDR shall be capable of
reading and storing vehicle information. The VDR shall be capable of
operating in a voltage range from 8VDC to 16VDC. The VDR shall not
interfere with, suspend, or delay any communications that may exist on the
CAN data link during the power up, initialization, runtime, or power down
sequence. The VDR shall continue operation upon termination of power or at
voltages below 8VDC for a minimum of 10ms.
The information stored on the VDR can be downloaded through a USB port
mounted in a convenient location determined by cab model. A CD provided
with the apparatus shall include the programming to download the information
from the VDR. A USB cable can be used to connect the VDR to a laptop to
retrieve required information.
The vehicle data recorder shall be capable of recording the following data via
hardwired and/or CAN inputs:
Vehicle Speed - MPH
Acceleration - MPH/sec
Deceleration - MPH/sec
Engine Speed - RPM
Engine Throttle Position - % of Full Throttle
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ABS Event - On/Off
Seat Occupied Status - Yes/No by Position (7-12 Seating Capacity)
Seat Belt Buckled Status - Yes/No by Position (7-12 Seating Capacity)
Master Optical Warning Device Switch - On/Off
Time - 24 Hour Time
Date - Year/Month/Day
INTERCOM SYSTEM
A five (5) position Sigtronics, Model US-67S, intercom with single radio
interface capability for the driver and officer positions shall be provided. Three
(3) crew cab positions, located at three (3) forward facing seats shall have radio
listen / intercom only capability.
The driver shall have a radio transmit base station and wireless under the
helmet style headset with and charging drop. One (1) crew member located To
be determined at - pre-construction shall have a intercom base station and
wireless under the helmet style headset with charging drop.
System includes:
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One (1) US-67S Intercom Master Station
Five (5) Headset jacks (Driver, Officer, 3 Crew)
One (1) Radio Push-to-Talk button (Officer)
One (1) CLPLUS-C-S4 Wireless radio base & headset
One (1) CLPLUS-05 Wireless intercom base and headset
All necessary cabling
RADIO INTERFACE CABLE
The apparatus manufacturer shall supply and install one (1) radio interface
cable before delivery of the vehicle.
The radio equipment to be used by the customer shall be:
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Motorola High Power , model number To be determined at preconstruction .
HEADSET, UNDER HELMET
There shall be three (3) Sigtronics model SE-8 under helmet, standard
headset(s) provided two crew cab postions outboard and the officers seat..
Each headset shall feature:
- Coiled cord with single nickel coated plug
- Noise cancelling electric microphone with wind muff
- Flexible microphone boom rotates 180 degrees for left or right dress
- Gel filled earseals
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- Volume control
- 24 dB noise reduction
RADIO ANTENNA MOUNT
There shall be one (1) standard 1.125", 18 thread antenna-mounting base(s)
installed exact placement at pre-construction on the cab roof with high
efficiency, low loss, coaxial cable(s) routed to the instrument panel area. A
weatherproof cap shall be installed on the mount.
VIDEO SYSTEM, SAFETY VISION, 7.00" LCD DISPLAY
A Safety Vision video system with Model 620 color rear view and Model 622
color side view video camera(s), if applicable, and LCD display monitor with
swivel mount shall be provided. All cameras feature a built in microphone,
activated with the camera.
Camera(s) shall be on the passenger side of the cab activated with the right turn
signal and at the rear of the vehicle, as close to center as possible, activated
when the vehicle is put into reverse.
Images shall be displayed in the cab on a 7.00" color LCD flat panel display
capable of displaying up to four (4) simultaneous images with integral camera
switcher and integrated speaker permitting audio from the active camera and
located mounted at pick up.
Camera heads are to be painted job color.
RECESS REAR CAMERA
The rear camera located centered best as possible shall be recessed.
KNOX-BOX®
There shall be a Knox-Box KeySecure 1, Model 2611, with key pad access. It
shall have a blue strobe light to warn when the master key is in an unsecured
position. The box shall be surface mounted and installed exact location to be
determined at pre-construction, within the cab.
ELECTRICAL POWER CONTROL SYSTEM
The primary power distribution shall be located behind the driver's seating
position and be easily accessible for simplified maintenance and
troubleshooting. Additional electrical distribution centers shall be provided
throughout the vehicle to house the vehicle's electrical power, circuit
protection, and control components. The electrical distribution centers shall be
located strategically throughout the vehicle to minimize wire length. For ease
of maintenance, all electrical distribution centers shall be easily accessible. All
distribution centers containing fuses, circuit breakers and/or relays shall be
accessible without the need for additional tools.
Distribution centers located throughout the vehicle shall contain battery
powered studs for customer installed equipment thus providing a lower cost of
ownership.
Circuit protection devices, which conform to SAE standards, shall be utilized to
protect electrical circuits. All circuit protection devices shall be rated per
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NFPA requirements to prevent wire and component damage when subjected to
extreme current overload. General protection circuit breakers shall be Type-I
automatic reset (continuously resetting). When required, automotive type fuses
shall be utilized to protect electronic equipment. Control relays and solenoid
shall have a direct current rating of 125 percent of the maximum current for
which the circuit is protected per NFPA.
SOLID-STATE CONTROL SYSTEM
A solid-state electronics based control system shall be utilized to achieve
advanced operation and control of the vehicle components. A fully
computerized vehicle network shall consist of electronic modules located near
their point of use to reduce harness lengths and improve reliability. The control
system shall comply with SAE J1939-11 recommended practices.
The control system shall operate as a master/slave system whereas the main
control module instructs all other system components. The system shall
contain patented Mission Critical software that maintains critical vehicle
operations in the unlikely event of a main controller error. The system shall
utilize a Real Time Operating System (RTOS) fully compliant with
OSEK/VDX™ specifications providing a lower cost of ownership.
For increased reliability and simplified use, the control system modules shall
include the following attributes:
Green LED indicator light for module power
Red LED indicator light for network communication stability status
Control system that self tests continually throughout vehicle operation
No moving parts due to transistor logic
Software logic control for NFPA mandated safety interlocks and indicators
Integrated electrical system load management without additional components
Integrated electrical load sequencing system without additional components
Customized control software to this vehicle's configuration
Factory and field reprogrammable to accommodate changes to the vehicle's
operating parameters
USB connection to the main control module for troubleshooting and
programming
To assure long life and operation in a broad range of environmental conditions,
the solid-state control system modules shall meet the following specifications:
Module circuit board shall meet SAE J771 specifications
Operating temperature from -40C to +70C
Storage temperature from -40C to +70C
Vibration to 50g
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IP67 rated enclosure
Totally protected against dust
Totally protected against the effect of temporary immersion between 15
centimeters and one (1) meter
Operating voltage from eight (8) volts to 16 volts DC
The main controller shall activate status indicators and audible alarms designed
to provide warning of problems before they become critical.
CIRCUIT PROTECTION AND CONTROL DIAGRAM
Copies of all job-specific, computer network input and output (I/O) connections
shall be provided with each chassis. The sheets shall indicate the function of
each module connection point, circuit protection information (where
applicable), wire numbers, wire colors and load management information.
ON-BOARD ADVANCED/VISUAL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
DIAGNOSTICS
The on-board information center shall include the following diagnostic
information:
Text description of active warning or caution alarms
Simplified warning indicators
Amber caution light with intermittent alarm
Red warning light with steady tone alarm
All control system modules, with the exception of the main control module,
shall contain on-board visual diagnostic LEDs that assist in
troubleshooting. The LEDs shall be enclosed within the sealed, transparent
module housing near the face of the module. One LED for each input or output
shall be provided and shall illuminate whenever the respective input or output
is active. Color coded labels within the modules shall encompass the LEDs for
ease of identification. The LED indicator lights shall provide point of use
information for reduced troubleshooting time without the need for an additional
computer.
ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS
An advanced, Windows-based, diagnostic software program shall be provided
for this control system. The software shall provide troubleshooting tools to
service technicians equipped with an IBM compatible computer.
The service and maintenance software shall be easy to understand and use and
have the ability to view system input/output (I/O) information.
INDICATOR LIGHT AND ALARM PROVE-OUT SYSTEM
A system shall be provided which automatically tests basic indicator lights and
alarms located on the cab instrument panel.
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VOLTAGE MONITOR SYSTEM
A voltage monitoring system shall be provided to indicate the status of the
battery system connected to the vehicle's electrical load. The system shall
provide visual and audible warning when the system voltage is below or above
optimum levels.
The alarm shall activate if the system falls below 11.8 volts DC for more than
two (2) minutes.
DEDICATED RADIO EQUIPMENT CONNECTION POINTS
There shall be four (4) studs provided in the primary power distribution center
located on top of the engine tunnel for the two-way radio equipment.
The studs shall consist of the following:
12-volt 40-amp battery switched power
12-volt 100-amp ground
12-volt 60-amp ignition switched power
2-volt 60-amp direct battery power
ENHANCED SOFTWARE
The solid-state control system shall include the following software
enhancements:
Cab and crew cab dome lights shall remain on for ten (10) seconds for
improved visibility after the doors close. The dome lights shall dim after ten
(10) seconds or immediately if the vehicle is put into gear.
All perimeter lights and scene lights (where applicable) shall be deactivated
when the parking brake is released.
Cab and crew cab perimeter/step lights shall remain on for ten (10) seconds for
improved visibility after the doors close. The perimeter/step lights shall dim
after ten (10) seconds or immediately if the vehicle is put into gear.
EMI/RFI PROTECTION
To prevent erroneous signals from Crosstalk contamination and interference,
the electrical system shall meet, at a minimum, SAE J551/2, thus reducing
undesired electromagnetic and radio frequency emissions. An advanced
electrical system shall be used to ensure radiated and conducted
electromagnetic interference (EMI) or radio frequency interference (RFI)
emissions are suppressed at their source.
The apparatus shall have the ability to operate in the electromagnetic
environment typically found in fire ground operations to ensure clean
operations. The electrical system shall meet, without exceptions,
electromagnetic susceptibility conforming to SAE J1113/25 Region 1, Class C
EMR for 10KHz-1GHz to 100 Volts/Meter. The vehicle OEM, upon request,
shall provide EMC test results from the original test vehicle and shall certify
that the vehicle meets SAE J551/2 and SAE J1113/41 Region 1, Class 4 EMR
for 15KHz 950MHz requirements.
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EMI/RFI susceptibility shall be controlled by applying appropriate circuit
designs and shielding. The electrical system shall be designed for full
compatibility with low-level control signals and high-powered two-way radio
communication systems. Harness and cable routing shall be given careful
attention to minimize the potential for conducting and radiated EMI/RFI
susceptibility.
ELECTRICAL HARNESS INSTALLATION
To ensure rugged dependability, all 12-volt wiring harnesses installed by the
apparatus manufacturer shall conform to the following specifications:
SAE J1128 - Low tension primary cable
SAE J1292 - Automobile, truck, truck-tractor, trailer and motor coach wiring
SAE J163 - Low tension wiring and cable terminals and splice clips
SAE J2202 - Heavy duty wiring systems for on-highway trucks
NFPA 1901 - Standard for automotive fire apparatus
FCR 571.302 - Flammability of interior materials for passenger cars,
multipurpose passenger vehicles, trucks and buses (Title 49 - Transportation)
SAE J1939 - Serial communications protocol
SAE J2030 - Heavy-duty electrical connector performance standard
SAE J2223 - Connections for on board vehicle electrical wiring harnesses
NEC - National Electrical Code
SAE J561 - Electrical terminals - Eyelet and spade type
SAE J928 - Electrical terminals - Pin and receptacle type A
FCR 571.108 - Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards Lamps, reflective
devices, and associated equipment. (Title 49 - Transportation)
Wiring shall be run in loom or conduit where exposed, and have grommets or
other edge protection where wires pass through metal. Wiring shall be color,
function and number coded. Wire colors shall be integral to each wire insulator
and run the entire length of each wire. Harnessing containing multiple wires
and uses a single wire color for all wires shall not be allowed. Function and
number codes shall be continuously imprinted on all wiring harness conductors
at 2.00" intervals. Exterior exposed wire connectors shall be positive locking,
and environmentally sealed to withstand elements such as temperature
extremes, moisture and automotive fluids. Electrical wiring and equipment
shall be installed utilizing the following guidelines:
(1)
All wire ends not placed into connectors shall be sealed with a heat
shrink end cap. Wires without a terminating connector or sealed end cap shall
not be allowed.
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(2)
All holes made in the roof shall be caulked with silicon (no
exception). Large fender washers, liberally caulked, shall be used when
fastening equipment to the underside of the cab roof.
(3)
Any electrical component that is installed in an exposed area shall be
mounted in a manner that shall not allow moisture to accumulate in it. Exposed
area shall be defined as any location outside of the cab or body.
(4)
For low cost of ownership, electrical components designed to be
removed for maintenance shall be quickly accessible. For ease of use, a coil of
wire shall be provided behind the appliance to allow them to be pulled away
from the mounting area for inspection and service work.
(5)
Corrosion preventative compound shall be applied to non-waterproof
electrical connectors located outside of the cab or body. All non-waterproof
connections shall require this compound in the plug to prevent corrosion and
for easy separation of the plug.
(6)
Any lights containing non-waterproof sockets in a weather-exposed
area shall have corrosion preventative compound added to the socket terminal
area.
(7)
All electrical terminals in exposed areas shall have DOW 1890
protective Coating applied completely over the metal portion of the terminal.
(8)
Rubber coated metal clamps shall be used to support wire harnessing
and battery cables routed along the chassis frame rails.
(9)
Heat shields shall be used to protect harnessing in areas where high
temperatures exist. Harnessing passing near the engine exhaust shall be
protected by a heat shield.
(10)
All braided wire harnesses shall have a permanent label attached for
easy identification of the harness part number and fabrication date.
(11) All standard wiring entering or exiting the cab shall be routed through
sealed bulkhead connectors to protect against water intrusion into the cab.
BATTERY CABLE INSTALLATION
All 12-volt battery cables and battery cable harnessing installed by the
apparatus manufacturer shall conform to the following requirements:
SAE J1127 - Battery Cable
SAE J561 - Electrical terminals, eyelets and spade type
SAE J562 - Nonmetallic loom
SAE J836A - Automotive metallurgical joining
SAE J1292 - Automotive truck, truck-tractor, trailer and motor coach
wiring
NFPA 1901 - Standard for automotive fire apparatus
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Battery cables and battery cable harnessing shall be installed utilizing the
following guidelines:
(1) All battery cables and battery harnesses shall have a permanent label
attached for easy identification of the harness part number and fabrication date.
(2) Splices shall not be allowed on battery cables or battery cable harnesses.
(3) For ease of identification and simplified use, battery cables shall be color
coded. All positive battery cables shall be red in color or wrapped in red loom
the entire length of the cable. All negative battery cables shall be black in
color.
(4) For ease of identification, all positive battery cable isolated studs
throughout the cab and chassis shall be red in color.
(5) For increased reliability and reduced maintenance, all electrical buss bars
located on the exterior of the apparatus shall be coated to prevent corrosion.
ELECTRICAL COMPONENT INSTALLATION
All lighting used on the apparatus shall be, at a minimum, a two (2) wire light
grounded through a wired connection to the battery system. Lights using an
apparatus metal structure for grounding shall not be allowed.
An operational test shall be conducted to ensure that any equipment that is
permanently attached to the electrical system is properly connected and in
working order. The results of the tests shall be recorded and provided to the
purchaser at time of delivery.
BATTERY SYSTEM
Six (6) 12 volt, Deka Model 1131XMF batteries that include the following
features shall be provided:
- 1000 CCA (cold cranking amps)
- 185 reserve capacity
- High cycle
- Maintenance free
- Group 31
- Rating of 6000 CCA at 0 degrees Fahrenheit
- 1110 minutes of reserve capacity
- Threaded posts
BATTERY SYSTEM
A single starting system shall be provided.
An ignition switch and starter button shall be located on the instrument panel.
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MASTER BATTERY SWITCH
A master battery switch, to activate the battery system, shall be provided inside
the cab within easy reach of the driver.
An indicator light shall be provided on the instrument panel to notify the driver
of the status of the battery system.
BATTERY COMPARTMENTS
Batteries shall be placed on non-corrosive mats and stored in well ventilated
compartments located under the cab.
Heavy-duty battery cables shall be used to provide maximum power to the
electrical system. Cables shall be color coded.
Battery terminal connections shall be coated with anti-corrosion
compound. Battery solenoid terminal connections shall be encapsulated with
semi-permanent rubberized compound.
JUMPER STUDS
One (1) set of battery jumper studs with plastic color coded covers shall be
installed behind an access door on the driver's side, behind the bumper. The
access door shall be large enough to allow easy jumper cable access.
BATTERY CHARGER/ AIR COMPRESSOR
A Kussmaul Pump Plus 1000, model 091-9-1000 18 amp single output battery
charger/air compressor system with internal battery saver shall be provided. A
display bar graph indicating the state of charge shall be included.
The battery saver circuit shall be capable of supplying up to three (3) amps for
external loads such as hand light or auxiliary radio batteries.
The 12-volt air compressor shall be installed to maintain the air system pressure
when the vehicle is not in use.
The battery charger shall be wired to the AC shoreline inlet through an AC
receptacle adjacent to this battery charger.
Battery charger/compressor shall be located in Exact location to be determined
at pre-construction..
The battery charger indicator shall be located in the driver's step area.
KUSSMAUL AUTO EJECT FOR SHORELINE
one (1) shoreline receptacle shall be provided to operate the dedicated 120-volt
circuits on the truck without the use of the generator.
The shoreline receptacle (s) shall be provided with a NEMA 5-20, 120 volt, 20
amp, straight blade Kussmaul Super auto eject plug with a red weatherproof
cover. The cover is spring loaded to close, preventing water from entering
when the shoreline is not connected.
The unit is completely sealed to prevent road dirt contamination.
A solenoid wired to the vehicle's starter is energized when the engine is
started. This instantaneously drives the plug from the receptacle.
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An internal switch arrangement shall be provided to disconnect the load prior to
ejection to eliminate arcing of the connector contacts.
The shoreline shall be connected to battery charger and interior outlets and
interior florescent light.
A mating connector body shall also be supplied with the loose equipment.
The shoreline receptacle shall be located on the driver side of bumper
extension.
SWITCH, AUTO TRANSFER
To protect either the generator or external power source from back feed, an
automatic relay system shall be installed to switch the on line device between
the generator and the external power source when it is connected for use.
The transfer switch shall power interior outlets.
ELECTRIC POWER FOR WINCH
Electric power provisions shall be furnished for the portable winch from the
chassis battery system.
The receiver plug shall be located all winch ports.
A total quantity of three (3) receptacles shall be provided.
BATTERY TRAYS
Plastic battery trays with drain tubes shall be provided for the batteries to sit in.
ALTERNATOR
A C.E. Niehoff, model C680-1, alternator shall be provided. It shall have a
rated output current of 430 amp as measured by SAE method J56. Also, it shall
have a custom three (3)-set point voltage regulator, manufactured by C. E.
Niehoff. The alternator shall be connected to the power and ground
distribution system with heavy-duty cables sized to carry the full rated
alternator output.
12 VOLT OUTLETS (other than cab)
There shall be one (1) 12 volt cigarette lighters provided on the apparatus,
instrument panel.
ELECTRONIC LOAD MANAGER
An electronic load management (ELM) system shall be provided that monitors
the vehicles 12-volt electrical system, automatically reducing the electrical load
in the event of a low voltage condition, and automatically restoring the shed
electrical loads when a low voltage condition expires. This ensures the
integrity of the electrical system.
The system shall include the following features:
System voltage monitoring.
A shed load shall remain inactive for a minimum of five minutes to
prevent the load from cycling on and off.
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Sixteen available electronic load shedding levels.
Priority levels can be set for individual outputs.
High Idle to activate before any electric loads are shed and deactivate
with the service brake.
If enabled:
"Load Man Hi-Idle On" shall display on the
information center.
Hi-Idle shall not activate until 30 seconds after
engine start up.
Individual switch "on" indicator to flash when the particular load has
been shed.
The information center indicates system voltage.
The information center includes a "Load Manager" screen indicating the
following:
Load managed items list, with priority levels and item condition.
Individual load managed item condition:
ON = not shed
SHED = shed
SEQUENCER
A sequencer shall be provided that automatically activates and deactivates
vehicle loads in a preset sequence thereby protecting the alternator from power
surges. This sequencer operation shall allow a gradual increase or decrease in
alternator output, rather than loading or dumping the entire 12 volt load to
prolong the life of the alternator.
Emergency light sequencing shall operate in conjunction with the emergency
master light switch. When the emergency master switch is activated, the
emergency lights shall be activated one by one at half second
intervals. Sequenced emergency light switch indicators shall flash while
waiting for activation.
When the emergency master switch is deactivated, the sequencer shall
deactivate the warning light loads in the reverse order.
Sequencing of the following items shall also occur, in conjunction with the
ignition switch, at half second intervals:
Cab Heater and Air Conditioning
Crew Cab Heater (if applicable)
Crew Cab Air Conditioning (if applicable)
Exhaust Fans (if applicable)
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Third Evaporator (if applicable)
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Exterior lighting shall meet or exceed Federal Department of Transportation,
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and National Fire Protection
Association requirements in effect at time of proposal.
Front headlights shall be halogen, round, two (2) mounted in each front trim
housing.
The directional lights shall wrap-around on the outside corners of the trim
housing. The headlights and directional lights shall be in the same housing
assembly. An additional directional/marker combination light shall be located
on each side of cab behind the bumper.
Five (5) clearance lights and marker lights shall be installed in the "eye brow"
trim above the windshields. The lights shall be Grote, SuperNova, amber LED
lamps.
The three (3) identification lights located at the rear shall be installed per the
following:
Truck-Lite, Model 26250, LED
As close as practical to the vertical centerline.
Centers spaced not less than six (6) inches or more than twelve (12)
inches apart.
Red in color.
All at the same height.
The four (4) clearance lights located at the rear shall be installed per the
following:
Truck-Lite, Model 26250, LED
To indicate the overall width of the vehicle.
One (1) each side of the vertical centerline.
All at the same height.
As near the top as practical.
To be visible from the rear and the side.
One (1) each side, facing the side.
One (1) each side, facing the rear.
Per FMVSS 108 and CMVSS 108 requirements.
REAR FMVSS LIGHTING
Three (3) pairs of wrap around LED lights shall be provided. Each group shall
include a stop-tail light, a directional light and a backup light.
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The lights shall be mounted on the face of the rear body compartments.
Four (4) red reflectors shall be provided.
LICENSE PLATE BRACKET
There shall be one (1) license plate bracket(s) mounted on the Match the
drawing driver side.
A white LED light shall illuminate the license plate. A polished stainless steel
light shield shall be provided over the light that shall direct illumination
downward, preventing white light to the rear.
BACK-UP ALARM
A PRECO, Model 1040, solid-state electronic audible back-up alarm that
actuates when the truck is shifted into reverse shall be provided. The device
shall sound at 60 pulses per minute and automatically adjust its volume to
maintain a minimum ten (10) dBA above surrounding environmental noise
levels.
MAP LIGHT
One (1) map light with goose neck with a switch control on base of light shall
be installed passengers side A post light head down. The light shall be a
Sunnex, Model 742 with a 20.00" long flexible neck that exits the top of the
chassis mount.
LIGHT, INTERMEDIATE
There shall be one (1) pair, of Truck-Lite, Model: 60115Y, amber, LED, turn
signal, marker lights furnished, one (1) each side, horizontally in the rear fender
panel.
A stainless steel trim shall be included with this installation.
PERIMETER SCENE LIGHTS, CAB
There shall be a weatherproof light provided for each cab door. Lighting shall
be designed to provide illumination on areas under cab and crew cab exit areas,
which shall be activated automatically when the exit doors are opened, by the
door jam switch. The light is an integral part of the inside door panel.
The lighting shall be capable of providing illumination at a minimum level of
two (2) foot-candles on ground areas within 30.00" of the edge of the apparatus
in areas which personnel climb in or out of the apparatus or descend from the
apparatus to the ground level.
BODY PERIMETER SCENE LIGHTS
There shall be four (4) Code 3, Model GNDLT-W, 4.00" white LED lights
with rubber grommets provided on the apparatus.
The lights shall be mounted in the following locations:
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One (1) light shall be provided under the left rear step area shining to
the rear.
One (1) light shall be provided under the right rear step area shining to
the rear.
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One (1) light shall be provided under the left pump panel running board.
One (1) light shall be provided under the right pump panel running
board.
The lights shall be activated by a switch in the cab.
STEP LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) white LED step lights shall be provided at the rear to
illuminate the tailboard/step area.
In order to ensure exceptional illumination, each light shall provide a minimum
of 25 foot-candles (fc) covering an entire 15" x 15" square placed ten (10)
inches below the light and a minimum of 1.5 fc covering an entire 30" x 30"
square at the same ten (10) inch distance below the light.
These step lights shall be actuated with the perimeter scene lights.
All other steps on the apparatus shall be illuminated per the current edition of
NFPA 1901.
SCENE LIGHTS
There shall be four (4) Code 3, Model 79SCBZ white LED scene light(s) with
bezel(s) installed at the side of the apparatus, one pair per side located front and
rearward sides of the hatch compartments.
A control for the light(s) selected above shall be the following:
a switch at the driver's side switch panel
a switch at the driver's side switch panel
no additional switch location
no additional switch location
These lights may be load managed when the parking brake is set.
SCENE LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) Code 3, Model 79SCBZ white LED scene light(s) with
bezel(s) installed at the rear of the apparatus, drivers side hatch compartment.
A control for the light(s) selected above shall be the following:
a switch at the driver's side switch panel
no additional switch location
no additional switch location
no additional switch location
These lights may be load managed when the parking brake is set.
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12 VOLT LIGHTING
There shall be one (1) Fire Research, Model SPA851-Q20, white 12 volt LED
floodlight(s) provided with a white bezel on the front visor, centered. Light
shall be painted job color.
The light(s) shall be controlled in the following way:
a switch at the driver's side switch panel
a switch at the pump operator's panel
no additional switch location
These lights may be load managed when the parking brake is applied.
12 VOLT LIGHTING
There shall be two (2) Fire Research, Model SPA260-Q15, 12 volt LED surface
mounted scene light(s) with chrome trim bezel provided One pair each side of
the cab high as possible. above the area where the window would have been.
Light head to be painted job color.
The light(s) shall be controlled in the following way:
a switch at the driver's side switch panel
a switch at the pump operator's panel
no additional switch location
no additional switch location
The light(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is applied.
12 VOLT LIGHTING
There shall be one (1) Fire Research, Model SPA260-Q15, 12 volt LED surface
mounted scene light(s) with chrome trim bezel provided one light mounted on
the driver side rear body panel mounted between the warning lights drivers
side. Light head to be painted job color.
The light(s) shall be controlled in the following way:
a switch at the driver's side switch panel
a switch at the pump operator's panel
no additional switch location
no additional switch location
The light(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is applied.
WATER TANK
Booster tank shall have a capacity of 600 gallons and be constructed of UV
stabilized ultra high impact polypropylene plastic by a manufacturer with a
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minimum of 20 years experience building tanks, is ISO 9001:2000 certified in
all its manufacturing facilities, and has over 50,000 tanks in service.
The booster tank shall be a form-fitting design that serves to keep the tank
height as low as possible. The tank shall be no wider than 39" at the base to
allow for greater compartment depth and no wider than 53" at the top.
Tank joints and seams shall be nitrogen welded inside and out.
Tank shall be baffled in accordance with NFPA Bulletin 1901 requirements.
Baffles shall have vent openings at both the top and bottom to permit
movement of air and water between compartments.
Longitudinal partitions shall be constructed of .38" polypropylene plastic and
shall extend from the bottom of the tank through the top cover to allow for
positive welding.
Transverse partitions shall extend from 4.00" off the bottom of the tank to the
underside of the top cover.
All partitions shall interlock and shall be welded to the tank bottom and sides.
Tank top shall be constructed of .50" polypropylene. It shall be recessed .38"
and shall be welded to the tank sides and the longitudinal partitions.
Tank top shall be sufficiently supported to keep it rigid during fast filling
conditions.
Construction shall include 2.00" polypropylene dowels spaced no more than
30.00" apart and welded to the transverse partitions. Two (2) of the dowels
shall be drilled and tapped (.50" diameter, 13.00" deep) to accommodate lifting
eyes.
A sump that is 8.00" long x 8.00" wide x 6.00" deep shall be provided at the
bottom of the water tank.
Sump shall include a drain plug and the tank outlet.
Tank shall be installed in a fabricated cradle assembly constructed of structural
steel.
Sufficient crossmembers shall be provided to properly support bottom of
tank. Crossmembers shall be constructed of steel bar channel or rectangular
tubing.
Tank shall "float" in cradle to avoid torsional stress caused by chassis frame
flexing. Rubber cushions, .50" thick x 3.00" wide, shall be placed on all
horizontal surfaces that the tank rests on.
Stops or other provision shall be provided to prevent an empty tank from
bouncing excessively while moving vehicle.
Mounting system to be approved by the tank manufacturer.
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Fill tower shall be constructed of .50" polypropylene and shall be a minimum
of 8.00" wide x 14.00" long.
Fill tower shall be furnished with a .25" thick polypropylene screen and a
hinged cover.
An overflow pipe, constructed of 4.00" schedule 40 polypropylene, shall be
installed approximately halfway down the fill tower and extend through the
water tank and exit to the rear of the rear axle.
TANK CRADLE
The water tank shall be installed in a fabricated cradle assembly constructed of
stainless steel.
Sufficient cross members shall be provided to properly support bottom of
tank. Cross members shall be constructed of stainless steel bar channel or
rectangular tubing.
Two (2) sleeves shall be provided in the water tank for plumbing to the rear.
SIDE TANK FILL
A total of one (1) 2.50" gated tank fill shall be installed and properly labeled at
the passenger's side pump panel, integrated with the Main Pump Intake valve.
The fill inlet shall have electrically actuated Akron ball valve connected to the
water level indicator. When the water level falls to the 3/4 full mark, the tank
fill(s) shall automatically open and return the tank to the full level. A switch to
enable and disable the auto fill and the standard valve controller shall be
installed on the pump panel.
BODY HEIGHT
The height of the body shall be 104.00" from the bottom of the body to the top
of the body.
HOSE BED
The hose body shall be fabricated of .125"-5052 aluminum with a nominal
38,000 psi tensile strength.
Flooring of the hose bed shall be removable aluminum grating with the top
surface corrugated to aid in hose aeration. The grating slats shall be a
minimum of .50" x 4.50" with spacing between slats for hose ventilation.
Hose bed shall accommodate 1000 feet of 5.00 sjfh- 500 feet of 3.0 djfh and
300 feet of 1 3/4 djfh - a shelf is installed above the passenger side dividers to
accomodate a stokes basket..
HOSE BED DIVIDER
Two (2) adjustable hosebed dividers shall be furnished for separating hose.
Each divider shall be constructed of a .125" brushed aluminum sheet fitted and
fastened into a slotted, 1.50" diameter radiused extrusion along the top, bottom,
and rear edge.
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Divider shall be fully adjustable by sliding in tracks, located at the front and
rear of the hose bed.
Divider shall be held in place by tightening bolts, at each end.
Acorn nuts shall be installed on all bolts in the hose bed which have exposed
threads.
STOKES BASKET STORAGE
A stokes basket storage compartment shall be located on the passenger's side of
the hose bed.
The stokes basket to be stored shall measure 80 long x 24 wide x 12 inches
thick.
The stokes basket shall be stored flat in an unpainted stainless steel trough.
The stokes shall be enclosed as much as practical to provide as much weather
resistance as possible. A bottom hinged aluminum treadplate door with a Dring latch shall be furnished at the rear to keep the stokes basket in the stored
position. A nonadjustable hose bed divider shall form one side of the
compartment.
The top of the compartment to the forward wall of the hosebed shall be hosebed
grating to allow for hose storage above the compartment.
LIGHTS, BELOW HOSE BED COVER
Installed below the aluminum hosebed cover, shall be four (4) Amdor, Model
LumaBar LED H2O, 40" long light stick(s). One (1) strip light shall be
installed on the edge of the reinforcing channel for each door, for protection of
the light.
Opening the hose bed cover shall automatically turn the lighting on.
HOSE BED COVER
A two (2) section hose bed cover, constructed of .125" bright aluminum
treadplate shall be furnished. The cover shall be hinged with full length
stainless steel piano hinge. The sides shall be slanted down.
The cover shall be reinforced so that it can support the weight of a man
walking on the cover.
If access to water tank fill tower is blocked by the hose bed cover, then a
hinged door shall be provided in it so that tank may be filled without raising
cover doors.
Chrome grab handles and four (4) gas filled cylinders shall be provided to
assist in opening and closing the cover. A handrail is to be provided at the rear,
in the center of the support, to assist in opening the cover.
HOSEBED RESTRAINT REAR
There shall be a black vinyl flap installed at the rear of the hosebed. The flap
shall be attached to the top hosebed frame with quarter turn fasteners. The flap
shall have straps that loop through footman loops at the bottom of the hosebed
and fasten with 2.00" cam buckle fasteners and chain.
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LETTERING, HOSEBED COVER
Installed on Flap of the hosebed cover, white reflective lettering shall be
provided. There shall be four (4) letters provided. The lettering shall be
approximately 10.00" high. The lettering designation on the cover shall be
2514.
RUNNING BOARDS
A running board shall be provided on each side of the front body to allow
access to the backboard/crosslay storage area. The running boards shall be
designed with a grip pattern punched into .125" bright aluminum treadplate
material providing support, slip resistance, and drainage.
TAILBOARD
The tailboard shall be designed as a space saving work platform provided at the
rear of the body. The platform shall fold up to reduce overall truck length,
angle of departure, and create a clean safe working platform by keeping rain,
snow, and ice off the platform during transit.
The platform shall be 35.50" wide x 21.00" deep. When folded up, the
platform shall be the lower section of the rear compartment door. The external
surface of the platform shall be covered in smooth aluminum. When folded
down, the platform shall provide a treadplate stepping surface with a rated
capacity of 500 lb.
REAR WALL, BODY MATERIAL, PUC
The rear wall shall be smooth and the same material as the body.
The rear wall body material shall be painted. Unpainted aluminum overlays
shall be provided to allow for chevron application and to provide continuously
smooth rear wall panels.
The outboard edges of the rear wall shall be trimmed in polished stainless steel.
TOW BAR
A tow bar shall be installed under the tailboard at center of truck.
Tow bar shall be fabricated of 1.00" CRS bar rolled into a 3.00" radius.
Tow bar assembly shall be constructed of .38" structural angle. When force is
applied to the bar, it shall be transmitted to the frame rail.
Tow bar assembly shall be designed and positioned to allow up to a 30 degree
upward angled pull of 17,000 lb, or a 20,000 lb straight horizontal pull in line
with the centerline of the vehicle.
Tow bar design shall have been fully tested and evaluated using strain gauge
testing and finite element analysis techniques.
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HITCH RECEIVER
A hitch receiver shall be installed at each side of the apparatus, to the rear of
the wheels, under the rear platform.
The side hitch receivers shall be constructed of heavy steel tubing and
reinforced to the truck framework. The side hitch receivers shall be capable of
retaining a 9,000 lb portable winch.
Slide-in portion shall be held in place by one (1) safety pin with clip.
COMPARTMENTATION
Body and compartments shall be formed sheet metal fabricated of .125", 5052H32 aluminum. Body shall be of welded construction to ensure greatest
longevity with no visible welds in compartment interior.
Welded construction shall consist of 1.00" x .38" engineered plug weld holes
that control the size, location, and the amount of weld required. The bodies
shall be assembled and welded from engineered prints that call out the size,
location, and type of weld required. These prints shall be available upon
request.
Side compartments shall be an integral assembly with the rear fenders.
Circular fender liners shall be provided. For prevention of paint chips and ease
of suspension maintenance the fender liners shall be formed from brush
finished 304L stainless steel, be unpainted, and removable for suspension
maintenance. (no exception).
Compartment flooring shall be of the sweep out design with the floor 1.00"
higher than the compartment door lip.
Drip protection shall be provided above the doors by means of aluminum
extrusion, or formed bright aluminum treadplate.
The top of the compartment shall be covered with bright aluminum treadplate
rolled over the edges on the front, and rear. These covers shall have the corners
welded.
Top side compartment covers shall not be used to form the compartment
ceilings, but rather they shall be a separate component.
All screws and bolts, which are not Grade 8, shall be stainless steel and where
they protrude into a compartment shall have acorn nuts on the ends to prevent
injury.
UNDERBODY SUPPORT SYSTEM
Due to the severe loading requirements of this pumper a method of body and
compartment support suitable for the intended load shall be provided.
The backbone of the body support system shall begin with the chassis frame
rails which is the strongest component of the chassis and is designed for
sustaining maximum loads. The support system shall include lateral frame rail
extensions that are formed from .375" 80k high strength steel and bolted to the
chassis frame rails with .625" diameter Grade 8 bolts. The vertical and
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horizontal members of the frame rail extensions are to be reinforced with
welded gussets and extend to the outside edge of the body. The lateral frame
extensions shall be electro-coated for superior corrosion resistance. These
vertical and horizontal angles are considered extensions of the chassis
frame rails and shall have the same warranty as the frame rails.
A 300 series stainless steel floating substructure shall be separated from the
lateral frame extensions with neoprene elastomer isolators. These isolators
shall reduce the natural flex stress of the chassis from being transmitted to the
body, and absorb road shock and vibration.
The isolators shall have a broad load range, proven viability in vehicular
applications, be of a fail safe design and allow for all necessary movement in
three (3) transitional and rotational modes.
The neoprene isolators shall be installed in a modified V three (3)-point
mounting pattern to reduce the natural flex of the chassis being transmitted to
the body. A minimum of 12 - 2.55" diameter isolators shall be provided, four
(4) under each front compartment and two (2) under each rear side
compartment. A minimum of four (4) 3.50" diameter isolators shall be
provided under the rear compartment.
A design with body compartments simply hanging/sitting on the chassis in an
unsupported (cantilever) fashion shall not be acceptable.
AGGRESSIVE WALKING SURFACE
All exterior surfaces designated as stepping, standing, and walking areas shall
comply with the required average slip resistance of the current NFPA
standards. Documentation of the material meeting the standard shall be
provided at time of delivery.
LOUVERS
All body compartments shall have a minimum of one (1) set of automotive
style, dust resistant louvers pressed into a wall. The louvers shall incorporate a
one (1)-way rubber valve that provides airflow out of the compartment and
prevents water and dirt from gaining access to the compartment. Each louver
shall be 3.00" wide x 8.50" tall. Compartments over the wheel shall not have
louvers.
TESTING OF BODY DESIGN
Body structural analysis shall be fully tested. Proven engineering and test
techniques such as finite element analysis and strain gauging have been
performed with special attention given to fatigue life and structural integrity of
the body and substructure.
The body shall be tested while loaded to its greatest in-service weight.
The criteria used during the testing procedure shall include:
- Raising opposite corners of the vehicle tires 9.00" to simulate the twisting a
truck may experience when driving over a curb.
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- Making a 90 degree turn, while driving at 20 mph to simulate aggressive
driving conditions.
- Driving the vehicle on at 35 mph on a washboard road.
- Driving the vehicle at 55 mph on a smooth road.
- Accelerating the vehicle fully, until reaching the approximate speed of 45
mph on rough pavement.
Evidence of the actual testing techniques shall be made available upon request.
FEA shall have been performed on all substructure components.
COMPARTMENTATION, DRIVER'S SIDE
A full height, roll-up door compartment near the front of the body, ahead of the
rear wheels shall be provided. The pump operator's panel shall be located in
this compartment. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 31.00"
wide x 54.50" high x 25.88" deep. The area behind the roll up door spool shall
be notched for exterior storage or larger capacity water tank tee. The depth of
the compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The
compartment interior shall be fully open from the compartment ceiling to the
compartment floor and designed so that no permanent dividers are required
between the upper and lower sections. The clear door opening of this
compartment shall be 28.00" wide x 54.50" high.
A full height, roll-up door compartment immediately ahead of the rear wheels
shall be provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 50.50"
wide x 54.50" high x 25.88" deep. The area behind the roll up door spool shall
be notched for exterior storage or larger capacity water tank tee. The depth of
the compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The
compartment interior shall be fully open from the compartment ceiling to the
compartment floor and designed so that no permanent dividers are required
between the upper and lower sections. The clear door opening of this
compartment shall be 47.50" wide x 54.50" high.
Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any
mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.
A roll-up door compartment over the rear wheels shall be provided. The
interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 60.00" wide x 23.00" high x
25.88" deep. The area behind the roll up door spool shall be notched for
exterior storage or larger capacity water tank tee. The depth of the
compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The clear
door opening of this compartment shall be 57.00" wide x 23.00" high.
Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any
mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.
A full height, roll-up door compartment behind the rear wheels shall be
provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 52.00" wide x
54.50" high x 25.88" deep. The area behind the roll up door spool shall be
notched for exterior storage or larger capacity water tank tee. The depth of the
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compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The
compartment interior shall be fully open from the compartment ceiling to the
compartment floor and designed so that no permanent dividers are required
between the upper and lower sections. The clear door opening of this
compartment shall be 49.00" wide x 54.50" high.
Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any
mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.
All compartments shall include a drip pan below the roll of the door.
COMPARTMENTATION, PASSENGER'S SIDE
A full height, jump off compartment with a roll-up door near the front of the
body, ahead of the rear wheels shall be provided, as convenient large storage
compartment for often used items for the crew. The interior dimensions of this
compartment shall be 42.00" wide x 54.50" high x 25.88" deep. The area
behind the roll up door spool shall be notched for exterior storage or larger
capacity water tank tee. The depth of the compartment shall be calculated with
the compartment door closed. The compartment interior shall be fully open
from the compartment ceiling to the compartment floor and designed so that no
permanent dividers are required between the upper and lower sections. The
clear door opening of this compartment shall be 39.00" wide x 54.50" high.
A full height, roll-up door compartment immediately ahead of the rear wheels
shall be provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 42.00"
wide x 54.50" high x 25.88" deep. The area behind the roll up door spool shall
be notched for exterior storage or larger capacity water tank tee. The depth of
the compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The
compartment interior shall be fully open from the compartment ceiling to the
compartment floor and designed so that no permanent dividers are required
between the upper and lower sections. The clear door opening of this
compartment shall be 39.00" wide x 54.50" high.
Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any
mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.
A roll-up door compartment over the rear wheels shall be provided. The
interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 60.00" wide x 23.00" high x
25.88" deep. The area behind the roll up door spool shall be notched for
exterior storage or larger capacity water tank tee. The depth of the
compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The clear
door opening of this compartment shall be 57.00" wide x 23.00" high.
Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any
mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.
A full height, roll-up door compartment behind the rear wheels shall be
provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 52.00" wide x
54.50" high x 25.88" deep. The area behind the roll up door spool shall be
notched for exterior storage or larger capacity water tank tee. The depth of the
compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The
compartment interior shall be fully open from the compartment ceiling to the
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compartment floor and designed so that no permanent dividers are required
between the upper and lower sections. The clear door opening of this
compartment shall be 49.00" wide x 54.50" high.
Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any
mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.
All compartments shall include a drip pan below the roll of the door.
ROLL-UP DOOR, SIDE COMPARTMENTS
There shall be eight (8) compartment doors installed on the side compartments.
The doors shall be double faced aluminum construction, painted one (1) color
to match the lower portion of the body and manufactured by A&A
Manufacturing (Gortite).
Lath sections shall be an interlocking rib design and shall be individually
replaceable without complete disassembly of door.
Between each slat at the pivoting joint shall be a PVC inner seal to prevent
metal to metal contact and prevent dirt or moisture from entering the
compartments. Seals shall allow door to operate in extreme temperatures
ranging from plus 180 to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Side, top and bottom
seals shall be provided to resist ingress of dirt and weather and be made of
Santoprene.
All hinges, barrel clips and end pieces shall be nylon 66. All nylon components
shall withstand temperatures from plus 300 to minus 40 degrees
Fahrenheit. Hardened plastic shall not be acceptable.
A polished stainless steel lift bar with locking key latches to be provided for
each roll-up door. The keys to be Model 751 to match all compartment and cab
doors. Lift bar shall be located at the bottom of door and have latches on the
outer extrusion of the doors frame. A ledge shall be supplied over lift bar for
additional area to aid in closing the door.
Doors shall be constructed from an aluminum box section. The exterior surface
of each slat shall be flat. The interior surfaces shall be concave to provide
strength and prevent loose equipment from jamming the door from inside.
To conserve space in the compartments, the spring roller assembly shall not
exceed 3.00" in diameter. A garage style roll door shall not be acceptable.
The header for the roll-up door assembly shall not exceed 4.00".
A heavy-duty magnetic switch shall be used for control of open compartment
door warning lights.
COMPARTMENTATION, REAR
A roll-up door compartment above the rear tailboard shall be provided.
Interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 36.75" wide x 43.38" high x
25.88" deep in the lower 35.00" of height and 15.75" deep in the remaining
upper portion. Depth of the compartment shall be calculated with the
compartment door closed.
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A removable access panel shall be furnished on the back wall of the
compartment.
Rear compartment shall be open to the rear side compartments. The transverse
opening shall be a minimum of 22.00" wide x 28.75" high.
Clear door opening of this compartment shall be 33.50" wide x 34.38" high.
Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any
mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.
ROLL-UP DOOR, REAR COMPARTMENT
The rear compartment shall have a swing down tailboard as the lower section
of the door and a roll door for the upper section. The roll up door shall
be double faced aluminum construction, an anodized satin finish and
manufactured by A&A Manufacturing (Gortite).
Lath sections shall be an interlocking rib design and shall be individually
replaceable without complete disassembly of door.
Between each slat at the pivoting joint shall be a PVC inner seal to prevent
metal to metal contact and prevent dirt or moisture from entering the
compartments. Seals shall allow door to operate in extreme temperatures
ranging from plus 180 to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Side, top and bottom
seals shall be provided to resist ingress of dirt and weather and be made of
Santoprene.
All hinges, barrel clips and end pieces shall be nylon 66. All nylon components
shall withstand temperatures from plus 300 to minus 40 degrees
Fahrenheit. Hardened plastic shall not be acceptable.
A polished stainless steel lift bar with locking key latches to be provided for
each roll-up door. The keys to be Model 751 to match all compartment and cab
doors. Lift bar shall be located at the bottom of door and have latches on the
outer extrusion of the doors frame. A ledge shall be supplied over lift bar for
additional area to aid in closing the door.
Door shall be constructed from an aluminum box section. The exterior surface
of each slat shall be flat. The interior surface shall be concave to provide
strength and prevent loose equipment from jamming the door from inside.
To conserve space in the compartments, the spring roller assembly shall not
exceed 3.00" in diameter. A garage style roll door shall not be acceptable.
The header for the roll-up door assembly shall not exceed 4.00".
A heavy-duty magnetic switch shall be used for control of open compartment
door warning lights.
COMPARTMENT LIGHTING
There shall be nine (9) compartments with LED compartment light strips. The
strips shall be centered vertically along each side of the door framing. The
compartments with these strip lights shall be located Each body compartment.
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Any remaining compartments shall include 6.00" diameter Truck-Lite, Model:
79384 light in each enclosed compartment. Each light shall have a number
1076 one filament, two wire bulb.
Opening the compartment door shall automatically turn the compartment
lighting on.
HATCH COMPARTMENTS
Hatch compartments with two (2) lift-up, top opening hatch doors shall be
provided above the driver and passenger side body compartments. Each hatch
compartment shall extend the full length of the side body compartmentation x
21.00" wide x 34.00" maximum depth. The compartments shall extend the full
length of the side body compartmentation except for a 20.00" recessed step area
at the rear of the compartment on the access ladder side.
Sides of the compartments shall be constructed of the same material as the
body and painted job color on the outside panels.
Top of the compartments shall be constructed of bright aluminum treadplate.
Two (2) lift-up, bright aluminum treadplate doors shall be provided on the top
of each hatch compartment. Each door shall have a lever handle with a slam
style latch to hold the doors in the closed position.
These double pan doors shall have lipped edges with a rubber seal for weather
resistance.
Doors shall be hinged on the outboard side and shall be held open with
pneumatic stay arms.
The compartments shall have a 3/4" drain that extends to below the body.
Ribbed rubber matting shall be provided on the compartment floor to stop wet
equipment from sitting in water pools.
HATCH COMPARTMENT LIGHTING
There shall be LED strip lights mounted full length on the interior, hinged side
of each compartment.
Opening the hatch compartment door shall automatically turn the hatch
compartment lighting on.
MOUNTING TRACKS
There shall be recessed tracks installed vertically to support the adjustable
shelf(s).
Tracks shall not protrude into any compartment in order to provide the greatest
compartment space and widest shelves possible.
The tracks shall be provided in each compartment except for the one that
contains the pump operator's panel.
PULL-OUT TRAY
There shall be five (5) slide-out trays, with 2" sides, and a capacity of 500
pounds provided. Capacity rating shall be in the extended position.
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The tray shall be constructed of .19" aluminum.
Slides (a minimum of two per tray) shall be an undermount-roller
bearing type rated at 500lbs per pair with a factor of safety of 2.
To ensure years of dependable service the slides shall be coated with a
finish that is tested to withstand a minimum of 1,000 hours of salt spray
per ASTM B117.
To ensure years of easy operation, the slides shall require no more than
a 50 pound force for push-in or pull-out movement when fully loaded
after having been subjected to a 40 hour vibration (shaker) test under
full load. The vibration drive file shall have been generated from
accelerometer data collected from a heavy truck chassis driven over
rough gravel roads in an unloaded condition. Proof of compliance shall
be provided upon request.
Automatic locks shall be provided for both the "in" and "out"
positions. The trip mechanism for it shall be located at the front of the
tray for ease of use with a gloved hand.
Tray location shall be D-1-R-1-P-1-3-4.
A heavy-duty assembly shall support the body under the compartment floor. It
shall be attached to the chassis frame for load transfer and to reduce stress on
body.
PULL-OUT ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT TRAY
There shall be ten (10) slide-out trays with 2.00" sides and a capacity of 500
pounds provided. Capacity rating shall be in the extended position.
Slides shall be equipped with ball bearings for ease of operation and years of
dependable service.
Tray location shall be P-1-[1] mid level P-3- [2] above the floor tray evenly
spaced. P-4 [2] evenly spaced above the floor tray. D-1 [2] evenly spaced
above the floor tray. D-2 [1] near the bottom D-3 [2] evenly spaced above the
fill station.
Automatic locks shall be provided for both the "in" and "out" positions. The
trip mechanism for it shall be located at the front of the tray for ease of use with
a gloved hand.
Each tray shall be adjustable up and down within the compartment.
SLIDE-OUT/TILT-DOWN TRAY
There shall be six (6) slide-out trays provided.
The capacity rating (in the extended position) shall be 215 pounds minimum.
Approximately two-thirds of the tray shall slide-out from its stored position and
shall tilt 30 degrees down from horizontal. The vertical position within the
compartment shall be adjustable.
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Construction shall consist of .188" thick aluminum for the tray bottom and end,
and special aluminum extrusions for the tray sides, front and tracks.
The tray corners shall be welded for strength and rigidity.
The tray shall be equipped with ball bearing rollers for smooth operation.
Two spring loaded locks shall be provided at the front of the tray, one on each
end.
Rubber padded stops shall be provided for both the in out tray position.
The tray(s) shall be located in D-3 top of the compartment D-2 top of the
compartment and another 16 inches below that. D-1 top of the compartment. P1 near the top of the compartment P-3 near the top of the compartment P-4 near
the top of the compartment.
SLIDE-OUT TOOLBOARD
A slide-out aluminum toolboard shall be provided. It shall have a brushed
finish.
It shall be a minimum of 0.188" thick with 0.203" diameter holes in a pegboard
pattern with 1.00" centers between holes.
A 1.00" x 1.00" aluminum tube frame shall be welded to the edge of the
pegboard.
The board shall be mounted on an undermount-roller bearing type slide
rated at 250 lb with a factor of safety of 2.
To ensure years of dependable service the slides shall be coated with a
finish that is tested to withstand a minimum of 1,000 hours of salt spray
per ASTM B117.
To ensure years of easy operation, the slides shall require no more than
a 50 pound force for push-in or pull-out movement when fully loaded
after having been subjected to a 40 hour vibration (shaker) test under
full load. The vibration drive file shall have been generated from
accelerometer data collected from a heavy truck chassis driven over
rough gravel roads in an unloaded condition. Proof of compliance shall
be provided upon request.
The toolboard shall have positive lock in the stowed and extended position, and
two (2) pins to allow for easy removal of the toolboard.
The toolboard shall be mounted on adjustable tracks side to side within the
compartment.
There shall be One (1) provided.
The toolboard(s) shall be located Next to the 2 .5 inch pre-connect in the
crosslay area - tool board is to be transverse.
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COMPARTMENT FLOOR SCUFFPLATE
Aluminum treadplate shall be provided on the floor of eight (8)
compartments. The locations shall be, R-1 D-1-2-3-4 P-1-3-4.
The edges of the treadplate shall be completely caulked before installation to
prevent corrosion.
CRIB STORAGE, 215#
A storage area shall be installed under the front body. Construction shall be of
bright aluminum treadplate with an aluminum slide out drawer and a "D" ring
handle. The outer panel of the drawer shall be covered in brush finished
stainless steel.
The compartment shall have the capacity to hold up to 215 pounds of
equipment and be located on the passenger's side under the front body. The
interior dimensions of the compartment shall be approximately 8.50" high x
48.00" wide x 12.00" deep.
AIR BAG/CRIB STORAGE ,215#
A storage area shall be installed under the front body. Construction shall be of
bright aluminum treadplate with an aluminum slide out drawer and a "D" ring
handle. The outer panel of the drawer shall be covered in brush finished
stainless steel.
The compartment shall have the capacity to hold up to 215 pounds of
equipment and be located on the driver's side under the front body. The interior
dimensions of the compartment shall be approximately 8.50" high x 48.00"
wide x 12.00" deep.
VERTICAL DIVIDER
A .12" thick aluminum vertical compartment divider shall be provided P-3
spaced to accomodate from the backsideof the compartment for a little giant
ladder. The divider shall be secured in place with #10 self tapping screws.
A total of one (1) shall be provided.
HOPPER, OIL DRY, SLIDE OUT
There shall be a hopper installed in compartment P-1 ON THE SLIDE OUT
TRAY -HOPPER TO BE LOCATED ON THE FORWARD SIZE EXACT
SIZE TO BE DETERMINED AT PRE-CONSTRUCTION for the storage
of oil dry absorbent material. The hopper shall be TO BE DETERMINED AT
PRE-CONSTRUCTION and shall include a hand valve located beneath the
floor tray surface to control the release of the material. A hole shall be
furnished below the hand-valve to direct the material to the underside of the
tray.
The entire top shall be hinged to fill the hopper.
The hopper finish shall match the interior of the compartment.
The hopper assembly shall be mounted onto a floor mounted slide-out tray.
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STORAGE COMPARTMENT
A transverse storage compartment shall be provide directly above the
crosslays. The compartment shall be designed with a easily removable interior
to increase access to the fire pump.
Two (2) vertically hinged doors shall be provide, one (1) each side. The doors
shall be fabricated from aluminum treadplate. Each door shall be provided
with a positive door holder. A D-ring latch shall secure each door.
REMOVABLE FLOOR
There shall be two (2) piece(s) removable flooring installed over the cascade
bottle/s, located with the [1] on the passenger side from the rear to the divider
located at P-4 [1] on the drivers side from the needed space for the air bottle to
the dividers located each side. hatch compartments. Each section of flooring
shall fabricated from bright aluminum treadplate. The flooring shall be
fabricated to allow the fire department to store equipment in the hatch
compartments, without damaging the bottles or air lines.
Flooring shall be made removable to allow changing of the cascade bottles as
desired. Access provision(s) shall be provided for bottle connections and shut
off valve(s).
PARTITION, TRANSVERSE REAR COMPARTMENT
Two (2) partitions shall be bolted in place to separate driver and passenger side
rear compartments from the rear tailboard compartment.
Partition, Hatch Compartment
Four (4) partitions shall be provided [1] - Passenger side above P-4 [3] Drivers side each side the air cascade bottle for [2] and [1] above P-4
area.. Each partition shall be the full vertical height of the hatch compartment
and adjustable from front to back.
SLIDE-OUT TOOLBOARD, FULL LENGTH
A slide-out poly toolboard shall be provided.
The poly tool board shall be provided with .20" diameter holes in a pegboard
pattern, on 1.00" centers. A 1" x 1" aluminum square tube frame shall be
welded around the perimeter of the board for additional strength.
The board shall be 85.81" long and designed to be mounted in the specified
location.
The board shall be mounted on a sliding tray. The tray shall be mounted to the
transverse floor. The construction of the tray shall consist of 6061-T6
aluminum extrusions for the sides with a .18" thick aluminum floor. The
corners shall be welded to form a rigid unit.
The capacity rating shall be 200 pounds minimum in the extended
position. The slide assemblies shall be manufactured with 6061-T6 aluminum
extrusions. The tray shall be supported by a minimum of eight (8) roller
bearings each rated for a 200 pound load.
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The toolboard shall slide-out of the compartment two thirds of its
length. Positive locks for the stowed and extended position shall be provided.
The toolboard shall be mounted to aluminum tracks to allow sideways
adjustment in the mounted location
There shall be one (1) provided In front of the 2.5 inch crosslay.
SHELVING TRACKS
There shall be four (4) sets of tracks, located in the IN ALL FOUR HATCH
COMPARTMENTS 1/2 WAY UP FROM THE FALSE FLOOR VERSUS
THE TOP compartment(s). The tracks shall be mounted within the
compartment ALL FOUR HATCH COMPARTMENT SIDES .
RUB RAIL
Bottom edge of the side compartments shall be trimmed with a bright
aluminum extruded rub rail.
Trim shall be 3.12" high with 1.50" flanges turned outward for rigidity.
The rub rails shall not be an integral part of the body construction, which
allows replacement in the event of damage.
Rub rails shall be attached with bolts and spaced from the body with isolators
that shall help to absorb any moderate impact without damaging the body.
BODY FENDER CROWNS
Polished stainless steel fender crowns shall be provided around the rear wheel
openings.
A brushed stainless steel unpainted fender liner shall be provided to avoid paint
chipping. The liners shall be removable to aid in the maintenance of rear
suspension components.
A dielectric barrier shall be provided between the fender crown fasteners
(screws) and the fender sheet metal to prevent corrosion.
The fender crowns shall be held in place with stainless steel screws that thread
directly into a composite nut and not directly into the parent body sheet metal
to eliminate dissimilar metals contact and greatly reduce the chance for
corrosion.
HARD SUCTION HOSE
Hard suction hose shall not be required.
HANDRAILS
Handrails shall be located on the front of the body in positions needed to meet
NFPA requirements.
AIR BOTTLE STORAGE INSERT
A total of two (2) inserts shall be provided for the air bottle storage
compartments.
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The inserts shall be "W" shaped and be formed from composite materials.
AIR BOTTLE STORAGE (Double)
A total of two (2) air bottle compartments shall be provided. passenger side
each side of the rear axle. The air bottle compartment shall be 15.00" wide x
7.50" tall x 26.00" deep. A stainless steel door with a chrome plated latch shall
be provided to contain the air bottle. A dielectric barrier shall be provided
between the door hinge, hinge fasteners and the body sheet metal.
AIR BOTTLE STORAGE (Single)
There shall be one (1) compartment for storage of a single air bottle ahead of
the left side rear wheels. The air bottle storage area shall be approximately
7.50" wide x 7.50" tall x 26.00" deep and shall be covered by a stainless steel
door with a chrome plated latch. The stainless steel door shall cover the air
bottle storage opening and the DEF tank access. A dielectric barrier shall be
provided between the door hinge, hinge fasteners and the body sheet metal.
EXTINGUISHER STORAGE BIN
A storage bin shall be provided for storage of four (4) hand held fire
extinguishers. This storage bin shall be installed Pierce to determine - looking
for the the wheel well area. Each storage bin shall be 8.75" square x 23.00"
deep. The storage bin shall be formed out of aluminum and the flooring lined
with Dura-surf.
EXTENSION LADDER
There shall be a 30', three (3) section, aluminum Duo-Safety Series 1225-A
extension ladder provided.
ROOF LADDER
There shall be a 14' aluminum, Duo-Safety, Series 775-A roof ladder provided.
LADDER STORAGE
A ladder storage deck shall be provided below the hose bed floor.
Storage area shall be configured to accommodate:
2-8 foot pike poles 1-12 foot pike pole 1-8 foot attic ladder 1-10 attic ladder 13section 30 ladder 1- 14 roof ladder
The ladders shall be banked.
The ladder storage deck shall be designed to allow any trapped water to drain
toward the front or the rear of the storage area.
A(n) smooth aluminum horizontally hinged lift up door with D-handle
latch shall be provided at the rear to contain the equipment.
FOLDING LADDER
One (1) 10' aluminum, Series 585-A Duo-Safety folding ladder shall be
installed in a U-shaped trough inside the ladder storage compartment.
One (1) 8' aluminum, Series 585-A Duo-Safety folding ladder shall be installed
in a U-shaped trough inside the ladder storage compartment.
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PIKE POLE 8 FT, PROVIDED BY DEALER
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, Section 5.8.3 requires one (1) 8 ft or longer pike
pole mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
The pike pole is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The dealer shall
provide and mount the pike pole.
PIKE POLE 6 FT, PROVIDED BY DEALER
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, Section 5.8.3 requires one (1) 6 ft pike pole or
plaster hook mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
The pike pole is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The dealer shall
provide and mount the pike pole.
PIKE POLE STORAGE
Aluminum tubing shall be used for the storage of three (3) pike poles and shall
be located in the ladder compartment. If the head of a pike pole can come in
contact with a painted surface, a stainless steel scuffplate shall be provided.
LADDER, TOP ACCESS
A wide easy climbing access ladder, constructed of aluminum rungs and
extruded aluminum rails, shall be provided on the right side at the rear of the
apparatus. The inside climbing area of the ladder shall be 13.75" wide
The lower section of the ladder shall be retractable into the upper section to
eliminate interference with the rear FMVSS lights. When lowered the bottom
rung shall be lower than the body, approximately 16.00" to 20.00" from the
ground to allow a lower first step height.
The ladder shall be slanted when in use for easy access, and fold against the
body for storage to reduce the overall length. Corrosion resistant, stainless
steel spring-loaded locks shall hold the ladder in place.
PUMP
Pump shall be a Pierce, low profile, 1500 gpm single stage midship mounted
centrifugal type, mounted below the cab. The pump shall have a 15
percent reserve capacity to allow for extended time between pump rebuild. To
ensure efficient pump/vehicle design the capacity to weight ratio shall not be
less than 1.5:1.
The pump casing shall consist of three (3) discharge outlets, one (1) to each
side in line with the impeller and one (1) to the rear. The pump casing shall
incorporate two (2) water strippers to maintain radial balance.
Pump shall be the Class A type.
Pump shall be certified to deliver the percentage of rated discharge from draft
at pressure indicated below:
- 100 percent of rated capacity at 150 psi net pump pressure
- 70 percent of rated capacity at 200 psi net pump pressure
- 50 percent of rated capacity at 250 psi net pump pressure
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The pump shall have the capacity to deliver the percentage of rated discharge
from a pressurized source as indicated below:
- 135 percent of rated capacity at 100 psi net pump pressure from a 5 psi source
Pump body shall be fine-grained gray iron. Pump shall incorporate a
heater/cooling jacket integral to the pump housing.
The impeller shall be high strength vacuum cast bronze alloy accurately
machine balanced and splined to a ten 10) spline stainless steel pump shaft for
precision fit, exceptional durability, and efficiency. Double replaceable reverse
flow labyrinth type bronze wear ring design shall help to minimize end
thrust. The impeller shall be a twisted vane design to create higher lift. No
keyed shafts shall be acceptable.
The pump shall include o-ring gaskets throughout the pump.
Deep groove radial type oversize ball bearings shall be provided. The bearings
shall be protected at the openings from road dirt and water with an oil seal and
water slinger.
The pump shall have a flat, patterned area on the top of the pump intake wye to
allow standing for plumbing maintenance. The main inlet manifold shall be
6.00" in diameter and shall have a low profile design to facilitate low crosslays
and high flows.
For ease of service, the pump housing, intake wye, impeller, mechanical seal,
and gear case shall be accessible from above the chassis frame by tilting the
cab. The intake wyes shall be removable without having to remove the main
intake casting. Removal of the main inlet wyes shall provide access to the
impeller, mechanical seal, and wear ring. (no exception).
The tank to pump line and the primary discharge line shall be the only piping
required to be removed for overhaul.
For ease of service and overhaul there shall be no piping or manifolding located
directly over the pump. (no exception).
PUMP MOUNTING
Pump shall be mounted to the chassis frame rails directly below the crew cab,
to minimize wheelbase and facilitate service, using rubber isolators in a
modified V pattern that include two (2) central mounted isolators located
between the frame rails and one (1) on each side outside the frame rails. The
mounting shall allow chassis frame rails to flex independently without damage
to the fire pump. Each isolator shall be 2.55" in total outside diameter and shall
be rated at 490 lb. The pump shall be completely accessible by tilting the cab
with no piping located directly above the pump.
MECHANICAL SEALS
Silicon carbide mechanical seals shall be provided. The seals shall be spring
loaded and self-adjusting. The seals shall have a minimum thermal
conductivity of 126 W/m*K to run cooler. Seals shall have a minimum
hardness of 2800 kg/mm2 to be more resistant to wear, and have thermal
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expansion characteristics of no more than 4.0 X106mm/mm*K to be more
resistant to thermal shock.
PUMP GEARCASE
Pump gearcase shall be a pressure-lubricated gearcase to cool, lubricate, and
filter the oil. The gearcase shall include an auxiliary PTO opening. The
gearcase shall be constructed of lightweight aluminum, and impregnated with
resin in accordance to MIL Spec MIL-I-17563. A dipstick, accessible by tilting
the cab, shall be provided for easy fluid level checks. A filter screen shall be
provided for long life.
The gearcase shall consist of two (2) gears to drive the pump impeller and one
(1) for the auxiliary PTO.
The auxiliary PTO opening shall provide for the addition of PTO driven
accessories.
The pump shall be driven through the rear engine power take-off and
clutch. The rear engine power take-off drive shall be live at all times to allow
for pump and roll applications. Rear engine power take-off's allow for high
horsepower and torque ratings needed for large pump applications, and is a
proven drive system throughout the rugged construction industry. (no
exception).
CLUTCH
There shall be a heavy-duty electric clutch mounted directly to the front of the
pump to engage and disengage the pump without gear clash. The clutch shall
be a multiple disc design for maximum torque. The clutch shall be fully selfadjusting to provide automatic wear compensation, and consistent torque
throughout the life of the clutch. Positive engagement and disengagement shall
be provided through a high efficient and dependable magnetic system to assure
superior performance. The clutch shall have a 500 lb-ft rating. Clutch shall be
of a time-tested design used in critical military applications. (no exception).
PUMPING MODE
Pump shall provide for both pump and roll mode and stationary pumping mode.
Stationary pumping mode shall be accomplished by stopping the vehicle,
setting the parking brake and engaging the water pump switch on the cab
switch panel. The transmission shall shift to "Neutral" range automatically
when the parking brake is set. The "OK to Stationary Pump" indicator shall
also illuminate when the parking brake is set. If the vehicle is equipped with a
foam system or CAFS system, these systems shall be engaged from the cab
switch panel as well.
Pump and roll mode shall be accomplished by the use of the main pump and
shall not require the use of a secondary pump. Pump and roll mode shall use
the same operation sequence as stationary pumping mode with a few additional
steps. After the vehicle is setup for stationary pumping, the operator shall leave
the cab and setup the pump panel to discharge at the desired outlet(s). Upon
returning to the cab, the operator shall disengage the parking brake. An "OK to
Pump & Roll" indicator shall illuminate on the cab switch panel. First gear on
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the transmission gear selector shall be selected by the operator for pump and
roll operations. The operator as needed shall apply the foot throttle. Pump and
roll mode shall be maintained unless the transmission shifts out of first gear.
Stopping either stationary pumping mode or pump and roll mode shall be
accomplished by pressing the "Water Pump" switch down to disengage the
pump.
PUMP SHIFT
Pump shall be engaged in not more than two steps, by simply setting the
parking brake, which shall automatically put the transmission into neutral, and
activating a rocker switch in the cab. Switches in the cab shall also allow for
water, foam, or CAFS if equipped, and activate the appropriate system to preset
parameters. The engagement shall provide simple two-step operation, enhance
reliability, and completely eliminate gear clash. The shift shall include the
indicator lights as mandated by NFPA. A direct override switch shall be
located behind a door in the lower pump operator's panel. The switch shall
automatically disengage when the door is closed.
As the parking brake is applied, the pump panel throttle shall be activated and
deactivate the chassis foot throttle for stationary operation.
Pump and roll operation shall be available by releasing the parking brake with
the pump in the pumping mode. Releasing the parking brake shall activate the
chassis foot throttle, and deactivate the pump panel throttle. To protect from
accidental pump overheating, the pump shall automatically disengage when the
truck transmission shifts into second gear.
TRANSMISSION LOCK UP
Transmission lock up is not required as transmission shall automatically shift to
neutral as soon as the parking brake is set.
AUXILIARY COOLING SYSTEM
A supplementary heat exchange cooling system shall be provided to allow the
use of water from the discharge side of the pump for cooling the engine
water. A water-to-coolant heat exchanger shall be used.
INTAKE RELIEF VALVE
An Akron relief valve shall be installed on the suction side of the pump preset
at 125 psig.
Relief valve shall have a working range of 75 psig to 200 psig.
Outlet shall terminate below the framerails with a 2.50" National Standard hose
thread adapter and shall have a "do not cap" warning tag.
Control shall be located behind an access door at the right (passenger's) side
pump panel.
PRESSURE CONTROLLER
A Pierce Pressure Governor shall be provided. An electric pressure governor
shall be provided which is capable of automatically maintaining a desired
preset discharge pressure in the water pump. When operating in the pressure
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control mode, the system shall automatically maintain the discharge pressure
set by the operator (within the discharge capabilities of the pump and water
supply) regardless of flow, within the discharge capacities of the water pump
and water supply.
A pressure transducer shall be installed in the water discharge of the
pump. The transducer continuously monitors pump pressure sending a signal
to the Electronic Control Module (ECM).
The governor can be used in two (2) modes of operation, RPM mode and
pressure modes.
In the RPM mode, the governor can be activated after vehicle parking brake has
been set. When in this mode, the governor shall maintain the set engine speed,
regardless of engine load (within engine operation capabilities).
In the pressure mode, the governor system can only operate after the fire pump
has been engaged and the vehicle parking brake has been set. When in the
pressure mode, the pressure controller monitors the pump pressure and varies
engine speed to maintain a precise pump pressure. The pressure controller
shall use a quicker reacting J1939 database for engine control (excluding Cat
engines).
A preset feature allows a predetermined pressure or rpm to be set.
A pump cavitation protection feature is also provided which shall return the
engine to idle should the pump cavitate. Cavitation is sensed by the
combination of pump pressure below 30 psi and engine speed above 2000 rpm
for more than five (5) seconds.
The throttle shall be a vernier style control, with a large control knob for use
with a gloved hand. A throttle ready light shall be provided adjacent to the
throttle control. A large .75" RPM display shall be provided to be visible at a
glance.
Check engine, and stop engine indicator lights shall be provided for easy
viewing.
Large .75" push buttons shall be provided for menu, mode, preset, and silence
selections.
The water tank level indicator shall be incorporated in the pressure governor.
A fuel level indicator shall be incorporated in the pressure controller.
A pump hour meter shall be incorporated in the pressure controller.
The pressure controller shall incorporate monitoring for engine temperature, oil
pressure, fuel level alarm, and voltage. Pump monitoring shall include, pump
gearcase temperature, error codes, diagnostic data, pump service reminders,
and time stamped data logging, to allow for fast accurate trouble shooting. It
shall also notify the driver/engineer of any problems with the engine and the
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character display, providing for fewer abbreviations in the messages. An
automatic dim feature shall be included for night operations.
The pressure controller shall include a USB port for easy software upgrades,
which can be downloaded through a USB memory stick, eliminating the need
for a laptop for software installations.
A complete interactive manual shall be provided with the pressure controller.
PRIMING PUMP
Priming pump shall be a positive displacement vane type, electrically driven,
and conforming to standards outlined in NFPA pamphlet #1901.
One (1) priming control shall open the priming valve and start the priming
motor.
Primer shall be environmentally safe and self lubricating.
THERMAL RELIEF VALVE
A Pierce thermal relief valve shall be included on the pump that monitors pump
water temperature and opens to relieve water to cool the pump when the
temperature of the pump water exceeds 120 Degrees F (49 C).
The thermal protection system shall include a amber warning light mounted on
the pump operator panel.
The discharge line shall be 3/8 inch diameter tubing plumbed to ground.
PUMP MANUALS
Two (2) pump manuals from the pump manufacturer shall be furnished in
compact disc format with the apparatus. Manuals shall cover pump operation,
maintenance, overhaul, and parts.
PLUMBING
All inlet and outlet plumbing, 3.00" and smaller, shall be plumbed with either
stainless steel pipe or synthetic rubber hose reinforced with high-tensile
polyester braid. Small diameter secondary plumbing such as drain lines shall
be stainless steel, brass or hose.
Where vibration or chassis flexing may damage or loosen piping or where a
coupling is required for servicing, the piping shall be equipped with victaulic or
rubber couplings.
Plumbing manifold bodies shall be ductile cast iron or stainless steel.
All lines shall drain through a master drain valve or shall be equipped with
individual drain valves. All individual drain lines for discharges shall be
extended with a hose to drain below the chassis frame.
All water carrying gauge lines shall be of flexible polypropylene tubing.
MAIN PUMP INLETS
A 6.00" pump manifold inlet shall be provided on each side of the vehicle. The
suction inlets shall include removable die cast zinc screens that are designed to
provide cathodic protection for the pump, thus reducing corrosion in the pump.
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Main pump inlets shall not be located on the main operator's panel and shall
maintain a low connection height by terminating below the top of the chassis
frame rail.
The main pump inlets shall have National Standard Threads with a long handle
chrome cap.
The cap shall be the VLH, which incorporates an exclusive thread design to
automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected. (no
exception) Passenger side Inlet to have a [6] inch Female NST by 5inch storz
with cap and chain.
INLET BUTTERFLY VALVE
One (1) Pierce big flow valve shall be provided on the passenger's side main
pump inlet.
The 6.00" inlet valve shall be provided with a built-in, adjustable pressure relief
valve and a 3/4" bleeder valve shall be provided on the inlet side of the
valve. The bleeder valve controls shall be located at the threaded connection
and at the pump operator's panel.
The valve shall be capable of flowing 1950 GPM at 1 PSI pressure drop.
Valve shall be electrically operated. An electric actuator, with valve position
indicator lights, shall be provided at the pump operator's panel.
VALVES
All ball valves shall be Akron Brass in-line valves. The Akron valves shall be
the 8000 series heavy-duty style with a stainless steel ball and a simple twoseat design. No lubrication or regular maintenance is required on the valve.
Valves shall have a ten (10) year warranty.
INLET (Left side)
On the left side pump panel shall be one (1) 2.50" auxiliary suction, terminating
in 2.50" National Standard Hose Thread. The auxiliary suction shall be
provided with a strainer, chrome swivel and plug.
INLET (Right side)
On the right side pump panel shall be one (1) 2.50" auxiliary suction,
terminating in 2.50" National Standard Hose Thread. The auxiliary suction
shall be provided with a strainer, chrome swivel and plug.
The location of the valve for the two (2) inlets shall be recessed behind the
pump panel.
ANODE, INLET
A pair of sacrificial zinc anodes shall be provided in the water pump inlets to
protect the pump from corrosion.
INLET CONTROL
Control for the side auxiliary inlet(s) shall be located at the inlet valve.
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INLET BLEEDER VALVE
A .75" bleeder valve shall be provided for each side gated inlet. The valves
shall be located behind the panel with a swing style handle control extended to
the outside of the panel. The handles shall be chrome plated and provide a
visual indication of valve position. The swing handle shall provide an
ergonomic position for operating the valve without twisting the wrist and
provides excellent leverage. The water discharged by the bleeders shall be
routed below the chassis frame rails.
TANK TO PUMP
The booster tank shall be connected to the intake side of the pump with heavy
duty 4.00" piping and a quarter turn 3.00" full flow line valve with the control
located at the operator's panel. A rubber coupling shall be included in this line
to prevent damage from vibration or chassis flexing.
A check valve shall be provided in the tank to pump supply line to prevent the
possibility of "back filling" the water tank.
TANK REFILL
A 2.00" combination tank refill and pump re-circulation line shall be provided,
using a quarter-turn full flow ball valve controlled from the pump operator's
panel.
DISCHARGE OUTLETS (Left Side)
There shall be two (2) discharges with a 2.50" valves on the left side of the
apparatus, terminating with a male 2.50" National Standard hose thread
adapter. Discharges shall be located below the cab, and shall be no higher than
the top of the chassis frame rail. Discharges shall not be located on the pump
operator's panel. Lever controls shall be provided at the valve.
DISCHARGE OUTLETS (Right Side)
There shall be one (1) discharge with a 2.50" valve on the right side of the
apparatus, terminating with a male 2.50" National Standard hose thread
adapter. The discharge shall be located below the crew cab, and shall be no
higher than the top of the chassis frame rail. The discharge shall be electrically
controlled at the pump operator's panel.
DISCHARGE OUTLET, 4.00"
There shall be a 4.00" discharge outlet with a 4.00" Akron valve body installed
on the right side of the apparatus, below the cab, and shall be no higher than the
top of the chassis frame rail, terminating with a male 4.00" National Standard
hose thread. This discharge outlet shall be electrically controlled at the pump
operator's control panel.
DISCHARGE OUTLET (Front)
There shall be a 2.50" gated discharge outlet, with a swivel, piped to center of
the front bumper hose tray. Plumbing shall consist of 2.50" piping with a 2.50"
full flow ball valve controlled at the pump operator's panel. Automatic drains
shall be provided at all low points in the plumbing.
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DISCHARGE OUTLET (Rear)
There shall be one (1) discharge piped to the rear compartment drivers side
installed so proper clearance is provided for spanner wrenches or
adapters. Plumbing shall consist of 2.50" piping along with a 2.50" full flow
ball valve with the control from the pump operator's panel. Discharge shall
terminate with 2.50" NST thread. Discharge piping shall be schedule 10 304L
welded or formed stainless steel and routed through the water tank.
DISCHARGE CAPS
Chrome plated, rocker lug, caps with chains shall be furnished for all side
discharge outlets.
The caps shall be the VLH, which incorporates an exclusive thread design to
automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected. (no
exception)
OUTLET BLEEDER VALVE
A .75" bleeder valve shall be provided for each outlet 1.50" or
larger. Automatic drain valves are acceptable with some outlets if deemed
appropriate with the application.
The valves shall be located behind the panel with a swing style handle control
extended to the outside of the side pump panel. The handles shall be chrome
plated and provide a visual indication of valve position. The swing handle shall
provide an ergonomic position for operating the valve without twisting the
wrist and provides excellent leverage. Bleeders shall be located at the bottom
of the pump panel. They shall be properly labeled identifying the discharge
they are plumbed in to. The water discharged by the bleeders shall be routed
below the chassis frame rails.
ELBOWS, LEFT SIDE OUTLETS
The two (2) discharge outlets, located on the left side pump panel, shall be
furnished with a 2.50"(F) National Standard hose thread x nst, chrome plated,
45 degree elbow.
The elbow shall be the VLH, which incorporates an exclusive thread design to
automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected. (no
exception)
ELBOWS, REAR OUTLETS
The 2.50" discharge outlets, located at the rear of the apparatus, shall be
furnished with a 2.50"(F) National Standard hose thread x 2.50"(M) National
Standard hose thread, chrome plated, 45 degree elbow.
The elbow will be the Pierce VLH, which incorporates an exclusive thread
design to automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when
disconnected. (no exception)
ELBOW, 4.00" OUTLET
The 4.00" outlet shall be furnished with a 4.00"(F) National Standard hose
thread x 5.00" Storz elbow adapter with Storz cap.
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DISCHARGE OUTLET CONTROLS
The discharge outlets shall incorporate a quarter-turn ball valve with the control
located at the pump operator's panel. The valve operating mechanism shall
indicate the position of the valve or an indicator shall be provided to show
when the valve is closed.
The passenger side discharges shall be controlled by an Akron 9315 Navigator
controller with the manual override located on the passenger side pump
panel. In addition to valve position, each Akron 9315 Navigator controller
shall include a pressure display.
The controller unit shall have solid state electronics to provide easy, two (2)
button open and close valve position capability with valve position indicator
lights, and current limiting valve motor stopping capability. The unit shall be
in water resistant brass housing and shall come with all required installation
cables and harnesses.
All other outlets shall have manual swing handles that operate in a vertical up
and down motion. These handles shall be able to lock in place to prevent valve
creep under pressure.
DELUGE RISER
A 3.00" deluge riser shall be installed above the pump in such a manner that a
monitor can be mounted and used effectively. Piping shall be installed securely
so no movement develops when the line is charged. The riser shall be gated
and controlled at the pump operator's panel. A 3.00" valve shall be provided.
TELESCOPIC PIPING
The deluge riser piping shall include a 18.00" Task Force Model XGA38
Extend-A-Gun extension.
This extension shall be telescopic to allow the deluge gun to be raised 18.00"
increasing the range of operation.
A position sensor shall be provided on the telescopic piping that shall activate
the "do not move vehicle" light inside the cab when the monitor is in the raised
position.
MONITOR
A Task Force Hurricane, model XFIH-E remote controlled monitor shall be
properly installed on the deluge riser.
This monitor shall include the Task Force Tips Primary Monitor Operator
Station, mounted at the pump operator's panel.
A wireless remote control shall be furnished.
The monitor shall have manual override handwheels in the event of an
electrical system malfunction.
The monitor shall be painted to match the body.
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NOZZLE
A Task Force Tips Master Stream Series M-ERP-NJ nozzle and XF-SS10
shaper with MST-4NJ tips shall be provided. The fog nozzle shall have a range
of 250 to 1250 gpm, and electric pattern control.
The deluge riser Extend-a-Gun shall have a provisions for direct mounting a
Task Force Hurricane monitor.
CROSSLAY HOSE BEDS
Two (2) crosslays with 1.50" outlets shall be provided. Each bed to be capable
of carrying 200 feet of 1.75" double jacketed hose and shall be plumbed with
2.00" i.d. schedule 10 304L welded or formed stainless steel pipe and gated
with a 2.00" quarter turn ball valve. Threaded pipe shall not be acceptable.
Crosslays shall be low mounted with the bottom of both crosslay trays no more
than 11.00" above the frame rails for simple, safe reloading and
deployment. (no exception) The hose beds shall be full width of the body
compartments.
Outlets to be equipped with a 1.50" National Standard hose thread 90-degree
swivel located in the hose bed so that hose may be removed from either side of
apparatus.
The crosslay controls shall be at the pump operator's panel.
A removable tray shall be provided for the crosslay hosebed. The crosslay tray
shall be constructed of black poly to provide a lightweight sturdy tray. Two (2)
hand holes shall be in the floor and additional hand holes shall be provided in
the sides for easy removal and installation from the compartment. The floor of
the trays shall be perforated to allow for drainage and hose drying. Trays shall
be held in place by a mechanical spring loaded stainless steel latch that
automatically deploys upon loading the trays to hold the trays in place during
transit.
CROSSLAY HOSE BED, 2.50"
One (1) crosslay with a 2.50" outlet shall be provided. The bed to be capable
of carrying 200' of 2.5" hose and shall be plumbed with 2.50" i.d. schedule 10
304L welded or formed stainless steel pipe and gated with a 2.50" quarter turn
ball valve. Threaded pipe shall not be acceptable.
The outlet to be equipped with a 2.50" National Standard hose thread 90 degree
swivel located above the hose bed so that hose may be removed from either
side of apparatus.
The crosslay shall be mounted above the lower 1.5" crosslays. The crosslay
controls shall be at the pump operator's panel.
A removable tray shall be provided for the crosslay hosebed. The crosslay tray
shall be as wide as the crosslay opening will allow and constructed of black
poly to provide a lightweight sturdy tray. Two (2) hand holes shall be in the
floor and additional hand holes shall be provided in the sides for easy removal
and installation from the compartment. The floor of the trays shall be
perforated to allow for drainage and hose drying. Tray shall be held in place by
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a mechanical spring loaded stainless steel latch that automatically deploys upon
loading the tray to hold the trays in place during transit.
ROLL-UP DOOR, CROSSLAY ENDS
The compartment doors shall be roll-up style, double faced aluminum
construction painted one (1) color to match the lower portion of the body and
manufactured by A&A Manufacturing (Gortite). The crosslay enclosure shall
be full width of the body.
Lath sections shall be an interlocking rib design and shall be individually
replaceable without complete disassembly of door.
Between each slat at the pivoting joint shall be a PVC inner seal to prevent
metal to metal contact and prevent dirt or moisture from entering the
compartments. Seals shall allow door to operate in extreme temperatures
ranging from plus 180 to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Side, top and bottom
seals shall be provided to resist ingress of dirt and weather and be made of
Santoprene.
All hinges, barrel clips and end pieces shall be nylon 66. All nylon components
shall withstand temperatures from plus 300 to minus 40 degrees
Fahrenheit. Hardened plastic shall not be acceptable.
A polished stainless steel lift bar to be provided for each roll-up door. Lift bar
shall be located at the bottom of door and have latches on the outer extrusion of
the doors frame. A ledge shall be supplied over lift bar for additional area to
aid in closing the door.
Doors shall be constructed from an aluminum box section. The exterior surface
of each slat shall be flat. The interior surfaces shall be concave to provide
strength and prevent loose equipment from jamming the door from inside.
To conserve space in the compartments, the spring roller assembly shall not
exceed 3.00" in diameter. A garage style roll door shall not be acceptable.
The header for the roll-up door assembly shall not exceed 4.00".
A heavy-duty magnetic switch shall be used for control of "open compartment
door" warning lights.
ROLL-UP DOOR, CROSSLAY ENDS
The compartment doors shall be roll-up style, double faced aluminum
construction painted one (1) color to match the lower portion of the body and
manufactured by A&A Manufacturing (Gortite).
Lath sections shall be an interlocking rib design and shall be individually
replaceable without complete disassembly of door.
Between each slat at the pivoting joint shall be a PVC inner seal to prevent
metal to metal contact and prevent dirt or moisture from entering the
compartments. Seals shall allow door to operate in extreme temperatures
ranging from plus 180 to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Side, top and bottom
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seals shall be provided to resist ingress of dirt and weather and be made of
Santoprene.
All hinges, barrel clips and end pieces shall be nylon 66. All nylon components
shall withstand temperatures from +300 to -40 degrees Fahrenheit. Hardened
plastic shall not be acceptable.
A polished stainless steel lift bar to be provided for each roll-up door. Lift bar
shall be located at the bottom of door and have latches on the outer extrusion of
the doors frame. A ledge shall be supplied over lift bar for additional area to
aid in closing the door.
Doors shall be constructed from an aluminum box section. The exterior surface
of each slat shall be flat. The interior surfaces shall be concave to provide
strength and prevent loose equipment from jamming the door from inside.
To conserve space in the compartments, the spring roller assembly shall not
exceed 3.00" in diameter. A garage style roll door shall not be acceptable.
The header for the roll-up door assembly shall not exceed 4.00".
A heavy-duty magnetic switch shall be used for control of open compartment
door warning lights.
TRAY, SPEEDLAY
There shall be three (3) additional poly tray(s) provided for the speedlays. The
trays shall be identical in design and shall be shipped with the loose equipment.
BOOSTER HOSE REEL
A Hannay electric rewind aluminum booster hose with polished discs shall be
installed in the rear tailboard compartment. The narrowest reel possible based
on the hose capacity selected shall be provided.
Roll-up door for this compartment shall not interfere with the hose reel.
A polished stainless steel roller and guide assembly shall be provided so the
booster hose does not rub against a painted surface.
Discharge control shall be provided at the pump operator's panel. Plumbing to
the reel shall consist of 1.50" or larger Aeroquip hose, stainless steel pipe and a
2.00" valve.
Reel motor shall be protected from overload with a sized automatic reset circuit
breaker.
Electric rewind control shall be a rubber covered button adjacent to the reel.
Booster hose, .75" diameter and 100 feet, with chrome plated Barway, or equal
couplings shall be provided.
Working pressure of the booster hose shall be a minimum of 800 psi.
Capacity of the hose reel shall be 100 feet of 1.00" booster hose.
An Akron, model 1702P, 1.00" booster hose nozzle shall be provided.
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HOSE REEL BLOWOUT
A hose reel blowout shall be furnished to blow out any remaining water from
the reel. Blowout shall be piped from the wet tank of the brake system to the
reel, and shall be controlled at the pump operator's panel.
FOAM PROPORTIONER
A foam proportioning system shall be provided that is an on demand, automatic
proportioning, single point, direct injection system suitable for all types of
Class A and B foam concentrates, including the high viscosity (6000 cps),
alcohol resistant Class B foams. Operation shall be based on direct
measurement of water flow, and remain consistent within the specified flows
and pressures. The system shall automatically balance and proportion foam
solution at rates from .1 percent to 9.9 percent regardless of variations in water
pressure and flow, up to the maximum rated capacity of the foam concentrate
pump.
The design of the system shall allow operation from draft, hydrant, or relay
operation. This shall provide a versatile system to meet the demands at a fire
scene.
System Capacity
The system shall have the ability to deliver the following minimum foam
solution flow rates at accuracies that meet or exceed NFPA requirements at a
pump rating of 250 psi.
200 gpm @ 6 percent
400 gpm @ 3 percent
1200 gpm @ 1 percent
Class A foam setting in .1 percent increments from .1 percent to 1 percent.
Typical settings of 1 percent, .5 percent and .3 percent (maximum capacity
shall be limited to the plumbing and water pump capacity).
Control System
The system shall be equipped with a digital electronic control display located
on the pump operators panel. Push button controls shall be integrated into the
panel to turn the system on/off, control the foam percentage, direct which foam
to use on a multi-tank system, and to set the operation modes (automatic,
manual, draft, calibration, or flush).
The percent of injection shall have presets for Class A and Class B
foam. These presets can be changed at the fire department as desired. The
percent of injection shall be able to be easily changed at the scene to adjust to
changing demands.
In order to minimize the use of abbreviations and interpretations, system
information shall be displayed on the panel by way of .50 tall LEDs that total
14 characters (two (2) lines of seven (7) each). System on and foam pump on
indicator lights shall also be included. Information displayed shall include
mode of operation (automatic, manual, draft, calibration, or flush), foam supply
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selected (Class A or Class B), water total, foam total, foam percentage,
remaining gallons, and time remaining.
The control display shall direct a microprocessor, which receives input from the
systems water flow meter while also monitoring the position of the foam
concentrate pump. The microprocessor shall compare the values of the water
flow versus the position/rate of the foam pump, to ensure the proportion rate is
accurate. One (1) check valve shall be installed in the plumbing to prevent
foam from contaminating the water pump.
Low Level, Foam Tank
The control head shall display a warning message when the foam tank in use is
below a quarter tank.
Hydraulic Drive System
The foam concentrate pump shall be powered by a hydraulic drive system,
which is automatically activated, whenever the vehicle water pump is
engaged. A system that drives the foam pump via an electric motor shall not be
acceptable. A large parasitic electric load used to power the foam pump can
cause an overload of the chassis electrical system.
Hydraulic oil cooler shall be provided to automatically prevent overheating of
the hydraulic oil, which is detrimental to system components. The oil/water
cooler shall be designed to allow continuous system operation without allowing
hydraulic oil temperature to exceed the oil specifications.
The hydraulic oil reservoir shall be of four (4) gallons minimum capacity and
shall also be of sufficient size to minimize foaming and be located to facilitate
checking oil level or adding oil without spillage or the need to remove access
panels.
Foam Concentrate Pump
The foam concentrate pump shall be of positive displacement, self-priming;
linear actuated design, driven by the hydraulic motor. The pump shall be
constructed of brass body; chrome plated stainless steel shaft, with a stainless
steel piston. In order to increase longevity of the pump, no aluminum shall be
present in its construction.
A relief system shall be provided which is designed to protect the drive system
components and prevent over pressuring the foam concentrate pump.
The foam concentrate pump shall have minimum capacity for 12 gpm with all
types of foam concentrates with a viscosity at or below 6000 cps including
protein, fluoroprotein, AFFF, FFFP, or AR-AFFF. The system shall deliver
only the amount of foam concentrate flow required, without recirculating foam
back to the storage tank. Recirculating foam concentrate back to the storage
tank can cause agitation and premature foaming of the concentrate, which can
result in system failure. The foam concentrate pump shall be self-priming and
have the ability to draw foam concentrate from external supplies such as drums
or pails.
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External Foam Concentrate Connection
An external foam pick-up shall be provided to enable use of a foam agent that
is not stored on the vehicle. The external foam pick-up shall be designed to
allow continued operation after the on-board foam tank is empty. The external
foam pick-up shall be designed to allow use with training foam or colored
water for training purposes.
Panel Mounted Strainer/External Pick-Up Connection
A bronze body strainer/connector unit shall be provided. The unit shall be
mounted to the pump panel. The external foam pick-up shall be one (1) 1.00"
male connection with chrome-plated cap integrated to a 2.00" strainer cleanout
cap. A check valve shall be installed in the pick-up portion of the cleanout
cap. A basket style stainless steel screen shall be installed in the body of the
strainer/connector unit. Removal of the 2.00" cleanout cap shall be all that is
required to gain access to and remove the stainless steel basket screen. The
strainer/connector unit shall be ahead of the foam concentrate pump inlet port
to insure that all agent reaching the foam pump has been strained.
Pick-Up Hose
A 1.00" flexible hose with an end for insertion into foam containers shall be
provided. The hose shall be supplied with a 1.00" female swivel NST thread
swivel connector. The hose shall be shipped loose.
Discharges
The foam system shall be plumbed to the lower rear crosslay, lower front
crosslay, upper front crosslay and center of front bumper.
System Electrical Load
The foam proportioning shall not impose an electrical load on the vehicle
electrical system any greater than five (5) amps at 12VDC.
Tank Selector
An electric valve shall be used for the foam supply valve. The foam supply
valve shall be controlled at the foam system control head for ease of
operation. The supply valve shall be electric, remote controlled, to eliminate
air pockets in the foam tank supply hose.
Maintenance Message
A message shall be displayed on the control head to advise when system
maintenance needs to be performed. The message shall display interval for
cleaning the foam strainer, cleaning for the water strainers, and changing the
hydraulic oil.
Flush System
The system shall be designed such that a flush mode shall be provided to allow
the system to flush all foam concentrate with clear water. The flush circuit
control logic shall ensure the foam tank supply valve is closed prior to opening
the flush valve. The flush valve shall be operated at the foam system control
head for ease of operation. The valve shall be electrically controlled and
located as close to the foam tank supply valve as possible. A manual flush
drain valve shall be labeled and conveniently located.
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REFILL, SINGLE FOAM TANK
The foam system's proportioning pump shall be used to fill the Class B foam
tank. This shall allow use of the auxiliary foam pick-up to pump the foam from
pails or a drum on the ground into the foam tank. A foam shut-off switch shall
be installed in the fill dome of the tank to shut the system down when the tank
is full. The fill operation shall be controlled by a mode in the foam system
controller stating TANK FILL. While the proportioner pump is filling the tank,
the controller shall display FILL TANK. When the tank is full, as determined
by the float switch in the tank dome, the pump shall stop and the controller
shall display TANK FULL.
FOAM SYSTEM TRAINING
The fire department shall order one (1) vehicle with this foam system. The
operation of the foam system shall be demonstrated at the plant where the
apparatus was manufactured.
This demonstration shall include:
- A review of the foam system manual, emphasizing key areas
- A walk around review of the system components on the finished truck
- A hands-on foam system start-up and foam discharge session
- Instructions on the use of the manual overrides
- A demonstration explaining the proper way to shutdown and flush the foam
system.
FOAM TANK
The foam tank shall be securely mounted ahead of the hose bed and shall have
a capacity of 40 gallons with the intended use of Class B foam. The brand of
foam stored in this tank shall be ansul. The tank construction shall be of .50"
polypropylene plastic with joints and seams nitrogen welded inside and
outside. The fill tower shall be 8.00" square and contain a screen and
nonfoaming 4.00" diameter bottom fill tube.
FOAM TANK DRAIN
A system of 1.00" foam tank drains shall be provided, integrated into the foam
systems strainer and tank to foam pump valve management system. The tank
to pump hoses running from the tank(s) to the panel mounted strainer shall
1.00" diameter. The foam system controller shall have a mode that allows for
a given foam valve to be opened at will. Flow of foam from the tank valve to
the strainer shall be usable as a tank drain mode.
An adaptor shall be supplied, that allows the 1.00" foam intake screen to
assembly to be used as a drain outlet. The standard supplied 1.00" foam pick
up hose shall be attached to the screen assembly by way of the adapter. The
drain mode shall allow the operator to open and close the tank valve as required
from the control head, to drain foam and re-fill foam containers through the
connected hose, without foam spillage beneath the vehicle.
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PUMP CONTROL PANELS (Left Side Control)
Pump controls and gauges shall be located midship at the left (driver's) side of
the apparatus and properly identified.
The main pump operator's control panel shall be completely enclosed and
located in the forward section of the body compartment, to protect against road
debris and weather elements. The pump operator's panels shall be no more
than 31.00" wide, and made in four (4) sections with the center section easily
removable with simple hand tools. For the safety of the pump operator, there
shall be no discharge outlets or pump inlets located on the main pump operators
panel.
Layout of the pump control panel shall be ergonomically efficient and
systematically organized. The upper section shall contain the master gauges.
This section shall be angled down for easy visibility. The center section shall
contain the pump controls aligned in two horizontal rows. The pressure control
device, engine monitoring gauges, electrical switches, and foam controls (if
applicable) shall be located on or adjacent to the center panel, on the side walls
for easy operation and visibility. The lower section shall contain the outlet
drains.
Manual controls shall be easy moving 8" long lever style controls that operate
in a vertical, up and down swing motion. These handles shall have a 2.25"
diameter knob and be able to lock in place to prevent valve creep under any
pressure. Bright finish bezels shall encompass the opening, be securely
mounted to the pump operator's panel, and shall incorporate the discharge
gauge bezel. Bezels shall be bolted to the panel for easy removal and gauge
service. The driver's side discharges shall be controlled directly at the
valve. There shall be no push-pull style control handles. (no exception)
Identification tags for the discharge controls shall be recessed within the same
bezel. The discharge identification tags shall be color coded, with each
discharge having its own unique color.
All remaining identification tags shall be mounted on the pump panel in
chrome-plated bezels.
All discharge outlets shall be color coded and labeled to correspond with the
discharge identification tag.
The pump panels for the midship discharge and intake ports shall be located
ahead of the body compartments with no side discharge or intake higher than
the frame rail. The pump panels shall be easily removable with simple hand
tools.
A recessed cargo area shall be provided at the front of the body, ahead of the
water tank above the plumbing.
PUMP PANEL CONFIGURATION
The pump panel configuration shall be arranged and installed in an organized
manner that shall provide user-friendly operation.
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PUMP AND GAUGE PANEL
The pump operators panel and gauge panels shall be constructed of stainless
steel with a brushed finish. The pump panels on the driver and passenger's side
shall be constructed of stainless steel with a brushed finish.
PUMP AND PLUMBING ACCESS
Simple access to the plumbing shall be provided through the front of the body
area by raising the cab for complete plumbing service and valve
maintenance. Access to valves shall not require removal of operator panels or
pump panels. Access for rebuilding of the pump shall not require removal of
more than the tank to pump line and a single discharge line. This access shall
allow for fast, easy valve or pump rebuilding, making for reduced out of
service times. Steps shall be provided for access to the top of the pump.
Access to the pump shall be provided by raising the cab. The pump shall be
positioned such that all maintenance and overhaul work can be performed
above the frame and under the tilted cab. The service and overhaul work on the
pump shall not require the removal of operator panels or pump
panels. Complete pump casing and gear case removal shall require no more
than removal of the intake and discharge manifolds, driveline, coolers and a
single discharge line. The pump case and gear case shall be able to be removed
by lifting upward without interference from piping and be removable in less
than 3 hours.
PUMP COMPARTMENT LIGHT
A pump compartment light shall be provided inside the plumbing area.
A .125" weep hole shall be provided in each light lens, preventing moisture
retention.
Engine monitoring graduated LED indicators shall be incorporated with the
pressure controller.
AIR HORN SWITCH
An air horn control switch shall be provided at the pump operator's control
panel. This switch shall be red and properly labeled. The button shall be
located within easy reach of the operator in the electrical switch panel.
GAUGES, VACUUM and PRESSURE
The pump vacuum and pressure gauges shall be liquid filled and manufactured
by Class 1, Inc.
The gauges shall be a minimum of 4.00" in diameter and shall have white faces
with black lettering, with a pressure range of 30.00"-0-600#.
Gauge construction shall include a Zytel nylon case with adhesive mounting
gasket and threaded retaining nut.
The pump pressure and vacuum gauges shall be installed adjacent to each other
at the pump operator's control panel.
Test port connections shall be provided at the pump operator's panel. One shall
be connected to the intake side of the pump, and the other to the discharge
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manifold of the pump. They shall have 0.25 in. standard pipe thread
connections and non-corrosive polished stainless steel or brass plugs. They
shall be marked with a label.
This gauge shall include a 10 year warranty against leakage, pointer defect, and
defective bourdon tube.
PRESSURE GAUGES
Pressure gauges are not required. All discharges shall have flow and / or
pressure electronic displays.
FLOW METERS
There shall be five (5) Fire Research Insight, Model FPA400-010, combination
digital flowmeter and pressure indicator kit installed for FRONT BUMPER 3
CROSSLAYS DECK GUN.
The module shall have a digital LED display for flow with super bright digits
more than 3/8" high. Flow rate shall be displayed in GPM. The module shall
have an analog display for pressure with an expanded scale in the normal
operating range for more accurate readings. The pressure indicator input and
movement shall be electronic. Pressure shall be displayed in PSI.
An FRC X-FLC flow conditioner shall be installed in the plumbing for better
flow readings.
These gauge bezles shall match the NFPA color coating layout.
WATER LEVEL GAUGE
An electric water level gauge shall be incorporated in the pressure controller
that registers water level by means of nine (9) LEDs. They shall be at 1/8 level
increments with a tank empty LED. The LEDs shall be a bright type that is
readable in sunlight, and have a full 180-degree of clear viewing.
To further alert the pump operator, the gauge shall have a warning flash when
the tank volume is less than 25 percent, and shall have down chasing LEDs
when the tank is almost empty.
The level measurement shall be ascertained by sensing the head pressure of the
fluid in the tank or cell.
MINI SLAVE UNIT
An electric water level gauge shall be provided in the cab that registers water
level by means of five (5) LEDs. They shall be at 1/4 level increments with a
tank empty LED. The LEDs shall be a bright type that is readable in sunlight,
and have a full 180-degree of clear viewing.
The water level gauge in the cab shall be activated when the battery switch is
on.
WATER LEVEL GAUGE, CAB SIDES
There shall be two (2) additional water level indicator, Whelen, Model:
PSTANK, LED module, installed mounted each side of the cab behind the crew
cab doors.
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This light module shall include four (4) colored levels, and function similar to
the water level indicator located at the operators panel:
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First green module indicates a full water level.
Second blue module indicates a water level above 3/4 full.
Third amber module indicates a water level above 1/2 full.
Last red module indicates a water level above 1/4 full and empty.
o Above 1/4 this light shall be steady burning.
o At empty this light shall be flashing.
This module shall be activated when the pump is in gear.
FOAM LEVEL GAUGE
A Pierce electric foam level gauge shall be provided on the operator's panel,
that registers foam level by means of nine (9) LEDs. There shall also be a mini
foam level gauge with five (5) LEDs in the cab. They shall be at 1/8 level
increments with a tank empty LED. The LEDs shall be a bright type that is
readable in sunlight, and have a full 180 degree of clear viewing. The gauge
shall match the water level gauge in the pressure controller.
To further alert the pump operator, shall have a warning flash when the tank
volume is less than 25 percent, and shall have Down Chasing LEDs when the
tank is almost empty.
The level measurement shall be ascertained by sensing the head pressure of the
fluid in the tank or cell. This method provides accuracy with an array of multiviscosity foams.
The foam level gauge in the cab shall be activated by battery switch is on.
SIDE CONTROL PUMP OPERATOR'S/PUMP PANEL LIGHTING
Illumination shall be provided for controls, switches, essential instructions,
gauges, and instruments necessary for the operation of the apparatus and the
equipment provided on it. External illumination shall be a minimum of five (5)
foot-candles on the face of the device. Internal illumination shall be a
minimum of four (4) footlamberts.
The pump panels shall be illuminated by a light on each side of the back of the
cab.
The pump operator's panel shall utilize strip lighting at the forward doorframe
and an overhead light.
AIR HORN SYSTEM
Two (2) Grover air horns shall be provided and located, in the front bumper,
recessed outside the framrails. The horn system shall be piped to the air brake
system wet tank utilizing 0.38" tubing. A pressure protection valve shall be
installed in-line to prevent loss of air in the air brake system.
AIR HORN CONTROL
The air horns shall be actuated by two (2) foot switches, one (1) located on the
officer's side and one (1) on the driver's side.
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ELECTRONIC SIREN
A Code 3, model 3992, electronic siren shall be provided.
A second amplifier shall not be included.
This siren shall include the following features:
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Instant-On
Park Kill
Adjustable Back lighting
Automatic Short Circuit Protection
Scroll Mode
Hit-n-Go Mode
Automatic Siren Tones
AIR HORN Tone
Instant Public Address
Status LED
Radio Rebroadcast
Remote Siren Switching
Noise Cancelling Microphone
This siren to be active when the battery switch is on and that emergency master
switch is on.
Siren head shall be located on a swivel bracket mounted on the headliner so
that it is accessible to both the driver and officer. The swivel bracket shall be
capable of rotating a minimum of 180 degrees.
The electronic siren shall be controlled on the siren head only. No horn button
or foot switches shall be required.
SPEAKER
There shall be two (2) speakers, Code-3 Model PB100C with chrome finish,
recessed in the front bumper. Connection shall be connected to the siren
amplifier.
The speaker(s) shall be recessed in the front bumper on the driver's side.
MECHANICAL SIREN, (Auxiliary)
A Federal Q2B siren shall be furnished. A siren brake button shall be installed
on the switch panel.
The control solenoid shall be powered up after the emergency master switch is
activated.
The mechanical siren shall be recessed in the front bumper on the left side. The
siren shall be supported by the bumper framework.
The mechanical siren shall be actuated by two (2) foot switches, one (1) located
on the officer's side and one (1) on the driver's side.
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WARNING LIGHT (Cab Roof)
There shall be one (1) 94" Code 3 Model DF94A LED lightbar installed on the
cab roof. All Lenses to be clear.
This lightbar shall include the following:
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Eight (8) TC6 red flashing LED light modules facing forward.
Six (6) TC6 blue flashing LED light modules facing forward.
Two (2) TC6 red flashing light modules, one (1) angled in each rear
corner.
Two (2) TC6 blue flashing light modules, one (1) angled in each front
corner.
There shall be one (1) switch located in the cab on the switch panel to control
this lightbar.
ADDITIONAL CAB ROOF SIDE LIGHTBARS
There shall be a 22.00" Code-3® Defender®, Model DF11RC split LED
lightbar mounted on the cab roof, half each side over the cab doors. All lenses
to be clear.
The lightbar shall include the following:
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One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the driver's side rear corner
position.
One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the driver's side front corner
position.
One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the driver's side
front position.
One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the passenger's side front
position.
One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the passenger's side front
corner position.
One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the passenger's side
rear corner position.
The lightbars shall be activated with the roof light.
The lightbars may be load managed when the parking brake is applied.
WARNING LIGHTS (Cab Face)
Four (4) Code 3, Model 468CX-75 LED flashing warning lights shall be
installed above the headlights in two (2) double light housings.
The driver's side front outside warning light to be red.
The driver's side front inside warning light to be blue.
The passenger's side front inside warning light to be red.
The passenger's side front outside warning light to be red.
All four (4) lights shall include clear lenses.
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All four (4) lights shall be controlled by a switch in the cab on the switch panel.
The inside lights may be load managed if colored or disabled if white, when the
parking brake is set.
FRONT WARNING LIGHT
There shall be one (1) 23.00" Code 3®, Model DF23A LED lightbar mounted
on the front of the cab below the windshield.
This lightbar shall include the following:
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One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the driver's side front corner
position.
Two (2) blue flashing TC6 LED modules in the front position.
One (1) red flashing TC6 LED module in the passenger's side front
corner position.
The lightbar shall include clear lenses.
This lightbar shall be activated with a separate switch in cab.
This lightbar may be load managed when the parking brake is applied.
HEADLIGHT FLASHER
The high beam headlights shall flash alternately between the left and right side,
with a control switch located on the cab instrument panel.
The flashing shall automatically cancel when the headlight switch is activated
or when the parking brake is set.
SIDE ZONE LOWER LIGHTING
Four (4) Code 3®, Model 468CXBZ-75 LED flashing warning lights with
bezels shall be located on the sides of the apparatus.
The location of the side front lights shall be one (1) each side on the bumper
extension.
The side front lights to be blue.
The location of the side rear lights shall be centered over the wheel well.
The side rear lights to be red.
All four (4) lights shall include clear lenses.
One (1) switch located in the cab on the switch panel shall control these lights.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be six (6) Code 3®, Model 798CXBZ-75 LED flashing warning
light(s), with bezel(s), located on the side of the apparatus one pair mounted
behind crew cab doors each side and two pairs mounted front and back of the
hatch compartments each side.
The color of the lights shall be red.
The color of the lens shall be clear.
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These lights shall be activated with the side warning switch.
To meet the NFPA requirements these lights may be load managed if colored
or disabled, if white, when the parking brake is set.
WARNING LIGHTS (Side)
There shall be three (3) pairs Code 3, XT6RB split red/blue LED flashing lights
provided.
The lights shall be recessed in the body rub rails located THREE PAIRS PER
SIDE - TWO IN FRONT THE REAR AXLE AND ONE BEHIND.
These lights shall be activated with a separate switch in cab.
REAR ZONE LOWER LIGHTING
Two (2) Code 3® Model 798CXBZ-75 LED flashing warning lights with
bezels shall be located at the rear of the apparatus.
The driver's side rear light to be red.
The passenger's side rear light to be blue.
Each light shall include a clear lens.
The lights shall be controlled by a lighted switch on the cab instrument panel.
WARNING LIGHTS (Rear)
There shall be two (2) Code 3®, Model 798CXBZ-75 LED flashing warning
light(s) with bezel(s) provided at the rear of the apparatus Upper body rear
cornor area.
The color of each light to be blue.
Each light shall include a clear lens.
These lights shall be activated by with the side warning switch.
These light(s) may be load managed if colored or disabled if white when the
parking brake is set.
WARNING LIGHTS (Rear and Side upper zones)
There shall be four (4) Code 3, Model 798C*BZ LED flashing warning lights
with chrome trim bezels shall be provided at the rear of the apparatus.
The side rear upper light on the driver's side to be red.
The rear upper light on the driver's side to be blue.
The rear upper light on the passenger's side to be red.
The side rear upper light on the passenger's side to be blue.
These lights shall include a lens that is clear.
One (1) switch located in the cab on the switch panel shall control these lights.
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REAR LIGHT MOUNTING
The rear warning lights shall be mounted on the rear side sheet flange and rear
bulkhead of the body as high as possible with all wiring totally enclosed.
TRAFFIC DIRECTING LIGHT
There shall be one (1) Code 3 Model XT308AS, 29.625" long x 2.00" high x
2.87" deep, LED traffic directing light installed center above the rear
compartment area of the apparatus.
There shall be two (2) switch panels installed in the cab on the switch panel to
control the traffic directing lights.
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One (1) triple switch panel shall control the driver's side traffic directing
light.
One (1) triple switch panel shall control the passenger's side traffic
directing light.
The switches shall be live when the battery switch is in the on position.
The traffic directing light shall be surface mounted on the center of the body
located rear body panel.
The traffic directing light control head shall be located per a description given
at the time of the post paint inspection.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM GENERAL DESIGN for ALTERNATING
CURRENT
The following guidelines shall apply to the 120/240 VAC system installation:
General
Any fixed line voltage power source producing alternating current (ac) line
voltage shall produce electric power at 60 cycles plus or minus 5 cycles.
Except where superseded by the requirements of NFPA 1901, all components,
equipment and installation procedures shall conform to NFPA 70, National
Electrical Code (herein referred to as the NEC).
Line voltage electrical system equipment and materials included on the
apparatus shall be listed and installed in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions. All products shall be used only in the manner for which they have
been listed.
Grounding
Grounding shall be in accordance with Section 250-6 "Portable and Vehicle
Mounted Generators" of the NEC. Ungrounded systems shall not be
used. Only stranded or braided copper conductors shall be used for grounding
and bonding.
An equipment grounding means shall be provided in accordance with Section
250-91 (Grounding Conductor Material) of the NEC.
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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 Section 200-6 (Means of Identifying Grounding Conductors)
of the NEC.
In addition to the bonding required for the low voltage return current, each
body and driving or crew compartment enclosure shall be bonded to the vehicle
frame by a copper conductor. This conductor shall have a minimum amperage
rating of 115 percent of the nameplate current rating of the power source
specification label as defined in Section 310-15 (amp capacities) of the
NEC. A single conductor properly sized to meet the low voltage and line
voltage requirements shall be permitted to be used.
All power source system mechanical and electrical components shall be sized
to support the continuous duty nameplate rating of the power source.
Operation
Instructions that provide 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.
Provisions shall be made for quickly and easily placing the power source into
operation. The control shall be marked to indicate when it is correctly
positioned for power source operation. Any control device used in the drive
train shall be equipped with a means to prevent the unintentional movement of
the control device from its set position.
A power source specification label shall be permanently attached to the
apparatus near the operator's control station. The label shall provide the
operator with the information detailed in Figure 19-4.10.
Direct drive (PTO) and portable generator installations shall comply with
Article 445 (Generators) of the NEC.
Overcurrent protection
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 144 inches. (3658 mm) in length.
For fixed power supplies, all conductors in the power supply assembly shall be
type THHW, THW, or use stranded conductors enclosed in nonmetallic liquid
tight flexible conduit rated for a minimum of 194 degree Fahrenheit (90
degrees Celsius).
For portable power supplies, conductors located between the power source and
the line side of the main overcurrent protection device shall be type SO or type
SEO with suffix WA flexible cord rated for 600-volts at 194 degrees Fahrenheit
(90 degrees Celsius).
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Wiring Methods
Fixed wiring systems shall be limited to the following:
- Metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight flexible conduit rated at not less than
194 degrees Fahrenheit (90 degrees Celsius)
or
- Type SO or Type SEO cord with a WA suffix, rated at 600 volts at not
less than 194 degrees Fahrenheit (90 degrees Celsius)
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. In addition
the wiring shall be run as follows.
- Separated by a minimum of 12 inches (305 mm), or properly shielded,
from exhaust piping
- Separated from fuel lines by a minimum of six (6) inches (152 mm)
distance.
Electrical cord or conduit shall be supported within six (6) inches (152 mm) of
any junction box and at a minimum of every 24 inches (610 mm) of continuous
run. Supports shall be made of nonmetallic materials or corrosion protected
metal. All supports shall be of a design that does not cut or abrade the conduit
or cable and shall be mechanically fastened to the vehicle.
Wiring Identification
All line voltage conductors located in the main panel board shall be
individually and permanently identified. The identification shall reference the
wiring schematic or indicate the final termination point. When prewiring for
future power sources or devices, the unterminated ends shall be labeled
showing function and wire size.
Wet 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
210-7 "Receptacles and Cord Connections" of the NEC.
All receptacles located in a wet location shall be not less than 24 inches (610
mm) from the ground. Receptacles on off-road vehicles shall be a minimum of
30 inches (762 mm) from the ground.
The face of any wet location receptacle shall be installed in a plane from
vertical to not more than 45 degrees off vertical. No receptacle shall be
installed in a face up position.
Dry Locations
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All receptacles located in a dry location shall be of the grounding
type. Receptacles shall be not less than 30 inches (762 mm) above the interior
floor height.
All receptacles shall be marked with the type of line voltage (120-volts or 240volts) and the current rating in amps. If the receptacles are direct current, or
other than single phase, they shall be so marked.
Listing
All receptacles and electrical inlet devices shall be listed to UL 498, Standard
for Safety Attachment Plugs and Receptacles, or other appropriate performance
standards. Receptacles used for direct current voltages shall be rated for the
appropriate service.
Electrical System Testing
The wiring and associated equipment shall be tested by the apparatus
manufacturer or the installer of the line voltage system.
The wiring and permanently connected devices and equipment shall be
subjected to a dielectric voltage withstand test of 900-volts for one (1)
minute. The test shall be conducted between live parts and the neutral
conductor, and between live parts and the vehicle frame with any switches in
the circuit(s) closed. This test shall be conducted after all body work has been
completed.
Electrical polarity verification shall be made of all permanently wired
equipment and receptacles to determine that connections have been properly
made.
Operational Test per Current NFPA 1901 Standard
The apparatus manufacturer shall perform the following operation test and
ensure that the power source and any devices that are attached to the line
voltage electrical system are properly connected and in working order. The test
shall be witnessed and the results certified by Underwriters Laboratories.
The prime mover shall be started from a cold start condition and the line
voltage electrical system loaded to 100 percent of the nameplate rating.
The power source shall be operated at 100 percent of its nameplate voltage for
a minimum of two (2) hours unless the system meets category certification as
defined in the current NFPA 1901 standard.
Where the line voltage power is derived from the vehicle's low voltage system,
the minimum continuous electrical load as defined in the current NFPA 1901
standard shall be applied to the low voltage electrical system during the
operational test.
GENERATOR
The apparatus shall be equipped with a complete electrical power system. The
generator shall be a Harrison Model 15.0 MPC 15.0 kW Hydraulic unit. The
wiring and generator installation shall conform to the present National
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Electrical Codes Standards of the National Fire Protection Association. The
installation shall be designed for continuous operation without overheating and
undue stress on components.
Generator Performance
- Continuous Duty Rating: 15,000 watts
- Nominal Volts: 120/240
- Amperage: 125 @ 120 volts, 62.5 @ 240 volts
- Phase: Single
- Cycles: 60 hertz
- Engine Speed at Engagement: Idle
- RPM range: 925 to 3,000 (hydraulic pump)
Generator Dimensions
- Length: 35.00 inches
- Width: 23.00 inches
- Height: 19.00 inches
- Weight: 455 pounds (dry)
The output of the generator shall be controlled by an internal hydraulic
system. An electrical instrument gauge panel shall be provided for the operator
to monitor and control all electrical operations and output.
The generator shall be driven by a transmission power take off unit, through a
hydraulic pump and motor.
The generator shall include an electrical control inside the cab. The hydraulic
engagement supply shall be operational at any time (no interlocks).
An electric/hydraulic valve shall supply hydraulic fluid to the clutch
engagement unit provided on the chassis PTO drive.
Generator Instruments and Controls
To properly monitor the generator performance a digital meter panel shall be
furnished and mounted next to the circuit breaker panel. The meter shall
indicate the following items:
- Voltage
- Amperage for both lines
- Frequency
- Generator run hours
- Over current indication
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- Over temperature indication
- "Power On" indication
- Two (2) fuse holders with two (2) amp fuses (for indicator light
protection)
The meter and indicators shall be installed near eye level in the
compartment. Instruments shall be flush mounted in an appropriate sized
weatherproof electrical enclosure. All instruments used shall be accurate
within +/- two (2) percent.
Generator Wiring:
The system shall be installed by highly qualified electrical technicians to assure
the required level of safety and protection to the fire apparatus operators. The
wiring, electrical fixtures and components shall be to the highest industry
quality standards available on the domestic market. The equipment shall be the
type as designed for mobile type installations subject to vibration, moisture and
severe continuous usage. The following electrical components shall be the
minimum acceptable quality standards for this apparatus:
Wiring:
All electrical wiring shall be fine stranded copper type. The wire shall be sized
to the load and circuit breaker rating; ten (10) gauge on 30 amp circuits, 12
gauge on 20 amp circuits and 14 gauge on 15 amp circuits. The cable shall be
run in corner areas and extruded aluminum pathways built into the body for
easy access.
Load Center:
The main load center shall be a Cutler Hammer with circuit breakers rated to
load demand.
Circuit Breakers:
Individual breakers shall be provided for all on-line equipment to isolate a
tripped breaker from affecting any other on-line equipment.
GENERATOR LOCATION
The generator shall be mounted in the cargo area at the front of the body in In
the front of the hosebd area / backside of the dunnage area reference job 038521 REV.A. The flooring in this area shall be either reinforced or
constructed, in such a manner, that it shall handle the additional weight of the
generator.
GENERATOR START
A switch shall be located on the cab instrument panel to engage the generator.
GENERATOR REMOTE START
Remote start switches shall be provided in the cab switch panel and on the
pump panel to engage the hydraulic generator. A light at each switch location
shall be provided to indicate that the generator is running.
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CIRCUIT BREAKER PANEL
The circuit breaker panel with a hinged cover shall be located D-3 extact height
placement at pre-construction - front bulkhead.
REMOTE SWITCH (Receptacle)
A pair of remote "On/Off" actuation switches, with an integral indicator lights,
shall be provided to actuate a 120/240 volt solenoid for a receptacle.
The two (2) switches shall be located Shall Power the Holmatro Electric Power
unit outlet on the top of the truck. The switches shall control the receptacle
located front bumper and inside the cab in the instrument panel.
VERTICAL LIGHT TOWER
There shall be one (1) Will-Burt, Model IWM 7-25-900 WHL-110VAC/FDLFDL vertical light tower with Lukon 24 coating on the mast installed in the
Front of the body of the body. This mast shall include the Will-Burt, Model DTECH II safety system.
This tower shall extend 25' and include six (6) Whelen, Model PFP2AC white
120 volt AC floodlight heads.
A label shall be provided at the operator's location to indicate mast operation
instructions, warning information, extended tower height from the ground and
bulb replacement data.
The controller shall be a panel mount controller located on the driver side pump
panel.
This light tower shall activate the Do Not Move Truck Indicator circuit when,
the battery switch is on, the parking brake is released and the light tower is not
in the stowed position.
AUTO HATCH COVER
A hinged aluminum treadplate cover shall be installed over the lightmast
opening on the body roof to protect the telescopic mast from the weather.
When the telescopic mast switch is activated to extend the mast, the cover shall
be pneumatically raise before the mast hits it. After the mast is fully retracted,
the cover shall automatically drop down back into the stowed position.
There shall be a one (1) of covers supplied.
ELECTRIC CORD REEL
Furnished with the 120 volt AC electrical system shall be a Hannay, series
1600, cord reel. The reel shall be provided with a 12-volt electric rewind
switch, that is guarded to prevent accidental operation and labeled for its
intended use. The switch shall be protected with a fuse and installed at a height
not to exceed 72 inches above the operators standing position.
The exterior finish of the reel(s) shall be painted #269 gray from the reel
manufacturer.
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A captive roller assembly to be provided to aid in the payout and loading of the
reel. A ball stop shall be provided to prevent the cord from being wound on the
reel.
A label shall be provided in a readily visible location adjacent to the reel. The
label shall indicate current rating, current type, phase, voltage and total cable
length.
A total of two (2) cord reels shall be provided In the hatch compartment [1]
above D-1 held tight to the air cascade bottle. [1] in the hatch compartment
above P-4 forward as possbile.
The cord reel should be configured with three (3) conductors.
CORD
Provided for electric distribution shall be one (1) length installed on the reel of
200 feet of black 10/3 electrical cord. A Daniel Woodhead L5-20, 20 amp, 120
volt, twist lock connector body shall be installed on the end of the cord.
CORD
Provided for electric distribution shall be one (1) length installed on the reel of
200 feet of yellow 10/3 electrical cord, weather resistant 105 degree C to -50
degree C, 600 volt jacketed SOOW cord. A Daniel Woodhead L5-20, 20 amp,
120 volt, twist lock connector body shall be installed on the end of the cord.
PORTABLE JUNCTION BOX
There shall be two (2) 120 vac 15 amp twist lock receptacles and two (2) 120
vac 15 amp straight blade receptacles along with a locator/indicator light
provided in an outlet box. The junction box shall be weatherproof and have
rubber closure caps at each outlet opening.
The junction box shall be a Daniel Woodhead. The junction box to be
connected to the cord on the reel with a twist lock connector body.
A total of two (2) shall be provided.
REEL ENCLOSURE
A smooth aluminum enclosure shall be installed over the reel. The enclosure
shall be provided with a stainless steel hinge that shall allow the cover to be
opened.
A captive roller assembly shall be provided to assist with the payout of the
cord. A ball stop shall be provided on the cord to stop the cord at the roller
assembly.
A total of two (2) shall be installed .
110 VOLT INTERIOR RECEPTACLE
Receptacle shall be a NEMA 5-15, 120 volt, 15 amp, three (3) wire duplex
household type connected to the shoreline.
There shall be four (4) receptacles provided.
To be determined at pre-construction.
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120 VOLT SHORELINE RECEPTACLE
Receptacle shall be a 120 volt, 15 amp, three (3) wire, four (4) outlet household
type connected to the shoreline.
There shall be one (1) receptacle provided.
In P-4 front wall high as possble towards the outside.
30 AMP RECEPTACLE
Wired to the power supply shall be a 30 amp, 240v, L6-30 Daniel Woodhead
twistlock receptacle. The receptacle shall be protected by a 30 amp 240v
circuit breaker and shall be located dunnage area drivers side -place with
Hydraulic rescue tool cover enclosure..
A total of one (1) receptacle shall be supplied.
CASCADE STORAGE VESSELS
The breathing air cascade system shall meet NFPA requirements for a
compressed air system that is used to provide air for human respiration, using
self-contained breathing apparatus. It shall be capable of operating in a range
of ambient temperatures between 0 degrees Fahrenheit and 125 degrees
Fahrenheit (-18 degrees Celsius and 52 degrees Celsius), with a relative
humidity up to and including 100 percent.
All flexible hose shall be installed without excessive bending and to prevent
cuts, abrasions, and excessive temperatures. Also, the hose shall be installed to
allow its replacement without requiring removal of major vehicle components
or vehicle-mounted equipment.
The breathing air system shall be easy to maintain, with an arrangement of
components that allows easy inspections, servicing, calibration, and
adjustments without removing the components.
All major components in the breathing air system, including accessories, shall
be clearly identified and labeled. Appropriate caution and warning labels shall
be affixed where necessary to allow the equipment to be safely operated and
maintained.
Two (2) complete manuals that document the operation and maintenance of the
system shall be provided.
The complete breathing air system shall be tested for leaks and for proper
functioning prior to its delivery.
The cascade system storage cylinders shall consist of the following major
components:
- Four (4) Storage Vessels
- Four (4) Storage Vessel Shutoff Valves
- Four (4) Storage Vessel Relief Devices
- One (1) Storage Vessel Mounting Rack
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- Four (4) Inlet/outlet Connections
The cascade storage vessels, shall each be rated for 6000 psi. These vessels
shall be designed and constructed to conform to the requirements of the United
Nations (UN) on the transportation of dangerous goods. Each vessel shall hold
510.50 cubic feet of air at rated pressure, for a total system volume of 2,042
cubic feet. Each vessel shall be equipped with a UN shuttoff valve and a built
in, burst-disc pressure relief device.
The storage vessels shall be installed in compartment Centered over each side
P-2 and D-2 - placed side by side. - Reference drawing 03-8521 RevA.
BREATHING AIR SYSTEM GENERAL DESIGN
The air system shall meet the requirements for a compressed air system used to
provide air suitable for human respiration with self-contained breathing
apparatus.
If a compressor or booster system is supplied it shall be capable of operating in
a range of ambient temperature between 32 degree Fahrenheit and 100 degrees
Fahrenheit (0 Celsius and 43 degrees Celsius).
If a cascade system is supplied it shall be capable of operating in a range of
ambient temperatures between 0 degrees Fahrenheit and 125 degrees
Fahrenheit (-18 degrees Celsius and 52 degrees Celsius).
The air system shall be capable of withstanding storage temperatures between 0
degrees Fahrenheit and 125 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 degrees Celsius and 52
degrees Celsius) without damage.
The air system in general shall be capable of being stored and operated in
environments with relative humidity up to and including 100 percent.
All flexible hose shall be installed in such a manner as to prevent cuts,
abrasions, exposure to damage, excessive temperatures, damage from loose
equipment and excessive bending. The hose shall be installed in a manner that
permits removal of hose without removal of major vehicle components or
vehicle mounted equipment.
The air system design shall provide for maintainability by ensuring that the
arrangement of the components shall allow easy inspections, servicing,
calibration and adjustment without removing the components.
All major components in the air system, including accessories, shall be clearly
identified and labeled. Appropriate caution and warning labels shall be affixed
where necessary to allow the equipment to be safely operated and adjusted.
Two complete manuals shall be provided that document the operation and
maintenance of the system.
If a compressor is supplied, the temperature of the compressed air shall not
exceed 25 degrees Fahrenheit (14 degrees Celsius) above ambient temperatures
when measured at the discharge nozzle of the compressor after cooler. Audible
and visual alarms, automatic shutdown and prevention of automatic restart shall
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occur if any of the following conditions exist: low oil level or low oil pressure,
high discharge air temperature, more than 24 ppm of moisture in the
purification system outlet and if the carbon monoxide level exceeds 10 ppm.
The purification system shall be capable of producing the required air quality
for a minimum of 50 hours with inlet at 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees
Celsius) at saturation.
Low pressure breathing air supply from reels or in remote locations shall be
provided with a low air pressure audible alarm warning device when the air
volume is at or below 20 percent. This shall include upper and lower control
stations on aerial devices.
The complete breathing air system shall be tested prior to delivery.
The fire department shall receive training with this breathing air system. A
demonstration of the operation of the breathing air system shall be provided at
the factory.
This demonstration shall include the following:
- Review of all safety items in the system
- Review of all component manuals
- A walk around review of all the components that make up the
system
- A hands-on system demonstration of each functional item in the
system, during which proper use of the system components shall be
described
- A demonstration of how to properly shutdown and maintain the
system
BREATHING AIR CONTROL PANEL
A custom air control panel shall be provided. The panel shall be made of a
glare resistant black powder coated steel and outlined with bright anodized
aluminum trim. The panel shall be hinged to allow access to the back of the
panel for ease of service
A custom painted aluminum box shall house and protect the components
behind the air control panel.
All tubing behind the panel shall be stainless steel with the exception of the
supply lines from the air storage and the flexible fill whips.
All stainless steel tubing and flexible hose shall have a four to one (4:1) safety
factor.
All identification tags shall be recessed in chrome plated bezels.
One (1) valve and one (1) gauge for each of the two (2) storage banks provided
on the air control panel. If there is more than one (1) storage cylinder for each
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bank, two (2) cylinders shall be connected to each bank starting with the first
bank.
The system shall be regulated with one (1) breathing air supplied gauge, one (1)
0-4500 psi regulator, and one (1) regulated pressure gauge. One (1) additional
0-4500 psi high pressure regulated circuit to be provided.
A pressure relief valve preset, at no more than ten percent above the regulator
output setting, shall be provided. A warning label that specifies the appropriate
pressure regulator settings and the pressure relief setting shall be placed
adjacent to the regulator.
An SCBA fill valve shall control the air flowing into the SCBA cylinders shall
be supplied on the air control panel. An SCBA fill gauge shall be supplied on
the air control panel, to view the pressure in the SCBA cylinders during
filling. This valve and gauge shall be used to manually vary the SCBA fill
rates in accordance with the SCBA manufacturer's recommendations.
A refill fitting shall be supplied on the face of the air control panel, to allow the
refilling of the system storage cylinders from an external source. With 6000 psi
storage cylinders, a male CGA-677 fitting shall be provided, and with 4500 and
5000 psi storage cylinders, a male CGA-347 fitting shall be provided.
An auxiliary regulated outlet shall be supplied to allow an air sample to be
taken at the face of the air control panel. The outlet shall be a female CGA-347
fitting with dust cap.
The panel shall be configured without a booster pump.
The panel shall be configured with a compressor connection.
The panel shall be located D-3.
FILL ENCLOSURE
The fill enclosure shall be designed for mobile applications to fill SCBA or
SCUBA cylinders. The enclosure shall totally enclose the cylinder during the
fill process. The enclosure shall contain the cylinder and all fragments in the
event of rupture during the fill process.
Construction shall be of .18" and .38" plate steel. The fill enclosure door shall
be constructed of .25" stainless steel. The cylinder holders shall be lined with a
material to protect each cylinder from abrasion.
The fill enclosure shall be designed to allow the filling of two (2) SCBA or
SCUBA bottles either individually or simultaneously. Access to the enclosure
for loading the cylinder shall be through a manually operated horizontally
sliding door. The door shall be provided with a D-ring latch.
Automatic safety interlocks shall prevent cylinder filling until the door is
completely closed. Two (2) fill hoses with SCBA or SCUBA adapters shall be
provided within the enclosure.
If a cylinder should rupture, rapidly expanding air shall be vented through an
opening in the bottom of the enclosure and out through the compartment
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floor. A break away rubber seal shall be provided to seal the compartment
floor.
To ensure the integrity of the fill enclosure, bidders shall provide on request, an
independent certification that a production unit has successfully withstood an
SCBA cylinder explosion as per NFPA.
The fill enclosure shall be a SpaceSaver model 300H, 13.00" high x 42.50"
wide x 25.00" deep and weighs 400 pounds.
A total of one (1) shall be provided D-3 held tight to the wall each side leaving
a pocket on the forward side.
FILL VALVE AND GAUGE
Provided on the air control panel shall be one (1) SCBA screw type fill valve
along with an SCBA fill gauge. The valve and gauge shall be used to manually
control and monitor all SCBA fills. The operator may vary the fill rates in
accordance with the SCBA manufacturer's recommendations.
TOOL AIR REGULATOR
A tool air regulator shall be supplied with a gauge and shutoff valve. The
regulator shall be hand adjustable from 0 to 175 psi. A gauge shall be on the
regulated side.
A total quantity of one (1) shall be supplied.
Location shall be To be determined at pre-construciton.
REEL ENCLOSURE
A smooth aluminum enclosure shall be installed over the reel. The enclosure
shall be provided with a stainless steel hinge that shall allow the cover to be
opened.
A captive roller assembly shall be provided to assist with the payout of the
cord. A ball stop shall be provided on the cord to stop the cord at the roller
assembly.
A total of one (1) shall be installed .
LOW PRESSURE AIR REEL FOR TOOLS
Using the chassis air brake system, one (1) reel shall be provided. An
additional air tank shall be provided in the chassis air system to supply each
reel.
The reel system shall be piped from the chassis air system with a pressure
protection valve to ensure adequate air to the brake system. Plumbing to the
reel shall be accomplished with as few air restrictions as possible. Each reel
shall have a minimum of 200 feet of .38", inside dimension, Goodyear "InstaGrip", heavy-duty, blue, #9273 hose, installed on it.
The hose reel shall include the following features:
- Heavy-duty construction for durability
- All stainless steel hardware
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- Rolled disc edges
- Universal frame with four motor locations
- Meets NFPA requirements for reel overage of 10%
- Tested at a 2:1 safety factor
The exterior finish of the reel(s) shall be powder coated silver from the reel
manufacturer.
The reel shall be equipped with a 12-volt electric rewind motor operated by a
push button rewind switch. The switch shall be guarded to prevent accidental
operation and installed at a height not to exceed 72 inches above the operators
standing position.
A captive roller assembly to be provided to aid in the payout and loading of the
reel. A ball stop shall be provided on the end of the hose to prevent the hose
end from being wound around the reel.
A label shall be provided in a readily visible location adjacent to the reel. The
label shall indicate whether the supply is for breathing or utility air, the
operating pressure, total hose length and hose size (inside dimension).
The reel shall be located in compartment in the hatch compartment above P-4
backside.
The output flow of the engine air compressor varies with engine RPM. Full
compressor output is only achieved at governed engine speed. Engine speed
may be limited by generators, pumps and other PTO driven options.
REEL WARRANTY
The air reel shall come with a five (5) year warranty provided by the reel
manufacturer.
HYDRAULIC BULKHEAD FITTING
A Holmatro Core Technology bulkhead fitting with cover shall be provided
passenger side low - near the rear compartment.
A total of one (1) shall be provided.
HYDRAULIC FLUID
One (1) gallon of mineral oil fluid shall be provided for the hydraulic tool
system. Oil shall be ISO viscosity grade 22.
A total of two (2) shall be provided.
HYDRAULIC HOSE
There shall be three (3) 32' section(s) of high pressure, Holmatro Core
Technology hose provided. The Core Technology hose is a single hose
incorporating a low pressure, outer return hose that surrounds an inner high
pressure supply hose. The hose has a single quick disconnect coupling.
The color of the hose shall be:
hose 1 orange
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hose 2 blue
hose 3 green
hose 4 no hose required
hose 5 no hose required
hose 6 no hose required
The hose(s) shall run from the power unit to the front reels from the power unit
to the rear bulkhead fitting.
POWER SUPPLY COVER
A bright aluminum treadplate cover with louvers shall be provided over the
Holmatro DPU 60 3 outlet power supply located Top of the truck in the
dunnage area near the 30 Amp outlet driver side forward as possible reference
drawing 03-8521REV.A.
HYDRAULIC REEL WITH 60' OF HOSE
A hydraulic hose reel shall be provided. The reel shall have a polished stainless
steel and chrome finish.
The reel shall be operated by a 12 volt electric motor controlled by a rewind
switch. The motor shall be protected by a circuit breaker and the rewind circuit
shall be protected by a fuse. The switch shall be guarded to prevent accidental
operation and installed at a height not to exceed 72 inches above the operators
standing position.
The reel capacity shall be a minimum of 60 feet of Holmatro Core Technology
hydraulic hose. There shall be 60 feet of Core Technology hose shall be
provided and installed on the reel. The color of the hose shall be:
orange
blue
no hose required
no hose required
no hose required
no hose required
A captive roller assembly to be provided to aid in the payout and loading of the
reel. A ball stop shall be provided to prevent the hose from being wound
around the reel.
A label shall be provided in a readily visible location adjacent to the reel. The
label shall indicate maximum flow pressure and total hose length.
A total of two (2) reels and [2] hoses shall be installed front bumper.
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TIE OFF MOUNT
A chrome plated tie off mount rated at a 9,000lb straight line pull shall be
provided for use with any equally rated 2.00" receiver tube on the vehicle. The
mount shall be secured to the receiver with a hitch pin, allowing it to be used in
multiple locations.
A total of three (3) shall be provided for the receiver tubes located shipped
loose.
LOOSE EQUIPMENT
The following equipment shall be furnished with the completed unit:
- One (1) bag of chrome, stainless steel, or cadmium plated screws, nuts, bolts
and washers, as used in the construction of the unit
NFPA REQUIRED LOOSE EQUIPMENT, PROVIDED BY FIRE
DEPARTMENT
The following loose equipment as outlined in NFPA 1901, 2009 edition,
section 5.8.2 and 5.8.3 shall be provided by the fire department. All loose
equipment shall be installed on the apparatus before placed in emergency
service, unless the fire department waives NFPA section 4.21.
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800 ft (60 m) of 2.50" (65 mm) or larger fire hose.
400 ft (120 m) of 1.50" (38 mm), 1.75" (45 mm), or 2.00" (52 mm) fire
hose.
One (1) handline nozzle, 200 gpm (750 L/min) minimum.
Two (2) handline nozzles, 95 gpm (360 L/min) minimum.
One (1) playpipe with shutoff and 1.00" (25 mm), 1.125" (29 mm), and
1.25" (32 mm) tips.
One (1) SCBA complying with NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for Fire and Emergency Services,
for each assigned seating position, but not fewer than four (4), mounted
in brackets fastened to the apparatus or stored in containers supplied by
the SCBA manufacturer.
One (1) spare SCBA cylinder for each SCBA carried, each mounted in
a bracket fastened to the apparatus or stored in a specially designed
storage space(s).
One (1) first aid kit.
Four (4) combination spanner wrenches mounted in bracket(s) fastened
to the apparatus.
Two (2) hydrant wrenches mounted in brackets fastened to the
apparatus.
Four (4) ladder belts meeting the requirements of NFPA 1983, Standard
on Fire Service Life Safety Rope and System Components (if equipped
with an aerial device).
One (1) double female 2.50" (65 mm) adapter with National Hose
threads, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
One (1) double male 2.50" (65 mm) adapter with National Hose threads,
mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
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One (1) rubber mallet, for use on suction hose connections, mounted in
a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
Two (2) salvage covers each a minimum size of 12 ft × 14 ft (3.7 m ×
4.3 m).
One (1) traffic vest for each seating position, each vest to comply with
ANSI/ISEA 207, Standard for High Visibility Public Safety Vests, and
have a five-point breakaway feature that includes two (2) at the
shoulders, two (2) at the sides, and one (1) at the front.
Five (5) fluorescent orange traffic cones not less than 28.00" (711 mm)
in height, each equipped with a 6.00" (152 mm) retro-reflective white
band no more than 4.00" (152 mm) from the top of the cone, and an
additional 4.00" (102 mm) retro-reflective white band 2.00" (51
mm) below the 6.00" (152 mm) band.
Five (5) illuminated warning devices such as highway flares, unless the
five (5) fluorescent orange traffic cones have illuminating capabilities.
One (1) automatic external defibrillator (AED).
If the supply hose carried does not use sexless couplings, an additional
double female adapter and double male adapter, sized to fit the supply
hose carried, shall be carried mounted in brackets fastened to the
apparatus.
If none of the pump intakes are valved, a hose appliance that is
equipped with one or more gated intakes with female swivel
connection(s) compatible with the supply hose used on one side and a
swivel connection with pump intake threads on the other side shall be
carried. Any intake connection larger than 3.00" (75 mm) shall include
a pressure relief device that meets the requirements of 16.6.6.
If the apparatus does not have a 2.50" National Hose (NH) intake, an
adapter from 2.50" NH female to a pump intake shall be carried,
mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus if not already mounted
directly to the intake.
If the supply hose carried has other than 2.50" National Hose (NH)
threads, adapters shall be carried to allow feeding the supply hose from
a 2.50" NH thread male discharge and to allow the hose to connect to a
2.50" NH female intake, mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus
if not already mounted directly to the discharge or intake.
SOFT SUCTION HOSE, PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, section 5.7.2 requires a minimum of 20 ft of suction
hose or 15 ft of supply hose.
Hose is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department shall
provide suction or supply hose.
DRY CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHER PROVIDED BY FIRE
DEPARTMENT
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, section 5.8.3 requires one (1) approved dry chemical
portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 80-B:C rating mounted in a bracket
fastened to the apparatus.
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The extinguisher is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department
shall provide and mount the extinguisher.
WATER EXTINGUISHER PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, section 5.8.3 requires one (1) 2.5 gallon or larger
water extinguisher mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
The extinguisher is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department
shall provide and mount the extinguisher.
AXE, FLATHEAD, PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, Section 5.8.3 requires one (1) flathead axe mounted
in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
The axe is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department shall
provide and mount the axe.
AXE, PICKHEAD, PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT
NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, Section 5.8.3 requires one (1) pickhead axe mounted
in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
The axe is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department shall
provide and mount the axe.
PAINT
The exterior custom cab and body painting procedure shall consist of a seven
(7) step finishing process as follows:
1. Manual Surface Preparation - All exposed metal surfaces on the custom cab
and body shall be thoroughly cleaned and prepared for painting. Surfaces that
shall not be painted include all chrome plated, polished stainless steel, anodized
aluminum and bright aluminum treadplate. Each imperfection on the exterior
metal surface shall be removed or filled and then sanded smooth for a smooth
appearance. All seams shall be sealed before painting.
2. Chemical Cleaning and Treatment - The metal surfaces shall be properly
cleaned using a high pressure and high temperature cleaning system. Surfaces
are chemically cleaned to remove all dirt, oil, grease and metal oxides to ensure
the subsequent coatings bond well. An ultra pure water final rinse shall be
applied to all metal surfaces at the conclusion of the metal treatment process.
3. Primer/Surfacer Coats - A two (2) component urethane primer/surfacer shall
be hand applied to the chemically treated metal surfaces to provide a strong
corrosion protective base coat and to smooth out the surface.
4. Hand Sanding - The primer/surfacer coat shall be lightly sanded to an ultra
smooth finish.
5. Sealer Primer Coat - A two (2) component sealer primer coat shall be
applied over the sanded primer.
6. Topcoat Paint - Urethane base coat shall be applied to opacity for correct
color matching.
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7. Clearcoat - Two (2) coats of an automotive grade two (2) component
urethane shall be applied. Lap style doors shall be clear coated to match the
body. Roll-up doors shall not be clear coated and the standard roll-up door
warranty shall apply.
All removable items such as brackets, compartment doors, door hinges, trim,
etc. shall be removed and painted separately to insure paint behind all mounted
items. Body assemblies that cannot be finish painted after assembly shall be
finish painted before assembly.
The cab shall be two-tone, with the upper section painted #101 Gloss Black
along with a shield design on the cab face and lower section of the cab and
body painted #90 Candy Apple Red.
PAINT - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Contractor shall meet or exceed all current State (his) regulations concerning
paint operations. Pollution control shall include measures to protect the
atmosphere, water and soil. Controls shall include the following conditions:
- Topcoats and primers shall be chrome and lead free.
- Metal treatment chemicals shall be chrome free. The wastewater
generated in the metal treatment process shall be treated on-site to remove
any other heavy metals.
- Particulate emission collection from sanding operations shall have a
99.99% efficiency factor.
- Particulate emissions from painting operations shall be collected by a
dry filter or water wash process. If the dry filter means is used, it shall
have an efficiency rating of 98.00%. Water wash systems shall be
99.97% efficient.
- Water from water wash booths shall be reused. Solids shall be removed
mechanically on a continual basis to keep the water clean.
- Paint wastes are disposed of in an environmentally safe manner. They
are used as fuel in kilns used in the cement manufacturing process thereby extracting energy from a waste material.
- Empty metal paint containers shall be cleaned, crushed and recycled to
recover the metal.
- Solvents used in cleanup operations shall be collected, recycled on-site,
or sent off-site for distillation and returned for reuse. Residue from the
distillation operation shall be used as fuel in off-site cement kilns.
Additionally, the finished apparatus shall not be manufactured with or contain
products that have ozone depleting substances. Contractor shall, upon demand,
present evidence that his manufacturing facility meets the above conditions and
that it is in compliance with his State EPA rules and regulations.
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PAINT CHASSIS FRAME ASSEMBLY
The chassis frame assembly shall be painted black before the installation of the
cab and body, and before installation of the engine and transmission assembly,
air brake lines, electrical wire harnesses, etc. Components that are included
with the chassis frame assembly that shall be painted black are frame rails,
cross members, axles, suspension, steering gear, fuel tank, body substructure
supports, miscellaneous mounting brackets, etc.
PAINTED AIR CONDITIONING COVER AND MOUNTS
The cover of the air conditioning condenser and the mounting feet shall be
painted to match the color of the cab roof.
PAINTED GRILLE
The chassis cab grille shall be painted black. Paint shall include the grille
and housing.
WHEELWELL PAINT COLOR
The cab and body wheelwell liners shall bejob color red.
COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of the compartments shall be sanded to a uniform finish and not
painted.
REFLECTIVE STRIPES
Three (3) reflective stripes shall be provided across the front of the vehicle and
along the sides of the body. The reflective band shall consist of a 1.00" black
stripe at the top with a 1.00" gap then a 6.00" black stripe with a 1.00" gap and
a 1.00" black stripe on the bottom.
The reflective band provided on the cab face shall be below the headlights on
the fiberglass or on the bumper.
CHEVRON STRIPING, REAR
There shall be alternating chevron striping located on the rear-facing vertical
surface of the apparatus. The rear surface, excluding the rear roll up door and
swing down tailboard, shall be covered.
The colors shall be red and fluorescent yellow diamond grade.
Each stripe shall be 6.00" in width.
This shall meet the requirements of NFPA 1901, 2009 edition, which states that
50% of the rear surface shall be covered with chevron striping.
JOG(S) IN REFLECTIVE BAND
The reflective band located on each side of the apparatus body shall contain
one (1) jog(s) and shall be angled at approximately a 45 degrees when installed.
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STRIPE, DIAGONAL DIAMOND GRADE CHEVRON ON QUANTUM
STEPS
A series of alternating red diamond grade and fluorescent yellow diamond
grade reflective stripes, shall be applied to the front and rear surfaces of each
Quantum cab and crew cab step. The stripes shall be angled toward the cab at a
45 degree angle.
SLIDE OUT TRAY REFLECTIVE STRIPES
There shall be red (tomato red) reflective stripes installed on the front and sides
of 15 slide out tray(s) located All compartments.
CHEVRON STRIPING ON THE FRONT BUMPER
There shall be alternating chevron striping located on the front bumper.
The colors shall be red and yellow diamond grade.
The size of the striping shall be 8.00".
All [3] sides of the bumper shall be done.
CHEVRON STRIPING ON REAR ROLL UP COMPARTMENT
There shall be alternating chevron striping located on the rear roll up door.
The colors shall be red and fluorescent yellow diamond grade.
Each stripe shall be 6.00" in width.
CHEVRON, INVERTED "V" STRIPING ON CAB AND CREW CAB
DOORS
There shall be alternating chevron striping located on the inside of each cab and
crew cab door.
The striping shall consist of the following colors:
The first color shall be red diamond grade
The second color shall be fluorescent yellow green diamond grade
The size of the striping shall be 4.00".
BODY STRIPE
There shall be a genuine gold leaf stripe provided on each side of the body,
over the fender.
CAB STRIPE
There shall be a genuine gold leaf stripe provided on both sides of the cab in
place of the chrome molding and on the cab face with shield.
CAB STRIPE
There shall be a genuine gold leaf stripe on each side of the cab, low and over
the fender.
LETTERING
There shall be reflective lettering, 8.00" high, with highlight and
shade provided. There shall be four (4) letters provided.
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LETTERING
Forty-one (41) to sixty (60) genuine gold leaf lettering, 4.00" high, with
highlight and shade shall be provided.
LETTERING
There shall be genuine gold leaf lettering, 18.00" high, with highlight and
shade provided. There shall be six (6) letters provided.
LETTERING
There shall be genuine gold leaf lettering, 11.00" high, with highlight and
shade provided. There shall be four (4) letters provided.
LETTERING
One (1) to twenty (20) genuine gold leaf lettering, 8.00" high, with highlight
and shade shall be provided.
LETTERING
Twenty-one (21) to forty (40) genuine gold leaf lettering, 12.00" high, with
highlight and shade shall be provided.
LETTERING
Forty-one (41) to sixty (60) genuine gold leaf lettering, 1.00" high, with
outline shall be provided.
EMBLEM
A pair of 10.00" gold leaf Star of Life emblems shall be installed TO be
determined.
EMBLEM
There shall be one (1) pair of emblems with the words "HONORING
AMERICA'S BRAVEST 9-11-01" and a firefighter's helmet shall be mounted
To be determined at pre-construction.To be determined at pre-construction The
emblems shall be color imaged.
EMBLEM, FLEUR DE LIS
There shall be one (1) pair of fleur de lis emblems, comprised of genuine gold
leaf material, provided and installed Side of the front of the cab.
MALTESE CROSS INSTALLATION
There shall be one (1) pair of maltese crosses, comprised of reflective material,
provided and installed Ryan Hummert graphic to be located at pre-construction.
RUST PROOF / UNDERCOAT, CUSTOM CHASSIS
The rust proof/undercoat option shall provide additional paint to the chassis
frame rails and a protective coating that shall help fight corrosion.
Chassis Frame Rail Paint Process:
The powder-coated frame rails shall be coated with an additional coat of epoxy
primer and a coat of urethane top coat.
Rustproof / Undercoat Process
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A coating shall be applied to the custom chassis once the cab, pump and body
mounting angles have been installed. The coating texture shall be waxy and
pliable after drying so it shall not chip, crack, or peel off during normal vehicle
operations.
The rust proofing material shall be the color black, and is a coating of a
corrosion inhibitor for long-term protection against corrosion.
The material shall be applied to the following areas:
-Outside of the chassis frame rails (top & side)
-Completely coat. The frame rails
-Top of crossmembers
-Inside of the frame rails - in and around harnesses keeping coating off
harnesses as best as possible
-Between the frame and liner - coating shall be applied after frame and liner
are assembled using a wand to apply material between as best as possible
-Top of the body mounting angles (including rear platform)
-Completely of air tanks
-Completely fuel tank
FIRE APPARATUS PARTS MANUAL
One (1) custom parts manuals for the complete fire apparatus shall be provided
in hard copy with the completed unit.
One (1) compact disc (CD) shall also be provided that shall include all of the
information from the above manual.
The manual shall contain the following:
- Job number
- Part numbers with full descriptions
- Table of contents
- Parts section sorted in functional groups reflecting a major system,
component, or assembly
- Parts section sorted in Alphabetical order
- Instructions on how to locate parts
The manual shall be specifically written for the chassis and body model being
purchased. It shall not be a generic manual for a multitude of different chassis
and bodies.
SERVICE PARTS INTERNET SITE
The service parts information included in this manual is also available on the
factory website. The website offers additional functions and features not
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contained in this manual, such as digital photographs and line drawings of
select items. The website also features electronic search tools to assist in
locating parts quickly.
CHASSIS SERVICE MANUALS
One (1) chassis service manual containing parts and service information on
major components shall be provided with the completed unit.
One (1) compact disk (CD) shall also be provided that shall include all of the
information from the above manual.
The manuals shall contain the following sections:
- Job number
- Table of contents
- Troubleshooting
- Front Axle/Suspension
- Brakes
- Engine
- Tires
- Wheels
- Cab
- Electrical, DC
- Air Systems
- Plumbing
- Appendix
The manual shall be specifically written for the chassis model being
purchased. It shall not be a generic manual for a multitude of different chassis
and bodies.
MANUALS, CHASSIS OPERATION
Two (2) chassis operation manuals shall be provided.
ONE (1) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
Each new piece of apparatus shall be provided with a minimum one (1) year
basic apparatus material and workmanship limited warranty. The warranty
shall cover such portions of the apparatus built by the manufacturer as being
free from defects in material and workmanship that would arise under normal
use and service.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package. (no
exception).
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ENGINE WARRANTY
A Detroit Diesel five (5) year limited engine warranty shall be provided. A
copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package.
STEERING GEAR WARRANTY
A Sheppard three (3) year limited steering gear warranty shall be provided. A
copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package.
FIFTY (50) YEAR STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY
The chassis frame and crossmembers shall be provided with a fifty (50) year
material and workmanship limited warranty. The warranty shall cover the
chassis frame and crossmembers as being free from defects in material and
workmanship that would arise under normal use and service.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
FRONT AXLE THREE (3) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
WARRANTY
Independent front suspension shall be provided with a three (3) year material
and workmanship limited warranty. The manufacturer's warranty shall provide
that the independent front suspension and steering gears be free from any defect
related to material and workmanship on the portion of the apparatus built by the
manufacturer that would arise under normal use and service. A copy of the
warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No Exception).
REAR AXLE TWO (2) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
WARRANTY
A Meritor™ Axle 2 year limited warranty shall be provided.
CAB WARRANTY
The bidder shall furnish a ten (10) year cab warranty. The warranty shall
cover defects in design or workmanship in the cab tubular support and
mounting supports and other cab structural components identified in the
specifications. A copy of the warranty shall be submitted with the bid. (no
exception)
FOLD DOWN STEP WARRANTY
The bidder shall furnish a two (2) year fold down step warranty. The warranty
shall cover defects in material and workmanship for the fold down steps. A
copy of the warranty shall be submitted with the bid. (no exception)
TEN (10) YEAR PRO-RATED PAINT AND CORROSION
Each new piece of apparatus shall be provided with a ten (10) year pro-rated
paint and corrosion limited warranty on the apparatus cab. The warranty shall
cover painted exterior surfaces of the body to be free from blistering, peeling,
corrosion, or any other adhesion defect caused by defective manufacturing
methods or paint material selection that would arise under normal use and
service.
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A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
TWO (2) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
The cab power step shall be provided with a two (2) year material and
workmanship limited warranty. The warranty shall cover the power step to be
free from defects in material and workmanship that would arise under normal
use and service.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
FIVE (5) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
The electronic modules and display(s) shall be provided with a five (5) year
material and workmanship limited warranty. The warranty shall cover
electronic modules to be free from failures caused by defects in material and
workmanship.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
TRANSMISSION WARRANTY
The transmission shall have a five (5) year/unlimited mileage warranty
covering 100 percent parts and labor. The warranty is to be provided by
Allison Transmission and not the apparatus builder.
TRANSMISSION COOLER WARRANTY
The transmission cooler shall carry a five (5) year parts and labor warranty
(exclusive to the transmission cooler). In addition, a collateral damage
warranty shall also be in effect for the first three (3) years of the warranty
coverage and shall not exceed $10,000 per occurrence. A copy of the warranty
certificate shall be submitted with the bid package.
LIFETIME MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
The UPF poly water tank shall be provided with a lifetime material and
workmanship limited warranty.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
TEN (10) YEAR STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY
Each new piece of apparatus shall be provided with a ten (10) year material and
workmanship limited warranty on the apparatus body. The warranty shall
cover such portions of the apparatus built by the manufacturer as being free
from defects in material and workmanship that would arise under normal use
and service.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
ROLL UP DOOR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP WARRANTY
A Gortite roll-up door limited warranty shall be provided. The mechanical
components of the roll-up door shall be warranted against defects in material
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and workmanship for the lifetime of the vehicle. A six (6) year limited
warranty shall be provided on painted and satin roll up doors.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package.
SIX (6) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
The pump and its components shall be provided with a six (6) year material and
workmanship limited warranty. The manufacturer's warranty shall provide that
the pump and its components shall be free from failures caused by defects in
material and workmanship that would arise under normal use and service.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
TEN (10) YEAR PUMP PLUMBING WARRANTY
The stainless steel plumbing components and ancillary brass fittings used in the
construction of the water/foam plumbing system shall be warranted for a period
of ten (10) years or 100,000 miles. This covers structural failures caused by
defective design or workmanship, or perforation caused by corrosion, provided
the apparatus is used in a normal and reasonable manner. This warranty is
extended only to the original purchaser for a period of ten years from the date
of delivery.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package. (no
exception)
TWO (2) YEAR GENERATOR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
WARRANTY
A Harrison Hydra-Gen generator 2 year limited warranty shall be provided.
TEN (10) YEAR PRO-RATED PAINT AND CORROSION
Each new piece of apparatus shall be provided with a ten (10) year pro-rated
paint and corrosion limited warranty on the apparatus body. The warranty shall
cover painted exterior surfaces of the body to be free from blistering, peeling,
corrosion, or any other adhesion defect caused by defective manufacturing
methods or paint material selection that would arise under normal use and
service.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
ONE (1) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
The graphic lamination shall be provided with a one (1) year material and
workmanship limited warranty. The warranty shall cover the graphic
lamination as being free from defects in material, workmanship, fading, and
deterioration that would arise under normal use and service.
A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (No
Exception).
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VEHICLE STABILITY CERTIFICATION
The fire apparatus manufacturer shall provide a certification stating the
apparatus complies with NFPA 1901, current edition, section 4.13, Vehicle
Stability. The certification shall be provided at the time of bid.
ENGINE INSTALLATION CERTIFICATION
The fire apparatus manufacturer shall provide a certification, along with a letter
from the engine manufacturer stating they approve of the engine installation in
the bidder's chassis. The certification shall be provided at the time of bid.
POWER STEERING CERTIFICATION
The fire apparatus manufacturer shall provide a certification stating the power
steering system as installed meets the requirements of
the component supplier. The certification shall be provided at the time of bid.
CAB INTEGRITY CERTIFICATION
The fire apparatus manufacturer shall provide a cab crash test certification with
this proposal. The certification states that the cab must meet or exceed the
requirements below:
- European Occupant Protection Standard ECE Regulation No.29.
- SAE J2422 Cab Roof Strength Evaluation - Quasi-Static Loading Heavy
Trucks.
- SAE J2420 COE Frontal Strength Evaluation - Dynamic Loading Heavy
Trucks.
- Roof Crush
The cab shall be subjected to a roof crush force of 26,400 lb. This value shall
be 120 percent of the ECE 29 criteria, and equivalent to the front axle rating up
to a maximum of ten (10) metric tons.
- Side Impact
The cab shall be subjected to dynamic preload when a 14,060-lb moving barrier
is slammed into the side of the cab at 5.10 mph, striking with an impact of
12,200 ft-lb of energy. This test shall closely represent the forces a cab shall
see in a rollover incident.
- Frontal Impact
The cab shall withstand a frontal force produced from 65,000 ft-lb of energy
using a swing-bob type platen.
There shall be no exception to any portion of the cab integrity
certification. Nonconformance shall lead to immediate rejection of bid.
AMP DRAW REPORT
The bidder shall provide, at the time of bid and delivery, an itemized print out
of the expected amp draw of the entire vehicle's electrical system.
The manufacturer of the apparatus shall provide the following:
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1) Documentation of the electrical system performance tests.
2) A written load analysis, which shall include the following:
A) The nameplate rating of the alternator.
B) The alternator rating under the conditions specified per:
Applicable NFPA 1901 or 1906 (Current Edition).
C) The minimum continuous load of each component that is specified
per:
Applicable NFPA 1901 or 1906 (Current Edition).
D) Additional loads that, when added to the minimum continuous load,
determine the total connected load.
E) Each individual intermittent load.
All of the above listed items shall be provided by the bidder per the applicable
NFPA 1901 or 1906 (Current Edition).
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