request for proposals for fire department rescue

request for proposals for fire department rescue

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT RESCUE PUMPER

Issued: November 29, 2016 | Due: December 27, 2016

I. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

AUTHORITY:

This Request for Proposal (“RFP”) of offers for professional services is issued in accordance with the City Charter and purchasing policy of the City of Gardiner, Maine (“the City”).

SCOPE: The terms of this RFP apply in like force to this proposal submission process and to any subsequent contract resulting therefrom.

PAYMENT: Payments to be made by the City will be made by authorized personnel only

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COLLUSIVE BIDDING:

The contractor’s signature on a submitted proposal is a guarantee by the contractor that the prices quoted have been arrived at without collusion with other eligible contractors or any other persons or entities in a manner that has the effect, or potential effect, of precluding the City from obtaining the lowest possible competitive price. A proposal shall be signed by the person or persons legally authorized to bind a contractor to a contract.

SPECIFICATIONS: Contractors must submit a proposal in accordance with the terms and conditions and the scope of services set forth in

this RFP.

It shall be the intent of these specifications to cover the furnishing and delivery of a complete fire apparatus. These detailed specifications cover the requirements as to the type of construction, finish, equipment and tests to which the fire apparatus shall conform. Minor details of construction and materials, which are not otherwise specified, are left to the discretion of the contractor.

INVESTIGATION: Contractors submitting bids shall make all investigations necessary to inform themselves regarding the services(s)

requested and to be performed under this RFP and any resulting contract(s). By submitting a proposal, a contractor represents that it has read and fully understands this RFP and any addenda.

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CLARIFICATION OF RFP: Contractors who request a clarification of the RFP requirements must submit questions in writing to Alfred R

Nelson Jr., Fire Chief, in the manner and by the deadline specified in Section III.A. of this RFP. All written questions must be received by the

City no later than the date or time stated herein. The City or its authorized staff and committees will issue a response in the form of an addendum to the RFP if a substantive clarification is necessary. Oral instructions or information concerning this RFP provided by the City or its employees and agents to prospective contractors shall not bind the City or its committees.

ADDENDA: Any change to this RFP shall be made by written addendum issued no later than December 14, 2016. The City is not responsible

for any explanation, clarification, response or approval made or given in any manner except by authorized addendum.

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION: All proposals submitted in response to this RFP shall be filed with the City in person or via mail (USPS, FedEx,

UPS, etc.) at: Alfred R Nelson Jr., City of Gardiner, Attn: Fire Department Rescue Pumper RFP, 6 Church Street, Gardiner, ME 04345.

Six (6) hard copies of the proposal must be submitted.

ALTERNATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The City, at its sole discretion, may entertain alternative terms and conditions which deviate from

the RFP requirements. Alternative terms and conditions may be considered if overall contract performance would be improved but not compromised, and if they are in the best interest of the City. Alternative terms and conditions must be submitted with the proposal and must be clearly identified and detailed in such a way that allows such deviations to be fully evaluated. Alternative terms and conditions are not encouraged and, unless explicitly accepted by the City, are deemed to be rejected.

INSURANCE:

The successful bidder shall defend any and all suits and assume all liability for the construction of the apparatus furnished under the contract with the City of Gardiner. The successful bidder will provide proof of liability insurance, commercial automobile insurance and an umbrella liability policy, including the amounts of each policy as it applies to the apparatus furnished under the contract.

For City projects where the scope of work will exceed $200,000 the following levels of insurance will be required: The successful contractor shall provide a certificate of insurance indicating (1) workers’ compensation that complies with state statutes, if required; (2) general liability in an amount not less than $1,000,000 for injuries including accidental death to any person and subject to the same limit to each person in an amount not less than $5,000,000 where more than one person is involved in any one accident; (3) property damage insurance in an amount not less than $1,000,000; and (4) all policies shall name the City as an additional insured.

COST OF PREPARING PROPOSAL: This RFP does not commit the City to pay any costs incurred by a contractor in preparing and

submitting a proposal or in making and preparing necessary investigations, studies or designs, or for procuring or contracting for services to be furnished under this RFP.

AWARD: All purchases or contracts which are based on competitive proposals will be awarded according to the provisions in the RFP. This

RFP is not a commitment by the City to enter into a contract for the services requested herein with any particular entity or contractor. The

City reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withdraw this RFP at any time prior to entering into such a contract and/or to reissue the RFP

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at a later date, if in the City's sole estimate, it is in the best interest of the City to do so. The City and its authorized staff and committees reserve the right to reject any or all proposals, wholly or in part, or to award multiple contracts in whole or in part, at its sole discretion. The

City and its authorized staff and committees also reserve the right at its sole discretion to waive any deviations or errors that are not material, do not invalidate the legitimacy of the proposal, and do not improve the contractor’s competitive position. All awards will be made in a manner deemed in the best interest of the City.

LICENSES: A successful contractor that is awarded a contract under this RFP shall be responsible for obtaining any and all necessary

licenses, permits and authorizations to perform work in the United States, State of Maine and the City, at no cost to the City.

CANCELLATION: The City or its authorized staff or committees reserve the right to modify, revise or cancel this RFP, without liability to any

contractors at its sole discretion. The receipt and review of proposals or the completion of interviews do not obligate the City or its authorized staff or committees to award a contract.

LATE SUBMISSIONS: Proposals received after the scheduled closing time for filing may be rejected by the City and its authorized staff and

committees, without liability to a contractor. Contractors assume all responsibility for the timely submission of proposals in accordance with this RFP. The City and its authorized staff and committees shall have no obligation to consider late-filed proposals.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST: A contractor submitting a proposal thereby certifies that no elected or appointed official, agent or employee of the

City who has a pecuniary interest in this RFP has participated in the preparation of this RFP or contract negotiations; that the proposal is made in good faith without fraud; that the contractor is competing solely on its own behalf without connection or obligation to any undisclosed person or firm and that the contractor (including all subcontractors) is able to perform all the services specified in this RFP without any conflict of interest. A breach of this provision shall be deemed an anticipatory default under the terms of any contract issued in accordance with the

RFP.

PERFORMANCE, PAYMENT AND DEFAULT: The City reserves the right to require a performance and/or payment bond from the

successful contractor in a form and amount acceptable to the City, without expense to the City. In case of default of the contractor, the City may enter into a contract for services specified in this RFP from other sources and hold the contractor responsible for any excess cost and other damages caused thereby, or may trigger the coverage provisions of the bonds, at the sole discretion of the City. Contractors should price their proposals assuming a bond will be required.

BID BOND

All bidders shall provide a bid bond as security for the bid in the form of a 10% bid bond to accompany their bid. This bid bond shall, at a minimum, meet the following requirements or substantially similar requirements.

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This bid bond shall be issued by a Surety Company who is listed on the U.S. Treasury Departments list of acceptable sureties as published in

Department Circular 570. The bid bond shall be issued by an authorized representative of the Surety Company and shall be accompanied by a certified power of attorney dated on or before the date of bid.

The bid bond shall include language, which assures that the bidder/principal shall give a bond or bonds as may be specified in the bidding or contract documents, with good and sufficient surety for the faithful performance of the contract, including the Basic One (1) Year Limited Warranty, and for the prompt payment of labor and material furnished in the prosecution of the contract.

Notwithstanding any document or assertion to the contrary, any surety bond related to the sale of a vehicle shall apply only to the Basic One (1)

Year Limited Warranty for such vehicle. Any surety bond related to the sale of a vehicle shall not apply to any other warranties that are included within this bid (OEM or otherwise) or to the warranties (if any) of any third party of any part, component, attachment or accessory that is incorporated into or attached to the vehicle. In the event of any contradiction or inconsistency between this provision and any other document or assertion, this provision shall prevail.

PERFORMANCE BOND

The successful bidder shall provide a Performance and Payment Bond that meets the following requirements or substantially similar requirements.

A Performance and Payment bond (Bond) equal to 100 percent of the total contract amount within 30 days of the notice of award. Such Bond shall be in a form acceptable to the Owner and issued by a surety company included within the Department of Treasury's Listing of Approved Sureties

(Department Circular 570) with a minimum A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of A and Size Category of XV. In the event of a bond issued by a surety of a lesser Size Category, a minimum Financial Strength rating of A+ is required.

Bidder and Bidder's surety agree that the Bond issued hereunder, whether expressly stated or not, also includes the surety's guarantee of the vehicle manufacturer's Basic One (1) Year Limited Warranty period included within this proposal. Owner agrees that the penal amount of this bond shall be simultaneously amended to 100% percent of the total contract amount upon satisfactory acceptance and delivery of the vehicle(s) included herein.

Notwithstanding anything contained within this contract to the contrary, the surety's liability for any warranties of any type shall not exceed one (1) year from the date of such satisfactory acceptance and delivery, or the actual Basic One (1) Year Limited Warranty period, whichever is shorter.

PRICING: All rates and prices set forth in a proposal shall remain firm and irrevocable for at least ninety (90) calendar days following the

deadline for the submission of proposals.

Each bidder will agree to a $150.00 per day penalty for every day past the agreed upon delivery date that the apparatus has not been received at the Gardiner Fire Department by the Gardiner Fire Department.

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The bidder shall list the following with his bid:

1. Base price of the apparatus.

2. A dollar amount of discount for 50 % prepayment.

3. A dollar amount of discount for 100% prepayment.

4. A final price, less discounts.

Each bid shall contain an all-inclusive price for the apparatus and an itemized price list for each item in the specifications. (The itemized pricing of the bids will not be shared between bidders.)

AUDIT REQUIREMENTS: A contractor that is awarded a contract under this RFP shall maintain such records as are required by the City in

order to allow the City to fulfill its reporting requirements to the State of Maine or other agencies. A successful contractor shall allow the City or other agencies authorized by the City, access to its records at reasonable hours, including all books, records, documents, and accounting procedures and practices relevant to the subject matter of the contract documents, for purposes of audit, for a minimum of six years.

VENUE: Any legal action or proceeding involving this RFP and any resulting contract shall be venued in a court of competent jurisdiction in

Kennebec County, Maine, without regard to conflicts of law principles.

II. SCOPE OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

A. Introduction and Background

The City is seeking proposals from qualified firms with demonstrated experience and expertise to manufacture and deliver a Rescue Pumper a specified in this proposal. More details are provided for in the attachments.

The City of Gardiner is a service-center community located in Kennebec County in central Maine. Located along the scenic Kennebec River,

Gardiner is home to 5,800 people and features a historic downtown, a new waterfront park, a business park located at the intersection of

Maine’s two major Interstate’s, and beautiful Maine landscapes.

B. Scope of Work

Any entity selected by the City, or its authorized staff and committees, pursuant to this RFP will be required to enter into a not-to-exceed contract for the following services:

Manufacture and deliver a Rescue Pumper style fire apparatus as specified to the Gardiner Fire Department

C. Timeline for Selection & Project Completion

December 9, 2016: Pre-Submission Questions/clarifications regarding RFP due

December 14, 2016: Addenda issued, if needed, by 1:00 p.m. ET (via City website only)

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December 27, 2016: Proposals due by 4:00 p.m. ET.

January 13, 2017 (on or before): Proposals reviewed; Winning vendor selected

January 18, 2017 (on or before): Winning vendor notified, contract negotiated

A mutually agreed upon date between the successful bidder and the City for substantial completion and delivery of a fully completed apparatus will be decided upon negotiation of the final contract.

By submitting a response to this RFP, respondents agree to include language in the project contract that calls for payment of liquidated damages in the amount of $150.00 per day if the apparatus is not substantially completed and/or a fully completed apparatus is not delivered by dates mutually agreed upon between the successful bidder and the City of Gardiner. At the City's sole option, it may trigger the liquidated damages clause in the event of a default or declare the contractor in breach, triggering payment or performance under the required bonds or payment of general compensatory damages by the contractor.

III. PROPOSAL PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION

A. RFP Clarification

Questions and requests for clarification regarding this RFP must be directed via email to the person listed. The deadline for initiating such questions and/or clarifications is December 9, 2016. Addenda will be issued, as needed, no later than December 14, 2016 solely through the

City website at http://www.gardinermaine.com

Refer written questions to:

Alfred R Nelson Jr., Fire Chief [email protected]

B. Pre-Submission Questions/clarifications regarding RFP

Any questions regarding the project or the RFP will be submitted via email to the address provided above. All questions and answers provided will be shared with all bidders. All questions must be received by December 9, 2016 Any addenda to the RFP that need to be issued as a result of this meeting or questions/clarifications submitted will be issued by the City no later than December 14, 2016 via the City website only.

C. Proposal Format

Proposals (six (6) copies) must be submitted to the City at the address above and at the time and date specified in section 2.C. Proposals must include the price sheet contained within this bid package. It is the proposer’s responsibility to ensure that proposals are received prior to the specified closing date and time. Proposals received after the specified closing date and/or time may not be considered. The City shall not be responsible for the proper identification and handling of any proposals submitted.

By submitting a proposal, a proposer is accepting the General Instructions of the RFP (reference page 1 of the RFP).

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D. Required Proposal Content

The proposal must include the following information supporting the respondent’s expertise in providing the required services:

1. Company representatives and contact information, including the name(s) of the person(s) authorized to represent the company in any negotiations; name(s) of the person(s) authorized to sign any contract that may result; contact person’s name, mailing or street address; telephone and facsimile numbers; and e-mail address(es).

2. The name of any clerk of the works or other company representative who you expect to be on the job site when work is in progress and to whom questions or concerns about the project can be addressed as they arise.

3. Company history and experience in providing the requested services, as described in the scope of work.

4. Evidence of a history of successful completion of similar projects, on time and within budget, including two (2) or three (3) examples of similar efforts, to include contact names and information. Please also include photographs.

5. A maximum fee that covers the complete scope of the project and all tasks. The maximum fee shall indicate the total that will not be exceeded to complete the Scope of Work tasks. In addition, respondent must include a completed price sheet.

6. Proposed construction schedule, including start date and end date.

7. Proof of insurance at levels required by this RFP.

8. The proposal must be signed by the person submitting the proposal or a duly authorized representative of the firm submitting the proposal. The signature shall include the title of the individual signing the proposal.

IV. EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF PROPOSAL

The City will evaluate and rank the written proposals. The following qualifications and standards are examples of anticipated considerations:

Scope of Proposal: Does the proposal show an understanding of the project objective?

Assigned Personnel: Do the people who will work on the project have the necessary skills? Are sufficient skilled people assigned to the project?

Availability: Can the work be completed in the timeframe required? Can targeted start and completion dates be met? Are other qualified personnel available, if required, to assist in meeting the project schedule? Is the project team available to attend meetings as required by the

Scope of Work?

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Cost and Work Hours: Are the work hours reasonable for the effort required in each project task or phase? Can the work be completed within the anticipated budget? Is the total not-to-exceed budget reasonable?

Capability and Experience: Does the respondent have the support capabilities, including personnel and equipment, and the financial viability to complete the project? Has the respondent successfully completed previous projects of this type and scope?

The City may in its sole discretion, also consider additional factors or modify the criteria set forth above.

V. PROPOSAL ACCEPTANCE

All proposals shall remain firm, irrevocable and subject to acceptance for at least 90 calendar days after the submission deadline. Any contractor whose proposal is selected will be expected to sign a contract with the City.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all of the proposals and to waive any deviations or irregularities at its sole discretion. Any proposals received after the submission deadline may be rejected.

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UNIFORM PRICING SHEET

– FIRE DEPARTMENT RESCUE PUMPER

*** All respondents must include a completed copy of this sheet with their responses ***

Although you may provide additional details within your response to this RFP, please complete the information below in aggregate so that the

RFP review committee can ascertain your total cost for the project and any deviations you have proposed to our specifications.

COSTS

$________________ Total cost of materials

$________________ Total cost of labor

$________________ Total other costs (please explain:___________________

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______________________________________________

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$________________ GRAND TOTAL COST

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DEVIATIONS FROM SPECIFICATIONS

Please highlight any deviations you are proposing from the included specs.

Name of Respondent: ________________________________________________

Signature of Respondent: _____________________________________________

Date: ______________________________________________________________

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SPECIFICATIONS FOR A RESCUE PUMPER

Sealed bids will be received by City of Gardiner, ME for the furnishing of all necessary labor, equipment and material for the Fire Apparatus and other equipment as outlined in the following specifications.

INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS

Bids shall only be accepted from a single source apparatus manufacturer. The definition of single source is a manufacturer that designs and manufactures their products using an integrated approach, including the chassis, cab weldment, cab, pumphouse (including the sheet metal enclosure, valve controls, piping and operators panel) and body being designed, fabricated and assembled on the bidder's premises. The electrical system (hardwire or multiplex) shall be both designed and integrated by the same apparatus manufacturer. The warranties relative to these major components (excluding component warranties such as engine, transmission, axles, pump, etc.) must be from a single source manufacturer and not split between manufacturers (i.e. body, pumphouse, cab weldment and chassis). The bidder shall provide evidence that they comply with this requirement.

The bidder shall state the location of the factory where the apparatus is to be built.

The purchaser's standards for bidding automotive fire apparatus must be strictly adhered to, and all bid forms and questions must be complete and submitted with the bid.

Bids shall only be considered from companies that have an established reputation in the field of fire apparatus construction. Furthermore, in order to insure fair, ethical, and legal competition, neither the original equipment manufacturer (O.E.M.) nor parent company of the O.E.M. shall have ever been fined or convicted of price fixing, bid rigging, or collusion in any domestic or international fire apparatus market

If a bidder represents more than one fire apparatus company or brands of apparatus, they must only bid the top of the line that meets specification.

Each bidder shall furnish satisfactory evidence of their ability to construct the apparatus specified.

Any apparatus manufacturer or their parent company who has had a performance bond called in the last

10 years, shall not be eligible to bid.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a set of manufacturer's set of specifications consisting of a detailed description of the apparatus, construction methods, and equipment proposed to which the apparatus furnished under contract shall conform. A drawing of the proposed apparatus shall be included with the bid. These specifications shall indicate size, type, model and make of all components parts and equipment, providing proof of compliance with each and every item in the departments advertised specifications. A letter only, even though written on company letterhead, shall not be sufficient. An

exception to this requirement shall not be acceptable.

Complies

Exception provided

Does not comply

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In accordance with the current edition of NFPA 1901 standards, the proposal shall specify whether the fire department or apparatus dealership shall provide required loose equipment.

The purchaser will utilize this advertised specification to compare all submitted bid proposals. To facilitate comparison, all bid proposal specifications shall be submitted in the same sequence as the advertised specification. All bids must submit a set of bid proposal specifications with the bid.

The purchaser's specification shall, in all cases, govern the construction of the apparatus, unless a properly documented exception or deviation was approved.

THE PURCHASER HAS THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY BID(S ) FOR ANY REASON AND IS THE SOLE

DECIDER TO DEEM WHICH BID IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE PURCHASER.

EXCEPTIONS

These specifications are based upon design and performance criteria which have been developed by the fire department. Subsequently these specifications reflect the only type of fire apparatus that is acceptable at this time and all specifications herein contained are considered as minimum. Therefore exceptions to the specifications may not be accepted.

Bidders shall indicate in the complies, exception provided, does not comply column if their bid complies on each item (paragraph) specified.

If a product brand name is specified and is commercially available to all bidders, an exception to such items may not be acceptable and such bid may be rejected.

Exceptions shall be allowed if they are equal to or superior to that specified and provided they are listed and fully explained on a separate page. All deviations, no matter how slight, shall be clearly explained on a separate sheet, in the bid sequence, citing the page and paragraph number(s) of the specifications, how the proposal deviation is different, how the deviation meets or exceeds the specifications and why it is necessary, and entitled "EXCEPTIONS TO SPECIFICATIONS". The buyer reserves the right to require a bidder to provide proof in each case that a substituted item is equal to that specified. The buyer shall be the sole judge in determination of acceptable substitutes.

Proposals that are found to have deviations without listing them or bids taking total exceptions to these advertised specifications may be rejected.

Bids not including all exceptions is a material breach and shall result in the bid being immediately rejected.

GENERAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

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The cab, chassis, pump module, and body are to be entirely designed, assembled and painted by the prime vehicle manufacturer, which minimizes third party involvement on engineering, design, service and warranty issues.

All bidders shall provide a list of the company, manufacturing location, and engineering source for each individual major component, including but not limited to the welded cab assembly, the pumphouse module assembly, the chassis assembly, body and electrical system. Apparatus using any subcontracted cab, chassis, pump module, electrical system or body will not be acceptable.

The apparatus shall be designed with due consideration to distribution of load between the front and rear axles. Weight balance and distribution shall be in accordance with the recommendations of the National

Fire Protection Association.

The bidder shall make accurate statements as to the apparatus weight and dimensions.

QUALITY AND WORKMANSHIP

The design and construction of the apparatus shall embody standard automotive heavy vehicle engineering practices. The apparatus shall be designed, engineered and constructed with due consideration for the severe service nature of the fire service. All parts of the apparatus shall be installed in accordance with the OEM specifications and shall be strong enough to withstand the general service under full load for twenty (20) years.

The workmanship shall be of the highest quality in its respective field. In order to assure the quality of apparatus, welding personnel that shall be utilized in the fabrication and construction of structural components of the apparatus chassis, body and aerial device shall hold a valid certificate from the AWS - American Welding Society.

The apparatus shall be designed to conform to the intent of ANSI and NFPA 1901 standards. The following design criteria shall be applicable to this specification to the extent specified herein:

- American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) - A-36, Specification for Structural Steel

- Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc. (SAE) - SAE Handbook

- American Welding Society (AWS) - AWSO14.4-77 Classification and Application of Welded Joints for

Machinery and Equipment

- American Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT)

- ASNT Guidelines; Procedure SNT-TC-1A

The apparatus shall have symmetrical proportions and a pleasing appearance as a result of design detail and fit/finish quality. The apparatus shall be engineered with firefighter safety as the top priority. Ease of operation and ease of maintenance shall also be considered in the apparatus design, but shall not compromise safety. No special tools shall be required to access normal service or maintenance items.

Employees classified as welders are tested and certified to meet the American Welding Society codes.

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The manufacturer shall also be certified to operate a Quality Management System under the requirements of ISO 9001. These standards sponsored by the International organization for Standardization (ISO) specify the quality systems that shall be established by the manufacturer for design, manufacture, installation and service. A copy of the certificate of compliance shall be included with the bid.

To demonstrate the quality of the product and service, each bidder shall provide a list of up to ten (10) fire departments/municipalities in the region that have bought a second time from the representing dealer.

An exception to this requirement shall not be acceptable.

DELIVERY

Apparatus, to insure proper break in of all components while still under warranty, shall be delivered

under its own power - rail or truck freight shall not be acceptable. A qualified delivery representative shall deliver the apparatus and remain for a sufficient length of time to instruct personnel in proper operation, care and maintenance of the equipment delivered.

MANUALS AND SERVICE INFORMATION

The manufacturer shall supply at time of delivery, complete operation and maintenance manuals covering the complete apparatus as delivered. A permanent plate shall be mounted in the drivers compartment which specifies the quantity and type of fluid required including engine oil, engine coolant, transmission, pump transmission lubrication, pump primer and drive axle.

SAFETY VIDEO

An apparatus safety video, in DVD format shall be provided at time of delivery. This video shall address key safety considerations for personnel to follow when they are driving, operating, and maintaining the apparatus. Safety procedures for the following shall be included on the video: vehicle pre trip inspection, chassis operation, pump operation and maintenance.

PERFORMANCE TESTS AND REQUIREMENTS

A road test shall be conducted with the apparatus fully loaded and a continuous run of ten (10) miles or more shall be made under all driving conditions, during which time the apparatus shall show no loss of power or overheating. The transmission drive shaft or shafts, and rear axle shall run quietly and be free from abnormal vibration or noise throughout the operating range of the apparatus. Vehicle shall adhere to the following parameters:

A) The apparatus, when fully equipped and loaded, shall have not less than 25 percent nor more than

50 percent of the weight on the front axle, and not less than 50 percent nor more than 75 percent on the rear axle.

B) The apparatus shall be capable of accelerating to 35 mph from a standing start within 25 seconds on a level concrete highway without exceeding the maximum governed rpm of the engine.

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C) The service brakes shall be capable of stopping a fully loaded vehicle in 35 feet at 20 mph on a level concrete highway. The air brake system shall conform to Federal Motor vehicle Safety

Standards (FMVSS) 121.

D) The apparatus, fully loaded, shall be capable of obtaining a speed of 50 mph on a level concrete highway with the engine not exceeding the governed rpm (full load).

FAILURE TO MEET TEST

In the event the apparatus fails to meet the test requirements of these specifications on the first trial, second trials may be made at the option of the bidder within 30 days of the date of the first trial. Such trials shall be final and conclusive and failure to comply with these requirements shall be cause for rejection. failure to comply with changes to conform to any clause of the specifications, within 30 days after notice is given to the bidder of such changes, shall also be cause for rejection of the apparatus.

Permission to keep or store the apparatus in any building owned or occupied by the purchaser or its use by the purchaser during the above-specified period with the permission of the bidder shall not constitute acceptance.

SERVICE AND WARRANTY SUPPORT (DEALERSHIP)

TO INSURE FULL SERVICE AFTER DELIVERY, THE SELLING BIDDER/DEALERSHIP MUST BE

CAPABLE OF PROVIDING SERVICE WHEN REQUIRED.

The bidder/dealership shall show that the company is in position to render prompt service and to furnish replacement parts.

Each bidder/dealership must be able to display that they are actively in the fire apparatus service business by operating a factory authorized service center and parts repository capable of satisfying the warranty service requirements and parts requirements of the vehicle(s) being purchased.

The bidder/dealership must state the location of this authorized service center. This service center must have a staff of factory-trained mechanics, well versed in all aspects of service for all major components of the apparatus.

The service center must be within two hundred fifty (250) miles of the Fire Department.

SERVICE AND WARRANTY SUPPORT (MANUFACTURER)

The bidder shall provide detailed documentation of the manufacturers service and replacement part resources.

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The manufacturer shall employ a staff specifically dedicated to providing customer support and parts for the fielded fleet of vehicles it has produced.

The manufacturer must be capable of providing both in-house and on-site service for the apparatus.

The manufacturer shall offer regional factory hands-on repair and maintenance training classes.

The manufacturer shall employ certified EVT technicians on staff to provide technical expertise in the repair of fire apparatus.

NFPA 2016 STANDARDS

This unit shall comply with the NFPA standards effective January 1, 2016, except for fire department specifications that differ from NFPA specifications. These exceptions shall be set forth in the Statement of Exceptions.

Certification of slip resistance of all stepping, standing and walking surfaces shall be supplied with delivery of the apparatus.

All horizontal surfaces designated as a standing or walking surface that are greater than 48.00" above the ground must be defined by a 1.00" wide line along its outside perimeter. Perimeter markings and designated access paths to destination points shall be identified on the customer approval print and are shown as approximate.

A plate that is highly visible to the driver while seated shall be provided. This plate shall show the overall height, length, and gross vehicle weight rating.

The manufacturer shall have programs in place for training, proficiency testing and performance for any staff involved with certifications.

An official of the company shall designate, in writing, who is qualified to witness and certify test results.

NFPA COMPLIANCY

Apparatus proposed by the bidder shall meet the applicable requirements of the National Fire Protection

Association (NFPA) as stated in current edition at time of contract execution. Fire department's specifications that differ from NFPA specifications shall be indicated in the proposal as "non-NFPA".

VEHICLE INSPECTION PROGRAM CERTIFICATION

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To assure the vehicle is built to current NFPA standards, the apparatus, in its entirety, shall be third-party, independent, audit-certified through Underwriters Laboratory (UL) that it is built and complies to all applicable standards in the current edition of NFPA 1901. The certification includes: all design, production, operational, and performance testing of not only the apparatus, but those components that are installed on the apparatus (no exception).

A placard shall be affixed in the driver's side area stating the third party agency, the date, the standard and the certificate number of the whole vehicle audit.

PUMP TEST

The pump shall be tested, approved, and certified by Underwriter's Laboratory at the manufacturer's expense. The test results and the pump manufacturer's certification of hydrostatic test; the engine manufacturer's certified brake horsepower curve; and the manufacturer's record of pump construction details shall be forwarded to the Gardiner Fire Department.

GENERATOR TEST

The generator shall be tested, approved, and certified by Underwriters Laboratories at the manufacturer's expense. The test results shall be provided to the Gardiner Fire Department at the time of delivery.

INSPECTION TRIP(S)

The bidder shall provide two (2) factory inspection trips for Four (4) Gardiner Fire Department customer representatives. The inspection trips shall be scheduled at times mutually agreed upon between the manufacturer's representative and the customer. All costs such as travel, lodging and meals shall be the responsibility of the bidder.

TRAINING

A qualified training engineer shall be provided by the bidder. The training engineer shall instruct the

Gardiner Fire Department personnel in the operation and maintenance of the chassis, pump, and foam operation for a period of not less than four (4) days.

CONTRACT

The contract for the specified apparatus shall be directly with the City of Gardiner, Maine and the manufacturer. Contracts with dealers or representatives of the manufacturer will not be executed.

NEW AND UNUSED

All components shall be new and unused (with the exception of use incidental to the construction, testing, transport and delivery of the apparatus). Any old or used components, unless specified and provided by the Gardiner Fire Department, shall constitute grounds for automatic rejection of the entire apparatus.

Bidders must identify by manufacturer and model number purchased components utilized in the apparatus proposed in the bid submission. In order to make valid comparisons between bids, components must be accurately identified. Therefore any bid or technical proposal which does not so identify the

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components being offered will not be considered.

CONSTRUCTION REVIEW AND WEEKLY PROGRESS REPORTS

The successful bidder shall also provide weekly photographic progress reports and inspection services, provided by an independent third party.

1) Comprehensive review of the bid documents with the factory order to ensure accuracy.

2) Weekly progress reports including photographs of the apparatus or the major components as they are being constructed. The reports shall commence at the beginning of the manufacturing process and shall continue until just prior to the final inspection. The reports shall show the progress of the apparatus through the course of each week. Special attention shall be given to show the unique features and aspects of the apparatus as construction progresses.

3) In addition, after the final inspection has been completed by the customer or third party, the third party inspector shall review all items noted in the inspection for completion prior to the apparatus leaving the manufacturing facility for delivery to the local service area for pre-delivery service.

APPROVAL DRAWING

A drawing of the proposed apparatus shall be provided for approval before construction begins. The sales representative shall also have a copy of the same drawing. The finalized and approved drawing shall become part of the contract documents. This drawing shall indicate the chassis make and model, location of the lights, siren, horns, compartments, major components, etc.

A "revised" approval drawing of the apparatus shall be prepared and submitted by the manufacturer to the purchaser showing any changes made to the approval drawing.

ELECTRICAL WIRING DIAGRAMS

Two (2) electrical wiring diagrams, prepared for the model of chassis and body, shall be provided.

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Specifications for one (1) Rescue Pumper for the City of Gardiner

CUSTOM CHASSIS

- The chassis provided shall be a new, tilt-type custom fire apparatus. The chassis shall be manufactured in the apparatus body builder's facility, eliminating any split responsibility. The chassis shall be designed and manufactured for heavy-duty service, with adequate strength, capacity for the intended load to be sustained, and the type of service required. SEATING FOR 4

PERSONS

WHEELBASE

- The wheelbase of the vehicle shall be no greater than 218"

GVW RATING

- The gross vehicle weight rating shall be a minimum of 49,800#.

FRAME

- The chassis frame shall be built with two (2) steel channels bolted to five (5) cross members or more. The pump shall not be counted as a cross member.

- The side rails shall be a minimum o f 12.5”. A taper to a minimum of 10.25 will be allowed.

- Each rail shall have a section modulus of a minimum 21.7 cubic inches and a resisting bending moment (rbm) of a minimum 2,600,000 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 0.38" thick steel.

- The cross members shall be of heavy duty, fabricated, all-welded design, made out of a minimum of 50,000 psi material.

- The frame and cross members shall be a bolted assembly utilizing 1/2" flange head grade eight bolts and flange nuts. Flange nuts shall be used exclusively in the frame assembly for mounting spring hangers, steering gear, engine, transmission, etc. to maintain a constant torque tension and prevent vibration loosening. The design shall provide for an even thread load distribution over the bolt, increased fatigue strength and life, and clamping torque. All holes made must be used and any holes in the frame for options not required on this chassis are not acceptable.

FRAME REINFORCEMENT

- In addition, a mainframe inverted "L" liner may be provided. If a frame liner is provided it shall be heat-treated steel and yield strength of 110,000 psi, and rbm of 857,462 in-lb. Total rbm at wheelbase center shall be 3,976,502 in-lb.

If a frame liner is provided it shall be mounted inside of the chassis frame rail and extend the full length of the frame.

Complies

Exception provided

Does not comply

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FRONT NON DRIVE AXLE

- The front axle shall have a GAWR of 22,800 lb.

- The axle shall include composite low-friction bushings with diagonal grooves to better distribute lube, camber settings of +1/4 degree for both left and right sides to help improve tire life and a large diameter, heat treated kingpin with a lube retaining seal.

- 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 a minimum of 45 degrees. Front discharge, front suction, or aluminum wheels shall not infringe on this cramp angle.

FRONT SUSPENSION

- Front suspension shall be provided with a minimum GAWR of 22,800 lb.

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The correct material, spring length, width, thickness and number shall be provided to match the leaf spring rating with that of the gross axle weight rating of the vehicle.

- The suspension shall be put through a durability test that simulates a minimum of 140,000 miles of urban and rural driving conditions.

SHOCK ABSORBERS

- Heavy-duty telescoping shock absorbers shall be provided on the front suspension.

OIL SEALS

- Oil seals with viewing window shall be provided on the front axle.

FRONT TIRES

- Front tires shall be Michelin XZY 425/65R22.50 radials rated for 22,800 lb maximum axle load and

70 mph maximum speed.

FRONT WHEELS

- The tires shall be mounted on Alcoa 22.50" x 12.25" polished aluminum disc type 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 have a GAWR of 27,000 Lbs.

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TOP SPEED OF VEHICLE

- A rear axle ratio shall be furnished to allow the vehicle to reach a top speed of 70 MPH.

REAR SUSPENSION

- The rear suspension shall be semi-elliptical, 3.00" wide x 52.00" long, 12-leaf pack with a ground rating of 27,000 lbs. The 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 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.

REAR OIL SEALS

- Oil seals shall be provided on the rear axle.

REAR TIRES

- Rear tires shall be four (4) Michelin XDN2 11R22.5 315/80R22.50 radials rated for 27,120 lb maximum axle load and 70 mph maximum speed.

REAR WHEELS

- The tires shall be mounted on Alcoa 22.50" x 9.00" 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 an LED tire alert pressure management system provided that shall monitor each tire's pressure. A chrome plated brass sensor shall be provided on the valve stem of each tire for a total of six (6) tires.

TIRE PRESSURE MANAGEMENT

- The sensor shall calibrate to the tire pressure when installed on the valve stem for pressures between 10 and 200 psi. The sensor shall activate an integral battery (The batteries shall be replaceable) operated LED when the pressure of that tire drops five (5) to eight (8) psi.

TIRE PRESSURE MANAGEMENT

- Removing the cap from the sensor shall indicate the functionality of the sensor and battery. If the sensor and battery are in working condition, the LED shall immediately start blinking.

HUB COVERS (front)

- Hub covers shall be painted job color (red). An oil level viewing window shall be provided.

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HUB COVERS (rear)

- Hub covers shall be painted job color (red). An oil level viewing window shall be provided.

LUG NUT COVERS

- Stainless steel lug nut covers shall be installed on all lug nuts in place of standard.

MUD FLAPS

- Mud flaps shall be installed behind the front and rear wheels of the apparatus.

WHEEL CHOCKS

- There shall be one (1) pair of folding Ziamatic SAC-44-E, aluminum alloy, Quick-Choc wheel blocks with easy-grip handle provided.

WHEEL CHOCK BRACKETS

- There shall be one (1) pair 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 under the drivers side front compartment (D1).

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM

- The vehicle shall be equipped with an 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. The 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. 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.

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM & AUTOMATIC TRACTION CONTROL WARRANTY

- The ABS/ATC system shall come with a three (3) year or 300,000 mile parts and labor warranty.

BRAKES

- The service brake system shall be full air type.

BRAKES (FRONT)

- The front brakes shall be disc type with a 17" ventilated rotor for improved stopping distance.

BRAKES (REAR)

- The rear brakes shall be disc type with a 17" ventilated rotor.

BRAKES

- The brake system shall be certified, third party inspected, for improved stopping distance.

AIR COMPRESSOR, BRAKE SYSTEM

- The air compressor shall produce15.8 cubic feet per minute output @ 1250 rpm

BRAKE SYSTEM

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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

- There shall be two (2) parking brake controllers one within easy reach of the driver and one within easy reach of the front passenger. The parking brake shall be 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.

- An air dryer with spin-on coalescing filter cartridge

- A pressure protection valve to prevent all air operated accessories from drawing air from the air system when the system pressure drops below 80 psi (550 kPa) 1/4 turn drain valve on each air tank

U-BOLT GUARD OVER PARKING BRAKE KNOB

- There shall be one (1) U-bolt type protective guard(s) installed over each "Parking Brake" knob to prevent accidental activation of the brake.

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 3D series 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 behind the drivers cab door. 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 fitting shall also be provided with the loose equipment.

AUTOMATIC MOISTURE EJECTOR(S)

- Six (6) automatic moisture ejectors shall be installed in the brake system. The moisture ejector(s) shall be provided on the air tank reservoir(s).

ENGINE

- The chassis shall be powered by an electronically controlled engine. The engine shall produce a minimum of 450HP and 1650 ft-lbs of torque. The engine shall meet all current EPA emission

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standards. The engine will come equipped with a Delco starter that is designed for the specified engine.

- Fuel Filters: Spin-on style primary filter with separator and water-in-fuel sensor. Secondary spin on style filter

- Coolant Filter: Spin-on style with shut off valves on the supply and return line.

The engine shall include On-board diagnostics (OBD), which provides self-diagnostic and reporting. The system shall monitor vehicle systems and engine. The system shall illuminate a malfunction indicator light on the dash console if a problem is detected.

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.

CLUTCH FAN

- The fan clutch shall be automatic when the pump transmission is in "Road" position, and fully engaged in "Pump" position.

ENGINE AIR INTAKE

- An air intake with an ember separator (to prevent road dirt, burning embers, and recirculating hot air from entering the engine) shall be mounted at the front of the apparatus, on the passenger side of the engine.

- A flame retardant ember separator shall be mounted in the air intake. It shall be easily accessible by the hinged access panel at the front of the vehicle.

EXHAUST SYSTEM

- The exhaust system shall be stainless steel from the turbo to the inlet of the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) device, and shall be 5.00" in diameter. The exhaust system shall include a diesel particulate filter (DPF) and an SCR device to meet current EPA standards. 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

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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.

EXHAUST MODIFICATION

- The exhaust pipe shall be brought out from under the body at a 90 degree angle from the truck.

The tail pipe shall extend a minimum of 2" past the body, adaptable for the Plymovent system. The diameter of the pipe shall be 6". There shall be a clearance of 4" completely around the pipe once past the side of the body. A stop shall be provided on the tail pipe that shall prevent the nozzle from sliding too far on.

RADIATOR

- The radiator and the complete cooling system shall meet or exceed NFPA and engine manufacturer cooling system standards.

- For maximum corrosion resistance and cooling performance, the entire radiator core shall be constructed using long life aluminum alloy. The core shall be made of aluminum fins, having a serpentine design, 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. The radiator core shall have a minimum frontal area of approximately 1,352 square inches. Supply tank made of glass-reinforced nylon and a return tank of cast aluminum alloy 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.

- There shall be a full steel or equivalent material frame around the entire radiator core assembly.

The radiator core assembly shall be isolated within the steel or equivalent material frame by rubber inserts to enhance cooling system durability and reliability. The radiator 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 radiator assembly shall be isolated from the chassis frame rails with rubber isolators.

- A heavy-duty fan shall draw in fresh, cool air through the radiator. Shields or baffles shall be provided to prevent recirculation of hot air to the inlet side of the radiator

COOLANT LINES

- Gates, or Goodyear, rubber hose shall be used for all engine 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.

FUEL TANK

- A 65-gallon fuel tank shall be provided and mounted at the rear of the chassis. The tank shall be constructed of 12-gauge, hot rolled steel. It shall be equipped with swash partitions and a vent. To eliminate the effects of corrosion, the fuel tank shall be mounted with stainless steel straps.

- A 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 left hand side of the body and be covered with a hinged, spring loaded, stainless steel door.

- A 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.

FUEL SHUTOFF

- A fuel line shutoff valve shall be installed on both the inlet and outlet of the primary fuel filter.

DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID TANK

- A minimum 10 gallon diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank shall be provided and mounted in the driver's side body rearward 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.

- A fill inlet shall be provided and marked "Diesel Exhaust Fluid Only". The fill inlet shall be located adjacent to the engine fuel inlet behind a common hinged, spring loaded, stainless steel door on the driver side of the vehicle.

- 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.

TRANSMISSION

- An Allison 5th generation, 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.

- 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 ratios shall be:

1st 3.51 to 1.00

2nd 1.91 to 1.00

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3rd

4th

5th

1.43 to 1.00

1.00 to 1.00

0.75 to 1.00

6th

R

0.64 to 1.00

4.80 to 1.00

TRANSMISSION COOLER

- An externally mounted bar plate transmission oil cooler shall be provided using engine coolant to control the transmission oil temperature. The internal bar plates shall be constructed of stainless steel. The cooler's housing shall be constructed of 1020 steel or equivalent material, coated to protect from corrosion. The cooler shall be tagged with information including OEM part number, vendor serial number and date / lot code.

DRIVELINE

- Drivelines shall be a heavy-duty metal tube and be equipped with Spicer 1710 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

DRIVELINE SAFETY LOOPS

There shall be two (2) driveline safety loops provided to help retain the drive shaft in the event of a drive shaft or cardan joint failure.

STEERING

- Dual steering gears, with integral heavy-duty power steering, shall be provided. For reduced system temperatures, the power steering shall incorporate an air to oil cooler and an Eaton 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 a minimum of 18" in diameter, have tilting and telescoping capabilities.

LOGO AND CUSTOMER DESIGNATION ON DASH (Must be provided at no cost to the Gardiner

Fire Department)

- 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: Gardiner

- The second row of text shall be: Fire

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- The third row of text shall be: Department

HITCH RECEIVER for the winch

- A total of four (4) hitch receivers shall be provided at the one at the front, rear and both sides of the vehicle. The hitch shall be a receiver for a 2" trailer ball insert and a portable winch with a maximum weight rating of 10,000 lb. The location of the receivers will be determined during design review.

WINCH (TO BE PROVIDED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT)

- A Warn, Model XD9000i multi-mount, 9,000 lb portable 12V electric winch shall be provided by the

Gardiner Fire Department

- The winch shall mount to the receiver hitch and be held in place with a locking hardened pin. A heavy gauge wire and electrical plug shall be provided for quick connection to the vehicle electrical system for each winch receiver hitch.

- A label shall be placed on or near the receiver that states the maximum winch load rating and the maximum rope load rating that the receiver can support.

BUMPER

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A one (1) piece bumper manufactured from .025” formed steel with a .038” bend radius shall be provided. The bumper shall be a minimum of 10” high with a 1.50” top and bottom flange, and extend 19” from the face of the cab. The bumper shall be 95.28” wide with 45 degree corners and side plates. The bumper shall 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 cab face. The gravel pan shall be properly supported from the underside to prevent flexing and vibration of the aluminum treadplate.

CENTER 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 150' 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.

CENTER HOSE TRAY COVER

- A bright aluminum treadplate cover shall be provided over the center hose tray.

- The cover shall be "notched" allowing the hose to be pre connected to hose connection.

- The cover shall be attached with a stainless steel hinge.

- A D-ring latch shall secure the cover in the closed position and a pneumatic stay arm shall hold the cover in the open position.

LIFT AND TOW MOUNTS

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- Mounted to the frame extension shall be lift and tow mounts. The lift and tow mounts shall be designed and positioned to adapt to certain tow truck lift systems. The lift and tow mounts with eyes shall be painted the same color as the frame.

TOW HOOKS

- No tow hooks are to be provided. This truck shall be equipped with a lift and tow package with integral tow eyes.

CAB

- The cab shall be designed specifically for the fire service and shall provide roll cage strength and safety. The cab shall be built by the apparatus manufacturer, made in the factory of the bidder and must utilize the bidder's top-of-the-line technology and manufacturing techniques. (No

exceptions)

- For reasons of structural integrity and enhanced occupant protection, the cab shall be of heavy duty design, constructed to the following minimal standards.

- Construction and design of the cab shall provide crush protection in the event of a roll over.

- The cab shall have 12 main vertical structural members located in the A-pillar (front cab corner posts), B-pillar (side center posts), C-pillar (rear corner posts) and rear wall areas.

- The A-pillar shall be constructed of solid aluminum or stainless steel. The B-pillar and C-pillar shall be constructed from 0.25" heavy wall extrusions. The rear wall shall be constructed of two

(2) outer aluminum or stainless steel extrusions and two (2) inner aluminum or stainless steel extrusions. All main vertical structural members shall run from the floor to the roof extrusions to provide a cage-like structure with the A-pillar and roof extrusions being welded into a 0.36" thick corner casting at each of the front corners of the roof assembly.

- The front of the cab shall be constructed of a 0.25" thick gusset plate, covered with a 0.090" front skin (for a total thickness of 0.34"), and reinforced with a cross-cab support located just below the windshield. The cross-cab support shall run the full width of the cab and weld to each A-pillar, the

0.25" thick gusset plate and the front skin.

- The cab floors shall be constructed of aluminum or stainless steel plate and reinforced at the firewall with an additional 0.50" thick cross-floor support providing a total thickness of 0.6875" of structural material at the front floor area. The front floor area shall also be supported with one (1)

0.50" plate bolted to one (1) 0.78" plate that also provides the mounting point for the cab lift. This tubing shall run from the front of the cab to the 0.187" thick engine tunnel, creating the structure to support the forces created when lifting the cab.

- The cab shall be a maximum outside width of 96" wide (outside door skin to outside door skin) to maintain maximum maneuverability (no exception).

- The overall height (from the cab roof to the ground) shall be approximately 103.00". 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

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weight, and no personnel weight. Larger tires, wheels, and suspension shall increase the overall height listed.

- The floor to ceiling height inside the crew cab shall be approximately 54.00".

- The crew cab floor shall measure approximately 40" from rear wall to the back side of engine tunnel.

- The engine tunnel, at the rearward highest point (knee level), shall measure approximately 47" to the back wall.

- The crew cab shall be of the totally enclosed design with access doors constructed in the same manner as the driver and passenger doors.

- The cab shall be a full tilt cab style.

- A mount system with a minimum of 3 mounting points with rubber isolators shall improve ride quality by isolating chassis vibrations from the cab.

INTERIOR CAB INSULATION

- The cab walls, ceiling and engine tunnel shall be insulated in all strategic locations to maximize acoustic absorption and thermal insulation. The cab shall be insulated with 2" insulation in the rear wall, 3" insulation in the side walls, and 1.50" insulation in the ceiling.

ENGINE TUNNEL

- To provide structural strength, the engine tunnel sidewalls shall be constructed of .50" aluminum plate or stainless steel that is welded to both the .25" firewall and .38" heavy wall extrusion under the crew cab floor. To maximize occupant space, the top edges shall be tapered.

- The engine tunnel shall be insulated on both sides for thermal and acoustic absorption. The underside of the tunnel shall be covered with 1" thick polyether foam that is reinforced with an aluminized face. Thermal rating for this insulation shall be -40 degrees Fahrenheit to 300 degrees

Fahrenheit. The insulation shall keep noise (dBA) levels at or lower than the specifications in the current edition of the NFPA 1901 standards.

FENDER LINERS

- Full-circular, aluminum or stainless steel inner fender liners in the wheel wells shall be provided.

WINDSHIELD

- A curved safety glass windshield shall be provided with a minimum of 2,700 square inches of clear viewing area.

- The cab windshield shall have bright trim inserts in the rubber molding holding the glass in place.

Economical windshield replacement glass shall be readily available from local auto glass suppliers.

- All cab glass shall be tinted

SUNVISORS

- Two (2) smoked Lexan or padded sun visors approximately 7" x 28" long shall be provided.

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- The sun visors shall be located above the windshield with one (1) mounted on each side of the cab.

WINDSHIELD WIPERS

- Two (2) electric windshield wipers with washer shall be provided that meet FMVSS and SAE requirements.

- The washer reservoir shall be able to be filled without raising the cab.

GLOVE BOX

- A glove box with a drop-down door shall be installed in the front dash panel in front of the officer position.

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.

CAB LIFT

- A hydraulic cab lift system shall be provided, consisting of an electric-powered hydraulic pump, fluid reservoir, dual lift cylinders, remote cab lift controls and all necessary hoses and valves.

The hydraulic pump shall have a backup manual override, for use in the event of an electrical failure.

- The cab lift controls shall be located at the driver side of the cab. The controls shall include a permanently mounted raise/lower switch. For enhanced visibility during cab tilt operations, a remote control tether with on/off switch shall be supplied on a coiled cord that shall extend from 2'

(coiled) to 6' (extended).

- The engine shall be easily accessible and capable of being removed with the cab tilted. The cab shall be capable of tilting 45 degrees and 90 degrees with crane assist.

- Cab shall be locked down by a 2-point automatic spring-loaded hook mechanism that actuates after the cab has been lowered.

- For increased safety, a redundant mechanical stay arm shall be provided that must be manually put in place on the driver side between the chassis and cab frame when cab is in the raised position. This device shall be manually stowed to its original position before the cab can be lowered.

INTERLOCK, CAB LIFT TO PARKING BRAKE

- The cab lift safety 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.

GRILLE

A bright finished aluminum mesh grille screen, inserted behind a formed bright finished grille

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surround, shall be provided on the front center of the cab, and shall serve as an air intake to the radiator.

SCUFFPLATE

- A bright aluminum tread plate scuff plate shall be provided on the bottom 6”’s of the rear vertical surface of the engine tunnel.

DOOR JAMB SCUFF PLATES

- All cab door jambs shall be furnished with a polished stainless steel scuff plate, mounted on the striker side of the jamb.

MOLDING (On Sides of Cab)

- Chrome molding shall be provided on both sides of cab.

MIRRORS

- One (1) Ramco Model 6000FFHR-750 polished aluminum mirror shall be mounted on each of the cab doors. The mirrors shall be 9.25” x 13.50”, with a full flat face. An additional convex section shall be bolted to the bottom of each mirror. The mirror head shall have a highly polished aluminum finish.

- The flat glass in each mirror shall be heated and adjustable with remote controls that are convienent to the driver.

- The convex section in each mirror shall be adjustable manually.

DOORS

- To enhance entry and egress to the cab, the forward cab doors shall be a minimum of 37.50" wide x 61.75" high. The crew cab doors shall be located on the sides of the cab and shall be constructed in the same manner as the forward cab doors. The crew cab doors shall measure a minimum of 34.88" wide x 61.75" high.

- The forward cab and crew cab doors shall be constructed of extruded aluminum with a nominal material thickness of 0.125". The exterior door skins shall be constructed from 0.090" aluminum.

- A flush mounted, chrome plated paddle type door handle shall be provided on the exterior of each cab door. Each door shall also be provided with an interior flush paddle handle.

- The cab doors shall be provided with both interior (rotary knob) and exterior (keyed) locks as required by FMVSS 206. The locks shall be capable of activating when the doors are open or closed. The doors shall remain locked if locks are activated when the doors are opened, then closed.

- A full length, heavy duty, stainless steel, piano-type hinge with a 0.38" pin and 11gauge leaf shall be provided on all cab doors. There shall be double automotive-type rubber seals around the perimeter of the door framing and door edges to ensure a weather-tight fit.

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- A chrome grab handle shall be provided on the inside of each cab and crew cab door.

- The cab steps at each door location shall be located below the cab doors and shall be exposed to the exterior of the cab.

CAB DOOR INTERIOR PANELS

- A brushed stainless steel scuffplate shall be provided on the lower interior section of all cab doors. The cab door panels shall be removable without disconnecting door and window mechanisms.

ELECTRIC WINDOW CONTROLS

- Each cab entry door shall be equipped with an electrically operated tempered glass window.

- A window control panel shall be ergonomically molded into the armrest of the door panel within easy reach of the respective occupant.

- Each switch shall allow intermittent or auto down operation for ease of use.

- Auto down operation shall be actuated by holding the window down switch for approximately 1/2 second.

- The driver control panel shall contain a control switch for each cab door's window. All other door control panels shall contain a single switch to operate the window within that door.

CAB STEPS

- The forward cab and crew cab access steps shall be a full size two (2) step design to provide largest possible stepping surfaces for safe ingress and egress.

- The bottom steps shall be designed with a grip pattern punched into bright aluminum treadplate material to provide support, slip resistance, and drainage. The bottom steps shall be a bolt-in design to minimize repair costs should they need to be replaced.

- The forward cab steps shall be a minimum 24.75" wide, and the crew cab steps shall be 21.25" wide with an 8.00" minimum depth.

- The inside cab steps shall not exceed 18.00" in height and be limited to two (2) steps. Three (3) step entrance designs shall not be acceptable due to safety concerns.

- A slip-resistant handrail shall be provided adjacent to each cab door opening to assist during cab ingress and egress.

STEP LIGHTS

- For reduced overall maintenance costs compared to incandescent lighting, there shall be eight

(8) white LED, step lights provided. The lights shall be installed at each cab and crew cab door, two (2) per step, in the driver side front doorstep, driver side crew cab doorstep, passenger side front doorstep and passenger side crew cab doorstep.

- In order to ensure exceptional illumination, each light shall provide a minimum of 25 foot-candles

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(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.

- The lights shall be activated when the adjacent door is opened.

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.

INTERIOR CREW CAB DOOR HANDRAIL

- A handrail shall be provided on each interior crew cab door pan. The handrails shall be mounted at a 45-degree angle. These are in addition to the standard crew cab door handle.

CREW CAB WINDOWS

- One (1) fixed window with tinted glass shall be provided on each side of the cab, to the rear of the front cab door. The windows shall be sized to enhance light penetration into the cab interior. The windows shall measure approximately 17.50" wide x 21.00" high.

CAB ROOF DRIP RAIL

- For enhanced protection from inclement weather, a drip rail shall be furnished on the sides of the cab. The drip rail shall be constructed of bright polished extruded aluminum, and be bonded to the sides of the cab. The drip rail shall extend the full length of the cab roof.

MOUNTING PLATE ON ENGINE TUNNEL

- Equipment installation provisions shall be installed on the engine tunnel.

- A .188" aluminum plate shall be bolted to the top surface of the engine tunnel, including the wire raceway cover behind the driver seat and the angled portion of the blister for the engine.

- The plate shall be spaced off the engine tunnel 1.00" to allow for wire routing below the plate.

- The mounting surface shall be painted black, vinyl texture paint, which will not match the cab interior color.

CAB INTERIOR

- The left and right 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 padded and covered with 46-ounce leather grain vinyl resistant to oil, grease and mildew.

- 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.

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- The cab interior upholstery shall be black. All cab interior materials shall meet FMVSS 302

(flammability of interior materials).

INTERIOR PAINT

- The cab interior metal surfaces shall be painted black, vinyl texture paint.

CAB FLOOR

- The cab and crew cab floor areas shall be covered with diamond plate.

- .25" thick closed cell foam for sound dampening shall be placed under the diamond plate floor surface.

CAB DEFROSTER

- There shall be a 41,000 BTU defroster in the cab located under the engine tunnel.

- The defroster ventilation shall be built into the design of the cab dash instrument panel and shall be easily removable for maintenance.

- The defroster shall have a 3-speed blower and temperature controls accessible to the driver and officer.

- The defroster ducts shall be designed to provide maximum defrosting capabilities for the front cab windows.

CAB/CREW CAB HEATER

- Two (2) auxiliary heaters with 32,000 BTU each shall be provided in the cab. The heaters shall have a 3-speed blower and temperature controls accessible to the driver and officer. There shall also be louvers located below the rear facing seat riser and below the driver and officer positions for airflow.

- The heaters shall be mounted, one (1) within each rear facing seat riser.

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 system shall be capable of cooling the average cab temperature from 100 degrees Fahrenheit to 72 degrees Fahrenheit at 50 percent relative humidity within 30 minutes.

The cooling performance test shall be run only after the cab has been heat soaked at 100 degrees

Fahrenheit for a minimum of 4 hours.

- A roof-mounted condenser that meets and exceeds 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. The condenser cover and mounting legs to be painted white as provided by manufacturer.

- An evaporator unit that meets and exceeds the performance specification shall be installed in the cab, located in the center of the cab ceiling over the engine tunnel. The evaporator shall include two (2) high performance cores and plenums with multiple outlets, one (1) plenum directed to the front and one (1) plenum directed to the rear of the cab.

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- The evaporator unit shall be provided with adjustable air outlets strategically located to direct air flow to the driver, officer and crew cab area.

- All hose used shall be class 1 type to reduce moisture ingression into the air conditioning system.

- The air conditioner refrigerant shall be R-134A and shall be 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.

WINDOW DEFROST FANS

- Two (2) window defrost fans shall be mounted on the ceiling of the cab, one (1) on each side of the cab.

INTERIOR CAB INSULATION

- The cab walls, ceiling and engine tunnel shall be insulated in all strategic locations to maximize acoustic absorption and thermal insulation. The cab shall be insulated with 2" insulation in the rear wall, 3" insulation in the side walls, and 1.50" insulation in the ceiling. Headliners shall be constructed from a 0.20" high density polyethylene corrugated material. Each headliner shall be wrapped with a 0.25" thick foil faced poly damp low emissivity foam insulation barrier for acoustic and thermal control. For ease of installation and removal, all headliners shall be held in place by a dual lock fastening system.

- Headliner installation requiring removal of mechanical fasteners shall not be acceptable.

GRAB HANDLE

- A black rubber covered grab handle shall be mounted on the door post of the driver side and passenger side cab door to assist in entering the cab. The grab handle shall be securely mounted to the post area between the door and steering column. The handle must be in a location where the driver cannot accidently strike the handle while driving the vehicle.

- A long rubber grab handle shall be mounted on the dash board in front of the officer.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHTS

- There shall be one (1) Whelen, Model 3SC0CDCR, 12 volt DC, 3.00" white LED light(s) with

Whelen, Model 3FLANGEC, chrome flange kit(s) installed under the cab to be used as engine compartment illumination. (equivalent lighting will be accepted)

- These light(s) shall be activated automatically when the cab is raised.

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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 shall be on the rear wall of the engine tunnel, on the vertical surface. The door shall be a minimum 17." wide x 12." high and be flush with the wall of the engine tunnel.

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- 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. One (1) flush latch shall be provided on the access door.

MAP BOX

- There shall be one (1) map box(es) with three (3) bins, open at top. The map box(es) shall be installed at final inspection. The map box(es) shall be divided into three (3) bins, each being

12.50" wide x 3.00" high x 12.00" deep. Each bin shall slant 30 degrees from horizontal. The map box(es) shall be constructed of 0.125" aluminum and shall be painted to match the cab interior.

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:

- 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 e vent.

- The system shall activate when the vehicle decelerates at a predetermined G force known to

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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.

- The SRS system shall deploy the following components in the event of a frontal or oblique impact event:

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:

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 four (4).

DRIVER SEAT

- A seat shall be provided in the cab for the driver. The seat design 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. To provide flexibility for multiple driver configurations, the seat shall have an adjustable reclining back. The seat back shall be a high back style with

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side bolster pads for maximum support. For optimal comfort, the seat shall be provided with

17.00" deep foam cushions designed with EVC (elastomeric vibration control).

- 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 and retract the seat to its lowest travel position.

- There shall be a 3-point, shoulder type seat belt furnished with each seat.. The seat belt shall be furnished with dual automatic retractors that shall provide ease of operation in the normal seating position. The seat belt shall be anchored to the structure of the cab and not a part of the seat.

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OFFICER SEAT

- A seat shall be provided in the cab for the passenger. The seat shall be a fixed type, with no suspension. For optimal comfort, the seat shall be provided with 17.00" deep 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 buckled.

- The seat back shall be an SCBA back style with 5 degree fixed recline angle. 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 seat safety system shall be included. When activated, this system shall pretension the seat belt.

- There shall be a 3-point, shoulder type seat belt furnished with each seat.. The seat belt shall be furnished with dual automatic retractors that shall provide ease of operation in the normal seating position. The seat belt shall be anchored to the structure of the cab and not a part of the seat.

REAR FACING DRIVER SIDE OUTBOARD SEAT

There shall be one (1) rear facing seat provided at the driver side outboard position in the crew cab. For optimal comfort, the seat shall be provided with 15.00" deep 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 buckled.

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The seat back shall be an SCBA back style with 5 degree fixed recline angle. 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 seat safety system shall be included. When activated, this system shall pretension the seat belt around the occupant to firmly hold them in place in the event of a side roll.

- There shall be a 3-point, shoulder type seat belt furnished with each seat.. The seat belt shall be furnished with dual automatic retractors that shall provide ease of operation in the normal seating position. The seat belt shall be anchored to the structure of the cab and not a part of the seat.

REAR FACING PASSENGER SIDE OUTBOARD SEAT

There shall be one (1) rear facing seat provided at the passenger side outboard position in the crew cab.

For optimal comfort, the seat shall be provided with 15.00" deep 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 buckled.

The seat back shall be an SCBA back style with 5 degree fixed recline angle. 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 seat safety system shall be included. When activated, this system shall pretension the seat belt around the occupant to firmly hold them in place in the event of a side roll.

- There shall be a 3-point, shoulder type seat belt furnished with each seat.. The seat belt shall be furnished with dual automatic retractors that shall provide ease of operation in the normal seating position. The seat belt shall be anchored to the structure of the cab and not a part of the seat.

EMS COMPARTMENT

- A forward facing EMS compartment shall be provided in the crew cab located at the driver side outboard position.

- The compartment shall be 17.00" wide x 50.00" high x 14.00" deep with one (1) roll up door, nonlocking, with white finish. The clear door opening of the compartment shall be 40.00" high x

13.00" wide.

The compartment shall be constructed of smooth aluminum, and painted to match the cab interior.

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COMPARTMENT LIGHT

- There shall be two (2) white Amdor LED strip lights installed, one (1) each side of the compartment opening. The lights shall be controlled by an automatic door switch.

- This storage compartment shall be compliant per NFPA standard for automotive fire apparatus

SHELVING

- There shall be four (4) shelves provided in the EMS compartment. Each shelf shall be constructed of 0.090" aluminum with a .75" up-turned lip. Shelving shall be infinitely adjustable by means of a threaded tightener sliding in a track.

The location shall be Two (2) shelves in each forward facing EMS compartment.

SEAT UPHOLSTERY

All seat upholstery shall be black Turnout Tuff material

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 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 three (3) SCBA brackets.

SEAT BELTS

- All seating positions in the cab and crew cab shall have red seat belts.

- To provide quick, easy use for occupants wearing bunker gear, the female buckle and seat belt webbing length shall meet or exceed the current edition of NFPA 1901 and CAN/ULC - S515 standards.

- The 3-point shoulder type seat belts shall also include the ReadyReach D-loop assembly to the shoulder belt system. The ReadyReach feature adds an extender arm to the D-loop location placing the D-loop in a closer, easier to reach location.

SHOULDER HARNESS HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT

- All seating positions furnished with 3-point shoulder type seat belts shall include a height adjustment. This adjustment shall optimize the belts effectiveness and comfort for the seated firefighter.

HELMET STORAGE PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

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- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, section 14.1.7.4.1 requires a location for helmet storage be provided.

- There is no helmet storage on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department shall provide a location for storage of helmets

CAB DOME LIGHTS

- There shall be four (4) dual LED dome lights with black bezels provided. Two (2) lights shall be mounted above the inside shoulder of the driver and officer and two (2) lights shall be installed and located, one (1) on each side of the crew cab.

- The color of the LED's shall be red and white.

- The white LED's shall be controlled by the door switches and the lens switch.

- The red LED's shall be controlled by the lens switch.

- In order to ensure exceptional illumination, each white LED dome light shall provide a minimum of

10.1 foot-candles (fc) covering an entire 20.00" x 20.00" square seating position when mounted

40.00" above the seat.

HAND HELD LIGHT

- There shall be four (4) Streamlight, Fire Vulcan, Model #44451, hand lights provided with a vehicle mount with 12VDC direct wire charging rack and quick release buckle strap mounted as indicated at the pre construction meeting.

- Each light housing shall be orange in color and be provided with a C4, LED and two (2) "ultra bright blue tail light LEDs"

- The tail light LEDs shall have a dual mode of blinking or steady.

CAB INSTRUMENTATION

- The cab instrument panel shall consist of gauges, an LCD display, telltale indicator lights, alarms, control switches, and a diagnostic panel. The function of 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 directly forward of the driver. Gauge and switch panels shall be designed to be removable

- for ease of service and low cost of ownership.

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.

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The gauge panel shall include the following ten (10) ivory gauges with chrome bezels to monitor vehicle performance:

- Voltmeter Gauge (Volts): o Low volts (11.8 VDC)

 Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm o High volts (15 VDC)

 Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm o Very low volts (11.3 VDC)

 Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm o Very high volts (16 VDC)

 Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

- Tachometer (RPM)

- Speedometer (Primary (outside) MPH, Secondary (inside) Km/H)

- Fuel Level Gauge (Empty - Full in fractions): o Low fuel (1/8 full)

 Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm o Very low fuel (1/32) fuel

 Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

- Engine Oil Pressure Gauge (PSI): o Low oil pressure to activate engine warning lights and alarms

 Red indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

- Front Air Pressure Gauge (PSI): o Low air pressure to activate warning lights and alarm

 Red indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

- Rear Air Pressure Gauge (PSI): o Low air pressure to activate warning lights and alarm.

 Red indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

- Transmission Oil Temperature Gauge (Fahrenheit):

- High transmission oil temperature activates warning lights and alarm o Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

- Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge (Fahrenheit): o High engine temperature activates an engine warning light and alarm

 Red indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

- Diesel Exhaust Fluid Level Gauge (Empty - Full in fractions): o Low fluid (1/8 full)

 Amber indicator on gauge assembly with alarm

All gauges and gauge indicators shall perform prove out at initial power-up to ensure proper performance.

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INDICATOR LAMPS

The following telltale indicator lamps shall be integral to the gauge assembly and are located above and below the center gauges. 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)

- Aux brake overheat (Auxiliary brake overheat)

- Air rest (air restriction)

- Caution (triangle symbol)

- Water in fuel

- DPF (engine diesel particulate filter regeneration)

- Trailer ABS (where applicable)

- 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)

- SRS (supplemental restraint system) fault (where applicable)

- DEF (low diesel exhaust fluid level)

- The following red telltale lamps shall be present:

- Warning (stop sign symbol)

- Seat belt

- Parking brake

- Stop engine

- Rack down

The following green telltale lamps shall be provided:

- Left turn

- Right turn

- Battery on

The following blue telltale lamp shall be provided:

- High beam

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- 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.

- Alarm silence: 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. Any new

- warning or caution condition shall enable the steady or pulsing tones respectively.

INDICATOR LAMP AND ALARM PROVE-OUT

- 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:

- Emergency master switch: A molded plastic push button switch with integral indicator lamp shall be provided. Pressing the switch shall activate emergency response lights and siren control. A green lamp on the switch provides indication that the emergency master mode is active. Pressing the switch again disables the emergency master mode.

- Headlight / Parking light switch: A three (3)-position maintained rocker switch shall be provided.

The first switch position shall deactivate all parking lights and the headlights. The second switch position shall activate the parking lights. The third switch position shall activate the headlights.

- Panel back lighting intensity control switch: A three (3)-position momentary rocker switch shall be provided. The first switch position decreases the panel back lighting intensity to a minimum level as the switch is held. The second switch position is the default position that does not affect the back lighting intensity. The third switch position increases the panel back lighting intensity to a maximum level as the switch is held.

The following standard controls shall be integral to the gauge assembly and are located below the right hand gauges. All switches have backlit labels for low light applications:

- High idle engagement switch: A two (2)-position momentary rocker switch with integral indicator lamp shall be provided. The first switch position is the default switch position. The second switch position 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.

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- "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.

- The following standard controls shall be provided adjacent to the cab gauge assembly within easy reach of the driver. All switches shall have backlit labels for low light applications.

- Ignition switch: A three (3)-position maintained/momentary rocker switch shall be provided. The first switch position shall deactivate vehicle ignition. The second switch position shall activate vehicle ignition. The third momentary position shall disable the audible alarm if held for three (3) to five (5) seconds. A green indicator lamp shall be activated with vehicle ignition.

- 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.

- 4-way hazard switch: A two (2)-position maintained rocker switch shall be provided. The first switch position shall deactivate the 4-way hazard switch function. The second switch position shall activate the 4-way hazard function. The switch actuator shall be red and includes the international 4-way hazard symbol.

- 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 valve shall be provided.

- 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. 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, up to three (3) switch panels in the overhead console on the officer's side and up to three (3) switch panels in the engine tunnel rear facing console accessible to both driver and officer. All switches shall have backlit labels for low light applications.

DIAGNOSTIC PANEL

A diagnostic panel shall be accessible while standing on the ground and 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 provide blink codes should a problem exist.

The diagnostic panel shall include the following:

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- Engine diagnostic port

- Transmission diagnostic port

- ABS diagnostic port

- SRS diagnostic port (where applicable)

- USB diagnostic port

- Engine diagnostic switch (blink codes flashed on check engine telltale indicator)

- ABS diagnostic switch (blink codes flashed on ABS telltale indicator)

- Diesel particulate filter regeneration switch

- Diesel particulate filter regeneration inhibit switch

CAB LCD DISPLAY

- A digital four (4)-row by 20-character dot matrix display shall be integral to the gauge panel. The display shall be capable of showing simple graphical images as well as text.

- The display shall be split into three (3) sections.

- The upper left section shall display the outside ambient temperature.

- The upper right section shall display odometer, trip mileage, PTO hours, fuel consumption, engine hours, and other configuration specific information.

- The bottom section shall display INFO, CAUTION, and WARNING messages. Text messages shall automatically activate to describe the cause of an audible caution or warning alarm. The

LCD shall be capable of displaying multiple text messages should more than one caution or warning condition exist.

AIR RESTRICTION INDICATOR

- A high air restriction warning indicator light LCD message with amber warning indicator and audible alarm shall be provided.

"DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS" INDICATOR

- A flashing red 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 activate a pulsing alarm when the parking brake is released.

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DO NOT MOVE TRUCK MESSAGES

Messages shall be displayed on a color display located within sight of the driver whenever the Do Not

Move Truck light is active. The messages shall designate the item or items not in the stowed for vehicle travel position (parking brake disengaged).

The following messages shall be displayed (where applicable):

- Do Not Move Truck

- 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

- DS Ladder Rack Down (Driver Side Ladder Rack Down)

- PS Ladder Rack Down (Passenger Side Ladder Rack Down)

- Deck Gun Not Stowed

- Lt Tower Not Stowed (Light Tower Not Stowed)

- Hatch Door Open

- Fold Tank Not Stowed (Fold-A-Tank Not Stowed)

- Aerial Not Stowed (Aerial Device Not Stowed)

- 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 major damage to the apparatus if the apparatus is moved shall be displayed as a caution message 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 up to six (6) rocker-type switches each rated for two hundred thousand (200,000) cycles. Panels with less than six (6) switches shall include indicators or blanks. 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 rocker-type and include an integral indicator light. For quick, visual indication the switch shall be illuminated whenever the switch is active. A label indicating the use of each switch shall be placed below the switches. The label shall allow light to pass through the

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letters for improved visibility in low light conditions. Switches and light source are integral to the switch panel assembly.

WIPER CONTROL

- For simple operation and easy reach, the windshield wiper control shall be an integral part of the directional light lever located on the steering column. The wiper control shall include high and low wiper speed settings, a one (1)-speed intermittent wiper control and windshield washer switch.

The control shall have a "return to park" provision, which allows the wipers to return to the stored position when the wipers are not in use.

SPARE CIRCUIT

There shall be two (2) 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 15 amps at 12 volts DC

- Power and ground shall terminate officer side dash area

- Termination shall be with 15 amp, power point plug with rubber cover

- Wires shall be sized to 125 percent of the protection

The circuit(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is set.

SPARE CIRCUIT

There shall be one (1) 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 30 amps at 12 volts DC

- Power and ground shall terminate behind officer seat

- Termination shall be with a 10-place bus bar with screws and removable cover

- Wires shall be sized to 125% of the protection

This circuit(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is set.

INFORMATION CENTER

An information center employing a 7.00" diagonal touch screen color LCD display shall be encased in an

ABS plastic housing.

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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

- Grey with black accents

- Sunlight Readable

- Linux operating system

- Minimum of 1000nits rated display

- A LCD display integral to the cab gauge panel shall be included as outlined in the cab instrumentation area.

- Programmed to read US Customary

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

- 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.

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 or symbol.

HOME/TRANSIT SCREEN

This screen shall display the following:

- Vehicle Mitigation

- Water Level

- Foam Level

- Seat Belt Monitoring Screen

- Tire Pressure Monitoring

- Digital Speedometer

- Active Alarms

ON SCENE SCREEN

This screen shall display the following and shall be auto activated with pump engaged :

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- Battery Voltage

- Fuel

- Oil Pressure

- Coolant Temperature

- RPM

- Water Level

- Foam Level

- Foam Concentration

- Water Flow Rate

- Water Used

- Active Alarms

VIRTUAL BUTTONS

There shall be four (4) virtual switch panel screens that match the overhead and lower lighting and HVAC switch panels.

PAGE SCREEN

The page screen shall display the following and allow the user to progress into other screens for further functionality:

- Diagnostics o Faults

 Listed by order of occurrence

 Allows to sort by system o Interlock

 Throttle Interlocks

 Pump Interlocks (if equipped)

 Aerial Interlocks (if equipped)

 PTO Interlocks (if equipped) o Load Manager

 A list of items to be load managed shall be provided. The list shall provide a description of the load.

 The lower the priority numbers the earlier the device shall be shed should a low voltage condition occur.

 The screen shall indicate if a load has been shed (disabled) or not shed.

 "At a glance" color features are utilized on this screen. o Systems

 Foam (if equipped)

 Pressure Controller (if equipped)

 Generator Frequency (if equipped)

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o Live Data

 General Truck Data

- Maintenance o Engine oil and filter o Transmission oil and filter o Pump oil (if equipped) o Foam (if equipped) o Aerial (if equipped)

- Setup o Clock Setup o Date & Time

 12 or 24 hour format

 Set time and date o Backlight

 Daytime

 Night time

 Sensitivity o Unit Selection o Home Screen o Virtual Button Setup o On Scene Screen Setup o Configure Video Mode

 Set Video Contrast

 Set Video Color

 Set Video Tint

- Do Not Move o The 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 indicate

 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)

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 Stabilizers (if applicable)

 Steps (if applicable)

- Notifications o View Active Alarms

 Shows a list of all active alarms including date and time of the occurrence is shown with each alarm

 Silence Alarms - All alarms are silenced

- Timer Screen

- HVAC (if equipped)

- Tire Information (if equipped)

Button functions and button labels may change with each screen.

VEHICLE DATA RECORDER

There shall be a vehicle data recorder (VDR) capable of reading and storing vehicle information provided.

The information stored on the VDR can be downloaded through a USB port mounted in a convenient location determined by cab model. A USB cable can be used to connect the VDR to a laptop to retrieve required information. The program to download the information from the VDR will be available to download on-line.

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

- ABS Event - On/Off

- Seat Occupied Status - Yes/No by Position

- Seat Belt Buckled Status - Yes/No by Position

- Master Optical Warning Device Switch - On/Off

- Time - 24 Hour Time

- Date - Year/Month/Day

Seat Belt Monitoring System

A seat belt monitoring system (SBMS) shall be provided on the color display and in the center overhead of the cab instrument panel. The SBMS shall be capable of monitoring up to 10 seating positions indicating the status of each seat position per the following:

- Seat Occupied & Buckled = Green LED indicator illuminated

- Seat Occupied & Unbuckled = Red LED indicator with audible alarm

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- No Occupant & Buckled = Red LED indicator with audible alarm

- No Occupant & Unbuckled = No indicator and no alarm

The seat belt monitoring screen shall become active on the color display when:

- The home screen is active

- The park brake is released: o and there is any occupant seated but not buckled or any belt buckled with an occupant. o and there are no other Do Not Move Apparatus conditions present. As soon as all Do Not

Move Apparatus conditions are cleared, the SBMS shall be activated.

The SBMS shall include an audible alarm that shall warn that an unbuckled occupant condition exists and the parking brake is released, or the transmission is not in park.

RADIO ANTENNA MOUNT

There shall be one (1) standard 1.125", 18 thread antenna-mounting base(s) installed on the right side 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.

RADIO INTERFACE CABLE

The apparatus manufacturer shall supply and install two (2) radio interface cables for communication with a headset system.

ELECTRICAL POWER CONTROL SYSTEM

- The primary power distribution shall be located forward of the officer's seating position and be easily accessible while standing on the ground 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 easily accessible.

- Distribution centers located throughout the vehicle shall contain battery powered studs for supplying 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 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.

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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 self test at activation and 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 the vehicle's configuration

- Factory and field re programmable to accommodate changes to the vehicle's operating parameters

- Complete operating and troubleshooting manuals

- USB connection to the main control module for advanced troubleshooting

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

IP67 rated enclosure (Totally protected against dust and also 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

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- 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 , 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 indication with intermittent alarm

- Red warning indication 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.

TECH MODULE WITH WIFI

- An in cab module will provide Wifi wireless interface and data logging capability.

- The Wifi interface will comply with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n capabilities while communicating at 2.4

Gigahertz. The module will provide an external antenna connection allowing a line of site communication range of up to 300 feet with a roof mounted antenna.

- The module will transmit a password protected web page to a wifi enabled device (i.e. most smart phones, tablets or laptops) allowing two levels of user interaction. The firefighter level will allow vehicle monitoring of the vehicle and firefighting systems on the apparatus. The technician level will allow diagnostic access to inputs and outputs installed on the control and information system.

- The data logging capability will record faults from the engine, transmission and ABS control and information systems as they occur. No other data will be recorded at the time the fault occurs.

The data logger will provide up to 2 Gigabytes of data storage.

- A USB connection will be provided on the Tech Module. It will provide a means to download data logger information and update software in the device.

PROGNOSTICS

A software based vehicle tool shall be provided to predict remaining life of the vehicles critical fluid and events.

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The system shall send automatic indications to the color display and/or wireless enabled device to proactively alert of upcoming service intervals.

Prognostics shall include:

- Engine oil and filter

- Transmission oil and filter

- Pump oil

- Foam oil

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 a

Windows-based computer or wireless enabled device.

- 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.

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 three (3) studs provided in the primary power distribution center located in front of the officer for two-way radio equipment.

- The studs shall consist of the following:

- 12-volt 40-amp battery switched power

- 12-volt 60-amp ignition switched power

- 12-volt 60-amp direct battery power

There shall also be a 12-volt 100-amp ground stud located in or adjacent to the power distribution center.

ENHANCED SOFTWARE

- The solid-state control system shall include the following software enhancements:

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- All perimeter lights and scene lights shall be deactivated when the parking brake is released.

- 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.

- Cab and crew cab perimeter 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.

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 testing reports from testing conducted on an entire apparatus and shall certify that the vehicle meets SAE

J551/2 and SAE J1113/25 Region 1, Class C EMR for 10KHz-1GHz to 100 Volts/Meter requirements. Component and partial (incomplete) vehicle testing is not adequate as overall vehicle design can impact test results and thus is not acceptable by itself.

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

1. All 12-volt electrical equipment installed by the apparatus manufacturer shall conform to modern automotive practices. All wiring shall be high temperature crosslink type. Wiring shall be run, in loom or conduit, where exposed and have grommets where wire passes through sheet metal.

Automatic reset circuit breakers shall be provided which conform to SAE Standards. Wiring shall be color, function and number coded. 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:

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1. All holes made in the roof shall be caulked with silicon, rope caulk is not acceptable. Large fender washers, liberally caulked, shall be used when fastening equipment to the underside of the cab roof.

2. 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.

3. Electrical components designed to be removed for maintenance shall not be fastened with nuts and bolts. Metal screws shall be used in mounting these devices. Also a coil of wire shall be provided behind the appliance to allow them to be pulled away from mounting area for inspection and service work.

4. Corrosion preventative compound shall be applied to all terminal plugs 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).

5. All lights that have their sockets in a weather exposed area shall have corrosion preventative compound added to the socket terminal area.

6. All electrical terminals in exposed areas shall have silicon (1890) applied completely over the metal portion of the terminal.

7. All lights and reflectors, required to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard #108, shall be furnished. Rear identification lights shall be recessed mounted for protection. Lights and wiring mounted in the rear bulkheads shall be protected from damage by installing a false bulkhead inside the rear compartments.

8. 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.

9. The results of the tests shall be recorded and provided to the purchaser at time of delivery.

BATTERY SYSTEM

There shall be six (6) 12 volt, batteries that include the following features shall be provided:

- 950 CCA, cold cranking amps

- 190 amp reserve capacity

- High cycle

- Group 31

- Rating of 5700 CCA at 0 degrees Fahrenheit

- -140 minutes of reserve capacity

- Threaded stainless steel studs

Each battery case shall be a black polypropylene material with a vertically ribbed container for increased vibration resistance. The cover shall be manifold vented with a central venting location to allow a 45 degree tilt capacity.

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The inside of each battery shall consist of a "maintenance free" grid construction with poly wrapped separators and a flooded epoxy bottom anchoring for maximum vibration resistance.

BATTERY SYSTEM

- There shall be a single starting system with an ignition switch and starter button provided and located on the cab instrument panel.

MASTER BATTERY SWITCH

- There shall be a master battery switch provided within the cab within easy reach of the driver to activate the battery system.

- 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 stored in well-ventilated compartments that are located under the cab and bolted directly to the chassis frame. The battery compartments shall be constructed of 0.188" steel plate and be designed to accommodate a maximum of three (3) group 31 batteries in each compartment. The battery hold-downs shall be of a non-corrosive material. All bolts and nuts shall be stainless steel.

- The compartments shall include formed fit heavy duty roto-molded polyethylene battery trays with drain tubes for the batteries to sit in.

- 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 on the bottom of the driver's side battery box. This shall provide for easy jumper cable access.

BATTERY CHARGER

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There shall be an IOTA™, Model DSL 75, battery charger with IQ4, controller provided.

- The battery charger shall be wired to the AC shoreline inlet through an AC receptacle adjacent to this battery charger.

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There shall be a Kussmaul™, Model #091-94-12, remote indicator included.

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- The battery charger shall be located in the left body compartment mounted on the left wall as high as possible.

- The battery charger indicator shall be located near the driver's seat riser with special bracketry

AUTO EJECT FOR SHORELINE

There shall be one (1)

Kussmaul™, Model 091-55-20-120, 20 amp 120 volt AC shoreline inlet(s) provided to operate the dedicated 120 volt AC circuits on the apparatus.

The shoreline inlet(s) shall include red weatherproof flip up cover(s).

There shall be a release solenoid wired to the vehicle's starter to eject the AC connector when the engine is starting.

The shoreline(s) shall be connected to the battery charger.

There shall be a mating connector body supplied with the loose equipment.

There shall be a label installed near the inlet(s) that state the following:

- Line Voltage

- Current Ratting (amps)

- Phase

- Frequency

The shoreline receptacle shall be located on the driver side of cab, above wheel.

ALTERNATOR

A Delco Remy®, Model 55SI, alternator shall be provided. It shall have a rated output current of 430 amps, as measured by SAE method J56. The alternator shall feature an integral regulator and rectifier system that has been tested and qualified to an ambient temperature of 257 degrees Fahrenheit (125 degrees Celsius). The alternator shall be connected to the power and ground distribution system with heavy-duty cables sized to carry the full rated alternator output.

DUAL USB SOCKET

There shall be one (1) Kussmaul, 091-219, dual USB type A charger sockets installed Officer side of the instrument panel. Power shall be directly to the battery power

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.

For improved reliability and ease of use, the load manager system shall be an integral part of the vehicle's solid state control system requiring no additional components to perform load management tasks. Load management systems which require additional components shall not be allowed.

The system shall include the following features:

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- System voltage monitoring.

- A shed load shall remain inactive for a minimum of five minutes to prevent the load from cycling on and off.

- 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. o 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, where applicable, includes a "Load Manager" screen indicating the following:

- Load managed items list, with priority levels and item condition.

- Individual load managed item condition: o ON = not shed o 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.

- For improved reliability and ease of use, the load sequencing system shall be an integral part of the vehicle's solid state control system requiring no additional components to perform load sequencing tasks. Load sequencing systems which require additional components shall not be allowed.

- 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 halfsecond intervals:

- Cab Heater and Air Conditioning

- Crew Cab Heater Crew Cab Air Conditioning

HEADLIGHTS

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There shall be four (4) rectangular halogen lights mounted in the front quad style, chrome housing on each side of the cab grille:

- The outside light on each side shall contain a halogen low and high beam module.

- The inside light on each side shall contain a halogen high beam module only.

DIRECTIONAL LIGHTS

- There shall be two (2) Whelen® 600 series, LED combination directional/marker lights provided.

The lights shall be located on the outside cab corners, next to the headlights.

- The color of the lenses shall be the same color as the LED's.

INTERMEDIATE LIGHT

There shall be two (2), amber LED turn signal marker lights furnished, one (1) each side, in the rear fender panel. The light shall double as a turn signal and marker light.

CAB CLEARANCE/MARKER/ID LIGHTS

There shall be seven (7) amber LED lights provided to indicate the presence and overall width of the vehicle in the following locations:

- Three (3) amber LED identification lights shall be installed in the center of the cab above the windshield.

- Two (2) amber LED clearance lights shall be installed, one (1) on each outboard side of the cab above the windshield.

- Two (2) amber LED marker lights shall be installed, one (1) on each side above the cab doors.

FRONT CAB SIDE DIRECTIONAL/MARKER LIGHTS

- There shall be two (2) Truck-Lite®, Model 19036Y, amber LED lights installed to the outside of the chrome wrap around bezel, one (1) on each side of the cab.

- The lights shall activate as marker lights with the headlight switch and directional lights with the corresponding directional circuit.

REAR CLEARANCE/MARKER/ID LIGHTING

There shall be a three (3) LED light bar used as identification lights located at the rear of the apparatus per the following:

- As close as practical to the vertical centerline

- Centers spaced not less than 6.00" or more than 12.00" apart

- Red in color

- All at the same height

There shall be two (2) LED lights installed at the rear of the apparatus used as clearance lights located at the rear of the apparatus per the following:

- To indicate the overall width of the vehicle

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- One (1) each side of the vertical centerline

- As near the top as practical

- Red in color

- To be visible from the rear

- All at the same height

There shall be two (2) LED lights installed on the side of the apparatus used as marker lights as close to the rear as practical per the following:

- To indicate the overall length of the vehicle

- One (1) each side of the vertical centerline

- As near the top as practical

- Red in color

- To be visible from the side

- All at the same height

There shall be two (2) red reflectors located on the rear of the truck facing to the rear. One (1) each side, as far to the outside as practical, at a minimum of 15.00", but no more than 60.00", above the ground.

There shall be two (2) red reflectors located on the side of the truck facing to the side. One (1) each side, as far to the rear as practical, at a minimum of 15.00", but no more than 60.00", above the ground.

Per FMVSS 108 and CMVSS 108 requirements.

REAR FMVSS LIGHTING

The rear stop/tail and directional LED lighting shall consist of the following:

- Two (2) Whelen®, Model M6BTT, red LED stop/tail lights

- Two (2) Whelen, Model M6T, amber LED arrow turn lights

The lights shall be provided with color lenses.

The lights shall be mounted in a polished combination housing.

There shall be two (2) Whelen Model M6BUW, LED backup lights provided in the tail light housing.

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LICENSE PLATE BRACKET

- There shall be one (1) license plate bracket mounted on the rear of the body.

- 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.

LIGHTING BEZEL

- There shall be two (2) Whelen, Model M6FCV4P, four (4) place chromed ABS housings provided for the rear M6 series stop/tail, directional, back up, scene lights or warning lights.

BACK-UP ALARM

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- 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.

CAB PERIMETER SCENE LIGHTS

- There shall be four (4) Truck-lite, Model 6060C, white LED lights with grommets provided, one (1) for each cab and crew cab door.

- These lights shall be activated automatically when the battery switch is on and the exit doors are opened or by the same means as the body perimeter scene lights.

PUMP HOUSE PERIMETER LIGHTS

There shall be four (4) Truck-Lite, Model 6060C, 6.00" x 2.00" oval white LED lights with Model 60700, grommets provided.

The lights shall be mounted in the following locations:

- One (1) light shall be provided under the driver's side top mount pump panel access step

- One (1) light shall be provided under the driver's side pump panel running board

- One (1) light shall be provided under the passenger's side pump panel running board

- One (1) light shall be provided under the passenger's side top mount pump panel access step

The lights shall be controlled by the same means as the body perimeter lights.

BODY PERIMETER SCENE LIGHTS

- There shall be two (2) Truck-Lite, Model 6060C, white LED lights with grommets provided under at the rear step area of the body, one (1) each side shining to the rear.

The perimeter scene lights shall be activated when the parking brake is applied.

STEP LIGHTS

- There shall be four (4) white LED, step lights provided. One (1) step light shall be provided on each side, on the front compartment face and two (2) step lights at the rear to illuminate the tailboard.

- 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 when the ignition switch is on and the parking brake is set.

- All other steps on the apparatus shall be illuminated per the current edition of NFPA 1901.

12 VOLT LIGHTING

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- There shall be two (2) Whelen, Model PCPSM2* (or equivalent), 12 volt surface mounted LED combination spot/flood light(s) located One (1) Light on the drivers side behind the crew cab door,

One (1) light mounted above the rear wheels on the body side sheet. The lights shall be mounted with chrome flange(s).

- The light(s) selected above shall be controlled by the following:

- a switch at the driver's side switch panel

- a switch at the pump operator's panel

These light(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is set.

12 VOLT LIGHTING

There shall be two (2) Whelen, Model PCPSM2* (or equivalent), 12 volt surface mounted LED combination spot/flood light(s) located One (1) Light on the passengers side behind the crew cab door,

One (1) light mounted above the rear wheels on the body side sheet. The lights shall be mounted with chrome flange(s).

The light(s) selected above shall be controlled by the following:

- a switch at the driver's side switch panel

- a switch at the pump operator's panel

These light(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is set.

12 VOLT LIGHTING

- There shall be one (1) Whelen® Model PFS2* (or equivalent), 16,200 lumens 12 volt DC LED light(s) provided on the front visor, centered.

- The painted parts of this light assembly to be black.

- The light(s) shall be controlled by a switch at the driver's side switch panel and by a switch at the passenge's side switch panel.

- These light(s) may be load managed when the parking brake is applied.

HOSE BED LIGHTS

There shall be white 12 volt DC LED light strips with stainless steel protective cover, provided to light the hose bed area.

- One (1) light strip shall be installed the entire length of the driver's side of the hose bed.

- One (1) light strip shall be installed the entire length of the passenger's side of the hose bed.

The lights shall be activated by a cup switch at the rear of the apparatus no more than 62.00" from the ground.

REAR SCENE LIGHTS

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- There shall be two (2) Whelen, Model M9LZC (or equivalent), LED scene lights with chrome trim bezels installed at the rear of the apparatus. These lights shall be installed between 30.00" and

102.00" above the ground.

The lights shall be controlled by a switch at the driver's side switch panel and by a cup switch at the driver's side rear bulkhead.

WALKING SURFACE LIGHT

- There shall be Model FRP, 4" round black 12 volt DC LED floodlight with bolt mount provided to illuminate the entire designated walking surface on top of the body.

- The light shall be activated when the body step lights are on.

WATER TANK

- Booster tank shall have a capacity of 1000 gallons and be constructed of polypropylene plastic.

- 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 shall 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.

HOT DIP GALVANIZED WATER TANK CRADLE

- The water tank cradle shall be treated through a hot dip galvanizing process. The cradle shall be immersed in molten zinc to provide a coating that shall help protect against the effects of corrosion.

HOSE BED

- The hose bed shall be fabricated of aluminum with a nominal 38,000 psi tensile strength.

- Standard hose bed width shall be 68.00" inside.

- Upper and rear edges of side panels shall have a double break for rigidity, a split tube finish shall not be acceptable.

- The upper inside area of the beavertails shall be covered with brushed stainless steel to prevent damage to painted surface when hose is removed.

- 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 0.50" x 4.50" with spacing between slats for hose ventilation.

Hose bed shall accommodate Bay #1, 200' of 2.5", Bay #2, 200' of 1.75", Bay #3 1500' of 4" Rubber LDH,

Bay #4 200' of 2.5".

HOSE BED DIVIDER

- Four (4) 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.

- 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.

- A cross-divider shall be provided just behind the fill tower. The divider shall be bolted to the side sheet.

- The passenger side hose bed side sheet shall be moved out to the far outside of the body compartment increasing the hose bed width.

- The visible seam between the body compartment and the hose bed side sheets shall be concealed with a chrome and black vinyl molding.

- The driver side hose bed side sheet shall be moved out to the far outside of the body compartment increasing the hose bed width.

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- The visible seam between the body compartment and the hose bed side sheets shall be concealed with a chrome and black vinyl molding.

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 a minimum of 400 pounds.

- The cover is designed with the left cover opening first.

- If access to the water tank fill tower is blocked by the hose bed cover, then a hinged door shall be provided in it so that the 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.

RUNNING BOARDS

- Running boards shall be fabricated of .125" bright aluminum treadplate.

- Each running board shall be supported by a welded 2.00" square tubing and channel assembly, which shall be bolted to the pump compartment substructure.

- Running boards shall be 12.75" deep and spaced .50" away from the pump panel.

A splash guard shall be provided above the running board treadplate.

TAILBOARD

- The tailboard shall also be constructed of .125" bright aluminum treadplate and spaced .50" from the body, as well as supported by a structural steel assembly.

- The tailboard area shall be 26.00" deep in the center area and 10.00" deep to the rear of the side compartments. The tailboard shall be T-shaped.

- The exterior side shall be flanged down and in for increased rigidity of tailboard structure.

REAR WALL, SMOOTH ALUMINUM/BODY MATERIAL

- The rear facing surfaces of the center rear wall shall be smooth aluminum.

- The bulkheads, the surface to the rear of the side body compartments, shall be smooth and the same material as the body.

- Any inboard facing surfaces below the height of the hosebed shall be aluminum diamondplate .

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.

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- 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.

COMPARTMENTATION

- Body and compartments shall be fabricated of .125", 5052-H32 aluminum.

- Side compartments shall be an integral assembly with the rear fenders.

- Circular fender liners shall be provided for prevention of rust pockets and ease of maintenance.

- Compartment flooring shall be of the sweep out design with the floor higher than the compartment door lip.

- The compartment door opening shall be framed by flanging the edges in 1.75" and bending out again .75" to form an angle.

- Drip protection shall be provided above the doors by means of bright aluminum extrusion, formed bright aluminum treadplate or polished stainless steel.

- The top of the compartment shall be covered with bright aluminum treadplate rolled over the edges on the front, rear and outward side. These covers shall have the corners welded.

- Side compartment covers shall be separate from the compartment tops.

- Front facing compartment walls shall be covered with bright aluminum treadplate.

- All screws and bolts which 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 support system shall be the chassis frame rails which is the strongest component of the chassis and is designed for sustaining maximum loads.

- A steel frame shall be mounted on the top of these supports to create a floating substructure which shall result in a 500 lb equipment support rating per lower compartment.

- A design with body compartments hanging on the chassis in an unsupported 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.

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LOUVERS

- Louvers shall be stamped into compartment walls to provide the proper airflow inside the body compartments and to prevent water from dripping into the compartment. Where these louvers are provided, they shall be formed into the metal and not added to the compartment as a separate plate

TESTING OF BODY DESIGN

Body structural analysis shall be fully tested. Proven engineering and test techniques such as finite element analysis, stress coating and strain gauging shall be performed with special attention given to fatigue, life and structural integrity of the cab, body and substructure.

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.

- Making a 90 degree turn, while driving at 20 mph to simulate aggressive driving conditions.

- Driving the vehicle 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 actual testing techniques shall be made available upon request.

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COMPARTMENTATION, DRIVER'S SIDE

- A full height, vertically hinged, double door compartment ahead of the rear wheels shall be provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 44.00" wide x 66.63" high x 25.88" deep in the lower 25.00" of the compartment and 12.00" deep in the remaining upper portion. 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 39.50" wide x 62.00" high.

- A positive door holder shall be furnished with this compartment.

- A horizontally hinged, single lift-up door compartment over the rear wheels shall be provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 66.50" wide x 32.88" high x 12.00" deep. The depth of the compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The clear door opening of this compartment shall be 59.50" wide x 28.25" high.

- The lift-up door shall be furnished with two gas-charged cylinders to assist in the opening of the door and to maintain the door in an open position. There shall be a field adjustable, three-position bracket mounted on the vertical side door opening that shall allow the door to held open at 87°,

90°, or 93°.

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- Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any mechanism.

- A full height, vertically hinged, double door compartment behind the rear wheels shall be provided.

The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 47.50" wide x 67.63" high x 25.88" deep in the lower 26.00" of the compartment and 12.00" deep in the remaining upper portion. 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 46.00" wide x 63.00" high.

- Positive door holders shall be furnished with this compartment.

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COMPARTMENTATION, PASSENGER'S SIDE

- A full height, vertically hinged, double door compartment ahead of the rear wheels shall be provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 44.00" wide x 66.63" high x 25.75" deep. 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 39.50" wide x 62.00" high.

- A positive door holder shall be furnished with this compartment.

- A horizontally hinged, single lift-up door compartment over the rear wheels shall be provided. The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 66.50" wide x 32.88" high x 25.75" deep. The depth of the compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed. The clear door opening of this compartment shall be 59.50" wide x 28.25" high.

- The lift-up door shall be furnished with two gas-charged cylinders to assist in the opening of the door and to maintain the door in an open position. There shall be a field adjustable, three-position bracket mounted on the vertical side door opening that shall allow the door to be held open at 87°,

90°, or 93°.

- Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any mechanism.

- A full height, vertically hinged, double door compartment behind the rear wheels shall be provided.

The interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 47.50" wide x 67.63" high x 25.75" deep.

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 46.00" wide x 63.00" high.

- A positive door holder shall be furnished with this compartment.

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DOORS, SIDE COMPARTMENT

- All hinged compartment doors shall be lap style with double panel construction and shall be a minimum of 1.50" thick. To provide additional door strength a "C" section reinforcement shall be installed between the outer and interior panels.

- Doors shall be provided with a closed cell rubber gasket around the surface that laps onto the body. A second heavy-duty automotive rubber molding with a hollow core shall be installed on the door framing that seals onto the interior panel, to ensure a weather resisting compartment.

- All compartment doors shall have polished stainless steel continuous hinge with a pin diameter of

.25" that is bolted or screwed on with stainless steel fasteners. (Hinges which are welded on shall not be acceptable.)

- All door locking mechanisms shall be fully enclosed within the door panels to prevent fouling of the lock in the event equipment inside shifts into the lock area.

- Doors shall be latched with recessed, polished stainless steel "D" ring handles and FMVSS approved door locking mechanisms.

- To prevent corrosion caused by dissimilar metals, compartment door handles shall not be attached to outer door panel with screws. A rubber gasket shall be provided between the "D" ring handle and the door.

COMPARTMENTATION, REAR

- A rollup door compartment above the rear tailboard shall be provided.

- Interior dimensions of this compartment shall be 40.00" wide x 54.13" high x 25.88" deep in the lower 45.25" of height and 15.75" deep in the remaining upper portion. Depth of the compartment shall be calculated with the compartment door closed.

- For a chassis with a rear mounted fuel tank, a louvered removable access panel shall be furnished on the back wall of the compartment.

- Clear door opening of this compartment shall be 33.25" wide x 45.25" high.

- Closing of the door shall not require releasing, unlocking, or unlatching any mechanism and shall easily be accomplished with one hand.

ROLLUP DOOR, REAR COMPARTMENT

- The rear compartment shall have a rollup door.

- The door shall be double faced aluminum construction.

- The door shall be constructed using 1.00" extruded double wall aluminum slats which shall feature a flat smooth interior surface to provide maximum protection against equipment hang-up. The slats shall be connected with a structural driven ball and socket hinge designed to provide maximum curtain diaphragm strength. Mounting and adjusting the curtain shall be done with a clip system that connects the curtain to the balancer drum allowing for easy tension adjustment

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without tools. The slats shall be mounted in reusable slat shoes with positive snap-lock securement.

- Each slat shall incorporate weather tight recessed dual durometer seals. One (1) fin shall be designed to locate the seal within the extrusion. The second shall serve as a wiping seal which shall also allow for compression to prevent water ingression.

- The door shall be mounted in a one (1)-piece aluminum side frame with recessed side seals to minimize seal damage during equipment deployment. All seals including side frames, top gutters and bottom panel are to be manufactured utilizing non-marring materials.

- Bottom panel flange of rollup door shall be equipped with two (2) cut-outs to allow for easier access with gloved hands.

- A stainless steel lift bar to be provided for opening the door and located at the bottom of each door with latches on the outer extrusion of the door frame. A ledge to be supplied over lift bar for additional area to aid in closing the door. The lift bar shall be located at the bottom of door with striker latches installed at the base of the side frames. Side frame mounted door strikers shall include support beneath the stainless steel lift bar to prevent door curtain bounce, improve bottom seal life expectancy and to avoid false door ajar signals.

- All injection molded rollup door wear components shall be constructed of Type 6 nylon.

- The door shall have a 3.00 inch diameter balancer/tensioner drum to assist in lifting the door

(garage door style) shall not acceptable.

- The header for the rollup door assembly shall not exceed 4.00".

A heavy-duty magnetic switch shall be used for control of open compartment door warning lights.

DOOR GUARD

There shall be seven (7) compartment doors that shall include a guard/drip pan designed to protect the rollup door from damage when in the retracted position and contain any water spray. The guard shall be fabricated from stainless steel and installed driver side forward compartment, driver side over the wheel compartment, driver side rearward compartment, rear compartment, passenger side forward compartment, passenger side over the wheel compartment and passenger side rearward compartment.

COMPARTMENT LIGHTING

- There shall be seven (7) compartments with, white 12 volt DC LED compartment light strips. The lights shall be mounted with mechanical fasteners.

- There shall be two (2) strip lights installed vertically in each compartment opening per the latest

NFPA requirements.

- The lights shall be activated when the battery switch is on and the respective compartment door is opened

Metal clamps shall be used to retain the strip lighting in all body compartments.

MOUNTING TRACKS

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- There shall be seven (7) sets of tracks for mounting shelf(s) in D3, D2, D1, R1, P1, P2 and P3.

These tracks shall be installed vertically to support the adjustable shelf(s), and shall be full height of the compartment. The tracks shall be painted to match the compartment interior.

ADJUSTABLE SHELVES

- There shall be six (6) shelves with a capacity of 500 lb provided.

- The shelf construction shall consist of .188" aluminum painted spatter gray with 2.00" sides.

- Each shelf shall be infinitely adjustable by means of a threaded fastener, which slides in a track.

- The shelves shall be held in place by .12" thick stamped plated brackets and bolts.

- The location(s) shall be in D1 at the transition point, in D1 centered between the floor and ceiling, in D1 at the transition point to the left of the partition, in D1 centered between the floor and ceiling to the left of the partition, in D1 at the transition point to the right of the partition and in D1 centered between the floor and ceiling to the right of the partition.

SLIDE-OUT FLOOR MOUNTED TRAY

- There shall be four (4) floor mounted slide-out tray(s) provided.

- Each tray shall have 2.00" high sides and a minimum capacity rating of 500 lb in the extended position.

- Each tray shall be constructed of aluminum painted spatter gray

- There shall be two undermount-roller bearing type slides rated at 250lb each provided. The pair of slides shall have a safety factor rating 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 50lb 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 the locks shall be located at the front of the tray for ease of use with a gloved hand.

- The location(s) shall be D3, P1, P3 and R1.

SWING OUT TOOLBOARD

- A swing out aluminum toolboard shall be provided.

- It shall be a minimum of .188" thick with .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.

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- The board shall be mounted on a pivoting device at the back of the compartment on the top and bottom to allow easy movement in and out of the compartment. The maximum tool load shall be

400 pounds.

- The board shall have positive lock in the stowed and extended position.

- The board shall be mounted mounted on adjustable tracks from front to back within the compartment.

There shall be Two (2)toolboard(s) provided, shall be spatter gray painted, and installed P2 and D2.

(Leave them for now but we will probable remove them)

DRAWER ASSEMBLY

- A slideout drawer assembly shall be installed in D1.

- The clear dimensions of the first drawer starting at the top shall be 10.25" with a face plate that is

11.00" high x 21.00" deep. The clear dimensions of the second drawer shall be 7.75" with a face plate that is 8.00" high x 21.00" deep. The clear dimensions of the third drawer shall be 5.75" with a face plate that is 6.00" high x 21.00" deep. Each drawer shall be the same width and not exceed

24.00".

- The drawers shall have a capacity of 250 pounds.

- The drawers shall be mounted in a cabinet housing constructed of light gray powder coated aluminum with anodized aluminum frames. The housing shall be 24.00" deep, and completely enclose the drawer.

- A full-length aluminum extruded rail shall be provided at the top edge of each drawer. This rail shall act as the latching mechanism as well as the handle for each drawer.

RUB RAIL

- Bottom edge of the side and rear of the body compartments shall be trimmed with a bright aluminum extruded rub rail.

- Trim shall be 2.12" high with 1.38" 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.

BODY FENDER CROWNS

- Stainless steel fender crowns shall be provided around the rear wheel openings.

- A rubber welting shall be provided between the body and the crown to seal the seam and restrict moisture from entering.

- A dielectric barrier shall be provided between the fender crown fasteners (screws) and the fender sheet metal to prevent corrosion.

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- Hard suction hose shall be carried in troughs, mounted side by side, inside the hose bed, on the driver side.

- Troughs shall be constructed stainless steel.

- A section of hose bed grating shall be provided above the hard suction hose storage area.

- A horizontally hinged smooth aluminum door shall be provided at the rear to contain the hose.

HANDRAILS

- The handrails shall be 1.25" diameter anodized aluminum extrusion, with a ribbed design, to provide a positive gripping surface.

- Chrome plated end stanchions shall support the handrail. Plastic gaskets shall be used between end stanchions and any painted surfaces.

- Drain holes shall be provided in the bottom of all vertically mounted handrails.

- Handrails shall be provided to meet NFPA 1901 section 15.8 requirements. The handrails shall be installed as noted on the sales drawing.

HANDRAILS

- One (1) vertical handrail, not less than 29.00" long, shall be located on each rear beavertail.

- One (1) full width horizontal handrail shall be provided below the hose bed at the rear of the apparatus.

AIR BOTTLE STORAGE (DOUBLE)

- A quantity of four (4) air bottle compartments, 15.25" wide x 7.75" tall x 26.00" deep, shall be provided on the driver side forward of the rear wheels, on the driver side rearward of the rear wheels, on the passenger side forward of the rear wheels and on the passenger side rearward of the rear wheels. A polished stainless steel door with a non-locking C2 chrome lever 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.

Inside the compartment, black rubber matting shall be provided.

EXTENSION LADDER

There shall be a 24' two-section aluminum Duo-Safety Series 900-A extension ladder provided.

ROOF LADDER

- There shall be a 14' aluminum Duo-Safety Series 775-A roof ladder provided.

LADDER STORAGE

- The ladders shall be stored between the water tank and the driver's side compartments.

- The ladders shall extend into the pump compartment just to the rear of the water pump discharges.

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- The ladders shall be as completely enclosed by sheet metal as practical to prevent road dirt from entering the ladder storage area. This shall include an aluminum enclosure that shall cover the section of ladders that extends into the pump house. The enclosure shall include a piece of black rubber to conceal the ladders in the gap between the pump house and the body.

- Each ladder shall be stored vertically in a separate stainless steel storage trough. Each stainless steel trough shall be lined with Dura-Surf nylon slides.

- Rear of ladder storage area shall have a vertically hinged bright aluminum treadplate door for

- access to the ladders.

FOLDING LADDER

- One (1) 10.00' aluminum, Series 585-A, Duo-Safety folding ladder shall be installed in a U-shaped trough inside the ladder storage compartment.

PIKE POLE PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, Section 5.9.4 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 fire department shall provide and mount the pike pole.

The pike pole(s) shall be a Akron 10' pike pole.

6' PIKE POLE PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, Section 5.9.4 requires one (1) 6' pike pole or plaster hook mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.

- The pike pole is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department shall provide and mount the pike pole.

- The pike pole(s) shall be a Akron 6' pike pole.

PIKE POLE STORAGE

- Aluminum tubing shall be used for the storage of two (2) pike poles and shall be located in ladder storage compartment. If the head of a pike pole can come in contact with a painted surface, a stainless steel scuffplate shall be provided.

REAR FOLDING STEPS

- Bright finished, non-skid folding steps with a black coating shall be provided at the rear. Each step shall incorporate an LED light to illuminate the stepping surface. The steps can be used as a hand hold with two openings wide enough for a gloved hand.

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PUMP

- Pump shall be a Waterous CS, 1250 gpm (or greater), single (1) stage midship mounted centrifugal type. (No exceptions)

- Pump shall be the class "A" type.

- Pump shall deliver the percentage of rated discharge at pressures indicated below:

- 100% of rated capacity at 150 psi net pump pressure.

- -70% of rated capacity at 200 psi net pump pressure.

- -50% of rated capacity at 250 psi net pump pressure.

- Pump body shall be close-grained gray iron, bronze fitted, and horizontally split in two (2) sections for easy removal of the entire impeller shaft assembly (including wear rings).

- Pump shall be designed for complete servicing from the bottom of the truck, without disturbing the pump setting or apparatus piping.

- Pump case halves shall be bolted together on a single horizontal face to minimize a chance of leakage and facilitate ease of reassembly. No end flanges shall be used.

- Discharge manifold of the pump shall be cast as an integral part of the pump body assembly and shall provide a minimum of three (3) 3.50" openings for flexibility in providing various discharge outlets for maximum efficiency.

- The three (3) 3.50" openings shall be located as follows: one (1) outlet to the right of the pump, one (1) outlet to the left of the pump, and one (1) outlet directly on top of the discharge manifold.

- Impeller shaft shall be stainless steel, accurately ground to size. It shall be supported at each end by sealed, anti-friction ball bearings for rigid precise support.

- Bearings shall be protected from water and sediment by suitable stuffing boxes, flinger rings, and oil seals. No special or sleeve type bearings shall be used.

- Pump shall be equipped with a self-adjusting, maintenance-free, mechanical shaft seal.

- The mechanical seal shall consist of a flat, highly polished, spring fed carbon ring that rotates with the impeller shaft. The carbon ring shall press against a highly polished stainless steel stationary ring that is sealed within the pump body.

- In addition, a throttling ring shall be pressed into the steel chamber cover, providing a very small clearance around the rotating shaft in the event of a mechanical seal failure. The pump performance shall not deteriorate, nor shall the pump lose prime, while drafting if the seal fails during pump operation.

- Wear rings shall be bronze and easily replaceable to restore original pump efficiency and eliminate the need to replace the entire pump casing due to wear.

PUMP TRANSMISSION

- The pump transmission shall be made of a three (3) piece, aluminum, horizontally split casing.

Power transfer to pump shall be through a high strength Morse HY-VO silent drive chain. By the

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use of a chain rather than gears, 50% of the sprocket shall be accepting or transmitting torque, compared to two (2) or three (3) teeth doing all the work.

- Drive shafts shall be 2.35" diameter hardened and ground alloy steel and supported by ball bearings. The case shall be designed to eliminate the need for water cooling.

PUMPING MODE

- An interlock system shall be provided to ensure that the pump drive system components are properly engaged so that the apparatus can be safely operated. The interlock system shall be designed to allow stationary pumping only.

AIR PUMP SHIFT

- Pump shift engagement shall be made by a two (2) position sliding collar, actuated pneumatically

(by air pressure), with a three (3) position air control switch located in the cab. A manual back-up shift control shall also be located on the left side pump panel.

- Two (2) indicator lights shall be provided adjacent to the pump shift inside the cab. One (1) green light shall indicate the pump shift has been completed and be labeled "pump engaged". The second green light shall indicate when the pump has been engaged, and that the chassis transmission is in pump gear. This indicator light shall be labeled "OK to pump".

- Another green indicator light shall be installed adjacent to the hand throttle on the pump panel and indicate either the pump is engaged and the road transmission is in pump gear, or the road transmission is in neutral and the pump is not engaged. This indicator light shall be labeled

"Warning: Do not open throttle unless light is on".

- The pump shift shall be interlocked to prevent the pump from being shifted out of gear when the chassis transmission is in gear to meet NFPA requirements.

- The pump shift control in the cab shall be illuminated to meet NFPA requirements.

TRANSMISSION LOCK-UP

- The direct gear transmission lock-up for the fire pump operation shall engage automatically when the pump shift control in the cab is activated.

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. Heat exchanger shall be cylindrical type and shall be a separate unit. It shall be installed in the pump or engine compartment with the control located on the pump operator's control panel. Exchanger shall be plumbed to the master drain valve.

INTAKE RELIEF VALVE

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- An Elkhart 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 250 psig.

- Outlet shall terminate below the frame rails 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 a side pump panel.

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PRESSURE CONTROLLER

- A 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 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.

- 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 0.75" 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 0.75" 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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apparatus. Complete understandable messages shall be provided in a 20-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

- The priming pump shall be a compressed air powered, high efficiency, multistage venturi based system, conforming to standards outlined in the current edition of NFPA 1901.

- All wetted metallic parts of the priming system are to be of brass and stainless steel construction.

One (1) priming control shall open the priming valve and start the pump primer.

IMPELLER HUB

The midship pump impeller hubs shall be flame plated.

THERMAL RELIEF VALVE

- A Waterous Overheat Protection Manager (OPM) 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 140 Degrees F (60 C) and a red warning light that is triggered when the water in the pump reaches 180 F (82 C).

- The warning light shall act as an additional protection device if the temperature in the pump keeps rising after the valve opens. The warning light and alarm with a test switch shall be mounted on the pump operator panel.

The discharge line shall be plumbed to ground.

PUMP MANUALS

- There shall be a total of two (2) pump manuals provided by the pump manufacturer and furnished with the apparatus. The manuals shall be provided by the pump manufacturer in the form of two

(2) CDs. Each manual shall cover pump operation, maintenance, and parts.

PLUMBING, STAINLESS STEEL AND HOSE

- All inlet and outlet lines shall be plumbed with either stainless steel pipe, flexible polypropylene tubing or synthetic rubber hose reinforced with hi-tensile polyester braid. All hose's shall be equipped with brass or stainless steel couplings. All stainless steel hard plumbing shall be a minimum of a schedule 10 wall thickness.

- 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.

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- All piping lines are to be drained through a master drain valve or shall be equipped with individual drain valves. All drain lines shall be extended with a hose to drain below the chassis frame.

- All water carrying gauge lines shall be of flexible polypropylene tubing.

- All piping, hose and fittings shall have a minimum of a 500 PSI hydrodynamic pressure rating.

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.

MAIN PUMP INLET CAP

- The main pump inlets shall have National Standard Threads with a long handle chrome cap.

The cap shall incorporate a thread design to automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected (no exception).

VALVES

- All inlet valves shall be Akron.

- Waterous valves shall be used for all discharges, three inch and under.

- The Waterous valves shall have a solid bronze ball that is chromium plated for a hard, durable surface. The spring loaded floating seal assembly shall require no adjustment, yet provides a tight seal against both pressure and vacuum.

LEFT SIDE INLET

- There shall be one (1) auxiliary inlet with a 2.50" valve at the left side pump panel, terminating with a 2.50" (F) National Standard hose thread adapter.

- The auxiliary inlet shall be provided with a strainer, chrome swivel and plug.

- Inlet valve location shall be 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

- The side auxiliary inlet(s) shall incorporate a quarter-turn ball valve with the control located at the top mount control panel. The valve operating mechanism shall indicate the position of the valve.

- There shall be two (2) inlets.

FRONT INLET

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- A 6.00" inlet front inlet that extends through the front bumper shall be provided. It shall be furnished with die cast zinc screens at the opening. The plumbing for the unit shall be 5.00" stainless steel pipe and a 5.00" butterfly valve. Only radius elbows shall be used in the piping, no mitered joints.

- Drains shall be furnished in all the low points of piping and have .75" valves with swing handle.

- A bleeder valve shall be located at the threaded connection.

- The front inlet shall be located on the right side of the bumper extension.

FRONT INLET CONTROL

- The front inlet shall be gated 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.

- There shall be an electric valve controller provided. The control shall be momentary to allow the valve to be gated for ease of operation. Indicator lights shall be provided to show if the valve is open or closed.

INTAKE RELIEF VALVE

- An intake relief valve, preset at 125 psig, shall be installed on the inlet side of the valve.

- Relief valve shall have a working range of 75 psig to 250 psig.

- Outlet shall terminate below the frame rails.

FRONT INLET CAP

- The front inlet shall have National Standard hose threads with a long handle cap.

- The cap shall incorporate a thread design to automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected (no exception).

- The cap shall be fabricated from brass material.

INLET BLEEDER VALVE

- A 0.75" 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 piping and a quarter turn 3.00" full flow line valve with the control remotely located at the operator's panel.

Tank to pump line shall run straight (no elbows) from the pump into the front face of the water tank

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and angle down into the tank sump. 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 1.50" 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.

LEFT SIDE DISCHARGE OUTLETS

There shall be two (2) discharge outlets with a 2.50" valve on the left side of the apparatus, terminating with a 2.50" (M) National Standard hose thread adapter.

RIGHT SIDE DISCHARGE OUTLETS

- There shall be one (1) discharge outlet with a 2.50" valve on the right side of the apparatus, terminating with a 2.50" (M) National Standard hose thread adapter.

LARGE DIAMETER DISCHARGE OUTLET

- There shall be a 4.00" discharge outlet with a 4.00" Akron valve installed on the right side of the apparatus, terminating with a 4.00" (M) National Standard hose thread adapter. This discharge outlet shall be actuated with a handwheel control at the pump operator's control panel.

- An indicator shall be provided to show when the valve is in the closed position.

FRONT DISCHARGE OUTLET

- There shall be one (1) 2.50" discharge outlet piped to the front of the apparatus and located on the top of the left side of the front bumper.

- Plumbing shall consist of 2.50" piping and flexible hose with a 2.50" full flow valve with control at the pump operator's panel. A fabricated weldment made of stainless steel pipe shall be used in the plumbing where appropriate. The piping shall terminate with a 2.50" NST with 90 degree stainless steel swivel.

- There shall be Class 1 automatic drains provided at all low points of the piping.

FRONT OF HOSE BED DISCHARGE OUTLET

- There shall be two (2) discharge outlets discharge(s) piped to the front of the hose bed and located One on the PS, One on the DS. Plumbing shall consist of 2.50" piping with a 2.50" fullflow ball valve controlled at the pump operator's panel. The discharge(s) shall terminate with a

2.50" (M) National Standard hose thread adapter.

DISCHARGE CAPS

- Chrome plated, rocker lug, caps with chains shall be furnished for all side discharge outlets.

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- The caps shall incorporate a thread design to automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected (no exception).

OUTLET BLEEDER VALVE

- A 0.75" 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.

LEFT SIDE OUTLET ELBOWS

- The 2.50" discharge outlets located on the left side pump panel 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 shall incorporate a thread design to automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected (no exception).

RIGHT SIDE OUTLET ELBOWS

- The 2.50" discharge outlets located on the right side pump panel 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 shall incorporate a thread design to automatically relieve stored pressure in the line when disconnected (no exception).

LARGE DIAMETER OUTLET ELBOWS

- The 4.00" outlet shall be furnished with a 4.00" (F) National Standard hose thread x 4.00" Storz elbow adapter with Storz cap.

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.

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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.

MONITOR TO BE PROVIDED BY GARDINER FIRE DEPARTMENT

- An Akron Model 3422 Apollo Hi-Riser monitor shall be properly installed on the deluge riser.

- Included shall be a fixed mounting base.

- The monitor shall be painted to match the body.

NOZZLE, DELUGE TO BE PROVIDED BY THE GARDINER FIRE DEPARTMENT

- Akron model #2499 Quad Stacked pyrolite deluge tips shall be provided.

- The tip sizes shall be 1.375", 1.50", 1.75", and 2.00".

- This shall include an Akron 3488 pyrolite stream shaper.

- The deluge riser shall have male National Pipe Threads for mounting the monitor.

CROSSLAY HOSE BED

- One (1) crosslay with 1.50" outlet shall be provided. The bed to be capable of carrying 200 feet of

1.75" double jacketed hose and shall be plumbed with 2.00" i.d. pipe and gated with a 2.00" quarter turn ball valve.

- Outlet 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 control shall be at the pump operator's panel.

- Vertical scuffplates, constructed of stainless steel, shall be provided at the front and rear ends of the bed on each side of vehicle.

- Crosslay bed flooring shall consist of removable perforated brushed aluminum.

SPEEDLAYS

- Ahead of the pump enclosure shall be three (3)-1.75" speedlay hose beds. Each bed shall have a

2.00" preconnect line with a 2.00" quarter-turn ball valve and terminate with a 1.50" National

Standard hose thread 90 degree swivel.

- Individual controls for the speedlays shall be at the pump operator's panel.

- Each compartment shall be capable of carrying 200 feet of 1.75" double jacketed hose with the one (1) compartment located above the other.

- Scuffplates shall be provided at the sides and bottom of each opening on both sides.

- Speedlay flooring shall consist of removable perforated brushed aluminum.

CROSSLAY/SPEEDLAY HOSE RESTRAINT

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- Elastic netting shall be provided across the top and ends of two (2) crosslay/speedlay opening(s) to secure the hose during travel. The netting shall be permanently attached at the top center of the crosslay/speedlay bed and removable on each end.

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 proportion foam solution at rates from 0.1 percent to

3.0 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

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 150 psi.

- 100 gpm @ 3 percent

- 300 gpm @ 1 percent

- 600 gpm @ 0.5 percent

- Class A foam setting in 0.1 percent increments from 0.1 percent to 1 percent. Typical settings of 1 percent, 0.5 percent and 0.3 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, and to set the operation modes.

- The percent of injection shall have a preset. This preset 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.

- Three (3) .50 tall LEDs shall display the foam percentage in numeric characters. Three (3) indicator LEDs shall also be included, one (1) green, one (1) red, and one (1) yellow. The LEDs shall indicate various system operation or error states.

- The indications shall be:

- Solid Green - System On

- Solid Red - Valve Position Error

- Solid Yellow - Priming System

- Flashing Green - Injecting Foam

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- Flashing Red - Low Tank Level

- Flashing Yellow - Refilling Tank

- The control display shall house 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.

HYDRAULIC DRIVE SYSTEM

- The foam concentrate pump shall be powered by an electric over hydraulic drive system. The hydraulic system and motor shall be integrated into one (1) unit.

FOAM CONCENTRATE PUMP

- The foam concentrate pump shall be of positive displacement, self-priming; linear actuated design, driven by the hydraulic system. 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 3 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.

- The foam concentrate pump shall be self-priming and have the ability to draw foam concentrate from external supplies such as drums or pails.

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, or the use of foam different than the foam in the foam tank.

PANEL MOUNTED EXTERNAL PICK-UP CONNECTION / VALVE

A bronze three (3)-way valve shall be provided. The unit shall be mounted to the pump panel. The valve unit shall function as the foam system tank to pump valve and external suction valve. The external foam pick-up shall be one (1) .75" male connection GHT (garden hose thread) with a cap.

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PICK-UP HOSE

- A .75" flexible hose with an end for insertion into foam containers shall be provided. The hose shall be supplied with a .75" female swivel GHT (garden hose thread) swivel connector. The hose shall be shipped loose.

DISCHARGES

The foam system shall be plumbed to the left side of front bumper, front crosslay, lower speedlay, center speedlay and upper speedlay.

SYSTEM ELECTRICAL LOAD

- The maximum current draw of the electric motor and system shall be no more than 55 amperes at

12 VDC.

SINGLE FOAM TANK REFILL

The foam system's proportioning pump shall be used to fill the 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.

While the proportioner pump is filling the tank, the controller shall display a flashing yellow LED to indicate that the tank is filling. When the tank is full, as determined by the float switch in the tank dome, the pump shall stop and the controller shall shut the yellow LED off. If it attempted to use tank fill and the refill valve and suction valve are in the wrong position(s), then a red LED shall illuminate to indicate the improper valve position(s). When the valves are positioned properly, then filling shall commence.

FOAM TANK

The foam tank shall be an integral portion of the polypropylene water tank. The cell shall have a capacity of 30 gallons of foam with the intended use of Class A foam. The foam cell may reduce the capacity of the water tank. The foam cell shall have a screen in the fill dome and a breather in the lid.

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.

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- 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.

PUMP COMPARTMENT

- The pump compartment shall be separate from the hose body and compartments so that each may flex independently of the other. It shall be a fabricated assembly of steel tubing, angles and channels which support both the fire pump and the side running boards.

- Compartment shall be mounted on chassis frame rails with rubber biscuits in a four point pattern to allow for chassis frame twist.

- Pump compartment, pump, plumbing and gauge panels must be removable from the chassis as a single assembly.

PUMP MOUNTING

Pump shall be mounted to a substructure which shall be mounted to the chassis frame rail using rubber isolators. The mounting shall allow chassis frame rails to flex independently without damage to the fire pump.

TOP MOUNT PUMP CONTROL PANELS

- All pump controls and gauges to be properly marked and located above the pump to the rear of the walkway. Operator to face the rear of the truck when viewing the control panel from the operating position.

- The control panel shall be in two planes.

- Both planes to be full width of the pump house.

- The upper plane shall contain the pump master gauges, engine monitoring gauges, electrical switches, and foam controls (if applicable). The upper plane shall be hinged at the bottom with a full length stainless steel hinge. The fasteners used to hold the panel in the upright position shall be quarter turn type. Vinyl covered cable or chains shall be used to hold the gauge panel in the dropped position.

- The lower plane is to contain all the line pressure gauges and valve control rods. The line pressure gauge shall be mounted directly below the corresponding discharge control handle and recessed within the same chrome plated casting for quick identification. All outlet and inlet controls shall be the lever type with direct linkage utilizing bell cranks and universal swivels to the valve itself. The control levers shall be made of a 0.62" (minimum) stainless steel rod.

- The gauge and valve control bezels shall be removable from the face of the pump panel for ease of maintenance.

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IDENTIFICATION TAGS

- 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.

- The side pump panels shall be easily removable for ease of maintenance.

- Polished stainless steel trim collars to be installed around all inlets and outlets.

WALKWAY

- A 19.00" wide walkway shall be provided for access to the top control panel. The walkway shall be constructed of bright aluminum treadplate and properly reinforced.

- There shall be six (6) six white LED lights provided to illuminate the walkway. The lights shall come on with the body perimeter lights.

WALKWAY TOOL COMPARTMENT

- A tool compartment shall be provided on each side of the walkway. Each compartment shall have an aluminum treadplate door and shall be equipped with two (2) white LED lights with chrome bezels, one (1) in each compartment.

PUMP PANEL CONFIGURATION

- The pump panel configuration shall be arranged and installed in an organized manner that shall provide user-friendly operation.

PUMP AND GAUGE PANEL

- The side control panels shall be constructed of aluminum with a painted black finish. A polished aluminum trim molding shall be provided around each panel.

- The gauge and top mount control panels shall be constructed of aluminum with a painted black finish. A polished aluminum trim molding shall be provided around each panel.

- The gauge panel shall be hinged at the bottom with a full length stainless steel hinge. The fasteners that hold the panel in the upright position shall be quarter-turn style. Vinyl covered chains shall be used to hold the panel in the dropped position.

- The driver's and passenger's side pump panels shall be removable and fastened with swell type fasteners.

PUMP COMPARTMENT LIGHT

- There shall be one (1) Whelen®, Model 3SC0CDCR, 3.00" white 12 volt DC LED light(s) with

Whelen, Model 3FLANGEC, flange(s) installed in the pump compartment.

- There shall be a switch accessible through a door on the pump panel included with this installation.

- Engine monitoring graduated LED indicators shall be incorporated with the pressure controller.

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- Also provided at the pump panel shall be the following:

- Master Pump Drain Control

COMPARTMENT, CAB LIFT CONTROL PANEL

- A compartment shall be provided at the pump panel, passenger's side. This compartment shall be large enough to house the control panel for the cab lift. A stainless steel door shall be provided.

VACUUM AND PRESSURE GAUGES

- The pump vacuum and pressure gauges shall be liquid filled and manufactured by Class 1

Incorporated ©.

- The gauges shall be a minimum of 4.50" in diameter and shall have white faces with black lettering, with a pressure range of 30.00"-0-600#.

- 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 (1) shall be connected to the intake side of the pump, and the other to the discharge manifold of the pump. They shall have 0.25 in. standard pipe thread connections and polished stainless steel plugs. They shall be marked with a label.

PRESSURE GAUGES

- The individual "line" pressure gauges for the discharges shall be interlube filled and manufactured by Class 1©.

- They shall be a minimum of 2.50" in diameter and shall have white faces with black lettering.

- Gauges shall be compound type with a vacuum/pressure range of 30.00"-0-400#.

- The individual pressure gauge shall be installed as close to the outlet control as practical.

WATER LEVEL GAUGE

- An electric water level gauge shall be incorporated in the pressure controller that registers water level by means of 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%, 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.

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FOAM LEVEL GAUGE

- An electronic foam level gauge shall be provided on the operator's panel that registers foam level by means of five (5) colored LED lights. The lights shall be durable, ultra-bright five (5) LED design viewable through 180 degrees. The foam level indicators shall be as follows:

- 100 percent = Green

- 75 percent = Yellow

- 50 percent = Yellow

- 25 percent = Yellow

- Refill = Red

- The light shall flash when the level drops below the given level indicator to provide an eighth of a tank indication. To further alert the pump operator, the lights shall flash sequentially when the foam tank is empty.

- The display shall be constructed of a solid plastic material with a chrome plated die cast bezel to reduce vibrations that can cause broken wires and loose electronic components. The encapsulated design shall provide complete protection from foam and environmental elements.

An industrial pressure transducer shall be mounted to the outside of the tank. The display shall be able to be calibrated in the field and shall measure head pressure to accurately show the tank level.

LIGHT SHIELDS

- Illumination shall be provided by LED strip lights at the pump control panel for controls, switches, essential instructions, gauges, and instruments necessary for the operation of the apparatus and the equipment provided on it.

- Lights shall be installed under a stainless steel shield.

- A light shall come on above the pump panel light switch when the parking brake is set. This is to afford the operator some illumination when first approaching the control panel.

- A green pump engaged indicator shall come on at the operator's panel when the pump is in OK to

Pump mode.

- The remaining lights to be actuated from a switch located on the pump panel.

AIR HORN SYSTEM

- There shall be two (2) Grover air horns recessed in the front bumper. 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 LOCATION

- The air horns shall be located on each side of the bumper, towards the outside.

AIR HORN CONTROL

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- Two (2) lanyard rope pull controls shall be provided, one (1) within reach of the driver and one (1) within reach of the officer.

AUXILIARY MECHANICAL SIREN

- There shall be one (1) Federal, Model Q2B, mechanical siren 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 and shall be interlocked to the parking brake so that the siren cannot be accidentally activated when the parking brake is applied.

- The mechanical siren shall be mounted on the bumper deck plate. It shall be mounted on the left side. The siren mounting shall include a reinforcement plate.

- 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.

FRONT ZONE UPPER WARNING LIGHTS

There shall be one (1) 72.00" Whelen Freedom IV LED lightbar mounted on the cab roof.

The lightbar shall include the following:

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the driver's side end position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the driver's side front corner position.

- One (1) white flashing LED module in the driver's side first front position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the driver's side second front position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the driver's side third front position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the driver's side fourth front position.

- Open in the driver's side fifth front position.

- Open in the driver's side sixth front position.

- Open in the passenger's side sixth front position.

- Open in the passenger's side fifth front position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the passenger's side fourth front position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the passenger's side third front position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the passenger's side second front position.

- One (1) white flashing LED module in the passenger's side first front position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the passenger's side front corner position.

- One (1) red flashing LED module in the passenger's side end position.

There shall be clear lenses included on the lightbar.

There shall be a switch in the cab on the switch panel to control this lightbar.

The white LEDs shall be disabled when the parking brake is applied.

The six (6) red flashing LED modules in the front positions may be load managed when the parking brake is applied.

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TRAFFIC LIGHT CONTROLLER

- The traffic light controller shall be incorporated into the lightbar and located in the front facing center of the lightbar.

- The traffic light controller shall be activated by a cab switch with emergency master control.

- The traffic light controller shall be disabled when the parking brake is applied.

CAB FACE WARNING LIGHTS

There shall be four (4) Whelen®, Model 60*00F*R (or equivelant), LED flashing warning lights installed on the cab face, above the headlights, mounted in a common bezel.

- The driver's side front outside warning light to be red

- The driver's side front inside warning light to be red

- 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 a clear lens.

There shall be a switch located in the cab, on the switch panel, to control the four (4) lights.

The inside lights may be load managed if colored or disabled if white, when the parking brake is set.

HEADLIGHT FLASHER

- The high beam headlights shall flash alternately between the left and right side.

- There shall be a switch installed in the cab on the switch panel to control the high beam flash.

This switch shall be live when the battery switch and the emergency master switches are on.

- The flashing shall automatically cancel when the hi-beam headlight switch is activated or when the parking brake is set.

SIDE ZONE LOWER LIGHTING

There shall be six (6) Whelen®, Model 60*00F*R (or equivalent), flashing LED warning lights with chrome trim installed per the following:

- Two (2) lights, one (1) each side on the bumper extension. The side front lights to be red.

- Two (2) lights, one (1) each side of cab rearward of crew cab doors. The side middle lights to be red.

- Two (2) lights, one (1) each side above rear wheels. The side rear lights to be red.

- The lights shall include clear lenses.

There shall be a switch in the cab on the switch panel to control the lights

REAR ZONE LOWER LIGHTING

There shall be two (2) Whelen®, Model 60*00F*R (or equivalent),, LED flashing warning lights located at the rear of the apparatus.

- The driver's side rear light to be red

- The passenger's side rear light to be red

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Both lights shall include a lens that is clear.

There shall be a switch located in the cab on the switch panel to control the lights.

REAR OF HOSEBED WARNING LIGHTS

There shall be two (2) Whelen model B6MM**P (or equivalent) Super LED beacons with lower LED flashing warning lights provided at the rear of the truck, one (1) each side.

- The driver's side light shall be a B6MMB*P with blue LEDs.

- The passenger's side light shall be a B6MMR*P with red LEDs.

The color of the domes shall be clear.

Each light shall include a Super LED flashing beacon and a model 70*02F*R (or equivelant) Super LED flashing light mounted in a polished aluminum housing. The color of the LED flashing lights shall be red

Super LED/clear lens.

There shall be a switch provided in the cab, on the switch panel to control the beacons.

The lower Super 700 LEDs shall be activated with the rear upper warning switch.

The rear warning lights shall be mounted on stainless steel brackets with all wiring totally enclosed.

These brackets shall also support the clearance/marker lights.

TRAFFIC DIRECTING LIGHT

- There shall be one (1) Whelen® Model TANF65 (or equivelant), 34.00" long x 2.37" high x 2.37" deep, amber LED traffic directing light installed at the rear of the apparatus.

- The control head shall be included with this installation.

- The auxiIiary warning mode shall be activated with the control head only.

- This traffic directing light shall be recessed with a treadplate trim plate at the rear of the apparatus as high as practical.

- The traffic directing light control head shall be located in the driver side overhead switch panel in the center panel position.

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 3 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

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- 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.

- 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 144.00" (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 12.00" (305 mm), or properly shielded, from exhaust piping

- Separated from fuel lines by a minimum of 6.00" (152 mm) distance

Electrical cord or conduit shall be supported within 6.00" (152 mm) of any junction box and at a minimum of every 24.00" (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 24.00" (610 mm) from the ground.

Receptacles on off-road vehicles shall be a minimum of 30.00" (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

- All receptacles located in a dry location shall be of the grounding type. Receptacles shall be not less than 30.00" (762 mm) above the interior floor height.

- All receptacles shall be marked with the type of line voltage (120-volts or 240-volts) and the current rating in amps. If the receptacles are direct current, or other than single phase, they shall be so marked.

- Listing

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- 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 an independent third-party certification organization.

- 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

- There shall be one (1) Harrison 3.6 kW hydraulic generator provided.

- This generator shall be 31.00" long x 15.00" wide x 14.13" high and weigh 168 lbs.

- This generator shall have a 3,600 watt continuous duty rating @ 120 volts AC.

- 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).

- The generator hydraulic circuit shall include a soft start valve to protect the generator components during PTO engagement.

- There shall be an AC volt meter furnished next to the circuit breaker panel to monitor the generator.

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GENERATOR LOCATION

The generator shall be mounted in the cargo area above the pump on the passenger's side. 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

There shall be a switch provided on the cab instrument panel to engage the generator.

CIRCUIT BREAKER PANEL

A circuit breaker panel shall be installed in the Drivers side front compartment, on the rear wall, as high as practical, towards the front. A directory for each breaker shall be provided adjacent to the circuit breaker panel. Identification of circuits shall be done in a durable manner that provides years of service.

ELECTRIC CORD REEL

- Furnished with the 120 volt AC electrical system shall be a Hannay, Model ELFCR1622-14-16 low profile 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.

- 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 one (1) cord reel shall be provided in the rear compartment, mounted on the ceiling.

- 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 10/4 electrical cord. A Hubbell L14-30, 30 amp, 120/240 volt, twist lock connector body shall be installed on the end of the cord.

PORTABLE JUNCTION BOX

- There shall be a total of one (1) electrical junction box(es), listed for use in wet locations and provided with light to indicate power on. Each box shall be designed to keep the exterior electrical components above 2.00" of standing water, protected from corrosion, and capable of being carried with a gloved hand.

- There shall be a cable strain relief and a 1.00' pigtail with wire mesh grip, NEMA L14-30, 30 amp,

120/240 volt twist lock plug and boot provided for each box. Each box shall be gray . There shall be two circuits, 4 wire, with 30 amp common trip protection provided to each box.

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- Each Akron, EJBX, box shall be provided with the following receptacles:

- Two (2) 120 vac, 20 amp straight blade duplex (household) receptacles with 20 amp circuit breakers

Two (2) 120 vac, 20 amp twist lock receptacles with 20 amp circuit breakers

120 VOLT RECEPTACLE

There shall be two (2), 20 amp 120 volt AC three (3) wire straight blade duplex receptacle(s) installed.

(The location will be determined in pre construction). The NEMA configuration for the receptacles shall be

5-20R.

The receptacle(s) shall be powered from the shoreline inlet.

There shall be a label installed near the receptacle(s) that state the following:

- Line Voltage

- Current Ratting (amps)

- Phase

- Frequency

Power Source

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, 2016 edition, section 5.9.3 and 5.9.4 shall be provided by the fire department.

- 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) smoothbore of combination nozzle with 2.50" shutoff that flows a minimum of 250 gpm.

- One (1) SCBA complying with NFPA 1981 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.

- Two (2) hydrant wrenches.

- One (1) double female 2.50" (65 mm) adapter with National Hose threads.

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- One (1) double male 2.50" (65 mm) adapter with National Hose threads.

- One (1) rubber mallet, for use on suction hose connections.

- Two (2) salvage covers each a minimum size of 12 ft x 14 ft (3.7 m x 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).

- 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).

- 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

There shall be no soft suction hose provided.

STRAINER PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, section 5.8.2.1.1 requires a suction strainer when suction hose is provided.

- The strainer is not on the apparatus as manufactured. The fire department shall provide the suction strainer.

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DRY CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHER PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, section 5.9.4 requires one (1) approved dry chemical portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 80-B:C rating 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.

WATER EXTINGUISHER PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, section 5.9.4 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.

FLATHEAD AXE PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, Section 5.9.4 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.

PICKHEAD AXE PROVIDED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT

- NFPA 1901, 2016 edition, Section 5.9.4 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. Imperfections on the exterior surfaces shall be removed and sanded to a smooth finish. Exterior seams shall be sealed before painting. Exterior surfaces that shall not be painted include; chrome plating, polished stainless steel, anodized aluminum and bright aluminum treadplate.

2. Chemical Cleaning and Pretreatment - All surfaces shall be chemically cleaned to remove dirt, oil, grease, and metal oxides to ensure the subsequent coatings bond well. The aluminum surfaces shall be properly cleaned and treated using a high pressure, high temperature 4 step Acid Etch process. The steel and stainless surfaces shall be properly cleaned and treated using a high temperature 3 step process specifically designed for steel or stainless. The chemical treatment converts the metal surface to a passive condition to help prevent corrosion. A final pure water rinse shall be applied to all metal surfaces.

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3. Surface Primer - The Surface Primer shall be applied to a chemically treated metal surface to provide a strong corrosion protective basecoat. A minimum thickness of 2 mils of Surface Primer is applied to surfaces that require a Critical aesthetic finish. The Surface Primer is a twocomponent high solids urethane that has excellent sanding properties and an extra smooth finish when sanded.

4. Finish Sanding - The Surface Primer shall be sanded with a fine grit abrasive to achieve an ultrasmooth finish. This sanding process is critical to produce the smooth mirror like finish in the topcoat.

5. Sealer Primer - The Sealer Primer is applied prior to the Basecoat in all areas that have not been previously primed with the Surface Primer. The Sealer Primer is a two-component high solids urethane that goes on smooth and provides excellent gloss hold out when topcoated.

6. Basecoat Paint - Two coats of a high performance, two component high solids polyurethane basecoat shall be applied. The Basecoat shall be applied to a thickness that shall achieve the proper color match. The Basecoat shall be used in conjunction with a urethane clear coat to provide protection from the environment.

7. Clear Coat - Two (2) coats of Clear Coat shall be applied over the Basecoat color. The Clear Coat is a two-component high solids urethane that provides superior gloss and durability to the exterior surfaces. Lap style and roll-up doors shall be Clear Coated to match the body. Paint warranty for the roll-up doors shall be provided by the roll-up door manufacture.

8. Each batch of basecoat color shall be checked for a proper match before painting of the cab and the body. After the cab and body are painted, the color shall be verified again to make sure that it matches the color standard. Electronic color measuring equipment shall be used to compare the color sample to the color standard entered into the computer. Color specifications shall be used to determine the color match. A Delta E reading shall be used to determine a good color match within each family color.

- All removable items such as brackets, compartment doors, door hinges, and trim shall be removed and separately if required, to ensure paint behind all mounted items. Body assemblies that cannot be finish painted after assembly shall be finish painted before assembly.

- The paint finish quality levels for critical areas of the apparatus (cab front and sides, body sides and doors, and boom lettering panels) are to meet or exceed Cadillac/General Motors GMW15777 global paint requirements. Orange peel levels are to meet or exceed the #6 A.C.T.standard in critical areas. These requirements must be met in order for the exterior paint finish to be considered acceptable. The manufacture's written paint standards shall be available upon request.

PAINT

– COLOR

- The cab shall be two-tone, with the upper section painted black along with a shield design on the cab face and lower section of the cab and body painted red to match Gardiner Fire Department

Ladder 1.

DECORATIVE PAINT BREAK MOLDING

- A decorative gold leaf style molding shall separate the two colors.

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PAINT - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Contractor shall meet or exceed all current State 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 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 on a continual basis to keep the water clean.

- Paint wastes are disposed of in an environmentally safe manner.

- Empty metal paint containers shall be to recover the metal.

- Solvents used in clean-up operations shall be recycled on-site or sent off-site for distillation and returned for reuse.

Additionally, the finished apparatus shall not be manufactured with or contain products that have ozone depleting substances. Contractor shall, upon demand, present evidence that the manufacturing facility meets the above conditions and that it is in compliance with his State EPA rules and regulations.

CORROSION PREVENTION OF THE CHASSIS FRAME ASSEMBLY

- The chassis frame assembly shall be treated for corrosion prevention 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 treated for corrosion prevention are:

- Frame rails

- Frame liners

- Cross members

- All components are inspected for compliance with ASTMB117 test specifications.

- Battery boxes shall be stainless steel.

- All components that are not galvanized shall be painted .

CORROSION PREVENTION OF THE COMPARTMENT SUBSTRUCTURE

The compartment substructure shall be treated for corrosion prevention .

CORROSION PREVENTION OF THE RUNNING BOARD SUBSTRUCTURE

The running board substructure shall be treated for corrosion prevention .

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COMPARTMENT INTERIOR PAINT

The interior of compartmentation shall be painted with a gray spatter type paint.

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" white stripe at the top with a 1.00" gap then a 6.00" white stripe with a 1.00" gap and a 1.00" white stripe on the bottom.

- The reflective band provided on the cab face shall be at the headlight level.

REAR CHEVRON STRIPING

- There shall be alternating chevron striping located on the rear-facing vertical surface of the apparatus. The rear surface, excluding the rear compartment door, shall be covered.

- The colors shall be red and fluorescent yellow green diamond grade.

- Each stripe shall be 6.00" in width.

- This shall meet the requirements of the current edition of NFPA 1901, which states that 50% of the rear surface shall be covered with chevron striping.

CAB DOOR REFLECTIVE STRIPE

- A 6.00" x 16.00" white reflective stripe shall be provided across the interior of each cab door. The stripe shall be located approximately 1.00" up from the bottom, on the door panel.

- This stripe shall meet the NFPA 1901 requirement.

LETTERING

- The lettering shall be totally encapsulated between two (2) layers of clear vinyl.

LETTERING

- One hundred forty-one (141) to one hundred sixty (160) genuine gold leaf lettering, 4.00" high, with highlight and double shade shall be provided.

CUSTOM CHASSIS RUST PROOF / UNDERCOAT

The rust proof/undercoat option shall provide additional paint to the chassis frame rails and a protective coating that shall help fight corrosion.

Rust proof / Undercoat Process

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.

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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)

- Top of the frame rails

- Top of cross members

- 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)

- Top of air tanks

- Top of fuel tank

FIRE APPARATUS PARTS CD MANUAL

There shall be two (2) custom parts manuals for the complete fire apparatus provided in CD format with the completed unit.

The manuals 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 manuals 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 these manuals are also available on the factory website.

The website offers additional functions and features not 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 CD MANUALS

There shall be two (2) CD format chassis service manuals containing parts and service information on major components provided with the completed unit.

The manual shall contain the following sections:

- Job number

- Table of contents

- Troubleshooting

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- Front Axle/Suspension

- Brakes

- EngineTires

- 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.

CHASSIS OPERATION CD MANUALS

There shall be two (2) CD format chassis operation manuals 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).

ENGINE WARRANTY

A manufacturers 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 shall be provided with a fifty (50) year material and workmanship limited warranty. The warranty shall cover the chassis frame 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

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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

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A Meritor™ Axle two (2) year limited warranty shall be provided.

ABS BRAKE SYSTEM THREE (3) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP WARRANTY

A three (3) year limited warranty shall be provided for the ABS brake system.

TEN (10) YEAR STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY

- The new cab shall be provided with a ten (10) year material and workmanship limited warranty.

The warranty shall cover such portions of the cab built by the manufacturer as being free from structural 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 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.

- 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).

COMPARTMENT LIGHT WARRANTY

- The compartment lights shall not offer an extended warranty.

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

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- 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.

WATER TANK WARRANTY

- 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

- An AMDOR roll-up door limited warranty shall be provided. The roll-up door shall be warranted against manufacturing defects for a period of ten (10) years. A five (5) year limited warranty shall be provided on painted roll up doors.

- A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package.

PUMP WARRANTY

- The Waterous pump shall be provided with a five (5) year material and workmanship limited warranty.

- 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).

FOAM SYSTEM WARRANTY

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- A one (1) year material and workmanship limited warranty shall be provided on the foam system.

A five (5) year material and workmanship limited warranty shall be provided on the foam system control head.

- A copy of the warranty certificate shall be submitted with the bid package (no exception).

SIX (6) YEAR GENERATOR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP WARRANTY

- A Harrison Hydra-Gen generator six (6) 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).

THREE (3) YEAR MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP

- The gold leaf lamination shall be provided with a three (3) year material and workmanship limited warranty. The warranty shall cover the gold leaf lamination 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).

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

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- 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 100,000 lb. This value shall be 450 percent of the ECE 29 criteria, which must be 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 with a 13,275-lb moving barrier is slammed into the side of the cab at 5.50 mph, striking with an impact of 13,000 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 65,200 ft-lb of energy using a swing-bob type platen.

- The same cab shall withstand all tests without any measurable intrusion into the survival space of the occupant area.

There shall be no exception to any portion of the cab integrity certification. Nonconformance shall lead to immediate rejection of bid.

CAB DOOR DURABILITY CERTIFICATION

- Robust cab doors help protect occupants. Cab doors shall survive a 200,000 cycle door slam test where the slamming force exceeds 20 G's of deceleration. The bidder shall certify that the sample doors similar to those provided on the apparatus have been tested and have met these criteria without structural damage, latch malfunction, or significant component wear.

WINDSHIELD WIPER DURABILITY CERTIFICATION

- Visibility during inclement weather is essential to safe apparatus performance. Windshield wipers shall survive a 3 million cycle durability test in accordance with section 6.2 of SAE J198

Windshield Wiper Systems - Trucks, Buses and Multipurpose Vehicles. The bidder shall certify that the wiper system design has been tested and that the wiper system has met these criteria.

ELECTRIC WINDOW DURABILITY CERTIFICATION

- Cab window roll-up systems can cause maintenance problems if not designed for long service life.

The window regulator design shall complete 30,000 complete up-down cycles and still function normally when finished. The bidder shall certify that sample doors and windows similar to those provided on the apparatus have been tested and have met these criteria without malfunction or significant component wear.

SEAT BELT ANCHOR STRENGTH

- Seat belt attachment strength is regulated by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and should be validated through testing. Each seat belt anchor design shall withstand 3000 lb of pull on both

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the lap and shoulder belt in accordance with FMVSS 571.210 Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.

The bidder shall certify that each anchor design was pull tested to the required force and met the appropriate criteria.

SEAT MOUNTING STRENGTH

- Seat attachment strength is regulated by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and should be validated through testing. Each seat mounting design shall be tested to withstand 20 G's of force in accordance with FMVSS 571.207 Seating Systems. The bidder shall certify that each seat mount and cab structure design was pull tested to the required force and met the appropriate criteria.

CAB DEFROSTER CERTIFICATION

- Visibility during inclement weather is essential to safe apparatus performance. The defroster system shall clear the required windshield zones in accordance with SAE J381 Windshield

Defrosting Systems Test Procedure And Performance Requirements - Trucks, Buses, And

Multipurpose Vehicles. The bidder shall certify that the defrost system design has been tested in a cold chamber and passes the SAE J381 criteria.

CAB HEATER CERTIFICATION

- Good cab heat performance and regulation provides a more effective working environment for personnel, whether in-transit, or at a scene. The cab heaters shall warm the cab 77 degrees

Fahrenheit from a cold-soak, within 30 minutes when tested using the coolant supply methods found in SAE J381. The bidder shall certify that a substantially similar cab has been tested and has met these criteria.

CAB AIR CONDITIONING PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATION

- Good cab air conditioning temperature and air flow performance keeps occupants comfortable, reduces humidity, and provides a climate for recuperation while at the scene. The cab air conditioning system shall cool the cab from a heat-soaked condition at 100 degrees Fahrenheit to an average of 72 degrees Fahrenheit in 30 minutes. The bidder shall certify that a substantially similar cab has been tested and has met these criteria.

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:

- Documentation of the electrical system performance tests.

- A written load analysis, which shall include the following:

- The nameplate rating of the alternator.

- The alternator rating under the conditions specified per:

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- Applicable NFPA 1901 or 1906 (Current Edition).

- The minimum continuous load of each component that is specified per:

- Applicable NFPA 1901 or 1906 (Current Edition).

- Additional loads that, when added to the minimum continuous load, determine the total connected load.

- Each individual intermittent load.

All of the above listed items shall be provided by the bidder per the applicable NFPA 1901 or 1906

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