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DACO FIRE EQUIPMENT
Rosenbauer Fire Apparatus Proposal
FOR
Alabama-Coushatta Indian Nation
Volunteer Fire Department
Maverick 1250 GPM – 1500 Tank CAFS Pumper/Tanker
SAM KOETTER
DACO FIRE EQUIPMENT
November 4, 2015
LOCATIONS
201 AVENUE R – LUBBOCK, TX 79415
6000 HUDDLESTON ST. – FORT WORTH, TX 76137
ROSENBAUER FIRE APPARATUS PROPOSAL
DATE: OCTOBER 20, 2015 REVISED 12-1-2015
This proposal has been prepared for:
Alabama-Coushatta Indian Nation
Volunteer Fire Department
571 State Park Road 56
Livingston, Texas 77351
We hereby propose to furnish to you, subject to proper execution of the attached agreement by
you and by a representative of this Company in Fort Worth, Texas the following Rosenbauer built
in accordance with the attached specifications:
MODEL AND DESCRIPTION
ONE (1) ROSENBAUER MAVERICK PUMPER/TANKER APPARATUS, WATEROUS 1250
GPM PTO SINGLE STAGE PUMP SYSTEM, STAINLESS STEEL PLUMBING, ROWE “CAFS”
SYSTEM, FOAMPRO 2002 INJECTION FOAM SYSTEM WITH A 30 GALLON FOAM TANK,
BUMPER MOUNTED REMOTE CONTROLLED TURRET WITH FRONT BUMPER JUMPLINE,
HOSE REEL, (2) SPEEDLAY 1-1/2” DISCHARGES, FOUR (2) 2-1/2” DISCHARGES, SIDE
MOUNT PUMP PANEL, FX MAVERICK SERIES ALUMINUM BODY WITH ROBINSON
ROLLUP DOORS, 1500 GALLON POLY TANK, 10” REAR NEWTON DUMP VALVE WITH
ROSENBAUER SWIVEL DUMP, PASSENGER SIDE UPPER LADDER STORAGE, LOWER
ZICO 12 VOLT PASSENGER SIDE FOLDING TANK COMPARTMENT, LED WARING LIGHTS,
INTERNATIONAL 4X2, 7500 SERIES 2-DOOR CAB/CHASSIS, 44,000# GVW, 14,000# FRONT
AXLE, 30,000# REAR AXLE, 350 HP DIESEL ENGINE WITH 3000EVS ALLISON AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION, SEATING FOR TWO (2). FEDERAL SIGNAL BACKUP CAMERA WITH 7”
SCREEN, AM/FM WEATHERBAND RADIO.
HGAC CONTRACT ITEM CB03. HGAC ADMIN FEE INCLUDED IN BID PRICE
UNIT PRICE - $ 344,660.00
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DELIVERY –
Delivery will be made approximately 295-325
Terms of payment are NET ON DELIVERY, unless otherwise stated.
This proposal shall expire unless accepted within 30 days after the date first set above. This
expiration date may be extended, in writing, at the discretion of the Company.
DACO FIRE EQUIPMENT, INC.
: Sam Koetter
By
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MAVERICK SERIES 1250 GPM – 1500 GALLON
PUMPER TANKER “CAFS” APPARATUS
INTERNATIONAL 2-DOOR CAB/CHASSIS
2016 NAVISTAR 7500 SBA 4X2 (SA637) CONVENTIONAL 2-DOOR CHASSIS
CHASSIS
The commercial chassis shall be an International 7500 SBA 4X2, 2 door cab with the following equipment:
GVW RATING
The gross vehicle weight rating shall be 44,000#.
FRAME
The chassis frame rails shall be channel type, 10.125" x 3.580" x 0.312". The frame rails shall be formed
from 120,000 psi yield, heat treated alloy steel.
Frame reinforcement, Outer “C” channel, heat treated alloy steel, 120,000 PSI Yield, 10.813” x 3.892” x
0.312”.
BUMPER
A full width, aerodynamic, chrome plated steel bumper, 0.189” material thickness shall be provided.
WHEELBASE
The wheelbase shall be approximately 195”.
TOW HOOKS
Two (2) frame mounted, painted front tow hooks shall be supplied.
FRONT AXLE
Meritor MFS-14-143A, wide track, I-beam type, 14,000-lb capacity Non-Driving Axle
FRONT SUSPENSION
The front suspension shall be spring parabolic, taper leaf, with a 14,000# capacity and shock absorbers.
Spring pins rubber bushings, maintenance-free.
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FRONT TIRES AND WHEELS
Front tires shall be Continental HSC1, 12R22.5, tubeless type 16 ply radial tires with highway tread mounted
on 22.5" painted steel disc, 2 Hand Hole, 10 stud hub-piloted disc wheels.
Black hard rubber mud flaps shall be provided behind the front tires.
REAR AXLE
The rear axle shall be single reduction Dana Spicer S30-190, with a capacity of 30,000# and a ratio of 5.38.
Rear axle drain plug, magnetic type.
REAR SUSPENSION
The rear suspension shall be Vari-Rate, 30,000#, with 4500 lb. auxiliary rubber spring.
REAR TIRES AND WHEELS
Rear tires shall be Continental HDR2 315/80R22.5 tubeless type 20 ply radial tires mounted on 22.5" painted
steel disc, 5 Hand Hole, 10 stud hub-piloted disc wheels.
BRAKE SYSTEM
The vehicle shall be equipped dual air brake system with ABS 4-channel with automatic traction control for
straight truck application.
The ABS (Bendix AntiLock Brake System) with full vehicle wheel control system, shall provide anti-lock
braking control on both the front and rear wheels. It shall be a digitally controlled system that utilizes
microprocessor technology to control the anti-lock braking system. Each wheel shall be monitored by the
system. When any wheel begins to lockup, a signal shall be sent to the control unit. This control unit shall
then reduce the braking of that wheel for a fraction of a second and then reapply the brake. This anti-lock
brake system shall eliminate the lock-up of any wheel to help prevent the apparatus from skidding out of
control.
The brake system air compressor shall be a Bendix Tu-Flo 550, 13.2 CFM with a Bendix AD-9 dryer with
heater. Two (2) air tanks mounted inline under left frame rail, back of cab.
Front Brakes: S-Cam, 16.5" x 5.0" includes Haldex 20 sq. in. long stroke brake chambers
Rear Brakes: S-Cam, 16.5" x 7.0" with 36/36 sq. in. long stroke brake chamber and spring actuated parking
brake.
The brake system shall include the following:
 Color coded nylon brake lines
 Twist type drain valve
 Front and rear brake dust shields
 Front and rear automatic slack adjusters
 Automatic drain valve with heater, Bendix DV-2 for air tank
 Parking brake valve with yellow knob located on the instrument panel
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ENGINE
The chassis shall be equipped with an Navistar N10, EPA 2010, SCR, Electronic, turbocharged, sixcylinder, electronic engine, 350HP @ 2000 RPM, 1,150 lb-ft torque @ 1200 RPM, 2200 RPM governed
speed.
Engine accessories shall include:
 Intake manifold electric grid heater with engine ECM control
 Electronic cruise control integral with steering wheel
 Electronic key operated engine shutdown
 Fuel/water separator
 Engine spin-on type oil filter
 Air cleaner restriction gauge, air cleaner mounted
 Fan Drive (Horton Drivemaster Polar Extreme), Direct Drive Type, 2-speed with residual torque
device for disengaged fan speed
 Ember screen mounted to grille and cowl tray to keep hot embers out of Engine and HVAC Air intake
system
 2015 Emission approved engine
 Delco Remy 38MT type 300 starting motor, 12 volt
 Engine exhaust brake, electronically activated
 The engine shall come with a 5 year/100,000 mile warranty, provided by International.
COOLING SYSTEM
The radiator shall be aluminum, 1228 sq. in with 648 sq. in charge air cooler and 369 sq. in. low temperature
radiator down flow, with in-tank transmission oil cooler. The radiator shall include a deaeration tank with
surge tank, and sight glass and premium rubber radiator hoses. The cooling system shall be provided with
anti-freeze protection to -40 degrees Fahrenheit. Expanded engine temp effects to allow higher engine
operating temperature range. Low coolant indicator with audible alarm.
EXHAUST SYSTEM
The exhaust shall be a single aluminized steel horizontal muffler and tailpipe includes a Temperature Control
Device. The tail pipe shall exit on the right side ahead of the rear wheel. Aftertreatment device, frame
mounted right side. 3-position switch for exhaust, ON/CANCEL, center stable, INHIBIT REGEN, Mounted
in IP Inhibits Diesel Particulate Filter Regeneration when switch is Move to ON while engine is running,
resets when ignition is turned OFF.
A heat deflector shield shall be provided where the tailpipe is routed under any side compartmentation.
FUEL TANK
A 50 gallon fuel tank shall be mounted right side under cab at the front door. The tank shall be constructed
of non polished aluminum and shall include a quick connect outlet. Fuel lines shall be Nylon tubing with Oring, snap-on, quick connect fittings at both ends.
A fuel/water separator with filter restriction/change indicator shall be provided, includes standard equipment
water-in-fuel sensor.
5 U.S. gallon DEF tank, frame mounted outside left rail, under cab.
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TRANSMISSION
An Allison 3000EVS automatic 5-speed transmission with overdrive shall be provided. The push button shift
control shall be located within easy reach of the driver and shall be indirectly lit for after dark operation. A
label shall be provided, within easy view of the driver, to indicate the chassis transmission shift selector
position to be used for pumping. Transmission oil cooler shall be a Modine water to oil type. Transmission
shift control, push-button type. Synthetic oil shall be furnished.
A 5-year/unlimited miles parts and labor warranty shall be provided as standard by Allison Transmission.
STEERING
The steering shall be a hydraulically driven Sheppard, model M-100, power steering gear. A 2-spoke, 18"
diameter, black steering wheel with stationary steering column shall be provided.
BATTERY SYSTEM
A single start battery system shall be provided consisting of three (3) International maintenance free, 12 volt,
1950CCA total batteries mounted in steel battery box with plastic lid. Jump start stud located on the positive
terminal of outermost battery. SAE-blade type electrical fuses. Joseph Pollak battery disconnect switch for
cab power, lever operated.
Data recorder, includes display mounted in overhead console
ALTERNATOR
The alternator shall be a Leece-Neville 14931 PAH, brush type, 12 volt 320 amp capacity alternator.
CAB
The cab shall be a conventional 2-door cab, engine forward design, constructed of welded steel with
fiberglass front tilting hood. Cab accessories shall include:
 Tinted glass in all windows
 Five (5) flush mounted DOT clearance/marker lights
 Deluxe grey interior trim with vinyl upholstery
 Black rubber floor mat
 Soft padded cloth headliner
 Dual sun visors
 Interior grab handle on the "A" pillar on the passenger side
 Interior grab handles (2) on front of "B" pillar mounted one each side
 Electric Windshield washer
 Electric windshield wipers with 2 speed switch integral with turn signal switch with wash and
intermittent feature
 Stationary chrome front grille
 Two (2) chrome towel bar type with anti-slip rubber inserts for cab entry, mounted left and right, each
side at “B” Pillar
 International Blend-Air heater with defroster
 Two (2) 7.09" x 15.75" Lang Mekra, rectangular mirrors with bright finish heads and brackets,
integral convex both sides, 102” spacing, breakaway type, heated heads thermostatically controlled,
power both sides, clearance lights LED
 Interior overhead console with driver side door storage pocket
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Interior center mounted dome light, door activated and timed theater dimming
(2) Padded sun visors integral to the overhead console
Halogen headlights, composite aero design for two light system, includes daytime running lights
Cigar Lighter
Two cup holders located in lower center of instrument panel
Air bag type rear cab suspension
CAB INSTRUMENTS
The following cab instruments shall be provided:
 Ignition switch - keyless
 Cigar lighter
 Engine oil pressure gauge - electronic
 Odometer display with miles, trip miles, engine hours, trip hours, and fault code readout
 Warning system with low fuel, low oil pressure, high engine coolant temp, low battery voltage (visual
and audible)
 Water temperature gauge – electronic
 Tachometer - electronic
 Voltmeter
 Transmission oil temperature gauge
 Air 1 and Air 2, Air pressure gauge located in the instrument cluster
 Fuel gauge – electronic
 IP cluster display with on board diagnostics display of fault codes in gauge cluster
AIR CONDITIONER
The cab shall be supplied with an International Blend-Air air conditioner with integral heater and defroster.
SEATING
The seating capacity in the cab shall be for two (2) personnel. A permanent plate in the driver's compartment
shall be installed, specifying that seating for two (2) shall be provided.
The driver’s seat shall be National Model 2000, NFPA compliant, air suspension, high back with integral
headrest, vinyl isolator, 2 position front cushion adjust, -3 to +14 degree back angle adjust with 3-point lap
and shoulder belt type.
The passenger seat shall be a National Model 2000, NFPA compliant, air suspension, high back with integral
headrest, vinyl isolator, 2 position front cushion adjust, -3 to +14 degree back angle adjust with 3-point lap
and shoulder belt type.
Seat belt warning prewire includes seat belt switches and seat sensors for all belted positions in the cab and
a harness routed to the center of the dash for the aftermarket installation of the Data Recorder and Seatbelt
Indicator System for 2 seat belts.
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CHASSIS RELATED ITEMS
FLUID DATA PLAQUE
One (1) fluid data plaque containing required information shall be provided based on the applicable
components for this apparatus, compliant with NFPA Standards:
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Engine oil
Engine coolant
Chassis transmission fluid
Drive axle lubricant
Power steering fluid
Pump transmission lubrication fluid
Other NFPA applicable fluid levels or data as required
Location shall be in the driver's compartment or on driver's door.
DATA & WARNING LABELS
HEIGHT LENGTH & WEIGHT
A highly visible label indicating the overall height, length, and weight of the vehicle shall be installed in the
cab dash area.
CAB SEATING POSITION LIMITS
The label shall also include the seating positions for firefighters. A weight allowance of 250 pounds for
each shall be factored into the gross vehicle weight rating of the chassis.
NO RIDE LABEL
One (1) "NO RIDERS" label shall be applied on the vehicle at the rear step area or other applicable areas.
The label shall warn personnel that riding in or on these areas, while the vehicle is in motion is prohibited.
CAB SEATING POSITION LIMITS
One (1) label shall be installed in the cab to indicate seating positions for firefighters. A weight allowance
of 250 pounds for each shall be factored into the gross vehicle weight rating of the chassis.
HELMET WARNING TAG
One (1) label shall be installed in the cab, visible from each seating position. The label shall read
"CAUTION: DO NOT WEAR HELMET WHILE SEATED." Helmets must be properly stowed while the
vehicle is in motion according to the current edition of NFPA 1901.
REAR TOWING PROVISIONS
There shall be two tow eyes furnished under the rear of the body and attached directly to each chassis frame
rail. There shall be a reinforcement spreader bar connecting the two tow eyes. Tow eyes are to be
constructed of 3/8" plate steel with a 4" I.D. hole, large enough for passing through a tow chain end hook.
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The tow plates shall be painted black.
BUMPER EXTENSION
The chassis frame shall be extended 21" with reinforced steel angle and structural channel by the body
builder. The extension shall be designed to support the bumper and other equipment to be installed.
FRONT BUMPER GRAVELSHIELD
A 21" front to rear filler panel constructed from NFPA compliant, slip resistant aluminum tread plate shall
be provided on the front chassis frame extension. The extension shall be covered on the top and sides, up to
the level of front bumper and shall be reinforced to support one (1) firefighter (approximately 250 pounds)
and the equipment specified to be installed.
FRONT BUMPER COMPARTMENT
One (1) recessed fire hose compartment constructed from smooth aluminum shall be installed in the center
of the front bumper extension. Water drain holes shall be drilled in the bottom.
BUMPER COMPARTMENT DOOR
One (1) aluminum tread plate door for the front bumper compartment shall be supplied. The flat door shall
have a stainless steel hinge at the rear and a latch to secure the compartment.
BUMPER COMPARTMENT DOOR SHOCK
A gas shock shall be supplied to hold the front bumper compartment door in the open position.
COMPARTMENT MATTING
The bumper compartment floor shall be fitted with removable vinyl Turtle Tile matting. The matting shall
be interlocking units, 12 x 12 square by 3/4" thick. This material shall be resistant to temperature, ultraviolet radiation, mechanical impacts, chemical actions and corrosion free.
TOW HOOKS
Two (2) tow hooks shall be mounted to the bumper extension under the bumper towards the rearward
section of the extension. The tow hooks shall be steel and shall be painted black.
TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR
There shall be a tire pressure indicator at each tire’s valve stem on the vehicle that shall indicate if there is
insufficient pressure in the specific tire.
AIR HORNS
Two (2) Stuttertone chrome plated air horns shall be mounted on the side of the hood of the commercial
chassis. An air protection valve shall be provided in the air horn piping that will not allow the chassis air
brake system to drop below 90 PSI.
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ELECTRIC TRAFFIC HORN AND AIR HORN SELECTOR SWITCH
One (1) selector switch shall be provided on the cab's dash that will allow the chassis steering wheel horn
button to activate either the electric traffic horn or air horn system.
AIR HORN FOOT SWITCH
One (1) foot switch shall be installed to activate the air horn system on the officer's side of the floor.
APPARATUS DATA
OVERALL HEIGHT
The overall height for this apparatus shall be approximately 9’6.5”.
OVERALL LENGTH
The overall length for this apparatus shall be approximately 28’4”.
OVERALL WIDTH
The overall width for this apparatus shall be approximately 101”,
WHEELBASE
The wheelbase for this apparatus shall be approximately 195”.
ANGLE OF APPROACH
The angle of approach for the apparatus shall not be less than eight (8) degrees as specified by the current
edition of NFPA 1901.
ANGLE OF DEPARTURE
The angle of departure for the apparatus shall not be less than eight (8) degrees as specified by the current
edition of NFPA 1901.
CENTER OF GRAVITY
The apparatus, prior to acceptance, will be required to meet the vehicle stability of the applicable NFPA
Automotive Fire Apparatus Standard.
A calculated center of gravity shall be provided. The calculated or measured center of gravity (CG) shall
be no higher that 80-percent of the rear axle track width.
DELIVERY
Final delivery of the completed apparatus shall be made F.O.B. Fire Department Headquarters.
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WARRANTIES
BUMPER TO BUMPER WARRANTY
We warrant each new motorized fire apparatus manufactured by ROSENBAUER AMERICA, LLC for a
period of ONE YEAR from the date of delivery, except for chassis and other components noted herein.
Under this warranty we agree to furnish any parts to replace those that have failed due to defective material
or workmanship where there is no indication of abuse, neglect, unusual or other than normal service
providing that such parts are, at the option of ROSENBAUER AMERICA, LLC, made available for our
inspection at our request, returned to our factory or other location designated by us with transportation
prepaid within thirty days after the date of failure or within one year from the date of delivery of the
apparatus to the original purchaser, whichever occurs first, and inspection indicates the failure was
attributed to defective material or workmanship.
The warranty on the chassis and chassis supplied components, storage batteries, generators, electrical lamps
and other devices subject to deterioration is limited to the warranty of the manufacturer thereof and
adjustments for the same are to be made directly with the manufacturer by the customer.
This warranty will not apply to any fire apparatus that has been repaired or altered outside our factory in
any way, which in our opinion might affect its stability or reliability.
This warranty shall not apply to those items that are usually considered normal maintenance and upkeep
services: including, but not limited to, normal lubrication or proper adjustment of minor auxiliary pumps or
reels.
This warranty is in lieu of all other warranties, expressed or implied, and all other obligations or liabilities
on our part. We neither assume nor authorize any person to assume for us any liability in connection with
the sales of our apparatus unless made in writing by ROSENBAUER AMERICA, LLC.
ALUMINUM BODY WARRANTY - FIVE YEAR
Rosenbauer America, LLC warrants to the original purchaser only, that the all aluminum body, fabricated
by Rosenbauer America, LLC, under normal use and with reasonable maintenance, be structurally sound
and will remain free from corrosion perforation for a period of FIVE (5) years.
This warranty does not apply to the following items that are covered by a separate warranty: paint finish,
hardware, moldings, and other accessories attached to this body. In addition, this warranty does not apply
to any part or accessory manufactured by others and attached to this body.
ROSENBAUER AMERICA, LLC MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH
RESPECT TO THE ALUMINUM BODY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND HEREBY
DISCLAIMED.
Rosenbauer America, LLC will replace without charge, repair or make a fair allowance for any defect in
material or workmanship demonstrated to its satisfaction to have existed at the time of delivery or not due
to misuse, negligence, or accident. If Rosenbauer America, LLC elects to repair this body, the extent of
such repair shall be determined solely by Rosenbauer America, LLC, and shall be performed solely at the
Rosenbauer America, LLC factory, or at an approved facility. The expense of any transportation to or from
such repair facility shall be borne by the purchaser and is not an item covered under this warranty.
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Rosenbauer America, LLC will not be liable for damages and under no circumstances will its liability
exceed the price for a defective body. The remedies set forth herein are exclusive and in substitution for all
other remedies to which the purchaser would otherwise be entitled.
Rosenbauer America, LLC will be given a reasonable opportunity to investigate all claims. The purchaser
must commence any action arising out of, based upon or relating to agreement or the breach hereof, within
twelve months from the date the cause of the action occurred.
Note: Surety bond, if required, will cover standard one year warranty period only and will not cover any
extended warranties allowed by seller or other component manufacturers.
GALVANIZED SUBFRAME WARRANTY
Subject to the provisions, limitations and conditions set forth in this warranty, Rosenbauer America, LLC
(hereby referred to as "seller"), hereby warrants to each original purchaser only that each new hot dip
galvanized body subframe (exclusive of paint finish and hardware) is structurally sound and free of all
structural defects of both material and workmanship and further warrants that it will maintain such
structural integrity for the duration of ownership by the original purchaser. This warranty terminates upon
transfer of possession or ownership by original purchaser.
This warranty is conditioned upon normal use and reasonable maintenance of such subframe; prompt
written notice of all defects to seller or one of the seller's then authorized dealers in the area; no repair or
additions there to except by seller or authorized by it; said defect not resulting from misuse, negligence,
accident, remount, overloading beyond applicable weight rating by customer or third parties. If any such
conditions are not complied with, this warranty shall become void and unenforceable.
Should repairs become necessary under the terms or the warranty, the extent of that repair shall be
determined solely by the seller and shall be performed solely at Rosenbauer America, LLC or a repair
facility designated by the seller. The expense of any transportation to or from such repair facility shall be
that of the purchaser and is not an item covered by this warranty.
Seller reserves the unrestricted right at any time from time to time to make changes in the design of and/or
improvements on its products without thereby imposing any obligation on itself to make corresponding
changes or improvements in or on its products theretofore manufactured.
EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS: THIS MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY IS PROVIDED IN
PLACE OF ANY AND ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES. NO
PERSON IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTY ON BEHALF
OF ROSENBAUER AMERICA, LLC OR ANY OF ITS DISTRIBUTORS OTHER THAN SET FORTH
IN THIS MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY. YOUR RIGHT TO SERVICE AND REPLACEMENT OF
PARTS ON THE TERMS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HERIN ARE YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES
AND NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER NOR ANY OF ITS DISTRIBUTORS SHALL BE LIABLE
FOR DAMAGES, WHETHER ORDINARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL.
Note: Surety bond, if required, will cover standard one year warranty period only and will not cover any
extended warranties allowed by seller or other component manufacturers.
PAINT WARRANTY FIVE YEAR
The PPG paint performance guarantee will cover the areas of the vehicle finished with the specified product
for a period of FIVE (5) years beginning the day the vehicle is delivered to the purchaser.
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The full apparatus body, manufactured and painted by Rosenbauer America, LLC, shall be covered for the
following paint failures as outlined on the guarantee certificate:
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Peeling or delaminating of the topcoat and/or other layers of paint.
Cracking or checking.
Loss of gloss caused by cracking, checking, or hazing.
Any paint failure caused by defective PPG Fleet Finishes, which are covered by this guarantee.
All guarantee exclusions, limitations, and methods of claims are covered in the full certificate provided to
the original purchaser.
Note: Surety bond, if required, will cover standard one year warranty period only and will not cover any
extended warranties allowed by seller or other component manufacturers.
PUMP WARRANTY
Waterous warrants, to the original buyer only, that products and parts manufactured by Waterous will be
free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of five (5) years
from the date the product is first placed in service, or five and one half 5-1/2 years from the date of
shipment by Waterous, whichever period will be the first to expire; provided the buyer notifies Waterous in
writing, of the defect in said product within the warranty period, and said product is found by Waterous to
be conforming with the aforesaid warranty.
When required in writing by Waterous, defective products must be promptly returned by the buyer to the
Waterous Company at Waterous' plant at South St. Paul, Minnesota, or at such other place as may be
specified by Waterous with transportation and other charges prepaid. A returned materials authorization
(RMA) is required for all products and parts and may be requested by phone, fax or mail. The previously
mentioned warranty excludes any responsibility or liability of Waterous for:
A. Damages or defects due to accident, abuse, misuse, abnormal operating conditions, negligence,
accidental causes or improper maintenance, or attributable to written specifications or instructions
furnished by buyer;
B. Defects in products manufactured by others and furnished by Waterous hereunder, it being understood
and agreed by the parties that the only warranty provided for such products shall be the warranty provided
by the manufacturer thereof which, if assignable, Waterous will assign to the buyer, if requested by Buyer;
C. Any product or part, altered, modified, serviced or repaired other than by Waterous, without its prior
written consent.
D. The cost of dismantling, removing, transporting, storing, or insuring the defective product or part and
the cost of reinstallation.
E. Normal wear items (packing, strainers, filters, light bulbs, anodes, intake screens, etc.)
This warranty is subject to Waterous' conditions of sale (Waterous Company form number F-2190 as
currently in effect all of which are herein incorporated and by this reference made a part hereof.
All other warranties are excluded, whether expressed or implied by operation of law or otherwise, including
all implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for purpose. Waterous shall not be liable for
consequential or incidental damages directly or indirectly arising or resulting from breach of any of the
terms of this limited warranty or from the sale, handling, or use of any other product or part. Waterous'
liability hereunder, either for breach of warranty or for negligence, is expressly limited at Waterous' option:
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A. To the replacement at the agreed point of delivery of any product or part, which upon inspection by
Waterous or its duly authorized representative, is found not to conform to the limited warranty set forth
above, or
B. To the repair of such product or part, or
C. To the refund or crediting to buyer of the net sales price of the defective product or part.
Buyer's remedies contained herein are exclusive of any other remedy otherwise available to the buyer.
WATER TANK WARRANTY
UNITED PLASTIC FABRICATION INC. Warrants each UPF POLY-TANK IIE Booster/Foam tank to
be free from manufacturing defects in material and workmanship for the service life of the vehicle (vehicle
must be actively used in fire suppression). The UPF POLY-TANK IIE must be installed in accordance
with the United Plastic Fabricating installation manual. Every UPF POLY-TANK IIE is thoroughly
inspected and tested for leaks before leaving our facility. Should any problems develop with your UPF
POLY-TANK IIE booster/foam tank and will not meet performance criteria during the service life of the
vehicle, notify UPF in writing or call our TOLL FREE SERVICE HOT LINE 1-800-USA-POLY. Provide
UPF with the serial number and a description of the problem. If the tank problem would render the truck
out of service, UPF will dispatch a service technician WITHIN 48 HOURS (2 DAYS) to repair the tank.
(This time period is for North America only). If the vehicle can remain in service, UPF will dispatch a
service technician within a mutually agreed upon time period.
We will repair, or at our option, replace the tank with a new UPF POLY-Tank IIE. UPF will cover
customary and reasonable costs to remove and install the UPF POLY-TANK IIE. This warranty will not
cover tanks that have been improperly installed, misused or abused, and the serial number must not have,
been altered, defaced or removed. UPF will not cover any unauthorized third party repairs or alterations.
Any of these actions may void the warranty.
THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE
DESCRIPTION OF THE FACE HEREOF. THERE IS NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF MERCHANTABILITY OR A WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
ADDITIONALLY, THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER OBLIGATIONS OR
LIABILITIES ON THE PART OF UNITED PLASTIC FABRICATION, INC.
This warranty contains the entire warranty. It is the sole warranty and price agreements or representation,
whether oral or written, are either merged herein or expressly cancelled. UNITED PLASTIC
FABRICATION, INC. Neither assumes, nor authorizes any person supposing to act on its behalf, to
change, nor assume for it, any warranty or liability concerning its product.
IN NO EVENT WILL UNITED PLASTIC FABRICATION, INC BE LIABLE FOR AN AMOUNT
IN EXCESS OF THE PRESENT RETAIL, PURCHASE PRICE PLUS INSTALLATION AND
REMOVAL COST OF THE BOOSTER TANK, FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER
DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT
OF FAILURE OF ITS PRODUCT.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights, which vary from state to state.
Some states do not allow exclusion or limitation of incidental of incidental or consequential damage, so the
above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. Some states do not allow limitation on how long an
implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
STAINLESS STEEL PLUMBING WARRANTY
The manufacturer shall provide a ten (10) year warranty on the stainless steel plumbing components and
installation. The manufacturer shall supply details of their warranty information with their bid submission.
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MANUALS
COMPLETE PRINTED MANUAL
ROSENBAUER shall provide with the vehicle upon delivery, one (1) complete delivery manual. This
manual shall be in a notebook type binder, with reference tabs for each section of the vehicle. A companion
compact disk (CD) with all of the printed material in an electronic format (Adobe Acrobat PDF) shall be
provided.
Within each section shall be:
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Individual component manufacturer instruction and parts manuals
Warranty forms for the body
Warranty forms for all major components
Warranty instructions and format to be used in compliance with warranty obligations
Wiring diagrams
Installation instruction and drawings for major parts
Visual graphics and electronic photos for the installation of major parts
Necessary normal routine service forms, publications and components of the body portion of the
apparatus
Technical publications for training and instruction on major body components
Warning and safety related notices for personnel protection
Cab and chassis manuals on parts, service and maintenance shall be provided
"ON-LINE" SERVICE MANUAL SUPPORT
As part of the standard delivery manual, ROSENBAUER shall give a password-protected link to the end
user, allowing access to the manufacturers' database on service parts. The internet-based system shall allow
the end user to access the major component supplier's service parts listing such as Hale, Waterous, Akron,
etc. This shall be accomplished with simplistic point and click features on the manufacturer line item
within the "stripper" or "line item sheet". This will include, automatic updates, printable schematics and
manufacturer's web links and is available in the commercially available format of Adobe Acrobat Reader to
access these documents. Rosenbauer America, LLC shall submit with the bid proposal, a sample set of on
line Adobe formatted material that has been printed from the manufacturer’s website.
Parts Listings within Manuals
The manuals will include cross-reference part numbers from the ROSENBAUER part number to the
vendor parts. Example: ROSENBAUER Hydraulic Ladder Rack, Part #LR-MN-0002 cross-referenced to
Ziamatic Corporation Part 098-MN2345. This will allow for reference between individual parts and
complete installation assemblies as completed by the body builder. The manuals will list all components of
the vehicle that includes a vendor part utilized in a complete installation via the manufacturer’s "line item
sheet" or "stripper" utilized to manufacture the completed vehicle. These are "As Built" and proposals with
"typical" or "generic" manuals will be rejected.
Illustrative Schematics within Manuals
ROSENBAUER shall include installation diagrams and drawings of all major sub assemblies. This will
include components such as hydraulic ladder rack assemblies, pump panels, tanks, fire pumps, etc. The
drawings shall be linked via an Internet based service program, in an electronic format from the
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manufacturers "stripper" (line item listing) of the manufacturing document. ROSENBAUER shall submit,
upon request, a sample schematic.
Digital Images within Manuals
In addition to two and three-dimensional installation drawings, ROSENBAUER shall make accessible, via
an internet based link, the actual photos of the installed components listed within the "stripper" or line
sheet. This will include, but not limited to wiring terminals, main body distribution strips, fire pump
shifting, auxiliary components, etc. ROSENBAUER shall submit a sample of these upon request.
Installation Instructions within Manuals
ROSENBAUER "work instructions" or "installation instructions" shall be included with the service
manuals. These documents shall be accessible via a web-based link to the individual vehicle manufactured.
The work instructions shall give systematic instructions of the component installation process.
ROSENBAUER shall submit, upon request, a sample set of instructions.
Automatic Updates of Manuals and Parts Listings
The online manuals will include automatic updates that are accessible via the web link. When clicking on
the part within the manufacturer’s stripper or line sheet, it will allow the end user to access the component
manufacturer website for updated information. This will allow for latest parts and service components
from the individual part manufacturer or vendor.
Electrical Schematics
To maintain the vehicles electrical systems, the manufacturer shall provide to the purchaser the
instructional manuals, complete electrical information and schematics on the vehicle. The electrical
information shall be provided as follows:
Wiring Systems 12 and 120 Volt:
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Graphic symbols for electrical diagrams.
Wire labeling, imprinting codes and index.
Computer generated electrical schematics indicating the circuit number, wire size, switches, circuit
breaker and terminals on the vehicle.
ROSENBAUER shall submit, upon request, a sample set of diagrams.
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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM / WARNING LIGHTS
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
The electrical system shall include all panels, electrical components, switches and relays, wiring harnesses
and other electrical components. The electrical equipment installed by the apparatus manufacturer shall
conform to current automotive electrical system standards, the latest Federal DOT standards, and the
requirements of the applicable NFPA standards.
All wiring shall be stranded copper or copper alloy conductors of a gauge rated to carry 125 percent of the
maximum current for the protected circuit. Voltage drops in all wiring from the power source to the using
device shall not exceed 10 percent. The wiring and wiring harness and insulation shall be in conformance to
applicable SAE and NFPA standards. The wiring harness shall conform to SAE J-1128 with GXL
temperature properties. All exposed wiring shall be protected in a loom with a minimum 289 degree
Fahrenheit rating. All wiring looms shall be properly supported and attached to body members. The electrical
conductors shall be constructed in accordance with applicable SAE standards, except when good engineering
practice requires special construction.
The wiring connections and terminations shall use a method that provides a positive mechanical and electrical
connection and shall be installed in accordance with the device manufacturer's instructions. Electrical
connections shall be with mechanical type fasteners and large rubber grommets where wiring passes through
metal panels.
The wiring between the cab and body shall be joined using Deutsche type connectors or an enclosed in a
terminal junction panel area. This system will permit body removal with minimal impact on the apparatus
electrical system. All connections shall be crimp-type with insulated shanks to resist moisture and foreign
debris such as grease and road grime. Weather-resistant connectors shall be provided throughout to ensure
the integrity of the electrical system.
Any electrical junction or terminal boxes shall be weather resistant and located away from water spray
conditions. In addition, the main body junction panel shall house the automatic reset breakers and relays
where required.
There shall be no exposed electrical cabling, harnesses, or terminal connections located in compartments,
unless they are enclosed in a junction box or covered with a removable electrical panel. The wiring shall be
secured in place and protected against heat, liquid contaminants and damage. Wiring shall be uniquely
identified every three-inches (3") by color coding or permanent marking with a circuit function code and
identified on a reference chart or electrical wiring schematic per requirements of applicable NFPA #1901
standards.
The electrical circuits shall be provided with low voltage overcurrent protective devices. Such devices shall
be accessible and located in required terminal connection locations or weather resistant enclosures. The
overcurrent protection shall be suitable for electrical equipment and shall be automatic reset type and meet
SAE standards. All electrical equipment, switches, relays, terminals, and connectors shall have a direct
current rating of 125 percent of maximum current for which the circuit is protected. The system shall have
electro-magnetic interference suppression provided as required in applicable SAE standards.
The electrical system shall include the following:
 Electrical terminals in weather exposed areas shall have a non-conductive grease or spray applied. A
corrosion preventative compound shall be applicable to all terminal plugs located outside of the cab
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or body.
 The electrical wiring shall be harnessed or be placed in a protective loom.
 Holes made in the roof shall be caulked with silicone. Large fender washers shall be used when
fastening equipment to the underside of the cab roof.
 Any electrical component that is installed in an exposed area shall be mounted in a manner that will
not allow moisture to accumulate in it.
 A coil of wire must be provided behind an electrical appliance to allow them to be pulled away from
mounting area for inspection and service work.
 All lights that have their sockets in a weather exposed area shall have corrosion preventative
compound added to the socket terminal area.
The warning lights shall be switched in the chassis cab with labeled switches in an accessible location.
Individual rocker switches shall be provided only for warning lights provided over the minimum level of
warning lights in either the stationary or moving modes. All electrical equipment switches shall be mounted
on a switch panel mounted in the cab convenient to the operator. The warning light switches shall be of the
rocker type. For easy nighttime operation, an integral indicator light shall be provided to indicate when the
circuit is energized. All switches shall be appropriately identified as to their function.
A single warning light switch shall activate all required warning lights. This switch will allow the vehicle to
respond to an emergency and "call for the right of way". When the parking brake is applied, a "blocking right
of way" system shall automatically activate per requirements of the applicable NFPA standards. All "clear"
warning lights shall be automatically turned off upon application of the parking brake.
NFPA REQUIRED TESTING OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The apparatus shall be electrically tested upon completion of the vehicle and prior to delivery. The electrical
testing, certifications, and test results shall be submitted with delivery documentation per requirements of the
applicable NFPA standards. The following minimum testing shall be completed by the apparatus
manufacturer:
1. Reserve capacity test:
The engine shall be started and kept running until the engine and engine compartment temperatures are
stabilized at normal operating temperatures and the battery system is fully charged. The engine shall be shut
off and the minimum continuous electrical load shall be activated for ten (10) minutes. All electrical loads
shall be turned off prior to attempting to restart the engine. The battery system shall then be capable of
restarting the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a failed test.
2. Alternator performance test at idle:
The minimum continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running at idle speed. The engine
temperature shall be stabilized at normal operating temperature. The battery system shall be tested to detect
the presence of battery discharge current. The detection of battery discharge current shall be considered a test
failure.
3. Alternator performance test at full load:
The total continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running up to the engine manufacturer's
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governed speed. The test duration shall be a minimum of two (2) hours. Activation of the load management
system is permitted during this test. However, if an alarm sounds due to excessive battery discharge, as
detected by the system requirements in the NFPA standards, or a system voltage of less than 11.7 volts dc
for more than 120 seconds is present, the test has failed.
4. Low voltage alarm test:
Following the completion of the above tests, the engine shall be shut off. The total continuous electrical load
shall be activated and shall continue to be applied until the excessive battery discharge alarm activates. The
battery voltage shall be measured at the battery terminals. With the load still applied, a reading of less than
11.7 volts dc for a 12 volt system shall be considered a test failure. The battery system shall then be able to
restart the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a test failure.
NFPA REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
The following documentation shall be provided on delivery of the apparatus:
a. Documentation of the electrical system performance tests required above.
b. A written load analysis, including:
1. The nameplate rating of the alternator.
2. The alternator rating under the conditions.
3. Each specified component load.
4. Individual intermittent loads.
WEATHER RESISTANT ELECTRICAL JUNCTION BOX
The electrical junction or terminal boxes shall be weather resistant and located away from water spray
conditions. In addition, the main body junction panel shall house the automatic reset breakers and relays
where required. The main body junction panel shall be located in the pump compartment.
DASH MOUNTED EMERGENCY ELECTRICAL SWITCH PANEL
An electrical switch panel shall be designed and mounted in the cab dash area. All switches shall be
provided with backlighted snap-in legend inserts.
SWITCHES
All emergency light switches shall be lighted, rocker style. Switches shall be internally lit when the switch
circuit is in the on position. A plug-in identification label is to be provided and installed adjacent to each
rocker switch with backlighting provided behind the label.
An internally lighted "master" switch shall be provided and wired through a heavy-duty relay to activate
power to the emergency lights.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
One (1) 12 volt LED light with switch shall be mounted in the engine enclosure.
The control switch shall be mounted on the light head.
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PUMP ENCLOSURE LIGHTS
One (1) incandescent work light shall be provided in the pump enclosure.
The control switch shall be mounted on the light head.
BACK-UP ALARM
One (1) automatic electric back-up alarm shall be wired to the back-up light circuit, and mounted under the
rear of the apparatus body.
HAND LIGHTS
All NFPA required portable hand lights supplied by the Customer must be installed before the apparatus is
placed into service.
VEHICLE DATA RECORDER
Apparatus shall be equipped with a Class1 “Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR) that is connected to the power
train CAN (Controller Area Network) bus consisting of transmission (TCM), engine control (ECM) and
anti-lock brake (ABS) modules mounted on the apparatus. The VDR will function per NFPA 1901-2009
sections 4.11 (Vehicle Data Recorder) utilizing the power train s J1939 data.
The VDR data shall be downloadable by USB cable to a computer using either Microsoft ™ or Apple ™
Operating Systems using Class 1/ O.E.M. supplied reporting software.
NOTE: The VDR shall only be provided as long as the chassis options include provisions to access vehicle
data information.
SEAT BELT WARNING SYSTEM
Apparatus shall be equipped with a Class1 Seat Belt Warning System” (SBW) that is connected to the
power train CAN (Controller Area Network) bus consisting of transmission (TCM), engine control (ECM)
and anti-lock brake (ABS) modules mounted on the apparatus. The SBW will function per NFPA 19012009 14.1.3.10 (Seat Belt Warning) using the Class1 “Seat Belt Input Module” for seat occupied and belt
status information.
The SBW system shall have the ability to use either normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC) switches
(user selectable by “dip switches” at ground potential) for operation.
NOTE: The SBW system shall only be installed, as long as the chassis manufacturer provides the correct
provisions for the installation of the SBW system by the body manufacturer.
SEAT BELT WARNING DISPLAY
A small rocker style display shall be installed in the chassis cab for the seat belt warning system.
MARKER LIGHTS
Incandescent marker lights shall be installed on the vehicle in conformance to the Department of
Transportation requirements.
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TAIL LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen M6 LED tail/brake lights shall be provided. The rectangular 4"x6" lights shall be
red.
TURN SIGNALS
One (1) pair of Whelen M6 LED turn signals with populated sequential chevron arrow shall be provided.
BACKUP LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen Series M6 LED backup lights shall be installed on the rear of the apparatus body.
The dimensions shall be 4" x 6" and the lens color shall be clear.
FOUR LIGHT HOUSING
One (1) pair of chrome plated tail light housings shall be supplied. Each housing shall be designed to hold
four (4) Whelen M6 rear lights located at the lower rear corners of the body.
CAB GROUND LIGHTS
Two (2) LED ground lights shall be installed on the chassis cab, one under each cab door.
PUMP PANEL GROUND LIGHTS
Two (2) LED ground lights shall be installed under the pump panel running boards. One (1) light shall be
located on the driver's side and one (1) light located on the officer's side of the apparatus.
REAR STEP GROUND LIGHTS
Two (2) LED ground lights shall be installed under rear step of the apparatus.
The ground lights shall automatically activate when the parking brake is applied.
REAR TAILBOARD LIGHTS
Two (2) LED step lights with clear lens shall be installed to illuminate the step surfaces at the rear of the
apparatus body.
The step/walkway light switch shall be installed and wired to the parking brake.
12VOLT SCENE LIGHTS
Four (4) Strobes N More Model EFlood 7560 LED Flood/Spot Combo lights shall be furnished. The lights
shall have a die-cast aluminum black housing, 7560 lumens, 12 volt, approximately 7" wide and 4 inches
deep with an adjustable stainless steel mounting bracket.
 SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
 One (1) scene light shall be located on the left side of the apparatus body.
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 SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
 One (1) scene light shall be located on the right side of the apparatus body.
 SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
 Two (2) scene light shall be located on the rear of the apparatus body.
 SCENE LIGHT SWITCHING
 Four (4) scene light switch with indicator shall be installed on the pump panel to control all scene
light(s). The switch shall be labeled "SCENE LIGHTS".
SCENE LIGHT
Two (2) Strobes N More Model Eflood 13000 flood lights shall be furnished one each top of the hose bed.
The light shall have a die-cast aluminum housing, produce 12960 lumen dual row hybrid flood/spot
combination lightbar. The lightbar shall be approximately26.5" wide x 4" deep.
 SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
 One (1) scene light shall be located on the left side of the apparatus body.
 SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
 One (1) scene light shall be located on the right side of the apparatus body.
 SCENE LIGHT SWITCHING
 Two (2) scene light switch with indicator shall be installed on the cab main switch panel to control
all scene light(s). The switch shall be labeled "SCENE LIGHTS".
DOOR OPEN/HAZARD WARNING LIGHT
One (1) red flashing, warning light shall be provided and installed in the driver's compartment to indicate
an open passenger or apparatus compartment door. The warning light shall also be attached to folding
equipment racks and light towers as specified. The light shall be a flashing rectangular incandescent
marker light with a red lens and shall be properly marked and identified.
ELECTRIC SIREN AND CONTROL
Whelen 295HFS2 electronic siren control head with remote amplifier shall be provided and flush
mounted in the switch panel with a location specific to the customer’s needs. The siren shall feature 200watt output, hands free mode and shall be in “standby” mode awaiting instruction. The siren shall offer radio
broadcast, public address, wail, yelp, or piercer tones and hands free operation which shall allow the operator
to turn the siren on and off from the horn ring if a horn/siren selector switch option is also selected.
One (1)
SPEAKER
One (1) Federal Signal DynaMax 100-watt speaker, Model #ES100, shall be installed. The speaker shall
feature a Neodymium driver and a high strength composite housing that is chemical resistant and maintains
rigidity at high temperatures.
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A Federal Signal #ESFMT recess mount, stainless steel polished trim ring shall be used to flush mount each
speaker.
SPEAKER
One (1) stainless steel grille shall be installed on the speaker.
SPEAKER LOCATION
The siren speaker shall be installed in the center of the apparatus bumper.
FEDERAL MECHANICAL SIREN
One (1) Federal Signal Q2B mechanical siren shall be pedestal mounted onto the front bumper. The "Q"
siren shall feature a highly polished chrome body and grille. The siren's distinctive mechanical wail sound
shall produce 123 db at 10'. The siren control switches shall be installed in the cab.
SIREN CONTROL
One (1) foot switch shall be provided on the driver's side of the cab floor to activate the Federal Signal Q2B
siren.
SIREN CONTROL
One (1) foot switch shall be provided on the officer's side of the cab floor to activate the Federal Signal
Q2B siren.
SIREN BRAKE
One (1) push button siren brake to silence the Federal Signal Q2B siren shall be provided on the driver's
side dash.
LIGHTBAR
One (1) Whelen Justice series light bar shall be included with the apparatus cab. The light bar shall be a
model JE2NFPA and shall be mounted on the roof of the cab, towards the front, above the windshield.
The light bar shall feature:
 A 56" light bar designed for high performance
 Four (4) red Linear Super LED corner modules
 Four (4) red CON3 LED hinged modules
 Two (2) white CON3 LED hinged modules with exterior clear optic lenses
 Clear hard coated lenses to provide extended life/luster protection against UV & chemical stresses
 Designed in accordance with NFPA Zone A requirements
LIGHTBAR ACTIVATION
The front upper light bar activation shall be wired into the master warning switch.
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UPPER REAR WARNING LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen Rota-Beam warning lights shall be installed on the upper corners of the rear body.
The unit shall have dual rotators with total dimensions of 7" high x 8" deep.
The driver side warning light shall be a Whelen rotator, model RB6TAP with a amber lens.
The officer side warning light shall be a Whelen rotator, model RB6TRP with a red lens.
REAR WARNING LIGHT MOUNTING
The upper rear lights shall be mounted on cast aluminum stanchions attached to the apparatus body, one on
each side.
LOWER FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen model M6 LED warning lights shall be installed, one each side one the front of the
chassis cab. The dimensions of the lights shall be 4-5/16" x 6-3/4".
The driver side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
The officer side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
Each light shall be mounted with a Whelen Model M6FC chrome flange.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen model M6 LED warning lights shall be installed one each side of the chassis cab.
The dimensions of the lights shall be 4-5/16" x 6-3/4".
The driver side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
The officer side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
Each light shall be mounted with a Whelen Model M6FC chrome flange.
LOWER MID-BODY WARNING LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen model M6 LED warning lights shall be installed , one each side of the apparatus,
mid-body. The dimensions of the lights shall be 4-5/16" x 6-3/4".
The driver side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
The officer side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
Each light shall be mounted with a Whelen Model M6FC chrome flange.
LOWER REAR SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen model M6 LED warning lights shall be installed, one each side of the apparatus
body, towards the rear of the body. The dimensions of the lights shall be 4-5/16" x 6-3/4".
The driver side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
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The officer side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
There shall be cast aluminum step light housing provided for the warning lights. The housing shall have a
pyramid tread on the top of the housing.
Each light shall be mounted with a Whelen Model M6FC chrome flange.
LOWER REAR WARNING LIGHTS
One (1) pair of Whelen model M6 LED warning lights shall be installed, one each side on the lower rear of
the apparatus body. The dimensions of the lights shall be 4-5/16" x 6-3/4".
The driver side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
The officer side warning light shall be a Whelen Model M6R red Super-LEDTM with color lens.
TRAFFIC ARROW LIGHT
One (1) Strobes N More Model E48 Series Super LED traffic advisor shall be furnished on the rear of the
apparatus. The unit shall have 32 flash patterns, includes full function control head with LED readout,
internal reflector for superior output, 12 volt with a two (2) year warranty. The unit shall be 35.25" wide x
1.57" high x 2.17" deep. The bright E4 series light heads shall be mounted in a sealed ABS extrusion and
comes with a switch box with LED flash pattern indicator.
The traffic arrow light shall be surface mounted at the rear of the apparatus body.
BACKUP CAMERA SYSTEM
One (1) Federal Signal model CAMSET70-NTSC-4 rear view safety system shall be furnished utilizing a
color high resolution camera for improved picture quality. A cast aluminum sealed camera enclosure shall
be utilized along with military type electronic connections. The monitor shall be a CAMLCD-70 7" and
include a cable connection assembly.
AM/FM RADIO
One (1) AM/FM stereo radio with Weatherband feature with dual speakers shall be furnished.
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PUMP AND CAFS SYSTEM
WATEROUS CXVK SINGLE STAGE PUMP
A Waterous model CXVK fire pump shall be midship mounted, single-stage centrifugal type and shall
meet the requirements of the NFPA 1901 standard. The pump must be tested by the pump manufacturer for
10 minutes hydrostatically at a pressure of 350 psig. Certification by the pump manufacturer must be
provided.
IMPELLER
The bronze impeller shall be specifically designed for the fire service. The impeller shall be accurately
balanced, both mechanically and hydraulically, for vibration free operation. The impeller shaft shall be
stainless steel heat-treated and precisely ground to size and supported on both ends by oil or grease
lubricated ball bearings.
The wear rings shall be replaceable, bronze, reverse-flow, labyrinth-type. The fire pump shall have deep
grove ball bearings located outside the pump to give rugged support and proper alignment to the impeller
shaft. Bearings shall be oil or grease lubricated. All pump bearings shall be completely separated from the
water being pumped.
PUMP MOUNTING
The pump shall be bolted to steel angles in pump module, using grade 8 bolts.
The midship mounted fire pump shall be mounted with steel angles and channel from the frame using grade
8 bolts, to both the frame and pump to permit removal of the pump for service. The pump shall be equipped
with bolt flanges or Victaulic couplings on the suction and discharge side of the pump to provide for
removal of fire pump without disturbing piping.
DRIVE LINE
Fire pump shall be driven by a heavy duty 10 bolt PTO capable of enough torque to operate the fire pump
at rated capacity for continuous duty. The PTO shall be of a "Hot Shift" style.
Hollow-tube drivelines and universals shall be properly matched to the engine and transmission output
torque ratings.
1250 GPM FIRE PUMP SPECIFICATIONS
The centrifugal type fire pump shall be a Waterous model CXK with a rated capacity of 1250 GPM. The
pump shall meet NFPA 1901 requirements.
The pump shall be certified to meet the following deliveries:
1250 GPM @ 150 PSI
1250 GPM @ 165 PSI
875 GPM @ 200 PSI
625 GPM @ 250 PSI
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LEFT SIDE -- 6" UNGATED INTAKE
One (1) 6" ungated suction intake shall be installed on the left side pump panel to supply the fire pump
from an external water supply. The threads shall be 6" NST. The intake shall be provided with a
removable screen.
One (1) 6" chrome plated cap shall be provided. The threads shall be NST and the cap shall be equipped
long handles.
RIGHT SIDE -- 6" UNGATED INTAKE
One (1) 6" ungated suction intake shall be installed on the right side pump panel to supply the fire pump
from an external water supply. The intake shall be provided with a removable screen.
One (1) 6" chrome plated cap shall be provided. The threads shall be NST and the cap shall be equipped
long handles.
FIRE PUMP MECHANICAL SHAFT SEAL
The Waterous fire pump shall be equipped with self-adjusting, maintenance free, 'mechanical shaft seal'
which is designed to be functional in the unlikely event of a seal failure.
IMPELLER HUBS
The Waterous fire pump impeller hubs shall be standard bronze type.
PTO PUMP SHIFT SPECIFICATIONS -- PUMP AND ROLL
An electric powered PTO pump shift shall be installed in the cab driver's area where not subject to
accidental engagement.
An rocker switch for PTO pump engagement shall be installed in the cab driver's area. The pump shift
system shall permit "pump and roll" operations, as well as stationary pumping operations.
The following indicator lights shall be included with pump shift.
1. A green indicator light, labeled "PUMP ENGAGED" shall indicate pump PTO has successfully been
engaged.
2. A green indicator light, labeled "OK TO PUMP" shall indicate the PTO is engaged and parking brake is
activated. Pump control is through the pressure governor.
3. A red flashing indicator light, labeled "PUMP & ROLL" shall indicate the PTO is engaged and parking
brake is released. Pump control is through the driver's throttle pedal.
4. Pump shift and interlocks shall comply with applicable sections of the NFPA standards.
5. An instruction label and nameplate shall be provided to indicate proper pump engagement instructions.
FIRE PUMP PRIMING SYSTEM
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A Waterous model number VPO electrically driven, positive displacement, rotary vane type 'oil less' priming
pump shall be installed. The system shall be activated with a push button type control.
The pump shall be capable of taking suction and discharging water with a lift of 10 feet in not more than 30
seconds with the pump dry, through 20 feet of suction hose of appropriate size. The priming system shall
comply with applicable sections of the NFPA standards.
PRESSURE GOVERNOR AND ENGINE-PUMP MONITORING
One (1) Fire Research InControl series TGA300 pressure governor and monitoring display kit shall be
installed. The kit shall include a control module, intake pressure sensor, discharge pressure sensor, and
cables. The control module case shall be waterproof and have dimensions not to exceed 5 1/2" high by 10
1/2" wide by 2" deep. Inputs for monitored information shall be from a J1939 databus or independent
sensors. Outputs for engine control shall be on the J1939 databus or engine specific wiring.
The following continuous displays shall be provided:
 Pump discharge; shown with four daylight bright LED digits more than 1/2" high
 Pump Intake; shown with four daylight bright LED digits more than 1/2" high
 Pressure / RPM setting; shown on a dot matrix message display
 Pressure and RPM operating mode LEDs
 Throttle ready LED
 Engine RPM; shown with four daylight bright LED digits more than 1/2" high
 Check engine and stop engine warning LEDs
 Oil pressure; shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display
 Engine coolant temperature; shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display
 Transmission Temperature: shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display
 Battery voltage; shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display.
The dot-matrix message display shall show diagnostic and warning messages as they occur. It shall show
monitored apparatus information, stored data, and program options when selected by the operator. All LED
intensity shall be automatically adjusted for day and night time operation.
The program shall store the accumulated operating hours for the pump and engine to be displayed with the
push of a button. It shall monitor inputs and support audible and visual warning alarms for the following
conditions:
 High Battery Voltage
 Low Battery Voltage (Engine Off)
 Low Battery Voltage (Engine Running)
 High Transmission Temperature
 Low Engine Oil Pressure
 High Engine Coolant Temperature
 Out of Water (visual alarm only)
 No Engine Response (visual alarm only).
The program features shall be accessed via push buttons located on the front of the control panel. There
shall be an USB port located at the rear of the control module to upload future firmware enhancements.
Inputs to the control panel from the pump discharge and intake pressure sensors shall be electrical. The
discharge pressure display shall show pressures from 0 to 600 psi. The intake pressure display shall show
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pressures from -30 in. Hg to 600 psi.
The governor shall operate in two control modes, pressure and RPM. No discharge pressure or engine RPM
variation shall occur when switching between modes. A throttle ready LED shall light when the interlock
signal is recognized. The governor shall start in pressure mode and set the engine RPM to idle. In pressure
mode the governor shall automatically regulate the discharge pressure at the level set by the operator. In
RPM mode the governor shall maintain the engine RPM at the level set by the operator except in the event
of a discharge pressure increase. The governor shall limit a discharge pressure increase in RPM mode to a
maximum of 30 psi. Other safety features shall include recognition of no water conditions with an
automatic programmed response and a push button to return the engine to idle.
The pressure governor, monitoring and master pressure display shall be programmed to interface with a
specific engine.
PUMP ANODES
There shall be sacrificial, zinc anodes in the pump steamer ports which shall protect the pump and piping
from electrolysis. These anodes shall also act as screens.
PUMP PLUMBING SYSTEM
The fire pump plumbing system shall be of rigid stainless steel pipe or flexible piping with stainless steel
fittings. Mechanical grooved couplings shall be installed to permit flexing of the plumbing system and allow
for quick removal of piping or valves for service. Flexible hose couplings shall be threaded stainless steel or
mechanical grooved coupling connections.
The fire pump and plumbing shall be hydrostatically tested in compliance to applicable sections of NFPA
standards. The test results shall be included in the delivery documentation.
FIRE PUMP MASTER DRAIN
The fire pump plumbing system and fire pump shall be piped to a single push-pull type master pump drain
assembly.
ADDITIONAL LOW POINT DRAINS
The plumbing system shall be equipped with additional low point manually operated drain valves to allow
total draining of the fire pump plumbing system. These valves shall be accessible from the side of the
vehicle and labeled.
STAINLESS STEEL INTAKE MANIFOLD
The suction manifold assembly shall be fabricated with Schedule #10 type 304 stainless steel. All threaded
fittings shall be a minimum of Schedule 10 stainless steel. The suction manifold assembly shall have
radiused sweep elbows to minimize water turbulence into the suction volute. The suction manifold shall be
welded and pressure tested prior to installation. The stainless steel manifold assembly shall be attached to
the pump intake volute with a heavy-duty, flexible Victaulic coupling.
The stainless steel manifold assembly shall have a ten (10) year warranty.
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STAINLESS STEEL DISCHARGE MANIFOLD
The discharge manifold assembly shall be fabricated with minimum of Schedule #10 Type 304 stainless
steel. All threaded fittings shall be a minimum of Schedule #40 stainless steel. The discharge manifold
assembly shall have radiused sweep elbows to minimize water turbulence. The manifold shall be welded
and pressure tested prior to installation. The stainless steel manifold inlet shall be attached to the pump
discharge and have additional brackets as required to support the discharge manifold, valves and related
components.
The stainless steel manifold assembly shall have a ten (10) year warranty.
FIRE PUMP & PLUMBING SYSTEM PAINTING
The fire pump and plumbing system shall be painted by the fire apparatus manufacturer. The fire pump
and the plumbing shall be painted metallic silver.
HOSE THREADS
The hose threads shall be National Standard Thread (NST) on all base threads on the apparatus intakes and
discharges.
WATER TANK TO PUMP LINE
One (1) 3" water tank to fire pump line shall be provided with a full flow quarter turn ball valve, 3" piping,
and with flex hose and stainless steel hose clamps. The tank to pump line shall be equipped with a check
valve to prevent pressurization of the water tank.
The line shall be flow tested during the fire pump testing and shall meet applicable requirements of NFPA
standards.
The tank to pump valve shall be controlled at the pump operator's panel.
The valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series three-inch (3") valve with a stainless ball.
One (1) Akron valve equipped with a manually operated pull rod, with quarter-turn locking feature shall be
provided on the intake. The handle shall be equipped with a color-coded name plate.
FIRE PUMP TO WATER TANK FILL LINE
One (1) 2" fire pump to water tank refill and pump bypass cooler line shall be provided. The valve shall be
a full flow quarter turn ball valve with 2" piping and flex hose to tank. The valve control handle shall have
a nameplate located near the valve control.
The valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two-inch (2") valve with a stainless ball.
One (1) Akron valve equipped with a manually operated pull rod, with quarter-turn locking feature shall be
provided on the intake. The handle shall be equipped with a color-coded name plate.
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ROWE CAFS / FOAMPRO
ROWE CAFS SYSTEM
One (1) ROWE Industries "Equalizer CAFS" System shall be installed to provide compressed air foam. It
shall be capable of providing foam solution or compressed air foam from any of the specified CAFS
discharges simultaneously.
COMPRESSOR TYPE
Vanair 200 UDSM PTO Driven air compressor, rotary screw type
CAPACITY
200 CFM free air at 100 psig. Compressor to be capable 200 PSIG operation
COMPRESSOR
Sullair 10 series Powertech design oil flooded rotary screw. The air compressors shall be completely
manufactured and assembled in the USA . Air compressor inlet control valve shall be an integral design
incorporated in the cast iron housing. No bolt on inlet control valves
INPUT SPEED
Air compressor shall produce 200 CFM at 2075 RPM input speed Ratings per CAGI/PNEUROP
PN2CPTC3
GEAR RATIO
Air Compressor gear ratio shall be 3.94:1 to ensure lowest possible engine speed
AIR INTAKE FILTER
Separate two-stage, heavy duty, dry-type air filters shall be provided for air compressor.
AIR RECEIVER
The receiver shall be ASME code approved rated at a 225 psig working pressure. The receiver shall
be equipped with an ASME air pressure relief valve located upstream of the final oil separator. The
receiver shall be equipped with a fill cap and easily readable sight glass, ¾ inch service valve and a
spin-on air compressor oil filter with built in by-pass protection.
AIR/FLUID SEPARATOR
Separator to be located internally in air receiver tank. Separator shall be constructed with a pleated
media, welded straps, scrim barrier, support screen, expanded metal outer wrap and internal and
external grounding. Vanair separator shall provide for enhanced air quality, reduced operating and
maintenance cost and optimized compressor performance.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Panel to include compressor air pressure gauge, hour meter, compressor oil temperature gauge
and over-temperature/over-pressure reset switch.
PROTECTIVE CIRCUIT
Compressor to automatically shutdown in case of high compressor temperature or over
pressurization. Additional protective features provided include automatic blow down valve,
receiver relief valve and minimum pressure valve.
COOLING SYSTEM
Compressor cooling system shall allow rated air delivery and pressure operation continuously in
125 degree Fahrenheit ambient temperatures. Cooler to be mounted in a powder coated sheet
metal enclosure with a suction type fan assembly. (No ABS plastic shrouding) Compressor fluid
shall be filtered by a 25 micron full flow spin-on replaceable filter canister. A fan temperature
switch shall be provided to regulate compressor cooling. The compressor oil cooler is
approximately 14.58" in length, 6.50" in diameter and 7.64" in height.
CONTROLS
Pneumatic inlet control valve shall be integrated into compressor system and automatically
modulate output from 0 to 100% in response to air demand
SPEED CONTROL
Electronically controlled engines speed control shall allow modulation of engine speed to match
air demand.
DRIVELINES
2 ½ inch 1310 series driveline with universal joint, yoke and companion flange
GENERAL
The compressor shall be manufactured in an ISO 9001 certified quality system.
COMPRESSOR WARNING LIGHT AND HORN
The compressor unit will be supplied with a visual "LED Light" and audible "Horn" compressor warning
systems. When these go off, your compressor has either overheated or has over pressurized. If these
alarms go off, turn off the compressor to keep from overheating and causing compressur damage.
AIR MANIFOLD
The Rowe CAFS air manifold shall be fabricated from stainless steel and pressure tested by Rowe
Industries. Connections will consist of four (4) 1-/2" for 1" and 1-1/2" CAFS discharges, two (2) 3/4" for
2-1/2" CAFS discharges, one (1) 1" air inlet connection and one (1) 1/4" drain connection. The air
manifold shall be mounted in the pump compartment area.
One (1) 1/4" standard air chuck shall be furnished and mounted on the side panel for auxiliary air supply.
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1.5" ADJUSTABLE EQUALIZER DISCHARGES
A total of three (3) 1-1/2" discharges shall be furnished with the adjustable equalizer to produce CAFS
foam. With the Equalizer, the water is separated into 19 individual streams each individual stream is
surrounded by 6 air injection points in the low pressure area giving over 100 mixing points. Each shall be
plumbed off the foam manifold provided by the body builder.
Each 1.5" CAFS discharge shall include:
> - 1/2" air on/off solenoid valve #1225
> - 1/2" air check valve #VAC008
> - FT150 Equalizer, fabricated from stainless steel with no moving internal parts, #RM0908
> - Potentiometer # RM0702 with #RM0704 mount
> - Valve Piston Ring # RM0703
> - Cable Guide #RM0705
> - Wet to Dry Display #RM0701
> - CAFS / NON CAFS Panel Tag with Selector Switch #1061
> - TFT Flip Tip CAFS nozzle #FTGF36D1S
The two (2) speedlays and the front bumper jumpline shall have CAFS along with the 1" booster reel.
2.5" ADJUSTABLE EQUALIZER DISCHARGES
A total of two (2) 2-1/2" discharges shall be furnished with the adjustable equalizer to produce CAFS foam.
With the Equalizer, the water is separated into 62 individual streams with 6 air injection points around each
stream giving the 2.5" discharge over 370 mixing points. Each shall be plumbed off the foam manifold
provided by the body builder.
NOTE: For 2-1/2" bumper turret discharge and the rear 2-1/2" discharge.
Each 2.5" CAFS discharge shall include:
> - 3/4" air on/off solenoid valve #1282
> - 3/4" air check valve #VAC012
> - EQ1000 - 2-1/2" Equalizer, fabricated from stainless steel with no moving internal parts,
#RM0909
> - Potentiometer # RM0702 with #RM0704 mount
> - Valve Piston Ring # RM0703
> - Cable Guide #RM0705
> - Wet to Dry Display #RM0701
> - CAFS / NON CAFS Panel Tag with Selector Switch #1061
WARRANTY
The rotary screw compressor unit air end is warranted for life when adhering to the prescribed maintenance
schedule is warranted for twelve (12) months.
FOAM PRO FOAM SYSTEM
One (1) FoamPro part number S105-2002 electronic foam proportioning system shall be provided. The
system shall be capable of using Class A and most Class B foam concentrates. The foam proportioning
operation shall be designed for direct measurement of water flows, and shall remain consistent within the
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specified flows and pressures. The system shall be capable of accurately delivering foam solution as
required by applicable sections of the NFPA standards.
The system shall be equipped with a digital electronic control display suitable for installation on the pump
panel. There shall be a microprocessor incorporated within the electronic controls that shall receive input
from the system's flowmeter, while also monitoring the foam concentrate pump output. The
microprocessor shall compare the values to ensure that the desired amount of foam concentrate is injected
onto the discharge side of the fire pump.
Paddlewheel-type flowmeter(s) shall be installed in the discharges specified to be "foam capable". When
the use of more than one (1) flowmeter is required, an electronic interface module will be provided to total
these flows and send the flow total to the microprocessor in the computer control module.
The digital computer control display shall enable the pump operator to perform the following control and
operation functions for the foam proportioning system:
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Provide push-button control of foam proportioning rates from 0.1% to 3%, in 0.1% increments
Show current flow-per-minute of water
Show total volume of water discharged during and after foam operations are completed
Show total amount of foam concentrate consumed
Simulate flow rates for manual operation
Perform setup and diagnostic functions for the computer control microprocessor
Flash a "low concentrate" warning when the foam concentrate tank (s) become low
Flash a "no concentrate" warning and shut the foam concentrate pump off, preventing damage to the
pump, should the foam tank(s) become empty
A 12-volt electric motor driven positive displacement foam concentrate pump shall be provided and
installed in an accessible location. The pump capacity range shall be 0.1 to 5 GPM (9.5L/min) at 150 PSI
with a maximum operating pressure up to 400 PSI (27.6 BAR). The system shall draw a maximum of 40
amps at 12 volts. An electronic driver for the pump motor shall be mounted to the base of the pump and
shall receive signals from the computer control display, and regulate the 3/4 horsepower (.56 Kw) electric
motor directly coupled to the concentrate pump in a variable speed duty cycle to ensure that the correct
proportion of concentrate, preset by the pump operator is injected into the water stream.
A full flow check valve shall be provided to prevent foam contamination of the fire pump and water tank or
water contamination of the foam tank.
Components of the complete proportioning system as described above shall include:
 Operator control and display
 Paddlewheel flowmeter(s)
 Pump and electric motor/motor driver
 Wiring harnesses
 Low level tank switch
 Foam injection check valve
 Main waterway check valve
The foam system shall be installed and calibrated to manufacturer's requirements. In addition the system
shall be tested and certified by the apparatus manufacturer to meet applicable NFPA standards.
The foam system design shall be tested and pass environmental testing in accordance to SAE standards.
The system shall be third party tested to certify compliance with RFI/EMI emissions per MIL-STD-416E.
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An installation and operation manual shall be provided for the unit. The system shall have a one (1) year
limited warranty by the foam system manufacturer.
CONTROL CONNECTION CABLE FOR FOAM SYSTEM
The FoamPro 2002 Series foam system shall be provided with a twelve (12) foot control cable from the
controller to the foam pump assembly.
PUMP PANEL CONTROL FOR FOAM SYSTEM
The FoamPro 2002 Series foam system shall be provided with pump panel mounted control assembly.
INSTRUCTION AND RATING LABEL -- FOAM SYSTEM
A FoamPro part number 6032-0021 instruction and system rating label shall be provided. The label shall
display information for a FoamPro 2002 Series foam system and shall meet applicable sections of NFPA
standards.
SCHEMATIC LABEL -- FOAM SYSTEM
A FoamPro foam system schematic label shall be installed on the pump panel near foam controls. The
label shall be a diagram of the FoamPro 2002 foam system layout and shall meet applicable sections of the
NFPA standards.
1" FOAM TANK CONTROL -- CLASS A
One (1) Class A foam tank shall be plumbed with 1" valve and corrosion resistant hose from the foam tank
to the foam inlet of the foam system. The manually opened valve shall be provided behind the pump panel
with a label.
INTEGRAL CLASS A FOAM TANK -- 30 GALLON
One (1) thirty (30) gallon Class A foam tank shall be installed within the water tank. The non-corrosive
foam tank shall meet applicable sections of NFPA standards. The foam concentrate tank shall be provided
with sufficient wash partitions so that the maximum dimension perpendicular to the plane of any partition
shall not exceed 36 inches. The swash partition(s) shall extend from wall to wall and cover at least 75
percent of the area of the plane of the partition.
The foam concentrate tank shall be provided with a fill tower or expansion compartment having a
minimum area of 12 square inches and having a volume of not less than 2 percent of the total tank volume.
The fill tower opening shall be protected by a completely sealed air-tight cover. The cover shall be attached
to the fill tower by mechanical means. The fill opening shall be designed to incorporate a 1/4 inch
removable screen and shall be located so that foam concentrate from a five (5) gallon container can be
dumped directly to the bottom of the tank to minimize aeration without the use of funnels or other special
devices.
The foam tank fill tower shall be equipped with a pressure/vacuum vent that enables the tank to compensate
for changes in pressure or vacuum when filling or withdrawing foam concentrate from the tank. The
pressure/vacuum vent shall not allow atmospheric air to enter the foam tank except during operation or to
compensate for thermal fluctuations. The vent shall be protected to prevent foam concentrate from escaping
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or directly contacting the vent at any time. The vent shall be of sufficient size to prevent tank damage
during filling or foam withdrawal.
A color coded label or visible permanent marking that reads "FOAM TANK FILL" shall be placed at or
near any foam concentrate tank fills opening. A label shall be placed at or near any foam concentrate tank
fill opening that specifies the type of foam concentrate the system is designed to use. Any restrictions on
the types of foam concentrate that can be used with the system shall also be stated, and a warning message
that reads "WARNING: DO NOT MIX BRANDS AND TYPES OF FOAM."
The foam concentrate tank outlet connection shall be designed and located to prevent aeration of the foam
concentrate and shall allow withdrawal of 80 percent of the foam concentrate tank storage capacity under
all operating conditions with the vehicle level.
FOAM TANK DRAIN -- UNDER TANK
The foam tank shall have one (1) 1" gate valve drain provision installed.
FOAM REFILL SYSTEM
One (1) FoamPro Power-Fill, part number 3435-0134, on-board 12 volt electronic, automatic foam
concentrate refill system shall be provided. The system shall operate independently of the foam
proportioner allowing simultaneous use.
The system shall be capable of handling Class A or Class B foam concentrates, emulsifiers, gels and
decontamination concentrates. The apparatus shall be plumbed from the externally accessed intake/flush
ports to the on board foam concentrate cell following the recommendations supplied by manufacturer.
An external fill and flush connections shall be supplied with quick-connect, cam-lock fittings. The internal
piping shall incorporate check valves to prevent backflow. The concentrate tank inlet shall be positioned to
minimize agitation per manufacturer's recommendations. The refill operation shall be designed for direct
measurement of concentrate level in tank. The foam concentrate refill system shall utilize the chassis
electrical system as a power source and will activate when the master power switch is in the on position.
The system shall be capable of automatically stopping when the cell is full and shall include a manual
override feature. The system shall be equipped with an electronic control that shall be installed on the pump
panel. Incorporated within the control shall be a microprocessor that receives input from the system while
controlling foam concentrate pump output. An all bronze three-way valve shall be included to allow the
operator to flush the system after use. Valve control, intake and flush ports shall be located within the
corresponding panel plate.
The system shall enable the operator to perform the following control and operational functions with status
indicators for the refill operation:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Provide push-button start/stop control of foam refill
Solid green light advises operator concentrate cell is full
Flashing green indicates system is running
Green light off, system off
Allow override of “full tank” condition
Provide a means to flush the pump and intake piping
The system shall include a 12-volt electric motor driven, positive displacement concentrate pump. The
pump shall deliver a minimum flow of 10 GPM (37.8 L/min) while operating at 20 PSI. The pump body
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shall be of all bronze construction while the other exposed components and piping shall be constructed of
non-corrosive materials. The system shall draw a maximum of 38 amps at 12 volts.
A pump/motor solenoid shall be mounted to the base of the pump. It shall receive signals from the
computer control display and power the 1/2 horsepower (0.4 Kw) electric motor that shall be directly
coupled to the concentrate pump. The system shall receive readings when the concentrate tank is full and
shall stop operation to prevent overfill.
Components of the complete refill system shall include:
1. Operator control and display with Weather-Pac connectors
2. Refill/flush quick-connect cam-lock fittings and cap
3. Check valves
4. Pump/motor assembly and solenoid
5. Strainer
6. Tank level switch
7. Three-way fill/flush valve
8. Stainless steel pick-up wand and 6 feet of reinforced suction hose, 1inch in diameter to allow for
maximum flow
9. Instruction label provided
An installation and operation manual shall be provided. A one (1) year warranty shall be provided by the
refill system manufacturer.
CLASS A FOAM TANK GAUGE
One (1) Fire Research TankVision model WLA260-A00 foam tank indicator kit shall be installed at the
operator’s panel. The kit shall include an electronic indicator module, a pressure sensor, a 10-ft sensor cable
and a tank vent. The indicator shall show the volume of Class A foam concentrate in the tank on nine (9)
easy to see super bright LEDs. A wide view lens over the LEDs shall provide for a viewing angle of 180
degrees. The indicator case shall be waterproof, manufactured of aluminum, and have a distinctive green
label.
The program features shall be accessed from the front of the indicator module. The program shall support
self-diagnostics capabilities, self-calibration, and a datalink to connect remote indicators. Low foam warnings
shall include flashing LEDs at 1/4 tank, down chasing LEDs when the tank is almost empty, and an output
for an audio alarm.
The indicator shall receive an input signal from an electronic pressure sensor. The sensor shall be mounted
from the outside of the foam tank near the bottom. No probe shall be placed on the interior of the tank. The
foam tank vent shall be installed on the foam fill tower. Wiring shall be weather resistant and have
automotive type plug-in connectors.
MIDSHIP FIRE PUMP DRIVESHAFTS AND INSTALLATION
The midship PTO fire pump shall be installed and shall include installation of the fire pump, modification
and/or fabrication of new drivelines and all pump-mounting brackets. The PTO drive shaft(s) shall be spin
balanced prior to final installation.
INTAKE RELIEF/DUMP VALVE
One (1) TFT A18 series, 2-1/2" intake relief/dump valve preset at 125 psi shall be permanently installed on
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the suction side of the fire pump. The valve shall have an adjustment range of 75 psi to 250 psi, and shall be
designed to automatically self-restore to a non-relieving position when excessive pressure is no longer
present.
Discharge side of the intake relief valve shall be plumbed away from the pump operator.
FIRE PUMP COOLING
The fire pump shall be equipped with 3/8" cooling line from the pump to the water tank. This recirculation line shall be controlled by a pump panel control valve with nameplate label noting it as the "fire
pump bypass cooler". There shall be a check valve installed in the pump cooler line to prevent tank water
from back flowing into the pump when it is not in use.
CHASSIS ENGINE HEAT EXCHANGER COOLING SYSTEM
The apparatus shall be equipped with a heat exchanger for supplementary chassis engine cooling during fire
pump operations. A manually opened valve, mounted at the operator's panel, shall direct water from the fire
pump to the heat exchanger that is mounted in the engine radiator cooling hose. The system shall provide
cooling water from the fire pump to circulate around the engine radiator coolant without mixing or coming
in direct contact with the engine coolant. The complete installation shall be done by the fire apparatus
manufacturer.
A nameplate label shall be installed on the pump panel noting "engine cooling system" with "on-off"
opening directions noted.
UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES FIRE PUMP TEST
The pump shall undergo an Underwriters Laboratories Incorporated test per applicable sections of NFPA
standards, prior to delivery of the completed apparatus.
The UL acceptance certificate shall be furnished with the apparatus on delivery.
FIRE PUMP TEST LABEL
A fire pump performance and rating label shall be installed on the fire apparatus pump panel. The label shall
denote levels of pump performance and testing completed at factory. These shall include GPM at net pump
pressure, RPM at such level, and other pertinent data as required by applicable NFPA standards. In addition,
the pressure control device, tank to pump flow tests, and other required testing shall be completed.
In addition, the entire pump, suction and discharge passages shall be hydrostatically tested to a pressure as
required by applicable NFPA standards. The pump shall be fully tested at the pump manufacturer's factory
to the performance specifications as outlined by applicable NFPA standards. Pump shall be free from
objectionable pulsation and vibration.
If applicable, the fire pump shall be tested and rated as follows:
100% of rated capacity at 150 pounds net pressure.
70% of rated capacity at 200 pounds net pressure.
50% of rated capacity at 250 pounds net pressure.
100% or rated capacity at 165 pounds net pressure.
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HIGH ALTITUDE FIRE PUMP TEST
The pump shall be capable of flowing full pump rating at a higher than standard altitude. The altitude for
the delivered apparatus shall be: 400 feet above sea level.
LEFT SIDE -- 2-1/2" GATED INTAKE
One (1) 2-1/2" gated suction intake shall be installed on left side pump panel to supply the fire pump from
an external water supply. The control valve shall be a quarter turn ball valve and shall have 2-1/2" NST
female thread of chrome plated brass.
The intake shall be equipped with a ¾" drain and bleeder valve. A nameplate label and removable screen
shall be installed.
An Innovative Controls ¾” cast bronze quarter-turn drain/bleeder valve shall be installed. The valve shall
be complete with a chrome plated bronze ball, reinforced teflon seals, and blow-out proof stem rated to 600
PSI. A chrome plated zinc handle shall be provided on each drain valve complete with a recessed ID label
provision. The handle shall lift to open and push down to close.
One (1) 2-1/2" chrome plated plug shall be provided. The threads shall be NST and the plug shall be
equipped rocker lugs and chain or cable securement.
The valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two and one half-inch (2-1/2") valve with a stainless ball.
The valve shall be equipped with one (1) manually operated, swing-type manual control located adjacent
the intake. The valve shall be equipped with a color-coded name plate.
DISCHARGES
2" DISCHARGE FRONT CENTER BUMPER
One (1) 2" discharge shall be installed at front center bumper area with brass swivel outlet with 1-1/2" NST
male threads. The valve control shall be on pump panel and a nameplate label provided at valve control area.
The plumbing shall be flexible hose with abrasion resistant support mountings. Auxiliary low point drains
shall be provided on the discharge line.
A Class 1 automatic type 3/4" bleeder valve shall be installed.
The hose connection for the front discharge shall be swivel type located above the front bumper deck level.
The specified valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two-inch (2") valve with a stainless ball.
For valve actuation, the specified discharge shall be equipped with a side mount valve control. The
ergonomically designed 1/4 turn push-pull T-handle shall be chrome plated zinc with recessed labels for
color coding and signage. The gear-control rod, double laminated locking clips, and rod housing shall be
stainless steel and provide true positive lock that will eliminate valve drift. Bronze and Teflon impregnated
stainless steel bushings in both ends of rod housing shall eliminate rod deflection, never need lubrication and
ensure consistent long-term operation.
The control assembly shall include a decorative chrome-plated zinc panel mounted bezel with recessed
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color-coded label.
One (1) 2-1/2" Noshok discharge pressure gauges (-30-400 PSI) shall be provided. The face of the gauge
shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located on the pump instrument panel.
TWO (2) 2" SPEEDLAY DISCHARGES
Two (2) 2" pre-connect hose speedlays shall be installed above the pump, controlled with quarter turn 2"
diameter ball valves. The outlets shall be equipped 2" NPT female chicksan swivel x 1-1/2" male NST hose
threads.
The hosebed decking shall be constructed with a removable slat material.
The hose bed shall provide a minimum capacity of 200 feet of 1-3/4" diameter double jacket hose with hose
and nozzle provided by fire department.
A Class 1 automatic type 3/4" bleeder valve shall be installed.
REMOVABLE TRAY FOR PRE-CONNECTED HOSE BEDS
The 1-3/4" pre-connect hosebed(s) shall be equipped with a "U" shaped aluminum hose tray. The unit shall
be equipped with pull out hand holes and retaining devices to secure the tray, nozzle, and hose in transit.
The specified valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two-inch (2") valve with a stainless ball.
For valve actuation, the specified discharge shall be equipped with a side mount valve control. The
ergonomically designed 1/4 turn push-pull T-handle shall be chrome plated zinc with recessed labels for
color coding and signage. The gear-control rod, double laminated locking clips, and rod housing shall be
stainless steel and provide true positive lock that will eliminate valve drift. Bronze and Teflon impregnated
stainless steel bushings in both ends of rod housing shall eliminate rod deflection, never need lubrication and
ensure consistent long-term operation.
The control assembly shall include a decorative chrome-plated zinc panel mounted bezel with recessed
color-coded label.
Two (2) 2-1/2" Noshok discharge pressure gauges (-30-400 PSI) shall be provided. The face of the gauge
shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located on the pump instrument panel.
LEFT SIDE PUMP PANEL -- 2-1/2" DISCHARGE
One (1) 2-1/2" discharge shall be installed on the left side pump panel area and shall be controlled by a
quarter turn ball valve. The discharge shall have 2-1/2" NST male hose threads. A color coded nameplate
label shall be provided adjacent the control handle.
An Innovative Controls ¾” cast bronze quarter-turn drain/bleeder valve shall be installed. The valve shall
be complete with a chrome plated bronze ball, reinforced teflon seals, and blow-out proof stem rated to 600
PSI. A chrome plated zinc handle shall be provided on each drain valve complete with a recessed ID label
provision. The handle shall lift to open and push down to close.
One (1) chrome plated elbow with rocker lugs shall be provided with 2-1/2" NST swivel female x 2-1/2"
NST male hose threads.
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One (1) 2-1/2" NST rocker lug chrome plated vented cap and cable or chain securement shall be provided.
The specified valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two and one half-inch (2-1/2") valve with a stainless
ball.
For valve actuation, the specified discharge shall be equipped with a side mount valve control. The
ergonomically designed 1/4 turn push-pull T-handle shall be chrome plated zinc with recessed labels for
color coding and signage. The gear-control rod, double laminated locking clips, and rod housing shall be
stainless steel and provide true positive lock that will eliminate valve drift. Bronze and Teflon impregnated
stainless steel bushings in both ends of rod housing shall eliminate rod deflection, never need lubrication and
ensure consistent long-term operation.
The control assembly shall include a decorative chrome-plated zinc panel mounted bezel with recessed
color-coded label.
One (1) 2-1/2" Noshok discharge pressure gauges (-30-400 PSI) shall be provided. The face of the gauge
shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located on the pump instrument panel.
RIGHT SIDE PUMP PANEL -- 2-1/2" DISCHARGE
Two (2) 2-1/2" discharge shall be installed on the right side pump panel area and shall be controlled by a
quarter turn ball valve. The discharge shall have 2-1/2" NST male hose threads. A color coded nameplate
label shall be provided adjacent the control handle.
An Innovative Controls ¾” cast bronze quarter-turn drain/bleeder valve shall be installed. The valve shall
be complete with a chrome plated bronze ball, reinforced teflon seals, and blow-out proof stem rated to 600
PSI. A chrome plated zinc handle shall be provided on each drain valve complete with a recessed ID label
provision. The handle shall lift to open and push down to close.
Two (2) chrome plated elbow with rocker lugs shall be provided with 2-1/2" NST swivel female x 2-1/2"
NST male hose threads.
Two (2) 2-1/2" NST rocker lug chrome plated vented cap and cable or chain securement shall be provided.
The specified valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two and one half-inch (2-1/2") valve with a stainless
ball.
For valve actuation, the specified discharge shall be equipped with a side mount valve control. The
ergonomically designed 1/4 turn push-pull T-handle shall be chrome plated zinc with recessed labels for
color coding and signage. The gear-control rod, double laminated locking clips, and rod housing shall be
stainless steel and provide true positive lock that will eliminate valve drift. Bronze and Teflon impregnated
stainless steel bushings in both ends of rod housing shall eliminate rod deflection, never need lubrication and
ensure consistent long-term operation.
The control assembly shall include a decorative chrome-plated zinc panel mounted bezel with recessed
color-coded label.
Two (2) 2-1/2" Noshok discharge pressure gauges (-30-400 PSI) shall be provided. The face of the gauge
shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located on the pump instrument panel.
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REAR RIGHT SIDE -- 2-1/2" DISCHARGE
One (1) 2-1/2" discharge shall be installed on the right side rear panel of the apparatus body and shall be
controlled by a quarter turn ball valve on the pump panel. The discharge shall have 2-1/2" NPT x 2-1/2"
NST male hose threads. The outlet shall be equipped with an engraved nameplate label shall be installed
adjacent the valve control handle.
An Innovative Controls ¾” cast bronze quarter-turn drain/bleeder valve shall be installed. The valve shall
be complete with a chrome plated bronze ball, reinforced teflon seals, and blow-out proof stem rated to 600
PSI. A chrome plated zinc handle shall be provided on each drain valve complete with a recessed ID label
provision. The handle shall lift to open and push down to close.
One (1) chrome plated elbow with rocker lugs shall be provided with 2-1/2" NST swivel female x 2-1/2"
NST male hose threads.
One (1) 2-1/2" NST rocker lug chrome plated vented cap and cable or chain securement shall be provided.
The specified valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two and one half-inch (2-1/2") valve with a stainless
ball.
For valve actuation, the specified discharge shall be equipped with a side mount valve control. The
ergonomically designed 1/4 turn push-pull T-handle shall be chrome plated zinc with recessed labels for
color coding and signage. The gear-control rod, double laminated locking clips, and rod housing shall be
stainless steel and provide true positive lock that will eliminate valve drift. Bronze and Teflon impregnated
stainless steel bushings in both ends of rod housing shall eliminate rod deflection, never need lubrication and
ensure consistent long-term operation.
The control assembly shall include a decorative chrome-plated zinc panel mounted bezel with recessed
color-coded label.
One (1) 2-1/2" Noshok discharge pressure gauges (-30-400 PSI) shall be provided. The face of the gauge
shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located on the pump instrument panel.
FRONT BUMPER MONITOR DISCHARGE
One (1) 2-1/2" discharge shall be piped to the front center bumper area with 2-1/2" NPT male threads. The
quarter turn ball valve shall be controlled in the cab. The monitor shall be supplied by a flexible high
pressure hose mounted with adequate support brackets and abrasion resistant mountings.
Low point drains shall be installed where necessary. A color coded nameplate label shall be provided.
A Class 1 automatic type 3/4" bleeder valve shall be installed.
ELECTRICALLY REMOTE CONTROLLED MONITOR
One (1) TFT Model Y2-E84A bumper monitor shall be provided. The lightweight monitor shall have a
vaned waterway. The monitor shall be equipped with a 12 volt electric motor. The monitor is designed to
mount on a front bumper of an apparatus.
The monitor shall have a 2" NPT female inlet with a 1-1/2" NST male outlet. For resistance to corrosion
the monitor shall be constructed from hardcoat anodized aluminum with a silver powder coat interior and
exterior finish.
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One (1) TFT Y4E-JS joystick control for front monitor shall be installed.
REMOTE ELECTRIC NOZZLE TIP
Task Force Tips Ultimatic 125, model # B-TOS-ERP adjustable nozzle with electrically operated pattern
control shall be provided. The nozzle design shall allow for straight stream through dense wide fog patterns
and be able to be flushed without shutting down.
The electric drive unit shall develop over 400 pounds of torque, be enclosed in a waterproof cast aluminum
housing and include a manual override device in the event the power source fails. The unit shall be
compatible with 12 or 24 volt power systems and require no more than a 3 amp power draw and include a
6" connection cable with plug.
Nozzle stream shaper actuator shall have position encoder for smooth transition between straight stream
and fog pattern with fine stream adjustment. Nozzle stream shaper shall stop and pause at full fog position.
A second electrical actuation of the stream shaper shall move the shaper to the flush position for removing
debris from the nozzle.
For corrosion resistance and durability the nozzle shall be constructed from hardcoat anodized aluminum
alloy, a protective rubber bumper with fog teeth, laser engraved serial number, reflective labeling and five
year warranty.
The nozzle shall have a 1-1/2" female NH swivel rocker lug coupling and a user adjustable flow range of
15-120 GPM at 100 PSI. A waterproof six-pin electrical connection for use with TFT remote control
monitors shall be included. The nozzle shall be designed to accept the TFT FJ-U or FJ-UMX FoamJet low
expansion air aspirating attachments.
One (1) 2-1/2" diameter Class 1 discharge pressure gauges (0-400 PSI) shall be provided. The face of the
gauge shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located in the chassis cab.
ELECTRIC REWIND HOSE REEL
One (1) Hannay painted steel hose reel with leak proof ball bearing swing joint, adjustable friction brake,
electric rewind shall be installed. The reel shall be plumbed with wire reinforced, high-pressure hose
coupled. The reel shall be bolted to a mounting system for easy service or removal.
The hose reel is to be mounted in the upper rear body compartment.
A push button hose reel rewind switch shall be installed to control the electric rewind hose reel. The exact
location shall be determined at construction.
One (1) 1" discharge shall be provided and piped from the fire pump to the hose reel with flexible high
pressure hose. The quarter turn ball valve shall be controlled on pump panel. A color-coded nameplate
label shall be provided near the valve control handle.
An Innovative Controls ¾” cast bronze quarter-turn drain/bleeder valve shall be installed. The valve shall
be complete with a chrome plated bronze ball, reinforced teflon seals, and blow-out proof stem rated to 600
PSI. A chrome plated zinc handle shall be provided on each drain valve complete with a recessed ID label
provision. The handle shall lift, to open and push down, to close.
The specified hose reel shall be piped to the normal pressure side of the fire pump.
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One (1) Akron 8000 Series one-inch (1") valve with a stainless ball shall be supplied.
For valve actuation, the specified discharge shall be equipped with a side mount valve control. The
ergonomically designed 1/4 turn push-pull T-handle shall be chrome plated zinc with recessed labels for
color coding and signage. The gear-control rod, double laminated locking clips, and rod housing shall be
stainless steel and provide true positive lock that will eliminate valve drift. Bronze and Teflon impregnated
stainless steel bushings in both ends of rod housing shall eliminate rod deflection, never need lubrication and
ensure consistent long-term operation.
The control assembly shall include a decorative chrome-plated zinc panel mounted bezel with recessed
color-coded label.
One (1) 2-1/2" Noshok discharge pressure gauges (-30-400 PSI) shall be provided. The face of the gauge
shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located on the pump instrument panel.
Three (3) 50' foot lengths of 1" water hose (150') with pin lug couplings and 800 PSI working pressure
shall be provided and mounted on the specified hose reel.
One (1) stainless steel four sided captive type roller assembly shall be provided. The location of the
captive rollers shall be:
HOSE REEL PAINTING
The hose reel(s) shall be painted silver grey.
PUMP HOUSE
SIDE MOUNT PUMP ENCLOSURE
All pump suction and discharge controls are to be mounted on the driver side pump operator's panel so as to
permit operation of the pump from a central location. The control panel shall be located at the front of the
apparatus body, on the left side. Panel shall house pressure gauge and controls for the pump, including
throttle if specified. Panel shall have an anodized aluminum shield with adequate illumination for nighttime
operation. The lights shall be controlled by the operator's panel light switch. The valve controls shall be
neatly arranged for access and visibility. All controls shall be clearly marked with permanent type labels and
color-coded. The electrical wiring and all gauge lines shall be properly tie wrapped to prevent kinking or
cutting of the lines.
The following controls and equipment shall be provided on the pump panel or within the pump enclosure:
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Primer.
Pump and plumbing area service lights.
Pressure control device and throttle control.
Fire pump and engine instruments.
Pump intakes and discharge controls.
Master intake and discharge gauges.
Tank fill control.
Tank suction control.
Water tank level gauge.
Pump panel lights.
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OPEN DUNNAGE COMPARTMENT -- OVER PUMP ENCLOSURE
One (1) open compartment shall be located on the top of the pump module. The compartment will be
constructed as large as space permits with removable slip resistance floor material or decking in the base of
the compartment.
LEFT SIDE RUNNING BOARD -- SIDE MOUNT PANEL
The left side mount pump panel shall be equipped with side running board. The running board will extend
along the width of the pump enclosure from the forward end of the body module to behind the chassis cab.
The running board shall be constructed of aluminum tread plate, bolted in place with stainless steel
fasteners. The step surfaces shall be in compliance with applicable sections of NFPA requirements.
RIGHT SIDE RUNNING BOARD -- SIDE MOUNT PANEL
The right side mount pump panel shall be equipped with side running board. The running board will extend
along the width of the pump enclosure from the forward end of the body module to behind the chassis cab.
The running board shall be constructed of aluminum tread plate, bolted in place with stainless steel
fasteners. The step surfaces shall be in compliance with applicable sections of NFPA requirements.
PUMP ENCLOSURE ACCESS DOOR -- RIGHT SIDE UPPER
A pump panel access door shall be provided on the upper right side of the side mount pump enclosure. The
access door shall be approximately 18" high and as wide as possible. The door shall be constructed of
aluminum tread plate with push button type latches.
PUMP PANEL -- SIDE MOUNT
The pump operator's panel, along with the lower left hand and right hand pump panels shall be constructed
of black thermoplastic coating aluminum material and be fastened to the pump enclosure with 1/4" stainless
steel bolts.
The instrument area shall have a stainless steel continuous hinge that shall swing for easy access to gauges.
LEFT SIDE PUMP PANEL -- BOLTED
The pump panel installed on the left hand side of the pump enclosure shall be fastened to the pump
enclosure with 1/4" stainless steel bolts.
RIGHT SIDE PUMP PANEL -- BOLTED
The pump panel installed on the right hand side of the pump enclosure shall be fastened to the pump
enclosure with 1/4" stainless steel bolts.
PUMP PANEL COLOR TRIM PANELS
Innovative Controls intake and discharge trim rings shall be installed to the apparatus with mounting bolts.
These bezel assemblies will be used to identify intake and discharge ports with color and verbiage. These
trim rings are designed and manufactured to withstand the specified apparatus service environment and
shall be backed by a warranty equal to that of the exterior paint and finish. The specified assemblies feature
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a chrome-plated panel-mount bezel with durable UV resistant polycarbonate inserts. These UV resistant
polycarbonate graphic inserts shall be sub-surface screen printed to eliminate the possibility of wear and
protect the inks from fading. All insert labels shall be backed with 3M permanent adhesive (200MP), which
meets UL969 and NFPA standards
LABELS
Safety, information, data, and instruction labels for apparatus shall be provided and installed at the operator's
instrument panel.
The labels shall include rated capacities, pressure ratings, and engine speeds as determined by the certification
tests. The no-load governed speed of the engine, as stated by the engine manufacturer, shall also be included.
The labels shall be provided with all information and be attached to the apparatus prior to delivery.
COLOR CODED PUMP PANEL LABELING AND NAMEPLATES
Discharge and intake valve controls shall be color coded in compliance to guidelines of applicable sections
of NFPA standards.
Innovative Controls permanent type nameplates and instruction panels shall be installed on the pump panel
for safe operation of the pumping equipment and controls.
MIDSHIP PUMP PANEL LIGHTS -- LEFT SIDE
Three (3) Weldon #2025 or equal lights with clear lenses shall be installed under an instrument panel light
hood on the left side pump panel. The lights shall be controlled by a switch located on the operator's
instrument panel.
MIDSHIP PUMP PANEL LIGHTS -- RIGHT SIDE
Two (2) Weldon #2025 or equal lights with clear lenses shall be installed under an instrument panel light
hood on the right side pump panel. The lights shall be controlled by a switch located on the operator's
instrument panel.
PUMP ENGAGED LIGHT
One (1) pump panel light shall be illuminated at the time the fire pump is engaged into operation. The
remaining lights shall be controlled by a switch located on the operator's instrument panel.
MASTER DISCHARGE AND INTAKE GAUGES
Two (2) 4" diameter Noshok discharge pressure and intake gauges (30"-0-600 PSI) shall be provided. The
face of the gauge shall be a WHITE dial with black letters. The gauges will be located on the pump
instrument panel.
The master gauges shall have clear scratch resistant molded crystals with captive O-ring seals shall be used
to ensure distortion free viewing and to seal the gauge. The gauges shall be filled with a synthetic mixture to
dampen shock and vibration, lubricate the internal mechanisms, prevent lens condensation and ensure proper
operation from –40F to +160F. Each gauge shall exceed ANSI B40.1 Grade A requirements with an
accuracy of +/- 1.5% full scale and include a size appropriate phosphorous bronze bourdon tube with a
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plated brass bezel shall be provided to prevent corrosion and protect the lens and gauge case.
TEST TAPS
Test taps for pump intake and pump pressure shall be provided on the pump instrument panel and be
properly labeled.
WATER TANK GAUGE
One (1) Fire Research TankVision model WLA200-A00 tank indicator kit shall be installed on the pump
panel. The kit shall include an electronic indicator module, a pressure sensor, and a 10' sensor cable. The
indicator shall show the volume of water in the tank on nine (9) easy to see super bright LEDs. A wide view
lens over the LEDs shall provide for a viewing angle of 180 degrees. The indicator case shall be waterproof,
manufactured of aluminum, and have a distinctive blue label.
The program features shall be accessed from the front of the indicator module. The program shall support
self-diagnostics capabilities, self-calibration, and a datalink to connect remote indicators. Low water
warnings shall include flashing LEDs at 1/4 tank, down chasing LEDs when the tank is almost empty, and
an output for an audio alarm.
The indicator shall receive an input signal from an electronic pressure sensor. The sensor shall be mounted
from the outside of the water tank near the bottom. No probe shall place on the interior of the tank. Wiring
shall be weather resistant and have automotive type plug-in connectors.
WATER TANK LEVEL LIGHTS
Three (3) Whelen PS-TANK vertically mounted LED lights shall be installed one each side of the
apparatus and one (1) on the rear to allow for monitoring the water tank level from a distance.
They shall be configured as follows:
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GREEN - Position 1 indicates FULL
BLUE - Position 2 indicates 3/4
AMBER - Position 3 indicates 1/2
RED - Position 4 indicates 1/4
Each light shall remain illuminated until the water level drops below full 3/4, 1/2, or 1/4 levels. When the
level drops below 1/4 the RED light will flash to indicate an empty tank. The Whelen PS-TANK water tank
level lights shall be controlled with a Fire Research Corporation TankVision remote driver.
BOOSTER TANK
WATER TANK - 1500 GALLON
The apparatus shall be equipped with a one thousand five-hundred (1500) gallon polypropylene water tank.
The tank shall be equipped with a four-inch (4") overflow pipe (a six-inch (6") overflow pipe shall be
provided if required by dump valve installation).
WATER TANK
The apparatus shall be equipped with a "T" shaped tank.
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WATER TANK FILL TOWER
A fill tower measuring approximately 10” x 10” square shall be provided on the water tank up to and
including 1500 gallons total capacity.
The apparatus shall be equipped with a polypropylene water tank. The tank body and end bulkheads shall
be constructed of .75" thick, polypropylene, nitrogen-welded and tested inside and out. Tank construction
shall conform to applicable NFPA standards. The tank shall carry a lifetime warranty.
The transverse and longitudinal .375" thick swash partitions shall be interlocked and welded to each other
as well as to the walls of the tank. The partitions shall be designed and equipped with vent holes to permit
air and liquid movement between compartments.
The .5" thick cover shall be recessed .375" from the top of the side walls. Hold down dowels shall extend
through and be welded to both the covers and the transverse partitions, providing rigidity during fast fill
operations. Drilled and tapped holes for lifting eyes shall be provided in the top area of the booster tank.
A combination vent/water fill tower shall be provided at front of the tank. The 0.5" thick polypropylene fill
and overflow tower shall be equipped with a hinged lid and a removable polypropylene screen. The
overflow tube shall be installed in fill tower and piped with a minimum schedule 40 PVC pipe through the
tank.
The water tank sump shall be located in the forward area of the tank. There will be a schedule 40
polypropylene tank suction pipe from the front of the tank to the tank sump. The tank drain and clean out
shall be located in the bottom of the tank sump. The sump shall have a minimum 3" threaded outlet on the
bottom to be used for a combination clean out and drain.
The pump to tank refill connection shall be a sized to mate with tank fill discharge line. A deflector shield
inside the tank will also be provided.
The tank shall rest on the body cross members in conjunction with such additional cross members, spaced
at a distance that would not allow for more than 530 square inches of unsupported area under the tank floor.
In cases where overall height of the tank exceeds 40 inches, cross member spacing must be decreased to
allow for not more than 400 square inches of unsupported area.
The tank must be isolated from the cross members through the use of hard rubber strips with a minimum
thickness and width dimension of 1/4” x 1” and a hardness of approximately 60 durometer. The rubber
must be installed so it will not become dislodged during normal operation of the vehicle. Additionally, the
tank must be supported around the entire bottom outside perimeter and captured both in the front and rear
as well as side to side to prevent tank from shifting during vehicle operation.
A picture frame type cradle mount with a minimum of 2" x 2" x 1/4” mild steel, stainless steel, or
aluminum angle shall be provided or the use of corner angles having a minimum dimension of 4" x 4" x
1/4” by 6” high are permitted for the purpose of capturing the tank.
Although the tank is designed on a free floating suspension principle, it is required that the tank have
adequate vertical hold down restraints to minimize movement during vehicle operation. If proper retention
has not been incorporated into the apparatus hose floor structure, an optional mounting restraint system
shall be located on top of the tank, half way between the front and the rear on each side of the tank. These
stops can be constructed of steel, stainless steel or aluminum angle having minimum dimensions of 3" x 3"
x 1/4” and shall be approximately 6” to 12” long. These brackets must incorporate rubber isolating pads
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with a minimum thickness of 1/4” inch and a hardness of 60 durometer affixed on the underside of the
angle. The angle should then be bolted to the body side walls of the vehicle while extending down to rest
on the top outside edge of the upper side wall of the tank.
Hose beds floors must be so designed that the floor slat supports extend full width from side wall to side
wall and are not permitted to drop off the edge of the tank or in any way come in contact with the
individual covers where a puncture could occur. Tank top must be capable of supporting loads up to 200 lbs
per sq. foot when evenly distributed. Other equipment such as generators, portable pumps, etc. must not be
mounted directly to the tank top unless provisions have been designed into the tank for that purpose. The
tank shall be completely removable without disturbing or dismantling the apparatus structure.
The tank construction shall include PolyProSealTM technology wherein a sealant shall be installed between
the plastic components prior to being fusion welded. This sealing method shall provide a liquid barrier,
offering leak protection in the event of a weld compromise.
The tank shall be equipped with Polychromatic fill towers. The water fill tower shall be blue in color. The
foam tank fill towers, if applicable, shall be yellow for foam A and green for foam B and black for any
additional foam fill towers.
The water tank shall be certified for the capacity of the water tank prior to delivery of the apparatus. This
capacity shall be recorded on the manufacturer's record of construction and the certification shall be
provided to the purchaser when the apparatus is delivered.
The tank shall be manufactured by United Plastic Fabricating (UPF).
DIRECT TANK FILL
One (1) 2-1/2" diameter direct tank fill inlet shall be provided, including a 2-1/2" female NH swivel, plug
and screen.
The valve shall be located and controlled on the left side rear of body.
The valve shall be an Akron 8000 Series two and one half-inch (2-1/2") valve with a stainless ball.
The valve shall be equipped with one (1) manually operated, swing-type manual control located adjacent
the intake. The valve shall be equipped with a color-coded name plate.
TANK FILL ELBOW
The direct tank fill shall be equipped with a 30-degree elbow and a 3/4" drain.
The direct tank fill inlet shall include a 2-1/2" female NH swivel, plug and screen.
QUICK DUMP - REAR
One (1) Newton 10" quick dump valve shall be provided and externally mounted. The location shall be at
the center rear of the apparatus.
One (1) manual operated lever control shall be used to open and close the rear dump valve.
The Newton dump valve installed on the water tank shall be painted grey.
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One (1) swivel dump shall be fabricated with .125” aluminum and attached to the Newton Quick Dump.
The swivel dump shall have the ability to dump water from the driver’s side or the officer’s side and any
point in between. The swivel dump is 70 inches long when fully extended. The swivel dump shall have an
extension that is hinged and can be folded up when the dump is not in use. The dump shall have the ability
to be stowed on either the driver’s side or the officer’s side of the truck. The latch that holds the extension in
the stowed position shall also help support the swivel dump extension.
When the extension is in the down and extended position, there shall be no less than a 34 inch clearance from
level ground to the bottom of the dump to ensure that there is enough clearance for the swivel dump to offload
into all portable drop tanks.
The dump shall meet NFPA requirements for water delivery on three sides of the vehicle.
APPARATUS BODY
HOSEBED SINGLE AXLE
The hose bed compartment deck shall be constructed entirely from maintenance-free, extruded aluminum
slats. The slats shall have an anodized, radiused ribbed top surface. The slats shall be of widths approximately
3/4'' high x 6" wide and shall be welded into a one-piece grid system to prevent the accumulation of water
and allow ventilation to assist in drying hose.
The apparatus hose body shall be properly reinforced without the use of angles or structural shapes and free
from all projections that might injure the fire hose.
The main apparatus hose body shall run the full length of the apparatus body from behind the pump panel
area to the rear face of the body.
The upper rear interior of the hose body on the right and left sides shall be overlaid with brushed stainless
steel to protect the painted surface from damage by hose couplings.
HOSE BED STORAGE CAPACITY
The hose bed shall be designed to have a storage capacity for a minimum of 55 cubic feet of fire
department supplied fire hose.
The hose bed shall be designed to have storage capacity for four (4) 50-ft lengths of 2.5” Double Jacket fire
hose.
The hose bed shall be designed to have storage capacity for six (6) 50-ft lengths of 3” Double Jacket fire
hose.
The hose bed shall be designed to have storage capacity for five (5) 100-ft lengths of 5” LDH Single Jacket
rubber fire.
ALUMINUM HOSEBED DIVIDER
Two (2) adjustable hosebed divider constructed of .250" aluminum shall be installed on the apparatus.
VINYL HOSEBED COVER
The apparatus shall be equipped with a vinyl hosebed cover.
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The cover, approximately 74” wide, shall be secured utilizing a velcro fastening system at the front and sides
of the hosebed body.
The vinyl cover shall be red in color.
1/8" ALUMINUM BODY
The body shall be fabricated of aluminum extrusions, smooth aluminum sheet and aluminum treadplate.
The aluminum extrusion alloy shall be 6061 with a temper rating of T6, and have a tensile strength of
45,000 PSI and yield strength of 40,000 pounds. The aluminum extrusions shall 3" x 3" aluminum tubing,
1-3/4" x 3" aluminum tubing and 3" x 3" aluminum angle and specially designed extrusions, up to .250"
wall thickness where applicable.
The smooth aluminum sheet material alloy shall be 5052 with a temper rating of H32, and have a tensile
strength of 33,000 PSI and yield strength of 28,000 pounds.
The aluminum treadplate alloy shall be 3003 with a temper rating of H22, and have a tensile strength of
30,000 PSI and yield strength of 28,000 pounds.
The extrusions shall be designed as structural-framing members with the smooth aluminum and treadplate
fabricated to form compartments, hosebeds, and floors. All aluminum material shall be welded together
using the latest mig spray pulse arc welding system.
Compartment floors shall be of the sweep out design with the floor higher than the compartment door lip
and to be water and dust proof. All compartments shall be made to the maximum practical dimensions to
provide maximum storage capacity. To ensure maximum storage space, the apparatus shall be constructed
without any void spaces between the body and the compartment walls. Double wall construction does not
meet this requirement.
All exterior compartments shall have polished aluminum drip moldings installed above the doors where
necessary to prevent water from entering the compartments.
Wheel well panels shall be formed aluminum that is welded in place. There shall be no visible bolt heads,
retention nuts or fasteners on the exterior surface of the panel. To fully protect the wheel well area from
road debris and to aid in cleaning, a full depth radius wheel well liner shall be provided. The frame side of
the wheel well area on each side of the opening shall be attached to the frame side of the front and rear
compartments. All seams on the frame side of the body shall be welded and caulked to prevent moisture
from entering the compartments.
The rear wheel wells shall be radius cut for a streamlined appearance. A fenderette shall be furnished at
each rear wheel well opening, held in place with stainless steel fasteners.
FASTENERS
All aluminum and stainless steel components shall be attached using stainless steel fasteners.
Compartment door hinges, handrails and running boards shall be attached using minimum 1/4" diameter
machine bolt fasteners.
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3/16" diameter fasteners shall only be used in nonstructural areas such as; door handles, trim moldings,
gauge mounting, etc.
ELECTROLYSIS CORROSION CONTROL
The apparatus shall be assembled using ECK or electrolysis corrosion control, on all high corrosion potential
areas, such as door latches, door hinges, trim plates, fenderettes, etc. This coating is a high zinc compound
that shall act as a sacrificial barrier to prevent electrolysis and corrosion between dissimilar metals. This
shall be in addition to any other barrier material that may be used.
All 1/4" diameter and smaller screws and bolts shall be stainless steel.
Due to the expected life of the vehicle, proposals will only be acceptable from manufacturers that include
these corrosion features.
COMPARTMENT FLOORS
The compartment floors shall be constructed of aluminum treadplate material.
GALVANIZED SUB-FRAME
The apparatus body subframe shall be constructed entirely of heavy steel structural channel material.
Two full frame lengths, three-inch (3") 3.4 pound per foot longitudinal steel channels shall form the sides
of the body subframe and sides of the water tank cradle. Subframe crossmembers shall be fabricated with
three inch (3") 3.4 pound per foot heavy steel channel cross members welded to the longitudinal body
subframe sides and the full length frame pads.
Two full frame length 1/2" x 3" flat steel frame pads shall be attached to the body subframe and rest on top
of the chassis frame rails for proper frame weight distribution.
The steel frame pads, longitudinal steel channels and subframe crossmembers shall be attached to the
chassis frame rails using heavy "U" bolt fasteners to allow removal of the subframe and body assembly
from the chassis. There shall be a barrier provided between the subframe and body to prevent electrolysis.
The rear subframe and lower body platform support members shall be of the "two piece" design, fabricated
of 3.4 lb. Per foot heavy channel and welded to the full length subframe channel liners at the rear.
A minimum of two rear platform support channels shall be provided and constructed of 3.4 lb. Per foot
heavy steel material. Each support channel shall have welded in gusset where the support meets the rear
subframe rails.
After fabrication the entire subframe assembly shall be hot dip galvanized to prevent corrosion. The hot
dip galvanized subframe shall have a lifetime warranty against failure due to corrosion.
This steel subframe shall carry the weight of the apparatus body, tank, water and equipment. This method
of apparatus construction gives an excellent strength/weight ratio.
BODY CONFIGURATION
The aluminum apparatus body shall be up to 220" long, reference the drawing for actual body length.
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SINGLE AXLE WHEEL AREA
For ease of accessibility and maintenance, wheel well panels shall be double break formed painted smooth
plate that is welded in place.
To fully protect the wheel well area from road debris and to aid in cleaning, a full depth (minimum of 25")
radius wheel well liner shall be provided. Wheel well liner shall be smooth aluminum to prevent
corrosion.
FENDERETTES
The rear wheel wells shall be radius cut for a streamlined appearance. A polished aluminum fenderette
shall be furnished at each rear wheel well opening, held in place with concealed stainless steel fasteners.
BODY WIDTH
The overall width of the pumper body shall not exceed 102".
COMPARTMENT DEPTH
The left side compartments on the pumper body shall have the following dimensions:
Lower portion depth of 26"
Upper portion depth of 13"
The lower right side compartments on the pumper body shall be 26" deep.
HOSEBED WIDTH
The width of the pumper body hosebed shall be 74".
COMPARTMENT HEIGHT
The left side body compartments shall be 66" high.
COMPARTMENT HEIGHT
The right side body compartments shall be 30" high.
ROLL UP DOOR CONSTRUCTION
The roll up door(s) shall be fabricated from aluminum extrusions and be manufactured and assembled in the
United States.
The door slats shall be double-wall extrusions with dimensions of 1.366" high x .315" thick. The exterior
surface shall be flat and the interior surface concave to deflect loose equipment to prevent the door from
jamming. Each slat shall have interlocking end shoes to prevent the slat from moving side to side resulting
in binding of the door. Each slat shall be separated by a co-extruded PVC and rubber inner seal to prevent
metal to metal contact and minimize dirt and moisture from entering the compartment. The inner seal shall
not be visible from the exterior to maintain a clean appearance of door. The slats shall have interlocking
joints with a folding locking flange to provide security and prevent penetration by sharp objects.
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The track shall be a one (1) piece aluminum assembly that has an attaching flange and finishing flange
incorporated into the design that facilitates installation and provides a finished look to the door without
additional trim or caulking. A low profile side seal shall be utilized to maximize usable compartment space.
A drip rail designed to prevent water from dripping into the compartment shall be provided. The drip rail
shall have a built in replaceable non-contacting seal to eliminate scratching of the surface of the door.
Bottom rail extrusion must have smooth back to prevent loose equipment from jamming the door and have
“V” shaped double seal to prevent water and debris from entering the compartment. The door latch system
shall be a full width one (1) piece lift bar that enables the user to operate with one hand.
The roll mechanism shall have a clip system that connects the curtain slats to the operator drum to allow for
easy tension adjustment without tools. A four (4) inch diameter counterbalanced operator drum to shall be
incorporated to assist in lifting the door.
LEFT FRONT COMPARTMENT
There shall be one (1) full height compartment located ahead of the rear wheels. The compartment shall be
equipped with a full height single natural finish roll up door. The compartment shall be approximately 59”
wide x 66” high x 26” deep in the lower area and 13” deep in the upper area.
The compartment shall be equipped with the following:
One (1) louver with filter shall be installed in the compartment.
ADJUSTABLE SHELVING TRACKS
The compartments shall be equipped with two (2) aluminum adjustable tracks, vertically mounted, that are
bolted in place for adjustable shelving and equipment mounting.
COMPARTMENT LIGHT
One (1) incandescent light fixture shall be installed in the compartment, mounted on the wall of the
compartment. The compartment light shall have a clear lens.
The compartment light will be controlled by an automatic "On-Off" switch located on each compartment
door.
LEFT OVERWHEEL COMPARTMENT
There shall be one (1) compartment above the rear wheels. The compartment shall be equipped with a single
natural finish roll up door. The compartment shall be approximately 91” wide x 36” high x 13” deep.
The compartment shall be equipped with the following:
One (1) louver with filter shall be installed in the compartment.
ADJUSTABLE SHELVING TRACKS
The compartments shall be equipped with two (2) aluminum adjustable tracks, vertically mounted, that are
bolted in place for adjustable shelving and equipment mounting.
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COMPARTMENT LIGHT
One (1) incandescent light fixture shall be installed in the compartment, mounted on the wall of the
compartment. The compartment light shall have a clear lens.
The compartment light will be controlled by an automatic "On-Off" switch located on each compartment
door.
LEFT REAR COMPARTMENT
There shall be one (1) low compartment located behind the rear wheels. The compartment shall be equipped
with a low single natural finish roll up door. The compartment shall be approximately 29” wide x 30” high
x 26” deep.
The compartment shall be equipped with the following:
One (1) louver with filter shall be installed in the compartment.
ADJUSTABLE SHELVING TRACKS
The compartments shall be equipped with two (2) aluminum adjustable tracks, vertically mounted, that are
bolted in place for adjustable shelving and equipment mounting.
COMPARTMENT LIGHT
One (1) incandescent light fixture shall be installed in the compartment, mounted on the wall of the
compartment. The compartment light shall have a clear lens.
The compartment light will be controlled by an automatic "On-Off" switch located on each compartment
door.
RIGHT FRONT COMPARTMENT
There shall be one (1) low compartment located ahead of the rear wheels. The compartment shall be equipped
with a low single natural finish roll up door. The compartment shall be approximately 59” wide x 30” high
x 26” deep.
The compartment shall be equipped with the following:
One (1) louver with filter shall be installed in the compartment.
ADJUSTABLE SHELVING TRACKS
The compartments shall be equipped with two (2) aluminum adjustable tracks, vertically mounted, that are
bolted in place for adjustable shelving and equipment mounting.
COMPARTMENT LIGHT
One (1) incandescent light fixture shall be installed in the compartment, mounted on the wall of the
compartment. The compartment light shall have a clear lens.
The compartment light will be controlled by an automatic "On-Off" switch located on each compartment
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door.
RIGHT REAR COMPARTMENT
There shall be one (1) low compartment located behind the rear wheels. The compartment shall be equipped
with a low single natural finish roll up door. The compartment shall be approximately 29” wide x 30” high
x 26” deep.
The compartment shall be equipped with the following:
One (1) louver with filter shall be installed in the compartment.
ADJUSTABLE SHELVING TRACKS
The compartments shall be equipped with two (2) aluminum adjustable tracks, vertically mounted, that are
bolted in place for adjustable shelving and equipment mounting.
COMPARTMENT LIGHT
One (1) incandescent light fixture shall be installed in the compartment, mounted on the wall of the
compartment. The compartment light shall have a clear lens.
The compartment light will be controlled by an automatic "On-Off" switch located on each compartment
door.
REAR BODY CONFIGURATION
The rear of the apparatus body shall be of the flat back design.
REAR STEP - 12” BOLT-ON
A 12" deep step surface shall be provided at the rear of the apparatus body, bolted in place and easily
removable for replacement or repair. The tailboard shall be constructed of .188" aluminum diamond plate or
equal non-slip surface in compliance with NFPA #1901 standards.
A label shall be provided warning personnel that riding on the rear step while the apparatus is in motion is
prohibited.
EXTERIOR LADDER MOUNTING
Exterior ladder mountings shall be provided for the specified ladders on the passenger side of the apparatus
body.
LADDER MOUNT LOCATION
The location of the ladder mounting assembly shall be located on the right hand side of the apparatus body.
EXTERIOR FOLDING ATTIC LADDER MOUNTING
An exterior mounting shall be provided for the specified folding attic ladder.
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LADDER SOURCE
New ground ladders shall be provided by the body builder.
PIKE POLE/ATTIC LADDER COMPARTMENT
A compartment shall be provided in the "T" of the water tank. A hinged rear access door constructed of
aluminum diamond plate shall be provided with quarter turn latch mechanism.
PIKE POLE SOURCE
The pike poles shall be provided by the body builder.
HARD SUCTION MOUNTING
Two (2) horizontally mounted aluminum hard suction hose tray with velcro straps shall be provided above
the left side body compartments.
SUCTION HOSE SOURCE
New suction hose shall be provided by the body builder.
PORTABLE WATER TANK MOUNTING SYSTEM
There shall be one (1) ZICO Quic-lift, electrically operated folding tank storage carrier provided on the
passenger side of the booster tank and above the lower compartments to carry a portable folding tank. The
tank carrier shall hold the folding tank in the vertical position for travel, and fold down over the lower body
side for loading and unloading. The folding tank carrier shall have two high strength aluminum casting
sets and dual Warner 12-volt linear actuators. The linear actuators shall be controlled with a weather-tight
momentary switch located on passenger side of the body. There shall be a reinforcement plate installed on
the compartment top where the folding tank carrier is attached. The Quic-lift system shall be capable of
being lowered manually in the event of electrical failure.
The folding tank storage carrier shall be provided with a smooth aluminum cover enclosing the folding
tank, painted to match the body.
FOLDING TANK SOURCE
New folding tank shall be provided by the body builder.
FOLDING STEPS LEFT SIDE FRONT
Four (4) folding steps of die cast high-strength zinc/aluminum alloy, plated with a superior automotive
grade chrome finish shall be provided. The greater than 42 sq. in. serrated non-skid step traction area also
offers an oversized non-slip grasp hand-hold. A heavy duty stainless steel spring design firmly holds the
step in the open or closed positions. A rubber stop prevents any transit noise and rattles in the closed
position. Step lighting shall be from a LED light mounted above the step.
The step has been third part tested to assure conformation of NFPA 1901 and FHA, 49CFR specifications
for stepping surfaces and handhold.
The step shall be installed on the left side front compartment face.
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FRONT BODY PROTECTION PANELS
Aluminum tread plate overlays and panels shall be installed on the front corners of the body. The material
shall be bolted in place and sealed to prevent any moisture entry between the overlay and the body
structure.
FRONT BODY PROTECTION PANELS
Aluminum tread plate overlays and panels shall be installed on the front of the body compartment from the
lower edge to the top of the compartment doors.
REAR BODY PROTECTION PANELS
The rear body panels of the body shall be a smooth material, to allow for the proper application and
installation of a "Chevron" stripe on the rear.
FOLDING STEPS LEFT SIDE REAR
Four (4) folding steps of die cast high-strength zinc/aluminum alloy, plated with a superior automotive
grade chrome finish shall be provided. The greater than 42 sq. in. serrated non-skid step traction area also
offers an oversized non-slip grasp hand-hold. A heavy duty stainless steel spring design firmly holds the
step in the open or closed positions. A rubber stop prevents any transit noise and rattles in the closed
position. Step lighting shall be from a LED light mounted above the step.
The step has been third part tested to assure conformation of NFPA 1901 and FHA, 49CFR specifications
for stepping surfaces and handhold.
The steps shall be installed on the rear left side of the body.
FOLDING STEPS RIGHT SIDE REAR
Two (2) folding steps of die cast high-strength zinc/aluminum alloy, plated with a superior automotive
grade chrome finish shall be provided. The greater than 42 sq. in. serrated non-skid step traction area also
offers an oversized non-slip grasp hand-hold. A heavy duty stainless steel spring design firmly holds the
step in the open or closed positions. A rubber stop prevents any transit noise and rattles in the closed
position. Step lighting shall be from a LED light mounted above the step.
The step has been third part tested to assure conformation of NFPA 1901 and FHA, 49CFR specifications
for stepping surfaces and handhold.
The steps shall be installed on the rear right side of the body.
HANDRAIL REAR STEP
Two (2) extruded aluminum non-slip handrails, approximately 30" in length, shall be provided and
vertically mounted on the rear of the apparatus, one (1) on each side of the body.
HANDRAIL BELOW HOSEBED
One (1) extruded aluminum non-slip handrail, approximately 48” in length, shall be provided and
horizontally mounted below the hosebed on the rear of the apparatus.
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EXTRUDED ALUMINUM RUB RAILS
Full body length polished aluminum rub rails shall be bolted in place on the lower right and left body sides.
The side rub rails shall be a heavy extruded aluminum "C" channel.
NYLON SPACERS FOR RUB RAILS
There shall be nylon spacers provided between the rubrail and the body. This shall allow wash out and
replacement in the event of damage.
WHEEL WELL PROVISION LOCATION
The wheel well provisions shall be located on the left side of the apparatus, behind of the rear wheels.
One (1) breathing air cylinder storage compartment for four (4) SCBA cylinders (not supplied) shall be
provided and located in the rear wheel well of the apparatus body.
The cylinder storage compartment shall be constructed entirely of aluminum. The door assemblies shall be
provided with a gasket between door and body side, bolted in-place and removable for repair or replacement.
Compartment shall be provided with SCBA cylinder scuff protection. A painted aluminum door shall be
installed.
Four (4) one-inch (1") wide loop of black webbing shall be installed in each SCBA compartment to prevent
the bottle from sliding out of the compartment in case of door failure. The loop shall be mounted, centered
in the compartment and shall hang within one-inch (1") of the compartment floor to allow the bottle to pass
by the strap when the bottle is placed in the compartment. The strap shall loop over the valve.
WHEEL WELL PROVISION LOCATION
The wheel well provisions shall be located on the right side of the apparatus, behind of the rear wheels.
Two (2) fire extinguisher storage compartment shall be provided in the rear wheel well area. The
compartment shall be designed with ample room for the specified extinguisher. A painted aluminum door
shall be installed.
Two (2) one-inch (1") wide loop of black webbing shall be installed in each SCBA compartment to prevent
the bottle from sliding out of the compartment in case of door failure. The loop shall be mounted, centered
in the compartment and shall hang within one-inch (1") of the compartment floor to allow the bottle to pass
by the strap when the bottle is placed in the compartment. The strap shall loop over the valve.
PAINT, LETTERING, STRIPING
BODY PAINT PROCESS
All bright metal fittings, if unavailable in stainless steel shall be heavily chrome plated. Iron fittings shall be
copper plated prior to chrome plating.
All seams shall be caulked, both inside and along the exterior edges, with a urethane automotive sealant to
prevent moisture from entering between any body panels.
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The body and all parts shall be thoroughly washed with a grease cutting solvent (PPG DX330) prior to any
sanding. After the body has been sanded and the weld marks and minor imperfections are filled and sanded,
the body shall be washed again with (PPG DX330) to remove any contaminants on the surface.
The first coating to be applied is a pre-treat self etching primer (PPG DX1787) (.5 to 1.0 dry film build) for
maximum adhesion to the body material. The next two to four coats (depending on need) shall be an acrylic
urethane primer surfacer (PPG K36). The film build shall be 4-6 mils when dry. The primer surfacer coat,
after appropriate dry time, shall be sanded with 320-600 grit sandpaper to ensure maximum gloss of the paint.
The last step is the application of at least three coats of PPG DelFleet polyurethane two-component color
(single stage). The film build being 2-3 mils dry. The single stage polyurethane, when mixed with
component (PPG F3270) catalyst shall provide a UV barrier to prevent fading and chalking.
All products and technicians are certified by PPG every two (2) years.
INTERIOR COMPARTMENT FINISH
Six (6) apparatus side compartment interiors are to be painted with a spatter finish material. The
compartments shall be cleaned with a grease remover, and then the surface sanded and prepared for
painting. The compartment shall be provided with two (2) coats of white epoxy. The compartments are
then coated with a splatter paint top coat.
WHEEL PAINTING
The exterior faces of the front wheels and outer rear wheels only, shall be finish painted to match the
apparatus body. Wheels shall be properly prepared and finished with primer coats and top coats as
specified.
TOUCH-UP PAINT
One (1) two (2) ounce bottle of touch-up paint shall be furnished with the completed truck at final delivery.
SCOTCHLITE REFLECTIVE LETTERING
The lettering shall be applied with Scotchlite reflective material, shaded in black.
A quantity of seventy-five (75), four (4) inch letters are to be placed on the cab and on the body as directed
by fire department.
SCOTCHLITE REFLECTIVE LETTERING
The lettering shall be applied with Scotchlite reflective material, shaded in black.
A quantity of fifty (50) letters are to be placed on the cab and on the body as directed by fire department.
The letters shall be between eight and twelve inches in height.
APPARATUS DOOR GRAPHICS
Two (2) custom door graphics designed primarily with artistic features shall be proposed for installation on
the apparatus.
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REFLECTIVE STRIPING
A 1" x 6" x 1" wide 3M brand Scotchlite reflective multi-stripe shall be affixed to the perimeter of the vehicle.
There shall be a 1" gap between each of the stripes. Striping shall conform to applicable NFPA requirements.
At least 50% of the perimeter length of each side and width of the rear, and at least 25% of the perimeter
width of the front of the vehicle shall have reflective striping.
The striping shall be applied in a large "Z" pattern.
COLOR OF STRIPING MATERIAL
The color of the 3M brand striping material shall be white.
CHEVRON STRIPING
The entire rear portion of the body shall have 3M reflective red and amber striping installed. The chevron
style striping shall be applied at a 45-degree upward angle pointing towards the center upper portion of the
rear panel.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE
Reflective striping shall be installed on the interior of each chassis door. The lower portion of the doors
shall have red and amber Chevron applied to it that matches the rear of the apparatus. A matching reflective
stripe shall be applied on the vertical outer edge of the door.
OTHER EQUIPMENT
ROOF LADDER
One (1) Alco-Lite Model PRL-14, 14 foot aluminum roof ladder with folding steel roof hooks on one end
and rubber safety shoes on the other end shall be provided on the apparatus. The ladder shall meet or
exceed all latest NFPA Standards.
EXTENSION LADDER
One (1) Alco-Lite Model PEL-24, 24 foot two (2) section aluminum extension ladder shall be provided on
the apparatus. The ladder shall meet or exceed latest NFPA standards.
FOLDING ATTIC LADDER
One (1) Alco-Lite Model FL-10, 10 foot folding aluminum attic ladder shall be provided. The ladder shall
meet or exceed all the latest NFPA Standards.
PIKE POLE
Two (2) 6' pike pole with round handle shall be provided. The pike pole shall be of fiberglass construction.
PIKE POLE
Two (2) 8' pike pole with round handle shall be provided. The pike pole shall be of fiberglass construction.
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PIKE POLE
Two (2) 10' pike pole with round handle shall be provided. The pike pole shall be of fiberglass
construction.
SUCTION HOSE
Two (2) 6.0" x 10 foot length of PVC flexible suction hose shall be supplied. The suction hose shall have
light weight couplings provided.
HOSE COUPLINGS
Lightweight aluminum couplings shall be provided on the suction hose. A long handle female swivel shall
be provided on one end and a rocker lug male shall be provided for the other end.
FOLDING PORTABLE WATER TANK
One (1) 2100 gallon, 22 oz vinyl, portable water tank shall be provided. The tank shall include an
aluminum support frame.
LOOSE EQUIPMENT TO BE FURNISHED BY DACO FIRE EQUIPMENT:
ITEM DESCRIPTION
VENDER AND PART NUMBER
AKRON FHY-6
6# Flat Head Axe with 36” Fiberglass Handle
AKRON PHY-6
6# Pick Head Axe with 36” Fiberglass Handle
AKRON AS-510
Axe Blade Bracket For Horizontal Mounting
AKRON AS-520
Axe Handle Bracket
6" LOW LEVEL STRAINER
KOCHEK LL60
6" BARREL STRAINER
KOCHEK BS60
TRASH HOOKS, 6' Round Handle
Darley BL92603
HOOLIGAN BARS 30"
Darley AZ393
RUBBER MALLETS, 2 LB.
Darley A311
SAFETY CONES 18"
Darley T445
20 LB. ABC FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Darley AF567
15 LB. CO-2 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Darley H792
SCBA BRACKETS FOR 60 MIN CYLINDERS
Darley AR045
PELICAN FLASHLIGHTS W/CHARGERS
Darley Big Ed AS005
FIRE PUBLICSAFEETY VEST
Darley BG516
FIRST AID KIT
Darley AG100
Set Triple Holder (1) K08 Storz Hyd, (2) K01 spanner Kochek K49-3
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FIVE YEAR SERVICE
As part of our proposal we are including five (5) year service for the apparatus. This
includes annual PM’s that include filters and fluid for the engine, transmission, Waterous
pump gear case, rear axle and CAFS unit. The annual service will be completed at the fire
department.
At the time of delivery the fire department will be instructed into the operation of the
vehicle in regards to the midship pump, primer, pressure governor, CAFS foam system,
FoamPro injection foam system, Whelen emergency warning system including the lights
and siren, front bumper remote controlled turret,
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