UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT EOD UNIT

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT EOD UNIT
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
PRICE
Price shall be net and shall include delivery of new equipment to the point of delivery indicated in the request for
proposals. Terms of payment to be outlined in proposal.
DELIVERY
Equipment described herein is urgently required and guaranteed date of delivery shall be taken into consideration when
making award.
INFORMATION TO BE FURNISHED WITH PROPOSAL
Bidder must submit with proposal their own detailed specifications, circulars, and all necessary data on equipment he
proposes to furnish, including horse power and torque curves of the engine. If the equipment offered differs from the
provisions contained in this specification, such difference must be explained in detail, and request for proposal will receive
careful consideration if such deviations do not depart from the intent of this specification and are to the best interests of
the U. C. Berkeley Police Department.
WARRANTY
The Bidder shall warrant that the equipment offered is standard new equipment, latest model of regular stock product,
with parts regularly used for the type of equipment offered; also that no attachment of part has been substituted or applied
contrary to the manufacturer's recommendations and standard practice. Warranties shall comply with noted sections of
these specifications.
QUALIFICATIONS OF BIDDER
No request for proposal shall be considered unless the submitting firm can meet the following conditions:
1) Each Bidder shall furnish satisfactory evidence of his ability to construct the apparatus specified.
2) That it is bidding upon model of equipment which meets the requirements of the specifications without material
changes or modifications.
3) That it has been engaged in the manufacture of new emergency services apparatus under its own brand name and
shall be of this exact type bid upon for at least ten (10) years.
4) That it has factory authorized service facilities which have repair parts inventory and a trained factory service
organization for making complete repairs and overhaul of its make of equipment.
5) Has not filed for bankruptcy in the last ten (10) years.
RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT
U. C. Berkeley Police Department reserves the right to reject any and all request for proposals or to accept any request
for proposal deemed by them to be in the best interest of the Purchaser.
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REQUIREMENTS OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Each proposal must be accompanied by detailed Manufacturer's specifications in compliance with the Purchaser
specifications. The successful Bidder, before fabricating is commenced, must submit detailed approval manufacturing
drawings of the apparatus, with the appropriate designation of all component parts and equipment described and shown
thereon. The proposal, once submitted may not be withdrawn until after a period of thirty (30) days has expired from the
date of the proposal opening.
Wherever in these specifications a particular brand, make of material, device or equipment is shown or specified, such
brand, make of material, device or equipment which in the opinion of the U. C. Berkeley Police Department is the
recognized equal of that specified, considering quality, workmanship, and economy of operation, and is suitable for the
purpose intended, will be acceptable, however the exception must be well defined.
It is the intent of these specifications to secure apparatus built to withstand the service and continuous use encountered in
emergency service. The apparatus shall be of latest type, symmetrically proportioned and constructed with due
consideration of the load to be sustained. All parts not specifically mentioned herein, but which are necessary in order to
furnish a complete apparatus, shall conform to the best practices known to up-to-date emergency services apparatus
design and construction.
No photocopies or computer scanned copies of these specifications are to be submitted, such materials will result in
automatic rejection of proposal submitted by Bidder.
ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF BIDS
The Purchaser reserves the right to reject any or all requests for proposal's and the lowest or any proposal will not
necessarily be accepted.
The Purchaser reserves the right to accept any requests for proposal which is considered best for the interests of the U.
C. Berkeley Police Department.
The Purchaser shall not be responsible for any liabilities, cost, expenses, loss or damage incurred, sustained or suffered
by any bidder by reason of the acceptance or non-acceptance, by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department, of any proposal
or by reason of any delay in the acceptance of a proposal save as provided in the contract.
No request for proposal shall be accepted from any person or corporation who or which, has a claim or has instituted a
legal proceeding against the U. C. Berkeley Police Department or against whom the U. C. Berkeley Police Department
has a claim or has instituted a legal proceeding with respect to any previous contract, without the prior approval of
Purchaser.
The Bidder acknowledges and agrees that nothing contained herein, in the proposal documents or elsewhere, no act
done or expense incurred by it in the preparation and submission of this proposal, no trade or industry custom or practice,
and no representation or assurance that may have been made or given to it by or on behalf of the Owner, shall in any
manner legally bind the Owner, in any circumstances, to accept this proposal, the lowest proposal, only a proposal
submitted in compliance with the requirements of the proposal documents, or any proposal at all. The Bidder further
acknowledges and agrees that the Owner shall have complete and unrestricted liberty in this regard and may reject any or
all proposals or may accept any proposals in whatever manner, at whatever proposal price, on whatever terms and for
whatever reasons as the Owner, in its absolute discretion, considers to in its own best interests, all without liability or
obligation of any kind to the Bidder.
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BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE
Your request for proposal must include detailed manufacturer's specifications and a statement of compliance to the U. C.
Berkeley Police Department specifications. Any deviations from the specifications or specified requirements must be
detailed separately, absence of which shall be an indication of unqualified acceptance and conformance. Photostat copies
or computer scanned copies of Purchaser specifications are not acceptable. NO EXCEPTIONS
ACCEPTANCE OF VEHICLE
The U. C. Berkeley Police Department shall notify the contractor in writing within seven (7) days after delivery of the
vehicle, whether such unit shall not be acceptable. Such notification will clearly itemize specific contract deviations in the
event of non-acceptance.
Non-compliance with the terms and specifications of the contract will be the only basis for non-acceptance. The vehicle
shall be deemed to have been accepted once U. C. Berkeley Police Department has put into service. After acceptance,
the U. C. Berkeley Police Department remedy or recourse against the contractor shall be under the warranty.
SCOPE AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
It is the intent of the U. C. Berkeley Police Department to secure an emergency apparatus to withstand the continuous use
encountered in the emergency service. The apparatus shall be of the latest type, symmetrically proportioned and
constructed with due consideration of the load to be sustained.
All parts not specifically mentioned herein, but which are necessary in order to furnish a complete emergency apparatus,
shall be furnished and shall conform to the best practices known to the emergency industry.
If any Bidder has questions in connection with these specifications, please contact the U. C. Berkeley Police Department
in writing at least seven (7) days before bid date. It is not the purpose of these specifications to eliminate any qualified
Bidder.
The U. C. Berkeley Police Department will review the question, and where information sought is not clearly indicated or
specified, in the U. C. Berkeley Police Department's opinion, same will issue a clarifying or correcting addendum bulletin.
Proper interpretation or the making of any necessary inquiry will be the Bidders responsibility. Oral answers will not be
binding on the U. C. Berkeley Police Department.
To be considered, all proposals must be made in accordance with these "Instructions for Bidders".
The apparatus and all major components shall be manufactured in North America. Where the following detailed
specifications require specific brand names, model number, dimension or capacities of components such as: axles,
brakes, spring suspension, frame, steering gear, drive line, universal joints, engine transmission, alternator, batteries, air
brake system, they have been specified for the service because of their reliability/availability of replacement parts on a
local basis.
Since components specified by brand name, model number, dimension, size or capacity are readily available to all
manufacturers and/or potential Bidders, substitutes or alternates claimed to be equal may not be acceptable.
The U. C. Berkeley Police Department specifications, along with Manufacturer's specifications and any forms,
questionnaires, and listed exceptions, shall be submitted as a part of the Bidder's entire bid proposal.
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In no case shall a Bidder photocopy U. C. Berkeley Police Department's specifications and submit as their proposal
specifications and request for proposal.
Each Bidder is required to provide in his request for proposal a "complete and accurate description" of their own detailed
product and engineering specifications.
In addition, all Bidders are required to submit U. C. Berkeley Police Department's specifications in their proposal, noting
items where the Bidder’s proposal differs and consecutively number each item. The number shall correspond with the
bidder’s exception, variation, or clarification page which must be attached to their proposal.
All specifications herein contained are considered as minimum. No exceptions to these minimum standards shall be
allowed relating to gauge, alloy, and type of metal, size of compartments and overall design.
The delivered apparatus shall have a certified G.V.W.R. weight sticker applied to vehicle on delivery to assure the
apparatus meets all laws pertaining to the weight carrying capacity of the vehicle.
Should the Contractor’s current published data or specifications exceed these specifications, they shall be considered
minimum and be furnished. Bidders shall furnish, with their proposal, technical information graphs, charts, photographs,
engineering diagrams, drive train certification or other means to show that the equipment specified fully complies with this
specification.
In the event the published literature furnished by the Bidder is at variance with the requirements of any item of this
specification, the Bidder shall explain in detail, with full engineering support data, the reasons why the proposed
equipment will meet this specification and not be considered an exception thereto.
The apparatus body manufacturer shall be prime Bidder and shall identify the location of their facility and the number of
regular full time employees. A complete history of the Bidder's company shall be supplied in his request for proposal
request for proposals are requested from responsible manufacturers who are engaged in the manufacture of emergency
apparatus. U. C. Berkeley Police Department does not request proposals from bankrupt, reorganized or unproven
manufacturers.
Each Bidder shall submit a list of a minimum of ten (10) Departments where the vendor has delivered similar type and
size apparatus within the last five (5) years with contact addresses and telephone numbers. Bidders shall submit
photographs with their proposal showing similar emergency apparatus manufactured.
The Request for Proposal must be in the same sequences as these specifications for ease of comparison. Any bid not in
this sequence shall be disregarded and immediately rejected. (No Exceptions).
Failure to comply with all conditions mentioned under General Terms and Conditions, or the failure to conform to the
specifications, will be reasonable cause for the rejection. Any request for proposal containing options not asked for or not
containing all statements contained on the said price form, shall be rejected.
Request for proposal may be withdrawn by certified mail or telegraphic request from Bidders prior to the time fixed for
opening. Negligence on the part of the Bidder in preparing the bid confers no right for the withdrawal of the bid after it has
been opened. No Bidder may withdraw his bid after the time set for opening thereof.
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GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN
The design of the equipment shall be in accordance with the best engineering practices. The equipment design and
accessory installation shall permit accessibility for use, maintenance and service. All components and assemblies shall be
free of hazardous protrusions, sharp edges, cracks or other elements which might cause injury to personnel or equipment.
All components shall be designed and protected so that heavy rains or other adverse weather conditions will not interfere
with normal servicing or operation.
All oil, hydraulic and air tubing lines, and electrical wiring shall be located in protective positions properly attached to the
frame or body structure and shall have protective loom or grommets at each point where they pass through structural
members, except where a through frame connector is necessary.
The apparatus shall be designed and the equipment mounted with due consideration to distribution of load between the
front and rear axles so that all specified equipment including personnel will be carried without injury to the apparatus. All
dimensions are approximate and subject to a plus or minus 1/4" tolerance.
The following specifications describe minimum requirements for an emergency services vehicle designed for severe duty
applications.
The materials specified are considered absolute minimum. Exceptions will not be accepted or permitted since all raw
materials of the specified type are available to all Manufacturers. Since all custom Manufacturers have the ability to shear,
break, and weld as these specifications require, all basic design requirements shall be complied with.
Subletting any part of the fabrication, painting, or finishing of the apparatus will not be acceptable.
The unit will not be fully compliant to NFPA 1901, however where NFPA standards are called out in the specifications the
bidder must meet those standards.
ACCESSIBILITY
Parts and components shall be located or positioned for rapid and simple inspection and recognition of excessive wear or
potential failure. Whenever functional layout of operating components determines that physical or visual interference
between items cannot be avoided, the item predicted to require the most maintenance shall be located for best
accessibility.
Cover plates which must be removed for component adjustment or part removal should be equipped with quick
disconnect fasteners or hinged panels.
Drains, filler plugs, grease fittings, hydraulic lines, bleeders, and check points for all components should be located so that
they are readily accessible and do not require special tools for proper servicing. Design practices should minimize the
number of tools required for maintenance.
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BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
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MATERIALS
The materials specifications are considered absolute minimum. Exceptions will not be accepted or permitted since all raw
materials of specified type are available to all manufacturers. Since all manufacturers have the ability to shear, break and
weld as these specifications require, all basic design requirements shall be complied with.
Materials shall conform to the specifications listed herein. When not specifically listed, materials shall be of the best
quality for purpose of commercial practice. Materials shall be free of all defects and imperfections that might affect the
serviceability of finished product.
QUALITY AND WORKMANSHIP
The manufacturing process, including quality control, shall be consistent with present industry standards. All equipment,
material, and articles required under these specifications are to be new or fabricated from new materials produced from
recovered materials. The term "Recovered Materials" means materials which have been collected or recovered from solid
waste and reprocessed to become a source of raw materials, as opposed to virgin raw materials. None of the above shall
be interpreted to mean that the use of used or rebuilt products is allowed under this document. The term "Heavy Duty", as
used to describe an item, shall mean in excess of the standard, quantity, quality, or capacity and represents the best,
most durable, strongest, etc., part, component, system, etc., that is available. The U. C. Berkeley Police Department or
their designate shall be the sole judge of quality, construction and stability of the apparatus and equipment being offered.
Welding shall not be employed in the assembly of the apparatus in a manner that will prevent the ready removal of any
component part for service or repair. All steel and stainless steel welding shall be done to American Welding Society
D1.1-83 recommendations for structural steel welding. All aluminum welding shall be done to American Welding Society
and ANSI D1.2-83 requirements for structural welding of aluminum.
Defective components shall not be furnished. Parts, equipment, and assemblies, which have been repaired or modified to
overcome deficiencies, shall not be furnished without the approval of the U. C. Berkeley Police Department. Welded,
bolted, and riveted construction utilized shall be in accordance with the highest standards of the industry. Component
parts and units shall be manufactured to definite standard dimensions with proper fits, clearances, and uniformity. General
appearance of the vehicle shall not show any evidence of poor quality of work.
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BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
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EVALUATION OF BIDS
Each bid proposal received shall be evaluated by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department to include the following criteria:
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Completeness of the proposal package. (The degree to which it responds to all requirements to these specifications.)
Bidder’s written detailed specifications and compliance.
Design and engineering of major components. (Including ease of maintenance of major components.)
Qualifications and capabilities of the Manufacturer to produce the described apparatus.
Compliance to submission of all engineering drawings, performance charts, scans, and material samples.
Service and warranty information submitted.
Reasonableness of cost
The U. C. Berkeley Police Department reserves the right to waive any informality in request for proposal received when
such waiver is in the best interest of the U. C. Berkeley Police Department; also to except any item in the request for
proposal, unless otherwise specified by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department or Bidder.
The competency and responsibility of Bidders will be considered in making the award. The U. C. Berkeley Police
Department reserves the right to reject any or all request for proposals when such rejection is in the best interest of the U.
C. Berkeley Police Department, and to reject the proposal of a Bidder who, in the judgment of the U. C. Berkeley Police
Department is not in a position to perform the Contract. The U. C. Berkeley Police Department does not obligate itself to
accept the lowest or any request for proposal
A statement of financial condition may be required by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department prior to any award of contract.
The past and present financial condition of the Bidder will be seriously considered during bid evaluation.
The Bidder shall disclose any current or pending litigation regarding failure to deliver or comply with specified components
on complete apparatus.
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LIABILITY INSURANCE
Bidder shall furnish with the bid a certificate of insurance for;
Workman's Compensation and Employer's Liability Insurance covering for all employees.
General Liability (each occurrence) of $1,000,000.00. General Aggregate coverage of $2,000,000.00. Products
Completed / Operations Aggregate coverage of $2,000,000.00. Medical Expense coverage of $5,000 (any one person).
Personal Injury of $1,000,000.00.
Automobile liability of $1,000,000.00 combined single limit (each accident), including any auto, all owned autos, scheduled
autos, hired autos, non-owned autos, and garage liability.
Excess Umbrella Liability coverage of $4,000,000.00 each occurrence, Aggregate of $4,000,000.00.
Garage Keepers Liability coverage of $4,500,000.00 combined limit.
All insurance policies must be;
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Maintained for the life of the contract,
Must provide ten (10) days notice before cancellation,
Must cover all operations of the contractor, or anyone employed by them.
INTERNET IN-PROCESS SITE
The Bidder shall post and maintain a website where the U. C. Berkeley Police Department will be able to view digital
images of their apparatus as its being manufactured. The digital images shall be posted once a week starting when the
body begins production or when the cab/chassis arrives and shall continue until the final completion of the apparatus.
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ENGINEERING DRAWINGS
The evaluation of bids shall also be based on design, engineering reliability, and completeness of drawings. No Bidder's
proposal shall be considered unless complete engineering drawings to these specifications are submitted with the request
for proposal package. Failure to submit factory prepared blueprints with bid will result in automatic rejection. Bid drawings
will allow the U. C. Berkeley Police Department the ability to fully evaluate required product.
The engineering drawings shall be produced on computer aided design (CAD) equipment to assure critical tolerance and
detail only available with CAD equipment. The drawings shall be on "D" size paper, 36" x 24" in size, and views must be
1/2" = 1' - 0" scale. This will allow the U. C. Berkeley Police Department the ability to compare drawings of all
manufacturers on an "equal" basis. The drawings shall be completed only by the body manufacturer, and must be exactly
to U. C. Berkeley Police Department specifications. Submission of "similar to" drawings or "statements referring to later
submission of drawings after award of contract" will be automatically rejected.
Since the request for proposal package will require extensive evaluation by U. C. Berkeley Police Department, all Bidders
must submit exactly the same engineering drawings at the same scale, on the same size paper. For easy comparison of
drawings, they must be on a 36" x 24" sheet as follows:
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All bid drawings will be stamped BID DRAWING.
All items shown on the drawing will be pre-designed with regards to layout and functionality prior to the completion of
the BID DRAWING.
Two (2) 36” x 24” color drawings will be supplied with the bid proposal. Black and white or blue line drawings will not
be accepted.
There shall be five (5) views of the truck with the doors closed (Top, Left, Right, Front, Rear), four (4) views of the
truck with the doors open (Top, Left, Right, Rear) and four (4) views of any walk-in area (Top, Left, Right, Rear).
All compartment door openings and usable space shall be clearly shown in inches.
The trucks overall length, height, width, wheelbase and cab-to-axle dimensions shall be clearly shown.
The angles of approach and departure shall be shown in the maximum loaded condition to the nearest degree.
All lighting packages will be clearly shown on the drawing and verified accurate per the most current NFPA 1901
standards (when applicable).
The exterior view shall show all scene lights, marker lights, speakers, horns, exhaust, tow points, exterior outlets,
windows, winch receivers, tow hitches, exterior ladders and any other item important to the function of the vehicle.
The open view shall show all trays, shelves, air system components, hydraulic components, tool boards, storage
modules and any other items important to the function of the vehicle.
The interior view for all walk-in areas shall show all seating positions, desks, cabinets, windows, tech equipment, radio
locations and any other item important to the function of the vehicle.
Any changes to the BID drawing will require a revision which will be clearly annotated in the upper right hand side of
the drawing showing the revision number, reason for the revision, date and who made the changes.
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Purchaser's name.
Body size and material type.
Chassis manufacturer and model number.
Unit description.
Wheelbase (WB), Cab-to-axle (CA) distance.
Overall length (OAL), Overall width, (OAW), Overall height (OAH).
Scale, date, drawn by, drawing number and sheet number.
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ROADABILITY
The apparatus, when loaded to its estimated in-service weight, shall be capable of the following performance while on dry,
paved roads that are in good condition:
1) From a standing start, the apparatus shall be able to attain a speed of 35 mph (55 km/hr) within 25 seconds on a level
road.
2) The apparatus shall be able to attain a minimum top speed of 50 mph (80 km/hr) on a level road.
3) The apparatus shall be able to maintain a speed of at least 20 mph (32 km/hr) on any grade up to and including 6
percent.
SERVICEABILITY
The apparatus shall be designed to allow the manufacturer’s recommended routine maintenance checks of lubricant and
fluid levels to be performed by the operator without lifting the cab of a tilt-cab apparatus or without the need for hand tools.
Where special tools are required for routine service on any component of the apparatus, such tools shall be provided with
the apparatus.
Apparatus components that interfere with repair or removal of other major components shall be attached with fasteners,
such as cap screws and nuts, so that the components can be removed and installed with ordinary hand tools. These
components shall not be welded or otherwise permanently secured into place.
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION
The contractor shall supply, at the time of delivery, at least one (1) copy of the following documents:
The manufacturers record of apparatus construction details, including the following information:
1) Owner’s name and address
2) Apparatus manufacturer, model, and serial number
3) Chassis make, model, and serial number
a) GAWR of front and rear axles and GVWR
b) Front tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kilograms)
c) Rear tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kilograms)
d) Chassis weight distribution in pounds (kilograms) with water and manufacturer-mounted equipment (front and
rear)
e) Engine make, model, serial number, rated horsepower and related speed, and governed speed; and if so
equipped, engine transmission PTO(s) make, model, and gear ratio
f) Type of fuel and fuel tank capacity
g) Electrical system voltage and alternator output in amps
h) Battery make, model, and capacity in cold cranking amps (CCA)
i) Chassis transmission make, model, and serial number; and if so equipped, chassis transmission PTO(s) make,
model, and gear ratio
4) Paint manufacturer and paint number(s)
5) Company name and signature of responsible company representativeCertification of compliance of the optical
warning system
6) Siren manufacturer’s certification of the siren
7) Written load analysis and results of the electrical system performance tests
8) Certification of slip resistance of all stepping, standing, and walking surfaces
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9) If the apparatus has a line voltage power source, the certification of the test for the power source
10) Any other required manufacturer test data or reports.
OPERATIONS AND SERVICE DOCUMENTATION
The Contractor shall deliver with the apparatus at least two (2) sets of complete operation and service documentation
covering the completed apparatus as delivered and accepted.
The documentation shall address at least the inspection, service, and operations of the apparatus and all major
components thereof.
The Contractor shall also deliver with the apparatus the following documentation for the entire apparatus and each major
operating system or major component of the apparatus:
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Manufacturer’s name and address
Country of manufacture
Source for service and technical information
Parts replacement information
Descriptions, specifications, and ratings of the chassis, pump (if applicable), and aerial device (if applicable)
Wiring diagrams for low voltage and line voltage systems to include the following information:
j) Pictorial representations of circuit logic for all electrical components and wiring
k) Circuit identification
l) Connector pin identification
m) Zone location of electrical components
n) Safety interlocks
o) Alternator–battery power distribution circuits
p) Input/output assignment sheets or equivalent circuit logic implemented in multiplexing systems
Lubrication charts
Operating instructions for the chassis, any major components such as a pump or aerial device, and any auxiliary
systems
Precautions related to multiple configurations of aerial devices, if applicable
Instructions regarding the frequency and procedure for recommended maintenance
Overall apparatus operating instructions
Safety considerations
Limitations of use
Inspection procedures
Recommended service procedures
Troubleshooting guide
Apparatus body, chassis and other component manufacturer’s warranties
Special data required by this standard
A material safety data sheet (MSDS) for any fluid that is specified for use on the apparatus
The Contractor shall deliver with the apparatus all manufacturer's operations and service documents supplied with
components and equipment that are installed or supplied by the Contractor.
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REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FORMAT - CD-ROM
The vehicle construction details and the operations and service documentation as required shall be provided on a CDROM. These manuals shall be divided into sections for ease of reference. There shall be two (2) copies of the CD-ROM
provided with the completed vehicle.
TESTING
ROAD TEST
Road test shall be conducted in accordance with this section to verify that the completed apparatus is capable of
compliance with Roadability Section.
The tests shall be conducted at a location and in a manner that does not violate local, state or provincial or federal traffic
laws.
The tests shall be conducted on dry, level, paved roads that are in good condition. The apparatus shall be loaded to its
estimated in service weight.
The engine shall not operate in excess of the maximum governed speed. Acceleration tests shall consist of two runs in
opposite directions over the same route. The apparatus shall attain a speed of 35 mph (55 km/hr) from a standing start
within 25 seconds. The apparatus shall attain a minimum top speed of 50 mph (80 km/hr).
If the apparatus is equipped with an auxiliary braking system, the Body Manufacturer shall road test the system to confirm
that the system is functioning as intended by the auxiliary braking system manufacturer.
If the apparatus is equipped with an air brake system, the service brakes shall bring the apparatus, when loaded to its
GVWR, to a complete stop from an initial speed of 20 mph (32.2 km/hr) in a distance not exceeding 35 ft (10.7 m) by
actual measurement on a paved, level, dry surface road that is free of loose material, oil or grease.
If the apparatus is equipped with a hydraulic brake system, the service brakes shall bring the apparatus, when loaded to
its GVWR, to a complete stop from an initial speed of 30 mph (48.2 km/hr) in a distance not exceeding 88 ft (26.8 m) by
actual measurement on a paved, level, dry surface road that is free of loose material, oil or grease.
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST
The vehicles low voltage electrical system shall be tested and certified by the manufacturer. The certified test results shall
be delivered with the completed vehicle. Tests shall be performed when the air temperature is between 0°F and 110°F (–
18°C and 43°C).
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TEST SEQUENCE
The following three (3) tests shall be performed in the order in which they appear below. Before each test, the batteries
shall be fully charged until the voltage stabilizes at the voltage regulator set point and the lowest charge current is
maintained for ten (10) minutes. Failure of any of these tests shall require a repeat of the sequence.
1. RESERVE CAPACITY TEST
The engine shall be started and kept running until the engine and engine compartment temperatures are stabilized at
normal operating temperatures and the battery system is fully charged. The engine shall be shut off and the minimum
continuous electrical load shall be activated for ten (10) minutes.
All electrical loads shall be turned off prior to attempting to restart the engine. The battery system shall then be capable of
restarting the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a test failure of the battery system.
2. ALTERNATOR PERFORMANCE TEST
TEST AT IDLE
The minimum continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running at idle speed. The engine temperature
shall be stabilized at normal operating temperature. The battery system shall be tested to detect the presence of battery
discharge current. The detection of battery discharge current shall be considered a test failure.
TEST AT FULL LOAD
The total continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running up to the engine manufacturer’s governed
speed. The test duration shall be a minimum of two (2) hours. Activation of the load management system shall be
permitted during this test.
An alarm sounded by excessive battery discharge, as detected by the warning system required in 13.3.4, or a system
voltage of less than 11.8 V dc for a 12 V nominal system, 23.6 V dc for a 24 V nominal system, or 35.4 V dc for a 42 V
nominal system for more than 120 seconds shall be considered a test failure.
3. LOW VOLTAGE ALARM TEST
The following test shall be started with the engine off and the battery voltage at or above 12 V for a 12 V nominal system,
24 V for a 24 V nominal system or 36 V for a 42 V nominal system.
With the engine shut off, the total continuous electrical load shall be activated and shall continue to be applied until the
excessive battery discharge alarm activates. The battery voltage shall be measured at the battery terminals.
The test shall be considered a failure if the alarm does not sound in less than 140 seconds after the voltage drops to
11.70 V for a 12 V nominal system, 23.4 V dc for a 24 V nominal system, or 35.1 V for a 42 V nominal system.
The battery system shall then be able to restart the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a test failure.
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LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST
DOCUMENTATION
The manufacturer shall deliver the following with the apparatus:
1) Documentation of the electrical system performance tests
2) A written electrical load analysis, including the following:
q) The nameplate rating of the alternator
r) The alternator rating
s) Each of the component loads specified that make up the minimum continuous electrical load
t) Additional electrical loads that, when added to the minimum continuous electrical load, determine the total
continuous electrical load
u) Each individual intermittent electrical load
UL 120/240 VAC CERTIFICATION
The 120/240 volt electrical system shall be tested and certified by Underwriters Laboratories, to perform as listed below;
The prime mover shall be started from a cold start condition, and the unloaded voltage and frequency shall be recorded.
The line voltage electrical system shall be loaded to at least 100% of the continuous rated wattage stated on the power
source specification label. Testing with a resistive load bank shall be permitted.
The power source shall be operated in the manner specified by the apparatus manufacturer as documented on instruction
plates or in operation manuals. The power source shall be operated at a minimum of 100% of the continuous rated
wattage as stated on the power source specification label for a minimum of two (2) hours.
The load shall be adjusted to maintain the output wattage at or above the continuous rated wattage during the entire 2hour test.
The following conditions shall be recorded at least every 1/2 hour during the test:
1)
2)
3)
4)
The power source output voltage, frequency and amperes
The prime mover’s oil pressure, water temperature and transmission temperature, if applicable
The power source hydraulic fluid temperature, if applicable
The ambient temperature and power source air inlet temperature
The following conditions shall be recorded once during the test for power sources driven by dedicated auxiliary internal
combustion engines:
1) Altitude
2) Barometric pressure
3) Relative humidity
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If the generator is driven by the chassis engine and the generator allows for operation at variable speeds, the chassis
engine speed shall be reduced to the lowest rpm allowed for generator operation and the voltage and frequency shall be
recorded.
The load shall be removed and the unloaded voltage and frequency shall be recorded.
Voltage shall be maintained within ±10% of the voltage stated on the power source specification label during the entire
test. Frequency shall be maintained within ±3 Hz of the frequency stated on the power source specification label during
the entire test.
The total continuous electrical loads, excluding those loads associated with the equipment defined in NFPA 1901
22.15.7.3.11.2, shall be applied during the testing unless an auxiliary engine drives the power source.
DOCUMENTATION
The Body Manufacturer shall deliver the following with the apparatus:
The results of each test shall be recorded on an appropriate form and provided with the delivery of the apparatus.
DIELECTRIC VOLTAGE WITHSTAND TEST
The line voltage wiring and permanently connected devices and equipment shall be subjected to a dielectric voltage
withstand test of 900 volts for one (1) minute. The testing shall be performed after all body work has been completed.
The test shall be conducted as follows:
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
Isolate the power source from the panel board and disconnect any solid state low voltage components
Connect one lead of the dielectric tester to all the hot and neutral buses tied together
Connect the other lead to the apparatus frame or body
Close any switches and circuit breakers in the circuit(s)
Apply the dielectric voltage for one (1) minute in accordance with the testing equipment manufacturer’s instructions
The electrical polarity of all permanently wired equipment, cord reels and receptacles shall be tested to verify that wiring
connections have been properly made.
Electrical continuity shall be verified from the chassis or body to all line voltage electrical enclosures, light housings, motor
housings, light poles, switch boxes and receptacle ground connections that are accessible to in normal operations.
If the apparatus is equipped with a transfer switch, it shall be tested to verify operation and that all non grounded
conductors are switched.
Electrical light towers, floodlights, motors, fixed appliances and portable generators shall be operated at their full rating or
capacity for 30 minutes to ensure proper operation.
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BID BOND AND/OR SECURITY
Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond in the amount of 10% of the maximum amount of the bid or in lieu thereof, a
deposit of cash or, certified check payable to U. C. Berkeley Police Department in an amount equal to 10% of the
maximum amount of the bid, to assure the U. C. Berkeley Police Department of the adherence of the Bidder to their bid
and the execution of the contract, if their bid is accepted.
Within ten (10) days after the opening of bids, the deposits of all but the three (3) lowest responsible Bidders who comply
with these specifications will be returned.
Within ten (10) days after the award of the contract, if an award is made, the deposits of the remaining two (2)
unsuccessful Bidders will be returned, or if all bids are rejected, the deposits of said three (3) lowest Bidders will be
returned.
Within ten (10) days after the execution of the contract and acceptance of the Bidder's bond by the U. C. Berkeley Police
Department, the deposit of the successful Bidder will be returned.
No plea of mistake in such accepted bid shall be available to the Bidder for the recovery of their deposit or as a defense to
any action based upon such accepted bid.
PERFORMANCE BOND
The successful Bidder will be required to provide a 100% performance bond in the amount equivalent to the total amount
of its bid including any additional options that may have been given. Performance bond shall be provided within two (2)
weeks after notice of award.
If the Bidder to whom the contract is awarded, refuses or neglects to execute or fails to furnish the required 100%
performance bond within two (2) weeks after notice, the amount of his deposit may be forfeited and retained by the U. C.
Berkeley Police Department as liquidated damages.
The terms of the performance bond shall continue one (1) year after completion and delivery of the apparatus.
WARRANTY
A full statement shall be provided of the warranties for the vehicle(s) being bid. Warranties should clearly describe the
terms under which the vehicle manufacturer accepts responsibility for the cost to repair defects caused by faulty design,
quality of work or material and for the applicable period of time after delivery.
Cost of repairs refers to all costs related thereto including, but not limited to, the cost of materials and the cost of labor.
The Body Manufacturer shall warrant all materials and accessories used on the vehicle(s), whether fabricated by
manufacturer or purchased from an outside source and will deal directly with the U. C. Berkeley Police Department on all
warranty work.
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GENERAL LIMITED WARRANTY - ONE (1) YEAR
The vehicle shall be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year or 24,000 miles (or 38,624
kilometers), whichever occurs first starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
The Contractor must be the "single source" coordinator of all warranties on the vehicle.
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL WARRANTY - FIVE (5) YEARS
The vehicle low voltage electrical system shall be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years
or 60,000 miles (or 96,561 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
STRUCTURAL WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS
The body shall be free of structural or design failure or workmanship for a period of ten (10) years, or 100,000 miles (or
160,934 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
PAINT LIMITED WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS
The body shall be free of bubbling or peeling as a result of a defect in the method of manufacture for a period of ten (10)
years or 100,000 miles (or 160,934 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice
date. Pro-rated warranties will not be acceptable.
GRAPHICS LIMITED WARRANTY
The 3M graphics installation shall be warranted for a period of two (2) years. The 3M materials installed on completed
vehicle shall be warranted for seven (7) years. The 3M Diamond grade film (if specified) shall be warranted for ten (10)
years.
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD
The completed vehicle shall be delivered within three hundred (300) days after receipt of a purchase order or contract.
Contractor shall not be held liable for delays of chassis delivery due to accidents, strikes, floods or other events not
subject to their control. Contractor shall provide immediate written notice to U. C. Berkeley Police Department as to delays
and to what extent these delays have in completing vehicle within the stated construction time period.
OVERALL HEIGHT
The overall height (OAH) of the vehicle shall be approximately 140“ (11' - 08") from the ground. This measurement shall
be taken on flat ground with the tires properly inflated, in the unloaded condition, at that highest point of the vehicle.
OVERALL LENGTH
The overall length (OAL) of the vehicle shall be approximately 378“ (31' - 06").
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OVERALL WIDTH
The overall width (OAW) of the body at drip rails shall be 102“ (8' - 6"), and body shall be 100" (8' - 4").
SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
To insure the U. C. Berkeley Police Department a source of service and parts over the anticipated life of the apparatus,
the Bidder shall have established their permanency in the industry and include in the proposal a description of their
service abilities and facilities.
The Manufacturer must stock a complete line of emergency equipment and parts for this apparatus. Location of
manufacturing plant and nearest service facility must be outlined in bid, including a complete history of the manufacturer.
ENGINEERING SUPPORT AT PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING
The Contractor shall provide an engineer to be present at the pre-construction meeting held at the factory location. The
engineer will address all engineering related questions for the truck as purchased and for all proposed changes.
The engineer will have the 2D and/or 3D AutoCAD electronic drawings projected on screen and be able to provide
dimensional data for proposed changes and proposed layouts. This will help ensure that the final design matches the U.
C. Berkeley Police Department intentions to the maximum extent possible.
== Dealer Options - 2012.000 01/30/12 ==
PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE
A pre-construction conference shall be required, at the Contractor's factory for two (2) personnel from the U. C. Berkeley
Police Department to finalize all construction details prior to manufacturing.
The Contractor shall at his/her expense, provide transportation, lodging, rental car and meal expenses during the preconstruction conference. Any travel distance greater than 250 miles shall be by non-stop commercial air travel.
PRE-PAINT CONFERENCE
A pre-paint conference shallbe required, at the Contractor's factory for two (2) personnel from the U. C. Berkeley Police
Department to inspect the vehicle and construction details prior to the painting process.
The Contractor shall at his/her expense, provide transportation, lodging, rental car and meal expenses during the prepaint conference. Any travel distance greater than 250 miles shall be by non-stop commercial air travel.
FINAL INSPECTION CONFERENCE
A final inspection conference shall be required, at the Contractor's factory for two (2) personnel from the U. C. Berkeley
Police Department to inspect the vehicle and construction details prior to shipment of the completed vehicle. This
inspection shall take place after any specified striping and lettering is installed.
The Contractor shall at his/her expense, provide transportation, lodging, rental car and meal expenses during the final
inspection conference. Any travel distance greater than 250 miles shall be by non-stop commercial air travel.
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DELIVERY AND DEMONSTRATION
The Contractor shall be responsible for the delivery of the completed unit to the U. C. Berkeley Police Department's
location. On initial delivery of the apparatus, the Contractor shall supply a qualified representative to demonstrate the
apparatus and provide initial instruction to representatives of the U. C. Berkeley Police Department regarding the
operation, care and maintenance of the apparatus and equipment supplied at U. C. Berkeley Police Department location.
The Delivery Engineer shall set delivery and instruction schedule with the person appointed by U. C. Berkeley Police
Department.
After delivery of the apparatus, the U. C. Berkeley Police Department shall be responsible for ongoing training of its
personnel to proficiency regarding the proper and safe use of the apparatus and associated equipment.
CAB CHASSIS SPECIFICATION
MODEL
The chassis shall be a Metro Star model. The cab and chassis shall include design considerations for multiple emergency
vehicle applications, rapid transit and maneuverability. The chassis shall be manufactured for heavy duty service with the
strength and capacity to support a fully laden apparatus, one hundred (100) percent of the time.
MODEL YEAR
The chassis shall have a vehicle identification number that reflects a 2013 model year.
COUNTRY OF SERVICE
The chassis shall be put in service in the country of United States of America (USA).
The chassis will meet applicable U.S.A. federal motor vehicle safety standards per CFR Title 49 Chapter V Part 571 as
clarified in the incomplete vehicle book per CFR Title 49 Chapter V Part 568 Section 4 which accompanies each chassis.
Spartan Chassis is not responsible for compliance to state, regional, or local regulations. Dealers should identify those
regulations and order any necessary optional equipment from Spartan Chassis or their OEM needed to be in compliance
with those regulations.
APPARATUS TYPE
The apparatus shall be a rescue vehicle designed for emergency service use which shall include the functions of a
multipurpose vehicle which primarily provides support services at emergency scenes.
VEHICLE TYPE
The chassis shall be manufactured for use as a straight truck type vehicle and designed for the installation of a
permanently mounted apparatus behind the cab. The apparatus of the vehicle shall be supplied and installed by the
apparatus manufacturer.
AXLE CONFIGURATION
The chassis shall feature a 4 x 2 axle configuration consisting of a single rear drive axle with a single front steer axle.
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GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS FRONT
The front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of the chassis shall be 18,000 pounds.
This front gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus including all
equipment and personnel.
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS REAR
The rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of the chassis shall be 22,000 pounds.
This rear gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus including all
equipment and personnel.
CAB STYLE
The cab shall be a custom, fully enclosed, MFD model with a 20.00 inch raised roof over the driver, officer, and crew area,
designed and built specifically for use as an emergency response vehicle by a company specializing in cab and chassis
design for all emergency response applications. The cab shall be designed for heavy-duty service utilizing superior
strength and capacity for the application of protecting the occupants of the vehicle. This style of cab shall offer up to eight
(8) seating positions.
The cab shall incorporate a fully enclosed design with side wall roof supports, allowing for a spacious cab area with no
partition between the front and rear sections of the cab. To provide a superior finish by reducing welds that fatigue cab
metal; the roof, the rear wall and side wall panels shall be assembled using a combination of welds and proven industrial
adhesives designed specifically for aluminum fabrication for construction.
The cab shall be constructed using multiple aluminum extrusions in conjunction with aluminum plate, which shall provide
proven strength and the truest, flattest body surfaces ensuring less expensive paint repairs if needed. All aluminum
welding shall be completed to the American Welding Society and ANSI D1.2-96 requirements for structural welding of
aluminum.
All interior and exterior seams shall be sealed for optimum noise reduction and to provide the most favorable efficiency for
heating and cooling retention.
The cab shall be constructed of 5052-H32 corrosion resistant aluminum plate. The cab shall incorporate tongue and
groove fitted 6061-T6 0.13 & 0.19 inch thick aluminum extrusions for extreme duty situations. A single formed, one (1)
piece extrusion shall be used for the “A” pillar, adding strength and rigidity to the cab as well as additional roll-over
protection. The cab side walls and lower roof skin shall be 0.13 inch thick; the rear wall and raised roof skins shall be 0.09
inch thick; the front cab structure shall be 0.19 inch thick.
The exterior width of the cab shall be 94.00 inches wide with a minimum interior width of 88.00 inches. The overall cab
length shall be 131.10 inches with 54.00 inches from the centerline of the front of the axle to the back of the cab.
The cab interior shall be designed to afford the maximum usable interior space and attention to ergonomics with hip and
legroom while seated which exceeds industry standards. The crew cab floor shall be flat across the entire walking area for
ease of movement inside the cab.
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The cab shall offer an interior height of 57.50 inches from the front floor to the headliner and a rear floor to headliner
height of 75.00 inches in the raised roof area, at a minimum. The cab shall offer an interior measurement at the floor level
from the rear of the engine tunnel to the rear wall of the cab of 49.88 inches. All interior measurements shall include the
area within the interior trimmed surfaces and not to any unfinished surface.
The cab shall include a driver and officer area with two (2) cab doors large enough for personnel in full gear. The front
doors shall offer a clear opening of 40.25 inches wide X 53.50 inches high, from the cab floor to the top of the door
opening. The cab shall also include a crew area with up to two (2) cab doors, also large enough for personnel in full
gear. The rear doors shall offer a clear opening of 32.25 inches wide X 71.00 inches high, from the cab floor to the top
of the door opening.
The cab shall incorporate a progressive two (2) step configuration from the ground to the cab floor at each door opening.
The progressive steps are vertically staggered and extend the full width of each step well allowing personnel in full gear to
enter and exit the cab easily and safely.
The first step for the driver and officer area shall measure approximately 11.50 inches deep X 31.50 inches wide. The
intermediate step shall measure approximately 8.50 inches deep X 33.00 inches wide. The height from the first step to
the intermediate step and the intermediate step to the cab floor shall not exceed 11.00 inches.
The first step for the crew area shall measure approximately 11.50 inches deep X 21.50 inches wide. The intermediate
step shall measure approximately 10.25 inches deep X 22.50 inches wide. The height from the first step to the
intermediate step and the intermediate step to the cab floor shall not exceed 12.50 inches.
CAB FRONT FASCIA
The front cab fascia shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 of an inch thick aluminum plate which shall be
an integral part of the cab.
The cab fascia will encompass the entire front of the aluminum cab structure from the bottom of the windshield to the
bottom of the cab and shall be the “Classic” design.
The front cab fascia shall include two (2) molded plastic modules on each side accommodating a total of up to four (4)
Hi/Low beam headlights and two (2) turn signal lights or up to four (4) warning lights. A chrome plated molded plastic
bezel shall be provided on each side around each set of four lamps.
FRONT GRILLE
The front fascia shall include a box style, 304 stainless steel front grille 44.45 inches wide X 33.50 inches high X 1.50
inches deep. The grille shall include a minimum free air intake of 732.00 square inches.
CAB UNDERCOAT
There shall be a rubberized undercoating applied to the underside of the cab that provides abrasion protection, sound
deadening and corrosion protection.
CAB SIDE DRIP RAIL
There shall be a drip rail along the top radius of each cab side. The drip rails shall help prevent water from the cab roof
running down the cab side.
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CAB PAINT EXTERIOR
The cab shall be painted prior to the installation of glass accessories and all other cab trim to ensure complete paint
coverage and the maximum in corrosion protection of all metal surfaces.
All metal surfaces on the entire cab shall be ground by disc to remove any surface oxidation or surface debris which may
hinder the paint adhesion. Once the surface is machine ground a high quality acid etching of base primer shall be
applied. Upon the application of body fillers and their preparation, the cab shall be primed with a coating designed for
corrosion resistance and surface paint adhesion. The maximum thickness of the primer coat shall be 2.00 mils.
The entire cab shall then be coated with an intermediate solid or epoxy surfacing agent that is designed to fill any minor
surface defects, provide an adhesive bond between the primer and the paint and improve the color and gloss retention of
the color. The finish to this procedure shall be a sanding of the cab with 360 grit paper, the seams shall be sealed with
SEM brand seam sealer and painted with two (2) to four (4) coats of an acrylic urethane type system designed to retain
color and resist acid rain and most atmospheric chemicals found on the emergency scene.
The cab shall then be painted with the specific color designated by the customer with a minimum thickness of 2.00 mils of
paint, followed by a clear top coat not to exceed 2.00 mils.
CAB PAINT MANUFACTURER
The cab shall be painted with PPG Industries paint.
CAB PAINT PRIMARY/LOWER COLOR
The primary/lower paint color shall be PPG FBCH 2185 White.
CAB PAINT WARRANTY
The cab and chassis shall be covered by a limited manufacturer paint warranty which shall be in effect for ten (10) years
from the first owner’s date of purchase or in service or the first 100,000 actual miles, whichever occurs first.
CAB PAINT INTERIOR
The visible interior cab structure surfaces shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture finish.
CAB ENTRY DOORS
The cab shall include four (4) entry doors, two (2) front doors and two (2) crew doors designed for ease of entering and
egress when outfitted with an SCBA. The doors shall be constructed of extruded aluminum with a nominal thickness of
0.13 inch. The exterior skins shall be constructed of 0.13 inch aluminum plate.
The doors shall include a double rolled style automotive rubber seal around the perimeter of each door frame and door
edge which ensures a weather tight fit.
All door hinges shall be hidden within flush mounted cab doors for a pleasing smooth appearance and perfect fit along
each side of the cab. Each door hinge shall be piano style with a 0.38 inch pin and shall be constructed of stainless steel.
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CAB ENTRY DOOR TYPE
All cab entry doors shall be full length in design to fully enclose the lower cab steps.
REAR CAB WALL CUTOUT
The rear wall of the cab shall include a cut out which measures 24.00 inches wide X 72.50 inches tall to accommodate a
walk through application.
CAB STRUCTURAL WARRANTY
The cab structure shall be warranted for a period of ten (10) years or one hundred thousand (100,000) miles which ever
may occur first. Warranty conditions may apply and shall be listed in the detailed warranty document that shall be
provided upon request.
CAB TEST INFORMATION
The cab shall have successfully completed the preload side impact, static roof load application and frontal impact without
encroachment to the occupant survival space when tested in accordance with Section 4 of SAE J2420 COE Frontal
Strength Evaluation Dynamic Loading Heavy Trucks, Section 5 of SAE J2422 Cab Roof Strength Evaluation Quasi –Static
Loading Heavy Trucks and ECE R29 Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the
Protection of the Occupants of the Cab of a Commercial Vehicles Annex 3 Paragraph 5.
The above tests have been witnessed by and attested to by an independent third party. The test results were recorded
using cameras, high speed imagers, accelerometers and strain gauges. Documentation of the testing shall be provided
upon request.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The chassis shall include a single starting electrical system which shall include a 12 volt direct current system,
suppressed per SAE J551. The wiring shall be appropriate gauge cross link with 311 degree Fahrenheit insulation. All
SAE wires in the chassis shall be color coded and shall include the circuit number and function where possible. The wiring
shall be protected by 275 degree Fahrenheit minimum high temperature flame retardant loom.
APPARATUS WIRING PROVISION
An apparatus wiring panel shall be installed in the center dash area behind the rocker switch panel which shall include
eight (8) open circuits consisting of three (3) 20 amp, one (1) 30 amp, three (3) 10 amp, and one (1) 15 amp circuit, with
relays and breakers with trigger wires which shall be routed to the rocker switch panel.
POWER & GROUND STUD
The electrical distribution panel shall include two (2) power studs. The studs shall be size #10 and each of the power
studs shall be circuit protected with a fuse of the specified amperage. One (1) power stud shall be capable of carrying up
to a 40 amp battery direct load. One (1) power stud shall be capable of carrying up to a 15 amp ignition switched load.
The two (2) power studs shall share one (1) #10 ground stud.
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EXTERIOR ELECTRICAL TERMINAL COATING
All terminals exposed to the elements will be sprayed with a high visibility protective rubberized coating to prevent
corrosion.
ENGINE
The chassis engine shall be a Cummins ISC8.3 engine. The ISC8.3 engine shall be an in-line six (6) cylinder, four cycle
diesel powered engine. The engine shall offer a rating of 380 horse power at 2000 RPM and shall be governed at 2200
RPM. The torque rating shall feature 1050 foot pounds of torque at 1400 RPM with 506 cubic inches (8.3 liter) of
displacement.
The ISC8.3 engine shall feature a VGT™ Turbocharger, a high pressure common rail fuel system, fully integrated
electronic controls with an electronic governor, and shall be EPA certified to meet the 2010 emissions standards using
cooled exhaust gas recirculation and selective catalytic reduction technology.
The engine shall include an engine mounted combination full flow/by-pass oil filter with replaceable spin on cartridge for
use with the engine lubrication system. The engine shall include Citgo brand Citgard 500, or equivalent SAE 15W40 CJ4
low ash engine oil which shall be utilized for proper engine lubrication.
A wiring harness shall be supplied ending at the back of the cab. The harness shall include a connector which shall allow
an optional harness for the pump panel. The included circuits shall be provided for a tachometer, oil pressure, engine
temperature, hand throttle, high idle and a PSG system. A circuit for J1939 data link shall also be provided at the back of
the cab.
CAB ENGINE TUNNEL
The cab interior shall include an integrated engine tunnel constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.19 of an inch thick
aluminum. The tunnel shall be a maximum of 41.50 inches wide X 25.50 inches high.
DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER CONTROLS
There shall be two (2) controls for the diesel particulate filter. One (1) control shall be for regeneration and one (1) control
shall be for regeneration inhibit.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING HIGH IDLE SPEED
The engine high idle control shall maintain the engine idle at approximately 1250 RPM when engaged.
ENGINE HIGH IDLE CONTROL
The vehicle shall be equipped with a high-idle speed control rocker switch, which shall be pre-set to maintain the engine
idle at a pre-determined rate when activated manually. This device shall operate when the master switch is activated and
safely interlocked only to function when the transmission is in neutral with the parking brake set.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED GOVERNOR
The engine shall include programming which will govern the top speed of the vehicle.
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AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE
A compression brake, for the six (6) cylinder engine shall be provided. A cutout relay shall be installed to disable the
compression brake when in pump mode or when an ABS event occurs. The engine compression brake shall activate
upon 0% accelerator when in operation mode and actuate the vehicle’s brake lights.
The engine shall utilize a variable geometry turbo (VGT) as an integrated auxiliary engine brake to offer a variable rate of
exhaust flow, which when activated in conjunction with the compression brake shall enhance the engine's compression
braking capabilities.
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL
An engine compression brake control device shall be included. The electronic control device shall monitor various
conditions and shall activate the engine brake only if all of the following conditions are simultaneously detected:
• A valid gear ratio is detected.
• The driver has requested or enabled engine compression brake operation.
• The throttle is at a minimum engine speed position.
• The electronic controller is not presently attempting to execute an electronically controlled final drive gear shift.
The compression brake shall be controlled through an on/off switch and a low/medium/high selector switch.
ELECTRONIC ENGINE OIL LEVEL INDICATOR
The engine oil shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate a warning in the instrument panel when
levels fall below normal. The warning shall activate in a low oil situation upon turning on the master battery and ignition
switches without the engine running.
FLUID FILLS
The engine oil, coolant, transmission, and power steering fluid fills shall be located under the cab. The windshield washer
fill shall be accessible through the front left side mid step.
ENGINE DRAIN PLUG
The engine shall include an original equipment manufacturer installed oil drain plug.
ENGINE WARRANTY
The Cummins engine shall be warranted for a period of five (5) years or 100,000 miles, whichever occurs first.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING REMOTE THROTTLE
The engine ECM (Electronic Control Module) discreet wire remote throttle circuit shall be turned off for use with a J1939
based pump controller or when the discreet wire remote throttle controls are not required.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING IDLE SPEED
The engine low idle speed will be programmed at 700 rpm.
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ENGINE FAN DRIVE
The engine cooling system fan shall be direct drive belt driven on the engine.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM
There shall be a heavy-duty aluminum cooling system designed to meet the demands of the emergency response
industry. The cooling system shall have the capacity to keep the engine properly cooled under all conditions of road and
pumping operations. The cooling system shall be designed and tested to meet or exceed the requirements specified by
the engine and transmission manufacturer and all EPA requirements. The complete cooling system shall be mounted to
isolate the entire system from vibration or stress. The individual cores of the cooling system shall be mounted in a manner
to allow expansion and contraction at various rates without inducing stress into the adjoining cores.
The cooling system shall utilize a charge air cooler to radiator serial flow package that provides the maximum cooling
capacity for the specified engine as well as serviceability. The main components shall include a surge tank, an air to air
charge air cooler bolted to the front of the radiator, recirculation shields, a shroud, a fan, and required tubing.
The radiator shall be a down-flow design constructed with aluminum cores, plastic end tanks, and a steel frame. The
radiator shall be equipped with a drain cock to drain the coolant for serviceability.
The cooling system shall include a one piece injection molded polymer eleven (11) blade fan with a fiberglass fan shroud.
The cooling system shall be equipped with a surge tank that is capable of removing entrained air from the system. The
surge tank shall be equipped with a low coolant probe and sight glass to monitor the level of the coolant. The surge tank
shall have a dual seal cap that meets the engine manufacturer's pressure requirements, and allows for expansion and
recovery of coolant into a separate integral expansion chamber.
All radiator tubes shall be formed from aluminized steel tubing. Recirculation shields shall be installed where required to
prevent heated air from reentering the cooling package and affecting performance.
The charge air cooler shall be a cross-flow design constructed completely of aluminum with cast tanks. All charge air
cooler tubes shall be formed from aluminized steel tubing and installed with silicone hump hoses and stainless steel
“constant torque” style clamps meeting the engine manufacturer’s requirements.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM PROTECTION
The engine cooling system shall include a recirculation shield designed to act as a light duty skid plate below the radiator
to provide additional protection for the engine cooling system from light impacts, stones, and road debris.
ENGINE COOLANT
The cooling package shall include Extended Life Coolant (ELC). The use of ELC provides longer intervals between
coolant changes over standard coolants providing improved performance. The coolant shall contain a 50/50 mix of
ethylene glycol and de-ionized water to keep the coolant from freezing to a temperature of -34 degrees Fahrenheit.
Proposals offering supplemental coolant additives (SCA) shall not be considered, as this is part of the extended life
coolant makeup.
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ELECTRONIC COOLANT LEVEL INDICATOR
The instrument panel shall feature a low engine coolant indicator light which shall be located in the center of the
instrument panel. An audible tone alarm shall also be provided to warn of a low coolant incident.
ENGINE AIR INTAKE
The engine air intake system shall include an ember separator air intake filter which shall be located in the front of the cab
behind the right hand side fascia. This filter shall protect the downstream air filter from embers using a combination of
unique flat and crimped metal screens constructed into a corrosion resistant steel frame. This multilayered screen shall
be designed to trap embers or allow them to burn out before passing through the pack, while creating only minimal air flow
restriction through the system. Periodic cleaning or replacement of the screen shall be all that is required after
installation.
The engine shall also include an air intake filter which shall be bolted to the frame and located under the front of the cab
on the right hand side. The dry type filter shall ensure dust and debris safely contained inside the disposable housing,
eliminating the chance of contaminating the air intake system during air filter service via a leak-tight seal.
The air flow distribution and dust loading shall be uniform throughout the high-performance filter cone pack, which shall
result in pressure differential for improved horsepower and fuel economy. The air intake shall be mounted within easy
access via a hinged panel behind the right hand side headlight module. The air intake system shall include a restriction
indicator light in the warning light cluster on the instrument panel, which shall activate when the air cleaner element
requires replacement.
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM
The exhaust system shall include a diesel particulate filter (DPF), a diesel oxidation catalyst, and a selective catalytic
reduction catalyst (SCR) to meet current EPA standards. The selective catalytic reduction catalyst utilizes a diesel
exhaust fluid solution consisting of urea and purified water to convert NOx into nitrogen, water, and trace amounts of
carbon dioxide. The solution shall be injected into the system through the decomposition tube between the DPF and SCR.
The system shall utilize 0.07 inch thick stainless steel exhaust tubing between the engine turbo and the DPF. Zero leak
clamps seal all system joints between the turbo and DPF.
The DPF, the decomposition tube, and the SCR canister through the end of the tailpipe shall be connected with zero leak
clamps. The discharge shall terminate horizontally on the right side of the vehicle ahead of the rear tires.
The exhaust system shall be mounted below the frame in the inboard position with the SCR canister in line rearward of
the DPF.
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DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID TANK
The exhaust system shall include a molded cross linked polyethylene tank for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). The tank shall
have a capacity of six (6) usable gallons and shall be mounted on the left hand side of the chassis frame behind the
batteries below the frame.
The DEF tank shall be designed with capacity for expansion in case of fluid freezing. Engine coolant, which shall be
thermostatically controlled, shall be run through lines in the tank to help prevent the DEF from freezing and to provide a
means of thawing the fluid if it should become frozen.
The tank fill tube shall be routed under the rear of the cab with the fill neck and splash guard accessible in the top rear
step.
ENGINE EXHAUST ACCESSORIES
An exhaust temperature mitigation device shall be shipped loose for installation by the body manufacturer on the vehicle.
The temperature mitigation device shall lower the temperature of the exhaust by combining ambient air with the exhaust
gasses at the exhaust outlet.
ENGINE EXHAUST WRAP
The exhaust tubing between the engine turbo and the diesel particulate filter (DPF) shall be wrapped with a thermal cover
in order to retain the necessary heat for DPF regeneration. The exhaust wrap shall also help protect surrounding
components from radiant heat which can be transferred from the exhaust.
TRANSMISSION
The drive train shall include an Allison Gen IV-E model EVS 3000 torque converting, automatic transmission which shall
include electronic controls. The transmission shall feature two (2) 10-bolt PTO pads located on the converter housing.
The transmission shall include two (2) internal oil filters and Castrol TranSynd™ synthetic TES 295 transmission fluid
which shall be utilized in the lubrication of the EVS transmission. An electronic oil level sensor shall be included with the
readout located in the shift selector.
The Gen IV-E transmission shall include prognostic diagnostic capabilities. These capabilities shall include the monitoring
of the fluid life, filter change indication, and transmission clutch maintenance.
The transmission gear ratios shall be:
1st
3.49:1
2nd
1.86:1
3rd
1.41:1
4th
1.00:1
5th
0.75:1
6th
0.65:1 (if applicable)
Rev
5.03:1
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TRANSMISSION MODE PROGRAMMING
The transmission, upon start-up, will select a six (6) speed operation without the need to press the mode button.
TRANSMISSION FEATURE PROGRAMMING
The EVS group package number 127 shall contain the 199 vocational package in consideration of the duty of this
apparatus for rescue. This package shall incorporate an automatic neutral with selector override. This feature commands
the transmission to neutral when the park brake is applied, regardless of drive range requested on the shift selector. This
requires re-selecting drive range to shift out of neutral for the override.
An eight (8) pin Delphi connector will be provided next to the steering column connector. This will contain the following
input/output circuits to the transmission control module.
Function ID
C
F
G
S
Description
PTO Request
Aux. Function Range Inhibit (Special)
PTO Enable Output (See Input Function C)
Neutral Indicator for PTO
Signal Return
Wire assignment
143
101/142
130
145
103
ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OIL LEVEL INDICATOR
The transmission fluid shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate a warning in the instrument
panel when levels fall below normal.
TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTOR
An Allison pressure sensitive range selector touch pad shall be provided and located to the right of the driver within clear
view and easy reach. The shift selector shall provide a prognostic indicator (wrench symbol) on the digital display between
the selected and attained indicators. The prognostics monitor various operating parameters to determine and shall alert
you when a specific maintenance function is required.
TRANSMISSION PRE-SELECT WITH AUXILIARY BRAKE
When the auxiliary brake is engaged, the transmission shall automatically shift to second gear to decrease the rate of
speed assisting the secondary braking system and slowing the vehicle.
TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM
The transmission shall include a water to oil cooler system located in the cooling loop between the radiator and the
engine. The transmission cooling system shall meet all transmission manufacturer requirements. The transmission
cooling system shall feature continuous flow of engine bypass water to maintain uninterrupted transmission cooling.
TRANSMISSION DRAIN PLUG
The transmission shall include an original equipment manufacturer installed oil drain plug.
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TRANSMISSION WARRANTY
The Allison EVS series transmission shall be warranted for a period of five (5) years with unlimited mileage. Parts and
labor shall be included in the warranty.
LH PTO
A Spartan supplied ten (10) bolt standard duty clutched drive PTO shall be installed on the transmission. Installation shall
include mounting of the PTO and wiring the unit with a control switch.
LH PTO MODEL
A ten (10) bolt Chelsea model 277-XDFJP-B5RA heavy duty transmission driven PTO shall be installed. The clutched
shifted PTO is designed specifically for the Allison world transmission and provides torque ranges from 250 to 335 lb. ft.
PTO LOCATION
The transmission driven power take off (PTO) shall be mounted in the 9:00 o’clock position.
PTO CONTROL
The left hand power take off shall be controlled by the transmission. The power take off shall be activated by a locking
on/off rocker switch which contains an integral light which shall illuminate upon a positive engagement of the power take
off. This switch shall be located on dash.
Required operating conditions for enabling this function are:
• Throttle position is low
• Engine speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
• Output speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
Park brake set
DRIVELINE
All drivelines shall be heavy duty metal tube and equipped with Spicer 1710 series universal joints. The shafts shall be
dynamically balanced prior to installation to alleviate future vibration. In areas of the driveline where a slip shaft is
required, the splined slip joint shall be coated with Glide Coat®.
FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR
The fuel system shall have a Fleetguard FS1003 fuel filter/water separator as a primary filter. The fuel filter shall have a
drain valve.
A water in fuel sensor shall be provided and wired to an instrument panel lamp and audible alarm to indicate when water
is present in the fuel/water separator.
A secondary fuel filter shall be included as approved by the engine manufacturer.
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FUEL LINES
The fuel system supply and return lines installed from the fuel tank to the engine shall be reinforced nylon tubing rated for
diesel fuel. The fuel lines shall be brown in color and connected with brass fittings.
FUEL COOLER
An aluminum cross flow air to fuel cooler shall be provided to lower fuel temperature allowing the vehicle to operate at
higher ambient temperatures. The fuel cooler shall be located behind the rear axle.
FUEL TANK
The fuel tank shall have a capacity of sixty-eight (68) gallons and shall measure 35.00 inches in width X 17.00 inches in
height X 29.00 inches in length. The baffled tank shall be made of 14 gauge aluminized steel. The exterior of the tank
shall be painted with a PRP Corsol™ black anti-corrosive exterior metal treatment finish. This results in a tank which
offers the internal and external corrosion resistance.
The tank shall have a vent port to facilitate venting to the top of the fill neck for rapid filling without "blow-back" and a roll
over ball check vent for temperature related fuel expansion and draw.
The tank is designed with dual draw tubes and sender flanges. The tank shall have 2.00 inch NPT fill ports for right or left
hand fill. A 0.50 inch NPT drain plug shall be centered in the bottom of the tank.
The fuel tank shall be mounted below the frame, behind the rear axle. Two (2) three-piece strap hanger assemblies with
“U” straps bolted midway on the fuel tank front and rear shall be utilized to allow the tank to be easily lowered and
removed for service purposes. Rubber isolating pads shall be provided between the tank and the upper tank mounting
brackets. Strap mounting studs through the rail, hidden behind the body shall not be acceptable.
FUEL TANK FILL PORT
The fuel tank fill ports shall be provided with two (2) left fill ports located one (1) in the forward position and one (1) in the
middle position and the right fill port located in the middle position of the fuel tank.
FRONT AXLE
The front axle shall be a Meritor Easy Steer Non drive front axle, model number MFS-18. The axle shall include a 3.74
inch drop and a 71.00 inch king pin intersection (KPI). The axle shall include a conventional style hub with a standard
knuckle. The weight capacity for the axle shall be rated to 18,000 pounds.
FRONT AXLE WARRANTY
The front axle shall be warranted by Meritor for two (2) years with unlimited miles under the general service application.
Details of the Meritor warranty are provided on the PDF document attached to this option.
FRONT WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
The front axle wheel bearings shall be lubricated with oil. The oil level can be visually checked via clear inspection
windows in the front axle hubs.
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FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS
Two (2) Bilstein inert, nitrogen gas filled shock absorbers shall be provided and installed as part of the front suspension
system. The shocks shall be a monotubular design and fabricated using a special extrusion method, utilizing a single
blank of steel without a welded seam, achieving an extremely tight peak-to-valley tolerance and maintains consistent wall
thickness. The monotubular design shall provide superior strength while maximizing heat dissipation and shock life.
The ride afforded through the use of a gas shock is more consistent and shall not deteriorate with heat, the same way a
conventional oil filled hydraulic shock would.
The Bilstein front shocks shall include a digressive working piston assembly allowing independent tuning of the
compression and rebound damping forces to provide optimum ride and comfort without compromise. The working piston
design shall feature fewer parts than most conventional twin tube and “road sensing” shock designs and shall contribute
to the durability and long life of the Bilstein shock absorbers.
Proposals offering the use of conventional twin tube or “road sensing” designed shocks shall not be considered.
FRONT SUSPENSION
The front suspension shall include four (4), 54.00 inch long and 4.00 inch wide taper leaf springs with a military double
wrapped front eye. Both spring eyes shall have a case hardened threaded bushing installed with lubrication counter bore
and lubrication land off cross bore with grease fitting. The spring capacity shall be rated at 18,000 pounds.
STEERING COLUMN/ WHEEL
The cab shall include a Douglas Autotech steering column which shall include a seven (7) position tilt, a 2.25 inch
telescopic adjustment, and an 18.00 inch, two (2) spoke steering wheel located at the driver’s position. The steering wheel
shall be covered with black polyurethane foam padding.
The steering column shall contain a horn button, self-canceling turn signal switch, four-way hazard switch and headlamp
dimmer switch.
POWER STEERING PUMP
The hydraulic power steering pump shall be a TRW PS and shall be gear driven from the engine. The pump shall be a
balanced, positive displacement, sliding vane type.
ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR
The power steering fluid shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate an audible alarm and visual
warning in the instrument panel when fluid level falls below normal.
FRONT AXLE CRAMP ANGLE
The chassis shall have a front axle cramp angle of 50-degrees to the left and right.
POWER STEERING GEAR
The power steering gear shall be a TRW model TAS 85.
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CHASSIS ALIGNMENT
The chassis frame rails shall be measured to insure the length is correct and cross checked to make sure they run parallel
and are square to each other. The front and rear axles shall be laser aligned. The front tires and wheels shall be aligned
and toe-in set on the front tires by the chassis manufacturer.
REAR AXLE
The rear axle shall be a Meritor model RC-22-145 single drive axle. The axle shall include precision forged, single
reduction differential gearing, and shall have a rated capacity of 22,000 pounds.
The axle shall be built of superior construction and quality components to provide the rugged dependability needed to
stand up to the emergency industry’s demands. The axle shall include rectangular shaped, hot-formed housing with a
standard wall thickness of 0.56 of an inch for extra strength and rigidity and a rigid differential case for high axle strength
and reduced maintenance.
The axle shall have heavy-duty Hypoid gearing for longer life, greater strength and quieter operation. Industry-standard
wheel ends for compatibility with both disc and drum brakes, and unitized oil seal technology to keep lubricant in and help
prevent contaminant damage will be used.
REAR AXLE WARRANTY
The rear axle shall be warranted by Meritor for two (2) years with unlimited miles under the general service application.
Details of the Meritor warranty are provided on the PDF document attached to this option.
REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL LUBRICATION
The rear axle differential shall be lubricated with oil.
REAR WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
The rear axle wheel bearings shall be lubricated with oil.
VEHICLE TOP SPEED
The top speed of the vehicle shall be approximately 75 MPH +/-2 MPH at governed engine RPM.
REAR SUSPENSION
The single rear axle shall feature a Reyco 102AR air suspension with a single air bag on each side attached to a tapered
forged drop leaf spring with one adjustable and one fixed torque rod.
The suspension shall feature dual air height control valves which shall be installed to ensure equal frame height on both
sides of the vehicle regardless of the load. The suspension shall also include two premium shock absorbers, one each
side.
The rear suspension capacity shall be rated at 21,000 to 27,000 pounds to meet the rear axle rating selected.
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REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS
Shock absorbers shall be supplied by the suspension manufacturer and installed on the rear axle suspension.
FRONT TIRE
The front tires shall be Goodyear 315/80R-22.5 20PR "L" tubeless radial G291 highway tread.
The front tire stamped load capacity shall be 18,180 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 68 miles per hour when
properly inflated to 130 pounds per square inch.
The front tire US Fire Service Intermittent Usage load capacity shall be 18,180 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 75
miles per hour when properly inflated to 130 pounds per square inch.
REAR TIRE
The rear tires shall be Goodyear 11R-22.5 16PR "H" tubeless radial G661 HSA regional tread.
The rear tire stamped load capacity shall be 24,020 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 75 miles per hour when
properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
The rear tire US Fire Service Intermittent Usage load capacity shall be 25,700 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 75
miles per hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
REAR AXLE RATIO
The rear axle ratio shall be 5.29:1.
TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR
There shall be a voucher provided with the chassis for a dial style tire pressure indicator at the front tire valve stem and a
pop up style tire pressure indicator at the rear tire valve stem. The indicator shall provide visual indication of pressure in
the specific tire.
The tire pressure indicators shall be redeemed upon the vehicle manufacturer’s receipt of the voucher for installation by
the customer.
FRONT WHEEL
The front wheels shall be Alcoa hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 9.00 inch polished aluminum wheels. The hub piloted mounting
system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange nuts. The wheels shall feature one-piece forged
strength and a polished finish that lasts.
REAR WHEEL
The outer rear wheels shall be Alcoa hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 8.25 inch LvL One™ aluminum wheels with a polished
outer surface. The inner rear wheels shall be Alcoa hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 8.25 inch aluminum wheels with LvL One™
bright machine finish. The hub piloted mounting system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange
nuts.
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BALANCE WHEELS AND TIRES
All of the wheels and tires, including any spare wheels and tire assemblies, shall be dynamically balanced.
BRAKE SYSTEM
A rapid build-up air brake system shall be provided. The air brakes shall include a two (2) air tank, three (3) reservoir
system with a total of 4152 cubic inch of air capacity. A floor mounted treadle valve shall be mounted inside the cab for
graduated control of applying and releasing the brakes. An inversion valve shall be installed to provide a controlled
service brake application during an unlikely event including primary air supply loss. All air reservoirs provided on the
chassis shall be labeled for identification.
The rear axle spring brakes shall automatically apply in any situation when the air pressure falls below 25 PSI and shall
include a mechanical means for releasing the spring brakes when necessary. An audible alarm shall designate when the
system air pressure is below 60 PSI.
A four (4) sensor, four (4) modulator Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) shall be installed on the front and rear axles in order
to prevent the brakes from locking or skidding while braking during hard stops or on icy or wet surfaces. This in turn shall
allow the driver to maintain steering control under heavy braking and in most instances, shorten the braking distance.
The electronic monitoring system shall incorporate diagonal circuitry which shall monitor wheel speed during braking
through a sensor and tone ring on each wheel. A dash mounted ABS lamp shall be provided to notify the driver of a
system malfunction. The ABS system shall automatically disengage the auxiliary braking system device when required.
The speedometer screen shall be capable of reporting all active defaults using PID/SID and FMI standards.
FRONT BRAKES
The front brakes shall be Meritor EX225 Disc Plus disc brakes with 17.00 inch vented rotors.
REAR BRAKES
The rear brakes shall be Meritor 16.50 inch X 7.00 inch S-cam drum type.
PARK BRAKE
Upon application of the push-pull valve in the cab, the rear brakes will engage via mechanical spring force. This is
accomplished by dual chamber rear brakes, satisfying the FMVSS parking brake requirements.
In addition to the mechanical rear brake engagement, the front service brakes will also engage via air pressure, providing
additional braking capability.
PARK BRAKE CONTROL
A Meritor-Wabco manual hand control push-pull style valve shall operate the parking brake system. The control shall be
yellow in color.
The parking brake actuation valve shall be mounted on the left hand dash to the right of the steering column within easy
reach of the driver.
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REAR BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS
The rear brakes shall include Meritor automatic slack adjusters installed on the axle which features a simple, durable
design offering reduced weight. The automatic slack adjusters shall feature a manual adjusting nut which cannot
inadvertently be backed off and threaded grease fittings for easy serviceability.
AIR DRYER
The brake system shall include a Wabco System Saver 1200 air dryer with an integral 100 watt heater with a Metri-Pack
sealed connector. The air dryer incorporates an internal turbo cutoff valve that closes the path between the air
compressor and air dryer purge valve during the compressor "unload" cycle. The turbo cutoff valve allows purging of
moisture and contaminants without the loss of turbo boost pressure. The air dryer shall be located on the right hand
frame rail forward of the front wheel behind the right hand cab step.
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS
The front brakes shall be provided with MGM type 24 long stroke brake chambers.
REAR BRAKE CHAMBERS
The rear axle shall include TSE 30/30 brake chambers which shall convert the energy of compressed air into mechanical
force and motion. This shall actuate the brake camshaft, which in turn shall operate the foundational brake mechanism
forcing the brake shoes against the brake drum. The TSE Type 30 brake chamber shall offer a 30.00 square inch
effective area.
AIR COMPRESSOR
The air compressor provided for the engine shall be a Wabco® SS318 single cylinder pass-through drive type compressor
which shall be capable of producing 18.7 CFM at 1200 engine RPMs. The air compressor shall feature a higher delivery
efficiency translating to more air delivery per horsepower absorbed. The compressor shall include an aluminum cylinder
head which shall improve cooling, reduce weight and decrease carbon formation. Superior piston and bore finishing
technology shall reduce oil consumption and significantly increasing the system component life.
AIR GOVERNOR
An air governor shall be provided to control the cut-in and cut-out pressures of the engine mounted air compressor. The
governor shall be calibrated to meet FMVSS requirements. The air governor shall be mounted to the right frame rail.
MOISTURE EJECTORS
Automatic moisture ejectors with a manual drain provision shall be installed on all reservoirs of the air supply system.
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AIR SUPPLY LINES
The air system on the chassis shall be plumbed with color coded reinforced nylon tubing air lines. The primary (rear)
brake line shall be green, the secondary (front) brake line red, the parking brake line orange and the auxiliary (outlet) will
be blue.
Brass compression type fittings shall be used on the nylon tubing. All drop hoses shall include fiber reinforced neoprene
covered hoses.
AIR TANK SPACERS
There shall be spacers included with the air tank mounting. The spacers shall move the air tanks 1.50 inches inward
towards the center of the chassis. This shall provide clearance between the air tanks and the frame for body U-bolt
clearance.
REAR AIR TANK MOUNTING
If a combination of wheel base, air tank quantity, or other requirements necessitate the location of one or more air tanks to
be mounted rear of the fuel tank, these tank(s) will be mounted perpendicular to frame.
WHEELBASE
The chassis wheelbase shall be 190.00 inches.
REAR OVERHANG
The chassis rear overhang shall be 88.00 inches.
FRAME
The frame shall consist of single rails running parallel to each other with cross members forming a ladder style frame.
The frame rails shall be formed in the shape of a "C" channel, 10.25 inch web X 3.50 inches deep upper and lower
flanges X 0.38 inches thick. Each rail shall be constructed of 110,000 psi minimum yield high strength low alloy steel.
Each single rail shall be rated by a Resistance Bending Moment (RBM) minimum of 1,830,400 inch pounds and have a
minimum section modulus of 16.64 cubic inches calculated by the radius method. The outside dimension frame shall
measure 34.25 inches in width.
Proposals calculating the frame strength using the “box method” shall not be considered.
Proposals including heat treated rails shall not be considered. Heat treating frame rails produces rails that are not uniform
in their mechanical properties throughout the length of the rail. Rails made of high strength, low alloy steel are already at
the required yield strength prior to forming the rail.
A minimum of seven (7) fully gusseted 0.25 inch thick cross members shall be installed. The inclusion of the body
mounting, or bumper mounting shall not be considered as a cross member. The cross members shall be attached using
zinc coated grade 8 fasteners. The bolt heads shall be flanged type, held in place by distorted thread flanged lock nuts.
Each cross member shall be mounted to the frame rails utilizing a minimum of 0.25 inch thick gusset reinforcement plates
at all corners balancing the area of force throughout the entire frame.
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Any proposals not including additional reinforcement for each cross member shall not be considered.
All relief areas shall be cut in with a minimum 2.00 inch radius at intersection points with the edges ground to a smooth
finish to prevent a stress concentration point.
The frame and cross members shall carry a lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. A copy of the frame warranty shall
be made available upon request.
Proposals offering warranties for frames not including cross members shall not be considered.
FRAME WARRANTY
The frame and cross members shall carry a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. The warranty shall include
conditional items listed in the detailed warranty document which shall be provided upon request.
FRAME CLEAR AREA
The chassis frame shall be left clear of chassis mounted components inside or outside the frame rails within the first 30.00
inches behind the cab to allow space for OEM installed components. Cross members may be installed in the clear area if
required for proper frame or driveline configuration.
FRAME PAINT
The frame shall be powder coated black prior to any attachment of components.
All powder coatings, primers and paint shall be compatible with all metals, pretreatments and primers used. The cross
hatch adhesion test per ASTM D3359 shall not have a fail of more than ten (10) squares. The pencil hardness test per
ASTM D3363 shall have a final post-curved pencil hardness of H-2H. The direct impact resistance test per ASTM D2794
shall have an impact resistance of 120.00 inches per pound at 2 mils.
Any proposals offering painted frame with variations from the above process shall not be accepted. The film thickness of
vendor supplied parts shall also be sufficient to meet the performance standards as stated above.
FRONT BUMPER
A one piece, two (2) rib wrap-around style, polished stainless steel front bumper shall be provided. The material shall be
10 gauge 304 stainless steel, 12.00 inches high and 99.00 inches wide.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION LENGTH
The front bumper shall be extended approximately 6.00 inches ahead of the cab.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION FRAME WIDTH
The front bumper extension frame shall feature an overall width of 47.50 inches.
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FRONT BUMPER APRON
The 6.00 inch extended front bumper shall include an apron constructed of 0.19 inch thick embossed aluminum tread
plate.
The apron shall be installed between the bumper and the front face of the cab affixed using stainless steel bolts attaching
the apron to the top bumper flange.
AIR HORN
The front bumper shall include two (2) Hadley brand E-Tone air horns which shall measure 21.00 inches long with a 6.00
inch round flare. The air horns shall be trumpet style with a chrome finish on the exterior and a painted finish deep inside
the trumpet.
AIR HORN LOCATION
The air horns shall be recess mounted in the front bumper face, one (1) on the right side of the bumper in the inboard
position relative to the right hand frame rail and one (1) on the left side of the bumper in the inboard position relative to the
left hand frame rail.
AIR HORN RESERVOIR
One (1) air reservoir, with a 1200 cubic inch capacity, shall be installed on the chassis to act as a supply tank for
operating air horns. The reservoir shall be isolated with a 90 PSI pressure protection valve on the reservoir supply side to
prevent depletion of the air to the air brake system.
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER
The bumper shall include two (2) Cast Products Inc. model SA4301, 100 watt speakers which shall be recess mounted
within the bumper fascia. Each speaker shall measure 6.20 inches tall X 7.36 inches wide X 3.06 inches deep. Each
speaker shall include a flat mounting flange which shall be polished aluminum.
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER LOCATION
The two (2) electronic siren speakers shall be located on the front bumper face outboard of the frame rails with one (1) on
the right side and one (1) on the left side in the outboard positions.
FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOKS
Two (2) heavy duty tow hooks, painted to match the chassis frame, shall be installed in a rearward position out of the
approach angle area, bolted directly to the side of the chassis frame with grade 8 bolts.
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CAB TILT SYSTEM
The entire cab shall be capable of tilting approximately 45-degrees to allow for easy maintenance of the engine and
transmission. The cab tilt pump assembly shall be located on the right side of the chassis above the battery box.
The electric-over-hydraulic lift system shall include an ignition interlock and red cab lock down indicator lamp on the tilt
control which shall illuminate when holding the “Down” button to indicate safe road operation.
It shall be necessary to activate the master battery switch and set the parking brake in order to tilt the cab. As a third
precaution the ignition switch must be turned off to complete the cab tilt interlock safety circuit.
Two (2) spring-loaded hydraulic hold down hooks located outboard of the frame shall be installed to hold the cab securely
to the frame. Once the hold-down hooks are set in place, it shall take the application of pressure from the hydraulic cab
tilt lift pump to release the hooks.
Two (2) cab tilt cylinders shall be provided with velocity fuses in each cylinder port. The cab tilt pivots shall be 1.90 inch
ball and be anchored to frame brackets with 1.25 inch diameter studs.
A steel safety channel assembly shall be installed on the right side cab lift cylinder to prevent accidental cab lowering.
The safety channel assembly shall fall over the lift cylinder when the cab is in the fully tilted position. A cable release
system shall also be provided to retract the safety channel assembly from the lift cylinder to allow the lowering of the cab.
CAB TILT CONTROL RECEPTACLE
The cab tilt control cable shall include a receptacle which shall be temporarily located on the right hand chassis rail rear
of the cab to provide a place to plug in the cab tilt remote control pendant. The tilt pump shall include 8.00 feet of cable
with a six (6) pin Deutsch receptacle with a cap.
The remote control pendant shall include 20.00 feet of cable with a mating Deutsch connector. The remote control
pendant shall be shipped loose with the chassis.
CAB WINDSHIELD
The cab windshield shall have a surface area of 2825.00 square inches and be of a two (2) piece wraparound design for
maximum visibility.
The glass utilized for the windshield shall include standard automotive tint. The left and right windshield shall be fully
interchangeable thereby minimizing stocking and replacement costs.
Each windshield shall be installed using black self locking window rubber.
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GLASS FRONT DOOR
The front cab doors shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. These windows shall
have the capability to roll down completely into the door housing. This shall be accomplished manually utilizing a crank
style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced window regulator assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
There shall be an irregular shaped fixed window which shall measure 2.50 inches wide at the top, 8.00 inches wide at the
bottom X 26.00 inches in height, more commonly known as “cozy glass” ahead of the front door roll down windows.
The windows shall be mounted within the frame of the front doors trimmed with a black anodized ring on the exterior.
GLASS TINT FRONT DOOR
The windows located in the left and right front doors shall include a dark gray automotive tint which shall allow forty-five
percent (45%) light transmittance. The dark tint shall aid in cab cooling and help protect passengers from radiant solar
energy.
GLASS REAR DOOR RH
The rear right hand side door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. This window
shall roll up and down manually utilizing a crank style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced window regulator
assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR RIGHT HAND
The window located in the right hand side rear window shall include a dark gray automotive tint which shall allow forty-five
percent (45%) light transmittance. The dark tint shall aid in cab cooling and help protect passengers from radiant solar
energy.
GLASS REAR DOOR LH
The rear left hand side door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. This window
shall roll up and down manually utilizing a crank style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced window regulator
assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR LEFT HAND
The window located in the left hand side rear door shall include a dark gray automotive tint which shall allow forty-five
percent (45%) light transmittance. The dark tint shall aid in cab cooling and help protect passengers from radiant solar
energy.
GLASS UPPER SIDE FRONT
The raised roof on the left and right sides of the cab shall include a triangular shaped window which shall be 14.00 inches
wide X 14.00 inches high. These windows shall be fixed within this space. These windows shall be mounted to the cab
using black self-locking window rubber.
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GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE FRONT
The windows located in the upper section on the left and right side towards the front of the cab shall include a dark gray
automotive tint which shall allow forty-five percent (45%) light transmittance. The dark tint shall aid in cab cooling and help
protect passengers from radiant solar energy.
GLASS UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR
Windows shall be provided in the upper portion of each rear door of the raised roof cab. Each window shall measure
27.00 inches wide X 14.00 inches high and be installed above the lower door window. The windows shall be rectangular
in shape and fixed within this space. The windows shall be mounted using black self-locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR
The window located in the upper section on the crew doors of the cab shall include a dark gray automotive tint which shall
allow forty-five percent (45%) light transmittance. The dark tint shall aid in cab cooling and help protect passengers from
radiant solar energy.
CLIMATE CONTROL
The cab shall include a 57,500 BTU @ 425 CFM front overhead heater/defroster which shall be provided and installed
above the windshield between the sun visors.
The cab shall also include a combination heater air-conditioning unit mounted on the engine tunnel. This unit shall offer
eight (8) adjustable louvers, four (4) forward facing and four (4) rearward facing, a temperature control valve and two (2)
blowers offering three (3) speeds which shall be capable of circulating 550 cubic feet of air per minute. The unit shall be
rated for 42,500 BTU/Hr of cooling and 36,000 BTU/Hr of heating. The temperature and blower controls shall be located
on the heater/air conditioning unit.
All defrost/heating systems shall be plumbed with one (1) seasonal shut-off valve at the front corner on the right side of
the cab.
The air conditioner lines shall be a mixture of custom bend zinc coated steel fittings and Aero-quip GH 134 flexible hose
with Aero-quip EZ clip fittings.
CLIMATE CONTROL DRAIN
The climate control system shall include a gravity drain for water management. The gravity drain shall remove
condensation from the air conditioning system without additional mechanical assistance.
CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION
The heating and defrosting controls shall be located on the front overhead climate control unit. There shall be additional
heating and air conditioning controls located on the engine tunnel mounted climate control unit.
A/C CONDENSER LOCATION
A roof mounted A/C condenser shall be installed centered on the cab forward of the raised roof against the slope rise.
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A/C COMPRESSOR
The air-conditioning compressor shall be a belt driven, engine mounted, open type compressor that shall be capable of
producing a minimum of 32,000 BTU at 1500 engine RPMs. The compressor shall utilize R-134A refrigerant and PAG oil.
CAB INSULATION
The cab ceiling and walls shall include 1.00 inch thick foam insulation. The insulation shall act as a barrier absorbing
noise as well as assisting in sustaining the desired climate within the cab interior.
UNDER CAB INSULATION
The underside of the cab tunnel surrounding the engine shall be lined with multi-layer insulation, engineered for
application inside diesel engine compartments.
The insulation shall act as a noise barrier, absorbing noise thus keeping the decibel level in the cab well within NFPA
1901 recommendations. As an additional benefit, the insulation shall assist in sustaining the desired temperature within
the cab interior.
The engine tunnel insulation shall measure approximately 0.75 inch thick including a vertically lapped polyester fiber layer,
a 1.0 lb/ft² PVC barrier layer, an open cell foam layer, and a moisture and heat reflective foil facing reinforced with a
woven fiberglass layer. The foil surface acts as protection against moisture and other contaminants. The insulation shall
meet or exceed FMVSS 302 flammability test.
The insulation shall be cut precisely to fit each section and sealed for additional heat and sound deflection. The insulation
shall be held in place by 3 mils of acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive and aluminum pins with hard hat, hold in place
fastening heads.
INTERIOR TRIM FLOOR
The floor of the cab shall be covered with a multi-layer mat consisting of 0.25 inch thick sound absorbing closed cell foam
with a 0.06 inch thick non-slip vinyl surface with a pebble grain finish. The covering shall be held in place by a pressure
sensitive adhesive and aluminum trim molding. All exposed seams shall be sealed with silicone caulk matching the color
of the floor mat to reduce the chance of moisture and debris retention.
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL
The cab interior shall include trim on the front ceiling, rear crew ceiling, and the cab walls. It shall be easily removable to
assist in maintenance. The trim shall be constructed of insulated vinyl over a hard board backing.
REAR WALL INTERIOR TRIM
The rear wall of the cab shall be trimmed with vinyl.
HEADER TRIM
The cab interior shall feature header trim above the driver and officer positions constructed of vacuum formed ABS
material.
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TRIM CENTER DASH
The main center dash area shall be constructed of durable vacuum formed ABS composite.
TRIM LH DASH
The left hand dash shall be a one (1) piece durable vacuum formed ABS composite housing which shall be custom
molded for a perfect fit around the instrument panel and the lower control panels to the left and right of the steering
column.
TRIM RH DASH
The right hand dash trim shall consist of a vacuum formed ABS composite module, which contains a glove compartment
with a hinged locking door and a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) provision. The glove compartment size shall be 13.50
inches wide X 6.25 inches high X 5.50 inches deep. The MDT provision shall be provided above the glove compartment.
ENGINE TUNNEL TRIM
The cab engine tunnel shall be covered with a multi-layer mat consisting of 0.25 inch closed cell foam with a 0.06 inch
thick non-slip vinyl surface with a pebble grain finish. The mat shall be held in place by pressure sensitive adhesive. The
engine tunnel mat shall be trimmed with anodized aluminum stair nosing trim for an aesthetically pleasing appearance.
POWER POINT DASH MOUNT
The cab shall include two (2) 12 volt cigarette lighter type receptacles in the center cab dash to provide a power source for
12 volt electrical equipment. The receptacles shall be wired to be live with the battery master switch.
STEP TRIM
Each cab entry door shall include a three step entry. The first step closest to the ground shall be constructed of polished
5032 H32 aluminum Grip Strut® grating with angled outer corners. The step shall feature a splash guard to reduce water
and debris from splashing in to the step. The splash guard shall have an opening on the outer edge to allow debris and
water to flow through rather than becoming trapped within the stepping surface. The lower step shall be mounted to a
frame which is integral with the construction of the cab for rigidity and strength. The middle step shall be integral with the
cab construction and shall be trimmed with a Flex-Tred® adhesive grit surface material.
UNDER CAB ACCESS DOOR
The cab shall include an aluminum access door in the left crew step riser painted to match the cab interior paint with a
push and turn latch. The under cab access door shall provide access to the diesel exhaust fluid fill.
INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The interior trim on the doors of the cab shall consist of an aluminum panel constructed of Marine Grade 5052-H32 0.13
of an inch thick aluminum plate. The door panels shall include a painted finish.
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DOOR TRIM CUSTOMER NAMEPLATE
The interior door trim on the front doors shall include a customer nameplate which states the vehicle was custom built for
their Department.
CAB DOOR TRIM REFLECTIVE
The interior of each door shall include high visibility reflective tape. A white reflective tape 1.00 inch in width shall be
provided vertically along the rear outer edge of the door. The lowest portion of each door skin shall include a reflective
tape chevron with red and white stripes and a Spartan logo. The chevron tape shall measure 6.00 inches in height.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE "A" PILLAR
There shall be two (2) rubber covered 11.00 inch grab handles installed inside the cab, one on each “A” post at the left
and right door openings. The left handle shall be located 7.88 inches above the bottom of the door window opening and
the right handle shall be located 2.88 inches above the bottom of the door window opening. The handles shall assist
personnel in entering and exiting the cab.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE FRONT DOOR
Each front door shall include one (1) ergonomically contoured 9.00 inch cast aluminum handle mounted horizontally on
the interior door panels. The handles shall feature a textured black powder coat finish to assist personnel entering and
exiting the cab.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE REAR DOOR
A black powder coated cast aluminum assist handle shall be provided on the inside of each rear crew door. A 30.00 inch
long handle shall extend horizontally the width of the window just above the window sill. The handle shall assist personnel
in exiting and entering the cab.
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL COLOR
The cab interior vinyl trim surfaces shall be gray in color.
INTERIOR TRIM SUNVISOR
The header shall include two (2) sun visors, one each side forward of the driver and officer seating positions above the
windshield. Each sun visor shall be constructed of Masonite and covered with padded vinyl trim.
INTERIOR ABS TRIM COLOR
The cab interior vacuum formed ABS composite trim surfaces shall be gray in color.
INTERIOR FLOOR MAT COLOR
The cab interior floor mat shall be black in color.
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CAB PAINT INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The inner door panel surfaces shall be painted with Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture finish.
DASH PANEL GROUP
The main center dash area shall include three (3) removable panels located one (1) to the right of the driver position, one
(1) in the center of the dash and one (1) to the left of the officer position. The center panel shall be within comfortable
reach of both the driver and officer.
SWITCHES CENTER PANEL
The center dash panel shall include six (6) switch positions in the upper left portion of the panel.
A rocker switch with a blank legend installed directly above shall be provided for any position without a switch and legend
designated by a specific option. The non-specified switches shall be two-position, black switches with a green indicator
light. Each blank switch legend can be custom engraved by the body manufacturer. All switch legends shall have
backlighting provided.
SWITCHES LEFT PANEL
The left dash panel shall include thirteen (13) switches. There shall be six (6) switches across the top of the panel and
seven (7) across the bottom of the panel. Five (5) of the top row of switches shall be rocker type and the left one (1) shall
be the headlight switch. Five (5) of the lower row of switches shall be rocker type and the left two (2) shall be the
windshield wiper/washer control switch and instrument lamp dimmer switch.
A rocker switch with a blank legend installed directly above shall be provided for any position not designated by a specific
option. The non-designated switches shall be two-position, black switches with a green indicator light. Each blank switch
legend can be custom engraved by the body manufacturer. All switch legends shall have backlighting provided.
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL
The right dash panel shall include no rocker switches or legends.
SEAT BELT WARNING
A seat belt warning system shall be installed for each seat within the cab. The system shall activate an indicator light in
the instrument panel and audible alarm.
The warning system shall activate when any seat is occupied with a minimum of 60 pounds, the corresponding seat belt
remains unfastened, and the park brake is released. Once activated, the indicator light and audible alarm shall remain
active until all occupied seats have the seat belts fastened.
SEAT MATERIAL
The seats shall be covered with Turnout Tuff™ rugged material. This material shall be semi- resistant to UV rays and
from being saturated or contaminated by fluids.
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SEAT COLOR
All seats supplied with the chassis shall be black in color. All seats shall include red seat belts.
SEAT BACK LOGO
The seat backs shall include the logo for the OEM body manufacturer. The logo shall be centered on the standard
headrest of the seat back and on the left side of a split headrest.
SEAT DRIVER
The driver's seat shall be a Seats Inc. 911 Universal model seat. The seat shall feature six (6) way electric adjustability.
The six (6) adjustments shall include up and down, fore and aft, and front and rear seat rake height. The seat shall feature
6.50 inches of fore and aft travel. The adjustment controls shall be located on a panel installed on the front of the seat
below the bottom cushion at the center of the seat.
The seat position shall include a three-point shoulder harness with lap belt and an automatic retractor attached to the cab.
The buckle portion of the seat belt shall be mounted on a semi-rigid stalk extending from the seat base within easy reach
of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for this belted seating position shall be 35.00 inches
measured with the seat height adjusted to the lowest position of travel.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests set forth by FMVSS 207/210. This testing shall
include a simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and twenty (20) times the weight
through the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model, as specified, shall have successfully
completed the dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with the following accommodations. The test dummy
used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the 50th percentile male dummy weighing
165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208.
The materials used in construction of the seat shall also have successfully completed testing with regard to the
flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in FMVSS 302, of which
dictates the allowable burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK DRIVER
The driver’s seat shall feature a two (2) way adjustable lumbar support and offer an infinite fully reclining adjustable titling
seat back. The seat back shall also feature a contoured head rest.
SEAT MOUNTING DRIVER
The driver’s seat shall be installed in an ergonomic position in relation to the cab dash.
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SEAT OFFICER
The officer's seat shall be a Seats Inc. 911 Battalion series. The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and
cushion. The two-way, manually adjustable tracks shall include 7.75 inch fore and aft travel.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include a three-point
shoulder harness with the lap belt and automatic retractor as an integral part of the seat assembly. The buckle portion of
the seat belt shall extend from the seat base towards the driver position within easy reach of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for this belted seating position shall be 35.00 inches.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207/210. This testing shall include a
simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and twenty (20) times the weight through
the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model, as specified, shall have successfully completed the
dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with the following accommodations. The test dummy used shall be a
95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the 50th percentile male dummy weighing 165 pounds as
referenced in FMVSS 208. The model of seats shall also have successfully completed the flammability of materials used
in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials
in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK OFFICER
The officer’s seat shall include a standard seat back incorporating the all belts to seat feature (ABTS). The seat back
shall feature a contoured head rest.
POWER SEAT WIRING
The power seat or seats installed in the cab shall be wired directly to battery power.
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE ACCESS
The left and right under seat storage areas shall have a solid aluminum hinged door with non-locking latch.
SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH
All underseat storage compartment access doors shall have a Zolatone #20-72 silver gray texture.
WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM
The cab shall include a dual arm wiper system which shall clear the windshield of water, ice and debris. There shall be
two (2) windshield wipers which shall be affixed to a radial wet arm. The system shall include a single motor which shall
initiate the arm in which both the left hand and right hand windshield wipers are attached, initiating a back and forth
motion for each wiper. The wiper motor shall be activated by an intermittent wiper control located within easy reach of the
driver’s position.
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ELECTRONIC WINDSHIELD FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR
The windshield washer fluid level shall be monitored electronically. When the washer fluid level becomes low the yellow
“Check Message Center” indicator light on the instrument panel shall illuminate and the message center in the dual air
pressure gauge shall display a “Check Washer Fluid Level” message.
CAB DOOR HARDWARE
The cab entry doors shall be equipped with exterior pull handles, suitable for use while wearing gloves. The handles shall
be made of a fiber reinforced plastic composite with a black matt finish.
The interior exit door handles shall be flush paddle type with a black finish, which are incorporated into the upper door
panel.
All cab entry doors shall include locks which are keyed alike. The door locks shall be designed to prevent accidental
lockout.
DOOR LOCKS
Each cab entry door shall include a manually operated door lock. The each door lock may be actuated from the inside of
the cab by means of a red knob located on the paddle handle of the respective door or by using a TriMark key from the
exterior. The door locks are designed to prevent accidental lock out.
GRAB HANDLES
The cab shall include one (1) 18.00 inch knurled, anti-slip, one-piece exterior assist handle behind each cab door. The
grab handle shall be made of 14 gauge 304- stainless steel and be 1.25 inch diameter to enable non-slip assistance with
a gloved hand.
REARVIEW MIRRORS
Retrac Aerodynamic style single vision mirror heads model 613265 shall be provided and installed on the front cab doors.
The mirrors shall be mounted via 1.00 diameter tubular stainless steel arms to provide a rigid mounting to reduce
vibration.
The mirrors shall measure 8.00 inches wide X 19.00 inches high and shall include an 8.00 inch convex mirrors with a
stainless steel back, model 980-4, installed below the flat glass to provide a wider field of vision. The flat mirrors shall be
motorized with remote horizontal and vertical adjustment. The control switches shall be mounted within easy reach of the
driver. The convex mirrors shall be manually adjustable.
The mirrors shall be constructed of a vacuum formed chrome plated ABS plastic housing that is corrosion resistant and
shall include the finest quality non-glare glass.
CAB FENDER
Full width wheel well liners shall be installed on the extruded cab to limit road splash and enable easier cleaning. Each
two-piece liner shall consist of an inner liner 16.00 inches wide made of vacuum formed ABS composite and an outer
fenderette 3.50 inches wide made of 12 gauge polished aluminum.
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CAB EXTERIOR FRONT & SIDE EMBLEMS
The cab shall include three (3) Spartan emblems. There shall be one (1) installed on the front air intake grille and one (1)
installed on each side of the cab exterior above the wheel well.
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE
The cab shall include custom “Metro Star” nameplates on the front driver and officer side doors.
IGNITION
A master battery system with a keyless start ignition system shall be provided. Each system shall be controlled by a ¼
turn Cole Hersee switch, both of which shall be mounted to the left of the steering wheel on the dash. A chrome push
type starter button shall be provided adjacent to the master battery and ignition switches.
Each switch shall illuminate a green LED indicator light on the dash when the respective switch is placed in the “ON”
position.
The starter button shall only operate when both the master battery and ignition switches are in the “ON” position.
BATTERY
The single start electrical system shall include three (3) Harris BCI 31 950 CCA batteries with a 210 minute reserve
capacity and 4/0 welding type dual path starter cables per SAE J541. The cables shall have encapsulated ends with heat
shrink and sealant.
BATTERY TRAY
The batteries shall be installed on a steel battery tray located on the left side of the chassis, securely bolted to the frame
rails. The battery tray shall be coated with the same material as the frame.
The battery tray shall include drain holes in the bottom for sufficient drainage of water. A durable, non-conducting,
interlocking mat made by Dri-Dek shall be installed in the bottom of the tray to allow for air flow and help prevent moisture
build up. The batteries shall be held in place by non-conducting phenolic resin hold down boards.
BATTERY BOX COVER
The battery box shall include a steel cover which protects the top of the batteries on the left hand side of the vehicle. The
cover shall include flush latches which shall keep the cover secure as well as a black powder coated handle for
convenience when opening.
BATTERY CABLE
The starting system shall include cables which shall be protected by 275 degree F. minimum high temperature flame
retardant loom, sealed and encapsulated at the ends with heat shrink and sealant.
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BATTERY JUMPER STUD
The starting system shall include battery jumper studs. These studs shall be located in the forward most portion of the
driver's side lower step. The studs shall allow the vehicle to be jump started, charged, or the cab to be raised in an
emergency in the event of battery failure.
ALTERNATOR
The charging system shall include a 270 amp Leece Neville 12 volt alternator. The alternator shall include a self-excited
integral regulator.
BATTERY CONDITIONER
A Kussmaul 1200 battery conditioner shall be supplied. The battery conditioner shall be mounted in the cab behind the
driver's seat.
BATTERY CONDITIONER DISPLAY
A Kussmaul battery conditioner display shall be supplied. The battery conditioner display shall be mounted in front of the
left side door just below the windshield.
ELECTRICAL INLET
A Kussmaul 30 amp super auto-eject electrical receptacle shall be supplied. It shall automatically eject the plug when the
starter button is depressed.
A single item or an addition of multiple items must not exceed the rating of the electric inlet that it’s connected to.
Amp Draw Reference List:
Kussmaul 1000 Charger - 3.5 Amps
Kussmaul 1200 Charger - 10 Amps
Kussmaul 35/10 Charger - 10 Amps
1000W Engine Heater - 8.33 Amps
1500W Engine Heater - 12.5 Amps
120V Air Compressor - 4.2 Amps
ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION
An electrical inlet shall be installed on the left hand side of cab over the wheel well.
ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION
The electrical inlet shall be connected to the battery conditioner.
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR
The electrical inlet connection shall include a white cover.
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AUXILIARY ELECTRICAL INLET
An auxiliary Kussmaul 30 amp super auto-eject electrical receptacle shall be supplied. It shall automatically eject the plug
when the starter button is depressed.
A single item or an addition of multiple items must not exceed the rating of the electric inlet that it’s connected to.
Amp Draw Reference List:
Kussmaul 1000 Charger - 3.5 Amps
Kussmaul 1200 Charger - 10 Amps
Kussmaul 35/10 Charger - 10 Amps
1000W Engine Heater - 8.33 Amps
1500W Engine Heater - 12.5 Amps
120V Air Compressor - 4.2 Amps
AUXILIARY ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION
An auxiliary electrical inlet shall be installed on the left hand side of cab over the wheel well in the rearward position.
AUXILIARY ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION
The auxiliary electrical inlet shall be pre-wired to include 35.00 feet of coiled wire from the starter button for the eject
feature.
AUXILIARY ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR
The auxiliary electrical inlet connection shall include a grey cover.
HEADLIGHTS
The cab front shall include four (4) rectangular halogen headlamps with separate high and low beams mounted in bright
chrome bezels.
FRONT TURN SIGNALS
The front fascia shall include two (2) Federal Signal Quadra Flare 4.00 inch X 6.00 inch programmable amber LED light
heads which shall be installed outboard of the warning lamps above the headlight assemblies to act as turn signals.
HEADLIGHT LOCATION
The headlights shall be located on the front fascia of the cab directly below the front warning lights.
SIDE TURN/MARKER LIGHTS
The sides of the cab shall include two (2) LED round side marker lights which shall be provided just behind the front cab
radius corners.
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MARKER AND ICC LIGHTS
In accordance with FMVSS, there shall be five (5) LED cab marker lamps designating identification, center and clearance
provided. These lights shall be installed on the face of the cab within full view of other vehicles from ground level.
HEADLIGHT AND MARKER LIGHT ACTIVATION
The headlights and marker lights shall be controlled through a rocker switch within easy reach of the driver. There shall
be a dimmer switch within easy reach of the driver to adjust the brightness of the dash lights. The headlamps shall be
equipped with the "Daytime Running" light feature, which shall illuminate the headlights to 80% brilliance when the battery
master switch is in the "On" position and the parking brake is released.
GROUND LIGHTS
Each door shall include an incandescent NFPA 1901 compliant ground light mounted to the under side of the cab step
below each door. Each light shall include a polycarbonate lens, a housing which is vibration welded and a bulb which
shall be shock mounted for extended life. The ground lighting shall be activated by the opening of the respective door as
well as rocker switched.
STEP LIGHTS
The middle step located at each door shall include a 4.00 inch round incandescent light which shall activate with the
opening of the respective door.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
There shall be an incandescent NFPA 1901 compliant light mounted under the engine tunnel for area work lighting on the
engine. The light shall include a polycarbonate lens, a housing which is vibration welded and a bulb which shall be shock
mounted for extended life. The light shall activate automatically when the cab is tilted.
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS
The side of the cab shall include two (2) Federal model QL97LEDSCENE scene lights, one (1) each side which shall be
recess mounted. The Federal lights shall offer 12 volts LED light heads 9" x 7" with a chrome flange.
SIDE SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
The scene lighting located on the left and right sides of the cab shall be mounted in the upper mid forward portion of the
10.00 inch raised roof of the cab between the front and rear crew doors.
SIDE SCENE ACTIVATION
The scene lights shall be activated by two (2) rocker switches located in the switch panel, one (1) for each light.
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INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS
The cab shall include a two-section Weldon incandescent dome lamp with a red and clear lens located over each door.
The dome lamps shall be rectangular in shape and shall measure approximately 9.50 inches in length X 5.00 inches in
width with a black colored bezel. The clear portion of each lamp shall be activated by opening the respective door and
both the red and clear portions can be activated by individual switches on each lamp.
An additional incandescent three (3) light module with dual map lights shall be located over the engine tunnel which can
be activated by individual switches on the lamp.
DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS LIGHT
The front headliner of the cab shall include a flashing red light clearly labeled "Do Not Move Apparatus". In addition to the
flashing red light, an audible alarm shall be included which shall sound while the light is activated.
The flashing red light shall be 6.00 inches long X 2.50 inches wide X 1.75 inches high and shall be located centered left to
right for greatest visibility.
The light and alarm shall be interlocked for activation when either a cab door is not firmly closed or an apparatus
compartment door is not closed, and the parking brake is released.
MASTER WARNING SWITCH
A master switch shall be included in the main rocker switch panel. The switch shall be a rocker type, red in color and
labeled “Master” for identification. The switch shall feature control over all devices wired through it. Any warning device
switch left in the “ON” position shall automatically power up when the master switch is activated.
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The cab front fascia shall include two (2) Federal Signal Quadra Flare LED front warning lights in the left and right inboard
positions. The lights shall feature advanced Solaris technology and include a built in flasher capable of multiple flash
patterns. The lights shall be mounted to the front fascia of the cab within a chrome bezel.
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights mounted on the cab front fascia in the inboard positions shall be red on the left and blue on the right
side.
FRONT WARNING SWITCH
The front warning lights shall be controlled via rocker switch on the panel. This switch shall be clearly labeled for
identification.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
The chassis shall include two (2) Federal Signal Quadra Flare LED intersection warning lights, one (1) each side. The
lights shall feature advanced Solaris technology and a built in flasher with multiple flash patterns including steady burn.
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INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The intersection lights shall be red/blue with a clear lens.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION
The intersection lights shall be mounted on the side of the bumper.
SIDE AND INTERSECTOR WARNING SWITCH
The side and intersector warning lights shall be controlled by a rocker switch on the switch panel. This switch shall be
clearly labeled for identification.
SIREN CONTROL HEAD
A Federal PA4000 electronic siren control head shall be provided and flush mounted in the in the switch panel with a
location specific to the customer’s needs. The siren shall feature 200-watt output, wail, radio broadcast, public address,
yelp, priority tones and a noise cancelling microphone.
HORN BUTTON SELECTOR SWITCH
A rocker switch shall be installed in the switch panel between the driver and officer to allow control of either the electric
horn or the air horn from the steering wheel horn button. The electric horn shall sound by default when the selector switch
is in either position to meet FMCSA requirements.
AIR HORN ACTIVATION
The air horn activation shall be accomplished by the steering wheel horn button for the driver and a black momentary
push button on the switch panel. An air horn activation circuit shall be provided to the chassis harness pump panel
harness connector.
BACK-UP ALARM
An ECCO model 575 backup alarm shall be installed at the rear of the chassis with an output level of 107 dB. The alarm
shall automatically activate when the transmission is placed in reverse.
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INSTRUMENTATION
An ergonomically designed instrument panel shall be provided. Each gauge shall be backlit with LED lamps. Stepper
motor movements shall drive all gauges. The instrumentation system shall be multiplexed and shall receive ABS, engine,
and transmission information over the J1939 data bus to reduce redundant sensors and wiring.
The instrument panel shall contain the following gauges:
One (1) electronic speedometer shall be included. The primary scale on the speedometer shall read from 0 to 100 MPH,
and the secondary scale on the speedometer shall read from 0 to 160 KM/H.
One (1) electronic tachometer shall be included. The scale on the tachometer shall read from 0 to 3000 RPM.
One (1) two-movement gauge displaying primary system, and secondary system air volumes and integral LCD
odometer/trip odometer shall be included on the lower portion of the LCD. The scale on the air pressure gauges shall
read from 0 to 150 pounds per square inch (PSI). The air pressure scales shall be linear to operate with an accuracy of 1
degree of the measured data with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of air pressure. A red
indicator light in the gauge shall indicate a low air pressure, as well as a message on the LCD screen. The odometer shall
display up to 9,999,999.9 miles. The trip odometer shall display 9,999.9 miles. The LCD shall display Transmission
Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit on the upper portion of the LCD. The LCD screen shall also be capable of displaying
certain diagnostic functions.
One (1) four-movement gauge displaying engine oil pressure, coolant temperature, fuel level, voltmeter, and an indicator
bar displaying Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) LED bar shall be included. The scale on the engine oil pressure gauge shall
read from 0 to 120 pounds per square inch (PSI). The engine oil pressure scale shall be linear to operate with an
accuracy of 1 degree of the measured. A red indicator light in the gauge shall indicate a low engine oil pressure, as well
as a message on the LCD screen. The scale on the coolant temperature gauge shall read from 100 to 250 degrees
Fahrenheit (F). The coolant temperature scale shall be linear to operate with an accuracy of 1 degree of the measured
data with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of air pressure. A red indicator light in the gauge shall
indicate high coolant temperature, as well as a message on the LCD screen. The scale on the fuel level gauge shall read
from empty to full as a percentage of fuel remaining. An amber indicator light shall indicate low fuel at 25% tank level.
The scale on the voltmeter shall read from 10 to 16 volts with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of
battery voltage. A red indicator light shall indicate high or low system voltage, as well as a message on the LCD screen.
The scale on the DEF LED bar will consist of four (4) LEDs displaying levels in increments of 25% of useable DEF in
green. Upon decreasing levels, the indicator bar will change colors to notify the driver of decreasing levels of DEF and
action will be required. An amber indicator light shall indicate low levels of DEF, as well as a message on the LCD screen
and an audible alarm.
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The instrument panel shall include a light bar that will contain the following LED indicator lights:
RED LAMPS
Low Primary Air Pressure (located in gauge)
Low Secondary Air Pressure (located in gauge)
Stop Engine-indicates critical engine fault
Air Filter Restricted-indicates excessive engine air intake restriction
Park Brake-indicates parking brake is set
Seat Belt Indicator-indicates when a seat is occupied and corresponding seat belt remains unfastened
Volts-indicates high or low system voltage (located in gauge)
Low Oil Pressure-indicates low engine oil pressure (located in gauge)
High Coolant Temperature-indicates excessive engine coolant temperature (located in gauge)
DEF Level Bar-DEF level is at critically low level (located in gauge)
AMBER LAMPS
MIL-indicates an engine emission control system fault
Check Engine-indicates engine fault
Check Trans-indicates transmission fault
High Transmission Temperature-indicates excessive transmission oil temperature
ABS-indicates anti-lock brake system fault
Wait to Start-indicates active engine air preheat cycle
HEST-indicates a high exhaust system temperature
Water in Fuel-indicates presence of water in fuel filter
DPF-indicates a restriction of the diesel particulate filter
Regen Inhibit-indicates regeneration has been postponed due to user interaction
Range Inhibit-indicates a transmission operation is prevented and requested shift request may not occur.
SRS-indicates a problem in the RollTek supplemental restraint system
Low Fuel-indicates low fuel, (located in gauge)
DEF-indicates a low level of DEF fluid (located in gauge)
DEF Level Bar-DEF level is at a low level (located in gauge)
GREEN LAMPS
Left and Right turn signal indicators
ATC-indicates low wheel traction for automatic traction control equipped vehicles, also indicates mud/snow mode is active
for ATC system
High Idle-indicates engine high idle is active.
Cruise Control-indicates cruise control is active
OK to Pump-indicates the pump engage conditions have been met
Pump Engaged-indicates the pump is currently in use
Auxiliary Brake-indicates secondary braking device is active
DEF Level Bar-indicates useable levels of DEF: 25%, 50%, 75%, 100% (located in gauge)
BLUE LAMPS
High Beam Indicator
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CONSTANT AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE
High Trans Temp
High or Low Voltage
Seatbelt
Check Engine
Check Transmission
Stop Engine
Low Air Pressure
Fuel Low
Water in Fuel
ESC
High Coolant Temperature
Low Engine Oil Pressure
Low Coolant Level
Low DEF Level
OSCILLATING AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE
Air Filter
Extended Left and Right Turn remaining on
Cab Ajar
Door Ajar
Low Oil Level
BACKLIGHTING COLOR
The instrumentation gauges and the switch panel legends shall be backlit using red LED backlighting.
CAB EXTERIOR PROTECTION
The cab face shall have a removable plastic film installed over the painted surfaces to protect the paint finish during
transport to the body manufacturer.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER
A 2.50 pound D.O.T approved fire extinguisher with BC rating shall be shipped loose with the cab.
ROAD SAFETY KIT
The cab and chassis shall include one (1) emergency road safety triangle kit.
DOOR KEYS
The cab and chassis shall include a total of six (6) door keys for the manual door locks.
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WARRANTY
The chassis manufacturer shall provide a limited parts and labor warranty to the original purchaser of the custom built cab
and chassis for a period of twelve (12) months, or the first 24,000 miles, whichever occurs first. The warranty period shall
commence on the date the vehicle is delivered to the end user. The warranty shall include conditional items listed in the
detailed warranty document which shall be provided upon request.
OPERATION MANUAL
There shall be two (2) digital copies of the chassis operation manual provided with the chassis. The digital data shall
include a parts list specific to the chassis model.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OPERATION MANUALS
There shall be one (1) printed hard copy set of the engine operation manual and one (1) printed hard copy set of the
transmission operation manual specific to the model ordered included with the chassis in the ship loose items.
AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS
The cab and chassis shall include one (1) digital copy of wiring schematics and option wiring diagrams.
CAB TO AXLE DIMESION
Cab to axle will be 134”.
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CHASSIS MODIFICATIONS
LUBRICATION AND TIRE DATA PLATE
A permanent label in the driving compartment shall specify the quantity and type of the following fluids used in the vehicle
and tire information:
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•
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Engine oil
Engine coolant
Chassis transmission fluid
Pump transmission lubrication fluid . . (if applicable)
Pump priming system fluid, if applicable . . (if applicable)
Drive axle(s) lubrication fluid
Air conditioning refrigerant . . (if applicable)
Air conditioning lubrication oil . . (if applicable)
Power steering fluid
Cab tilt mechanism fluid . . (if applicable)
Transfer case fluid . . (if applicable)
Equipment rack fluid (if applicable)
CAFS air compressor system lubricant . . (if applicable)
Generator system lubricant . . (if applicable)
Front tire cold pressure
Rear tire cold pressure
Maximum tire speed ratings
VEHICLE DATA PLATE
A permanent label in the driving compartment which indicates the following:
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Filter part numbers for the;
• Engine
− Transmission
− Air
− Fuel
Serial numbers for the;
• Engine
− Transmission
Delivered Weights of the Front and Rear Axles
Paint Brand and Code(s)
Sales Order Number
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OVERALL HEIGHT, LENGTH DATA PLATE
The apparatus manufacturer shall permanently affix a high-visibility label in a location visible to the driver while seated.
The label shall show the height of the completed apparatus in feet and inches, the length of the completed apparatus in
feet and inches and the GVWR in pounds.
Wording on the label shall indicate that the information shown was current when the apparatus was manufactured and
that, if the overall height changes while the vehicle is in service, the department must revise that dimension on the plate.
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
There shall be a placard in the cab seating area which reads, "ALL OCCUPANTS MUST BE SEATED AND BELTED
WHEN THE APPARATUS IS IN MOTION".
PERSONNEL CAPACITY
A label that states the number of personnel the vehicle is designed to carry shall be located in an area visible to the driver.
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
If the rear bumper is 8" deep or more, there shall be a placard on the rear face of the body, in clear sight from the ground,
which reads, "WARNING - DO NOT RIDE ON STEPS OR DECK AREAS WHILE THE APPARATUS IS IN MOTION.
DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY MAY RESULT".
FRONT BUMPER
The front bumper shall be as provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer. No other alteration or modifications are required.
BUMPER GRAVELSHIELD
The bumper extension gravel shield shall be provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
AIR HORN(S)
The air horn(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
FRONT TOW PROVISIONS
The front tow provisions shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
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EXHAUST
The exhaust system shall be as provided by cab/chassis manufacturer. The tailpipe may require some modifications for
proper ground clearances and fit with body.
The exhaust piping and discharge outlet shall be located or shielded so as not to expose any portion of the vehicle or
equipment to excessive heating.
Exhaust pipe discharge shall be directed away from any operator’s position or entry doors on body.
Where parts of the exhaust system are exposed so that they are likely to cause injury to operating personnel, protective
guards shall be provided.
RADIO/ANTENNA INSTALLATION
There shall be one (1) U. C. Berkeley Police Department supplied radio with antenna installed in the cab within easy
reach of driver. The location of radio shall be determined by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department at the pre-construction
meeting.
Radio shall be installed per Manufacturer's requirements and wired for proper 12 volt power and ground.
FIVE (5) POSITION ANTENNA RAIL
One (1) radio antenna rail(s) shall be provided and installed on roof of vehicle. Each rail be constructed of aluminum,
forming a two piece box design. The top section shall be removable for easy access to the individual antenna wiring. Five
(5) antenna bases shall be provided and installed in each rail. Each antenna base shall include enough cable to reach
radio location plus a service loop of at least 3' of LMR195 flexible communications cable. The antenna wiring shall enter
the vehicle roof at a single point under the end of the rail. The end of each radio antenna shall be routed to radio mounting
locations, or as determined by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department.
Due to the various configurations of antenna whips, the contractor shall provide the antenna base only, and U. C.
Berkeley Police Department shall provide the antenna whip.
CAB CRASH TEST CERTIFICATION
A cab crash test certification from the apparatus manufacturer shall be provided with the equipment. A copy of this
certification shall be included with the bid.
NOTE: There shall be no exception to any portion of the cab integrity certification requirements. Nonconformance shall
lead to immediate rejection of bid.
The certification shall state that the cab does meet or exceed the requirements below:
• European Occupant Protection Standard ECE Regulation No. 29.
1) SAE J2422 Cab Roof Strength Evaluation - Quasi-Static Loading Heavy Trucks.
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CAB MIRRORS, DRIVER ADJUSTABLE
All primary rear view mirrors used by the driver to be adjustable from the driver's position.
HUB AND NUT COVERS
Front and rear wheels shall be provided with stainless steel hub caps and wheel nut covers.
MUDFLAPS
There shall be rubber mudflaps furnished and installed behind each set of tires.
REAR CAB CABINET/DESK LAYOUT
REAR CAB DESK - "L" SHAPED
The rear portion of cab shall be provided with an "L" shaped desk extending from the curbside to streetside directly behind
the driver and officer and extending to the rear wall of the cab on the streetside.
The section directly behind the driver and officer shall be approximately 26" deep and located 30" from the floor. The
streetside extension shall be approximately 18" deep and located 30" from the floor. The front edge of desk shall be
reinforced with 2" x 2" tubing in order to support a person sitting on the edge of the desk. No Exception
The desk top surface shall be fabricated of 3/16" smooth finish aluminum with a 2" vertical downward edge along the front
to cover the 2" x 2" reinforcement. There shall be 2-1/2" diameter holes with plastic edge grommets provided at each rear
corner for wiring of future equipment located on the desk top. The desk top shall be painted dark gray with a hammer tone
powder coat paint finish for a hard and durable surface. No Exception
Desk fabricated from wood or laminates will not be acceptable due to long term durability issues.
CAB INTERIOR CABINET - OVERHEAD
There shall be two (2) overhead cabinets provided on interior. The cabinets shall be constructed of 1/8" smooth finish
aluminum, and painted with a dark gray hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a hard durable surface. Each cabinet
shall be approximately 14" high x 14" deep x 40" wide. No Exception
Cabinets manufactured from wood, laminates or thinner material will not be acceptable.
The above cabinets shall have sliding clear Lexan doors.
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OVERHEAD RADIO MOUNTING CONSOLE
There shall be two (2) overhead radio mounting console provided in the cab command interior. The radio cabinet shall
provide mounting area for the radios specified and shall be approximately 14" deep by 4" high. The surface shall be
painted dark gray with a hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a hard and durable surface.
The radio cabinet shall be constructed of 1/8" smooth finish aluminum and front of the cabinet shall have standard bolt-on
8-1/2" x 4" black radio trim mounting plates. A hinged 3/16" aluminum drop down access cover shall be provided on the
bottom to access equipment mounting and wiring with 1/4 turn knobs to secure cover closed. One (1) 12 volt cooling fan
and 12 volt power and ground provisions shall be provided for proper installation and ventilation of radio equipment.
There shall be four (4) radio(s) mounted in the front face of the component console
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS
Two (2) OnScene Solution model #70152, 10” x 6” x 7/8”, 10-30 VDC, surface mount dual red and white LED light(s) with
clear lens shall be provided under cabinet. Each light shall be individually switched with a high/low intensity setting. In
addition light(s) will be capable of a 5 second delay after switching off.
FILING CABINET, 2-DRAWER
One (1) Hon 2-drawer Efficiency Pedestal cabinet(s) with "K" type pull handles shall be provided under specified desk
areas. Cabinet(s) shall have a keyed lock and shall be painted charcoal. Each filing cabinet shall be approximately 15"
wide x 27" high x 20" deep. Both drawers of the cabinet shall be capable of storing 8-1/2" x 11" file folders.
OFFICE CHAIR, ROLL-AROUND
There shall be two (2) office type chair(s) with dual wheel casters for easy movement provided for specified desk areas.
Seat(s) shall have provisions to be fully secured under the desk when vehicle is in motion. Seat(s) will NOT be as a riding
position and will only be used while vehicle is parked.
MAGNETIC WHITEBOARD
There shall be two (2) magnetic whiteboard(s), approximately 30" wide x 36" tall located on wall, location per U. C.
Berkeley Police Department.
INTERIOR CAB COMMAND CURTAIN
An interior curtain shall be provided between the command center and the front of the cab.
The curtain shall be of Cover Lite Select, 22 oz material. The curtain shall be rolled up in a trough when not in use.
FUEL FILL
There shall be one (1) Cast Products fuel fill door located in the streetside exterior wheel well panel, behind the rear axle.
The fill door shall have a spring-loaded hinged door and a permanent label with the text "DIESEL FUEL ONLY".
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BODY DESIGN
The importance of public safety associated with emergency vehicles requires that the construction of this vehicle meet the
following specifications. These specifications are written to establish the minimum level of quality and design. All Bidders
shall be required to meet these minimum requirements.
It is the intent of these specifications to fully describe the requirements for a custom built emergency type vehicle. In order
to extend the expected service life of this vehicle, the body module shall be removable from the chassis frame and be
capable of being installed on a new chassis.
The sheet metal material requirements, including alloy and material thickness, throughout the specifications are
considered to be a minimum. Since such materials are available to all Manufacturers, the material specifications shall be
strictly adhered to. NO EXCEPTIONS
The fabrication of the body shall be formed sheet metal. Formed components shall allow the U. C. Berkeley Police
Department to have the body repaired locally in the case where any object has struck the body and caused damage. The
use of proprietary extrusions will prevent the U. C. Berkeley Police Department from such repair and shall NOT be used.
NO EXCEPTIONS
Following construction of the subframe, which supports the apparatus body, the sheet metal portion of the body shall be
built directly on the subframe. The joining of the subframe and body shall be of a welded integral construction. NO
EXCEPTIONS
The sheet metal fabrication of the body shall be performed using inert gas continuous feed welders only. The entire body
shall be welded construction. The use of pop rivets in any portion of structural construction may allow premature failure of
the body structure. Therefore, pop rivets shall NOT be used in the construction of the structural portions of the body. This
includes side body sheets, inner panels of compartment doors, and any other structural portions of the body. NO
EXCEPTIONS
EXTERIOR ALUMINUM BODY
The fabrication of the body shall be constructed from aluminum 3003H-14 alloy smooth plate. This shall include
compartment front panel, vertical side sheets, side upper rollover panels, rear panels and compartment door frames.
The body compartment floors and exterior panels shall be constructed with not less than 3/16" (.187) aluminum 3003H-14
smooth plate. Interior compartment dividing walls shall be constructed with not less than 1/8" (.125) aluminum 3003H-14
smooth plate. Lighter gauge sheet metal will not be acceptable in these areas, No Exceptions.
The front and rear corners of body shall be formed as part of the front or rear body panels. This provides a stronger body
corner and finished appearance. The use of extruded corners, or caps will not be acceptable, No Exceptions.
The door side frame openings shall be formed "C" channel design. An electrical wiring conduit raceway running the full
length of exterior compartments shall be provided. This raceway shall contain all 12 volt wiring running to the rear of the
apparatus, permitting easy accessibility to wiring.
Individual compartment modules, with dead air space voids between compartments, will not be an acceptable method of
compartment construction.
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The compartments shall be an integral part of the body construction. Compartment floors from front of body to ahead of
rear axle, also from rear axle to rear of body shall be single one-piece sections. Compartment floors shall be preformed,
then positioned in body and welded into final position.
Compartment floors shall have a "sweep-out" design with door opening threshold positioned lower than compartment
floor, permitting easy cleaning of compartments. Angles, lips, or door moldings are not acceptable in the base of
compartment door opening. One-way rubber drain valves shall be provided in compartment floors so that a water hose
may be used to flush-out compartment area.
All exterior seams in sheet metal below frame, and around the rear wheel well area shall be welded and caulked to
prevent moisture from entering the compartments. All other interior seams and corners shall be sealed with silicone based
caulk prior to painting.
Only stainless steel bolts, nuts, and sheet metal screws shall be used in mounting exterior trim, hardware and equipment.
Exterior compartments shall have louvers in lower back wall of compartment for ventilation.
DRIP RAILS
The body shall have drip rails over the side full height compartments. The drip rails shall be formed into the upper body
panels providing a ridged lower panel and a flat upper body panel surface. The use of mechanically fastened, taped or
glued on drip rails will not be acceptable, No Exceptions.
ROOF CONSTRUCTION
The roof shall be integral with the body and shall be all welded construction. The roof of the body shall not be less than
3/16" aluminum 3003H-14 alloy NFPA 1901 nonskid compliant tread plate, fully and continuously welded. The roof shall
be reinforced with 2" x 2" x 1/4" aluminum tubing running the full width of the body. A 2" rounded radius shall be provided
along the body sides.
BODY SUBFRAME
The chassis frame rails shall be fitted with 1/4" custom extruded UHMW polyethylene rail cap to isolate the body frame
members from direct contact with chassis frame rails.
The body subframe shall be constructed from 6061T6 aluminum alloy tubing. Subframe shall consist of two (2) 2" x 6" x
1/4" aluminum tubes, the same width as the chassis frame rails, NO EXCEPTION. Welded to this tubing shall be cross
members of 2" x 6" x 1/4" aluminum. These cross members shall extend the full width of the body to support the
compartments. Cross members shall be located at front and rear of the body, below compartment divider walls, and in
front and rear of wheel well opening. Additional aluminum cross members shall be located on 16" centers, or as
necessary to support walkway or heavy equipment.
To form the frame, the tubing shall be beveled and welded at each joint using 5356 aluminum alloy welding wire.
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BODY MOUNTING
The body subframe shall be fastened to the chassis frame with a minimum of six (6) spring loaded body mounts. Each
mount shall be configured using a two-piece encapsulated slide bracket. The two (2) brackets shall be fabricated of heavy
duty 1/4" thick steel and shall have a powder coat finish to prevent any corrosion. Each mounting assembly shall utilizing
two (2) 3/4" diameter x 6" long grade 8 bolts and two (2) heavy duty springs. The assembly design shall allow the body
and subframe to act as one (1) component, separate from the chassis. As the chassis frame twists under driving
conditions, the spring mounting system shall eliminate any stress from being transferred into the body. The spring loaded
body mounts shall also prevent frame side rail or body damage caused by unevenly distributed stress and strains due to
load and chassis movement.
Body mountings that do not allow relief from chassis movement will not be acceptable.
18" REAR STEP BUMPER
The full width rear bumper shall be constructed from 2" x 2" x 1/4" aluminum tubing frame and covered with 3/16" NFPA
1901 compliant aluminum tread plate. The bumper shall extend from the rear vertical body panel 18" and provide a rear
step with a minimum of 1/2" space at body for water drainage.
REAR TOW EYES
There shall be two (2) heavy duty rear mounted tow eyes securely attached to the body subframe, below the apparatus
body. The tow eyes shall be fabricated from 3/4" thick steel plate and shall have a black powder coat finish.
GROUND LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) OnScene 9" Premium LED light(s) installed below bumper capable of providing illumination at a
minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of the edge of the vehicle in areas designed for
personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground level.
Lighting shall be switchable but activated automatically when the vehicle park brake is set.
WHEEL WELL EXTERIOR PANEL
The exterior panel of the body wheel well enclosure shall be constructed from 3/16" smooth aluminum panels.
DIEFORMED BEADED EDGE BODY FENDERS
A die formed beaded edge shall be provided along the radius of the wheel well opening for a finished appearance.
WHEEL WELL LINERS
The wheel wells shall be provided with an easily removable polymer, circular inner fender liner. The inner liner shall be
bolted to the wheel well with stainless steel bolts and spaced away from the wheel well so the liner will not accumulate dirt
or water.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
BODY PAINT SPECIFICATIONS
BODY PAINT PREPARATION
After the body and components have been fabricated they shall be disassembled prior to painting so when the vehicle is
complete there shall be finish paint beneath the removable components. The body shall be totally removed from chassis
during the paint process to insure the entire unit is covered. The body and components shall be metal finished as follows
to provide a superior substrate for painting.
The exterior body shall undergo a thorough cleaning process starting with a biodegradable phosphoric acid solution to
begin the etching process followed by a complete clear water rinse. The next step shall consist of a chemical conversion
coating applied to seal the metal substrate and become part of the metal surface for greater film adhesion. If the
compartment interior is to be painted the interior shall be acid etched as described above then primed with an epoxy
primer and all seams caulked.
All bright metal fittings, if unavailable in stainless steel or polished aluminum, shall be chrome plated. Iron fittings shall be
copper under plated prior to chrome plating.
PAINT PROCESS
The paint process shall follow the strict standards set forth by PPG Industries guidelines. Painters applying PPG products
will be PPG Certified Commercial Technicians, and re-certified every two (2) years.
The body shall go through an eight-stage paint process;
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Clean bare metal using a solvent base wax & grease remover.
Finish all exterior body seams as necessary, followed by a thorough sanding of all bare metal to be painted.
Re-clean bare metal using a solvent base wax & grease remover.
Bare Metal Epoxy Primer Coat - PPG Delfleet® Evolution corrosion resistance epoxy primer to be applied at 1.0-2.0
mills DFT over clean abraded bare metal.
Primer Filler Coat - PPG Delfleet® Evolution urethane build primer to achieve total thickness of 3.0-6.0 mils DFT after
sanding.
Base coat (Color) - PPG Delfleet® Evolution High Solids Polyurethane Base coat. Apply 1.0-3.0 mils DFT of base
coat color to achieve full hiding.
Clear coat PPG Delfleet® Evolution polyurethane premium quality clear coat with improved mar resistant finish. The
clear coat shall be applied to achieve a total dry film thickness of 2.0-3.0 mils.
Curing process of the painted body shall go through a force dry/bake cycle process. The painted components shall be
baked 180 degrees for 2 hours to achieve a complete coating cure on the finished product.
MACHINE POLISHED
After the force dry/bake cycle and ample cool down time, the coated surface shall be sanded using 1,000, 1,500, and or
3,000 grit sandpaper to remove surface defects. In the final step, the surface shall be buffed then polished to an extra high
gloss smooth finish. Total dry film thickness of paint will average between 8.0-12.0 mils.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
PAINT - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
The contractor shall meet or exceed all current State (his) regulations concerning paint operations. Pollution control shall
include measures to protect the atmosphere, water and soil. PPG Delfleet® Evolution paint shall be free of all heavy metal
(lead & chromate) components. Paint emissions from sanding and painting shall be filtered and collected. All paint wastes
shall be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner. Solvents used in cleanup operations shall be collected, sent offsite for distillation and returned for reuse.
PAINT FINISH - SINGLE COLOR
The body shall be painted with a single color of PPG Delfleet® Evolution paint per approved customer sprayout.
Prior to the assembly and reinstallation of exterior components; i.e. warning and DOT lights, handrails, steps, door
hardware, and miscellaneous items, an isolation tape, or gasket shall be used to prevent damage to the finish painted
surfaces. These components shall be fastened to body using either a plastic insert into body metal with stainless steel
screws or zinc coated nutserts into body surface using stainless steel bolts to prevent corrosion from dissimilar metals.
Touch-up paint shall be provided with completed vehicle.
Paint Color: Match cab/chassis supplied paint color.
PAINT WARRANTY
The vehicle shall be provided with a ten (10) year non-prorated warranty to the original owner. Warranty is provided by
PPG Inc. A warranty sheet with all conditions and maintenance procedures shall be provided with the delivered vehicle.
Pro-rated warranties will not be acceptable.
COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of all exterior body compartments shall be a "Maintenance Free" smooth unpainted finish. All body seams
shall be finished with a caulk sealant for both appearance and moisture protection.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
REFLECTIVE STRIPE REQUIREMENTS
Material
All retroreflective materials shall conform to the requirements of ASTM D 4956, Standard Specification for Retroreflective
Sheeting for Traffic Control, Section 6.1.1 for Type I Sheeting.
All retroreflective materials used that are colors not listed in ASTM D 4956, Section 6.1.1, shall have a minimum
coefficient of retroreflection of 10 with observation angle of 0.2 degrees and entrance angle of -4 degrees.
Any printed or processed retroreflective film construction used shall conform to the standards required of an integral
colored film as specified in ASTM D 4956, Section 6.1.1.
Minimum Requirements
A retroreflective stripe(s) shall be affixed to at least 50 percent of the cab and body length on each side, excluding the
pump panel areas, and at least 25 percent of the width of the front of the apparatus.
The stripe or combination of stripes shall be a minimum of 4 in. (100 mm) in total width.
The 4 in. (100 mm) wide stripe or combination of stripes shall be permitted to be interrupted by objects (i.e., receptacles,
cracks between slats in roll up doors) provided the full stripe is seen as conspicuous when approaching the apparatus.
GRAPHICS PROOF
A color graphics proof of the reflective striping layout shall be provided for approval by U. C. Berkeley Police Department
prior to installation. The graphics proof shall be submitted to U. C. Berkeley Police Department on 8.5" x 11" sheets with
front, sides, rear and plan views, each on one (1) sheet. In addition if there is any special art work an additional sheet
shall be provided showing all details.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB SIDE
The reflective stripe material shall be 4" wide, 3M Scotchcal 680 series.
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This reflective stripe shall be white in color.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB FRONT
The reflective stripe material shall be 4" wide, 3M Scotchcal 680 series.
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This reflective stripe shall be white in color.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB DOOR INTERIOR
Any door of the apparatus designed to allow persons to enter or exit the apparatus shall have at least 96 in.2 (62,000
mm2) of retroreflective material affixed to the inside of the door.
The stripe material shall be 3M Scotchlite 680.
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This reflective stripe shall be white in color.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - BODY SIDES
The reflective stripe material shall be 4" wide, 3M Scotchcal 680 series.
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This reflective stripe shall be white in color.
The stripe shall extend straight back from the chassis and then, ahead of the rear wheels, it shall form a "Z" and then
extend straight back to the rear of the body.
LETTERING
GRAPHICS PROOF
A color graphics proof of the lettering layout shall be provided for approval by U. C. Berkeley Police Department prior to
installation. The graphics proof shall be submitted to U. C. Berkeley Police Department on 8.5" x 11" sheets with front,
sides, rear and plan views, each on one (1) sheet. In addition if there is any special art work an additional sheet shall be
provided showing all details.
The following lettering shall be provided and installed on the completed unit as follows;
SIDE CAB DOOR LETTERING
There shall be sixty (60) 3" high reflective letters furnished and installed on the vehicle.
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This reflective lettering shall be white in color.
UPPER BODY SIDE LETTERING
There shall be eighty (80) 10" high reflective letters furnished and installed on the vehicle.
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This reflective lettering shall be white in color.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT DOORS
HINGED DOOR CONSTRUCTION
The exterior compartment doors shall be custom manufactured and built for each compartment. The compartment doors
must be able to withstand years of rugged service and wear. For this reason, the compartment door design, metal
thickness, and attachments must be strictly adhered to.
The compartment doors shall be all aluminum 3003H-14 alloy construction. The exterior panel shall be of 1/8" thickness
smooth plate aluminum and the interior panel shall be of 1/8" thickness smooth plate aluminum. Lighter gauge material
will NOT BE ACCEPTABLE in these areas. The double panel doors shall be 1-3/4" thick to completely enclose the door
latching assembly. Doors shall have drain hole openings for drainage and ventilation.
The doors shall be flush mounted so that the outer surface is in line with the side body surface. Lap or bevel type
constructed doors, doors framed with extrusions, or doors requiring rubber bumpers to prevent unnecessary contact are
NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Compartment door openings shall be sealed with closed cell automotive type rubber molding to provide a weather
resistant seal around door. In addition, rubber molding shall be provided along hinge to prevent moisture entry. Open cell
foam type rubber moldings are NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Hinged compartment doors shall have 14 gauge stainless steel hinge, with 1/4" stainless steel pin. The hinge shall be
bolted to the door and body with stainless steel machine screws. A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between
stainless steel hinge and any dissimilar metals as necessary.
Drip rails shall be installed above all compartment door openings. Drip rails shall be completely removable for easy
replacement if necessary.
The latching mechanism of hinged compartment doors shall include stainless steel 6" offset bent D-ring keyed handles. A
gasket shall be placed between stainless steel handle and door. Door latches shall be a double catching two-point rotary
slam latch, recessed inside the double panel door with striker plate.
All vertically hinged compartment doors shall have a pneumatic cylinder to hold door in the open and closed positions.
Each door shall be capable of being closed without unlatching. Door checks shall be bolted to the upper compartment
door header and the box pan of the door. Door checks that require unlatching by hand will NOT BE ACCEPTABLE. All
horizontally hinged compartment door shall have a door check as specified with each door.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
ROLL-UP DOOR CONSTRUCTION - ROBINSON (ROM)
The apparatus shall be equipped with Robinson ROM Series III roll-up exterior compartment doors. Robinson roll-up
doors shall be complete with the following features;
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Doors shall be front roll with drum positioned at upper front portion of compartment to afford maximum clearances and
head room for mounting equipment to ceiling of compartment
There shall be a non-abrasive side brush seals
Every slat must have interlocking end shoes to prevent slat from moving side-to-side and binding the door
Between each slat must be a co-extruded PVC inner seal to prevent metal-to-metal contact and to repel moisture.
This inner seal is not visible to detract from appearance of door
Slats are to have interlocking joints with a folding locking flange to provide security and prevent penetration by sharp
objects
Slats to be double-wall extrusion 1.366" high by .315" thick. Exterior surface to be flat and interior surface to be
concave to prevent loose equipment from interfering with door operation
Latch system to be a full width one piece lift bar operable by one (1) hand
A 2" wide finger pull integrated into the bottom rail extrusion for easy one (1) hand opening and closing
Clip system that connects the curtain slats to the operator drum which allows for easy tension adjustment without
tools
Each roll-up door shall have a 4" diameter counterbalance operator drum to assist in lifting the door.
Track shall be one-piece aluminum that has an attaching flange and finishing flange incorporated into its design
Drip rail will have specially designed seal that prevents the seal from scratching the door
Bottom rail extrusion must have smooth back to prevent loose equipment from jamming the door
Bottom rail to have "V" shaped double seal to prevent water and debris from entering the compartment
Standard replacement parts to be shipped from the United States and available in as little as 48 hours
Will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of up to 7 years from date of purchase provided that the Product
is used under conditions of normal use, that regular periodic maintenance and service is performed and that the
product was installed in accordance with R•O•M’s instructions.
Each shutter door shall decrease the compartment door frame opening approximately 2.00" in width and approximately
4.50" in height for the bottom section of door assembly.
The specified retroreflective stripe material shall be applied on the roll-up compartment doors. The stripe shall be
precision machine cut for each door slat of the roll-up doors. Under no circumstance will the stripe material be cut on rollup door surface. NO EXCEPTIONS
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
BODY HEIGHT MEASUREMENTS
The vertical body dimensions shall be as follows:
AHEAD OF REAR AXLE
Description
A
Bottom of Subframe to Top of Body
B
Bottom of Subframe to Bottom of Body
C
Vertical Door Opening - (Full Height Compartment)
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
Vertical Door Opening - (Short Compartment)
-with hinged door
ABOVE REAR AXLE
Description
D
Vertical Door Opening - Above Rear Wheel
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
BEHIND REAR AXLE
Description
E
Bottom of Subframe to Bottom of Body
F
Vertical Door Opening - (Full Height Compartment)
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
Vertical Door Opening - (Short Compartment)
-with hinged door
GENERAL
Description
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Bottom of Drip Rail to Top of Body
H
Walk-in Interior Height
Dimension
89.0"
25.0"
67.5"
71.5"
20.0"
Dimension
34.0"
37.0"
Dimension
22.5"
62.0"
66.0"
17.5"
Dimension
38.5"
78.0" (min)
(Dimensions are generic and subject to change during the actual design process)
BODY WIDTH DIMENSIONS
The body shall be 100.0" wide, not including drip rail or non-permanent fixtures. Interior compartment depth dimensions
shall be approximately:
Area Description
Transverse Area above Subframe
Dimension
95.0"
Compartment Depth below Subframe
24.5"
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (S1)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 42.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be two (2) adjustable shelf/shelves approximately 24" deep. Each shelf shall be fabricated from 3/16"
3003 aluminum sheet with a 2" vertical flange along the front and rear edges
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. Each tray shall be vertically adjustable. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003
aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall
extend 100% of the slide length. The tray assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold
the tray in both the extended and closed positions.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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The 12 volt electrical distribution panel shall be located in the streetside front lower compartment.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEELS (S2)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 42.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be three (3) adjustable shelf/shelves approximately 24" deep. Each shelf shall be fabricated from 3/16"
3003 aluminum sheet with a 2" vertical flange along the front and rear edges
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and
welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide length. The tray
assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the extended and closed
positions.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (S4)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 56.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a horizontally hinged box pan style door fabricated of 1/8" thick smooth aluminum. The inner
liner of the door shall be 1/8" thick smooth aluminum with an unpainted finish. The door exterior shall be painted job color.
The hinged door(s) shall have a stainless steel 6" offset bent D-ring locking handle. A gasket shall be placed between
stainless steel handle and door. Door latches shall be a two-point rotary slam, double-catch latch, recessed inside the
double panel door with striker plate.
The hinged door(s) shall have a pair of tailgate style mechanisms to stop the door at 90 degrees. Each door shall be
capable of being closed without unlatching.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and
welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide length. The tray
assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the extended and closed
positions.
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One (1) OnScene 36" Access LED compartment light, horizontally mounted at the top of the compartment toward the
door opening.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (C1)
SIDE ENTRY DOOR
Access to the interior body compartment shall be provided through a side entry door. The door opening shall be
approximately 29" wide x 94" high.
Construction of the side entry door shall be with 1/8" aluminum exterior smooth plate, the interior door pan being
constructed from 1/8" aluminum tread plate.
The door shall be hung on full height 14 gauge stainless steel hinge, with a 1/4" stainless steel pin. The hinge shall be
bolted to the door and body with stainless steel machine screws at offset 5" centers. The hinge shall be slotted
horizontally and vertically for ease of adjustment. A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between the stainless
steel hinge and door.
The latch mechanism shall include a paddle handle on inside and a locking offset bent "D"-ring handle on exterior. A
polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between the stainless steel handles and the aluminum door panels. The door
latch shall be a double catch two-point safety slam latch recessed inside the double panel door with strike plate mounted
top and bottom of door frame.
The hinged door(s) shall have a stainless steel 6" offset bent D-ring locking handle. A gasket shall be placed between
stainless steel handle and door. Door latches shall be a two-point rotary slam, double-catch latch, recessed inside the
double panel door with striker plate.
ENTRY HANDRAILS
There shall be two (2) handrails provided at entry door, one (1) vertical on exterior of body on door handle side, and one
(1) on inside of door. The interior handrail shall be angled for optimum use when entering or exiting the walk-in portion of
the body.
Handrails shall be NFPA 1901 compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304 stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
WINDOW(S)
There shall be one (1) 18" wide x 22" high, double-paned insulated, non-sliding window(s) installed in the entrance door.
Each window shall have tinted automotive type safety glass mounted in an extruded aluminum frame. The frame shall
have a black anodized finish.
WINDOW(S)
There shall be one (1) 18"wide x 22" high, double-paned insulated, vertical sliding window(s) installed in the entrance
door. Each window shall have tinted automotive type safety glass mounted in an extruded aluminum frame. The frame
shall have a black anodized finish.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEEL (C2)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 59.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 52.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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A keyed cylinder lock shall be provided in the bottom portion of the roll-up door.
A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door opening. The
threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be three (3) adjustable shelf/shelves approximately 24" deep. Each shelf shall be fabricated from 3/16"
3003 aluminum sheet with a 2" vertical flange along the front and rear edges
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and
welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide length. The tray
assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the extended and closed
positions.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY (nonextended floor).
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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The cab tilt control pendant.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (C3)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 56.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a horizontally hinged box pan style door fabricated of 1/8" thick smooth aluminum. The inner
liner of the door shall be 1/8" thick smooth aluminum with an unpainted finish. The door exterior shall be painted job color.
The hinged door(s) shall have a stainless steel 6" offset bent D-ring locking handle. A gasket shall be placed between
stainless steel handle and door. Door latches shall be a two-point rotary slam, double-catch latch, recessed inside the
double panel door with striker plate.
The hinged door(s) shall have a pair of tailgate style mechanisms to stop the door at 90 degrees. Each door shall be
capable of being closed without unlatching.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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There shall be one (1) 400 lbs. slide-out tray(s) approximately 24" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits. The tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3" vertical lip and
welded corners to form a box type tray surface. The sliding tracks shall extend 100% of the slide length. The tray
assembly shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder mounted on underside to hold the tray in both the extended and closed
positions.
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One (1) OnScene 36" Access LED compartment light, horizontally mounted at the top of the compartment toward the
door opening.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
REAR ENTRY DOOR
Access to the interior body compartment shall be through a double rear door. The door shall be the full height of the
interior walkway and approximately 36" wide.
Construction of the rear entry doors shall be with 1/8" aluminum exterior smooth plate, the interior door pans shall be
constructed from 1/8" aluminum treadplate.
The doors shall be hung on full height 14 gauge stainless steel hinges with 1/4" stainless steel pins. The hinge shall be
bolted to the doors and body with stainless steel machine screws at 5" offset centers. The hinge shall be slotted
horizontally and vertically for ease of adjustment. A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between the stainless
steel hinge and the aluminum doors.
A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between the stainless steel handles and the aluminum door panels. The
door latch shall be a double catch two-point safety slam latch recessed inside the double panel door with strike plate
mounted top and bottom of the door frame.
The active latching door shall overlap the non-latching door. The latch mechanism shall include a stainless steel paddle
handle on the inside.
There will be a single dropdown door located below the two entery doors to allow for the ramp to be deplowed and the
upper doors closed.
The hinged door(s) shall have a stainless steel 6" offset bent D-ring locking handle. A gasket shall be placed between
stainless steel handle and door. Door latches shall be a two-point rotary slam, double-catch latch, recessed inside the
double panel door with striker plate.
ENTRY HANDRAILS
There shall be four (4) handrails provided at entry door, two (2) vertical on exterior of body, and two (2) on inside of door.
The interior handrails shall be angled for optimum use when entering or exiting the walk-in portion of the body.
Handrails shall be NFPA 1901 compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304 stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
BI-FOLD RAMP
There shall be a Link Manufacturing model LB-20 bi-fold ramp installed in the passenger side rear compartment door
opening. The ramp shall have the following features:
• Flat surface mount
• Stores vertically inside the vehicle
• Reduces dangerous lifting
• Increases efficiency
• Reduces equipment damage
• High strength aluminum extrusion
• Takes seconds to position for use
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EOD UNIT
ELECTRIC STEP
One (1) heavy duty, Ziamatic Quik-Step, 12 volt electric folding step shall be located under the side area access door. The
step shall be 24" wide and fold up under body to reduce ground clearance. The step shall fold out and down to reduce the
ground to step distance.
WALK-IN INTERIOR FINISH DETAILS
DESK, CABINET, CONSOLE FINISH
All specified interior desks, cabinets, overhead cabinets, or consoles shall be fabricated from formed 1/8" 3003 H14 alloy
smooth aluminum. After fabrication is completed they shall be painted with a hammer tone powder coat paint finish for a
hard durable surface. Paint color shall be gray.
The use of wood materials or laminated surfaces in the construction of desks, cabinets, overhead cabinets, or consoles
will not be allowed. There will be No Exceptions allowed on specified ruggedized finish.
CAB/BODY WALK-THROUGH CONNECTION
The front center of the rescue body shall be interconnected with the rear crew area of custom cab through a weather tight
walk-through opening. The opening shall be designed to allow the custom cab to tilt forward without disconnecting an
attached type seal between the cab and body. The opening shall be approximately 24" wide x 70" high (sized to match the
cutout in the rear wall of the cab).
The front of the body shall be cut out to match the cab opening. Additional reinforcements with metal angle or tubing shall
be provided to back of cab or front of body, if necessary so that the walk-through opening weakens neither the cab nor
body integrity.
The connection shall be weather resistant, yet provide the cab and body to move independent of each other. A flexible 3”
rubber weather strip shall be attached to a stainless steel sheet metal frame around the perimeter of the opening in the
back wall of the cab. A drip rail shall be provided on front of body above the opening to channel water to both sides of
opening. Stainless steel scuff panels shall be provided on back of cab were the rubber seal on body comes in contact with
cab.
A formed metal frame shall be bolted to the front of the body. The body-mounted frame shall be provided where the
rubber seal comes into contact with the body. The framework shall be painted to match the body color.
The base of the opening shall be covered with a 3/16" aluminum tread plate full width panel, which will overlap from the
cab to body so that the rubber seal can not be damaged.
Full width padded foam cushion head bumpers shall be provided on both sides of opening. Head bumpers shall be
covered with matching interior vinyl and bolted to each side of walk-through.
CUT OUT IN REAR CAB WALL
The rear wall of the custom cab shall be cut out 24" wide for walk-thru application. The height of the cutout shall be
determined by the cab structure in the rear wall and the roof. The opening shall be completed by the custom cab/chassis
manufacturer to assure proper cab structural integrity and completed final interior finish.
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SLIDING POCKET DOOR
There shall be one (1) sliding pocket door(s) provided on interior of walk-in body area. Pocket door shall be fabricated
from 1/8" smooth aluminum and be approximately 1-1/2" thick and hang on adjustable pocket door hardware. The door
shall be painted to match the interior wall color. A stainless steel handle shall be provided on each side of door. The door
shall be equipped with a pneumatic cylinder which will "over-center" to hold the door in open and closed positions.
INTERIOR SPECIFICATIONS
INTERIOR INSULATION
Following the sheet metal fabrication the roof area, upper exterior walls and the entry door of the apparatus body shall be
insulated with 1-1/2" rigid polyurethane foam insulation. This insulation shall be the type that will not absorb moisture,
move once in place or deteriorate. Mat type fiberglass or spray in foam insulation is not acceptable.
INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of the apparatus body shall have a fully maintenance free and durable finish. The interior finish shall be
installed on the ceiling, front wall, and interior side walls from top of exterior compartments to ceiling height.
The interior panels shall be installed with sheet metal screws with gray plastic plugs covering the screws. The seams
between FRP panels, interior corners, and exterior corners shall be trimmed with gray plastic molding.
The interior finish shall be pearl gray pebble grain FRP.
INTERIOR WALKWAY FLOOR
There shall be Lonseal, Loncoin-II Flecks installed on the floor substrate. Loncoin II Flecks is a heterogeneous resilient
sheet vinyl with a decorative raised coin texture, breathtaking color, and intriguing style. The fleck coloration provides
camouflage for simpler maintenance while the raised coin embossing provides enhanced traction. Excellent for interior,
retail, commercial, or institutional use where design parameters call for a high performance, sophisticated flooring
solution.
Loncoin II Flecks is composed of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin, plasticizers, fillers, and pigments. The co-calendared
wear layer is formulated to provide maximum resistance to foot traffic and most commercial and healthcare chemicals.
The middle layer provides dimensional stability, sound-absorbing properties, and resiliency under foot. The backing layer
provides strength and stability of the flooring and enhances the bonding strength of the adhesive.
The material shall be black in color (Loncoin-II Flecks - Onyx).
Lonseal, Inc. warrants that Lonseal flooring products shall be free from manufacturing defects for a period of one (1) year
from the date of purchase and that, when properly installed and maintained, shall not wear through as a result of normal
foot traffic for a period of 7 years from the date of installation.
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INTERIOR SUB-FLOOR
Above the body subframe shall be an isolation sheet that shall prevent outside elements from permeating the full length
sound and thermal barrier of 3/4" thick grade plywood. The sheet shall be fabricated from the same type of material as is
used in the subframe. The isolation sheet shall be flanged on both sides with a 1" high vertical break.
AIR CONDITIONER - HEATER
Two (2) Dometic Penguin, model 641835 low profile, 120 VAC, 60 cycle, single phase air conditioner(s) shall be provided
and installed on the body roof. The unit shall be a roof top contemporary contoured integral evaporator/condenser type
with built-in heating elements.
Each unit shall be rated at minimum of 13,500 BTU cooling capacity with a heating element rated at 5,600 BTU.
A three-speed fan shall supply a maximum/minimum of 335/250 cfm air flow capacity.
The roof mounted air conditioner shall be approximately 9.5" high x 29" wide x 40" long and weigh approximately 96
pounds.
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS1)
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK
There shall be one (1) cabinet(s) provided on interior above the interior deck surface formed by exterior compartment
ceilings. Cabinet(s) shall be framed in from the top of the interior deck surface to the ceiling of the walk-in area. Each
cabinet shall be approximately (insert actual dimensions).
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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The above cabinet(s) shall have an open front face (no door).
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There shall be two (2) vertically adjustable shelves in each of the above cabinets.
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STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS2)
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK
There shall be one (1) cabinet(s) provided on interior above the interior deck surface formed by exterior compartment
ceilings. Cabinet(s) shall be framed in from the top of the interior deck surface to the ceiling of the walk-in area. Each
cabinet shall be approximately (insert actual dimensions).
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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The above cabinet(s) shall have an open front face (no door).
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There shall be two (2) vertically adjustable shelves in each of the above cabinets.
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS3)
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There shall be a hanger bar across the top of the cabinet that will support the weight of two (2) bomb suits. The suits
weigh 200 lbs each. The suits measure 14" wide x 37" deep (shoulder to shoulder) and 64" tall. SVI shall purchase
or fabricate metal hangers.
STREETSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IS4)
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There shall be a hanger bar across the top of the cabinet that will support the weight of two (2) bomb suits. The suits
weigh 200 lbs each. The suits measure 14" wide x 37" deep (shoulder to shoulder) and 64" tall. SVI shall purchase
or fabricate metal hangers.
CURBSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IC1)
There shall be a side entry door located in this area.
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CURBSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IC2)
INTERIOR CABINET – ABOVE DECK
There shall be one (1) cabinet(s) provided on interior above the interior deck surface formed by exterior compartment
ceilings. Cabinet(s) shall be framed in from the top of the interior deck surface to the ceiling of the walk-in area. Each
cabinet shall be approximately (insert actual dimensions).
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum shelf-trac for specified component installation.
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The above cabinet(s) shall have an open front face (no door).
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There shall be two (2) vertically adjustable shelves in each of the above cabinets.
There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located in the walk-in area of the body.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet strip(s) approximately 2' long with straight blade household type outlets provided
with this outlet. Exact mounting location shall be specified by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department at the pre-construction
meeting.
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Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay system.
CURBSIDE INTERIOR AREA (IC3)
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One (1) 12 volt terminal block(s) installed to provide 12 VDC power for equipment supplied by the U. C. Berkeley
Police Department. Exact location shall be determined at the pre-construction meeting.
There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located in the walk-in area of the body.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay system.
CLIMATE CONTROL CURTAIN
A climate control curtain will be provided in the walk-in area of the body seperating the forward portion of the body from
the rear, robot and Segway vehicle storage area. The design of the curtain will be determined at the pre-construction
meeting.
ROBOT MOUNTING SYSTEM
There shall be recessed tie downs provided in the floor for securing the department supplied robot. Tie down straps shall
be utilized to secure the robot in place for transportation. There shall be provisions made for the charging system. AC or
DC power will be provided to an area adjacent to the robot storage location.
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LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM- 12 VDC
General
Any low voltage electrical systems or warning devices installed on the apparatus shall be appropriate for the mounting
location and intended electrical load.
Where wire passes through sheet metal, grommets shall be used to protect wire and wire looms. Electrical connections
shall be with double crimp water-tight heat shrink connectors.
All 12 VDC wiring running from front to back of vehicle body shall be run in full length electrical wiring raceway down each
side of body.
Wiring
All electrical circuit feeder wiring supplied and installed by the apparatus manufacturer shall meet the requirements of
NFPA 1901 Chapter 13.
The circuit feeder wire shall be stranded copper or copper alloy conductors of a gauge rated to carry 125 % of the
maximum current for which the circuit is protected. Voltage drops in all wiring from the power source to the using device
shall not exceed 10 %. The use of star washers for circuit ground connections shall not be permitted.
All circuits shall otherwise be wired in conformance with SAE J1292, Automobile, Truck, Truck-Tractor, Trailer, and Motor
Coach Wiring.
Wiring and Wire Harness Construction
All insulated wire and cable shall conform to SAE J1127, Low Voltage Battery Cable, or SAE J1128, Low Voltage Primary
Cable, type SXL, GXL, or TXL.
All conductors shall be constructed in accordance with SAE J1127 or SAE J1128, except where good engineering
practice dictates special strand construction. Conductor materials and stranding, other than copper, shall be permitted if
all applicable requirements for physical, electrical, and environmental conditions are met as dictated by the end
application. Physical and dimensional values of conductor insulation shall be in conformance with the requirements of
SAE J1127 or SAE J1128, except where good engineering practice dictates special conductor insulation. The overall
covering of conductors shall be moisture-resistant loom or braid that has a minimum continuous rating of 194°F (90°C)
except where good engineering practice dictates special consideration for loom installations exposed to higher
temperatures. The overall covering of jacketed cables shall be moisture resistant and have a minimum continuous
temperature rating of 194°F (90°C), except where good engineering practice dictates special consideration for cable
installations exposed to higher temperatures.
All wiring connections and terminations shall use a method that provides a positive mechanical and electrical connection.
The wiring connections and terminations shall be installed in accordance with the device manufacturer’s instructions. All
ungrounded electrical terminals shall have protective covers or be in enclosures. Wire nut, insulation displacement, and
insulation piercing connections shall not be used.
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Wiring shall be restrained to prevent damage caused by chafing or ice buildup and protected against heat, liquid
contaminants, or other environmental factors.
Wiring shall be uniquely identified at least every 2 ft (0.6 m) by color coding or permanent marking with a circuit function
code. The identification shall reference a wiring diagram.
Circuits shall be provided with properly rated low voltage overcurrent protective devices. Such devices shall be readily
accessible and protected against heat in excess of the overcurrent device’s design range, mechanical damage, and water
spray. Circuit protection shall be accomplished by utilizing fuses, circuit breakers, fusible links, or solid state equivalent
devices.
If a mechanical-type device is used, it shall conform to one of the following SAE standards:
SAE J156, Fusible Links
SAE J553, Circuit Breakers
SAE J554, Electric Fuses (Cartridge Type)
SAE J1888, High Current Time Lag Electric Fuses
SAE J2077, Miniature Blade Type Electrical Fuses
Switches, relays, terminals, and connectors shall have a direct current (dc) rating of 125 % of maximum current for which
the circuit is protected.
Power Supply
A 12 V or greater electrical alternator shall be provided. The alternator shall have a minimum output at idle to meet the
minimum continuous electrical load of the vehicle, at 200°F (93°C) ambient temperature within the engine compartment,
and shall be provided with full automatic regulation.
Minimum Continuous Electrical Load
The minimum continuous electrical load shall consist of the total amperage required to simultaneously operate the
following in a stationary mode during emergency operations:
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The propulsion engine and transmission
All legally required clearance and marker lights, headlights, and other electrical devices except windshield wipers and
four-way hazard flashers
The radio(s) at a duty cycle of 10 percent transmit and 90 % receive (for calculation and testing purposes, a default
value of 5 A continuous)
The lighting necessary to produce 2 fc (20 lx) of illumination on all walking surfaces on the apparatus and on the
ground at all egress points onto and off the apparatus, 5 fc (50 lx) of illumination on all control and instrument panels,
and 50 percent of the total compartment lighting loads
The minimum optical warning system, where the apparatus is blocking the right-of way
Other warning devices and electrical loads defined by the purchaser as critical to the mission of the apparatus
If the apparatus is equipped to tow a trailer, an additional 45 A shall be added to the minimum continuous electrical load
to provide electrical power for the federally required clearance and marker lighting and the optical warning devices
mounted on the trailer.
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The condition of the low voltage electrical system shall be monitored by a warning system that provides both an audible
and a visual signal to persons on, in, or near the apparatus of an impending electrical system failure caused by the
excessive discharge of the battery set.
The charge status of the battery shall be determined either by direct measurement of the battery charge or indirectly by
monitoring the electrical system voltage.
If electrical system voltage is monitored, the alarm shall sound if the system voltage at the battery or at the master load
disconnect switch drops below 11.8 V for 12 V nominal systems, 23.6 V for 24 V nominal systems, or 35.4 V for 42 V
nominal systems for more than 120 seconds.
A voltmeter shall be mounted on the driver’s instrument panel to allow direct observation of the system voltage.
Electromagnetic Interference
Electromagnetic interference suppression shall be provided, as required, to satisfy the radiation limits specified in SAE
J551/1, Performance Levels and Methods of Measurement of Electromagnetic Compatibility of Vehicles, Boats (up to 15
m), and Machines (16.6 Hz to 18 GHz).
Wiring Diagram
A complete electrical wiring schematic of actual system shall be provided with finished apparatus. Similar or generic type
electrical schematics shall NOT BE ACCEPTABLE.
Low Voltage Electrical System Performance Test
A low voltage electrical system test certification shall be provided with delivered apparatus.
12 VOLT DIAGNOSTIC RELAY CONTROL CENTER
The 12 volt power distribution shall be conveniently located with easy access for service. All relays and circuit breakers
shall be plug-in type allowing for removal for repairs without necessitating soldering or tools. The sockets mounts for both
the relays and circuit breakers shall be of a design that permits the use of standard automotive type components.
The 12 volt distribution panel shall utilize printed circuit boards mounted in high strength enclosure. Each printed circuit
board shall be provided with twelve (12) heavy duty independent switching relays. Each relay shall have the ability to be
configured either normally open or normally closed and be protected by a 20 amp automatic reset breaker. Each circuit
will be provided with a LED for visual diagnostic.
Power distribution panel shall be located in apparatus body within a protected enclosure with removable or hinged cover.
ROCKER SWITCH PANEL
The 12 volt control switch panel shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MANAGER
The chassis shall contain an electrical system manager for:
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Monitoring chassis battery voltage
Shedding pre-determined electrical circuits
Sequencing pre-determined electrical circuits
Automatically controlling chassis engine fast-idle
Monitor master switch and parking brake applications
Automatically control warning light modes ("Calling-For" and "Blocking Right of Way")
Provide low voltage alarm
Programmable control circuits
Remote system status indicator panel
System manager shall perform all electrical functions required by current NFPA 1901 Standards.
The electrical system manager shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
BATTERY SYSTEM
The battery connectors shall be heavy duty type with cables terminating in heat shrink loom. Heavy duty battery cables
shall provide maximum power to the electrical system. Where required, the cables shall be shielded from exhaust tubing
and the muffler. Large rubber grommets shall be provided where cables enter the battery compartment.
Batteries shall be of the high-cycle type. With the engine off, the battery system shall be able to provide the minimum
continuous electrical load for 10 minutes without discharging more than 50 percent of the reserve capacity and then to
restart the engine. The battery system cold cranking amps (CCA) rating shall meet or exceed the minimum CCA
recommendations of the engine manufacturer. The batteries shall be mounted to prevent movement during apparatus
operation and shall be protected against accumulations of road spray, snow, and road debris. The batteries shall be
readily accessible for examination, testing, and maintenance.
A means shall be provided for jump-starting the engine if the batteries are not accessible without lifting the cab of a tilt-cab
apparatus.
Where an enclosed battery compartment is provided, it shall be ventilated to the exterior to prevent the buildup of heat
and explosive fumes. The batteries shall be protected against vibration and temperatures that exceed the battery
manufacturer’s recommendation.
A master load disconnect switch shall be provided between the starter solenoid(s) and the remainder of the electrical
loads on the apparatus. The starter solenoids shall be connected directly to the batteries.
Electronic control systems and similar devices shall be permitted to be otherwise connected if so specified by their
manufacturer.
The alternator shall be wired directly to the batteries through the ammeter shunt(s), if one is provided, and not through the
master load disconnect switch.
A green “battery on” pilot light that is visible from the driver’s position shall be provided.
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A sequential switching device shall be permitted to energize the optical warning devices and other high current devices
required in minimum continuous electrical load, provided the switching device shall first energize the electrical devices
required in minimum continuous electrical load within five (5) seconds.
BATTERY SWITCH
One (1) battery "On/Off" switch in cab located within easy reach of Driver with green "BATTERY ON" pilot light that is
visible from the driver’s position shall be provided. The switch and pilot light shall be supplied and installed by the
cab/chassis manufacturer.
BATTERY SOLENOID
Battery switch shall consist of a minimum 200 ampere, constant duty solenoid to feed from positive side of battery.
BATTERY CONDITIONER
The battery conditioner shall be supplied and installed by the cab chassis manufacturer.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
Engine compartment light(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab chassis manufacturer.
CAB HAZARD WARNING LIGHT
A red "HAZARD" warning light shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. Light shall illuminate
automatically to warn the Driver of the following when the apparatus parking brake is not fully engaged:
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Any passenger or compartment door is open
Equipment rack is not in stowed position
Light tower is extended
The light shall be labeled "DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS WHEN LIGHT IS ON".
BACK-UP ALARM
The body manufacturer shall furnish and install an automatic sound sensing electronic back-up alarm. The back-up alarm
shall actuate automatically when the transmission gear selector is placed in reverse. The alarm automatically adjusts its
sound output, maintaining a minimum of ten dB(A) above noise level, up to maximum rated output of 112 dB(A).
INTERIOR LED LIGHTS
Five (5) OnScene Solution model #70156, 10” x 10” x 7/8”, 10-30 VDC, surface mount dual red and white LED light(s)
with clear lens shall be provided throughout the vehicle. Each light shall be individually switched with a high/low intensity
setting switchable at the entry door(s). In addition light(s) will be capable of a five (5) second delay after switching off.
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TAIL LIGHTS
Rear body tail lights shall be vertically mounted per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. The following lights shall be
furnished:
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Two (2) Federal amber LED QL64Z-ARROW turn signal lights
Two (2) Federal red LED QL64Z-BTT stop/tail lights
Two (2) Federal white LED QL64Z-BACKUP back-up lights
Each of the lights above shall be mounted in a QL64MC, chrome finish bezel.
MIDSHIP MARKER/TURN SIGNAL
Two (2) Whelen LED midship body clearance marker/turn signal lights (T0A00MAR) shall be installed. There shall be one
(1) light on each side of the body, in the wheel well, ahead of the rear axle. Both lights shall have an amber lens and
operate with the chassis clearance marker and turn signals.
MARKER LIGHTS
The apparatus body shall be equipped with all necessary clearance lights and reflectors in accordance with Federal Motor
Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) regulations. All body clearance lights shall be Truck-Lite Model 18 LED to reduce the
need for maintenance and lower the amp draw. Clearance lights shall be wired to the headlight circuit of the chassis.
CAB STEP LIGHTS / GROUND LIGHTS
The step lights and/or ground lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. Light(s) shall be
capable of providing illumination at a minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of the edge of
the vehicle in areas designed for personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground level.
Lighting designed to provide illumination on areas under the driver and crew riding area exits shall be switchable but
activated automatically when the exit doors are opened.
LICENSE PLATE MOUNTING BRACKET
There shall be one (1) Cast Products aluminum license plate mounting with chrome shielded license plate light mounted
on the rear of the body.
ELECTRONIC SIREN
The siren control head shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
SIREN SPEAKER
The siren speaker(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
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SIDE SCENE LIGHTS
There shall be four (4) Federal QL97LEDSCENE, 9” x 7” recess mounted LED scene lights provided on the upper body.
Light quantity shall be divided equally per side. Each light will have a clear lens and chrome bezel.
Two (2) switches shall be provided, one (1) for the streetside scene lights, and one (1) for the curbside scene lights.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
REAR SCENE LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) Federal QL97LEDSCENE, 9” x 7” recess mounted LED scene lights provided on the upper rear
body. Each light will have a clear lens and chrome bezel.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
The rear scene lights shall also be activated when the apparatus is in reverse.
WARNING LIGHT PACKAGE
Each apparatus shall have a system of optical warning devices that meets or exceeds the requirements of this section.
The optical warning system shall consist of an upper and a lower warning level. The requirements for each level shall be
met by the warning devices in that particular level without consideration of the warning devices in the other level.
For the purposes of defining and measuring the required optical performance, the upper and lower warning levels shall be
divided into four (4) warning zones. The four zones shall be determined by lines drawn through the geometric center of
the apparatus at 45 degrees to a line drawn lengthwise through the geometric center of the apparatus. The four (4) zones
shall be designated A, B, C, and D in a clockwise direction, with zone A to the front of the apparatus.
Each optical warning device shall be installed on the apparatus and connected to the apparatus’s electrical system in
accordance with the requirements of this standard and the requirements of the manufacturer of the device.
A master optical warning system switch that energizes all the optical warning devices shall be provided.
The optical warning system on the apparatus shall be capable of two (2) separate signaling modes during emergency
operations. One (1) mode shall signal to drivers and pedestrians that the apparatus is responding to an emergency and is
calling for the right-of-way. One (1) mode shall signal that the apparatus is stopped and is blocking the right-of-way. The
use of some or all of the same warning lights shall be permitted for both modes provided the other requirements of this
chapter are met.
A switching system shall be provided that senses the position of the parking brake or the park position of an automatic
transmission. When the master optical warning system switch is closed and the parking brake is released or the automatic
transmission is not in park, the warning devices signaling the call for the right-of-way shall be energized. When the master
optical warning system switch is closed and the parking brake is on or the automatic transmission is in park, the warning
devices signaling the blockage of the right-of-way shall be energized. The system shall be permitted to have a method of
modifying the two (2) signaling modes.
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The optical warning devices shall be constructed or arranged so as to avoid the projection of light, either directly or
through mirrors, into any driving or crew compartment(s). The front optical warning devices shall be placed so as to
maintain the maximum possible separation from the headlights.
UPPER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES
The upper-level optical warning devices shall be mounted as high and as close to the corner points of the apparatus as is
practical to define the clearance lines of the apparatus. The upper-level optical warning devices shall not be mounted
above the maximum height, specified by the device manufacturer.
ZONE A - FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be one (1) Federal Signal Corporation ADX7205 AeroDynic Solaris LED lightbar permanently mounted to the
cab roof. The lightbar shall include (12) nine-LED Solaris LED reflectors - red, and (2) traffic clearing lights - white.
All clear lights shall shut down when the parking brake is set to comply with "Blocking" mode requirements as outlined in
NFPA 1901.
The lightbar shall be separately switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONE B & D - SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be four (4) Federal Signal QuadraFlare (9" x 7") LED lights (QL97SF-RR) provided, two (2) on each side of
the apparatus in the upper corners. Each light shall have a red lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONE C - REAR WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) Federal Signal QuadraFlare (9" x 7") LED lights (QL97SF-RR) provided, one (1) on each side of the
apparatus in the upper corners. Each light shall have a red lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
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LOWER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES
To define the clearance lines of the apparatus, the optical center of the lower-level optical warning devices in the front of
the vehicle shall be mounted on or forward of the front axle centerline and as close to the front corner points of the
apparatus as is practical.
The optical center of the lower-level optical warning devices at the rear of the vehicle shall be mounted on or behind the
rear axle centerline and as close to the rear corners of the apparatus as is practical. The optical center of any lower-level
device shall be between 18 in. and 62 in. (460 mm and 1600 mm) above level ground for large apparatus, and 18 in. and
48 in. (460 mm and 1220 mm) above level ground for small apparatus.
A midship optical warning device shall be mounted right and the left sides of the apparatus if the distance between the
front and rear lower-level optical devices exceeds 25 ft (7.6 m) at the optical center. Additional midship optical warning
devices shall be required, where necessary, to maintain a horizontal distance between the centers of adjacent lower-level
optical warning devices of 25 ft (7.6 m) or less. The optical center of any midship mounted optical warning device shall be
between 18 in. and 62 in. (460 mm and 1600 mm) above level ground.
ZONE A - FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The front lower warning lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. They shall be Federal
lights to complete an NFPA 1901 compliant lower level warning light system.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - CAB INTERSECTOR LIGHT (CAB FRONT CORNERS)
The front lower warning lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. They shall be Federal
lights to complete an NFPA 1901 compliant lower level warning light system.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - BODY INTERSECTOR LIGHT (BODY WHEELWELL AREA)
There shall be two (2) Federal Signal QuadraFlare (6" x 4") LED lights (QL64XF-R) provided, one (1) on each side. Each
light shall have a red lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - BODY INTERSECTOR LIGHT (BODY REAR CORNERS)
There shall be two (2) Federal Signal QuadraFlare (6" x 4") LED lights (QL64XF-R) provided, one (1) on each side. Each
light shall have a red lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONE C - REAR WARNING LIGHTS (LOWER REAR CORNERS)
There shall be two (2) Federal Signal QuadraFlare (6" x 4") LED lights (QL64XF-R) provided, one (1) on each side. Each
light shall have a red lens and chrome flange. The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
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LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ONAN PTO GENERATOR
The vehicle shall be equipped with an Onan Protec PTO generator system with a capacity of 25,000 watts at 120/240
VAC, 208/104 amps, single phase. Current frequency shall be stable at 60 hertz.
The transmission’s PTO port and PTO, or the split shaft PTO, and all associated drive shaft components shall be rated to
support the continuous duty torque requirements of the generator’s continuous duty rating as stated on the power source
nameplate.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and transmission through a split shaft PTO, the driving compartment
speedometer shall register when the generator drive system is engaged.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and transmission through a split shaft PTO and a chassis
transmission retarder is furnished, it shall be automatically disengaged for generator operations.
The direct drive generator shall be mounted so that it does not change the ramp break over angle, angle of departure, or
angle of approach as defined by other components, and it shall not extend into the ground clearance area.
The direct drive generator shall be mounted away from exhaust and muffler areas or provided with a heat shield to reduce
operating temperatures in the generator area.
GENERATOR ENGAGEMENT
A “Generator Engaged” indicator shall be provided in the driving compartment to indicate that the generator shift has been
successfully completed.
An “OK to Operate Generator” indicator shall be provided in the driving compartment to indicate that the generator is
engaged (if not always engaged), the transmission is in the proper gear (if required, automatic transmissions only), and
the parking brake is engaged (if applicable).
An interlock system shall be provided to prevent advancement of the engine speed in the driving compartment or at any
operator’s panel unless the parking brake is engaged, and the transmission is in neutral or the output of the transmission
is correctly connected to a pump or generator instead of the drive wheels.
WARRANTY PERIOD
Provided such goods are operated and maintained in accordance with Onan's written instructions, Onan warrants that the
Protec YDCR series PTO generators shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years
or one thousand (1,000) hours, whichever comes first, from the date of delivery to the first purchaser.
GENERATOR SPLASH GUARD
A powder coat painted splash cover shall be installed to reduce the amount of road spray on the frame mounted PTO
generator. A V-ring seal shall also be installed in the cover to provide additional protection against contaminates reaching
the generator front seals.
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GENERATOR MOUNTING
The generator shall be mounted between the chassis frame rails. The generator mounting brackets shall be fabricated
using heavy duty steel tubing, or structural channel. The generator mounting shall be bolted and removable so that the
generator can be lowered from under apparatus for service, if necessary. The generator case shall not extend below the
bottom edge of the apparatus body.
MANUALS AND SCHEMATICS
Two (2) complete manuals on parts list, maintenance, wiring schematics, hydraulic schematics, circuit boards, voltage
regulator board and other components shall be provided on delivery.
POWER-TAKE-OFF GENERATOR DRIVE
There shall be a "Hot Shift" power-take-off (PTO) installed on the transmission PTO by the cab chassis manufacturer. The
"Hot Shift" PTO is provided to allow the engagement of the PTO at higher engine RPM speeds. The PTO output shall be
connected to the generator through hollow tube type driveline with heavy duty universals.
The engagement of the PTO shall be in the chassis cab with a rocker switch and red pilot light to note engagement of the
PTO.
The power supply to the PTO engagement control shall be wired to the parking brake and a neutral position transmission
switch to prevent engagement unless the vehicle is stopped and transmission has been placed in neutral.
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
An engine speed auxiliary control device (high idle switch or throttle) shall be installed to maintain a stable cycle output
from generator when the apparatus is parked.
An interlock shall prevent the operation of the engine speed auxiliary control device unless the parking brake is engaged
and the transmission is in neutral or park, or the parking brake is engaged and the engine is disengaged from the drive
wheels.
The engine shall be prevented from regulating its own engine speed during times when engine rpm control is critical for
consistent apparatus functions such as generator, water pump, or aerial operation.
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CIRCUIT BREAKER BOX
There shall be a Newmar 120/240 VAC distribution/breaker panel provided on completed vehicle. All circuit breakers shall
be rated to the wire size and load demand. No Exception
There shall be color coded LED indicator lights provided to indicate the status of each branch breaker.
Each individual switch and all meters shall be back lit for identification in low light situations.
The panel shall have four (4) meters:
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One (1) to monitor frequency
One (1) to monitor line voltage
One (1) to monitor load current (amps)
One (1) hour meter to register genset run time
Each circuit breaker shall be hydraulic/magnetic trip free style with a manual reset.
The Newmar panel shall also control the manual switch over from shore to generator power.
The entire panel shall be mounted via a piano style hinge that allows the front panel to open for access to the breakers.
OUTLETS AND CIRCUITS
The generator and or shore power shall supply the 120/240 volt electrical equipment and outlets outlined below. Proper
circuit protection shall be installed as noted:
Two (2) 120 volt exterior outlets, one (1) each side near rear wheel well area.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
There shall be two (2) 120 volt outlet strip(s) approximately 2' long with straight blade household type outlets provided with
this outlet. Exact mounting location shall be specified by the U. C. Berkeley Police Department at the pre-construction
meeting.
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LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Stability
Any fixed line voltage power source producing alternating current (ac) shall produce electric power at 60 Hz, ±3 Hz when
producing power at all levels between no load and full rated power. Any fixed line voltage power source shall produce
electric power at the rated voltage ±10 percent when producing power at all levels between no load and full rated power.
The maximum voltage supplied to portable equipment shall not exceed 275 volts to ground. Higher voltage shall be
permitted only when used to operate fixed wired, permanently mounted equipment on the apparatus.
Conformance with National Electrical Code
All components, equipment, and installation procedures shall conform to NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, except where
superseded by the requirements of this chapter. Where the requirements of this chapter differ from those in NFPA 70, the
requirements in this chapter shall apply.
Where available, line voltage electrical system equipment and materials included on the apparatus shall be listed and
used only in the manner for which they have been listed. All equipment and materials shall be installed in accordance with
the manufacturer’s instructions.
Location Ratings
Any equipment used in a dry location shall be listed for dry locations. Any equipment used in a wet location shall be listed
for wet locations.
Any equipment, except a PTO-driven generator, used in an underbody or under chassis location that is subject to road
spray shall be either listed as Type 4 or mounted in an enclosure that is listed as Type 4.
If a PTO-driven generator is located in an underbody or under chassis location, the installation shall include a shield to
prevent road spray from splashing directly on the generator.
Grounding
Grounding shall be in accordance with 250.34(A) and 250.34(B) of NFPA 70. Ungrounded systems shall not be used.
Only stranded or braided copper conductors shall be used for grounding and bonding.
The grounded current-carrying conductor (neutral) shall be insulated from the equipment-grounding conductors and from
the equipment enclosures and other grounded parts.
The neutral conductor shall be colored white or gray in accordance with 200.6, “Means of Identifying Grounded
Conductors,” of NFPA 70.
Any bonding screws, straps, or buses in the distribution panel board or in other system components between the neutral
and equipment-grounding conductor shall be removed and discarded.
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Bonding
The neutral conductor of the power source shall be bonded to the vehicle frame. The neutral bonding connection shall
occur only at the power source. In addition to the bonding required for the low voltage return current, each body and each
driving or crew compartment enclosure shall be bonded to the vehicle frame by a copper conductor.
The conductor shall have a minimum amperage rating, as defined in 310.15, “Ampacities for Conductors Rated 0–2000
Volts,” of NFPA 70, of 115 percent of the rated amperage on the power source specification label.
A single conductor that is sized to meet the low voltage and line voltage requirements shall be permitted to be used.
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
In special service vehicles incorporating a lavatory, sink, toilet, shower, or tub, 120 V, 15 or 20 A receptacles within 6 ft
(1.8 m) of these fixtures shall have ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection. GFCIs integrated into outlets or circuit
breakers or as stand-alone devices shall be permitted to be used in situations.
Power Source General Requirements
All power source system mechanical and electrical components shall be sized to support the continuous duty nameplate
rating of the power source.
The power source shall be shielded from contamination that would prevent the power source from operating within its
design specifications.
Power Source Rating
For power sources of 8 kW or larger, the power source manufacturer shall declare the continuous duty rating that the
power source can provide when installed on apparatus according to the manufacturer’s instructions and run at 120°F
(49°C) air intake temperature at 2000 ft (600 m) above sea level.
The rating on the power source specification label shall not exceed the declared rating from the power source
manufacturer.
Access shall be provided to permit both routine maintenance and removal of the power source for major servicing. The
power source shall be located such that neither it nor its mounting brackets interfere with the routine maintenance of the
apparatus.
Instrumentation
If the power source is rated at less than 3 kW, a “Power On” indicator shall be provided. If the power source is rated at 3
kW or more but less than 8 kW, a voltmeter shall be provided.
If the power source is rated at 8 kW or more, the following instrumentation shall be provided at an operator’s panel:
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Voltmeter
Current meters for each ungrounded leg
Frequency (Hz) meter
Power source hour meter
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The instrumentation shall be permanently mounted at an operator’s panel. The instruments shall be located in a plane
facing the operator. Gauges, switches, or other instruments on this panel shall each have a label to indicate their function.
The instruments and other line voltage equipment and controls shall be protected from mechanical damage and not
obstructed by tool mounting or equipment storage.
An instruction plate(s) that provides the operator with the essential power source operating instructions, including the
power-up and power-down sequence, shall be permanently attached to the apparatus at any point where such operations
can take place.
Operation
Provisions shall be made for placing the generator drive system in operation using controls and switches that are
identified and within convenient reach of the operator.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and engine compression brakes or engine exhaust brakes are
furnished, they shall be automatically disengaged for generator operations.
Any control device used in the generator system power train between the engine and the generator shall be equipped with
a means to prevent unintentional movement of the control device from its set position in the power generation mode.
If there is permanent wiring on the apparatus that is designed to be connected to the power source, a power source
specification label that is permanently attached to the apparatus at the operator’s control station shall provide the operator
with the information required.
The power source, at any load, shall not produce a noise level that exceeds 90 dBA in any driving compartment, crew
compartment, or onboard command area with windows and doors closed or at any operator’s station on the apparatus.
Power Supply Assembly
The conductors used in the power supply assembly between the output terminals of the power source and the main over
current protection device shall not exceed 12 ft (4 m) in length.
All power supply assembly conductors, including neutral and grounding conductors, shall have an equivalent amperage
rating and shall be sized to carry not less than 115 percent of the amperage of the nameplate current rating of the power
source.
If the power supply assembly connects to the vibrating part of a generator (not a connection on the base), the conductors
shall be flexible cord or other fine-stranded conductors enclosed in metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight flexible conduit rated
for wet locations and temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C).
Overcurrent Protection
Manually resettable over current devices shall be installed to protect the line voltage electrical system components.
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Power Source Protection
A main over current protection device shall be provided that is either incorporated in the power source or connected to the
power source by a power supply assembly.
The size of the main over current protection device shall not exceed 100 percent of the rated amperage stated on the
power source specification label or the rating of the next larger available size over current protection device, where so
recommended by the power source manufacturer.
If the main over current protection device is subject to road spray, the unit shall be housed in a Type 4–rated enclosure.
Branch Circuit Overcurrent Protection
Over current protection devices shall be provided for each individual circuit and shall be sized at not less than 15 amps in
accordance with 240.4, “Protection of Conductors,” of NFPA 70.
Any panel board shall have a main breaker where the panel has six or more individual branch circuits or the power source
is rated 8 kW or larger.
Each over current protection device shall be marked with a label to identify the function of the circuit it protects.
Dedicated circuits shall be provided for any large appliance or device (air conditioning units, large motors, etc.) that
requires 60 percent or more of the rated capacity of the circuit to which it is connected, and that circuit shall serve no other
purpose.
Panelboards
All fixed power sources shall be hardwired to a permanently mounted panel board unless one of the following conditions
exists:
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All line voltage power connections are made through receptacles on the power source and the receptacles are
protected by integrated over current devices.
Only one circuit is hardwired to the power source, which is protected by an integrated over current device.
The panel shall be visible and located so that there is unimpeded access to the panel board controls. All panel boards
shall be designed for use in their intended location. The panel(s) shall be protected from mechanical damage, tool
mounting, and equipment storage.
Where the power source is 120/240 V and 120 V loads are connected, the apparatus manufacturer or line voltage system
installer shall consider load balancing to the extent that it is possible.
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Wiring Methods
Fixed wiring systems shall be limited to the following:
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Metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight flexible conduit rated at temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C) with stranded
copper wire rated for wet locations and temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C)
Type SOW, SOOW, SEOW, or SEOOW flexible cord rated at 600 V and at temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C)
Electrical cord or conduit shall not be attached to chassis suspension components, water or fuel lines, air or air brake
lines, hydraulic lines, exhaust system components, or low voltage wiring and shall be arranged as follows:
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Separated by a minimum distance of 12 in. (300 mm) from exhaust piping or shielded from such piping
Separated from fuel lines by a minimum distance of 6 in. (150 mm)
A means shall be provided to allow “flexing” between the driving and crew compartment, the body, and other areas or
equipment whose movement would stress the wiring.
Electrical cord or conduit shall be supported within 6 in. (150 mm) of any junction box and at a minimum of every 24 in.
(600 mm) of run.
Supports shall be made of nonmetallic materials or of corrosion-resistant or corrosion-protected metal. All supports shall
be of a design that does not cut or abrade the conduit or cord and shall be mechanically fastened to the apparatus.
Only fittings and components listed for the type of cord or conduit being installed shall be used.
Splices shall be made only in a listed junction box.
Additional Requirements for Flexible Cord Installations
Where flexible cord is used in any location where it could be damaged, it shall be protected by installation in conduit,
enclosures, or guards.
Where flexible cord penetrates a metal surface, rubber or plastic grommets or bushings shall be installed.
Wiring Identification
Each line voltage circuit originating from the main panel board shall be identified.
The wire or circuit identification either shall reference a wiring diagram or wire list or shall indicate the final termination
point of the circuit.
Where prewiring for future power sources or devices exists, the un-terminated ends shall be marked with a label showing
their wire size and intended function.
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Wiring System Components
Only stranded copper conductors with an insulation rated for temperatures of at least 194°F (90°C) and wet locations shall
be used. Conductors in flexible cord shall be sized in accordance with Table 400.5(A) of NFPA 70. Conductors used in
conduit shall be sized in accordance with 310.15, “Ampacities for Conductors Rated 0–2000
Volts,” of NFPA 70. Aluminum or copper-clad aluminum conductors shall not be used.
All boxes shall conform to and be mounted in accordance with Article 314, “Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes;
Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes,” of NFPA 70. All boxes shall be accessible using ordinary hand tools. Boxes shall
not be permitted behind welded or pop-riveted panels.
The maximum number of conductors permitted in any box shall be in accordance with 314.16, “Number of Conductors in
Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes, and Conduit Bodies,” of NFPA 70.
All wiring connections and terminations shall provide a positive mechanical and electrical connection. Connectors shall be
installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Wire nuts or insulation displacement and insulation piercing
connectors shall not be used.
Each switch shall indicate the position of its contact points (i.e., open or closed) and shall be rated for the continuous
operation of the load being controlled. All switches shall be marked with a label indicating the function of the switch.
Circuit breakers used as switches shall be “switch rated” (SWD) or better. Switches shall simultaneously open all
associated line voltage conductors. Switching of the neutral conductor alone shall not be permitted.
Line voltage circuits controlled by low voltage circuits shall be wired through properly rated relays in listed enclosures that
control all non-grounded current-carrying conductors.
Receptacles and Inlet Devices
Wet and Dry Locations
All wet location receptacle outlets and inlet devices, including those on hardwired, remote power distribution boxes, shall
be of the grounding type, provided with a wet location cover, and installed in accordance with Section 406.8, “Receptacles
in Damp or Wet Locations,” of NFPA 70.
All receptacles located in a wet location shall be not less than 24 in. (600 mm) from the ground. Receptacles on off road
apparatus shall be a minimum of 30 in. (750 mm) from the ground. All receptacles located in a dry location shall be of the
grounding type and shall be at least 12 in. (300 mm) above the interior floor height. No receptacle shall be installed in a
face-up position.
The face of any wet location receptacle shall be installed in a plane from vertical to not more than 45 degrees off vertical.
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Receptacle Label
Each receptacle shall be marked with a label indicating the nominal line voltage (120 volts or 240 volts) and the
current rating in amps of the circuit. If the receptacle is DC or other than single phase, that information shall also be
marked on the label.
All receptacles and electrical inlet devices shall be listed to UL 498, Standard for Safety Attachment Plugs and
Receptacles, or other recognized performance standards.
Receptacles used for DC voltages shall be rated for DC service.
Wiring Schematics
An "As-Built" Wiring diagrams for line voltage systems shall be provided to include the following information;
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Pictorial representations of circuit logic for all electrical components and wiring
Circuit identification
Connector pin identification
Zone location of electrical components
Safety interlocks
Alternator–battery power distribution circuits
Input/output assignment sheets or equivalent circuit logic implemented in multiplexing systems
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120/240 VAC SCENE LIGHTING
COMMAND LIGHT - KNIGHT TOWER w/ BACKLIGHT
The apparatus shall be equipped with one (1) all-electric floodlight tower(s). The unit shall not require tapping into vehicle
braking system to be operated, eliminating the chance for vehicle brake problems. Hydraulic or pneumatic type floodlights
are not acceptable alternatives to the all-electric light tower specified. NO EXCEPTIONS.
The light tower shall have six (6) weatherproof, 500 watt, 120 volt quartz halogen lights. Light heads shall be mounted in
three (3) pairs, giving two (2) vertical lines of three (3) when the lights are in the upright position. The light tower shall
have slip-rings for a full 360 degree rotation and capable of rotating either direction from a stowed position, NO
EXCEPTIONS.
The lower pair of light heads shall be capable of being rotated about a horizontal axis to provide light down on the vehicle
or to the opposite side of the vehicle.
The light tower shall be capable of overhanging the side or back of the vehicle (depending on mounting location) to
provide maximum illumination and a warming area adjacent to the vehicle, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Positioning of the light bank shall be accomplished with maintenance free, heavy duty 12 volt linear actuators.
The light tower shall be all aluminum construction, with stainless steel shafts and bronze bushings for long life and low
maintenance.
Light tower shall be controlled with a hand-held umbilical line remote control. The storage station for the remote control
unit shall be equipped with a button to activate the "Auto-Park" automatic nesting feature.
Command Light controls shall include:
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Three (3) switches, one (1) for each light bank.
One (1) light bank rotation switch.
One (1) switch for elevating lower stage.
One (1) switch for elevating upper stage.
One (1) light to indicate when light bank is out of roof nest position.
One (1) light to indicate when light bank is rotated to proper nest position.
One (1) back light rotation switch
One (1) "On/Off" switch for the top mounted strobe (optional)
The controls shall be located per the itemized compartment list.
The light tower shall have a full extension over 7' from mounted position and extend from nest position to full upright in 15
seconds. The overall size of nested light tower shall be approximately 23" wide x 47" long x 11 3/4" high, and weight
approximately 120 lbs.
A flashing warning light shall be provided in cab, indicating when a light tower is not in nested position as required by
NFPA 1901. The operational envelope of the mast shall be automatically illuminated whenever the mast assembly is
being raised, lowered, or rotated as required by NFPA 1901.
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The Command Light shall be covered by a five (5) year limited warranty from defects in materials and workmanship. An
operation, maintenance, and parts manual shall be provided with the delivered apparatus.
The light tower shall be mounted to roof of the custom cab which shall be reinforced as necessary to support weight of the
light tower.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) SYSTEMS
All information technology systems specified below shall be supplied, installed, and supported by the contractor including,
but not limited to the design, inter-connecting wiring, and integration of all specified systems. Under no circumstances will
the installation of these systems be subcontracted
The following information technology systems shall be provided and installed on completed unit as follows;
COMMAND CAMERA SYSTEM
There shall be one (1) Pelco ES31C22-5N camera system(s) complete with pan & tilt drive system, enclosure with shield
wiper, high quality camera and lens. The camera system shall be a high resolution unit with Lowlight color technology and
a 176X zoom lens (22X optical, 8X electronic).
The camera control system shall contain one (1) KBD300A keyboard with joystick, and one (1) KDBKIT keyboard kit.
TELESCOPING PNEUMATIC MAST
The vehicle shall be equipped with one (1) Will-Burt 7-42 heavy duty pneumatic powered telescoping mast(s). The mast
shall utilize air from the chassis brake system. Air to operate the telescoping mast must be drawn from a drier system and
be regulated to 20 psig and shall have a back pressure protection valve.
Mast shall be wired to a red flashing warning light in cab visible to the driver to warn when the mast is out of the nested
position.
A pneumatic kit to raise and lower the mast shall include air control valve, 0-160 psig air valve, regulator, 0-30 psig air
gauge.
A 70' Nycoil conduit measuring 1" ID x 16-1/2" OD coil shall be provided for the 7-42 telescopic mast.
The mast shall be of a free standing design (non-guyed) and use high strength, heat treated aluminum alloy tubes and
collars. Each mast section (tube) shall have two full length external keys and nominal .095" wall thickness collars with
matching keyways to maintain directional azimuth.
Each mast section and collar shall be of the low friction synthetic bearings for smooth operation and longer life. Bumpers
shall be supplied to reduce shock on extension and retraction. All exterior aluminum surfaces shall be anodized and
sealed. Fasteners and fittings shall be plated steel or stainless steel for corrosion resistance.
One (1) maintenance and instruction manual shall be provided for the towers on delivery. Wiring schematic, air piping
schematic and installation diagrams shall be provided with the manual. Manufacturer's blueprint of tower, complete parts
list and bill of materials for towers provided with manuals.
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MODEL 7-42 SPECIFICATIONS
Nested height tower only:
Extended height tower only:
Normal payload capacity:
Number of sections:
Mast Diameter:
Mast Volume:
Collar type:
Maximum operating pressure:
7'-1"
41'-2"
150 lbs.
9
9" - 3"
7.2 cu. ft.
Non-locking
35 psi
The operational envelope of the mast shall be automatically illuminated by a lookup light whenever the mast assembly is
being raised.
MAST MOUNTING - EXTERNAL
The above telescoping mast shall be mounted using an external mounting kit attached to the rear body panel. The mast
shall be enclosed with a removable 3/16" smooth aluminum enclosure located on the rear of the body extending from
bumper level upward to enclose mast. 2" x 2" x 1/4" angles shall be welded to rear body panel for attachment of enclosure
to body. The mast enclosure shall be provided to protect the control cables, air hoses, and the mast from the elements.
The specified camera system shall extend above the enclosure, but still be lower than body height.
Controls for the mast shall be recessed into mast enclosure in a Cast Products aluminum box with hinged door. A
removable panel shall be provided on side for acces to lower section of mast for maintenance purposes.
A stainless steel scuff plate shall be provided on upper section of rear body panel to prevent scuffing of Nycoil cable on
body surface.
MAST COVER
The mast enclosure shall be painted same as body color(s).
32" LCD MONITOR(S)
One (1) Commercial grade, 32” multiple input, flat panel LCD monitor shall be provided in the main body area on the
curbside wall.
System shall be complete and fully operational, including all miscellaneous coax cable, 120 volt AC wiring, and cable
connections.
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Ram Mount monitor mounting system consists of a heavy duty universal assembly that will attach a flat surface to
another flat surface. Includes a universal base piece to mount heavy devices to a flat surface and a 4.75" x 4.75" face
plate recommended for mounting heavy devices such as monitors and flat screen electronics. Features a hole pattern
for 100mm and 75mm VESA standards.
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