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REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR'S) -706880009
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LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS -706880011
TM 5-4210-23314&P-1
1-8. LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
ac
alternating current
kw
kilowatt
APU
auxiliary power unit
I
liter
bhp
I/min
liters per minute
cc
cubic centimeter
lb
pound
cfm
cubic feet per minute
max
maximum
comp
compartment
min
minimum
cu in.
cubic inch
mm
millimeter
dc
direct current
mph
miles per hour
DDEC
Detroit Diesel Electronic Control
N-m
Newton meter
diff
differential
PA
public address
gal.
gallon
psi
pounds per square inch
gen
pto
power take-off
gpm
gallons per minute
qt
quart
Hg
mercury (vacuum)
rpm
revolutions per minute
Hz
Hertz
sq in.
square inch
in.
inch
sq m
square meter
kg
kilogram
vac
vacuum
kP/cm2
kilopascals per square centimeter
VAC
volts alternating current
kPa
kilopascal
VDC
volts direct current
SECTION II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
1-9. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES
a. Capabilities. The truck is capable of pumping 1 000 gpm (3785 I/min) of water and carrying 300 gallons
(1136 I) of water and 30 gallons (114 1) of foam liquid with necessary equipment and passengers to the scene
of a fire at highway speeds.
b. Features.
(1) Single diesel engine providing drive for vehicle power train, fire pump and hydraulic systems.
(2) 100-foot aerial ladder/water tower with 360 degree rotation. Can be elevated from -6 to +75 degrees.
(3) Spring-applied, hydraulically released disc-type brake for positive holding of the turntable assembly.
(4) The aerial ladder/water tower is equipped with an emergency back-up hydraulic pump which allows for
limited ladder functions in case of prime mover failure.
(5) Telescopic waterway capable of continuous water flow through 360 degrees of rotation at all elevations.
(6) Ladder tip monitor with nozzle can be electronically controlled from either the control console or the
ladder tip.
(7) 110 VAC power available.
(8) On-board 30 gallon (114 1) foam tank.
(9) Diesel engine driven auxiliary power unit provides 110 VAC in emergencies.
(10) Automatic transmission and simple driveline system for transfer of power to tractive wheels.
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