1-8. LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
auxiliary power unit
liters per minute
cubic feet per minute
miles per hour
Detroit Diesel Electronic Control
pounds per square inch
gallons per minute
revolutions per minute
kilopascals per square centimeter
volts alternating current
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.
(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
(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.