New Philadelphia , OH –Gradall Industries is introducing the Strategic Emergency Response Vehicle [SERV] FA 50 firefighting device, designed to be mounted on a fire truck to dramatically increase firefighting efficiency and safety.
The rugged Gradall hydraulic boom can telescope out 50 feet (15.2 meters), and uses a stainless steel 5th Man nozzle attachment to ventilate buildings by breaking through walls and roofs as well as reaching through windows, rotating up to 220 degrees or swinging to the left and right.
Once inside a burning structure, the 5th Man nozzle has 52 aqua-jet nozzles that direct a massive broken stream curtain of water (or Class A or B foam for chemical fires) into the fire.
Firefighters can control the FA 50 from over 200 feet away, using a wireless remote control device. This allows the firefighter to precisely position the apparatus with an easy-to-use system of controls on the belt-held remote device.
For extra fire truck stability, the FA 50 is equipped with four stabilizers that are also controlled with the wireless remote. The stabilizers telescope out and down and can be positioned all at once or independently, providing short jacking capabilities.
FA 50 SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 23,000 lbs (10,433 kg)
Two hydraulic motors: swing 20hp (15kW) @ 1.0 rpm; tilt 20hp (15kW)
Hydraulic system: 0 to 42 GPM (160 L/Min), up to 400 psi
Telescoping Boom: Reach 50 feet (15.2 m), rotation 110 degrees, tilt left or right
5th Man Water Cannon: 1500 GPM and 120 psi, Class A and Class B foam
Oil capacity: 55 gal (208 L)
For more information visit www.gradallserv.com or call Gradall at 330-339-2211.
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