Gradall Industries is introducing the longer reach Strategic Emergency Response Vehicle [SERV] FA 70 firefighting device. Gradall FA Systems are designed to be mounted on a fire truck to dramatically increase firefighting efficiency and safety. The FA 70 has a 20-meter reach, compared to the 15 meter FA 50, enabling firefighters to reach higher roofs on six to seven-story buildings.
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 70 from over 300 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 70 is equipped with four stabilisers that are also controlled with the wireless remote. The stabilisers telescope out and down and can be positioned all at once or independently, providing short jacking capabilities.
FA 70 SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 47,340 lbs (21,473 kg)
Two hydraulic motors: swing 20hp (15kW) @ 1.0 rpm; tilt 20hp (15kW)
Hydraulic system: 0 to 42 GPM (160 L/Min), up to 4000 psi
Telescoping Boom: Reach 50 feet (15.2 m), rotation 220 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.gradallfa.com or call Gradall at +1 330 339 2211