Ultra-High-Pressure Skid for Pickup Trucks

WESTMORE, VT—The new FIRELITE® Transport FTUHP-400 series Ultra High Pressure (UHP) skid unit, from KIMTEK Corporation, features the FoamPro® Turbo Stream® high-energy firefighting system offered by FRC Corporation. Powered by a Honda 13-hp gas motor with electric start, the skid unit delivers 8 gpm at 1,400 psi. The patented foam concentration injector system allows a precise foam injection rate of between 0.3 and 3.0 percent, exceeding NFPA 1901 requirements. The FoamPro Turbo Stream Hypro Triplex Plunger Pump provides dependability and ultra-high-pressure performance. Ideal for use with all Class A foam concentrates, the dual-action spray gun delivers foam solution over 45 feet.

The FIRELITE FTUHP-400 series wildland firefighting skid‘s FoamPro Turbo Stream UHP system includes a choice of a 125-, 160- or 200-gallon polypropylene water tank with integrated five-gallon foam cell, Hannay 1500 series ultra-high pressure electric hose reel with 100 feet of ½-inch high-pressure rated hose with dual-action spray gun, and a thermal relief valve to prevent overheating during extended idle. An optional second high-pressure reel is available.

The FTUHP’s base and components are constructed from aluminum tubing and bright aluminum diamond plate, and feature all stainless steel plumbing and brass valves. The unit is specially designed to fit in most short or long box pickup truck beds and flatbeds.

For more information, www.kimtekresearch.com.

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