THE EUROPEAN TYRE AND RIM TECHNICAL ORGANISATION (ETRO)
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2.3 Order of precedence. In the event of a conflict between the text of
this document and the references cited herein, the text of this document takes
precedence. Nothing in this document, however, supersedes applicable laws and
regulations unless a specific exemption has been obtained.
The truck shall be 4-wheel/2-axle, 2-rear wheel drive,
diesel-engine-driven, with a four (4) door fully enclosed cab, and a chassis
having a gross vehicle weight (gvw) rating of not less than 35,000 pounds (lbs).
The truck shall be equipped with a 1,000 gpn single-stage pump, mounted amidship
and driven by the truck engine, a removable 750-gallon water tank, three
transverse hose beds, a main hose bed, operator's control panel for the fire
pump, equipment compartments, foam system, and such other equipment and
accessories as are specified herein and in compliance with NFPA-1901.
3.2 First article. When specified (see 6.2), the contractor shall furnish a
fire truck for first article inspection and approval (see 4.2.1 and 6.4).
3.2.1 in spection system requir ements. Quality assurance inspections and
tests necessary to substantiate product conformance to contract specifications
shall be in accordance with MIL-I-45208.
3.3 standard fire truck. components and accessories. Except as specified
in 3.3.1 through 3.3.7, the fire truck, components and accessories shall be
standard or optional items which meet or exceed the requirements for this
specification. All items shall be as represented and rated in the
manufacturer's sales information, including special or mounted equipment. Sales
information shall be limited to specifications and technical material, identical
to that furnished to the authorized company representative for selection of fire
truck models and components. The fire truck, components and accessories to be
provided hereunder are standard or optional commercial products for the purpose
of this specification. Such items shall be construed as commercial motor
vehicle products, and shall comply with all DoT Federal Motor Vehicle Safety
Standards and Regulations applicable on the date of manufacture.
3.3.1 Heavy -duty cooling system. A heavy-duty cooling system shall be
provided, The heavy-duty cooling system shall be of the pressurized type of
sufficient capacity to maintain a cooling liquid temperature of not less than
180 degrees Fahrenheit (°F) and to provide proper cooling without overheating or
loss of coolant when operated in an ambient temperature range of -20°F to +125°F