truck. The length of each transverse hose bed shall be full width of the pump
compartment. The transverse hose beds shall be constructed of aluminum and
shall have a sub-floor made from removable slatted aluminum. Each hose bed
shall be provided with a center mount 1-1/2-inch swivel type discharge
connection to permit hose to be removed from either side of the truck. There
shall be adequate clearance for making connections to the swivel discharge
outlets. Discharge gate controls for each hose bed shall be located at the pump
operator's control panel and shall be suitably identified. All hose payout
openings shall be fitted with l-1/4-inch polished stainless steel hose rollers
on the bottom and sides of the openings. Plumbing to each hose bed shall be a
minimum of 2 inch hard pipe with adequate drains provided for each.
3.11.3 Fire pump opera tor's control pan e l The truck shall be equipped with
a fire pump operator's control panel located on the road/driver's side of the
truck . The pump operator's control panel shall be removable and constructed of
scratch and glare resistant black vinyl material and shall not be painted.
Master pump intake and pump discharge gages shall be provided and located close
to each other with the intake gage to the left of the pump discharge gage. The
gages shall be the silicone liquid filled type, a minimum of 4-1/2-inches in
diameter, with a range between 30 inches Hg vacuum to not less than 400 psi.
The accuracy of the gages shall be a minimum of Grade 1A per ANSI B40.1. Al 1
valve opening handles and other controls shall be operable by personnel wearing
heavy gloves. All extended controls and handles shall be non-interferting and
firmly supported. The panel shall include at least the following:
Pump discharge gage; 30 inches Hg (vacuum) to 400 psi.
Pump intake gage; 30 inches Hg (vacuum) to 400 psi.
Engine tachometer; not less than 3,500 rpm range with a provision in
the panel to allow checking accuracy with a test revolution counter.
Throttle, pull type with latch and micro-adjustment.
Relief valve control.
All pump discharge valve controls.
Tank suction valve control.
Primer pump control.
Illumination; Minimum of 3 -non-glare lights with 1 light being
energized as the pump is engaged.
Engine coolant temperature gage.
Engine oil pressure gage and low oil warning device.
Heat exchanger valve control.
Eleven digital flow meters; meters shall be approved for fire service
application and located near their respective control handles on the
Water tank level gage; Electronic type.
All other pump panel mounted drains and controls mentioned herein.
Discharge valve and throttle handles shall be of black, extreme
temperature resisting plastic or brass. All gage rims and other
exposed metal shall be chromium plated.
Plugged l/4-inch standard pipe connection(s) with pipe or tubing for
connection of vacuum and pressure test gage(s) for testing pump
pressure and suction gages.
Instruction plates as specified in 3.16.
Foam system controls and valves specified in 3.11.7 through 22.214.171.124.
Torque converter temperature gage, warning light, and audible warning