Richardson Apparatus

Glider 4

$30,600.00

CET Glider Kit #4
Revised February 12th 2020
Glider Kit
The glider kit shall be made for dual rear wheels chassis cab truck, NOT for a pick-up
truck, with a « back-of-cab-to rear-axle » (CA) of 60’’.
CET Flat Bed Body
One (1) custom Fire Application aluminum flat bed body, 110” long x 94-5/8’’ wide. The
aluminum plate used in construction is .100” 3003-H22 polished aluminum alloy
treadplate.
Body sub-frame is made from 6061-T6 aluminum tubes and channels. Sub-frame
crossmembers are installed every 16”. The channel is 1-1/2” wide x 3” high x 3/16” thick.
The body crossmembers shall extend the full width to support the compartment framing
and shall be welded to the sub-frame main members.
The Body sub-frame main members consist of 6061-T6 Aluminum square tubing of 2”
wide x 6” high x 3/16” thick.
The perimeter shall be made with 1/8” thick forged 3003H14 Aluminum. Forged aluminium
brings a strong design that was specially made to embed emergency lighting & designed
to fit properly a 4” reflective stripping.
The body shall be attached to the chassis rails with a minimum of four (4) heavy duty “U”
bolts (shipped loose). The body shall be separated from the chassis by 3/8” Teflon
(shipped loose). Attachment of the body and sub-frame will allow the body to resist from
all distortion and off-road operational condition.
The body is a modular design to allow removal from the chassis for major repair or
mounting on a new chassis. Isolating material between the body and the chassis to be
installed
All welding shall be done electrically using 5356 aluminum welding wire.

Rear vertical skirt will be made from 1/8” 3003-H22 polished aluminum alloy treadplate.
Rear skirt to include Signal, brake, reverse lights, D.O.T., license plate & NFPA steps.
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Clearance, marker, license plate lights and reflectors will be furnished and installed per
D.O.T. Junction box supplied and installed under the flat bed.
License plate light shall be an Eon light with SS polish case that has a light output
equivalent to a 10-watt halogen lamp. Eon light to have a 50,000 hr LED life.
LED Signal, brake and reverse lights will be High Quality Grote Automotive lights recessed
mount into rear aluminum skirt area of body per FMVSS 108 and CMVSS 108
requirements. Light to be LED Oval with chromed housing.
Two (2) LED Amber marker/clearance lights with chrome housing and clear lens will be
installed on the front side of the bed, one (1) each side. Two (2) LED Red
marker/clearance lights with chrome housing and clear lens will be installed on the rear
side of the bed, one (1) each side. Three (3) LED Red marker/clearance lights with
chrome housing and clear lens will be installed at the rear center of the bed. Amber & Red
reflectors shall be installed around the perimeter of the bed as per DOT requirement.
Two (2) heavy duty tow eyes shall be shipped loose (NFPA 1906 requirement). The tow
eyes should be fastened directly to each rear chassis frame rail. Hardware shall have a
clear and unobstructed access.
The rear of the flat bed shall have four (4) non-skid rear steps with integrated LED light,
two (2) on each side, for access to pump and controls. The rear steps shall be made so
it can be folded up for use in rough terrain. All steps shall sustain a minimum static load
of 500 lbs. (227 kg) without deformation (NFPA 1906 & 1901 compliant).
This will be no exception to the body specifications. Pre-built commercial flatbed bodies
are not acceptable.
Compartments
All compartments will be made with 1/8” tread plate aluminum sheet.
All compartments shall have a minimum of one (1) louvered panel bolted into a wall to
provide the proper airflow inside the compartment.
All compartments shall be of sweep-out type with no lip at bottom edge for easy cleaning.
All door lock mechanisms shall be fully enclosed within the door panels to prevent fouling
of the lock in the event equipment inside into the lock area.
Transverse Compartment
One (1) transverse compartment of 13-1/2” long x 22” high x 94-5/8” wide shall be
installed. Each side door shall be horizontally hinged, drop down style with retaining
cables.
The recessed aluminum diamond plate compartment doors shall be securely attached to
the body with a full stainless-steel hinge. Door openings shall be fitted with solid neoprene
weather strip completely sealing the perimeter of the compartment door opening. The
drop-down door shall be retained with cable. Compartment door seams is sealed with a
pliable automotive body caulking. The compartment door is latched with recessed,
polished stainless steel “D” ring handles and locks.
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Top Transverse Dry Cross Lay
One (1) aluminum storage pre-connect cross lay shall be supplied and installed on top of
the transverse compartment.
The dimensions of the cross lay shall be full length of the top compartment, 94-5/8” L x 9”
W x 8” H.
The area shall be designed to prevent the accumulation of water and allow for ventilation
to aid in drying hose in the storage area. Black Turtle Tiles to be installed and bolted on
the floor.
The storage shall be covered with black canvas and side nets.
Left (Driver) Side Compartment
One (1) 62’’ long x 30’’ high x 22’’ deep compartment behind the transverse compartment,
located at the left (driver) side of the water tank.
The overlap aluminum compartment door shall be securely attached to the body with a full
stainless-steel hinge. Door opening shall be fitted with solid neoprene weather strip
completely sealing the perimeter of the compartment door opening. Lift up door shall be
installed with gas hold open struts. The 1/8’’ compartment door is latched with recessed,
polished stainless steel ‘’D’’ ring handle and lock.
The aluminum door completes with the following features: door ajar switch and two (2)
LED strip lights.
One (1) switch shall be installed so the compartment light(s) shall come on only when
compartment door is open.
There shall be a set of tracks for future installation of adjustable shelf(s) in each
compartment. These tracks shall be installed vertically on the walls of the compartment(s)
and shall offer a multitude of height adjustment possibilities.
The compartment floor will be covered with Plastic Tiles. The tiles shall be black with
yellow angled leading edges.
Right (Passenger) Side Compartment
One (1) 62’’ long x 30’’ high x 22’’ deep compartment behind the transverse compartment,
located at the right (passenger) side of the water tank.
The overlap aluminum compartment door shall be securely attached to the body with a full
stainless-steel hinge. Door opening shall be fitted with solid neoprene weather strip
completely sealing the perimeter of the compartment door opening. Lift up door shall be
installed with gas hold open struts. The 1/8’’ compartment door is latched with recessed,
polished stainless steel ‘’D’’ ring handle and lock.
The aluminum door shall be completed with the following features: door ajar switch and
two (2) LED strip lights.
One (1) switch shall be installed so the compartment light(s) shall come on only when
compartment door is open.
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There shall be a set of tracks for future installation of adjustable shelf(s) in each
compartment. These tracks shall be installed vertically on the walls of the compartment(s)
and shall offer a multitude of height adjustment possibilities.
The compartment floor will be covered with Plastic Tiles. The tiles shall be black with
yellow angled leading edges.
Rear Storage Compartment
One (1) integrated to the platform compartment with opening 5’’ high x 22’’ wide x 104’’
long for suction hose storage and folding ladders or pike poles. A flip down horizontally
hinges door is furnished at the rear. The interior compartment is made from polished
3003-H14 alloy smooth plate. Steel frame underneath Drop-In-Unit shall not be
acceptable.
Wheel Chocks
Medium Kochek Wheel Chocks with storage brackets shall be provided and mounted
underneath the flatbed behind the chassis cab on the left (driver) side.
Rear Mud Flaps
Rear rubber mud flaps shall be shipped loose.
Electrical Components
A 12-volt electrical system is supply.
The wiring is secured in place, readily accessible and protected against heat, water and
physical damage.
Electrical harness lines shall be mechanically attached to the frame or body structure of
the apparatus.
All wiring will be run in heat and moisture resistant plastic convoluted split loom.
Electrical harness lines shall be furnished with protective looms, grommets, or other
devices at each point where they pass through body panels or structural members or
wherever they lie against a sharp metal edge. A through-the-frame connector shall be
permitted to be used in place of metal protective looms or grommets.
Switches, relays, terminals, and connectors shall have a direct current (dc) rating of 125
percent of maximum current for which the circuit is protected.
Conductor insulation will conform to S.A.E. requirements. All circuit are protected by
automatic reset circuit breakers.
All wiring furnished will conform to the national Electric Code.
All circuits will be wired in conformance with S.A.E. J1292, Automobile wiring standard.
All wiring will be function worded schematically.
An electric diagram will be remit upon delivery.
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Emergency Lighting
One (1) 56” LED Whelen Justice Lightbar, model #JE2NFPA shall be mounted on the
headrache rack.
• 4 x Red SUPER LED Corners
• 4 x Red SUPER LED Inner
• 2 x White SUPER LED Inner
Mounted on sides of the flatbed, Two (2) Whelen M4 series Linear Super LED, one (1)
each side, red with clear lens with a chrome flange.
Mounted in the rear of the flatbed, Two (2) Whelen M4 series Linear Super LED, one (1)
each side, red with clear lens with a chrome flange.
Two (2) Telescopic Halogen Scene Lights FCA512-D30-ON
Two (2) Fire Research Focus model FCA512-D30-ON top mount push up telescopic light
shall be installed. The light pole shall be anodized aluminum and have a knurled twist lock
mechanism to secure the extension pole in position. The extension pole shall extend 4′
and rotate 360°. A round “no drip” mounting flange shall be provided. Wiring shall extend
from the pole bottom with a 4′ retractile cord.
Each lamphead shall have two (2) quartz halogen 150-watt 12 volts DC bulbs. Each bulb
will draw 12.5 amps and generate 2600 lumens for a total of 25 amps and 5200 lumens.
The bulbs shall be accessible through the front. The lamphead shall direct 50 percent of
the light onto the action area while providing 50 percent to illuminate the working area.
The lamphead angle of elevation shall be adjustable at a pivot in the mounting arm and
the position locked with a round knurled locking knob. The lamphead shall incorporate
heat-dissipating fins and be no more than 5 1/4″ deep by 3 3/8″ high by 11 1/2″ wide. Lamp
head and mounting arm shall be powder coated white. The floodlight shall be UL listed as
a scene light for fire service use.
An On/Off switch shall be installed on each lamp.
The scene lights shall be installed at the front of the flatbed, one (1) on each side.
Door Ajar
One (1) door ajar warning light shall be provided and installed in the console to indicate
an open body compartment door. The light shall be properly marked with a sign “Warning
Door Ajar”.
Back-Up Alarm
One (1) back-up alarm that meets the type D (87 dBA) requirements of SAEJ994 shall be
provided at the rear of the apparatus. It will activate when the transmission is placed in
reverse.