Richardson Apparatus

Glider 8

$34,560.00

CET Glider Kit #8
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.