Flashcards in 16. Introduction to Ariel fire apparatus Deck (19)
The two most common materials for construction of Ariel ladders are
Heat treated aluminum alloy and steel
Ariel ladders designed and built with __ bracing as a standard feature provide greater strength then those with older designs.
Hoist cylinders are sometimes referred to as
Elevating or lift cylinders
The end of the piston rod outside the cylinder is fitted with a __ that is anchored to the aerial device or to the turntable.
Is the most common type of Ariel fire apparatus located in North America
Aerial ladder apparatus
The minimum required floor area of a platform is
Each platform must have a rail completely enclosing the floor area with no openings under the railing greater than
A kickplate is required at floor level and should be _ inches high
NFPA 1901 requires the water fog curtain nozzle to operate at least
All elevating platform and must have a minimum load capacity of __lbs
750 lbs fully extended
500 with charged waterway
The water delivery system must be capable of discharging at least 1000 gallons per minute at __ PSI nozzle pressure when the aerial device is in any position.
Huck bolted- only removed by drilling
First elevate then rotate then extend
Common recommended length of power cords should not exceed 200 feet per reel
The most common aerial ladder platform apparatus in service today is the straight chassis three axel vehicle with a rear mounting aerial device.
Check and fill hydraulic fluid only when the stabilizers and aerial devices are all in there stowed positions
Arial Apparatus tests are grouped into two basic categories pre-service test and service test
The best guarantee that the apparatus will perform within its design limitations is an organized system of apparatus testing and regular maintenance.
The extension and retraction cables are usually corrosion resistant aircraft quality cables made with a high strength steel called ___
There are two types of pre-pipe waterway systems
Bed ladder systems and telescoping waterway systems
Most the ladders with detachable latter pipe appliances restrict the sideways movement of the nozzle to about __ degrees either side of center.
Are the most common power source use for emergency services and can be portable or fix to the apparatus
The most commonly used tools are hydraulic power extraction tools.
Hose distance __ feet or greater from the hydraulic pump may have a negative affect on to operation.
Since the tiller axle is a steering axle, steering wheel free play must not exceed __ inch on a 20 inch wheel or ___° on any other size steering well.