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KIMTEK releases its new FIRELITE Ultra High Pressure skid unit for pickup trucks

Published on 8 December 2014
The unit is specially designed to fit in most short or long box pickup truck beds and flat beds

The Hypro Triplex Plunger Pump provides dependability and ultra-high pressure performance

The new FIRELITE® Transport FTUHP-400 series Ultra High Pressure (UHP) skid unit from KIMTEK Corporation features the FoamPro® Turbo Stream® high energy firefighting system offered by FRC Corporation. Powered by a Honda 13HP gas motor with electric start, the skid unit delivers (8) GPM at 1400 psi. The patented foam concentration injector system allows a precise foam injection rate of between 0.3% and 3.0%, exceeding NFPA 1901 requirements. The FoamPro Turbo Stream Hypro Triplex Plunger Pump provides dependability and ultra-high pressure performance. Ideal for use with all Class A foam concentrates, the dual action spray gun delivers foam solution over 45 feet.

The FIRELITE FTUHP-400 series wildland firefighting skid's Foam Pro Turbo Stream UHP system includes a choice of a 125, 160 or 200 gallon poly water tank with integrated five gallon foam cell, Hannay 1500 series ultra-high pressure electric hose reel with 100 feet of ½” high pressure rated hose with dual action spray gun, and a thermal relief valve to prevent overheating during extended idle. An optional second high-pressure reel is available.

Made entirely to the same standards of time-tested proven quality as all KIMTEK's rugged skid units, the FTUHP's base and components are constructed from aluminum tubing and bright aluminum diamondplate, and feature all-stainless steel plumbing and brass valves. The unit is specially designed to fit in most short or long box pickup truck beds and flat beds.

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