february 2015

KIMTEK unveils new FIRELITE® Ultra High Pressure skid for pickup trucks


An example of the Kimtek High-Pressure slip-on pump.

Patented foam concentrate ejector system delivers unmatched accuracy

November 2014; Westmore, VT—The new FIRELITE® Transport FTUHP-400 series UltraHigh Pressure (UHP) skid unit from KIMTEK Corporation features the FoamPro® TurboStream® 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.

This slip-on unit is 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.

The unit is specially designed to fit in most short or long box pickup truck beds and flatbeds.For more information about KIMTEK’s full line of MEDLITE and FIRELITE Transport skid units, visit www.kimtekresearch.com.

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