Ferrara Fire Apparatus Opens Two New Test Facilities

04/17/2009
Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America's premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, has finished construction of two additional on-site testing facilities, a tilt table, and a second pump test pit.The tilt table is built in compliance with SAE and NFPA requirements, giving Ferrara's customers another compliance option for the new NFPA 1901 standard for vehicle stability. Like the fire pump, aerial, and electrical testing Ferrara offers, the tilt table testing is available from an independent third party, Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc. Ferrara's fifty foot tilt table is believed to be the largest in the southeast USA. The table tilts to 40 degrees, well beyond the 26.5 degrees require...

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