TEMAX TLF-1500/150

forest fire fighting vehicle on Mercedes Benz Atego 918AF (4X4)

Main vehicle data:

Mercedes Benz Atego 918AF (4X4) with:

  • original Mercedes Benz “standard” cab with 1+3 seating
  • hydraulic steering with adjustable steering wheel
  • OM904LA diesel engine, 130 kW (180 ΗΡ) @ 2200 rpm, 675Nm  @ 1200-1600 rpm
  • 6-speed manual gearbox
  • 235/75R17,5 tires
  • 120L fuel tank
  • 28V/80A alternator
  • 2x12V/135Ah batteries
  • full air brakes with ABS
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TEMAX TLF-1500/150

Design:   Monocoque body, with integrated water & foam tanks.

Construction material:              
Heavy duty frame made from welded stainless steel profiles, paneled with 2mm thick aluminum sheets.  Fully walkable roof paneled with 3/4,5mm thick chequered aluminum sheets.  Locker floors paneled with 3mm aluminum sheets.  Galvanized, welded steel subframe, extremely reinforced.


• Spring loaded aluminum roller shutters on all lockers
• Swing out  stepboards at all side mounted lockers with warning indicator in cab
• Automatically  activated interior locker lights upon opening a roller shutter with warning indicator in cab
• Swing/slide out shelves and special brackets for all fire fighting equipment
• Rear mounted, roof access ladder

Emergency lights and sound systems:

  • one 100W electronic siren with microphone, with wail/yelp/hi-lo/air horn sounds and public address system
  • 2 beacons on cab roof, 1 at rear
  • reverse buzzer

Fire fighting & rescue equipment:

  • normal pressure collapsible fire hoses
  • normal pressure nozzles
  • dividers
  • suction Siamese
  • suction filter
  • suction hoses
  • powered chain saw
  • portable fire extinguishers
  • shovels
  • fire brooms
  • axes
  • tool box
  • 200mm spotlight, with extension tripod and cable drum


Fire pump:

Rear mounted, PTO driven multi-stage centrifugal pump suitable for high and normal pressure, rated for 2000L/min @ 10bar and 400L/min @ 40bar, equipped with:

  • automatic primer,
  • around-the-pump, foam proportioning system 1%+3%+6%,
  • 2 x 2-1/2” normal pressure outlets at rear with valves and couplings,
  • one normal pressure outlet to feed the ground sweep nozzle system,
  • one normal pressure outlet for tank filling via the pump,
  • two high pressure outlets to feed the hose reels,
  • complete control panel

Water tank

1500L capacity, made from mild steel, 3mm thick, hot-dip galvanized. Equipped with:

  • 500mm dia. manhole
  • overflow and vent system
  • baffles
  • 1 x 2-1/2” filling inlet with valve and coupling mounted at vehicle rear
  • suction sump with drain valve and filter to pump suction intake
  • level indicator (sender)
  • backup level indicator with clear PVC tube and isolation valve
Foam tank
foam tank

Foam tank:

150L capacity, made from stainless steel 304, 3mm thick, integrated in the pump locker. Equipped with:

  • inspection hole with cover 300mm dia.
  • overflow and vent system
  • baffles
  • 24VDC foam filling pump,
  • drain valve and supply to the foam proportioner
  • level indicator (sender)
  • backup level indicator with clear PVC tube and isolation valve


Hose reels:

One, axially fed high pressure hose reel, equipped with 60m non collapsible high pressure rubber hose, 25mm dia. and high pressure fog gun, rated for 210L/min @ 40bar.  Equipped with manual and electric rewind..

In cab control panel

In cab control panel:

Complete in-cab control panel to control the pump, the foam proportioning system, the roof monitor as well as the ground sweep system


Ground sweep nozzles:

four (4) ground sweep nozzles, one in front of each wheel, each rated for 50L/min @ 10bar


Ground sweep nozzles

TEMAX TLF-1500/150

TEMAX TLF-1500/150


Overall vehicle dimensions (appx):        

length: 6300mm /  width: 2550mm / height: 3200mm



operational weight: 9.550kg
gross vehicle weight rating: 10.000kg
shipping weight: appx. 7.700kg



top speed: 90km/h
Gradeability: 80%