TEMAX TLF-5000/400/100

fire fighting vehicle on Mercedes Benz Actros 1836A (4X4)

Main vehicle data:

Mercedes Benz Actros 1836A (4X4) with:

  • hydraulic steering with adjustable steering wheel
  • OM501LA diesel engine, 265 kW (360 ΗΡ) @ 1800 rpm, 1850Nm  @ 1080 rpm
  • 16-speed manual gearbox
  • transfer case with hi/lo gears
  • differential lock on front & rear axles
  • 315/80R22,5 tires
  • 300L fuel tank
  • 28V/80A alternator
  • 2x12V/165Ah batteries
  • full air brakes with ABS
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Design:   Modular, with front equipment locker, full width water tank and rear pump locker with foam tank

Construction material:              
Heavy duty locker 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.


• 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 out shelves and special brackets for all fire fighting equipment
Swing out shelves

Emergency lights and sound systems:

  • one 100W electronic siren with microphone, with wail/yelp/hi-lo/air horn sounds and public address system
  • two beacons mounted on cab roof, one beacon at rear roof
  • 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
  • tool box
  • 200mm spotlight, with extension tripod and cable drum
  • 7m extendable ladder
  • 4m ladder with hook


Fire pump:

Rear mounted, PTO driven multi-stage centrifugal pump suitable for high and normal pressure, rated for 3000L/min @ 10bar and 400L/min @ 40bar, equipped with:

  • automatic primer,
  • 2/4 x 2-1/2” normal pressure outlets at rear with valves and couplings,
  • one normal pressure outlet to feed the roof monitor,
  • 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

5000L capacity, made from stainless steel 316L, 4mm thick. Equipped with:

  • 500mm dia. manhole,
  • overflow and vent system,
  • baffles,
  • 2 x 2-1/2” filling inlets with valves and couplings mounted at vehicle sides,
  • 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:

Dual 500L capacity (400+100L), made from stainless steel 304, 3mm thick, integrated in the pump locker. Each compartment 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


Roof monitor:

Manually operated roof monitor, mounted on the superstructure roof, rated for 2400L/min @ 10bar, equipped with:

  • air aspirated foam tube
  • spotlights for night operations
  • Monitor rotation: 360 deg
  • Monitor depression/elevation: -15 to +80 deg
Roof monitor
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


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..

Ground sweep nozzles

Ground sweep nozzles:

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


TEMAX TLF-5000/400/100



Overall vehicle dimensions (appx):        

length: 7000mm /  width: 2550mm / height: 3500mm



operational weight: 17.500kg
gross vehicle weight rating: 19.000kg
shipping weight: appx. 11.400kg



top speed: 100km/h
Gradeability: 80%