TEMAX ULF-5000/500/500

fire fighting vehicle on Mercedes Benz 1829 Axor

Main vehicle data:

Mercedes Benz 1829 Axor (4X2) with:

  • hydraulic steering with adjustable steering wheel
  • diesel engine, 210 kW (286 ΗΡ) @ 2200 rpm, 1120 Nm  @ 1200-1600 rpm
  • 9-speed manual gearbox
  • differential lock on rear axle
  • 315/80R22,5 tires
  • 150L fuel tank
  • 28V/80A alternator
  • 2x12V/165Ah batteries
  • full air brakes with ABS
TEMAX ULF-5000/500/500

Design:   Modular, with front equipment locker, full width water tank and rear pump locker.

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
·   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 and rescue

·   backup level indicator with clear PVC tube and isolation valveequipment
Roof monitor ULF 5000 Mercedes
Roof monitor:
Rear roof mounted, manually operated monitor via means of handlevers, rated for 800-2400L/min @ 10bar, equipped with:
·   air aspirated foam tube
·   spotlights for night operations
·   control panel
Monitor rotation: 360 deg
Monitor depression/elevation: -15 to +70 deg

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:

500L capacity, integrated in the water tank. Equipped with:
• manhole 500mm 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

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 5500L/min @ 10bar and 400L/min @ 40bar, equipped with:

  • · automatic primer,
  • · around-the-pump, foam proportioning system 3%+6%,
  • · 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 for tank filling via the pump,
  • · one high pressure outlet to feed the hose reel,
  • · complete control panel

Dry powder installation:

PLA500 dry powder installation with manual activation, installed inside the front locker, complete with:

  • 500kg steel container, filled with BC, foam compatible dry powder
  • 50L/200bar nitrogen cylinder
  • spring loaded hose reel with 30m non collapsible 32mm dia. hose and pistol type nozzle rated for 5kg/sec
  • front mounted, manually controlled roof monitor with adjustable nozzle 15-40kg/sec

Hose reel:

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.

Emergency lights and sound system:

  • 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
Emergency lights and sound systems

TEMAX ULF-5000/500/500


Overall vehicle dimensions (appx):        

length: 7500mm /  width: 2500mm / height: 3450mm



operational weight: 17.150kg
gross vehicle weight rating: 19.000kg
shipping weight: appx. 11.000kg



top speed: 110km/h
Gradeability: 60%