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Magirus IMPACT X6 Airport Fire Engine

by Greg Preston
Magirus IMPACT X6 Airport Fire Engine

The Magirus IMPACT X6 Airport Fire Engine represents a series of versatile and flexible ARFF solution vehicles. This airport fire-fighting vehicle enlarges the field of ARFFV operations. Thanks to the increased extinguishing capacity it covers the requirements of different categories of airports. The IMPACT X6 offers the choice between single or double cabin versions.

As the IMPACT X6 is a highly efficient alternative for fire departments with large scale missions. All IMPACT models can be adapted to local missions. It can be equipped with many possible combinations, including

  • Pumps with or without a high-pressure system for maximum flexibility
  • CAFS compressed air foam systems that ensure preparedness for special applications
  • Roof and front monitors for maximum safety
  • Self-protection sprayers
  • The contemporary Magirus HMI (Human Machine Interface) pump control unit for intuitive and fast operation
  • Integration of fast attack reels, powder and CO2 extinguishing systems based on customer needs
  • Completely flexible accommodation of fire-fighting equipment loading

Magirus IMPACT X6 Airport Fire Engine Superstructure

  • Water tank capacity: from 6,100 up to 9,100 litres – made of G.R.P., 10,000 up to 11,000 on special request
  • Foam tank capacity: min. 12 % of the water tank volume; made of G.R.P
  • Dry powder: 250 kg, available as alternative CO2: 120 l
  • Pump capacity: 4,500 l/m or 5,400 l/m or 6,000 l/m at 10 bar according to driving system
  • Foam proportioning system: Magirus automatic, around the pump
  • Roof turret: water and foam or water, foam and powder, output from 3,600 up to 5,000 l/m
  • Bumper monitor (option): water and foam or water, foam and powder, output from 900 up to 2,200 l/min, powder 7-9-10 kg/sec
  • Ground self-protection sprinkler system
  • First aid pre-connected hoses or hose reel (according to customer request)

Fire Pump Driving System

The IMPACT range offers a different system depending on customer needs:

  1. IMPR-M (Magirus pump & roll) mechanical, via P.T.O. and modulating clutch, with ZF or Allison gearbox
  2. IMPR-H (Magirus pump & roll) hydrostatic system with Allison gearbox
  3. Auxiliary IVECO diesel engine with different gearbox types (depending on operational weight and gearbox chosen)

All the above systems allow pump discharging while the vehicle is standing or moving (pump & roll operations).

Advantages & special features of the IMPACT X6

The airport fire-fighting vehicle Magirus IMPACT X6 is based on proven series components of the IVECO heavy truck ranges and Magirus fire-fighting equipments. All of these components allow easy servicing and low cost maintenance operations. The modular product range allows different versions in accordance to customer request and to ICAO and NFPA norms.

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