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Impel®

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IMPEL BROCHURE

Overview

A fire truck designed and built for one department will not be the best configuration for another. 

It's why Pierce partnered the Velocity® chassis with the Impel chassis - to offer an excellent value with a long list of standard features and available options. 

Impel 360° Interior Tour

Pierce Impel Custom Chassis Inside Cab

Visibility & Space

  • The large single-piece bonded windshield & daylight windows increase visibility; the 3-blade wiper system provides better coverage of the panoramic windshield surface. 
  • At 100" wide, the Impel cab provides ample room to carry up to 10 personnel comfortably or additional compartments & equipment. 
  • The forward roof design offers a cathedral ceiling feel with increased frontal visibility & more configurable space. 

Ergonomics

  • Large exterior door handles are generously sized to fit the firefighter's gloved hands.
  • Wide cab doors make entry safer & exit quicker for firefighters. 
  • Gauges & switches are within easy reach of the driver without interrupting lines of sight.

 

Serviceability

  • 1-piece, full width, lift-up hood allows for easy maintenance & fast access to the windshield washer fluid, coolant overflow, power steering, windshield wiper motor, & cab lift controls. 
  • Electrical systems, breakers, components, & modules are easy to access & service on the officer's side of cab
  • In-cab access for chassis fluids makes servicing easier. 

Maneuverability

  • Massive 13.38" 120 psi steel frame rails for superior handling & reduced frame deflection. 

Specifications

Design

Cab DimensionsLength 60", 70" or 84" / Width 100" Cab Roof StyleFlat or raised (10" or 20")
DoorsBarrier or full height Electrical SystemCommand Zone™
Frame Rail13-3/8" Front Axle SuspensionLeaf or TAK-4®
Frontal Air BagsDefault Rear Axle SuspensionLeaf, rubber, air, TAK-4®, or TAK-4 T3™; single or tandem
Seating Capacity10 Side Roll ProtectionDefault

Performance

Alternator270 - 430 amp Cramp Angle (maximum)45°
EngineCummins L9 Engine Horsepower370 – 450 hp
Front GAWR (maximum)23,000 lb Rear GAWR (maximum)54,000 lb
TransmissionAllison 3,000 EVS

Proprietary Options

Aerial Snozzle®
Electrical Command Zone™
Pump PUC™
Suspension TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension
TAK-4® Independent Rear Suspension

Wide cab doors

Wide cab doors make entry safer and exit quicker and more efficient for firefighters. 

Generously door handles

Large exterior door handles are generously sized to fit the firefighter's gloved hands. 

Lift & tow front bumper

Lift and tow mounts are placed at a standard location for tow truck life systems. 

Pierce's One-Eleven mirrors

Mirrors are positioned to minimize both the body and head movements of the driver and increase visibility around the vehicle. 

Forward roof design

The forward roof design offers a cathedral ceiling feel with increased frontal visibility & more configurable space. 

Fast access service tilt hood

One-piece, full width, liftup hood allows for easy maintenance & fast access to the windshield washer fluid, coolant overflow, power steering, windshield wiper motor, & cab lift controls. 

Panoramic windshield

The large, single-piece bonded windshield & daylight windows increase visibility; the 3-blade wiper system provides better coverage of the panoramic windshield surface.

New Deliveries

Denton County Emergency Service District - Pumper

Denton County Emergency Service District - Pumper

Delivery Date: November 20, 2019
Job Number: 33925
Sales Organization: Siddons-Martin Emergency Group

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