KIMTEK Introduces Ultra High-pressure CAT Pump System to UTV Skid Unit Line
By KIMTEK Corporation, Correspondent | April 01, 2020 | NATIONAL
Story No. 040120100
April 1, 2020–Orleans, VT - KIMTEK has expanded its FIRELITE® UTV Transport Skid Unit line with new models designed for fire departments needing the capability of an ultra-high pressure pump on a compact skid unit specifically suited for UTV side-by-side chassis. The FCAT-209 and FCAT-209-85 models feature premium CAT UHP pumps powered by electric start Honda 9HP motors. These triplex pumps deliver 6.7 GPM at 1200 psi.
KIMTEK'S new FIRELITE slip-on/skid units also include a CAT dual-strike UHP nozzle that delivers water or Class A foam solution with the included CAT Class A foam induction system. Equipped with electric rewind Hannay 1500 UHP series reels with 100 feet of 1/2" UHP booster hose, the FCAT-209 is available with a 55 or 68 gallon tank and the FCAT-209-85 is available with an 85 gallon tank.
Recognized for sleek, sensible design, KIMTEK's new FIRELITE UTV Transport Skid Units are affordably priced yet produced with the same high-quality materials and workmanship that departments throughout the world expect from KIMTEK. Sharing the signature distinctions of all KIMTEK Skid Units, the new FCAT-209 and FCAT-209-85 models incorporate all-aluminum diamond plate construction, aluminum tubing chassis, and assembly using only the finest materials.
About KIMTEK Corporation
KIMTEK Corporation is the largest producer and marketer of ATV/UTV-specific skid units for public safety agencies in the U.S. KIMTEK's FIRELITE® fire and rescue skid units and MEDLITE® medical skid units are now in service in all fifty U.S. states and across Canada, all branches of the military, the National Park Service, numerous NASCAR tracks, sporting complexes, schools, universities, and in several countries worldwide. KIMTEK Transport skid units are made in the USA. Founded in 1984 as a research and development company dedicated to advances in life safety technology in the fire sciences, KIMTEK Corporation manufactures and markets a full line of FIRELITE and MEDLITE Transport skid units for emergency service UTVs and pick-up trucks. For more information, please contact KIMTEK at 888-546-8358 or visit www.kimtekresearch.com.
KIMTEK®, MEDLITE,® and FIRELITE® are registered trademarks of KIMTEK Corporation.
CAT Pumps® is a registered trademark of Cat Pumps.
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