SWAB PIONEER SERIES FIBERGLASS UTILITY BODY SPECIFICATIONS
[A] The following specifications are submitted in order to describe and specify the design, construction, materials and equipment to be utilized and installed in the fabrication of a Quick Response unit to be used in the Emergency Services field.
[A] SWAB PIONEER SERIES fiberglass truck body having six (6) equipment storage compartments, three (3) accessible from left or right side of body, with/without rear compartment. Fabricated of 100% reinforced fiberglass of "one-piece" construction to eliminate seams and cracks.
96102. CHASSIS INFORMATION:
[B] SUITABLE CHASSIS -
[A] To be provided by Purchasing Agency or arranged through SWAB Wagon Co. Inc. (hereafter referred to as swab). A Standard “pick-up chassis” having wheelbase of sufficient length to provide a 56" cab-to-axle (CA) dimension is required. Chassis must be equipped with single rear wheels and mid-ship fuel tank. Other chassis items are at Customer's option.
|131.5" WB, 56" CA
157.5" WB, 56" CA
168.5" WB, 56" CA
|137" WB, 56" CA
158" WB, 56" CA
172" WB, 56" CA
NOTE- When ordering a chassis, select the pick-up, NOT
chassis cab, and select the box delete option. This configuration will supply chassis
with mid-ship fuel tank, fuel fill kit, single rear wheel and correct
[A] Weight of basic fiberglass unit exclusive of optional items and equipment - 920 pounds.
[A] Full fiberglass-reinforced plastic "one-piece" construction throughout with smooth finish. Color to be Frost White F8W-2030 gel coat molded into body during fabrication.
[B] Four tubular stainless steel cross-members molded into bottom of unit. Sides skirted to center line of rear wheels with cut-outs at rear wheels of proper size to permit easy removal of wheels when required. Roof section to be reinforced underneath with channel for added strength.
[C] Polished aluminum rain gutter molding installed around entire unit at roof line to prevent "run-off" from body roof into storage compartments.
[D] Bottom of unit to be completely enclosed to reduce heat build-up around compartments and to provide a "dead-air" insulating space around compartments.
96105. BODY DIMENSIONS
[A] Body overall dimensions - 98" (8' 2") long X 78" (6' 6") wide X 54" (4' 6") high.
96106. BODY FLOOR PLAN OPTIONS
[A]Choose from 10 “standard” compartment configurations (see link below), or contact your sales representative to discuss a custom layout to fit your needs.
OPTIONAL FLOOR PLANS FOR LAYOUTS
[A] Each body side compartment to be of "one-piece" molded fiberglass construction without cracks or seams to prevent dirt and/or moisture from entering compartment.
[B] Rear "backboard" compartment to be molded fiberglass in multiple sections with each seam sealed with proper sealant to prevent dirt and/or moisture from entering compartment.
[C] Compartment opening to be fully gasketed with tubular closed-cell neoprene type material, installed in such a manner as to make full contact with doors when closed and latched with door locking hardware.
[D] Body side compartments to have 16 gauge steel plates molded into fiberglass walls to serve as reinforcement plate for optional shelving. Body side compartments to have Dri-Dek heavy-duty poly vinyl tiles installed on compartment floors to provide dry/skid free decking.
96108. COMPARTMENT DOORS
[A] Each compartment door to be of full fiberglass-reinforced plastic construction. Doors are to have smooth finish on both sides.
[B] Doors to be hinged on full-length special stainless steel hinges to permit full opening of door.
[C] Doors equipped with key-locking 6" “D” ring exterior handles, polished stainless steel and keyed alike. Doors are to be secured by three (3) point system using rod and guide for two (2) points and cam latch for center point.
96109. FEDERAL & STATE LIGHTING
[A] All Federal and State required body marker lights, reflectors, dual back-up lights and dual license lights installed.
[B] Weldon combination LED Stop & Tail, sequential LED Turn Signal, and LED Back-Up light cluster (Weldon #3884-0000-18/19) installed on rear, and center mount stoplight (Weldon #3872-2000-10) installed on upper rear roof rail, or on rear backboard compartment door.
96110. REAR BUMPER & MUD GUARDS
[A] Rear bumper to be fabricated from 3” steel channel/tube and reinforced to truck frame. Bright aluminum treadplate overlay installed on steel bumper and secured with required fasteners.
[B] SWAB logo mud and splashguards installed at rear wheels.
[A] Body mounted onto truck chassis frame using three mounting-points on each side of chassis frame. Each body mounting point is to have a rubber mounting isolator installed to reduce excess vibration and strain on body. Fiberglass body is to be mounted as low as possible consistent with proper tire clearance underneath but no lower than cab roof.
[A] General Overview (12V DC)
Electrical system installed using minimum 14 gauge WGXL Crosslink Thermoplastic insulated stranded wire to each load carrying circuit. Each circuit color-coded, maintaining individual wire color from circuit breaker to load. Wiring installed in high temperature Zip Loom (300 degree rating) where exposed. All connections made with solderless terminals. Wiring harness installed with all required attachments and grommets installed where wiring passes through metal or fiberglass.
[B] General Overview (110V AC)
110-volt wiring installed as required with minimum 12 gauge SJ type cable with waterproof junction boxes required, box connections and wiring clips. All required attachments and grommets installed where wiring passes through metal or fiberglass.
96113. WARNING LIGHTS AND SIREN EQUIPMENT
[A] All customer specified warning light and siren equipment to be installed in accordance with manufacturer's installation instructions.
[B] Light/siren circuits with amperage ratings in excess of twenty (20) amps to be switched through solenoid or relay to protect cab console/panel switch. All required weatherproof gaskets and mounting brackets installed.
96114. DELIVERY PREPARATION
Customer's chassis oil, grease levels checked and filled to recommended levels. Anti-freeze solution brought to original level after installation of body heater system, if so equipped. Batteries fully charged. Unit weighed and road tested. All auxiliary equipment serviced and tested for proper operation. Unit is to be thoroughly cleaned inside/outside.
[A] SWAB encourages periodic inspections by customer. Inspections shall be scheduled in advance. Inspection teams shall be limited to a maximum of six (6) personnel.
96116. CHANGES & ADDITIONS
[A] All Changes & Additions to contract, including additional charges or credits, shall be submitted to customer for approval. All submissions, accepted or rejected, shall be returned to SWAB. In the case of an accepted Change & Addition, the work shall not be implemented until such time as the necessary documents have been returned to SWAB and the conditions (terms), if any, of the order have been satisfied.
[A] The design, construction and finish to above body and equipment to equal or exceed previous SWAB rescue/squad bodies.
[A] Body and specified equipment is warranted free of defects for a period of two (2) years from date of delivery. Body manufacturer shall be responsible for defects in fiberglass-plastic materials during this same period of time.
[B] Auxiliary equipment (i.e. heat/cool units, warning lights, etc.) to carry respective manufacturer's warranty with purchasing agency responsible for labor cost to replace defective equipment.
[C] Electrical and paint work to be warranted for two (2) years from date of delivery to original owner for 100% of the expense to perform required replacement/repair to correct defects in electrical design/installation and/or paint workmanship.
[D] Upon notification, SWAB will perform required repair/replacement work under the following procedures: (NOTE - SWAB reserves the right to stipulate which procedure warranty will be performed by.)
[D1] At customer’s location by SWAB service personnel.
[D2] At customer’s location by SWAB approved/qualified outside contractor upon receipt by SWAB of quotation for said work.
[D3] At SWAB facilities in Elizabethville, PA in which case the unit will be returned to SWAB at
[E] All claims for warranty repairs must be filed with SWAB PRIOR to repairs being started. All claims must be filed within the above specified warranty periods. SWAB reserves the right to deny any and all warranty claims that have been started and/or completed without proper notification to SWAB.
[F] All warranties voided by accident repair(s), body modification(s), and/or transfer to new chassis by a party other than SWAB, unless approved in writing by SWAB. All warranties voided upon transfer of ownership to another party from original owners.
[G] Electrical warranty voided by alterations and/or modifications to electrical system when performed within the warranty period when accomplished by party other than SWAB unless approved in writing by SWAB. Repairs by others of chassis original electrical system does not constitute a warranty void.
96119. COMPLETION ESTIMATE
[A] Based on current production workloads, completion of unit is estimated at 24-28 weeks - providing chassis is on hand for a minimum of 18 weeks and providing SWAB has produced the body prior to chassis receipt. SWAB will not be held responsible for delays caused by chassis production or auxiliary equipment delays.
96120. DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS
[A] These detailed specifications and/or drawings are provided for the purpose of outlining details of manufacture and production and shall remain the property of SWAB. Specifications and/or drawings shall not be transferred to other agencies, associations, or individuals without the express permission being granted by SWAB. These detailed specifications and/or drawings may be used in the preparation of public papers. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
[A] SWAB does not carry insurance on Customer owned vehicles (cab & chassis); and as such will not be liable to loss or damage due to fire, theft, vandalism, windstorm or any other Acts of God.
96122. MATERIAL/EQUIPMENT SUBSTITUTION
[A] SWAB reserves the right to substitute material/equipment specified in the standard specifications and the options specifications with material/equipment of equal or greater value.
[B] Customer to be responsible for price difference for items of greater value than originally specified, this will only apply when material/equipment has been discontinued by supplier/manufacturer.
96123. CUSTOMER SUPPLIED EQUIPMENT/MATERIAL
[A] Customer supplied equipment must be received by SWAB no later than sixty (60) days from date contract has been awarded. Materials delays can and will cause production delays. SWAB will not be held to production deadlines when customer supplied materials are not received by SWAB per the sixty (60) day receipt requirement. All material shipments must bear the job (customer) name on the packing list.
[B] Customer will furnish to SWAB an itemized check list of all customer supplied materials that will be shipped to SWAB. Check list must be furnished to SWAB when the materials are ordered.
[C] All claims for materials received in a damaged condition shall be the responsibility of the customer. The customer shall also be responsible for securing RMA (return materials authorization), also known as RGA (returned goods authorization), and cost incurred by SWAB for return material shipments.