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CONTENDER BY MAXIMETAL™ PIC TANKERS (PUMP-IN-COMPARTMENT)

CONTENDER BY MAXIMETAL™ PIC TANKERS (PUMP-IN-COMPARTMENT)

Contender by MAXIMETAL is an exclusive product partnership between Pierce Manufacturing and MAXIMETAL. Already a trusted partner to Pierce on other projects, MAXIMETAL has been delivering fire apparatus recognized for their quality and value in Canada since 1983, and internationally since 2011. MAXIMETAL designs and builds Top-Mount Enclosed Pumpers and Pump-in-Compartment Tankers on commercial chassis for the Pierce dealer network under the CONTENDER by MAXIMETAL product name for the United States, also distributed in Canada under the MAXI brand.

PIC (Pump-in-Compartment) Tankers provide a versatile solution for maximizing water carrying capability on and affordable short-wheelbase commercial chassis.

Available in the following configurations with a variety of value-add options and upgrades to ensure you have the operational capability you need:

  • 2000 USG single-axle with Pumper-Tanker or Tanker rating at 27’ 1” overall-length
  • 2400 USG single-axle with Tanker rating at 27’ 8” overall-length
  • 3000 USG tandem-axle with Pumper-Tanker or Tanker rating at 30’ overall-length
  • 3600 USG tandem-axle with Tanker rating at 32’ overall-length

 

 

Options include:

  • PTO pumps up to 1250 US GPM
  • Several foam system options including exclusive Pierce Husky 3 Foam system
  • Hydraulic ladder and portable tank racks, including the Titan™

Thanks to MAXIMETAL’s innovative design approach we can offer an unparalleled 130 cubic feet of compartment space on our PIC tankers. Some models will have even more!

CONTENDER BY MAXIMETAL™ TME PUMPER (TOP-MOUNT-ENCLOSED)

CONTENDER BY MAXIMETAL™ TME PUMPER (TOP-MOUNT-ENCLOSED)

Contender by MAXIMETAL is an exclusive product partnership between Pierce Manufacturing and MAXIMETAL. Already a trusted partner to Pierce on other projects, MAXIMETAL has been delivering fire apparatus recognized for their quality and value in Canada since 1983, and internationally since 2011. MAXIMETAL designs and builds Top-Mount Enclosed Pumpers and Pump-in-Compartment Tankers on commercial chassis for the Pierce dealer network under the CONTENDER by MAXIMETAL product name for the United States, also distributed in Canada under the MAXI brand.

TME (Top-Mount-Enclosed) Pumpers provide a versatile solution for carrying up to 6 firefighters in a winter-friendly, CMVSS/FMVSS approved crew-cab with enclosed top-mount pump controls.

The TME is available in with the following features:

  • Up to 1500 US GPM using either Split-Shaft stationary pumps Pump-in-Motion PTO
  • 1000USG or 1500 USG firefighting body
  • Through-body ladder storage, external ladder storage or hydraulic ladder and/or portable tank racks
  • Several foam options including the exclusive Pierce Husky™ 3 Foam system

Pumper

From 500 US gallons up to 1200 US gallons and pump capacities up to 2250 US GPM, there is a Maxi commercial-chassis pumper to fulfill your needs. Several body types are available including ladders stored through the body or outside the body. We also offer “FDNY”-style low hosebed and of course our Paragon™ pumphouse option is always available to optimize your layout, shorten your wheelbase and increase your compartment space.

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Pumper-Tanker

Available in 1500, 1800 and 2100 US gallon tank sizes and pump capacities up to 2250 US GPM, there is a MAXI Saber pumper-tanker to fulfill your needs.

A key feature available from MAXIMETAL is our unique Titan™
750-pound-capacity equipment rack to carry your portable tank, suction tubes and ladders grouped all together.  And of course, our Paragon™ pumphouse option is always available to optimize your layout, shorten your wheelbase and increase your compartment space.

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Wildland-Urban Interface & Tactical Tenders

The wildland/urban interface provides a unique set of challenges to the modern fire department. MAXIMETAL offers several solutions for pumpers and pumper-tankers built on 4×4 commercial chassis. These versatile apparatuses are configured to be just as responsive and functional on FEMA deployment as working a structure fire in town.

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Tanker

Available in 2500 and 3000 US gallon tank sizes and pump capacities up to 2250 US GPM, there is a MAXI Saber tanker-tender to fulfill your needs. A key feature available from MAXIMETAL is our our unique Titan™
750-pound-capacity equipment rack to carry your portable tank, suction tubes and ladders grouped all together. And of course, our Paragon™ pumphouse option is always available to optimize your layout, shorten your wheelbase and increase your compartment space.

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Rescue-Command

Whether you require walk-in or walk-around configuration, or a hybrid of both, there is a Maxi commercial-chassis rescue apparatus to fulfill your needs. From small & versatile Ford F550 or E450 up to heavy rescue bodies on full-sized commercial truck chassis we can incorporate everything from Hazmat and rehab features to gross decon and command set ups. See some of the projects we have done here.

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Light Attack

MAXIMETAL builds Mini Pumpers up to 1500GPM and Brush-type light attack apparatus on both the Ford F-550 or F-600 chassis.

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