Shacman is boosting is trucking business in Nigeria following the introduction of two models of fire trucks to its range of products.
The company gave the two new fire trucks in a statement as comprising of Shacman F2000 and L3000 added to the existing trucks, which are tractor heads, dump/tipper trucks, mixer and lorry trucks.
Specifically, the fire truck upper-body had been built with 14,000 litres capacity made up of 10,000 litre water tank in addition to another 4,000 liters foam tank and another 10,000 litres capacity consisting of 8,000 liters water tank and 2000 liter foam tank) respectively.
They latest addition to the trucks range are equipped with high quality carbon steel plate and anti-rust treatment. It can rotate 360 degrees and have water maximum range of 60m and foam max of 55m.
The products also have suction depth and time of greater than or equal to 7m and less than or equal to 35s respectively.
The fire-fighting pump pressure is given as 1.0Mpa with flux of water and foam 60liters/s and 48liters/s respectively.
Each comes with have a 26m fire hose, a sprinkler of max 10m and a horizontal rotation angle of 360 degrees, which makes it very efficient for fire-fighting.
The Shacman fire truck light-weight, highly rigid body and suspension will help in reducing to the barest minimum; deaths, injuries and economic losses consequent upon the recent ravaging outbreak of fire across states.
Chairman, Transit Support Services (TSS) and assemblers of the truck at ANAMMCO, Emene, Enugu, Frank Nneji, says Shacman is a leading truck manufacturer in China, adding that it had since inception manufactured over one million vehicles of different varieties.
He also explained that Shacman Nigeria, drawing from local experience in vehicle operation, had designed the applicable heavy duty trucks for the Nigeria condition with popular and tested power trains made up of Weichai engine (styre), fast gear box and Hande axles. TSS hopes to add the fire trucks to its range of assembled Shacman trucks in Nigeria.
“Shacman trucks can be trusted to offer the most cost-effective operation in Nigeria, delivering a high return on investment to operators,” the statement noted.
It also said the Transit Support Services Limited brought the Shacman products to Nigeria through a network of dealers that had been equipped with comprehensive after services supported by the Shacman group.