TOWER SPECIFICATIONS

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Overall Dimensions:

Overall Height:  38' 6" (+/-)

Overall Width:  13' 0" (center of legs)

Overall Length:  18' 0" (center of legs)

Height of Each Level (from Ground): 

  • 1st Level:  7' 9" (+/-) - 1st Floor
  • 2nd Level:  14' 4" (+/-)
  • 3rd Level:  20' 10" (+/-) - 2nd Floor
  • 4th Level:  27' 5" (+/-)
  • 5th Level:  34' 0" (+/-) - 3rd Floor

Weight:  13,375lbs (approx.)

FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM

Fire Department Connection

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The Affordable Drill Tower comes with a single, 2.5" NST Female "F.D.C."

Standpipe Valves

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The Affordable Drill Tower has a 2.5" NST Standpipe Connection on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Floors.

Sprinkler Heads

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The Affordable Drill Tower has 2 Sprinkler Heads (1-Upright & 1-Pendant) on the 1st Floor.  Both Sprinkler Heads are controlled by a single Control Valve.

Pressure Gauge

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Affordable Drill Tower's Fire Protection System is complete with a Pressure Gauge, at the top of the Standpipe riser.


Use the Pressure Gauge to calculate Elevation Loss, Friction Loss, and Engine Pump Pressure.

Design & Engineering

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Affordable Drill Tower's Fire Protection System was designed to be practical, effective, and realistic; and to allow Fire Fighters to train on what seems to be underutilized skills.


The Fire Protection System was designed, developed, engineered, tested in cooperation with American Fire Systems, Inc. specifically for Affordable Drill Towers.

Fabricated

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Each Fire Protection System is fabricated specifically for Affordable Drill Towers.


The entire Fire Protection System is hydrostatically tested to 200 p.s.i., in accordance with N.F.P.A. 13 & 14.

BALCONY/INSTRUCTOR'S PLATFORM

Rescues, Hose Stretches & Ladder Ops

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From the Balcony on the Affordable Drill Tower, practice removing conscious and unconscious victims, advancing hose lines, and ground ladder operations.  Become familiar with transitioning from a ground ladder, onto the Balcony with tools and hose lines.

Instructor's Platform

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Instructors, observers, and officers now have a place to stand, while either giving instruction, or observing fire fighters practicing drills on the Affordable Drill Tower.

Tried, Tested & True

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The Affordable Drill Tower Balcony/Instructor's Platform was designed, engineered, and tested to withstand the rigors of firefighting, and the dynamic loads imposed.

SEGMENTED FLOORS

Vertical Confined Space

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With Affordable Drill Tower's "Segmented Floors" on the 1st & 2nd Floor, you can train on Vertical Rope Rescue

F.F. John Nance Drill

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Here's an opportunity to practice the F.F. John Nance (Columbus, OH FD) Drill using the Affordable Drill Tower.  The "Columbus Drill" has become part of the Firefighter Rescue/Saving Our Own Drills.


In the Columbus Drill, firefighters can simulate/practice lifting a trapped firefighter from a below grade area, such as a basement.

Removable Floor Panels

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The Affordable Drill Tower comes with removable Floor Panels on the 1st & 2nd Floors.

Anchor Points

Anchor Points Everywhere!

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There are literally Anchor Points for Rope Rescue throughout the entire Affordable Drill Tower!

Attach Your Hardware

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When using one of the "Rings" on the Affordable Drill Tower as an Attachment Point," connect only hardware to the Rings.


THE EDGE OF THE RINGS CAN DAMAGE THE LIFE SAFETY ROPE - ONLY USE HARDWARE ON THE RINGS!!!

Tested

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The "Rings" of the Affordable Drill Tower have been 3rd Party Tested, in accordance with EN 12811, Part 3


  • Single Axial Pull Test = 10,915lbs.
  • Double Axial Pull Test = 9,645lbs.
  • Double Horizontal Downward Test = 14,445lbs./64.2kN

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Affordable Drill Towers, LLC

12126 Roxie Drive •• Austin, Texas •• 78729

844-558-6937

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