New hydraulic platform for BP Gelsenkirchen

Published:  01 April, 2014

Bronto Skylift deliver a 44-meter hydraulic platform to petrochemical plant BP in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

Bronto’s F 44 RPX SE is a specially designed ‘Super Extinguisher’ for industrial fire brigades. The unit has a rescue cage with maximum safe load up to 500 kg (5 persons + 50 kg). With increased horizontal outreach and extensive up-and-over capacity it suits perfectly for refineries and other industrial plants.

The BP Gelsenkirchen’s unit is mounted onto 4-axle Scania P420 LB 8x4 4HNA and is equipped with FPN 10-10000 centrifugal fire pump and special foam mixing system with foam pumps.  It has two tanks (1000 l AFFF + 1000 l Firesorb concentrate) and an integrated piping into the cage where there is a water/foam monitor with 7000 l/min capacity. The GVW is about 32 tons and the transport height 3.8 m.


  • Operation Florian

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