2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck

October 14, 2011
2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck
fabrication of the cab

Your new apparatus is now in production, with fabrication of the cab in progress this week. Next week the cab should finish in fabrication and move to the paint department, while pump house fabrication should be underway.


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October 21, 2011
2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck
cab goes to paint













This week the cab completed fabrication and began the paint process with metal finishing while the PUC body panels were joined and had hatches added along with the pump plumbing manifold . Next week the cab should finish in paint while the chassis is assembled. The body should begin the paint process.


2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck
PUC body panels


October 28, 2011
2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck
paint finished on cab













This week, the cab finished in paint while assembly the chassis frame is underway and the body moved from fabrication to the paint department, where it is in the early stage of the paint process. Next week, cab components should begin being installed while the chassis receives engine, drive train, air tanks and main harnessing. The body should be finishing the paint process.


2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck
assembly of the chassis frame

November 5, 2011
2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck
This week the cab and PUC pump have been married to the chassis frame. The body, after finishing in paint, moved to the line where doors, harnessing and trim are installed. Next week, the body and water tank should be married to the chassis, and your apparatus should begin moving through the stations of main assembly.

2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck

2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck

2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck

November 18, 2011
2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck









This week after your apparatus finished in alignment and completed initial pump testing and the road test, it moved to the line where it is reviewed after testing and where reflective striping is applied. As the overall assembly/build process comes to a close, the remaining sequence of events for your apparatus should be: complete third-party pump testing, go through final product evaluation (part of the quality process), graphics and detailing to ready your apparatus for final inspection.


2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck

2011 Pierce Fire Pumper Truck