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What are the two types of articulating aerial apparatus
-Water towers
- Aerial platforms
Telescoping or articulating arm portions of an elevating platform aerial device.
Booms
Slide-out platform mounted beneath the side running board or rear step of an aparatus equipped with an aerial device. This platform is designed to minimize the chance of the driver/operator being electricuted should the aerial device come in contact with enegized electrical wires or equipment.
Anti-electrocution Platform
When subject to extreme cold, an articulating aerial device should be operated in a manner that will minimize or eliminate what to its structural members?
Shock Loading
During master stream operations with an articulating aerial device, the maximum load capacity of the personnel platform _________ in direct proportion to the nozzle reaction force in pounds.
Decreases
Failure of the aerial apparatus main hydraulic system will typically require the auxiliary hydraulic pump to be used. The auxiliary hydraulic pump should be operated at _ minute intervals, followed by _ minute rest.
1 min; 1 min
Failure of the aerial device can usually be blamed on what two things?
- Improper maintenance
- Lack of operator knowledge and awareness
Failure of an aerial device may include what things?
- tipping the apparatus due to improper positioning or stabilization
- Due to binding or jamming of working parts
- enviromental conditions
- overloading of the device
- mechanical failures within the components of the aerial device.