HOW DO I GET A DEMONSTRATOR UNIT TO VISIT MY FIREHOUSE?

Sutphen has various demonstrator apparatus available throughout the year. Product types tend to vary depending on what has or has not been sold. Sutphen demonstrators sell quickly. It’s best to contact your local sales representative to schedule a demo. You can locate your representative by following the Dealer and Service Locator link at the top part of this site. Sutphen also attends most major national, regional and local trade shows. A list of these shows can be found on the Events page of our site.

HAS SUTPHEN EVER MANUFACTURED A REAR-MOUNT AERIAL?

As of April 21, 2016, customers can purchase a Sutphen, rear-mount aerial. The Sutphen organization still believes wholeheartedly in our original mid-mount design, however, our customers have asked us for several years to provide them with a rear-mount Sutphen that will fit their needs. We still believe that the lower center of gravity and simplicity of mid-mount aerial operations provides a safe and maneuverable apparatus, but because of demand, we created a rear-mount Sutphen. When creating our rear-mount aerials, we knew we would never compromise and still bring you the highest quality Sutphen apparatus you have come to expect. Visit our rear-mount product page for more details.

DOES SUTPHEN HELP WITH SPONSORSHIPS?

Sutphen does provide sponsorships for various charities and fire training events, however, because of the heavy number of requests, we are unable to sponsor every event. Please contact your local dealer to start the process, and request Sutphen’s sponsorship of your event!

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET PARTS FOR OUR SUTPHEN APPARATUS?

You can contact your local Sutphen service center via our dealer and service locator, or call our service, parts and refurbishment center. Depending on the type of apparatus and location of your department, your contact points may differ.

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO HAVE OUR OLDER SUTPHEN REFURBISHED?

Sutphen operates a 5,000-square-foot service and refurbishment facility in Springfield, Ohio, which specializes in refurbishing trucks and remounting aerials.

To receive a quote, please contact our service and refurbishment facility at (937) 969-8851.

WHAT MATERIALS ARE YOUR LADDERS CONSTRUCTED OF?

The Sutphen mid-mount aerial platform is constructed using heat-treated T-6061 aircraft aluminum, with a box boom design that utilizes aircraft-style, Huck-Bolt technology. With the four-section box boom design, Sutphen provides a 3:1 safety factor.

WHAT ARE THE VERTICAL REACHES OF YOUR LADDERS?

The vertical reach of a Sutphen SP 95 is 93′ 7″ at an 80-degree elevation.
The vertical reach of a Sutphen SP 100 is 100′ at an 80-degree elevation.
The vertical reach of a Sutphen SP 110 is 110′ at an 80-degree elevation.

WHAT ARE THE HORIZONTAL REACHES OF YOUR LADDERS?

The horizontal reach of a Sutphen SP 95 is 82 feet.
The horizontal reach of a Sutphen SP 100 is 90 feet.
The horizontal reach of a Sutphen SP 110 is 99 feet.

WHAT ARE THE DIMENSIONS OF YOUR PLATFORMS?

The Sutphen bucket (either two, or three door) is 60 inches wide x 42 inches deep x 42 inches high.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE OF YOUR PLATFORMS?

The Sutphen bucket is 17.5 square feet. The Sutphen bucket is 61.5 cubic feet.

WHAT ARE THE STYLES, NUMBERS AND LOCATIONS OF YOUR JACKS?

The Sutphen SP 95, SP 100, and SPH 100 have jacks located in three locations. The stabilizer jacks are mid mounted and have a jack spread of 18 feet. They consist of a single “H” style, out and down, outrigger on each side of the apparatus. They are individually operated allowing the ability to short-jack the apparatus when necessary. The second set of jacks is located behind the rear duals. They are a down jack only and extend to the ground directly behind the rear dual. A third set of jacks is mounted on the frame rail underneath the cab. They extend downward to the front axle to provide stabilization to the front suspension.

The Sutphen SP 110, SLI 110 and SPI 112  utilize a jack system located in three places. There are two sets of stabilizer jacks, mid mounted, in a patented “X” pattern stabilizing system with a jack spread of 20 feet. The jacks are individually operated allowing the ability to short-jack the apparatus when necessary. The second set of jacks is located behind the rear duals. They are a down jack only and extend to the ground directly behind the rear dual. A third set of jacks is mounted on the frame rail underneath the cab. Again, they extend downward to the front axle to provide stability to the front suspension.

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