17,500 Gallon WD Modular Lift Deck Jet Refueler
The super heavy duty truck that transformed refueling
The largest capacity non-articulating refueler in the world, the 17,500 WD is the perfect truck for large cargo operations, long distances to the fuel farm, fueling long-haul aircraft, or fueling multiple aircraft in rapid succession.
17,500 Gallon Refueler
Learn more about the Rampmaster 17.5K WD Refueler
Fast Access Lift Platform
The Rampmaster 17.5K WD is equipped with a lift platform with easy access to hoses and controls.
Engine Management System
Management (Flow Control) System EMS. It removes the complexity of venturi and control valves as well as the waste of a constant fuel burn, replacing it with a patented system of sensors that maintains even pressure in the wing while reducing the load on the refueler engine.
17.5k WD Specifications
Turbocharged 6 cyl. Diesel engine.
- Engine Equipment
Engine block heater 15.5 CFM Air compressor.
1100 sq. in. 4 row core Radiator.
- Air Intake
Donaldson 15” single stage dry air cleaner.
Single horizontal exhaust system Mounted under front bumper with spark arrestor.
5 speed automatic, Alison world transmission with oil cooler and two cartridge filters. Incorporates electronic push button shift selector pad mounted in cab.
- Rear / Drive Axle
Rockwell PSC 1614 – 48,000 lb. capacity, steerable, 14.76 ratio,
Chalmers 48,000 lb. suspension
17.5” x 25” 5 piece OTR wheels
17.5R25 Aggressive tread tires (super singles).
- Front Axle
Rockwell FL-941s – 22,000 lb. Capacity, steerable
22,000 lb. Leaf Spring Suspension
22.5” x 9” one piece wheels
- Air Brake System
Cast Iron brake drums.
Wabco cartridge style air dryer.
Crane Carrier Chassis.
110,000 psi yield strength steel alloy frame with reinforcement plates.
45 gal fuel tank.
SAE J844 Nylon tubing fuel and air lines.
Cab mounted entry steps.
Heavy duty steel bumpers with (2) tow eyes.
Battery box with two batteries and shut off switch.
- Cab Trim & Accessories
High visibility steel tilt cab.
Hydraulic tilt mechanism, mechanical lock.
Fiberglass front fender extensions.
Tinted window glass.
Black interior trim.
Air ride low back driver seat.
Full foam low back passenger seat.
Rubber black floor mats.
40,000 BTU heater/defroster.
Console type with front serviceable gauges.
Electric speedometer and odometer.
Oil pressure gauge.
Dual air pressure gauges.
Engine water temp gauge.
Hobbs hour meter.
Separate starter button.
Pump/Drive selector lever with indicator light.
Low oil pressure lamp and buzzer with shutdown.
High water temperature, lamp and buzzer with shutdown.
Low air lamp and buzzer.
Transmission temperature lamp and buzzer.
800 GPM with integral power-take-off.
- Lift Platform
Platform height – 66″ For an Airbus A320 up to 134″ for Boeing 777.
- Pumping Control
Rampmaster Engine Management Flow Control.
800 GPM 5th edition filter vessel.
Gammon filter differential pressure gauge
532 Water slug valve.
- Hoses / Reel / Nozzles
One (1) hydraulic rewind hose reel (Single Wrap) with manual rewind.
One (1) 2½” x 50’ hose with Whittaker 2½“ F -117 underwing nozzle.
Two (2) 2½” x 10’ deck hoses with Whittaker 2½ “ F -117 underwing nozzle.
High and Low flow on deck, one speed on side reel.
Gorman Rupp 4” x 3” FDF valve and eductor with check valve to prevent backwash to filter.
800 GPM Electronic meter with ticket printing electronic register with Delta P cut out. Digital deck readout / rate of flow indicator.
- Control Panels
Side mounted: contains 4” nozzle pressure gauge, mi llipore taps (upstream and downstream of filters), fuel – defuel selector, and 2½” pump discharge pressure gauge.
Deck mounted: contains 4” nozzle pressure gauge and high – low flow selector.
Schedule 5 stainless steel piping.
All underwing nozzles, deck rails, bottom loading valve, and pump/drive selector.
- Emergency Shutdown
Three (3) quick access shut-offs located at right front and left front module corners as well as on top deck.
- Fire Extinguishers
Two (2) Ansul fire extinguishers.
Refueler is completely flow tested for proper operation of all controls and valves, meter is calibrated.
- Tank Warranty
- Tank Capacity
17,500 gallons shell full.
- Tank Compartments
One (1) single.
- Tank Construction
Aluminum, semi rectangular, drop frame, fully baffled .313” aluminum heads, sides, and bottom DOT 406 construction.
One (1) 20” diameter manhole with 10” fill, two (2) 2” fusibles, vapor vent mounted in manhole.
Two (2) 20” diameter inspection manholes.
3” with interlock weather-hood and elbow.
Two (2) aluminum extrusions welded and air tested.
Aluminum expanded metal walkway inside flashing.
Two (2) at rear, one (1) at front of tank.
Aluminum bolt-on at rear with grip-strut steps and drain through risers.
- Sensor Precheck Valve
One (1) Apollo ball valve.
- Bottom Load Adaptor
One (1) Whittaker aluminum 2½” bottom load valve.
One (1) Whittaker aluminum 4” bottom load valve.
Bottom load adapters equipped with brake interlocks.
- Static Terminal
At bottom load valve.
- Emergency Valve
One (1) Whittaker aluminum 6” emergency valve with anti-splash deflector.
- Water Drain Valve
One (1) Apollo ball valve in sump.
- Product Level Sensors
One (1) two-stage Whittaker jet sensor.
- Tank Mounting
Two (2) kingpins to mate two fifth-wheels on Power Module.
- Tank Axle
92,000 lb. capacity axles
Chalmers 92,000 lb. Suspension
25” five piece OTR wheels
17.5R25 Aggressive tread tires (super singles).
- Tank Level
Product level gauge.