For over 30 years building fire fighting vehicles of excellence, Jacinto attends to all the requests of its clients by customizing the vehicle to meet their needs, integrating the customer in the same project. Due to the materials most used, as stainless steel and aluminum, thus ensures grater durability and functionality of its products, always bearing in mind the constant improvement and simplification, always at the forefront of technology.
It is located in Esmoriz, 25 km south of Oporto, in Portugal, with 130 employees and it builds about 200 new vehicles a year for all over the world. At the moment the main markets are Europe, South America, North Africa, Middle East and Asia too.
In May, Jacinto launched its new Urban Vehicle, with a new design and able to fit to different cabins. The new fairings design by Jacinto, also have some LEDs that were developed by the company. The true structure is always there, but some new materials and some new ideas have made the vehicle with visual lines much more attractive and will improve its aerodynamics too. People can find more of it in Jacinto website and in a video that the company launched about the vehicle, which will show some more details about the innovations that this product contains.
This model is a MAN TGM 18.340 4×2, it has 4000L capacity (3700L water + 300L foam), and equipped with a pump of 3000l/min at 10 bar with foam inductor, Telescopic mast, a 10 Kva Electric Generator and an Hydraulic extrication group. Full equipped for the first Portuguese Fire Department of Póvoa de Santa Iria.
Jacinto also developed a turbine for use in fire-fighting vehicles, the Trident Turbine. The name of the turbine arises because it is capable of making water, foam and ventilation. As for its water projection capacity, the Trident Turbine can make 780 l/min with the sprinklers and 2000 l/min with the monitor, and in relation to the projection of foam can reach the 2000 l/min, all with a range of 80 meters. With regard to ventilation (positive pressure), it can reach from 54000 m3/h of air to 93600 m3/h.
This turbine will be exhibit at Intersec 2019 at Jacinto’s outdoor stand, on a MAN TGS 33.400 6×4, with a tank capacity of 12000L of water and 1000L of foam, equipped with a Godiva P2B 3010 pump and an Automatic Foam Induction System CTD Caméleon 30L.
Jacinto already sold vehicles to around 30 countries, and its continued growth can be seen in the improvement of quality of all vehicles that they produce. Jacinto is always trying to innovate and presenting new products to their customers, and they are preparing some big news to announce in 2020 that will change the paradigm of firefighting to the world.
For more information, go to www.jacinto-lda.com