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CABA Support Trailer
Support trailers for Breathing Apparatus

These units are constructed to house an Air Compressor, Air Banks, Filters and filling controls. Some trailers have capacity to also store and carry large amounts of spare cylinders to facilitate changeover during a large incident requiring lots of cylinders.

The Air Compressors are fitted with electric motors which need to be fitted to a three phase power outlet to operate, and must be placed in a clean environment for the unit to work in. Filters on the inlet of the compressor ensure contaminants and moisture are removed from the air before entering the cylinders.

Equipment carried on a CABA Support Trailer may include:

Please Note: The above information is provided as an example of a typical appliance of this type. Actual equipment and configuration of appliances may vary to suit requirements of the station to which it belongs.