An impressive 1500# tip load

A waterway capable of 1500 gpm unrestricted

Truck Company and Quint body designs

Water tank capacity up to 300 gallons


The SHD-100 is a super heavy duty aerial ladder with a 1500 pound tip load the capability to flow up to 2000 GPM, making it a perfect fit for industrial firefighting, as well as a municipal department looking for a more substantial aerial device. Aerial Ladder Brochure

Ferrara Super Heavy Duty 100’ Rear Mount Aerial Ladder



The SHD-100’ is the best choice for municipal or industrial fire departments that need high capacities at low angles or need to achieve higher flow rates.  The SHD can carry 6 firefighters at the end while flowing 1500 GPM.  This performance rating can easily handle the most demanding situations.

Our chassis options for the SHD 100 are the Igniter and Inferno chassis.  An HME or Spartan chassis can also be utilized to match an in-service fleet. 

Our extruded aluminum body can be custom configured to your requirements.  Adjustments can be made to body compartment heights, compartment depths on units without pumps, and cab extension options

Overall Height 12' 1”
Overall Length 45"
Overall Width 102”    (excluding mirrors and handrails)
Wheelbase 240"
NFPA 1901 Horizontal Reach 94’ at 0 degrees
NFPA 1901 Vertical Reach 100’ at 72 degrees results in more side reach
Stabilizer Spread 18'
Turning Radius 40.89’ bumper swing with 21” extension

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