GelFire Systems is currently developing a Firecon 55 Terra Torch® for the private land owner and contractor. The new model will have similar performance to our GFS models but has been made available at a more affordable price allowing land owners and contractors a viable option for prescribed burning and wildland fire tools.
GelFire Systems rebuild program allows existing Terra Torch® owners to send in their GelGuns to be built back to like-new condition.
Each Firecon Terra Torch unit rebuild is unique and will require communication in advance for GelFire Systems to provide a quote representative of the scope of work for each prescribed burning tool. Photos are especially helpful and those necessary include: all sides, pump, motor, and GelGun. Additional photos of our Firecon wildland fire tool are welcome. We will also request a history of the unit, where it is located, how the prescribed burning tool has been used in the past, and what the goals are for the unit in the future. This information is helpful when putting together a quote.
Once received at the GelFire Systems facility, the Terra Torch will be completely torn down and cleaned. We may need to replace the following items: gaskets, vents, motors, pump/clutch, belt and electrical guards in order to provide for better safety and easier access to our prescribed burning tools motor area. All pump hoses and fittings will be upgraded to hydraulic high pressure or stainless fittings and fuel hoses. The new plumbing system for the Terra Torch will allow the operator to draw fuel from an auxiliary source and to transfer fuel if needed. Our experienced staff will weld new fuel tank spouts, forklift brackets and support brackets as needed. A control panel redesign will bring new wiring and switches to the Terra Torch tool as well.
GelGun will be rebuilt to like-new condition with a new 3/4-inch by 20-foot GelHose system. Other accessories included are a 12-volt rechargeable battery system, 15-foot fuel transfer hose with draft and fill attachments and operating manual.
GelFire Systems now requires all agencies and customers to be trained on the proper use of the Firecon wildland fire tool and GFS models at time of delivery or at an agreed upon time. Once the rebuild is finalized, the prescribed burning tool will be delivered and the minimum of six hours training will be completed.
Feel free to reach out to us with any questions you might have regarding a Firecon Terra Torch unit rebuild.