Our pride in craftsmanship and focus on customer service set us apart from the competition and is proven through over half a century dedicated to building exclusive one-of-a-kind Response One units for our customers. With body sizes ranging from 10′ to 16′, when you choose Response One from Alexis, you’re pushing your department’s needs to top priority.
We carry only the highest quality chassis brands with a variety of seating options to accommodate your crew. Our Response One series is designed to allow you to choose from Ford, International or Freightliner commercial chassis. Customize your cab with premium door lettering and reflective striping options to showcase your department’s personality. Floor mounted consoles, Interior shelving units, SCBA seats, and many other options are available to round out your cab interiors. A variety of exterior trim options are available to enhance the overall appearance and functionality of your chassis.
LIGHTING & ACCESSORIES
Add on your bells and whistles with a wide selection of lighting? choices to fully customize your Alexis Response One truck. Siren, speaker, and warning light options are available from industry leading manufacturers to meet NFPA compliancy. Add in the many 120 Volt electrical systems options available as necessary to round out your apparatus. The Alexis 12 volt and 120 volt electrical systems are designed to provide full on-scene support for your firefighting staff.
Alexis offers ample compartment storage space to effectively store all of the loose equipment required for efficient emergency operations. All compartments are designed and constructed for maximum load carrying capacity while resisting water intrusion to support and protect your valuable rescue equipment. With the additional options of adjustable shelves, roll-out trays, pull-out tool boards, equipment storage racks and more, your Alexis Salesman can help design a truck that will meet the needs of your department while allowing you to focus your attention where it is needed most – protecting property and saving lives.
CAD DRAWINGS /?Two-dimensional blueprint of preliminary truck body assures exact dimensions and maps general design.
SOLID MODELING /?Three-dimensional drawings simulate a virtual model shop and offer a greater definition of compartment utilization.
AS BUILT DIAGRAMS /?Customer-specific exact wiring diagrams come standard with your Alexis truck and provide ease of electrical diagnostics.
LOADING DIAGRAMS /?Weight calculations insure intended loads match correct chassis gross vehicle weight rating during pre-planning stage.
OMAX JETMACHINING CENTER /?Alexis utilizes one of the fastest and most precise abrasive waterjet cutting methods in the industry with our Omax 50,000 PSI JetMachining Center. Waterjet machining is a computerized technology used to cut virtually any material into any complex two-dimensional shape which does not result in tool path heating, distortion, or residual stress in the cut material. Computerized motion control provides accurate and reproducible results efficiently throughout a wide range of materials and thicknesses while generating a smooth edge and finish.
3/16″ ALUMINUM OR STAINLESS STEEL BODIES?/ Alexis designs our bodies and subframes utilizing 3D solid modeling to ensure each apparatus is ready to answer the call every time. Finite element analysis is key to ensuring our body is designed to withstand the rigorous conditions our customers are required to respond under. Each body utilizes a subframe that is manufactured of galvanized steel, stainless steel, or aluminum depending on the mission of the unit.
Our heavy duty 3/16” aluminum and 304 #4 stainless steel Response One bodies are designed to fill the role of that versatile unit in your fleet with quick access to your equipment through roll up style doors or hemmed pan style doors. These units are ready to provide a quick response with the equipment you need to complete your job safely and successfully every time.
Service and maintenance is streamlined with heat resistant, color, function, and number coded wiring as well as printed circuit boards and automatic reset circuit breakers. The connections are made through a Duetsch connector, allowing for the best possible protection against the elements. Standard and multiplex systems are available to meet each customer’s 12 volt electrical requirements.
Our apparatus bodies are painted on the Alexis premises using PPG high-gloss finish coatings. Two coats of paint and three coats of primer for ultimate durability and quality. The compartments can be finished in either a natural Aluminum or Zolatone coating. Our trucks are prepped, the paint color of your choice is mixed, and the paint is applied to produce the finished, painted product.