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Tohatsu VC52AS Portable Firefighting Pump

Product Details

  • Engine:    617cc Tohatsu 2 strokes, water-cooled gasoline engine
  • Authorized Output:    40.8PS (30kW)
  • Pump Performance:
    • 1450 liter / min. at 0.4MPa
    • 1000 liter / min. at 0.8MPa
    • 600 liter / min. at 1.0MPa
  • Priming:    Rotary vane vacuum pump
  • Dry Weight:    85kg


Features of VC52AS

1. Light weight and compact 
Engine and pump castings are made of anti-corrosive aluminum-alloy to reduce weight and prolong
working life. Compact unit in its class fits existing locker space, also can be carried by 2 firemen.

2. High pump performance 
Both engine and pump are designed and developed specifically for fire pumps by Tohatsu, ensuring
higher pump performance for its class.

3. Reliable engine with oil injection/auto mixing oil delivery system 
The engine of VC52AS was originally designed by Tohatsu for VC series models. Equipped with oil
pump, gasoline and engine oil are mixed automatically at a precise ratio to engine speed without
mixing fuel and oil by operator.

4. Priming 
Quick priming is provided by operating Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump. Prime 3meters in 6seconds.

5. Centralized control 
All gauges, throttle dial, control switches, and other warning lamps are grouped on the control panel
for easy operation.

6. Cooling water recirculation system 
Engine cooling water is returned to the pump eliminating discharge outside
of the pump, and contamination of surrounding area.

7. Unique auto choke carburetor 
This device helps engine start easier in all seasonal temperature conditions.

8. Engine overheat protection sensor 
Overheat protection is provided on this model to safeguard the engine from cooling water loss, and to
protect engine when water is not discharging. This device stops the engine
automatically when engine temperature reaches 80℃. Reset switch is provided to release the
sensor after it stops the engine.

9. Stainless steel fuel tank 
Integrated fuel tank with large capacity of 18liters ensures the fuel supply will last for 1.5 hours at least
at maximum throttle opening and load.

10. 180degree rotating discharge port

11. Electric starter with back up recoil starter 
An electric starter and back-up recoil starter are installed to guarantee starting engine under any

1. Battery charger
2. Floodlight projector
3. Plastic toolbox
Some different type of adapters for suction port and discharge ports are available.
 Model: VC52AS
 Engine:Type: Tohatsu 2-stroke, 2-cylinder, water cooled gasoline engine
Bore & Stroke: 76mm x 68mm
Piston displacement: 617cc
Authorized output: 40.8PS/ 30 kW
Fuel tank: 18 liters
Fuel consumption: 9 liters/h
Ignition: Flywheel magneto (C.D.Ignition)
Starting system: Starter motor and automatic recoil system
Lubrication: Auto mixing (Separate oil tank)
Choke system: Auto choke
Spark plug: NGK BP7HS-10
Light bulb: 12V-35W
Battery: 12V-16Ah/5h
 Pump:Type: Single suction, single stage, high pressure turbine pump
Delivery outlet: JIS fire thread (B-9912), 2-1/2″ (65mm) male
 BSP 65mm (G 2-1/2″) male
Suction inlet: JIS fire thread (B-9912), 3″ (75mm) male
 BSP 100mm (G 4″) male
Priming: Rotary-vane vacuum pump (Oilless type)
 Pump performance:
(Suction height: 3m)
 1,450 liter/min. at 0.4 MPa
 1,250 liter/min. at 0.6 MPa
 1,000 liter/min. at 0.8 MPa
 600 liter/min. at 1.0 MPa
 Overall dimensions: Length: 700mm x Width: 620mm x Height: 730mm
 Mass:Dry: 85kg
Wet: 101kg
 Max. suction height: Approx. 9m (29.5 feet)