Reach up and over parapets, power lines and other obstructions
Box-section boom design provides torsional rigidity for superior strength and steady aerial maneuvers
The platform provides rock-sold work space for firefighting and rescue operations
Unrestricted 750 lb. (340 kg) dry-top load rating and a full 500-lb (227 kg) tip load rating while flowing 1,000 gpm (4000 L/m) of water
The 55’ (17 m) model offers the articulating boom mobility and rugged box beam construction of the larger models, but can be mounted on a short-wheelbase pumper to provide a first out unit that can handle ground and aerial structural fire attacks.
Simplified, state-of-the-art aerial device controls ensure ease of operations
Dual steel leveling rods, separate and independent of each other, keep the platform level in all boom positions
Square steel tube, A-frame-style stabilizers lock themselves in operating position. Two sets of stabiliziers, in front of and behind the axles, provide maximum stability in any situation. The hydraulic cylinders are protected inside the outriggers from accidental damage.
Narrow 11’9” (3.58 m) stabilizer spread allows setup in tight streets, alleys and cul-de-sacs
1,000 gpm (4000 L/m) master stream with multiple tip options
Available on your choice of customer and commercial chassis. Custom chassis include: Smeal S450 and S600, Smeal Sirius and Sirius II, Spartan® Metrostar® and Gladiator®
45 years, 5,000 aerials
Over four decades and more than 5,000 aerials later, Ladder Tower Co. remains a leader in reliable operation, no matter the conditions.
LTC™ aerials, formerly known as LTI, have decades of durability and performance in the toughest operational environments. More than 5,000 have been built since they were first introduced in the late 1960s. In fact, Ladder Tower Co. and Smeal, our parent company, have more combined experience engineering, building, testing and supporting aerials than anyone else.
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LTC and LTI apparatus are supported throughout North America by Smeal dealers. Service, technical support and parts are one call away.
What People Say
"Smeal and LTC together offer more aerial choices than anyone. Performance. Safety. Confidence. It's time to take another look at LTC." - Mike Y.
Who We Are
Aerials are our thing. Between LTC and Smeal, we have more experience engineering, building, testing and supporting aerials than anyone.
Ladder Tower Co.
68 Cocalico Creek Road
Ephrata, PA 17522