THE GFTE – A modern CFME
SAS ABs' products offer high quality in the form of selection of materials for the construction. Many components are made of stainless acid-resistant steel, which can withstand the deicing fluids used on the airfield surfaces to increase the safety of the Runways, Taxiways and Aprons. All GFTEs' are equipped with a standardized measuring tire, as stipulated by ICAO and the FAA.
The GFTE system is approved by the FAA.
The GFTE vehicle friction tester, built into the Peugeot 5008 SUV, is one top of the line quality self-contained surface friction tester, designed to measure the friction between the GFTE’s measurement wheel and the surface of the ground.
The GFTE vehicle friction tester, built into the Volkswagen T6.1, is one robust surface friction tester. With one extended and reinforced chassis, with a self-levelling suspension installed, the GFTE VW T6.1 can carry a water tank with a volume of up to 800 liters.
The GFTE trailer friction tester, is one high quality self-contained surface friction tester. The professional base trailer is manufactured by the OEM Fogelsta/ Brenderup. One 650 liters water tank is an integral part of the GFTE trailer.
Measuring tires for Operational and Maintenance measurements are available all year round. UNITESTER T520 and ASTM E1551.
Annual calibration or any service of the friction tester? Contact us for a quotation.
The GRF system is remarkably easy to use. Operators quickly learn the intuitive graphical user interface. To report on a section of runway the operator touches the map to select the section. Context-sensitive menus provide comprehensive lists of conditions selected by tapping the menu items on the screen. Pressing the SEND icon transmits the GRF Condition Report to the cloud and further on to the air navigations