Runway 6000

6,000-litre stainless steel tank; 22m aluminium folding booms; heavy-duty construction

A premium-quality 6,000-litre runway deicer that delivers outstanding accuracy and productivity and offers intuitive controls that are easy-to-master with a gentle learning curve.

Precision-engineered at Kellands’ Birdlip production facility, the Runway de-icer features heavy-duty build quality for the best in durability; hydraulically folding aluminium booms with Auto Section Control; and a hand-crafted high-capacity 6,000-litre tank.

The machine comes with on-site operator training.


  • Heavy-duty box sectional steel construction
  • Fully welded, sealed, and powder-coated in your own colours
  • 'T'-frame drawbar
  • Removable screw jack
  • Access ladder/platform
  • Twin solid beam axles with heavy-duty hubs
  • Single line hydraulic brakes
  • Wheels, tyres and mudguards


  • 6000-litre hand-crafted 304-grade stainless steel tank unit
  • Double-welded seams
  • Fitted with internal baffles
  • Hinged easy-access door
  • Rotary wash nozzles
  • Discharge sump for complete draining
  • Sight-level gauge
  • Low-level sensor with warning light and sight/level gauge


  • Front enclosure with removable/hinged stainless steel panels and doors housing all manual and electric control valves, pumps and filters etc
  • Storage locker for personal protective clothing


  • 22m aluminium hydraulically folding and lift/lowering booms with in-built suspension
  • Fitted with plumbing as required by customer
  • Full set of 'Turbo floodjets' at 1m spacing
  • Stainless steel spray lines
  • Single anti-drip nozzle bodies and spray jets to suit required application rate

Control system

  • RDS Delta 34i auto rate controller
  • 3-section electric controls with master on/off
  • Operated from in-cab controls
  • 4” pressure gauge mounted in front of tank
  • Manual suction control valve for selection of fill or spray functions (Sited in enclosure)
  • Manual pressure control valve for selection of spray or pump-out functions (Sited in enclosure)


  • D406 406ltr/min output 6-cylinder diaphragm pump
  • Wide-angle PTO shaft with standard 6-spline


  • 12v LED rear road lights with side, break and indicators
  • Guide lights mounted at boom tips
  • Strobe twin type flashing beacon
  • Delivery and installation within mainland UK