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Scott Safety – Breaking New Ground at Interschutz

Scott Safety, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of personal and respiratory protective equipment, will be exhibiting at INTERSCHUTZ 2015 to reveal leading new ranges of respiratory protection and gas detection products for those working in high…

ESKA

The ESKA Flash Pro is known as all-rounder for technical rescue. The glove offers optimum cut protection and excellent grip and tactility even on smooth surfaces. The hard-shell knuckle protector additionally provides optimum impact and knock protection. The material Rescut™…

Pacific Helmets

Pacific Helmets (NZ) Ltd combines safety, comfort, quality, and style through the new Pacific structural firefighting helmet, the F10 MkV. With a Kevlar® and fibreglass composite shell, the F10 MkV is incredibly light and, like all Pacific Helmets, is designed…

Seiz

In three attractive models, SEIZ® offers a whole family of technical assistance safety gloves at the same time. In addition to their ergonomic fit, excellent tactile sensitivity and high dexterity, all gloves have a KEVLAR® inner lining, offering powerful cut…

Vimpex

Vimpex, the specialist supplier of emergency services equipment for over 20 years, has launched a new advanced firefighter glove. The FX-1 MAX represents the latest and most modern development in firefighting gloves in recent years and uses PBI MAX –…

Glovecrafters

The Fire Armor is true three-dimensional form fitting glove with a curved finger design, inset thumb with enhanced finger dexterity. The one piece back shell is made from FR and water repellent 100% Kevlar knit fleece 7.5 oz. fabric with…

Russian Helicopters Airborne Fire Brigade

As skyscrapers increasingly dominate city skylines across the world, firefighters are being equipped with helicopters to fight blazes in built-up urban centres. In 2013 about 90,000 people died in fires across the world with the problem being most acute in…

Sicor

Sicor, an ISO 9001 certified company, is one of the world’s leading producers of helmets for fire fighting, structural and wildland, technical rescue and rescue in mountains and from height. Over the years, Sicor has made major investments in human…

Bristol

In a further extension of its own-manufacture product strategy, Bristol has designed a range of three structural firefighting gloves to meet EN659:2008 and which have focused on providing class leading protection and manual dexterity. The new gloves, which have been…

International success built on local representation

Firefighter garment design varies considerably within countries as fire and rescue services look to adapt fire coats and trousers to meet their specific needs, whilst maintaining the performance standards required by their regional regulating authorities. Internationally, the scale of this…

US Fire Pump – The Next Generation of Industrial Fire Pumps

Industrial fire departments across the world have been looking for better firefighting equipment with larger capacities and efficiency to control fires faster and reduce the risk to personnel and equipment. US Fire Pump has recognized that demand and developed a…

Video Fire Detection – A New Affordable Solution

UK Fire losses have substantially increased over recent years and are now regularly exceeding £1 Billion per year. Proposed budget cuts across the UK Fire Service will see large reductions in fire-fighter posts, appliances and the closure of Fire Stations. In…

More Departments Take Protection to the Max – 50,000 Sets and Counting

Touted as the next generation of PBI outer shells after its introduction at FDIC 2012, PBI Max™ by Safety Components features the exclusive and patented Filament Twill Technology™. Filament Twill Technology incorporates battle-tested, maximum strength Kevlar® filament with superior flame…

Pointing the way to fire safety with Goodpoint

Fire and Rescue Services in the UK are doing an amazing job of promoting the message that people should test their smoke alarms on a weekly basis. Ideas such as #testittuesday on Twitter ensure that this vital message is delivered…

Crucial role for FloodSax on the emergency frontline

The sandless sandbags are so easy to store on the appliance yet can be used in so many ways at emergencies from soaking up leaking fuel from crashed vehicles to diverting floodwater away from homes and businesses and even as…

Continued Global Growth For PBI

PBI Performance Products is enjoying continued growth across Europe as more fire and rescue services specify the company’s outer fabrics as the preferred choice to protect their firefighters. PBI fabrics are internationally renowned for their exceptional flame resistance and thermal…

Unique software is fighting fires before they begin

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service’s (DDFRS) Fire Investigation Team have teamed up with Orcuma Ltd to build software to help identify trends, patterns and problem areas as to where fires are likely to occur. FIRsT (Fire Intelligence…

Large Diameter Performance Hoses

TEISEN produced its first firefighting hose in 1903 and, since then, it has become the most experienced and largest firefighting hose manufacturer in Japan. Its Super Line LDH (Large Diameter Hose) is available with a diameter of up to 300…

Cutters Edge introduce the H2

Cutters Edge recently introduced the new H2 Series Rotary Rescue Saws which feature more power, improved air filtration, a full-wrap handle and a new EZ-Drag base design. Tom Ruzich, president of Cutters Edge said; “The H2 Series is more operator-friendly…

Tempest VSR Power Blower

The VSR comes to Tempest’s line up of Variable Speed, GFCI Compatible Positive Pressure Ventilation fans bearing the highest air output and CFM performance. This is all made possible by the unit’s large 2.0 HP motor and Tempest’s latest VS…

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