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What's New with Boots, Gloves and Helmets

With firefighting and rescue operations becoming ever more challenging, the leading boot, helmet and glove manufacturers are continuing to introduce new and improved products, often tailored to particular fire or rescue challenges and environments.

They all share the same vision: improved safety, wearer comfort and long service lifetime, as this review of the latest offerings shows.

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 exceptional

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 designed

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 and

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™

The latest in Globe’s Structural Series – SUPRALITE™ – is even lighter and more flexible by design. The all-new and more aggressive outsole keeps the superior grip of our original while the uppers feature the world's first use of DragonHide™

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 –

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

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

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