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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…

W.L. Gore and Associates – Meeting the Challenge of Stored Energy

There is no question that firefighters are better protected than ever before thanks to the huge advances made in technical fabrics over the last twenty years. Structural fire kit is designed to protect the wearer from extreme heat and flame.…

Defence Science & Technology Organisation, CBRN Research

Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is a national leader in safeguarding Australia by delivering valued scientific advice and innovative technology solutions for Defence and national security. DSTO’s chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) research aims to effectively prevent, respond to and…

Meeting the Warehouse Sprinkler Challenge

The protection challenges for storage commodities have increased with the storage of more plastic commodities, whether cartoned or uncartoned, expanded or unexpanded. Building heights have also increased, particularly with the use of high-bay storage using automated storage and retrieval systems.…

Monitoring Fixed Fire Suppression Systems

Coltraco Ultrasonics is a leading UK based OEM of ultrasonic measuring equipment for the maintenance and monitoring of fixed fire suppression systems. The company was originally started back in 1987 and manufactured one product called Portalevel™ which had been developed…

Online Forums Showcase Bushfire CRC Research

Hundreds of participants from across the emergency management sector, both in Australia and internationally, have participated in the Bushfire CRC’s Research to Drive Change series of online research forums. The series presented the findings of the Bushfire CRC’s research program…

The International Search and Rescue Advisory Group

The International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) is a network of disaster prone and disaster-responding countries and organizations dedicated to Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) from collapsed structures and operational field coordination. INSARAG was established in 1991, following initiatives…

New Packing Concept for Lithium-ion Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are gaining ground. The range of possible applications is virtually endless and the future of a modern information society without them seems inconceivable. Lithium batteries are generally considered safe. The development dynamics have increased the complexity and severely…

Protek’s New Offering

In the past year, PROTEC has introduced no fewer than five nozzles, a monitor and a multi-purpose hose wye (Y). The new nozzles are: the Protek Style 366-F low pressure selectable litreage nozzle; the Protek Style 326 new generation multi-mode…

Fire Storm Nozzle From Darley

The new Fire Storm nozzle from DARLEY is claimed to deliver the quality and performance that firefighters are looking for in a selectable nozzle. It offers the option of fog or straight stream patterns – with a quarter turn from…

Kidde’s New Angus Hose

KIDDE AUSTRALIA has launched the Target extruded fire hose, a new development from Angus Fire in the UK that comes as standard in 38mm and 64mm by 30 metres. The Target hose features circular woven all-synthetic high performance textile reinforcement,…

Turbojet by Akron Brass

The Ultra-Wide Turbojet 25mm handline nozzles from AKRON BRASS boast a hard-hitting straight stream with the protection of nearly 180 degrees of ultra-wide fog pattern. The selectable litreage nozzle goes far beyond the traditional 120 degree fog pattern and is…

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…

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