PacFire

FAQs

  • Helmets

  • What Standards do the helmets comply to?

    Structural Fire Helmets are Certified to the AS4067-2012 Australian Standards. The Bush Fire Helmets are Certified to AS1801 Australian Standards, type 1, 2 and 3.

  • Are spare parts available on all helmets?

    Spare parts are available on all helmets, and for further information please contact the office of PAC FIRE AUSTRALIA or your Local Distributor.

  • What is the manufacturers recommended lifespan on helmets?

    All Pacific helmets have a minimum recommended lifespan of 5+ years, although we recommend after 10 years you should be looking at replacing your helmet.

  • How do I tell if my helmet needs replacing?

    If the external shell has been subjected to an excessive blow, and/or the kevlar shows signs of softness, or exposure then the helmet should be replaced.

  • What colours are available?

    There are a large range of colours available in the Pacific range.

    There are standard colours such as White, Pantone Yellow, Red, Helmet Orange, Silver, Black, Matt Black, Verdie Blue, Fire Royal Blue, Corinthian Blue, Rescue Blue, UN Blue, Padre Purple, British Racing Green, Army Green, UK Green, Green, Canary Yellow, Daisy Yellow, Signal Green and also a special colour range with Photoluminescent, Hi-Visibility Lime.

  • What accessories are available on the Pacific helmets?

    There are UKE torches, torch clips, ear muff clips, visors and chin strap upgrades available for most of the Pacific helmet range.

  • How do I keep my helmet in good condition?

    We recommend the application of Pac-Clean or VuPlex to all helmets and visors before and after use. Also, please take a look at PAC FIRE AUSTRALIA's Helmet Carry Bag range.

  • What standards to F10 Euro helmets meet?

    Our F10 helmets meet all three international standards AS 4067-2012, NFPA and EN449.

  • What helmets can take an eye protector?

    F10, BR9, Dominator, F3C

  • Bristol Clothing

  • How is the Bristol Clothing sized?

    The B-Tech range is our budget set which is only available in stardard sizing from Small - 4XL.

    The X-Flex design is produced for a more tailored fit and is available in 56 sizes - 28 for the jackets and 28 for the pants.

  • Do you offer special sizes and alterations to designs?

    Yes we do offer special sizes and alterations to designs with a minimum surcharge.

  • What outer materials do you offer?

    Our standard B-tech off the shelf design has an Hainsworth Titan outer how ever we can produce garments from all the different materials which are available in the market place such as PBI and Nomex.

  • Do you offer a care and maintenance program with your garments?

    Yes we offer a care and maintenance program with all of our garments sold for a fee depending on your requirements. We also have available a local certified repairer for the Bristol garments if required.

  • What is the difference between B-Tech and X-Flex?

    B-Tech is our standard off the shelf range of structural clothing which is available in Navy or Lime with other colours available upon request.

    The X-Flex is our top of the range garment which is a tailored fit for the end user who will be using the suit day in and out and is available in many configurations.

  • Eska Gloves

  • Is special glove sizing available for such things as missing digits etc?

    Yes Eska offers special sizing for an additional fee

  • What size range is available for the Eska range of gloves?

    Eska glove sizes range from XXS-XXXL.

  • What warranty is offered with the Eska range of gloves?

    Eska offers a 12 month warranty against any faulty workmanship.

  • Are all Eska gloves certified to AS2161.6?

    Yes all Eska gloves offered are all certified to AS2161.6 type 1,2 and 3 depending on the style of the glove.

  • Is the Eska style of gloves available to any other standards?

    Yes they are also available to both NFPA and EN standards.

  • YDS Footwear

  • What sizes are available?

    Here at Pac Fire we stock sizes from 3 – 15 including half stock plus other sizes upon request.

  • Is the YDS Fire fighting boots certified to Australian Standards?

    All of the fire boots which we have to offer is certified to AS/NZS 4821:2006.

  • Are spare parts available for the YDS boots?

    Yes we offer spare zippers, laces and inner soles if required.

  • Do you offer special requirement sizes for your footwear?

    Yes we can provide specials if required such as bunker boots with wider calf openings etc.

  • What style of moisture protection is used in the YDS footwear?

    YDS only uses Gore-Tex moisture barriers in it’s footwear as it is of the highest quality.

  • ISG Thermal Imaging Cameras

  • What warranty is offered with the ISG cameras?

    ISG offers a 24 month warranty with all of their cameras.

  • What is battery for life?

    ISG offers for a minimal charge a replacement battery for life exchange program. The life of the battery is based over 6 years and if you adopt the program we will exchange any battery which you feel is not working properly free of charge no questions asked. All we ask is for you to return the faulty battery so that we can recycle it correctly.

  • What is the difference between the ISG-160 and the ISG-380?

    The two cameras are identical except the ISG-160 has half the image pixels of the ISG-380.

    ISG-160 image pixels are 192 x 144
    ISG-380 image pixels are 384 x 288

  • Are the new ISG E series cameras Intrinsically safe?

    The new E series are intrinsically safe and are rated to UL Class 1 Division 2.

  • Are spare parts available?

    Yes there is a complete spare parts list upon request.

  • Can you point the thermal imaging camera at the sun?

    NO, if you point the camera directly at the sun you will definitely damage the image quality and void the warranty.

  • Will the laser grip work with any E series model camera?

    Yes the laser grip will work with any E series model camera.

  • What are the options for the laser grip handle?

    There are four options:
    - Blank handle no options
    - Handle with laser pointer
    - Handle with DVR (digital video record) and image capture
    - Handle with TX (telemetry)

  • Does the handle require batteries?

    No the handle draws its' charge from the camera once it is connected.

  • BlowHard Fans

  • What warranty comes with the BlowHard Fan?

    The BlowHard fan comes with a 12 month warranty which includes the battery.

  • Is directional ducting available for the fan?

    Yes directional ducting is available upon request.

  • Is the BlowHard fan intrinsically safe?

    The fan is currently being tested to intrinsically safe standards and we will let you know once the approvals are completed.

  • Can you purchase a battery as a spare part?

    Yes batteries are available as a spare part if required.