Posted on Leave a comment

An elegant solution to visual position location

Adaro L5POWER with position location beacon

Adaro have been responsible for developing some of the most innovative lighting solutions on the market today. Their latest flashlight, the L5POWER is robust, reliable, lightweight and incorporates features aimed at increasing visibility, like the new flashing red LED positioning beacon in the tail and the torches photoluminescent bezel.

L5POWER is ATEX certified to the highest levels, Zone 0 Gas and Zone 20 Dust, for use in hazardous areas and confined spaces.

Powered by 4 x AAA Alkaline batteries, L5POWER features a white LED that has a light output of 150 lumens and beam distance of 96 meters.

L5POWER’s durability can be attributed to quality Spanish construction that incorporates an impact resistant, antistatic thermoplastic resin torch body.

Position location with the Adaro L5POWER

The L5POWER can be used as a helmet torch on Pacific Helmets branded firefighting and rescue helmets when fitted A107118 clip, which is sold separately.

Need more information? Read more about the L5POWER flashlight by Adaro or download the product data sheet.

Head over to our Facebook page and hit the “Like” button for our news to show up in your daily feed. Facebook not your thing? Subscribe to Newsflash the Pac Fire monthly newsletter here.

Posted on 2 Comments

We are PAC+CARE.

We are PAC+CARE. Specialised PPE/C Managed Services.

“A growing focus on firefighter health and well-being has shone a spotlight on the importance of regular cleaning of PPE/C. Accumulated soiling can reduce thermal and electrical insulation resulting in the PPE/C becoming flammable while contaminants and particulates on PPE/C also negatively impact firefighter health.”

We are PAC+CARE. Specialised PPE/C Managed Services.Australian federal and territory legislation requires fire and emergency services to safeguard the health and safety of their employees at work.

In a continuing commitment to protecting responder health and well being while ensuring longevity of PPE/C, Pac Fire is proud to introduce PAC+CARE. PAC+CARE is a flexible managed service which utilises the latest in laundering technology and includes a state of the art filtration system. Thus ensuring potentially damaging contaminants removed from clothing and equipment whilst protecting the environment.

WHAT SETS PAC+CARE APART?

EFFECTIVE CLEANING During fires, PPE/C can become contaminated with a wide range of chemical, biological and particulate contaminants that are hazardous. If not removed properly, these contaminants could significantly affect personal protection and the PPE/C’s longevity but more importantly, have adverse effects on firefighter health.

At PAC+CARE we target the most prevalent and persistent contaminants in firefighter protective wear, combat these with best practice methodology, state of the art washing and drying technology while utilising the latest chemical inactivation. This yields a significant reduction in contaminant load, mitigating the effects of exposure to firefighters and ensures Service’s PPE/C has a prolonged operational life.

VALIDATING OUR CLEANING PAC+CARE commissions NATA accredited laboratories to assess the efficiency of their laundering process.

This is achieved by sampling test fabric soiled with predetermined contaminants under laboratory conditions and benchmarking these results against a clearly defined performance criteria. Services can be assured that PAC+CARE’s cleaning process is independently verified and certified as being of the highest quality and is continuously being confirmed by internationally recognised organisations.

LAUNDRY FILTRATION SYSTEM PAC+CARE’s filtration system is designed to ensure that contaminants removed from clothing and equipment do not end up in precious water ways. PAC+CARE’s state of the art filtration system treats water to industry-best standard by removing contaminants associated with firefighting while safeguards are in place to mitigate the risk of any environmental impact caused by spill or discharge of effluent. This is all backed by PAC+CARE’s comprehensive testing regime which ensures the filtration systems effectiveness.

BEST PRACTICE INSPECTION Early identification of damage to protective clothing and equipment is essential to preventing degradation and identifying early warning signs that the item is unfit for purpose.

Stay up to date with all the news at Pac Fire? Head over to our Facebook page and hit the “Like” button for our news to show up in your daily feed. Facebook not your thing? Follow us on Linked In.

>> Visit the PAC+CARE website

Posted on Leave a comment

New Video: Introducing the Pac Fire Goggles

Pac Fire's new firefighting goggles have arrived

Pac Fire’s new two strap helmet goggles have landed and we’ve created this groovy video to celebrate their release.

Want to be the first to know about new products? Head over to our Facebook page and hit the “Like” button for our news to show up in your daily feed. Facebook not your thing? Subscibe to Newsflash the Pac Fire monthly newsletter here.

>> Download the product data sheet
>> View the goggles in our online store

Have 5 minutes? Head to our new YouTube channel and subscribe for more fresh content in your daily feed.

Posted on Leave a comment

New Arrival: The Lighthouse Torch from Underwater Kinetics

Underwater Kinetics Lighthouse Torch

The Lighthouse is a multi-functional personal lighting device. It can be handheld like a traditional flashlight, worn on a safety vest or other clothing, magnetically mounted on a metal work area, or stood up on any flat surface. The fully adjustable head can be moved and positioned in any direction to send the light exactly where you need it. It is the world’s most versatile flashlight in a compact, lightweight, and user-friendly design.

Powered by 4 x AA, Underwater Kinetics “Lighthouse” has an average 8.5 hour burn time per battery charge with a light output of 130 lumens.

The Lighthouse torch certified Class 1, Division 1 Intrinsically Safe and IP67.

Want to be the first to know about new products? Head over to our Facebook page and hit the “Like” button for our news to show up in your daily feed. Facebook not your thing? Subscribe to Newsflash the Pac Fire monthly newsletter here.

>> Download the product data sheet
>> View in our online store

Posted on Leave a comment

Supercharge your response time

Blowhard Fans and Pac Fire Australia - partners for over 8 years

Pac Fire and Blowhard Fans have a long standing and prosperous relationship spanning more than 8 years.

Blowhard Fans have single handedly revolutionised the way ventilation in emergency situations is approached.

Blowhard’s BH-20 PPV fan has been designed for high pressure to effectively drive ventilation. The high velocity jet stream produced by the BH-20 assists in building pressure to effectively clear smoke from the structure.

Boasting unique design and construction, the BH-20 is lighter, smaller, incredibly durable and more powerful than other fans on the market today.

The soft start motor can be powered with both a mains outlet or Blowhard’s long lasting, Li-Ion battery pack. This feature allows the fan to be set up faster and started instantly – in some instances cutting down response time by up to 6 minutes. Weighing only 27kgs, Blowhards ergonomic design which includes a shoulder strap, allows the fan to be repositioned while still running. It’s compact design allows it to be used in difficult, hard to reach spaces while also saving valuable space on emergency response vehicles.

Supercharge your response time with the BH-20 from Blowhard.

Blowhard Fans are available throughout Australia and New Zealand from Pac Fire.

Posted on Leave a comment

Protect against harmful particulates with Bristol NanoFlex

Bristol Uniforms NanoFlex Flash Hoods

Bristol Uniforms NanoFlex Flash Hoods With a growing focus on firefighter health – Pac Fire Australia is pleased to announce the arrival of the Bristol Particulate Blocking Flash Hoods in Nomex® and PBI®.

Recent studies into firefighter health and well-being suggest that the flash hood is the most penetrable piece of protective clothing worn by the firefighter, a particularly troubling finding considering the face and neck have been identified as areas of significant dermal exposure to potential carcinogens.

NanoFlex Flash Hoods are the smartest fire hoods on the market. They provide optimum comfort and protection while mitigating heat stress and filtering harmful particulates found on the fire ground.

Bristol Uniforms revolutionary Nano Flex flash hood has been proven to be 99.8% successful at filtering harmful particulates while remaining lightweight, soft and breathable, while minimal sound is produced through head movement resulting in greater situational awareness for the firefighter.

NanoFlex hoods are available from Pac Fire now in both Nomex® and with additional flashover protection in PBI®.

NanoFlex Nomex®
Buy Online | Data Sheet

NanoFlex PBI®
Buy Online | DataSheet

Posted on Leave a comment

We wish you a Merry Christmas….

Merry Christmas from the team at Pac Fire Australia

It’s that time of year again!

The staff at Pac Fire Australia would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers and first line responders a very merry and safe Christmas.

We’re taking a break over Christmas! Pac Fire is closing on December 22nd – don’t worry though! We reopen on Monday January 8th 2018 – fresh and ready for another exciting year.

If you have an urgent matter during our shutdown period, please call 1300 731 800 from January 2nd.