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Based on feedback from key figures within the underground mining industry, Pacific Helmets have conceptualised, designed and produced a miners cap lamp attachment for the Structural Fire Helmets with a front plinth system. The Cap Lamp Plinth is a two piece lighting solution made from hard wearing, industrial plastics. Pacific’s Cap Lamp Plinth fits to […]
The Pacific Helmets range of wildland helmets are compatible with several eye protection options. In our recent video we demonstrate the fitting process for double strap goggles. We fit a pair of ESS Firestrike Double Strap Goggles to a helmet with a brim, like a standard BR9, wide brim BR9 or a BR5 and also […]
Pacific Helmets have developed a range of Picatinny rail accessory mounts designed to make several popular accessories compatible with any helmet fitted with rails. Pac Fire has prepared a video demonstration showing the rail accessory mounts being fitted to the a Pacific R6L ‘Patroller’, tactical helmet. You can watch the video in this window, by […]
We’ve put together a short video demonstrating assembly and fitting of the mesh face shield to a Pacific R5 series helmet. Mesh face shields are primarily used during chainsaw operations. The Pac Fire Mesh Face Shield fits to Pacific R5 series helmets with earmuffs fitted and a front brim. You can watch the video in […]
The BR5 is Pacific’s heritage wildland firefighting helmet. The classic design focuses on delivering safety, quality, and comfort to the user. The DUPONT™ KEVLAR® reinforced fibreglass composite shell provides exceptional strength and excellent penetration protection with a lifespan exceeding 10 years when cared for and stored correctly. Pac Fire recommends refurbishing the internal components of […]
The Pacific Helmets BR9 is a popular and versatile head protection platform that accommodates a wide range of accessories. Follow along with us as we fit the Pacific Helmets approved, Pac Fire Earmuffs to a Pacific Helmets BR9 Wildland Firefighting Helmet. You can watch it video in this window, by click the play button or […]
Due to ongoing availability issues from the supplier, Pacific Helmets is changing the type of Nomex® used to make the neck protectors in select builds of structural firefighting helmet. What does this mean for Pac Fire & our customers? Previously Nomex® Neck Protectors were made from 260gsm plain weave fabric, effective immediately they will now […]
During fires, your helmet may become soiled with chemical, biological and particulate hazards.This may affect the performance, longevity and comfort of your helmet. The 4-point Chinstrap on an F15 can be removed for laundering and replacement in under 10 minutes. In this video we’re going to take you through the process of removing and replacing […]
In November 2019 the 3AA CPO Underwater Kinetics eLED Torch (UKT10034+) underwent design changes required to gain certification under the revised standard UL913 Edition 8. These changes resulted in an increase in torch body width of approximately 1mm. This change in size has resulted in the B2066114 Underwater Kinetics torch clip having a firmer fit. […]
The F15 offers a range of lighting options to meet your needs including the Front Plinth eLED torch. The front plinth torch incorporates Compound Path Optics which improves visibility and torch efficiency. In this video we’ll walk you through the process of removing the front lighting plinth, replacing the batteries and rotating through the different […]
Your safety depends upon the correct fit of your helmet and proper use of all features and components. You can adjust the headband on the F15 to allow the helmet to sit higher or lower on your head. There are three adjustment points: Low, Regular & High. Follow along with us as we change the […]
In keeping with the updates to the standard for intrinsic safety and advancements in LED technology the Underwater Kinetics 3AA CPO torches have undergone an update. The update includes: 1. A switch of test laboratories from Intertek (ETL) to Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for testing and issuance of the test certificate. Both ETL and UL are […]
Contemporary design meets function – the R6 series helmets are the definition of ‘multi-purpose’. Made for complex rescue situations, helmets in the R6 range sport a modern and compact design that focuses on user comfort and protection. Follow along with us as we change the internal eye protector on an R6V Dominator Rescue Helmet: Need […]
YDS, the manufacturer of our range of firefighting footwear has made a change to the colour of the reflective material used on their structural firefighting boots. The yellow reflective material in the Hades and Poseidon footwear will be replaced by silver reflective material. What does this mean for Pac Fire & our customers? New stocks […]
During fires, your helmet may become soiled with chemical, biological and particulate hazards. This may affect the performance, longevity and comfort of your helmet. You are also putting your health at risk if the Comfort Liner and Neck Protector is not cleaned regularly. The Headband & Neck Protector on an F15 Structural Firefighting helmet can […]
All Pacific helmet models will now only be offered with the standard neutral coloured resin.
Pacific Helmets have over 24 paint finishes for helmets. Photolume is a light pastel green colour in the light – in low light it literally glows in the dark.
Kappler has made some changes to their range of chemical suits based on a new European regulation relating to personal protective equipment (PPE). The European Commission approved and published Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on PPE which became effective on April 21, 2019. Following the introduction of this regulation, Kappler performed an operational review of existing CE […]
The Pacific R5 is the helmet of choice for many rescue and road crews around the globe. This popular helmet strikes the perfect balance between wearer comfort and protection while incorporating all the features you expect from a Pacific Helmet. Follow along with us as we run through some basic maintenance for this helmet: Need […]