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Technical Bulletin - Change to Nomex® Helmet neck Protectors

Change to Nomex® helmet neck protectors

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 […]

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New Video: Changing the 4-point Chinstrap on an F15

New Video: Changing the 4 point Chinstrap on your Pacific F15

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 […]

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Changes to the Underwater Kinetics Torch Holder Clip

Changes to the Underwater Kinetics Torch Holder Clip

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. […]

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New Video: Changing the lighting plinth and replacing the batteries on an F15

New Video: Changing the lighting plinth and replacing the batteries on an F15

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 […]

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New Video: Changing the wearing height of a Pacific F15 Structural Firefighting Helmet

New Video: Changing the wearing height of your Pacific F15

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 […]

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Changes to the Underwater Kinetics 3AA CPO Torch

Changes to the Underwater Kinetics 3AA CPO Torch

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 […]

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New Video: Changing the Internal Eye Protector in an R6 Series Helmet

New Video: Changing the Internal Eye Protector on a R6 Helmet

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 […]

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Changes to the trim on YDS footwear

Reflective trim on Hades & Poseidon firefighting footwear

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 […]

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New Video: Changing the Comfort Liner and Neck Protector on a Pacific F15

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 […]

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Technical Bulletin - Dyed-In Helmet Colour & the F3D MkII

Dyed-in Helmet Shells & Pacific F3D MkII

All Pacific helmet models will now only be offered with the standard neutral coloured resin.

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Photolume - a specialty Paint Finish by Pacific Helmets

Photolume – a low light solution from Pacific Helmets

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.

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Kappler CE Marked Suits - Technical Bulletin

Kappler Chemical Suits – CE Marked Styles

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 […]

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Basic Maintenance: R5S Rescue Helmet Video

New Video: Basic Maintenance – Pacific R5 Rescue Helmet

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 […]

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Bristol NanoFlex Nomex Flash Hood

Better protection for vulnerable areas

Identifying the risk of harmful particulates and the venerability of the face and neck have spurred the design and creation of next generation fabric composites.

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Product Spotlight: 3AA Torch from Underwater Kinetics

New Video: Product Spotlight – The 3AA eLed Torch from Underwater Kinetics

Take a more in-depth look at the popular 3AA from Underwater Kinetics. Watch as we take you through the product features, torch set up and basic troubleshooting. Purchase the torch and the B2066114 torch holder from Pac Fire Online. Want to be the first to know about new products? Head over to our Facebook page […]

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Retrofitting a Pacific BR9 with Internal Eye Protection

New Video: Retrofitting Internal Eye Protection to a Pacific BR9 Helmet

Follow along with us as we fit pull down Internal Eye Protection to a Pacific BR9 Helmet. Heads up your BR9 needs to be equip with clip on visor mounts to fit internal eye protection as per the clip.  Want to be the first to know about new products? Head over to our Facebook […]

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Routine Clean Structural Firefighting Helmet

New Video: Structural Firefighting Helmet Routine Clean

Carry out a Routine Clean on your Structural Firefighting Helmet.  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. […]

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Basic Maintenance on Pacific F3D MkII

New Video: Basic Maintenance on the Pacific F3D MkII

Watch as we run through some basic maintenance on the F3D MkII Structural firefighting helmet. 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 […]

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New Pac Fire Catalogue

Introducing Pac Fire’s new look Product Catalogue

Pac Fire is pleased to annouce the release of the 2018 Product Catalogue featuring over 15 new products. The 2018 edition has more products, more photos and more information than ever before. Explore the latest technical fabrics and moisture barriers in the protective clothing section, find out more about your favourite Pacific Helmet and check […]

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Retrofitting the HBR9 with a Clip On Visor

New Video: Retrofitting the HBR9 with Clip On Visor Base

Retrofit your HBR9 Wildland Helmet with Easi On Off Clip On Visor bases. 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 […]

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