VEHICLE EXTRICATION – THE NEXT GENERATION: SpreadRearSeatBacks

Where rear seats can be split (usually to allow larger loads to be carried) this design can be used to our advantage. We can use hydraulic spreaders to spread off the roof line and force the rear seat backs into the boot (trunk) as a method of increasing access space into the rear of the […]

eDRAULIC 2.0

Einführung der eDRAULIC 2.0 Generation. Nach vier Jahren mit der ersten Generation eDraulic-Serie im Einsatz, werden die LUKAS Rettungsgeräte weiterentwickelt. Gewichtsverbesserung, leistungsstarke Batterien und viele weitere Highlights. Flaggschiffe: R 421 E2 und S 700 E2.

NCAP

There are organisations around the world who routinely assess the safety of new vehicle. They are located in Europe (Belgium), Australia, USA, Asia (Malaysia, China, South Korea, Japan), South America and India. These organisations will buy up to four of the same model of vehicle (anonymously) and expose it to a broad range of tests. […]

Frohe Weihnachten und ein schönes neues Jahr 2021

Dieses Jahr war für uns alle eine Herausforderung. Covid 19 und die weltweite Pandemie hatten uns fest im Griff. Wir alle mussten uns immer wieder auf neue Situationen einstellen und an verschiedenen Fronten, privat und beruflich, gleichzeitig kämpfen. Die kleinen „Belohnungen“ des Lebens wie Kino, Theater, ins Restaurant gehen oder nur zusammen mit ein paar […]

EIN BISSCHEN HOLLYWOOD BEI LUKAS ;)

Der Fire & Rescue Service ist mit LUKAS Geräten ausgestattet worden. Wir sind gespannt bei welchen zukünftigen Film- und Fernseh-Projekten unsere Rettungsgeräte zum Einsatz kommen im nächsten Jahr. Fire & Rescue Service, www.kino-Feuerwehr.de  

B Pillar Blowout

Without doubt, on modern vehicles the B pillar rip/blowout is far more difficult than on older vehicles. Stronger, stiffer construction means that ‘ripping’ or ‘tearing’ your initial relief cut can create problems and delays. When we consider what our aim is, I would always recommend performing a side removal by removing the two doors and […]

LUKAS eWXTs at the SHANGHAI FIRE SHOW

At the Shanghai Fire Show, IDEX Fire & Safety was represented with a community stand organised by our Dinglee business unit. The LUKAS eWXT range was also represented and very popular with visitors. Congratulations to Dinglee on a great show!

VEHICLE EXTRICATION – THE NEXT GENERATION: COMMUNICATION

Effective communication will, in the first instance, establish and maintain a safe working environment and reduce the likelihood of accidents involving members of the team. Identifying risks and hazards is only useful if they are communicated at the right time in the right way. It is important that we use the correct and most appropriate […]

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS…

is one or more sets of LUKAS hydraulic rescue tools eWXTs. 😉 Very good choice HZS. Jihočeského kraje and congratulations to our partner Nordstahl Servis!    

BEHIND THE SCENES VEHICLE EXTRICATION – THE NEXT GENERATION

Vehicle Extrication – The Next Generation was written by Ian Dunbar, but the video team is made uo of the fantastic LUKAS RESCUE TEAM! As you can see, shooting the videos for the textbook was hard work, but very entertaining. Watch the videos and read more about the textbook „Vehicle Extrication – The Next Generation“ […]