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Product News

Issue 8 and Volume 21.

Kussmaul Universal Indicator is easy to see and mount and displays the current battery voltage on the vehicle’s dashboard. The indicator can be mounted in a switch blank on almost every major commercial-grade truck or service vehicle.

The backlit LED three-digit numerical display can be easily viewed in most lighting situations and provides current system voltage, which is accurate to 100 mV. Get direct access to detailed and important data without having to check manually. Each unit is reverse-polarity-protected and carries a three-year warranty. www.kussmaul.com, 800-346-0857

Safety Components Glide Ice thermal liners are engineered with DuPont™ Nomex® filament. Glide Ice will build on the “slicker, softer, and more comfortable” pedigree found in all Glide thermal liner options produced by Safety Components over the past two decades. Glide Ice feels cool with its ice blue design woven in Safety Components patented weave that combines 60 percent DuPont™ Nomex® filament yarns with 40 percent DuPont™ Nomex®/Lenzing® FR spun yarns.

Using DuPont™ Nomex® filament, Glide Ice features breathability, freedom of movement, comfort, heat blocking capability, moisture management, and fast dry times. The Safety Components patented high-lubricity weave is light and slick. Glide Ice is fully UL-approved and certified for a seamless transition from Glide Gold with DuPont™ Kevlar® filament to Glide Ice with DuPont™ Nomex® filament. With the full support of Safety Components and DuPont™, fire departments will start receiving Glide Ice in Q4 of 2016. www.glideice.com, 800-896-6926

Angus Fire’s two-inch Hi-Combat aggressive interior attack hose is now available as a two-inch handline. Hi-Combat II Two-Inch provides enhanced knockdown capabilities supporting master streams and portable monitors.

With bigger flows; reduced friction loss; and better kink, abrasion, and puncture resistance, it’s the ideal choice for high-rise firefighting. Guaranteed to meet specified burst pressure and exceeds the NFPA 1961 standard. www.angusfire.com, 919-639-6151

Hammerhead Industries’ Gear Keeper general-purpose retractors are a simple and convenient tethering solution that will safely secure a small tool while still having the benefit of extending and retracting the item as needed. Just pull it out, use it, and let it go. It will automatically and safely retract back to its secure mounting.

Offering a range of three retraction forces and four mounting options that solve virtually all small tool tethering needs, the new Gear Keeper family of general-purpose retracting systems is the perfect solution for safely securing lightweight objects. www.gearkeeper.com, 888-588-9981

Groves Ready Rack®’s retrofit security conversion kit for its Red Rack™ PPE storage systems quickly and precisely adds the security option to any existing 18-, 20-, or 24-inch Red Racks™ including wall-mounted, mobile, and free-standing designs.

Also check out Grove’s PPE UV protectors. www.ReadyRack.com, 800-991-2120