The tools feature a seal that prevents moisture from getting to components, allowing the HURST Jaws of Life EWXT to remain operational while underwater without risk of damage to the battery or any loss of performance.
HURST Jaws of Life earned F5 and F4 ratings for nearly a dozen cutters and combination tools from its eDRAULIC collection and its new eDRAULIC Watertight Extrication Tools line.
Technical rescue teams use a variety of equipment to support collapsed structures or trenches and move heavy debris to gain access to confined void spaces.
Throw bags, float bags, rescue tethers, reaching devices, floating devices, and small watercraft are some of the equipment available to fire departments and rescue teams for water rescue incidents that run the gamut from flooding scenarios to swift water rescues to calls involving water sources of all kinds.
Fast opening and closing action on the SC 758E2 ensure speed during time-critical rescues.
The R 422E2 Ram has sharp claws at both ends that provide gripping power and rotate 360 degrees for use in complicated rescues.
The new cutter offers an 8.03-inch blade opening to get around tougher metals and newer designs in the posts.
The 1,541 recipients include fire fighters, emergency medical technicians and law enforcement officers from 28 U.S. states, Canada, and South America.
The company’s new Mazak machine is bringing increased speed to the manufacturing of the parts such as pivot bars, pistons and links that move the arms and blades of these rescue tools.
HURST Jaws of Life, Inc., an industry-leading global manufacturer of rescue tools, has added Anthony Morabito as northeast regional sales manager.