Laminated Glass Management Kit
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 226, “Ejection Mitigation,”: to reduce the partial and complete ejection of vehicle occupants through side windows in crashes, particularly rollover crashes. The standard applies to the side windows next to the first three rows of seats, and to a portion of the cargo area behind the first or second rows, in motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 10,000 pounds or less.
This new standard will go into full effect on all vehicles produced after September 2017. One of the ways auto makers will meet this new standard is to use laminated glass on ALL vehicle windows. Which means the traditional spring loaded window punch used by rescuers is going to become useless on newer vehicles.
First Out Rescue Equipment has always been a leader in the auto rescue field and we have designed this Laminated Glass Management Kit to help fire & rescue personnel deal with and handle laminated glass as efficiently as possible.
Laminated Glass Management Kit Includes:
• Ajax Trim Removal Tool
• First Out Rescue Glass Shear
• Kovenex Rapid Response Blanket
AJAX Trim & Molding Removal Tool
Designed to expose the following hazards while preparing to extricate a victim from an automobile accident:
• Air bag inflation cylinders & seat belt pre-tensioners
• Wire looms connected to air bags and pre-tensioner systems
• Vehicle super structure prior to cutting
• Air Bag Control Module (Brain Box) for air bags located under seats, in the dashboard, center console or lower front seat foot area.
First Out Rescue Glass Shear
The Glass Shear uses a 1/4" locking drive shaft so it can be used on a standard 3/8" battery operated drill or a 1/4" impact driver. The field replaceable hardened cutting blades are designed to quickly cut laminated glass while minimizing the amount of glass entering the vehicle and reducing large glass chips on the outside of the vehicle. Built with heavy duty ball bearing construction the Glass Shear is a heavy duty tool designed to last and perform when you need it most.
Rapid Response Fire Blanket
The Kovenex blanket's patented blend of high-performance fibers provides true flame resistance for reliability in a fire emergency. It has been subjected to testing based on NFPA methods that are used in certifying firemen’s turnout gear. When wrapped around a victim’s head and torso, the Kovenex Rapid Response Blanket provides protection against open flame, cutting torch sparks, flying glass, super-heated surfaces and intense heat. Size: 75” x 57”