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EQUIPMENT DIGEST

Issue 9 and Volume 138.

EQUIPMENT DIGEST DEPARTMENTS Safety tool kits Team Equipment is now marketing various safety tool kits for hazmat units. These tools, designed to protect against spark and explosion risks, are produced from non-ferrous alloys approved by the U.S. Government and Factory Mutual Research. The tools will not rust and are excellent for use around battery acids and other common corrosive media, according to the manufacturer. Over 60 common tools such as wrenches, hammers, etc., are available. Circle No. 5 on Reader Service Card Heavy rescue torch Caldo International Inc. introduces their Mini Torch for heavy rescue and forcible entry operations. This unit will cut and pierce through metal doors, floors and walls, break concrete, brick, bolts, locks, and hasps. It will also cut steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and glass, according to the manufacturer. The unit is portable. The only fuel used is oxygen. A 12-volt battery is all that is needed…

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