Issue 8 and Volume 141.

EQUIPMENT DIGEST Air cylinder The HC-500 air cylinder from Taylor-Wharton holds 25 percent more than a typical 3,600-psi cylinder. The HC-500, the result of extensive research and an advanced computer design, has a service pressure of 4,500 psi and weighs 144 pounds. The steel cylinder’s “leak before break” technology adds a higher degree of safety. Circle No. 6 on Reader Service Card Face mask protection bag A face mask that’s exposed to dirt may cause respiration problems and reduce the service life of the mask. First Due Products introduces a SCBA face mask protection bag to combat that problem. A primary closure uses elastic to hold the face mask in the bag; a secondary flap with Velcro fasteners provides for easy accessibility and a cover from the elements. Circle No. 10 on Reader Service Card Rescue boot The Holmatro Inc. Rescue Boot pulls a steering column safely and efficiently, according…

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