CONSTRUCTION

I have cut literally hundreds of brand-new vehicles over the last ten years and I have not yet found a vehicle structure I could not overcome with relative ease and only a small adaptation of technique. Not only have I cut these vehicles, but I have looked critically at how the latest generation of tools […]

TIME JOURNEY: WORLD’S FIRST eDRAULIC

2010 // Launch of the world’s first eDRAULIC – without hoses and power units, the next generation of electrohydraulic rescue technology performs as well as equipment operated using a power unit. This mobility makes rescue teams even more free, mobile and flexible during various rescue operations. The battery can be changed quickly when empty, and […]

OPEN VEHICLE DOOR (ON SIDE)

Opening the upper doors on a vehicle on its side is difficult as the full weight of the doors has to be lifted. For this reason, it may be necessary to use a ladder to lift the doors from above, but this can only be done once the vehicle is fully stabilised. Alternatively, once a […]

PRODUCT CASES: our SP 555eWXT featuring our legendary Shark Tooth Tips

Our most innovative and best in class product features described in a nutshell…Please join our product manager @Daniel Engelhardt for experiencing the LUKAS Superiority in a series of 5 straight to the point product cases. Don’t miss when it gets down to business… Up next: Our Multi-talented eWXT Telescopic Ram Line. Mit dem Laden des […]

VEHICLE GLAZING

The types of glass used in vehicles has changed very little in recent times, which for emergency responders is great news, as this is one area, we feel very comfortable dealing with. What has changed though, is the locations in which some of the different constructions are now used and with the emergence of panoramic […]

LUKAS PRODUCT CASES

Our most innovative and best in class product features described in a nutshell…Please join our product manager Daniel Engelhardt, for experiencing the LUKAS Superiority in a series of 5 straight to the point product cases. Today: the Swiss Knife of Rescue tools – our SC 358 eWXT becoming even more versatile. Don’t miss when it […]

TIME JOURNEY: USER-FRIENDLY MONO-COUPLING SYSTEM

2007 // Super-fast changing of equipment while unit is in operation. The innovative LUKAS mono-coupling system has extremely robust, user-friendly technology and makes manual pressure release unnecessary. Rescuers benefit from this innovation with increased flexibility during rescue operations. Find more under: www.lukas.com

CROSS RAMMING

Cross ramming is sometime referred to as ‘reforming’; a process of using hydraulic rams to push the vehicle structure back to somewhere near its original shape to create space and/or free an entrapment e.g. following a substantial side impact. Without the ability to train vehicles that have suffered such damage, again we cannot refine our […]

CHAIN DAMAGE

Cross ramming is sometime referred to as ‘reforming’; a process of using hydraulic rams to push the vehicle structure back to somewhere near its original shape to create space and/or free an entrapment e.g. following a substantial side impact. Without the ability to train vehicles that have suffered such damage, again we cannot refine our […]

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Whilst most road traffic collisions will be ‘standard’ in terms of the number, location and orientation of vehicles and patients they involve, a small number will provide a more significant challenge. Providing our training is well planned and delivered, we should be well prepared for the vast majority of incidents we face. That said, we […]