eDRAULIC 2.0

Launch of the 2.0 eDRAULIC generation. After four years of using the first eDRAULIC generation, the LUKAS rescue technology is being continually developed: optimised weight, powerful batteries and many more highlights. Flagships: R421 E2 and S 700 E2. Find more under: www.lukas.com

NCAP

There are organisations around the world who routinely assess the safety of new vehicle. They are located in Europe (Belgium), Australia, USA, Asia (Malaysia, China, South Korea, Japan), South America and India. These organisations will buy up to four of the same model of vehicle (anonymously) and expose it to a broad range of tests. […]

MERRY XMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021!

This year was a challenge for all of us. Covid 19 and the global pandemic had us firmly in their grip. We all had to constantly adapt to new situations and fight on different fronts, private and professional, at the same time. The small „rewards“ of life such as going to the cinema, the theatre, […]

A LITTLE HOLLYWOOD AT LUKAS ;)

The Fire & Rescue Service has been equipped with LUKAS tools. We are looking forward to seeing which future film and television projects our rescue equipment will be used for in the next year. Fire & Rescue Service, www.kino-Feuerwehr.de  

B Pillar Blowout

Without doubt, on modern vehicles the B pillar rip/blowout is far more difficult than on older vehicles. Stronger, stiffer construction means that ‘ripping’ or ‘tearing’ your initial relief cut can create problems and delays. When we consider what our aim is, I would always recommend performing a side removal by removing the two doors and […]

LUKAS eWXTs at the SHANGHAI FIRE SHOW

At the Shanghai Fire Show, IDEX Fire & Safety was represented with a community stand organised by our Dinglee business unit. The LUKAS eWXT range was also represented and very popular with visitors. Congratulations to Dinglee on a great show!  

VEHICLE EXTRICATION – THE NEXT GENERATION: COMMUNICATION

Effective communication will, in the first instance, establish and maintain a safe working environment and reduce the likelihood of accidents involving members of the team. Identifying risks and hazards is only useful if they are communicated at the right time in the right way. It is important that we use the correct and most appropriate […]

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

is one or more sets of LUKAS hydraulic rescue tools eWXTs.  Very good choice HZS. Jihočeského kraje and congratulations to our partner Nordstahl Servis!

BEHIND THE SCENES VEHICLE EXTRICATION – THE NEXT GENERATION

Vehicle Extrication – The Next Generation was written by Ian Dunbar, but the video team is made uo of the fantastic LUKAS RESCUE TEAM! As you can see, shooting the videos for the textbook was hard work, but very entertaining. Watch the videos and read more about the textbook “Vehicle Extrication – The Next Generation” […]

SRS & AIRBAG SYSTEMS

Whilst there is no doubt that passive safety systems have saved many thousands of lives, they remain a major topic of conversation within the rescue community due to the potential risks they pose if undeployed i.e. when they have not activated during the initial impact. This is principally around the issue of airbags. I have […]