Some background information on why FireDex developed TECGEN and what experienced firefighters from FDIC had to say about it.
The highest performing gear on the market. Active posturing design reduces effort required to move + 4 pounds lighter than standard gear + the highest THL rating in the industry + much more makes this gear qualify for our Zero Resistance rating. This gear has all the features and benefits of the FXR garment with the TECGEN71 outer shell that enables us to offer the lightest and most breathable gear
The only set of gear that is NFPA certified without a throat tab. Now you just close your coat and your throat is protected. Dex-flex shoulder virtually eliminates coat rise, so when your arms go up, your coat and SCBA do not. Active posturing design provides pre-bent elbows and knees. NASA designed crotch means the days are gone when you have to pull your pants up just to get in the truck or climb a ladder. Seam to seam knee pads ensures you are always protected when taking a knee. Call us for a demo - you will be glad you did!
ATTENTION PURCHASERS - We know that you are dedicated to protecting your firefighters, which is why we are proud to bring you the Interceptor Package. You get a set of FXR turn outs PLUS a set of Dual Certified TG51 Tech Rescue (NFPA 1951) / Wildland Fire (NFPA 1977) coat and pant PLUS a carcinogen blocking hood for a fraction of the price.
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After switching to TECGEN71 for their turnout gear, Camden, New Jersey firefighters were asked to share their thoughts on their new gear.
The leading particulate blocking hood in breathability and comfort. This hood provides the greatest thermal protection while keeping you and your crew safe from potentially harmful carcinogens. The quilted design has a layer of Nomex Nano Flex stitched under the PBI outer shell and provides Total Coverage. One size fits all.
Using the same materials as the quilted design, this hood bonds the Nomex Nano Flex to the outer layer. This hood provides the greatest situational awareness while keeping you and your crew safe from potentially harmful carcinogens. This is a Total Coverage hood that comes in one size fits all.
Protection where you need it most. This cost effective, NFPA Certified structural firefighting hood provides carcinogen blocking to some of your most vulnerable areas. This hood provides maximum air permeability, is one size fits all and, it is made with Nomex Nano Flex!
The NFPA develops minimum standards that PPE must meet to become an approved product. The Zone Coverage hoods are just that. The Total Coverage hoods provide maximum protection for your entire head, neck and upper chest, offering the greatest reduction in carcinogens reaching you.
This hood continues working for you even after 100 washes - blocking 99.9% of exposure to dangerous fireground particles.
Made with Stedair® PREVENT, this hood is built for durability.
Particulate blocking technology is the latest innovation in fire hoods, defending you from carcinogens and other contaminants found in soot and smoke. When considering a particulate blocking hood, make sure the one you choose offers 100% coverage throughout the entire hood like our H41 Interceptor hoods. Each hood offers different advantages, contact us today and we will explain what they are.
Traction - Comfort - Safety. Let the Fire-Dex FDXL200 structural leather boot help you work safer, longer, and more comfortably. Using only the highest quality materials, this fire boot is constructed for durability. The FDXL100 uses Vibram® FIRE&ICE™ compound from heel to toe, providing the same flex and grip whether walking on embers or ice.
The Fire-Dex Rubber boot is a classic staple to firefighting PPE. Waterproof with thermal insulation and steel protection make this an ideal, economical choice for protective footwear.
Certified to NFPA 1971.
3D, innovative design built with three layers, just like your turnout gear! Materials include 3oz Cowhide outer protection, a military-grade DuPont™ Nomex® thermal liner, and a Porelle® FR moisture barrier.
Certified to NFPA 1971.
Unmatched dexterity, liners that will not pull out combined with material that resists water penetration make this glove the best in the industry - Featuring durable top grain cowhide fourchettes designed for for maximum dexterity.
Modern style firefighting helmet with removable liner for cleaning and 4" visor.
The original European helmet by Drager. Integrated two level visor and safety goggles, options for integrated flashlights and a variety of neck curtains in the most comfortable helmet.
As we learn more about turn out gear and its relationship to cancer, we need to rethink PPE. Wearing your turn outs more than you need to can increase your exposure to carcinogens but not wearing any PPE is not a safe option either. FireDex offers the Interceptor package to help keep you and your family safe.
Have you ever seen a wildland firefighter wearing structural gear to do their job? No because it doesn't make sense, especially since cardiac events from overheating / overexertion is a leading cause of firefighter fatalities. Stay cooler in the heat of the fire with TECGEN51.
ATTENTION CHIEFS - We know that you are dedicated to protecting your firefighters, which is why we are proud to bring you the Interceptor Package. You get a set of FXR turn outs PLUS a set of Dual Certified TG51 Tech Rescue (NFPA 1951) / Wildland Fire (NFPA 1977) coat and pant PLUS a carcinogen blocking hood for a fraction of the price.
Zipper closure, reflective trim, radio pocket, elbow patches plus a THL rating that will keep you cool! Not sure what THL is? Call us and we will explain why this is an important consideration.
Level 1 coat is available with reduced reflective and no elbow reinforcements.
A great choice is to mismatch the color of your bunker gear with your dual certified gear. As an alternate, you can also go opposite on the color of the trim to make sure your crew can easily identify which set of gear they are grabbing.
Zippers on the pant legs, knee reinforcements and optional suspenders make these pants extremely easy to don and doff.
Did you know that purchasing protective equipment that is easy to use, comfortable to wear and offers exceptional protection will increase compliance using it? Make your workers life and yours better, by investing in quality gear.
When it comes to sizing, we will make sure this PPE fits you because we follow the FireDex requirements of fitting by using a sizing set.
Prefer the fit of coveralls? We have those too but unfortunately they do not qualify for the Interceptor Package.
Coveralls are also available in black.
We are working to provide fire fighters and fire departments with an improved experience on FireDex turnout gear, leather boots, carcinogen blocking hoods, wildland PPE, and firefighter gloves here in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Please check back often.