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20 Ways to Reduce Your Risk to Exposure

As a firefighter you have been trained to effectively overcome any obstacle or uncertain circumstance you may face within your line of duty. From fire rescue to hazmat protocols, you know the procedures by heart and have practiced your drills. So, when you heard that cancer was a growing epidemic,

The Interceptor Package May Already Be in Your Budget

 

Change the Way You Think About Your PPE

Statistics have shown the risks firefighters face in their line of duty, especially as it relates to cancer and heat stress. Unfortunately, job-related exposure to carcinogens and other fire-ground toxins is a reality, but there are a few things your department can do to lessen contamination and

Congratulations to our Happy New Gear Grand Prize Winner!

Our Happy New Gear grand prize winner will receive the Fire-Dex Interceptor Package™. (TECGEN51 Fatigues + H41 Interceptor™ Particulate Blocking Hood + FXR Turnouts).

How to Choose the Best Turnout Composite System

Before the development of our exclusive TECGEN71 outer shell, it was common perception that optimal thermal protective performance (TPP) could not be achieved in combination with maximum total heat loss (THL).  We now know a balance of these two properties exists and can be found within our

How Strong is TECGEN71?

Our TECGEN71 Outer Shell was carefully engineered using the Milliken. Known for its long history of fire-resistant fabric manufacturing and military attire, Milliken shares a common goal with Fire-Dex; protect those who protect us.

TECGEN71: Busting the Myths

During the process of selecting turnout gear, it’s inevitable you will come across truths and fables for just about all brands, products and research. We are here to help you filter through the noise and determine if our TECGEN71 Outer Shell is the right fit for your department.

How to Reduce Heat Stress

What is TECGEN Fiber?

Contrary to popular belief, TECGEN fiber it is NOT a carbon fiber. It consists of a high-density carbon shell that encases a visco-elastic core, which allows it to offer the thermal protection of carbon fiber without the traditional drawbacks of compromised strength. TECGEN fiber bends and

Congratulations to our Happy New Gear Day 4 Winner

Sponsored by Milliken, our Day 4 Happy New Gear winner will receive a set of FXR Turnouts made with TECGEN71.

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