Tag Archive: Extrication training

Jan 04

Where’s the Boron?

There is a lot of confusion out there regarding Advanced or Ultra High Strength Steels… Many vehicles that are promoted as having UHSS, do not, and many more are depicted as having UHSS in locations that they in fact do not…. Below I have listed most of the vehicles in North America that have Boron …

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Feb 15

The Stored Gas Inflator Cylinder; To Cut or Not to Cut – By Chris Rufert

By Chris Rufert. There are some in our industry that still believe cutting a stored gas inflation cylinder of an airbag assembly during a vehicle extrication event is a sound practice.  The question is why we would maintain this line of thinking?  So I want to try to spell out some technical and some not …

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Dec 17

A Closer Look at the Dash Lift (Part 2 – Relief Cuts)

In part 1 of “A Closer Look at the Dash Lift”, we discussed the importance of maintaining A-pillar integrity to support the weight of the dash when performing a dash lift. In this training, we will cover the relief cuts that need to be made before we can lift, or jack, the dash. One of …

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