Fire & Rescue

AirFloTM  - 3D Comfort Technology - Now Available on our Class III Conversion

Gemtor’s Airflo™ breathable padding allows air to flow completely through the pad. Foam has been replaced by a specially designed “3-D” material. These pads weigh considerably less than pads on competitive harnesses, allow for unrestricted air flow and always retain their shape and comfort.

 

All the same features as our 543 Series with the added comfort of AirFloTM 3D Comfort Technology.

Converts our 543NYC Series NFPA Class II Harness to an NFPA Class III Harness.  Click here for compatible harness models. 

 

Features:

Gemtor's Exclusive AirFloTM Breathable “X” style back/shoulder pad.

 

      

       Class III Conversion with AirFloTM X-pad

Model # Size Fits Height
543XCL3-S Short 5'0" - 5'5"
543XCL3-M Medium 5'3" - 6'0"
543XCL3-T Tall 5'5" - 6'5"

Gemtor 543NYC Series Class II/III Fire Service Harness

Quickly and Easily Converts from

NFPA Class II

to NFPA Class III Harness.

 

Includes Escape System Attachment D-Ring

CLASSIFIED BY UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 1983-2012

57AF (CLASS II/III HARNESS)

UL Classified to NFPA 1983-2012 edition

 

Convertible NFPA Class II / III Harness

Features & Benefits:

 

This Gemtor harness offers a combination of all of the great features found on our Class II harnesses shown below, including a fixed front waist strap, front adjustments on the leg straps and easy-to-connect hardware. The A-frame includes a sliding D-ring to attach a personal escape system and a triple action aluminum carabiner. The harness is constructed with sturdy 1¾" wide nylon webbing that is stitched with high strength nylon thread.

 

One unique feature is the "Hybrid" style leg strap configuration which combines the benefits of our Class II harnesses with the wrap around leg strap from a rescue harness. The harness also has attachment points at the sternum, two  (2) on the A-frame (also called the handle) and a rear dorsal attachment point. All attachment points have been tested and are rated to NFPA, OSHA and ANSI standards.

 

The Gemtor 543NYC is a one-of-a-kind multi-functional harness that allows a user to convert from a Class II fire service harness to a Class III harness in seconds. It provides the user with excellent mobility and functionality in situations such as attaching to a ladder or apparatus bucket, a means of lowering one’s self, a means of lowering others, use with an escape system, as a rescuer, to rescue a wearer, and more.

Class II (base) harness and Class III Conversion are sold separately, see Model #s below.

 

       Available models (543NYCL-2/543CL-M shown):

       Class II (seat )Harness

Model #

Opening Side

Size Fits Waist
Left Right
543NYCL-0   Small 30” - 44”
543NYCL-2   Regular 36" - 50"
543NYCL-4   XL 44" - 56"
543NYCR-0   Small 30” - 44”
543NYCR-2   Regular 36" - 50"
543NYCR-4   XL 44" - 56"

 

       Class III Conversion

Model # Size Fits Height
543CL3-S Short 5'0" - 5'5"
543CL3-M Medium 5'3" - 6'0"
543CL3-T Tall 5'5" - 6'5"

Gemtor 541NYC Series Fire Service Harness

This is the FDNY Personal Harness!

 

Now Available with Aluminum or

Steel Triple Lock Hook.

 

Includes Escape System Attachment D-Ring

CLASSIFIED BY UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 1983-2012

57AF (CLASS II HARNESS)

UL Classified to NFPA 1983-2012 edition

 

NFPA Class II Harness

 

Features & Benefits:

  • Fast and Easy Donning

  • Can be attached to bunker pants using loops available from most turn-out gear manufacturers.

  • Unique adjustable leg strap design, place one foot through a color coded loop and the entire harness goes on effortlessly.

  • 3-Stage locking Pompier hook with 2” side opening gate available in Aluminum or Steel (NFPA General Use Carabiner classified by UL)

  • Extremely lightweight, weighs only 2.8 lbs! (including aluminum Pompier hook).

  • Forged alloy steel escape system attachment D-ring.

  • Sturdy, lightweight nylon webbing 1 ¾” wide stitched with high tenacity nylon thread.

  • Easy waist belt operation, just engage steel snaphook and D-ring.

  • Available with right side or left side (FDNY style) opening, left side shown. (click here for ordering help)

  • Unique design lowers the body’s center of gravity and helps reduce the possibility of toppling.

  • Can be attached to bunker pants.

  • Pompier hook stores at center front position.

       Available models (541NYCL-2A shown):

Model #

Opening Side

Hook Material

Fits Waist
Left Right Alum Steel
541NYCL-0A     30” - 44”
541NYCL-2A     36" - 50"
541NYCL-4A     44" - 56"
541NYCR-0A     30” - 44”
541NYCR-2A     36" - 50"
541NYCR-4A     44" - 56"
541NYCL-0S*     30” - 44”
541NYCL-2S*     36" - 50"
541NYCL-4S*     44" - 56"
541NYCR-0S*     30” - 44”
541NYCR-2S*     36" - 50"
541NYCR-4S*     44" - 56"

* Note: These models are the replacements for the 541 Series. They still feature the same 3-stage, auto locking steel Pompier hook, and have been upgraded with an escape system D-ring, and center front hook storage.

Gemtor 546NYC Series Class II Fire Service Harness

Front Leg Strap Adjusters and Single Point Waist Adjustment

 

Includes Escape System Attachment D-Ring

CLASSIFIED BY UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 1983-2012

57AF (CLASS II HARNESS)

UL Classified to NFPA 1983-2012 edition

 

 

 

Escape system storage/deployment bags

NFPA Class II Harness

Features & Benefits:

  • Fast and Easy Donning

  • Front Leg Strap Adjusters

  • Can be attached to bunker pants using loops available from most turn-out gear manufacturers.

  • Color coded design for easy donning

  • Fixed length front, Handle always the same length regardless of adjustment.

  • 3-Stage locking Pompier hook with 2” side opening gate available in Aluminum or Steel (NFPA General Use Carabiner classified by UL)

  • Extremely lightweight, weighs only 2.8 lbs! (with aluminum Pompier hook).

  • Forged alloy steel escape system attachment D-ring.

  • Sturdy, lightweight nylon webbing 1 ¾” wide stitched with high tenacity nylon thread.

  • Easy waist belt operation, just engage steel snaphook and D-ring.

  • Available with right side or left side (FDNY style) opening, left side shown. (click here for ordering help)

  • Unique design lowers the body’s center of gravity and helps reduce the possibility of toppling.

  • Can be attached to bunker pants.

  • Pompier hook stores at center front position.

       Available models (546NYCL-2A shown):

Model #

Opening Side

Hook Material

Fits Waist

Left

Right

Alum

Steel

546NYCL-0A     30” - 44”
546NYCL-2A     36" - 50"
546NYCL-4A     44" - 56"
546NYCR-0A     30” - 44”
546NYCR-2A     36" - 50"
546NYCR-4A     44" - 56"
546NYCL-0S     30” - 44”
546NYCL-2S     36" - 50"
546NYCL-4S     44" - 56"
546NYCR-0S     30” - 44”
546NYCR-2S     36" - 50"
546NYCR-4S     44" - 56"
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Gemtor 544FR Kevlar Internal/External Class II Fire Service Harness

Flame Resistant

 

Includes Escape System Attachment D-Ring

 

CLASSIFIED BY UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 1983-2012 57AF INCLUDING OPTIONAL FLAME RESISTANCE REQUIREMENTS (CLASS II HARNESS)

UL Classified to NFPA 1983-2012 edition

 

Flame Resistant Internal/External NFPA Class II Harness

Features & Benefits:

  • Can be worn as an internal harness when paired with specific Quaker Safety Products pants.

  • Can be worn externally with loops on outside of bunker pants.

  • Can be used with an Escape System (includes escape system sliding D-ring) Made of 1 3⁄4" wide Kevlar webbing and stitched with high strength Kevlar thread.

  • Double layer A-frame and heavy-duty hardware for extreme durability.

  • Simple waist connection.

  • Adjustable leg straps.

  • Standard right side opening. Available with left side opening.

 

 

Note: Harnesses are adjustable within a range but are individually sized. Specify your bunker pant waist size when ordering for internal use. When ordering for external use, provide the measurement of the waistband over the outside of the bunker pants.

 

Available models:

Model # 544FR - Class II Harness, Kevlar, Right side opening

 

532 Series Ladder/Escape Belt

 

CLASSIFIED BY UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 1983-2012

57AF (LADDER/ESCAPE BELT)

NFPA Ladder and Escape Belt

This UL Classified ladder/escape belts can be used as a positioning device when on a ladder and as an emergency self-rescue device. It can also be used as an anchor tie-off.  Belt is made of high strength 1 3/4" wide nylon webbing with a 3" wide durable nylon web back pad and is lock stitched with high tenacity nylon thread. Adjustable for waist sizes from 32" to 54". Available with steel or aluminum (shown) 3-stage locking carabiner with 2" side opening gate.

UL Classified to NFPA 1983-2012 edition

Available models:

532-2 - with steel carabiner

532NYC-2 - with aluminum carabiner (shown)

 

531 Series Ladder/Escape Belt

CLASSIFIED BY UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 1983-2006

57AF (LADDER/ESCAPE BELT)

Features and Benefits

  • Belt made of specially woven, high strength nylon webbing.

  • Lock stitched with high tenacity nylon thread

  • 3” wide buckle strap.

  • 5” wide body pad.

  • Double tongue buckle for fast engagement and release of the belt.

  • Zinc plated steel Pompier hook with automatic, one-hand twist lock operation.

  • Hardware meets 50 hour salt spray test

  • UL classification.

  • Proven track record

  • Adjustable leg straps available.

  • 18” hook extension available.

 

Meets NFPA 1983-2012 edition

 

Available Models:

Model # 531 - with hook only

Model # 534 - with hook & sheath for D42 or D56 crash axe.

Model # 539 - Leg straps for 531

Model # 540 - 18" long extension for 531

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VesTank Portable Fire Pump

The VesTank™ from Gemtor, Inc. is a portable fire pump that you wear like a vest. It’s ergonomic design distributes the weight of the water evenly around your torso providing greater capacity and less physical strain and fatigue. The increased capacity and mobility compared to old fashioned backpacks, makes the VesTank™ the ideal choice in areas not easily accessible to large apparatus

  • For fighting brush fires

  • Easy to put on

  • Ergonomic design

  • One size fits all

  • More comfortable than back packs because water is evenly distributed around the torso

  • 8 gallons capacity, up to 60% more than backpacks

  • Made of strong/durable urethane coated Nylon, which makes the VesTank™ lighter and more flexible than rigid steel tanks and easily repairable unlike double wall tanks

  • Water inside the vest helps keep the body cool

  • Large “fill port”

  • Folds flat for easy storage

  • Quick-connect pump-to-tank attachment

  • Unique pump features impact plastic over brass design

  • Tool-free assembly/disassembly allows the pump to be cleaned & repaired quickly & easily

  • High volume pump directs stream of water more than 35 ft.

Available models & Accessories:

Model # VT100 - vest with pump

Model # VT205 - Adjustable brass nozzle

 

 

Handle-It - Firefighter's tool

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Multi-Purpose Tool

 

High strength (400 pound rating), lightweight (3 ounce), 36" long self-adjusting tool designed to assist firefighters with a wide variety of carrying and holding tasks. Whether it be victim removal or just getting a “better grip” on tools and equipment, HANDLE-IT will assist you. Comprised of heat and cut resistant materials, this rugged device will endure the hostile environments you encounter.  Custom lengths available, call for information.

 

Suggested uses…

  • Door Control

  • Victim Drag

  • Victim Carry

  • Cylinder Carry

  • Hose Strap

  • Hose Roll Carry

  • Girth Hitch any object

       …many more, in many other places!

 

Available models:

Model # 559-1 - 36" long Kevlar webbing

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Crash Axes

Crash Axes

15" long drop forged steel crash axe with rubber handle insulated for 20,000 volts.
Weight: 21/2 lbs. each.

 

Available Models:
Model # D42 - Smooth Cutting Edge
Model # D56 - Serrated Cutting Edge

Model # 560 - Sheath

 

 

Carabiners

 

Model # 5105

Steel offset D-carabiner with automatic lock
Overall length - 4 7/16”
Gate opening - 1”
Gate Strength 3600 lbs. - Meets ANSI Z359.12

Tensile strength - 10,000 lbs

Model # 5107

Aluminum offset D-carabiner with automatic lock
Overall length - 4 7/16”
Gate opening - 3/4”
Tensile strength - 5,000 lbs.

Model # 5710

Alloy steel large carabiner with automatic lock
Overall length - 9 3/8”
Gate opening - 2”

Gate Strength 3600 lbs. - Meets ANSI Z359.12
Tensile strength - 5,000 lbs.

Model # 5741

Alloy steel, side opening large carabiner with automatic lock
Overall length - 7 1/4”
Gate opening - 2”
Tensile strength - 9,000 lbs.

Meets NFPA 1983-2012

 

Model # 5742

Aluminum, side opening large carabiner with triple locking gate.

Overall length - 7 1/4”
Gate opening - 2”
Tensile strength - 9,000 lbs.

Meets NFPA 1983-2012

Model 51C

Stainless Steel pulley with split sides

 

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Hose and Ladder Strap

Model 571 Hose Strap

Designed to assist with the advancement and management of 1 3⁄4" and 2 12" hose lines. Simply wrap the webbing around the hose and slip the webbing into the slot on the small aluminum hook. The larger aluminum handle works well with a gloved hand and allows for cradling over a ladder rung to assist with the weight of a charged line.

Escape System (PSS) Bag - Lumbar Style

557FR-L (front view)

 

557FR-L (back view)

Model 557 Lumbar Escape System Bag
A more ergonomically correct way to wear your Sterling F4 or Petzl EXO escape system. This Patent Pending bag is designed for optimum storage (50' of 7.5 mm rope), deployment and comfort. This bag attaches to the waist belt of our 541NYC or 546NYC Series Class II harness and is compatible with most externally worn harnesses.

  • Horizontal and vertical strap adjustmentAllows reduced width profile for better mobility

  • Balances load of escape system across your back

  • Removable protective flap that covers the anchor hook

  • Unique system to hold hook secure until needed while allowing rapid deployment of the device

  • Fits in area below SCBA cylinder valve and does not interfere with SCBA operation

  • Positions carabiner on descender in close proximity to the sliding D-Ring on our harness for a clean installation.

  • Available for 541NYC-L and 541NYC-R harnesses

  • Attachment straps incorporate two levels of security to ensure that bag stays attached to the harness

  • Descender is isolated from rope to avoid abrasion
    Unique rope packing method ensures smooth exit of the rope from the bag.

  • Patent Pending

Our High Strength (Model 557C) style is constructed from exceptionally tough Cordura® ballistic material. Our Flame Resistant/Extreme Duty (Model 557FR) model is fabricated from PBI® and Arashield™ on the exterior with a Kevlar® lining to provide protection for the escape system against the conditions encountered by highly active responders.

 

Note: Models for left opening harnesses are worn on right hip, Models for right opening harnesses are worn on left hip.

 

Available Models:
Model # 557C-L - Made of Cordura, for left opening harness

Model # 557C-R - Made of Cordura, for right opening harness
Model # 557FR-L - Flame Resistant, for left opening harness

Model # 557FR-R - Flame Resistant, for right opening harness

Escape System (PSS) Bag - Hip Style 

556FR (front view)                556FR (back view)

Model 556 Universal Escape System Bag

An improved bag for carrying your Sterling F4 or Petzl EXO escape system. Designed for storage of 50’ of 7.5 mm rope. This bag attaches to the waist belt of our 541NYC or 546NYC series Class II harness and is compatible with most externally worn harnesses. Features include:

  • Constructed from exceptionally tough Cordura® ballistic material (556C) or Flame Resistant  PBI®, Kevlar® and Arashield™ (556FR)

  • May be worn on the right or left side, accommodates most styles of turnout gear.

  • Positions carabiner attached to the descender in close proximity to the sliding D-Ring on our harness for a clean installation.

  • Descender is isolated from rope to avoid abrasion.

Available Models:
Model # 556C - Made of Cordura
Model # 556FR - Flame Resistant

Model 549 Life Saving Rope Bag

Holds 150' of 5⁄8" rope. Quick release adjustable strap for rapid deployment.

 

Model 550 Search Rope

Holds 200' of 5⁄16" Nylon rope. Quick release adjustable strap for rapid deployment. Hook provided on the cover for attachment of the starting end of the search rope.

Model 551 - Bag only

Model 555 Anti Chafe Device

This device helps to eliminate the effects of friction and heat build up when a rope transitions over the edge of a structure or other sharp edges. Constructed from high strength Nylon. Guides secure the rope within the device to prevent roll off.

 

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