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Rescue Air Cushions
Large Lifts for Large Surfaces

Ideal tool for high lift requirements of non-reinforced broad surfaces found on trucks, vans, and light aircraft.

Rescue Air Cushions are an ideal tool for high lift requirements of non-reinforced broad surfaces found on trucks, vans and light aircraft.

Cushions are also used by collapse rescue teams to fill voids and regain support for Rescue Struts, wall braces and shoring. With a maximum lift height up to 40 inches (102 cm), Rescue Air Cushions are available in 4 sizes.

Paratech’s Rescue Air Cushions are ready for a wide range of applications and are extremely versatile.

Typical Applications Include:

  • Major vehicle accidents (cars, trucks, buses)
  • Light aircraft recovery
  • Filling voids created in trench collapse
  • Small vehicle turnovers
  • Downed or trapped animals
  • Flotation device
  • Industrial lifting applications

A soft footprint allows placement on soft and uneven terrain, with a contact area exceeding lifting height. Constructed with a highly durable contact area, Rescue Air Cushions have Neoprene coated exterior and interior reinforcement belts. Rescue Air Cushions can be inflated using a variety of compressed air sources including industrial compressed air, compressed air storage cylinders, air brake systems and portable blowers.

 

Part No. Description Diameter in/cm Heigh Deflated in/cm Height Inflated in/cm Lift at Max Pressure lb/kg Air Requirement cu ft / cu ltr Weight lb/kg
22-887005K A/K Cushion 3.3 Ton (3.0 t) 24 / 61 2 / 5 17 / 43 6,560 / 2,976 10.4 / 295 35 / 15
22-887010K B/K Cushion 5.1Ton (4.7 t) 30 / 76 2 / 5 23 / 59 10,250 / 4,650 22.0 / 620 8 / 17
22-887015K C/K Cushion 7.4 Ton (6.7 t) 36 / 91 2 / 5 24 / 61 14,761 / 6,697 14,761 / 6,697 50 / 22
22-887020K D/K Cushion 13.7 Ton (11.9 t) 48 / 122 4 / 10 39.4 / 100 26,248 / 11,906 106.0 / 3,010 56 / 25

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Rescue Air Cushion

Cushion Kits

22-887100KG2 6 Ton / 5.4 Metric Ton Lift Kit
Part No. Description Qty
22-887005K A/K Cushion 3.3 Ton (3.0 t) 2
22-887006 A/K Cushion Carrying Case 1
22-887305G3 Dual Controller with gauges and safety relief valves 14.5 psi / 1 bar 1
22-887400 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m RED 1
22-887401 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m BLUE 1
22-890513 Air Hose 3/8 in / 9.5 mm dia. x 16 ft / 5 m BLACK 1
22-887099K Repair Kit 1
22-887102KG2 10 Ton / 9 Metric Ton Lift Kit
Part No. Description Qty
22-887010K B/K Cushion 5.1Ton (4.7 t) 2
22-887011 B/K Cushion Carrying Case 1
22-887305G3 Dual Controller with gauges and safety relief valves 14.5 psi / 1 bar 1
22-887400 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m RED 1
22-887401 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m BLUE 1
22-890513 Air Hose 3/8 in / 9.5 mm dia. x 16 ft / 5 m BLACK 1
22-887099K Repair Kit 1
22-887104KG2 14 Ton / 12.7 Metric Ton Lift Kit
Part No. Description Qty
22-887015K C/K Cushion 7.4 Ton (6.7 t) 2
22-887016 C/K Cushion Carrying Case 1
22-887305G3 Dual Controller with gauges and safety relief valves 14.5 psi / 1 bar 1
22-887400 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m RED 1
22-887401 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m BLUE 1
22-890513 Air Hose 3/8 in / 9.5 mm dia. x 16 ft / 5 m BLACK 1
22-887099K Repair Kit 1
22-887106KG2 26 Ton / 23.6 Metric Ton Lift Kit
Part No. Description Qty
22-887020K D/K Cushion 26 Ton (23.6 t) 2
22-887021 D/K Cushion Carrying Case 1
22-887305G3 Dual Controller with gauges and safety relief valves 14.5 psi / 1 bar 1
22-887400 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m RED 1
22-887401 Air Hose 1 in / 25 mm dia. x 20 ft / 6 m BLUE 1
22-890513 Air Hose 3/8 in / 9.5 mm dia. x 16 ft / 5 m BLACK 1
22-887099K Repair Kit 1

 

Technical Specs

SAFETY AND OPERATIONAL FEATURES:

  • Pressure relief valves on cushions and control valve
  • Interior reinforcing maintains flat lift surfaces for direction of lift force
  • Quick connect couplings with locking ring
  • Positioning handles
  • Each cushion is factory tested at 1.3 times operating pressure
  • Contact area diameter exceeds lifting height
  • Operating pressure of 0-14.5 psi / 1.0 bar aramid reinforced

ADVANTAGES:

  • Lifting heights from 17 in to 40 in / 43 cm to 102 cm
  • Greater stability due to the size of the contact area
  • Lighter loads have predictable lift results
  • Full lift capacity over full lifting height
  • Soft footprint allows placement on soft and uneven terrain
  • User repairable for limited damage or punctures
  • Four sizes to choose from

EASE OF OPERATION:
Air Cushion inflation can be made from a variety of compressed air sources:

  • Industrial compressed air
  • Compressed air storage cylinders
  • Air brake systems
  • Portable blowers

Portable, hand held controller includes adjustable valves, gauges and pressure reliefs.

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