Paratech offers the necessary accessories to convert our LongShore Struts into a fully deployable raker system that is fast, strong and easy to install. Paratech’s innovative Raker accessories and LongShore Struts meet US&R requirements for strength and deployability. The Paratech LongShore System offers unique features and benefits ensuring proven performance every time the system is deployed.
Paratech once again sets a new standard, no wood, no pins, no chains…no hassle. The Absolute Raker provides flexibility, functionality, and economy. Never worry about wood again—fully deployable in minutes—or easily turn your existing Paratech Raker into an Absolute Raker, with the Standard to Absolute Upgrade Kit . Inter-operational with all Paratech Rescue Support Systems, as always.
Paratech fully mechanical Absolute Flying Raker Sets leave the wood behind. Stronger, faster and easier than wood, the Absolute Flying Raker in 6 ft (1.8 m) or 8 ft (2.4 m) sets, allow rescue teams to build rakers around the rubble pile. Use the Woodless Flying Raker kit upgrade to upgrade a Standard Flying Raker to an Absolute Woodless Flying Raker. Inter-operational with all Paratech Rescue Support Systems, as always.
6 ft / 1.8 m Deployable Absolute Raker
This kit includes the complete cache of equipment necessary to create and deploy a woodless raker with a 6 ft (1,8 m) insertion height.
8 ft / 2.4 m Deployable Absolute Raker
This kit includes the complete cache of equipment necessary to create and deploy a woodless raker with an 8 ft (2,4 m) insertion height.
6 ft / 1.8 m Absolute Flying Raker Set
This kit includes the complete cache of equipment necessary to create and deploy a woodless flying raker with a 6 ft (1,8 m) insertion height.
8 ft / 2.4 m Absolute Flying Raker Set
This kit includes the complete cache of equipment necessary to create and deploy a woodless flying raker with an 8 ft (2,4 m) insertion height.
Raker Midpoint Brace Kit
The raker midpoint brace kit adds bracing between the raker strut and the sole strut to significantly increase raker strength.
6 ft / 1.8 m Standard Raker to 6 ft Absolute Raker Upgrade
This kit includes the complete cache of equipment necessary to upgrade a 6 ft (1,8 m) insertion height standard raker with wooden cross-bracing into a woodless, mechanically braced absolute raker with additional midpoint bracing.
Standard Raker to Flying Raker Kit
Use this kit in conjunction with a standard raker kit to create a flying raker.
Flying Raker Upgrade Kit
Use this kit in conjunction with a Standard Raker kit and a Standard Raker to Flying Raker Kit to create a 4 leg flying raker up to 24 ft (7,3 m) long. For use in shoring large sections of unstable wall.
Raker Expansion Kit
With this kit, turn your standard raker directly into a 4 leg 24 ft (7,3 m) long flying raker with nailing pads for full crossbracing.
Woodless Flying Raker Brace Kit
With this kit, upgrade your standard 6 ft (1,8 m) insertion wood-braced raker into a fully mechanically braced absolute raker.
Flying Raker Install
PARATECH's Rescue Support Systems for Structural Collapse consists of a full array of vertical shoring equipment and raker shores. Urban Search and Rescue Teams around the world rely on the strength and simplicity of PARATECH's Structural Shoring equipment to successfully accomplish rescues safely and efficiently.
Support immense loads with the High Strength Structural Kit using 3 LongShore Struts laced together for 3X the tabulated load capacity of a single LongShore strut of the same length. The HSSK can be used to shore damaged columns in buildings.
Paratech’s wide assortment of aluminum alloy bases and end plates offer unparalleled versatility in the structural stabilization situations.
Paratech's structural shoring is supported by a full line of high quality, extremely durable control equipment. All of Paratech's control equipment is manufactured in house at headquarters in Illinois. Paratech's Dual Deadman Controllers, Pressure Regulators, Working Air Carts, Manual Compressors (foot pumps), couplings, nipples, and fitting are designed and manufactured right here in the United States.
The LongShore and AcmeThread shoring systems are the strongest and most comprehensively versatile shoring systems in the world. With dozens of bases to fit any nearly any situation, there is nothing rescuers can't tackle. As the flagship structural shoring systems, the AcmeThread and LongShore shoring systems have been through extensive testing and use in USAR throughout the world. Built to exceed the capabilities of wood shoring, Paratech structural shoring is stronger, easier, and quicker.
The US&R Rescue Strut System is the most complete structural collapse system and has been standardized by the FEMA US&R teams. The Paratech US&R Kit is the most comprehensive structural support shoring kit on the market. For any team serious about Urban Search & Rescue, these are the kits to make it happen.
Paratech Mechanical Adjustable Bracing is designed to support in both compression as well as tension applied forces. The B23 and B57 connect to struts via a clamp and clevis for use in Rakers, Flying Rakers, Sloped Floor Shores and more. With Paratech adjustable bracing, you can completely remove wood and save time.
Paratech is the industry leader in Air Lifting Bags with top quality traditional flat bags while also leading the way with entirely new innovative designs. Paratech Air Lifting Bags are made of the highest quality materials to provide peak performance and with dozens of 'ease of use' design choices.
For more than 50 years Paratech has set the standard for high quality heavy-duty forcible entry tools. These tools are designed to pry, pound, puncture, twist and cut open or remove all types of barriers between emergency personnel and the life they are saving. From our popular full line of Hooligan Tools to our powerful Percussive Rescue Tool (PRT), to our compact & versatile Pry-Axe, Paratech has led the way in design and manufacturing of dependable and unstoppable forcible entry tools.
Paratech Pod Systems (Tri, Bi and Mono) are the strongest high angle systems available. All kits come with a carrying case and all of the bases needed. Use AcmeThread or LongShore Struts and Extenstions to create a system for your desired length. Paratech's elevator rescue equipment can lock down an elevator car or securely attach to an elevator entry door casing for rope rescue down the elevator shaft.
From breaking concrete to cutting the remains of a melted tanker shell apart, Paratech delivers the punch.
The Paratech Damage Control System (DCS) brings maritime damage control shoring into the 21st century. Speed, strength, flexibility and capability are the hallmarks of Paratech’s DCS . Everything about the system has been designed to simplify the difficult task of damage control shoring and improve response time.
The Special Mission Tender (SMT) is a rescue response trailer containing equipment packages for Trench Rescue, USAR or both. It's a one-stop-shop for everything you need for rescue, organized for quick mobile response.
Paratech's Rescue Support Systems for Structural Collapse consists of a full array of vertical shoring equipment and raker shores. With the Absolute Raker, Paratech has the only fully mechanical raker shore available. Absolutely no wood is needed for cross-bracing. Standard Rakers (with wood cross-bracing) are still available as well as upgrade kits, Expansion Kits, and Flying Raker Kits. Urban Search and Rescue Teams around the world rely on the strength and simplicity of Paratech's Structural Shoring equipment to successfully accomplish rescues safely and efficiently.
Paratech offers void fill cushions, pneumatic control equipment and shoring struts for trench rescue. Paratech's strut systems are unrivaled in strength and simplicity, making them perfect for trench rescue scenarios.
Vehicle stabilization is the first step in extrication. Paratech offers a wide range of stabilization solutions from passenger cars to fully loaded tractor trailers and even locomotives.