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BLIZZARD PROTECTION SYSTEMS LTD

BLIZZARD PROTECTION SYSTEMS LTD

The Ultimate in Lightweight Thermal Protection

The Blizzard Survival Brand incorporating Reflexcell™ material has become the new standard wherever thermal performance in a lightweight compact package is essential  - for Blizzard Survival Blankets - Survival Suits - Survival Bags and Survival Jackets - for military use, casualty care, emergency preparedness, disaster relief, personal survival, outdoor activities...and more.

The Blizzard Survival Brand incorporating Reflexcell™ material has become the new standard wherever thermal performance in a lightweight compact package is essential - for military use, casualty care, emergency preparedness, disaster relief, personal survival, outdoor activities...and more.

Reflexcell™ products are totally unique: weight-for-weight far warmer than goose down, yet 100% weatherproof, tough, ultra-portable and re-usable.

Life-saving technology has never been so affordable.

Our product represents a step change in the way both civilian and military users prepare for emergencies and treat trauma cases.

In a few short years, Blizzard has progressed from its early days as a small-scale manufacturer of outdoor thermal survival products, to its current status as the market leader in its field.

The range has expanded and we now sell thermal protective products to users in the military, the emergency services, the emergency preparedness agencies and disaster relief as well as the original outdoor market.

Reflexcell™, the base material for Blizzard’s unique products, has major advantages over existing materials and is revolutionising emergency thermal protection.

Reflexcell™, the base material for Blizzard’s unique products, has major advantages over existing materials and is revolutionising emergency thermal protection.

Reflexcell™ took ten years to develop and is completely different from other reflective blanket materials.

Reflexcell™ has a cellular construction to trap warm air, elastication which draws the material to the body, reducing cold spaces and heat loss by convection, and finally, silvered surfaces to block heat loss by radiation. It is also completely waterproof and windproof.

This unique combination gives Reflexcell™ vastly superior warmth to any comparable emergency product. However its greatest strength is that it can be compressed into the tiniest of packages and stored indefinitely without damaging its performance.

The globally-respected authority on trauma medicine, the USA’s National Association of Energy Medical Technicians recommends the widespread use of Reflexcell™ products, and they are now the technology of choice for Military medics throughout the world.

Blizzard products represent a step change in the way both civilian and military trauma cases should be treated and Blizzard’s unique Reflexcell™ material is incorporated into all Blizzard Survival products in military, medical, emergency preparedness and outdoor applications globally.



EMERGENCY APPLICATIONS

Search and Rescue - Blizzard Survival Bags

Blizzard Survival products are now being deployed across a number of search and rescue services throughout the UK and other parts of the world. From RAF mountain rescue teams to other specialist units called upon to attend earthquake stricken areas Blizzard products are acknowledged for their ease of storage, transport and delivery, and effectiveness in the treatment & prevention of hypothermia while evacuating casualties.

Search and Rescue Flies Lighter With Blizzard Survival Bags


All Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter flights in the UK, Cyprus and the Falklands have replaced conventional sleeping bags with Blizzard Survival Bags to save weight and space – and provide better casualty care.

Aircraft previously carried two A Packs, each of which included four sleeping bags and weighed around 70lbs, with a volume of 100 litres each. These have been replaced by four Blizzard Survival Bags, which weigh a total of around 2 kgs (4.5lbs) with a packed size of around 4 litres. Squadron Leader Sam McDonagh of the UK SAR standards and evaluations team said: “The 132lb saving in weight and bulk has significantly increased the capability of each aircraft to carry more fuel and equipment.

Better By Design

“Blizzard Survival Bags are a big improvement on previous kit in terms of thermal/weather performance, ease of deployment and portability. Winchmen can carry them easily when they go into casualty situations - and if they both get stranded, the winchman and casualty can fit in one bag.”

RAF, Navy and Coastguard Aircraft use Blizzard Survival Bags

The bags are being deployed by around 30 aircraft, including six RAF UK flights, two Navy flights, four Coastguard aircraft, plus flights based in Cyprus and the Falklands. RAF SAR teams alone were called out 2600 times last year, saving hundreds of lives.

RAF Mountain Rescue’s New CASWRAP System

The RAF Mountain Rescue Service (MRS) has developed a new system to treat and prevent hypothermia while evacuating casualties. Called CASWRAP, it is now being used by all personnel in the UK.

The RAF Mountain Rescue Service (MRS) has developed a new system to treat and prevent hypothermia while evacuating casualties. Called CASWRAP, it is now being used by all personnel in the UK.

Instead of stripping wet clothes from casualties, teams are now trained to wrap them immediately in a Blizzard Survival Bag or Blanket.


More Insulation for Survival Bags and Blankets

They cover this with a conventional sleeping bag for more insulation, then add a second Blizzard Survival Bag or Blanket as an outer layer. When a conventional bag is added as an intermediate layer, even casualties who are soaked warm up rapidly and are fully protected from wind

OUTDOOR APPLICATIONS

The Blizzard Survival brand incorporating its unique and innovative Reflexcell™ material has established itself as the leader in lightweight, compact survival protection. From the outset it was designed with walkers and climbers in mind to help them survive emergency situations in cold conditions, but it will be equally effective for anyone undertaking adventurous activities in the outdoors.

The Blizzard Survival brand incorporating its unique and innovative Reflexcell™ material has established itself as the leader in lightweight, compact survival protection. From the outset it was designed with walkers and climbers in mind to help them survive emergency situations in cold conditions, but it will be equally effective for anyone undertaking adventurous activities in the outdoors.

Ideal for:

  • Mountaineering

  • Trail running

  • Walking

  • Trekking

  • Caving

  • Skiing

  • Sailing

  • Canoeing

Completely different from a traditional “space blanket” Reflexcell™ took 10 years to develop.

Cellular construction traps warm air, giving vastly superior warmth over any comparable product.

Other survival bags may protect you from the worst of the weather, but you will usually be very cold, damp and uncomfortable and in cool conditions they will not stop you becoming hypothermic. People who have used old-fashioned, single layer silver blankets in emergencies report disastrous results: blankets disintegrating when unpacked, ripping in the wind, and not giving any feeling of warmth.

Blizzard products give you a comfortable night, even in cold conditions, and in a real emergency will keep you alive over a prolonged period.

The warmth of a regular sleeping bag: the size of a video cassette. All Blizzard Survival products are pressed and vacuum packed to get the smallest possible volume.

Reflexcell™ has now established itself within other key market sectors following rigorous testing and endorsement and can now be found in action with the military all over the world.

Click Here for more information about the Military Applications of Reflexcell™



PRODUCTS

Blizzard Survival Bag Blizzard Survival Bag
Our revolutionary survival/sleeping bag, made with Reflexcell™. The new standard in thermal performance for emergency and outdoor sports.

Price: £24.99
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Blizzard Survival Blanket Blizzard Survival Blanket
Extra large Reflexcell™ blanket with self adhesive closure. Performance and practicality are vastly superior to conventional foil-type 'space' blankets.

Price: £22.99
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Blizzard Survival Blanket Small Blizzard Survival Blanket Small
A scaled down version of the hugely-successful Blizzard Survival Blanket.

Price: £14.99
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Blizzard Survival Jacket Blizzard Survival Jacket
This unique, life-saving Reflexcell™ jacket enables 100% mobility. A must-have for every emergency kit.

Price: £19.99
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Blizzard Survival Jacket Long Blizzard Survival Jacket Long
Longer version of the Blizzard Survival Jacket, adds protection to legs. Ideal when extra warmth is needed.

Price: £22.99
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Blizzard Survival Jacket Military Spec Blizzard Survival Jacket Military Spec
This unique, life-saving Reflexcell™ jacket enables 100% mobility. A must-have for every emergency kit.

Price: £24.99
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Blizzard Survival Tube Blizzard Survival Tube
Extremely versatile Reflexcell™ tube provides instant warmth for up to one or two people.

Price: £26.99
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Blizzard Single Layer Foil Bag Blizzard Single Layer Foil Bag
Our version of the popular single film reflective bag. Handy in mild conditions, but the Blizzard Survival Bag out-performs it in most situations.

Price: £11.99
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Blizzard Single Layer Foil Blanket Blizzard Single Layer Foil Blanket
Our version of the ever-popular 'space blanket'.

Price: £3.49
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Blizzard Pouch Blizzard Pouch
Specially designed to carry the Blizzard Survival Bag, ready for re-use, when it has been removed from its original vacuum pack. Can be used with any Blizzard product.

Price: £5.99
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Click Here for more information about the Military Applications of Reflexcell™

BLIZZARD PROTECTION SYSTEMS LTD
Unit 2
Coed y Parc Industrial Estate
Bethesda
Gwynedd
LL57 4YY

Tel: +44 (0)1248 600666

Fax: +44 (0)1248 600444

Website: www.blizzardsurvival.com

Email: info@blizzardsurvival.com

Contact: Mr Howard Kendrick (General Manager)

Products/Services :

  • Bivvy Bags - Bivouac Bags
  • Rescue Equipment
  • Survival and Life Support Equipment
  • Survival Bags
  • Survival Blankets

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