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equipment

High Visibility Belt with Pouch
NSN 5140-01-526-3295
(Belt, High Visibility w/Pouch)

 

Description

 

The damage control belt is a high visibility utility belt with tool pouch that has a Velcro fastener cover. The gray pouch provides convenient stowage for message pads, small notebooks, a radio, logs, and small tools that will not fit conveniently into the pockets of coveralls. Two sub pockets are supplied within the pocket for a ball pen and other small devices. It is made out of a light green fiber with a white reflective strip, and the adjustable belt fits sizes up to 50 inches. This reflective feature also helps to increase the visibility of damage control personnel during damage control emergencies when there is limited lighting or smoke. The pouch has a velcro flap and the bottom has an adjustable strap to fit around the thigh to keep the pouch close to the user and not snap on objects as they are crawling and moving through damage areas. It is for general use by damage control personnel to keep hands free and is excellent for investigators, shoring, pipe rupture repairs, personnel setting boundaries, scene leader, and team leader.

The damage control belt is manufactured from high visibility, 2-inch wide fluorescent green nylon webbing from US materials only. It shall be imprinted a 3M 8787 or equal retro-reflective stripe down the middle. A 2-inch buckle and slip ring are used to fasten the belt around the user. The pocket is made of Dupont Courdura II or equal gray nylon with a 1-inch Velcro securing flap. A 1 inch nylon tie down and buckle shall be supplied to secure the belt to the users leg. The size of the utility pouch is 9 inches high by 11 inches deep by 16.5 inches wide, volume: 224 cubic inches and weighs 11.5 ounces. The damage control belts are also available from Slate River Corp Part Number of item: SR- DCHV-UB (www.slaterivercorp.com).

Eighteen belts are provided in the repair locker tool kit for general usage.

 

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Eighteen are provided for the Repair locker tool kit.

 

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