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Paladin Debuts Highly Durable, Portable Lighting Solution at FDIC

Paladin scene lighting EMS

Paladin’s unparalleled portable work and scene light was introduced last spring to provide brightness and mobility when it’s needed most, and where plugging into an outlet isn’t an option. Now, Paladin introduces the new Case Light CLU10K, featuring ultra-durable construction made in the United States of America.

First responders know that emergency situations can be deadly in the dark. At 17.5 pounds and deployable in as little as 15 seconds, the CLU10K is ultra-lightweight and portable so it’s ready to go wherever firefighters need it, providing up to 10,000 lumens of LED light for four hours on battery power alone.

To increase its durability and water-resistance, Paladin pursued new materials and American manufacturing. Now with a body and light head built from aircraft aluminum, glass-filled polycarbonate, and heavy-duty rubber, the CLU10K can be used in the harshest weather and most extreme temperatures, even withstanding knocks, falls and wet conditions. By eliminating equipment concerns, the focus can remain on the tasks at hand.

Light exposes danger and reduces the hazards that first responders are faced with daily,” says Bob Keys, retired FDNY Battalion Chief and Paladin consultant. “The CLU10K provides visibility, getting powerful light where it’s needed, and fast, in order to secure a scene. This piece of equipment makes remote areas accessible, deploys quickly, and covers a large area – when it comes to safety, that can make all the difference.”

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