What kind of Flashlights do Firefighters use?
Key Takeaways: Only you can prevent forest fires Waterproofedness is an obvious must Resistant to temperature extremes Dust-proofedness (ash is fine dust) Firefighter Flashlights This post exists because firefighters use flashlights. Though tautological it is sufficient justification. Firefighters need flashlights because it is often dark where they are deployed. Which may not seem intuitive because […]
All About Signal Lights
Key Takeaways: Signal lights are lights that are good at signaling. Is a signal light a signal or a light? Are all lights signal lights or are all signal lights, lights? Lightweight illumination lights are light alight lights? Prometheus Signal lights have existed since the dawn of time. The previous sentence is stylistic of modern […]
Lithium-ion Battery Safety
Defective Battery The Environment – Too Hot or Cold It’s all your fault Batteries can start fires if there are defects in the components of the cell created during the manufacturing process or if the battery was damaged at some point during its lifetime that made it susceptible to shorting or thermal runaway.
10 Types of Flashlights You Want to Consider
Types of Flashlights: Tactical flashlights EDC Flashlights Headlamps Keychain Flashlight UV Flashlight Infrared Flashlight Weapon Light Search-and-Rescue Underwater Lights Bike Lights Tactical Flashlights
How Do Flashlights Prevent Overheating
Summary: How does the flashlight stay cool? Why are flashlights made from Aluminum? What are the fins on the flashlight for? What does the step-down setting do in a flashlight? Why my flashlight has a 3rd Stage in the Step-down? How does the flashlight stay cool?
Emergency Situation Flashlights
Key Takeaways: During a power outage, a lantern will provide the best light. A super bright flashlight increases chances of survival if you are lost in the woods. The unexpected happens, a waterproof flashlight is a great way to stay prepared. EDC flashlights just make everyday life much easier. We’ve All Been There Recently here […]
Flashlight Safety 101
Key Takeaways: Keeping the flashlight beam pointed away from the eyes is great flashlight safety. Use the lockout setting on your flashlight when you carry it in your pocket to prevent accidental turn on or battery leak. Using your flashlight on lower brightness settings will help prevent it from overheating. Storing batteries in dry places […]
The Anatomy of a Flashlight Beam
Flashlight Beam Key Takeaways The hotspot is the center of the beam and the spill is the surrounding of the hotspot. A floody beam refers to a wide-angle beam while the thrower refers to a beam that projects a long distance. The shape of the reflector affects the beam. There are two main textures of […]
Flashlights: 4 Things To Consider When Buying A Flashlight
In this guide: Flashlight Outputs | Flashlight Sizes & Shapes | Flashlight Materials | Flashlight Batteries | Rechargeable Flashlights | NITECORE Flashlights by Series Flashlight Basics: How to Choose a Flashlight With so many LED flashlights available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to find the best flashlight for your needs. To cut out […]
How Bright is My Phone Flashlight?
Key Takeaways: The flashlight on your phone is about 40 – 50 lumens. A phone flashlight has a diffused beam, good for illuminating small areas close by. A dedicated flashlight is recommended for most outdoor activities for the brightness, distance, and runtime.