BlastSax sandless sandbags have undergone extensive trials with the British armed forces and can save lives by mitigating explosions from IEDs while helping to preserve the evidence.
They are transformed from being as light as a pillowcase to more effective than sandbags in minutes. Easy and space-saving to store in warehouses or on vehicles, BlastSax weigh just 700 grammes before being activated by simply adding water and then they become taut, weighing 20kg (44lbs) in around 3 minutes.
BlastSax (NSN W8 4240-99-991-3183) have been shown to be more effective than sandbags at capturing fragments from explosive devices and helping forensic teams gather evidence. They will contain fragmentation and hazardous material and are also proved to be a reliable protective barrier against grenades and bullets fired by the standard British Army SA80A2 rifle. For more go to www.blastsax.com