In keeping with the brand's commitment to manufacturing high-quality products, Mount Vernon FR is focused on its Resilience® line of flame resistant fabrics, which are engineered to take durability to the next level. The fabrics will be featured at Mount Vernon FR's booth (#3424) at the NSC show, October 17-19 in Anaheim, CA.
Ultra strong fiber revolutionized hand protection, other products
July 14, 2014
Stephanie Kwolek, the DuPont chemist best known for inventing Kevlar, died June 18 at the age of 90. Kevlar is considered a “happy accident” within the scientific community. Kwolek and her colleagues at DuPont were attempting to develop a strong synthetic fiber that could be used in tires when she noticed a mixture of a polymer and a solvent that appeared cloudy – quite different from the usual translucent appearance of conventional polymer solutions.
Retain Ability to Grasp and Hold Onto Tools, Parts and More While Keeping Hands Safe from Abrasions, Cuts and Burns
December 4, 2012
We've been told by repeatedly that workers need to "feel what they are doing" and that gloves oftentimes hinder their ability to diagnose and repair machinery, wiring and other mechanical and electrical issues. But the fact is between sharp edges, heat and even electrical elements, danger abounds and your hands are too valuable to be barehanded.
FR Nomex Insulation, FR Porelle Membrane and Kevlar Lining Pairs with Field-Tested Company Design to Protect Hands from Cold, Wetness, Burns and Cuts
December 4, 2012
It may be a snow day for the kids, but for you, wintry weather doesn't mean a day off. On days like these, turn to the Youngstown® FR Waterproof Ultimate Lined with Kevlar® glove to get work done safely and in comfort. Ideal for utility and oil/gas workers that need to complete tasks in unforgiving temperatures, the glove offers a unique combination of warmth, FR properties and unparalleled protection in cold, wet and wintry conditions.
Youngstown FR Waterproof Leather Lined with Kevlar Glove takes performance leather to another level
October 9, 2012
There are performance leather gloves, and then there is the Youngstown® FR Waterproof Leather lined with Kevlar® glove which boasts the ultimate in protection and functionality for industrial, electrical and gas utility workers.
Ansell collaborates with DuPont to make ultra-lightweight gloves with DuPont Kevlar yarn and stainless steel
September 13, 2012
DuPont and Ansell, world leaders in protection technologies, have collaborated on Ansell’s newest ultra-lightweight and highly cut-resistant gloves to protect workers. The gloves, which feature DuPont™ Kevlar® yarns and Kevlar® in combination with reinforced stainless steel, are part of Ansell’s ActivArmr® portfolio.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we get some expert advice on how to strengthen safety by emphasizing equipment reliability, discuss the methods that really work to identify hazards, consider ergonomic options in the materials handling industry, and much more.