Westex Mobile App WEB

FR/AR Product Selection App

Westex: A Milliken Brand recently announced the launch of a new product selection app, the Westex App, developed to provide users a way to custom build an FR/AR uniform based on their workforce’s individual safety standard requirements. The free mobile app is available for iOS and Android mobile devices.  Innovative features on the Westex App include product selection by safety standard; a global perspective, with more than 15 global safety standards included in the app; and an interactive uniform builder. The free mobile app is available to download now in the Apple App Store or via...

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Ironclad Flash Fire Glove WEB

Heavy-Duty FR Glove

Ironclad recently announced the release of the first glove in the world to pass NFPA 2112:2018 certification for flash fire protection. Designed in partnership with DuPont Personal Protective Equipment, the Heatworx Heavy Duty FR is an extremely advanced glove, featuring a molded silicone rubber palm and a shell made with 100% DuPont Kevlar. Designed for maximum dexterity plus the ability to handle hot items up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit (315 degrees Celsius), the Heatworx Heavy Duty FR delivers complete heat and flame protection in one glove. This glove was developed in response to a desperate...

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National Safety Apparel Gaiter WEB

FR Neck Gaiter

National Safety Apparel’s TECGEN FR CAT 2 Neck Gaiter meets cold weather head-on. Designed with lightweight, breathable fabric, the gaiter features a four-way stretch for added comfort and flexibility and can be modified from a neck gaiter to a headband, face mask, hood, beanie and more to adapt to the weather throughout the workday. Whether it’s harsh sun, biting wind or bitter cold, this gaiter offers the protection you need. In addition, National Safety Apparel’s made-in-the-USA FR fabric will not melt, drip or ignite, ensuring your safety in the face of any hazard. Learn More About...

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PIP Rubber Insulating Gloves WEB

Novax Rubber Insulating Gloves

PIP’s NOVAX electrical safety products are an industry-leading brand that is trusted by some of the world’s largest utility and electrical contractors. NOVAX rubber insulating gloves are manufactured using an environmentally friendly aqueous dip process, which results in much softer and more flexible gloves that allow for greater dexterity and reduced hand fatigue for users. The gloves also are dielectrically tested for their insulating performance. Production batches are subject to ISO sampling for a variety of tests, which include physical and further electrical testing. A second round of...

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Lapco Denim WEB

Flame-Resistant Denim

Lapco’s men’s flame-resistant flex denim is constructed from an 11-ounce cotton, modacrylic, elastane fabric blend that offers a triad of comfort, protection and mobility. Design details – like a low-rise, boot-cut leg opening and Nomex thread and zipper tape – make it great for on-the-job tasks, while its modern fit and indigo wash with two-toned top stitching translate easily into off-the-job looks. To complement this style, Lapco is launching a new women’s comfort stretch denim leveraging the same performance fabric and materials. Functional by nature yet feminine by design, this five-pocket...

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Westex Polartec FR Collection WEB

Debut FR/AR Fabric Collection

Two Milliken & Co. textile businesses – Westex and Polartec – have announced a new collection of flame-resistant, arc-rated knit fabric. Known as the Polartec FR Collection, it introduces three unique Polartec fabric constructions engineered with Westex FR/AR fabric technology that provides trusted thermal hazard protection. The products span shirting, insulation and weather-resistant fabrics that meet or exceed worldwide protection standards for even the most demanding industries, including oil and gas, electrical and construction. The Polartec FR Collection knits patented tri-blend yarn...

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Power Gripz Gloves WEB

Leather Protector Gloves

The Power Gripz, designed by linemen for linemen, began as a solution to the many challenges faced by these end users on the job every day. We now offer no-melt, no-drip, no-ignition high- and low-voltage protectors plus a full line of work gloves for any job. Grade A cow or goat high- and low-voltage leather protectors are available in standard, bell and contour cuff as well as a cut-resistant option. Proprietary grip pads provide unparalleled grip without compromising hand dexterity, performance or safety in all weather conditions. If you are more of a traditionalist, be sure to check out...

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CarbonX Masks WEB

Defender Masks

Your PPE is flame-resistant. What about your face covering?  Most face masks used in industrial workplaces are designed to either provide heat and flame protection or reduce the spread of COVID-19. CarbonX Defender Masks protect against exposure to thermal hazards and COVID-19 like no other face mask on the market.  The Defender Masks are constructed with the highest-performing and most comfortable CarbonX fabric blends. Like all CarbonX products, they are truly nonflammable and will not burn, melt, drip, ignite, shrink or char when exposed to direct...

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ML Kishigo Womens Workwear WEB

Women’s Workwear

As the workforce continues to evolve, women play an even more significant role than in the past. When we looked at the FR high-visibility market, we noticed women in large boxy designs, oversized neck drops/armholes and garments that were too long. In addition, improperly fitted garments can create secondary hazards. Therefore, we spent countless hours designing garments that fit women properly. We focused on ensuring that pockets are ergonomically positioned and waists are correctly cinched, creating the perfect fit and style that appeal to women. The “1971 by Kishigo” Series FR Long Sleeve...

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