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Protective Apparel


COVID-19 Update: AATCC warns against claims of COVID-19 protection in textiles or related materials 

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Global perspectives on the challenges, opportunities and lessons learned from COVID-19

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No alternatives to synthetics and single-use in the fight against COVID-19

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FR fabrics for emergency responders from TenCate.

By Geoff Fisher, European Editor

The second half of the 20th century saw a dramatic increase in the need for personal protection. The rise of health and safety requirements in the workplace has required the use of protective apparel for workers in many industries, while the threat of chemical and biological terrorist attacks, as well as natural pandemics, have become key political issues.

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INVISTA T420HT fiber technology is one of the brand’s latest advancements for lightweight, breathable and quick-drying combat uniforms.

Invista’s Cordura brand specializes in the development of high-performance fabrics and fiber technologies used in a wide range of apparel, bags, packs, footwear and other products where durability is paramount.

With a strong military/tactical heritage and a 50-year history of innovative, durable solutions, the company has for several decades been delivering the fabrics of choice for protective gear and clothing with

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Worldwide Protective Products and DSM Dyneema announced in October a completion of a technology licensing agreement enabling Worldwide to bring to market protective work gloves made with Dyneema® Diamond Technology, the world’s most advanced material for cut protection. Working with Dyneema Diamond Technology allows Worldwide to capitalize on the material’s unique properties that deliver extreme …

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The Lenzing FR® fiber, which is based on cellulose, is on display at Interschutz, the largest international venue for experts in fire protection and the emergency services, as a complete solution for applications in firefighter protective clothing. Each layer of Lenzing FR offers protection and comfort. The protective fiber, created on a cellulose basis, protects …

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