Heat Resistant Gloves – Superior Thermal Protection at High Temperatures
Heat-resistant gloves made of DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fibre help provide critical thermal protection in extreme environments where workers are exposed to intense heat and sharp objects.
When working in metal and glass forming, heat-resistant gloves are absolute necessities in keeping your workforce safe and productive. Heavyweight terry cloth gloves and heavyweight terry cloth mitts composed of 100% Kevlar® terry cloth are suitable for use in steel manufacturing or where workers are exposed to hot surfaces and sharp objects. For added protection, inner linings made of either wool or DuPont™ Nomex® are available.
This high level of protection is also available in outer layer mittens made of woven Kevlar®. The outer material of these mittens is 100% woven fabric made of Kevlar® fibre, and linings can be made of Nomex® or wool. These mittens are designed for use in high-heat applications where workers are exposed to hot, sharp objects, such as handling castings where sharp burrs might be a problem.
And, because of the extreme hazards of working in high-temperature environments, the outstanding performance seen in manufacturers’ heat-resistant gloves made of Kevlar® can also be applied to sleeves of Kevlar®. Sleeves come in tubular knit form or woven cut-and-sew varieties to offer a range of protection from shoulder to glove.
Working with metal and glass forming and hot surfaces requires gloves or sleeves that offer the highest level of protection against the multiple hazards of a high-heat workplace. That’s why manufacturers offer you a variety of heat-resistant glove options made of Kevlar® to suit your needs.
Offshore Rig Evacuation Chutes
Viking Life-Saving Equipment is committed to safety at sea and goes to extraordinary lengths to protect customers from offshore danger. Find out how Viking uses DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® fibre in offshore-rig evacuation chutes.
New Search & Rescue Safety Glove from SEIZ
60,000 members of THW Technisches Hilfswerk (German Urban Search and Rescue Association) are better protected thanks to the new safety glove manufactured by SEIZ that incorporates DuPont™ Kevlar® and DuPont™ Nomex® fibres.
Kutting UK Offshore Oil & Gas Hoses
Kutting UK Ltd., a leader in the manufacture of thermoplastic high pressure hoses for the offshore oil and gas industry, recently decided to switch all its aramid-based products to DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fibre, helping their company to develop the next generation of very-high-working-pressure-, high-temperature- and high-collapse-resistant hoses demanded by the industry.
Trenchless Pipe Rehabilitation with Kevlar®
The Primus Line® pipeline system developed by Rädlinger uses the strength of DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre for trenchless rehabilitation of pressure pipes. Designed with short rehabilitation times and fast recommissiong in mind, Primus Line® offers substantial potential savings as a viable alternative to open rehabilitation methods.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
Improving Tyre Reinforcement
Kevlar® Engineered Elastomer for tyre reinforcement is based on a new method to disperse para-aramid pulp into rubber through a far easier process than dry para-aramid pulp. Read the study that explains the science behind this innovative pulp that has been adopted with success in the automobile industry.
- Webinar: Changes to Global Standards for Hand Protection
- New ANSI/ISEA 105 Cut Standard
- New EN 388 Cut Standard
Nomex® & the Thermo-Man® Test
DuPont™ Thermo-Man® is a life-size mannequin equipped with 122 heat sensors dressed in test garments and exposed to a flash fire with temperatures rising up to 1,000°C.
- CNN profiles Nomex® and a Formula I racing suit
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Industrial Protective Clothing
- Oil and Gas Personal Protective Equipment
- Chemical Protection
- Personal Protection in the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry
- Industrial Safety
- Bodyshop - Personal Protective Equipment
- Nomex® for Metal Work and Foundries
- Nomex® for Utilities
- Food Processing Personal Protective Equipment
- Personal Protection in Agriculture
- Industrial Cleaning Services
- Decontamination and Remediation