Flame Resistant Welding Jacket keeps workers cool, safe.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring breathable, flame-resistant (FR) mesh back panel, FR welding jacket (Item No. 1837GRTW) helps workers stay cool and comfortable during welding operations, assembly, and metal fabrication without sacrificing protection. Aramax® fabric sleeves offer heat resistance and ANSI Cut Level 4 protection, para-aramid knit cuffs foster snug fit, and thumb holes prevent sleeves from riding up arm. Leather-reinforced enclosed metal snap closures on front placket promote durability.

Original Press Release:

Magid® Expands Clothing Line to Include Innovative Flame Resistant and Breathable Welding Jacket

Designed to keep workers cool without sacrificing comfort

ROMEOVILLE, IL — Magid, a leading manufacturer and supplier of safety solutions and personal protective equipment (PPE), expands its clothing line to include a flame resistant welding jacket. The Magid® FR welding jacket (Item #1837GRTW) features ANSI Cut Level 4 sleeves and a breathable FR mesh back panel to help prevent heat exhaustion. The FR mesh material provides protection while allowing body heat to escape so workers stay cool; however it’s not recommended for overhead welding or other applications where sparks and slag could get trapped in flame resistant mesh material.

“Welding environments expose workers to high temperature environments,” says Jennifer Walrich, Product Manager at Magid. “Our new welding jacket, manufactured in our Chicagoland facility, has caught the attention of safety professionals because it solves the problem of protecting workers while keeping them comfortable so their work is not compromised or interrupted.”

Magid’s FR Welding Jacket Provides:

• Flame-Resistant mesh back panel which allows body heat to escape so workers stay cool

• Aramax® fabric sleeves for heat resistance and ANSI Cut Level 4 protection

• Para-aramid knit cuffs for a snug fit with thumb holes to prevent the sleeves from riding up the arm

• Leather reinforced enclosed metal snap closures on front placket for enhanced durability

The FR welding jacket (Item 1837GRTW) is ideal for welding operations, assembly and metal fabrication. This custom, Magid manufactured welding jacket allows workers to stay cool and comfortable without sacrificing protection.

About Magid

Headquartered in Chicago suburb, Romeoville, IL, Magid is a leading manufacturer, importer, distributor and direct supplier of personal protective equipment (PPE) and value-added services for the industrial and consumer markets.  Magid safety solutions address customer challenges including compliance, accident prevention, cost containment and inventory management. A valued partner in safety to thousands of companies since 1946, Magid offers 700 of safety’s leading brands including its own signature Magid branded products along with 3M™, Ansell®, DuPont™, Honeywell, Carhartt®, MAPA®, MSA, Showa and many more. Visit magidglove.com or call 1-800-444-8030.


Sherry Davenport

Director of Marketing



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