Press Release Summary:
ArmorKnit(TM) Gloves and Sleeves are made from 100% KevlarÂ® Armor and standard Kevlar, making them suitable for work environments requiring protection from sharp, jagged edges, sparks, and flames. Three styles are available. Model 70-700 is 100% Kevlar Armor/standard Kevlar plated in sizes 7-10. Model 70-730 is 100% Kevlar Armor/standard Kevlar plated with PVC dots in sizes 7 and 9. Model 70-718 plated blouse sleeves comes in 12 and 18 in. lengths.
Original Press Release:
New Ansell Armorknit(TM) Products Boost Comfort, Protection
COSHOCTON, Ohio (April 29, 2003) - Ansell introduces ArmorKnit(TM) gloves and sleeves for greater comfort, cut resistance and protection. Made from 100 percent Kevlar® Armor and standard Kevlar, these products are ideal for work environments requiring protection from sharp, jagged edges, sparks and flames.
ArmorKnit gloves and sleeves offer comfort and flexibility for a variety of applications, including metal fabrication, machinery, glass handling, automotive, paper and white goods assembly. Studies show that ArmorKnit mediumweight gloves provide twice the cut resistance as standard mediumweight and heavyweight cut resistance gloves without the bulk.
"Ansell developed the ArmorKnit line by combining the new DuPont Kevlar Armor technology with its own expertise to produce a comfortable and cost effective product," said Keitha Kessler, Ansell Business Development Manager.
ArmorKnit products are available in three styles:
o 70-700: 100 percent Kevlar Armor/standard Kevlar plated style; available in sizes 7 to 10.
o 70-730: 100 percent Kevlar Armor/standard Kevlar plated with PVC dots; available in sizes 7 and 9.
o 70-718: Plated blouse sleeve; available in 12- and 18-inch lengths.
Kevlar® is a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.
Ansell Occupational Healthcare is the world's largest manufacturer of protective gloves and clothing. Headquartered in Coshocton, Ohio, Ansell is a world leader in the development, design, manufacture and marketing of protective gloves. For more information, visit www.ansellpro.com or e-mail marketing@ansell. com.