Pigskin Welding Jacket is spark- and spatter-resistant.

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Made of naturally breathable pig-grain leather, Weld-Cool Lite(TM) Pigskin Jacket stays soft and flexible under wet conditions. Smooth grained leather protects user from sparks and spatter, while anodized snaps along front closure, wrist, and collar protect wearer from arc flashback. Features include underarm vents, riveted open seam vents, and reinforced snaps with Kevlar stitched seams. Adjustable waist cinch straps provide tapered fit.

Original Press Release:

Pigskin Welding Jacket Offers Quality Protection While Boasting = the Weight of a Traditional Cowhide Jacket

January 17, 2005 (Chicago, Illinois)- Steiner Industries Inc, a trusted maker of gloves & protective apparel, has launched a new product offering a lightweight alternative to the traditional cowhide welding jacket. The Weld-Cool Lite(TM) Pigskin Jacket is over 50% lighter than cowhide & maintains quality protection to the wearer. Made of naturally breathable Pig-Grain leather, the jacket stays soft and flexible under wet conditions, and the smooth grained leather sheds sparks and spatter. The anodized snaps located along the front closure, wrist, and collar protect wearer from arc flashback.

Weld-Cool Lite(TM) jackets feature the original Weld-Cool® design, including underarm ventilation vents and riveted open seam vents. These vents increase air circulation and keep the wearer cool and comfortable in warm environments. Reinforced snaps with Kevlar stitched seams & riveting at all stress points offer superb durability. The adjustable waist cinch straps add a comfortable, tapered fit. Shoulders & upper arm are satin lined for easy on/off.

Weld Cool-Lite(TM) Jackets are available in sizes medium thru 3x. Traditional Brown Chrome-tanned side split cowhide jackets featuring Weld-Cool® Design are also available.

About Steiner Industries Inc.:

Steiner Industries, a provider of leather and flame retardant cotton clothing and heat-resistant materials, also offers glove styles including welding and TIG, with various work, driver's, mechanic's and cold weather gloves. Steiner Industries inventories a large assortment of high-temp fabrics for U.S. production of welding curtains, blankets and screens, partitions and vinyl strip systems.

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