News Releases

Sep 5, 2017

This glove provides 3-way protection against cuts, impact and water/oil. Our low-profile TPR is so comfortable and supple, you almost don't feel it's there - until you need the back-of-hand protection. The microfoam air nitrile has improved permeability, so that it provides better grip in both wet and oily conditions. Plus, the HPPE shell provides ANSI A2 cut protection. You'll want to have...

Jul 19, 2017

West Chester Protective Gear is proud to announce our in-house Testing Center is now live and operational. This testing center is another tool in our toolbox helping us to bring innovative, new products to market. By testing materials internally, we will be able to shorten the innovation cycle and also reduce costs on multiple rounds of external testing. We continue to use 3rd party...

Jul 5, 2017


We are proud to announce that our innovative Air Krush™ glove (HVO1015) has won two New Product awards this year - the Reader's Choice award and the ASSE Attendee Choice award. The Air Krush glove uses innovative air-infused foam technology to protect the back of the hand from being bumped or crushed. The foam is...

Jun 23, 2017


Visit West Chester at the NSC Show

Visit our Booth #2401 at the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo, September 25 - 27, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. For more information visit

Jun 20, 2017

Now introducing HDP technology - the next generation in cut protection.

HDP stands for High-Density Polyethylene. The secret to this technology is in the yarn. HDP is an engineered material that blends HDPE and spandex with ultra-fine, ultra-lightweight yarn to provide the ultimate in comfort. The high-gauge weave and lightweight material hugs your hand and flexes...

May 25, 2017


Visit West Chester at the ASSE Show

Visit our Booth #1619 at the ASSE Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition, Monday, June 19 thru Thursday, June 22 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. For more information visit


May 5, 2017

Stay visible in this hi-vis orange flame-retardant Irontex® welding jacket. The 2" reflective tape strips provide added visibility in low-light situations. The flame-retardant cotton twill combines protection and breathability for light welding activity. A generous fit lets you wear the jacket over clothes. More information.

Apr 27, 2017

Now, we've added back-of-hand impact protection to our popular cut-resistant Goatskin Driver with Liquid Protection. This glove is ideal for tough jobs in wet and greasy situations. Goatskin is naturally soft, luxurious leather known for high resistance to abrasion and puncture, and also highly flexible and durable. Now, our unique Oil Armor (TM) and Aqua Armor(R) finishes add protection from...

Mar 7, 2017

These foam nitrile gloves with a polyester shell last 4X longer than the average leather work glove. The foam nitrile coating is flexible, offers high abrasion resistance, and provides extra grip. The polyester shell is lightweight and breathable, so you feel less hand fatigue while working. More information.


Feb 3, 2017

How to Choose Gloves To Protect Against Arc Flash

By Amanda Green, Product Development Manager at West Chester Protective Gear


  There are a lot of misconceptions about arc flash, starting with what it actually is. It is not a flash of light, or an arc of fire. It is related to but not the same as electric shock, and there is not usually direct contact...