News Releases

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 safety.asse.org

 

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...

Dec 10, 2016

These gloves are so sleek and comfortable that everyone will want them. The low-profile TPR is so flexible and supple that you’ll forget it’s there – until you need the back-of-hand protection. The HPPE blended shell provides a high level of cut protection at ANSI Cut A4. The PU palm dip helps you maintain grip in both dry and oily conditions. Don’t take these gloves off, or someone else might...

Nov 29, 2016

 West Chester Protective Gear is proud to rank among the top 100 privately held firms in Cincinnati, according to the Deloitte Cincinnati 100. 2016 marks our 16th year running on that elite list. We ranked at No. 58. Click here to see the complete list on the Cincinnati Enquirer's page....

Nov 17, 2016

Our "next generation" TIG welding glove provides comfort and touch from out of this world. It's the only glove that you will need all day, because you can weld in it, move metals with it and do just about anything else. Our knitted shell is fire and heat resistant. The dotted silicone palm provides unbelievable tactility and feel for the wire. It protects against cuts and comes with an ANSI...

Nov 16, 2016

Kidskin has all the same qualities as goatskin -  it's light and thin yet highly durable - except that kidskin is even more stretchable and supple. That gives these gloves the dual characteristics of durability and super sensitivity to touch that make them ideal for TIG welding. The gloves are fully Kevlar® lined to provide ANSI A4 cut resistance. The wide-fitting, split cowhide gauntlet cuff...