Kevlar® Innovation Awards

 
 
 

Introducing the 2019 Kevlar® Innovation Award winners

The latest advancements in worker protection are here. The 2019 Innovation Award winners are taking protection against multiple workplace hazards to a new level. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners; you’ve set the bar incredibly high for 2019.

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ATG® Gloves – MaxiFlex® Cut™

ATG® Gloves – MaxiFlex® Cut™

Kevlar®-lined gloves that includes ATG’s AIRtech® technology for 360° breathability and ATG’s DURAtech® coating which provides 18,000 abrasive cycles per mm.

Seiz Needle

Seiz Needle

A fine knit, 13-guage glove made of cut resistant HDPE yarn and a palm coating made of PU with a 100% Black Kevlar® outer shell for increased strength and durability.

 
 
 
Midas – SLASHTEC NFT FA6

Midas – SLASHTEC NFT FA6

An 18-guaage glove with an ANSI cut level of A6 made with Kevlar® engineered yarn and steel. It’s one of the industry’s first 18 G gloves to meet the new EN388-2016 standards.

JS Gloves – Zokcl Sleeve

JS Gloves – Zokcl Sleeve

Exceptionally lightweight sleeves made with Kevlar® that provide lasting protection against multiple mechanical and thermal hazards. 

 
 
 
Fuchshuber – Cutex® Shirt

Fuchshuber – Cutex® Shirt

Knitted with Kevlar® engineered yarns for improved cut and heat resistance for applications in hot work environments, glass and steel production and process industries. 

 
 
 

DuPont™ Kevlar® glove innovation awards

The DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards give authorized licensees of the Kevlar® brand an opportunity to showcase their advanced designs by using Kevlar® fiber to challenge the norms of traditional hand protection while also delivering superior protection, comfort and durability.

 
 
 

“We continue to be impressed with the inventive ways licensees incorporate Kevlar® into glove designs and leverage the material to provide protection, comfort, and dexterity to workers like never before”

 
 
 

Kevlar - What do your hands carry

 
 
 

2018 Winners

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. G-Tek Kev 09-K1640

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. G-Tek Kev 09-K1640

These gloves have a distinctive enhanced visibility red liner made with Kevlar® and touchscreen compatibility, while being able to take seamless knit gloves to the next level in not only cut performance, but also fit, feel and look. Kevlar® adds its strength, inherent heat properties and comfort.

SIEZ Gripper HE BND

SIEZ Gripper HE BND

This rescue glove is made of 100 percent Kevlar® with steel wire (lnox) insertion and has a slip-proof hydro repellent coating on the palm and fingertips. The glove withstands contact heat up to 100°C and scores the best dexterity. The glove obtains high performance per EN388: 2016, achieving cut level F and puncture level 3 while qualifying for the demanding tasks of the fire brigade and rescue services. It is the first rescue glove with the highest cut level of F.

 
 
 
Superior Glove – Dexterity S18KGDNE

Superior Glove – Dexterity S18KGDNE

These flame-resistant arc flash gloves with a composite filament fiber shell made of Kevlar® and neoprene palms are one of the thinnest (18 gauge) and most comfortable on the market. Arc flash testing placed these gloves at level 3, with an arc thermal performance value (ATPV) of 25cal/cm2.

W+R KinetiXx X-BLADE

W+R KinetiXx X-BLADE

The cut protection glove KinetiXx X-BLADE has excellent fit due to the very fine 15-gauge 3D knit. The use of Kevlar® makes it very thin for a cut protection glove with very good breathability and also offers heat protection. The black yarn made of Kevlar® makes the glove dirt-resistant. The glove can be washed at 30°C in a gentle cycle at home and can therefore be used many times by the user. Furthermore, the glove is touchscreen capable.

 
 
 
JS gloves – ROKCL

JS gloves – ROKCL

ROKCL gloves belong to the group of clean (dust-free) gloves and do not leave any traces on objects with which they come into contact. They are made with 100 percent Kevlar®, ensuring protection against mechanical as well as thermal hazards. The ROKCL model is an exceptionally lightweight gauge 15 glove, guaranteeing a perfect feel and very good dexterity.

Fuchshuber Techno-Tex GmbH – Cutex Barbados Round Neck Shirt

Fuchshuber Techno-Tex GmbH – Cutex Barbados Round Neck Shirt

Our special Kevlar® award goes to the Cutex round neck shirt, which is a lightweight knit that combines cut protection with heat and flame protection. Based on an engineered yarn made with black Kevlar®, it has an extremely smooth and pleasant feel with highly breathable characteristics, guaranteeing a high level of wearer comfort combined with excellent protective properties.

2017 Winners

 
 
 

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