Elvex.Triad safety glasses now come with polarized lenses, ideal for outdoor environments prone to reflected light and the associated glare. According to the firm, the glasses offer a style similar to sunglasses and feature a soft rubber nose bridge and soft rubber temple tips for comfort. The glasses comply with ANSI standard Z87.1-2003. 800.888.6582. www.elvex.com.
Mechanix Wear. The company has redesigned its Original Glove to improve functionality and performance. The gloves feature Lycra panels between the fingers to increase mobility and comfort, a seamless fingertip pattern to enhance sensitivity, and narrower elastic cuffs for more comfort. A durable, smooth-surface palm permits use for a range of tasks. 800.222.4296. www.mechanix.com.
Carbtex Corp. Designed to provide exceptional thermal protection, Perfect Fit Carbtex gloves feature an oxidized outer shell in the fiber that creates a protective barrier to the inner thermoplastic core, a feature that provides resistance to radiant energy and prevents energy and heat from passing through the glove fabric to the user's hand. According to the company, the gloves significantly increase protection against heat from electrical arc, flame, and thermal hazards, but will not support flame.
The gloves are cooler and more comfortable in hot environments and warmer in cold temperatures. The gloves comply with the NFPA 70E standard and are available in a range of styles. 800.245.6837. www.perfectfitglove.com.
Duluth Trading Co.ToughTek vest, pants, and shorts are made of 10.5-ounce Fire Hose cotton canvas, which resists tears, rips, and abrasions. The vest has a mesh-lined back and side panels for breathability, 15 pockets, four detachable pockets, and an internal waist belt. The pants and shorts feature a crotch gusset for easy-moving comfort, triple-needle stitching for durability, right-leg multi-pocket, and left-leg cargo pocket. 800.505.8888. www.duluthtrading.com.
Ergodyne. Part of Ergodyne's WorkSmart line, the GB5155 Hi-Vis low-profile hydration pack keeps workers hydrated and visible. The pack has a 2-liter water capacity and features closed-cell insulation to keep water cool, an insulated bite valve to help prevent contamination, and padded, adjustable shoulder straps. The pack's high-visibility lime nylon provides daytime visibility and reflective glass bead tape provides nighttime visibility. 800.225.8238. www.ergodyne.com. For more product information, visit ebuild, Hanley Wood's interactive product catalog, at remodelingmagazine.com or www.ebuild.com.