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Techtextil NA'17: Safety " Protective Product Trends

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Safety & Protective innovations and technologies continue to be driven by expanding technical requirements for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) applications for first responders, medical, police and military personnel. Developing PPE to match the technical product specifications, and understanding the users' comfort needs are important criteria for those designing and manufacturing PPE.

Recent trends for the safety & protective market include an increased integration of hi-visibility yarns into work clothing; ergonomically designed gloves to enhance dexterity; clothing that offers coolness, enhanced comfort, and greater durability; incorporating nanotechnologies into the yarns to provide a lighter weight solution without the need for blending multiple yarns.

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