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Metal Fabrication

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Industry Processes

Casting & melting

Applications

  • Production line support & maintenance
  • Equipment repair, maintenance
  • Assembly & disassembly of equipment

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut, puncture, chemical resistance
  • Dexterity, tactility
  • Flame & contact heat resistance

Forging

Applications

  • Forging operations

User needs

  • Abrasion & cut resistance

Stamping & cutting

Applications

  • Press shop operations
  • Processing sheets, coils, tubes
  • Cutting glass sheets, panels

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut, puncture, impact resistance
  • Grip in both dry and slightly oily environments
  • Contact heat resistance

Machining

Applications

  • Metalwork, glass processing
  • Fabricating metal parts, glass sheets
  • Assembly and inspection of components

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut, puncture, chemical resistance
  • Grip in both dry and oily environments
  • Dexterity, tactility

Logistics

Applications

  • Delivery of parts to production line
  • Delivery of finished equipment
  • Driving fork lifts and trailers

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut resistance
  • Grip in both dry and oily environments
  • Thermal protection against cold weather

Finishing shop

Applications

  • Plating, coating, sealing, painting
  • Applying finish to materials, products
  • Handling application & cleaning tools

User needs

  • Paint compatible, antistatic clothing
  • Silicone- and lint-free hand protection
  • Sweat resistant garments

Assembly

Applications

  • Fastening components, parts
  • Positioning equipment using hands, tools
  • Adjusting panels, parts, components

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut resistance
  • Grip in a dry environment
  • Dexterity, tactility

Maintenance

Applications

  • Production line support & maintenance
  • Equipment repair, maintenance
  • Assembly & disassembly of equipment

User needs

  • Abrasion, cut, puncture, chemical resistance
  • Dexterity, tactility
  • Flame & contact heat resistance