By contrasting the SuperFabric® guard plate designs in their range of gloves, arm and body protection, HexArmor can provide different safety properties aligned to specific tasks and risks.
One of the most common types of hand injuries are cuts and lacerations. A glove with excellent cut protection often lacks adequate puncture protection, which is the number one cause of cuts. Sharp hazards such as wood slivers, blade points and metal wires can still vertically penetrate the glove, with serious cut injuries often being the result.
Common cut resistant materials such as synthetic woven materials provide some protection from straight-edged or horizontal sharp hazards, but they can be easily pierced because of the knit properties of the material. SuperFabric® guard plates are engineered to deflect and block hazards by limiting the space between them which in turn prevents cut and puncture hazards from reaching the users hand. The breathable fabric allows air to pass through for long-lasting comfort and unlike most common cut protection material, it will not degrade from UV exposure or through laundering.