16 new safety and personal gear products for auto techs

Aug. 14, 2023
Having the right safety gear is just as important as having the right tools for the job. Here are some of the latest items that crossed our desks.

When looking to increase productivity, consider starting with the right gear. Having the right safety gear eye wear, gloves, lighting, shoes  makes all the difference. Here are some of the latest safety and personal gear items that crossed our desk.

The Wolverine Rush UltraSpring 6" CarbonMax Work Boot is a lightweight work boot that features waterproof full-grain leather and a breathable membrane that wicks moisture away. 

The Red Kap Short Sleeve Two Tone Pro+ Work Shirt with OilBlok and MIMIX features a back mesh flex panel and underarm gussets to enhance appearance and improve mobility and breathability.

The Dickies DuraTech Renegade FLEX Duck Pants offer maximum mobility through the company's FLEX fabric, active waist, and crotch gusset.

The Atlantic Safety Products Outrageous Orange Powder-Free Orange Nitrile Disposable Gloves provide 8 mils of thickness, a raised diamond pattern to help with grip in wet conditions, a beaded cuff for preventing roll downs, and are touchscreen compatible.

The NextLED Rechargeable Neck Work Light, No. NT-6633, is a rugged and versatile handsfree worklight. 

The Southern Cross Zip Ladies from Steel Blue Boots is a 6" high ankle boot with a convenient industrial-grade side zip, allowing users to tie their laces for an ideal fit, yet use the zipper for quick on and off. 

The full-frame Matco Tools ForceFlex Safety Glasses provide high-performance vision protection that meets the ANSI Z87.1+ and CSA Z94.3 safety eyewear standards. 

The Groove Belt from Groove Life is designed to stay in place. Once the belt is adjusted to the proper length, it offers the right amount of stretch for an all-day comfortable fit without sagging or drooping. 

The SABER 150 Lumen Inspection Penlight with Headband and Hat Clip, No. ATD-80252, features two lights in one: a 150 lm COB LED floodlight and a 150 lm SMD LED top spotlight.

The Thraxus Elite Safety Eyewear from Radians are available with or without IQuity, Radians’ intelligent anti-scratch, anti-fog technology. 

Magid VersaTek Work Gloves feature a palm coating engineered to read the environment and adapt to amplify the worker's grip when working in wet, dry, slick, abrasive, or oily conditions.

The Milwaukee Tool REDLITHIUM USB 400L Neck Light, No. 2117-21, is ideal for delivering lighting for inspection work and general tasks.

The Fenix Lighting PD25R Rechargeable Flashlight produces a maximum 800 lm from an included 16340 rechargeable Li-ion battery.

The Brass Knuckle Slingshot Safety Glasses, No. BKFLEX-4050AFP, features BK-Anti-Fog+ technology for fog protection as well as eliminates 99.99 percent of damaging UV rays.

The Makita Advanced FitKnit Cut Level 7 Nitrile Coated Dipped Gloves feature 10-gauge FitKnit material to give users optimal fit and flexibility as well as increased cut protection. 

The Blundstone Work Series Chelsea Boot, No. 491, is a non-steel toe safety boot designed to make a hard day on the job a little bit easier.

This product compilation originally ran in the June 2023 issue of PTEN.

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