Cooling vest for firefighters

January 1st, 2018

Heat exhaustion, cramps and heat stroke are very real dangers to firefighters. Not only are they in a hot environment, but often protective gear traps heat and inhibits the body’s natural ability to cool itself through sweat and moisture evaporation from the skin. Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, has introduced a cooling vest that protects firefighters […]

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Snow Peak and Teijin jointly launch outdoor clothing range

June 8th, 2016

Snow Peak Inc., a Japan-based provider of outdoor gear, and Teijin Limited, a Tokyo-based manufacturer of high-performance fibers, plan to jointly launch a range of outdoor clothing utilizing high-performance materials developed by Teijin. The new line includes outdoor field coverall jackets and pants made from Teijin’s Teijinconex®, a meta-aramid fiber that is temperature-resistant to over […]

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