Personal Protective Equipment
Latest news on the PPE industry from YKK
Featured Product of the Month- YKK's IRR Zipper- Product only available in U.S.A.
Bryon Robinson, senior manager- government and safety, shares his insight on YKK’s IRR zipper. Our IRR (Infrared Reflectance) Zipper uses a special coating that allows it to be largely invisible to in
Military, Wet Suit and Fast Food Uniforms Go Eco-Friendly
At YKK we are constantly looking for ways to make our fastening products more eco-friendly. We were excited to learn how several industries are making an attempt to make their uniforms...
For decades, workwear has evolved to meet the changing needs of modern day workers
The development and improvement of workwear is closely related to technological advances that have taken place throughout the course of history.
Arc Flash Jacket test
Arc Flash Jacket test featuring a non fire resistant zipper with polyester tape on the left and a YKK® fire resistant zipper with Nomex® tape on the right
Brass vs Brass Nomex® tape zipper
Comparison of fire resistance of brass zipper with polyester tape vs. brass zipper with Nomex® tape
Vislon Nomex 20 Cal
Test of fire resistance of VISLON® NOMEX® 20 Cal zipper
Coil FR 20 Cal
Test of fire resistance of Coil FR 20 Cal zippers