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GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics & Paulson Mfg.: Leaders in Arc Flash Safety Pt.1 of 3

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Part 1 of 3: Electrical PPE Market Overview   When it comes to personal protective equipment (PPE) for electrical workers, GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics and Paulson Mfg. are two leading manufacturers that are synonymous with innovation, quality, and above all, a world-class level of protection. Arc rated GORE® PYRAD® fabrics and Paulson arc rated face shields […]

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Intro to Plastic Injection Molding

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Many industries use injection molding to produce their parts and products. The process enables them to create components of various shapes and sizes in high quantities (i.e., thousands or millions of pieces) quickly, consistently, and cost-effectively. While it can be used with a variety of other materials (e.g., glass, metal, and rubber), it is most […]

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Radiant Heat Protection for Mill & Foundry Workers

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Mill and foundry workers cast molten metal into shapes by melting the metal into a liquid, pouring the metal in a mold, and removing the molded material after the metal has solidified. The most common metals processed are aluminum and cast iron. This process involves an extreme amount of radiant heat, and it is critical […]

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What is Nanotechnology and Why is it Utilized in our Arc Shields?

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Despite being relatively new, nanotechnology has advanced quickly over the last few decades, thanks to dedicated research by the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Products enhanced by nanoparticles, like scratch-proof glasses and self-cleaning glass, are being used in healthcare, materials science, transportation, and more, and these exciting innovations are only the beginning of what is possible. At […]

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The Paulson Rundown: Riot Shields 101

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When it comes to occupational hazards, some are more severe than others. For law enforcement officers, a riot situation is certainly one of the more severe hazards they face on the job, and it is imperative that they have proper PPE to protect themselves with. For riot control, this typically includes riot suits with light […]

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UV Protection for Construction & Utility Workers

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As we begin to enter the time of year of warmer and sunnier days, outdoor workers from all industries know the importance of protecting themselves from UV and heat exposure. Things like staying properly hydrated, wearing sunscreen, and wearing protective clothing such as sunglasses and hats are all common practices for outdoor workers in the […]

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Why Quality Fire Control PPE Is Essential

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Firefighters rely on a variety of personal protective equipment to ensure their safety as they serve the community and save lives. Gloves, boots, and helmets may come to mind, but firefighter PPE is not complete without appropriate eye protection. Fire goggles protect a firefighter’s eyes from heat exposure, smoke, flying debris, glass, dust, and wind, […]

What to Look For in an Optimal Riot PPE Provider

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Choosing a provider for your tactical and riot gear, specifically your personal protective equipment (PPE) is an important decision with critical implications for safety and performance. At Paulson, we are an industry leader in designing and manufacturing face shields and related tactical gear products to protect first responders in hazardous situations including riots. We’ve achieved […]

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Choosing Paulson for IDC and Medical PPE

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Infectious disease control (IDC) refers to the measures put into place to reduce or prevent the spread of contagious pathogens in healthcare settings and other situations where workers cannot avoid exposure. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical to any successful IDC plan, as it provides a necessary layer of protection from potentially contaminated air or […]

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The Paulson Rundown: Arc Flash Face Shields 101

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Every electrical worker is aware of the dangers of an arc flash in their daily work. They rely on a wide range of personal protective equipment (PPE) to do their jobs safely and effectively. Commonly used electrical PPE includes arc rated clothing like suits, hoods, coveralls, jackets, pants, boots, and insulated rubber gloves. Other types of […]