Fabrics & Features: Rip Stop, Nylon, and Fabric Plackets

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Fabrics & Features: Rip Stop, Nylon, and Fabric Plackets

At Automotive Workwear, we sell a lot of workwear to large companies, small companies, and individuals. Sure, our competitive pricing is amazing, but the biggest draw is simply that we sell the Red Kap brand. Red Kap has an excellent reputation of workwear “done right,” and our customers love being able to count on well priced, quality garments, and quick shipping. Continue reading

The Fabric of Your Work Life: What is Your Workwear Made From?

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The Fabric of Your Work Life: What is Your Workwear Made From?

Your favorite work pants, those work shirts that are your go-to, even the jacket that you love to wear, each garment is made from fabric. Some people always check tags and fabrics before buying, while others just go with “if it’s comfortable, I’ll wear it.” For all of those people, let’s take a quick look at why the fabric you are choosing matters. Continue reading

Rip Stop Fabric: Revolutionizing Your Workwear

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Rip Stop Fabric: Revolutionizing Your Workwear

Your workwear comes in a variety of fabrics, including cotton, twill, duck, canvas, and others. The most common is probably a cotton/polyester blend. That blend keeps you cool and comfortable on the job, without compromising ease of garment care. However, you might have found that over time, your work shirts or pants have started showing signs of wear by the appearance of rips and tears. On the one hand, your work environment has a reputation for being hard on clothes and your workwear has hopefully had a pretty good run. But on the other hand, should you have to worry that your shirt will rip if it gets caught on a jutting edge of metal, or in the midst of changing the oil? The answer is no. Continue reading

The Fabrics of Workwear

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The Fabrics of Workwear

Choosing the right workwear involves the right cut and fit of a pair of pants, the right sizing of a work shirt, and the right pocket placement to help you get your work done. A big part of choosing the right workwear, however, is choosing the right fabric. Fabric might be the last thing on your mind when looking for uniforms, or heavy duty workwear. Continue reading