What Makes a Good Lab Coat?

Lab Coats

What Makes a Good Lab Coat?

In the medical field, or really any work that call for a lab coat, you need a lab coat that you can count on to protect your skin and clothing. What really makes a good lab coat? It’s all in the construction and manufacturing. Keep reading for tips to keep in mind when looking for great lab coats.

A good lab coat needs to be made of a fabric that will protect your skin from any acids or other substances. A blend poplin makes a good choice, allowing for breathability, while absorbing any substances quickly before they can make contact with your skin. A button closure maintains the classic professionality of a lab coat, while making it easy to put on or off. Consider the placement of the pockets, depending on how you use them. Lower pockets are common on lab coats, and some also have a breast pocket. If you are looking to buy a women’s lab coat, look for one with princess seams in the back to keep a sleek, feminine line. Lapel collars are the norm for lab coats. Based on your needs, you may have a few criteria of your own for selecting a good lab coat. However, you can’t go wrong with a basic, poplin lab coat, with pockets, a front button closure, and a lapel collar.
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The Red Kap Lab Coat Line-Up

Medical Lab Coats

Lab Coats

If you are in need of a quality lab coat, look no further than the Red Kap offerings from Automotive Workwear. Whether you are in the market for a medical lab coat, or a counter coat, Red Kap makes top of the line work apparel that will wear like iron and provide the proper protection for your clothing and body. Keep reading for a quick overview of the lab coat line up at AutomotiveWorkwear.com.

The Basic Line

Mens Basic White Lab Coat
5700 Men’s Basic White Lab Coats
A longer length, this basic Red Kap lab coat features a 4 button closure, with notched lapels. It is a polyester/cotton blend, and has a left breast pocket, as well as two lower front pockets. This basic coat is ideal for students, interns, medical professionals, or lab technicians.
Womens Basic White Lab Coat
5210 Women’s Basic White Lab Coat
This polyester/cotton coat features a 5 button closure, princess seams at the back, and a decorative belted back. The collar offers a notched lapel, and the coat has 3 pockets: one left breast, and two lower front pockets. This basic coat is designed with women’s figure in mind.

Unisex White Basic White Counter Coat
4010 Unisex Basic White Counter Coat

A staple basic coat, this hip length, cotton/polyester blend features a 3 button closure, notched lapels, and three pockets: left breast, and two lower front pockets. This economical coat provide a great price – quality value.

 

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