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Kneeling mats aren’t the most exciting thing in the world. At least, they weren’t. I will admit that I squealed a little when my new Proflex lightweight mats arrived. There’s no shame when the praise is deserved. I’m used to kneeling mats being unusually heavy for their size, and a bit on the squishy side, but these are exactly what they claim to be: lightweight. That doesn’t take away from their comfort when in use. I have used them on surfaces from slick concrete to very irregular transitioning surfaces in the Melt Shop, and I haven’t felt the underlying surfaces poke at me, yet. They are easy to scoot when you aren’t on top of them, but hold firmly in place when you are. The STANDARD size is a good general purpose mat, large enough to fully protect your knees and upper shins, but small enough to easily be moved out of the way, tossed in a truck seat, or carried alongside an armload of tools. As always, the distinct branding I have come to expect from Ergodyne shows clearly on each mat, regardless of how dirty it might get, and the uniform grab handle slots make it possible to hang multiples or multisize sets in any workspace for easy use.
These glove are a lot like there gray counterpart but with the added cut protection they seem to be to bulky for my liking. They do fit well and are warm but it makes it hard to flex the hand when trying to operate smaller tools or equipment. The orange color is nice but fit for me is the biggest concern. These gloves are tough and seem to be holding up when wrenching and have great grip.
Appreciate the feedback! Gloves of this type do tend to fit a bit more snug because of the cut liner. We keep them true to size to stay in line with sizing on other models, but some may definitely experience a tighter fit as a result… sizing up may be the way to go in that case. Happy to hear they are delivering on durability and grip, though!
This mask is pretty good and is in my weekly rotation of masks to use at work. I did find even with the nose clip it seems to slip off constantly. I prefer the 6487 cooling multi band as it stays on my face better and stays cooler as well.
We appreciate your feedback and are honored to hear this one made the weekly rotation! The nose clip shouldn’t slip… if that’s happening, you probably want to size down (assuming you started with the L/XL)!
I find these to be a nice general-purpose working glove. They are light enough to not impede dexterity, but still provide basic protection for your hands with a decent grip. The weave of the fabric is open enough to see your skin through it when stretched, which prevents it from being able to block fine dust from passing through, so if you’re looking to keep your hands clean in a very dusty environment (like a rolling mill), these are not the gloves you are looking for, but for those jobs where you need a little something over your hands, but don’t want to feel like you’re wearing clumsy mittens, I’d give these a try. They are washable, too. I gave mine a good ‘sink bath’ and let them dry between shifts. They cleaned up nicely, and I have a ‘new’ set of gloves ready for today. As with all fitted-cuff gloves I have ever used, they tend to roll under when pulling them taught, which requires you to run your finger under the cuff to straighten them out. A minor irritation, but one that leaves you with a well-fitted cuff that keeps bits from finding their way into the glove, which is a major irritation. The trade-off is worth it. Sizing fit is good. I wear a size 9 (L), and my fingers fill the glove, with only a little ‘extra’ in the thumb, as my thumbs aren’t particularly long. Check your size before ordering. It’s important.