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New protective clothing handles high-pressure water

| By Mary Page Bailey and Gerald Ondrey

The company is augmenting its Livmoa range of single-use protective clothing to include to new Livmoa 4000 products (photo) for high-pressure water applications, such as those in waste-disposal sites or any type of heavy-duty cleaning task. Furthermore, in subsequent months, new Livmoa CL sterilized clothing for cleanrooms will also be available to the market. Livmoa 4000 is breathable, and employs a proprietary SMS (spunbond-meltblown-spunbond) nonwoven fabric. The clothing thus protects wearers from dust and can also withstand a water pressure of 1,000 mm H2O column. The meltblown layer keeps dust and water out while also delivering air permeability. Livmoa 4000 complies with the JIS Type 5 and 6 standards for chemical protective clothing. — Toray Industries, Inc., Tokyo, Japan