Cut resistant antimicrobial yarn and apparel

  • US 6,260,344 B1
  • Filed: 07/07/1999
  • Issued: 07/17/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/08/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A knittable cut-resistant yarn for use in protective wear, such as gloves, arm protectors, and aprons, comprising:

  • a) a core having at least one strand of flexible material selected from the group consisting of a stainless steel, a fiberglass and a poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide;

    b) a first wrap wound in one direction about the core comprising a strand of an anti-microbial treated acrylic fiber, said first wrap having a denier in a range of about 75 to about 600; and

    , c) at least one additional wrap wherein each said additional wrap is wound in a different direction about said core having a denier in the range of about 75 to about 600.

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