Our Hakamid® fabrics and Hakanit® knit fabrics were developed primarily for the protection of people and equipment. Beyond this, we are always aiming to manufacture products that are comfortable and soft to ensure maximum flexibility and comfort.
The products provided by the HKO Heat Protection Group are used in almost all industry sectors, such as the heavy metal and aluminium industry, foundries, automotive industry and glass industry. Our fabrics and knit fabrics are also used as personal protective equipment for the fire departments, military, police and in the sports sector.
Hakanit® knit fabrics and Hakamid® fabrics are suitable for the fabrication of equipment that covers from head to toe: safety helmets, protective gloves, protective suits, safety shoes, protective covers and protective curtains. Our materials also provide protection for machines.
For the fire departments, the military, and police flame-resistant protective clothing is indispensable. Additionally, protective clothing for industry must provide protection against arcing and splashes of molten metal.
The wearing comfort of personal protective equipment is a particularly important aspect in all application sectors. Research has shown that many workers are not wearing their protective clothing because they say it is uncomfortable.
The Hakamid® fabrics and Hakanit® knit fabrics made by the HKO Heat Protection Group not only offer the required resistance against fire and heat, but are also comfortable to wear.
Our focus is always on manufacturing and developing products that are tailored to their application and that guarantee safety in all instances.
In order to demonstrate to our customers the safety of our products in writing, all products are tested by renowned institutes. You can be certain that our products deliver what they promise.
Our standard Hakamid® fabrics are tested and certified according to DIN EN ISO 11612, amongst others. They provide protection against
Our standard Hakanit® knit fabrics are primarily tested and certified according to EN 388. They provide protection with respect to abrasion, ripping and puncture. Moreover, they also provide excellent cutting resistance.
We use natural as well as high-tech fibres in the manufacture of our products. Our Hakamid® fabrics and Hakanit® knit fabrics are manufactured from many different fibres and fibre blends such as wool and cotton, E-Glass, silicate, para-aramid such as Kevlar®, Twaron®, regenerated fibres, meta-aramid such as Nomex® and Kermel®, Preox®, Cordura®, high-strength fibres such as polyester, polyamide and polyethylene as well as metallic fibres such as stainless steel and steel. The HKO Group works in partnership with our customers allowing us to collaborate and design products for their respective conditions and applications.
Our research and development department works in close cooperation with renowned research institutes to complete new projects and create new products. It is our goal to improve existing products through the innovative uses of new yarn combinations and by utilising the most modern production techniques. Producing fabrics and knit fabrics for the protection of the human body is not only a continuous challenge, but it is also our responsibility.
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