Best Welding Jackets

Updated January 2019
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Next to a welding mask, the right protective jacket can literally save a life when working with high temperatures and molten metals. Welding jackets use heavy materials and insulation to protect the wearer from sparks and splatters that can burn the skin. Leather, sateen, denim, Kevlar, and even carbon fiber are common materials that can temporarily resist high temperatures and dangerous debris. Even though most welding jackets are bulky, the size should provide a snug fit around the arms and torso so there aren't gaps left that expose the skin. The main body/sleeve joints should also provide enough room to move naturally so welding isn't inhibited.

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