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002455000 - GUARD OR PROTECTOR

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
002021000 Finger cots or protectors 36
002020000 Hand pads 28
002019000 Baseball gloves 28
002018000 Boxing gloves 6
002017000 Handle or rein attachments 2
20110203026Claw - An architecture is presented that provides a weightlifting wrist guard. The weightlifting wrist guard comprises a wrist support component with at least one claw-like component secured to an end of the wrist support component. Preferably, there are two claw-like components positioned to engage a standard diameter weightlifting bar. The claw-like components wrap around the bar and support a user's wrist against the weight of the bar and associated free weights. Furthermore, the weightlifting wrist guard comprises a means for securing the wrist support component to a user. Preferably, the means for securing comprises two straps secured around a user's forearm and an additional strap secured around a user's wrist. The straps can contain padding to cushion the upper portion of the user's hand, and will strap around a user's arm leaving a user's hands free at all times.08-25-2011
20130133120HAND COVERING FOR GRIPPING HANDLES - A hand covering for gripping handles comprises a covering body with a necking portion to enclose around a handle and an entrance for hands to put into. The front end of the necking portion is gradually enlarged to the entrance. A fixed hole is defined at the front end of the necking portion. The covering body has a receiving space defined therein for receiving hands. The receiving space is communicated with the fixed hole and the entrance. The receiving space has a warming member defined at the inner peripheral of the covering body for keeping the hands warm in the receiving space and for absorbing the sweat from hands.05-30-2013
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20130000005PLAITED GLOVE - A cut resistant glove is provided having an inner surface and an outer surface wherein the inner surface is adapted for contacting a hand of a user, and the outer surface is visible while the user is wearing the glove. The glove includes a two layer knit fabric of a plaited construction including a first layer on the inner surface and a second layer on the outer surface. The outer surface is constructed from non-stretchable, cut resistant yarn, wherein the yarn has filaments that are generally parallel to one another and the inner surface is constructed from a stretchable, elastic yarn.01-03-2013
20130042378ANTI-BURN GARMENT - A protective garment for a human forearm. The protective garment includes a main body portion having opposing first and second longitudinal ends. There is an interior surface that faces the forearm and an exterior surface that faces away from the forearm. The main body portion includes an expandable wrist band coupled to the first longitudinal end of the main body portion. The exterior surface includes a second plurality of raised portions that is configured to dissipate heat transferred from a heated surface contacting the exterior surface.02-21-2013
20090276932Shock absorber for a forearm protecting device - This invention concerns a forearm protecting and shock absorbing device (11-12-2009
20100083415DRIVER ARM SHADE - A solar radiation arm shield includes an elongated C-shaped substantially rigid shell of a preselected material with a predetermined interior partial circumference defining first and second end edges and first and second side edges. There is a first adjustable releasable attachment strap with separate engageable portions fixedly attached to each of the first and second side edges proximal the first end edge for removable attachment to a wearer, and at least one additional releasable attachment strap has portions fixedly attached to both the first and second side edges.04-08-2010
20090019614HEAT-RESISTANT FABRIC AND GARMENT AND HEAT-RESISTANT GLOVE USING THE SAME - A heat-resistant fabric according to the present invention is a knitted or woven fabric including a heat-resistant fiber yarn and a fancy twist yarn. The heat-resistant fiber yarn is present more on one surface, and the fancy twist yarn is present more on the other surface. A heat-resistant glove according to the present invention is formed of a knitted fabric including a heat-resistant fiber yarn (01-22-2009
20100115682PIECE OF CLOTHING - The invention relates to a piece of clothing, particularly for use in athletic activities such as jogging, skating, skiing, or the like, provided with pads in the regions of the outsides of joints, wherein the pads (05-13-2010
20120174278Protective Apparel for Use While Gardening - A protective member is disclosed which is intended for wearing on the forearm of a wearer when gardening The protective member includes a sleeve of generally tubular construction that is of an extended length. The sleeve is formed of a fabric that is flexible, resilient, and somewhat stretchable. The sleeve includes open distal and proximal ends and is adapted to fit snugly over the forearm of the wearer. The fabric retains a memory of the shape of the wearer's forearm so that after repeated uses by the wearer, the sleeve tends to be form fitting while wearing. The sleeve is dimensioned to extend approximately from the wrist to at least the elbow of the wearer. The distal end defines a single opening allowing the wearer's hand to fully protrude therethrough. The distal and proximal ends of the tubular sleeve are elasticized to grip the wearer's forearm.07-12-2012
20120180181COMPRESSION SHIRT WITH ROLL-OVER SLEEVE - One embodiment of the invention is a shirt comprising a body portion for receiving a user's torso and first and second sleeves attached to the body portion. The first and second sleeves each have an elbow region including at least a first anti-slip pattern and a cuff region including at least a second anti-slip region. In use, an elbow pad may be disposed over an upper region of one sleeve such that an inner surface of the elbow pad contacts the first anti-slip pattern. A lower sleeve portion including the cuff region may be folded over the elbow pad such that the second anti-slip pattern contacts an outer surface of the elbow pad.07-19-2012
20090307819Sports Wrist Band - A sports wrist band is worn on a bare or gloved hand to increase the gripping force of the hand as well as the frictional force of friction with hand-held sporting goods such as a golf club and a baseball bat, thereby contributing to the improvement of sports performance. The sports wrist band includes a wrist band having a length wound at least one turn around the wrist, and including pieces of wrist velcro attached at a predetermined position so as to press and fix the wrist in a state of being wound around the wrist, and a hand band extending from the wrist band, turning around a knife hand portion, and wrapping up a palm portion contacting sporting goods so as to press the palm portion.12-17-2009
20090113591Limb Protector - A limb protector for protecting a limb of a wearer from contact with water or other contaminant has a tubular member made from ultrathin plastic film. The ultrathin film enables the material around the opening to form a watertight seal around the limb without forming a venous tourniquet.05-07-2009
20120216325PROTECTIVE GLOVE HAVING SEGMENTED WRIST GUARD - A protective sports glove including a contoured wrist cuff that substantially shields a gap defined between adjacent portions of the protective sports glove, such as hand and cuff portions. The contoured wrist cuff and/or the cuff portion can include multiple segments that enable the wrist cuff to flex with a wearer's wrist. The contoured wrist cuff can include a leading edge that contours forwardly adjacent a thumb portion of the contoured wrist cuff and rearwardly across a portion of the radial side of a wearer's hand when the glove is on the wearer's hand. This can allow protection of the wearer's wrist in flexion without also impairing movement of the wearer's wrist.08-30-2012
20130091612WRIST AND FOREARM PROTECTOR AND METHOD FOR ITS USE - The present device is a wrist and forearm protector intended to reduce or eliminate contact between a user's skin and potentially hazardous liquids such as blood. This protector can be worn over a latex glove, thus preventing the glove from slipping down. In an embodiment, the wrist and forearm protector can comprise a tear-away strip allowing the protector to be removed without pulling it over the user's skin and risking contamination from the exterior of the protector. Other embodiments can comprise textured surfaces for increasing friction between the exterior of the protector and skin or absorbent pads, which can be used to wipe up excess liquids.04-18-2013
20130055481Device and method for securing the position of joint pads in sports - The invention utilizes a long sleeve modified shirt for the foundation garment. A separate tubular sleeve has one end sewn about the modified sleeve approximately at the elbow. The other end, the free end, of the tubular sleeve may then extend beyond the end of the modified sleeve. The arm is inserted into the modified sleeve and through the tubular sleeve. The elbow pad is attached about the elbow joint over the modified sleeve and over the tubular sleeve end sewn at the elbow area. The free end of the tubular sleeve is pulled over the elbow pad and attaches to the area near the Biceps/Shoulders with straps having removable attachment means thereon. The straps are attached to allow for adjustment. Essentially, the tubular sleeve forms a partial pouch about the elbow pad thus holding and preventing the elbow pad from shifting.03-07-2013
20090077701Double-cuffed chemotherapy gloves - A disposable elastomeric glove has a secondary cuff disposed distally of a primary cuff on a wrist region of the glove. The secondary cuff may be grasped by an opposite hand to safely remove the glove with the primary cuff in place to protect the skin on the wrist from contaminants on the opposite hand. The secondary cuff approximates the design of the primary cuff such that the removal process is similar to that of a conventional glove.03-26-2009
20090235421CONFORMING LIMB GUARD - A protective limb guard device for use in athletic or sporting activities is provided wherein the device comprises layers of conformable impact absorbing material that are formed to meet the shape of the user's limbs without the need for custom fitting. The limb guard of the present invention may include an inflatable tube instead of a layer of impact absorbing material.09-24-2009
20080307554Personal Protective Equipment for a Gaming Machine - The invention is related to a personal protective equipment for a gaming machine. It mainly consists of a wrist guard, an elbow guard and a supportive belt assembly. It can be used either for wrist, elbow or both wrist and elbow at the same time. An enhancing strip is provided to stabilize the wrist band and the elbow support. A supportive strip is provided to connect and fix the distance between the wrist guard and the elbow guard. So the user will not loose or cause dislocation of the equipments during intensive movement and prevent the user from injury.12-18-2008
20080295211Method of producing a sports glove - A method of producing a sports glove includes the steps of: (A) heating a covering sheet made of a rubbery material; (B) pressing the heated covering sheet and simultaneously cooling the same so as to reduce the thickness of the covering sheet and so as to form an embossed surface on the covering sheet; (C) bonding a fabric layer to the covering sheet to form a laminate; and (D) cutting and sewing the laminate to form the sports glove. The embossed surface of the covering sheet is exposed.12-04-2008
20110138513PROTECTIVE DEVICE - A protective device for protecting the heel of the hand, comprising an impact-resistant protective portion and a securing means for securing the protective portion to the hand. The protective portion is arranged to cover, in use, the heel of the hand, and is so configured and dimensioned that it does not extend towards the fingers or the wrist substantially beyond the heel of the hand. In the event of a fall, the impact-resistant protective portion of the device provides protection for the wearer from the impact of the heel of their hand with the ground. However, as the protective portion does not extend towards the fingers or the wrist substantially beyond the heel of the hand, movement of the wearer's wrist is not restricted.06-16-2011
20110277204SAFETY BAND WITH COMFORT CUFF - A safety band is provided having a tubular outer shell and a tubular inner sleeve which projects into the outer shell and is concentric therewith. The inner sleeve is designed and constructed from a resilient material whereby when an appendage of a wearer is inserted into the inner sleeve of the safety band the inner sleeve expands upon donning and thereby inherently constricts about the appendage of the wearer thus maintaining the outer shell in a desired position on the appendage of the wearer. In another embodiment of the invention, a string of at least one light source encircles the outer shell and is fixed thereto. In another embodiment of the invention, the outer shell includes a zipper means for facilitating entry of an appendage of a wearer. A band of retroreflective material fixed to the outer shell is provided in another embodiment of the invention.11-17-2011
20110283432WRIST GUARD WITH STIFFENER ELEMENTS - Wrist guards configured for providing support to a user's wrist are disclosed. An illustrative wrist guard includes a wrist pad having a dorsal section configured for placement adjacent to the anterior side of the user's wrist and a palmar section configured for placement adjacent to the posterior side of the wrist. A number of stiffener elements coupled to the dorsal section of the wrist pad provide support against hyperextension of the user's wrist.11-24-2011
20110289642FINGER GUARD - A finger guard includes an elongated conical member having a hollow interior, a cap disposed on top and an opening along the bottom into which the hand of a user can be inserted. The elongated conical member can be constructed from transparent material and can include a padded interior, one or more fasteners and a channel for accommodating an IV line.12-01-2011
20110289643GLOVE STRUCTURE, IN PARTICULAR FOR THE MOTORCYCLING SECTOR, AND METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE THEREOF - A motorcycle glove structure comprises a system for protecting the fingers, made with a double layer of plastic, the first layer (12-01-2011
20110296576WRIST PROTECTING GLOVE AND METHODS THEREOF - Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to a wrist protecting glove and methods of manufacturing the same. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention relate to a wrist protecting glove providing maximum protection with minimal restriction on range of movement, and method of manufacturing the same. In one embodiment, a wrist protecting glove comprises a polyurethane pad, formed to fit over a user's palm, a holding material integrally formed within the pad, a set of snap fasteners for closing the holding material around a user's thumb, a palm strap for affixing the wrist protecting glove on a user's hand, the palm strap affixed to the holding material, and a D-ring assembly for receiving the palm strap, wherein the palm strap comprises a hook and loop fastener strap for looping through the D-ring assembly and fastening onto itself to affix the wrist protecting glove on the user's hand.12-08-2011
20120096614PROTECTIVE PALM DEVICE - A protective device for a human palm that can be utilized when engaging in various activities. The device can protect the palm from damaging and/or stressful impact to the nerves of the hand by acting as a shock absorber and being adapted to withstand a predetermined amount of force. The device can also allow for freedom of movement of a user's fingers by moving in a downward and rotational manner about the base of a user's thumb when the user closes his or her hand.04-26-2012
20080244798Sports Glove Having Finger Knuckle Protection System - A protective sports glove having a protective finger knuckle system introduced to the back portion of the finger portions to cover a space formed between adjacent pads corresponding to the knuckles of the fingers. The protective finger knuckle system includes a cap portion and a pair of side flanges that have a pair of slots. A strap is passed through the pair of slots on each of the pair of side flanges and beneath the cap portion and is secured to the glove. The cap portion spans the gaps between the protective portions of the fingers and the thumb and thus provide protection to the knuckles of the wearer where the fingers or thumb are flexed. Because the protective knuckle portion is not coupled to the pads defining the gap, they are maintained in position over the widening gap as the finger is flexed.10-09-2008
20080244797Sports Glove Having Protective Knuckle Segment - A protective sports glove that includes a protective knuckle system introduced to the outside of the glove in the finger and thumb portions that includes a flexible base portion that is sewn or otherwise affixed to the underlying inner layer and located over a wearer's knuckles. The flexible base portion includes at least one protruding portion extending upwardly and outwardly from the flexible base section opposite the inner layer. Coupled within or to the ends of each of the respective protruding portion is a knuckle cap portion. The knuckle cap portions are located in the gaps between the padded portions of the finger and thus provide protection to the knuckle of the wearer where the fingers or thumb are flexed and align when the finger or thumb are not flexed.10-09-2008
20120023633PROTECTIVE HAND GUARD - In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a protective hand guard. The protective hand guard essentially comprises an elongate, tubular sleeve or sheath of a pliable fabric material which is elasticized in a manner allowing the sleeve to be resiliently stretched both radially and axially relative to an axis defined thereby. Disposed in a prescribed position within the sleeve is an aperture or opening which is sized and configured to accommodate the thumb on one hand of a wearer/user.02-02-2012
20120023632Hand protecting device - A gripping pad for supporting and protecting the hand of a weightlifter or other user performing an activity that is strenuous to the hand. The gripping pad cushions the junction of the fingers and palm without constricting flexibility or airflow to the skin. Constructed of flexible resilient material, the glove has polymer gel cushions that cushions the palm of the hand and the intermediate phalanges without affecting finger articulation. The bottom surface of the gripping pad has increased friction characteristics.02-02-2012
20120110713Prosthetic liner or foot covering incorporating cork-elastomer composite and method of manufacture - A cork and silicone elastomer composite used to fabricate elements to protect body parts including a prosthetic roll-on liner for receiving and covering a residual limb, shoes for the feet, gloves for the hands and shoe insoles including the processes of manufacture.05-10-2012
20100077526SPORTS GLOVE - A sports glove is provided having an elongated protective guard formed of elastomeric material projecting upwardly from an outer surface of the dorsal side over the metacarpal portion of the user's hand.04-01-2010
20090044306Direct Molded Accents For Protective Gloves - A protective sports glove having decorative accents coupled to the outer visible surface of back portions of the gloves. These accents are applied directly to the outer material layer of the protective sports gloves on one or more of the finger portions, the protective back, the wrist guard, the subcuff and/or the cuff portion. The decorative accents allow the visible outer portion of the back portion of the glove to include intricate features such as logos, numbers, shapes, or other contrasting features that customize the gloves in an infinite number of potential variations. The accents are durable and also add abrasion resistance to the gloves during usage, therein increasing their usable lives. The decorative accents could also be introduced to any other area of the glove, such as the palm, to improve durability, grip or abrasion resistance.02-19-2009
20090276933PROTECTIVE ARTICLES HAVING A PLURALITY OF CORE MEMBERS - A protective guard for reducing injury to a shin of a person includes a conformable substrate and a plurality of core members disposed adjacent to a surface of the conformable substrate. The plurality of core members are arranged such that a first of the core members is rotationally movable about at least one axis relative to a second of the core members. A flexible fabric membrane comprised of natural or synthetic fibers is positioned adjacent to at least one of the conformable substrate and the plurality of core members.11-12-2009
20080250539Garment sleeve with knuckle protector and thumb aperture - A garment sleeve with knuckle protector and thumb aperture. A shield having knuckle thimbles attached to a shield base, is attached either to a sleeve inner surface or a sleeve outer surface. If the former, the sleeve incorporates sleeve thimble apertures through which the knuckle thimbles extend. Indicia may be inscribed on the knuckle thimbles for aesthetic reasons. Each knuckle thimble may incorporate a thimble void sized to admit a human knuckle on a side of the shield base opposite a thimble dome. A thumb aperture is located through the sleeve such that when the thumb of a wearer of the sleeve extends through the thumb aperture, the wearer's knuckles are disposed beneath, and protected by, the knuckle thimbles.10-16-2008
20100125923Partial protective wear - The present invention is partial protective wear for protecting the front surface of a hand, the palm, front surface of the fingers, side surface of the fingers, webs and nails. The partial protective wear includes a body with a periphery edge that defines a palm portion, finger portion, web portion and nail portion. The body includes an attachment side and a protective side. The attachment side releasably attaches the partial protective wear on the front surface of the hand. The palm portion protects the palm of the hand. The finger portion protects the front surface and side surface of the fingers of the hand. The nail portion protects the nail plates and nail grooves of the hand and the web portion protects the webs of the hand.05-27-2010
20090165185HOCKEY GLOVE - A hockey glove having a thumb member comprising a top layer and a bottom layer affixed together at their respective peripheries for defining a cavity, a thumb pocket for receiving the thumb, and a rigid thumb skeleton enclosed in the cavity, the rigid thumb skeleton comprising a first section for covering at least partially the proximal phalanx of the thumb, a second section for covering at least partially the middle phalanx of the thumb and a third section for covering at least partially the distal phalanx of the thumb, wherein the second section comprises a proximal slot extending between first and second ends and a distal slot extending between first and second ends. The rigid thumb skeleton further comprises a proximal pin passing through the proximal slot of the second section and a distal pin passing through the distal slot of the second section. In use, when the second section pivots relative to the first section towards the closed position, the proximal pin abuts the second end of the proximal slot to prevent overbending of the thumb, and when the third section pivots relative to the second section towards the closed position, the distal pin abuts the first end of the distal slot to prevent overbending of the thumb; and when the second section pivots relative to the first section towards the open position, the proximal pin abuts the first end of the proximal slot to prevent hyperextension of the thumb, and when the third section pivots relative to the second section towards the open position, the distal pin abuts the second end of the distal slot to prevent hyperextension of the thumb.07-02-2009
20080276341Strape glove - A glove made from narrow strap material. Glove advantages when used with a striking tool: improved control, improved striking force, improved tool head acceleration, improved energy transfer, reduced hand fatigue, improved grip, and reduced vibration shock. It can be configured for 1, 2, 3 or 4 fingers plus the thumb. The glove forms a web between the thumb and fingers. The width of the web and the tightness of fit on the thumb and fingers is controlled by a single pull-tab type of adjustment. The adjustment is secured by a contact friction loop which increases in friction during impact force use. The glove can be worn on a bare hand or over the top of a more conventional type of glove while still providing the same advantages.11-13-2008
20080282438PROTECTIVE WEAR HAVING DISCRETE REINFORCING ELEMENTS FOR IMPROVED MOBILITY - A pad is disclosed including discrete reinforcing members secured to a base layer. The discrete reinforcing elements may include spherical members rotatably embedded in the base layer, plates pivotally mounted to the base layer by means of a flexible post or revolute joint, or plates threaded on a chord secured to the base layer. The base layer may include a plurality of discrete projections each having a reinforcing element secured proximate a distal end thereof. A pad may include a receiver for securing to a wearer and a base. The base may be secured to the receiver by a suspension allowing pitch and roll movements. The receiver may secure to the base at one end while the opposite end is slidably secured to the base or coupled to the base by means of a biasing member.11-20-2008
20080209607Protective Glove With Independent Pads - A protective glove having an elastic substrate, a first pad segment attached to the elastic substrate, and a second pad segment attached to the elastic substrate independently from the first pad segment. The elastic substrate can be disposed over an area intended to substantially cover a forearm, a wrist, a back of a hand, a finger, and/or a thumb of a user wearing the glove. The elastic substrate can be stretchable in different directions and to different degrees in the areas around each pad segment, thereby enabling independent movement of the individually attached pad segments to accommodate any number of contours and flex points. Other embodiments provide methods for manufacturing a protective glove having independent pads.09-04-2008
20090031464RESTRAINT FREE GARMENT - A restraint-free garment comprising an upper body part having at least one hand shield that defines a space adapted to removably receive a portion of a wearer's hand. The present invention also relates to a restrain-free garment comprising an upper body part having at least one hand shield that defines a space adapted to removably receive a portion of a wearer's hand, and a lower body part.02-05-2009
20120066810Hand and forearm protection apparel - An article of clothing is provided that includes a hand covering coupled to a forearm covering wherein the article of clothing protects the skin from environmental elements.03-22-2012
20080263738Impact protection glove - A protective glove for working environments includes a protective member that cushions parts of the wearer's hand from impacts. The glove can be formed of a hollow shell defining a cavity that is configured to receive the hand of the wearer. The shell can be formed of nonwoven material other flexible, extensible material. The glove can include a protective member that can be formed of a layer of perforated foam material that has been attached to at least one portion of the glove. When attached to the glove to provide protection against impacts to the wearer's hand, the protective member is breathable and extensible when the glove is worn.10-30-2008
20100263100Muff with insulated holder for beverage container - The muff with insulated holder for beverage container is an article of wearing apparel comprising of an elongated tubular member used to keep the wearers hands warm joined with a recess and pouch in which a beverage container can be placed and held. In practical use of the article of wearing apparel the hands of a wearer can be inserted into opposite ends of the muff, with either or both hands holding the recessed beverage holder, or pouch. Here the beverage can be supported as the muff and the beverage are lifted to the mouth allowing the wearer to drink.10-21-2010
20090077703WEARABLE PROTECTIVE BODY APPLIANCE - A wearable protective body appliance for reducing the likelihood of injury to a wearer. One embodiment provides a wearable protective body appliance having an articulating protective shell assembly that includes one or more first shell members formed from a first material having a first hardness, and a second shell member directly connected to the first shell member and formed from a second material having a second hardness less than the first hardness. The second shell member is flexible and enables the one or more first shell members to articulate relative to one another, yet still provide impact protection. Another embodiment provides a body appliance including a padding assembly that defines a ventilation hole and includes an inner engagement member. The inner engagement member can surround the ventilation hole and can be adapted to frictionally engage the skin of a wearer to substantially prevent the appliance from moving relative thereto.03-26-2009
20090077702WEARABLE PROTECTIVE BODY APPLIANCE - A wearable protective body appliance for reducing the likelihood of injury to a wearer. One embodiment provides a wearable protective body appliance having an articulating protective shell assembly that includes one or more first shell members formed from a first material having a first hardness, and a second shell member directly connected to the first shell member and formed from a second material having a second hardness less than the first hardness. The second shell member is flexible and enables the one or more first shell members to articulate relative to one another, yet still provide impact protection. Another embodiment provides a body appliance including a padding assembly that defines a ventilation hole and includes an inner engagement member. The inner engagement member can surround the ventilation hole and can be adapted to frictionally engage the skin of a wearer to substantially prevent the appliance from moving relative thereto.03-26-2009
20100223709Garment Protective Assembly - A garment such as a shirt or pants has a front layer with portions which define a central opening defined by an inner periphery and positionable to overlie a portion of the joint to be protected such as a knee or an elbow. A removable protective insert is larger than the central opening and has a unitary cap sewn thereto. The cap has an upper segment separated from a lower segment by a bending joint defined by at least one groove which extends substantially across the cap. The upper segment and the lower segment are separately fixed to the protective insert by stitching. The upper segment and the lower segment have an outwardly projecting flange which overlies the protective insert, the flange having portions which engage the front layer of the garment between the cap flange and the protective insert. A slot in the insert ventilates through the front layer.09-09-2010
20100235958Protective wrist guard for sporting activities - A protective wrist guard for protecting the wrist portion of a wearer's body formed of a tubular sleeve having a lower opening and an upper opening; a pocket on the inside of the tubular sleeve, and a rigid, impact absorbing armor plate sized and shaped to be positioned in the pocket; the armor plate being contoured and shaped to fit the wrist configurations of the wearer.09-23-2010
20080313785PROTECTIVE GLOVE WITH ANGULAR ARTICULATED LOCKING THUMB - A protective glove system is disclosed wherein each glove has an articulated thumb skeleton disposed in the thumb member. The thumb skeleton comprises a plurality of sections pivotably joined together to enable the thumb to articulate between open and closed positions. At least one pivot axis is not perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the second section of the skeleton. A locking mechanism is provided for preventing the thumb skeleton sections from bending backwards, thereby preventing hyperextension of the wearer's thumb.12-25-2008
20110099676HAND AND FOOT YOGA GARMENTS WITH ENHANCED POSITIONAL STABILITY AND COMFORT - A yoga garment wrap, one each for the hand and the foot, each including opposite, external-surface-contact, and external-surface-non-contact side structures extending between open front and rear ends, and elastomeric, inter-digit, motion-and-escape-restraining straps, or a single strap, spanning the wrap's open front end, and interconnecting, the wrap's two side structures. The contact side structure includes an outer high-frictioning expanse, and a surface-to-surface loosely adjacent, inner moisture-wicking liner. Non-internally welted, or otherwise internally projecting seam structure units the lateral edges of the wrap's side structures.05-05-2011
20090070909Protective glove having dead air space - A protective glove (03-19-2009
20100319096METHODS AND DEVICES FOR REDUCING ELBOW PAIN AND ARM FATIGUE FOR POKER PLAYERS WHEN PLAYING POKER - A method includes in one embodiment wearing a first resilient sleeve having a first elbow pad on a first arm of the poker player, positioning the elbow pad between a surface of a poker table and the poker player's elbow of the first arm, and compressing a portion of the first resilient elbow pad between a surface of a poker table and the poker player's first elbow of the first arm to resiliently support the weight of the poker player's first arm on the first elbow pad during play of a plurality of poker games. The method may further include positioning a hot pack or a cold pack in a pocket attached to the sleeve on the first arm during play of the plurality of poker games.12-23-2010
20100132087Sports Glove With A Segmented Joint Protector - A sports glove comprising a dorsal side and at least one joint protector. The dorsal side provides a plurality of protection sections and the joint protectors positioned between the plurality of protection sections. The joint protector includes a base operatively attached to the dorsal side and a plurality of extended members attached to the base and projecting from the base. The joint protector substantially fills any apertures created in the sports glove by a user of the glove during participation in sports. The extended members of the joint protector deflect independently of the protection sections and can be biased toward the protection sections to substantially fill any apertures between the protection sections.06-03-2010
20090089909Sphere and glove exercise apparatus - An exercise apparatus comprising at least one glove, at least one sphere and an adhering means that adheres the glove to the sphere. The glove comprises a central panel comprising finger engaging portions and a thumb hole, a plurality of straps extending from either side of the central panel are adapted to be attached together across the back of the hand for securing the glove, and an elevated pad on the central panel disposed in a way to contact the sphere and elevate the hand when performing exercises.04-09-2009
20090100561ARM PROTECTIVE KNITTED ARTICLES OF CLOTHING - Arm protective knitted articles of clothing that are constructed with a component of a protective ruched barrier that prevents wind from entering the gap that forms in the sleeve opening at the bottom of a coat or jacket sleeve. The protective knitted articles of clothing are constructed of a palm or hand cover at the bottom end, an elongated sleeve that is ruched and tacked at the middle of the garment and a rib at the top end. The construction of the finished article of clothing is a one-piece knitting operation consisting of palm/hand covering, elongated sleeve and ribbed top end. The ruching and tacking of the elongated sleeve are additional sewing operations. The protective ruched barrier located above the palm/handing covering and below the ribbed top end fills the space between the hand covering and the coat or jacket sleeve opening.04-23-2009
20090019613Protective sports glove - In accordance with at least one exemplary embodiment, a protective glove for lacrosse, hockey and like sports is disclosed. The protective glove can have a hand receiving portion that can include finger portions, a thumb portion, a metacarpal portion and a wrist portion. The hand receiving portion can have a dorsal side and a palm side. A plurality of protective elements that can include non-gel protective sections and at least one impact gel piece can be on the dorsal side of the hand receiving portion. A lower forearm portion can be attached to the hand receiving portion. An exemplary impact gel piece can be a polyurethane gel piece, which can be made substantially of polyurethane polymers and can be encapsulated. The exemplary impact gel piece can be disposed on at least a portion of one boundary between the thumb portion and metacarpal portion of an exemplary protective glove.01-22-2009
20090000003Device for the hand and forearm of a user - In one embodiment, a device for the hand and forearm of a user may include a glove portion and a sleeve. The sleeve is integrally attached to the glove portion and includes an elastic portion and a flexible support portion. The elastic portion is configured to contact a substantial portion of a forearm of a user and the flexible support portion is configured to minimize impact to the forearm. In another embodiment, a device for the forearm of a user may include a sleeve. The sleeve includes an elastic portion and a flexible support portion. The elastic portion is configured to contact a substantial portion of a forearm of a user and the flexible support portion is configured to minimize impact to the forearm and enhance catching of a ball. The elastic portion being configured to interact with a glove of the user.01-01-2009
20080313786LACROSSE GLOVE WITH PROTECTIVE ELEMENT - An embodiment of the present invention provides a lacrosse glove having a rigid protective element extending over and secured to the padding disposed on the back side of the thumb receiving portion of the glove. The protective element comprises a protective thumb portion that extends from proximate to a tip of the thumb receiving portion to a base region of the thumb receiving portion, and a protective transverse portion that extends in a direction generally perpendicular to the protective thumb portion from the base region of the thumb receiving portion toward a center portion of the glove.12-25-2008
20120240301 PROTECTIVE DEVICE FOR USE IN WELDING - A protective device for use in welding, optionally in combination with a welding glove in order to simplify welding through improved ergonomics and improved weather protection, having a first opening (09-27-2012
20120144543PROTECTIVE GLOVE HAVING CONTOURED WRIST GUARD - A protective sports glove including a contoured wrist cuff that substantially shields a gap defined between adjacent portions of the protective sports glove, such as hand and cuff portions. The contoured wrist cuff can include a leading edge that contours forwardly adjacent a thumb portion of the contoured wrist cuff and rearwardly across a portion of the radial side of a wearer's hand when the glove is on the wearer's hand. This can allow protection of the wearer's wrist in flexion without also impairing movement of the wearer's wrist.06-14-2012
20120144542Elbow Pad and Upper Body Garment with Elbow Reinforcement - An elbow pad is provided for an upper body garment with a sleeve portion having a shoulder end and a wrist end. The elbow pad includes padding material and a substantially J-shaped preferential fold line. The preferential fold line is configured so that the padding material bends along the preferential fold line to cup the wearer's elbow. The elbow pad may have multiple layers. The elbow pad may be attached to an upper body garment, and may be done so as to fill an opening in a sleeve portion of the garment.06-14-2012
20110179542WRIST GUARD - A band is described for providing support and/or protection to the wearer. In one embodiment, the band is a wrist band having pockets for several longitudinal reinforcement elements. Thus, for example, a wrist band may be formed from an elastic material had be stitched to form pockets. In one embodiment, the pockets are closed, and the band is provided with a given amount of protection or support. In yet another embodiment, one or more pockets have an opening, which allows a user to adjust the amount of protection and/or support in each pocket.07-28-2011
20130007937PROTECTIVE GLOVE LINER FOR USE IN ATHLETICS - A protective inner athletic glove for use with an outer athletic glove. The inner athletic glove includes a glove body including a moisture wicking, elastic fabric material for covering at least a portion of a user's hand and one or more protective barrier layers attached to an outer surface of the glove body, the one or more protective barrier layers comprising a material to reduce a coefficient of friction between the glove body and an inner surface of an outer athletic glove.01-10-2013
20110185466HEAT-RESISTANT GLOVES - The invention relates to a heat-resistant glove, in particular a fire department glove, comprising at least one protector, wherein the protector is located in the area of the back of the hand, the inner surface of the hand and/or the edge of the hand and has a convex or concave curvature and has a temperature resistance for at least 9 seconds at a temperature of at least 200 degrees Celsius.08-04-2011
20100024088UV protected arm sleeves - An arm sleeve comprising an upper arm portion, a lower arm portion, and a pocket, wherein the arm sleeve provides protection against harmful ultraviolet rays. The arm sleeve may be made out of spandex or a combination of spandex and any one or more of bamboo, polyester, nylon, hemp, maize, lyocell, or other wood pulp based fabric, or other synthetic or natural knitted or woven fabric. The arm sleeve may also have a fastener to attach two or more arm sleeves together.02-04-2010
20090271905PROTECTIVE GLOVE FOR USE WITH HOT GLUE GUN ACTIVITIES - A protective glove, adapted to be worn by a user while using a hot glue gun, including a breathable main body portion, that closely approximates the size and shape of the palm and back portions of a hand; a breathable wrist portion that extends from the main body portion and is adapted to cover at least a portion of a user's wrist and hold comfortably against the wrist of the protective glove wearer, and non-stick, heat-resistant elements that extend along the underside finger tip and thumb areas of the protective glove and can also cover palm and backhand areas of the glove.11-05-2009
20100083414SPORTS APPARATUS FOR SECURING THE POSITION OF PROTECTIVE PADS - Securing devices secure the position of protective pads on the arms of a user of the protective pads. A first strap and a second strap are placed over the head with the head of the user passing in between the first and second strap. The first and second straps connect to a third strap at a first connection point. At a second connection point opposite from the first connection point a fourth strap connects to the first and second straps. The third and fourth straps each connect to an attachment device. The attachment devices connect to the protective pads of the wearer. Each one of the straps can each be adjustable to accommodate wearers of varying dimensions. The attachment devices can be detachable from the protective pads so that the wearer can utilize the securing device in conjunction with protective pads that the wearer already has.04-08-2010
20080244799Sports Glove Having Finger Knuckle Protection System - A protective sports glove having a protective finger knuckle system introduced to the back portion of the finger portions to cover the die cut regions of the pads corresponding to the knuckles of the fingers. The protective finger knuckle system includes a pair of cap portions each having a pair of side flanges that have a pair of slots, with the cap portions coupled together via a middle portion. A strap is feathered through the pair of slots on each of the pair of side flanges and beneath the cap portion and is secured to the glove. The middle portion span the gaps between the protective portions of the fingers and the thumb and thus provide protection to the knuckles of the wearer where the fingers or thumb are flexed.10-09-2008
20120304356Orthotic Device - An orthotic device (12-06-2012
20110314581Sneeze sleeve - The Sneeze Sleeve is a tubular sleeve comprised of soft yet strong paper towel like like material that covers the arm of the wearer from the mid upper arm to the wrist. It has elastic bands at the mid upper arm and wrist with about one inch extensions which can be easily grasped for removal. It can be made in one size to fit all or large medium and small sizes. It needs to be long enough to cover the arm from the wrist to the mid upper arm and wide enough to allow for bending the elbow without tearing for even the largest of arms. It is worn to protect the wearers clothing or bare arm when sneezing and coughing into the bent elbow as this is what is being instructed to do by physicians. It should be packaged in a box similar to tissues or latex gloves where one can be pulled out as needed.12-29-2011
20090077704Waterproof and High Heat Resistant Coated Gloves - This invention relates to kitchen gloves for commercial, industrial and/or home use, and related uses requiring waterproof gloves or mitts with high, and low, temperature resistance; this invention also relates to mitts or puppets that have a high wear and high heat resistant material, yet can still grip.03-26-2009
20120042427Coatings for Elastomeric Products - A medical glove and other elastomeric healthcare products are provided. The glove includes a base comprised of an elastomeric polymer; a barrier coating over the base; a secondary coating over the barrier coating; and a plurality of iodinated resin particulates anchored to the secondary coating. A method of coating an elastomeric material is also provided, which includes: (a) providing a base elastomer comprised of an elastomeric polymer; (b) dipping the elastomer in a first organic solution containing a polymer to form a barrier coating; (c) dipping the elastomer in a second organic solution containing a polymer to form a secondary coating over the barrier coating; (d) dipping the elastomer in an a suspension containing iodinated resin particulates in an organic solvent to anchor the particulates to the secondary coating; and (e) drying the elastomer.02-23-2012
20120042428Garment Having Work Revealing Window and Method of Use - The invention is a garment or like apparel that has a substantially transparent window connected to a pocket or cavity within the garment or like apparel, with the garment or like apparel being adapted to selectively reveal work performed preferably on a hand-held electronic device that is contained within the pocket or other garment or apparel cavity. The garment or like apparel is useful in allowing the manipulation of the hand-held electronic device contained within a cavity of the garment or like apparel while protecting the user's hands from the weather or harsh environment or while keeping such use discreet or private.02-23-2012
20120005796Hand guard with rigid inserts - A protective hand guard, equipped with rigid inserts, with a primary use as a defensive deterrent to attack or assault. The inserts protrude from a fabric covering, which fits around a hand, similarly to a fingerless glove or a mitt. Specifically, the rigid inserts can be positioned either in the knuckle-side or palm-side of the hand, and held in place within pockets of an over covering. The rigid inserts are cushioned at their bases and mounted within the pockets, to provide comfort and absorption of impacts against the inserts. The inserts can be curved to follow the natural contours of the knuckle or palm, as desired.01-12-2012
20120011632CLIMBING AID - Protective equipment for the limbs including a front guard, wherein the front guard includes support means attached to the front guard, a front surface, and a plurality of teeth protruding from the front surface for assisting a user in climbing over an obstacle, wherein the teeth include at least one engagement surface arranged to at least partially engage with a surface of the obstacle when pressure is applied to the support means.01-19-2012
20130198920Hand Wrap and Compression Sleeve - Tools and techniques for providing protection to a hand and wrist with a hand wrap underlying a glove are presented. A hand wrap may comprise a hand support having a hand grip intended to engage the first of a hand from a palmar side of the hand flush against the underside of the knuckles, and, an elastic tubular liner operatively associated with the hand support. The elastic tubular liner may have a length sufficient to extend beyond an opening of a glove receiving the hand support, such that the tubular liner defines a first layer under the glove, and a second layer overlapping the first layer when folded over. The second layer may receive and sandwich the opening of the glove between the first and second layers of the elastic tubular liner.08-08-2013
20130198921Adjustable Garment - An adjustable garment that forms a hand sheath with at least one fingerlike extension, and operable to adjust in length through various means for providing various amounts of protection to the hand against radiation. The adjustable garment includes a body portion configured to be operable to at least partially cover a hand. The body portion includes a body proximal end and a body distal end. The body proximal end includes a body aperture configured to at least partially allow a hand to pass through. Each extension can be manipulated, pushed, or pulled to expose additional areas of each finger. For example, a lateral force presses the extension proximal end towards the body portion, thereby at least partially exposing the at least one finger. The lateral force pressing against each extension serves to deform the size and dimensions of the flexible extension to deform, stretch, or twist.08-08-2013
20100223708Anatomical Forearm Protection - An anatomical forearm protection characterised by consisting of a substantially concave body (09-09-2010
20120204304WRIST PROTECTOR FOR A SPORT GLOVE - Described are wrist protectors for a sport glove comprising a bending element configured to bend during bending of the wrist. The bending element may be further configured so that the length of the bending element changes during bending of the wrist, wherein a change of the length of the bending element leads to an elastic restoring force.08-16-2012
20090000002SLEEVE FOR WARMING OR COOLING AN ARM - A sleeve for use by baseball or softball pitchers is provided. The sleeve covers the entirety of the arm and shoulder and is easily slipped on and off. Pitchers can thereby keep their pitching arm warm by wearing the sleeve between innings. Alternatively, pockets or other securing means are provided whereby a wearer can add a heating or cooling pad or bag so that the arm can be warmed or cooled. The sleeve is also useful for purposes other than keeping a pitching arm warm. For example, an arm that is sore from muscle strain or after an operation can be cooled by using cold packs in the sleeve so that swelling is minimized.01-01-2009
20120124711Covering for Providing Watertight Protection to an Appendage - A covering for providing watertight protection to an appendage comprises a hollow enclosure, an adhesive band, a first liner, and a second liner. The hollow enclosure is dimensioned to slide over the appendage and defines an open end surrounded by a region of the hollow enclosure that is folded back on itself to form a cuff. The adhesive band runs along substantially the entire cuff. Lastly, the first liner covers a first portion of the adhesive band, and the second liner covers a second portion of the adhesive band.05-24-2012
20120210483PROTECTIVE HAND COVERING - A protective hand covering has a membrane to cover the palm surface of the hand, leaving the small finger exposed and having first, second, and third extended finger portions over palm surfaces of proximal and middle phalanges of ring, middle, index fingers, and having an extended thumb portion extending onto the palm side of the proximal phalanx of the thumb. A loop accepts the thumb and secures an edge of the extended thumb portion against the base of the thumb. Elastic bindings along edges of the finger portions of the membrane define holes for ring, middle, and index fingers. The elastic bindings urge the first, second, and third extended finger portions against palm side surfaces of proximal and middle phalanges of ring, middle, and index fingers. A cross strap extends across the dorsal side of the hand for releasable elastic tensioning.08-23-2012
20120246790Finger Protector Kitchen Gloves - The invention provides a pair of finger protection kitchen gloves for safeguarding the hands, fingers and thumbs of the wearer while preparing and cooking food. The gloves have a forearm portion, a hand portion, and a plurality of integrally attached finger portions. The gloves have a cotton lined interior to absorb perspiration of the wearer while cooking. The forearm portion extends upwardly along the forearm of the wearer. The hand portion couples to the forearm portion having a knuckle segment for each finger arranged in an accordion shape. The finger portions extend outwardly from the hand portion for accepting the fingers and thumbs of the wearer therein. The finger portions have joint segments also arranged in an accordion shape.10-04-2012
20120131715GLOVE WITH A TWO-PIECE WRIST GUARD - A protective sports glove including a hand portion having a palmer and dorsal region that surround and define a cavity for receiving a player's hand. A finger portion and thumb portion extend outwardly from the hand portion. A cuff portion joins the hand along a junction and extends outwardly from the hand portion in a direction opposite the finger portion. A wrist guard is disposed proximate the junction and is attached to the hand portion. The wrist guard includes a primary member and a secondary member. The primary and secondary members articulate relative to each other and are movable relative to the dorsal portion.05-31-2012
20120131714SPORTS GLOVE WITH 3-DIMENSIONAL FINGER PORTION - A glove having a hand portion including a palmer region and a dorsal region with a finger portion and a thumb portion extending outwardly from the hand portion. The finger portion includes a first finger member for receiving a finger therein. The first finger member has a dorsal portion, an inner portion and a pair of sidewalls extending therebetween. A pair of seams join the dorsal and inner portions to the sidewalls and the seams are recessed inwardly so as to fall along the sides of an athlete's fingers when the glove is worn. The dorsal portion includes a plurality of protective pads, the inner portion includes one or more frictionally engaging surfaces; and the sidewalls permit air to flow into the finger cavity.05-31-2012
20110173733HAND WRIST AND FOREARM PROTECTION GLOVE - A glove device for providing protection to the wrist and forearm of a user without restricting or impeding movement can include a lower section that conforms to the hand of a user, an upper section that conforms to the forearm of the user, and a middle section interposed between the lower and upper sections, said middle section conforming to the wrist of the user.07-21-2011
20110197328WRIST PROTECTION AND SUPPORT MECHANISM - An article of manufacture for protecting a wrist of a person as the person operates equipment over a work surface. The article of manufacture includes a sheet and multiple protrusions attached to and extending from the sheet. The sheet may be placed on the work surface and the protrusions are adapted to provide support of the wrist. Two edges of the sheet may include fasteners allowing the article of manufacture to be worn as a band on the wrist. The sheet and protrusions may be manufactured in a single manufacturing process.08-18-2011
20100050311Glove Having Waterproof and Air Permeable Functions - A glove includes a waterproof film, an inner substrate layer mounted on a first face of the waterproof film, and an outer substrate layer mounted on a second face of the waterproof film. Thus, the waterproof film has a waterproof function, and each of the inner substrate layer and the outer substrate layer has an air permeable function, so that the glove has waterproof and air permeable functions to enhance the versatility of the glove.03-04-2010
20120311753ELECTROSTATIC DISSIPATIVE GARMENT WITH INTERCHANGEABLE ELASTIC BANDS - An electrostatic discharge (ESD) garment having a pair of sleeves (12-13-2012
20120255094SUN SCREEN ARTICLE - A sun screen article protecting at least an arm and a shoulder, and optionally a portion of the neck and/or a portion of the hand of a person wearing it from excessive exposure to solar radiation, and method of using the sun screen article inside a vehicle. The article includes a tubular portion adapted to protect an arm and a flap adjoining the tubular portion and adapted to protect a shoulder. An optional collar portion affixed to the open and of the flap is structured to screen at least a portion of the neck. An epaulette, in affixable cooperation with the flap of the sun screen article, prevents a shoulder harness from freely moving with respect to the sun screen article and a body of the sun screen article from sliding down the arm of the wearer.10-11-2012
20110219509Two Handed Protective Covering - A protective covering that envelopes the left and right hands, wrists and lower forearms of a user and permits entry of an elongated handle of an object to be manipulated and gripped by the user within the covering.09-15-2011
20120317693Heat resistant glove with therapeutic relief/support - A heat resistant wrist support glove reliably provides therapeutic relief/support when handling hot objects or tools. The heat resistant glove comprises an inner member composed of an elastic material having a wrist supporting portion, a palm supporting portion, and at least one shallow opening adapted for passage of a user's fingers. The inner member is therapeutic in nature as it provides compression to the user's hand and/wrist and optionally at least a portion of the user's forearm. Preferably the inner member is composed of an elastic compression material. The heat resistant glove further comprises an outer member composed of a light-weight, thin, heat resistant material and is formed having a wrist segment, palm segment, and finger covering segment. The inner member is housed within the outer member. The glove provides therapeutic relief and protection against repetitive stress injuries (“RSI”), carpal tunnel, arthritis, hand fatigue and/or poor circulation and provides protection from burns when being worn.12-20-2012
20120324614Disposible protective shield for human body part - The shield is formed of a single thin (approximately 2 mils thick) flexible sheet, which may be made of polyurethane. The sheet has a surface and a peripheral edge. The peripheral edge has the shape of the body part to be protected. The surface is coated with an adhesive. The coating is adapted to removably attach the shield to the body part to protect the body part from contamination from objects to which the protected body part may come in contact. A second shield formed of a similar sheet has a peripheral edge with a shape that is substantially the mirror image of the peripheral edge of the first sheet for use with paired body parts, such as hands or feet.12-27-2012
20120284892SPORTS GLOVE THUMB PROTECTOR - A thumb protector for a sports glove, such as a lacrosse glove, is attached to the thumb region of the sports glove. The thumb protector optionally may be attached to the thumb region via an elastic strap that slips over the thumb region, or via rivets or other connectors that penetrate into or through the padding in the thumb region. A lower region of the thumb protector may be secured to a base of the thumb region via an elastic strap on the glove or a similar connector.11-15-2012
20130000006SECURING APPARATUS FOR A HAND PROTECTIVE DEVICE - The present invention relates to a securing apparatus and method for securing a hand protective device about the wrist of the wearer. The apparatus provides a mechanism that allows a wearer to single-handedly secure a glove or hand protective device on their other hand, even when the wearer has taped hands for contact sports. The invention allows for the glove or hand protective device to be secured in a manner that eliminates gaps or twisting about the wearer's wrist.01-03-2013
20130014305NAIL PROTECTION METHODS AND DEVICESAANM Eccher; Denise CecileAACI Pebble BeachAAST CAAACO USAAGP Eccher; Denise Cecile Pebble Beach CA US - A device and method for protecting the nails on a hand or foot from discoloration during a skin tanning process. The device is a one-piece “nail glove” configured to only cover the distal ends of the fingers or toes, while leaving the rest of the hand or foot exposed for the skin tanning process. The glove, which may be produced in the form of a low-cost disposable unit, is made from one or more materials, preferably UV resistant, and in some embodiments also biodegradable. The glove will be applied to the tips of the fingers or toes prior to the skin tanning process, kept on during the skin tanning process, and then removed afterwards. Various low cost materials and methods of producing and dispensing the device are also taught.01-17-2013
20110145967PROTECTIVE GLOVE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A temperature resistant and fluid impermeable protective glove having front and back panels joined by at least one seam. During manufacture, the glove is dipped into a first thin liquid to coat the exterior surface of the glove. The first liquid penetrates through gaps in the seam and seals those gaps as it solidifies. The first liquid coated glove is then dipped into a second thicker liquid to coat the entire exterior surface including the sealed seam. A third coating may be applied to the interior surface of the glove prior to joining the front and back panels together. The glove may also include an interior liner and an exterior protective member for added comfort and protection.06-23-2011
20080222763Protective glove with anatomical thumb - A protective glove having a thumb portion having at least two dorsal protective members for protecting a back portion of a thumb, adjacent ones of the dorsal protective members being pivotable with respect to one another about a respective axis between an extended position and a folded position, the respective axis being angled with respect to a perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the thumb portion.09-18-2008
20130111641BALLISTIC AND BLUNT IMPACT PROTECTIVE KNEE AND ELBOW PADS - A light-weight protective pad for an elbow or a knee providing both ballistic and blunt impact protection is disclosed. The pad has a rigid light weight composite cup removably attached to the outer surface of an abrasion resistant cover fabric. The cover fabric contains a thermally formed armor cup providing ballistic protection and a foam layer to aid in absorption of blunt impacts. The inner surface of the pad is lined with felt.05-09-2013
20110265238GLOVE FOR ABSORBING SHOCK - Disclosed herein is a glove for absorbing shock. The glove includes a glove body, and a shock absorbing member embedded in the glove body and made of a flexible material. The shock absorbing member includes cells partitioned by a cell wall and two-dimensionally arranged to absorb shock through buckling deformation of the cell wall. The glove has excellent buffering performance by absorbing vibration or shock based not only on material characteristics of the shock absorbing member but also on structural characteristics thereof, and improves efficiency in absorption of vibration or shock by increasing the degree of shrinkage or restoring force of the shock absorbing member, so that the glove can efficiently protect a user from shock.11-03-2011
20110219510EXERCISE ATTIRE WITH REMOVABLE JOINT PADS - An exemplary embodiment provides for exercise attire that includes removable joint pads insertable at knee portions for a pair of exercise attire or at elbow portions if the article is an exercise shirt. Advantageously, the claimed embodiments provide for comfort at the joints when certain types of exercise, such as yoga, are performed. Specifically, exercise that involves being on one's knees or contact of elbows to the floor. Since the removable joint pads are removable, the associated exercise attire can easily be laundered without damaging the removable joint pad.09-15-2011
20130145512Hand Sweatband - A sweatband for use on the hand and wrist is provided. The sweatband provides a surface on the back of a user's hand which may be utilized by a person to wipe sweat or perspiration. Thus, the back of the hand (opisthenar or dorsal surface of the hand) is used when wiping perspiration. The sweatband is constructed such that a first band portion wraps around a user's wrist and a second band portion wraps around the palm and back portion of a user's hand. In one embodiment the sweatband may be constructed of an elongated piece of material that is looped to form the first and second band portions. In one embodiment, a sweatband is interchangeable for use with the left or right hand. In one embodiment the sweatband is reversible.06-13-2013
20100306894Modular hook and loop attachment cushions - A system of modular, detachable cushions having surfaces containing hook and/or loop fasteners that fasten to mating loop, open weave or hook surfaces to define adjustable, conformal contoured support surfaces at user contact surfaces and appliances producing fatigue and/or abrasion (e.g. automotive seats, chairs, compartment walls, desks, footwear, helmets, tools etc.). The cushions can include air, elastomer, fabric, fiber, foam, liquid, gel, and/or rubber cushioning materials or combinations thereof arranged in envelopes, pads, cavities or tiered assemblies. The cushions include surfaces fitted with one or more layers of cushioning materials or envelopes of cushioning material and one or more regions of fastener materials that mate with interconnecting fasteners at the contact surface or appliance. The cushions can be selectively arrayed about the contact surface or appliance and may be selectively combined and/or layered and/or overlapped onto each other at user specific locations to tailor the cushioning contour.12-09-2010
20120272425Archery device - A system and method for an archery device for placement of a bow and to reduce torque applied to a bow, the archery device including: a securing component to secure the archery device to a hand of a person; a thumb side to be positioned adjacent a thumb line in a palm of the hand, wherein the thumb side is substantially straight and configured to engage a riser of a bow placed onto the palm of the hand; a finger side to be positioned on fingers of the hand, wherein the finger side configured to provide a rest for the fingers and to prevent the fingers from being wrapped around the riser; and a palm side to be positioned at least partially in the palm of the hand and to facilitate stability of the archery device in the hand.11-01-2012
20130152262STRUCTURAL FIRE GLOVE - A highly flexible, flame-resistant, multi-layer glove, including a knitted, flame-resistant inner liner, a moisture barrier layer, a heat-activated glove-shaped web-adhesive disposed between the inner liner and moisture barrier layer, and a flame-resistant shell disposed over the moisture barrier layer, and methods for manufacturing, are disclosed.06-20-2013
20130180022Safe veggie prep protective glove for food preparation - A partial glove is provided for use in preparing vegetables which is easy to put on and take off, which provides underside gripping features for preventing vegetable slippage and which provides protection against cutting or abrading during vegetable preparation.07-18-2013
20120005797Protective Garment - A protective garment 01-12-2012
20120017343PROTECTIVE GLOVE SYSTEM - The present invention relates to a protective system that can be used in the record management industry. The protective system includes a root portion, covering portions, and gripping portions. The root portion can receive the palm of the user, the covering portions can receive the fingers of the user, and the gripping portions are carried by the covering portions and/or the root portion and help the user grip different items. The gripping portions can be made of various materials, including rubber.01-26-2012
20120054937Protective Sports Glove Having a Segmented Cuff Roll - A protective sports glove including a hand-receiving portion adapted to receive and enclose a hand of a user, a cuff attached to the hand-receiving portion, and a segmented cuff roll disposed on the outside of the cuff. The cuff roll is divided into two segments connected to each other via an elastic band. The segmented cuff roll is further attached to the hand-receiving portion and the cuff via an elastic band.03-08-2012
20120066809Body Dampener - The Body Dampener is comprised of vibration and shock dampening flexible band, a fastening apparatus, a vibration and shock dampening device, and vibration and shock dampening filaments and is wrapped around an extremity of the human body to offer compression, vibration dampening, and directs vibration out of the body. The vibration and shock dampening device is attached to the vibration and shock dampening flexible band. The vibration and shock dampening filaments are attached to the vibration and shock dampening device or the vibration and shock dampening flexible band. The vibration and shock dampening filaments protrude outward away from the body directing vibration out of the body.03-22-2012
20120084896FLEXIBLE CUSHIONING PADS, ITEMS INCORPORATING SUCH PADS, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING - Disclosed herein are conformable protection pads, which can be integrated into articles such as clothing and protective cases.04-12-2012

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