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Protective Gear Press Releases

January 01, 2006
Hatch Introduces State-of-the-Art TLS™ Tactical Knee Pad with 60% More Blunt Force Protection

Hatch has developed a completely new product for the professional user, the TLS™ Tactical Kneepad, offering an exclusive triple-layer knee protection system and additional protective and comfort features not available in one product until now. This system provides up to 60% more protection against blunt force trauma than traditional foam knee pads. It starts with a PVC shell sewn on to a Cordura® nylon shell, and features Neoprene to allow stretch and hold the kneepad in place more effectively. It is followed by a ¼” section of Skydex®, an outstanding shock-absorbing material, a layer of EVA foam and covered with another layer of foam and a soft tricot liner.

January 01, 2006
Hatch Introduces Soft Thigh Protector To Its Popular Centurion™ Disturbance Control Line

Hatch introduces their new TPX200 Centurion Soft Thigh Protector specifically designed for blunt trauma protection during riot control situations. Designed to cover the hip and thigh area, the TPX200 features a multi-layer design comprising an inner layer of polyester knit fabric laminated to 2mm sponge foam, then a 5mm high density foam imbedded with a polyethylene internal stiffener. Covered with 420 denier nylon, this system provides excellent shock absorbing protection, yet is also extremely flexible and comfortable.

December 07, 2005
Hatch Disturbance Control Gear Now Offered With New Hydration System

New for its 2006 line-up Hatch introduces the HUEX100 Hydration Reservoir and Sleeve for compatible use with both its Centurion™ (CPX2500) and ExoTech™ (EXO1000) disturbance control chest gear. This system, the Model HUEX100 consists of a 70 ounce capacity Nalgene® reservoir that is both taste-free and odor-free and also features a patented non-leak bite valve. It comes complete with a durable black 600 denier woven sleeve for insulation and protection of the bladder.

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