Coveralls are one of the oldest types of work wear that are still in use today. These items of clothing are one piece garments of outerwear that are made to fit over your regular clothes or your work clothes . They are basically a pair of pants and a long sleeved shirt all built into one that can be fastened or buttoned at the front.
Coveralls are generally worn as work wear or work uniforms to protect your clothes underneath from the hazards of the job. This includes things like oil, grease, paint, mud, dust, dirt, chemicals, and liquids, etc. You can also get insulated coveralls that are made to keep you warm and protect you from the cold, wind, rain and snow while you are working. Flame retardant and waterproof coveralls are also available. Coveralls are worn all over the world by men and women workers such as mechanics, welders, manufacturing workers, assembly workers, electricians, shipping and storage workers, and maintenance workers, etc.
Carhartt coveralls are quilt lined with middleweight nylon to keep you warm while working. They are made out of 12-ounce, firm-hand, 100 percent ring-spun cotton duck material. They are water-repellent, but need to be re-treated after they are washed. The coveralls come with a corduroy top collar with snaps under collar for an optional, attachable hood. They also have a two-way zipper front with a wind flap that has a snap closure. Two covered-zipper chest pockets, a pencil pocket on the sleeve, and two reinforced back pockets are built into them so you can easily carry small work tools, cell phones, paperwork and other personal items. Two-way leg zippers on the coveralls open to the waist with protective wind flaps and snap closure. The coveralls are also strengthened with triple-stitched main seams, and have a tool pocket on the right leg, and a hammer loop on the left leg.
The Extremes model is made out of 100 percent Cordura nylon in 1000 denier and has a water-repellent polyurethane finish with an Arctic weight nylon quilt lining. This model also has double knees for extra durability.
Carhartt coveralls are available in black and brown and come in a variety of sizes. They can be purchased from retailers and from online stores throughout Europe and North America. The company has a full descriptive catalogue of its coveralls and other products on its website however you cannot buy them directly from Carhartt .