Coveralls are a very versatile and unique article of clothing as they are one pieced items that are designed to fit over your whole body, from your neckline to your ankles. Some models also come with hoods and booties to protect your hands and feet as well. Because of this, coveralls are used all over the world by men and women, boys and girls of all ages and sizes for many different functions. However, the number one use for coveralls is to use them as an item of work wear. They make ideal work clothes because you can slip them on over your regular clothes whenever you need to. Work coveralls are used in many types of industries and service jobs by people such as welders, mechanics, electricians, forklift operators, firefighters, and maintenance workers, etc.
Work coveralls are made out of various types of materials and you can purchase specific types of coveralls such as cotton coveralls, Tyvek coveralls, and Nomex coveralls. Cotton coveralls are quite breathable and are generally worn inside factories and outdoors in warm weather. Tyvek coveralls are very lightweight and are tear resistant, abrasion resistant, water resistant and chemical resistant. Nomex coveralls are fire resistant and are worn by firefighters, flight crews and racing car crews, etc.
All of these coveralls may be washed and worn over again however Tyvek coveralls may also come as disposable coveralls, which are coveralls that you wear once and then dispose of them safely. If you are working in cold climates and cold winds, etc. you will need to wear a pair of insulated coveralls that are made with a special lining to keep you warm. Most fabrics have permanent press properties and do not require ironing.
The main purpose of most work coveralls is to protect your skin and work clothes from the hazards of the job. This may include things such as stains and spills which may be caused by oil, grease, paint, dirt, mud, water, chemicals, asbestos, and dust etc. The main purpose of Nomex coveralls is to protect your work clothes and skin from burning flames and chemicals.
Work coveralls are rugged outerwearapparel that can withstand rough use. They will not tear after kneeling, bending and stretching. However, you need to make sure that they are relatively loose fitting so they are easy to get on and off and so they don't restrict your movement in any way while you are working. The apparel is lightweight and quite comfortable to wear, which ensures easy breathing levels. Most work coveralls have large, roomy pockets for personal items and work related articles, and a strong beltwith loops to hold work instruments and tools.
Work coveralls are available in a variety of colors, styles and designs. You may also custom design them with your company logo, a person's name or monogram embroidered on them.