DuPont Kevlar® Wristlets and Gloves

Acden is the only producer of Kevlar® industrial knitwear in Western Canada. Twenty times stronger than steel, these industrial protectors are made of 100% Kevlar® – a synthetic fiber that is fire retardant as well as slash and puncture resistant.

Wholly- owned by Acden, our manufacturing services previously operated as Chip Manufacturing. During the 1990s, the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and Suncor Energy Inc. developed a working relationship and together began plans to establish a manufacturing facility in the community of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta.

Today, the company provides a viable economic opportunity for the community members of Fort Chipewyan and has grown to employ 15 full-time employees.

Jessi Ann Laviolette
General Manager, Acden Manufacturing
780.697.0004 |

What is Kevlar?

Dupont™, the supplier of Kevlar®, describes this brand fiber as an aramid that delivers the power of performance to workers exposed to a variety of cut, abrasion and high heat hazards. From the oil and gas industry to computer assembly and metal stamping, apparel made with Kevlar® performance technology meets the specific performance and protection requirements of a diverse group of industries. When you decide to outfit your employees in industrial protective knitwear of Kevlar®, you’ll provide lightweight comfort that enables workers to perform safely and comfortably in some of the most demanding environments.

Kevlar Wristlets

Kevlar Wristlets are lightweight and formfitting, fitting comfortably while providing slash and fire retardant protection. Wristlets come in 1 and 2 ply and are 4 inches in diameter and 9 inches in length.

Kevlar Medium Weight Seamless Gloves

These seamless gloves allow the wearer maximum comfort and dexterity. High strength, lightweight and long wearing, they are the most popular general purpose work gloves. Ideal for providing cut protection and with exceptional flame resistance, Kevlar gloves deliver the ultimate in hand protection.

100% Kevlar® facts:

  • Man-made product invented by Dupont™
  • 20 times stronger than steel
  • Fire retardant, slash and puncture resistant
  • Also known as “C-40” gloves
  • 1- and 2-ply wristlets
  • 4 inches in diameter and 9 inches in length
  • Comes only in yellow

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220 Taiganova Crescent, Fort McMurray, AB   T9K 0T4
Phone: 780.791.9131   |   Fax: 780.791.9102
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