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Radians breaks ground on Memphis HQ expansion

October 29, 2015, Posted in News

Latest expansion will give company over 200,000 square feet of operating space.

Radians, a Memphis-based manufacturer of high performance Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), is breaking ground on another expansion at its Memphis headquarters.

The new building will be located at 6084 Discover Drive, adjacent to its current facility at 5305 Distriplex Farms Drive. This expansion will give Radians significantly more warehouse capacity increasing its current footprint to over 200,000 square feet while still leaving room for future expansion.

The project is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2016.

In December of 2011, Radians moved its headquarters from Bartlett to its current 5305 Distriplex Farms Drive location in Memphis. Radians also has warehousing or manufacturing facilities in Nevada, North Carolina, Massachusetts, and the United Kingdom.

According to Mike Tutor, CEO of Radians, “The expansion will provide us with much needed warehouse space for our expanding product lines including our new DEWALT Heated Jackets.”

For more information about Radians and its comprehensive line of quality safety gear, visit, or call 1-877-RADIANS or visit them on Facebook at

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Radians RWG555 CE Cut 5 ANSI Cut 4 Glove

July 12, 2016, Posted in News

Radians, a leading manufacturer of high performance personal protective equipment (PPE), is excited to announce the launch of the RWG555, their new CE Cut 5, ANSI Cut 4 glove. Radians, a leading manufacturer of high performance personal protective equipment (PPE), is excited to announce the launch of the RWG555, their new CE Cut 5, ANSI Cut 4 glove. The glove also meets European EN 388:2003 standards for Abrasion Resistance, Blade Cut, Tear, and Puncture (4 5 4 3).

This washable, lightweight Salt-N-Pepper glove is 360° breathable and has fiberglass thread wrapped in high performance polyethylene (HPPE) for cut resistance to protect hands from direct contact with sharp edges such as glass, metal, ceramics and other materials.

Its nitrile is thicker than most other breathable nitriles which equates to excellent abrasion resistance in wet or dry applications without compromising dexterity.

It has a seamless design for a comfortable fit and the knit wrist cuff is color-coded to indicate glove size. This workhorse glove is available in six sizes from X-small to XX-Large and is very competitively priced. They can be purchased by the dozen or 120 to a case.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently stated that “70.9% of arm and hand injuries could have been prevented with personal protective equipment (PPE), specifically safety gloves.” You can explore Radians comprehensive line of safety gloves at

For more information about Radians extensive line of quality safety gear, visit, call toll free 1-877-723-4267, or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Radians’ PPE gear is sold through authorized distributors.

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Radians Continues USA Manufacturing Expansion With Acquisition of VisionAid

April 07, 2015, Posted in News

MEMPHIS, TN-April 6, 2015- Radians, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high performance Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), announced today that it has acquired Massachusetts-based VisionAid, Inc.  VisionAid manufactures SideShields, portable emergency eyewash stations, and lens cleaning products with a variety of custom packaging options.
According to Radians' CEO, Mike Tutor, "The acquisition of VisionAid allows Radians to continue building our manufacturing operations in the United States, just as our acquisition of Carolina Safety Sport did over three years ago for our high visibility clothing line. Expanding our U.S. manufacturing operations enables Radians to be a better supply chain partner because of reduced lead times as well as having better quality control over processes and product," stated Tutor. In addition to amplifying Radians' USA manufacturing operations, the acquisition allows for customizing lens cleaning products with a customer's logo and name, and also provides Radians with additional injection molding capabilities.
The VisionAid management team will remain the same, and VisionAid will continue operating from its current facility in Wareham, Massachusetts, where orders will be entered and shipped by VisionAid employees.
Daniel McCarthy, President of VisionAid, stated, "The collective strength of the Radians sales and marketing team will help to drive additional growth of our products and open up new markets in the industrial and retail channels."
For more information about VisionAid and its eye care products and accessories, please visit For more information about Radians comprehensive line of quality PPE, please visit or call 1-877-RADIANS.

Radians® launches new line of DEWALT® high visibility gear

April 06, 2015, Posted in News

The introduction and launch of DEWALT high visibility and reflective gear affords Radians the opportunity to help to protect workers with a brand name they know and trust. The new DEWALT line includes Class 2 FR Vests, sporty performance T-shirts, and Class 2 Vests that satisfy a variety of work applications and operating budgets.

According to John Cunningham, Vice President - CDIY Business Development for Stanley Black & Decker, “We are excited about the launch of DEWALT High Visibility Gear and the extension of our range of world class safety products.  As with all of our DEWALT Products, this range represents our commitment to Quality, Innovation and satisfying our end users with functional designs.”

“Radians is also excited about this new category for the DEWALT brand,” said Art Kunkle, VP of Product Development for Radians. “Nearly everywhere that something is being built, repaired, or maintained you will find the familiar yellow and black of DEWALT Power Tools and Accessories,” stated Kunkle.  At almost all jobsites, workers are required to wear rated high visibility and reflective apparel to help reduce accidents and improve safety. Now workers and safety professionals can spec a rated ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 DEWALT Class 2 Vest or performance shirt for their safety program.

The new DEWALT Personal Protective line is designed with features that provide comfort, convenience, and durability, including segmented reflective tape, moisture wicking polyester mesh, pockets, mic tabs, and durable stitch reinforcement at major stress points. The line includes economy, standard and heavy duty surveyor vests to provide a variety of solutions for workplace safety programs.

“The high visibility PPE category is already growing at a significant pace and now with the new DEWALT line of high visibility gear, we expect this PPE category to gain even greater momentum,” said Bill England, President of Radians.

The new DEWALT line of high visibility gear is available through Radians’ authorized distributors. For more information, please visit or call 1-877-RADIANS.


DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools, hand tools and accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors, nailers, saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screwdriving accessories and more. DEWALT tools can be found nationally and internationally, wherever tools are sold. With more than 1,000 factory-owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America. For more information, visit or follow DEWALT on Facebook and Twitter.


Radians® is a Memphis, TN-based manufacturer of quality safety glasses, including their high-end Crossfire line, hearing protection, performance gloves, high visibility clothing, cooling and warming gear, and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT ®, Black & Decker®, Smith & Wesson®, and Bone Collector to provide high performance personal protection products.  The company has additional facilities in Reno, Nevada, and Thomasville, North Carolina.


Radians launches Nordic Blaze thermal fleece warming gear

November 03, 2014, Posted in News

Radians, Inc., an ISO 9001:2008 certified leader in the personal protective equipment industry, launched its new line of thermal, warming gear products called Nordic Blaze.

The new Nordic Blaze line includes hard hat liners and a 3 in 1 balaclava design that easily converts into a neck gator or face shield.

Designed to keep you warm in cold and harsh environments, the ergonomically designed line includes several features and options for added warmth, comfort, and protection, including limited FR self-extinguishing properties when exposed to flame.

Other features include breathable mesh for heat exhaust distribution, chin strap for stability while wearing hard hats, hook and loop that easily attaches to internal hard hat system and shoulder length hard hat liners for added head and neck protection.

All of Radians products are sold through authorized distributors. For more information about Nordic Blaze or any of the products in Radians’ comprehensive line of PPE, visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Radians® is a Memphis, TN-based manufacturer of quality safety glasses, including their high-end Crossfire line, hearing protection, performance gloves, high visibility clothing, cooling and warming gear, and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT®, Black & Decker®, Smith & Wesson®, Bone Collector™, and Remington® to provide high performance personal protection products.  The company has additional facilities in Reno, Nevada; Belmont, Michigan; and Thomasville, North Carolina.

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Interview: Radians, Inc. – A Leader in Personal Protective Equipment

October 28, 2014, Posted in News

By Steve Gramins, October 22, 2014

A successful day at the range or in the field is a combination of several key factors working hand in hand: a well-maintained firearm, quality ammunition, and – perhaps, most importantly for personal safety – top-notch ear and eye protection. Memphis-based Radians, Inc., has been protecting shooters and hunters with innovative safety eyewear and hearing protection for seventeen years.

Grand View Outdoors sat down with Joe Smith, Vice President of Radians, to find out more about one of the leaders in personal protective equipment.

Grand View Outdoors:How and when did Radians get its start? 

Radians, Inc.: Radians was founded in 1997 basically on the introduction of one product, the AV, a combination hearing (Audio) and eyewear (Visual) protection product. Our focus in 1997 was Safety Eyewear and Hearing Protection in the Sporting Goods channel.  Seventeen years later, we have a comprehensive line of quality products for the Sporting Goods channel that includes premium Crossfire by Radians eyewear, electronic and passive earmuffs, disposable hearing protection, high-visibility apparel, and performance gloves. We have partnered with Remington, Bone Collector, and Smith & Wesson to provide our customers with a variety of PPE products that meet the functional and style demands of the marketplace.

GVO:Describe the particulars of your business – the services/products you offer, your typical customer, etc. 

RI: Radians offers a comprehensive line of PPE products for the Sporting Goods Industry including ANSI Z87 eyewear, electronic, passive, and disposable hearing protection, gloves, and RadWear high visibility apparel. Our products are sold through authorized distributors and can be found in major retail stores that serve the hunting, shooting, and sport enthusiast. Our end users include hunters, shooters, public safety professionals, law enforcement and first responders, and sport enthusiasts. We also have several products geared towards youth and female shooters, such as our Youth Combo Kit and pink ProAmp electronic earmuff and Pink Performance Shooting Gloves.

GVO: When and how did Radians become involved in the hunting and shooting sports? 

RI: After the introduction of the AV in 1997, Radians became more involved in the Sporting Goods industry by listening to our customers and end-users and developing a comprehensive product assortment for hunters and shooters. Radians expanded its team by adding experienced professionals that have a passion for and are active in the Shooting Sports. With this expertise, Radians was able to introduce new products, such as custom-molded earplugs and electronic hearing protection. The success of these new products paved the way for more growth and more new products.

GVO:Describe several keys to the success and longevity of your business.

RI: Several key factors have contributed to Radians’ success and longevity. We listen to end-users, respond to market demands, and offer customer-specific solutions. We offer JIT shipments to meet the logistical demands of the sporting goods and fast-paced public safety markets – order by 3 p.m. and your in-stock item ships the same day via UPS Ground. We also offer low $250 minimum retail orders with free freight and custom imprinting with fast 7-day turnaround times. We seek continuous improvement, such as our recent NVLAP Accreditation to test and certify hearing protective devices (NVLAP Lab # 500090-0).  Plus we test our products to meet or exceed standards including ANSI Z87.1+, VO Ballistics (0.15 caliber), CSA Z94.3-1992, ASTM1506, etc. All of our products are manufactured in ISO certified facilities.

GVO: How do you work at growing your customer base? 

RI: We participate in over 15 Sporting Goods trade shows, including SHOT Show, NASGW, Distributor Shows, Buying Group Shows and more. We have a grass-roots marketing movement where we participate in shooting competitions and charity donations, such as our recent donation to the Ronald McDonald House for their Kids & Clays Foundation fundraiser. We engage in social media, email marketing, and some digital and print advertising.  Again, we listen to our customers and end-users and develop new and innovative products that appeal to our growing customer base. 

GVO: Tell us about new and exciting products for outdoor enthusiasts from Radians this year. 

RI: Outdoor enthusiasts have gravitated toward our new retail line of premium Crossfire eyewear. This protective ANSI Z87 eyewear offers protection and style in a variety of sleek designs and lens choices. We have also introduced tactical products, such as performance gloves with floating knuckle guards and VO Ballistic eyewear, for law enforcement and military. We recently redesigned some of our Remington styles and just launched a line of cooling products called Arctic Skull that includes a cooling towel, headband, and head shade.


Radians invests in automation to deliver higher levels of customer service and satisfaction

June 30, 2014, Posted in News

Radians, Inc., a leader in the personal protective equipment industry, has made a significant capital investment in warehouse automation at their Memphis headquarters.

Radians' new order fulfillment system, or pick module, from Integrated Solutions will be fully operational by July. Once completed, the automated system will become the central hub of their warehouse operations, expediting the pick and ship process for optimum product flow.

According to Radians’ President, Bill England, “our recent investment in automation is Radians’ largest equipment purchase in the company’s history. The new system will improve the speed and accuracy of order fulfillment, which always leads to higher levels of customer service and satisfaction.”

The automated system uses PathGuide software which provides real time control to get instant information about warehouse material movement and inventory status. This will enhance Radians’ ability to expedite same-day orders more efficiently than ever and will also reduce errors in shortages and overages to one in 5,000.

According to Bobbie Espitia, Radians’ Director of Supply Chain Management, “We are excited how our capital investment in automation will improve order accuracy, lower fulfillment costs, and expedite the order-fulfillment process. All of these capabilities result in making Radians a better supply chain partner to our customers.”

The benefits of automation will not only enhance customer satisfaction, it will also positively affect employee satisfaction and morale because the ergonomic design of the pick module combined with the space optimization will reduce employee fatigue and stress.

Radians® is a Memphis, TN-based manufacturer of quality safety glasses, including their premium Crossfire® line, high visibility clothing, hearing protection, performance gloves, cooling products and footwear. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT®, BLACK & DECKER®, Smith & Wesson®, Bone Collector™, and Remington® to provide high performance personal protection products. The company has additional facilities in Reno, Nevada; Belmont, Michigan; and Thomasville, North Carolina.


Radians® enters cooling products marketplace with Arctic Skull™

June 09, 2014, Posted in News

Radians, Inc., a manufacturer of quality personal protective equipment, is pleased to announce their entry into heat stress management through their new Arctic Skull™ product line that includes Cooling Headbands, Cooling Head Shades, and a Cooling Towel.

Their new cooling products are made with Advanced Arctic Technology that accelerates the evaporative cooling process to keep users cool for up to five hours. The patent pending utility and design features cover the use of flexible spandex elements that allow these products to move with the body, not against it, facilitating optimum blood circulation. The color palette for the cooling products line includes blue, high visibility green, red paisley, blue paisley and digital camo.

According to Radians’ Product Manager Dan Branson, “The patented stretch fit technology provides a noticeably more comfortable fit than standard headbands and head shades currently being sold in the marketplace.”

The new Arctic Skull cooling products by Radians will have work, sport, and lifestyle applications and will be sold in industrial and hardware retail channels through authorized distributors. To see a demonstration of their new cooling products, visit or

For more information about Arctic Skull or any of Radians’ quality safety gear, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 1-877-723-4267.


Crossfire ES4 Saves Motorist’s Eye from Danger

May 12, 2014, Posted in News

The Crossfire ES4 Glass by Radians played the part of “hero” recently when the eyewear stopped a flying rock from striking a motorist in the eye. The driver, who was cruising in The Rocky Mountains, had his driver’s side window open when two trucks kicked up a flying rock. The motorist’s eye was unharmed from the projectile because he was wearing the impact resistant Crossfire  ES4. This ANSI Z87.1+ safety glass, which prevented the rock from striking the motorist’s eye, was also instrumental in the driver staying in control of his vehicle, thus preventing a dangerous car accident from also happening.

For more information on the Crossfire ES4, go to:

Crossfire Website
Radians YouTube Channel

Radians® launches new high visibility rainwear line

May 05, 2014, Posted in News

Radians, Inc., a manufacturer of quality personal protective equipment, recently launched a new line of RadWear® high visibility rainwear.  With the 2014 Farmer’s Almanac prediction that “Spring will start late and be exceptionally wet for most sections of the country,” Radians’ new rainwear collection is available now to help you weather the storms ahead.

The high visibility rain jackets in the new collection are certified ANSI 107 Class 3 and the pants are Class E. They were purposely designed for tough working environments and a variety of weather conditions and climates, and they feature Reflectivz™weatherproof and high visibility technology. The rain jackets and pants are sold separately.

For those who require lightweight rain jackets and rain pants, the Radians RW10 offers excellent protection for the affordable price. The lightweight jacket features a vented back cape to keep you cool and comfortable, while still protecting you in tough environments.  The elastic waist pants have adjustable cuffs with snaps and all seams are double stitched for extra durability. Both the jacket and pants are made of 150 Denier PU coated, high visibility oxford material that provides excellent protection against the rain.

If you work outdoors in a climate that experiences moderate rain on a regular basis, then you may want to specify Radians RW30 general purpose rainwear.  The RW30 rain jacket and pants are made from 300 Denier PU coated, high visibility oxford material that provides superior rain protection. The jacket has a vented back cape for interior moisture management and a D-Ring pass through for fall protection. The bib pants feature adjustable suspender straps, a side waist zipper expansion, and an upper chest pocket for essential tools.

On the other hand, if your work conditions are rugged and you work in a climate where you are frequently outside in storms and other inclement weather, then the RW32 is your solution for heavy duty waterproof protection. Both the heavy duty rain jacket and rain pants are waterproof rated per ANSI 107, 7.5.3 and rated breathable per ANSI 107, 7.6. Both are made from durable 300 DENIER PU Coated Rip Stop Oxford Polyester material and feature 3M® 8906 2” silver reflective tape for extra protection in low light conditions that frequently accompany bad weather.

 The RW32 jacket has a D-Ring pass through for fall protection and several pockets for essential tools. The RW32 bib rain pants have adjustable, removable suspender straps and feature an inside knee pocket for holding knee pads (sold separately).

To learn more about the specifications and features of Radians new rainwear collection, you can download their Rainwear Brochure. Or, view their Rainwear Videos.

All of the products in Radians comprehensive line of personal protective equipment are sold through authorized distributors.  For more information about Radians new rainwear or any of their safety gear, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 1-877-723-4267, or visit their website at



Fast growing Radians strengthens employee resources

March 31, 2014, Posted in News

Radians, Inc., ( announced recently that Kevin Kairys and Bryan Reed have joined the firm as Regional Sales Managers to further service and develop Radians’ growing portfolio of regional and national accounts. They also announced that Radians’ Regional Sales Managers Pete Esposito and Dave Soyster have both been promoted to Director of Sales.

Kevin Kairys comes with a wealth of experience within the safety Industry, having spent the last eighteen years acquiring numerous large corporate accounts and generating additional revenues within the industrial, construction, fire/ rescue, electrical, military, and government markets. His skill set includes sales and marketing, business development, professional training, and new product development.  As Eastern Region Sales Manager, Kairys will be responsible for sales and business development in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan and will report to Pete Esposito, who was recently promoted to Director of Sales, Eastern region.  Kairys says, “I am honored to be a part of a dynamic company like Radians and to further develop Radians’ comprehensive PPE lines.”

A sales performer for more than fourteen years, Bryan Reed’s career includes regional and national account manager positions that promoted and sold glove and body armor, ear plugs, fall protection, and confined space systems.  His career path included vertical market focus in oil and gas, chemical, utilities, municipalities, and mining among others. As the Western Regional Sales Manager, Reed will be responsible for servicing and growing the following western states: Arizona, Nevada, and Southern California.  Reed will report directly to Dave Soyster, who was recently promoted to Director of Sales, Western Region.  Says Reed, “I feel fortunate to be joining such a respected leader in the world of PPE and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead.”

Bill England, President of Radians, views the new appointments and internal promotions as a sign of Radians’ commitment to being a top tier provider in the safety industry. Says England, “Our new innovations and the increasing demand from our customers led us to search for additions to our team who will fit in with our culture of innovation and exceptional service.”


Radians Nevada moves to a new facility in Reno, tripling warehouse space

March 31, 2014, Posted in News

Radians®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quality personal protective equipment (PPE), is moving from Sparks, Nevada, to a new 40,000 square foot facility in Reno, Nevada, thereby tripling the amount of their warehouse space.

“This is a significant move and expansion for Radians as we went from 13,000 square feet with two dock doors to 40,000 square feet with 11 dock doors,” says John Dutra, Branch Manager Nevada Operations.  “Our new facility in North Reno will allow us to increase product offerings and keep more inventory to better serve our customers,” says Dutra.

The new address is 880 North Hills Blvd, Suite 505, Reno, NV 89506.  The site is scheduled to open March 31, 2014.

The new 40,000 square foot facility will possess office space, warehouse space, and operational space for Radians growing custom imprinting services which allow companies to promote their brand and logo on their safety gear.

“The additional space, fulfillment and distribution improvements that this investment brings, puts us in a stronger position to support new business growth in the West while enhancing customer service through faster turnaround times,” says Bill England, President of Radians.  “Additionally, the technological and automation enhancements will enable us to increase worker efficiency and productivity and reduce order fulfillment costs,” says England.


Radians launches new branded line of performance gloves

February 24, 2014, Posted in News

Radians®, a leading manufacturer of performance safety gear for the Industrial and Retail sectors, launches eight new gloves under its Radians’ brand. Each glove in the new product line-up was designed with technological and material innovations that provide maximum protection, high dexterity, comfort, and visibility.

Leading the way in the latest glove technologies are Radians new EN Cut Level 3 gloves: the Radians RWG530, RWG531 and the RWG532. All three gloves fit like a second skin and provide protection against puncture, tear, cut, and abrasion. The RWG531 has the added benefit of high visibility whereas the Radians RWG532 is touch screen capable, allowing workers to keep their gloves on when using touch screen machinery, phones or equipment.

Other gloves in the line-up provide superior grip and dexterity, such as the RWG11 and RWG12, with their anti-slip nitrile dotted palms. These foam dipped gloves are lightweight, breathable, comfortable and can easily be worn all day with zero hand fatigue.

Three other gloves in the new line-up, the RWG10, RWG100, and the RWG800 all provide high visibility protection while serving up other safety solutions as well. For example, the RWG10, a knit dip glove, offers durability, comfort and enhanced grip it wet conditions. The RWG100, an all purpose synthetic utility glove, has a padded double layer synthetic palm for increased durability and reflective silver fingertips to take visibility up a notch. If it’s cold outside like it is right now, you’ll be glad to have the RWG800 in your safety arsenal. This cold weather performance glove also has a REFLECTIVZ waterproof plated thermal lined palm and reflective knuckle strap keeping you comfortable, dry and visible in low light conditions. The synthetic palm is stable in price versus the traditional leathers on the market today.

 “All of our gloves,” says Dan Branson, Glove Product Manager for Radians, “provide specialized solutions to combat the hand hazards faced by workers today. We make gloves for the workers who wear them 10 hours a day, never sacrificing dexterity, comfort or protection.”

You can review Radians new glove line and their other safety products at . For more information, please call toll free at 877-723-4267 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Radians sells its industrial products through authorized distributors, and its retail PPE products, also sold through distributors, can be found online and at major sporting goods and hardware stores.
About Radians

Radians® is a Memphis, TN-based manufacturer of quality safety glasses, hearing protection, performance gloves, high visibility clothing, and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT®, Black + Decker®, Smith & Wesson®, M&P® by Smith & Wesson®, Bone Collector™, and Remington® to provide high performance personal protection products. The company has additional facilities in Reno, Nevada; Belmont, Michigan; and Thomasville, North Carolina.



Radians® Worldwide launches Stanley® PPE collection at Screwfix

June 18, 2013, Posted in News

Radians Worldwide debuts the STANLEY personal protective equipment collection exclusively at Screwfix in their September Print Catalogue, at all Screwfix Retail Stores, at the Screwfix LIVE Show (September 13 to 15 at Farnborough Five – Booth 102) and online at

The collection of STANLEY personal protective equipment includes high quality industrial strength hand protection, safety spectacles, and hearing protection.

“We are very excited about introducing the new Stanley PPE range at Screwfix,” says Catozzo, “There are many unique items in the STANLEY PPE range that Screwfix customers will appreciate like the SY330-TBX Custom Molded Ear Plugs and SY510 Razor Tread Gripper Gloves.  We are looking forward to offering those products as well as many other STANLEY PPE products through the multiple channels of sale at Screwfix and at the Screwfix LIVE Show.”


Radians for Youth and Women

March 18, 2013, Posted in News

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Posted on March 6, 2013 by huntingmotherearth

I have been using Radians products for more years than I am going to admit to in writing.  Many years ago I was suffering from an inner ear problem, and I couldn’t be around shooting without being in pain. My husband bought me my first set of electronic earmuffs at that time, they were my first Radians.  I was so impressed, I was like a little kid running around telling everyone who would listen how thrilled I was with my hearing protection.  Many of the shooters I was bragging to, had never had a pair of electronic earmuffs, and couldn’t understand how you could hear better, but not blow out your eardrums when shooting, while wearing them.  But, they all went out and bought the same earmuffs I had, after using mine for just a little while!  They became believers!

Now we return to the present, and I am still running around telling everyone how great they are!  I still have my original pair, and they still work great, but I have added to that one over the years.

The Hunter’s Ears model has to be the best all around model I have used.  They feature the dual independently controlled microphones which enhance and amplify sound, while they automatically compress the harmful sudden noise from a muzzle blast.  Like all of the Radians earmuffs, they can be folded very compactly for protection of the unit and ease of storage.  They are comfortable to wear, with lots of adjustment for different sized heads.  I tend to forget I even have them on!

HE4P00CSThe Prowl Ears model is a behind the ear version that still has the amplification and compression features.  These are extremely small and easy to transport and pack.  The package includes 2 units and will work both in the woods or on the job.  Wearing this model, you can easily wear a hat or head band for warmth.

Prowl Ear_PR2601CSMy new favorite pair is the Enhance Ear!  The are a very small design that fits comfortably and securely into your ear.  Like the other electronic hearing protection that Radians offers, these can do the double duty of sound application and harmful sound compression. These do the job of their bigger brothers, while leaving you the freedom of hats, headband and eye glasses without any conflicting. I wore these the entire time I was hog hunting in Alabama recently.  They made hearing the faint hog noises much easier, while of course not doing any damage to my hearing from my shots!  Plus no extra weight to carry around with you!  These will be going to South Africa with me in a couple of months.  I need to watch what I pack because of weight, and these don’t weigh enough to make any difference in my luggage, but they will definitely make a difference when we are sighting in our rifles and hunting!

Enhance Ear_TA2701CSFor my grandchildren, I am loving the new Women and Youth models!  They now offer a Pink Pro-Amp model, which of course is pink.  They feature the dual independent microphones which amplifies your normal conversations while keeping the harmful impulse noises to a safe level. The headband is padded with a moisture wicking material.  These are designed for the smaller heads that we women tend to have.  My granddaughters have been fighting over this pair, so I will probably be adding another into our collection!

Pink Pro-Amp_PAP700CSThere are several combination packs that are offered for Women and Youth.  There is a T-71P/MP22C that pairs the performance shooting glasses with the slim design passive earmuffs.  This combo comes in pink, with the shooting glasses having tasteful accents in pink.  These earmuffs have a Noise Reduction Rating (NNR) of 22.

There is also the True Jr. Combo kit, which has the silver colored True Jr. Earmuuffs designed specifically for the younger shooter.  These are passive, and have a NNR of 21.  This kit also includes the youth model shooting glasses, with 3 interchangeable lens colors.

My grandchildren shoot often with us, so it is important to have eye and hearing protection that not only fits correctly, but also protects their delicate ears and eyes.  These models fit the bill, and also require no batteries!  We used to let them use our electronic versions, and we would have to purchase new batteries absolutely every time we used them.  The kids would inevitably leave the microphones turned on, even after they were done wearing them.  These passive models are perfect for the kids that would forget.

Radians manufactures for several different companies, including Remington.  They have also came out with a complete line of Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector shooting glasses and hearing protection.  Fashionable and functional performance!

I use my hearing protection for every situation.  They go from shooting and hunting to cutting firewood and running other equipment.  The next time you are in the market for a new set of hearing protection, look for the Radians name, you will not be disappointed!  They have a hearing protection for every application and budget!

These products can be purchased at Cabelas, Bass Pro, Gander Mountain, Sears, Amazon and many other retailers.  They range in price from $15.99 for the Low Set Ear Muffs to around $100 for the Hunter’s Ear model.  And the best part…They are Made in the USA!!


Photo Credit:  Diane Hassinger

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