Industry Roundup: Our Top 5 News Picks of the Month

by Michelle R. on August 25, 2014

Here at All-Spec, we’re always on the lookout for relevant, informative articles to share in our monthly Industry Roundup. Read on for a few of the best publications and most informative articles we’ve found during the past several weeks.

Saving Energy in Cleanrooms – Learn more about ways to reduce energy consumption in the cleanroom based on real examples and figures. 

Printed, Flexible, and Organic Electronics: A Growing Opportunity - The worldwide market demand for flexible, printed, and organic electronics is expected to reach $76.79 billion by 2023.

Gas Detection in Cleanrooms - Discover why the addition of gas detecting equipment has achieved a new level of safety in the modern-day cleanroom.

 Jibo: The World’s First Family RobotDeveloped by MIT’s Media Lab and scheduled for production within the following year, Jibo is the world’s first family-friendly robot.

 NASA Turns to 3D Printers to Make Tiny Space CamerasIn the first attempt to build an entire high-tech instrument entirely through 3D printing, NASA is using this state-of-the-art new process to construct tiny space cameras.



A Cut Above: What Kevlar Can Do for You

by Michelle R. on August 22, 2014

Inherently strong, durable and lightweight, Kevlar is engineered for design flexibility to deliver exceptionally high level performance. Gloves and other protective garments constructed with Kevlar are also heat, flame and cut resistant, making this material ideal for a range of demanding industrial applications. Kevlar gloves can even be laundered and reconditioned without affecting cut resistance – contributing to overall value.

The perfect solution for applications involving exposure to grease, solvents and oils, All-Spec carries a complete offering of Kevlar-based and other cut resistant gloves. Find them all right here – at better prices, every day.


Engineered for the highest level of contamination control, Berkshire’s innovative CapSure wiper technology is designed to capture and retain 42X more particles than conventional wipers. They’re a groundbreaking way to reduce the risk of recontamination in your cleanroom environment, retaining a staggering 93% of the particles captured.

Suitable for a range of critical processing applications, you’ll find great prices on CapSure wipers and other Berkshire products at All-Spec. Shop today and save on our complete offering of cleanroom solutions designed to simplify everyday tasks in your workspace.


3 Major Benefits of Dyneema® Cut Resistant Gloves

by Michelle R. on August 18, 2014

With fifteen times the strength of steel, a cut resistant Dyneema glove can offer major benefits. Constructed of a high-strength, high-lubricity yarn, this slick material allows the cutting edge to simply glide off its surface. Beyond the benefits of cut resistance, Dyneema offers:

  1. Cost efficiency: This cost-saving investment saves money by preventing injuries from occurring in the first place.
  2. High abrasion resistance: With its unique properties, the abrasion resistance of Dyneema is up to 20 times greater than that of any other fiber.
  3. Puncture resistance: The material’s high-level puncture resistance enhances overall cut resistance and performance.

You’ll find a complete range of Dyneema and other cut-resistant gloves at All-Spec, with better prices every day. Shop now and save on these and other production essentials.



We’ve Extended Our Hours to Serve You Better

by Michelle R. on August 15, 2014

What’s important to you is important to us. That’s why we’ll always strive to connect you with a live, knowledgeable representative during normal business hours – someone who is trained on our products, services and procedures, and who is eager to assist. To that end, we’ve just extended those business hours to serve you better. Now whenever you call All-Spec at 1-800-537-0351 between 8:30am and 5:30pm EST, you’ll be greeted by a real person on the other end of the line.