Image Number 13 for United States Patent #7578004.
A protective sleeve for protecting a person's arm comprises a forearm section, an upper arm section and a flexible connection between the forearm section and upper arm section. An elbow section is connected between the forearm and upper arm sections and covers the flexible connection. The sections of the protective sleeve each comprise a plurality of layers of cut resistant material enclosed within an outer covering. In one embodiment, a hand protector is either permanently connected or releasably connectable to the sleeve and comprises one or more layers of high tensile strength fabric.