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What Makes a Work Glove Touch Screen Compatible?

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What Makes a Work Glove Touch Screen Compatible?

With the widespread use of smart phones, it is no wonder that many glove manufacturers have begun incorporating touch screen capability into their glove designs. For industrial workers, this is a very convenient and efficient feature. But just how do work gloves become touch screen compatible?   We’ll let you into a few secrets to the magic of touch screen capability.   How does Touch Screen even work?   Believe it or not, it takes more than just contact pressure to make your touch screen device work. The key to touch screen is having contact with something that conducts electricity....

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Which Occupation Has a Higher Risk or Hand Injury: Sawmill or Meat Market?

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Which Occupation Has a Higher Risk or Hand Injury: Sawmill or Meat Market?

What would your guess be in answer to that question?It would probably be natural to assume that workers in a sawmill have a higher risk of injury because of all the dangerous and heavy duty equipment that is used in that job. However, you may be surprised to learn that workers in meat and grocery markets have just as much, if not more risk. A couple of years ago, OSHA began mandating that workers report severe injuries that took place on the job. Upwards of 100 hand injuries have happened in meat markets since that mandate began, while almost half that...

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Are Glove Coatings Cut Resistant?

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Are Glove Coatings Cut Resistant?

When you’re buying a work glove with the purpose of protecting yourself from cuts and punctures, do you ever get confused as to which part of the glove is actually doing the protecting? The coating of the glove is typically found on the palm and fingers of the glove. Usually it is a foam nitrile or other sort of rubberized material. Not only does this added coating enhance the wearers grip, but it does add a minimal amount of cut resistance in comparison with work gloves that do not have any coating. If the rest of your glove, meaning the knitted body...

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Confused about Coated Work Gloves: Your Guide to the Common Terminology

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Confused about Coated Work Gloves: Your Guide to the Common Terminology

Have you ever found yourself floundering in a sea of unfamiliar terms when searching for that perfect pair of coated work gloves? In order to find the proper gloves for you and your employees, it is important that you understand the terminology that is used with these coated work gloves so that you can ensure you’re getting what you need. ANSI: This is an abbreviation that stands for American National Standards Institute. This institute sets the standards and implements those guidelines in businesses across North America. Specifically for gloves, the ANSI puts in place the standards for rating all aspects of...

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With Summer in Full Swing, So is Hair Coloring

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With Summer in Full Swing, So is Hair Coloring

Summer time is here, which brings fresh inspiration for ladies across the country to bring a little variety to their hairstyles. 2017 boasts many bold hair color trends like blorange, bronde, rose, millennial pink, and sun buns. Many of these trends feature light and airy blonde hues, different shades of pink, and even contrast between darker roots and lighter on the bottom. Nowadays, if you can dream it, your hair stylist can do it. These color trends are getting more bold and exciting, which means if you’re a hair stylist, your chair will probably be full all season. In order to...

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