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Introducing the New Ice Gripster 380INT Cold Weather, Water Resistant Work Glove

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Introducing the New Ice Gripster 380INT Cold Weather, Water Resistant Work Glove

We’re excited to introduce these new work gloves just as winter is on the horizon. These gloves have been designed to withstand water as well as cold temperatures. They’re constructed from two seamless layers. The first is a 7-gauge acrylic terry cloth material, covered by a 13-gauge nylon shell. This double layer construction is finished by a double coating. The first coat on the glove is a full dip in smooth rubber, which creates an excellent barrier against liquids. The second dip over this smooth rubber is a dip of just the palm in foam rubber, which offers the wearers superb...

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The Nitty Gritty on Water Proof Gloves: How They Work

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The Nitty Gritty on Water Proof Gloves: How They Work

Have you ever wondered how work gloves achieve waterproof status? We’ve rounded up some key information on the developing technology when it comes to waterproofing work gloves. There are four common types of waterproofing that you’ll find on the market, which we’ll talk about as follows: treatment, single layer solution, double layer solution, and triple layer solution. Treatment This is the most basic form of waterproofing you’ll find. The treatment involves spraying the fabric of the glove with a PVC or silicone-based substance, which results in a glove that is more appropriately categorized as water repellant, rather than water proof. While this is...

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What’s Your Favorite Glove to Use in the Automotive Shop

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What’s Your Favorite Glove to Use in the Automotive Shop

If you work in the automotive industry you know that your hands take the brunt of the work and the risk. With the variety of tools, machinery, and chemicals used on a daily basis you understand that it is very important to have a proper pair of gloves to help mitigate any injuries.   When you’re choosing a pair of disposable gloves to use while working in an automotive shop, there are three main points you should keep in mind as you make your selection. First, you need to ensure that yourself and other employees grasp the level of risk...

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Best Gloves for Auto Detailing

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Best Gloves for Auto Detailing

If you work on detailing cars, it is super important for you to utilize gloves while you’re working. This isn’t a matter of vanity, but rather a matter of protecting your health and well-being. Detailing cars involves the regular use of many types of chemicals that can be very dangerous to your health if they’re handled improperly. Your skin is very porous and is capable of absorbing virtually anything it comes into contact with for a prolonged period of time. This is why it is vital to have a pair of gloves on your hands as an added barrier of protection. The...

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