Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Chemical Resistant Gloves

Agriculture and Farming Gloves, What’s the Best Choice?

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Agriculture and Farming Gloves, What’s the Best Choice?

When you work in the agriculture industry, you know that there are a wide variety of glove options depending on the task you’re completing.   There are four main components to consider when purchasing a pair of work gloves for working on a farm. These components are the outer shell, insulation, lining, and an insert. When you select a work glove, you should choose something with a windproof fabric, which will help to maintain warmth for your hands without the added bulk of thick material. This is important for agriculture workers because you want to make sure that you have...

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Disposable Gloves Should Be Used With These Common Chemicals

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Disposable Gloves Should Be Used With These Common Chemicals

Have you ever wondered about the safety of certain common, household chemicals? When is it important or appropriate to use disposable gloves? We’ve done some of the homework for you and gathered up a list of common chemicals that you should use disposable gloves with.   One thing to keep in mind in regards to all common chemicals and disposable gloves, is that disposable gloves are only suited for brief contact with such chemicals. Disposable gloves are not designed to withstand prolonged exposure to chemicals, because they are thin gloves and will degrade after a period of time exposed to...

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Introducing the FrogWear 8450 Extreme Cold Weather Glove

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Introducing the FrogWear 8450 Extreme Cold Weather Glove

Believe it or not the cold weather is right around the corner. If you live and work in an environment where the cold weather really hits those low digits, then you’ll really want to pay attention to the glove of the week!    These gloves are ideal for super frigid temperatures because they will keep your hands nice and warm, while allowing you to maintain the necessary dexterity and range of motion for most jobs. These gloves are 12 inches, which means they will reach up to your mid fore-arm, giving you additional protection and warmth. They are constructed from...

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Chemical Resistant Gloves: What’s the Best Choice for Your Job

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Chemical Resistant Gloves: What’s the Best Choice for Your Job

When working in an environment where chemicals are handled on a regular basis, it is imperative that you do adequate research to find the proper type of chemical resistant glove that will offer you adequate protection for your job.   There are two main categories that all chemical resistant gloves fall into: unsupported and supported. An unsupported glove is constructed by dipping a hand form into glove composite material and once the composite dries it is peeled off the hand form, creating a molded glove. This category of glove offers excellent dexterity as well as tactile sensitivity.   On the...

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Hand Protection When Working with Concrete is Vital

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Hand Protection When Working with Concrete is Vital

If you work with concrete in any capacity on a regular basis, you know that it is imperative that you have adequate protection to guard against injury. In this industry, there are so many different tasks that happen at a job site, most of which require the use of heavy duty, dangerous machinery. With the use of this machinery and other tools, one of the key features to look for in your work gloves are that they’re anti-vibration. Gloves that are engineered with this feature will help reduce the amount of movement and vibration that happens when using mechanical equipment and...

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