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Disposable Glove Terminology: What You Should Know

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Disposable Glove Terminology: What You Should Know

If you’re involved in the glove industry, or find yourself purchasing a high quantity of disposable gloves, we’ve rounded up a list of terminology that can be helpful as you navigate the disposable glove world and purchasing the proper pair of gloves. Accelerator Free: Most allergies to non-latex gloves are attributed to the accelerator chemicals used in manufacturing. Accelerator free gloves are approved as an allergen free option. Beaded Cuff: This is a rolled cuff style found on disposable gloves. Color Coded: Often times in work environments where there are multiple tasks being performed, each with different protection needs, many people will use...

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Some Must-Have Gloves Around the House

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Some Must-Have Gloves Around the House

When it comes to household chores and maintenance, it is important to properly protect yourself from chemicals found in many household cleaning products. In addition, there are usually tasks around the house that involve a bit heftier involvement like gardening, trimming trees, or other construction-type projects.   So, what kind of gloves should you have on hand (no pun intended) so you’re always ready to go no matter what home project arises? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite general-purpose gloves that can be used in a variety of situations.   Disposable Gloves   Disposable Nitrile gloves can be...

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Top 8 Uses for Disposable Gloves

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Top 8 Uses for Disposable Gloves

At times, it seems like the sky’s the limit for what you can use disposable gloves for. We’ve narrowed the list down to the 8 most common uses for disposable gloves. See if you’ve thought of some of these uses! Before we get into the most common uses for disposable gloves, we ought to talk about the material these gloves are actually made of. The most widespread and popular material of choice for disposable gloves is nitrile. Nitrile has grown in popularity over latex gloves because nitrile doesn’t pose any of the allergic risks, like latex does. Additionally, nitrile is stronger,...

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How to Process and Store Green Chile

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How to Process and Store Green Chile

It is once again chile season! But before you can enjoy this trademark food in your favorite recipes, you’ve got to safely process chiles and get them stored properly. Whether this is your first chile season, or you’ve lost count, we’ve rounded up some helpful tips to make this the best season yet! The most popular way to store green chile is to freeze it. This helps to prolong the shelf life of the chiles for up to a year. Before storing your chiles in the freezer, you’ll want to remove all of the skin off of them. If you receive your...

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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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