Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Cold Condition Work Gloves

Everything You Wanted to Know About Glove Terminology

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Glove Terminology

Just like any fan group, people who are in the glove industry, speak from their own language of glove terms. As you navigate purchasing gloves for yourself or your employees, we’ve rounded up a helpful list of the most common glove related terms, so you know what’s going on.   Abrasion: This term refers to the palm of the glove wearing out. You’ll notice some gloves have a higher abrasion resistance, which means that it takes longer for that glove to wear through.   ANSI: This term is actually an abbreviation for American National Standards Institute. You’ll see many work...

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A Few Must Have’s When Choosing Your Winter Work Gloves

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A Few Must Have’s When Choosing Your Winter Work Gloves

With the first official day of winter just days away, it’s an appropriate time to outline some of the key features that are vital to make sure are included in your winter work gloves. Number one on the list is a glove lining to keep your hands warm in the chilly weather. You should look for gloves that have an insulating and/or moisture-wicking liner, preferably both! A glove liner that wicks moisture away from your hands will help to keep them dry and warm, which will keep you comfortable and able to keep working without interruption. One great type of wicking...

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How to Stay Warm While Working Outside in the Winter

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How to Stay Warm While Working Outside in the Winter

If you live in colder climates, you know how important it is to consider the equipment you use when working outside during the winter months. Without proper protection, you could be facing serious bodily harm like hypothermia or frostbite. When working in cold weather conditions, you should always keep an eye out for symptoms of hypothermia, wear plenty of layers, keep moving to generate body heat, and have a warm beverage or soup on hand to keep your core body temperature high. When it comes to clothes, in our case gloves, that you wear on the job, you should look for gloves...

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Introducing the 3200CTH Insulated Cowhide Work Glove

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Introducing the 3200CTH Insulated Cowhide Work Glove

We’ve got another great new glove to introduce to you this week!These cowhide grain leather work gloves are a driver style with a keystone thumb and an open cuff. They have been constructed with a lining of 140 grams of trademarked, Cold Keep Insulation, that adds an excellent layer of warmth for working in cold conditions. The gloves are constructed from standard grain cowhide leather, which offers wearers excellent abrasion resistance and makes for a super durable glove. The keystone thumb is an ergonomic design that adds comfort and dexterity for wearers. These insulated cowhide work gloves are best suited for these...

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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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