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Work Gloves for Every Hazard

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Work Gloves for Every Hazard

While maintaining cost effectiveness is an important factor when purchasing work gloves, more important than that is selecting gloves that will actually offer adequate protection for the hazards you face. One of the main things to consider is the shell material of the work gloves you’re selecting. This portion of the glove really determines the level of protection as well as the dexterity and comfort the glove will offer. Some of the best shell materials for protection against abrasions and cuts include canvas, glass fiber, engineered fiber, polyester, synthetic fibers, cotton, and latex. If you’re looking for a flexible fit, opt for...

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Cut Resistant Gloves and Composite Yarns

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Cut Resistant Gloves and Composite Yarns

Everyone loves a good pair of cut resistant gloves, but do you know what the secret is behind a pair of protective, dexterous cut resistant gloves? The answer is composite yarn. You may be wondering what composite yarn is. It is essentially yarn that is enhanced with steel or fiberglass. Manufacturers take their already strong and durable yarn, and make it even stronger by adding these materials. There are three main factors (of course, aside from strength) that influence the cut resistant level of composite yarn. Hardness, lubricity, and rolling action are the three main factors. The harder the steel within the yarn...

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What Are the Biggest Safety Concerns in Manufacturing?

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What Are the Biggest Safety Concerns in Manufacturing?

This week we’ve rounded up the top five things you should keep an eye on when it comes to safety in the manufacturing industry.   Inadequate Machine Maintenance: The machinery used in manufacturing plants are put under a lot of stress with their daily use. It is imperative that they receive regular maintenance and repair to ensure that employees do not get injured from a malfunction of the machinery. Even a fail-safe mechanism can malfunction if it does not receive regular attention and maintenance. Quite honestly, regularly scheduled maintenance may not even catch everything, which is why it is so...

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Best Gloves For Steele And Metal Fabrication

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Best Gloves For Steele And Metal Fabrication

When it comes to working with steele and metal, it is extremely important to be properly protected so you don’t injure yourself on the material or with the tools used to fabricate the material. This week, we’re here to equip you with the knowledge you’ll need to pick the proper type of glove for metal and steele fabrication. There are severe risks when it comes to working with steele and metal. Potential risk areas can include anything from improper use of tools, incorrect handling of material, and poor workspace design. Your first line of defense is to address these areas and make...

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What Are Glove Liner’s and What are They Used For?

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What Are Glove Liner’s and What are They Used For?

Glove liners are a thin glove that you wear underneath another pair of gloves. Typically they are cotton, and are helpful to add an extra layer of protection while wearing other gloves. While many people where them in the winter months for an extra layer of insulation, they can really be worn throughout the year to help absorb moisture. One of the main things they help do is protect your hand against irritation from the inside of your glove. When using disposable latex or nitrile gloves, many people use cotton liners underneath to help minimize skin irritation. Some glove liners are...

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