Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Disposable Gloves

A Clean Restaurant Kitchen Makes A Great Impression

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As a customer, you know the feeling when you walk into a dingy, dirty restaurant compared to walking into a clean and tidy restaurant. When you walk into a clean restaurant, confidence is instilled that it is a safe place to eat. For those of us who own and/or manage restaurants, it is important to keep this perception in mind and ensure that our restaurants are kept clean and tidy. A clean restaurant is not just a first impression, it encompasses far more than that. When customers walk into a clean restaurant, the ambiance is established along with an impression of quality...

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A Few Reasons Why Disposable Gloves Continue To Increase In Price And Are in Short Supply During Covid

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 Six months into the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, we are still seeing incredibly high demand for disposable gloves across all industries, while the supply is in no way catching up. Due to COVID-19, many more people are becoming more aware and more diligent about their health and hygiene, which leads experts to believe that this high level of demand will not drop off for quite some time. This increase in demand is truly no small thing. Experts predict that by the end of 2021, demand will have increased upwards of 25%! This translates into up to an additional 50 billion gloves. High demand...

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Is It Possible To Re-Use Disposable Gloves Due To Shortages

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 It’s no secret that due to COVID-19 there has been a perpetual shortage of disposable gloves because of skyrocketing demand.   With these shortages in mind, people are beginning to wonder if, and how, they can make their supply stretch a little further. Normally, we’re instructed to change to a new pair of gloves any time you change tasks or gloves become soiled or torn. Medical professionals and other disposable glove users are wondering if the life span of disposable gloves can be extended by applying extra strength hand sanitizers or running disposable gloves through an autoclave.   A couple...

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A Comprehensive Guide for Disposable Nitrile Gloves

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A Comprehensive Guide for Disposable Nitrile Gloves

If you have questions about disposable Nitrile gloves, this blog is for you! We’ve complied a bunch of different resources to highlight some key information to expand your knowledge about Nitrile gloves. MaterialSo, what exactly is nitrile? It is a synthetic rubber that acts as a great substitute for latex. It doesn’t pose any allergen threats like its latex counterpart, and it is also inherently chemically resistant and stronger than latex. Nitrile is inherently BPA free as well as waterproof. A synthetic rubber, nitrile is man-made in a laboratory, as a byproduct of petroleum. The demand for nitrile has grown steadily from...

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Disposable Gloves Remain in High Demand and Short Supply

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

We’re months into the COVID-19 crisis, and the supply shortage of disposable gloves is still causing quite an issue across many industries. Many large scale consumers of disposable gloves are now asking about the plausibility of scalability for these products. Unfortunately, manufacturers are not able to scale production as quickly or as largely as is needed to keep up with the rapid increase in demand. While we’ve seen other PPE products, like face masks, jump in supply rapidly to keep up with the new level of demand, it is just not that simple when it comes to scaling the production of disposable...

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