Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Disposable Gloves

What materials are gloves made of ?

Posted by Eric Kim on

Many gloves may look the same, but they are made of materials that vary drastically. When choosing a glove to meet your needs, it's important to know the pros and cons of each material. Here we address specifically the most common materials, Latex, Nitrile, Vinyl and PVC.  Latex Latex is a common product that comes from rubber trees. When the rubber tree bark is shaved, the tree naturally oozes the product that is processed into usable latex. Chemicals and compounds are then added to form the liquid latex material used to fabricate latex gloves. These additives are generally non - allergenic and...

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