Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Dyneema Work Gloves

What Makes a Cut Resistant Glove, Cut Resistant

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What Makes a Cut Resistant Glove, Cut Resistant

Have you ever wondered how a glove can be called cut resistant? What goes into earning that title? This week we’ll give you a behind the scenes look on just what goes into making a glove actually cut resistant. The cut resistant nature of a work glove actually starts on the fiber level. Many gloves that are cut resistant just look like ordinary knitted gloves. However, the fibers within the glove are what can make a glove cut resistant. If the fibers are engineered as a para-aramid or polyethylene material, it will offer cut resistant properties from the foundation. These two...

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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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Confused about Coated Work Gloves: Your Guide to the Common Terminology

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Confused about Coated Work Gloves: Your Guide to the Common Terminology

Have you ever found yourself floundering in a sea of unfamiliar terms when searching for that perfect pair of coated work gloves? In order to find the proper gloves for you and your employees, it is important that you understand the terminology that is used with these coated work gloves so that you can ensure you’re getting what you need. ANSI: This is an abbreviation that stands for American National Standards Institute. This institute sets the standards and implements those guidelines in businesses across North America. Specifically for gloves, the ANSI puts in place the standards for rating all aspects of...

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Work Glove Coatings: What’s The Difference?

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Work Glove Coatings: What’s The Difference?

Glove coatings are vital to proper hand protection for you and your employees. However, there are a handful of different types of glove coatings that you should know about as you begin your search for work gloves. Here we will highlight three of the main types of glove coatings, comparing and contrasting each of them. Latex Coating This type of glove coating is widely used across many industries and is best known for offering a high degree of elasticity and grip. This coating also offers wearers superb tear and alcohol resistance. Uniquely, latex coatings also withstands extreme temperatures. Unlike other synthetic coating...

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Construction Sites: The Correct Safety Glove for the Job!

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Construction Sites: The Correct Safety Glove for the Job!

Personal protection is key in the construction industry, especially when individuals are handling hazardous materials and heavy-duty equipment. One way to protect yourself and your workers is by utilizing proper work gloves, which can minimize personal injury. Some of the most common characteristics that workers look for in a suitable work glove include comfort, durability, and protection. In this article will look at some work gloves that meet these characteristics, and are ideal for work on construction sites. Correct Gloves for the Job One main concern in the construction industry, is that workers are forfeiting the protection of work gloves because they lose...

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