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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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The Nitty Gritty on Water Proof Gloves: How They Work

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The Nitty Gritty on Water Proof Gloves: How They Work

Have you ever wondered how work gloves achieve waterproof status? We’ve rounded up some key information on the developing technology when it comes to waterproofing work gloves. There are four common types of waterproofing that you’ll find on the market, which we’ll talk about as follows: treatment, single layer solution, double layer solution, and triple layer solution. Treatment This is the most basic form of waterproofing you’ll find. The treatment involves spraying the fabric of the glove with a PVC or silicone-based substance, which results in a glove that is more appropriately categorized as water repellant, rather than water proof. While this is...

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Our Top Four Best Selling Winter Work Gloves

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Our Top Four Best Selling Winter Work Gloves

With winter in full swing, we’ve rounded up some of our most popular winter work gloves for you to take a look at. And who knows, you might just find a new go to work glove! Frogwear 8490 Waterproof Glove: Not only are these gloves waterproof and insulated, but they are also chemical resistant. They are constructed from a seamless triple dipped PVC material and are 12” long. They are completed with a sandpaper grip on the palms and fingers of the glove which enhances your grip when handling slippery objects in wet or dry conditions. The brushed, seamless, terry cloth...

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Insulated Gloves: How It Works in a Glove

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Insulated Gloves: How It Works in a Glove

While there are many types of insulation, this week we’re talking specifically about thermal insulation found in work gloves. Thermal insulation is a type of insulation that helps to reduce the transfer of heat between objects by reflecting thermal radiation or reducing thermal conduction. The true function of insulation is to reduce the transfer of heat, therefore keeping heat in. There are three types of insulation. Conduction is when heat is transferred from a space of higher temperature to an area of lower temperature. Convection happens when has or liquid becomes heated and travels away from the original source. Radiation occurs...

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Our Top 5 Picks for Winter Work Gloves

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Our Top 5 Picks for Winter Work Gloves

With winter well on the way, we’ve got a round up of our favorite work gloves that are perfect for the cold weather months ahead. Take a look and pick your favorite to purchase or add to your wish list for the holidays.   Samurai CR317INT Insulated Cut Resistant Gloves These gloves are constructed to be a triple threat! They are water repellant, insulate, and cut resistant. They feature a 10-gauge terry cloth liner inside the shell of the glove, which helps to keep your hands nice and warm and dry. The shell is engineered from a Tuffalene brand shell...

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