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Top 8 Uses for Disposable Gloves

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Top 8 Uses for Disposable Gloves

At times, it seems like the sky’s the limit for what you can use disposable gloves for. We’ve narrowed the list down to the 8 most common uses for disposable gloves. See if you’ve thought of some of these uses! Before we get into the most common uses for disposable gloves, we ought to talk about the material these gloves are actually made of. The most widespread and popular material of choice for disposable gloves is nitrile. Nitrile has grown in popularity over latex gloves because nitrile doesn’t pose any of the allergic risks, like latex does. Additionally, nitrile is stronger,...

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Fish Processing Gloves

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Fish Processing Gloves

If you work in any sort of food processing job, especially fish processing, you know how important it is to use gloves when handling food. Gloves provide a barrier of protection for all involved. Gloves protect against cross contamination and the spread of foodborne illness as well as from minor cuts and abrasions. In the fish processing industry, workers are often working in cold conditions, like a large indoor fridge or freezer and so the most common glove combination is to wear a cotton or wool glove as a barrier from the cold, with a disposable nitrile glove on the outside...

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Some Technical Terms Used in the Glove Industry You May Not Know

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Some Technical Terms Used in the Glove Industry You May Not Know

This week you can really up your game with your glove knowledge! We’ve rounded up some different technical glove terms you might not be aware of. Hopefully after working your way through the rest of this article you’ll be able to make more informed decisions when purchasing gloves. Palm Coatings There are 6 major types of palm coatings that you’ll encounter. Flat Nitrile: This type of palm coating is capable of protecting wearers from numerous types of hazards and is super popular because it is inherently puncture and tear resistant and can also hold up in oil-use applications. It also...

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Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

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Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

This week we’ve rounded up some of our favorite work gloves from across several different categories, so no matter what this summer brings you, you’ll be ready to go.   Leather:   When it comes to leather work gloves, hands down, our favorite is this Deerskin Leather Driver Glove. First of all, this glove is constructed from deerskin which is one of the supplest types of leather, which makes for super dexterous and pliable gloves. Deerskin can also withstand getting wet repeatedly without becoming stiff. This deerskin glove has a keystone thumb, which allows for greater range of motion while...

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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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