Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Impact Resistant Gloves

Oil and Gas Industry Safety Tips

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For those of you who work in the oil and gas industry, which is still one of the largest and most widespread industries in the nation, we’ve gathered the short list of essential safety tips that every employee in the gas and oil industry should abide by. First up is to perform regular and appropriate maintenance on equipment and machinery. The equipment used in this industry is large and heavy, and if not properly maintained these pieces of machinery can become super hazards on the work site. Do the proper research to determine how often maintenance needs to happen and train...

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Why are There So Many Glove Gauges?

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Why are There So Many Glove Gauges?

When shopping for a pair of gloves, have you ever wondered why there are so many different types of gauges? Why is a glove gauge even an important feature to keep track of? Well, we’re here to answer some of the most common question about this topic, and leave you feeling equipped to shop for gloves with confidence. Understanding Glove Gauges Let’s get down to basics. When glove manufacturers use the word “gauge” they are using it to refer to the number of stitches per inch in a glove. Stiches are the “lines” that run from the fingers of the glove to...

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Some Gloves We Recommend for the Pulp and Paper Industry

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Some Gloves We Recommend for the Pulp and Paper Industry

If you work in the paper and pulp industry, you know that there are many very hazardous pieces of machinery and equipment that you encounter every day, like chippers, saws, nail guns, and rollers. Due to the nature of the job, these machines are extremely sharp and you must take very intentional precautions to ensure that there are not any injuries, especially on your hands. We’ve rounded up a few of our top recommendations for gloves that will be perfect to put to use in any paper mills. G-Tek PolyKor Xrystal NeoFoam Coated Cut Resistant Work Glove  This is an excellent glove...

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Our Recommendation for Spring Weather Gloves

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Our Recommendation for Spring Weather Gloves

Believe it or not, spring has sprung! It’s time to shed the heavy layers and enjoy the warmth of sunshine! As we move out of the winter months, the weather can be a bit volatile, and for those of us who work outdoors, it can be difficult to plan. We’ve got a line up of great work gloves that will withstand the fluctuations of springtime weather. Gripster 440 Double Dipped Latex All Weather GloveThis glove is great for outdoor tasks, like changing over from snow tires. It is super lightweight and the double dip of latex allows your hands to remain...

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The Perfect Preventative Knuckle Buster Glove: The Boss Impact 1JM600

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The Perfect Preventative Knuckle Buster Glove: The Boss Impact 1JM600

This ultra heavy-duty glove is mainly known because of its anti-vibration and high performance impact qualities. There is so much that goes into the construction of this glove, which makes it super tough. First, it starts out with Kevlar thread that is both heat and cut resistant! The cuff is constructed of neoprene with pull tag, while the palm is made from a synthetic leather with PVC dots. The PVC dots on the palms and fingers of this glove allow for enhanced grip in virtually any environment. One of the best features these gloves have to offer is their molded...

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