Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Industrial Gloves

COVID-19 Will Continue to Drive High Demand for Disposable Gloves

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

In recent months, the demand for disposable gloves has sky-rocketed as virtually all industries have been purchasing these to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Not only have businesses been scooping these up, but individuals as well, so the consumer base has widened very quickly, and the supply has had difficulty matching the demand. The rise in demand has truly been unprecedented. Studies show, that by April, the demand for disposable gloves had jumped 670%! Over 80% of disposable gloves are manufactured and produced in Asia, and with most of that region on lockdown due to COVID-19, supply truly has not...

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Medical Gloves vs Industrial Gloves: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Medical Gloves vs Industrial Gloves: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to picking the proper pair of disposable gloves for your task, you’ll typically find that there are two major categories: medical and industrial. But you might be asking yourself, what is the difference between these types of gloves? Lucky for you we’ve got the answer for you. Medical Gloves Medical Gloves can also be called Exam or Surgical Grade gloves. These gloves are to be used in any sort of healthcare, hospital, or medical setting. They are manufactured to withstand exposure to bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids, and bacteria. Additionally, they are sterilized so they can be used in laboratories. One important...

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