Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Leather Gloves

Introducing the 3200CTH Insulated Cowhide Work Glove

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Introducing the 3200CTH Insulated Cowhide Work Glove

We’ve got another great new glove to introduce to you this week!These cowhide grain leather work gloves are a driver style with a keystone thumb and an open cuff. They have been constructed with a lining of 140 grams of trademarked, Cold Keep Insulation, that adds an excellent layer of warmth for working in cold conditions. The gloves are constructed from standard grain cowhide leather, which offers wearers excellent abrasion resistance and makes for a super durable glove. The keystone thumb is an ergonomic design that adds comfort and dexterity for wearers. These insulated cowhide work gloves are best suited for these...

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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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History of Leather Work Gloves

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History of Leather Work Gloves

The earliest evidence of leather being used as protection against tools and equipment was over 2 million years ago during the stone age.   Then, about 30,000-40,000 years ago we can see the development that humans made with leather goods as they began to perfect the construction of leather soles for shoes.   In ancient Egypt, about 12,000 ancient tanneries began popping up, used particularly to construct items for chariots, bow cases, and harnesses. As time progressed and weapons became more sophisticated, leather became more phased out as armor because it simply wasn’t strong enough to protect against this new...

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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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Some Things You Might Not Have Known About Leather Work Gloves

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Some Things You Might Not Have Known About Leather Work Gloves

Leather work gloves are still one of the more popular options when it comes to gloves today. Despite their popularity, there are a few things that you may not know about these types of work gloves. We want to take the time to equip you with some facts about leather work gloves so that next time you’re in the market for a pair, you’re ready to make an informed decision. There are three things that leather work gloves defend against better than any other type of work glove. First is high temperatures! Before any sort of special treatment or coating, leather...

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