Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Nitrile Gloves

Best Gloves for Auto Detailing

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Best Gloves for Auto Detailing

If you work on detailing cars, it is super important for you to utilize gloves while you’re working. This isn’t a matter of vanity, but rather a matter of protecting your health and well-being. Detailing cars involves the regular use of many types of chemicals that can be very dangerous to your health if they’re handled improperly. Your skin is very porous and is capable of absorbing virtually anything it comes into contact with for a prolonged period of time. This is why it is vital to have a pair of gloves on your hands as an added barrier of protection. The...

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Food Safety, What You Need to Know

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Food Safety, What You Need to Know

If you work in the food service industry, you know how important it is to maintain safety with and around food. In fact, foodborne illness outbreaks have increased by 40% in the last year. Believe it or not, there is much more to food safety than just making sure your hands are washed. By the end of this article, you should be equipped with practical tips on how you can play your part in proper food safety.   First and foremost, when you begin the process of mitigating foodborne illnesses in your work environment, you must train all levels of...

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Chemical Resistant Gloves: What’s the Best Choice for Your Job

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Chemical Resistant Gloves: What’s the Best Choice for Your Job

When working in an environment where chemicals are handled on a regular basis, it is imperative that you do adequate research to find the proper type of chemical resistant glove that will offer you adequate protection for your job.   There are two main categories that all chemical resistant gloves fall into: unsupported and supported. An unsupported glove is constructed by dipping a hand form into glove composite material and once the composite dries it is peeled off the hand form, creating a molded glove. This category of glove offers excellent dexterity as well as tactile sensitivity.   On the...

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Locksmiths and Hand Protection: 3 Things They Need

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Locksmiths and Hand Protection: 3 Things They Need

You may or may not realize the dangers that arise when working as a locksmith. Often times, individuals who work as a locksmith may take into account some of the hazards, but neglect to acknowledge others and take them seriously. We’ve rounded up what we believe are the top three vital areas of protection you need in your work gloves.   Protect Against Chemicals: In the world of locksmiths, there is a high frequency use of chemicals. While many of the chemicals used may not be extremely strong, it is still very important to take note of the level of...

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Disposable Nitrile Glove, what are the Benefits?

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Disposable Nitrile Glove, what are the Benefits?

You’ve probably noticed the increase in popularity of disposable nitrile gloves. But what makes these gloves stand out against the other types of disposable gloves. We’ve rounded up a list of key benefits that disposable nitrile gloves offer wearers. 1.Disposable Nitrile Gloves are Extremely Puncture ResistantNitrile is an inherently puncture resistant material, and it boasts a resistance that is three to five times stronger than disposable latex gloves. Puncture resistance as well as acting as a general barrier, is essential for gloves used in the medical industry. They are extremely durable, and often you can opt for nitrile gloves that are...

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