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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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Disposable Gloves Should Be Used With These Common Chemicals

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Disposable Gloves Should Be Used With These Common Chemicals

Have you ever wondered about the safety of certain common, household chemicals? When is it important or appropriate to use disposable gloves? We’ve done some of the homework for you and gathered up a list of common chemicals that you should use disposable gloves with.   One thing to keep in mind in regards to all common chemicals and disposable gloves, is that disposable gloves are only suited for brief contact with such chemicals. Disposable gloves are not designed to withstand prolonged exposure to chemicals, because they are thin gloves and will degrade after a period of time exposed to...

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Automation in the Food Processing Industry: What to Expect

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Automation in the Food Processing Industry: What to Expect

One of the most massive industries in the nation is the food processing industry. With this industry, there is little to know chance of growth being stunted because people will always have to eat, so they’ll always have to buy food. One way that many food processing factories are keeping up with this consistent growth without downgrading quality is by employing factory automation.   Nowadays, in modern food processing and packaging factories, you’ll find endless types of machinery from automated cutting and forming, wrapping equipment, and sorting machines. These types of machines have now become a necessity in order to...

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A Few Tips in Hand Safety

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A Few Tips in Hand Safety

It is always helpful to learn new things, which is why this week we’ve rounded up a quick list of some tips you should familiarize yourself with when it comes to hand safety.  What Not to Do: Sometimes knowing what to avoid is just as important as knowing what to do. To improve your hand safety, avoid the following situations: doing an unsafe action “just this once”, placing hands near moving equipment parts, working fast instead of smart, putting hands where they are not visible to you, depending on your reflexes, wearing jewelry beneath your gloves. Analyze Your Job Hazards:...

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