Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Safety Work Gloves

Cut Resistant Gloves: What Materials Are Cut Resistant Gloves Made of:

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

With over 100,000 workers suffering from hand injuries each year, each of who require an average of six days away from work to recover, it is essential for employers to obtain the appropriate protection found in cut proof and/or puncture resistant gloves. Injuries caused from inferior work gloves or lack there of, account for a loss of productivity in the work place, which means less money in the company’s pocket. When it comes to choosing the right glove for the job, there are many options from which to choose. Whether you are looking for puncture proof or cut resistant work...

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What type of High Risk Gloves are there?

Posted by Michael Giannini on

 Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with a strain of Ebola virus.  Ebola is spread through direct contact with blood and body fluids of a person already showing symptoms of Ebola. Ebola is not spread through the air, water, food, or mosquitoes. The virus being in a high-risk category, total body protection along with High Risk gloves would be essential in a working environment where it's prevalent.    Worse case scenario, a small percentage of us will see this type of environment!  On the other hand, it's nice to know that there's materials and products available...

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Cut Resistant Gloves made from Dyneema Fiber

Posted by Michael Giannini on

Believe it or not, Dyneema is the world strongest fiber! It is classified as a high-performance polyethylene.  While Dyneema doesn't hold up to friction heat very well, the fiber is as good as they come. Body armour, vehicle armour, Dyneema fiber in cut resistant gloves, the application and uses goes on and on.  Resistance to most chemicals Low density Invisible to ultra-violet light sources and thermal imaging devices Floats on water Smooth to the touch Fire resistant and self-extinguishing Can withstand extreme cold and hot temperatures The Great White 3GX 19-D322 glove is just a awesome example of how Dyneema light weight,...

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