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What is a Black Nitrile Glove?

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

What is a Black Nitrile Glove?

Most glove users know that nitrile gloves come in a variety of colors, which offer many practical options for all industry workers as well as individuals in the medical and dental fields. Black nitrile gloves have more to offer than just the variety of color, however. Keep reading to find out about some of the unique benefits black nitrile gloves have specifically to offer you. More Than Just a Color Many black nitrile gloves are constructed with material that is 30 to 50% thicker than traditional nitrile gloves, which makes them ideal for use in heavy duty industries. Nitrile also has the...

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Some Benefits of Using Disposable Nitrile Gloves

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Some Benefits of Using Disposable Nitrile Gloves

Most of us know that Nitrile Gloves are a great option when it comes to disposable gloves; many people even prefer them over the traditional latex. This article is going to outline some of the main reasons why disposable nitrile gloves are the preferred choice for all industries. High level of puncture resistance Did you know that nitrile gloves are anywhere from three to five times more puncture resistant than latex gloves? This type of disposable glove offers more protection  for you and your employees. Not only does nitrile resist punctures and tears well, but it is aptly suited for medical applications...

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Disposable Glove

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Things to Consider When Choosing a Disposable Glove

Disposable gloves are very widely utilized in many industries, and there are just as many varieties of disposable gloves as there are uses for them. In order to help you better navigate the world of disposable gloves, this article will provide a refresher about some key facts about disposable gloves. Most Disposable Gloves are Thin While most disposable gloves you see used in the dentist and medical field are very thin and formed to the skin, not all disposable gloves are this way. Some disposable gloves used in automotive or other heavy-duty applications can come in thicknesses anywhere from eight to fifteen...

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What are Nitrile Gloves?

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Nitrile gloves are known best in the medical industry, where these gloves have quickly become a replacement for latex gloves. Nitrile provides all of the same protection from punctures, cuts, and chemicals as latex gloves, but relieves the worry of allergic reactions. History of Nitrile gloves Two men, Neil Tillitson and Luc DeBecker, invented nitrile gloves in the 1980s. The final formula and technique for manufacturing was finalized in 1990. The patent for the Nitrile glove formula and production method was given to the Tillitson Corporation in the late 1990s. Similar to latex gloves, a high percentage of Nitrile glove...

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Tattoo Artist Safety Awerness

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  Health Risks Associated With Tattooing There are many known, as well as still unknown health risks, associated with tattooing. What is important to realize is that tattooing is a lot like having a small medical procedure done. As tattooing directly involves skin and bodily fluids, the artist as well as the client are at risk for contracting blood borne pathogens, viruses and a wide range of infections. Tattooing can be very safe if the correct hygienic procedures are followed. Tattoo Artist safety Tips Before donning gloves, wash hands thoroughly with a germicidal soap and check for any cuts or abrasions and bandage...

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