Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Work Gloves

What Are the Biggest Safety Concerns in Manufacturing?

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What Are the Biggest Safety Concerns in Manufacturing?

This week we’ve rounded up the top five things you should keep an eye on when it comes to safety in the manufacturing industry.   Inadequate Machine Maintenance: The machinery used in manufacturing plants are put under a lot of stress with their daily use. It is imperative that they receive regular maintenance and repair to ensure that employees do not get injured from a malfunction of the machinery. Even a fail-safe mechanism can malfunction if it does not receive regular attention and maintenance. Quite honestly, regularly scheduled maintenance may not even catch everything, which is why it is so...

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Introducing the FrogWear 8450 Extreme Cold Weather Glove

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Introducing the FrogWear 8450 Extreme Cold Weather Glove

Believe it or not the cold weather is right around the corner. If you live and work in an environment where the cold weather really hits those low digits, then you’ll really want to pay attention to the glove of the week!    These gloves are ideal for super frigid temperatures because they will keep your hands nice and warm, while allowing you to maintain the necessary dexterity and range of motion for most jobs. These gloves are 12 inches, which means they will reach up to your mid fore-arm, giving you additional protection and warmth. They are constructed from...

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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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Hand Protection When Working with Concrete is Vital

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Hand Protection When Working with Concrete is Vital

If you work with concrete in any capacity on a regular basis, you know that it is imperative that you have adequate protection to guard against injury. In this industry, there are so many different tasks that happen at a job site, most of which require the use of heavy duty, dangerous machinery. With the use of this machinery and other tools, one of the key features to look for in your work gloves are that they’re anti-vibration. Gloves that are engineered with this feature will help reduce the amount of movement and vibration that happens when using mechanical equipment and...

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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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