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Four Things You Should Know About Cut Resistant Gloves

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Four Things You Should Know About Cut Resistant Gloves

If you’re in the market for purchasing some cut resistant gloves for you or your employees, then this article is for you! We’ve gathered four key things that you should know about cut-resistant gloves, so that you can be sure you’re getting exactly what you need.  There are main types of yarn used When it comes down to it, there are actually only two types of yarn used in manufacturing cut resistant gloves. This may come as a surprise, considering how many different kinds of cut resistant gloves are on the market. The first type is Ultra-High-Wight-Molecular-Polyethylene, or UHWMPE for...

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What’s the Difference Between Polyurethane Coated Gloves and Foam Nitrile Coated Gloves?

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What’s the Difference Between Polyurethane Coated Gloves and Foam Nitrile Coated Gloves?

When you work in an environment where you need an enhanced glove grip, you’re probably familiar with two different types of palm coatings that are made to enhance your grip. But do you ever wonder which type of coating is best? This week we’re comparing the two most popular types of glove coatings, polyurethane and foam nitrile. There are two main defining features of each type of coating. A foam nitrile glove coating is great because it provides super grip levels when dealing with any sort of moisture and in those situations, is able to create a suction cup effect which significantly...

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Five Work Related Skin Problems and How to Protect Yourself with the Proper Gloves

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Five Work Related Skin Problems and How to Protect Yourself with the Proper Gloves

Our skin is the most basic level of protection our bodies have against the outside world. However, many times our skin, particularly our hands, need an additional level of protection to keep safe and healthy. There are certain types of risks that are more common for the skin on your hands that you should be aware of so that you can take proper precautions to prevent them from effecting you.   Dermatitis: This happens when you come in contact with cleaning agents or other solvents found in industries that involve cleaning, catering, hairdressing, metalwork, and laboratories. Contact dermatitis can turn...

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Ultimate Guide on What Goes into Making a Leather Work Glove

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Ultimate Guide on What Goes into Making a Leather Work Glove

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a leather work glove? Well, today is your lucky day! Keep reading to get an overview of all that it takes to make a leather work glove. The production of leather is broken down into three different stages, preparatory, tanning, and crusting. The preparatory stage includes many pieces that help to preserve the leather and get it in pristine condition to be tanned. It must be soaked in order to rehydrate and remove any unneeded proteins and fats. It is then further treated to remove any leftover hair or wool. Diluted acids are...

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What Are Medical Gloves?

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What Are Medical Gloves?

Medical gloves are also known as exam grade gloves and they were designed with the intent to be used during non-surgical medical procedures. Medical or exam grade gloves are the other category of disposable gloves aside from industrial grade gloves. Industrial grade gloves require very rigorous testing so that they meet needed safety and protection requirements, while medical grade only require minimum levels of testing. Medical gloves are tested so that they can withstand risks that come with dealing with biological hazards. It is important so that workers do not get infected by blood borne pathogens. Therefore, medical grade gloves can...

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