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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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Choosing A Glove For The Food Industry

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Choosing A Glove For The Food Industry

Those of you who work in the food industry probably know that there are many risks of injury where you work every day. In fact, food industry jobs are known to carry the highest risk of hand injury. In order to prevent potentially debilitating injuries and extended time off work, it is important for you to understand the most common places for hazards in the food industry and what gloves are best to help you and your employees stay safe.   The employees most likely to get injured  and burned are the chef’s and cooks, more than other chef assistants...

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Breaking News: Updated ANSI/ISEA Cut Classification Rating

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Breaking News: Updated ANSI/ISEA Cut Classification Rating

The classification guidelines for bot the ANSI and ISEA rating systems have recently changed. What does this mean for you and your future glove purchases? Keep reading to find out. The Big Changes Possibly the most significant difference with this new classification system, is that rather than having cut levels rated from one to five, gloves are now rated from one to nine. The old level four has been divided into more specific sections and products, which provides consumers with a much more accurate rating on their gloves, resulting in greater safety.  The testing standard for gloves has also been revamped. Now,...

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