Industrial process environments where workers must wear PPE gloves are becoming increasingly controlled. While protecting the wearer from chemical exposure, gloves for cleanrooms must not introduce any contaminants into the space.
Magid®, a manufacturer and supplier of PPE, expands its line of work gloves to include thermal protection for cold weather conditions, paired with the cut resistance that workers need to protect against sharp materials.
Protective Industrial Products (PIP) announces Ambi-dex® gloves with Grippaz™ Technology. This latest addition to PIP’s recognized product line features a fish scale pattern that provides unparalleled grip performance.
Ergodyne strengthened the cut resistance in its Trades Gloves Series today. The Armortex®-backed palm on the new ProFlex®812CR6 Utility + Cut Resistance Gloves delivers enhanced protection from cut, slash and puncture without significant loss of dexterity or flexibility.
Sparks and spatter fly off from the welding arc. Hot metal and sparks blow out from the cutting flame. The workpiece and equipment get hot. The flying sparks and hot metal, slag, spatter, hot workpiece, and hot equipment can cause burns.
These days, glove manufacturers have access to higher performing materials and better sewing patterns. But with so many options on the market, how do you know which ones are the best welding gloves for your application?
International Glove Assocation honored Frank Stucke inducted on March 20, 2017
March 23, 2017
During a March 20 awards reception at its 2017 Glove Symposium, the International Glove Association (IGA) inducted Frank Stucke into the prestigious IGA Hall of Fame. Stucke began his career in the industrial glove market during the 1970’s, joining the Perfect Fit Glove Company as a knitting machine mechanic while attending high school.
People who are at higher risk for developing latex allergy include: Health care workers and others who frequently wear latex gloves. People who have had multiple surgeries (for example, 10 or more), such as children with spina bifida. People who are often exposed to natural rubber latex, including rubber industry workers.
On Demand This webinar focuses on ANSI/ISEA 105-2016, EN 388, and why these multiple standards co-exist. Dan Shipp, President of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), will preview upcoming standards additions on anti-vibration, dorsal impact, and labeling.