Choosing the Right Hand Protection

Choosing The Right Hand Protection

Not all gloves are created equal. Choosing the right glove for the job is vital to getting the protection you need.

From cut resistant to disposable to dipped gloves, no matter what you are looking for - it is important to be informed when choosing your hand protection. Visit our guides for more information on each glove style.
Cut Resistant Gloves

Cut Resistant Gloves

  • Tuffalene® Platinum - Free of fiberglass and metal
  • Tuffalene® UHMWPE - Often enhanced with glass fiber or steel
  • Aralene® - Aramid fiber enhanced with glass fiber or steel
  • TuffKut® - Abrasion and heat resistant
  • Aramid Fiber - Nonconductive and heat resistant
Disposable Gloves

Disposable Gloves

  • Nitrile - Highly versatile, allergy conscious
  • Latex - Standard disposable gloves
  • TPE - Economical with elasticity and chemical-resistance
  • Vinyl - Short-term, low-risk situations
Dip Polymers

Dip Polymers

  • Nitrile - Abrasion resistant synthetic polymer
  • Polurethane - High level of dexterity
  • Rubber - Inherently strong grip ability
  • Neoprene - Not susceptible to most hazardous chemicals
  • PVC - Good abrasion resistance and flexibility at low temperatures
Glove Finish Guide

Glove Finish Guide

  • Solid - Resists penetration of liquids
  • Mach Finish - Offers more protection than solid or foam dipped gloves
  • Dotted - Provides an extra level of grip and abrasion resistance
  • Rough - Added level of grip and better wear resistance than solid
  • Etched - The grip factor is not reduced by wet or cold conditions
  • Air-Injected Foam - Offers enhanced dexterity and outstanding grip
  • Engineered Foam - Has an increased level of wear resistance and good dexterity
  • New Foam Technology (NFT) - High degree of dexterity and grip
  • Xtreme Foam Technology (XFT) - A performance blended foam dip with excellent dexterity and grip