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Get a Grip with Coated Gloves

Coated gloves are a common safety item that extends coverage from certain sections of your hands, depending on the depth of the dip. Coated gloves are used for a wide range of applications and are needed in most circumstances when you are face to face with tough jobs. It's important to understand which coated option is meant for you and your application as well as the importance of cut-resistant, puncture-resistant, abrasion-resistant, and more.

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Why you should choose Nitrile Coated gloves...

Nitrile-coated gloves are ideal for those that are facing a latex allergy. These gloves are commonly used in the food industry or for people handling medical or oily substances. Nitrile coating provides a higher level of protection compared to other gloves in the industry and is chosen for a lot of different circumstances:

  • Wanting a coating that provides a comfortable and guaranteed protection
  • Dexterity and flexibility
  • High-quality protection and long product use

Nitrile gloves are enhanced by being dipped several times into the coating solution so that the thickness ensures the appropriate safety to fulfill your obligations. Even though some nitrile gloves are thinly coated, they protect against potential punctures and cuts.

Benefits of Nitrile Coating:

  • Latex alternative
  • Absorbs oil
  • Outstanding grip

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Why you should choose Latex Coated gloves...

Latex-coated work gloves have a high elasticity (stretch) and superior grip to many materials. Latex is abrasion, cut, and puncture-resistant and can allow you to feel the safety you need when working with certain harsh or sharp objects. This coating can withstand higher temperatures and resist tears too. Latex resists alcohols, some ketones, but doesn't resist hydrocarbon or organic solvents like gasoline.

Benefits of Latex Coating:

  • Flexibility in extreme temperatures
  • Tear-resistant
  • Suited for wet and dry conditions

These gloves are often thought of as "rubber gloves" due to their resistance to water and alcohol. These gloves are popular in construction. glass manufacturing, warehousing, and general materials handling. They should not be used around hydrocarbon, organic solvents, flames, or people with a latex allergy.

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Why you should choose Polyurethane Coated gloves...

Polyurethane gloves are the value work glove - low particulate shed, good touch sensitivity, breathability, dexterity - you name it. These gloves grip well without being sticky but also have good tensile strength and are abrasion-resistant. This coating is ideal for jobs that require small parts handling, such as aeronautics, electronics, glass/sheet metal handling, or in clean rooms. 

PU is a thin coating that provides a good grip in dry and oily conditions and is the most durable of any coating. PU contains no latex proteins and is incredibly tough but still very comfortable and flexible. This coating is specially used on knitted glove liners and other textile material glove bases. 

Benefits of PU Coating:

  • Optimal workability under low temperatures
  • Very good suction capacity, thus increasing its usability in dry and wet conditions
  • Made of durable material which makes them worthy of investment
  • Resistant to punctures, cuts, chemicals, oils, and other corrosive mediums

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Keep the grip in mind...

Grip is the main component of a glove and different coatings offer varying types of grips that can affect what environments they work best in.

Five main grips:

  1. Smooth - great dry grip and does not absorb liquids
  2. Micro-foam - excellent dry grip, enhanced touch sensitivity, and channels liquids away
  3. Crinkle - outstanding grip in wet and dry conditions and channels liquids away
  4. Sandy - enhanced grip in wet and harsh conditions
  5. Pattern - durable and reinforces grip performance


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