How thick should rubber gloves be?

Disposable gloves generally range from 4-8 mils thick. Lower-gauge gloves allow better dexterity, flexibility and sense of touch. Higher-gauge gloves provide better durability, but less flexibility. Surface treatment affects a glove’s grip level.

How do you size rubber gloves?

You want to measure around the knuckles of your dominant hand (above the V of your thumb). If you have a measurement of 8 inches, you would wear a size 8 glove or perhaps an 8 ½ to be safe. Many glove brands convert number sizes into XS, S, M, L and XL sizes.

What is the best thickness for nitrile gloves?

A glove of 2 mil and below is considered thin, while gloves above 2 mil are generally considered thicker. Gloves at 4 mil (like our black nitrile gloves) or 6 mil (like our 6 mil black nitrile gloves) are quite thick, with the highest tensile strength.

What is butyl rubber gloves?

Butyl gloves are made of a synthetic rubber and protect against a wide variety of chemicals, In addition to resisting abrasions caused by grinding and polishing, these gloves protect workers’ hands from most water solutions of acids, alkalis, salts and ketones.

What is the difference between blue and black nitrile gloves?

Traditionally Nitrile gloves come in a blue hue in order to differentiate them as a non-latex glove for people with latex allergies. Postal workers use the black nitrile gloves so they can easily trace any white powders or residues that may turn up.

What gloves protect you from peroxide?

Butyl gloves are made of a synthetic rubber and protect against many chemicals, such as peroxide, rocket fuels, highly corrosive acids and strong bases. These gloves also resist oxidation and abrasion, and stay flexible at low temperatures.

Is Viton the same as butyl?

The main difference between the Viton material and the Butyl material in a glove is that they are two different polymers. Therefore, they would protect from chemicals differently.

What size is a medium Womens glove?

Glove Size Chart

MEDIUM 8 in. – 9 in. 7 in. – 8 in.
LARGE 9 in. – 10 in. 8 in. – 9 in.
X-LARGE 10 in. – 10.5 in.
2X-LARGE 10.5 in. – 11 in.

What voltage do you use for black rubber gloves?

Use Voltage 17000V AC/25500V DC (GC2B10) . National Safety Apparel Class 0 Black Rubber Voltage Insulating Glove Premium Kit with FR Knit Glove and Leather Protectors, Max. Use Voltage 1,000V AC/ 1,500V DC (KITGC008AG)

What kind of gloves does MCR offer?

From leather and performance to cotton and disposable, MCR Safety gloves has a large variety of gloves that suit the needs of almost everyone. go to main content Free Shipping on orders over $99* with coupon code: FREESHIP

What are neneoprene gloves made of?

Neoprene gloves are made of synthetic rubber and offer good pliability, finger dexterity, high density and tear resistance. They protect against hydraulic fluids, gasoline, alcohols, organic acids and alkalis. They generally have chemical and wear resistance properties superior to those made of natural rubber.

What is the voltage of National Safety Apparel class 0 black gloves?

NATIONAL SAFETY APPAREL KITGC00B09 Apparel Class 0 Black Rubber Voltage Insulating Glove Kit with Leather Protectors, Max. Use Voltage 500V AC/ 750V DC (KITGC0009) . National Safety Apparel Class 0 Black Rubber Voltage Insulating Gloves, Max. Use Voltage 1000V AC/1500V DC (GC0B10) . . Only 2 left in stock – order soon. .