Monday, 25 June 2018
With so may things to look out for when buying gloves, from standards to resistance levels and risk categories, we realise how adding one more thing to the list might make the process seem a bit too complicated for any newcomer to buying work gloves. Don't worry, understanding glove gauges is as easy as it can be, and it can help to find the right glove for your needs. Our Guide to Glove Gauges can help you learn all about the various glove gauges available, and the differences between them.
Thursday, 21 June 2018
As anyone who works in building and construction will tell you, scaffolding poses many risks. Some of the risks come from the height that you are working at, while others come from the sharp materials you will carry, and others from the impact of rough and heavy objects that you may be sharing your workspace with. To help you beat these threats, we've curated this list of our Best Scaffolding Gloves, all designed to make scaffolding as easy and safe as possible.
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
While choosing the right pair of gloves to protect your hands from mechanical or thermal risks is always a top priority, you no doubt want gloves that allow you to do your job the way you've always done it, as well. Since we realise how hard it is to find gloves with the perfect balance of protection and dexterity, we've come up with this list of recommendations for the Best Dexterity Work Gloves that should save you time and effort when looking for the right pair for your needs.
Monday, 4 June 2018
At WorkGloves.co.uk, we stock a wide range of heat resistant gloves that can offer protection from intense heat of up to 500°C. Yet heat resistance isn't the only quality that makes a good foundry glove, which is why finding the right pair for your needs can often take too much time. If you're having trouble deciding, read on to find out which gloves we deem suitable to use with molten metal, and have made their way to our list of Best Foundry Work Gloves.
Monday, 4 June 2018
If you're looking for a nice pair of leather work gloves, you'll quickly notice terms such as cowhide, deerskin, oxhide, full grain or split leather thrown around. We've put together this Guide to Leather Work Gloves to shed some light on the various types of Leather Work Gloves available here at WorkGloves.co.uk and, hopefully, bring you one step closer to your dream gloves. We lead you through our most popular leather categories, from cowhide to pigskin, and finish off with a useful Glossary of Leather Terms.
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
If you're involved in an industry that takes you into contact with rubbish, or if you just like to get out and help clean up your community, you need to make sure you're prepared for pretty much anything. All sorts of hazards can find their way into the things our nation throws away, including dangerous needles, syringes and other sharp objects. To keep you protected, we've put together a list of our Best Needle Proof Gloves, helping to keep you safe so you can get the job done.
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
The only way to properly shuck an oyster is with a sharp shucking knife, which puts your hands, and especially fingers, at risk of sustaining deep cuts and injuries. At WorkGloves.co.uk we stock a range of highly protective gloves for virtually any task at hand, no matter how specific, so read on for our list of suggestions for the Best Oyster Shucking Gloves.
2 CommentsThursday, 24 May 2018
Choosing between different dipping materials can be difficult, especially as there's little to explain as to why a specific material is better than another. Two of the biggest names in work gloves, nitrile and latex, are often pitted against each other as strong, flexible and versatile materials well suited to almost any scenario. As both are useful across many industries we created this Nitrile vs Latex Coated Gloves guide to demonstrate to you which gloves are best for what and why.
Thursday, 24 May 2018
The metal industry is fraught with risks. Your hands can face ferocious heats, sharp edges and heavy materials, meaning it is imperative you buy the correct gloves. To help, we create this list of Best Metal Handling Gloves, considering all of the risks thrown at metalworkers, taking into account all of the gloves that we sell to decide which gloves we think are best suited to which risks. So dive in, and choose the best, high-quality hand protection that money can buy.
Thursday, 17 May 2018
Food travels a long way before it ends up on your plate. During the entire process, workers can be exposed to heat, chemicals, cold, cuts and abrasion, meaning that a heavy-duty cut-resistant glove can be just as useful as the lightweight, dexterous and disposable glove that is usually associated with food production. To help you find the right glove, we've decided to ask our experts and compile this list of Best Food Use Gloves.