Best Gloves for Electricians
Thursday, 12 April 2018
Practically every job comes with its own set of risks, whether in the form of cuts, abrasions and punctures, dangerous chemicals or extreme temperatures. Working with electricity, however, takes things to a whole new level, and finding a good pair of insulating gloves can mean the difference between life and death.
Luckily, the market is flooded with top quality electricians' gloves that offer excellent protection against high voltages. While this is great in terms of finding the best possible protection, the tedious process of researching all the available products can end up taking too much of your valuable time. Here at WorkGloves.co.uk we're equipped with the knowledge and experience to help you out in situations just like this one, so we've put together this short list of Best Electricians' Work Gloves to help you decide.
Ansell E024Y Electrician Class 4 Yellow Insulating Rubber Gloves
Suitable for voltages of up to 36,000V, the Ansell E024Y Electrician Class 4 Yellow Insulating Rubber Gloves are just what you would expect from high quality electricians' gloves. To make them even more practical, they are ergonomically shaped to reduce hand fatigue, designed with a generous flared cuff and smooth finish for easy donning, and suitable for use even in very low temperatures. If you like the design, but don't need the protection quite as high, the Ansell E024Y Insulating Rubber Gloves are also available with protection of up to 500V, 1000V, 7500V, 17,000V and 26,500V.
Key Features: Suitable for voltages of up to 36,000V, flexible and dexterous, smooth finish, flared cuff, ergonomic design, made from natural rubber latex, perfect for work in very low temperatures
Polyco Electricians Dielectric Latex Gloves
Made with non-conductive strong natural rubber and anatomically designed to offer a comfortable fit, the Polyco Electricians Dielectric Latex Gloves are perfect for any application that involves dealing with an electric current, from wiring to electrical installations and maintenance. Same as the pair mentioned above, these are suitable for voltages of up to 36,000V, and are certified to EN 60903 to offer the highest level of electrical protection possible.
Key Features: Suitable for voltages of up to 36,000V, anatomically shaped, made with strong natural rubber, can be worn over other mechanical protection gloves for extra protection
Ansell HyFlex 11-132 Antistatic Lint-Free Work Gloves
The above gloves are designed to protect from the dangers of electricity, while the Ansell HyFlex 11-132 Antistatic Lint-Free Work Gloves are resistant to all mechanical hazards, and offer superb protection from electrostatic discharge. Their lint-free design, excellent dexterity and high sensitivity make these gloves perfect for tactile handling where protection from static electricity is necessary, such as when handling electronic parts.
Key Features: Protect from electrostatic discharge, ideal for fine handling, lint-free design that minimises contamination
Polyco Electricians' Leather Protector Gauntlet For Electricians' Gloves Re-Pro
When you find a truly reliable pair of electricians' gloves that fits your hands perfectly, it's worth protecting it from mechanical hazards that not only pose an additional risk to your hands, but wear down your favourite pair of gloves as well. The Polyco Electricians' Leather Protector Gauntlet For Electricians' Gloves Re-Pro offers high levels of abrasion and tear resistance, and is perfect for use even in outdoor, dirty or oily environments, protecting your hands and improving the lifespan of your electricians' gloves.
Key Features: Designed to be worn over an electrician's glove, provide additional mechanical protection, increase the gloves' lifespan, suitable even for dirty and oily environments
Are you looking for something a bit different that wasn't on our list? We stock a broad choice of gloves that are suitable for electricians and working with electrical components, so make sure to check out our entire range of Electricians' Work Gloves.