Monday, 25 June 2018 | Admin
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.
Monday, 4 June 2018 | Admin
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 | Admin
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 | Admin
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, 10 May 2018
Selecting the correct work glove can be daunting, as the wide array of possible styles, shapes and designs can leave you feeling confused. This problem is made worse with countless materials at your disposal that all serve a different purpose. With so many different materials on offer, we've created this Guide to Glove Materials so that you know where to go. We consider the pros and cons of the best selling materials, what they are recommended for, and our top glove pick for each material.
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 | Admin
If you operate in forestry or a related industry, the chainsaw will no doubt be one of your most trusted and effective tools. At the same time, you'll be acutely aware that a chainsaw can cause life-changing injuries if it is not handled properly and the right protection is not used. It's highly important that all chainsaw operators wear appropriate chainsaw gloves to protect their hands. Read our Best Chainsaw Gloves blog to find out more.
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Few jobs can be as tough on the hands as bricklaying, as constant contact from these sharp, rough and heavy building blocks can cause all sorts of injuries. While most bricklayers know that working with gloves is the best option, it can be difficult to determine which gloves are best without constant trial and error that can leave you with some painful injuries to your hands and fingers. Luckily, we're here to help with our pick of the Best Bricklaying Gloves around.
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 | Admin
The small traces of materials most ordinary gloves leave behind tend to be harmless when it comes to ordinary work applications, but this is unacceptable when the prevention of product contamination is top priority. What you're looking for are low-linting gloves, and to make your job easier, we've come up with a list of the best Low-Linting Gloves that will keep the items you are handling protected at all times.