Purchase notes of Cut-proof gloves
Cut-proof gloves are a very important and indispensable part of safety gloves, it can greatly reduce accidental cuts that our hands encounter in work, it is absolutely necessary to use it. In some western developed countries, its sales volume is relatively large, although a large number of people at domestic are using or will use anti-cutting gloves, the proportion still is small. The possible reason is the price of cut-resistant glove is not good for domestic consumers, the common people will not buy cut-proof gloves. Most people have no concept of cut-proof gloves and do not know the classification of safety gloves. China` s political system is different from developed countries, the domestic law does not have the same actual implementation as United States and Europe, workers are not given proper hand protection. It can only be said that China is still in the introduction stage of cut-proof gloves` product life cycle, has not stepped in or is about to enter its growth period.
As consumers of cut-resistant gloves, it is necessary to understand sales condition of anti-cut gloves in China and other countries, and to know what kind of cut-proof gloves should be purchased to meet their own needs. Gloves with high level of cut-proof take higher cost and are not necessarily suitable for themselves, which is a waste. Gloves with low level of cut-proof are cheap, but maybe not suitable for themselves and provide necessary hand protection. It is recommended to use some general-purpose gloves if the cutting force is relatively small, such as general coated gloves and leather gloves, which can meet requirements. Therefore. It is important to choose right glove from the economic perspective.
In fact, there are actual standards in China to classify anti-cut gloves, it has been stipulated in the national standard of GB 24541-2009. However, domestic manufacturers of cut-proof gloves do not seem to care about it, and still promote their gloves in accordance with EU regulations. Regardless of domestic standards or EU regulations, the degree of protection of gloves is divided into five levels. Consumers are best to figure out which level of cut-resistant gloves they need before buying to avoid blind purchases. The introduction of a few common cut-proof gloves in the market and their respective features are as follows:
Stainless steel gloves
Stainless steel gloves are made up of tiny stainless steel rings that are linked together. It is characterized by the highest level of cut-proof and resistant to some of higher cutting forces, but it is too bulky and expensive.
The cut-proof rating of HPPE gloves is different. Usually it is divided into three level and five level. Glass fiber is usually added to gloves to achieve five grade, but glass fiber is easy to break and durability is not good. HPPE with PU coated gloves are more common.
Steel wire gloves
The main role of steel wire gloves is small steel wire composition, it is usually made into covered yarn and then woven into glove. This type of glove is hard.
Kevlar gloves are woven from the patented Kevlar yarn produced by DuPont, yellow is common and each glove has Kevlar trademark. This glove is not only cut-proof, but also heat-insulating, however, it is easy to change color in the air. Kevlar gloves are further processed to palm cover, part of the hand between the thumb and the index finger reinforced or palm dipped, all of them can extend the life of gloves.
The above mentioned are common anti-cutting gloves. We have seen that anti-cutting gloves have been used more and more since no one has been interested in it a few years ago. It is believed that cut-proof gloves will become popular in the world after 10 years.