The latest grade standard of cut resistant gloves
The GB24541-2009 "Hand Protection and Mechanical Hazard Protective Gloves" cut-resistant standards implemented on September 1, 2010 in China covers four types of mechanical risks, namely wear resistance, cut resistance, tear resistance and puncture resistance. Qualified gloves must be marked with the Blacksmith's Hammer Shield Universal Logo, includes corresponding four mechanical performance tests: abrasion resistance level (0-4), cut resistance level (0-5), tear resistance level (0-4), puncture resistance level (0-4).
For export enterprise, the most applicable standard is British & European Union BS EN388 (equivalent to the Australian / New Zealand standard of AS / NZS2161.3). According to EN388: 2016, the cut-proof level is divided into 5 levels, this standard is added TDM test method (ISO13997 standard) on the basis of 2003 version., which is identified by the letters A-F.
Another standard is American Standard of ANSI, the new American standard is updated from A1-A5 to A1-A9 on the basis of original standard, so the classification is more detailed and requirements are higher.