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Microfibre glove protects hands

Published 7th January, 2016 by Neil Nixon

Microfibre glove protects hands

A new protective glove, the Showa 381, offers increased comfort as well as protection for workers carrying out a variety of tasks. Whether its assembly work or the handling of oily components, the glove provides a high level of abrasion resistance (EN388 Level 4) and allows the necessary dexterity for intricate tasks to be completed with ease.

The glove is hard-wearing but also lightweight - the thickness of the palm is only 0.90mm which allows good levels of tactility and fingertip sensitivity.

To enhance comfort, the glove features a 0.52 denier Showa-engineered microfibre yarn within the lining to help remove perspiration from the surface of the hand. The microporous nitrile palm coating allows the warm air and moisture from inside to permeate out. Together, this helps to keep hands dry and comfortable and aids productivity. An embossed pattern to the nitrile foam palm channels oil and grease away, allowing grip to be maintained even over long periods.

Globus - manufacturer of the product - has over two decades of experience in delivering bespoke hand protection programmes with significant research and knowledge gained from working with organisations whose workers' hands are exposed to a multitude of hazards in the most extreme conditions. Steve Shale, marketing manager at Globus, said: “Comfort and performance lie at the heart of the entire Showa glove philosophy. Patented production processes result in unreplicable products, with the Showa 381 being the latest such example. Its technologies mean that workers can now experience the ultimate in glove comfort when carrying out tasks that require precise handling and 'wave goodbye' to the uncomfortable feeling of sweaty hands.”

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