Many jobs require the donning of special rubber gloves for safety and protection against contaminants and other hazardous materials that employees may be exposed to during the course of a normal workday. Below is a good selection of rubber and butyl gloves that are suitable for many applications involving hazardous liquids and other toxic substances that employees need to be protected against.
- Rubber Work Gloves (North Anti C) – Featuring diamond embossed palms for superior gripping power in both wet and dry applications, these natural rubber work gloves are built tough to resist tears, snags and abrasions. These gloves are ideal for use in power plants, routine nuclear laboratory procedures as well as handling various materials for storage, shipping or decontamination. This item meets MIL-G-82242D. They are also embossed for simple sorting after decontamination. Available colors are yellow or orange.
- Rubber Work Gloves (North Natural)- These rubber work gloves are made from 100 percent natural rubber for superb resistance to chemicals, tears and snags. These gloves have excellent dexterity, elasticity, and tensile strength qualities for long wear and comfort. These natural rubber work gloves by North are compliant with USDA and FDA regulations for use in food processing. They are 15” long to help protect the arms against harmful substances.
- Butyl Work Gloves (North B074GI) – These butyl work gloves are manufactured to resist a high permeation point in order to protect hands from gasoline and water vapor for superior protection. Resistance to these kinds of substances is a very important issue when working around toxic substances. These gloves remain flexible even in colder temperatures and are ideal for use in airplane maintenance, haz-mat work, automotive, laboratory, solvents, and chemical handling and processing. They are also highly resistant to ketones (MEK, MIBK, acetone) and esters (tricresyl phosphate, amyl acetate, ethyl acetate).
- Butyl Work Gloves (Memphis) are 14″ in length and good for most chemical and gas protection. These gloves have a smooth finish and a rolled cuff to prevent spills running further down the arms of employees. Available in sizes S-XL.