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Portwest Gloves

we supply a large range of work gloves to to all trades that require safety gloves, or diosposable gloves for work purposes

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Hand Protection

 

Glove Sizes

Hand Size

Hand Circumference Length (mm)

Minimum Glove Length (mm)

Glove Size

Imperial Glove Size

Cuff Colour Code

 

6

152/160

220

6

XS

 
 

7

178/171

230

7

S

 
 

8

203/182

240

8

M

 
 

9

229/192

250

9

L

 
 

10

254/204

260

10

XL

 
 

11

279/215

270

11

XXL

 

Knitting Gauge

This symbol denotes the kniting gauge of the glove liner

 
 

EN420: 2003

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PROTECTIVE GLOVES

This standard defines the general requirements for glove design and construction, innocuousness, cleaning instructions, electrostatic properties, sizing, dexterity, water vapour transmission and absorption along with marking and information.

 

EN388: 2003

PROTECTIVE GLOVES AGAINST MECHANICAL RISKS

This standard applies to all kinds of protective gloves in respect of physical and mechanical aggressions caused by abrasion, blade cut, tearing and puncture. This standard is only applicable in conjunction with EN420 (1 being the minimum performance rating).

  • Abrasion - Performance Index 1 - 4
  • Blade Cut Resistance - Performance Index 1 - 4
  • Tear Resistance - Performance Index 1 - 4
  • Puncture - Performance Index 1 - 4
 

EN407: 2004

PROTECTIVE GLOVES AGAINST THERMAL RISKS (Heat and/or Fire)

This standard specifies thermal performance for protective gloves against heat and/or fire. The heat and flame pictogram is accompanied by a 6 digit number.

  • Resistance to flammability (Performance level 0 - 4)
  • Contact heat resistance (Performance level 0 - 4)
  • Convective heat resistance (Performance level 0 - 4)
  • Radiant heat resistance (Performance level 0 - 4)
  • Resistance to small splashes of molten metal (Performance level 0 - 4)
  • Resistance to large splashes of molten metal (Performance level 0 - 4)
 

EN12477 : 2001

This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for protective gloves for use in manual welding, cutting and allied processes. According to their performance, protective gloves for welding are classified into two types:
Type A: Lower dexterity (with higher other performance)
Type B: Higher dexterity (with lower other performance)

EN511: 2006

The European Standard specifies the requirements and test methods for gloves which protect against conductive cold down to -50°C. This cold can be linked to climatic conditions or an industrial activity. The specific values of the different performance levels are decided by the special requirements for each class of risk or the special areas of application. Product tests may only give performance levels and not levels of protection.

 

EN ISO 10819: 2006

This European Standard specifies a method for the laboratory measurement, the data analysis and reporting of the vibration transmissibility of gloves in terms of vibration transmission from a handle to the palm of the hand in the frequency range from 31.5Hz to 1250Hz. The standard is intended to define a creeening test for the vibration transmission through gloves.

 

EN1149-1: 2006

Protective Clothing - Electrostatic Properties - Part 1: Test method for measurement of surface resistivity

This European Standard specifies a test method for materials intended to be used in the manufacturing of electrostatic dissipative clothing (or gloves) to avoid incendiary discharge. This test method is not applicable for materials to be used in the manufacturing of protective clothing or gloves against mains voltage.

EN1149-5: 2008

Protective Clothing - Electrostatic Properties - Part 5: Material performance and design requirements

This European Standard specifies material and design requirements for electrostatic dissipative clothing, used as part of a total earthed system, to avoid incendiary discharge. The requirements may not be suficient in oxygen enriched atmospheres. Ths European Standard is not applicable for protection against mains voltage.

 

ESD - (Electrostatic Discharge

ESD gloves are used to divert static electricity. Surface resistivity is tested according to method specified in EN1149-1 but the test sample must meet the requirements of EN1149-5.