February 04, 2018
When talking about the biggest pain points customers face, cut resistance always tops the list. There’s lots of confusion from what makes a glove cut-resistant, to which level (yes, there are levels) of cut resistance is best.
To ease the confusion, we’ve compiled a list of ten tips for choosing the right cut-resistant gloves.
You don’t need the highest cut glove
In most cases, it’s a call from a worried manager who is looking for solutions after an injury, but buying a glove with the highest level of cut resistance on the market is not the best way to stay safe.
Gloves are made cut-resistant through synthetic fibers like Kevlar® or Dyneema®. These fibers are wrapped around thin strands of steel or fiberglass.
The more cut-resistant properties that a manufacturer wants their glove to possess, the more of these fibers they need to combine. This leads to bulkier gloves.