Looking to buy disposable gloves and need advice before you buy?

Easy access to disposable gloves is ideal but do you need help in choosing the right nitrile or vinyl glove?

From sterile and non-sterile disposable examination gloves available in a variety of materials including latex, vinyl and nitrile. To gloves that are available as powdered or powder free the choice is far and wide to suit different industries and applications.

If you are looking to buy disposable gloves but find the choice and some of the terminology used within the Disposable Gloves section bewildering then perhaps the pointers below may be of use to you.
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Disposable Glove FAQ's v23

Q. What is the significance of a beaded cuff on a disposable glove?
A. Many of the featured disposable gloves are supplied with a beaded cuff as it provides added strength and make for easier donning.

Q. The Household rubber gloves (Household Rubber Gloves - DG040) are cotton flocklined, what does it mean?
A. Gloves that are cotton flocklined gloves are designed to increase the comfort for the wearer when the gloves when worn for longer periods of time, plus it helps reduce perspiration.

Q. Why are gloves such as the Heavy Duty Rubber Glove (Heavy Duty Black Rubber Glove - DG050) chlorinated?
A. Chlorination hardens and strengthens the gloves surface which makes the glove more suitable for high risk applications rather than a standard household rubber glove.

Q. Why wear Latex free gloves?
A. Latex Free gloves (Clear Powder Free Vinyl Gloves - DG1335) reduce the risk of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction

Q. Why benefits do Nitrile gloves provide?
A. Gloves such as Nitrile Disposable Glove Powder Free have improved resistance to tearing compared to Latex or PVC disposable gloves thereby providing greater durability.

Q. The powder free latex gloves (Powder Free latex Gloves - DG037) state they are low protein gloves, what does that mean?
A. Low protein disposable gloves are designed to help minimise the risk of skin irritation and allergic reactions.

Q. Why offer a blue powder free vinyl glove?
A. Firstly, such gloves as (Blue Powder Free Vinyl Gloves - DG1338) are food safe making it an ideal choice for the food industry but furthermore the colour make the glove easier to trace.

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