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Gloves

A glove is a garment worn over the hand. Gloves usually have separate openings or sheaths for each finger and the thumb.

3 common disposable gloves include:  

  • Nitrile (Acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber)
  • TPE (Thermoplastic Polyethyene Glove)
  • Vinyl (Polyvinyl Chloride aka PVC)

Usage of these gloves:

  Nitrile TPE
Vinyl
General
Food prep
Cooking
Counter tasks
Dish washing
Janitorial
Exam    
High risk      
Power or powder-free
Latex-free

 

What is the difference between the 3 types of gloves?

  Nitrile TPE
Vinyl

Level of Barrier Protection

(Resistant to punctures and tears)

Excellent Fair Poor

Allergen Content

(Contains protein and chemical allergen)

Very Good

No latex proteins but some chemical curing agents

Very Good

No latex proteins but some chemical curing agents

Very Good

No natural rubber proteins and no chemical curing agents

Strength and Durability 

(High tensile strength)

Excellent Very Good Poor

Elasticity

(High memory, allowing the film to always return to its original shape)

Very Good Fair Fair to Poor

Fit and Comfort

Very Good Very Good Fair

Chemical Resistance

(Protects from caustics and detergents)

Excellent Fair Fair

Economical

(Price point)

Good Good

Very Good

 

Sunlight Paper offers:

  • Vinyl or TPE Gloves
  • Powdered or Powder-free
  • Blue or clear
  • Size S (80-90mm), M (90-100mm), L (100-110mm), XL (110-120mm)

Here is a 5-step instruction guide on how to use the glove right:
1) Choose a glove size that fits well and is designed for your intended use
2) Check if there are any rips or punctures
3) Always wash and dry your hands before putting on a pair of gloves
4) Never wash or reuse disposable gloves
5) Remove your gloves from the outside and be sure to wash your hands!

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