I'll start by going over how to pick cut-resistant gloves. Choose the product that best meets your needs from those that have multiple uses in addition to preventing injuries from blades. Looking at the cut resistance plus is important when making a decision.
The most significant parameters are "piercing resistance level" and "incision resistance level". Strength increases as the number increases! The most powerful is level 5.
The cut resistance level and the puncture resistance level are important considerations when selecting cut-resistant gloves.
According to the European standard known as EN388 established in Europe, the strength level of cut-resistant gloves is assessed. The number of times the rotary sword reciprocates on the object and cuts it determines the level. From 0 to 5, there are levels, and the higher the number, the stronger the level.
How much force it can withstand when using a specific tool is indicated by the puncture resistance level. Gloves with a level 4 are made to be sturdy enough to withstand a force of 150 Newtons. Levels range from 0 to 4.
Additionally, determine which area of the finger, palm, or instep is cut-resistant.
Although the palms and fingers of the majority of cut-resistant gloves are cut-resistant, the back of the hand is also safer in an emergency. A glove that covers the back of your hand is recommended if you are at high risk of cuts, such as when working in an environment with many sharp objects.
Products come in a variety of forms, such as those that are waterproof or have piercing resistance as their primary function. Choose the product that best meets your needs after understanding the features of each.
Choose your gloves if you need cut-resistant ones for chainsaws or lawnmowers. Kevlar or polyethylene gloves run the risk of having fibers entangled in moving parts. Conversely, since leather gloves do not fray, they are less likely to be caught in an accident.
Gloves that comply with the Food Sanitation Law are ideal for use when cooking and slicing meat and fish. To guarantee food safety, the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare established the Food Sanitation Law.
Normal gloves can stick to food and transfer harmful substances to the food. Wear gloves that adhere to the Food Sanitation Law whenever you come into contact with food.
When dealing with hazardous materials such as broken glass, it is best to use a piercing-resistant type. Leather gloves are designed to be tough, so you can feel confident when cleaning up sharp or small debris. It will also be easier to work with a blade if it has a non-slip feature.
When buying cut-resistant gloves, make sure to look at the incision and puncture resistance levels. The cut resistance level is a European standard called EN388 that measures resistance to being cut. This is determined by the number of times the round blade is reciprocated over the subject and cut.
In the top five levels, cut-resistant gloves are advised because they are extremely durable and can withstand more than 20 round trips.
Another piercing resistance is to use a sharp needle to pierce the target and gauge the force required to do so. It can withstand 200 Newtons of force and has up to 4 levels. By the way, it will be quite durable because 200 N is equal to 200 kg.
If the back side also has a cut-resistant quality, it is safer.
The cut resistance of cut-resistant gloves is not universal. There is another type that only has the palm and fingers, which puts you at risk of injury if the blade grazes the back of your hand. Use cut-resistant gloves that also have cut resistance on the back of your hand if you want to use them more safely.
Please be aware that the resistance to piercing usually only affects the palm and fingers. It is not fastened to the hand's back.
Choose the appropriate blade-proof gloves next based on the situation. You won't be able to demonstrate the material's performance unless you choose it for each application because it has some weaknesses depending on the material.
If you need gloves that can withstand cuts from a chainsaw or lawnmower. Use only the variety designated for chainsaws. Common cut-resistant glove materials include Kevlar fibers and high-strength polyester fibers. They should not be used on chainsaws or lawnmowers because they can become entangled in the rotation.
To avoid getting caught, cut-resistant chainsaw gloves are frequently made of leather. By placing a special pad on the back of the hand, they are designed to slide and protect the blade.
Chainsaw gloves are also available. They contain shock-absorbing materials and only have an anti-vibration effect, so use caution.
For those who want to cook while wearing cut-resistant gloves. We recommend products that are washable and comply with the Food Sanitation Law. For cooking, various blades such as slicers and peelers are used in addition to kitchen knives.
Peeling oyster shells is a dangerous task, so blade-proof gloves are essential!
Cut-resistant gloves are useful not only for cutting blades but also for handling potentially dangerous objects like broken glass.
However, because some glass fragments are sharp, we recommend a type that is strong enough not only to cut but also to pierce. It is also more convenient to use if the surface is non-slip so that fine glass can be easily grasped.