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ISO13997 – Cut Resistance

Understanding ISO13997 ISO13997 is the second cut level test under EN388 (mechanical hazards); introduced in the 2016 revision of the standard. In a nutshell, the test reflects the force required to cut through the product being tested, giving a fair reflection of the strength of a glove.The performance level is referenced as the fifth digit

By |2020-09-16T08:37:32+01:00September 16th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, Cut Protection|Comments Off on ISO13997 – Cut Resistance

EN 420:2003 and BS EN ISO 21420:2020

BS EN ISO 12420:2020 Revisions to the standard mean that EN420:2003 was replaced in February 2020 by BS EN ISO 21420:2020. These revisions primarily focus on the innocuousness requirements, with a new limit for DMF in polyurethane (PU), and with the chemicals now derived from both clause 4 of EN420 and the REACH directive,

By |2020-09-08T14:41:03+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards|Comments Off on EN 420:2003 and BS EN ISO 21420:2020

EN407 – Protection against thermal hazards

Understanding EN407:2004 The standard EN407:2004 is designed for gloves which are used to protect against thermal hazards, representing a glove's thermal performance when working with heat and/or fire. The standard is broken down into 6 areas (seen to the right), with each element being scored from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of

By |2020-08-28T16:53:04+01:00August 26th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, Welding, Heat Resistant|Comments Off on EN407 – Protection against thermal hazards

Different types of heat-resistant gloves

Previously, when shopping for heat-resistant gloves you were limited to either MIG or TIG leather gauntlets – this, however, is no longer the case! In 2020, there are a plethora of different heat-resistant gloves available on the UK market, all suited to various different tasks with different associated risks. Gloves which are intended to protect

By |2020-08-07T15:19:24+01:00August 12th, 2020|Work Gloves, Heat Resistant|Comments Off on Different types of heat-resistant gloves

Understanding BS EN1186 – Food Safety

With so many different glove tests available, it can sometimes be difficult to separate one from the other. In this blog, we will be talking about BS EN1186, including what the test represents; how the test is carried out; how to tell if a product is certified; and which of our products are certified. What

By |2020-08-05T08:42:59+01:00August 5th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards|Comments Off on Understanding BS EN1186 – Food Safety

Gripsafe Blue: back and better than ever!

Our Gripsafe Blue is back in stock and better than ever! Following the influx of orders for our Gripsafe Range during the COVID-19 pandemic, we were left out of stock of Gripsafe Blue for a short period of time. You will be pleased to hear that the Gripsafe Blue is back in stock, and with

By |2020-06-03T15:52:45+01:00July 22nd, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, Chemical Gloves|Comments Off on Gripsafe Blue: back and better than ever!

OEKO-TEX® Standard 100

"STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances." What is OEKO-TEX® As a buyer or wearer of PPE, you may have seen items stamped or labelled with an 'OEKO-TEX® Standard 100' badge... but what exactly does this mean? Standard 100 stands for customer confidence and high

By |2020-05-28T16:56:17+01:00July 13th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, Cut Protection|Comments Off on OEKO-TEX® Standard 100

Crinkle latex glove comparison

With many similar-looking styles of glove available, it can be hard to separate the features and benefits of each. See below a breakdown of the differences of 4 of our crinkle latex coated gloves. Pred Amber Key Features:10 gauge, breathable, yellow poly-cotton yarn liner (2-strand)Orange crinkle latex offering great gripGreat abrasion resistanceElasticated wristCut

By |2020-07-03T10:39:46+01:00July 8th, 2020|Work Gloves, Thermal Gloves, Latex Gloves|Comments Off on Crinkle latex glove comparison

Heat Resistance in Power Paws

Our new heat-resistant glove solution Heat-related injuries can occur in various industries and applications – from welding and fabrication to catering or engineering. It is therefore imperative that the correct heat protection is worn in these scenarios. As our loyal Distribution Partners will be aware, we at Just 1 Source are renowned for the superior

By |2020-07-06T11:26:11+01:00July 6th, 2020|Work Gloves, New Products, Latex Gloves, Heat Resistant|Comments Off on Heat Resistance in Power Paws

The Colours of Coloursafe

The Colours of Coloursafe Similar to many UK glove suppliers, at Just 1 Source, we use a colour coded safety system to signify the level of protection our knitted/coated products offer. These coloured liners provide both the wearer and/or health and safety officers with an immediate indication that the user is wearing the correct level

By |2020-07-03T16:29:24+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, New Products, Cut Protection, Thermal Gloves, Waterproof Gloves, Latex Gloves|Comments Off on The Colours of Coloursafe