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Different types of Leather

Leather is a fundamental material used in safety gloves and is the base material for many of our products, including rigger gloves and welding gauntlets. There are however many types and forms of leather, which will be discussed in this blog. What is Leather? Leather is made using the hide (skin) of an animal, and

By |2020-10-19T08:44:17+01:00October 21st, 2020|Work Gloves, Leather|0 Comments

The Watersafe Range

Whether inside or outside, in wet or dry conditions, it is imperative to wear the correct level of hand protection at all times – this poses the need for waterproof gloves – namely, our all-seasons Watersafe range! Currently, our Watersafe range compromises of 3 products, in different cut levels, with a thermal option included… see

By |2020-10-14T14:39:07+01:00October 14th, 2020|Work Gloves, Cut Protection, Waterproof Gloves, Latex Gloves|Comments Off on The Watersafe Range

Essential products for Waste Management & Recycling

The Waste Management & Recycling Industry compromises of many different tasks and duties which all pose different levels of risk to workers. Whether you are working in waste collection or waste incineration, there are various different products to protect staff whilst working. From cut-resistant work gloves to heat resistant work gloves and protective sleeves;

Top 4 Gloves for Winter

Top 4 Gloves for Winter Changes in the weather bring changes in working conditions, and it's essential that you tailor your PPE to workers needs, to keep them safe, warm, and productive! Just 1 Source has numerous winter glove options available, including thermal and waterproof products - see our top 4 below: 1. Pred Atlantic

By |2020-09-23T09:24:27+01:00September 23rd, 2020|Work Gloves, Thermal Gloves, Waterproof Gloves, Latex Gloves|Comments Off on Top 4 Gloves for Winter

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!