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EN388 – Protection against mechanical hazards

Understanding EN388:2016 The standard EN388:2016 is designed for gloves which are used to protect against mechanical hazards, representing a glove's performance when used for various different tasks. This standard is mandatory for CAT II gloves and all parts of the test are completed on a section of the palm area.The standard is broken down into

By |2021-02-03T10:28:17+00:00December 10th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards|Comments Off on EN388 – Protection against mechanical hazards

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 |2021-02-03T10:27:31+00:00September 16th, 2020|Work Gloves, Glove Testing/Standards, Cut Protection|Comments Off on ISO13997 – Cut Resistance