Ansell Universal Plus 87-650 Chemical-Resistant Gauntlet Gloves

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  • Price is per pair of gauntlet gloves
  • Cotton flock-lined rubber latex gloves
  • Ultra-thin for excellent tactile sensitivity
  • Textured for enhanced grip in wet and dry conditions
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Brand:  Ansell
Style:  Gauntlet
Glove Type:  Reusable

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Ansell Universal Plus 87-650 Chemical-Resistant Gauntlet Gloves

Made from natural rubber latex with a pure cotton flocklining, the Ansell Universal Plus 87-650 Chemical-Resistant Gauntlet Gloves have been designed to provide comfortable protection against chemicals. These gloves are ultra-thin to enable good tactile sensitivity for precision tasks and handling, and are textured to enhance grip in both wet and dry conditions. As a result, they are ideal for a range of applications in janitorial and maintenance services, in the chemical and automotive industries, and oil and petrol operations.

Features and Benefits of the Ansell 87-650 Gloves

  • Ultra-thin natural rubber latex gloves
  • Provide excellent tactile sensitivity
  • Cotton flocklining for add comfort
  • Treated to reduce the risk of allergic reaction
  • Textured for enhanced grip in wet and dry conditions
  • Resistant to some chemicals under EN 374-1:2016
  • Provide protection against micro-organisms

Rubber Latex Composition

The Ansell Universal Plus 87-650 Gloves are made from natural rubber latex that has been treated to reduce the risk of allergic reaction. With a thickness of only 0.40mm, these gloves provide exceptional tactile sensitivity, which makes them suitable for a variety of manual handling and precision tasks.

Textured for Better Grip

The Universal Plus Gauntlet Gloves have fishscale texturing on the palms and undersides of the fingers. This provides enhanced gripping ability to increase safety and reduce hand fatigue when handling material and performing tasks.

Applications for the Universal Plus Gloves

Providing tactile sensitivity and enabling good grip and dexterity, the 87-650 Gloves are suitable for various applications in the automotive, chemical, janitorial, maintenance and pharmaceutical industries. Ideal uses include (but are not limited to):

  • Chemical handling
  • Chemical refining
  • Cleaning
  • Light assembly tasks
  • Refining of oil/petrol

Testing of the Ansell Universal Plus Gloves

The Universal Plus Gloves meet the following specifications:

  • European Directive 89/686/EEC
  • EN 420:2003 + A1:2009
  • EN 388:2016: 1010A
  • EN 374-1:2016: KLP
  • EN 374-5:2016: Protection against micro-organisms
  • EN 421:2010: Protection from radioactive contamination

The table below shows the test results of the 87-650 Chemical-Resistant Gloves according to EN 388:2016 Mechanical Risk specifications.

Hazard Resistance Rating
Abrasion 1
Circular Blade Cut 0
Tear 1
Puncture 0
Straight Blade Cut A

The Universal Plus 87-650 Gloves have been tested to EN 374-5:2016 and EN 421:2010 and have been classified as protection against micro-organisms and radioactive contamination. These gloves have also been tested to EN 374-1:2016 for chemical resistance. The gloves achieved a breakthrough time of at least 30 minutes for the following chemicals under EN 374-1:2016:

Symbol Chemical
K Sodium hydroxide 40%
L Sulphuric acid 96%
P Hydrogen peroxide 30%

Sizing of the Ansell Universal Plus Gauntlet Gloves

These gloves are available in a range of sizes, making them suitable for most users. Please consult the table below for details, then select the required size from the drop-down menu at the top of the page. The gloves have a length of 305mm and a thickness of 0.40mm.

Glove Size Hand Circumference (mm) Hand Length (mm)
Size 6.5 - 7 165 - 178mm 165.5 - 171mm
Size 7.5 - 8 190.5 - 203mm 176.5 - 182mm
Size 8.5 - 9 216 - 229mm 187 - 192mm
Size 9.5 - 10 241.5 - 254mm 198 - 204mm

Documentation for the Universal Plus 87-650 Gloves

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Download the Conformity Statement for the Universal Plus 87-650 Gloves Download the Instruction Manual for the Universal Plus 87-650 Gloves

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UK Delivery Charges

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Order Value UK Delivery Charge
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£40.00 and over FREE

What is EN 388?

You might have noticed that this product adheres to EN standard EN 388. EN standards ensure that the product you are buying meets the safety standards of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the highest standards organisation recognised by and working on behalf of the European Union. To pass any EN standard, a PPE product must undergo some of the most rigorous safety tests around.

There are many EN standards that our gloves adhere to. However, the EN standard that we’re concerned about here is EN 388. EN 388 stands for Mechanical Resistance, and informs you of your gloves' resistance to abrasion, cuts, tears and punctures.

How Do I Read the EN 388 Score?

Simply speaking, the higher the score that this product achieves, the better the product will be at resisting that hazard. Products will score between Level 0 and Level 4 for abrasion, tears and punctures, and if they weren’t tested for that hazard you will see N/A written instead of a number.

Cuts are a little different and, with the EN 388 standard rewritten in 2016, it means that gloves will either be tested to cut resistance or ISO cut resistance (sometimes called TDM cut resistance). Gloves tested to cut resistance will score between Level 0 and Level 5, and gloves tested to ISO cut resistance will achieve a score between Level A and Level F with the higher letter offering better cut protection.

Where Can I Find Out More?

This is just a brief overview of EN standard EN 388 so you know where you are standing. For further information, you can see the Introductory EN 388 Blog in our Knowledge Centre.

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