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Freezer gloves are difficult to get right, mainly because you want something comfortable and thermal, yet offer the dexterity and grip needed for handling frozen, slippery items. This guide has been created to make your decision easier. Find the Top Freezer Gloves available on the market today, covering sub-zero gloves, food use gloves, cut gloves and more.

Thermal gloves are crucial for freezer work
Thermal gloves are crucial for freezer work


Find Your Best Freezer GLoves

Click any of the points below to find the best freezer gloves for you. Alternatively, if you aren't sure about which gloves you need, scroll down and browse our top gloves.


Best All-Round Freezer Gloves

Winner: Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 295 Waterproof Thermal Work Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Durable freezer gloves that combine warmth, comfort and grip
 Waterproof lining ideal for handling damp items
 Snug fitting design offers superb level of comfort
 Perfect for all-round use across a wide range of freezer work

Perfect For...

 Handling tasks during freezer and cold store work
 Handling wet items
 Both heavy duty and lightweight handling

Not the Best For...

 Handling sharp items (See our solution)
 Handling frozen food (See our solution)
 Handling tricky or smaller items (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Skytec Argon Gloves are super warm handling gloves that offer a combination of protection, cold-resistance, durability and grip, making them ideal for a wide range of handling jobs. While the gloves do lack a little in dexterity, they make up for in versatility, with a waterproof lining that makes them perfect for handling wet or damp items.

Runner Up: Ejendals 295 Waterproof Thermal Gloves 


Best Waterproof Freezer Gloves

Winner: Polyco Grip It Oil Thermal Waterproof Gloves

Polyco Grip It Oil Therm Hi-Vis Waterproof GIOTH Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Top sellers for the freezer industry thanks to food suitability and thermal lining
 Double nitrile lining for superb warmth and water protection
 Due to nitrile coating will protect against rough and coarse items
 Offer level 3 contact cold resistance and suitable for food use

Perfect For...

Handling damp and wet items
 Working in extreme, sub-zero conditions
 Handling rough, coarse and abrasive items

Not the Best For...

 High dexterity work (See our solution)
 Working with sharp items (See our solution)
 Handling slippery items (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Waterproof, thermal, oil-resistant and cold-resistant, these gloves offer it all, proving perfect for a wide range of freezer and cold store tasks. The gloves really excel when handling wet or damp items as their double nitrile coating ensures high levels of water-resistance. They lack in dexterity and cut-protection, but for any other low to medium risk tasks they will be perfect.

Runner Up: Portwest Liquid Pro Latex Foam Waterproof Gloves AP80 


Best Freezer Gloves for Handling Frozen Food

Winner: Ansell ProFood 78-110 Thermostat Knitted Thermal Gloves

Ansell ProFood 78-110 Thermostat Knitted Thermal Gloves

Why We Love Them...

Perfect for handling frozen food in freezer tasks
 Best suited to workplaces with large freezers full of frozen food
Also offer good heat-resistance for transferring food to an oven
 Suitable for use as undergloves and are ambidextrous

Perfect For...

 Working in freezers handling frozen food
 Going straight from the freezer to the oven with heat-resistance
 Use as an underglove for extra protection

Not the Best For...

 Mechanical or heavy duty work (See our solution)
All day handling work (See our solution)
 Work with wet or damp items (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: If you work in an industrial food processing workplace, a large restaurant, or a large factory, then it's possible that you'll have to move from freezer to oven often. These gloves allow just that, with food certification making them ideal for handling frozen food on the way to the oven. The gloves aren't heavy duty or mechanically strong, but their dexterity makes them ideal for use as an underglove for some extra thermal protection.

Runner Up: Mapa TempIce 700 Cold-Resistant Work Gloves  


Best Freezer Gloves for the Extreme Cold

Winner: Polyco Freezemaster II Cool Handling Gloves

Polyco Freezemaster II Cool Handling Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Ideal for the extreme cold with level 2 convective and contact cold resistance
 Good abrasion resistance for mechanical work
Elasticated wrist offers superb fit over extended use
 Padded fleece lining for comfort during your shift

Perfect For...

 Driving forklifts during freezer factory work
 Handling frozen items
 Handling wet or damp items due to frozen membrane

Not the Best For...

 High dexterity work (See our solution)
 Handling frozen and slippery items (See our solution)
 High levels of sensitivity (See our solution)

Editor's View: The Freezemaster II Gloves are leather insulated thermal work gloves that are extra thick, making them ideal for extended shifts in a freezer while driving forklifts or operating machinery. The gloves have a waterproof membrane for handling wet items, while a comfortable fleece lining ensures comfort over extended use. The gloves aren't the most dexterous however, so if you do have to handle tricky items we'd recommend an alternative.

Runner Up: Ejendals Tegera 2966 Insulated Waterproof Work Gloves


Best Freezer Gloves for Handling Ice

Winner: Portwest Thermal Latex Gloves A185O4

Portwest Thermal Latex Orange and Blue Gloves A185O4

Why We Love Them...

Designed to repel water while being cold resistant, ideal for handling ice
 Double latex coating repels the cold and water
 Extra layer on fingertips offers further warmth
 Highly dexterous despite high level of cold resistance

Perfect For...

 Handling large quantities of ice
 Handling wet or damp items
 Handling small and tricky items

Not the Best For...

 Use in extremely wet conditions (See our solution)
 Use with rough or coarse items (See our solution)
 Handling sharp items (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Some types of freezer jobs require handling lots of ice, in which case there is nothing more ideal than the Portwest Thermal Latex Gloves which use a double latex coating to repel water and protect against the cold. Not the strongest mechanically, however they do offer high levels of sensitivity and dexterity for more tricky tasks.

Runner Up: Portwest Thermal Grip Orange and Black Gloves A140OR 


Best Freezer Gloves with High Grip

Winner: Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8810 Cold Insulation Gloves 

Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8810 Cold Insulation Gloves

Why We Love Them...

Fleece-lined gloves for comfort in sub-zero temperatures
Water-resistant design is suitable for the worst conditions
Gloves feature a coating that massively improves grip
Resistant to light levels of water, oil and more

Perfect For...

 Handling slippery and ice-covered items
 Handling small and tricky materials
People looking for snug, comfortable gloves

Not the Best For...

 Handling in extremely wet conditions (See our solution)
Full submersion in deep water (See our solution)
 Protection against cuts (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: These gloves are the gloves for dexterity, grip and handling slippery items. Their nitrile foam coating offers the best grip, even when you're handling small, tricky and frozen items such as those found during freezer work. They aren't completely waterproof, however they do offer good heat-resistance for extra mechanical protection.

Runner Up: Showa 451 Thermo Gloves 


Best Cut-Resistant Freezer Gloves

Winner: TraffiGlove TG5070 Thermic Cut Level 5 Safety Gloves

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Why We Love Them...

 Offer good resistance to cold weather with high cut resistance
 Latex coating provides grip in wet weather for cold winter work
 High grip encourages all kinds of handling
Suitable for home use or professional forestry use

Perfect For...

 Freezer work with a high cut risk
 Handling cold sharp items outdoors or in a chiller
 Suitable for use in moderately wet working conditions

Not the Best For...

 Heavy duty work (See our solution)
 Extended Use (See our solution)
 Highly dexterous tasks (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Thermal and grippy, the TG5070 are TraffiGlove's option for cold weather high cut freezer work. Suitable for outdoor handling or use in a cold stores and freezer, TraffiGlove have managed to combine cut resistance with cold resistance. We wouldn't recommend these gloves for totally wet conditions, but they will protect when handling damp items.

Runner UpDelta Plus Apollon Winter Cut VV737JA Thermal Work Gloves

Buy Your Freezer Gloves Now

We have plenty of freezer gloves available here at SafetyGloves.co.uk. If you haven't seen the gloves that seem perfect to you here, then we would recommend that you take a look at our Freezer Gloves category where we have a wider choice at your disposal.

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