Our Best Freezer Work Gloves 2020

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Freezer gloves require warmth for protecting against the cold, thickness for protecting your hands against abrasion, but enough dexterity for actually being able to handle items. Due to this, freezer gloves are extremely difficult to get right. Plenty don't quite live up to the expected standards, and often they don't take long at all for the cold to set in.

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

With such a huge range of freezer gloves available, each claiming to be the best gloves for cold temperatures, it can be extremely confusing when it comes to choosing which gloves actually best suit your purposes. Never fear, here at SafetyGloves.co.uk we have compiled a list of our best freezer work gloves, all designed to offer superb protection against the cold. We've tried to select a varied range, so hopefully your perfect pair of gloves is in the list below.

Polyco Grip It Oil Therm Hi-Vis Waterproof GIOTH Gloves

Polyco Grip It Oil Therm Hi-Vis Waterproof Gloves

The Polyco Grip It Oil Therm Gloves are superb for freezer work. Certified for use with food, these gloves will protect your hands in sub-zero temperatures, with their waterproof design maximising grip in wet and oily work conditions. Strong all-round mechanical resistance ensures that you will stay protected from sharp corners, rough edges and abrasive surfaces.

Key Points: Certified for use with food; good resistance for hand protection; resist sub-zero temperatures with level 3 contact cold resistance, completely waterproof.

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Ansell ProFood 78-110 Thermostat Knitted Thermal Gloves

Ansell ProFood 78-110 Thermostat Knitted Thermal Gloves

Similar to the gloves above, the Ansell ProFood 78-110 Thermostat Knitted Thermal Gloves are certified for use with food, with superb resistance to the cold offering protection in sub-zero temperatures. Flexible and durable, these gloves are excellent for grabbing food out of an industrial freezer while at work. Grippy and tight fitting, these gloves ensure that you have total control during handling.

Key Points: Certified for use with food; high dexterity for handling smaller items; impressive grip for slippery workplaces.

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Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves

Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves

The Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves are some of the more durable of our freezer glove collection, offering a certain level of thickness that makes the gloves perfect for the more heavy duty tasks. Completely waterproof for handling damp items and resistant to -50°C temperatures, these snug fitting, thick gloves are the gloves to choose for excellent comfort. The gloves are perfect for handling slippery, icy items too, in part because of their grippy foam nitrile coating.

Key Points: Feature a completely waterproof liner; suitable for use in -50°C weather; thick and durable for tougher handling tasks; protect the hands against knocks and scrapes.

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Showa 451 Thermo Gloves

Showa 451 Thermo Gloves

In utilising an acrylic lining, the Showa 451 Thermo Gloves can trap heat and prevent it from leaving your hands. When combined with a latex coated palm, this means that it provides an exceptional level of grip when you work in freezing conditions. The dexterity that is provided by these gloves means that they are best recommended to freezer tasks where handling is key.

Key Points: Combine cold-resistance with impressive dexterity; utilise a glove coating that promises grip; elasticated cuffs protect the hands.

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Polyco Freezemaster II Cool Handling Gloves

Polyco Freezemaster II Cool Handling Gloves

The Polyco Freezemaster II Cool Handling Gloves are designed to offer protection and insulation in very cold environments. The waterproof lining means your hands will stay warm even when dealing with wet items, and the fleece lining gives an extra level of comfort. These gloves are great for indoor use, such as in cold warehouses and large freezers.

For extreme cold temperatures, we would recommend that you take a look at the Polyco Freezemaster Ultra Gauntlets. Far thicker and far more cold resistant, these thick gauntlets are best suited to extreme freezer work, such as lab work, cold room duties and cryogenics.

Key Points: Offer fantastic cold resistance; protects the wrists as well as the hands; secure fit ensures comfort.

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Portwest Thermal Latex Orange and Blue Gloves A185O4

Portwest Thermal Latex Orange and Blue Gloves A185O4

Working in freezers means that you need a high level of grip, usually because items can be freezing which leads to the item to become slippery. The Portwest Thermal Latex Orange and Blue Gloves A185O4 feature a double dipped latex coat, that is designed to offer a fantastic level of grip in icy conditions, partly because the rough texture makes items difficult to drop.

A 7 gauge liner ensures dexterity when handling materials, again improving the suitability of these gloves for freezer work when you can expect to handle plenty of items. Finally, their polyester liner is suitable for temperatures that drop as low as -20°C, perfect for most modern day freezers.

Key Points: Have an emphasis on grip with double latex coating; highly flexible for handling in freezers; offer protection against water.

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Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8810 Cold Insulation Gloves

Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8810 Cold Insulation Gloves

The Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8810 Cold Insulation Gloves are anatomically designed gloves that have a focus on comfort, making the sub-zero tasks done in freezers a far more pleasant process. They offer temperature protection to around -20°C, with their fleece lining feel comfortable around your hands.

Despite their impressive thermal qualities, the gloves don't compromise on grip, dexterity or sensitivity. Their acrylic, nylon and Spandex liner provides outstanding flexibility, proving well suited to handling packages and parcels. Finally, they do also offer heat resistance too, making them quite a versatile pair of gloves.

Key Points: Anatomically designed for comfort; can protect in freezing conditions; highly grippy and highly flexible.

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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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