Best Mechanics Gloves 2021

Tuesday, 15 December 2020  |  Sean

Mechanics gloves come with all sorts of features, with a combination of oil resistance and dexterity been paramount to a productive day at work. However, it doesn't stop there, as some mechanics tasks demand chemical resistance, cut resistance or even heat resistance. Thankfully, we have a wide range of mechanics gloves available, so there should be a pair of gloves out there that are perfect for your needs.

Here at SafetyGloves.co.uk we sell a wide range of Mechanics Gloves
Here at SafetyGloves.co.uk we sell a wide range of Mechanics Gloves

How to Choose your Mechanics Gloves

Here at SafetyGloves.co.uk we sell a wide range of Mechanics Gloves, ranging from thin disposable gloves for contamination prevention, to oil resistant and cut resistant gloves for higher risk tasks. Click on any of the points below to head on down to the area of your choice.


Best Reusable Mechanics Gloves


Best All round Mechanics Gloves

Winner: Polyco Matrix F Grip Gloves

Polyco Matrix F Grip Work Glove

Why We Love Them...

 High grip, light oil resistance and good all round protection
 Offer the dexterity needed for precision handling work
 Good abrasion resistance for superb control
 Superb grip for handling small parts

Perfect For...

 Handling small parts
 Handling small oily parts
 Most lower risk mechanics tasks

Not the Best For...

 Extremely high dexterity tasks (See our solution)
 High cut risk tasks (See our solution)
 Wet work (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Polyco Matrix F Grip Gloves are lightweight, lower risk work gloves that offer good resistance against oil, making them well suited to a wide range of mechanics tasks. The thinner flexible design makes them well suited to precision handling tasks.


Best Cut Resistant Mechanics Gloves

Winner: TraffiGlove TG5140 Morphic Cut Level 5 Gloves

TraffiGlove TG5140 Morphic Cut Level 5 Safety Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Offer exceptional level 5 cut resistance
 Offer further resistance against water and oil
 Ultra Dex coating ensures fantastic oil protection
 Good grip for handling slippery items

Perfect For...

 Most heavy oil mechanics tasks
 Use in wet weather outdoors
 Handling sharp and cut risk small parts

Not the Best For...

 High dexterity work (See our solution)
 Low risk work (See our solution)
 High grip work (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The TraffiGlove TG5140 Morphic Cut Level 5 Safety Gloves are ideal for mechanic jobs with a high cut risk. The gloves also come with water resistance, making them ideal for mobile mechanics in wet weather.


Best Oil Resistant Mechanics Gloves

Winner: MaxiDry 3/4 Coated Oil-Resistant Gloves 56-425

MaxiDry 3/4 Coated Oil-Resistant Gloves 56-425

Why We Love Them...

 Nitrile coating offers fantastic resistance against oil
 Ideal for submerging hands in dirty and oily parts
 Good mechanical protection ensures safety at work
 High dexterity for handling smaller items

Perfect For...

 Handling extremely oily items
 Handling rough and coarse items
 Wet work

Not the Best For...

 High cut risk work (See our solution)
 High dexterity work (See our solution)
 Light chemical resistance (See our solution)

Editor's View: The MaxiDry 3/4 Coated Oil-Resistant Gloves offer outstanding oil resistance, making them well suited to mechanics jobs with a high oil risk. The gloves are high dexterity and also light water resistant, meaning that you can use them for most handling jobs.


Best high Dexterity Mechanics Gloves

Winner: MaxiFlex Ultimate Palm Coated Handling Gloves

MaxiFlex Ultimate Palm Coated Handling Gloves 42-874

Why We Love Them...

 The ultimate low risk handling gloves
 Lightweight, thin and highly grippy
 Good abrasion resistance for good hand protective
 Thinner design perfect for precision handling work

Perfect For...

 Dry handling mechanics tasks
 Precision handling work
 Handling small tools and spare parts

Not the Best For...

 High cut resistance (See our solution)
 High oil resistance (See our solution)
 Use in wet weather (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The MaxiFlex Ultimate Palm Coated Handling Gloves are lightweight, thin, grippy and among the most popular handling gloves available. These are ideal for most precision handling mechanics jobs.


Best high Grip Mechanics Gloves

Winner: Uvex 60070 Phynomic XG Oil Grip Safety Gloves

Uvex 60070 Phynomic XG Oil Grip Safety Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Xtra-Grip aqua polymer for superb control
 Designed to resist well against oils
 Lightweight design perfect for extended use
 Special 3D Ergo technology offer an improved fit

Perfect For...

 Handling small parts
 Using high levels of oil
 Handling coarse items thanks to abrasion resistance

Not the Best For...

 High cut resistance (See our solution)
 Extremely high dexterity (See our solution)
 Use in rain (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Uvex 60070 Phynomic XG Oil Grip Safety Gloves use an Xtra Grip coating to provide superb grip, even in when working with slippery items such as oil. The gloves are lightweight and flexible, ensuring perfect control during precision handling tasks.

Best Disposable Mechanics Gloves

Winner: Grippaz Black Semi-Disposable Nitrile Grip Gloves

Grippaz Black Semi-Disposable Nitrile Grip Gloves (Pack of 50)

Why We Love Them...

 Extremely strong disposable gloves that can be used more than once
 Resistant to oil, brake fluid and hydrogen peroxide
 Fishscale grip offers superb control when handling small parts
 Designed to prevent sweating during use

Perfect For...

 Tough mechanics jobs
 Mechanics jobs that demand high dexterity
 Working with brake fluid, oil and other chemicals

Not the Best For...

 Mechanical protection (See our solution)
 Reusable standard durability (See our solution)
 Heavy duty work (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Grippaz Black Semi-Disposable Nitrile Grip Gloves are super strong disposable gloves that can actually be used more than once. The gloves feature a fishscale grip for excellent control, while also offering good resistance to brake fluid and oil.

Runner Up: Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG

Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG

Why We Love Them...

 Excellent strength thanks to two-ply fushion strength
 Highly durable for handling coarse small parts
 Grippy palms ensure control during use
 Offer chemical resistance and oil resistance

Perfect For...

 Working with oily small parts
 Protecting against chemicals
 Handling small but rough parts

Not the Best For...

 Heavy duty work (See our solution)
 High cut risk work (See our solution)
 Reusability (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG are our second disposable gloves option, offering superb resistance against chemicals and oil. The gloves also offer outstanding grip, meaning that you can use them to handle small rough parts without too much trouble.

Choose the Right Mechanics Gloves

Hopefully you now have an idea of the kind of mechanics gloves that you are looking to buy. If you still haven't found what you're looking for, then take a look at our entire Mechanics Gloves range.

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