Showa Gloves: Always Innovating, Never Imitating
Wednesday, 3 July 2019
The constant innovation of this Japanese gloves company ensures Showa Gloves remain a pioneering force in global glove production. Their desire to improve alongside their tight quality control ensure that their gloves are always improving.
A History Of InnovATion
Since their foundation, Showa have always been at the forefront of innovation in hand protection. Showa have raised the bar for glove production throughout their past, and will continue to do so into the future; the global glove industry would not be the same today without them.
A Philosophy Of Pioneering
At their core, Showa are committed to finding new ways to allow people to interact safely with their environment. The name of the company itself translates from Japanese into a concept of enlightened harmony, and this philosophy finds its way into all Showa's protective gloves. They are all designed to supplement and improve upon your hands' natural strengths.
Comfort, feel and performance are woven into every Showa protective glove. Each glove undergoes a rigorous assessment of quality and faces a suite of resistance tests at the Showa labs to ensure exceptional performance and consistency is maintained throughout. Take a look at some of our top picks from their range below.
Our Top Selection
Showa 370 Assembly Grip Gloves
For oil resistant assembly gloves, the Showa 370 Assembly Grip Gloves are an excellent, reliable choice. By deploying a lint-resistance nylon body, they help to avoid the creation of small elements of fabric, which can wreak havoc in precise assembly lines. They also feature a loose knuckle area, so you can maintain manual dexterity while working and an abrasion resistant construction which keep hands safe from grazes.
Key Features: nitrile coating; oil resistant; lint-free nylon; loose knuckles; abrasion resistant
Showa 451 Thermo Gloves
The Showa 451 Thermo Gloves combine excellent grip and palm protection with a warm, seamless lining which keeps your hands comfortable in cold environments, while also protecting them. These naturally well ventilated gloves are machine washable at 40ºC for your convenience, and feature an ergonomic elasticated cuff. Their grey design is both practical and appealing.
Key Features: latex coating; seamless acrylic lining; alcohol and detergent resistant; tear resistant
Showa 720R Chemical-Resistant Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets
Especially designed to resist a range of chemicals, the Showa 720R Chemical-Resistant Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets are an ideal if you need to work with n-Heptane, sodium hydroxide or sulphuric acid. Beyond chemical resistance, they feature a tough construction which guards against mechanical damage and wear. Their course palm complements this with fantastic grip.
Key Features: nitrile coating; chemical resistant; durable build; textured palm grip
Showa 240 Flame and Cut Resistant Gloves
The Showa 240 Flame and Cut Resistant Gloves combine industry leading cut and flame resistant qualities. Seamlessly built from Kevlar, Modacrylic and fibreglass knit, and palm dipped in neoprene, they represent an exceptionally high-tech work glove which does not sacrifice the wearer's comfort. With an ATPV of 9.2 cal/cm2 and level 4 flame resistance, these gloves are an excellent choice for arc welding.
Key Features: Kevlar, Modacrylic and fibreglass knit construction; palm dipped in nitrile; flame and cut resistant; seamless
Showa S-Tek KV3 Latex Coated Cut Level 5 Gloves
The build of Showa S-Tek KV3 Latex Coated Cut Level 5 Gloves is entirely focused on achieving top level, enduring cut protection for your hands. They feature a Kevlar fibre and HAGNE steel coil liner, as well as a touch latex palm-coating in order to reach level 5 cut protection and maintain a firm grip. Their seamless knit is anti-bacterial and anti-odour, which allow it to be worn comfortably for extended periods of time.
Key Features: latex palm protection; Kevlar fibre; HAGNE steel coil liner; anatomical design; breathable back; anti-bacterial
Showa's history of innovation has kept them at the forefront of the safety gloves industry. For our full range of Showa Gloves, take a look at our Showa Gloves category.