Top 5 Metal Handling Gloves

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

With over 300 pairs of top quality gloves to choose from, the process of finding the right pair of gloves for metal handling might seem daunting to say the least. While all of our Metal Handling Gloves are ideal for people working in waste management and scrap metal collections, their individual features may differ greatly.

Wearing Gloves while Cutting Metal

Here at SafetyGloves.co.uk we believe that having lots of options allows you to find the product you need, yet at the same time we also realise that going over such a vast range can end up taking too much of your time. To make this a bit easier for you, we've put together a list of Top 5 Metal Handling Gloves that includes some of our top picks based on the versatility and protective qualities of each product.

MCR Safety CT1007NO Cut Pro Safety Gloves

MCR Safety CT1007NO Cut Pro Safety Gloves

The best place to start is with a very basic, highly affordable and versatile pair that offers all the protection you need with most metal handling tasks. The MCR Safety CT1007NO Cut Pro Safety Gloves feature very good tear resistance and good cut resistance, which means you can safely use them in all medium risk environments.

They have been developed to offer a fantastic fit to most hands, which enables you to move freely and naturally, making your job even easier. Moreover, their uncoated design provides you with an exceptional level of sensitivity and touch, enabling you to feel the objects you are handling while enjoying a good level of cut protection.

Key Features: High tear and cut resistance, maximum sensitivity, fantastic fit, highly affordable

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Maxicut Level 5 Palm Coated Grip Gloves 44-3745

Maxicut Level 5 Palm Coated Grip Gloves 44-3745

If you're looking for something a bit more hardcore, the Maxicut Level 5 Palm Coated Grip Gloves 44-3745 are probably more to your liking. Designed to offer protection without sacrificing comfort, flexibility and dexterity, these innovative safety gloves come with a Level 5 cut protection, according to European Standard (EN).

These highly protective gloves are manufactured from innovative yarns and fibres that offer maximum cut resistance while maintaining high levels of comfort. The reinforced area between the thumb and forefinger further improves their cut resistance, while the smooth and rounded fingertips improve your fingertip sensitivity for easier handling.

Key Features: Maximum level of cut resistance, flexible and dexterous, reinforced crotch

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Ansell Polar Grip 23-700 Insulated Winter Work Gloves

Ansell Polar Grip 23-700 Insulated Winter Work Gloves

Cold weather can make an already difficult task even harder, which is why it is so important to use a different pair of gloves when working outdoors and in cold environments. The Ansell Polar Grip 23-700 Insulated Winter Work Gloves are designed to keep your hands warm while providing excellent grip even when handling wet or slippery objects.

These winter work gloves are highly resistant against abrasions, cuts and tears, as well as convective and contact cold. The polyurethane foam insulation keeps your hands feeling warm and dry even in low-temperature environments, while the rough-finish PVC coating takes care of good grip.

Key Features: Suitable for cold environments, waterproof exterior, excellent cut, tear and abrasion resistance

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Portwest 45cm Cut-Resistant HPPE Grey Sleeve A690GR

Portwest 45cm Cut-Resistant HPPE Grey Sleeve A690GR

Though not technically a glove, protective sleeves can be of great help when you're dealing with larger sheets of metal. The Portwest 45cm Cut-Resistant HPPE Grey Sleeve A690GR provides maximum levels of abrasion, cut and tear resistance for reliable protection against a range of mechanical risks.

Moreover, this highly protective sleeve, designed with a thumb hole for a tighter fit and 13 gauge liner for optimum dexterity, is capable of withstanding temperatures of up to 100°C. It's available in one size that should suit most users, with the length of 45cm, which protects the better part of your arm.

Key Features: Optimum forearm protection, maximum cut, tear and abrasion resistance, tight fit

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HexArmor Full Cut Protection Kit with Two Arm Sleeves

HexArmor Full Cut Protection Kit with Two Arm Sleeves

Last but not not least, this HexArmor Full Cut Protection Kit is a great choice if you're looking for advanced protection. While wearing cut resistant gloves is enough to keep you safe during most jobs that involve metal handling, constantly working with cutting tools or sharp-edged materials puts your entire body at risk.

This convenient and highly protective kit includes a HexArmor AP322 24" x 30" Double-Layer Cut-Resistant Protective Work Apron, two HexArmor 19 Inch Cut Resistant Arm Sleeves AS019S and one pair of HexArmor Chrome Series 4023 Cut Resistant Gloves. All three items feature Level 5 cut resistance according to European Standard (EN), and have been assembled to offer you comprehensive upper body protection during high-risk applications.

Key Features: Maximum level of cut resistance, complete upper body protection, ideal for high-risk applications

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We hope our suggestions will make your job of finding the right metal handling glove at least a bit easier. In case you haven't yet found what you're looking for, make sure to check out our very extensive range of Metal Handling Gloves.

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