Top 5 Thermal Work Gloves
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
When you hear about how fantastic thermal work gloves are, you might quickly jump to the conclusion that this doesn't concern you directly, as your job doesn't involve going outdoors at all. That is, of course, unless you've ever spent any significant amount of time trying to keep your hands warm while working in a freezer, cold storage or warehouse.
Here at SafetyGloves.co.uk we know how versatile thermal gloves can be, which is why we stock them in virtually every possible material, shape and size. But that doesn't necessarily mean that finding just the right pair for you is easy. If you find all the different alternatives a bit daunting, we might be able to help you out with a few suggestions from our list of Top 5 Thermal Work Gloves.
Skytec Argon Thermal Gloves
When it comes to high quality thermal gloves, there aren't many that could top the Skytec Argon Thermal Gloves, which is probably what makes them one of our most popular pairs. They offer reliable protection down to sub-zero temperatures, yet what makes them truly stand out from the bunch is their encapsulated air molecules, which provide vibration absorption for superb comfort and extra protection.
Their double lining can protect you against temperatures that reach as low as -50°C, while their waterproof coat allows you to dip your fingers and palm into water without your skin getting wet. This combination is perfect for work in cold conditions, proving ideal in applications that range from outdoor work during winter to cold store and freezer use.
Key Features: Excellent abrasion and tear resistance, protection down to sub-zero temperatures, encapsulated air molecules provide vibration absorption, suitable for most cold work applicationsShop Now
Polyco Freezemaster II Cool Handling Gloves
If you need gloves that protect in both cold and wet environments, the Polyco Freezemaster II Cool Handling Gloves might be more to your liking. These premium leather safety gloves offer exceptional conformability while keeping your hands protected, dry and warm. The thick and fleecy lining helps to protect from cold, while a waterproof lining ensures your hands will remain dry and further protected from cold, which makes these gloves especially suitable for cold store duties, food packaging, manufacturing and preparation, as well as outdoor work.
Key Features: Waterproof lining, added insulation keeps hands dry and comfortable, made from premium quality leather, good abrasion and puncture resistanceShop Now
MaxiDry Zero Thermal Gloves 56-451
We can't pass thermal waterproof gloves without mentioning the MaxiDry Zero Thermal Gloves 56-451. These super flexible, dexterous and comfortable gloves feature a synthetic coating combined with a seamless knit liner the provides thermal resistance for temperatures of up to -30°C, as well as innovative technology that keeps moisture away from your hands. Moreover, the super soft coating provides ultimate flexibility even in extremely cold environments, allowing you to channel energy into the heating rather than the moving of your hand.
Key Features: Liquid repellent exterior, exceptional thermal insulation properties, super flexible coating, optimised gripShop Now
Supertouch Superthermal Gloves - PVC Dot 27413
In addition to the warmth added by the thermolite and lycra yarn, the Supertouch Superthermal Gloves - PVC Dot 27413 are the only pair on this list that features excellent grip, due to their PVC dot coating. These highly straightforward and very affordable protective gloves conform to EN 511 European standard, and are the first choice for cold store handling activities, general handling and outdoor tasks.
Key Features: Highly affordable solution, protect from contact cold, excellent grip due to PVC dot coatingShop Now
KOOLgrip Hi-Vis Yellow Grip Gloves
Unlike any of the gloves mentioned so far, the KOOLgrip Hi-Vis Yellow Grip Gloves protect your hands not only from low temperatures, but from extreme heat as well. They have been tested to both EN 407 and EN 511 European standards, confirming that these gloves protect from both contact cold and heat of up to 250°C. In addition, they feature premium crinkle latex for superior grip, dual coating on the fingertips for added durability and a bright yellow exterior for high visibility.
Key Features: Protect against heat and cold, latex coating for superior grip, dual coating on fingertips for added durability, thermal brushed polyester lining for extra insulationShop Now
While we've tried to include some of the best thermal gloves, we realise that no two gloves are created the same, and only you know best what kind of a glove would suit you perfectly. If you haven't yet seen quite what you've been hoping for, make sure to visit our full range of Thermal Gloves.