Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Mechanics Flex Gloves

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  • Pair of anti-impact mechanics gloves
  • Ideal for mechanical work & engineering
  • Anti-slip palm & finger-tip patches  boost gripping power
  • Price is per pair of gloves
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Brand:  Impacto
Glove Type:  Reusable
Level of Cut Resistance:  1

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Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Mechanics Flex Gloves

Combining flexibility with superior impact and vibration resistance, the Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Mechanics Flex Gloves are the hand-protection you want when you're working under the hood. Spandex and "flex" lines work together to ensure a high level of hand dexterity when handling components and tools, whilst integrated VEP padding works to absorb and redistribute impact shock.

Key Information

  • Glove Code: AV408
  • EN 420+A:2009
  • EN 388
  • Size Range: Medium - Extra Large
  • Supplied as a pair

Resistance of the Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Mechanics Gloves

The Impacto AV408 have been tested in accordance with EU standards to ensure high levels of performance. Please find the results below:

EN 388

Property Resistance Level
Abrasion Resistance Level 1
Cut Resistance Level 1
Tear Resistance Level 2
Puncture Resistance Level 2

Uses of the Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Mechanics Gloves 

The Impacto AV408 are a pair of heavy-duty gloves designed to withstand external damage and protect the hands from vibrations and impacts. As such, they are recommended for the following industrial applications:

  • Heavy Engineering
  • Fabrication
  • Mining
  • Sandblasting
  • Scaffolding
  • Builders
  • Construction
  • DIY
  • Woodwork
  • Yard Work
  • Drilling
  • Fabrication
  • Grinding
  • Joinery

Features of the Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Flex Gloves

  • Contoured VEP (Visco-Elastic-Polymer) padding in palms protect hands from impacts & vibration shock
  • Flex lines across folding areas for enhanced dexterity
  • Spandex back of hand further improves dexterity
  • Synthetic suede leather palm allows for greater durability
  • Anti-slip palm and finger-tip patches to boost gripping power
  • Elastic wrist with hook and loop closure for an easy fit every wear

Why Choose the Impacto AV408 Flex Gloves?

The Impacto AV408 Flex Gloves aren't just a stylish pair of work gloves - if you work in mechanics or maintenance, a pair of AV408 could drastically boost your productivity and performance. The Impacto AV408 are fortified with a combination of VEP padding and suede leather to provide an excellent level of impact and vibration absorption during power tool usage, whilst strategically-placed flex lines ensure a high level of dexterity.

How Does VEP Padding Absorb Vibrations and Impacts?

VEPs (Visco-Elastic-Polymer) are solids that mimic the behaviour of liquids, which allows dissipation of shock waves better than any other material. The “solid-liquid” nature of VEP absorbs shock waves in all directions at once, reforming to its original shape at a rate that is slow enough so as not to exert outward pressure that could cause reverberations, but fast enough to regain its original shape before the next shock.

How Grippy Are the Impacto AV408 Gloves?

The Impacto AV408 offer superior gripping power to other mechanics gloves. That's because the AV408 are fitted with anti-slip patches along the palm and fingertips, which mitigate accidental slippage and create traction for a firmer hold.

Sizing of the Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Gloves

The Impacto AV408 Anti-Impact Gloves are available in several sizes that should fit the hands of most users. Please measure the circumference of your hand around the palm. Do not include the thumb area.

Size of Gloves Circumference of Hand (cm)
Medium 20 - 23cm
Large 23 - 28cm
Extra Large 28 - 33cm

Washing Instructions

  1. Hand wash with cold water and soft detergent. 
  2. Do not use bleach or strong detergent. 
  3. Hang or lay flat, air dry. 
  4. Do not dry in automatic dryer. 

Please note that frequent washing of leather products will make the leather less supple.

Documentation for the Impacto AV408 Mechanics Flex Gloves

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Conformity Statement Download the Instruction Manual for the Impacto Gloves


This item will be dispatched by 1st Class Royal Mail, DPD courier or UPS courier.

The estimated delivery time for this item is usually 1-3 working days when ordered before 14:00, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

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Our team are working hard to process orders as quickly as possible. We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.

UK Delivery Charges

Certain orders delivered to the UK are subject to a delivery charge; refer to the table below for more information. Please note that all values are listed exclusive of VAT.

Order Value UK Delivery Charge
Up to £39.99 £4.95
£40.00 and over FREE
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