MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs)
 MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs)MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs) 
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MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs)

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  • Gauntlet-style gloves designed for chemical work
  • Extended cuff with 300mm length
  • Tested and certified according to EN 374-3
  • Price is per pack of 12 pairs
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Brand:  ATG Gloves
Glove Type:  Reusable
Level of Cut Resistance:  3

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MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs)

The MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs) offer grip, protection and dexterity, while protecting against a range of chemicals, oils, grease and liquids. Their highly grippy but dexterous design is perfect for handling slippery and high risk items, while strong abrasion resistance protects the longevity of the gloves and protects your hands too.

What's Included In This Purchase?

The MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves are supplied in a pack of 12 pairs of gloves.

Who Can Use the MaxiChem Chemical Gauntlets?

The MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves offer protection against chemicals, grease, oil and liquids. They are incredibly durable with high abrasion and tear resistance, and provide a secure grip for controlled handling in slippery conditions. While they are ideal for chemical work, they are versatile enough for a range of applications, including:

  • Assembly
  • Car mechanics
  • Chemistry
  • Component handling
  • Engineering
  • Fabrication
  • Fishing
  • Industrial
  • Industrial fishing
  • Laboratory work
  • Machinist
  • Mechanics
  • Metal fabrication
  • Metal handling
  • Mining
  • Oil operations
  • Oil and gas
  • Outdoor work
  • Pharmaceutical work
  • Strapping
  • Wind farm

Please note that this is only a list of recommended uses for these gloves. Resistant to chemicals, abrasions, tears and liquid penetration, they would perform well in a range of environments, including dirty and rough work settings.

What Chemicals Do the MaxiChem Gloves 56-633 Protect Against?

The MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves have been tested under the EN 475 standard, and have confirmed resistance against 6 different chemicals. They achieve an EN 475 chemical resistance of JKLMNO, the details of which are outlined in the table below. The EN 475 standard that these gloves meet also shows that they are capable of protecting against microorganism penetration.

EN 374

Chemical Level of Resistance
n-Heptane Level 6 (480 mins)
Sodium Hydroxide (40%) Level 6 (480 mins)
Sulphuric Acid (96%) Level 4 (120 mins)
Nitric Acid (65%) Level 4 (120 mins)
Acetic Acid (99%) Level 3 (60 mins)
Ammonia (25%) Level 5 (240 mins)

What Does this Mean?

A level 6 means the gloves can protect against a chemical for about eight hours, level 5 provides four hours of protection and the lower levels will provide between one and two hours of protection. For more information, a full guide to EN 475 standards can be found by clicking the "what is EN 374" tab at the top of the page.

What Else Will the MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves Protect Against?

In addition to chemical resistance, the MaxiChem 56-633 Gloves offer outstanding protection against certain physical risks. Their durability can be demonstrated by their EN 388 ratings, a standard which tests the abrasion, cut, tear and puncture resistance of a glove. The 56-633 gloves attained the following EN 388 scores:

EN 388

  • 4342B
Hazard Level of Resistance
Abrasion Resistance Level 4
Cut Resistance Level 3
Tear Resistance Level 4
Puncture Resistance Level 2
Blade Cut Level B

What Does this Mean?

These gloves offer top levels of abrasion and tear resistance for maximum protection against scratches and scrapes. This means they are suitable for handling rough materials and are likely to have a long lifespan due to their resistance to such damage. They also have a good level of cut resistance for low level protection against mild lacerations.

Which Size Should I Choose?

The MaxiChem 56-633 Gloves are supplied in four different sizes, meaning that you should be able to find the size that suits you. To find the correct size, please measure the circumference of your hand as shown in the diagram below.

How to Measure your Hand

Glove Size Palm Circumference Palm Length
Size 8 (Medium) 203mm 182mm
Size 9 (Large) 229mm 192mm
Size 10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm

How Long Are the MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gloves 56-633?

The MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves are designed to be extra long, stretching from the fingertips to just below elbows. The approximate length (give or take 10mm), is 350mm, which should stretch to just before your elbow. This extra long design is ideal for submerging hands in oil, grease, liquids and chemicals.

How Much Grip Do the MaxiChem Gloves Provide?

The MaxiChem Gloves use something called GRIPtech technology to offer superb grip. In using a micro-cup, non-grip finish, these gloves can help to make gripping slippery items easy. This improves safety at work, while also increasing user productivity.

What MAterials Are the MaxiChem Gloves Made From?

The MaxiChem Gloves are designed to be durable but simple, comprising of just a few materials that aren't irritable on the skin, yet offer durability and protection. These materials are as follows:

  • Coating: NBR (nitrile butadiene rubber)
  • Coating Texture: Micro-Foam with Non-Slip Grip
  • Liner: Nylon

Can Liquid Penetrate the MaxiCHem Gauntlet Gloves?

Coated in liquid repelling nitrile, the MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves provide fantastic protection against penetration by water, oil and chemicals. Their extra-long design also covers the majority of the forearm making it more difficult for liquid to travel down the glove and enter through the cuff. However, as they don't fit snugly against the forearm, it is possible for liquid top enter the gloves if they travel its full length. For maximum protection against this risk, a tighter fitting design is recommended.

How Comfortable Are the MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves to Wear?

Despite their durability, the MaxiChem Gloves are impressively lightweight and comfortable to wear. They are made with a knitted, seamless liner that is gentle against the skin and that allows for good hand flexibility. Additionally, their tailored cuff helps keep the gloves securely in place so they don't slip off the hand as you work.

How Flexible Are the MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gloves?

The MaxiChem liner is made from a combination of nylon, Spandex, polyester and glass for a high level of flexibility and mechanical resistance. It fits snugly against the hand and has an ultra-lightweight construction so as to avoid impeding movement.

How Lightweight Are the MaxiChem Gloves?

The liner as well as the synthetic coating on the MaxiChem Gloves are designed to be lightweight for better dexterity and tactile sensitivity. This can be demonstrated by their palm thickness, which is about 1.40mm.

Can I Buy These Gloves as a Single Pair?

If you aren't interested in a bulk purchase, single pairs of the MaxiChem gauntlet gloves are available from SafetyGloves.co.uk. They can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

What Documentation Is Available?

Conformity Statement Data Sheet User Instructions
Conformity Statement Data Sheet User Instructions

Chemical Resistances of the MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs)

The MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-633 (Pack of 12 Pairs) have the following resistance to these chemicals:

Chemical Resistance Level Breakthrough Time (minutes)
1,4 Dioxane 0 6
1,4 Dioxane 1 25
1,5-Cyclooctadiene 3 67
1-Nitropropane 1 13
Acetic Acid Glacial 99% 3 79
Acetone 1 12
Acetonitrile 1 18
Acrylonitrile 0 3
Allyl Alcohol 2 49
Ammonia gas 1 15
Ammoniumhydroxide con. (28-30% ammonia) 0 8
Amyl Alcohol 6 >480
Aqua regia 6 >480
Benzaldehyde 1 29
Carbon Disulfide 1 20
Chlorine gas 6 >480
Chloroform 0 <1
Cholorobenzene 0 7
Chromic Acid (cleaning solution) / Sulfuric Acid 4 138
Cyclohexane 5 361
Cyclohexanol 6 >480
Cyclohexanone 3 73
Diacetone alcohol 5 289
Diethylamine 1 11
Diisobutyl Ketone 3 93
Dimethyl Acetamide (DMAC) 2 32
Dimethyl formamide 1 19
d-limonene 4 170
Ethanol 92% 4 180
Ethidium Bromide 10% 6 >480
Ethyl Acetate 1 10
Ethyl Ether (Diethyl Ether) 1 11
Ethyl L-Lactate 4 180
Formic Acid 90% 3 >480
Glutaraldehyde 25% 6 >480
Heptane 6 >480
Hexane 5 441
Hydrazine 65% 6 >480
Hydrochloric acid 10% 6 >480
Hydrochloric acid 37% 5 >343
Hydrofluoric acid 48% 4 160
Hydrofluoric acid 73% 1 21
Hydrogen peroxide 30% 6 >480
Isopropyl Alcohol 4 170
Isobutyl Alcohol 6 >480
Isooctane 6 >480
Kerosene (Paraffin) 4 168
Maleic Acid (saturated solution) 6 >480
Methanol 2 30
Methyl cellosolve 4 121
Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 1 17
Methyl Ethyl Ketone / Toluene (1:1 mixture) 0 8
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK) 1 25
Methyl Methacrylate 1 14
Methyl T-Butyl Ether (MTBE) 3 79
Methylene Chloride (DCM) 0 <1
n-Amyl Acetate 2 43
n-Butyl Acetate 1 26
n-Butyl Alcohol 6 >480
Nitric acid 10% 6 >480
Nitric acid 70% 3 70
Nitrobenzene 2 37
Nitromethane 1 15
n-Pentane 2 50
n-Propyl Alcohol (Propanol) 6 >480
Perchloric Acid 60% 6 >480
Perchloroethylene (PERC) 1 24
Petrol (Unleaded) 3 91
Phenol 90% 0 <9
Phosphoric acid 85% (conc.) 6 >480
Potassium hydroxide 50% 6 >480
Propylene Oxide 0 <1
Propyl Acetate 1 11
Sodium Hydroxide 50% 6 >480
Stoddard Solvent 6 >480
Sulfuric acid 47% (battery acid) 6 >480
Sulfuric acid 95-98% 3 70
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) 0 5
Toluene 0 1
Trichloroethylene (TCE) 0 5
Vinyl Acetate 0 9
Xylenes mixed(Xylol) 1 22

Please note that these figures are  provisional test results provided by the manufacturer. Glove suitability varies based on environment and use.

Gloves from ATG can be washed safely in the following way:

1. Use commercial laundry soap or detergent (do NOT use dry cleaning solutions!)
2. Wash in warm to medium hot water, do not exceed 104°F (40°C)
3. Wash for 10 minutes
4. Rinse in cold water.
5. Repeat wash and rinse if soiling is especially heavy
6. Rinse in cold water
7. Tumble dry - maximum temperature 140°F (60°C)

When laundering gloves that have especially heavy dirt or grease, include several pieces of heavy canvas in the second wash cycle - friction from the canvas against the gloves helps loosen and remove deep dirt.

IMPORTANT NOTE

During the use of gloves and the laundering process glove performance can and will deteriorate. For critical areas requiring cut and heat resistance tests need to be conducted after use and laundering to ensure that the performance criteria still meet the needs of those using the glove. Safety Gloves can accept no liability once gloves have been washed.

Delivery

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).

Coronavirus Update

We are still dispatching orders throughout the Coronavirus epidemic. On occasion, due to spikes in demand for certain products, our dispatch times may be slightly extended.

You will receive an email confirming dispatch when your order is on its way to you.

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

What is EN 388?

You might have noticed that this product adheres to EN standard EN 388. EN standards ensure that the product you are buying meets the safety standards of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the highest standards organisation recognised by and working on behalf of the European Union. To pass any EN standard, a PPE product must undergo some of the most rigorous safety tests around.

There are many EN standards that our gloves adhere to. However, the EN standard that we’re concerned about here is EN 388. EN 388 stands for Mechanical Resistance, and informs you of your gloves' resistance to abrasion, cuts, tears and punctures.

How Do I Read the EN 388 Score?

Simply speaking, the higher the score that this product achieves, the better the product will be at resisting that hazard. Products will score between Level 0 and Level 4 for abrasion, tears and punctures, and if they weren’t tested for that hazard you will see N/A written instead of a number.

Cuts are a little different and, with the EN 388 standard rewritten in 2016, it means that gloves will either be tested to cut resistance or ISO cut resistance (sometimes called TDM cut resistance). Gloves tested to cut resistance will score between Level 0 and Level 5, and gloves tested to ISO cut resistance will achieve a score between Level A and Level F with the higher letter offering better cut protection.

Where Can I Find Out More?

This is just a brief overview of EN standard EN 388 so you know where you are standing. For further information, you can see the Introductory EN 388 Blog in our Knowledge Centre.

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