MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-635
The MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves 56-635 offer grip, protection and dexterity, while proving perfect at 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 Are the MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gauntlet Gloves For?
The MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves are designed for use in greasy, oily and chemical environments. They are extremely versatile, providing suitable for many different environments, many different industries, and for providing protection against many different hazards. Suitable tasks include:
- Car mechanics
- Component handling
- Industrial fishing
- Laboratory work
- Metal fabrication
- Metal handling
- Oil operations
- Oil and gas
- Outdoor work
- Pharmaceutical work
- Wind farm
Please note that these gloves are not limited to the list above. These gloves provide good protection against a range of chemicals, oil, grease and liquids, and as such, should prove useful in many industries that comes with these risks.
What Chemicals Do the MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves Protect Against?
The MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves can protect your hands against a wide range of chemicals, however have been tested specifically under EN 374 to 6 chemicals. These chemicals are listed below, and the gloves achieve an EN 374 score of EN 374: JKLMNO. The gloves are also certified under EN 374-5, meaning that they will protect the hands against micro-organisms.
|Chemical ||Level of Resistance |
|n-Heptane ||Level 6 (480 mins) |
|Sodium Hydroxide ||Level 6 (480 mins) |
|Sulphuric Acid ||Level 4 (120 mins) |
|Nitric Acid ||Level 4 (120 mins) |
|Acetic Acid ||Level 3 (60 mins) |
|Ammonia ||Level 6 (480 mins) |
What Does this Mean?
You can view a full explanatory guide by clicking the "what is EN 374" tab at the top of the page. Briefly, the level 6 achieved by n-Heptane, sodium hydroxide and ammonia, mean that the gloves will protect the hands for at least eight hours, while the chemicals with lesser levels will protect the hands for between one hour and two hours.
What Else Will the MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves Protect Against?
The MaxiChem Gloves feature a tough nitrile rubber liner and a nylon inner liner, than work to provide comfort, protection and durability. This means that the gloves provide so much more than chemical resistance, including protection against oils, liquids and grease. Finally, the gloves are certified under EN 388, meaning that the gloves can protect the hands against mechanical risks and threats.
|Hazard ||Level of Resistance |
|Abrasion Resistance ||Level 4 |
|Cut Resistance ||Level 1 |
|Tear Resistance ||Level 2 |
|Puncture Resistance ||Level 1 |
What Does this Mean?
These gloves offer outstanding protection against abrasion, ensuring that you can use the gloves against rough materials without damage to the gloves or your hands. Good protection against tears offers durability too, while standard protection against cuts and punctures means that your hands should stay safe in most low-risk mechanical tasks.
Which Size Should I Choose?
The 56-635 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 using the image below as a guide. Once measured, please match your size to the table below, before selecting the correct size from the drop down menu at the top of the page.
|Glove size ||Palm Circumference ||Palm length |
|Size 7 (Small) ||178mm ||170mm |
|Size 8 (Medium) ||203mm ||182mm |
|Size 9 (Large) ||229mm ||192mm |
|Size 10 (Extra Large) ||254mm ||204mm |
WHAT TECHNOLOGY DO THE MAXICHEM GLOVES USE?
ATG Gloves are famous because they infuse their own technology into the design of the gloves. All of their gloves use unique technology to make their service some of the best available, and it's no different with the MaxiChem Gloves. Technology used includes:
- LIQUItech: For protection against liquids, oils, grease and chemicals.
- ERGOtech: For a combination of light, seamless, comfortable materials with impressive dexterity that works to reduce hand fatigue.
- GRIPtech: Micro-cup, non-grip finish for controlled and superior grip in oily and wet applications.
How Long Are the MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves 56-635?
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 Get Inside the Cuff on the MaxiCHem Gauntlet Gloves?
The MaxiChem Gauntlets stretch all the way to the elbows, meaning that it is difficult for water to get beyond the cuff and down the arm. However, because of their open design at the top it isn't impossible, so for the highest risk of tasks we'd recommend gloves that are a little tighter at the top.
How Comfortable Are the MaxiChem Gauntlet Gloves 56-635 to Wear?
Featuring a nylon liner, the gloves are incredibly comfortable to wear, fitting around your hands without any effort from you required. This level of comfort is ideal for use all day, as the chances of developing hand fatigue are reduced.
How Easy Are the MaxiChem Gloves to Don and Doff?
The MaxiChem's comfortable and smooth liner means that you can slip the gloves on and off without too much trouble at all. This is particularly idea for fast environments when you are switching between wearing gloves and not wearing gloves, as speed in these tasks is key.
How Flexible Are the MaxiChem Chemical Resistant Gloves?
The fingers and hand area on the gloves are designed to be flexible, bending and contouring with the natural movement of your hands. This is ideal during higher risk tasks when you are handling items that might be a little slippery. This level of control reduces the chances of you dropping the gloves, ideal for increasing user safety and user productivity.
How Lightweight Are the MaxiChem Gloves?
The MaxiChem Gloves are incredibly lightweight, meaning that you can complete most tasks without your hands feeling fatigue. They gloves actually weigh between 116g and 144g per pair, proving how lightweight they actually are.
Can I Buy These Gloves in Bulk?
If you require, then these gloves are available in packs of 12. This is ideal for industries, factories and businesses that require more than one pair of gloves at an affordable price. You can find this bulk pack by clicking on the link below:
What Documentation is Available?
|Conformity Statement ||Instructions for Use ||Data Sheet |
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