MaxiCut Resistant Cut Level C Gloves 34-470

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£16.95
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  • Pair of palm coated gloves for dry environments
  • Achieves EN 388 cut level C
  • Flexible and dexterous design
  • Price is per pair (Special offer on selected sizes)
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Brand:  ATG Gloves
Glove Type:  Reusable
Hazard:  Cut
Environment:  Indoor

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MaxiCut Resistant Cut Level C Gloves 34-470

Suitable for rough work in dry environments, the MaxiCut Resistant Cut Level C Gloves 34-470 offer fantastic protection against physical risks. They are flexible and lightweight yet have outstanding abrasion and tear resistance and good cut and puncture resistance. These features make them suitable for a range of dry work applications, including assembly, construction and warehousing.

Which Size of Gloves Should I Select?

The MaxiCut Gloves are available in three different sizes, meaning that you should be able to find the size that's right for you. To measure your hand, measure the circumference of your hand around the knuckles (excluding the thumb) with your hand open and your fingers together as seen in the image below.

Indications of Where to Measure Your Hand

Glove Size Palm Circumference Palm Length
Size 8 203mm 182mm
Size 9 229mm 192mm
Size 10 254mm 204mm

Who Can Use the MaxiCut Level C Gloves?

The MaxiCut Gloves are highly resistant to abrasions and tears and have a medium level of cut resistance. On top of this, their flexibility and grippy palm coating make them ideal for handling rough or coarse materials. Industries and uses we recommend these gloves for include:

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Assembly
  • Builders
  • Car mechanics
  • Component handling
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Industrial
  • Local authorities
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance
  • Mechanics
  • Metal handling
  • Moulding
  • Public transport
  • Railway maintenance
  • Transportation

Please note that this is just a list of recommendations, and that these gloves would prove suitable in a far wider selection of tasks than those mentioned. They are suitable for most dry work environments where good physical protection is required.

How Cut Resistant Are the MaxiCut Gloves?

The MaxiCut gloves have medium levels of cut and blade cut resistance according to EN 388 standards, and can therefore protect against minor cut risks. This durability is the result of CUTtech technology, which combines and blends high performance yarns and fibres to enhance cut resistance without reducing comfort or flexibility.

How Much Physical Protection Do the MaxiCut Gloves Provide?

The outstanding mechanical resistance of the MaxiCut Gloves is reflected by their EN 388 ratings. To meet this standard, gloves must undergo a series of physical tests and are then marked based on their abrasion, cut, tear and puncture resistance. The MaxiCut Gloves achieve the following EN 388 ratings:

  • 4443C
Hazard Level of Resistance
Abrasion Resistance Level 4
Cut Resistance Level 4
Tear Resistance Level 4
Puncture Resistance Level 3
Blade Cut Level C

What Do These Scores Mean?

Level 4 is the highest possible score for everything except cut resistance and blade cut resistance. Having top levels of abrasion and tear resistance and a very high level of puncture resistance, the MaxiCut Gloves can protect against scrapes, grazes and splintered materials and have fantastic longevity due to their resistance to such damage.

They achieve a good level of cut resistance, which is rated out of 5, and a medium level of blade cut resistance which is rated from A-F. They can therefore protect against minor cut injuries, but are not suitable for use in environments where there is a consistent risk of lacerations.

How Much Grip Do the MaxiCut Gloves Provide?

Rough or heavy materials can cause injury when dropped, and a high level of grip is therefore essential when dealing with them. The MaxiCut Gloves are designed to facilitate safe carrying, featuring a coarse palm coating that stops objects from slipping out of a user's grasp during manual handling applications. As the coating is only applied to the palm, flexibility in other sections of the hand is preserved.

How Dexterous Are the MaxiCut Gloves?

For a high level of dexterity, the MaxiCut Gloves are made with a stretchy nylon and Spandex liner which fits snugly against the hand. Its flexible composition bends to the movement of the hands and fingers while its lightweight construction offers better control over components. This construction enables safer and productive manual handling.

How Durable Are the MaxiCut Gloves?

CUTtech technology ensures that while the MaxiCut Gloves remain relatively lightweight, they are still incredibly resilient. Specially formulated fibres reinforce the nylon liner with glass and ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene for maximum durability without excess bulk. On top of this, their reinforced design strengthens inherently weak parts of the glove. Thanks to these features, users can rest easy knowing the protective qualities of their gloves will last.

How Breathable Are the MaxiCut Gloves?

MaxiGlove use their patented AIRtech technology to produce the most breathable gloves on the market. The MaxiCut Cut Level C Gloves are no exception, and offer 360 degree breathability to prevent perspiration or overheating. They can comfortably worn in warm conditions or for extended periods of time.

How Comfortable Are the MaxiCut Gloves?

Hand fatigue and discomfort can reduce a user's dexterity and manual control, so the MaxiCut Gloves are designed to be as comfortable as they are durable. Their nylon and Spandex liner stretches easily with the hand as it bends, ensuring movement is never restricted. It is only this soft nylon liner that rests against the hand, preventing any irritation caused by contact with the nitrile coating.

How Do the MaxiCut Gloves Protect My Skin?

The MaxiCut Gloves have been certified by the OEKO-TEX Association as skin safe from the second they comes into contact with the skin. This rating proves that the gloves can keep skin cool, dry and safe even in warm or uncomfortable working environments. The Skin Health Alliance have also rated the full ATG range 'dermatologically safe'.

Key Features and Benefits of the MaxiCut Resistant Cut Level C Gloves

  • CUTtech technology harnesses high performance yarns and fibres, that combine cut protection and comfort
  • DURAtech coating technology enhances resilience (per millimetre of coating, the gloves have over twice the resistance of another other glove in its class)
  • ERGOtech mimics the hands natural resting position for enhances dexterity and touch sensitivity
  • GRIPtech micro-cup finish provides a secure grip for safer manual handling
  • AIRTech technology offers all round ventilation for maximum breathability
  • HandCare technology platform – all materials used in the manufacturing and construction of this product are compliant with the REACH legislation
  • This glove has been laundered prior to final packaging making it clean and safe for use
  • Evaluated and certified as skin safe from the second it comes into contact with skin according to the skinOeko-Tex Association
  • Awarded professional dermatological accreditation following review of the scientific dossier behind this product by the Skin Health Alliance

Can I Wash the MaxiCut Gloves?

MaxiCut Gloves are designed to be washed. You can do so by following the below steps or by viewing the PDF laundry instructions listed below.

  • Use commercial laundry soap (do NOT use dry cleaning solutions)
  • Wash in warm to medium hot water, without exceeding 40°C
  • Wash for 10 minutes
  • Rinse in cold water
  • Repeat wash if soiling is heavy
  • Rinse in cold water

Please note that overall glove performance may be impacted during the wash. It is not recommended that you wash these gloves over 3 times.

Cleaning Instructions
Laundry Instructions

Can I Buy the MaxiCut Gloves in Bulk?

Buying your MaxiCut Gloves in bulk can help you save money for your business. A discounted pack of 12 pairs is available from SafetyGloves.co.uk, which can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

What Materials Are the MaxiCut Gloves Made From?

The MaxiCut Gloves are designed using a number of different materials. These materials are as follows:

  • Coating: NBR (Nitrile Butadiene Rubber)
  • Liner: Glass, Nylon, Polyester, Spandex

What Documentation Is Available?

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

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).

However, during the Coronavirus crisis, please note that our dispatch times are extended due to unprecedented demand for our products. Please allow an additional 5 working days for dispatch of your order. 

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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