Portwest A174 Flex Grip Handling Nylon Gloves (Case of 360 Pairs)


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  • Latex foam coating provides excellent grip
  • Nylon liner offers mechanical protection
  • Designed to be 100% waterproof
  • Price shown is per case of 360 pairs
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Portwest A174 Flex Grip Handling Nylon GlovesPortwest A174 Flex Grip Handling Nylon Gloves
Qty:  360

Brand:  Portwest
Glove Type:  Reusable
Level of Cut Resistance:  1

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Portwest A174 Flex Grip Handling Nylon Gloves (Case of 360 Pairs)

Designed with a comfortable nylon seamless knitted liner, the Portwest A174 Flex Grip Handling Nylon Gloves (Case of 360 Pairs) use a waterproof latex coat to provide excellent handling abilities in wet conditions. Their flexible and extra grippy design makes them ideal for fast applications, while they have been ergonomically constructed to ensure comfort and reduce hand fatigue.

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The Portwest A174 Flex Grip Handling Nylon Gloves are popular gloves, and with this offer you can buy a case of 360 pairs at a discounted price. Ideal for businesses that require high levels of health and safety, this offer lets you save money on your essential safety wear. To purchase these gloves in a single pair, please see the standard listing.

Mechanical Properties of the Portwest A174 Flex Grip Nylon Gloves

The Portwest A174 Handling Gloves offer excellent protection against a wide range of mechanical risks. They have been tested in accordance with EU standards to ensure a high level of performance. Please find the results below:

EN 388

Hazard Level of Resistance
Abrasion Resistance Level 2
Cut Resistance Level 1
Tear Resistance Level 2
Puncture Resistance Level 1

Enhanced Grip in Wet Conditions

Because of their extra grippy latex foam coating, the Portwest Flex Gloves offer superb grip in wet and slippery conditions. This, combined with their waterproof and mechanically strong design, work to boost productivity when handling materials.

Features of the Portwest Flex Grip Nylon Gloves A174

  • Designed with a waterproof latex palm ideal for wet conditions
  • Constructed with a latex foam coating that provides grip in all conditions
  • Fitted with a medium thickness 13 gauge liner that ensures flexibility
  • Supplied with an open back that enhances breathability
  • Ergonomically designed to reduce hand fatigue
  • Available with an elasticated cuff to ensure a secure fit
  • Features a seamless knitted liner that provides exceptional comfort
  • Available in a wide range of sizes

Suitable for a Range of Industries

While they are best suited to use in wet conditions, these gloves are highly versatile. They can also be used inside and outside, in dry conditions and in clean and dirty environments. Some applications where they are recommended include:

  • Automotive
  • Bricklaying
  • Building
  • Construction
  • Component handling
  • Engineering
  • General handling
  • Industrial work
  • Local authorities
  • Maintenance
  • Manual handling
  • Mechanics
  • Outdoor work
  • Packaging
  • Packing
  • Scaffolding
  • Shipping
  • Railway maintenance
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Warehouse
  • Wet work

Product Codes

The codes for the Portwest Flex Grip Handling Gloves are:

  • A174R8RS
  • A174R8RM
  • A174R8RL
  • A174R8RXL
  • A174R8RXXL

Sizing of the Portwest Nylon Gloves A174

The Portwest Nylon Gloves are available in five sizes that should be suitable for most users. To find your perfect pair, please measure the circumference and length of your palm and match the results to the table below.

Glove Size Palm Circumference Palm Length Min. Glove Length
7 (Small) 178mm 171mm 230mm
8 (Medium) 203mm 182mm 240mm
9 (Large) 229mm  192mm 250mm
10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm 260mm
11 (XX-Large) 279mm 215mm 270mm

Documentation for the Portwest Flex Grip Gloves

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


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

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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Portwest A174 Flex Grip Handling Nylon Gloves

  • Latex foam coating provides excellent grip
  • Nylon liner offers mechanical protection
  • Designed with a waterproof latex palm coating
  • Price shown is per pair of gloves
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