Portwest Anti-Vibration Black Gloves A790

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  • Designed to protect against vibration
  • High abrasion resistance means gloves are durable
  • Padded material ensures extra mechanical protection
  • Price shown is per pair of gloves
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Brand:  Portwest
Glove Type:  Reusable
Hazard:  Vibration
Level of Cut Resistance:  3

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Portwest Anti-Vibration Black Gloves A790

Ideal for use with jackhammers, concrete breakers and powertools, the Portwest Anti-Vibration Black Gloves A790 protect well against vibrations which lowers the risk of the user developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). Designed with a cotton and nylon liner, the Anti-Vibration Gloves guarantee long-lasting comfort which is ideal for extended tactile work. 

Mechanical Properties of the Portwest Anti-Vibration Gloves A790

The Portwest Black Gloves A790 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 N/A
Cut Resistance Level 3
Tear Resistance Level 4
Puncture Resistance Level 3

EN 10819

The Portwest Anti-Vibration Gloves have been tested in accordance with EN 10819 meaning that they are suitable at providing protection against vibrations with a moderately strong frequency.

  • Score: TRm = 0.62 TRh = 0.55

Certified For Use With Vibrations

Working with powertools or any other mechanical equipment with high vibration can leave the user with HAVS, which can leave the user unable to work while increasing the risk of injury. The Portwest Anti-Vibration Gloves are specially designed with a rigged palm and fingers to reduce the effects of vibration, meaning the user can continue with safety.

Features of the Anti-Vibration Black Gloves A790

  • Designed for use with high vibration equipment
  • Special rigged palm and fingers absorbs high frequency vibrations
  • Features a 10 gauge cotton and nylon liner that ensures mechanical protection
  • Impressive abrasion resistance means gloves are long-lasting
  • Designed to withstand moderate industrial impact
  • Comfortable inner liner ideal for extended use
  • Available in a wide range of different sizes

Suitable for a Range of Industries

The Portwest Anti-Vibration Gloves are highly dexterous, and suitable for any industry with a high vibration risk. They are versatile, and can be used inside and outside, in dry, wet and oily conditions, and in dirty and clean environments. Some applications where they are recommended include:

  • Assembly
  • Automotive
  • Builders
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Emergency
  • Industrial
  • Local authorities
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance
  • Material handling
  • Outdoor work
  • Road work
  • Scaffolding
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Product Codes

The codes for the Portwest Anti-Vibration Gloves are:

  • A790BKRM
  • A790BKRL
  • A790BKRXL

Sizing of the Portwest Anti-Vibration Black Gloves

The Portwest Gloves are available in three 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. Length of Glove
8 (Medium) 203mm 192mm 240mm
9 (Large)  229mm 192mm 250mm
10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm 260mm

Documentation of the Portwest Black Gloves A790

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Download the Conformity Statement for the Portwest A790 Download the Instruction Manual for the Portwest A790

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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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A 790 anti vibration gloves
Saturday, 20 October 2018  | 

Fingers are fine could do with more gel in the palm

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