Scilabub Frosters Cryogenic Mid Length Waterproof Gloves
Designed for handling items at temperatures typically between -120°C and -190°C, the
Frosters Cryogenic Mid Length Waterproof Gloves excel in cryogenics, dry ice handling, microtome work and other extreme cold applications. Their waterproof membrane is ideal for protecting the hands, while their thin and flexible design puts you in control and promises total safety. What's Included?
With your purchase you will receive:
1 x Pair of Scilabub Cryogenic Gloves What Are the Cryogenic Gloves For?
The Cryogenic Waterproof Gloves are designed for the extreme cold, specifically for tasks such as liquid nitrogen handling where you need resistance to water too. Tasks where these gloves are recommended include:
Bottle handling Cryogenics Dry ice handling Liquid nitrogen handling Freezer work Scientists Sub zero work
Please note that these gloves are designed for handling extremely cold materials. We wouldn't recommend them for simple, cold outdoor work, however if your work means that you have to handle items that are far below freezing, then these gloves are ideal.
What Temperatures Can They Protect Against?
These gloves are designed for people who work with materials that are far below freezing. This can include cryogenics, dry ice handling, bottle handling and scientific work where you can expect to experiment with freezing materials. These gloves are suitable when handling solid materials that are typically between -120°C and -190°C, without becoming stiff.
How Waterproof Are the Frosters Cryogenic Gloves?
The Cryogenic Gloves are designed to offer superb insulation, with their superb synthetic fibre outer layer offering total water resistance. This is particularly ideal for cryogenics and liquid nitrogen handling, as you will be expected to come into contact with extremely cold substances that may be in liquid form. If this is the case, then these gloves will completely protect your hands, wrists and fingers from injury.
See Scilabub in Action
Scilabub Gloves are designed for handling items that have been submerged in liquid nitrogen. This includes in vaccine research, where Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seen visiting a vaccine research facility in September 2020. You can see scientists use Scilabub to protect their hands towards the end of the below video.
VIDEO Why Should I Trust These Gloves?
Working with temperatures this low can cause serious damage to your hands and arms. These gloves have been tested to EN standards EN 388 and EN 511, measuring their resistance to mechanical threats and the cold. They achieved the following scores:
Hazard Level of Resistance Abrasion Resistance Level 2 Cut Resistance N/A Tear Resistance Level 2 Puncture Resistance N/A EN 511
Hazard Level of Resistance Contact Cold Level 2 Convective Cold Level 2 Water Permeability Level 1 What If I Don't Need Waterproof Gloves?
Not all extreme cold tasks require waterproof gloves, and if this is the case with you then you can save money by purchasing Frosters Gloves without the waterproof membrane. Don't worry, they still come with the same outstanding mechanical and cold resistance, however they lack the ability to prevent water from penetrating the gloves. You can access these gloves by clicking on the links below:
How Do The Frosters Cryogenic Gloves Work?
The Scilabub Gloves feature a special outer layer that is designed to resist water, ideal for handling freezing items submerged in substances such as liquid nitrogen. However, the middle layer features a special polyolefin and polyester micro fibre that has twice the effectiveness of a normal thermal fibre. This then helps to minimise heat transfer without the material being too thick to handle materials.
What Does the Frosters Gloves Fit Feel Like?
The Frosters Gloves are designed to be comfortable, with a cotton interior coating that keeps the hands cosy and warm during use. The mid length design can protect the hands from external risks too, preventing debris from entering the gloves. If you are concerned that the gloves aren't long enough, then you can always buy Frosters Gloves with longer arms.
Are They Available in Longer Sizes?
The Frosters Gloves are available in a range of different lengths. They are available by clicking on the links below:
Will I Retain Dexterity in Freezing Conditions?
When handling freezing cold materials you can expect to want to retain dexterity, as this helps to retain grip for yourself while minimising any risk. These gloves are designed to stay flexible even when handling materials that are lower than -100°C, helping to ensure that you can do your job with more productivity and more impact.
Which Size Should I Choose?
The Frosters Gloves are available in four 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 Circ. Palm Length Min. Length of Glove Size 8 (Small) 203mm 182mm 240mm Size 9 (Medium) 229mm 192mm 250mm Size 10 (Large) 254mm 204mm 260mm Size 11 (Extra Large) 279mm 215mm 270mm What Documentation Is Available?
Conformity Statement Instructions for Use