Showa 720R Chemical-Resistant Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets

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  • Full nitrile coating offers high grip
  • Designed to resist a wide range of chemicals
  • Suitable for use with food
  • Price is per pair of gauntlets
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Brand:  Showa
Type of resistance:  Chemical
Glove Type:  Reusable
Hazard:  Chemicals
Level of Cut Resistance:  1

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Showa 720R Chemical-Resistant Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets

With a full nitrile coat that extends over the entire hand, the Showa 720R Chemical-Resistant Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets promise protection against chemicals such as n-Heptane, sodium hydroxide and sulphuric acid. Their tough construction means that your hands are safe from mechanical threats too, while a roughened surface provides the grip needed for safe and secure handling applications.

Mechanical Properties of the Chemical-Resistant Nitrile Gauntlets

The Showa 720R Chemical-Resistant Gauntlets provide excellent protection against a wide range of mechanical and chemical 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 3
Cut Resistance Level 1
Tear Resistance Level 3
Puncture Resistance Level 2

EN 374

The Chemical-Resistant Gauntlets have been tested in accordance with EN 374, and achieved permeation resistance of at least 30 minutes with the following chemicals:

Chemical Code Chemical
J n-Heptane
K Sodium Hydroxide (40%)
L Sulphuric Acid (96%)

The Showa 720R Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets also achieved a score of AQL 1.5 under EN 374 - 2.

Enhance Your Performance

The Showa 720R Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets have been designed to enhance your performance in applications involving chemicals, food, and oil and grease. Their rough construction means that grip is enhanced while handling, meaning that you can carry materials from A to B faster. Their impermeable design means that the gauntlets are suitable for use with oil, hydrocarbons, liquids and grease.

Features of the Showa 720R Gauntlets

  • High abrasion resistance ensures longevity
  • Suitable for use with a range of chemicals and with food
  • Nitrile coating offers impressive grip
  • Flexible design offers enhanced flexibility
  • Special seams reduce the chances of irritation
  • Extra long 30cm design means arms stay protected

Suitable for a Range of Industries

The Showa Chemical-Resistant Gauntlets are suitable for a wide range of industries. This includes use with food, chemicals and in wet, slippery and oily conditions. They are recommended for the following applications:

  • Chemical use
  • Construction
  • Food manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Municipal services
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Wet work

Product Codes

The codes for the Showa 720R Gauntlets are:

  • SHO7201
  • SHO7202
  • SHO7203
  • SHO7204
  • SHO7205

Sizing of the Chemical-Resistant Nitrile Gauntlets

The 720R Nitrile-Coated Gauntlets are available in five sizes that should be suitable for most users. To find your perfect pair, please measure the circumference of your palm and the length of your hand and match the results to the table below.

Size Palm Circumference (mm) Hand Length (mm) Min. Gauntlet Length (mm)
Size 7 (Small) 178mm 171mm 300mm
Size 8 (Medium) 203mm 182mm 300mm
Size 9 (Large) 229mm  192mm 300mm
Size 10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm 300mm
Size 11 (XX-Large) 279mm 215mm 300mm

Documentation of the Showa 720R Gloves

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

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Delivery

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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).

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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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