Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves
Designed for use in temperatures as low as -50°C, the
Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves offer insulating and thermal properties while retaining a high level of flexibility that is ideal for grabbing tools, equipment and materials. Their durable construction can protect the hands against mechanical risks too, making the gloves well suited to a wide range of cold environment tasks that range from freezer and cold store work to outdoor manual applications. How Warm are the Skytec Thermal Gloves?
The Skytec Argon Gloves are designed for freezing conditions, offering protection even when working in temperatures as low as -50°C. Their nylon layer is supported by a warm and snug fit that prevents cold air from escaping, making them perfect for cold outdoor work and work in simulated cold environments such as a freezer or cold store.
HOW WATERPROOF ARE THE ARGON THERMAL GLOVES?
The Skytec Gloves will keep your hands completely dry when handling wet and damp materials. The bottom half of the palm and fingers is completely waterproof, meaning that you can dip your fingers and palm into a bucket of water and your fingers will stay completely dry.
The top half of the gloves including the cuff is water resistant. You shouldn't worry as water-resistance means that your wrist and the top of your hand will still stay dry when it rains and when handling wet and damp materials. Just look at how these gloves performed in the waterproof bucket test!
VIDEO What Tasks are the Thermal Gloves Useful For?
The Skytec Argon Gloves are incredibly versatile, using a flexible and thin lining to ensure that the user can continue to handle tools, materials and items. As a result they are useful for a wide range of medium-risk environments where protection from the cold and wet is necessary. This includes:
Cold storage Construction Farming Freezer work Gardening Goods handling Groundworks Labouring Logistics Manufacturing Oil and gas Metal detecting Outdoor maintenance Public works Scaffolding Snow shovelling Utilities Warehouse Window Cleaning Yard work
The Skytec Gloves are professional and reliable gloves that are recommended for not just the tasks listed, but most medium-risk tasks that demands protection from the cold. If you face cold conditions at work then these gloves will do the trick, but they are so versatile that they can be used at home around the yard too.
Are They Safe to Use in Extreme Cold Conditions?
If you work in extreme cold conditions such as a freezer or if you live in a place where the temperature can drop into the minuses, then the Argon Gloves will suit you. A double insulated thermal lining will protect your hands from temperatures that reach as low as -50°C, while their impressive grip that means that handling slippery frozen items will be made easy.
This includes suitability for use in a freezer. The gloves happen to be suitable for use with food which means that you can handle frozen foods without risk of product contamination. The grip and sensitivity is ideal for handling small items and tools, helping to improve your productivity and your safety.
What Does the Lining of the Skytec Argon Gloves Feel Like?
The Skytec Argon Gloves are highly comfortable to wear with an inner fleece like lining that cushions the hand, while their flexible design can contour to your specific hand shape. They can be quite tight fitting however this works to only enhance their sensitivity and flexibility, ideal for improving your work performance.
How Much Dexterity Do the Skytec Gloves Provide?
Despite offering resistance to water and cold, the Skytec gloves don't compromise on dexterity. Their flexible HPT foam lining enables the user to have total control of tools, equipment and materials, while a rough palm prevents frozen items from slipping from your hand. In the below video, you can see how dexterous the gloves are compared to our other popular thermal waterproof gloves.
VIDEO What Do the Skytec Argon Gloves Feel Like to Wear?
The Skytec Argon Gloves offer incredible comfort and warmth, so they are designed to fit snugly around your hands in order to keep the cold out. Despite this, they are not overly tight, and you'll find the gloves fit perfectly around your hands. The snug design is designed to keep water out and heat in, therefore they can also prevent things such as dust, dirt and debris from entering the gloves.
Can I Still Grip Tools and Materials?
The Skytec Argon Gloves are designed for use in freezing conditions and have a special coating across the palm, fingers and knuckles that helps to enhance grip. Their flexibility and sensitivity work well with the high level of grip, helping to produce a pair of gloves that won't let you down even when working in freezers.
Excellent grip means you won't struggle to handle tough materials in freezing conditions Will They Protect my Wrist?
The Skytec Argon Gloves will offer total warmth from your fingertips to your wrist. They stop just after the wrist which helps to prevent a loss in dexterity during use, while their tight fitting design ensures that warm air can't escape and cold air can't enter. Their knit wrist means that they simply slide onto the hand and then hug the wrist, preventing the glove from slipping off your hands during use.
How Durable are the Skytec Thermal Gloves?
The Skytec Gloves are designed for use in harsh working conditions which makes them a highly durable pair of gloves. They achieve the second highest abrasion rating possible meaning that they can withstand knocks and scrapes without obtaining damage. Their durable design is perfect for using across a cold spell of weather.
Due to their durability these gloves are extremely economical. For their low, affordable price, Skytec will keep your hands dry, warm and safe for most of the year or for a significant amount of time in freezer and cold store work. Their tough exterior means that they aren't phased by severe environments.
Why Should I Trust the Skytec Argon Gloves?
The Skytec Gloves are one of our most popular gloves with reviews claiming warmth, snugness and protection from wet working conditions. If that doesn't convince you then they are backed by a regulatory body, achieving scores under the EN 388 (mechanical protection), and EN 511 (protection from the cold) standards.
Property Resistance Level Abrasion Resistance Level 3 Cut Resistance Level 2 Tear Resistance Level 3 Puncture Resistance Level 1 ISO Cut Resistance N/A EN 511
Property Resistance Level Convective Cold Resistance Level 0 Contact Cold Resistance Level 2 Water Permeability Level 0 How Sustainable Are the Argon Waterproof Gloves?
By purchasing sustainable gloves you can help to make your workplace and the environment a healthier place. The Skytec Argon Gloves are made from virgin raw materials that not only provide high performance, but remove the need for additional chemicals in the manufacturing process.
What Are the Skytec Argon Thermal Gloves Made From?
The Skytec Argon Gloves are designed with a durable HPT foam coating that extends across the knuckles, helping to protect key areas against risks. A nylon liner ensures flexibility too, helping to provide a durable, reliable and long-lasting pair of gloves. The gloves are also latex and silicone free to reduce irritation risk.
Can I Wash the Skytec Argon Gloves?
The Skytec Argon Gloves are designed to be suitable for washing. They must be washed at 40°C with a neutral detergent. Their mechanical properties typically remain after three washes however this depends on the degree of wear of the gloves.
Are They Suitable for Extended Use?
The Skytec Argon Gloves are thin, durable and sensitive, meaning that they are well suited to extended use across an entire day without the user developing hand fatigue. If you are buying for a work force then these gloves are also available as a
pack of 10 or a case of 120. IDeal as Metal Detecting Gloves
The Skytec Argon Gloves are highly popular among people who go metal detecting. The thermal lining keeps the hands warm while hunting for treasure, while the dirt-resistant and tough exterior mean that you can dig through the dirt without risk to your hands or gloves.
What Size of Skytec Gloves Should I Choose?
The Skytec Argon Thermal Gloves are available in four 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 your thumb) with your hand open and your fingers together, as seen in the image below.
Size Palm Circumference (mm) Hand Length (mm) Minimum Glove Length (mm) Size 7 (Small) 178mm 171mm 230mm Size 8 (Medium) 203mm 182mm 240mm Size 9 (Large) 229mm 192mm 250mm Size 10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm 260mm Documentation of the Skytec Argon Gloves
Please find the conformity statement for these gloves by clicking the PDF links below.
Examination Certificate Conformity and User Instructions
Conformity Statement Instructions for Use