Towa Exxoguard EG5-231 Impact Protection Gloves

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£19.62
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  • Pads on the backs of your hands provide impact protection
  • Ergonomically-designed liner maximises your comfort
  • Double nitrile coating for improved wet and dry grip
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Brand:  Towa
Glove Type:  Reusable
Level of Cut Resistance:  1

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Towa Exxoguard EG5-231 Impact Protection Gloves

If your work puts you at risk of sustaining crash or bump injuries, it's important that you're protected adequately. The Towa Exxoguard EG5-231 Impact Protection Gloves have been constructed with soft and durable pads to protect you without sacrificing your dexterity. The gloves also use highly-visible colours like orange to increase your safety in confined or busy work environments.

The Towa Exxoguard Gloves are black in colour with orange impact pads. Their code is EG5-231.

Physical Resistance of the Protective Gloves

The Impact Protection Gloves have been tested to EN 388, which is the European standard for gauging a glove's resistance to a range of physical threats. Please see the table below for a breakdown of the results.

Mechanical Risk Resistance Level
Abrasion Level 3
Cut Level 1
Tear Level 2
Puncture Level 2

Key Features and Benefits

  • Double nitrile palm coating with MicroFinish technology
  • Coating protects against oil penetration
  • Provides grip in wet, dry and oily conditions
  • Thermoplastic rubber (TPR) pads to the backs of your thumbs, fingers, knuckles and hands
  • Pads protect against impact
  • Ten-gauge seamless polyester and cotton liner
  • Ergonomic design maximises comfort and minimises hand fatigue
  • Kevlar patch reinforces index finger and thumb crotch
  • Pads are attached with Kevlar thread
  • Protects you without sacrificing dexterity
  • High visibility colour increases visibility, awareness and safety
  • Ideal for confined or busy spaces and work zones

Applications of the Impact Protection Gloves

Designed to provide you with protection from impact, the Towa EG5-231 Protective Gloves are suitable for a wide range of applications in dry and oily conditions. This includes the following:

  • Automotive
  • Building
  • Construction
  • Machine Operation
  • Mining
  • Oily Material Handling
  • Shipping Handling

Sizing Information

The Towa EG5-231 Gloves are available in four different sizes, allowing you to get a more tailored fit. Consult the table below to find out which size will fit you best.

Glove Size Palm Circumference (mm) Palm Length (mm) Total Minimum Length of Glove (mm)
Size 8 (Medium) 203mm 182mm 240mm
Size 9 (Large) 229mm  192mm 250mm
Size 10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm 260mm
Size 11 (XX-Large) 279mm 215mm 270mm

Conformity Statement

The Exxoguard Impact Protection Gloves' conformity statement is available to view and download. To do so, please click the PDF link below.

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Delivery

This item will be dispatched by 1st Class Royal Mail, DPD courier or UPS courier.

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

Please contact our Customer Care Team on 020 7501 1104 for an up to the minute delivery expectation for this product.

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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