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Understanding the New ANSI/ISEA 105 (2016) Hand and Arm Protection Cut Level Classification
Sep 2nd 2016

Understanding the New ANSI/ISEA 105 (2016) Hand and Arm Protection Cut Level Classification

In recent years, rapid technology advancement allowed manufacturers to create more sophisticated yarns that improved glove performance significantly. Cut-resistant gloves and sleeves are designed to protect hands and arms from direct contact with sharp objects made of metal, ceramic, or glass. Cut level protection is ensured by a combination of the material’s composition and thickness. The … read more
ISEA Announces Revised ANSI/ISEA 105 Hand Safety Standards
Jul 28th 2016

ISEA Announces Revised ANSI/ISEA 105 Hand Safety Standards

Revised ISEA Hand Protection Selection Criteria Guides End-Users and Specifiers The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval for ANSI/ISEA 105-2016, American National Standard for Hand Protection Classification, with cut-resistance testing and updated corresponding classification levels as key focus areas. … read more
Jan 26th 2015

Protect Your Hands With HexArmor

The most common injury among all construction and industrial workers is a hand injury. Makes perfect sense. Our hands are the tools we use most often. And we've all probably put them places we shouldn't. To better protect your important assets, new gloves from HexArmor have been added to our PK Safety site. Glove science has made big advances over the past 10 year … read more
Nov 13th 2013

The Best Gloves for the Cuts, Abrasions, and Chemical Hazards

There are a thousand type of work gloves on the market these days. Gloves for highly specialized manufacturing and general assembly, and gloves to keep you from developing calluses on your hands while digging a hole. Sometimes they work and sometimes they don't. The more you know about gloves, the easier it is to find the one that will work best for the type of work you do. The fir … read more