In face of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we must protect ourselves and prepare safety personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure safety and minimize potential risks. The disposable gloves are an integral part of personal protective equipment. Commonly there are four main types - latex, vinyl, nitrile and polyethylene. Some of them look quite similar, it is important to understand if you buy the right one and use them in the correct applications. This easy guide will help you to buy smart and use smart!
1. Latex gloves
Many people think that latex gloves are of industry-standard, which have a high degree of touch sensitivity and dexterity and can achieve remarkably high accuracy. Latex provides a barrier against infectious substances and biological contaminants. In addition, disposable latex gloves are comfortable to wear, fitting closely to your hands, and have the same touch sensitivity as without gloves. Furthermore, one can wear them for a long time, they are dexterity, strength and puncture-resistant. People with latex allergies shall be precautions for application.
2. Vinyl gloves
It is ideal for people who are looking for latex-like properties but are allergic to latex. The design of PVC gloves is looser and more comfortable than latex gloves. Although it is comfortable for long-term use, the design of disposable vinyl gloves is more suitable for short-time activities. It is cheaper and looser than latex gloves, ideal for short-term work, and is an effective temporary barrier against biological contaminants.
3. Nitrile gloves
It has excellent strength and protection effect, but its dexterity and touch sensitivity are slightly lower than latex. Nitrile gloves are puncture resistant and very suitable for demanding jobs, which use high-quality latex substitutes and use synthetic materials that will not make users allergic. And they are natural and oil-resistant, puncture-resistant, highly durable, which can be used in medical, food, and industrial applications. Since they do not contain latex, nitrile gloves are a great alternative for people with latex allergies.
4. Polyethylene gloves
They are a low-cost temporary barrier between hands and materials. Because of their cost-effectiveness, they are often used in the food service industry. And they are easy to put on and take off, so they are suitable for temporary and short-term use.
Guangxi Nanning Flight Supply Trading Co., Ltd. can provide you with different kinds of disposable gloves, which are convenient for you to use in your daily life or work, and protect your safety and health.