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Portwest A197 Antistatic Shell

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Portwest A197 Antistatic Shell

Portwest

Product Code:  A197
Brand:  Portwest


The Portwest A197 is constructed from an advanced pylon & carbon fibre blend. This glove (liner only) protects equipment like circuit boards from the natural oils of the skin while also protecting sensitive equipment from harmful static discharge.

EN 388 EN 1149 ESD

EN 420, EN 388, EN 1149

Portwest A197 Features:

  • CE certified

  • Suitable for use in ESD environments

  • This glove can be used with most mobile touchscreen devices.

  • Low linting construction for minimal contamination

  • Retail bag which aids presentation for retail sales

  • 15 gauge liner for extra dexterity

Protective Gloves : General Requirements

EN420 : 2003 + A1 2009

This standard defines the general requirements for glove design and construction, innocuousness, cleaning instructions, electrostatic properties, sizing, dexterity, water vapour transmission and absorption along with marking and information

EN 388
Gloves giving protection from mechanical risks

Protection against mechanical hazards is expressed by a pictogram followed by four numbers (performance levels), each representing test performance against a specific hazard.

1 Resistance to abrasion
Based on the number of cycles required to abrade through the sample glove (abrasion by sandpaper under a stipulated pressure). The protection factor is then indicated on a scale from 1 to 4 depending on how many revolutions are required to make a hole in the material. The higher the number, the better the glove. See table below.

2 Blade cut resistance
Based on the number of cycles required to cut through the sample at a constant speed. The protection factor is then indicated on a scale from 1 to 4.

3 Tear resistance
Based on the amount of force required to tear the sample. 
The protection factor is then indicated on a scale from 1 to 4.

4 Puncture resistance
Based on the amount of force required to pierce the sample with a standard sized point. The protection factor is then indicated on a scale from 1 to 4.

ESD – (Electrostatic Discharge) 

ESD gloves are used to divert static electricity. Surface resistivitity is tested according to method specified in EN 1149-1 but test sample must meet the requirements EN1149-5. 

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