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Portwest A521 TIG Ultra Welding Gauntlet

Portwest A521 TIG Ultra Welding Gauntlet

Portwest

Product Code:  A521
Brand:  Portwest


The TIG Ultra Welding Gauntlet offers fantastic dexterity with a goat leather palm and excellent burn resistance due to the split leather backing. Designed for the professional TIG welder with aramid stitching for ultra durability.

  

EN 420, EN 388:2016, EN 407, EN 12477

Portwest A521 Features

  • CE certified
  • The ultimate in dexterity for welders
  • Made from high quality durable goat leather
  • Reinforced aramid stitching for maximum durability and burn protection
  • EN12477 Type B welding protection

Materials

Goatskin, Split Leather, Para-Aramid

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.

Protective Gloves For Welders

EN 12477: 2001

This European standard specifies requirements and test methods for protective gloves for use in manual metal welding, cutting and allied processes. According to their performance, protective gloves for Welders are classified into two types.

Type A: lower dexterity (with higher other performance).

Type B: Higher dexterity (with lower other performance).

Click here to learn more about EN Standards

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