New Global Standards for Hand Protection Discussed at AIHce 2016

Jill Clements of DuPont talk about why the global standard will help relieve confusion for all markets.

BALTIMORE -- The morning session of AIHce 16 day two featured an informative technical session regarding the relatively new global standards for hand protection.

Jill Clements, DuPont Kevlar Technical Sales Leader in mechanical protection, helped described what professionals are actually measuring when they test for cut-resistant gloves. According to Clements, cut resistance is a function of the base weight and material composition. You can increase the resistance of a glove by increasing the base weight or changing the material, which is a form of engineered yarn.

To get a proper handle on if a glove is safe or not, you need to know the fiber, cut resistance value, and overall glove construction.

The latest global standards are used to specify test methods, and have been streamlined to a single method. By simply using one testing device, confusion around how to test for cut resistance has been reduced around the world.

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