Disposable Gloves Materials Quick Reference

Disposable gloves offer dexterity in applications that require hand protection from chemicals and undesirable soils.

Nitrile Disposable Glove Material

Nitrile is a versatile synthetic copolymer. It is generally a blend of Butadiene, Carboxylic acids and Acrylonitrile. Nitrile gloves are ideal for stripping and degreasing, chemical washing and is resistant to animal fats and vegetable oils. Nitrile gloves are ideal for the following industries:

Dental
Healthcare
EMS
Automotive
Janitorial
Law Enforcement
Food Service
Industrial
Tattoo Parlors

Nitrile does not contain latex that may cause skin allergies.

Latex Disposable Glove Material

Natural rubber latex is a milky sap-like substance produced by the rubber tree. These trees are found in Southeast Asia, India and South America. When the trunks of the trees are tapped, they produce latex. This latex is then collected and used in manufacturing.

Latex disposable gloves provide excellent hand protection with an excellent grip, but do not hold up well in organic solvents, oils, greases or fuels such as kerosene or gasoline.

Latex gloves can be found in the following industries:

Dental
Healthcare
Medical
EMS
Automotive
Janitorial
Law Enforcement
Food Service
Salons

Vinyl Disposable Glove Material

A synthetic thermoplastic polymer (usually Poly Vinyl Chloride – PVC) which gives excellent resistance to some acids, fats and petroleum hydrocarbons. Vinyl gloves tear easily and are used in light duty applications.

Vinyl gloves are generally found in the following industries:

Dental
Healthcare
Aviation
Janitorial
Education

Scrub n Shine has a Large Selection of Disposable Gloves

Sizes from XS-XXL. Thicknesses from 3 MIL to 13 MIL.

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