No matter how skilled you’re with your craft (woodworking, metalworking, repairs etc.) and how high quality your tools are, it all means nothing if you’re not protecting yourself from hazardous elements that come with your work. You need full set of safety gears, from top to bottom. That means, you need put on protection gloves on your hands as well. So we give you in this list are the top notch gloves pair for your hands protection.
The Best Work Gloves
We had tested each and every one of these work gloves before including them into this list, so you can rest assure these gloves live up to their claim. We first procured work gloves from most known brands and we tested them through a few safety and hazard tests to see what level of protection they can give and the level of injury they can reduce or prevent. Also, comfort and mobility of each gloves when used. After many arduous testings we narrowed it down to three best work gloves and here they’re in our list.
Mechanix Wear Impact Pro
This work gloves is crowned as the top player because we love it versatility working with different tools. Another neat feature of this gloves is impact and shock-absorbing palm padding in it. So, whenever you’re using and working using power tools, the recoil and impact from them will be reduce, hence, you hands won’t feel taxed too quickly. Every aspects of safety is accounted for with this gloves, no details are spared. Not only it has the neat impact and shock-absorbing palm padding, it has abrasion-resistant to it while the finger equipped with Thermoplastic Rubber guards.
If you’re worry that your hands too small or too big, then don’t worry, because it has elastic and stretch writs that ensures the pair fits well and stay in place. This pair of gloves have mesh, so that your hands get enough airings and won’t feel uncomfortable even if the weather’s is hot. Plus, there is no hassle when it comes to cleaning these gloves because they’re machine washable.
- Impact and shock-absorbing palm padding
- Abrasion-resistant material
- Thermoplastic Rubber guards
- Elastic and stretchable
- Mesh for airings
- Machine washable
Carhartt Men’s Grain Leather Work Glove
These gloves are both functional and versatile, it can be use in any weather. This pair is made of cowhide, cotton duck and suede. The gloves exterior is all leather while the interior is 100% polyester, so it’ll feel comfortable to your hands. Like i mentioned earlier, this gloves is suitable to be use in any weather, be dry or wet. If you’re going to do your work in wet weather, then this gloves will definitely keep your hands dry and protected from the affecting outside elements and keep your hands warm, even in a cold freezing temperature.
As for protection, these gloves do give a fair amount of protection for your hands. The cowhide definitely protects your knuckle and thumb, while the suede protect your palm from lacerations or the sorts. If your mostly involves lifting lumbers, woods, digging through soils, pulling out plants/trees etc. then this pair of gloves is perfect for you. It is not machine washable though, so don’t throw it into a washing machine.
- Water resistant, comfortable on the inside
- Knuckle and thumb protection
- Suitable to be use in any weather
- Keep your hands warm
Epica Cut Resistant Gloves
If your line of work involves lots of thorny and sharp things like knives, this pair of gloves should provide you protection from cuts. It may look like a simple pair of gloves, but they’re virtually impossible to be cut. This is because it uses a cut-resistant, four components yarn for protection.
Although it made especially made to be use when handling knives, it is however, appropriate and suitable to be use with other DIY and light duties. This pair of gloves offer high mobility, comfort and control, especially when handling knives. The gloves are stretchy enough to fit in with most of hands sizes; men or women.
- Protection from cuts
- High mobility, comfortable and great control
- Fits almost any hands sizes