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Ammex GPNB GlovePlus Black Nitrile Glove,
Latex Free, Disposable, Powder Free, Medium (Box of 100)

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Review of Ammex GPNB GlovePlus Black Nitrile Glove, Latex Free, Disposable, Powder Free, Medium (Box of 100), made by Ammex

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Reviewer:

This is an Amazon Vine review, which means I didn't actually buy these. If I had, I would have been more careful about the size. I wear an XL glove, these are mediums. Even so, they (amazingly) fit with reasonable comfort.

So how does one rate a seemingly commodity item such as nitrile gloves? Well, if you've ever bought super cheap ones you have probably found they rip out easily and are thus useless because the protection is unreliable. Or they don't fit right. Let's see how the Ammex product stacks up.

  • The fit. As mentioned, these are too small for me so you could expect me to not say anything here. But the gloves did stretch to fit my hands. And the fingers were the right length. Poorly designed/made gloves often have "floppy finger" syndrome, which interferes with your ability to work. These don't have that problem. I also looked at unstretched gloves and found these to have a consistent design. Consistently good.
  • Smell. How does a glove protect your skin when it's laden with harsh chemicals of its own? Or a fragrance? These are just gloves, no nasty stuff on them.
  • Chemical resistance. These resist chemicals you are likely to encounter as, say, an industrial maintenance mechanic. The box lists 15 different categories of chemicals these gloves resist.
  • Strength. Stretch a nitrile glove over a hand that is two sizes too small for the glove, and then pinch the material and tug firmly on it. The glove should rip, right? These held up to that abuse. Of course, you can tear them. But in normal use or even slightly abnormal use, the consistent thickness of the material gives it surprising durability.
  • Sensitivity. I can still handle tools adroitly, while wearing these gloves.
  • Allergies. These are Latex-free.

You can't go wrong with this choice. These gloves provide the protection you need without compromising in other areas. Not only that, they look good. Can you tell that I really like them?

Please note that these are not rated as PPE for electrical work. Nor are they meant to be used for barrier protection in medical or healthcare applications.

A tip for using these gloves for applications involving resins and other sticky (or gooey) materials. Always wear two pairs (one inside the other). Then if you find your gloves all gummed up, you can just roll them down and off. The inner pair will be clean and you can finish the job.

 

 

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