The difference between nitrile, latex and vinyl gloves
THE GOLDEN HANDS RANGE OF LATEX, NITRILE & VINYL GLOVES
Golden hands is Omnisurge’s premium range of disposable gloves. Omnisurge is driven to supply ALL INDUSTRIES with premium quality, super strong disposable range of glove. Through the use of a pair of disposable gloves, a user can have the confidence that they are protected, being protective and maintaining an appropriate level of hygiene in a personal, commercial or industrial environment.
This is the most popular glove. Latex gloves offer dexterity, tactility, and comfort that makes these
gloves perfect for medical, auto repair and food service use. Latex is a biodegradable material made
of material originating from the latex ducts and is still the most elastic, resilient and form fitting
glove and are suitable to wear for long periods of time.
The biggest reason people choose not to use latex gloves, many people are allergic to latex, while
they make a great choice when allergies are not a concern.
Properties of Latex Gloves:
- Elastic and strong
- Fits like a second skin
- Recommended for High risk areas
- Comes in two forms Powdered and Powder-Free
- High level of touch sensitivity
Nitrile gloves are made from a synthetic rubber and are an ideal alternative when latex allergies are
of concern. Nitrile gloves are the superior glove and has a higher puncture resistance than any other
glove material. Nitrile also has a better chemical resistance than Latex or Vinyl gloves.
Nitrile is waterproof, greaseproof, oil proof and most importantly, chemical resistant to a range of
common chemicals and substances. Nitrile gloves are also commonly used in the medical industry
due to their high puncture resistance, and dexterous strength
Properties of Nitrile Gloves:
- Latex and Powder free
- Puncture resistant
- Great fit to your hand
- Resists many chemicals
- Long shelf life
- Available in Blue, Blue purple and Black
Finally, are Vinyl Gloves. These gloves are perfect for handling non-hazardous materials and
chemicals. These are best used for food service and other applications where product protection is
necessary but does not require much dexterity or tactile precision.
Vinyl gloves are manufactured in a way to enable stretch and versatility whilst they are also able to
hold up against punctures, stretch and general wear and tear. Vinyl gloves are a synthetic, non-bio-
degradable, protein-free material made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and plasticisers that softens
the material. Since vinyl gloves are synthetic and nonbiodegradable, they have a longer shelf life
than latex gloves.
Properties of Vinyl Gloves:
- Loose fit
- Available in Clear and Blue