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Mechanical Protection Category Overview

Whether a job requires handling sharp edges, manipulating small parts or working in oily conditions, there's an Ansell glove that provides the level of protection and product characteristics you need. Our mechanical protection gloves utilize innovative technologies and high-tech yarns to create unique combinations of cut protection, oil repellency and grip. Each glove is carefully crafted to provide the best ergonomic design for the highest level of comfort.

Our multi-purpose gloves perform in applications that demand increased versatility. Cut protection gloves deliver the highest levels of protection when handling parts with sharp edges. Choose oil repellent gloves for safety in moderately oily conditions. And our special purpose gloves offer unique properties—such as protection from hot or cold temperatures, and low lint.

Primary Industries:

  • Construction Construction
  • Energy Energy
  • Manufacturing Manufacturing
  • Raw Materials Raw Materials Processing
  • Critical Environment Critical Environment
  • Food Food
  • Other Occupations Other Occupations


Performance Series:

These performance gloves feature the latest innovations, leading the industry in safety and functionality. When you need the right solution for the most challenging jobs and environments, these gloves deliver.

  • HyFlex® Gloves

    Experience the optimum balance of protection, comfort and dexterity with HyFlex® gloves. Ergonomically designed, they blend quality performance with precision handling.

  • PowerFlex® Gloves

    For comfort, safety and sure grip in rugged environments you can trust PowerFlex® gloves. They bring the performance advances of ergonomic gloves to more demanding job applications.

  • Vantage® Gloves

    Vantage® gloves utilize advanced technology and engineered fibers to provide superior hand protection for a variety of risk exposures. Plus, they deliver excellent comfort and durability.

Classic Products:

There's a reason that these gloves set the industry standard. Classic gloves from Ansell continue to provide the performance and reliability that's demanded across industries worldwide.

Each job application and environment requires a different degree of mechanical protection, dexterity and grip. Use this information to help determine which glove provides the right performance for your needs.

Mechanical Protection Breakdown

L Light

Designed to provide an ideal balance of comfort, protection and dexterity in light- to medium-duty jobs that include precision handling of smaller parts.

M Medium

Specially created to deliver the right balance of mechanical protection, performance, ergonomic handling and comfort for medium-duty jobs.

H Heavy

Engineered to provide protection and comfort in tough, heavy-duty jobs that require enhanced levels of mechanical performance and ergonomic handling.

Multi-purpose iconMulti-Purpose

Offer a balance of grip, oil repellency and precision handling performance for varied applications that demand increased versatility

Lightweight multi-purpose glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Food Manufacturing Other Industries Raw Materials

  • Assembling, inspecting and packing small or delicate parts
  • Small to medium scale metal stamping
  • Truck driving, forklift and crane operation
  • Assembly and handling of nuts, bolts and screws

Performance Series

Mediumweight multi-purpose glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Food Manufacturing Other Industries

  • Electrical component assembly and installation
  • General material handling
  • Final assembly areas
  • Shipping and receiving

Performance Series

Heavyweight multi-purpose glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Food Manufacturing Other Industries Raw Materials

  • Engine and transmission assembly
  • Forestry, logging and lumber operations
  • Refuse collection

Performance Series

Cut protection iconCut Protection

Provide high levels of cut protection for applications where users control, handle or assemble parts with sharp edges

Lightweight cut protection glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Food Manufacturing Other Industries Raw Materials

  • Carpentry, drywall and roofing
  • General maintenance
  • Handling cartons and packaging

Performance Series

Mediumweight cut protection glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Food Manufacturing Other Industries Raw Materials

  • Handling glass or slippery plastics
  • Metal fabrication
  • Assembling HVAC components

Performance Series

Heavyweight cut protection glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Food Manufacturing Other Industries Raw Materials

  • Handling door panels, hoods and other sharp-edged materials
  • Sheet metal handling and finishing
  • Handling slitter blades and utility knives

Performance Series

Oil-repellent iconOil-Repellent

Designed for use in moderately oily environments, such as lubricated part handling, where protection from oil on the skin is essential

Mediumweight oil-repellant glove

Sample Applications: Energy Manufacturing Other Industries Raw Materials

  • Engine and transmission assembly
  • General plant maintenance work
  • Light metal fabrication
  • Machine shops

Performance Series

Special purpose iconSpecial Purpose

Offer unique performance properties, including thermal resistance (heat & cold), high-visibility, anti-vibration, anti-static and low lint

Lightweight special purpose glove

Sample Applications: Critical Environment Manufacturing

  • Electrical component assembly
  • Final assembly areas
  • Assembling, inspecting and packing small or delicate parts

Performance Series

Low Lint Anti-static
Mediumweight special purpose glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Manufacturing Other Industries

  • Operating machinery and equipment
  • Handling tools and air guns
  • Operating chain saws and grinders

Performance Series

Anti-vibration
Heavyweight special purpose glove

Sample Applications: Construction Energy Food Manufacturing Other Industries Raw Materials

  • Refuse collection (high-visibility)
  • Handling hot materials (thermal)
  • Cold weather protection (thermal)

Performance Series

High visibility Thermal hot Thermal cold

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Industries

Construction
Construction
Critical Environment
Critical
Environment
Energy
Energy
First Responder
First
Responder/
Defense

Food
Food
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
Other
Other
Occupations
Raw
Raw Materials
Processing

EN Protection Standards

Micro-organisms
Micro-
Organisms
Chemical Protection
Chemical
Protection
Low Chemical Protection
Low Chemical
Resistance
Mechanical Protection
Mechanical
Protection

ASTM F 1790-97 (CUT) and ASTM D 3389-94 (ABRASION)

ANSI 0 ABRASION
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ANSI 0 CUT
ANSI 1 ABRASION
ANSI 1 CUT
ANSI 2 ABRASION
ANSI 2 CUT
ANSI 3 ABRASION
ANSI 3 CUT
ANSI 4 ABRASION
ANSI 4 CUT
ANSI 5 ABRASION
ANSI 5 CUT
ANSI 6 ABRASION
ANSI 6 CUT

Featured Technology

Nitrile Foam™
KVSD

Special Designation

Best Seller
Best Seller

Mechanical Protection

Application Segments

Cut Protection
Cut Protection
Multi-Purpose
Multi-Purpose
Oil Repellent
Oil Repellent
Special Purpose
Special Purpose

Duty Levels

Heavy White
Heavy White
Light White
Light White
Medium White
Medium White

Special Purpose Segments

Anti-Static
Anti-Static
Anti-Vibration
Anti-Vibration
Fire-Retardant
Fire-Retardant
High Visibility
High Visibility

Low Lint
Low Lint
Thermal Cold
Thermal Cold
Thermal Hot
Thermal Hot

Chemical and Liquid Protection

Polymer Segments

Nitrile
Nitrile
PVC
PVC
Neoprene
Neoprene
Polyvinyl Alcohol
Polyvinyl Alcohol
Polyisoprene
Polyisoprene

Natural Rubber Latex
Natural Rubber Latex
Laminated Film
Laminated Film
Butyl
Butyl
Viton/Butyl
Viton/Butyl

Exposure Segments

Immersion
Immersion
Splash
Splash

Product Protection

Cleanliness Segments

Controlled
Controlled
Critical
Critical
Lab
Lab and/or Exam
Sterile
Sterile

Food Application Segments

Cut-Protection
Cut-Protection
Heat & Cold
Heat & Cold
Liquid/Mechanical-Resistant
Liquid/Mechanical-Resistant
Single-Use
Single-Use

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