This product is CE marked in accordance with the directive on personal protective equipment, 89/686/EEC. It conforms to the directive's requirements for safety, comfort and efficacy.
This product has been constructed and manufactured in accordance with the following standards:
- EN 12477:2001/A1:2005 – Protective gloves for welders.
These gloves comply with EN 12477 Type A, with a performance level according to the table.
|Tested Property||Standard*||Level||Max.||Min. Type A||Min. Type B|
|Abrasion resistance||EN 388||4||4||2||1|
|Cut resistance||EN 388||1||5||1||1|
|Tear resistance||EN 388||3||4||2||1|
|Puncture resistance||EN 388||3||4||2||1|
|Conductive heat||EN 407||1||4||1||1|
|Convective heat||EN 407||3||4||2||-|
|Radiant heat||EN 407||x||4||-||-|
|Welding sparks||EN 407||4||4||3||2|
|Melted metal||EN 407||x||4||-||-|
EN 388 - Protective gloves against mechanical risks.
EN 407 - Protective gloves against thermal risks (heat and/or fire).
EN 420 - Protective gloves - General requirements and testing methods.
Type A indicates that the gloves have a high degree of protection against mechanical and thermal risks, but with less flexibility. This glove type is suitable for most types of welding work e.g. MIG/MAG and MMA. Type A gloves are not suitable for e.g. TIG welding.
Type B indicates that the gloves have a lower degree of protection against mechanical and thermal risks, but have greater flexibility.