More often than not, people use gloves made up of Cotton and fabric that may be coated to provide protection against some moderate concentrated chemicals. Rubber, plastic or synthetic gloves are mainly used for cleaning or working with oils, solvents and other chemicals. While leather gloves being spark and moderately heat resistant are preferred for welding purposes. The risk of cuts and abrasions is also minimized by wearing leather gloves.
In addition, heat resistant safety gloves Singapore such as aluminized gloves are recommended for welding, furnace and foundry work, as they provide reflective and insulating protection; Kevlar gloves are cut and abrasion resistant and provide protection against both heat and cold. Accordingly, they are preferred for industrial use; Impact-Resistant and Vibration-Resistant Gloves are specifically designed to mitigate risk of hand-arm vibration syndrome .