Hand protection specialist Unigloves has launched of a new range of reusable safety  gloves and specialist electrical safety gloves with specific solutions designed for workers in the construction sector.

The new Unigloves Nitrex industrial gloves range – ensures truly comprehensive hand protection for construction workers against all major risk categories including cut, impact, thermal, chemical and electrical hazards.

Protective performance features for the new gloves include cut, puncture and abrasion resistance, in addition to enhanced dry and wet grip, along with a range of dip coatings.

New surface technologies have also been created including:

NitreGrip™ Technology – a new, advanced surface treatment providing an assured grip when working in dry, wet or oily conditions.

NitreGuard™ Technology assuring a high-performance in the straight blade cut test for workers requiring cut protection.

For those having to wear their gloves for extended periods of time or in warmer environments, Unigloves has also incorporatedSanitized® Actifreshahygiene and odour control function integrated within the glove, neutralising odours and reducing microbial growth thanks to the addition of a biocidal product with active zinc pyrithione.

Joining Nitrex is the Sibille electricians range – providing dielectric and arc flash protection from 500 volts to 36,000 volts. Supporting the range is comprehensive ancillary equipment including leather over gloves, cotton under gloves, storage containers and safety checking equipment.

“The Nitrex and Sibille ranges are a truly comprehensive addition to our existing single use protective gloves, enabling us to offer construction workers enhanced hand protection against the major hand hazards on site,” said Karen Cresswell of Unigloves.

“This is a major development and further secures our position as one of the few dedicated hand protection manufacturers left in the market with, high performance hand protection solutions backed by excellent levels of customer service, delivered through a highly experienced, knowledgeable and friendly team,” added Karen.