Definition - What does Kevlar Gloves mean?
Kevlar gloves are a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) made of Kevlar, a strong synthetic fiber used to protect workers from cuts, abrasions and heat. The gloves are also lightweight, flexible and comfortable.
Safeopedia explains Kevlar Gloves
Kevlar gloves are now used in a variety of industries instead of polyester gloves, nylon gloves or poly-ethylene gloves. Automotive, steel, glass and metal workers all use Kevlar gloves to protect their hands from heat and cuts.
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