AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces a new line of hand protection. Designed with electricians
and contractors in mind, the new 3M Comfort Grip and Gripping Material
work gloves provide physical protection from cuts, punctures and
abrasions while increasing dexterity and grip.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),
the potential for hand injury exists for 4.7 million workers and full
hand protection compliance could prevent 712,000 lost workdays per year.
For many electricians and contractors, the challenge is finding hand
protection that offers the dexterity they need as well as mechanical
protection to keep them safe.
The Comfort Grip and Gripping Material line of gloves from 3M addresses
both needs and is available in three different models, depending on the
The General Use Comfort Grip gloves are ideal for light- to
medium-duty jobs that require precision handling. The nitrile palm
coating provides excellent grip even in wet or oily conditions and
ensures flexibility and abrasion resistance.
The Cut Resistant Comfort Grip gloves are perfect for jobs that
require handling abrasive or sharp materials such as cable preparation
or wire handling. With an EN388 Cut Level 5 and ANSI Cut Level 3 rating,
these gloves provide good cut protection while the nitrile palm again
offers excellent grip.
The Gripping Material Work Glove helps users get a better grip on
the job. -. Comprised of thousands of micro fingers, the 3M Gripping
Material sewn on these gloves provides great grip in dirty, wet or oily
conditions. Durable synthetic suede, combined with padded fingers and
thumbs adds protection, making these ideal for heavy-duty jobs in
factories or on construction sites.
For more information about the Comfort Grip and Gripping Material
gloves, contact the 3M Electrical Markets Division, A130-4N-36, 6801
River Place Blvd., Austin, Texas 78726-9000, USA, call (800)-517-0482,
or visit our website at www.3M.com/electrical/gloves.
About 3M Electrical Markets Division
Electrical Markets Division, based in Austin, Texas, designs,
manufactures and markets products for electrical construction,
electrical utilities and electrical equipment manufacturers. EMD has
more than 60 years of experience serving customers with highly reliable
products, including electrical insulating tapes; flexible insulation;
power cable splices and terminations; high temperature, low-sag
transmission conductors; heat shrinkable tubing and molded shapes;
electrical wire connectors and terminals; wire marking and
identification products; and cable ties.
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