Types of Disposable Gloves

August 08,2022

Since the outbreak of covid-19, disposable medical protective products, especially gloves, have received widespread attention. To popularize relevant knowledge, we will introduce the types of disposable gloves.




Latex gloves


Made of natural latex. The most comfortable wearing feeling, comfortable and nonslip.


Good puncture resistance and excellent elasticity. Latex contains protein and is not suitable for people who are allergic to protein.


Nitrile gloves


Nitrile gloves are copolymerized by acrylonitrile and butadiene monomers. Nitrile gloves do not contain latex, and the allergy rate is very low (less than 1% of users). They are very suitable for most medical environments, puncture resistant, suitable for long-time wear, and have excellent chemical resistance and puncture resistance.


Vinyl gloves


Low manufacturing cost, and puncture resistance than PE gloves, commonly used in the food industry.


Disadvantages: dioxins and other undesirable substances will be released during the manufacturing and disposal of PVC. Due to the lack of elasticity, PVC gloves are easy to tear in the production process, increasing the waste rate and thus increasing waste.


Polyethylene gloves


These gloves are very thin and loose. They are an inexpensive glove option and are usually used to handle food in a short time. There are many types of PE gloves to choose from, which vary in quality and durability.


PE: made of polyethylene, subdivided into LDPE gloves and HDPE gloves. The cheapest disposable gloves are lobster-eating gloves. HDPE gloves have high hardness and poor tensile properties; LDPE gloves are relatively soft and have good tensile properties. HDPE gloves are lighter and thinner than LDPE gloves, but the quality is not as good as LDPE gloves.


CPE: made of linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) and high-pressure polyethylene (LDPE). With diamond embossing on the surface, it has good anti-skid performance. The gloves are relatively soft and have good tensile performance. Commonly used in food processing, hair salon, and other industries.


TPE: it is made of linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), high-pressure polyethylene (LDPE), thermoplastic elastomer (POE), and some auxiliary materials. With stretch and softness, it gradually replaces PVC, nitrile, and other gloves and is cheap. It is commonly used in cleaning, hospital care, food processing, hair salon, and other industries. It has excellent chemical resistance and does not contain latex.


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