HAND PROTECTION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY _______________________________ 36

GENERAL PURPOSE Nitrile ______________________________________22 Latex ______________________________________28 PVC ________________________________________32 Polyurethane _________________________33

ABOUT SHOWA Protect what matters _____________ 4 Our commitment _____________________5

CUT PROTECTION S-TEX_____________________________________ 48 Kevlar®/Aramid______________________ 50 HPPE _____________________________________52

KNOWLEDGE CORNER European standards for PPE __ 6 Materials guide ______________________ 10 Coatings and polymers _________ 11

INSULATED Cold protection ______________________74 Heat protection______________________78

CHEMICAL PROTECTION Nitrile _____________________________________ 58 Biodegradable nitrile _____________ 61 Neoprene ______________________________ 64 PVC _______________________________________ 66 Butyl ______________________________________ 70 Viton _______________________________________ 71

SHOWA TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

Eco Best® ________________________________ 12 S-TEX _____________________________________ 14 TEMRES® ________________________________ 16 Microfibre gloves ___________________ 18

ANTISTATIC _____________________________82

GLOVE SIZE CHART ___________ 98

INDEX ________________________________________ 99

IMPACT PROTECTION Nitrile _____________________________________ 44

SINGLE USE Cobalt blue series _________________ 88 Biodegradable nitrile ____________ 90 Cleanroom _____________________________ 91 Antistatic _______________________________ 91 Chemical resistance guide ___ 92

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