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Nitrile gloves: ¿What are they, types and characteristics?


Nitrile is considered the main alternative to natural latex because it is the material closest to the properties of latex. Nitrile is a compound whose molecule is obtained by replacing the hydrogen atoms of hydrocyanic acid with organic groups. One of the main differences is that it does not contain synthetic latex allergens. Nitrile gloves are very thin but very durable.


Main characteristics of nitrile gloves


· Wear resistant

It is a very elastic material, durable and less susceptible to punctures than other types of gloves. Therefore, they are interesting options for companies where there is a risk of contamination or chemical penetration. In addition, it is also a material that meets absolutely all microbiological safety requirements, so nitrile gloves are ideal for jobs involving microorganisms or professions exposed to certain viruses.


· Waterproof material

Nitrile is a highly water-repellent compound that can further improve safety in industries that handle hazardous liquids. Additionally, the following gloves are recommended when handling cytotoxic substances.


· Excellent grip and tactical agility.

In addition to providing excellent strength and penetration, these gloves have thin walls and a textured finger surface for better grip and excellent tactile sensitivity. Another skin that professionals can easily work with.


· Latex allergy

Many people who are allergic or intolerant to latex may experience allergic symptoms when using other types of gloves. This makes nitrile products a safe and recommended option for the most sensitive skin.


· Follow the rules

They must always follow safety rules. Nitrile gloves are completely safe and comply with regulations for use in all types of areas, from healthcare to the food industry.


Types of nitrile gloves


Blue Nitrile Gloves: Standard, comfortable and light nitrile gloves ideal for the healthcare sector.

Nitrile gloves (AACHEN feel): premium nitrile rubber, more resistant and durable, but very sensitive to the touch.

Gloves (Aachenfortis): Extra thick and durable, ideal for tasks that require greater tear resistance and traction, such as the auto repair shop or the food industry.

Nitrile Gloves (AachenProtect) – The thickest and most protective gloves in the series, suitable for high-risk tasks.


They are very thin, but have high resistance, so there are very few industries that cannot use them, mainly those that work at high temperatures, such as foundries or welding.





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