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Best Grip Work Gloves 2021

Friday, 27 November 2020  |  Sean

Grip gloves come in all shapes and sizes, and no matter if you work in mechanics, engineering, warehousing, cold stores, outdoors and more, you can guarantee that grip gloves will come in useful. Here at Gloves.co.uk we sell a wide range of Grip Gloves, including Fingerless Grip Gloves, Cut-Resistant Grip Gloves, Waterproof Grip Gloves, Oil-Resistant Grip Gloves and Thermal Grip Gloves. If you're struggling to find the right gloves for you, this guide has been put together to help you make your choice.

Finding the Right Grip Gloves

To make your decision easier, we've separated out this guide into a number of different parts. Each part explores the best pair of gloves for a specific area, ensuring that you can quickly find the gloves for you. If you know the area you work in, click on any of the points below to head on down to the gloves of your choice:

Best All-Round Grip Gloves

Portwest Black PU Palm Gloves A120

Portwest Black PU Palm Gloves A120

Why We Love Them...

  • Grippy PU palms make these gloves gloves highly affordable
  • Provide low risk protection across a wide range of industries
  • Provide the dexterity and sensitivity needed for handling safely
  • Highly flexible for precision handling tasks

Perfect For...

  • Assembly, maintenance, precision handling, utilities and more

Editor's Verdict: The Portwest Black PU Palm Gloves A120 are your ideal all-round grip gloves, with adequate protection supported by high levels of grip. This makes the gloves well suited to a wide range of jobs and tasks.

Best Thermal Grip Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 295 Thermal Waterproof Winter Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 295 Thermal Waterproof Winter Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Thinsulate lining keeps the hands both warm and dry
  • Despite the excellent warmth, offers fantastic dexterity
  • Grippy palms ideal for handling frozen items
  • Mechanical resistance protects against hazards

Perfect For...

  • Handling in cold stores, freezers and during outdoor work

Editor's Verdict: The Ejendals Tegera 295 Thermal Gloves combine water and thermal protection with high grip and flexibility, meaning that you can use the gloves for a wide range of handling jobs. The thermal lining makes them well suited to cold store, freezer and outdoor winter work.

Best Waterproof Grip Gloves

Portwest Dermiflex Waterproof Nitrile Gloves AP62

Portwest Dermiflex Waterproof Nitrile Gloves AP62

Why We Love Them...

  • Waterproof lining makes these gloves suitable for submerging the hands
  • Elastane liner keeps the hands comfortable during use
  • Seamless for providing a high level of grip and dexterity
  • Sandy nitrile coating provides high grip even in wet conditions

Perfect For...

  • Handling in wet weather conditions, submerging hands.

Editor's Verdict: The Portwest Dermiflex Waterproof Nitrile Gloves AP62 use a sandy nitrile coating that provides grip even when the items that you are handling are extremely wet. The gloves also have high abrasion resistance, allowing you to handle coarse items such as bricks.

Best Heat-Resistant Grip Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 126A Heat Resistant Welding Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 126A Heat Resistant Welding Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Heat resistant gauntlets with special flexibility for high grip
  • Withstands temperatures of up to 100°C
  • Can resist flames, contact heat and convective heat
  • Extended cuff protects the wrists against injury

Perfect For...

  • Welding, fabrication and other forms of heat work

Editor's Verdict: The Ejendals Tegera 126A Heat-Resistant Welding Gloves use a thick goatskin lining to provide excellent protection against heat. They are ideal for intricate welding jobs that demand more grip because of their extremely dexterous fingers.

Best Oil-Resistant Grip Gloves

Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8801 Nitrile Dipped Grip Gloves

Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8801 Nitrile Dipped Grip Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Nitrile and PU coating offers superb resistance against oil
  • Can resist oil, heat and abrasion
  • Grippy palms ideal for handling slippery items
  • A knitwrist cuff allows for a steady secure grip

Perfect For...

  • Oil based work, engineering work, mechanics work, transportation and more

Editor's Verdict: The Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8801 Nitrile Dipped Grip Gloves are oil-resistant gloves that use a nitrile and polyurethane blend lining to offer fantastic levels of grip. This makes them ideal for engineering and mechanics, especially tasks within those industries that demand high flexibility or oil-resistance.

Best Cut-Resistant Grip Gloves

Portwest Cut-Resistant PU-Coated Handling Gloves A622G7

Portwest Cut-Resistant PU-Coated Handling Gloves A622G7

Why We Love Them...

  • Cut level C protection for handling glass, metals and steel
  • Combine heat-resistance, grip, dexterity and mechanical protection
  • Good sensitivity well suited to precision handling tasks
  • PU coating offers a strong level of grip

Perfect For...

  • Handling glass, metals and steel, handling hot items

Editor's Verdict: The Portwest Cut-Resistant PU Coated Gloves A622G7 offers superb grip, and combine heat resistance, cut resistance, high flexibility and high sensitivity. This makes the gloves highly popular within the glass, metal and steel handling industries.

Best Outdoor Work Grip Gloves

Polyco Matrix F Grip Work Gloves

Polyco Matrix F Grip Work Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Nitrile palm offers superb levels of grip
  • Tough mechanical resistance for handling coarse materials
  • Provides light resistance to oil and water
  • Thin design offers good levels of dexterity

Perfect For...

  • Assembly, building, construction, scaffolding, outdoor work, DIY, yard work and more

Editor's Verdict: The Polyco Matrix F Grip Work Gloves offer good abrasion resistance and high grip, allowing you to handle rough and coarse items such as bricks with ease. High dexterity makes the gloves well suited to precision handling too.

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Hopefully, this guide has helped you to make the right choice when it comes to buying your first pair of grip gloves. If you're still stuck for choice, take a look at our Grip Gloves category for our full range.

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