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Mapa Professional Gloves: A Solution for Every Hand

Monday, 12 October 2020

Although every industry faces a different set of risks, Mapa Gloves unifies their protective gloves under one aim: to protect the well-being of industry workers. Our range of Mapa Gloves offers the high-tech, reliable protection required to allay your safety concerns.

Five Points of Excellence

Since their founding in 1957, Mapa Gloves have strived to achieve clean, safe and healthy workplaces all over the world. They have achieved their immense popularity by adhering to five points of excellence:

  1. Understanding: The gloves are tested via recreation of their end-use applications for an in depth understanding of the needs of customers
  2. Innovation: Mapa employs many engineers and technicians dedicated to technological innovation and improvements
  3. High Quality Production: Highly qualified staff and modernised production tools both contribute to top-quality products
  4. Comprehensive: A wide range of complex polymers and coatings ensures there's a Mapa glove to protect you from every hazard
  5. Customer Support: Specialist teams wait on stand-by to answer technical questions from end users

And so, without further ado, here are our top picks of Mapa Professional Gloves.

Looking for Something In Particular?

Are you looking for protection from a specific hazard? Below is a list of the categories we'll be covering:

Best Cut-Resistant Mapa Gloves

Mapa KryTech 622 Cut Level E PU-Coated Touchscreen Gloves

Mapa KryTech 622 Cut Level E PU-Coated Touchscreen Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Exceptionally high cut-resistance for work with the sharpest of materials
  • Grippy PU coating for a superior level of grip in dry conditions
  • Touchscreen capability for convenience in hazardous environments

Perfect For...

  • Handling sheet metal or working with glass or blades

Editor's Verdict: The HDPE lining of the Mapa KryTech 622 Cut Level E PU-Coated Touchscreen Gloves shields your hands from the worst cut-risks, while the gloves remain flexible, grippy and comfortable to wear.

Mapa Alto 298 Durable Extra Long Chemical-Resistant Gauntlet Gloves

Mapa Alto 298 Durable Extra Long Chemical-Resistant Gauntlet Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Chlorinated for superb protection against chemicals
  • Extra long 48cm cuff to shield your wrists and forearms
  • Oil-resistant for great grip in slippery conditions

Perfect For...

  • Fully submerging your hands in dangerous chemicals

Editor's Verdict: Even if you plunge your hands into a bucket of diluted acids, the Mapa Alto 298 Durable Extra Long Chemical-Resistant Gauntlet Gloves will resist penetration.

Best Food-Use Mapa Gloves

Mapa Vital 165 Waterproof Food Safety Gauntlet Gloves

Mapa Vital 165 Waterproof Food Safety Gauntlet Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Certified as suitable for use with wide range of foods, including fish, poultry, processed meats and frozen items
  • Fully waterproof to keep your hands dry when handling wet materials
  • Latex finish for high level of grip and dexterity

Perfect For...

  • Use in food processing and manufacturing industries

Editor's Verdict: The Mapa Vital 165 Waterproof Food Safety Gauntlet Gloves will allow the wearer to handle a wide variety of food stuffs without having to worry about compromising their grip and dexterity.

Best Thermal Mapa Gloves

Mapa TempIce 770 Chemical-Resistant Waterproof Thermal Gauntlet Gloves

Mapa TempIce 770 Chemical-Resistant Waterproof Thermal Gauntlet Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Completely waterproof to allow for easy handling in wet conditions
  • Cosy woollen fleece effectively shields your hands from temperatures as low as -10°C
  • Resistant to chemicals and oils for all-round protection in multi-hazard settings
  • Pebbled exterior offers a superior degree of grip

Perfect For...

  • Cold store or freezer work
  • Outdoor work in adverse conditions
  • Work aboard ships or out at sea

Editor's Verdict: The Mapa TempIce 770 Chemical-Resistant Waterproof Thermal Gauntlet Gloves are suitable for some of the most extreme climates, offering resistance to contact cold as well as liquid-penetration, for truly comprehensive protection.

Best Heat-Resistant Mapa Gloves

Mapa Titan 328 Latex Heat-Resistant Gloves

Mapa Titan 328 Latex Heat-Resistant Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Shield the hands against contact heat temperatures as high as 250°C
  • Latex grip ideal for working with wood and other awkward materials
  • Lightweight design for tactility and dexterity in handling tasks

Perfect For...

  • Working with heat-risk machinery or materials

Editor's Verdict: The heat-resistance of the Mapa Titan 328 Latex Heat-Resistant Gloves is guaranteed to protect your hands from injury when working with red-hot machinery, while the lightweight design and latex grip maintain a good level of dexterity.

Best Mapa Gloves for Handling

Mapa Titan 397 Oil-Resistant General Handling Gloves

Mapa Titan 397 Oil-Resistant General Handling Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Exceptional nitrile grip suits these gloves for tricky handling tasks
  • Oil-resistance for superior handling in slippery conditions
  • Maximum abrasion-resistance for working with coarse materials
  • Cotton lining with ventilated back for extreme comfort during extended shifts

Perfect For...

  • Handling tasks in industries such as warehousing, mechanics and engineering

Editor's Verdict: The Mapa Titan 397 Oil-Resistant General Handling Gloves will remain highly comfortable all day so that you're both at ease and fully protected during your handling work, a tough nitrile grip ensuring maximum control and productivity.

Best Impact-Protection Mapa Gloves

Mapa Titan 850 Heavy Duty Impact Protection Gloves

Mapa Titan 850 Heavy Duty Impact Protection Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Maximum abrasion-resistance for working with coarse materials
  • Reinforced fingers, palms and thumbs for impact protection and shock absorption
  • Nitrile grip for high level of dexterity
  • Light level of oil resistance for use with machinery

Perfect For...

  • Work with tools, objects or equipment which could result in injury

Editor's Verdict: The Mapa Titan 850 Heavy Duty Impact Protection Gloves will protect you from dropped tools, heavy machinery and coarse materials, whether you're employed in foresting, a workshop, or on a construction site.

Mapa Professional Gloves

Mapa Gloves has always been guided by the same vision, to protect the well-being of employees. No matter what pair of our Mapa gloves you're wearing, you can be sure that you're receiving the best-available high-tech protection and wearer experience. If you're as sold on their products as we are feel free to browse their full range, or if you'd like to take a look at other brands we stock, you can also check out our Shop by Brand page.

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