Portwest A540 Ultra-Welding Heavy Duty Brown Gauntlet Gloves

  • Full grain leather gauntlets with fleece lining and burn resistance
  • Designed by Portwest specifically for use when welding
  • Reinforced palms, thumbs and stitching for enhanced durability
  • EN certified resistance against burns, small molten splashing and convective heat
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Portwest A540 Ultra-Welding Heavy Duty Brown Gauntlet Gloves

Made with full grain leather and designed for professional welders, Portwest A540 Ultra-Welding Heavy Duty Brown Gauntlet Gloves are a high-quality, inexpensive way to guarantee protection against a range of common welding hazards, including contact and convective heat, burning and small splashes of molten metal.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Pair of gloves

What Size Is Right For Me?

Simply measure the length of your hand and the circumference and width of your palm (ignoring the thumb area) as demonstrated in the diagram below. When you have your measurements, please consult the sizing chart beneath. If your measurement falls on a sizing boundary, we recommend you select a size up for optimum comfort and hand flexibility.

How to measure your hand to find the perfect glove size for you

Size Circumference of Palm (mm) Length of Hand (mm)
Large 229mm 192mm
Extra Large 254mm 204mm
XX-Large 279mm 215mm

Click here to view our in depth glove sizing guide

Key Features and Benefits

  • Gauntlet style protects not only the hand, but further up the wrist also
  • Level 4 Abrasion Resistance is EN 388 certified
  • Reinforced palm and thumb area protects against scuffs, scrapes and scratching
  • Fleece lining aids with warmth and comfort in colder working conditions
  • Made with high-quality split leather for a long lasting, durable finish
  • Tough aramid reinforced fabric lines stiches to prevent tearing
  • Essential wear for welders and professionals working with or around hot, volatile material
  • Split leather overlay provides additional burn resistance, making them ideal for use whilst welding or soldering
  • Available in three different sizes

Level of Protection

Portwest A540 Gauntlet Gloves offer a great deal of protection. In order for gloves to be sold as safety-wear in Europe, they must pass a stringent set of tests. For a brief description of these regulations and to see how Portwest A540 Gloves performed when tested, please view the table below:

EN 388

EN 388 is a European regulation governing the sale of gloves used for safety and protection. It determines the gloves performance when used whilst working in and around mechanical machinery. Please see the table below for a look at the level of protection Portwest A540 gloves offer:

Standard Resistance Level
Abrasion Resistance Level 4
Blade Cut Resistance Level 2
Tear Resistance Level 4
Puncture Resistance Level 3

For more information on EN 388, please click here

EN 407

EN 407 is a regulation governing the sale of gloves purporting to be heat resistant. Please view the table below to see how the A540 Gloves performed when tested:

Standard Resistance Level
Burning Behaviour Level 4
Contact Heat Level 1
Convective Heat Level 2
Radiant Heat X
Small Splashes of Molten Metal Level 4
Large Quantities of Molten Metal X

How Does a Gauntlet Glove Keep You Safe?

The A540 Gauntlets are designed with welders in mind, meaning Portwest have taken into account the unique occupational hazards and desires of professionals in the field during the design and manufacturing process.  With an extended wrist-cuff and full grain leather composition capable of protecting against burning, contact and convective heat and small splashes of molten metal, the A540 Gauntlet is essential wear for welders and factory workers involved with heated material.

The A540 is coated with additional split leather to provide improved burn resistance. They come as standard with a reinforced palm and thumb area that aids and enhances your grip strength, preventing unnecessary drops and spillages.

Who Should Be Using Gauntlet Gloves?

Portwest have designed safety wear specifically intended for use whilst welding

Portwest A540 Welding Gloves are specifically designed for use whilst welding, soldering, or working in, with or around hot, volatile material. Due to their high abrasion resistance and durability, they have a wide scope for both personal and professional use. Please view the list below to see a few examples of suitable and relevant professions and environments: 

Are Portwest A540 Gloves Warm?

Portwest Gauntlet Gloves are fleece lined to keep your hands warm in the coldest of settings. They also come with an extended cuff that is capable of tucking neatly under a jacket or coat wrist for protection against wind and rain when working in harsh conditions outside. Their premium leather finish provides ample insulation that is bolstered by palm and thumb reinforcement, all of which aids the formation of a snug, heavily insulated gauntlet. 

How Durable are A540 Gauntlet Gloves?

A540 Gauntlet Gloves are highly durable. Designed with welders in mind, Portwest have taken into account the wants and needs of professionals in the field when designing the A540.

They come as standard with reinforced thumb and palms and an additional layer of split leather on top of a high-quality full grain leather that provides excellent abrasion, scuff and scratch resistance. They also have reinforced aramid stitching, meaning they are resistant to tearing and ripping and have excellent protection against burns.

Declaration of Conformity

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Delivery Information

This product usually delivered by Royal Mail or better and will typically arrive within 1 to 3 working days after dispatch.

Orders placed before 2.00pm on weekdays (excluding bank holidays) are normally dispatched the same day if your order is in stock. Orders placed after 2.00pm, or orders placed at the weekend or during a bank holiday, should be dispatched the next working day.

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Delivery Charges

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