Portwest A791 Anti-Vibration Mechanics Safety Gloves (Black)

  • Pair of anti-vibration gloves with shock absorbing palms
  • Designed to prevent the onset of HAVS (Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome)
  • Wrist strap provides secure fit during heavy-duty activities
  • Level 5 dexterity rating ensures a good level of agility and precision
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Portwest A791 Mechanics Anti-Vibration Safety Gloves (Black)

For professionals working with power tools, the Portwest A791 Mechanics Anti-Vibration Safety Gloves (Black) help to prevent the onset of the common condition HAVS (Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome). Designed with shock-absorbing palms, the A791 Gloves help to reduce the impact of vibrations from high-power equipment, reducing the risk of developing long-term health issues. They also feature wrist straps, providing users with a secure fit, for better stability and control during high-risk applications.

Key Information

  • Product Code: A791
  • EN ISO 201420 Rating: Dexterity 5
  • EN 388 Rating: 2322B
  • EN 10819 Rating: TRm = 0.731, TRh = 0.571
  • Size Range: Size 7 (Small) - Size 11 (XX-Large)
  • Supplied as a pair

Which Size Is Right for Me?

The Portwest A791 Mechanics Gloves are supplied in five sizes. To find the correct size for you, please measure the circumference and length of your hand (as shown in the diagram below). You can then consult the table below and select the size for you using the drop-down menu at the top of the page.

glove size guide

Size Circumference Length
Size 7 (Small) 178mm 171mm
Size 8 (Medium) 203mm 182mm
Size 9 (Large) 229mm 192mm
Size 10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm
Size 11 (XX-Large) 279 mm 215 mm

How Do the Anti-Vibration Gloves Protect My Hands?

The Portwest A791 Gloves are specifically designed to reduce the development of HAVS (Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome), a common condition that results from using high-power vibration tools. These gloves help to prevent long-term damage to your hands, and provide good levels of cut resistance and dexterity to further enhance your safety and control during general handling tasks.

Performance Ratings

EN 388 (Protection Against Mechanical Risks): 2322B

Test Result
Abrasion Level 2
Cut Level 3
Tear Level 2
Puncture Level 2
Blade Cut Level B

Read our guide to EN 388 for more information.

EN 10819 (Protection Against Vibrations): TRm = 0.731, TRh = 0.571

Test Test Symbol Result
Vibration Reduction on Palm of the Hand TRm 0.731
Vibration Reduction on Back of the Hand TRh 0.571

Key Features and Benefits

  • Anti-vibration gloves designed to prevent HAVS
  • Ideal for those handling jackhammers, high-power tools and more
  • Shock-absorbing palm material delivers optimal protection
  • Wrist strap provides users with a secure fit
  • Level 5 dexterity rating allows for ease of movement and better precision
  • Nylon material is breathable for long-lasting comfort

Who Can Benefit From the A791 Anti-Vibration Gloves?

Professionals who use frequently use high-power vibration tools are at a higher risk of developing HAVS. Suitable applications for the Mechanics Safety Gloves include:

  • Masonry
  • Concrete breaking
  • Jack hammering
  • Drilling
  • Machine operation
  • Construction
  • Building
  • Carpentry
  • Joinery
  • Engineering

Common Signs of HAVS

HAVS can cause long-term issues to the hands, so it's useful to know how to identify symptoms early on in order to prevent the condition from the developing into something more serious. Common signs of HAVS include:

  • Tingling and numbness in the fingers
  • Loss of strength and feeling in the fingers
  • Loss of strength in the hands

Cold weather can also trigger the condition, causing your hands and fingers to turn white then red.

Provide a Secure Fit

In addition to their protective elements, these gloves are designed to provide users a secure fit. With Velcro wrist straps, these gloves can be fastened to your hands to prevent slippages and frequent adjustments, allowing you to work with ease and efficiency.

Dexterous Design

The Portwest A791 Gloves boast a dexterous design, achieving a rating of Level 5 under EN ISO 21420. Their high performance ratings allows wears to perform intricate tasks with precision accuracy, and can be useful for applications such as assembly or engineering.

Materials

  • Nylon
  • Polyurethane
  • Polyester

Documentation

Delivery Information

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

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