Portwest AP10 Foam Nitrile Eco-Friendly Bamboo Safety Gloves

  • Sustainably sourced pair of bamboo safety gloves
  • Essential wear for the environmentally conscious worker
  • Breathable back of hand for your freshness
  • Nitrile coating enhances grip strength and stability
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Portwest AP10 Foam Nitrile Eco-Friendly Bamboo Safety Gloves

If environmental issues and renewably sourced fabric are important to you, you're in the right place. Portwest AP10 Foam Nitrile Eco-Friendly Bamboo Safety Gloves are made with sustainably sourced, premium quality bamboo that bends and flexes as and when your hands move about inside your gloves.

Perfect for mechanics, builders, construction pros and packing professionals, Portwest AP10 Bamboo Gloves enhance grip in wet conditions, where grease, grime and oil can all conspire to cause slippages and drops.

What's Included?

  • 1x Pair of Gloves

Which Size Portwest AP10 Safety Gloves Are Right for Me?

The Portwest AP10 Nitrile Gloves are available in six different sizes that should suit most users. To find which size is best for you, please measure the circumference and length of your hand as shown below and match your results to the sizing table.

Indications of Where to Measure Your Hand

Size Palm Circumference Hand Length
Extra Small 152mm 160mm
Small 178mm 171mm
Medium 203mm 182mm
Large 229mm 192mm
Extra Large 254mm 204mm
XX-Large 279mm 215mm

Key Specifications of the Portwest AP10 Foam Nitrile Bamboo Safety Glove

  • Made with bamboo and dipped in nitrile foam for excellent dexterity and grip
  • Bamboo is a sustainable material that is also incredibly soft for your comfort
  • The nitrile coating provides oil resistance and grip in wet and dry conditions
  • These gloves are 100% latex free making them suitable for people allergic to latex
  • Very thin 15 gauge liner that grants the wearer a large amount of dexterity
  • More than just environmentally friendly, the Portwest planet range is based around ethics
  • Only the palm is dipped for a breathable back of hand that helps to keep your hands cool
  • Suitable for use across a wide variety of industries and applications for the eco-conscious

Resistance Ratings for Portwest AP10 Bamboo Nitrile Coated Gloves

EN 388

  • EN388: 4121X

EN 388 is a European regulation governing the sale of gloves used for safety and protection. It determines the gloves' performance when used for protection against mechanical machinery by measuring the fabric's abrasion, cut, tear and puncture resistance.

Property Resistance Level
Abrasion Resistance Level 4
Cut Resistance Level 1
Tear Resistance Level 2
Puncture Resistance Level 1
ISO Cut Resistance N/A

EN ISO 21420

  • EN ISO 21420: Dexterity 5

Suitable Applications and Environments for Portwest AP10 Safety Gloves

Thanks to their high dexterity, oil-resistance and durable, lightweight fit, these gloves are suitable for use in a large variety of industrial applications, such as:

Exceptional Mechanics Glove

Thanks to their high levels of dexterity and grip in wet conditions, these gloves are suited for work that requires absolute precision even when dealing with oily parts. This means they are ideal for mechanics who are looking for a reusable glove that is manufactured sustainably.

Sustainable Build

Part of Portwest's Planet range, these gloves are made from bio-based materials without compromising their build quality. Portwest go a step further with their environmentally friendly focus to also employ ethical business practices, sustainable procurement and they are certified WRAP Gold standard for labour rights – all this means that your gloves do more than just protect you, they also care for the planet.

Nitrile Coating

The Portwest AP10 Bamboo Safety Gloves are dipped in nitrile foam, a coating that provides exceptional grip in dry and wet conditions. The nitrile coating is only over the palm so the back of hand is still breathable. Thanks to this coating the gloves are oil resistant and can be used effectively across a variety of applications.

Lightweight and Dexterous

The use of bamboo is not only good for the environment but your comfort too, this 15-gauge glove is very thin allowing the wearer a high degree of dexterity. Despite being very grippy and oil resistant, the thin build and bamboo material guarantees soft and comfortable wear for a flexible fit with precise control.

Naturally Anti-Bacterial

These gloves are anti-bacterial thanks to the natural properties of bamboo which is also hypoallergenic to care for sensitive skin and treat your hands nicely. Wearing these gloves will improve the hygiene of your hands while keeping them comfortable.

How Grippy Are the Bamboo Nitrile AP10 Safety Gloves?

The nitrile coating that these gloves feature a on the palm and fingers provides exceptional grip even in slightly damp and oily conditions. This makes these gloves ideal for tasks which involve precise dexterity with small parts that may be slippery to help you hold them with ease and control.

Exceptional Wearer Comfort

As a material bamboo has many advantages and sustainability is just one of them, it is also a very breathable material and these gloves will keep your hands feeling fresh. As a material it also naturally wicks away water and will absorb sweat to keep your hands dry and comfortable. All this with a lighter build and softer feel than their non-bamboo alternatives.


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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