Portwest AP18 SG C15 Recycled Cut Resistant Gloves

  • Ultra-tough and highly flexible eco-friendly cut resistant gloves
  • For manufacturing, painting, electronics, glass handling, and more
  • Abrasion and tear resistant, breathable, and slim fitting for precision 
  • 15 gauge liner for excellent dexterity
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Portwest AP18 SG C15 Recycled Cut Resistant Gloves

With a nitrile coating, the Portwest AP18 SG C15 Recycled Cut Resistant Gloves provide excellent abrasion and tear resistance to protect you from cuts and snags whilst handling sharp tools. As well as being ultra-tough, the Portwest AP18 offers excellent dexterity, making them ideal for keeping your hands safe in demanding work environments where precision application is required. A reinforced thumb crotch is also incorporated into these gloves, providing extra durability.

Purchase Quantity

The Portwest AP18  SG C15 Recycled Cut Resistant Gloves are supplied as one pair.

Sizing of the Portwest AP18-SG Cut Resistant Gloves

The Portwest Gloves are available in seven sizes that should be suitable for most users. To find your perfect pair, please measure the circumference and length of your palm and match the results to the table below.

Measure the length and circumference of your hand

Glove Size Palm Circumference Palm Length
Size 6 (Extra Small) 152mm 160mm
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) 279mm 215mm
Size 12 (XXX-Large) >279mm >215mm

How Do the Portwest AP18-SG Nitrile Work Gloves Protect My Hands?

The Portwest AP18-SG Nitrile Work Gloves have been tested and certified to EN 388 standards (protection against mechanical risks). Their ability to protect users from these risks are broken down in the table below.

Performance Ratings

EN 388 (Protection Against Mechanical Risks)

  • EN 388: 4X42C
Hazard Level of Resistance
Abrasion Resistance Level 4
Cut Resistance X
Tear Resistance Level 4
Puncture Resistance Level 2
ISO Cut Resistance Level C

What Do These Standards Mean?

Level 4 is the highest possible mark for most EN 388 standards, except for Cut Resistance (scored out of 5) and Blade Cut Resistance (scored from A to F). As the table shows, these gloves have the highest possible level of abrasion resistance, and a very high level of tear resistance, meaning they offer reliable protection against scratches and scrapes, and are suitable for handling rough or coarse materials.

Features of the Portwest Nitrile Coated Gloves

  • Tough abrasion resistant gloves made from recycled plastic bottles
  • Nitrile micro foam coated ideal for high dexterity tasks
  • Breathable with moisture managing properties to keep hands dry and comfortable
  • Silicone free construction is ideal for tasks where silicone is problematic
  • Great for manufacturing, paint applications, electronics, and glass handling
  • Tested to a Level C Cut Resistance for protection when handling sharp tools
  • Snug and lightweight for fast paced, precision handling tasks
  • Reinforced thumb crotch for extra durability
  • 15 gauge liner for extra dexterity
  • Compatible with touchscreen devices
  • OEKO-TEX approved meaning components have been checked for any harmful ingredients
  • PET bottle to glove concept for improved sustainability
  • Anti-microbial finish Texpel MicroTM kills 99.9% of bacteria
  • Saves 227g CO2 per pair during production
  • CE certified
  • UKCA marked

What Industries Are Portwest AP18-SG Nitrile Gloves Suitable For?

These tough but lightweight, dexterous gloves can be used for precision applications in all kinds of industries. Due to their flexible composition but tough nitrile coating, they are dexterous enough for intricate, fiddly tasks. Some applications where these gloves are recommended include:

  • Automotive
  • Bricklaying
  • Building
  • Construction
  • Component handling
  • Engineering
  • Electronics
  • General handling
  • Glass Handling
  • Industrial work
  • Local authorities
  • Materials handling
  • Maintenance
  • Manual handling
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanics
  • Outdoor work
  • Packaging
  • Packing
  • Paint applications
  • Scaffolding
  • Shipping
  • Railway maintenance
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Warehouse

Level C (3) Cut resistance

Tested to an ISO cut resistance level C, the Portwest AP18-SG Safety Gloves are suitable for areas where contact with blades and sharp edges are common. They're more suited for use with trade workers and in industrial settings like building and construction sites.

How Dexterous Are the Portwest Foam Nitrile Gloves?

The Portwest Foam Nitrile Gloves are highly dexterous due to their lightweight, stretchy design. They have a thin 15 gauge liner that enables freedom of movement and touch sensitivity, and are partially uncovered for better flexibility.

Offers Comfort and Protection

The stretchy nylon and elastic liners inside the Portwest Gloves fit snugly against the hand for consistent wearer comfort and a reduced risk of hand fatigue throughout the day. A unique knitting structure with a dropped little finger also gives a snug fit that significantly improves comfort.

Eco-Friendly Gloves

Made from recycled plastic bottles, the Portwest AP18-SG Gloves are eco-friendly. Saving 227g of CO2 per pair during production, and allowing for reduced water and energy usage, you can have peace of mind that these gloves have been made with minimal environmental affects.

Technical Specifications


  • Recycled PET Polyester, HPPE, Glass Fibre, Nitrile Micro Foam

EN Standards:

  • EN ISO 21420: 2020 Dexterity 5
  • EN 388: 2016 + A1: 2018 4X42C
  • ANSI/ISEA 105: 2016 CUT Level A3


Delivery Information

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