Portwest Fortis Leather Welding Gauntlets A511

  • Pair of cow split leather gauntlets
  • Ideal for welding applications and fabrication
  • Offers exceptional dexterity and grip
  • Outstanding all round heat protection
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Portwest Fortis Leather Welding Gauntlets A511

The extra-long Portwest Fortis Leather Welding Gauntlets A511 provide exceptional protection for all basic welding needs, ensuring enough dexterity and comfort for tactile use. Their cow split leather design provides strong all round resistance, however outstanding EN 407 properties mean that the gauntlets are ideal in applications such as welding, metal handling and fabrication.

Purchase Quantity

The Portwest Fortis Leather Welding Gauntlets A511 are supplied as a pair.

Sizing Information

The Portwest Gauntlets A511 are available in one size that should suit most users thanks to the flexible and anatomical design. However it is recommended that to ensure a perfect fit, you measure the circumference and length of your palm and match the results to the table below.

Please measure your hand as indicated

Size Circumference (mm) Length (mm)
Size 10 254mm 204mm

Read our guide to sizing for more information about finding your perfect size.

How Do the Portwest Fortis Leather Welding Gauntlets A511 Protect Your Hands?

The Fortis Leather Gauntlets should be a number one choice for all welding applications, as they offer exceptional dexterity, grip, mechanical protection and outstanding heat resistance. They offer all of the things needed for welding and the extra long-arms makes them useful in other applications such as glass manufacturing and fabrication. The gloves feature a high level of resistance to tears, abrasion and punctures for maximum durability.

Performance Ratings

EN 388 (Protection Against Mechanical Risks)

  • 4243X
Test Result
Abrasion Level 4
Cut Level 2
Tear Level 4
Puncture Level 3
Blade Cut N/A

Read our guide to EN 388 for more information.

EN 407 (Protection Against Thermal Risks)

Hazard Resistance Rating
Burning Level 4
Contact Heat Level 1
Convective Heat Level 3
Radiant Heat Level 3
Molten Metal (Small Splashes) Level 4
Molten Metal (Large Quantities) N/A


  • EN 12477 Type A
  • AS/NZS 2161 .2
  • AS/NZS 2161 .3
  • AS/NZS 2161 .4
  • CE
  • EN 420

Key Features and Benefits

  • Offers exceptional mechanical protection due to cow split leather construction
  • High all round heat protection makes gauntlets ideal for welding
  • Designed to provide excellent dexterity ideal for tactile environments
  • Extra-long design ensures unrivalled protection to lower arm
  • Features outstanding abrasion resistance making gloves durable
  • High levels of grip boosts safety in high risk environments
  • Available in one size that should suit most users

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Highly suitable for a wide range of industries, the Portwest Fortis Welding Gauntlets are best suited to heavy, industrial environments such as welding, fabrication or metal handling. They can be used inside and outside, in dry and wet conditions or in dirty and clean environments. Some applications where the gauntlets are recommended include:

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Delivery Information

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