UCi X5-FC Sumo Highly Cut Resistant Fully Latex Coated Gloves

  • Pair of fully coated heat and cut resistant safety gloves
  • Ideal for blacksmiths, welders and foundry workers
  • Contact heat resistant to temperatures up to 250°C
  • Level E cut-resistance provides incredible blade protection
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UCi X5-FC Sumo Highly Cut Resistant Fully Latex Coated Gloves

High heat and incredible cut resistance are the two protection priorities for blacksmiths, welders and foundry workers. UCi X5-FC Sumo Highly Cut Resistant Fully Latex Coated Gloves offer exactly that, providing contact heat protection at temperatures up to 250°C and an incredible Level E cut resistance. Protect your hands properly with dual protection.

These gloves are also available with a palm only coating.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Pair of Cut Resistant Gloves

Which Size Is Right for Me?

Take the guess work out of finding the perfect fitting safety glove by following our simple guide below. First, measure the circumference of your palm (ignoring the thumb area) and the length of your hand as demonstrated in the image below. Once you have your measurements, please consult the sizing chart beneath to match them up and find the correct fit for you.

If this puts you on a sizing boundary, we recommend you select a size up for maximum comfort and functionality.

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

Size Circumference of Palm (mm) Length of Hand (mm)
Size 8 203mm 182mm
Size 9 229mm 192mm
Size 10 254mm 204mm

To find out more about glove sizing, click here to view our comprehensive guide

Key Features and Benefits

  • Contact heat resistant at temperatures up to 250°C for fifteen seconds
  • Incredible Level E cut resistance
  • Kevlar lined steel core works to jam blade tips before they reach the hand
  • Textured latex full coat protects entire hand and enhances grip strength and stability
  • Ideal combination protection for blacksmiths, foundry workers and welders
  • "Sanitized" fabric sanitation system eliminates germs and bacteria as you work
  • Available in three different sizes

Protection Ratings

Please view the information below to see just what UCi X5-Sumo Gloves do to protect your hands:

EN 388

  • 4X43E

EN 388 is a European Regulation governing the mechanical resistance ratings of safety gloves. It uses a variety of different tests to determine the abrasion, cut, tear and puncture resistance of a safety glove.

Standard Resistance Rating
Abrasion Resistance Level 4
Cut Resistance N/A
Tear Resistance Level 4
Puncture Resistance Level 3
ISO Cut Resistance Level E

Click here to view our comprehensive and clear guide on all things EN 388

EN 407

  • X2XXXX

EN 407 covers products that are sold as flame or heat resistant. There are a wide range of tests involved to determine whether or not a product provides a suitable level of protection in high temperature situations.

Standard Resistance Rating
Flame Resistance N/A
Contact Heat Resistance Level 2
Convective Heat Resistance N/A
Radiant Heat Resistance N/A
Resistance to Small Molten Splashing N/A
Resistance to Large Molten Splashing N/A

Suitable Applications and Environments

Due to their incredible cut resistance and 250°C contact heat protection, X5-Sumo Gloves have a massive scope for application in hazardous workplaces. Please see below for a few suitable examples:

How do X5-Sumo Gloves Protect Your Hands?

UCi X5-Sumo Gloves use a combination Kevlar and enhanced X5 high tenacity aramid yarn to prevent blades from breaking through their tightly woven steel core. The tip of a blade becomes jammed between the fibres, preventing it from going any further. 

Incredible Cut Resistance

Level E is the second highest awarded certification for cut resistance. This means in excess of a massive 30 newtons of downward force would have to be applied to show signs of damage on the glove.

Contact Heat Protection

Another incredible property of UCi Sumo Gloves is that they allow you to handle heated material of up to 250°C for up to 15 seconds. This means the fast transfer of blacksmithing metal, stones, material and blocks is possible without having to take off and change gloves for something heat resistant.

Latex Coating Benefits

Latex is a thin, flexible and incredibly durable coating. It is also cost-efficient, meaning gloves that use it are affordable and good value for money whilst remaining high quality. Latex coating gloves tend to have a higher puncture and tear resistance than nitrile ones.

Benefits of a Full Coating

A full coating provides protection for the entire hand. It is the preferred choice for workers preferring a bulkier, heavier set glove. It also means that more of the glove is protected, making it ideal in applications where splashing and unpredictable material can come into contact with the back side of your hand.

Kevlar Lined Steel Core

Kevlar is a synthetic blend of fibres that are tightly packed and spun together until there is very little space between them. Commonly used in stab and bullet proof vests, Kevlar has become the industry standard for cut-resistant protective wear.

"Sanitized" Fabric Sanitation

The Sanitized fabric hygiene system helps to reduce the growth and spread of microorganisms that are particularly problematic, such as clostridia and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This is particularly beneficial to work gloves because of the build up sweat and the risk of cross contamination from hand to face throughout the day.

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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