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Youngstown's Specialty Arc Rated Gloves

Arc Rated

Advanced hand protection for utility workers

Arc rated work gloves are relevant for any worker who is potentially exposed to an electric arc generating a heat flux of greater than 2 cal/cm2. They also make sense for workers in less extreme environments who may face hazards such as sparks or flames. Part of being arc rated means that the gloves will NOT Drip, Melt or Ignite when exposed to these hazards.

Most of our arc rated glove designs feature goatskin leather. Leather inherently performs well in arc testing due the nature of the hides themselves. However, not all leather is created equal. Thin split leathers can be rated very low. At Youngstown Glove Co., we achieve higher arc levels due to the thickness and quality of the hides we use. Additionally, the patterns and thread also enhance the performance in the third party arc tests.

There is some confusion in the marketplace surrounding arc rated work gloves. These gloves do NOT protect against shock or voltage. Rubber gloves are required when shock or voltage hazards exist. Nor are these gloves leather protectors that are designed to go over the rubber gloves. Leather protectors require special markings, lengths and patterns to adhere to national specifications.

We have a complete offering of arc rated gloves to cover most common working environments and hazards. We offer both short and long cuff styles as well as summer and winter styles. Some of our most popular arc rated gloves feature a 100% Kevlar® lining. The Kevlar® fiber not only enhances the arc rating of the glove but it provides increased cut and puncture resistance for outstanding overall hand protection.

Shop all arc rated gloves

Explore our full offering of arc rated work gloves, including waterproof winter, FR, cut resistant and highly dexterous.

We are unwavering in our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.

We go to great lengths to ensure we are bringing to market gloves that are safer, more comfortable and more durable. Whether you purchase thousands of pairs or only a few pairs a year, we will be happy to work with you to help you find the glove(s) that meet your needs.

SIZE SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

Size Satisfaction Guarantee

Should your gloves not fit, please contact us. We will arrange the return and replacement shipping for you, FREE OF CHARGE