Medical Examination and Surgical Gloves find there place primarily in Hospitals, Surgical Centers, Clinics and Physician offices The classification of these gloves is based on material used i.e. nitrile, latex and vinyl. Furthermore they are available in sterile/non-sterile, textured, coated, powdered or non-powdered types. Some gloves also come with special inner coating which helps in putting them on with ease. We provide high quality gloves at exceptional value.
Types of Gloves
- Latex Gloves – These gloves are comfortable, flexible and have high durability. The best fit is obtained with latex gloves and they also have the highest tactile sensitivity. They are available in powdered and non-powdered forms. These gloves provide a mid-range barrier protection. Latex gloves are not recommended for those with latex allergies.
- Vinyl Gloves – These gloves are made up of PVC (polyvinyl chloride). They offer high value at low cost. They provide standard barrier protection but are said to be less durable. They are soft and comfortable to wear and contains no latex which makes them safe for people with latex sensitivity. They cannot be used for sensitive work as they are less tactile.
- Nitrile Gloves – These gloves are protein and latex free. They offer a high barrier protection. They are mainly used in laboratories as they are chemical resistant and puncture resistant.
Powdered gloves use powder as a lubricant which makes them easy to put on. This powder is the regular corn starch and is non-irritating. However powder can be harmful if comes in contact with open wounds as it can impede healing. Non-powdered gloves are gaining popularity in healthcare facilities.