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Nitrile or Latex,which’s better?

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Nitrile or Latex,which’s better?

A lot of people confuse about which disposable gloves are the best, or which gloves they should be using in the food, medical and cleaning industries.
So the Pidegree here would like to teach you some general knowledge.


What is Nitrile?


Nitrile gloves are made by a synthetic material that is made to mimic natural rubber latex. Nitrile has been around for some time, but only recently it’s become more affordable, which explains why it's gaining popularity throughout medical, food and cleaning industries. Nitrile has a higher puncture resistance than any other glove material. Nitrile also has a better chemical resistance than Latex or Vinyl gloves.


What is Latex?


Latex gloves are made of Natural rubber, natural origin material (from rubber tree). Natural rubber latex is the oldest and most universally recognized disposable glove material. Latex gloves protect hands from acetones, thinners, and most water-soluble acids, alkalis, salts, and ketones.But now many hospitals and clinics have begun replacing their latex gloves with nitrile gloves. 

nitrile vs Latex

*Quick summary of differences between Nitrile and Latex


So this leads us to the definitive inquiry of Which Gloves are Better, Nitrile or Latex?

The appropriate response is that Nitrile is a stronger higher quality glove then Latex. Furthermore,Nitrile glove is a great alternative for those whom have latex allergy.But Latex is a less expensive alternative for those don’t require stronger chemical and puncture resistance. It does depend on what job or task you are planning on using gloves for. If you have any questions, feel free to Contact Pidegree Group.



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