Glove Selection for Controlled Environments
This article is based on an original publication by Kimtech.
Making a change or planning to upgrade cleanroom gloves should never be taken lightly. The right decision should be made taking the proper time and consideration – because the wrong product could mean thousands or even millions of dollars in rejects and recalls.
Hand Analysis & Risk Assessment
Typically worn to protect operators from everyday hazards in a "dirty" manufacturing environment, gloves help to safeguard against chemicals, temperature, and surface or handling hazards. Also used in cleanroom settings or other controlled environments, gloves can protect against contamination alongside other personal protective equipment (PPE) including gowns, footwear and masks.