Neoprene is a family of synthetic rubbers that are produced by polymerization of chloroprene. Neoprene exhibits good chemical stability and maintains flexibility over a wide temperature range. Neoprene is sold either as solid rubber or in latex form, and is used in a wide variety of applications, such as laptop sleeves, orthopedic braces, electrical insulation, liquid and sheet applied elastomeric membranes or flashings, and automotive fan belts.
Polyvinyl chloride, better known as PVC, is a thermoplastic polymer that is used to coat the outside of gloves in order to provide protection from chemicals, punctures, cuts and abrasion. This variety of protective gloves are used in a number of job fields to protect from various potential hazards.
The Viton layer over the butyl means a lower cost glove for aggressive chemical exposure to aliphatic, halogenated and aromatic hydrocarbons as well as concentrated mineral acids. ♦ For an extra measure of security, each pair is packed with an individual insert so critical information is always at your fingertips.