Coatings

Synthetics

Latex Rubber

Nitrile

Polyurethane

Excellent flexibility

Good resistance to abrasion, cut, tear and puncture

Good resistance to acetones, alcohols, keytones and acids


*Avoid contact with oils, oil based solvents and hydrocarbons

Good cut, abrasion and puncture resistance

Excellent oil, grease, and hydrocarbon resistance


*Avoid contact with oxidizing acids and organic compounds containing nitrogen
* Poor resistance to keytones, acetones, alcohols and acids

Good abrasion and puncture resistance

Exceptional flexibility and breathability

Highly durable and excellent grip


*Avoid contact with chemicals

Neoprene

PVC

HPTTM

Multi-purpose chemical resistance

Good for use with hydrocarbons, acids, solvents, oils, fats and inks


*Weaker physical properties than Nitrile * Higher cost

Great resistance to acids, bases, caustics

Good wet and dry grip


*Low cut resistance and flexibility than other polymers

Excellent softness & durablity, repels liquids to provide a firm wet or dry grip

Unique coating remains soft and flexible in temperatures as low as -50˚C/-58˚F

Rating

Latex Rubber

Nitrile

Polyurethane (PU)

Neoprene

PVC

Abrasion

Good

Excellent

Excellent

Good

Good

Cut

Excellent

Excellent

Fair

Good

Fair

Tear

Excellent

Fair

Good

Good

Fair

Puncture

Good

Excellent

Excellent

Good

Fair

Flexibility

Very Good

Good

Excellent

Very Good

Fair

Temp / ˚C

-17 to +150

-4 to +150

-4 to +150

-4 to +150

-4 to +65

Oils/Grease

Poor

Excellent

N/A

Excellent

Fair

Hydrocarbons

Poor

Excellent

N/A

Excellent

Fair

Acids

Good

Good

N/A

Good

Excellent

Non Ketonic Solvents

Poor

Excellent

N/A

Excellent

Good

Ketonic Solvents

Fair

Fair

N/A

Good

Poor

Detergents

Fair

Excellent

N/A

Excellent

Good

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