By Alyssa Dalton
January 28, 2014 – Ansell has introduced the Marigold Industrial rubber insulating gloves to the Ansell product line to help protect the hands of workers interacting with exposed energized, de-energized or re-energized electrical circuits.
The increased flexibility and dexterity of Marigold gloves allow for comfortable, prolonged wear for all electrical applications, addressing the critical need for increased performance over long periods of time and safety and glove compliance in the workplace, it describes. Users can choose between low voltage (Class 00 and 0) and high voltage (Class 2) protection—low voltage gloves allow for a maximum use voltage AC/DC of 500/750 (Class 00) and 1,000/1,500 (Class 0) and the high voltage gloves allow for a maximum use voltage AC/DC of 17,000/25,500 (Class 2). The products meet all applicable ASTM, NFPA, OSHA, CSA and EN standard.