The Pirtek Fluid Power Glove, with its unique hydraulic injection resistant technology, is the only glove available today that offers protection against hydraulic injection injury as standard. The Pirtek 4041P Fluid Injection Glove is tested in accordance with EN388:2003, offers protection up to 700BAR (10,150 psi), and is the only glove of its kind in the marketplace.
Fluid injection injuries can be extremely harmful with all cases requiring emergency surgery.
The comfortable, close fitting design ensures hands can move freely making it an ideal choice for working on hydraulic systems in a number of roles including:
Hydraulic field technicians
Mobile hose replacement technicians
Plant maintenance personnel and fitters
Anyone working on or around hydraulic plant or equipment
During rigorous laboratory testing at the Health & Safety Executive laboratory facilities (HSL) in Buxton, the injection resistant technology used in Pirtek Fluid Power Glove demonstrated injection resistance at pressures up to 700 Bar (10,150 PSI) from apertures ranging in size from 0.05 to 0.3 mm using standard hydraulic oil.
The lightweight design and dexterity make it a must-have PPE garment for all personnel working on or around hydraulic plant or equipment.