Gloves

  1. The Difference is the Quality

    The Difference is the Quality

    Microflex® Gloves- The Branded Leader You Can Trust Since 1988, Microflex Corporation has been recognized as the quality leader among thin-film hand protectionproviders. Microflex has an innovative approach to the glove market. We design specific gloves for specific needs to help professionals do their job better and consistently protect them. Quality is the Key – ISO 13485 certified In addition to complying with the FDA Quality System Regulation (QSR), Microflex is THE ONLY glove manufacturer that is ISO 13485 registered.This quality assurance sets Microflex apart from the competition.
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  2. Informing Our Customers On Latex Sensitivity

    Informing Our Customers On Latex Sensitivity

    In recent years healthcare professionals and the general public have become increasingly concerned with the hazards of blood-borne pathogens and their mode of transmission. Latex gloves provide a primary form of protection. Many latex gloves for medical and laboratory use are made of natural rubber latex (NRL). NRL is a highly durable and flexible material that provides a high measure of protection against pathogens and environmental contaminants.
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  3. Gloves by Material

    Gloves by Material

    Latex: Natural rubber latex is the most elastic of the materials Microflex uses to make disposable gloves from. It is the original disposable glove material because it is elastic and inexpensive. Scientists have thus far been unable to duplicate the elasticity and low cost associated with natural rubber latex, as such, it remains a dominant player in the disposable glove industry.
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  4. Gloves and Ergonomics for the Laboratory Professional

    Gloves and Ergonomics for the Laboratory Professional

    Over the past two decades, there has been heightened concern across a variety of industries as to the effects of employees developing workplace-related musculoskeletal disorders. As a result, in recent years an increasing number of professionals have developed both short-term as well aspermanent disabilities due to their on-the-job activities.
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  5. Adhesive Properties of Examination Gloves

    Adhesive Properties of Examination Gloves

    Professionals in a variety of industries often find themselves placing labels, or stickers on their gloves while performing day-to-day tasks. This can be a problem, as many adhesive tapes and labels create holes or tear the gloves when pulling the materials off. In fast paced environments where quick decisions are needed,gloves become the canvas for a number of adhesive materials when performing duties in a medical setting.
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  6. Chlorination of Gloves: Benefits and Drawbacks

    Chlorination of Gloves: Benefits and Drawbacks

    Powder-free disposable exam gloves have evolved in their popularity and now dominate the majority of the exam glove industry in both natural rubber latex and synthetic latex materials. A process known as chlorination has been one of the most popular methods of manufacturing gloves that don easily for the user without the addition of powder. Chlorination is a process wherein examination gloves are exposed to chlorine gas or a hypochlorite–hydrochloric acid mixture in order to harden the surface of the glove1. 
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  7. The Microflex® Difference in Glove Sizing

    The Microflex® Difference in Glove Sizing

    “It fits like a glove…” How many times have we heard this phrase? The fit and feel of our gloves are vitally important to Microflex and our customers. Our on-site Laboratory monitors various glove dimensions including weight, length, palm width, cuff thickness, palm thickness and fingertip thickness, to ensure our gloves meet expectations in these areas. The most important dimensions in terms of fit, feel and sizing for the glove industry are length, palm width and thickness. These characteristics when examined comprehensively give us the best picture of the true size of a glove.
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