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06/08/2022

High-performance gloves

Seven different glove styles meet specific jobsite needs of pros, from Makita.
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Makita Fitknit gloves

Makita U.S.A., Inc., is introducing high-performance gloves with seven different functional styles, from general purpose to extreme impact protection and more.

“We are excited to launch our first full range of high-performance gloves,” said Andrew Camp, director of product management, accessories, Makita U.S.A. Inc.

Comfort, fit, and dexterity with protection and durability features to meet the needs of the most demanding professional are combined in these gloves to offer function-specific features with intended uses ranging from box handling, landscaping, and equipment operation to automotive, carpentry, construction, and more, said the company.

“We are bringing to the hand protection category the same innovative excellence that Makita is known for throughout our range of solutions. From the bold styling and high-quality materials to the productive performance demonstrated by our ANSI/ISEA 105 standard ratings, we couldn’t be more pleased in what we’ve created and are very excited to see users slip their hands in these,” said Camp.

Glove packaging clearly communicates top features as well as ANSI and ISEA standard ratings where applicable including cut level, abrasion, and impact protection so users can select the right glove for the job, said the firm.

The seven glove styles are as follows:

FitKnit Cut Level 1 Nitrile Dipped Gloves: Seamless 15-gauge FitKnit material gives users optimal flexibility and protection for easy movement and better control.

Advanced FitKnit Cut Level 7 Nitrile Coated Dipped Gloves: Ten-gauge FitKnit material gives users optimal fit and flexibility as well as increased cut protection.

Open Cuff Flexible Protection Utility Work Gloves: These combine high dexterity, fit, and flexibility with durability for versatile performance. ANSI-rated abrasion level 3 for added durability.

100% Genuine Leather Driver Gloves: Durahide leather technology combines 100% genuine leather with oil and fluid resistance, breathability, and no break-in time for comfort and versatility.

Genuine Leather Palm Performance Gloves: Combines fit and flexibility of a dexterity glove with Durahide leather technology in the palm, thumb saddle and fingertips; ANSI-rated abrasion Level 4.

Advanced Impact Demolition Gloves: Feature up to 20% more thermoplastic rubber (TPR) for increased impact protection, with D3O padded palm material that offers the thinnest protection against impact.

Advanced ANSI 2 Impact-Rated Demolition Gloves: ANSI and ISEA impact rated level 2, with up to 20% more TPR and padded EVA palm material for added protection against impact.

Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial power tools, power equipment, pneumatics, and cleaning solutions that offer a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California.

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