TurtleSkin Alpha Plus Gloves - TUS-012
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The newest addition to the TurtleSkin line of police gloves. Alpha Plus takes our best selling glove, Alpha and adds even more cut protection. Alpha Plus is the only glove in the law enforcement marketplace with ANSI/ISEA 105-2015 A5 cut protection
911gear.ca knows Officers in law enforcement face many dangers every day on the job. TurtleSkin creates glove products that provide cut and puncture protection which are an important part of every officer's duty gear. TurtleSkin Alpha's are the best tactical gloves available, they allow every officer the protection they need when faced with unseen sharps that would puncture most duty gloves.
The best-selling new TurtleSkin Alpha Glove offers excellent cut and hypodermic needle protection. The palm offers cut and needle puncture resistance, while the back of the glove provides slash protection. The Alpha Gloves offer a high level of dexterity and tactile sensitivity. The combination of protection and dexterity allows police and corrections officers to perform their duties with confidence and comfort. Features: Hypodermic needle- and cut-resistant palm and fingertips Slash-resistant knit on back of hand Outstanding dexterity with short break-in time High-stretch knit backing for snug fit Grip pads to assist in searches
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|ANSI 105 2016 Cut Resistance Level||A5|
|ANSI 105 2016 Abrasion Level||L3|
|ASTM F3 2878-10 Hypodermic needle Puncture 25 gauge||No|
|ASTM F3 2878-10 Hypodermic needle Puncture 28 gauge||>0.75 lbf|
|ANSI/ISEA 105 standard:||Alpha||Alpha Plus|
|a. Puncture resistance- test probe shall be a 28-gauge hypodermic needle, and the maximum force to puncture shall be > 0.75 lbf.||Avg 0.72 lbs||Avg. 0.79 lbf|
|b. Cut resistance- Weight (gram) needed to cut through test method shall be >1500 level rating||Level A3 1372 g||Level A5 >2200g|
There is no such thing as a NEEDLE PROOF glove. Gloves are a layer of added protection, not a SOLUTION. Gloves will protect you under certain Circumstances, not all circumstances. Proper search techniques should always be employed. Turtleskin gloves are tested to Turtleskin standards of cut resistance and against puncture resistance to a specific amount of pressure measured in lbs per foot with a specific gauge of hypodermic needle common among drug users objects other than a hypodermic needle or sharp objects coming in contact with the gloves at a higher amount of lbs per square inch than the gloves are rated at for protection may result in the glove being penetrated.
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