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THE VARIOUS TYPES OF INSULATION: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

April 19, 2023334 ViewsGloves8

Insulated gloves help protect the hand from either the cold or direct and/or radiant heat. Unlike other utility and work gloves, Insulated Gloves / Heat Resistant are made with a wide variety of various materials from fibers Kevlar to rubber including neoprene. They are most popular of the food, rubber, mechanical, and petrochemical industries but also widely used for boiler room work, handling of molds, adhesive manufacturing, construction and road work, medical autoclaves and sterilizing, and steam cleaning.

Understanding the type of insulation is necessary to provide the right level of protection depends on the type of welding or foundry work being done, the level of heat you’ll be exposed to, and the level of comfort you desire. 

What is Insulation Materials

Thermal insulation is based on the use of substances with very low thermal conductivity. These materials are known as insulation materials. Common insulation materials are wool, fiberglass, rock wool, polystyrene, polyurethane, and goose feather etc. These materials are very poor conductors of heat and are therefore good thermal insulators.