A nitrile blend uniquely combines nitrile and vinyl material that offers a low-cost alternative to latex or pure nitrile gloves. These disposable gloves are powder-free and offer the best qualities of both materials.
The durability of nitrile means that this glove offers chemical barrier protection, but with the more affordable price of vinyl gloves. Like vinyl, nitrile blends are also softer and more flexible.
For those who have latex allergies, latex-free gloves are the only option. While vinyl nitrile gloves are unsuitable for medical environments, they do offer durability. Vinyl gloves are most commonly used in non-hazardous environments, including food preparation, because of the low protection levels they offer. When combined with nitrile to create a nitrile blend glove, they offer puncture and cut protection but are not as effective against bacteria and pathogens.
Unlike latex, vinyl and nitrile are not made from natural rubber but are manufactured from synthetic materials. Nitrile is made of a combination of butadiene and acrylonitrile. Vinyl comes from polyvinyl chloride monomers, which are also known as PVC. PVC is inexpensive to make, which is why the cost of vinyl and nitrile blend gloves is lower.
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