An Overview of the Best Impact Safety Gloves in South Africa

Designed to provide protection in various situations, the Rig Lizard® Thin Lizzie™ 2090X had been given all of the bells and whistles. Being highly dextrous and ensuring exceptional grip the glove has a sandy nitrile palm coating that is also abrasion-resistant. It has an elastic knit wrist that acts as a preventative measure against dirt and debris entering the glove. It is also fitted with the famous HexArmor back-of-hand IR-X® Impact Exoskeleton™ and has been modified to provide increased flexibility. The glove itself is made from a 13-gauge HPPE and fibreglass blend shell (an industry-leading technology in cut-resistance). 

View the Rig Lizard® 2090X Spec Sheet

Performance Ratings

This glove, for how flexible and dextrous it is, has an astonishingly high, performance rating. Scoring a fantastic 2053 grams on its TDM-100 Cut-Resistant Test, solidifying a “D” in its EN 388:2016 rating. Its ANSI/ISEA Cut-Resistant Test came back with a rating of “A4”. The ANSI/ISEA 138 Impact Test has given it a level “1” on finger impact protection and a level “2” on knuckle impact protection. All in all, it has been rated as being a strong and high-quality glove that will provide you with bounds of protection and safety.

View the Rig Lizard® 2090X CE Certificate

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Rig Lizard® Thin Lizzie™ 2090X

How to Care for, and Clean Your Gloves

To ensure your Rig Lizard® Thin Lizzie™ 2090X stands the test of time, try these cleaning tips:

  • Machine Wash: these gloves are machine washable; however, it is important to ensure that you wash them on a regular cycle with cool water.
  • Hand Wash: When hand washing your gloves, be sure to use a semi-diluted, mild cleaner. Then scrub them until they are completely clean and rinse the residual cleaner out thoroughly.
  • Drying: It is advisable to dry your gloves by hanging them indoors.
  • Storage: Avoid storing them in an area that receives direct sunlight and ensures the area that they are stored in is clean, dry and devoid of dramatic temperature fluctuations.

View the Care and Cleaning Brochure

What are the Different Types of Safety Gloves?

Depending on your industry, and the specific job you perform there will be specific safety glove that suit your requirements perfectly. For example, gloves for masonry work will differ from gloves needed for firefighting. The Rig Lizard® Thin Lizzie™ 2090X is perfect for a large variety of industries because of its high performance and protection against a wide range of dangers while providing immense grip. It successfully provides protection against:

  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Tear Resistance
  • Puncture Resistance
  • Cut Resistance
  • Impact Protection

View the Rig Lizard® 2090X Spec Sheet


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