Being on the forefront of hand protection innovation, ATG has recently made a feature standard for their entire MaxiCut range – a reinforced area between thumb and forefinger. This is another world-first achieved by ATG and to date no other glove manufacturer has been able to successfully copy this feature.
The market has been asking for this feature for some time now and this innovation is certain to be popular, particularly in the metal and glass industries where the application usually involves the handling of sharp edged sheets or objects. These objects are usually carried in the 4 finger on top/ thumb below format and thus the area between the thumb and forefinger would be the most exposed to wear and tear which could lead to potentially harmful cut injuries.
The feature, although simple in concept and design is not a simple manufacturing process – it is basically a double coating, but only in a small area. As it is only in the small area, dexterity, feel and comfort are not affected.
The obvious two benefits are: Increased safety/protection to an area which is very often the first to wear down and increased cost-savings due to reduced usage because of the extended glove life.