Medical gloves can be manufactured from many different types of raw material.
The most commonly used for examination gloves are latex, nitrile and vinyl. For surgical gloves the most used are latex, polyisoprene and polychloroprene.

You will be able to find some information about these materials here.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Natural Rubber Latex

Gloves made from natural latex exhibit rubbery characteristics when vulcanised. Natural latex…

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Polychloroprene gloves have elasticity close to that of latex, providing a fit very similar to Natural Rubber Latex…

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Gloves made from synthetic polyisoprene exhibit rubber-like characteristics when vulcanised, very similar…

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Synthetic nitrile

Nitrile gloves are made from a synthetic polymer that exhibits rubber like characteristics when vulcanised…

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Vinyl, also know as PVC or polyvinyl chloride, is a synthetic polymer that is a thermoset resin.  This means that when this…

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