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Dyneema® Diamond Technology & the Latest EN388: 2016 Standard


EN388 is the European standard to classify protective gloves according to their resistance against mechanical risks. Learn more about the EN388:2016 revisions and how it impacts the selection of personal protective equipment across industries where worker’s hands are at risk.

How EN388 : 2016 can help you make the best choice

Learn more about the criteria needed to select proper hand protection by downloading the below infographic on the EN388 cut standards. It takes into account cut protection, but also other important criteria like abrasion resistance, dexterity, longevity and comfort.

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Update to EN388 cut standard

A revision to the EN388 standard for gloves giving protection from mechanical risks, including cuts, will increase the accuracy and reliability of cutting tests on higher resistance materials. 

The update will help specifiers obtain the levels of cut resistance they need.

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Learn all about the 2016 revisions to the EN388 standard concerning hand protection against mechanical risks in this video. It explains and demonstrates the critical changes on cut resistance testing to safety professionals and the personal protective equipment industry.

Hand Protection Against Mechanical Risks

2016 Revisions to the EN388 Cut Standard