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Ansell Ltd. February 06, 2024

Ansell Launches New Mega Texture Microflex® Glove for Automotive Industry and Beyond, Increasing Dry Gripping Power by Nearly 50%*

February 6, 2024, Iselin, New Jersey: Capping off its 130-year anniversary celebration, global PPE innovator Ansell is pleased to introduce a new ultra-textured glove to the market: MICROFLEX® Mega Texture 93-256. This nitrile disposable orange glove offers a confident grip and durable protection to industrial workers. It is especially suitable for auto shop workers who require a robust glove with tear resistance, high visibility, and strong grip properties. MICROFLEX® 93-256 provides an important barrier between automotive workers and everyday hazards, which range from oils and grime to chemicals and carcinogens. The distinctive raised diamond surface on the glove ensures a secure grip on tools commonly used in body shops. In fact, 93-256 increases dry gripping power by nearly 50%*, while offering the wearer a robust 0.13 mm/5.1mil palm thickness. This diamond-textured glove boasts a durable, tear-resistant formulation, while simultaneously providing impressive comfort for long wear times. As a bonus, MICROFLEX® 93-256 features a distinctive orange color, ensuring easy identification of PPE on auto shop floors. This glove is also anti-static, latex-free and touchscreen compatible. Workers in auto body shops can leverage this product for a number of practical applications, including fluid changes, parts replacement, aircon service, wheel alignment, and more. This glove, which is also food-approved, is suitable for a wide range of industrial applications, varying from food processing to machining to transport. The robust durability and impressive grip provided by MICROFLEX® Mega Texture 93-256 ensures every worker has peace of mind to operate in hazardous environments. 93-256 is now available in Europe and North America.

Female industrial worker wearing MICROFLEX 93 256 glove

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*Compared to bare handed. Data collected at Ansell Scientific Affairs labs in Reno, NV on May 23, 2023. ASTM F2961 test methodology used for (dry) grip test.


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