What PU, NF, NS, LC, LS, FN Mean

30 October 2022  |  Admin

What PU, NF, NS, LC, LS, FN Mean

The two-letter abbreviation next to a glove refers to what coating the glove palm and fingers have on them. Coatings have different benefits to the wearer if you choose the wrong gloves, it can cut performance.

There are three main work glove coatings:

  • Nitrile
  • Polyurethane
  • Latex

 Nitrile Coated Gloves

  1.  NF – Nitrile Foam  - You won’t lose dexterity.

  2.  NS – Sandy Nitrile - For excellent oily and dry grip

  3.  FN – Flat Nitrile - For excellent dry grip

PU – Polyurethane coating -  Polyurethane Coated Gloves

A popular glove in warehousing or jobs that have a lot of handling because of its high grip levels.

Latex Coated Gloves

LC – Latex crinkle - Excellent dry and wet grip

LS – Sandy Latex - Excellent wet and dry grip

A preferred choice if you’re handling abrasive objects because of its tear and cut resistance.


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