Any welder knows that their equipment is one of the most important aspects of their job. That doesn’t just include the technical welding tools, but also the safety gear that goes along with it. A good pair of gloves is critical to a job well done. What are the top work gloves available for welding today? Here are some of our picks.
Leather is, of course, the most recommended material for welding gloves. These are made from deerskin leather and have Kevlar stitching. They’re available from several retailers.
These natural cowhide gloves are great for many reasons and particularly recommended for stick and MIG welding applications. Kevlar patching and stitches are a great feature.
These leather gloves are popular because they’re inexpensive and a great value, especially for those just starting in welding positions. They are durable and have a soft cotton lining.
Made with cowhide and a heat resistant cotton lining, these gloves also make it to our list of quality welding gloves.
While these may not be able to withstand the very highest temperatures, they will shield your hand and are very flexible to allow for a full range of motion while working.
With a Kevlar lining and flexible material, these gloves aren’t our top choice, but they do a good, solid job, and their smooth leather fingers give you a good grip on material and tools.
Strong stitching and premium quality are two of the things we love about these gloves. They are also soft and comfortable, great for a long day of work.
Made of white goatskin and specifically for MIG and TIG welding, these gloves are a great option. Reviews also indicate that they hold up well even when used hard.
Classic, sturdy, and comfortable are a great way to describe these gloves. Part of the comfort is due to the padded palm.
With one of the best reputations on the market, these gloves are often a top pick for welders. They use cotton and cowhide, are durable, and flame resistant. The seamless forefinger is a great feature.