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Old 06-16-2012, 04:39 PM   #1
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I have been wanting gloves for a long time, I mostly work in live 480v 3 phase. I have never had gloves or a suit, what is the life expectancy and how should I store them?

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I have been wanting gloves for a long time, I mostly work in live 480v 3 phase. I have never had gloves or a suit, what is the life expectancy and how should I store them?
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I have been wanting gloves for a long time, I mostly work in live 480v 3 phase. I have never had gloves or a suit, what is the life expectancy and how should I store them?
Talk to your POCO guys, and ask what they use!
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Store them in the bag, fingers up & lightly powered.
Inspect before each use and test as required.

Here we swap the gloves every 6 months.
They get tested and returned. We use 2 colors so we can quickly spot untested ones.

The leather protectors are replaced as needed.
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screw the gloves.. working 480 hot, what are gloves going to do for you when you get a nice arc flash to the face?
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Leaves the fingerprints intact for positive identification.
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Honeywell product! I can get a good price on those or free! What powder do you use in the glove?

I dont like working in hot panels, but that is a whole nother issue.

Looking at a flash jacket and a helmet too just one step at a time.

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Honeywell product! I can get a good price on those or free! What powder do you use in the glove?

I dont like working in hot panels, but that is a whole nother issue.

Looking at a flash jacket and a helmet too just one step at a time.
Glove dust from Salisbury.

Working it hot is a bad idea. You might be needing more then just the brain bucket and jacket.
You need to get training for the hazard and wear the appropriate safety apparel. Also do you have the proper insulated tools, hot work SOP and all the other bells & whistles?

BTW, a quality tattoo that is deep will be good for identification after the flash.
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I have been wanting gloves for a long time, I mostly work in live 480v 3 phase. I have never had gloves or a suit, what is the life expectancy and how should I store them?
I assume you are screwing with us but if you really are doing 480V hot work with no PPE you are in direct violation of OSHA, CalOSHA, and the NFPA 70E (Which CalOSHA strictly enforces).

I suggest you read up on the rules for when energized work is even permitted and on the rare time it is, what PPE requirements are befor eyou find yourself in a burn unit.
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Store them in the bag, fingers up & lightly powered.
Inspect before each use and test as required.

Here we swap the gloves every 6 months.
They get tested and returned. We use 2 colors so we can quickly spot untested ones.

The leather protectors are replaced as needed.
We do the exact same thing, swap out after six months and have tested, orange and black gloves. Only difference is we use cementex for supply and testing.
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It sure is scary reading about folks who think they can buy safety.
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Every last bit I can buy, worked in a grain plant built in 1920s just added in disconnect with breakers. 90 years old wire in a confined space, want to join in?
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these provide the least loss of tactility>

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these provide the least loss of tactility>

[IMG]http://www.paintpalautomotiveltd.com/images/latex%20gloves.jpg

Latex gloves suck to work in, they get caught in between nuts and bolts, and snagged or ripped on everything.
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I knew a guy who was working hot in a cabinet with those. Had a nice little arc blow up in his face, they caught fire and melted to his hands.
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I knew a guy who was working hot in a cabinet with those. Had a nice little arc blow up in his face, they caught fire and melted to his hands.
We are required to wear the appropriate arc flash gear to do anything energized or has the potential to be energized, but good to know anyway.

I can't stand working in latex gloves, I probably go through 20 pairs a day easily, they rip and snag on everything. Not to mention how much your hands sweat in them.
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Nowadays, no matter what brand of rubbers and overgloves you buy, they're all made by the same couple companies. I always preferred White Rubber brand for rubbers, but they're a Salisbury company now. I always stuck with Salisbury overgloves. I like the gloves to fit very snugly. I tried out a pair of some blue rubber gloves at a supply house one time, and they were pretty awesome. Probably a Salisbury product. Very flexible and had good tactile feel.
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Salisbury and Kuntz ? leather protectors
and chicken steve you cant resize that photo that was ridiculous

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