Those numbers and letters stamped onto your work gloves are very important. They indicate the different levels of protection the gloves provide.
Here’s a chart that will hopefully help translate what those markings actually mean:
|CUT LEVEL||WELL SUITED FOR….|
|A||Light material handling, and small parts assembly without sharp edges|
|B||Packaging, warehouse, light duty general purpose|
|C||Light duty metal handling, metal stamping, HVAC, light duty glass handling, plastics, material handling|
|D||Light duty metal handling, appliance manufacturing, bottle and light glass handling, canning, drywalling, electrical, carpet insulation, HVAC|
|E||Metal stamping, sheet metal handling, glass handling, automotive assembly|
|F||Heavy duty metal stamping, metal recycling, food processing, pulp and paper|
**This is to be used as a general guideline and is for informational purposes only. **
By being able to understand what those markings mean, will hopefully help you to determine the level of protection your gloves provide.