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What kind of gloves are commonly used in food processing?

Three points should be noted in the use of gloves in food processing:

(1) The food processing industry involves a variety of equipment and kitchen equipment, so many jobs require many types of gloves.However, regardless of the type of gloves, must comply with the principles of food - grade sterilization.

(2) Latex Gloves are mainly composed of latex, which contains plant proteins.To prevent proteins from entering the food and causing allergic reactions in customers, the food industry should avoid using latex gloves.

(3). Colored gloves are usually used in the food industry and should be distinguished from the color of the food.Avoid gloves that break and fall into food that can't be detected in time.


Three types of gloves are commonly used in food processing:


1.Vinyl Gloves

Vinyl gloves

Vinyl gloves are widely used in the catering industry because of their low cost, loose size and easy to wear and take off.This is important in the food industry, where workers need to change their gloves frequently.


2.Nitrile gloves

Nitrile-gloves

In the food industry, nitrile gloves provide excellent hand sensitivity and puncture resistance.Nitrile gloves are also more durable.During the work, the staff members change gloves less frequently.


3.TPE gloves

TPE-Gloves


The main ingredient of TPE gloves is TPE. TPE(Thermoplastic Elastomer) is a Thermoplastic Elastomer material with high strength, high elasticity, injection molding, wide range of applications, environmental protection, non-toxic and safe, excellent colorability.Good low temperature elasticity, no embrittlement in cold winter, good weather resistance, can be used outdoors, extrusion products stretch large deformation.

TPE gloves are also used in the kitchen and are often used to pick up food.Ordinary TPE gloves are usually lightweight Disposable gloves that do not allow cooling.But TPE gloves have a certain oil resistance, and the temperature in 50 ~ 70 degrees Celsius, TPE gloves can be used, will not produce harmful substances.The maximum human contact temperature is 42 degrees Celsius, so there's no problem peeling a crayfish or using TPE gloves to get food that isn't too cold or too hot.So it's often used as Food gloves, too.

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