KONG Impact proof gloves were introduced after extensive research with the Oil & Gas Safety Committee in collaboration with major Oil & Gas companies

KONG’s patented impact protection gloves reduce impacts by up to 95%*, turning breaks into bruises

KONG Impact gloves were introduced in 2007 after extensive research with the Oil & Gas Safety Committee in collaboration with major oil and gas exploration companies, to address the issue of hand safety.


KONG take into consideration comfort, daily use and flexibility with our Flawless Fit System – a 16 point measurement system that is unique for all of our glove styles – providing the best fitting gloves in the market – you can see their head of research explain how to get the right size in this video:


The KONG impact proof gloves design was based on measuring impact forces at multiple hand zones to determine the level of TPR protection required to minimise impact force for the wearer, ultimately to avoid hand injury. KONG’s patented impact protection reduces impacts by up to 95%*, turning breaks into bruises.

Impact Gloves

The first KONG Impact glove was the KONG Original (SDX2) which is still the most popular glove in the range today and undoubtedly the most recognisable around the globe.

The KONG range consists of many styles suited to all task types and industries, from the Insulated Waterproof Glove (SDXW2), Rigger Cut 5 (KRC5), to the Knit Cut 5 (KKC5B) or the Super Dexterity Glove (SDXG2); with more new styles in development and some recently launched including the 360 Cut A6 Chemical Impact (KCHA5) and the Deck Crew Cut 5 Waterproof (KDC5W) both of which are Cut Level F.

To date, these US-made safety gloves have helped to protect over 6 million hands from impact injuries, with 27 patents and 95 trademarks. You can see the incredible cut resistance of these impact gloves in the Ironclad video below!

Hazchem Safety have access to other Waterproof Clothing including the Ollyskins Waterproof Clothing. Please contact us for your next enquiry.

*Actual impact ratings very per glove style

Although it is not strictly our responsibility to tell you what PPE is best, we have had over 40 years of experience when it comes to PPE for drivers and operators in the Gas Industry. So we have come up with some recommendations below for both ladies and men working in this industry.

We know that refineries/terminals are becoming more stringent on the correct PPE being worn when loading gas, so it is important you have suitable PPE.

To discuss further with us please call 01280 841400 or email sales@hazchemsafety.com .

PPE Recommendations Men


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