Portwest A500 Red Leather Welding Gauntlets

  • Pair of leather welding gauntlets
  • Suitable for welding and metal handling
  • Provides exceptional 250° contact heat resistance
  • Ensures flexibility for tactile applications


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Portwest A500 Red Leather Welding Gauntlets

Offering unparalleled mechanical resistance, the Portwest A500 Red Leather Welding Gauntlets provide excellent heat protection, making them ideal for hot, dirty industries such as fabrication, foundry and welding. They offer impressive dexterity and grip for tactile tasks, while their comfortable inner cotton liner is ideal for extended use.

Key Information

  • Gauntlet Code: A500
  • EN 388:2003 Rating: 3233
  • EN 407:2004 Rating: 423X3X
  • EN 420:2003
  • EN 12477:2001
  • Size Range: One size fits most (size 10)
  • Supplied as a pair

Resistance of the Portwest A500 Red Leather Gauntlets

The Portwest Red Leather Welding Gauntlets have been tested in accordance with EU standards to ensure high levels of performance. Please find the results below:

EN 388

Property Resistance Level
Abrasion Resistance Level 3
Cut Resistance Level 2
Tear Resistance Level 3
Puncture Resistance Level 3

EN 407

Property Resistance Level
Burning Behaviour Level 4
Contact Heat Level 2
Convective Heat Level 3
Radiant Heat N/A
Small Splashes of Molten Metal Level 3
Large Splashes of Molten Metal N/A

EN 12477

The Portwest Welder Gauntlets have been tested in accordance with EN standard EN 12477 and achieve performance level type A. This means that they provide excellent heat and mechanical resistance, but their flexibility may be compromised in tough environments.

Uses of the Portwest A500 Red Leather Gauntlets

Best suited to hot and dirty industrial environments, the Portwest Welding Gauntlets provide exceptional heat protection and strong mechanical protection. They are versatile, and can be used inside and outside, in dry and wet conditions, and in clean and dirty environments. They are recommended for many industries, including:

  • Assembly
  • Building
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Fabrication
  • Glass handling
  • Glass manufacture
  • Industrial
  • Landscaping
  • Local authorities
  • Machinery use
  • Materials handling
  • Maintenance
  • Metal handling
  • Metal work
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Welding

Key Features of the Portwest A500 Leather Welding Gauntlets

  • Ideal for withstanding harsh flames and heat
  • Designed to provide the maximum burning behaviour resistance
  • Offers resistance to contact heat temperatures of 250°C
  • Impressive flexibility ideal for tactile applications
  • Special cow split leather provides mechanical protection
  • Fitted with an inner cotton liner that enhances comfort
  • Excellent abrasion resistance enhances longevity
  • Ideally used for precision welding and metal handling

Sizing of the Portwest A500 Gauntlets

The Portwest Welding Gauntlets are available in one size that should suit the hands of most users due to the flexible and large nature of the gauntlets. To ensure a good fit, it is recommended that you measure the circumference of your hand around the knuckles (excluding the thumb) with your hand open and your fingers together, and the length of your hand from the tip of your middle finger to your wrist before checking the table below.

Indications of Where to Measure Your Hand

Size Circumference (mm) Length (mm)
Size 10 254mm 204mm

Documentation for the Portwest Leather Gauntlets

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Download the Conformity Statement for the Leather Red Gauntlets Download the Instruction Manual for the Leather Red Gauntlets

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