Portwest A520 Premium Tig Welding Leather Gauntlets

  • Pair of Tig welding gauntlets
  • Suitable for type B welding
  • Goatkin palm enhances mechanical protection
  • Provides the maximum level 4 tear resistance
Our Price:  £3.64
Excl. VAT. (£4.37 Inc. 20% VAT)

Portwest A520 Premium Tig Welding Leather Gauntlets

Designed specifically for welders who require high flexibility, the Portwest A520 Premium Tig Welding Leather Gauntlets use a goatskin palm to ensure dexterity and sensitivity. Despite their sensitivity and dexterity, the gauntlets retain mechanical strength with their goatskin construction, which ensures high abrasion, tear and puncture resistance.

Key Information

  • Gauntlet Code: A520
  • EN 388:2003 Rating: 2041
  • EN 420:2003
  • EN 12477:2001 Type B
  • Size Range: 9 - 11
  • Supplied as a pair

Resistance of the Portwest A520 Premium Tig Leather Gauntlets

The Portwest Welding Leather 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 2
Cut Resistance Level 0
Tear Resistance Level 4
Puncture Resistance Level 1

EN 12477

The Portwest Premium Tig Leather Gauntlets have been tested in accordance with EN standard EN 12477 and achieved performance level type B. This means that they provide a lower tolerance to heat but offer high levels of flexibility and dexterity.

Uses of the Portwest A520 Premium Tig Leather Gauntlets

The Premium A520 Premium Gauntlets are designed for type B welding applications, but are suitable for a wider variety of conditions. They are suitable for use inside and outside, with heat, and in dry and wet working conditions. They are recommended for many applications, 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 A520 Premium Tig Welding Gauntlets

  • Features para-aramid fibres that enhances heat protection
  • Uses cow split leather to ensure high durability
  • Fitted with a goatskin palm for high dexterity in the heat
  • Best suited to type B welding (Tig welding)
  • Features a heavy-duty split leather cuff for enhanced mechanical protection
  • Offers high levels of flexibility ideal for tactile applications

Sizing of the Portwest A520 Tig Welding Gauntlets

The Portwest Premium Tig Gauntlets are available in three sizes that should suit the hands of most users. Please 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.

Indications of Where to Measure Your Hand

Size Circumference (mm) Length (mm)
Size 9 229mm 192mm
Size 10 254mm 204mm
Size 11 279mm 215mm

Documentation for the Portwest A520 Leather Gauntlets

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Download the Conformity Statement for the Tig Welding Gauntlets Download the Instruction Manual for the Tig Welding Gauntlets

Be the first to Write a Review for this item!

Ask a Question

If you haven't found what you're looking for with our listing or if there is anything you would like to ask, please feel free to fill in the form below and we will strive to find your answer as soon as possible. Our team of workwear experts have a huge base of knowledge that allows them to answer any questions that you might have regarding this product.

Name: *
Email Address: *
Your Message: *
Please enter your query here
Please add the two numbers


This item will be dispatched by 1st Class Royal Mail, DPD courier or UPS courier.

The estimated delivery time for this item is usually 1-3 working days when ordered before 14:00, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Please contact our Customer Care Team on 020 7501 0598 for an up to the minute delivery expectation for this product.

UK Delivery Charges

Certain orders delivered to the UK are subject to a delivery charge; refer to the table below for more information. Please note that all values are listed exclusive of VAT.

Order Value UK Delivery Charge
Up to £39.99 £4.95
£40.00 and over FREE

Coronavirus Update

Please note that, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our processing time may increase slightly. We would advise that orders may be set back by as much as five working days, though we are striving to keep our delivery schedule as close to normal as possible.

If you have been waiting over 7 working days for your order and would like an update, please contact our Customer Care team at helpdesk@workwear.co.uk.