Portwest Fortis A511 Heat-Resistant Leather Welding Gauntlets

  • Pair of cow split leather welding gauntlets
  • Well suited to welding, fabrication and foundry
  • Provides high dexterity, grip and sensitivity
  • Offers exceptional all-round heat-resistance


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Portwest Fortis A511 Heat-Resistant Leather Welding Gauntlets

The Portwest A511 Heat-Resistant Leather Welding Gauntlets promise exceptional performance during welding applications, because they offer unparalleled dexterity, grip, mechanical protection and heat resistance. They make welding easy and comfortable with a flexible but strong cow split leather construction, and an inner liner that provides enough comfort to reduce hand fatigue over extended use.

Key Information

  • Glove Code: A511
  • EN 388:2003 Rating: 3134
  • EN 407:2004 Rating: 41334X
  • EN 420:2003
  • EN 12477:2001
  • Size Range: One size fits most (size 10)
  • Supplied as a pair

Resistance of the Portwest A511 Heat-Resistant Welding Gauntlets

The Portwest 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 3
Cut Resistance Level 1
Tear Resistance Level 3
Puncture Resistance Level 4

EN 407

Property Resistance Level
Burning Behaviour Level 4
Contact Heat Level 1
Convective Heat Level 3
Radiant Heat Level 3
Small Splashes of Molten Metal Level 4
Large Splashes of Molten Metal N/A

EN 12477

The Portwest Fortis Welding Gauntlets have been tested in accordance with EN standard EN 12477 and achieved 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 Heat-Resistant Welding Gauntlets

The Portwest Fortis Welding Gauntlets are designed for use in welding applications. They are well suited to hot, dirty and indoor environments, but are not limited to these settings and can be used outdoors and in wet conditions too. 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 A511 Leather Welding Gauntlets

  • Exceptional all-round heat protection ideal for welding
  • Features an extra-long gauntlet style that protects arms
  • Fitted with a cow split leather construction that enhances protection
  • Highly dexterous design ideal for tactile tasks
  • Features high abrasion resistance that aids longevity
  • Excellent grip means gauntlets are ideal in high-risk environments

Sizing of the Portwest Fortis Leather Welding Gauntlets 

The Portwest A511 Fortis 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 consulting the table below.

Indications of Where to Measure Your Hand

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

Documentation for the Portwest A511 Heat-Resistant Welding Gauntlets

Download the Conformity Statement for the Portwest A511

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