Which glove size is required?

Template including a metric scale for the gloves sizes

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Template for determining glove sizes
Source: DGUV

The correct glove size is important for wearer comfort and convenience during work. To determine the glove size, the hand is placed on a sheet of paper and the contour drawn around it. The width of the hand should be marked, as shown in the diagram, and then measured with a ruler. The dimensions that can be read off on the diagram (when enlarged) indicate the appropriate glove size.

Too small a glove should never be selected, since this causes the material to be stretched thinner and the barrier effect to be reduced as a result. Conversely, too large a glove size obstructs work. The correct glove size is therefore important.