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Old 10-10-2018, 09:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I use nitrile gloves all the time to apply CA finish. No issues.
I found the thin CA to eat right through them.
Just thought of something (happens once a month or so). What brand CA are you using. I use EZ Bond with no issues on Members Mark gloves.
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Old 10-17-2018, 05:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Costco has a great deal on 200 count gloves. I use a lot of gloves finishing, painting tubes so good AND cheap matters. I use them for CA all the time. I rarely get burned but perhaps some accelerator adheres to the glove and the CA cures on my glove. I admit to ripping off gloves to avoid burns with paper towels. With the small plastic bags that come in pen kits over one gloved finger I do not have problems any more.
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Old 10-18-2018, 09:17 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by BURLMAN View Post
I use nitrile gloves all the time to apply CA finish. No issues.
I buy mine from Costco. I was using Latex at first. They became one with my fingers. The Nitrile work like a champ.

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Old 10-18-2018, 01:53 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Just use gloves when mixing epoxy and a small plastic bag from pen parts on my index finger when applying CA. Easy to toss and no cost
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Old 10-19-2018, 06:02 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I don't use gloves. I use the plastic bags the pen kit parts are packed in.
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Old 10-26-2018, 11:16 PM   #16 (permalink)
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One side issue to keep in mind: The medical community's experience has shown that many people develop allergic reactions to latex after repeated use. Reactions vary from minor irritation to extremely severe and it seems to be a cumulative thing with repeated use. I personally know of two EMS providers who have developed moderate sensitivity to latex over an extended period. Just passing along a little food for thought; everyone's situation is different.
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