Robust yet dextrous hand protection from heat, flame, viruses and bacteria found in blood and body fluids, as well as contaminants, for structural firefighters.


    Explore the high-level protective benefits of this technology application.




    Crucial heat and flame protection for the hands that retains its properties, even after exposure to fire and heavy use.

    Hands can come in contact with pathogens found in blood and other body fluids in an emergency. GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® membranes offer exceptional penetration protection.

    GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® membranes are durably waterproof as well as penetration-resistant to various liquid chemicals.

    The breathability of GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® glove inserts is essential for reducing heat stress and allowing the gloves to dry out quickly.

    The membrane works like a filter so that 99% of harmful particulates cannot penetrate the gloves.

    The inside layers of gloves GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® inserts are constructed with Gore Grip technology. They do not slip and are easier to don and doff. This gives a strong, secure and precise grip on equipment.

    *For gloves with Gore Grip technology

    Improved finger flexibility, better feel, and better fit result in superior tactility. This makes it easier to keep gloves on while getting the job done, improving safety.


    Wearing the right protective gloves, as a structural fire fighter, is undoubtedly just as crucial as wearing the right protective garments and footwear. 

    Protective gloves with GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® product technology offer a complete solution in hand protection without sacrificing the comfort, dexterity and tactility essential in emergencies. 

    GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® Gloves offer heat and flame protection, which is crucial for fire fighting situations, as well as being a reliable barrier against pathogens found in blood and body fluids. Additionally, the gloves are penetration-resistant to liquid chemicals including battery acid, hydraulic fluids, petroleum, concentrated chlorine solutions, fire extinguishing foam, and other contaminated liquids. 

    GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® membranes are durably waterproof and breathable – even after contamination and heat exposure. The wearer’s hands remain protected and comfortably dry. 

    Protective gloves won't protect if they need to be removed to get the job done. GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® glove inserts combine maximum flexibility with maximum protection, so wearers don't have to compromise safety, dexterity, or comfort while hard at work. 


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    Ideal for
    The technology has been developed with real-work situations in mind, so that hard-working professionals in challenging environments can stay protected, and simply focus on their important work.
    • EN 388 - Protective gloves against mechanical risks
    • EN 420 - Protective gloves - General requirements and test methods
    • EN 659 - Protective gloves for firefighters
    • NFPA 1971 - Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting
    • ISO 13994 / ASTM F903 - Clothing for protection against liquid chemicals — Determination of the resistance of protective clothing materials to penetration by liquids under pressure
    • ISO 16604:2004 - Clothing for protection against contact with blood and body fluids — Determination of resistance of protective clothing materials to penetration by blood-borne pathogens — Test method using Phi-X 174 bacteriophage
    Additional Options
    Various Gore technologies can be combined to produce additional benefits for the wearer. The ability to combine technologies adds versatility and freedom of choice across the range


    Firefighting gloves with GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® inserts with Gore Grip Technology offer enhanced performance in terms of tactility and grip. 

    Added Benefits: Additionally, the GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® glove insert offers a reliable, breathable barrier against water, viruses and bacteria found in blood and body fluids, as well as is resistant to penetration by liquid chemicals. The glove inserts are durably waterproof and breathable, even after contamination. 

    Ideal for: Firefighting operations involving heat, flame, chemicals and pathogens found in blood and body fluids, which specifically require good tactility and grip.

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