Caiman 1878 - 21" Genuine American Deerskin FR Insulated MIG/Stick Welding Gloves

August 14, 2020
Caiman 1878 - 21" Genuine American Deerskin FR Insulated MIG/Stick Welding Gloves

Caiman® Kontour™ 1878 MIG/STICK industry first 21" welding gloves are an original design unlike traditional big and bulky welding gloves. It utilizes our exclusive 3-dimensional Kontour™ pattern that match the anatomic shape of the hand to provide ultimate performance, comfort and fit. The 1878 is primarily designed and excels in MIG and STICK welding applications. With an overall length of 21" you'll get full arm protection, reducing the risk of the usual forearm burns. The heavy-duty padding in the cuff allows for exception comfort while leaning and resting on hard surfaces. The supple Genuine American Deerskin palm provides exceptional dexterity and comfort while the leather cuff provides protection against sparks, spatter and abrasion.


• Industry First! - 21" glove with heavy duty padding on the forearm and elbow for comfort

• Super supple Genuine American Deerskin tanned in U.S.A.

• Genuine leather heat shield patch, reinforced palm, cuff and lean-on patch

• Kontour™ - Exclusive 3-Dimensional, pre-curved fingers, and form-fitting design for ultimate fit, comfort & dexterity

• Sock-lined FR (flame resistant) cotton fleece insulated

• Boarhide™ leather pull-strap

• Sewn with Kevlar® thread

• Complimentary 3” carabiner to keep gloves together with exclusive Caiman® loops on each pair

• Available in Large & X-Large

• Also available in Left Hand or Right Hand Only


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