Tire Manufacturing

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Common Tire Manufacturing Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.

Chemical and Liquid

Manufacturing tires involves a mixture of hundreds of chemicals throughout the manufacturing processes.   Possible exposures include N-nitrosamines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, solvents, and phthalates.  MCR Safety offers a wide range of chemical resistant gloves for different chemicals encountered.  Be sure to check out our Chemical Permeation Guide for specific chemical breakthrough times.

Common Applications:

  • Cleaning work areas
  • Spray solvents onto piles to ensure adhesion


32 Inch Butyl Rubber Glove 15 mil Smooth Finish Rolled Cuff


MCR Safety Work Gloves 13 Gauge Seamless Cotton Polyester Shell MicroFinish® Full Nitrile...


Black Neoprene, 12" Length, Flock Lined, 30 mil with Straight Cuff


Exposure to hazardous equipment is a definite concern for workers in this industry.  Loading materials into production equipment and mounting workpieces are examples in Tire Manufacturing.  Wearing gloves with 360-degree protection makes a lot of sense.  Check out our Impact Protection Page for additional information.

Learn More About Crush Protection

Common Applications:

  • Mounting attachments


MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves DSM...


MCR Safety® Forceflex®  Mechanics Gloves Cut Resistant Work Gloves D3O® Back of Hand and Padded...


MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Abrasion Resistant Gloves 2-Way Stretch...


MCR Safety Cut Pro® ForceFlex® Mechanics Work Gloves  Cut Resistant Kevlar® Lining TPR on Back...

Cut and Liquid

There is no need in sacrificing liquid protection for cut protection or vice versa.  We’ve made our new Predastretch glove equipped with a cut liner!  We keeping adding on features to glove we know workers require.



PredaStretch™ Work Gloves 18 Gauge Cut Resistant Synthetic Shell Full PVC Nitrile Coating with...


MCR Safety Redcoat Kevlar® 12 Inch Double Dipped PVC Kevlar® / Cotton Plaited Liner


MCR Safety Cut Pro®  13 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...


Thin Nitrile Coated Cut Resistant Work Gloves DuPont™ Kevlar® Shell 14 Inch Gauntlet Cuff Soft...

Cut and Sense of Touch

Tire manufacturing workers use their hands to handle, feel and touch many objects.  We continue innovating featherweight fibers that provide cut protection and ultimate dexterity for handling the smallest objects workers touch.  Be sure to check out our Cut Protection page for additional information.

Learn More About Cut and Sense of Touch Protection

Common Applications:

  • Cutting and shaping metal
  • Fabricating parts



MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge ARX™ Aramid Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...


MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...


MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

Cut and Sharp Objects

Lacerations are always a concern when you’re manipulating any material.  In this industry, using knives to cut camelback and cutting industrial materials for fabrication is when cut protecting gloves need to be worn.  Be sure to check out our Cut Protection page for additional information.

Learn More About Cut and Sharp Objects Protection

Common Applications:

  • Trimming excess rubber
  • Roll camelbacks onto casings by hand
  • Cutting industrial materials


MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge ARX™ Aramid Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...


MCR Safety Cut Pro®  13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...


MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Shell Cut Resistant Work...


MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja BNF Cut Resistant Work Gloves 15 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology NFT®...


Grinding and trimming rubber during inspection and finishing may entail exposure to rubber dust.  We manufacture a wide range of lined eyewear styles, chemical goggles, and an ANSI D4 dust rated goggle.

Common Applications:

  • Touching up
  • Trimming excess rubber


Predator® PD2 Safety Goggles with Clear Lens MAX6™ Anti-Fog Lens Coating Full Foam Lined for...


24 Series Safety Goggles with Clear Lens UV-AF® Anti-Fog Coating Adjustable Neoprene Strap


HDX1 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Lenses MAX6™ Anti-Fog Coating Removable Elastic Strap


RP1 Series Black Safety Goggle with Clear Lenses AV-AF® Anti-Fog Coated Lenses Foam Lined with...


Maintaining a solid grip is essential when placing tires into molds, assembling tire components, mounting tires and positioning rollers that turn ply edges.  MCR Safety’s coated gloves are dipped with premier coatings to ensure you maintain a solid grip.  Be sure to check out our blog "Top Gripping Properties".

Learn More About Grip Protection

Common Applications:

  • Assembling tires
  • Removing products from production equipment


MCR Safety HyperFit® Hi-Vis Lime Mechanics Work Gloves Synthetic Leather Palm Reflective Logo on...


Hi-Visibility Palm Work Gloves 15 Gauge Gray Nylon Shell Hi-Vis Orange Nitrile Foam Palm and...


MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 18 Gauge Kevlar® Shell NFT® Coated Palm and...

Grip and Liquid

Workers handle, weigh and mix many raw materials.  For those only requiring minimal liquid and material exposure, consider Grippaz disposal protection for enhanced grip properties.

Learn More About Grip and Liquid Protection

Common Applications:

  • Lab testing


NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology 6 mil Orange Nitrile 9.5 Inch Length


NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology 8 mil Blue Nitrile 12 Inch Length


NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology Disposable Nitrile Gloves Powder Free Industrial Food...


NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology 6 mil Black Nitrile 9.5 Inch Length


Workers are exposed to heat throughout tire manufacturing,  from the mechanics working on hot machines to workers exposed to hot curred rubber.  Sometimes you need to match rubber with rubber, like with our 9687 rubber coated highly heat-resistant and cut-resistant glove.   We’ve written a Heat Resistant Gloves blog to keep you informed!

Learn More About Heat Protection

Common Applications:

  • Maintaining production machines


MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Kevlar® Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves Latex Coated Palm and...


MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Heat and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Corded...


MCR Safety Cut Pro® Heavy Weight Kevlar® Cotton inner 2 sided Nitrile Blocks


Predator® Series Over the Knuckle Nitrile Coated Work Gloves Palm Reinforced with DuPont™ Kevlar®...

Heat and Chemicals

Hot objects and chemicals are present in tire manufacturing.   If you have to work around both hazards, consider wearing our 6944, which offers ANSI Contact Heat level 5 protection and chemical protection.

Learn More About Heat and Chemicals Protection

Common Applications:

  • Maintaining production equipment


Black Jack® Gloves 14 Inch Multi-Dipped Neoprene with Foam Liner Etched Rough Finish for Better Grip


Black Jack® Gloves 12 Inch Multi-Dipped Neoprene with Interlock Liner Etched Rough Finish for...


Rubber Coated Gloves with Interlock Lining, 12" Length, Gauntlet Cuff


Predator® Series Fully Nitrile Coated Work Gloves Safety Cuff and Jersey Lined Treated with...

Impaired Vision

A release of pressurized air is always a concern for workers.  Keeping those eye protected during the explosive separation of components is a 100% must.

Common Applications:

  • Loading machines
  • Tire building
  • Assembling tires


Checklite® CL3 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Anti-Fog Lens Closed Cell Foam Lined Safety...


Dominator™ DM3 Series Clear MAX6™ Lenses - Anti-Fog Safety Glasses Black Frame Color with Black...


UD1 Series Safety Glasses Gray Lenses with Crystal Dark Blue Frame MAX6™ Anti-Fog...


BL1 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Anti-Fog Lens Dielectric Option, No Metal Pieces Extremely...

Noise Levels

Sounds are a little uncomfortable at times in tire manufacturing operations.  Our new CL4 eyewear allows workers to keep their eyewear close by.

Common Applications:

  • Factory operations


Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Anti-Fog Lens Earplug Retaining...


Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Gray Lens Earplug Retaining Technology Temples Hold...


Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Silver Mirror Lens Earplug Retaining Technology Temples...


Checklite® CL4 Series Safety Glasses with Indoor Outdoor Clear Mirror Lens Earplug Retaining...

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