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

CP1532

32 Inch Butyl Rubber Glove 15 mil Smooth Finish Rolled Cuff
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MG9756

13-Gauge Seamless Cotton / Polyester Shell MicroFinish® Nitrile Coating 12 Inch Gauntlet Cuff

5435

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

Crush

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

MC503

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves DSM Dyneema® Diamond Technology Lined Goatskin Palm and...

FF2931

MCR Safety® Forceflex®  Mechanics Gloves, Cut Resistant D3O® back of hand and padded palm Two-way...

MC502

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves 2-Way Stretch Hi-Visibility Back G-shaped Palm Padding and...

KV200

MCR Safety Cut Pro® ForceFlex® Mechanics Gloves  Kevlar® lining TPR Back of Hand & Fingers

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.

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MG9645

PredaStretch™ Glove 15 Gauge Cut Resistant Synthetic Shell PVC / Nitrile Coated with Sandy Finish

6620KV

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

92783

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

9784IKO

Kevlar® outer, Interlock inside, Thin nitrile outer dip

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

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9818NF

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

92718PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...
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96782

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.

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Common Applications:

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

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9828PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge ARX™ Aramid Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...
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92752

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

9672

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology PU Palm Coating

N9676DT

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja BNF with NFT Coating 15 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology 47% Greater...

Dust

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

PD1210PF

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

2410NF

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

HDX110PF

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

RP110AF

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

Grip

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

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953

MCR Safety HyperFit® Mechanics Gloves Synthetic Leather Palm Retro-Reflective Logo Super Stretch...

96790HVI

15 Gauge Nylon BNF with NFT® Coating  on palm and fingertips Watch Your Hands logo on Back

N9878BNF

Ninja® BNF with NFT® Coating 18 Gauge Kevlar® Stretch Armor Technology 47% Greater Abrasion...

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

6016O

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

6018

NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology 8 mil Blue Nitrile 12 Inch Length
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6014B

”Nitrishield®” with Grippaz™ Technology Industrial/Food Service Grade 4.5 mil 9.5 Inch...

6016B

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

Heat

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

9687

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Kevlar® Latex Palm and Fingertips

MC504

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Corded cotton double palm TPR Back of Hand Protection

9470K

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

9760K

Predator® Nitrile Palm and Over the Knuckle Dipped Palm Reinforced with DuPont™ Kevlar® Jersey...

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

6944

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

6932

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

6845

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

9761

Predator®, Fully Coated Nitrile, Jersey lining, Safety Cuff, Actifresh Treated

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

CL310AF

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

DM1330PF

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

UD122PF

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

BL110AF

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

CL410AF

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

CL412

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

CL417

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

CL419

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

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