Parts Manufacturing

Automotive Professions and Hazards Matrix
Find the appropriate PPE for specific automotive hazards with a simple easy to follow guide.

Common Parts Manufacturing Hazards

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


Crush and Impact

Hydraulic lifts have eliminated a lot of heavy lifting, however, workers still have to lift some heavy objects.

Common Applications:

  • Using a wide range of tools
  • Moving heavy parts

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 13 Gauge...

MCR Safety® ForceFlex® Mechanics Gloves D3O® Back of Hand and Padded Palm Two-way Spandex...

Predator® Mechanics Work Gloves Impact Resistant Gloves Premium Honey Gold Goatskin D3O® Foam...

ForceFlex™ Mechanics Work Gloves Shadow Grass® Blades® Pattern Camo Gloves Breathable Back, Palm...

Cut and Sense of Touch

Auto parts manufacturing employs the most auto assemblers in the entire industry.  Feeling fine parts requires cut protection and high dexterity.  With recently advanced fibers introduced, we've got you've covered!

Common Applications:

  • Handling sharp small parts
  • Feeling fine parts

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Cut Resistant Work Gloves  Sandy...

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® 15 Gauge Stretch Kevlar® Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves Gray Polyurethane...

Die Handling

Laying out metal stock and repairing dies requires reliable cut protection.

Common Applications:

  • Repairing dies and tools
  • Removing dies
  • Handling press tools

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Hero™ 7 Gauge Regular Weight Shell Made with ARX® Aramid Fibers Cut...

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

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

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Mechanics Glove Synthetic Leather Palm Adjustable Hook and Loop Wrist...

Grip

When you have to grip parts all day long, gloves with excellent coatings are preferred.

Common Applications:

  • Assembling machine fixtures
  • Handling molded parts

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Orange Kevlar® Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves Latex Foam Coated...

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 10 Gauge...

MCR Safety NXG® Work Gloves 15 Gauge Gray Nylon Shell Nitrile Foam Palm and Fingertips

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

Heat Treating and Hot Parts

Workers in the parts industry coat and plate metal.  They also work around hot machinery and hot parts.  Heat protection is what this worker requires.

Common Applications:

  • Heat treating metal products

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Modacrylic / Kevlar® Fibers Cut Resistant Waist Apron 24 Inch Width x 30 Inch...

Black Jack® Series Black Neoprene Coated Work Gloves Multi-Dipped Etched Rough Neoprene 12 Inch...

Black Jack® Series Black Neoprene Coated Work Gloves Multi-Dipped Etched Rough Neoprene 14 Inch...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Heavy Weight Kevlar® Cotton Cut Resistant Work Gloves  2 Sided Nitrile Blocks

Impaired Vision

Metal shavings are found all over work areas in parts manufacturing facilities.  Protective eyewear is essential PPE for workers.

Common Applications:

  • Removing excess material
  • Operating casting and coremaking machines to mold metal
  • Assembling partss

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

Checklite® CL1 Series Safety Glasses with Clear Lens UV-AF® Anti-Fog Coating Excellent Orbital...

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

HK3 Series Clear MAX6® Anti-Fog Foam Lined Lenses Frameless Safety Glasses with Clear Non-Slip...

Light Metal Stamping

Thinner gauged material used for parts doesn't require heavy forming equipment like heavy metal stamping.  As always, the higher the ANSI cut score, the better the protection.

Common Applications:

  • Handling sharp small parts
  • Manipulating machine-cut parts
  • Cutting, shaping, and forming metal

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

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

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®...

Liquids and Chemicals

In the surface treatment of metal parts, hydrofluoric acid is used and can be hazardous if a worker comes in contact with it.  Check out our Chemical Permeation Guide for specific chemical breakthrough times.

Learn More About Liquids and Chemicals Protection

Common Applications:

  • Cleaning machines and parts
  • Working around chemicals

Blue Coat® Series Flexible PVC Coated Work Gloves Triple Dipped with Textured Blue PVC Seamless...

Long Light Blue Canners Latex Gloves 18 mil Thickness 12 Inches Length Unlined Industry...

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

14 Inch Butyl Rubber Glove 7 mil Smooth Finish Rolled Gauntlet Cuff

Manual Parts Handling

Handling small components to make parts is an everyday task for the automotive parts worker.  Removing parts from hooks and stacking parts require excellent protection.

Common Applications:

  • Moving stock
  • Delivering parts to work stations

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

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge DuPont™ Kevlar® Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves PVC Honey Grip on 2...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Hero™ 7 Gauge Regular Weight Shell Made with ARX® Aramid Fibers PVC Palm...

MCR Safety FlexTuff® Mechanics Gloves Synthetic leather palm Silicone tire tread grip 2-way...

Metalworking Fluids

Many workers come into contact with oil and grease.  We've got Grippaz™ disposable liquid protection that offers excellent grip, too.

Learn More About Metalworking Fluids Protection

Common Applications:

  • Adjusting and installing machinery
  • Cleaning machines

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

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

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

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

Painting

Parts sometime need to be painted, which means workers need protection from the paint being sprayed.

Common Applications:

  • Operating coating machines to coat metal
  • Treating surfaces
  • Working around chemicals

DuPont™ Tyvek®, Coverall with collar, zipper front, open sleeves and ankles, white

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

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 Piece Molded Face Shield MAX6® Premium Anti-Fog Coating

Sharp Objects

Arms and hands are easily lacerated by tossing metal parts or when feeding metal pieces to robotics.  Our Cut Protection page will easily allow you to choose gloves by ANSI cut score.

Common Applications:

  • Laying out metal stock
  • Repairing dies and tools
  • Assembling finished products

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  Blue 10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology Cut Resistant Sleeves with...

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

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  Double Ply DuPont™ Black Kevlar® Cut Resistant Sleeves with Thumb Slot 18...

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

Small and Sharp Metal Part Handling

Loading finished parts onto hand-trucks requires only the best protection.

Common Applications:

  • Feeling fine parts
  • Moving stock

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Hero™ 13 Gauge Regular Weight Shell Made with ARX® Aramid Fibers Uncoated...

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

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

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Black Kevlar® / Synthetic Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves Nitrile...

UV Radiation

Welders need shaded eyewear when cutting and grinding or when exposed to searing rays.  Be sure to check out our Welding Protection page for more information.

Learn More About UV Radiation Protection

Common Applications:

  • Grinding out burrs and sharp edges

Swagger® RP2 Series Welding Safety Glasses with Green Lenses Filter Shade 5.0 Dark Safety...

Swagger® UD2 Series Safety Glasses Provides Ultra Defense Ballistic Impact Protection Welding...

Law® LW2 Series Welding Safety Glasses with Green Lens Filter Shade 2.0 Dark Safety Glasses Soft...

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 Piece Molded Face Shield MAX6® Premium Anti-Fog Coating

Welding

Welding operations generate hazardous working conditions that require protective gloves, glasses, and garments.  Be sure to check out our Welding Protection page for more information. 

Learn More About Welding Protection

Common Applications:

  • Using flame-cutting tools
  • Heat treating metal products
  • Adding material to metal workpieces

MCR Safety Welding Pearl Gray Grain Elkskin Cotton / Foam Lined Back Sewn with DuPont™ Kevlar®

MCR Safety Mustang Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Top Grain Cowskin Leather 4.5 Inch Split...

MCR Safety Welding Cape Sleeve with Open Back 2 pockets

Green Cotton Welding Jacket 9 Ounce Green Finish Cotton Anodized Snap Closures 30 Inch Length

Welding and Cut

Stacking and handling finished welded parts occurs every day in this industry.  A cut-liner under the leather palm is the way to protect hands.  Be sure to check out our Welding Protection page for more information.

Learn More About Welding and Cut Protection

Common Applications:

  • Using flame-cutting tools
  • Adding material to metal workpieces

MCR Safety Gloves For Glory Leather Welding Work Gloves, Kevlar® Lined Premium Grain Goatskin...

MCR Safety Welding Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Grain Goatskin Leather 5 Inch Split...

Mustang Utility Leather Work Gloves Grain Goat Double Palm DuPont™ Kevlar® Lined and...

MCR Safety Red Ram Leather Welding Work Gloves, Kevlar™ Lined Premium Grain Goatskin Leather 6 ...

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