Disposable Gloves Size Chart & Buying Guide

Posted on August 29, 2013 by Frankye Robinson

Disposable gloves provide barrier protection against chemicals, germs, messes and more. Not sure which disposable gloves are best suited to your project? This buying guide from On Time Supplies will show you how to choose the best disposable gloves.

Choosing the best disposable gloves comes down to just two factors:

Disposable Glove Sizes: use our size chart to determine your glove size.
Disposable Glove Styles: how will you use your gloves? 
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Disposable Glove Sizes: how to measure glove size.

The first step to choose the best disposable gloves is determining your glove size. We've taken out the guesswork by providing a printable size chart. Once you've printed the disposable glove size chart, you can accurately measure your hand. 

How to measure glove size:

  1. Line up the saddle of the thumb under the blue dot.
  2. Line up the side of your index finger with the chart.
  3. You glove size is the color band covered by the widest part of your hand. 
Download Disposable Glove Size Chart

Disposable Glove Styles: how to find the best glove for the job.

Once you know your glove size, you can start shopping the various styles. Disposable gloves come in three main styles: industrial, exam and multipurpose. Each style is best suited to a different purpose. 

Industrial Gloves: best for janitorial and maintenance

Impact® ProGuard® Disposable Nitrile Gloves

Industrial gloves protect hands from chemicals without sacrificing grip or dexterity, and are ideal for janitorial and maintenance tasks.

Recommended Industrial Gloves:

Exam Gloves: best for first aid kits and medical settings.


Exam gloves offer medical protect protection without sacrificing dexterity. 

Recommended Exam Gloves:

Multipurpose Gloves: best for food preparation.

Boardwalk® Disposable Food Handling Gloves

Multipurpose gloves are designed short-term use and frequent changes. They are ideal for food preparation.

Recommended Multipurpose Gloves:

Now that you've determined the your disposable glove style and purpose, you're ready to start shopping! If you have any questions about the disposable gloves for sale at, give us a call toll-free at 1-866-501-6055. 

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