RP Spotlight: IEST-RP-CC005 Gloves and Finger Cots

This Recommended Practice (RP) describes procedures for testing and evaluating gloves and finger cots used in cleanrooms and other controlled environments. Tests are provided for determining cleanliness, physical and chemical integrity, and other relevant properties. The RP covers barrier gloves, knitted or woven gloves (with or without barrier palms), and heat-resistant gloves. It includes tests for tensile properties, cut and abrasion resistance, barrier integrity, outgassing, static charge, particle release, extractable matter, micro-organisms, and others.. Find out more about what is included in this document and why it is important.



Greg Heiland

Greg Heiland is the owner and CEO of Valutek, a manufacturer of cleanroom supplies. He is the current Fiscal Vice President of IEST and has served on many IEST Working Groups, including IEST Working Group CC005.

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September 21, 2021
12 - 1 p.m. Central Time

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