Back-of-hand impact resistance

Proven to lower an impact's force

As an industry leader in innovative PPE, HexArmor's impact-resistant technology is designed with the optimal durometer and height to dampen blunt forces and redistribute energy away from the impact – delivering some of the best protection on the market.


Global standards

Understanding ANSI/ISEA 138 & EN388 impact ratings

Though both have similar testing methods, knowing the difference between these performance ratings is critical to help safety professionals make better-informed decisions about glove selection, ultimately keeping more people safe on the job.

Learn how gloves are tested, scored, and rated under both standards.

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Energy divergence + time

With a full range of impact-resistant products and technologies, time becomes a critical measuring device to determine effective force reduction. Every fraction of a second counts. Select a HexArmor® product below and view the effects of impact in slow motion.

Three proprietary technologies

Our cutting-edge technologies swiftly absorb and redistribute energy away from the hand and finger bones during an impact, while simultaneously offering more comfort and dexterity than any other impact-resistant technology on the market.

Featured on several HexArmor® glove styles, this is the next generation of impact protection – proven to reduce the number and effects of injuries during sudden impacts.

PPE options

As with any PPE decision, working with a Safety Solutions Specialist and trialing any product is of utmost importance. Need help selecting the right balance of impact resistance and other protective properties to best suit your tasks?

Call 877.MY.ARMOR or email us at to learn about our full range of 20+ impact-resistant products.