Heleta's arc welding gloves are made from premium top grain elkskin which remains soft throughout it's life. The extended cuff helps provide complete protection from molten metal and ultraviolet rays which can cause severe skin burns. We keep the palm area unlined to maximize dexterity, which is important while working. A foam lined back to help protect the most important tool, your hands. Reinforced thumb for extra strength, welted fingers and kevlar thread protects seams, and increases life of gloves.