Materials

SSG® Materials

THE SSG® DIFFERENCE: Don’t be fooled - look for the Squared Horse Head logo on our products, SSG® on the label or tab and double stitched French seam on the index finger of some SSG® gloves. SSG® introduced overlap double stitched index finger design has no reinforcement added, there is no inside seam on the index finger which could cause discomfort and expose weaker material to excessive wear. Our exclusive materials are softer yet more durable than competitive gloves. Our gloves are time proven for years. As a result of continued outstanding success of SSG® gloves, as can be expected, other companies will offer counterfeits to look like ours, again don’t be fooled insist on SSG® name and quality.

Synthetics

Synthetic material in gloves is here to stay. As well as the advantage of greater choice of colours, synthetic gloves are washable and colourfast, usually more comfortable, flexible and durable. They retain their flexibility after being exposed to wet and damp, unlike most leather gloves. Synthetic materials are also always tested for hidden faults insuring that quality is maintained. Quality, Comfort, Flexibility, Durability, Style.

Aquasuede® & Aquasuede Plus®

Soft, colorfast, sweat absorbing, breathability, comfortable and washable.

Aquatack®

Exclusive skin-thin reinlock breathable palm for great grip.

Digital

The ultimate in feel, grip, breathability and finally, durability.

Spandex

A synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity. It is stronger and more durable than rubber. Lightweight, soft, smooth, supple and provides a combination of comfort and fit.

Lycra®

Soft form fitting omni-dir ectional stretch Nylon used for its ventilation and comfort characteristics.

Neoprene

An extremely versatile synthetic rubber which is soft, flexible and stretchable. Neoprene displays outstanding physical toughness and retains body heat.

Kevlar®

Kevlar® is an extremely strong synthetic material that derives its strength from its weave. It is woven like tiny spider webs. Kevlar® is a special way of weaving a liquid into a solid. This is called an aramid weave. Aramid fibers tend to be difficult to corrode, resistant to heat, and have no meltingpoint.

Deerskin Leather

Our North American deerskin leather has many advantages including comfort, durability, chafe resistance, and breathability.

Kid Leather (Goatskin)

Kid leather is one of the most durable leathers yet remains soft and flexible. It has been pr oven, from independent testing, that goat skin is nature’s softest leather after deerskin. It is also the softest leather due to the presence of lanolin.

Sheep Skin Leather

Incredibly comfortable sheepskin gloves provide an excellent feel of the reins. Several of many advantages include comfort, durability, chafe resistance, and breathability.

Cowhide Leather

Maximum value material for texture and appearance, provides a great finish. Cowhide is extremely durable, firm yet easy to break in, and comfortable.

Pigskin Leather

This leather is durable, supple, beathable, flexible, brlightweight and extremely porous.

Silk

Silk fibers are the lightest of all natural fibers. Silk is both lightweight and incredibly warm. Silk is a natural insulator and breathes very well, keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Silk fiber is lustrous, smooth, supple, lightweight, elastic, and strong.

Polar Fleece

Soft napped insulating synthetic wool fabric made from PET or other synthetic fibers and comfortable to wear, very warm and provides warmth without weighing a lot. A good alter native for those who ar e allergic or sensitive to wool.

Thinsulate®

The warmest thin glove insulation available, even in damp conditions. It pr ovides about 11⁄2 times the war mth of down, and about twice the warmth of other high loft insulation materials.