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Gloves

Hello Ladies and Gents,

Just curious here about exactly what the temp would be of a platesetter when the egg is at a dome temp of 250ish.  Just wondering what rating I would need in a pair of gloves to handle a hot platesetter.

TIA
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  • JMCXLJMCXL Posts: 1,135
    edited August 9
    I don't know the temp but I use welding gloves from Harbor Freight.  I have a safe place picked out before I remove the PS and I hold it for seconds and thats it.  

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  • LitLit Posts: 7,089
    At 250 it’s not bad if you google Pitt mitt they work pretty well. I pulled a pan pizza out of the egg that was running at 550 and the gloves didn’t work against the cast iron skillet. Blisters are almost gone. The gloves worked for 5-7 seconds probably at 550. 
  • LitLit Posts: 7,089

  • theyolksonyoutheyolksonyou Posts: 17,239
    Lit said:
    At 250 it’s not bad if you google Pitt mitt they work pretty well. I pulled a pan pizza out of the egg that was running at 550 and the gloves didn’t work against the cast iron skillet. Blisters are almost gone. The gloves worked for 5-7 seconds probably at 550. 
    Are you sure you had the gloves on?  You’ve been known to drink...
    Jason NW GA- home of carpet and Mexican restaurants
    LBGE, MM, BS (Blackstone and the other kind)
    One sorry Labrador

    My chili did not suck. My wings either. 
  • I Second using welding gloves 
    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • Matt86mMatt86m Posts: 142
    At 250 my heavy welding gloves were fine, I pulled my plate setter out when I had a small 'incident' while doing a high temp burn and they lasted about 12 seconds. got a nice round spot in the grass where I had to ditch it before I got to my resting spot. 

    Im on the hunt for new gloves so Ill be watching.



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  • LitLit Posts: 7,089
    Lit said:
    At 250 it’s not bad if you google Pitt mitt they work pretty well. I pulled a pan pizza out of the egg that was running at 550 and the gloves didn’t work against the cast iron skillet. Blisters are almost gone. The gloves worked for 5-7 seconds probably at 550. 
    Are you sure you had the gloves on?  You’ve been known to drink...
    I had a towel wrapped around the handle and the gloves on. They worked long enough for me to get inside the sliding glass door so I had nowhere to put it down and 10’ to get to the stove. So glad I had been drinking cause it hurt. 
  • blastingblasting Posts: 6,019

    I've always used welding gloves, but they get non pliable after a while.  Once the current pair and backup pair are done I'm trying these:



    Phoenix 
  • theyolksonyoutheyolksonyou Posts: 17,239
    blasting said:

    I've always used welding gloves, but they get non pliable after a while.  Once the current pair and backup pair are done I'm trying these:



    These.  I have these.  
    Jason NW GA- home of carpet and Mexican restaurants
    LBGE, MM, BS (Blackstone and the other kind)
    One sorry Labrador

    My chili did not suck. My wings either. 
  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,528
    edited August 10
    Now, if you REALLY want to go in harms way you can buy these "foundry worker" gloves which are rated to like 2,400º then these I bought many years ago are what you want! Needless to say these may not fit your hands any more than they didn't fit mine!!!



    L, M, S &  Mini

    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 11,208
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 18,267
    I would guess that the underside of the PS is seeing upwards of 600-700 *F heat from the lump and that number can move (likely upward) based on distance from the fire.  Get good welding gloves or stop by your local fire-house and ask what gloves they wear. 
    If you want to go in a slightly different direction, get a PSWOO from the ceramic grill store that makes PS removal quite quick.  Wherever you land make sure you have the PS landing zone close aboard and ready to receive before you start the evolution.  FWIW-
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • kl8tonkl8ton Posts: 2,388
    https://www.amazon.com/Acmind-Resistant-Grilling-Extremely-Insulated/dp/B077SBMCSB/ref=sr_1_20?s=lawn-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1533905865&sr=1-20&keywords=heat+gloves



    I have these or something extremely similar.  Someone here on the forum alerted us to a $5 sale at one point.  These work awesome for the plate setter, grates, etc.  You feel invincible wearing them. . . until. . . you use them to pick up your finished turkey or butt and hot juices soak through and burn you!
    LBGE - 36Blackstone
    Grand Rapids MI
  • abpgwolfabpgwolf Posts: 487
    go to your local fire equipment store and get a pair of firefighter gloves.

    Lititz, PA – XL BGE

  • RajunCajunRajunCajun Posts: 614
    RRP said:
    Now, if you REALLY want to go in harms way you can buy these "foundry worker" gloves which are rated to like 2,400º then these I bought many years ago are what you want! Needless to say these may not fit your hands any more than they didn't fit mine!!!



    Now those are what I call gloves.  This is what I need to look for.  Safety is one thing I cannot compromise.  Thanks
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  • RajunCajunRajunCajun Posts: 614
    Thanks for all the input.  Much appreciated!
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  • CtTOPGUNCtTOPGUN Posts: 513
     Use a platesetter lifter from Smokeware. Gloves are great for short contact. But things sometimes go awry. 
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  • stv8rstv8r Posts: 725
    The Ove' Glove   Works great!  
  • FATC1TYFATC1TY Posts: 843
    I have some thick thick insulated leather welding gloves. Have lasted years and outside too. 

    I can scoop burning lump from one egg to another with no issues. Ive even taken burning logs from a fire and moved them around. 
    -FATC1TY
    Grillin' and Brewing in Atlanta
    LBGE
    MiniMax
  • RajunCajunRajunCajun Posts: 614
    I ended up having to use my old welding gloves.  They worked ok, but I didn't hold the PS very long.  I could feel the intense heat creeping up through the gloves.  I should have shot the temp of the bottom side while I was at it, but didn't.
    The problem with a problem is that you don't know it's a problem until it's a problem.
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