Superior® Emerald CX®, Kevlar®/Wire-Core Gloves with Latex Palms These Emerald CX® gloves are knit with an engineered 13-gauge blend of Kevlar® and stainless steel for an ASTM cut-level 4 rating. The latex topcoat works to increase grip and puncture resistance and delivers excellent wet/dry grip with improved comfort and dexterity. Gloves withstood over 2119 grams of cut force, (ASTM level-4 cut protection) which is the equivalent of ten heavyweight leather gloves. This composite blend is less expensive and more effective than an aramid-only knit. Kevlar® is a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.