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Backhand Materials of Goalkeeper Gloves

Backhand Latex is the most important and cost effective part of the goalkeeper gloves. It is the back area of the gloves where the design inserted. Because Many Pros level goalkeepers like to choose the gloves by the material of backhand of the gloves.

So, that is why, you should need be very careful and be smart for choosing the backhand material of Gloves. If you are planning to start your own brand or running your own brand.

In this article, As the manufacturer and developer of goalkeeper gloves, We are going to tell you the about some materials for backhand of the gloves And highlight their uses as well as telling you about their compatibility.

There are some types of goalkeeper gloves backhand latex:

  1. EVA
  2. Lightweight
  3. High Foam
  4. Damboo / PK Latex
  5. Damboo 3mm
  6. PK Latex 4mm
  7. China Latex
  8. New Basic Latex
  9. Super Low Latex
  10. Neoprene
  11. Sereno
  12. Mesh
  13. Pique
  14. Prim-knit

1: EVA FOAM FOR GOALKEEPER GLOVES

Do you know? Eva foam was the one of the most popular backhand materials. It’s mostly used for the shoes and also for flooring. It’s strong, durable but cheap material. With the using inside the shoes some brands decided to use them in their goalkeeper gloves backhand area. 

Printing

Its printing process is not as same as the other gloves materials. Because, Its printing requires more time and also more cost to be done. So that is why, For the better result of print, the manufactures need to print them via Line Table Printing.

Embossing

It’s emboss-able. 

2: LIGHTWEIGHT FOAM

Lightweight foam is mostly used for Goalkeeper training gloves. It is 2mm latex foam and not more thicker but No more strong than others. Its very plain and smooth material but cheap. But also, It Can give you the very clear and detailed colors of printing. It is cost effective foam and also used for cheap gloves to take more control on the gloves cost.

THICKNESS

2-2.5mm Sheet

Printing

Its printing process is very simple and commonly used in the market. 
It is compatible with:

  • Screen Printing
  • Line Table Printing

Embossing

It’s Compatible for Simple Embossing

3: HIGH FOAM FOR GK GLOVES

High foam is now most common used foam in Goalkeeper Gloves market. It is more durable than lightweight foam. And also thicker than the lightweight. The use of high foam in the gloves is for backhand area. And also it is suitable for palm of the gloves.

Printing

  • Screen printing 
  • Line Table Printing

Embossing

  • Suitable for Embossing

4: Damboo 3mm

Damboo 3mm is also known as PK Latex. For some brands it is also used as EVA Foam. Therefore, It is one of the most demanding and most using material in the market of goalkeeper gloves. It is very durable, Strong and Plain material but little harder than German latex. It’s hard and less stretchable than the German Latex.

You can also get very clear result of printing on this material.

Printing

  • Screen Printing
  • Line table Printing

Embossing

  • Emboss-able

5: PK LATEX 4mm

Pk Latex is same quality latex as 3mm damboo foam. But it is more thicker than that. It is not available in all over markets. Therefore Some manufacturers specially order this material and made on the special demand of the costumer.

Printing

  • Same as Damboo

Embossing

  • Same as Damboo

6: CHINA LATEX FOR GOALKEEPER GLOVES

China latex is the very unique foam in market. A very little number of brands are used it. It is specially imported from China on Special demand. 

It looks very durable from others due to its shinny look and softness. But it is not clean and plain like Damboo and Lightweight. It has number of spots and rough outside.

It’s an middle level gloves material. Therefore, it is not more expensive and no less costly. 

Printing

  • Screen Printing
  • Line Table Printing

Embossing

  • Compatible for embossing

7: SUPER LOW LATEX

Super low latex is the German latex, Specially imported from overseas. It’s 3mm latex with lamination of 2-3mm simple foam on the backside.

It is softer than Pk Latex and others but expensive. In conclusion, it gives you the best quality of embossing- Deeper and Sharper than Damboo.

It is used for Pro level expensive Gloves and many goalies feel comfort while using it.

Printing

  • Screen Printing
  • Line Table Printing

Embossing

  • Simple Embossing
  • 3D Embossing

8: NEW BASIC LATEX

New Basic is also the very popular latex in the goalkeeper gloves industry like damboo latex. It is also German latex and import from overseas. 

It is soft and flexible latex for goalkeeper gloves. Therefore, It’s costly but very popular among the professional goalies.

It is special because it is available in many colors.

And it is also being highly used in palm. And very popular for palm material.

Printing

  • Same as Super Low

Embossing

  • Same as Super Low Latex

9: NEOPRENE 

In other hand, Neoprene is the raising fast and getting more popular day by day in the Goalkeeper Gloves industry. It is also a kind of rubber and Covered by the laminated fabric. But extremely liked by pros. 

Its is stretchable, soft and very comfortable material. Therefore, it gives the more comfort to the goalies than the other gloves.

And It is also very suitable for various types of printings like Sublimation Printing, Silicon Printing, Screen Printing, Rubber Inject Printing.

Printing

  • Sublimation Printing
  • Silicon Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Rubber Inject Printing

Embossing

  • All brands use it without emboss

10: SERENO

Sereno is a materiel which look like the rexine. But its completely different from the rexine. Because It feel like rubber and have some texture on it body. It is thinner than all other materials of the goalkeeper gloves. But it’s strong, Light and more durable for professionals.

Printing

  • Silicon Printing (Recommended)

Embossing

  • Non Emboss-able

11: Mesh

Mesh is a layer of only fabric. Which is mostly used inside the Backhand material like Damboo, Latex etc with the lamination of 4-8mm foam. But now it is in trending after the popularity of neoprene backhand. Because it is also compatible for verity of printing types. And also very help full for making the gloves weight light.

Printing

  • Sublimation Printing
  • Silicon Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Rubber Inject Printing

Embossing

  • Can be embossed with the layer of foam

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