The Ansell Projex Extreme 97-979 deerskin leather driver glove, medium, is lined in 3M Thinsulate and is suitable for cold-weather driving, shoveling, and every day wear in winter months. It has double stitching for durability and extended wear, and it has breathable spandex between the fingers for comfort and dexterity. Stitching on the back of the hand and at the wrist helps provide an ergonomic fit. It is lined with 3M Thinsulate, a water-resistant, synthetic material used in cold-weather gear, for warmth. 3M Thinsulate is breathable and machine washable. Work gloves help protect the hands, can cover the wrists, and sometimes extend to cover part, or all, of the arm. Work gloves are typically constructed from leather or heavy cotton and are suitable for use in construction, mechanical, landscaping, and do-it-yourself applications to help protect against minor cuts and abrasions. Work gloves for use in manufacturing and construction industries can be made of woven, high-strength synthetic fiber to resist cuts from heavy machinery and withstand high levels of heat without melting. Work gloves may also be made of, or include, flame retardant material for use in welding and other heavy-duty applications.Ansell manufactures gloves and protective clothing. The company, founded in 1905, is headquartered in Red Bank, NJ.