Gloves are categorized into the following:
1. Leather Gloves
2. PVC Gloves
3. Latex Gloves
4. Rubber Gloves
5. Nitrile Gloves
6. Cotton Gloves
7. Polyurethane Coated Gloves
8. Disposable

They are classified according to their material but whilst they offer various forms of protection, some functional uses of the gloves can be found across the categories.