If you work in industrial or manufacturing areas then you will have heard of Kevlar and kevlar gloves. A huge range of jobs make use of the strong durable gloves ranging from Lumber jacks to fisherman including chefs. Kevlar gloves contain strong fibers nearly strong as steel that are also lightweight and are great for safety gear as they are usually heat and cut resistant.
They wont melt or catch fire catch fire. There are many types of kevlar gloves depending on the environment they will be used in. There are even kevlar gloves adapted to sports for example ice hockey.