Pretty cool product and very effective at protecting you from the heat of your cookware and anything you may have on the grill. I use mine to move meat in my smoker and it is perfect for that. I did notice some heat coming through pretty quickly when holding a ... Read Moreheavy, hot glassware full of stuff out of the oven, but it wasn't enough to startle or hurt me. It just might be worth avoiding holding heavy, hot things for too long with these because that heat may creep in on you over a longer amount of time. The hook is a nice touch, as well.