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Flexible Construction-no break-in required Instant comfort less foot fatigue
 
Removable Cushioned Footpad w/Gel Heel Pad - lightweight cushioning and reduced shock which prevents knee and back strain
 
Heel Support System - provides stability and support, less foot fatigue and increased level of safety
 
Goodyear Welt Construction - long wear and durability is foremost when using Goodyear Welt construction.
 
 
Joule [J] -
The joule is the SI unit of work or energy. One joule is the amount of work done when an applied force of 1 Newton moves through a distance of 1 meter in the direction of the force. It is named after the English physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-89).
 
Newton [N] -
The Newton is the SI unit of force. One Newton is the force required to give a mass of 1 kilogram an acceleration of 1 meter per second per second. It is named after the English mathematician and physicist Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727). About .224 pounds therefore 120 Newtons equals 26.88 lbs.

Gel Heel - Removable Cushioned Insole with Gel Heel Pad Reduces Shock and Prevents Knee and Back Strain

Heel Support System - Heel Support System Provides More Stability and Support and Less Foot Fatigue

Airflow Comfort - The lightweight AirFlow Comfort System Insole delivers the comfort of an athletic shoe and the durability of a boot. As the weight of your foot compresses, the AirFlow Comfort System insole stores energy and releases it as your foot is lifted. And the insole also features tiny holes that force air through the insole to keep your feet cool and dry.

Airflow Comfort Plus - The lightweight AirFlow Comfort Plus System combines the durability of a boot with the comfort of an athletic shoe, As the weight of your foot compresses, the AirFlow Comfort System insole stores energy and release it as your foot is lifted. PLUS, the heel area features triple layers of cushion providing for extra shock-absorbency & a more comfortable heel strike.

B.A.R.(TM) Leather - Barnyard Acid Resistant leather undergoes a special tanning process to make it 3 times stronger and 2-1/2 times more abrasion-resistant than conventional leathers. This offers better protection against barnyard chemicals, B.A.R.(TM) leather resists caustic alkali, sulfuric acid, calcium hydroxide, potassium phosphate, caustic potash, and other barnyard acids. It's also pasture-proof.

Climatrac(TM) - A durable lining that is quick-drying and extremely breathable, wicking moisture away from your feet to keep them cool and dry. Out exclusive Climatrac(TM) Lining is also treated with an environmentally-friendly anti-microbial system that prevents foot odor, as well as the fungus that causes athlete's foot.

Electrical Hazard - Reduces electrical hazards resulting from contact between the sole and electrically-energized parts or surfaces. All Boots & Shoes with safety features are laboratory  tested to meet the high safety standards set by OSHA.

Gore-Tex - The breathable Gore-Tex(R) booties consist of a patented membrane with tiny pores that keep water molecules out while letting air vapor escape from around the foot. Making them waterproof with the Gore-Tex(R) Guaranteed to Keep You Dry(TM) promise.

Outsoles - Footwear has oil, acid and slip resistant outsoles.

Stabilizer Bar - Contoured foot stabilizer bar on bottom of boot attaches to tempered steel shank for stabilizing effect on sole of foot when walking or working.

Static Dissipative (SD) - Static Dissipative footwear is constructed of materials that when in contact with properly grounded floor surfaces, will safely discharge any static build up through the shoe to the floor. Our SD Type One footwear meets or exceeds ANSI standards.

Steel Toe - Protects the toe area against falling objects or heavy rolling objects with steel protective cap.

STEEL TOE BOOTS

All Boots & Shoes are laboratory tested to meet the high safety standards set by OSHA and meet all ANSI standards set by OSHA.

ANSI (American National Standards Institute) sets the standards for protective footwear. There are two basic requirements all safety footwear must meet: Impact and compression. There are three classification of each according to test results. 1/75, 1/50 and 1/30 are designations for test results done with a 50 pound weight dropped from a set height. C/75, C/50 and C/30 are designations of tests done compressing the safety toes at 2,500 pounds (C/75), 1,750 pounds (C/50) and 1,000 pounds (C/30). The toe must have a minimum clearance inside the toe area of the shoe of 16/32" for men's footwear and 15/32" for women's footwear after the tests are completed.

Thinsulate(R) - Select Boots & Shoes come equipped with Thinsulate(R) Insulation to keep out the cold. To acquire this certification, Thinsulate(R) Insulation must be used throughout the boot - including the toe, vamp, heel and all the way over the ankle.

Vibram(R) - The name Vibram is a Registered Trademark. The Vibram(R) outsole is a deep, aggressive lug outsole with a proven record of dependability in rugged terrain. Lug soles have hard rubber cleats with sharp outside edges for digging in or wedging into hard surfaces such as rocks, dry dirt, or clay.

Waterproof - Boots & Shoes have more than one way to defend feet against water. These styles are made waterproof using specially-sealed seams and waterproof leather. No need to worry about walking on wet terrain in these boots. And they have moisture absorbent linings.

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