- Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 17:20
More models are designed to resist water, shock, puncture, abrasion and oil. They are likewise nonslip and anti-static.
- Enhanced safety: Besides protection against static, slippage and abrasion, more models from China are designed to resist water, shock, puncture and oil. Makers conduct rigorous tests to ensure these features work and to meet overseas standards such as EN and ATSM. Many use steel for the toecap and conduct shock protection tests of 200 joules for this part alone to boost shock resistance and comply with EN 345.
- Diverse styles: More suppliers are customizing designs, including colors and decorations on the lace, to suit different requirements. Leather remains widely used for the upper, with full-grain, PU, action and cowhide the popular choices. For the insole, makers emphasize comfort and breathability, and go with EVA mesh and fleece. Rubber, PU, TPU and EVA are the main options for the outsole.
- Broader applications: Most boots from China are used in the mining, industrial machinery, electric power, construction, petrochemical, shipbuilding and police sectors. More companies are developing models for the military.
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