International standards for safety shoes are very detailed and precise and polyurethanes meet the requirement for resistance to abrasion, oil and solvents, while providing excellent resistance to slip and flexural fatigue.
Work shoes A recent development has been the application of polyurethanes for the production of wellington boots.
Polyurethane wellington boots offer:
Good flex properties right down to low temperatures; tough hard-wearing, improved anti-slip outsoles;
Oil, micro-cellular biological and hydrolytic resistance; insulation of both foot and leg, which is particularly important in the cold store sector.
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