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To make finding your selection easier, we have created basic ‘feature’ icons that call your attention to the important components built into the shoes and boots throughout this website. Below is a key and explanation of each of these symbols.
AeroGlide 7™ Our patented seven layer comfort system is considered to be the most comfortable in the market today. We feature a removable orthotic footbed with moisture wicking, Vitalize™ orthobed, polycarbonate shank and a 220 plus abrasion AG7™ outsole for superior wear.
Electrical Hazard Meets ASTM F-2413-05 or ASTM F-2413-11.
Gel-Cell™ Is a non-memory polymer gel insert that adds comfort by reducing heel strike and adds value by eliminating the need for additional comfort inserts.
ICE™ Outsole This ultra-strong outsole is designed to resist abrasion for longer wear.
Made in USA Footwear Made in USA at our Martinsburg, PA facility, from fine components sourced worldwide.
Opanka Construction A patented durable, hand-crafted construction method in which the upper is attached to the outsole and sock lining with heavy, durable wax thread. This type of construction yields extremely flexible footwear.
PermaFresh® Footprint A shock absorbing cushion insole with anti-bacterial protection.
Pillow Cushion™ A layer of memory foam that has low compression and is breathable. Molds to the foot for all day comfort.
Safety Toe Compression and impact testing determine the impact that the safety will absorb. A classification of I/75 means the toe will absorb up to c75 pounds of impact, C/75 means the toe offers constant load protection of up to 5,500 pounds of pressure.
Ultra-Welt™ The Ultra-Welt system works with the Gel-Cell™ insert for more comfort all around. An extra Gel-Cell™ is inserted in our Vitalize™Insole, giving you a cushion in the ball of the foot. These two layers give you the ultimate in comfort.
Vibram® The Vibram® brand is recognized for its high performance soling products used in rugged, outdoor and service footwear. VIBRAM® and the Yellow Octagonal Label are registered trademarks of Vibram®S.p.A. of Italy. Quabaug Corporation, North Brookfield, MA, is the North American manufacturer of Vibram®soling products under exclusive license.
Vitalize™ Our Vitalize™ comfort layers consist of Vitalize™ Orthobed for shock absorption and climate control, and a Stability Board for firm protection on tough landings. This dual component system adds comfort and strength for your feet.