What is the steel shank in a work boot?

Answer A boot built with a steel shank has a thin piece of steel built in between the insole--the part that touches the foot, and the outsole--the part of the boot that touches the ground. It is shaped as... Read More »

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What are steel toe caps boot designed for?

They are designed to protect the toes from items that fall on them. Think about it, if an items was large enough to smash the metal to cut off your toes evenly do you really think that it would on... Read More »

Steel-toe Boot Safety?

No matter what industry you work in, safety is always a primary concern. The less often people get hurt, the less often employers have to worry about leaves of absence or hits to productivity. In p... Read More »

The Best Steel Toe Boot for Cold Weather?

For many, the completion of outdoor activity requires heavy duty footwear that provides both cold weather protection and water resistant properties. In addition, a reliable outdoor boot must allow ... Read More »

What does D or EE mean on work boot sizes?

D and EE represent width sizes on boots. Sizes range from AAA, the narrowest, to EEE, the widest. Size D is considered medium for men, while size B is medium for women. EE represents a very wide sh... Read More »