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FOOTWEAR KEYS & STANDARDS

 

INNOVATION, QUALITY COMPONENTS AND EXPERT CONSTRUCTION DEFINE THE STEELITE™ AND COMPOSITELITE™ FOOTWEAR COLLECTION

The toecap protects the wearer's toes against risk of injury from falling objects and crushing when worn in work environments where potential hazards may occur. The midsole protects against the foot being pierced by under foot objects.

SAFETY FOOTWEAR CAN BE RECOGNISED BY THE FOLLOWING STANDARD:
EN ISO 20345:2004

THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM USED TO IDENTIFY THE PROTECTION PROVIDED BY THE FOOTWEAR IS LISTED BELOW:

SB standard symbol

The presence of a safety toecap providing protection against impact injury to the toes caused by falling objects. Level of protection provided is 200 joules. Prevention of compression injury to the toes if trapped under a heavy object. Level of this protection is 15kN.


SBP standard symbol

As SB standard plus penetration resistance.


S1 standard symbol

As SB standard plus closed seat region. Antistatic properties and energy absorption of seat region.


S1P standard symbol

As S1 standard plus penetration resistance.


S2 standard symbol

As S1 standard plus water penetration and water absorption resistance.


S3 standard symbol

As S2 standard plus cleated outsole and penetration resistance.


S4 standard symbol

200 joule toecap protection. All rubber and polymeric footwear with antistatic properties. Energy absorption of seat region.


S5 standard symbol

As S4 standard plus cleated outsole and penetration resistance.

EN13287

This European Standard specifies a method of test for the slip resistance of conventionally soled safety, protective and conventionally soled safety, protective and occupational footwear. It is not applicable to special purpose footwear containing spikes, metal studs or similar. The item of footwear to be tested is put on a surface, subjected to a given normal force and moved horizontally relative to the surface. The frictional force is measued and the dynamci coefficient of frition is calculated. If the outsole passes both the ceramic floor test (SRA) and ther steel floor test (SRB), it is marked as SRC.

IEC 61340-4-3

Electrostatics - Standard test methods for specific applications - Footwear.
This part of IEC 61340 descibes a test method for determining the electrical resistance of footwear used in the control of electrostatic potential on people. This standard is suitable for use by the manufacturer of footwear as well as the end user. Two types of footwear exist:

Electrostatic Conductive Footwear
Footwear as tested by the method described in the standard with an electrical resistance of < 1 Ω x 105.

Electrostatic Dissipative Footwear
Footwear as tested by the method described in the standard with an electrical resistance of >= 1 Ω x 105 and < 1 Ω x 108.

EN ISO 20345:2004 + A1:2007 - SLIP RESISTANCE

Marking Code

Test Surface

Coefficient of Friction (EN 13287)


 

 

Forward Heel Slip

Forward Flat Slip


SRA

Ceramic tile with SLS*

< 0.28

< 0.32


SRB

Steel floor with Glycerol

< 0.13

< 0.18


SRC

Ceramic tile with SLS* & Steel floor with Glycerol

< 0.28
< 0.13

< 0.32
< 0.18


*Water with 5% Sodium Lauryl Sulphate

SYMBOLS

 
Water Resistant Upper

WATER RESISTANT UPPER

 
Waterproof

WATERPROOF

 
Steel Toecap

200 JOULE STEEL TOECAP

 
Composite Toecap

200 JOULE COMPOSITE TOECAP

 
Steel Midsole

PIERCE RESISTANT STEEL MIDSOLE

 
Composite Midsole

PIERCE RESISTANT COMPOSITE MIDSOLE

 
Energy Absoption of Seat Region

ENERGY ABSORPTION OF SEAT REGION

 
Slip Resistant Outsole

SLIP RESISTANT OUTSOLE TO EN ISO 20345: 2004 + A1:2007

 
Oil Resistant Outsole

OIL RESISTANT OUTSOLE

 
Heat Resistant Outsole

HEAT RESISTANT OUTSOLE

 
Dual Density Sole

DUAL DENSITY SOLE UNIT

 
Antistatic Footwear

ANTISTATIC FOOTWEAR

 
Non Metallic Footwear

100% NON METALLIC

 
Full Grain Leather

FULL GRAIN LEATHER

 
Cold Insulation

COLD INSULATION

 
Wide Fitting

WIDE FITTING

 
ESD

ESD