ANTI-ODOR/ANTI-MICROBIAL: A performance property of the fiber or a finish applied on the fabric that inhibits the growth of bacteria.
ASTM SLIP AND OIL RESISTANT: A footwear property that meets the American Society for Testing and Materials standard for slip resistance.
BBP RESISTANT: Bloodborne Pathogen resistance indicates a material that prevents blood and any organisms within the blood from passing through to the skin.
CSA CERTIFIED: Designates that a product meets the requirements of the Canadian Standards Association for safety or performance.
DWR: Durable Water Repellent is a coating added to fabrics to make them water-resistant.
eVent®: A brand of waterproof fabric that is designed to let sweat out without allowing outside moisture to pass in.
MOISTURE WICKING: A fabric property that forces moisture from the skin to the surface of the fabric where it can effectively evaporate away.
OrthoLite®: Eco-friendly and sustainable footwear insoles made from recycled rubbers and proprietary polyurethane material.
PROTECTIVE TOE: A layer of tough, durable material inserted into the toe box of the boot or shoe as a protective measure against impact.
PUNCTURE RESISTANT: The relative ability of a material to prevent the intrusion of a foreign object into the sole of a shoe or boot.
TEFLON™ TREATED: A fabric protector that repels water and oil to successfully resist spills, stains, and splashes.
UPF: Ultraviolet Protection Feature. A rating of 50+ indicates that a fabric blocks at least 98% of the sun’s rays.
VIBRAM®: A vulcanized rubber footwear sole known for its superior insulation, traction, durability and comfort.
YKK ZIPPER: Zippers that are manufactured by Yoshida Company Limited, renowned for their strength, durability, and reliability.