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Composite safety shoes

Employees often face diverse risks in construction, manufacturing, and industrial work settings. These include exposure to extreme temperatures, hazardous chemicals, and various mechanical hazards.
Specialized work shoes with composite toes ensure optimal safety and protect workers’ feet from these potential dangers. These composite safety shoes are reinforced to endure impact loads of up to 200 joules and compression forces reaching 15 kilonewtons. Their core function is safeguarding toes from injuries and contusions caused by heavy objects falling from heights or being compressed by substantial items.

Purpose of Composite Toe Caps

Composite toe caps may resemble plastic in appearance, but they’re made from a type of carbon fiber. Compared to metal, these composites are lighter, reducing leg strain and minimizing worker fatigue.
Unlike metal versions, their low thermal conductivity allows for usage in environments with substantial temperature fluctuations. Additionally, they don’t experience magnetization effects, which eliminate related issues. Composite toe caps adhere to EN: ISO protection standards during manufacturing.

Benefits of Safety Shoes with Composite Toes

Composite safety footwear offers several key benefits:

  • High impact resistance with lightweight comfort: Utilizing a unique composite material, these shoes provide superior impact resistance while remaining lightweight, ensuring comfort and reducing leg fatigue even during extended work periods.
  • Safety in impact situations: In a strong impact, the composite toe doesn’t cave inwards but shatters into tiny particles, enhancing the wearer’s safety.
  • Ventilation for comfort: The toe box’s reinforced structure includes excellent ventilation perforations, helping keep feet dry.
  • Durability and protection: The material is corrosion-resistant, has low thermal conductivity, and doesn’t magnetize. This ensures reliable protection against electric currents in both high and low temperatures.

Talan brand safety shoes, featuring certified composite toes, are crafted from genuine leather with moisture-resistant treatment. They come with an anti-slip sole using an injection-molding attachment method and are fitted with a removable, antistatic, anatomically-shaped insole for added comfort and support.

Differences between Metal and Composite Toe Caps in Safety Shoes

Safety footwear featuring toe caps is available in two critical materials: metal and composite. Composite toe caps are a more recent development in safety shoes, utilizing non-metallic substances such as carbon fiber, fiberglass, or plastic to offer protection.
Each variety has distinct advantages:

  • Metal Toe Caps: These are notable for their strength and ability to endure substantial pressure, slightly outperforming composite toe caps in protection.
  • Composite Toe Caps: Renowned for their lightweight and comfort, they are corrosion-resistant and less effective at conducting heat than metal. This makes them a more favorable choice for long-duration wear.

Talan ensures that all its safety shoes, whether they incorporate metal or kevlar plates in non-metal variants, meet EN safety standards, focusing on superior protection against penetration. This dedication guarantees that metal and composite toe caps deliver dependable safety suited to various requirements and preferences in protective footwear.

Composite Shoes Delivered Worldwide!

Talansafetyshoes Company offers worldwide delivery for top-quality composite shoes, available on our website. Explore our complete range of work shoes by clicking here.
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Styler 111 Brown
Art: CH(br)/2C111 S3
Standard: EN 345:2011 S3
Styler 111 Black
Art: GH(bl)/2C0111(g)/3
Standard: EN 345:2011 S3
Moon 112 White
Art: M(wh)/2C0112/3
Standard: EN345 : 2011 S3
Moon 162 White
Art: M(wh)/2C0162/3
Standard: EN345 : 2011 S3
Planet 217 Black
Art: GH(bl)/2C217(g)/3
Standard: EN345 : 2011 S3
Planet 217 Brown
Art: CH(br)/2C217(g)/3
Standard: 20345:2011 S3 SRC
Planet 265 Black
Art: GH(bl)/2C265(g)/3
Standard: 20345:2011 S3 SRC
Planet 265 Brown
Art: CH(br)/2C265(g)/3
Standard: 20345:2011 S3 SRC
Walker 170 Grey
Art: KPU(g)/2C0170(g)
Standard: EN 20345:2011 S1P
Walker 170 Blue
Art: KPU(blue)/2C0170(blue)
Standard: EN 20345:2011 S1P
Walker 170 Red
Art: KPU(red)/2C0170(red)
Standard: EN 20345:2011 S1P
Walker 170 Yellow
Art: KPU(yel)/2C0170(yel)
Standard: EN 20345:2011 S1P
Tornado 133 Black
Art: SE/2C133(g)/3
Tornado 171 Black
Art: SE/2C171(g)/3
Styler 163 Black
Art: GH(bl)/2C0163(g)/3
Styler 163 Brown
Art: CH(br)/2C0163 S3
Elegance 331 Black
Art: CH(bl)/AC331(b)/3
Elegance 360 Black
Art: CH(bl)/AC360(b)/3
Moon Orion White
Art: BA(white)6224c
Prime 575 Black
Art: BD-SP/2M0575(g)/3
Prime 545 Black
Art: BD-SP/2M0545(g)/3
AirFlex Pro 7434 Blue
Art: T(blue)b7434(we)c2/3-21 ESD
AirFlex 7431 Green
Art: T(green)B7431c2/3-2 ESD
AirFlex 7431 Red
Art: T(red)B7431c2/3-2 ESD
AirFlex 7431 Blue
Art: T(blue)B7431c2/3-2 ESD
AirFlex Breath 825 Yellow
Art: M(bl)/2C0825(yel)-2
AirFlex Breath 826 Yellow
Art: M(bl)/2C0826(yel)/3-2
AirFlex boots 7401 Blue
Art: Т(blue)B7401C2/3-2 ESD
AirFlex boots 7401 Green
Art: Т(green)B7401C2/3-2 ESD
Light 2277 Black
Art: GH(bl)/2C2277-1
AirFlex Breath 800 Yellow
Art: M(bl)/2C0800(yel)/3-2
Styler 284 Brown
Jacquard 777 Blue
Art: T(blue)/2C777(blue)