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Protective footwear for metals industry

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OLIVER Footwear has released safety boots for the hot and heavy metals industries.

The Oliver Steel Industry Footwear boots are available in lace-up and elastic-sided styles and incorporate a metatarsal guard of engineering plastic. They are suitable for use in hot industrial environments including steel or aluminium smelters, casting and rolling mills and similar workplaces.

The boots are heat-resistant to 300ºC in accordance with the immersion requirements of ISO 8782-19 and the Aluminium Pot Room Test Method (29CFR 1910-136).

Oliver Style 20-246 is a lace-up style, ankle-height, SOFTtrac dual-density rubber-soled boot which is fully lined with a padded comfort collar and has a prominent rubber toe bumper for a long life.

Oliver Style 20-223 is the elastic sided boot. It also has a SOFTtrac dual-density rubber sole. The boot is fully-lined with a padded comfort collar and a prominent rubber toe bumper for a long useful life.

Both boots are available in sizes 3-13 with half size increments from 5 1/2 to 10 1/2. The wide NATUREform Type 1 safety toecap is comfortable, while the leather material is flame resistant to the ISO 6940 standard as well as the NFPA Protective Footwear for Firefighting 1992 Edition. The sole is comfortable, slip resistant and resistant to acids, alkalis, fats and oils, cuts and abrasions.

The Oliver POWERflex impact absorption system protects the heel and the ball of the foot with the Poron cellular urethane. This protects the heel and ball of the foot with cushioning and shock absorption to reduce foot, leg and lower back fatigue.

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