Work & safety
The design and manufacture of safety shoes and boots is subject to rigorous international standards. Unaffected by abrasion, oil and solvents, and providing excellent anti-slip resistance and flexural fatigue, our polyurethanes for the footwear industry meet precise and detailed production and performance criteria -enabling the creation of workplace footwear that complies with the highest safety guidelines.
Producers of wellington boots increasingly choose the outstanding performance properties of polyurethanes. Offering abrasion, oil and solvent resistance as well as good insulation in an extremely light-weight package, polyurethanes are becoming a core material for this growing part of the footwear industry.
When style and elegance are the primary goals, our raw materials for the footwear industry can help assure a superb finish.
Our ingredients for the formulation of footwear lend themselves to the creation of trainers and professional sports shoes. Providing dynamic properties such as cushioning, muscle support, spring and energy return, they help maximize the performance of athletes and keep fit enthusiasts alike.
PU systems and TPUs are widely used for many different footwear applications from very low-density insoles to stabilizers and inserts.
Easily colored and providing a range of surface finishes, our polyurethanes for the footwear industry are used to create the soles and straps of sandals and flip-flops that are comfortable, durable and offer good grip.