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Safety footwear marking and definition

Metal toecap
200 Joules steel toecap
Synth toecap
200 Joules polycarbonate toecap
Alu toecap
200 Joules aluminium toecap
metal midsole
Steel anti-perforation insert
synth midsole
Textile anti-perforation insert
Antistatic
Antistatic
Energy
Energy absorption of seat region (min 20 Joules)
Heat insullation
Heat insulation of sole complex
heat contact
Resistance of the sole to direct heat contact (at 300°C for minimum of 1min)
Penetration resistance
Penetration resistance (1100 Ν)
Sole insulation
Cold insulation of sole complex (approx. -20°C)
Fuel oil
Resistance of the sole to fuel oil
Water resistant
Water resistant
water upper
Resistance of the upper to water penetration and water absorption (max. absorption 30% in 1h – max. water penetration 2gr in 30min)
SRA
Slip resistance on ceramic surface with detergent
Flat >0,32 – Heel >0,28
SRB
Slip resistance on steel surface with soap
Flat >0,18 – Heel >0,13
SRC
SRA & SRB = SRC

Safety footwear marking and definition
 
SB - toe protection against a 200 Joule impact
S1 - toe protection against a 200 Joule impact, antistatic and energy absorption heel
S2 - toe protection against a 200 Joule impact, antistatic, energy absorption heel and water resistant upper
S3 - toe protection against a 200 Joule impact, antistatic, energy absorption heel, water resistant upper, midsole penetration protection (either stainless steel, aluminium or Kevlar insert in the sole
S4 - toe protection against a 200 Joule impact, antistatic, energy absorption heel and waterproof
S5 - toe protection against a 200 Joule impact, antistatic, energy absorption heel, waterproof and midsole penetration protection (either stainless steel, aluminium or Kevlar insert in the sole
A - Antistatic footwear
C - Cut resistance of upper
CI - Cold insulation of sole complex
E - Energy absorption of heel region
FO - Resistance to fuel oil of outsole
HI - Heat insulation of sole complex
HRO - Resistance to hot contact of outsole
M - Metatarsal Protection
P - Penetration resistance
WR - Water resistant
WRU - Water resistant upper