Matterhorn Work Boot Technology
All Matterhorn's Steel Toe work boots will display this symbol to let you know the work boots meet the ASTM F2413 standard for protective footwear. The Steel Toes will offer Impact Protection and Sustained Pressure Protection.
NON-METALLIC SAFETY TOE
All Matterhorn's Non-Metallic Safety Toe work boots will display this symbol. Non-Metallic Toe boots are built for environments where steel is not appropriate, with the added benefit that they will not conduct heat or cold into the inside of the boots. These work boots meet the ASTM F2413 standards for protective footwear.
All Matterhorn's work boots that have lightweight Aluminum Toes will display this symbol to let you know they meet the same ASTM F2413 standard for protective footwear for impact and compression, the same as Steel and Composite Toes.
All Matterhorn's work boots that have a Cambrelle Lining will display this symbol. Cambrelle is an abrasion-resistant fabric lining, with Rapid Moisture Release Technology capabilities, for excellent moisture- wicking that helps to keep feet dry within the boots.
All Matterhorn's work boots that are made with Kevlar panels display this symbol. Kevlar® is a cut-resistant synthetic fiber that give boots extraordinary toughness. These rugged fibers have maximum tenacity, high tensile strength that reinforces the work boots and they also provide thermal stability.
MIG STEEL TOE WITH MET GUARD
All Matterhorn's Aluminum Toe work boots will display this symbol to let you know the work boots are made with a combination Steel Toe and Flexible Internal Metatarsal Guard™ This internal metatarsal guard provides additional protection against dangerous on-the-job accidents, that may injure the delicate bones on the top of the feet.
ELECTRICAL HAZARD (EH) RATED
All Matterhorn's boots with an Electrical Hazard (EH) Rating will display this symbol to show the footwear is tested by an independent lab to withstand applications of 18,000 volts t 60hz for one minute without leakage and meets all current ASTM requirements. EH boots are a secondary form of protection. Electrical Workers must also use primary forms of protection per OSHA standards: 29 CFR 1910.137; 29 CFR 1910.269(l); and 29 CFR 1926.950(c).
All Matterhorn boots that display this symbol have a Rubber Toe Guard with raised ridges. This patented high-abrasion boot tip - a Matterhorn innovation - provides superior protection and extends the life of the boot.
All Matterhorn work boots that carry this symbol have Scubaliner Waterproofing Technology, which is an impenetrable Internal Membrane allows small air molecules to pass through, while blocking and keeping out much larger, water molecules so feet stay dry and comfortable.
All Matterhorn boots that are Puncture Resistant will display this symbol. These protective boots have a built-in Stainless Steel Bottom Plate, inserted between the insole and the outsole, that prevents nails and other sharp objects from penetrating into the bottom of the feet.
GORE-TEX BEST DEFENSE MILITARY & TACTICAL FOOTWEAR
All Matterhorn Gore-Tex Best Defense Military & Tactical Footwear will display this symbol. These boots have a durable Gore-Tex waterproof, breathable bootie built into the boots. They will provide all-weather protection with performance unmatched by any other military or tactical footwear on the market today.
GOODYEAR FLEX WELT CONSTRUCTION
All Matterhorn Boots that have Goodyear Flex Welt Construction will display this symbol. It is a process used to attach the insole, the lining and the outsole of the boots all together, creating a strong, durable, yet flexible bond.
3M™ THINSULATE ULTRA INSULATION
All Matterhorn Boots that have 3M Thinsulate ULTRA Insulation will display this symbol. This thin, warm insulation is perfect for footwear because of its durability and compression-resistance. It features microfibers which trap dead air, and absorb water, maintaining warmth even in damp conditions. Thinsulate is a trademark of 3M.
All Matterhorn work boots that are made with Nytek display this symbol. A revolutionary alternative to leather, Nytek offers advantages that leather simply cannot match. Specially formed, high-performance nylon microfibers are nearly indistinguishable from the collagen fibers of leather.
All Matterhorn's work boots that are made with Intellitemp® display this symbol. DRYZ IntelliTemp® is a "Smart Foam" made of temperature regulating ingredients that absorbs and releases heat. It provides perpetual comfort in all weather environments, as it manages moisture, heat, and odor.
All Matterhorn's work boots that are made with XSTATIC® display this symbol. These boots have DRYZ® Silver Technology that is safe for both people and the environment. As moisture spreads, so do the silver agents within the insole, enhancing its anti-odor, temperature regulatory and anti-microbial properties.
All Matterhorn's work boots that are made with DRYZ® display this symbol. DRYZ® foam keeps your feet cool and dry by absorbing moisture away from your feet in a gel-like substance. With a constant flow of movement, the gelled moisture dissipates continuously throughout the day and completely when shoes are removed.
All Matterhorn Boots that have a Vibram® Outsole will display this symbol. A leader in the industry for over 70 years, Vibram is known across the globe for their high-performance rubber outsoles. A premium Vibram outsole assures you are getting exceptional performance underfoot, with unsurpassed traction and stability for the most demanding jobs. Vibram Outsoles are technically designed to enhance performance in a variety of environments. Vibram® is recognized as the world leader for high performance in the most rugged footwear.
All Matterhorn Boots that are made with Cordura® will display this symbol. Codura stands for durability. It is 2x more durable than standard nylon, 3x more durable than polyester, and 10x more durable than cotton duck.
CONTOURICAL INTERNAL MET GUARD
All Matterhorn Boots that have an Internal Contourical Metatarsal Guard will display this symbol. This innovative Met Guard has an anatomical shape that is designed to fit the natural contours of the feet. It is a polyurethane guard with a plastic top, that creates a protective barrier against any impact and compression that might occur to the tops of the feet.
XRD EXTREME IMPACT PROTECTION
All Matterhorn Boots that are made with XRD Extreme Impact Protection will display this symbol. Using the very latest scientific technology, the protection lies within this revolutionary new lightweight material that is soft and flexible to the touch, yet can effectively absorb and withstand repeated high impacts.