Wolverine Work Boot Technology
All Wolverine Steel Toe work boots will display this symbol to let you know the work boot has a steel safety toe cap that meets or exceeds the current industry safety standard ASTM F2413-11 for impact and compression. It will protect against injuries from heavy objects that may drop onto, or roll over, the feet.
COMPOSITE SAFETY TOE
All Wolverine Composite Toe work boots will display this symbol to let you know the work boot has a composite safety toe cap that meets or exceeds the current industry safety standard ASTM F2413-11 for impact and compression. It will protect against injuries from heavy objects that may drop onto, or roll over, the feet.
All Wolverine Aluminum Toe work boots will display this symbol to let you know the work boot has an aluminum safety toe cap that meets or exceeds the current industry safety standard ASTM F2413-11 for impact and compression. It will protect against injuries from heavy objects that may drop onto, or roll over, the feet.
ELECTRICAL HAZARD (EH) RATED
All Wolverine work boots that have Electrical Hazard (EH) protection will display this symbol to let you know the work boot meets or exceeds the current industry safety standard ASTM F2413-11
All Wolverine work boots and work shoes that are rated to be Static Dissipating (SD) have been built using special construction and have special outsoles that are engineered to help prevent static build-up on uninsulated surfaces. This protects sensitive electronics and circuitry from static discharge, both at home and in the work place.
All Wolverine work boots and work shoes that are rated Slip Resistant (SR) will display this symbol and will provide you with secure footing and traction on slick, wet terrain, or on any oily or slippery surface.
All Wolverine work boots and work shoes that are rated to be Heat Resistant (HR) have outsoles that can withstand extreme temperatures on the job.
All Wolverine boots and shoes that display this symbol have been engineered to keep feet comfortably dry in a variety of environments.
All Wolverine boots and shoes that display this symbol are engineered to be 100% waterproof. They are made to have Wolverine's own highly breathable internal waterproof membrane that assures that your feet stay dry by locking out water, while simultaneously letting excess heat and perspiration to escape from the boots. This results in dry, comfortable feet on any job site.
All Wolverine boots that carry this symbol have internal GORE-TEX® fabric that makes them 100% waterproof, yet super breathable. Perspiration is allowed to escape through the membrane, while water is unable to get in, so feet stay dry from weather and dry from sweat. Gore-Tex is recommended for use when working under the harshest of environments.
METATARSAL (MET) GUARD
All Wolverine boots having this tag will have either an internal, or an external Met Guard built in to protect the sensitive Metatarsal Bones that sit on the top of the feet. Met Guards are protective plates that absorb impact to the tops of the feet.
Wolverine Puncture Resistant (PR) work boots and work shoes meet ASTM F2413-11 PR, CSA Z192-02 and EN ISO 20345: 2004 standards with an internal insole, reducing chances of of puncture wounds to the bottom of the feet.
Wolverine work boots are equipped with a variety of technologies, with different levels of insulating heat properties such as 3M Thinsulate Insulation, which is less bulky than traditional work boot insulation. Wolverine work boots will provide you with just the right amount of warmth that your feet will need to stay warm on the job.
3M™ THINSULATE ULTRA INSULATION
Wolverine boots with 3M Thinsulate ULTRA Insulation will display this symbol. Thinsulate ULTRA is a mid-loft blend that is much thinner than other types of insulation, so it will not hamper your foot's natural movement. It will retain its insulating value even in the dampest of weather conditions and it also offers more warmth and soft comfort than the its original version.
PRIMALOFT 360° INSULATION
All Wolverine boots that feature Primaloft Insulation provide 360 degrees of Zonal Insulation that surrounds the foot with warmth. These boot utilize 400g PrimaLoft® Aerogel insulation around key areas of the feet, toes, and under the footbed, keeping feet warm from heel to toe.
All Wolverine work boots that have a Vibram® Outsole will display this symbol. Vibram is known throughout the world as a leader in the industry of maximum performance outsoles for over 70 years. Their rubber outsoles are designed to overcome very specific obstacles on a variety of terrains. They provide unsurpassed traction and stability.
All Wolverine boots and shoes that carry this symbol are safety toe footwear that is rated ASTM F2413-11 1/75 C/75. They are made completely of Non-Metallic components, making them undetectable in electronic security environments. This makes them a good choice for those who are security workers, court personnel and airport workers.
All Wolverine boots and shoes that carry this symbol are made with Wolverine's patented MultiShox Technology. Multishox is a series of Individual Compression Pads that run along the outsole to absorb shock, and to provide energy return. These boots and shoes have a comfort flex arch for extra support, and a comfort gel pad footbed to cushion each step.
All Wolverine boots and shoes that carry this symbol are made with Wolverine's patented Durashocks Technology. Durashocks is Wolverine's patented comfort system that has a fully integrated Energy Return System, providing comfort with every step you take. They are built to last, and are engineered to maximize your performance on the job.
All Wolverine boots that have a Contour Welt have added cushioning and increased flexibility built right in. You will enjoy all the comfort of an athletic shoe combined with the support and strength of a solid work boot. This revolutionary design allows the boot to bend and flex at essential points for maximum performance.
All Wolverine boots that have EXP Anti-Fatigue Technology have a high-density base layer underfoot, that helps to distribute your weight evenly and helps to enhance stability. They have a Honeycomb Heel that expands as you walk, providing serious shock absorption. This revolutionary design truly conserves,and then returns energy to the feet.
PORON XRD MET GUARD
All Wolverine boots that have Poron Extreme Impact Protection XRD Technology are engineered to stay soft and comfortable right up until the moment of impact. Once an impact happens, these met guards instantly form a hard protective barrier to protect your feet from injury. They meet the ASTM Standard F2413-11 MT/75 EH for Met Guards.