This Men's Chippewa 8in Black Oiled Waterproof Insulated Composition Rubber Toe Boot is a great boot for the outdoors. This boot features goodyear pvc storm welt/chip-a-tex waterproof bootie construction, chippewa/Q rubber outsole, non tarnishable hardware, heavy duty laces, 400 grams of 3M thinsulate ultra insulation, and is ASTM electrical hazard rated.
3M Thinsulate Ultra Insulation - Thinsulate Ultra insulation is loftier and thicker than original Thinsulate insulation for even greater warmth and comfort, yet still thin enough to allow complete freedom of movement. A mid-loft insulation, it is designed for some of the harshest conditions on earth and retains insulating value in damp conditions.
Chip-A-Tex - The Chip-A-Tex waterproof membrane system is breathable. Water is locked out of the boot by the membrane shield but air passes through from the foot for maximum comfort.
Composition Safety Toe - 35% lighter than a steel toe cap it has no heat or cold temperature transference, non electrical conduction or magnetic charge properties. It's non rusting and non-corrosive and meets or exceeds ASTM - F2413-11 standards for impact and compression.
Electrical Hazard - Non electrical conduction of electrical potential or magnetic charges. Safety toe cap meets or exceeds ASTM - F2413-11 standards for impact and compression.
Chippewa products use only premium raw materials and are hand crafted in USA. To this day, our U.S. made boots still carry the "Hand Crafted in USA" labels as homage to the men and women that have built the Chippewa brand.