OutDry® is the innovative Italian technology for the waterproofing of footwear, gloves, backpacks and protective outdoor clothing. From 17 to 20 October, OutDry® will be participating in A+A, the international fair for health and safety at work, with new products in the sector.
OutDry® technology differs from the standard membranes on the market, as it uses a unique, patented lamination process to apply the membrane directly to the inner layer of the product. In this way, OutDry® ensures maximum protection from water and other agents and, simultaneously, excellent breathability.
OutDry® in industrial footwear
The structure of the OutDry® membrane, heat-sealed directly onto the upper, allows total insulation from water, and perfectly seals seams. In this way the waterproof barrier is moved from the inner lining to the outer, with the result that not only do the feet remain dry, but water stays entirely on the outside of the shoe, preventing unpleasant feelings of dampness. Furthermore, the complete absence of seam-sealing tape gives the surface of the shoe 100% breathability.
The application of this technology is particularly effective in several sectors. Various firms in the safety sector have adopted OutDry® technology for their footwear collections, choosing a solution that can enhance foot comfort during working hours.
SIXTON PEAK ORTLES model 30335-02L
Low-rise footwear designed for use in construction, carpentry, agriculture and gardening. This model from the Sixton Peak collection uses OutDry® technology, which ensures complete waterproofing and a high degree of breathability, making this a comfortable shoe even for long working hours. The membrane is laminated in direct contact with the suede upper and the microfibre inserts. The model also features a toecap of variable thickness, and a rubber rim. The expanded rubber sole is lightweight and comfortable, with a Vibram tread that’s resistant to excessively high or low temperatures and also has anti-static properties. The footwear is certified EN ISO 20345:2011. Protection: S3 HRO WR HI SRC
SIXTON PEAK STELVIO model 88087- 17L
Ankle-length boot designed for workers in construction, agriculture, gardening and in mountain environments. Sixton Peak’s Stelvio boot uses OutDry® technology, which ensures total waterproofing and a high degree of breathability, giving maximum comfort even when worn for prolonged periods. The membrane is laminated in direct contact with the full-grain leather upper, which prevents penetration by water. The boot also features a rigid plastic counter to support the heel, ankle and toe joints. The Vibram rubber sole can resist temperatures up to 300°C and has anti-static properties. The footwear is certified EN ISO 20345:2011. Protection: S3 HRO WR SRC
BASE PROTECTION B0895X BE-ROCK model
Safety footwear from Base Protection’s Special range. The full-grain leather upper is resistant to penetration and uses innovative OutDry® technology, making it waterproof and ensuring breathability, thanks to the membrane bonded directly onto the upper by a patented process. The Primaloft lining keeps the feet warm even when working in very low temperatures. The sole has AirTech technology, making it extremely lightweight and comfortable, and is designed to absorb energy in the heel area; it also has anti-static properties. HRO rubber is ideal for outdoor workers, as it guarantees stability on uneven surfaces, protection from liquids and maximum resistance to low temperatures. Base Protection’s SlimCup toecap is lightweight and non-metallic, ideal for boots that can be worn all day without discomfort. The footwear is certified EN ISO 20345:2011. Protection: S3 WR CI HRO SRC
BASE PROTECTION B0894 BE-DRY LOW model
This low-rise safety shoe from the Base Protection’s Special range uses OutDry® technology, which ensures complete waterproofing and a high degree of breathability, making this a comfortable shoe even for long working hours. The membrane is laminated in direct contact with the full-grain leather, which is also water-resistant. The patented SlimCap toecap – without metal inserts – protects the foot from any risk of impact or crushing. The AirTech sole is resistant to perforation and slipping, and has anti-static properties. The footwear is certified EN ISO 20345:2011. Protection: S3 WR CI HRO SRC
BATA INDUSTRIALS Model PWR318
This model is part of the Walkline collection by Bata Industrials, a footwear range designed for workplace safety in the agricultural, construction and chemical sectors. The PWR318 is in the S3 safety category and has a steel toecap and a steel anti-penetration insert. It also features OutDry® technology, which makes it waterproof and breathable to keep the feet dry. The sole of the PWR318 is made in PU rubber, making the shoe resistant to high temperatures and oils. The shoe is anti-static and certified EN ISO 20345:2011. PROTECTION: S3 WR CI HRO SRC
BATA INDUSTRIALS Model PWR319
This model is part of the Walkline collection by Bata Industrials, a footwear range designed for workplace safety in the agricultural, construction, chemical and heavy industry sectors. The PWR319 is an S3 safety category shoe with leather upper laminated with OutDry®, the technology that ensures waterproofing and breathability. It has a steel toecap and a steel insert for added protection against penetration by sharp objects. The shoe is anti-static, resistant to oils and extreme temperatures and features an insulation system to keep the feet warm. The shoe is certified EN ISO 20345:2011. PROTECTION: S3 WR CI HRO SRC
GASTON MILLE Model MASTER OUTDRY
Master Outdry is the new Gaston Mille footwear designed for workplace safety. The shoe features OutDry® technology bonded in direct contact with the full-grain leather upper, for guaranteed waterproofing and breathability. It has a protective toecap, reinforced tendon protection and a zip system making it easier to put on. The sole provides excellent grip and protection from penetration. The shoe is certified EN ISO 20345:2011. PROTECTION: S3 WR CI HRO SRC
More information about OutDry® on the website www.outdry.com