Technical features

Heckel Footwear offers a number of safety and protections specifications. In order to facilitate understanding of these specifications, we use various pictograms. Here is the list of those pictograms and their meaning.

Mechanical risks

Protective steel toecap

Protective steel toecap

Provides protection against falling objects up to 200 joules and compression of up to 15 000 Newton in accordance with the EN 20345 standard

Non-metal protective toecap

Non-metal protective toecap

• Provides protection against falling objects up to 200 joules and compression of up to 15 000 Newton in accordance with EN 20345
• 100% antimagnetic
• Comfortable due to its ergonomic shape
• Extra wide
• 20% lighter than conventional steel toecap
• Conducts less heat and cold than a metal toecap

Stainless steel penetration resistant midsole

Stainless steel penetration resistant midsole

Resists to perforation up to 1 100 Newton in accordance with the EN 20345 standard

Non-metal penetration resistant sole

Non-metal penetration resistant sole

• Resists to perforation up to 1 100 Netwon in accordance with the EN 20345 standard
• 100% composite
• Flexible
• Antimagnetic
• Protects 100% of the surface of the foot (as opposed to 85% on average for steel soles)
• Lighter than steel soles
• Conducts less heat and cold than a metal sole

Resistance to water penetration

Resistance to water penetration

WRU in accordance with the EN 20345 standard

GORE-TEX

GORE-TEX

Safety footwear equiped with Gore-Tex membrane. Gore-Tex guarantees high breathability, long-lasting waterproofness and outstanding comfort

MACSOLE®

MACSOLE®

Les semelles MACSOLE® réalisées dans des mélanges exclusifs de caoutchouc nitrile offrent des performances inégalées d'adhérence, de sécurité et de longévité jusque dans les conditions les plus extrêmes

Chemical risks

Resistance to contact heat (HRO)

Resistance to contact heat (HRO)

Resists to temperatures of up to 300°C in accordance with the EN 20345 standard (HRO)

Thermoshield XTREM

Thermoshield XTREM

• High performance thermal insulation
• Breathable textile surface
• Anatomically shaped wraparound insole provides excellent stability
• Shock absorber for walking comfort
• Textile contact surface, efficiently wicks moisture
• Antistatic

Fire-resistant stitching

Fire-resistant stitching

Fire-resistant stitching

GORE-TEX

GORE-TEX

Safety footwear equiped with Gore-Tex membrane. Gore-Tex guarantees high breathability, long-lasting waterproofness and outstanding comfort

MACSOLE®

MACSOLE®

MACSOLE® soles, made from an exclusive mixture of nitrile rubbers offer unequalled performances in terms of adherence, safety and longevity in the most extreme conditions

Safety shoes metal free

100% metal free

100% metal free

The entire safety shoe is free of any metal parts

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