The Defense 8 Inch - Nano Composite Toe - Puncture Resistant/ Waterproof/ Side-Zip boot by ACE Tactical Footwear from Shoes For Crews includes an athletic-inspired design and construction. Protective and responsive, the Defense incorporates a lightweight, non-metallic design that features a protective nano-composite safety toe, hardware, and aramid puncture-resistant plate. Its blend of polishable leather and rugged textile in the upper is enhanced with waterproof, blood-borne pathogen-resistant membrane construction. Fast-response is amplified through its compression-molded EVA midsole and use of the side-zip feature for quick-on/off. Always be sure-footed with our exclusive GLADIATOR™ outsole – oil-, clog-, and slip-resistant, for confidence indoors or out.
- GLADIATOR™ Outsole: Provides oil, clog, and slip resistance, durability, and versatility indoors or outdoors.
- EASY CLEAN: Wide outsole lug channels promote easy cleaning.
- TRIPGUARD® feature: The toe area’s outsole tread pattern and lug depth are slimmed-down to allow for easy walking transitions from one flooring surface to another.
- LADDER GRAB feature: Raised ridges in the shank area of our GLADIATOR™ outsole are textured to provide extra grip when stabilizing oneself on ladder rungs.
- PUNCTURE RESIATANT: Meets ASTM F2413-18a and ASTM F2413-18 for puncture resistance.
- UPPER: Polishable leather and textile
- WATERPROOF: Waterproof membrane construction; waterproof side-zip feature
- BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGEN RESISTANT: Internal membrane meets ASTM F1671-07 safety standard for resistance to blood-borne pathogens.
- Weight (per shoe): 25.75oz
- Meets ASTM F2413-18 for I/75, C/75 Impact and Compression and Electrical Hazard protection (EH); meets ASTM F3445-21 for Slip Resistance, using the ASTM F2913 whole shoe test method. Meets ASTM F2413-18a and ASTM F2413-18 for puncture resistance.
- Model # 72390