There is a great variety of materials used in safety footwear, and these materials are what establish the quality of the final product, such as its resistance or its adaptation to different work areas.
For this reason, it is essential to pay attention to what material safety footwear is made of, something that is sometimes not given the required importance.
What is microfibre?
Microfibre is a kind of synthetic fibre made of mostly polyester and polyamide, which is used to produce textile materials. Microfibre is identified as being extremely soft, strong and non-deformable.
In addition, microfibre yarn is practically invisible to the human eye, as it is extremely fine, about a hundred times finer than a human hair.
Microfibre is a fabric that preserves breathability and waterproofness. Other characteristics of microfibre are its lightness and strength, as well as being antibacterial and environmentally friendly.
Microfibre is often used in the manufacture of durable products such as clothing, cleaning products and footwear.
Advantages of microfibre
Microfibre has a series of characteristics that make it a superior fabric compared to the rest, which is why textiles made from microfibre have a large number of advantages:
- Great resistance to ageing and temperature changes. And safety footwear made with microfibre does not need to be renewed so often, but is very durable, due to the resistance it provides.
- Products made with microfibre are very hygienic, as they may be washed and used at maximum temperatures of up to 95°.
- They become less effective over time.
- It makes safety footwear flexible and soft, as well as non-deformable.
Microfibre allows water or other liquids to attach to the walls of the fibres so that the voids are filled in, without changing its construction at any time, because this fibre has a brushed appearance.
Why are microfibre products environmentally friendly?
As mentioned above, products made of microfibre have a high resistance, so you do not have to do without them or change them frequently, because they have a great durability.
Microfibre may have a higher price tag, but they have long-term durability, so you don’t have to spend resources on other products.
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