What does ASTM F2413 mean?

ASTM F2413 covers the minimum design, performance, testing, labeling, and classification requirements, and prescribes fit, function, and performance criteria for footwear designed to be worn to provide protection against a variety of workplace hazards that can potentially result in injury.

Where are Worx Boots made?

Their work boot lines and other brands they make (Irish Setter Boots, Vasque, and Worx) are made outside the USA in Asia, primarily China, Korea, and Vietnam.” Red Wing does disclose this information on their product pages, but it’s hidden in the collapsible “Materials Used” section.

How do you tell if boots are ASTM approved?

A proper ASTM safety toe label, usually rectangular in shape, has to provide 3-4 lines of specific safety information.

  1. Line #1 The ASTM Standard the Footwear Meets, followed by the year of issuance.
  2. Line #2- There will be an “M” or an “F” to distinguish if the footwear is designed for a Male or Female.

Is ASTM F2413-18 the same as ANSI Z41?

On March 1, 2005, the ANSI Z41 reference was withdrawn and replaced by the ASTM Standards. ASTM F2412-18a (Standard Test Methods for Foot Protection) and ASTM F 2413-18 (Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Protective (Safety) Toe Cap Footwear) are the most current footwear consensus standards.

What does ASTM F2413-18 mi C mean?

ASTM F2413-18 is a standard that covers footwear constructed and manufactured such that the protective toe cap is an integral and permanent part of the footwear. The standard contains requirements to evaluate the performance of footwear for: Impact resistance. Compression resistance. Metatarsal protection.

Were are Redwing boots made?

As you might already know, all the Red Wing Heritage boots are manufactured in the USA by hand. We’ve had a tour through the Red Wing Shoe Factory Plant 2 in Red Wing, Minnesota where almost all of our Red Wing Heritage boots are manufactured.

What does ASTM mean in Boots?

American Society for Testing and Materials
The protective footwear you choose must comply with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard F2413-05, formerly the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) Z41-1999. This standard covers minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing and classification of protective footwear.

Do footwear have to comply with ASTM f2413?

Footwear need not meet all of the below requirements to conform to ASTM F2413, but should clearly state which of the requirements the footwear meets. Requirements are as follows: Impact resistance for the toe area of footwear. While a steel toe is not required, a protective toe cap should be a permanent part of the footwear.

What are ANSI and ASTM standards for work boots?

Basically, the ASTM standards aim to increase your work boots resistance to impacts and compression, as well as the additional hazards that might occur at your workplace. Remember that the ANSI and ASTM standards only refer to the toe protection, soles and metatarsal guards that are built-in the boot by the manufacturer.

Are Timberland boots ASTM rated?

That’s why our Timberland PRO® line is safety rated for impact and compression by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). All our safety toe work boots and shoes meet ASTM F2412-11/ASTM F2413-11 impact and compression safety standards.

How do I identify the ASTM 2413 standard?

The identification of the ASTM 2413 standard is: LINE 1 – ASTM F2413-11 (The F2413 identifies the ASTM Standard and the “11” signifies the year of the standard) LINE 2 – F (Female) or M (Male) and I/75 (Impact safety-toe protection) and C/75 (Compression safety-toe protection)