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Built for work, and ready for any challenge, the Thorogood 8-inch Brown I-Met 2 Met Guard Steel Toe work boots are the perfect boots for you. Proudly made in the USA, these Thorogood boots use the best materials with top notch construction. Durable, comfortable, and lightweight these work boots won't let you down.
When you take over 100 years of quality boot making experience and add the newest and best technologies for safety and comfort, you get a pair of boots built to work as hard as you do. The American made 8-inch Thorogood I-Met 2 Metatarsal Boots are made with a durable fully grain brown leather upper attached to a slip and oil resistant Work One outsole using tough Goodyear Storm Welt construction. This sole is specially designed dual density polyurethane comfort sole with a 90 degree heel that provides better stability when working on ladders. Truly ready for any work environment, these boots are made with a strong steel toe and Thorogood's new I-Met 2 technology. Like the original I-Met, this is a flexible internal metatarsal guard that virtually invisible from outside the boot and completely integrated with the protective safety toe. However, the new I-Met 2 technology gives you a lightweight met guard that is even more flexible and made with strong as steel composite materials that is completely integrated with the safety toe, eliminating potential trip hazards. The safety toe is also made from non metallic materials that won't weigh you down but still protect your feet like a classic steel toe boot. For added comfort, these 8-inch boots are built for it. A Dri-Lex lining wicks moisture away from your feet so you stay dry, the polyurethane footbed and PORON® 4000 comfort cushion absorbs shock and cushions your step, and a lightweight composite shank for support.
You know what you want when you're looking for a new pair of work boots so make sure you don't settle for anything less. Get what you want and more, order the 8-inch Thorogood Brown Leather I-Met2 Met Guard Steel Toe Boots.
So what is a Metatarsal Guard good for?
Sometimes a steel toe boot just isn't enough when you're on the job. Sure a strong safety toe will protect your toes, but what about all the fragile bones and muscles on the top of your foot? Metatarsal Guards, or Met Guards protect this vulnerable part of your foot by completely covering it, blocking falling tools, stray sparks, or any other hazard you might face while working. A Met Guard boot is the ideal choice working with in s steel mill, with heavy equipment, machinery, or heavy containers. The Thorogood I-Met is an internal metatarsal guard, which gives you all the protection of a met guard with out sacrificing the look of a classic work boot. If a met guard is what you need, these are the work boots for you!
Thorogood E098 8-inch Brown Leather Internal Met Guard Safety Boot Features:
- Upper: Brown Full Grain Tumbled Leather
- Construction: Goodyear Storm Welt
- Lining: Forest Green Dri-Lex
- Insole: Removable Polyurethane Footbed on Top of a PORON® 4000 Comfort Cushion
- Midsole: Rubber Green Stripe
- Shank: Engineered Composite
- Outsole: Work One Dual Density Polyurethane Comfort Sole with 90 degree Heel
- Special Features: ASTM F2413-11 M I/75/C/75/Mt/75 Steel Toe, EH Rated. Tested For and Meets CAN/CSA-Z195 18,000 Volts Electrical Shock Resistance Standard.
- Patented I-MET2 Technology.
- Reinforce Stitch “Ball to Ball” on Outsole.
- Made in the USA