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Firefighter standards explained easily

Anyone who risks his own life for other people deserves a high degree of personal protection. To ensure this, the European Union has set uniformly valid safety standards for personal protective equipment. The standard for firefighters footwear is EN 15090 : 2012. In order to get a better understanding of what lies behind the requirements and test procedures of these standards, we extracted and explained some of the most important features. Find out more ...

Our shoe dictionary and encyclopedia

Companies in the footwear industry tend to use technical terms that are not always known by everyone immediately. We have taken us the time to collect and explain some of them in our small encyclopedia. If you think we have forgotten something or if you some words that you do not know the meaning of do not hesitate to contact us. To the encyclopedia
Membrane A membrane is a material compound, which is installed as a separation layer in the inner of the shoe. Membranes ensure that water can not penetrate from the outside but allow at the same time that water vapor can pass through it to the outside.
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