A protective toe cap is being used in all safety shoes and protective shoes. It protects the toes against injuries, such as items that might fall down or similar things.
As a rule, ELTEN protective toe caps are made of steel or composite material. Composite toe caps are lighter and can also be used in metallically sensitive working areas.
The resistance of protective toe caps is measures in joule. For protective shoes, the toe cap must resist to mechanical impacts of at least 100 J, and when it comes to safety shoes, it has to resist to 200 J.
Protective toe caps have to be integrated in such a way into the shoe, that they cannot be taken out without damaging the shoe.
ELTEN protective toe caps are equipped with a permanent edge coverage so as to improve the wearing comfort.