Shoelaces have been around for hundreds of years, yet their design has hardly ever been evolved -
the Boa® Fit System is here to change safety footwear for good.
Tying your shoes can be considered a menial task, however, it is estimated to take up to 973 hours of your life. That estimate can skyrocket when you wear intricate work boots or lace-up shoes that require a tight fit. Not to mention the tedious nature of doing this day in day out, facing undoable knots & painful ones that cut off circulation.
This alternative locking system bypasses every struggle & offers a precision fit in mere seconds. Firstly a micro-adjustable dial allows you to adjust with superb precision, combined with gliding durable laces that create the ultimate fit. Simply pull the twist lock, and you get an instant release.
Ultimately this evolution of laces enables you to literally open and close your safety shoes in the twinkling of an eye. This one little upgrade can completely dispel those daily moments of frustration & replace them with the pinnacle of satisfying convenience.
ENGINEERED FOR PERFORMANCE, PRECISION & COMFORT IN WORK BOOTS
Elten always strives to optimize every function from protection to comfort. Our range of safety shoes & work boots features cutting-edge innovative solutions in every department, even our laces. We regularly put them to the test—because materials, shapes, or method of manufacture are factors that have a decisive influence on quality. These factors & qualities are what lead us to incorporate the Boa® Fit System into our work range.
ORIGINS OF THE GAME-CHANGER FOR WORK BOOTS
Boa® technology originated in the winter sports sector. Brands such as K2 or Vans, popular among snowboarders, were among the first manufacturers to install the system in their boots. Enabling speed & ease of use in tough conditions. The hospitality sector soon came to utilize the system too, using it in aids such as orthoses or even to fix prostheses.
Elten also recognized the potential of the innovative technology, & started introducing the feature on new work boots. Years later, it has become a popular choice that is widely used by workers and the general public alike.
HOW THE BOA® FIT SYSTEM WORKS
The heart of the Boa® Fit System is an easy-to-use mechanism. A quick turn on the micro-dial sends the laces evenly gliding through the low friction lace guides. At the end of the rotation, the user will have achieved the ultimate precision fit in mere seconds. Once set, the closure remains unchanged. Eliminating common annoyances like tightening, accident-prone exposed laces, broken side zips and undoable knots. Making these common irritations a thing of the past.
Taking off the work boot or work shoe is just as easy. The locking system can be opened again by simply pulling the twist-lock with just one hand. Another advantage of the Boa® Fit System is its durability. The bands consist of 49 fine wires made of stainless steel, which is also used in aviation.
FROM THE MINES TO WORK BOOTS - REPLACING THE SIDE-ZIP WORK BOOTS FOR GOOD!
Meet Cody Kurowski, a miner and avid snowboarder who transitions from underground to the mountains, two weeks on two weeks off. At work, Cody is 800 feet below the earth’s surface in dark, & wet conditions that can easily disorientate anyone. He utilizes the Boa® Fit System in his mining boots to achieve rapid tie & release when it matters.
The Boa® Fit System is so easy to use, that even wearing wet gloves, in places with next to no visibility—you can still rapidly release or tie your boots. On his two weeks off, he fills his time snowboarding, where he also uses Boa® with his snow boots. Equally useful during snow, with ice & gloves, the boa fit system allows him to transition smoothly, no matter the obstacle.
THE BOA DIAL IS BUILT FOR ANY CONDITION & STEEL CAPS
The Boa® Fit System uses unique dial, lace, & guide configurations to deliver the ultimate fit and safety at work. While each component is crucial in optimizing the fit experience, the foundation of the Boa® Fit System is the BOA dial.
The BOA dial is designed for easy operation in any workplace environment. Such as with gloved hands, to dark places, wet conditions, dirt and sand, or adverse environments. The dial allows for micro-adjustment with a stable and controlled grip in wet and variable conditions.
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