The High Performance Foams Division of Rogers Corp. has teamed up with Falcon, a leader in developing safety footwear, to offer a soft, flexible and conforming foam metatarsal guard that exceeds current safety footwear industry standards. The Poron XRD metatarsal guard is featured in the new Falcon M1023 mining boot and replaces existing rigid, inflexible steel or plastic guards. According to the suppliers, Poron XRD technology withstood all tests and wearers can experience the best in protection from a lightweight, wearable material, which also exceeds ASTM F 2413 Metatarsal Impact Standards. The Poron XRD material offers superior resistance to collapse under compression, is lightweight and breathable to help wearers stay cool and dry, and flexible to help ensure maximum range of motion.


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