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Best Work Boots For Welding

Owning and using the best work boots for welding is important for a welder. I’m sure that you – as a welder – will somehow agree to this. There is no greater feeling than being comfortable with the protective gear that you are wearing and being secure that they won’t fail you. For me, the best work boots are a combination of comfort, durability or toughness, and a little bit of style. If you know what you are looking for in a welding boot, then the task of finding it won’t be that hard.

Amazon is a great place to start your search for that special boot. I personally like shopping at Amazon because I can easily browse around through hundreds – even thousands of choices – right in the comfort of my own home. I can make the order wherever I am and have it delivered in any place I want it to be in just a span of 2 to 4 days.


Let’s take a look at some of these products below:


  • CATERPILLAR MEN’S ERGO FLEXGUARD BOOTCaterpillar is a great brand to start. They have been around for years now and have proven themselves to be worth the trust that is being given to them by their customers. The price of this boot starts at 56.92 US DOLLARS to 195.29 US DOLLARS. That’s not so bad, right?

    Here is an image of the boot:

    The boot is made from leather and it comes with a thick rubber sole. The shaft of this boot measures approximately 4.5″ from the arch. It comes with a full grain leather construction. That’s to Caterpillar’s proprietary iTechnology the construction of this boot somehow gives it a superior durability compared to other boots and brands. It is ASTM F2413-11 I/75 C/75 EH approved.

    Caterpillar is a brand known for their honest work, strength, and integrity. They make boots and footwear based on these four principles.

    Here is what a customer thought about the boot after making the purchase:

    “I’m pretty close to a perfect 13 and the Size 13 fit very well. I wore these for the first time while visiting a customer site, and they were very comfortable to wear the very first time. After walking around for an hour, I found them to be very comfortable…no blisters. More and more of my customers require steel toe with metatarsal protection, so these are handy to have. Very nice boot for the price.” —- Amazon Customer

    Out of 9 respondents, the boot received an average of 4.3 stars out of 5 stars.

  • DR. MARTENS MEN’S IRONBRIDGE MG ST STEEL TOE WITH MET GUARD BOOTAnother great boot from Dr. Martens! The price of this boot starts at around 119.31 US DOLLARS to 155.49 US DOLLARS. The boot is made from genuine high quality leather with a synthetic sole. Here is a picture of the boot:

    The boot is a water resistant boot with full grain and it comes with a leather ballistic mesh padded collar. Inside, you will see the removable smart mask insole. It will provide you more comfort, but gives you the choice if you want it removed or not. The boot is slip resistant to oil, fat, petrol, and alkali which makes it the perfect companion while welding.

    It also protects your feet from getting hurt, thanks to the steel toe guard and the metatarsal guard.

    Here is what a customer thought about the boot after making the purchase:

    “I weld to feed my family and here’s a tradesman’s review ….
    The sole is rubber (non conductive), its soft, pliable, durable, and has an excellent non skid tread. Its also reinforced with a durable shank ( you can actually see it suspended in the rubber. Very, very comfortable.
    The sole is fused to the upper and heavily stitched.
    The upper is well sown, well padded, snug yet roomy.
    Durable scrape pad sown on front.
    Steel protection from toe to ankle up top(can easily withstand a heavy object falling on your foot), if you’re like me and construction is your gig, nothing more important in a work boot.
    Met guard is well padded, well stitched,.(if you weld- its has double value…….it also keeps molten slag out of your laces. That could make for a bad day).
    Besides all this of that…….it looks kick*** !!!
    And for the review that said his sole burned off in some industrial site….. dude must be walking in a acid factory after a spill or maybe a corrosive waste plant where its cool to let corrosives just pudding the floor? …….I’VE CONSTANTLY WALKED ON CONCRETE, NON SKID DECKING, STEEL GRATING, – IF ITS FOUND IN CONSTRUCTION, I’VE WALKED ON IT IN THESE BOOTS. TWO MONTHS NOW AND EXCEPT FOR DIRT AND GRIME THERE EXACTLY AS I TOOK EM OUT OF THE BOX!!!!” —- Thugnificent

    Out of 151 people, the boot received an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 stars.



What do you think of the boots we featured today?


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