Today we are going to be doing a product review on Keen Utility Men’s Detroid Mid Steel Toe Work Boots. Having the perfect work boots while welding is important for one’s safety and comfort. It is a must for welders to have the complete Personal Protective Equipment or PPE for short while they are working. Welders shouldn’t disregard their safety and healthy while they are working. Our bodies are our greatest investment. If we are sick or injured, we won’t be able to work properly, right? Also there are insurance companies who won’t cover for you if you are missing a Personal Protective Equipment even if it’s just a boot.
Amazon is a great place to start looking for protective gear. You can browse around a wide array of suggestions. You don’t need to drive around the city just to buy a single thing. You can even have the item you purchased delivered to your home or work place.
Let’s take a look at this Utility work book from Keen Utility. Here’s an image of the work boot:
It looks like your usual sneaker, right? This product has been priced starting at 99.99 US DOLLARS to 159.99 US DOLLARS. At Amazon, you will be able to get some free returns on some sizes and colors. Right now, this product has been included in a mini sale that’s happening at Amazon. With this sale, you will be able to purchase this boot at the lower price available on the select options. The boot is available in sizes 7 to 15.
The boot is a combination of rubber and leather. The sole is rubber. The leather work boot features a lace up vamp and a protective steel toe to protect your feet from anything that could drop onto your feet and harm you. The boot is waterproof and it comes with a breathable membrane so you don’t have to worry about feeling hot and of course, bad odor. It also comes with a dry lex footwear lining with hydrophobic or hydrophilic two zone comfort technology.
I must also mention the removable dual-density EVA footbed. It is oil and slip resistant non marking outsole.
The product dimensions of this boot is at 14 x 11 x 6 inches. The shipping weight is 3 pounds. The item is available for shipping to select countries outside the US. however the item is not eligible for international shipping.
Here is a product review from a customer after making the purchase:
“I just received these boots a few days ago. They looked and felt great right off the bat. Yesterday was going to be a super busy day at work and I knew it. This would be the perfect chance to try the Detroit mids under very stressful conditions where I’d be walking a lot on concrete and climbing stairs and ladders all day. I took my well worn pair of redwings just in case the Keens started to hurt my feet. Well after 12 hours and many miles of walking around the plant I’m happy to say that the Detroit mids lasted the entire shift without any problems. They are a little on the warm side but the comfort more than makes up for it. I didn’t get the chance to get them wet but that torture test is coming sooner or later as I deal with wet areas at work too.
Time will tell if they will stand up durability and waterproof wise but as it stands right now I’m very happy about my purchase. The missing star is because they are quite warm for what I do but that might be a plus for you.
Update 5-2-13: Even more comfortable after a few weeks. They are water proof. Stood in 4 inches of water for 10 minutes and they kept me dry. I guess I can make this a 5 star review now…..” —- Zeus
The boot has been given an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 stars.
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