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UVEX 2 / S3 safety shoe

UVEX 2

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

UVEX 2 is a safety shoe for moderately tough environments in the construction, logistics and chemical industries. The clear-cut design underscores the functional nature and comfort of this metal-free shoe in the top safety class (S3). Its scuff cap, water-repellent leather and deep tread are key for S3 classification. The glue-free PU design allows the functional elements such as the heel cap, shock absorption and inside ankle support to be foam-moulded into place. This enables the shoe to be manufactured in automated, sustainable production systems in Europe thanks to few sewn parts and a minimal mix of materials.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2016

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Europe

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Execution, Innovation, Usability + Ergonomics

The S3 safety shoe represents a totally new interpretation of safety at the workplace. With optimal use of materials and outstandingly subtle forms, the designers have succeeded in giving the traditional safety shoe the look of a lifestyle product. While the shoe is very sturdy, it still looks sleek and light. A one hundred percent consistent and great design.
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UVEX

UVEX ARBEITSSCHUTZ GmbH
Fürth, Germany

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Design

scherfdesign

Scherfdesign Concept & Development
Köln, Germany

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