Are your feet tired? Is your back aching? What about those glutes, are they pulsating with pain in every movement? If you have experienced all these and more, then you definitely understand the need for a sturdy yet comfortable pair of work boots! The KEEN Utility Men’s Louisville Work Boots feature a supportive anatomical design outperforms on many levels ranging from enhanced performance, increased utility and ensured safety!
Design and Materials
Built to enhance performance levels in the most challenging of environments, the KEEN Utility Men’s Louisville Work Boot’s unique design and built ensure just that! Made from a combination of both extremely durable Leather and Synthetic material in some parts, the boots are designed to withstand extreme temperatures and environments without compromising on safety or comfort. The tough-tech leather by Keen is known for its abrasion and resistant water-proof properties. Its flexible nature provides the perfect support in traction while also ensuring a comfortable maintenance regimen via an everyday leather cleaner. Featuring a 6 inch height, the boots are designed to extract extra support from the ankle region. Additionally, the boots are feature a traditional design to accommodate wider feet and provide ample room around the steel toe region for added comfort. Furthermore, these metatarsal guard boot’s anatomical structure features a protective layering over the metatarsal region for extra safety measures.
Comfort and fit
In terms of comfort, the KEEN Utility Men’s Louisville Work Boot supports outperforms on many levels. Starting with the legendary KEEN.DRY technology utilized in the form of a membrane specifically designed to help ensure breathability without compromising on the waterproofing. Combined with Cleansportnxt, a proprietary technology designed by Keen and featuring an underlying probiotic component helps reduce any hygiene threats especially in terms of sweat accumulation which leads to bad odors. Both technologies are embedded within the boots and supported by the moisture wicking fabric lining that helps keep the interior drier for longer periods. This also means that there is adequate temperature control embedded within the boots so that the user can keep them on for longer periods at a stretch. Additionally, the metatomical foot bed design with the 1-inch long heel helps ensure adequate contortion against the foot’s natural curvature. Furthermore, the dual density foot bed is also removable which means replaceable so that users don’t have to invest in a new pair every time the insole requires a change. In terms of providing a snug fitting, the padded collar around the ankle region supported by the metatarsal guard that hardens up upon impact and the 62 inch long lace up design, altogether allow users to tighten and loosen the boots according to personal preferences. Moreover, the steel toe design is manufactured in an asymmetrical way that provides more space for your toes for maximum comfort.
Knowing the kind of exposure that work boots tend to have in harsh environments, Keen has put in the extra level of research and testing in designing the perfect pair of work boots specifically made for medium level of exposure such as at construction sites, manufacturing units and maintenance related jobs. While the sturdy TechTuff leather will withstand the pressures of a working site with reduced levels of wear and tear, the real show stopper in the KEEN Utility Men’s Louisville Work Boot is the outer sole. The thick oil and slip resistant rubber outer sole comes with a deep lug pattern that provides the necessary traction and grip on uneven and hazardous surfaces. Additionally, the Steel toe is made with high grade aluminum and composite material which is not only lightweight but along with the metatarsal guard will also enhance the overall durability of the work boots. Moreover, the metatarsal guard is soft and supports traction but also has the capacity to toughen up upon impact. Essentially, these work boots can easily withstand the abuse in varying environments ranging from mud and wet gravel, to rainwater, grease, acid, and even snow!
The manufacturers of the KEEN Utility Men’s Louisville Work Boot take utmost pride in manufacturing boots that ensure safety and security above all! The outer sole is Electrical Hazard certified which means that users don’t have to worry about getting electrocuted on work sites as the sole will actively work to ground the loose source of electricity. Additionally, it is also heat resistant up to a high temperature of 300 degree Fahrenheit hence adding an extra layer of protection to your work gear! Moreover, the lacing mechanism consists of metal hooks and lacing eyelets that help easily tighten and loosen up the boots. Additionally the asymmetrical design of the steel toe box provides extra room for the user’s toes and will not chaff against the skin.
- Inbuilt metatarsal guard to provide an extra layer of safety in the top region of the feet.
- The rubber outer-soles have a deep lug pattern for enhanced stability and traction.
- The TechTuff leather is waterproof abrasion resistant.
- The waterproof KeenDry technology allows breathability without compromising on the boots waterproofing.
- CleansportNXT technology combined with the moisture wicking membrane actively work to reduce sweat accumulation and ensure hygiene
- The outer sole extends over the toe region to protect the feet against any potential hits from the front.
If you are looking for a medium duty pair of work boots that will provide you with the necessary support and comfort required when working long hours on your feet and in medium intensity environments like construction sites and manufacturing units, then you should definitely opt for a pair of KEEN Utility Men’s Louisville Work Boots! The boots are the perfect combination of adequate comfort, necessary safety and long lasting durability.
About the company
Ever heard of the “Keen effect”? Workmen in the industry have dubbed the company’s work boots as such based on an unbiased unilateral belief that the company’s more than ten years of experience in the industry has changed lives for the better! Designing work boots to match the job; Keen produces boots for recreational purposes as well. In all, Keen is working hard to make the world a better place by manufacturing products that ensure healthy and safe living. At the end of the day a reliable pair of footwear is what helps keep dream going and will always have your back, in quite the literal sense!