The smart design of the DuraShocks comfort system absorbs shock and returns energy through compression pads in the heel and forepart of the outsole. Backed by our 30-day Comfort Guarantee.
Bates Individual Comfort System (ICS) technology is an adjustable disk under your heel, giving you the freedom to customize your comfort. Set the dial to the comfort zone that’s right for you and go!
Bates anti-fatigue footwear delivers the comfort you want with the durability you need through a four-part energy return technology. Bates Endurance Performance System (EPS) boots are made specifically for people that spend long days on their feet.
Doing double duty, DRYGuard is an innovative waterproof, breathable membrane that keeps your feet dry and comfortable longer by releasing sweat and moisture from the foot. Only available from Bates.
Boots engineered with DRYGuard+ provide all shift comfort and protection. The ultimate waterproof technology features our most breathable membrane to keep feet dry and provide maximum airflow, actively pulling sweat and moisture away from the foot for optimal comfort. Only available from Bates.
3M™ Thinsulate™ Water-Resistant Insulation, the original thin insulation designed specifically for footwear to keep your feet warm and comfortable.
Footwear with Gore-Tex membrane is “Guaranteed to keep you dry” and offers an enhanced breathability level, which is ideal for long shifts.
Footwear that provides reliable waterproofness to protect against the elements, Bates waterproof boots keep your feet dry during shifts.
The traditional style of protective footwear, steel toe shoes offer protection and a lower profile toe shape. Bates steel toe footwear meets or exceeds ASTM F2413-18 standards.
Innovation, traction, and durability, Vibram® is recognized worldwide as the leader in high-performance rubber outsole for excellent grip properties.
Formally titled “Wear and Appearance of Army Uniform and Insignia,” AR 670-1 is the go-to regulation for how to look in uniform. Bates AR 670-1 boots designed and built specifically to meet the Army’s regulations for approved footwear.
Bates slip resistant boots and shoes have specific characteristics to offer more floor grip. Bates slip resistant (SR) pass the SATRA WTM 144 test for slip resistance.
Bates footwear with electrical hazard protection are nonconductive designed to protect the wearer against open circuits. Bates electrical hazard (EH) footwear meets or exceeds ASTM F2413-18 standards.
Footwear built using non-metallic shank, hardware, and construction methods. Undetectable in electronic security environments, these boots and shoes are airport friendly.