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Our new poster creator application lets you build your own safety footwear posters in minutes

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We are pleased to announce that Toolstation, one of the UK’s fastest growing and best known suppliers of tools, accessories and building supplies, are now official suppliers of the V12 MukGuard.

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Having announced the launch of the Caiman, our ‘new breed of boot’, in August, we are now excited to release a closer look at this versatile safety boot in it’s natural environment. The film has been produced in the style of a David Attenborough Natural World documentary and features a voiceover by Paul Burling, a British impressionist and Britain’s Got Talent finalist. 

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Our in-house design team works tirelessly to develop footwear that is optimized for challenging working environments. That’s why we’re really excited to be introducing the new Caiman – fully waterproof, lightweight and incredibly durable.

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We had a great couple of days at the LAMMA Show 2016, thanks to everyone who visited our stand and said hello. We also had a fantastic response to our product giveaway contest and the farmer face board, all the photos can be seen on our facebook.com/v12footwear. We looking forward to next year already!

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Is SRC the best slip rating for the work place?

The key part of this question is ‘best for the work place’. SRC is currently the top rating for slip resistance under the EN ISO 20345:2011 standard and requires passing both the SRA and SRB test for it to achieve the rating. These tests are carried out on a testing rig under laboratory conditions using two specified surfaces: SRA uses a ceramic[...]

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For the third year running we attended LAMMA, the UK’s leading farm machinery, equipment and services show. We headed up to the East of England Showground in Peterborough with a range of our products ready to meet some old friends and make some new ones. We’d like to say thank you to everyone who visited us and if you would like to talk again or know more about our range of Full strength[...]

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Whilst time, effort and money is spent on choosing good footwear, the humble sock seems to be an afterthought. This, despite the fact that good socks are important for comfort, breathability and heat retention. Moreover they can also help wearers avoid foot problems which otherwise can seriously affect people working in active jobs.

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Most of the leather used in the manufacture of safety footwear falls into two categories, bovine hides which are a by-product of beef production and Buffalo hides which are sourced mainly from the Punjab area of North India. Both are robust enough to withstand the rigours of the challenging environments in which our customers wear V12 boots.

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Car tyres, military footwear or serious walking boots – they all benefit from the superior grip and durability that rubber offers.

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