From heel to toe
The toe puff is the reinforcing material used to hold the shape of the toe box. It plays a fundamental role in providing structure to the front of the shoe. The quality of the toe puff equally determines the construction of a good shoe.
The heel cap has a similar role as the toe puff, namely to provide the shape and the structure to the heel. A good shoe generally consists of both a high qualitative toe puff and heel counter.
Dakota offers low melting polyurethane (TPU) adhesives with the required shore hardness for high quality components, where rigidity and high adhesion are key factors.