|Product type||Factory firsts|
|Certification||NFPA 1999-2013, ASTM F 2413-2011, CAN/CSA-Z195-2014|
|Technologies||(SL) Secura Liner, Protective Sole, Composite Toe Cap, Protective Over Cap made of Rubber or TPU, (AS) Arch Support, Climate, Lacing, Sun Reflect, CROSSTECH®, Classified UL, Classified UL Canada, Electric Hazard Resistance|
|Upper material||Smooth leather|
|Sole||AIRPOWER® XR Sole|
|Fastener||Zipper, Lace up|
|Safety toe||Composite toe|
|Leg height in inches||8 inches|
Station and EMS boot with NFPA certification
Designed for the EMT, Paramedic and First Responder, you need a boot that lets you act on a moment’s notice while at the same time giving your feet the comfort they crave when faced with long days on shift duty. The quick in and out feature of the laced in front zipper allows you the advantage of a custom fit boot that can also put on in a hurry. Just adjust the lacing for a fit personalized to you. Slip on, zip, and go.
Built with an ultra-light composite toe, HAIX Airpower® XR2 boots offer the ultimate in toe protection and comfort with its roomy toe box. It offers chemical and bloodborne pathogen protection, and electrical hazard protection. NFPA certified for emergency medical operations for the EMS responder, the Airpower® XR2 is also ASTM certified for electrical hazards. What more could you ask for in rescue boots you can also wear in the station?
Waterproof and Chemical Protection with CROSSTECH®
The HAIX Airpower® XR2 features a CROSSTECH® inner liner which allows your boot to be not only breathable, but durably waterproof. CROSSTECH® also offers the added benefits of chemical and bloodborne pathogen protection. Not only that, the breathable inner liner works together with the HAIX® climate system to keep your footwear dry and comfortable in hot or cold weather or on wet or dry days. No worries when having to work out in the rain or at a messy accident scene, your footwear will keep you protected and comfortable on all fronts.
Built in Arch Support
The HAIX Airpower® XR2 has much needed arch support built in to every boot. Proper arch support realigns the foot and ankle to their neutral position, helping, in many cases, to restore natural foot function. As a result, it will help alleviate problems in other parts of the body, like your knees and ankles. The cushioned insole offers all day wear comfort, especially when combined with the built in arch support.
Slip and Heat Resistant Soles and Quick Drying Insoles
The heat resistant soles of the HAIX Airpower® XR2 are extremely slip resistant as well as resistant to oil and fuel. Accident scenes, especially ones that involve vehicle fires, are not an issue as you don’t have to worry about your soles melting on hot asphalt or worry about exposing your soles to fuel and oil leaks. HAIX® soles keep you sure footed so you can focus on doing your job.
The insole’s moisture wicking properties guarantee to combat the issue of sweaty feet, especially after a long day on the job. Not only do they help to absorb foot sweat, the antibacterial properties help to fight foot odor and reduce the presence of fungus and bacteria. With comfort cushioning, the separate heel cup aids in keeping your foot in the correct position for foot health. HAIX® insoles and machine washable and quickly air dry so you can get a quick refresh and be back on the job in no time.
Sun Reflect Technology and Secura Liner®
European craftsmanship is unmistakable when you look at this boot. European leather guarantees your boots will stand the test of time. The added Sun Reflect technology in the leather of these safety boots prevents you boots from heating up on you when you are out in the sun. Your feet will feel the difference since cooler leather on the outside translates to cooler feet on the inside.
HAIX®’s patented Secura Liner® feature protects you from the irritation of liner pull out. Your inner liner stays securely in place since it is sealed along with the leather beneath the sole, and is not a “sock” that is glued in under the insole like you see in other boots. No other boot manufacturer offers this unique feature. Nothing worse than having your liner come out of the boot along with your foot. HAIX Airpower® XR2 is your first choice for a Station/EMS safety boot.
- German engineered
- NFPA certified for EMS
- CROSSTECH® inner liner, waterproof, breathable, chemical and bloodborne pathogen resistant
- Secura liner® will never wrinkle up or pull out over time
- Arch Support System support your foot in its natural, ideal position
- Sun Reflect leather keeps feet cooler in direct sunlight
- HAIX® Climate System for temperature balance
- HAIX® Lacing System offers the quick on and off of a zipper boot with the personal fit of a lace up boot
- Lightweight composite toe cap and puncture protective sole
- Heat resistant rubber sole
- ASTM certified for electrical hazard resistance (EH rated)
I was a little unsure on sizing as the meauring tool said to order a 5.5/6 and I decided to go with what I had worn with other boots (6.5). Boots arrived on time and tried them on. With a thcik pair of work socks they were totally fine! Phew. Toes are slightly off the end which is good. Could have gone to a 6 but winters in Canada, I need the tick socks. I usually wear a size 7/7.5 in regular shoes so definitely go down a size when ordering them. They are fantastic boots, a little stiff and i find they rub on my calfs when walking. I will gove the, somore time to wear in a bit, but so far so good!
Thank you for taking the time to review the Airpower XR2 Womens. We are happy to hear that you found a size that works for you with a pair of thick wool socks. These boots can take a little longer to break in due to the full-grain leather used throughout. But we're confident that if you give them the full break-in period they will become more comfortable over time. We hope they serve you well in the future.
Love these boots, but lace has broken
I absolutely love these boots, but the lace broke in the one boot. I found a metal spur on the inside of the eyelets, so I am assuming that this has been the cause. The metal spur has started to rub into the leather, as well. I highly recommend these boots! I actually bought these boots as my winter boots for EMS, as they are much easier to clean when it comes to the winter salt in Pennsylvania, and my feet stay warm and dry despite the winter elements!
Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on the Airpower XR2 Womens. We are glad that you love the boots and that they keep your feet dry and warm out in the elements. I apologize that one of your laces broke but hopefully some replacements will do the trick. We hope these boots continue to serve you well in the future.