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What causes the heel tip to wear out?

What causes the heel tip to wear out?

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The purpose of a rubber heel tip is to provide grip, comfort or cushioning and protect the leather-covered heelpiece above. Just like our car tyres, the more frequent the shoes are worn, the faster the wearing out effect will be on the rubber heel tip.

The purpose of a rubber heel tip is to provide grip, comfort or cushioning and protect the leather-covered heelpiece above. Just like our car tyres, the more frequent the shoes are worn, the faster the wearing out effect will be on the rubber heel tip.

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What causes the heel tip to wear out?

  1. 1. www.toufie.com What causes the heel tip to wear out?
  2. 2. What causes the heel tip to wear out? www.toufie.com Bow Lilac Grey (LIMITED EDITION) Heel The purpose of a rubber heel tip is to provide grip, comfort or cushioning and protect the leather-covered heelpiece above. Just like our car tyres, the more frequent the shoes are worn, the faster the wearing out effect will be on the rubber heel tip. There are also other contributing factors that may lead to the wearing out of our heel tip such as: • Body weight • Type of heel: size and shape of the heel matter too e.g. the smaller the contact with the ground surface (i.e. tip for stiletto), the greater the wear out.
  3. 3. What causes the heel tip to wear out? www.toufie.com Bow Lilac Grey (LIMITED EDITION) Heel • Style of walking: One’s walking technique will definitely have an impact on the heel tip. For instance, for those who walk with an inward or outward bent, may see the work out effect on only one side of the heel tip. • Ground surface: rough, course surfaces can shorten the lifespan of the heel tip • Material: the cheaper the material, the faster the wear out
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