Zipper by use
Boots & Shoes
Zippers used in shoes are designed to provide convenience, ease of use, and durability while ensuring a secure and comfortable fit. Here are some common features of zippers used in shoes:
- Teeth Material: For most shoes and boots, you'll typically use coil zippers or molded plastic zippers. The choice depends on factors such as the shoe's material, style, and intended use.
- Coil zippers are flexible, durable, and can be used in various shoe types, especially those with curved or contoured openings.
- Molded plastic zippers are lightweight and suitable for casual and athletic footwear. They are also more water-resistant than coil zippers.
- Teeth Size: For shoes and boots, consider the size and material of the zipper teeth. Smaller teeth are suitable for delicate shoes, while larger, sturdier teeth are ideal for heavier boots.
- Tape Material: The tape is the fabric strip on which the zipper teeth are attached. For shoes and boots, consider tapes made of durable materials like polyester or nylon.
- Reinforced Stitching: The area around the zipper is often reinforced with extra stitching to ensure it stays securely attached to the shoe and withstands stress.
- Locking Mechanism: Some shoe zippers may have locking sliders or mechanisms to keep the zipper securely closed during movement.
- Concealed Zippers: In some shoe designs, zippers may be partially or fully hidden within the structure of the shoe for aesthetic purposes, giving the shoe a sleek appearance.
Zipper Size Chart
|#3, #4||Small||Children shoes and women's shoes, including boots, heels, and flats|
|#5, #6||Medium||Size 5 zippers are among the most common sizes for adult shoes, including both men's and women's footwear. They are versatile and used in a wide range of shoe styles, from casual sneakers to dress shoes.|
|#7-#10||Large||Size 7 zippers are larger and heavier-duty zippers. They are typically used in shoes that require extra durability and strength, such as work boots, hiking boots, and some outdoor or utility footwear.|