Draper Makes Footwear Fabrics

Our fabrics go into a variety of products, but did you know that Draper Knitting makes a number of footwear fabrics? Below are a few examples of some of the products that include Draper fabric.

MSA’s Globe SUPRAFLEX™ boot is a fireman’s turnout boot. It includes flame resistant layers made by Draper Knitting.

One of the Draper TechFleece™ nonwovens is used in this shoe worn by a participant in the 2019 Pennzoil Race. To read more about this, check out the article on stitchbonded nonwovens.

The Extreme Cold Weather Vapor Barrier Boot, which is sometimes affectionately nicknamed the “Bunny Boot”, uses Draper style 1537. The image below shows Marines moving a mock hypothermic casualty during cold-weather training at the Black rapids training site in Alaska, Feb. 20, 2018, to prepare for the upcoming arctic edge exercise.

Army photo by John Pennell. Photo Credit: US Department of Defense Photo Gallery

When the weather outside turns frightful, Phoenix Boots from Softstar Shoes are SO delightful! Phoenix uppers are made of nothing but the softest leather and are fully-lined with wool to naturally wick away moisture for warm, dry feet.