Rubber galoshes: varieties and tips for choosing

Rubber galoshes: varieties and tips for choosing

There is a common belief that Galoshi (they are Kaloshi) – this attribute of rustic life. When this word is pronounced, it immediately seems to be deprived of the grace of shoes, in which it is not scary to get into the puddle or go to Khlev. In fact, thanks to modern design, the mocuse in recent years has become fashionable, including among the citizens, pleased not only by their practicality, but also the original appearance.

A bit of history

The appearance of Giosh is associated with a very longstand history in the Amazon basin in 1735, when the Frenchman named Charles Marie de la Kondamin went to these places, who learned about the Milky Jewe-Latex tree, on the basis of which rubber was then created. The name “Rubber” with Latin translates as “resin”. Rubber as such appeared only after century – in 1839, when the vulcanization method was opened.

The main supplier initially incredibly popular rubber shoes were US steel. It is from there that the fashionable innovations got into Russia. And in the first years after the appearance on the sale of these progressive things, only rich people could afford them.

They cut down that rubber galoshes perfectly protect the usual shoes from moisture and dirt, which will now not spoil the Persian carpet in its own living room.

Since the release of the mocosputs was carried out an industrial scale, the market was soon replenished with new waterproof shoes, and it became available to ordinary people, who appreciated not only its waterproofability, but also durability – Kalosh served dozens of years. Simpatridge, unlike the rich, defended by calories expensive leather shoes, adapted shoes for boots. Among the workers, merchants and corders fashionable steel felt boots with black calicists, which served as a weekend demi-season shoes.

Galosh varieties

Rubber galoshes are distinguished by a large variety of species, depending on their purpose and conditions of use. Some of them are used independently, while others as lining. This allows you not to wash ordinary shoes or boots when walking in raw weather. Depending on the shape of haloshes there:

  • ordinary (otherwise they are also called small)+
  • Poliguboki (bots)+
  • Deep+
  • Sukonny boots.

At the same time, the issued models are intended for different weather conditions. You can find:

  • Winter (insulated) with a lining from the bike, on the fur, with a pile+
  • Summer (lungs) with a thin lining without a pile+
  • thin (extra-lungs), intended for protection of heel and sock of the main shoe.

Among the mocuses are highlighted by special products that put on shoes (including high heel). Such galoshes look like tightly adjacent covers, reliably protect shoes from moisture and pollution penetration. They have no heel. These models look very elegant. They can be chosen to the tone shoes of any color.

Also among Kalosa can be allocated Mud designed for hunting and fishing, motorcycle ride. In production, use well-degraded acid devices and non-transmitting electricity. Garden gardens with thick soles and a clear protector that are put on just to feet in socks. In such muds, you won’t feel every pebble under your feet.

Like at the dawn of using a galosh, you can choose among them intended for the protection of woven from moisture. On traditional Russian winter shoes such “insulators” must wear tightly, so as not to fly during the sock even years after they are diverse. At the same time there is Galoshes for bathing. Such shoes are desirable to wear if you walk along the bottom, on which there are also sharp stones, and corals, and they are protected from harmful maritime. Variations such shoes on sale set.

Production rates

In the Soviet years, GOST was adopted to the production of rubber galosh. The standard provided for the dimension series, depending on the purpose of such products, as well as from the one who had to wear them. For example, such products intended to protect leather shoes were envisaged. Among them are allocated:

  • Malodetsky+
  • Children’s+
  • School+
  • Women+
  • boys+
  • Men’s.

In the production of Caloches, certain substances are used, of which they make the rubber itself (rubber mixture), as well as special textiles. According to the standard for creating the basis of the future moisture-proof shoe, uses:

  • Raw rubber+
  • Regenerate (i.e., the material obtained from the old galosh)+
  • a piece of chalk+
  • Blind+
  • sulfur+
  • Coal or gas resin+
  • rosin+
  • soot+
  • Mineral oils+
  • Linen oil (for varnish on galoshi).

Today, when it comes to such practical objects, as a Kalos, you can still hear the name of EVA. This is the most modern version of the material for waterproof shoes. In essence, it is also rubber. It is foamed.

It is distinguished by pronounced flexibility, the ability to preserve heat is well resistant to frost and low weight compared to the traditional basis for the manufacture of mocoms.

How to choose, wear and care?

So that the galoshes serve for a long time, and so that there is no discomfort when they are sock, You need to choose a model depending on the purpose of the pair, to use it correctly and care for it. Shoes should be in size, so it does not make sense to order via the Internet. It is better to contact a specialized outlet, try, and if the shoes are used directly as a protective case for ordinary shoes or shoes, make sure that it is sitting on them like.

If the galoshes are intended only for use in warm weather, do not wear them at temperatures below zero. Frost-resistant “versions” are usually suitable, while on the street the temperature does not fall below -10 degrees.

If the mocomverts act as self-shoe, in which the stocking is not provided before you go to it, it is better to wear woolen socks, they will not allow legs to quickly stand.

In any case, you need to remember that Rubber shoes do not miss the air. So walking in it constantly should not. After use, it remains to wash it and rub from the drops, and then dried on the stand. The temperature is considered to be optimal for drying 35 degrees, but at room temperature of Kalosh dry perfectly.

In the next video you will find more information about rubber galoshes.

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