Pictograms

Workwear

MASCOT uses a series of symbols in relation to the workwear in order to provide you with a quick overview of the workwear’s special properties. Here, you can get information about what the various symbols stand for.

Ultimate Stretch - Pictogram

Ultimate Stretch

Products with this symbol is made with four-way stretch. The stretch material is flexible in all directions giving you an extraordinary freedom of movement. Products with four-way stretch are soft and comfortable to wear and follows your every move providing extra comfort on the work day.

Breathable - Pictogram

Breathable

Breathability in waterproof/water-repellent clothing is especially important when you sweat while working in cold environments. If you do not get rid of the moisture, there is a great risk that your wet clothes will get cold and you will freeze as a result.

Moisture wicking - Pictogram

Moisture wicking

Most fabrics can absorb sweat, but some materials can do more than that – particularly, transport sweat away from your body so you do not experience wet and cold to your innermost layer. A moisture-wicking innermost layer is crucial.

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Quick drying

An important characteristic of moisture wicking clothing is that it also dries quickly. If moisture is allowed to remain on the fabric there is the danger that it could freeze and subsequently lead to hypothermia. With the combination of moisture-wicking technology and quick-drying material, you are assured of maximum comfort regardless of your activity level.

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Windproof

When your clothing is windproof you hold heat more easily. Choose products with this symbol when you don’t want the wind to bother your everyday comfort.

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Waterproof

100%. This symbol is your assurance that MASCOT does not allow as much as a single drop of water penetration. Zippers are waterproof and seams are taped on the back.

Water-repellent - Pictogram

Water-repellent

Clothes carrying this symbol are made of waterproof material. However, it is not possible to put tape on the back of the seams of certain fabrics. Therefore the product cannot be classified as being entirely 100% waterproof, just water-repellent.

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Insulating

This symbol on clothing indicates that you have a product that helps to keep you warm when the surroundings are cool.

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Stain resistant

Your fluorescent clothing keeps you visible, but it must be kept clean to be seen, which is not always easy. MASCOT helps to keep your clothing dirt free with a stain-resistant treatment. When your clothes are stain resistant, you will be more visible and therefore safer for longer.

Ergonomic fit - Pictogram

Ergonomic fit

All of MASCOT's clothes are, of course, designed for movement. But if you have a particular need for clothing that supports, assists and just plain fits, in all body positions, then go for the ergonomic fit.

Kneepad pockets - Pictogram

Kneepad pockets

If you already use kneepads, then you know how important comfort is in your workday. MASCOT’s kneepad pocket design ensures that the kneepads sit perfectly every time you kneel.

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Holster pockets

An indispensable feature for anyone using nails, screws and bits. Select a version with magnets at the top so you do not have to dig down into your pocket every time you need to grab something. Holster Pockets can also be purchased separately.

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Lightweight

The symbol indicates that the workwear is light in weight. The garment remains highly durable. You should choose products carrying this symbol if you want durable workwear in a light fabric, for example if you work indoors and/or in hot environments.

Triple Seams  - Pictogram

Triple Seams

Triple stitched seams are your guarantee for high wear resistance. MASCOT places them on your clothes most exposed areas, such as the shoulders and the outside and inside of the leg, prolonging the wearability of your clothing.

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Reflective

Small reflective strips on your clothing can be crucial to your safety. Regardless of where you work, you will occasionally be near traffic. In this environment, reflectivity increases your chance of being seen.

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Seamless

This symbol can be found in clothing without side seams. Such clothing is normally worn as the innermost layer, i.e. garments closest to the body. Clothes without side seams are extra comfortable to wear - there are no seams or sewn-in labels that can annoy or scratch.

Classic fit - Pictogram

Classic fit

Select products with the Classic Fit symbol if you are looking for products with extra width. The products with Classic Fit are the most spacious in the MASCOT range.

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Modern fit

Most of MASCOT models have a normal, comfortable workwear fit. Recently, we have experienced a higher demand for a slimmer fit. Look for this symbol, if you require clothing to sit a little closer to the body.

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Slim fit

If you are fond of products with a body conscious fit, choose Slim Fit products. The clothing fits close to the body and moves with you.

Ladies Fit - Pictogram

Ladies Fit

Products with this symbol are designed according to MASCOT’s ladies fit. The clothing gives you a comfortable and thoroughly tested fit with great freedom of movement.

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For improved fit

Special left and right socks which are contoured for improved fit

Reinforced heel and toe - Pictogram

Reinforced heel and toe

All MASCOT’s socks are fitted with ECS – Ergonomic Comfort Support. It is a technology that places extra soft reinforcements in the socks where the foot really needs padding for the sake of comfort. For example, under the heel and toe or under the whole foot.

Reinforced under foot - Pictogram

Reinforced under foot

All MASCOT’s socks are fitted with ECS – Ergonomic Comfort Support. It is a technology that places extra soft reinforcements in the socks where the foot really needs padding for the sake of comfort. For example, under the heel and toe or under the whole foot.


Footwear

MASCOT’s safety footwear has a number of symbols that make it simple for you to get an overview of the footwear’s properties and features. Take a closer look at the meanings of the various symbols here.

Flexible - Pictogram

Flexible

Footwear with this symbol is extremely flexible where the shoes bend. This gives you more freedom to move around as you need to during the workday. Freedom for your feet.

Scuff cap, suitable for working on the knees - Pictogram

Scuff cap, suitable for working on the knees

A scuff cap is an extra toe reinforcement on the outside of the upper leather. The toe reinforcement increases durability significantly, which prolongs the lifetime of the footwear. The footwear is suitable for kneeling work.

Ladder grip - Pictogram

Ladder grip

A sole edge under the sole prevents slippage on a ladder.

Ankle protection - Pictogram

Ankle protection

The wearer's ankle is protected against blows from the side by MASCOT's specially developed protection pad at the ankle bone on the inner and outer side of the footwear.

Oil/petrol resistant sole - Pictogram

Oil/petrol resistant sole

The sole is oil and petrol resistant and resistant to certain chemicals.

Metal free - Pictogram

Metal free

Footwear with this symbol contains no metal. The midsole, toe cap and eyelets are entirely metal-free. As such, the footwear is very useful, for example, in airports.

Composite toe cap - Pictogram

Composite toe cap

The purpose of the toe cap is to protect the toes against external blows and pressure. The cap has been tested and can resist blows and pressure of 200 joules (EN 12568). The composite toe cap does not contain metal. As composite is not thermally conductive it provides comfort in cold and warm environments.

Aluminium toe cap - Pictogram

Aluminium toe cap

The purpose of the toe cap is to protect the toes against external blows and pressure. The cap has been tested and can resist blows and pressure of 200 joules.

Steel toe cap - Pictogram

Steel toe cap

The purpose of the toe cap is to protect the toes against blows and pressure. The cap has been tested and can resist a pressure of 200 joules (EN 12568).

TPU toe reinforcement - Pictogram

TPU toe reinforcement

The TPU reinforcement on the toe is an extra sewn on reinforcement on the outside of the upper leather. The reinforcement increases durability significantly, which prolongs the life­time of the footwear.

Stabilising and shock absorbing shank - Pictogram

Stabilising and shock absorbing shank

The specially developed multi-functional shank is made of a stiff nylon material. The shank stabilises the middle part of the foot and makes the footwear bend at the right position. This shank includes a small shock-absorbing cushioning pad. The position of the shank ensures that the heel is in constant contact with this cushioning area, which provides a good foothold.

Stabilising shank - Pictogram

Stabilising shank

The oblong standard shank is made of a stiff nylon material. The shank stabilises the central part of the foot and ensures that the foot bends at the right place.

Textile nail protection - Pictogram

Textile nail protection

Nail protection made of special fibres. The nail protection is certified under EN ISO 20345, and complies with the demands for S3-footwear. The advantage is that the footwear is more flexible and gives better protection in warm and cold conditions which provides a high degree of comfort for the wearer.

Steel mid-sole protection - Pictogram

Steel mid-sole protection

The sole of the footwear is equipped with a thin steel plate, which prevents nails and sharp objects from penetrating the shoe and foot. Steel mid-sole ­protection has been tested in accordance with norm: EN ISO 12568.

Shock-absorbing comfort sole - Pictogram

Shock-absorbing comfort sole

All of MASCOT’s comfort soles are shock-absorbing in the entire sole. This provides good walking comfort.

Stabilising and shock absorbing shank - Pictogram

Non-marking sole – no scuff marks

Look for this symbol if you want to be absolutely sure that your footwear does not leave marks on the floor. Footwear with this symbol is provided with a sole of PU/PU, which leaves no scuff marks.

PU/TPU sole material, resistant to 120°C - Pictogram

PU/TPU sole material, resistant to 120°C

The comfort sole is made of PU and the sole is made of TPU. The soles are resistant to 120°C. TPU is a thermoplastic material with a very high wearability. All MASCOT PU/TPU soles are oil and petrol resistant.

PU/PU sole material, resistant to 140°C - Pictogram

PU/PU sole material, resistant to 140°C

Comfort soles as well as running soles are made of PU. The soles are resistant to 140°C. PU is a foam material, which is very shock-absorbing and slip-resistant. All MASCOT PU/PU soles are oil and petrol resistant.

PU/rubber sole material, resistant to 180°C - Pictogram

PU/rubber sole material, resistant to 180°C

The comfort sole is made of PU and the running sole is made of rubber. Rubber is very heat resistant and can resist temperatures up to 180°C. All MASCOT PU/rubber soles are oil and petrol resistant as well as resistant to certain chemicals.

PU/rubber sole material, resistant to 300°C contact heat - Pictogram

PU/rubber sole material, resistant to 300°C contact heat

The comfort sole is made of PU and the running sole is made of rubber. Rubber is very heat resistant and can resist temperatures up to 300°C contact heat. All MASCOT PU/rubber soles are oil and petrol resistant as well as resistant to certain chemicals.

Construction

Find solid and hard-wearing footwear with this symbol if you are a bricklayer, hod carrier, labourers, roofer, rail worker or in any other similar trade.

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Craftsmen and light building

Look for this symbol if you work as a carpenter, electrician, painter, engineer, etc.

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Heavy industry

Keep an eye open for this symbol if you work with metalworking, machinery manufacture or in a foundry.

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Light industry and logistics

This symbol helps you find footwear for such industries as electronics and assembly, warehousing, transport and related areas.

Oeko-Tex® Standard 100