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No Compromises.

Odor-free shoes are healthier and so much more pleasant to wear. SmartSilver is a new, tested and proven answer to that age-old problem.  When feet perspire, bacteria thrive in the damp fibers. And where bacteria thrive, odor thrives, too. The technology behind SmartSilver inhibits the growth of bacteria to eliminate odors.

SmartSilver antimicrobial performance provides highly durable odor control. It works on an endless selection of footwear components - from EVA foam to lining fabrics. So whether the shoes are for running, working, hiking, exercising, or lounging, SmartSilver keeps on protecting— for the expected life of the product.

How does SmartSilver work?

 How Smart Silver Works

  1. Bacteria are carried onto surface by moisture
  2. Moisture activates the silver particles, releasing antimicrobial silver ions
  3. Silver ions bind to bacteria proteins, deactivating odor-causing bacteria and fungus
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Highly durable performance.

SmartSilver’s nanoscale silver bonds at the molecular level and provides durable antimicrobial performance that is not weakened by sweat, abrasion or long-term wear. Degradation due to bacteria and fungus is also reduced.

Works with foams, synthetic and natural materials.

The nanotechnology behind SmartSilver prohibits bacteria growth on any material including foams, extruded plastic and synthetic and natural fibers. SmartSilver can be applied at any stage of production.

Complements other performance features.

SmartSilver doesn’t compromise performance additives such as those for moisture management or body temperature control. Your SmartSilver certified footwear provides superior odor control PLUS other performance features.

Keeps Fabrics Comfortable.

SmartSilver’s nanotechnology disperses silver evenly so it’s undetectable to the touch. That means your products have unrivaled performance capabilities PLUS the original look and feel of the fabrics you’ve chosen for your footwear.