Every Salomon shoe is designed and built to excel in different conditions. Lasts, midsoles and chassis each serve a specific purpose for different types of terrain and the varing needs of runners on that terrain. Figures below show 5 different types of shoe with 5 different last, ranging from hiking shoe to racing shoe.
XA Run Hike:
XT All Terrain Running:
XR Door To Trail:
Relax (Recovery Shoe):
Breakdown of Advanced Chassis Technologies:
Agile Chassis System:
A perfect balance of cushioning and stability. Salomons low profile advanced chassis, placed between the outsole and midsole, maximise security, motion control, energy management and push through protection for a high performance, stable and responsive ride.
3D Chassis System:
Offering stability and protection for mountain terrain. Salomons low profile advanced chassis, placed between the outsole and midsole, maximise security, motion control, energy management and push through protection for a high performance, stable and responsive ride.
3D+ Advanced Chassis System:
Offering ultimate stability and propulsion for mountain terrain. Salomons low profile advanced chassis, it controls shoes twisting motion, flexes under the heel to absorb shock and provide stability, extra rebound and promote ultimate comfort.
4D Chassis System:
Trail running design applied to trekking. An advanced chassis, placed between the outsole and midsole, maximizes security, motion control, energy management and push through protection for a high performance, stable and responsive ride.
Breakdown of Dynamic Ride Technologies:
OS Tendon System:
Providing the perfect ride, designed for excellent cushioned ride, perfect for helping the foot move properly through the natural gait cycle.
OS Tendon Muscle Relax System:
This improves recovery rate and gives the runner a great lightweight yet responsive cushioning platform, which is bolstered by the OS Tendon component which offers a greater cushioned ride, guiding the foot through the natural gait cycle.
OS Tendon Muscle RX Motion System:
Offers dynamic cushioning, multidirectional grip and promote natural running motion, this system gives the runner a great lightweight yet responsive cushioning platform, which is bolstered by the OS Tendon component which offers a greater cushioned ride, guiding the foot through the natural gait cycle.
WEATHER PROTECTION AND SPECIFIC WINTER TECHNOLOGIES:
Climashield utilises weather resistant protection fabric to help repels shower away while prroviding good level of breathability.
This version of Climashield utilises waterproof protection fabric with extra breathability and flexibility to help repels water away during those bad weather.
Utilises 4 layers that covers around your foot from heel to toe which traps heat inside and keeps cool air outside. This technology is designed to provide the best warmth you can hope for when you're out training in those cold conditions.
Contagrip ICE GRIP / M & S Contagrip:
Very grippy outsole blends several different hardness combinations of rubber to deliver optimal traction on varied surfaces, Salomon's Contagrip outsoles use the ideal combination of specialized rubbers for the domination of terrain.
Two figures above shows the other two version of Contagrip which are designed for different purposes, with Contagrip High Abrasion Rubber design for rougher terrain, whereas Contagrip Lightweight are designed for natural terrain and are great for racing shoes.
Sensifit system wraps and cradle the foot with a precise and secure fit.
An easy-on, easy-off system designed for a secure and customized fit.
Ortholite foam and EVA heel cup which has been improved through even softer padding, which creates a more cushioned cooler, drier, healthier foot.
All fabrics are chosen and rigorously tested to ensure quality, durability & performance.
The BLUESIGN STANDARD optimizes the entire textile production process sustainably and reduces harm to the environment and to human health to a minimum.
BLUESIGN STANDARD relates to 5 key principles:
- Resource productivity
- Air Emissions
- Occupational health and safety
- Water emissions
- Consumer safety
Designed to provide breathable comfort and durably waterproof and windproof protection. For more informations of GORE-TEX technology, Click GORE-TEX® Technology
WINDSTOPPER SOFTSHELL Technology:
Offer high wind protection but are breathable, combining comfort of a soft mid-layer and water resistance of a shell in one garment. WINDSTOPPER SOFTSHELL also enable freedom of movement for enhanced performance in a wide range of activities and weather conditions. For more informations of GORE WINDSTOPPER technology, Click Gore Windstopper® Technology
ClimaPRO ACTIVE 10k / 30k:
climaPRO 10/30 fabrics are used in jackets and pants. It features a minimum 10,000 mm waterproofness, and offers a good breathability to ensure comfort in wet weather for ski & outdoor active sports. Extremely breathable and lightweight yet waterproof fabric protects against bad weather, but keeps the body dry and comfortable. 10,000mm waterproofness & 30,000 g/m2/24h breathability (MVTR).
ClimaPRO STORM 20k / 20k:
Highly waterproof and highly breathable fabric to protect against heavy storms. 20,000mm waterproof & 20,000 g/m2/24h breathability (MVTR)
ClimaPRO 10k / 10k:
Waterproof & breathable fabrics to ensure great comfort for outdoor. 10,000mm waterproof & 10,000 g/m2/24h breathability (MVTR)
ClimaPRO 5k / 5k:
climPRO 5/5 fabrics are used in jackets and pants. It features a minimum 5000mm waterproofness, and offers breathability to ensure comfort in wet weather for ski & outdoor active sports.
The authentic pyrenean down, natural product of absolute comfort, lightness and warmth.
PRIMALOFT One insulation provides down-like properties of warmth to weight, packability and loft. The ultra fine micro fiber is very soft but maintains insulating properties even when wet and dries quickly.
Lightweight loft-filling insulation with specific weight for each design purpose.
Body comfort fleece insulation with appropriate weight for each design purpose.
ClimaWIND fabrics offer a balance between wind protection & high breathability with a protection ratio between 0 - 204mm/sec. or 0 to 40 cfm (cubic feet/minute). They are ideal for highly aerobic and active sports.
Very effective wicking moisture properties that wicks moisture away from the body and dries quickly.
Coolmax fabrics are made from specially engineered polyester fibres from ADVANSA with an increased surface area. The fabric pulls moisture away from the skin to the outer layer of the fabric. It then dries that moisture faster than other fabrics to thermoregularte the body by evaporative cooling.
Provides protection against UVA & UVB to protect skin from the sun. The measures follow the AS/NZS 4399 norm ( the most strict international norm).
Protects your skin from the sun's harmful UVA & UVB rays. The measures follow the AS/NZS 4399 norm ( the most strict international norm).
Fabric is engineered specifically for sporting activities, which require a combination of light weight, breathability, muscle support and freedom of movement.
All day and all season, SOFTSHELL provides climate management and comfortable motion fit. SOFTSHELL is very weather resistant, yet highly breathable and stretches to move with you.