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Technically Superior

For those geeks out there who want to know everything about the technology – here you are:

The technology is all about the leaf spring – this is specially moulded and suspended in an arch by a flexible honeycomb matrix. When pressure is applied directly above the spring it bends, dispersing pressure and distributing weight evenly. (i.e no one pain point). The matrix provides a holding structure for the spring to control its bend and stabilise the entire structure, allowing pressure to be distributed evenly time after time. The technology and product has no memory so it always goes back to the original state.

Think about memory foam – it is being forced into a shape and that shape does not go back to its original shape – then the foam will stop supporting you – its true on bed mattresses as much as on kneepads. For it to be long lasting a product needs to return to its original shape. Differing from basic foams such as PU and EVA, which provide limited cushioning by air pockets that collapse relatively quickly, Redbacks Cushioning Technology ultimately performs at a higher cushioning rate for longer, enabling you to work harder for longer in greater comfort.

The product honeycomb and leaf spring is made from TPE, a polymer blend or compound which, above its melt temperature, exhibits a thermoplastic character that enables it to be shaped into a fabricated article and which, within its design temperature range, possesses elastomeric behaviour without cross-linking during fabrication. Easy for us to say!

This process is reversible and the products can be reprocessed and remoulded.

It is fully Waterproof – great if you are in a wet area or there is water on the floor. Even the covers on the strap knee pads are waterproof which gives some protection to trousers if worn over trousers. The fabric is fully breathable so that heat is dissipated. It also stops chafed knees and infections.

The strapped kneepads use articulated hinge straps taking mens hairy legs into account – many competitors have shorter straps which can bite in and the material can trap leg hairs. The velcro on the strap version is low velcro for stopping plastering dust from clogging on them. They also have a quick release buckle.

On the Kneeler it has a slip proof fabric on the base and waterproof penetration protection with a neoprene cover designed for comfort. Because it’s waterproof it is also great in the garden, so get weeding!