GRIPS All Traction Footwear is designed to increase traction ina variety of slick conditions - from snow and ice to oil and grease. The sole of GRIPS features band of sandpaper-like aluminum oxide that enable GRIPS to offer increased traction above and beyond that of normal rubber-soled shoes and boots. The sandpaper-like bands are both non-conductive and non-sparking. GRIPS are extremely versatile. Not only will they help increase traction in slick conditions, but they are also safe to wear indoors as well as while driving. This makes GRIPS the perfect solution for a multitude of industrial applications.