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Determination of Comfort and Performance Properties of Upper Materials for Diabetic Footwear Construction

@inproceedings{Chen2014DeterminationOC,
  title={Determination of Comfort and Performance Properties of Upper Materials for Diabetic Footwear Construction},
  author={R. C. Chen and E. Pei and N. Higgett and J. Tagang},
  year={2014}
}
This work investigates comfort and performance properties of selected shoe upper materials manufactured in Nigeria for their suitability for diabetic footwear construction. The research was carried out using approved methods of analysis as per the International Union of the Society of Leather Technologies and Chemists Official Methods for Physical Analysis (1996). Key parameters studied include thickness, water vapour permeability, tensile strength etc, with recorded values of up to 2.23mm, 25… Expand

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