The results are in. Softec Cushioning is the best cushioning material for providing your feet with maximum comfort. Softec has the best compression set rating. This means that it instantly springs back to its original shape better than any other material tested. Softec has a shock absorption rating that is equal to the industry standard cushioning material, Poron. Softec is stronger and has a higher stretch resistance than Poron. Softec stretches more without snapping when force is applied, which means Softec is strong and flexible.
- COMPETITOR A
- COMPETITOR B
- COMPETITOR C
- Compression Set (%)
Measures the material's ability to decompress, returning to its full thickness. The lower the number, the better.
- Resilience (%)
Lower number indicates a higher shock absorption.
- Elongation (%)
Higher number indicates flexibility. Measures the material's ability to stretch before breaking.
- Hardness (%)
Higher number indicates a harder material.
- Tensile Strength (kg/cm2)
Higher number indicates a higher stretch resistance.
- Tear Strength (kg/cm2)
Higher number indicates a superior resistance to tearing.