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A lightweight, flexible, resilient sole adapted for athletic footwear including a relatively soft midsole made of a synthetic such as ethylene vinyl acetate, the midsole being wedge-shaped and including a relatively thick heel section and a relatively thin and flexible forepart section, and a plurality of discontinuous independent outsole pieces made of a relatively hard and wear-resistant synthetic rubber, such as styrene-butadiene rubber, the outsole pieces being disposed across the forepart section of the midsole with open spaces between the outsole pieces to maintain the flexibility of the forepart section, with the outsole pieces being vulcanized to the lower surface of the midsole to form a composite sole.

Title
Vulcanized composite sole for footwear
Application Number
743041
Publication Number
4676010
Application Date
April 23, 1986
Publication Date
June 30, 1987
Inventor
Melvyn P Cheskin
Braintree
MA, US
Agent
I Stephen Samuels
Assignee
Quabaug Corporation
MA, US
IPC
A43B 13/18
A43B 13/16
A43B 13/04
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