Who should buy the Avia Avi-Union II

Designed to be lightweight and deliver strong traction, the Avi-Union II from Avia was born. It is intended to be worn by walking enthusiasts and workers in wet and slippery conditions. This walking shoe might benefit you if:

  • Work requires you to be on your feet standing or in motion so a shoe comfortable on the foot for several hours is what you need. 
  • You are looking for footwear that has a grease-resistant outsole. 

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Slip-resistant outsole

The Avia Avi-Union II uses an outsole that is constructed with oil and slip-resistant rubber material.

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Its notable tread pattern improves grip during dangerously wet surfaces to prevent the wearers from slipping and falling.

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Shock-absorbent midsole

The Avia Avi-Union II utilizes a compression-molded EVA for its midsole. This material is characterized by its shock absorption and responsiveness. A soft gel heel unit softens the blow during impact.

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The Cantilever technology further protects the rearfoot area by serving as a trampoline that attenuates shock, facilitates energy return, and adds support.

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The removable sockliner is made from EVA, which keeps the foot protected against impact. It is molded to the curves of the underfoot for even cushioning.

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The Avia Avi-Union II's upper

The upper of the Avia Avi-Union II is structured with synthetic leather which was found to be more durable compared to most materials. It is also covered with the Defender solution by Scotchgard for stain and water resistance.

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The collar and tongue of the shoe are padded for a cushioned feel. It also makes the fit more snug.

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Supportive lacing system

The traditional lace-up closure is used for a secure foot lockdown. It also enhances the lateral support through the tightening of the shoelaces.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 14oz / Women 12.7oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: All-day wear, Work, City, For nurses
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Leather upper
Features: Orthotic friendly / Slip-resistant / Removable insole / Cushioned
BRAND Brand: Avia

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