This men's work boot is made of high-performance leather that resists anything you may encounter at the barn, the ranch or the work site. The SPR leather of this boot is superior to other leathers. Compared to traditional leather, it is roughly 3 times as strong and resists abrasions 2. 5 times as well. This means you have better protection against barnyard and pasture chemicals in the Georgia Boot Barracuda Gold Wedge Work Boot. Durability and performance continues with the "Poly Wedge ULTRA" outsole. This sole resists oils, chemicals and abrasions. It's non-marking and still offers flexibility and cushioning for all-day wear. Goodyear welt construction enhances the strength and flexibility of this men's boot. There's also a steel shank for stability. This 8-inch full-grain leather work boot is comfortable, too. It has a covered cushion insole and a padded gusset. This is a great work boot.