crepe soles

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The soles of many modern shoes and boots are made of crepe rubber, which is composed of coagulated latex that is pressed into sheets, creating a layered material that is durable yet flexible. Crepe-soled shoes are known for being quiet, as opposed to harder rubber or wooden soles that create clicking sounds when walking.

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"Clarks crepe-soled desert boot, May 30, 20014" by C & J Archive is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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