Abstract: A method and kit for custom fitting an article of footwear is disclosed. A container holding the article of footwear includes a steaming apparatus that allows a customer to subject the article of footwear to steam. The article of footwear is placed within the steaming apparatus to subject the article of footwear to steam. The method can include cooling the article of footwear on the customer's foot to custom fit the article of footwear.
July 7, 2016
Date of Patent:
October 17, 2017
Brian D. Baker, Alexandre Baudouin, William M. Dieter
Abstract: Apparatus for reactivating adhesive substances previously deposited on one or more parts of shoes (8), of the type comprising at least one heating device (4,5) of said one or more parts of shoes (8) and at least one controlling unit regulating the operating conditions of said at least one heating device (4,5). The apparatus includes, furthermore, one or more sensors (11) for the detection of the conditions of temperature and/or humidity of the aforesaid one or more parts of shoes (8), said one or more sensors (11) being located either upstream and/or downstream of the aforesaid at least one heating device (4,5) of the parts of shoes (8).
July 27, 2006
September 25, 2008
Juan Alberto Lopez Carbonell, Jose Luis Beaus Navarro, Jose Miguel Martin Martinez