IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 7, July 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Janet W. Mesa, Douglas O. Onyancha, and Paul K. Sang Magut
Footwear is the man-made outer covering of human foot. It is an assembly of top and bottom parts and each part is composed of various components. They are mainly produced from various materials such as textile fabric, leather and synthetics. Leather shoes contain an upper made of leather and the sole varies from leather, rubber, PVC, PU or other material. Various component plays a vital role in the quality and performance of the shoe and failure of one may affect the overall performance of the shoe.