GRIPS-LITE are the longest-lasting and most dependable gritted footwear because they use exclusive, proven and self-renewing aluminium-oxide bands. Non-sparking and not just spark-resistant like many competing gritted shoe traction devices. Non-sparking means they will not create a spark, period. Spark-Resistant means that they could, under certain circumstances, create a spark. Ask anyone who works around natural gas, explosives or grain elevators if that's a critical reason to choose GRIPS-LITE. Versatile giving you traction on most slippery surfaces and lastly, your best choice for any environment where non-sparking and non-conductivity is crucial.