Beyond INDUSTRIAL SOCKS

Engineered Foot Protection

Industrial Inside
Industrial Outside
  • Low profile toe seam won’t rub or irritate feet.

  • Constructed with THORLON® fibers for superior softness, resilience, durability, and moisture-wicking for drier, better feeling feet.

  • Unique padding in the ball and heel specifically engineered for on-the-job activities, clinically shown to reduce blisters, pain, pressures and moisture.

  • Unique padding in the ball and heel specifically engineered for on-the-job activities, clinically shown to reduce blisters, pain, pressures and moisture.

  • Cushioned arch for a better fit and less pressure on the feet for more comfort.

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For Feet That Hurt

During or after your activity

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For Feet That Do Not Hurt

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Your Feet Will Feel Better Or Your Money Back®

At Work Industrial socks

Clinically-Tested Padded Socks For Feet That Hurt

Working Hard Means Stressing Your Feet

Working a 10-,12- or even 24-hour shift on concrete floors in steel toe boots or safety toe boots can be torture on your feet. This kind of foot stress is true for a trade worker, construction worker or steel worker The same is true of a production worker, someone who works in a warehouse environment or operates heavy equipment or anyone else who spends extended periods of time on his or her feet at work. We know these jobs don’t just pound away at the feet; the repetitive impact has a ripple effect through the ankles, knees, hips and to the spinal cord and back. Over time, it all adds up to multiple problems. Thorlos will help.

“I bought these for my husband who works 24-hour shifts. He says that usually by dinner time his feet are hurting but he really noticed a difference wearing the Thorlos, Thanks!”  Teresa B.

Thorlos Clinically-Tested Padded Socks = Protection & Comfort

We make six different styles of Thorlos clinically-tested padded socks (CTPS) to help protect your feet from the pounding they receive during a hard day’s work. All are designed to address the foot aches and pains that surface during the day and help prevent foot conditions from occurring in the first place. Thorlos engineered padding has been clinically shown to reduce foot aches and pain. Its moisture-wicking properties move moisture away from your feet. Thorlos padding has also been shown in independent research to reduce blisters (excessive moisture is the catalyst for blister formation). Reducing blisters, pain, pressures and moisture means your feet will be more comfortable—and better protected— throughout a long day at work.

“Best uniform socks available. Period. Stop looking; you won't find anything better. These socks make the difference in comfort, and last for years. They wick away moisture from perspiration and give you all-day-long comfort. I literally just got home from a 14- hour tour of duty and my feet and calves felt like first thing in the morning. I even wore a pair of these 3 years ago with those god-awful rental tuxedo shoes for my daughter's wedding. No blisters, no pain, and danced the night away. I've been wearing Thorlos for years both on and off duty, and while they can be costly, you can find sales if you shop wisely. You get what you pay for, and with Thorlos, you actually get more.”  Timothy K.

“These socks are comfortable to wear, giving the soles of my feet the padding I need to get through the day. I recommend them!”  Margaret E.

Thorlos Protect Your Feet From the Steel Plates in Steel Toe Shoes 

It’s impossible for a regular tube sock to protect your foot from the steel plates and steel shanks in a steel toe or safety boot. Here, too, Thorlos do the job.

“I wear heavy, steel toe, leather boots to work for 12 hours. These socks are amazingly comfortable.”  Robert L.

“My husband wears steel toed work boots all day and LOVES these socks. More cushioning and awesome moisture wicking make his feet happier!”  Deanna G.

Thorlos places its clinically-tested engineered padding in precisely the right places for maximum protection and comfort.  Here is a brief review of the six styles:

            Uniform Steel Toe Mid-Calf (WLST)  Features:

  • padding over the toes to protect from abrasions otherwise common in steel toe boots
  • padding to protect the ball and heel from shearing and impact forces that cause blisters and foot fatigue
  • light padding at the instep to protect against lace pad pressure and arch area for better fit

            Uniform Support Over-the-Calf (WGXS)  Features:

  • padding to protect the ball and heel from shearing and impact forces that cause blisters and foot fatigue
  • light padding at the instep to protect against lace pad pressure and in the arch area for better fit
  • extra spandex throughout to provide support and reduce fatigue

            Uniform White Toe Over-the-Calf (WSXL) & Crew (WSX) Features:

  • white THORLON in the forefoot to help prevent skin irritation
  • padding to protect the ball and heel from shearing and impact forces that cause blisters and foot fatigue
  • light padding at the instep to protect against lace pad pressure and in the arch area for better fit

            Uniform Crew (WGX) & Mini-crew (WGMX)  Features:

  • padding to protect the ball and heel from shearing and impact forces that cause blisters and foot fatigue
  • light padding at the instep to protect against lace pad pressure and in the arch area for better fit

            Uniform Over-the-Calf (WDB)  Features:

  • padding to protect the ball and heel from shearing and impact forces that cause blisters and foot fatigue
  • extended heel pad for blister protection
  • light padding at the instep to protect against lace pad pressure and in the arch area for better  fit
  • spandex in top to keep the padded sock up all day

            Uniform Postal Over-the-Calf (WGXL), Crew (WGX) & Mini-crew (PGMX) Features:

  • padding to protect the ball and heel from shearing and impact forces that cause blisters and foot fatigue
  • light padding at the instep to protect against lace pad pressure and in the arch area for better  fit

“I am a machine mechanic in a manufacturing plant. I walk from machine to machine and then I may be stationary on my feet to repair a machine or its sub components. I have in the last 4-years purchased as many as 3 sets of boots per year thinking it was the boots. I was always trying to find a better fitting boot and that is costly. Now after just slipping on one pair of the Thorlos, my prayers are answered. I am 50 years old and I will be working until 65 years old and I no longer have to worry about how I am going to walk in those next 15 years. Thorlos socks will enable me to me to stand and walk with ease and comfort for the next 15 years of employment. :-) Thank you!” Terrence E.

Curious but not yet convinced whether Thorlos CTPS can help you address your foot pain? We invite you to try your first pair free…just paying shipping and handling.

Click this link to see our FIRST PAIR FREE OFFER.

Because of the demands the industrial work environment place on your feet  and the boots typically worn, we recommend that you wear only our clinically-tested padded socks (CTPS), not our Lite Padded Socks (LPS), at work.

Made in The USA

All Thorlos are made in the USA. The 275 families that make up the THORLO workforce take tremendous pride in making foot protection products that will help you do your best.

“I have been wearing these socks for years, after my son tried a pair of them he liked the so much that he won't wear anything else at work. They are very comfortable and will not fall down around your ankles like other socks. They are also American Made!”  Ross P.

Brand Promise Guarantee 

Try Thorlos padded industrial work boot socks / steel toe padded socks for 30 days. If you don’t agree that your feet feel better than when wearing regular socks, we’ll refund your money.

“No blisters and they wear like iron.”  Jean P.

Employee Favorite

“I am hooked on Thorlos Industrial Uniform Steel Toe WLST model. It’s designed to protect my feet from the steel shanks in my safety boots.  I tried them on…they felt so comfortable, so I bought 2 pairs.  Now, I wear nothing but the WLST model at work. I especially like the length and my feet feel great after long days.” Wayne Weston, Thorlos Carolina Brand Ambassador

Reviews for Thorlos INDUSTRIAL

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WGX

    Best socks ever for pain

    09/03/15

    I bought these for my husband who was experiencing pain from plantar fasciitis. He fell in love with them. His foot is not hurting him when he wears thes socks.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WGXS

    Best socks for construction!

    08/28/15

    My feet are comfortable with these breathable socks.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WGMX

    My son works in food market

    08/28/15

    My son is on his feet all day long. Loves these socks!! Happy feet, happy son...

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WGX

    Decent but I picked the wrong one.

    08/28/15

    This is a great sock but it is not particularly suited to my issue, which was that my toe slightly rubs a cap in my steel toe boot. I find the Running sock to be the best one suited to my particular issue. Aside from that, this sock is amazing and very comfortable, it is much lighter all around than the Running sock as well which makes it a bit cooler. This would be a perfect work sock if I wasn't in capped boots. If I could take this sock and make the pad around the toe a touch thicker and bring it back about half an inch, this would be the best option. Thorlos makes a steel toe specific work sock but apparently does not make it in large which is just bizarre to me, so I won't be able to ever compare that. Regardless, amazing product.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WGMX

    Love these!!

    08/27/15

    My feet feel great! They actually feel refreshed!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WGX

    Work Socks

    08/25/15

    I bought these socks for my husband. He works in manufacturing and is on his feet all day in work boots. He goes through socks really fast. These socks are great! I'm hoping they outlast the socks we usually buy, and if they do, I'll buy more Thorlos. He says they are comfy.

  • 4 out of 5

    Style: WGMX

    Quite nice

    08/23/15

    The did a nice job of wicking away the sweat while I endured a long day at work on my feet. My only wish would be that a lower cut would become available so that the line of the sock would not show above the top of my shoes.

  • 4 out of 5

    Style: WGX

    Were with my boots

    08/21/15

    They have good cushion on heel and toes and are pretty comfortable

  • 1 out of 5

    Style: WGMX

    Never received

    08/21/15

    Still have never received my shippment.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WGXS

    Very durable

    08/19/15

    My husband wears a size 15 shoe and works long hours on his feet. Needless to say he goes through socks quickly. These socks look the same as when he first took them out of the package. He says they are comfortable & fit his feet. I wish I would have found these years ago! Thank you!