WORKING WITH HEAT
How To Properly Install Regular and SP Plus+ On Air Jordan 1, 3, 4 And Air Force 1 Models
A big thank you to all of our customers who provide detailed feedback about their Sole Protector®️ experience. Your inputs are how we improve and why we create guides like this one. In this post, we will discuss installation with both Sole Protector®️ (SP) and SP Plus+ for Air Jordan 1, 3, 4 and Air Force 1 models. Our goals are to explain why we use heat for these models and describe how simple the install process is once heat is applied properly.
It’s all about details in the world of fashion and high end sneakers. This is also why Sole Protector®️ exists. If you are reading this, even if you are not a Sole Protector®️ customer, you more than likely take pride in your appearance. Preserving details is what we do and sometimes those details require special attention. This is also the case with installs on Air Jordan 1, 3, 4 and Air Force 1 models.
Tinker Hatfield did not skip any detail when he came onboard and with the Jordan 3 being his first project, it was a must win. The results are now history and a line of very iconic shoes with the renowned - “star” pattern.
The intricate design of these soles is worth preserving but the raised stars also make it difficult for SP to seal properly. It is possible to press the material between the star patterns but that approach is not practical. This is why use heat. Once the material is heated properly, it can mold around the stars which allows a proper seal to form.
A heat gun isn’t necessary but is typically faster than a hair dryer. In either case, the video below shows the proper heating method. Proper safety measures are also required while using heat. Once the material is properly heated, installation will be simple. Take a look below for examples for what the final install should look like and please let us know if we can help with further info.
An example of how to properly heat Sole Protector®️ unit...
AIR JORDAN 1
AIR JORDAN 4
AIR JORDAN 3
AIR FORCE 1
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