Patent Number: 7,707,673

Title: System and method for hardening ballet shoes

Abstract: Systems and methods for hardening portions of ballet pointe shoes include applying quantities of a mixed two-part epoxy resin to broken-down or softer-than-desired portions of the shoes. In some embodiments, epoxy resin is applied to interior surfaces of the toe box and/or shank portions of the shoe. In some embodiments, epoxy resin can also be applied to select exterior portions of the shoes.

Inventors: Durbin; Tanya (Irvine, CA)


International Classification: A43D 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018