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Deconstructed CONVERSE BB JET

CONVERSE BB JET is designed for offering explosive speed. The appearance is common, but its configuration is good. The forefoot sole and shoe heel use Zoom Air cushion with Speed Plate nylon fiberglass stabilizing plate.

CONVERSE BB JET

Splitting the left shoe from middle part

CONVERSE BB JET A-A section

Separating the vamp and insole of right shoe

BB JET uses full-length inner sleeve design. The fitness is comfortable.

The full-length inner sleeve is stitched with the vamp.

The shoe tongue and shoe collar is filled with foam. It fits the ankle well.

The thickness of EUR42.5 interior vamp and inner sleeve is about 6.14mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 outboard vamp and inner sleeve is about 6.02mm.

The surface material of Ortholite shoe-pad is anti-skid and wear-resisting.

The surface material of insole fabric is EVA.

The reverse side of insole fabric is non-woven material.

The non-woven insole fabric is printed with product’s information.

The all around of twice foaming insole use upturning design to improve the lateral support.

The outsole on the inner side of shoe head uses swelling and thickened design. It links up with the concave of insole perfectly.

We can see the ZOOM Air cushion from the windowing design on the forefoot insole.

The shoe heel uses hexagon ZOOM Air cushion.

The width of EUR42.5 hexagon Zoom Air cushion diagonal is about 38.44mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 hexagon Zoom Air cushion diagonal is about 8.43mm.

The big area transparent rubber outsole touch more grounding area.

The thickness of EUR42.5 forefoot rubber outsole is about 4.58mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 shoe heel rubber outsole is about 4.18mm.

The arch position has SPEED PLATE nylon fiber stabilizing plate which is not small.

The front side and reverse side of Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate for your reference. It has reinforcing rib design on the arch position to improve the anti-torsion performance.

The length of EUR42.5 Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate is about 187.17mm.

The width of EUR42.5 Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate is about 89.54mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 front end Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate is about 2.23mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate on arch position is about 5.05mm.

BB JET forefoot sole uses fan shaped ZOOM Air cushion.

The length of EUR42.5 fan shaped ZOOM Air cushion is about 54.58mm.

The width of EUR42.5 fan shaped ZOOM Air cushion is about 82.19mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 fan shaped ZOOM Air cushion is about 7.96mm.

The Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate is under the forefoot ZOOM Air cushion. The Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate offer great stability and flexibility. It can also protect the air cushion.

The thickness of EUR42.5 forefoot sole (insole with outsole) is about 16.71mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 forefoot sole (insole with outsole) is about 25.10mm. The drop height is about 8.39mm.

Some people who has worn BB JET may doubt why they feel that it’s stable and think that the drop height should be only about 5mm. The reason is, Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate cooperated with ZOOM Air cushion, so we feel the stability is quite good.

Deconstructed Report

Vamp: The vamp uses kinds of fabric material in different density. With the thick full-length inner sleeve design, it can improve the stretching resistance of vamp and reduce sport injury.

Insole: The forefoot sole uses ZOOM Air cushion with Speed Plate nylon fiber stabilizing plate. It improves the starting speed and also guarantee the cushioning resilience. The hexagon ZOOM Air cushion on the shoe heel improve the cushion when falling to the ground.

Overall: The CONVERSE BB JET uses good configuration. The appearance is common. If you can accept the common appearance, you can choose it.

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Unboxing & Closed Look: CONVERSE BB JET

Recently, the Converse brand released the brand-new basketball shoes CONVERSE BB JET which is designed for explosive speed.

CONVERSE BB JET

The front side of black shoebox is printed with Converse logo.

The side shoe tag

The vamp is made of dense hot-melting material to improve the protection.

The vamp uses 7 couples of shoelace holes which use different shape on different stressing positions.

The 4-7 couples shoelace holes not only have round holes, but also haev complex fiber ropes. The 4-6 couples are rubber and plastic material. And the 7 couple is metal material. You can adjust them by your foot type.

The outboard forefoot vamp uses double-deck thermo-compression technology, which can guarantee the lateral support and improve the overall stability.

The shoe heel has white Converse logo.

The material of shoe upper is corduroy, and it uses thermo-compression technology on the commissure of shoe heel to improve the durability.

The inner side uses stiff knitted vamp to improve the supporting performance. It also has red three-dimensional embossing Converse logo.

The shoe heel uses double-deck shoe collar design. The inner layer of shoe collar is filled with foam to fit the ankle.

The second foaming insole uses upturning and lengthen design on the shoe heel to improve the stability.

The big area of transparent rubber outsole touch more area of ground.

The forefoot sole uses multiple pattern to improve the traction performance.

The arch part has SPEED PLATE nylon fiberglass stabilizing plate.

The ortholite shoe-pad is printed with the technologies SPEED PLATE and ZOOM AIR that CONVERSE BB JET uses.

The length of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 277mm.

The width of EUR42.5 forefoot shoe-pad is about 97.16mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 4.54mm.

It uses EVA material insole fabric.

The unit weight of EUR42.5 CONVERSE BB JET is about 398.1g.

CONVERSE BB JET will release more colorways for your choice. And different colorway will uses different material on the vamp.

The black and gray colorway vamp use a kind of stiff knitted material.

The red and white colorway vamp uses dense soft mesh fabric, the inner side uses stiff fabric, and the shoe heel uses corduroy.

The black and gray model use black and white rubber outsole.

The red and white model use transparent rubber outsole.

Overall:

CONVERSE BB JET uses low type design. It has the sense of speed. It uses ZOOM air cushion with speed plate nylon fiberglass stabilizing plate.  The outsole pattern offers excellent traction performance.

The length of Converse shoes are longer than normal size. The shoelace holes are useful. You can adjust it by your own request. The stability and supporting performance are good. The drop height of forefoot sole and rear sole is not big. You can feel the feedback of forefoot Zoom air cushion easily. The SPEED PLATE nylon fiberglass stabilizing plate improve the rigidity of insole.