MilitaryPower Fill™

Maximum Warmth
Sustainable Comfort in Cold Conditions.


Polartec® Power Fill™ is a premium solution for package insulation design needs made from an industry-leading 80% post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. This proprietary platform provides greater warmth retention in colder conditions, without added weight or bulk– ideal for a variety of activities where body heat can’t ensure proper warmth. A unique controlled melt process bonds the hollow fibers, increasing stability and drapability, eliminating the need for scrims or other stabilizers. This gives Power Fill™ unmatched warmth and design versatility, perfect for a wide range of style and usage occasions.

Benefits
  • Greater Warmth
  • 80% Recycled
  • Hydrophobic
  • Durable
  • Easy Care
  • Versatile Applications
Best Uses
  • Maximum Warmth
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Technology

Polartec® Power Fill™ is a soft and pliable matrix of spun polyester yarns engineered with a distinct fiber geometry. This matrix forms thousands of small air pockets that continuously capture and contain body heat, while maintaining a resilient, equalized thermal layer between the colder air on the outside and the warmer temperatures inside. The polyester fiber's inherent hydrophobic properties also work to ensure that Polartec® Power Fill™ resists moisture absorption and dries quickly, while maintaining a high warmth to weight ratio.

MilitaryDelta™

Change what you wear when it’s hot.


Polartec® Delta™ was created so cooling fabric technologies can better utilize the body’s natural cooling process — sweat. Next-to-skin fabrics that target wicking and drying only keep moisture vapor moving, and don’t work to actually solve overheating. Delta works harder and smarter by elevating yarns for increased airflow, optimizing moisture dispersal, and reducing friction against the skin.

Benefits
  • Cool Touch
  • Superior wicking action
  • Highly breathable
  • Reduced skin cling
  • Regulated drying
  • Odor control
Best Uses
  • Cooling Next-To-Skin base fabric.
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Technology

Polartec® Delta™ is engineered with elevated structures knit across the fabric surface to increase airflow, reduce friction, and dissipate heat. This specialized knit construction is enhanced with a hydrophobic and hydrophilic yarn blend for advanced moisture management. Delta’s innovative fabric composition regulates dry times and allows breathability when wet. By working in sync with the body’s natural cooling response, Delta™ outperforms other base fabrics in hot conditions.

MilitaryPolarCare™ Blankets

High performance blankets for commercial use.


Polartec® PolarCare™ blankets are engineered specifically for the needs of today's professional textile services. These new blankets provide lighter, softer, and warmer comfort by combining our famous temperature regulating lofted fleece with Stay Fresh® antimicrobial treatment for longer lasting freshness.

Benefits
  • Softest thermal blanket
  • Uses Stay Fresh® Antimicrobial textile treatment
  • 40% lighter and dries 50% faster than competitors
  • Requires less energy to process
  • Durable knit construction for lasting use
  • Lower cost per use over service lifespan
Best Uses
  • Professional facilities using commercial textile services
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Technology

As the originators of synthetic fleece in 1981 we have continued to evolve and adapt the possibilities of our pioneering fabric technology. We created the softest professional blanket by infusing a low concentration of antimicrobial peroxide compounds in the fabric structure that maintains comfort and freshness for greater periods of time. The hydrophobic nature of fleece allow the Polartec® professional blankets extended laundry efficiency by greatly decreasing the water needed to launder and electricity needed to dry.

MilitaryWind Pro® FR

Designed to stand strong against the wind.


Polartec® Wind Pro® FR was developed to strengthen our flame resistant fleece's ability to resist the effects of strong winds. By adapting our fleece structure through tighter knit constructions we created a new fabric composition that drastically reduces wind permeation. This provides the thermal insulation benefits, comfort and breathability of fleece with the added performance abilities to defy the wind and repel all forms of moisture.

Benefits
  • Inherently flame resistant
  • Warmth without weight
  • Water repellent
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles
Best Uses
  • Flame resistant wind and water repelling insulation
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Technology

Windchill is a major source of heat loss from exposed surface areas and open air channels. By engineering a highly compact knit we drastically enhanced wind resistance while retaining a soft and pliable feel throughout the fabric surface. This concentrated design allows Polartec® Wind Pro® FR to function as an insulating material with the strength to perform against all the elements. By tightening the kitting patterns of synthetic fleece yarns we developed a new method of repelling wind and water without the use of a laminated membrane. This provides 4x greater wind resistance than traditional fleece structures while still retaining 85% of breathability.

MilitaryPower Dry® FR

Just because it wicks doesn't mean it actually works.


Polartec® Power Dry® FR was created to give flame resistant base fabrics greater efficiency and more dependable wicking properties. Chemical fabric treatments can only provide temporary wicking because the ability fades and weakens with every wash. By designing patented mechanical wicking properties into our bi-component construction we invented a superior base material that pulls moisture from the skin, expands for faster evaporation and lasts the life of the fabric.

Benefits
  • Inherently flame resistant
  • Superior wicking action
  • Fast drying
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles
Best Uses
  • Flame resistant moisture wicking next-to-skin base
Power Dry® FR Technology Image

Technology

The technology used to control moisture is the highest priority for next-to-skin surfaces. Sweat and moisture vapor must be in a constant state of flux to ensure the fabric doesn't become saturated and lose performance characteristics. This is why Polartec® Power Dry® FR is engineered with our patented bi-component knit construction to enhance drying capabilities across the fabric structure. This dual surface approach maximizes performance by mechanically wicking sweat and vapor off your skin and directly transferring it to the outer surface where it diffuses for quick dry times.

MilitaryThermal FR®

FLAME RESISTANT FABRICS NEEDED GREATER ADAPTABILITY.


Polartec® Thermal FR® was created to provide comfortable insulation with the enhanced safety capability to resist intense sources of heat. By designing inherent flame resistance into our fleece technologies we developed greater insulating options for solving the safety requirements of demanding work-sites. These lightweight thermoregulating abilities allow extensive versatility for use in modern workwear designs.

Benefits
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Pill resistant
  • Fast drying
  • Durable
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Easy care
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Technology

To invent a superior insulating technology we had to rethink the way outerwear fabrics were being made. Current textile processes were neglecting the overall problems faced from the elements and designing materials with limited benefits. We knew we had to create a single fabric with greater versatility. By developing a new process to knitting polyester yarns we could raise up piled fibers and precisely shear them into sheets of soft fabric. This now famously fuzzy surface was inherently more lightweight, breathable, and faster drying than anything in use.

MilitaryPower Shield®

Soft shell fabrics needed to become hardcore.


Polartec® Power Shield® was developed to bring greater strength and versatility to the soft shell fabric category. By designing a dense knit multi-component fabric we created a stronger balance between warmth, weather resistance and breathability. This adaptable protection set a new industry standard for performance fabrics that could remain comfortable and excel in calm to inclement weather conditions.

Benefits
  • Weather resistant
  • Highly breathable
  • Comfortable stretch
  • Durable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Versatile all-weather resistant protection
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Technology

Hard shell fabrics were once the world standard for protection from rain, snow, wind and abrasion. They provided the reliable shelter needed in inclement weather, but always lacked the versatility to stay comfortable in calmer environments. Polartec® Power Shield® was developed to find a greater balance between weather resistance and personal comfort.

By integrating an advanced micro-porous membrane between a durable weather repelling exterior we created a resilient outerwear fabric with increased breathability. The ability to block wind and water was finally directly integrated with a surface technology that could consistently increase breathability during any activity.

MilitaryClassic

THE OUTDOOR WORLD NEEDED A GAME CHANGER


In 1981 Polartec® forever changed the way the world dresses for cold weather with the invention of polar synthetic fleece. By engineering polyester fibers into a distinctly innovative knit construction we created a more durable and versatile outerwear fabric than anything in use at the time. After more than 30 years our fleece remains the cornerstone of thermal insulating materials for its proven durability, lightweight warmth and fast drying characteristics.

Benefits
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Pill resistant
  • Fast drying
  • Durable
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Versatile weather resistant insulation
Classic Technology Image

Technology

To invent a superior insulating technology we had to rethink the way outerwear fabrics were being made. Current textile processes were neglecting the overall problems faced from the elements and designing materials with limited benefits. We knew we had to create a single fabric with far greater versatility.

We developed a new process for knitting polyester yarns that raises piled fibers for precise shearing into sheets of soft fabric. This now famously fuzzy surface was inherently more lightweight, breathable and faster drying than anything in use. Warmth without weight quickly became the new standard for performance fabrics.

MilitaryHigh Loft™

IT SHOULDN'T BE A CHALLENGE TO PACK LIGHT AND STAY WARM


Polartec® High Loft™ was created to expand and enhance the performance benefits and design applications of fleece technologies. By utilizing a high loft fiber construction we developed a stunningly soft and fluffy structure that compresses to pack easily in small spaces. Large air pockets created by the extended fibers retain optimal warmth to provide the highest warmth to weight ratio of any thermal fleece fabric available today.

Benefits
  • Highest warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Packable
  • Fast drying
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Compressible weather resistant insulation
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Technology

Ever since we invented the original synthetic fleece we have been committed to pushing the technological boundaries of the material. Polartec® High Loft™ is a reengineered approach to polyester yarn construction that increase thermal warmth retention and decreases overall fabric weight.

The lofted fibers create large air pockets for retaining optimal body warmth and releasing excess heat for enhanced breathability during activities. This fluffy structure also reduces surface friction for comfortable layering with other materials.

MilitaryWind Pro®

DESIGNED TO STAND STRONG AGAINST THE WIND


Polartec® Wind Pro® was developed to strengthen our fabric's ability to resist the effects of strong winds. By adapting our fleece structure through tighter knit constructions we created a new fabric composition that drastically reduces wind permeation. This provides the thermal insulation benefits, comfort and breathability of fleece with the added performance abilities to defy the wind and repel all forms of moisture.

Benefits
  • Wind resistant
  • Water repellent
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Wind and water resistant insulation
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Technology

Windchill is a major source of heat loss from exposed surface areas and open air channels. By engineering a highly compact knit we drastically enhanced wind resistance while retaining a soft and pliable feel throughout the fabric surface. This concentrated design allows Polartec® Wind Pro® to function as an insulating material with the strength to perform against all the elements.

By tightening the kitting patterns of synthetic fleece yarns we developed a new method of repelling wind and water without the use of a laminated membrane. This provides 4x greater wind resistance than traditional fleece structures while still retaining 85% of breathability.

MilitaryPower Grid™

We wanted less fabric to do even more.


Polartec® Power Grid™ was created to push the performance of our base fabric technologies even further. By developing a patented grid design structure we discovered a new way to reduce fabric weight while increasing warmth and compressibility in the process. This grid construction enhances both wicking efficiency and breathability by generating channels of targeted touch points that absorb and diffuse moisture vapor for faster evaporation.

Benefits
  • Superior wicking action
  • Grid channels reduce weight & increase warmth
  • Fast drying
  • Highly breathable
  • Lightweight
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Enhanced lightweight moisture wicking next-to-skin base
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Technology

The ability to maximize base efficiency through enhanced performance benefits is central to the design of Polartec® Power Grid™ fabric. By constructing a symmetrical grid pattern we were able to not only increase thermal warmth and mechanical wicking capabilities, but actually reduce the overall fabric mass and weight.

The patented bi-component construction utilizes a different length of yarn on each side of the fabric to optimize wicking action and evaporation. This dual surface approach allows moisture to be continuously pulled from your skin and diffused to the outside. The exterior layer then spreads the moisture out to a wider surface area for faster evaporation.

MilitaryPower Stretch®

Elastics need to flex and stretch without straining.


Polartec® Power Stretch® was developed to expand our base fabric's durability and range of motion. The majority of elastic base materials can stretch during movement, but lack the tensile strength to recover their original shape and become permanently damaged. By utilizing elastic fibers with enhanced resilience in our stretch construction we made a performance-fit base fabric that can handle the pressure of demanding physical activities.

Benefits
  • Resilient stretch
  • Wicks moisture
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Moisture wicking elastic performance-fit base
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Technology

Stretch fabrics need dependable strength properties to consistently recover their original form after being pushed and pulled during activity. If an elastic fabric structure is overstretched it becomes permanently damaged and loses the ability to regain its original shape and performance qualities.

This is why Polartec® Power Stretch® is engineered with tensile resilience as a key feature of its construction. The next-to-skin surface keeps you warm and dry through touch points that diffuse and evaporate vapor moisture in the outer layer. Reinforced elastic fibers ensure the fabric consistently rebounds after every stretch.

MilitaryPower Dry®

Just because it wicks doesn't mean it actually works.


Polartec® Power Dry® was created to give base fabrics greater efficiency, more dependable wicking properties, faster dry times and better overall performance. Not all base fabrics are created equal, and many can only provide temporary wicking chemistry that fades and weakens with every wash. By designing mechanical wicking fabric with our patented bi-component construction we invented a superior base material that pulls moisture from the skin, expands for faster evaporation and lasts the life of the fabric.

Benefits
  • Superior wicking
  • Fast drying
  • Highly breathable
  • Lightweight
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Moisture wicking next-to-skin base
Power Dry® Technology Image

Technology

The technology used to control moisture is the highest priority for base layers and next-to-skin surfaces. Sweat and moisture vapor must be in a constant state of flux to ensure the fabric doesn't become saturated and lose performance characteristics.

This is why Polartec® Power Dry® is engineered with our patented bi-component knit construction to enhance drying capabilities across the entire fabric structure. This dual surface approach maximizes performance by mechanically wicking sweat and vapor off your skin and directly transferring it to the outer surface where it diffuses for quick dry times.

MilitaryAlpha®

THE U.S. SPECIAL FORCES NEEDED A TECHNOLOGY THAT DIDN'T EXIST YET


Polartec® Alpha® was originally developed for the U.S. Special Forces when they required a more advanced insulating material in their combat uniforms. This fabric is a new technology with active insulation that regulates core body temperatures during both dynamic and static activities. This latest advancement in adaptable breathability helps eliminate the need of shedding or adding layers while on the move.

Benefits
  • Superior breathability
  • Warmth without weight
  • Packable
  • Fast drying
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Adaptable temperature regulating insulation
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Technology

Adjusting or completely shedding layers to release excess heat and moisture vapor is not always a viable option during activities. Pit-zips and vents have traditionally helped to balance airflow and warmth in micro-climates, but they leave surface areas exposed to the elements in the process. Polartec® Alpha® is the first high performance fabric to materialize the concept of active insulation.

By placing patented low density fibers between air permeable woven layers we created a more efficient fabric for regulating warmth and transferring moisture. This advancement increases thermal adaptability in changing conditions and different phases of physical activity.

MilitaryBlankets and Throws

Performance Outdoor Technologies for the great indoors.


When Polartec® invented the synthetic fleece in 1981 we didn't just change the way we dress for cold weather. We created a comfortable thermal insulation material ideal for a wide variety of textile needs. Soft, warm, lightweight and incredibly durable after repeated washings make Polartec® fleece an exceptional choice for sheets, blankets and any other soft bedding materials.

Benefits
  • Lightweight warmth
  • Highly breathable
  • Resists weather
  • Evenly sheared fibers prevent pilling
  • Fast drying
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Versatile weather resistant insulation
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Technology

"To invent a superior insulating technology we had to rethink the way outerwear fabrics were being made. Current textile processes were neglecting the overall problems faced from the elements and designing materials with limited benefits. We knew we had to create a single fabric with far greater versatility. We developed a new process for knitting polyester yarns that raises piled fibers for precise shearing into sheets of soft fabric. This now famously fuzzy surface was inherently more lightweight, breathable and faster drying than anything in use. Warmth without weight quickly became the new standard for performance fabrics."

MilitaryWindbloc®

A barrier that stops everything, except for you.


Polartec® Windbloc® is designed to block 100% of wind and provide maximum protection from harsh elements and inclement weather. By embedding a breathable micro-porous laminate between a durable outer layer and lofted inner fibers we created a stronger balance between insulating warmth and performance stretch. This flexible versatility gives this protective fabric incredible resilience against the weather and abrasive elements without restricting comfort.

Benefits
  • Windproof & water repellent
  • Comfortable stretch
  • Retains warmth
  • Durable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Windproof water resistant protection
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Technology

A barrier that doesn't back down against the harshest conditions and elements is essential for protective layer fabrics. Polartec® Windbloc® holds strong winds and all forms of moisture to eliminate the burden of carrying additional protective shell materials during activity.

This resilient material technology ensures the outside elements remain outside so core temperatures can retain maximum warmth and comfort in harsh conditions. By adding a polyurethane laminate membrane between a durable woven exterior and soft interior we developed the ability to block wind and water without limiting micro-climate breathability.

MilitaryWind Pro®

Designed to stand strong against the wind.


Polartec® Wind Pro® was developed to strengthen our fabric's ability to resist the effects of strong winds. By adapting our fleece structure through tighter knit constructions we created a new fabric composition that drastically reduces wind permeation. This provides the thermal insulation benefits, comfort and breathability of fleece with the added performance abilities to defy the wind and repel all forms of moisture.

Benefits
  • Wind resistant
  • Water repellent
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Wind and water resistant insulation
Wind Pro® Technology Image

Technology

Windchill is a major source of heat loss from exposed surface areas and open air channels. By engineering a highly compact knit we drastically enhanced wind resistance while retaining a soft and pliable feel throughout the fabric surface. This concentrated design allows Polartec® Wind Pro® to function as an insulating material with the strength to perform against all the elements.

By tightening the kitting patterns of synthetic fleece yarns we developed a new method of repelling wind and water without the use of a laminated membrane. This provides 4x greater wind resistance than traditional fleece structures while still retaining 85% of breathability.

MilitaryAlpha®

The U.S. Special Forces needed a technology that didn't exist yet.


Polartec® Alpha® was originally developed for the U.S. Special Forces when they required a more advanced insulating material in their combat uniforms. This fabric is a new technology with active insulation that regulates core body temperatures during both dynamic and static activities. This latest advancement in adaptable breathability helps eliminate the need of shedding or adding layers while on the move.

Benefits
  • Superior breathability
  • Warmth without weight
  • Packable
  • Fast drying
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Adaptable temperature regulating insulation
Alpha® Technology Image

Technology

Adjusting or completely shedding layers to release excess heat and moisture vapor is not always a viable option during activities. Pit-zips and vents have traditionally helped to balance airflow and warmth in micro-climates, but they leave surface areas exposed to the elements in the process. Polartec® Alpha® is the first high performance fabric to materialize the concept of active insulation.

By placing patented low density fibers between air permeable woven layers we created a more efficient fabric for regulating warmth and transferring moisture. This advancement increases thermal adaptability in changing conditions and different phases of physical activity.

MilitaryHigh Loft™

It shouldn't be a challenge to pack light and stay warm.


Polartec® High Loft™ was created to expand and enhance the performance benefits and design applications of fleece technologies. By utilizing a high loft fiber construction we developed a stunningly soft and fluffy structure that compresses to pack easily in small spaces. Large air pockets created by the extended fibers retain optimal warmth to provide the highest warmth to weight ratio of any thermal fleece fabric available today.

Benefits
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Packable
  • Fast drying
  • Easy care
  • Various styles + weights avaliable
Best Uses
  • Compressible weather resistant insulation
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Technology

Ever since we invented the original synthetic fleece we have been committed to pushing the technological boundaries of the material. Polartec® High Loft™ is a reengineered approach to polyester yarn construction that increase thermal warmth retention and decreases overall fabric weight.

The lofted fibers create large air pockets for retaining optimal body warmth and releasing excess heat for enhanced breathability during activities. This fluffy structure also reduces surface friction for comfortable layering with other materials.

MilitaryThermal Pro®

FLEECE'S FORM WAS DESTINED TO EVOLVE.


Polartec® Thermal Pro® was developed to bring a wider variety of styles and performance functionality to synthetic fleece technologies. By reengineering our construction methods we created an expansive platform of fabric structures with superior benefits over traditional fleece. These unique textures enhance the fabric's overall efficiency and are the defining reason why synthetic fleece will never go out of style as the preferred choice for performance insulation fabrics.

Benefits
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Fast drying
  • Durable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Textured weather resistant insulation
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Technology

Evolving the design of our original fleece fiber technologies has advanced the compositions and applications of synthetic fleece fabrics. By developing new and innovative knitting techniques we created Polartec® Thermal Pro® to push the capabilities of synthetic polyester to higher levels of style and performance.

The ability to regulate core warmth for optimal comfort is provided by thermal air pockets that contain heat without restricting breathability. Minimizing the mass through open air channels also drastically reduces fabric weight and increases compressibility for better packing and storage.

MilitaryClassic

THE OUTDOOR WORLD NEEDED A GAME CHANGER


In 1981 Polartec® forever changed the way the world dresses for cold weather with the invention of polar synthetic fleece. By engineering polyester fibers into a distinctly innovative knit construction we created a more durable and versatile outerwear fabric than anything in use at the time. After more than 30 years our fleece remains the cornerstone of thermal insulating materials for its proven durability, lightweight warmth and fast drying characteristics.

Benefits
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Pill resistant
  • Fast drying
  • Durable
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Versatile weather resistant insulation
Classic Technology Image

Technology

To invent a superior insulating technology we had to rethink the way outerwear fabrics were being made. Current textile processes were neglecting the overall problems faced from the elements and designing materials with limited benefits. We knew we had to create a single fabric with far greater versatility.

We developed a new process for knitting polyester yarns that raises piled fibers for precise shearing into sheets of soft fabric. This now famously fuzzy surface was inherently more lightweight, breathable and faster drying than anything in use. Warmth without weight quickly became the new standard for performance fabrics.

MilitaryPower Shield® FR

Soft shell fabrics needed to become hardcore.


Polartec® Power Shield® FR was developed to bring greater strength and versatility to the flame resistant soft shell fabric category. By designing a dense knit multi-component fabric we created a stronger balance between warmth, weather resistance and breathability. This adaptable protection set a new industry standard for performance fabrics that could remain comfortable and excel in calm to inclement weather conditions.

Benefits
  • Inherently flame resistant
  • Weather resistant
  • Highly breathable
  • Comfortable stretch
  • Durable
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Flame resistant all-weather protection
Power Shield® FR Technology Image

Technology

Hard shell fabrics were once the world standard for protection from rain, snow, wind and abrasion. They provided the reliable shelter needed in inclement weather, but always lacked the versatility to stay comfortable in calmer environments. Polartec® Power Shield® FR was developed to find a greater balance between weather resistance and personal comfort. By integrating an advanced micro-porous membrane between a durable weather repelling exterior we created a resilient outerwear fabric with increased breathability. The ability to block wind and water was finally directly integrated with a surface technology that could consistently increase breathability during any activity.

MilitaryWind Pro® FR

Designed to stand strong against the wind.


Polartec® Wind Pro® FR was developed to strengthen our flame resistant fleece's ability to resist the effects of strong winds. By adapting our fleece structure through tighter knit constructions we created a new fabric composition that drastically reduces wind permeation. This provides the thermal insulation benefits, comfort and breathability of fleece with the added performance abilities to defy the wind and repel all forms of moisture.

Benefits
  • Inherently flame resistant
  • Warmth without weight
  • Water repellent
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Flame resistant wind and water repelling insulation
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Technology

Windchill is a major source of heat loss from exposed surface areas and open air channels. By engineering a highly compact knit we drastically enhanced wind resistance while retaining a soft and pliable feel throughout the fabric surface. This concentrated design allows Polartec® Wind Pro® FR to function as an insulating material with the strength to perform against all the elements. By tightening the kitting patterns of synthetic fleece yarns we developed a new method of repelling wind and water without the use of a laminated membrane. This provides 4x greater wind resistance than traditional fleece structures while still retaining 85% of breathability.

MilitaryThermal FR®

FLAME RESISTANT FABRICS NEEDED GREATER ADAPTABILITY.


Polartec® Thermal FR® was created to provide comfortable insulation with the enhanced safety capability to resist intense sources of heat. By designing inherent flame resistance into our fleece technologies we developed greater insulating options for solving the safety requirements of demanding work-sites. These lightweight thermoregulating abilities allow extensive versatility for use in modern workwear designs.

Benefits
  • Warmth without weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Pill resistant
  • Fast drying
  • Durable
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Easy care
Thermal FR® Technology Image

Technology

To invent a superior insulating technology we had to rethink the way outerwear fabrics were being made. Current textile processes were neglecting the overall problems faced from the elements and designing materials with limited benefits. We knew we had to create a single fabric with greater versatility. By developing a new process to knitting polyester yarns we could raise up piled fibers and precisely shear them into sheets of soft fabric. This now famously fuzzy surface was inherently more lightweight, breathable, and faster drying than anything in use.

MilitaryPower Grid™ FR

We wanted less fabric to do even more.


Polartec® Power Grid™ was created to push the performance of our base fabric technologies even further. By developing a patented grid design structure we discovered a new way to reduce fabric weight while increasing warmth and compressibility in the process. This grid construction enhances both wicking efficiency and breathability by generating channels of targeted touch points that absorb and diffuse moisture vapor for faster evaporation.

Benefits
  • Grid channels reduce weight & increase warmth Fast drying
  • Lightweight
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Flame resistant lightweight moisture wicking performance-fit base
Power Grid™ FR Technology Image

Technology

The ability to maximize base efficiency through enhanced performance benefits is central to the design of Polartec® Power Grid™ FR fabric. By constructing a symmetrical grid pattern we were able to not only increase thermal warmth and mechanical wicking capabilities, but actually reduce the overall fabric mass and weight. The patented bi-component construction utilizes a different length of yarn on each side of the fabric to optimize wicking action and evaporation. This dual surface approach allows moisture to be continuously pulled from your skin and diffused to the outside. The exterior layer then spreads the moisture out to a wider surface area for faster evaporation.

MilitaryPower Dry® FR

Just because it wicks doesn't mean it actually works.


Polartec® Power Dry® FR was created to give flame resistant base fabrics greater efficiency and more dependable wicking properties. Chemical fabric treatments can only provide temporary wicking because the ability fades and weakens with every wash. By designing patented mechanical wicking properties into our bi-component construction we invented a superior base material that pulls moisture from the skin, expands for faster evaporation and lasts the life of the fabric.

Benefits
  • Inherently flame resistant
  • Superior wicking action
  • Fast drying
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Flame resistant moisture wicking next-to-skin base
Power Dry® FR Technology Image

Technology

The technology used to control moisture is the highest priority for next-to-skin surfaces. Sweat and moisture vapor must be in a constant state of flux to ensure the fabric doesn't become saturated and lose performance characteristics. This is why Polartec® Power Dry® FR is engineered with our patented bi-component knit construction to enhance drying capabilities across the fabric structure. This dual surface approach maximizes performance by mechanically wicking sweat and vapor off your skin and directly transferring it to the outer surface where it diffuses for quick dry times.

MilitaryNeoShell®

What's the point of waterproof if you are always soaked with sweat?


Polartec® NeoShell® is an engineering breakthrough for waterproof breathable fabric technologies. Dynamic air exchange at the surface provides the unrivaled ability to stop water and wind permeation without restricting the release of excess body heat and moisture vapor. This highly aerobic air permeability provides the unique benefit to function as a durable protective shell with advanced wicking capabilities to keep moisture vapor moving away from your core.

Benefits
  • Waterproof
  • Highly breathable
  • Comfortable stretch
  • Durable
  • Easy care
  • Multiple styles and weights available
Best Uses
  • Waterproof breathable protection
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Technology

Protective fabrics have traditionally sacrificed breathability to prevent exposure to harsh elements. This lack of internal airflow causes overheating, excessive sweating and extreme discomfort. Finding the elusive balance between protection and true breathability had yet to exist in a hard shell fabric.

The invention of Polartec® NeoShell® revolutionized waterproof breathability capabilities by lowering the internal pressure required for vapor to permeate the sub-micron membrane. This releases moisture more easily and keeps microclimates circulating with cool air faster than other protective materials.

MilitaryPower Shield® Pro

We made soft shell weather proof.


Polartec® Power Shield® Pro was designed to enhance the strength and performance abilities of our original soft shell technology even further. By reengineering the dense knit multi- component fabric we developed an even stronger balance between warmth and breathability while drastically increasing the inherent ability to repel water. This reinforced adaptable protective fabric has raised the overall performance benchmark of soft shells to higher levels.

Benefits
  • Water resistant 5 meters
  • Highly breathable
  • Comfortable stretch
  • Durable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Enhanced all-weather resistant protection
Power Shield® Pro Technology Image

Technology

Hard shell fabrics were once the world standard for protection from rain, snow, wind and abrasion. They provided the reliable shelter needed in inclement weather, but lacked the versatility to stay comfortable in calmer conditions. Polartec® Power Shield® Pro was developed to build upon the success of our original design and find an even greater balance between weather resistance and personal comfort.

By integrating an advanced micro-porous membrane between a more durable weather repelling exterior we created a more resilient and breathable fabric. Bolstering the ability to block wind and water was more efficiently integrated with a reliable surface technology that allows breathability during any activity.

MilitaryPower Shield®

Soft shell fabrics needed to become hardcore.


Polartec® Power Shield® was developed to bring greater strength and versatility to the soft shell fabric category. By designing a dense knit multi-component fabric we created a stronger balance between warmth, weather resistance and breathability. This adaptable protection set a new industry standard for performance fabrics that could remain comfortable and excel in calm to inclement weather conditions.

Benefits
  • Weather resistant
  • Highly breathable
  • Comfortable stretch
  • Durable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Versatile all-weather resistant protection
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Technology

Hard shell fabrics were once the world standard for protection from rain, snow, wind and abrasion. They provided the reliable shelter needed in inclement weather, but always lacked the versatility to stay comfortable in calmer environments. Polartec® Power Shield® was developed to find a greater balance between weather resistance and personal comfort.

By integrating an advanced micro-porous membrane between a durable weather repelling exterior we created a resilient outerwear fabric with increased breathability. The ability to block wind and water was finally directly integrated with a surface technology that could consistently increase breathability during any activity.

MilitaryPower Wool™

THE FIRST NATURAL SYNTHETIC-HYBRID FABRIC OF ITS KIND.


Polartec® Power Wool™ is a design breakthrough for combining the distinct advantages of natural and synthetic fibers in a bi-component fabric. The industry standard of blending different yarns into a mixed composition reduces the intended benefits and hampers overall fabric performance. By isolating a merino wool interior and a synthetic fiber exterior we developed a hybrid fabric with distinct surface features to optimize wicking, breathability, odor resistance and durability.

Benefits
  • Superior wicking action
  • Fast drying
  • Highly breathable
  • Naturally odor resistant
  • Shape recovery
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Moisture wicking odor resistant next-to-skin base
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Combining merino and synthetic fibers in our patented hybrid construction enhances the performance benefits of each fiber while resolving many flaws of traditional blends. Wool's natural odor fighting properties are given a boost, and the unpredictability of shrinking and shape loss caused from washing is prevented through the resilience of synthetics.

Wool fibers offer increased base comfort by retaining insulation and breathability even when wet. Their absorbent nature pulls moisture vapor away from your skin, transferring it to the outer synthetic layer where it expands and evaporates more quickly. This mechanical wicking action allows Polartec® Power Wool™ to keep moisture in motion at all times.

MilitaryPower Stretch® Pro™

Designed to bring even greater strength to stretch fabrics.


Polartec® Power Stretch® Pro™ is engineered to push the performance of our base stretch fabrics even further. By reinforcing the elastic fibers on the exterior surface we enhanced the overall 4-way stretch for more support and stability during movement. This unique construction allows for increased resistance and durability against the elements without sacrificing breathability or comfort.

Benefits
  • Resilient stretch
  • Enhanced durability
  • Wicks moisture
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Enhanced moisture wicking elastic performance-fit base
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Stretch fabrics need dependable strength properties to consistently recover their original form after being pushed and pulled during activity. If an elastic fabric structure is overstretched it becomes permanently damaged and loses the ability to regain its original shape and performance qualities.

This is why Polartec® Power Stretch® Pro™ is engineered with greater tensile resilience as a key feature of its construction. The next-to-skin surface keeps you warm and dry through touch points that diffuse and evaporate vapor moisture in the outer layer. Reinforced elastic fibers ensure the fabric consistently rebounds after every stretch.

MilitaryPower Stretch®

Elastics need to flex and stretch without straining.


Polartec® Power Stretch® was developed to expand our base fabric's durability and range of motion. The majority of elastic base materials can stretch during movement, but lack the tensile strength to recover their original shape and become permanently damaged. By utilizing elastic fibers with enhanced resilience in our stretch construction we made a performance-fit base fabric that can handle the pressure of demanding physical activities.

Benefits
  • Resilient stretch
  • Wicks moisture
  • Highly breathable
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Moisture wicking elastic performance-fit base
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Technology

Stretch fabrics need dependable strength properties to consistently recover their original form after being pushed and pulled during activity. If an elastic fabric structure is overstretched it becomes permanently damaged and loses the ability to regain its original shape and performance qualities.

This is why Polartec® Power Stretch® is engineered with tensile resilience as a key feature of its construction. The next-to-skin surface keeps you warm and dry through touch points that diffuse and evaporate vapor moisture in the outer layer. Reinforced elastic fibers ensure the fabric consistently rebounds after every stretch.

MilitaryPower Grid™

We wanted less fabric to do even more.


Polartec® Power Grid™ was created to push the performance of our base fabric technologies even further. By developing a patented grid design structure we discovered a new way to reduce fabric weight while increasing warmth and compressibility in the process. This grid construction enhances both wicking efficiency and breathability by generating channels of targeted touch points that absorb and diffuse moisture vapor for faster evaporation.

Benefits
  • Superior wicking action
  • Grid channels reduce weight & increase warmth
  • Fast drying
  • Highly breathable
  • Lightweight
  • Easy care
Best Uses
  • Enhanced lightweight moisture wicking next-to-skin base
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The ability to maximize base efficiency through enhanced performance benefits is central to the design of Polartec® Power Grid™ fabric. By constructing a symmetrical grid pattern we were able to not only increase thermal warmth and mechanical wicking capabilities, but actually reduce the overall fabric mass and weight.

The patented bi-component construction utilizes a different length of yarn on each side of the fabric to optimize wicking action and evaporation. This dual surface approach allows moisture to be continuously pulled from your skin and diffused to the outside. The exterior layer then spreads the moisture out to a wider surface area for faster evaporation.

MilitaryPower Dry®

Just because it wicks doesn't mean it actually works.


Polartec® Power Dry® was created to give base fabrics greater efficiency, more dependable wicking properties, faster dry times and better overall performance. Not all base fabrics are created equal, and many can only provide temporary wicking chemistry that fades and weakens with every wash. By designing mechanical wicking fabric with our patented bi-component construction we invented a superior base material that pulls moisture from the skin, expands for faster evaporation and lasts the life of the fabric.

Benefits
  • Superior wicking
  • Fast drying
  • Highly breathable
  • Lightweight
  • Easy care
  • Available in multiple styles and weights
Best Uses
  • Moisture wicking next-to-skin base
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The technology used to control moisture is the highest priority for base layers and next-to-skin surfaces. Sweat and moisture vapor must be in a constant state of flux to ensure the fabric doesn't become saturated and lose performance characteristics.

This is why Polartec® Power Dry® is engineered with our patented bi-component knit construction to enhance drying capabilities across the entire fabric structure. This dual surface approach maximizes performance by mechanically wicking sweat and vapor off your skin and directly transferring it to the outer surface where it diffuses for quick dry times.