Power Dry®

Moisture Management

Polartec® Power Dry® is the most advanced next-to-skin moisture management fabric.

By using our proprietary bi-component knit construction, every fiber works with maximum efficiency. Moisture is quickly pulled away from the body and transferred to the outer surface for faster evaporation during activity.

Performance built to last.

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Power Dry Hero Hex 1200X1200

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About Power Dry® Technology

Polartec® Power Dry® is engineered to deliver superior mechanical wicking.

This bi-component fabric technology is constructed with a hydrophilic interior to pull moisture away from the skin and transfer it to the outer layer. Power Dry’s exterior surface area disperses and releases this moisture for more efficient dry times. Continuous evaporation prevents saturation and regulates temperature in both hot and cold conditions.

Technology Powerdry 2020X1110

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Kitsbow & Polartec: Obsessives

The Radiator Tee is Kitsbow’s advanced take on the classic tech tee. We developed Polartec®PowerDry® fabric to have the look and hand of cotton, but perform better than the typical polyester jersey to keep you cool and comfortable. Kitsbow worked with us to expertly craft these high-performance tees for big mountain riding so comfortable you won’t want to take them off.

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Rottefella & Polartec: Mechanical Advantage

Outdoor training during winter places demands on what you wear. So Rottefella created the ultimate training collection developed with Thermal Body Mapping. Using Power Wool, Alpha, Power Stretch, NeoShell, and Power Dry, Rottefella designed complete men’s and women’s lines for training in all weather conditions.

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rh+ & Polartec: Contador Race Kit

In 2016, we collaborated with rh+ to develop a kit for the Foundation Contador cycling team that could push the limits of their performance abilities. Using Power Dry and Power Shield Pro, this new cycling kit was engineered in the lab and tested in the hardest race conditions.

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