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Breathable Waterproof

Polartec® NeoShell® is the world's most breathable waterproof fabric technology.

For years the outerwear industry has prioritized excessively high waterproof ratings that sacrifice the breathable performance needed during physical activity. Neoshell® provides the strength and durability of a weather protective fabric, while still allowing dynamic air exchange and comfortable full range of motion.

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About NeoShell® Technology

Polartec® NeoShell® allows more breathability through its sub-micron membrane structure at the core of the fabric.

By engineering optimal pore size and placement, NeoShell® releases heat and perspiration without high pressure build up. Continuous air exchange enhances natural thermoregulation, while still providing the needed protection from all outside elements.

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NeoShell® Q&A
Any material that will allow excess heat and moisture to escape without a phase change, while keeping rain from the outside at bay.
This is the minimum water pressure at which this material is waterproof. Equivalent to >14psi of water pressure.
Hydrostatic head. ISO 811.
Request a swatch of any of our fabrics by <a href="/contact-us">contacting a member of our sales team</a>.
Garments made with Polartec® NeoShell® fabric can be found in our <a href="/partners/marketplace">Partner Marketplace</a> or by <a href="/partners/where-to-buy-garments-made-with-polartec">shopping at e-commerce retailers</a>.

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The Search for Kinobi

Teton Bros. & Polartec

Kinobi is the coming together of function and beauty. In the mountain village of Hineomata, Polartec and Teton Bros. came together and our search for Kinobi began. We saw just how well our newest version of breathable waterproof Polartec NeoShell, made exclusively for Teton Bros and their TB Jacket, performed in the field. It was search for a new expression of capable, elegant outerwear. A search for functional beauty.

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