Polartec unveils Polartec® Power Fill™ insulation technology
With a deep history of creation through the Science of Fabric, including the invention of the modern synthetic fleece, grid fabrics with Polartec® Power Grid®, and active insulation with Polartec® Alpha®, Polartec is regarded as the world’s foremost temperature regulation experts. Now, Polartec offers a best-in-class fill insulation technology with Polartec premium quality for cold conditions, featuring a superior combination of warmth-to-weight, durability, design flexibility, and recycled content.
Polartec® Power Fill® is a premium solution for package insulation design made from a proprietary hollow-fiber construction that is softer and more durable, forming thousands of air pockets that continuously capture and contain body heat, out of cruelty-free, 80-percent recycled content. A unique controlled melt process bonds the hollow fibers, eliminating the need for scrims or other stabilizers, while increasing durability and drapability. This gives Polartec® Power Fill™ unmatched warmth and design versatility, and 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.
Features and Benefits
- GREATER WARMTH
- 80% RECYCLED
- SOFT + PLIABLE
- EASY CARE
- VERSATILE APPLICATIONS
Polartec customer Triple Aught Design has become the first to market with Polartec® Power Fill™ product via its Bastion Hoodie and M-65 liner. For Fall 2018, Polartec customers Flylow, Giro and Millet will be introducing Polartec® Power Fill™ products of their own, which will be unveiled at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show.
Polartec® Power Fill™ is available in 60, 80, 100, 135, 170 and 200 g/m² weights.
Polartec is the premium provider of innovative textile solutions. Since inventing modern synthetic fleece in 1981, the engineers at Polartec continue to advance the science of fabric, creating fabric technologies that solve problems and improve the way products are designed and used. Polartec products range from lightweight wicking and cooling fabrics, to insulation and weather protection textiles, and are utilized by leading consumer brands, the U.S. Military and other global militaries, flame resistance, workwear, and contract upholstery markets. For more information, please visit www.polartec.com