Polartec

Polartec Alpha

Polartec Alpha is one of the latest evolutionary steps in synthetic insulation. Based on Polartec’s Thermal Pro High Loft technology platform, it has an open, woven construction which combines warmth with hyper breathability. At the same time it is also extremely compressible and provides warmth without the same level of weight or bulk as traditional insulation fabrics.

Alpha is designed primarily for garments destined to be highly efficient insulation layers for use with a shell in stop-and-go activities where weight and space are limited. When utilised in garments that are worn alone, it delivers exceptional breathability and a quick dry time for a remarkably broad comfort range. Alpha insulation is ideal for fast-paced outdoor activities like backcountry skiing, mountaineering and ice climbing.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

-   Composition: 100% polyester high loft insulation

-   Bluesign® certified fabric: manufactured to strict environmental standards using

    safe production methods which eliminate the use of harmful substances

-   Main properties: Provides warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional insulation fabrics

    Wind resistant, Breathable to provide comfort in all activities: does not restrict the movement of moisture vapour

    Lightens your load and compresses to take up less space in your pack than standard fleece fabrics

    Dries quickly via high loft fibres in a low density knit to minimise heat loss

    Versatile; appropriate for a broad range of activities, durable, machine washable

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