Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Polartec introduces total layering system
Polartec introduces total layering system
14
Jun '11
For over 50 years, flame resistant (FR) garments have been bulky and heavy with no breathability and flame protection that can degrade over time. In 2009, Polartec, the world's leading fabric technology company, launched a total layering system of flame resistant (FR) fabrics designed to work together and keep you safe, warm and comfortable in a wide range of conditions. Polartec FR fabrics fabrics are now available in collections from some of the best workwear, tactical and safety brands in the world.

"For over a decade, we've worked very closely with the US Military, using our expertise in outdoor apparel to create new fabrics specifically for soldiers in the field," states Michael Batson, Polartec's Global FR Business Manager. "We were asked to develop high performance flame resistant clothing for use in layered systems, and this technology is now used extensively in industrial and safety applications for consumers."

Polartec FR fabrics are now available in collections from Big Bill, True North, Tyndale, Bulwark, Charles Parsons, Flower Gloves, Workrite, 782 Gear, Alpinestars and Gibson & Barnes.

Polartec FR fabrics offer leading protection against arc flash and flash fire hazards and are designed for high performance as a stand-alone garment or as part of a layering system.

• Polartec Power Dry FR fabrics are odor resistant and provide all-day next-to-skin comfort through a patented knit construction that dramatically improves comfort by transporting moisture away from the skin and pulling it to the outer surface where it can dry quickly.
• Polartec Power Stretch FR is a unique hybrid fabric suitable as a cold weather base layer or as an only layer that offers wind and abrasion resistance, four-way stretch for freedom of movement, and moisture management and breathability to keep you warm and dry.
• Polartec Thermal FR fabrics feature a durable velour construction that offers superior warmth without weight and outstanding breathability to regulate body temperature, making for a versatile and comfortable mid layer or outer layer.
• Polartec Wind Pro FR fabrics are four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece and offer exceptional breathability and a high warmth-to-weight ratio in a unique, lightweight package that sheds rain and snow.
• Polartec Power Shield FR is a new product category for FR apparel - a patented, flame resistant version of the Polartec soft shell fabric that reinvented technical outerwear by offering a unique combination of water resistance, thermal insulation and breathability for active comfort.

Polartec FR fabrics are inherently flame resistant, tested in both in-house and independent state-of-the-art laboratories, and pass relevant industry certifications.

Polartec, LLC is the developer, manufacturer and marketer of Polartec performance fabrics. Polartec products range from lightweight wicking base layers, to insulation layers, to extreme weather protection and are utilized by the best clothing brands in the world.

Polartec LLC


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Jul 2017

Provide safety net for cotton growers: Congress to Trump

A bipartisan Congressional coalition has called attention of...

Courtesy: ITMF

Textiles | On 20th Jul 2017

ITMF'17 themed on tech, trade, climate in disruptive times

The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), an...

Textiles | On 20th Jul 2017

RIL’s Q1 FY18 petrochemicals revenue up 22.9% y-o-y

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has reported its financial...

Interviews View All

Cyril Pereira
Reed Exhibitions India, organiser of Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2016

'Major problem in the textile machinery manufacturing industry is the lack ...

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Stefan Warnaar
Peak to Plateau

People are willing to pay for quality and performance

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X