What Polartec 300?

What Polartec 300?

What Polartec 300?

Polartec® 300 fabrics are the heaviest option, providing a thermal layer to wear on very cold excursions. BENEFITS. Warmth, Comfort and Breathability. Lightest Fleece is Excellent as a Warm Single Layering Piece. Midweight Fleece Layers for Optimal Warmth and Versatility.

What is the difference between Polartec and fleece?

Polartec Wind Pro: warm, lightweight technical fleece that’s four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece. It’s also highly breathable and water-repellent.

What is the heaviest weight fleece?

300gsm
Heavyweight fleece is at the top of the range of fleece weights, coming in at 300gsm or more. This type of fleece is best suited for very cold conditions where physical activity is limited as it is best used as a thermal fleece.

Does Patagonia use Polartec?

Patagonia was the first major client to use Polartec fleece in its clothing line, and continues to be a major customer.

Can you wash Polartec?

Most Polartec® fabric can be washed in warm water and tumbled dry on low and in most cases this will deliver the best post-wash feel and performance. However, every single Polartec® fabric can be machine-washed cold and line dried and a few of our fabrics require it.

Should a fleece be tight or loose?

A fleece used as a mid-layer, should be relatively snug fitted to maximise heat and breathability.

Are all fleece jackets the same?

Not all fleece jackets are created equal. Differences in synthetic and natural fibers, fleece weights, and jacket features make for a range of possibilities when choosing a fleece jacket.

How long does Polartec last?

Sounds like a very fluffy and light pile sandwiched between breathable fabrics. I’ve got to try this first but I’d say it should last at least 10 years of moderate use.

Will Polartec shrink?

There is no need to pre-wash the fabric because the fabric won’t shrink and the colors won’t bleed. (Exception, Polartec Power Stretch® fabrics may shrink up to 5% in length and 7% in width. Pre-washing is recommended.)

What does 300 weight Sherpa fleece mean?

A 300-weight fleece is significantly loftier and heavier, more difficult to layer, and generally designed with cold or extreme weather conditions in mind.

What is the R on Patagonia sleeve?

(The R stands for “regulator,” as in the ability to manage body temperature.)