Musto Polartec® Fabric Technology

Musto Polartec® Fabric Technology

Musto Polartec® Fabric Technology

Founded in 1906 as Malden Mills, Polartec® has a long history of providing high-quality fabrics, starting with wool knits for soldiers during two world wars. Over the decades, Polartec® has become a trusted name among outdoor enthusiasts for its proven durability, lightweight warmth, and fast-drying properties.

What is Polartec®

Musto's Polartec® is a soft, breathable fabric that offers warmth without added weight. Its high-loft fibers trap warm air for effective outdoor insulation. The hydrophobic fibers repel water, ensuring quicker drying times for greater warmth and comfort.

The Benefits of Polartec®

  • Warmth without the weight
  • Highly breathable
  • Pill-resistant
  • Fast-drying
  • Durable
  • Easy care

The Different Types of Polartec® Fleece

Polartec® Classic

The original Polartec® fabric remains the standard for lightweight performance fleeces. It's durable, warm, and breathable, providing comfort without bulk. Available in various fleece weights, Polartec® Classic is versatile for all adventures. Its hydrophobic properties allow it to repel water, resist saturation, and dry quickly.

Polartec® Power Stretch®

Polartec® Power Stretch® combines warmth with four-way stretch, ensuring freedom of movement and an ergonomic fit that retains its shape. This breathable and durable fabric keeps you dry and warm. Developed from the Classic range, Power Stretch® offers enhanced durability and flexibility, making it ideal for demanding physical activities and challenging expeditions.

Polartec® Power Dry®

Polartec® Power Dry® excels in moisture-wicking, keeping you dry, warm, and comfortable during high-energy activities. Unlike other fabrics, Power Dry® maintains its performance throughout its lifespan, even after frequent use and washing. It pulls moisture away from the skin, allowing it to evaporate quickly, preventing the fabric from sticking when wet. This fast-drying technology is perfect for wet climates while remaining breathable, easy to care for, and extremely lightweight.