Short-Sleeved t-shirt made from Polartec PowerDry

Short-Sleeved t-shirt made from Polartec PowerDry

Zip long-sleeved t-shirt and shorts made from Polartec PowerDry

Zip long-sleeved t-shirt and shorts made from Polartec PowerDry

Balaclava made from Polartec PowerGrid

Balaclava made from Polartec PowerGrid

Nightie in Polartec Delta, a new technology of wicking & Cooling!

Nightie in Polartec Delta, a new technology of wicking & Cooling!

Mens shirt in Polartec Delta, which wicks and cools. This style also offers high sun protection, and contains Silver to kill bacteria and keep garments fresher.

Mens shirt in Polartec Delta, which wicks and cools. This style also offers high sun protection, and contains Silver to kill bacteria and keep garments fresher.

Discovery Trekking Outfitters long-sleeved shirt made from Polartec PowerWool

Discovery Trekking Outfitters long-sleeved shirt made from Polartec PowerWool

HOW IT WORKS

Polartec® Power Dry® pulls moisture directly from the skin and transfers it to the outer surface to quickly dissipate. This continuous evaporation process helps to keep you cool (as your body heat increases) and warm (when temperatures begin to drop).

By physically embedding these wicking capabilities into the fabric structure, Polartec® Power Dry® doesn’t rely on chemical fiber treatments to transfer moisture. Chemical approaches to managing saturation only provide a temporary solution that can wash away and leave you with a base fabric that doesn't perform.

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Base Layer Fabrics

Power Dry Lightweight, Dry Midweight: $20.00 USD
Power Grid Lightweight, Grid Midweight, Grid Heavier Weight: $25.00 USD
Power Wool Lightweight: $27.00 USD
Delta: $27.50 USD
Power Dry Lightweight UPF 50 : $16.00 USD
Power Dry Lightweight Seconds: $10.00 USD
Power Grid SALE: $15.00 USD

You will find our shopping cart near the bottom of each fabric page.

As the next-to-skin layer, a base layer moves perspiration away from your body, also known as "moisture wicking". You need to keep your skin dry in cold conditions to avoid becoming chilled, or even hypothermic.  In warmer weather, they keep you dry for comfort. Base layers should be snug, so stretch fabrics are important.

 

We offer the best moisture-wicking fabrics, both Polartec® Power Dry® as well as Polartec® Power Wool®  

 

Polartec® Power Dry® was created to give base fabrics greater efficiency, more dependable wicking properties, faster dry times and better overall performance. Not all base fabrics are created equal, and many can only provide temporary wicking chemistry that fades and weakens with every wash. By designing mechanical wicking fabric with  patented bi-component construction we offer a superior base material that pulls moisture from the skin, expands for faster evaporation and lasts the life of the fabric.

HOW IT WORKS

Polartec® Power Dry® pulls moisture directly from the skin and transfers it to the outer surface to quickly dissipate. This continuous evaporation process helps to keep you cool (as your body heat increases) and warm (when temperatures begin to drop).

By physically embedding these wicking capabilities into the fabric structure, Polartec® Power Dry® doesn’t rely on chemical fiber treatments to transfer moisture. Chemical approaches to managing saturation only provide a temporary solution that can wash away and leave you with a base fabric that doesn't perform.

  

  

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Power Dry

The styles to the left are all light to medium weight, and have moderate stretch

Lightweight UPF 50+: Sky Blue

This fabric has a repeating light stripe throughout the roll.  The distance between the stripes is approximately 12".  Some stripes are very faint, while others are slightly more pronounced.  

SALE PRICE $16/YD

 

Lightweight:  Dusty Blue, Coyote Brown, Sage, Beige

Midweight: Light blue, Medium Blue, Gold

Sold Out: Airforce Blue, Turquoise, Light Grey, Rust

 $20/yd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power Dry with Power Grid

This remarkable next-to-skin fabric has a smooth face and fuzzy waffle squares on the inside.  It makes great long underwear and some manufacturers use it for shirts.   

This is what Polartec® says about High Efficiency Power Dry® (now know as Power Grid):

Polartec® Power Grid® pulls moisture directly from the skin and transfers it to the outer surface to quickly dissipate. This continuous evaporation process helps to keep you cool (as your body heat increases) and warm (when temperatures begin to drop).

By physically embedding these wicking capabilities into the fabric structure, Polartec® Power Dry® doesn’t rely on chemical fiber treatments to transfer moisture. Chemical approaches to managing saturation only provide a temporary solution that can wash away and leave you with a base fabric that doesn't perform.

From lightest to heaviest weight, shown in picture

Lightweight: Charcoal, Light Blue 9069, Bright Blue 9054, Black 9077, Medium Blue, Peacock Blue

Midweight: (all midweight are 2 way stretch) Rust, Apple Green, Sage, Navy (limited yardage) 

Heavier Weight:  Grey  

Regular Price $25/yd  

 

SALE:

Super SALE on Power Grid Midweight, Cream.  Shown to the left, this is a fabulous, 1st quality Polartec Power Grid with high efficiency large waffle design on back. Great Stretch. Makes nice shirts or underwear.

Regular $25. yd, just $15.00 during our one week sale.  Choose Power Grid SALE in the shopping cart at bottom of page.

 

 

 

 Polartec® Delta                                          The "Cooling" Fabric

Polartec® Delta™ was created so cooling fabric technologies can better utilize the body’s natural cooling process — sweat. Next-to-skin fabrics that target wicking and drying only keep moisture vapor moving, and don’t work to actually solve overheating. Delta works harder and smarter by elevating yarns for increased airflow, optimizing moisture dispersal, and reducing friction against the skin.

Benefits:

  • Cool Touch
  • Superior wicking action
  • Highly breathable
  • Reduced skin cling
  • Regulated drying
  • Odor control                                          

Available in: Lavender, Black, Blue, Grey


$27.50  yd.



 

Polartec® Power Wool

 

Power Wool®  and Polartec® Power Stretch® each have several weights that are perfect for base layers. We feature these fabrics on our Fleece page, but as the Power Wool lightweight style fabric also features Power Grid, we thought we would show it off here as well!  Power Wool®  Cream

We have new lightweight base layer Power Wool in several styles and colors. They currently show on our Fleece & Activwear fabric page, but they'll be posted here in their correct category soon.

$27./yd

 

  

 

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