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Category Archives: Technology

Bluesign System

July 12, 2018


The bluesign system is a solution for sustainable textile production. Brands are only bluesign approved if they comply with strict requirements of the system. Any product carrying the label must be crafted from at least 90% bluesign fabric, meaning sustainable ingredients must come from a clean process that prohibit nearly 900 hazardous chemicals. The system […]

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Polartec Technology

September 16, 2015


Polartec Thermal Fabrics – Unbeatable Performance Polartec fabrics have been a popular insulation method among outdoor enthusiasts for many years now, and with good reason. They are reliable, exceptionally warm and versatile. Available in a range of variations suited to different uses and requirements they enhance performance; they boast different textures and modifications. Their range […]

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Windwall Technology


Fight Windchill With WindWall Fabric Technology WindWall fleece fabric is a technical fabric exclusive to The North Face. It is comfortable and breathable like traditional fleece fabrics but it eliminates the possibility of wind chill. WindWall fleece fabrics 80 to 95 per cent of wind; rating between 10 and 40 CFM unlike traditional fleece which […]

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TKA Technology


TKA – Thermal Kinetic Advancement Fabrics TKA, an abbreviation of Thermal Kinetic Advancement, are a group of fleece fabrics created by the experts at The North Face. Designed to offer excellent insulation and durability there are four different types of TKA fabric; TKA 100, TKA 200, TKA 300 and TKA Superstretch. Each type of TKA […]

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HyVent Technology


HyVent; Superior Waterproof Technology HyVent waterproof and breathable technology has been specifically engineered to offer excellent durability, waterproofing and breathability for multi-purpose use. From outdoor adventures to everyday tasks; HyVent technology has been lab and field tested to ensure maximum performance and premium quality. This innovative and high quality technology works by using a Polyurethane […]

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Windstopper Technology


The North Face Technology – Windstopper Soft Shells Windstopper soft shell technology offers exceptional versatile performance. They offer total wind protection, the comfort of a soft mid-layer and the water resistance of a shell – hence the name Windstopper Soft Shell. Designed for versatile performance in cold and windy conditions they are ideal for multi-sport […]

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TNF Apex Technology


TNX Apex Softshell Technology TNF Apex is a softshell technology developed by the outdoor experts at The North Face. Their range of TNF Apex fabrics feature a tightly woven abrasion-phobic face for superior durability, a soft brushed inner for comfortable performance and a DWR treatment on the outer layer of the fabric that offers water […]

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PrimaLoft Technology


PrimaLoft – Superior Synthetic Thermal Insulation PrimaLoft is a premium thermal insulation technology – offering a competitive and effective synthetic alternative to traditional down insulation. PrimaLoft thermal insulation features four different types of insulation including; PrimaLoft Sport, PrimaLoft One, PrimaLoft Eco and PrimaLoft Infinity. PrimaLoft Sport Designed to offer reliable high performance insulation; PrimaLoft Sport […]

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Gore-Tex Technology


Gore-Tex; Waterproof and Breathable Membrane Technology The introduction of Gore-Tex membrane technology brought a revolution to the world of outdoor gear. Waterproof, windproof and breathable these smart membranes ensure essential moisture and temperature management for all of your outdoor adventures. Within this group of innovative technologies there are several different Gore-Tex membranes – each designed […]

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Goose Down Fill Technology

September 4, 2015


Goose Down Fill, For Superior Insulation The North Face have mastered the art of insulation with their superior Goose Down Fill. Sourcing the highest quality available and implementing rigorous testing for their products they ensure ideal loft, moisture resistance and compressibility is maintained throughout their down insulated range. As a brand The North Face is […]

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