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RT66 Recycled Type-66 Stretch Nylon Shell Fabric

Recycled Type-66 Stretch Nylon

 
Award   WINNER 2018
Category   Material innovations
Company   GREEN THREADS

The world first commercially available material recycled type-66 stretch nylon with superb abrasion resistance for 3 layer shell fabric. Thanks to crimped yarn construction by false twisting technology, the fabric offers excellent stretchability just by recycled nylon as well as very high breathability. The recycled backer is produced with solution dye technology that is waterless process and achieves much higher color fastness than conventionally dyed fabrics. It is totally PFC-free package including monolithic hydrophilic waterproof breathable membrane. It achieves high performance and sustainability at same time.


Outstanding in the following evaluation criteria

  • Degree of innovation
  • Choice of materials
  • Weight/ pack size


Jury Statement

We feel that this recycled mechanical stretch fabric has a great blend of highly desirable attributes and is highly sustainable. It is lightweight, breathable and fast drying. Additionally, it is 100% PFC free and dyed without using any water.



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