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What is Patagonia Capilene made of?

What is Patagonia Capilene made of?

Constructed with a Polartec Power Grid fabric with 93% recycled polyester content, it has a smooth face for easy layering and a brushed-back grid that aids in wicking as well as warmth. Capilene® Lightweight is our lightest-weight, fastest-drying and best-wicking baselayer.

What is Capilene 3?

Patagonia’s new Capilene 3 Midweight provides excellent insulation and ultimate comfort next to the skin. The most versatile and fastest wicking of their performance baselayers, its new fabric offers even better stretch, durability, wicking and breathability, and has faster dry times.

Does Capilene smell Patagonia?

This nearly smell-proof generation of Capilene is also 100 percent recycled. It’s those features, plus the serious odor control and totally recycled construction, that put Patagonia’s midweight synthetics back in my gear rotation this winter season.

Which Patagonia base layer is the warmest?

Patagonia Capilene Air base layers
Patagonia Capilene Air base layers The warmest, lightest, and most packable base layers yet from a company that is no stranger to fabric innovations, Patagonia’s Capilene Air series is truly a game changer and is available in both men’s and women’s fits.

Is Capilene itchy?

The tag is extremely itchy but easy to remove without harming the sweater.

Can you swim in Patagonia Capilene?

The Capilene Cool is first and foremost a sun shirt with a hood, and at that job, it excels. The minimalist attitude towards its design, paired with well-chosen colors and subtle heathered fabric, lends itself well to being a casual piece aprés main activity, be it fishing, hiking, or swimming.

Is Capilene a good base layer?

The Patagonia Capilene Midweight excels as a baselayer compared to other synthetic layers we considered. It’s comfortable, which is an essential aspect of next-to-skin layers. Rarer among synthetics, the Capilene Midweight retains its shape while wet.

What happened to Patagonia Lightweight Capilene?

As of Summer 2019, Patagonia has discontinued the Capilene Lightweight bottoms. The Patagonia Capilene Lightweight bottoms are quickly becoming a cult classic, balancing a comfortable next to skin feel with the fastest drying and lightest weight base layer fabric that Patagonia offers.

How do you wash Capilene air?

Machine wash Capilene® garments in cool to warm water with a mild, powdered laundry detergent (nontoxic, biodegradable types preferred). Line dry or tumble dry on low heat. (Line drying saves energy and reduces environmental impact).

Is Capilene air warmer than thermal?

Breathability comes at a price, which usually is lack of wind resistance. The Cap Air is definitely one of our warmest base-layers, about in line with our Thermal Weight Cap so this piece will really only come into play below 40 degrees.