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Closed Cell Foam: The air pockets in closed cell foam are not interconnected making a good material for padding and is generally watertight. Harder than open-cell foam as air cannot escape when it is compressed.

Conduction: The transmission of heat through a substance.

Convection: The transmission of heat through air particles.

Coolmax: A high tech fabric specifically engineered to keep users dry and comfortable. Coolmax® fabrics are made from specially engineered polyester fibres from DuPont with an increased surface area. This special four-channel or six-channel fibre forms a transport system that pulls moisture away from the skin to the outer layer of the fabric.

Cordura: A high-tenacity fabric resistant to abrasions, tears, and scuffs. Ounce for ounce, Cordura® is more durable than other fabric. Twice as durable than standard nylon and 3 times more durable than polyester.


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