Polartec Alpha Insulation
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(Additional certification: bluesign®)
Style 4402 (White Seconds): 62" wide, 2.9 oz/sqyd | 98 gsm, 4-way stretch: 30% side-to-side just 5% lengthwise (59% Recycled content). **Marked as a seconds, but so far no obvious flaws.
Style 4403 (White Seconds): 62" wide, 2.6 oz/sqyd | 88 gsm, 4-way stretch: 40% side-to-side just 5% lengthwise (55% Recycled content) **A few minor and sporadic flaws and a little dirty along the selvedge.
Style 4404 (Black Seconds, Caribbean Seconds): 60" wide, 3.7 oz/sqyd | 125 gsm, 4-way stretch: black 40% side-to-side 15% lengthwise, 2-way stretch: caribbean 15% side-to-side only. **Black Seconds has no fluff on the wrong side while Caribbean Seconds does. Black Seconds also has a few holes, sporadic and infrequently spaced throughout the roll.
Style 4405 (White Seconds): 62" side, 1.7 oz/sqyd | 60 gsm, 2-way stretch: 45% side-to-side. **Selvedge edge is a little uneven
Style 4408 (Black Seconds, Medium Blue Seconds): **Black Seconds is narrow at 46" wide. Medium Blue Seconds is standard 62" wide, 2.95 oz/sqyd | 100 gsm, 2-way stretch: 80% side-to-side for Black Seconds and 75% side-to-side for Medium Blue. **Black Seconds has obvious narrow width, Medium Blue seconds looks ok.
Style 4409 (Cremini Seconds, Fiery Red Seconds, Midnight Navy Seconds, and Mineral Blue): 58" wide, 1.8 oz/sqyd | 61 gsm, 2-way stretch: 30% side-to-side (54% Recycled content). **Cremini Seconds has some sporadic picks/pulls on one half of the fabric, Fiery Red is off grain and has just a few picks/pulls, Midnight Navy has a little less wrong side fluff than the other colourways.
Style 4411 (White Seconds): 62" wide, 3.2 oz/sqyd | 110 gsm, 4-way stretch: 30% side-to-side 20% lengthwise. The longest lofted fibers of all the Alpha Styles we carry. **Face has lofted fibres, wrong side has no lofted fibers.
Style 4412 (White Seconds): 62" wide, 1.5 oz/sqyd | 50 gsm, 2-way stretch: 65% side-to-side. **Has a different feel than other styles of Alpha. It's a little stiffer and feels like netting. The knit is a little irregular in places and there are a few dirt marks that will probably wash out.
Machine wash warm, normal cycle, use mild detergent, do not use bleach or fabric softeners, tumble dry low. Do not dry clean.
Use as a sandwich insulation in any garment to be worn during activities in colder weather.
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