Primaloft recycled down, Primaloft Bio, Next-gen down, alternative down, recycled material, recycled textile.
Primaloft
Material Name: 

Primaloft® Bio™

Biomimicry: 

Down

Main Input: 

Recycled material

Founded: 

1983

HQ: 

United States

TRL: 

5

Founder(s): 

n/a

Website: 
About the Company

The PrimaLoft company is a world leader in research and development of high performance insulations and fabrics used in fashion, home furnishings, and high performance outerwear. PrimaLoft® insulation was originally developed for the U.S. army as a water-resistant down alternative and the company has continued to innovate in this space. In 2018, the company introduced PrimaLoft® Bio™ as the first biodegradable, 100% recycled synthetic insulation and fabric.

Material

Primaloft® Bio™ is the first-ever biodegradable, 100% recycled synthetic insulation and fabric. According to company information, Primaloft achieved this breakthrough without affecting the performance characteristics of the insulation.

Technology

PrimaLoft uses post-consumer recycled material to create high-performance insulation and fabric. Plastic bottles are diverted from landfills, the bottles are cleaned and shredded into chips, and the chips are transformed into PrimaLoft® fibers via their proprietary technology.

Applications

Insulation for high performance outerwear, footwear, bedding and other accessories. Primaloft® Bio™ fibers are found in many top brands, including Jack Wolfskin, Klättermusen, Reusch, and Viking.

Selected Brand Partnerships

Jack Wolfskin, Klättermusen, Horsefeathers, bleed,

Horsefeathers' jacket made with Primaloft® Bio™.

Horsefeathers' jacket made with Primaloft® Bio™.

Bleed's long jacket made with Primaloft® Bio™.

Bleed's long jacket made with Primaloft® Bio™.

Horsefeathers' jacket made with Primaloft® Bio™.

Bleed's jacket made with Primaloft® Bio™.

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