Functionality 101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moisture Wickening

When you’re breaking a good sweat, that sweat evaporates and produces a cooling effect. After skin temperature cools to a comfortable level, your body stops sweating. It’s a super-efficient process and one that an effective moisture-wicking fabric will complement.

Wicking fabrics are modern technical fabrics when properly integrated in apparel and clothing technology, it has been proven to draw moisture away from the body. Thanks to high-tech polyester, which, unlike cotton, absorbs very little water. Naturally, Cotton will absorb 7% of its weight in water, polyester only 0.4%.

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Cotton will, therefore, hang onto your sweat, giving its user a clammy and uncomfortable feeling, not to mention the additional "weight" making your garment heavy and affecting your overall functionality on your day to day activities.
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Stats PH develops its wicking polyester by using a special cross-section and a large surface area, drawing moisture and carries it away from your body, spreading it out, simply put. Our apparel can easily keep you cool and dry by naturally evaporating your sweat, anytime, anywhere.

 

 

Generally, you want moisture-wicking fabric on any apparel that touches your skin, like a long underwear base layer. You also want it on clothes you plan to wear while you’re doing aerobic (sweat-producing) activities like hiking or running.