• Fabric is 65% copper, 23% polyamide, 12% polyurethane
• The jacket uses Schoeller c_change® membrane
• Highly waterproof to over 20,000mm
• Highly breathable with a RET score of 10
The difference with Vollebak’s copper jacket is it shuns the particles and salts methods and goes for actual copper.
“The antimicrobial properties are great, but we’re also looking at materials we could layer intelligence on top of. Ultimately, we are trying to make intelligent clothing for the next century.”
“This first concept is focused on proving it’s possible to make pieces of clothing almost entirely out of copper,” he told Dezeen. “Now we’ve done that we can start exploring what form they take and what function they can have.”
I have one of these and it’s really nice so far. The feeling is soft and has a unique shine to it.