Fabric Technology

Here at Ilasco we use a range of different fabrics for our clothing, from tough and durable fabrics to handle the worst of the weather, to very lightweight and flexible fabrics ideal for use for a range of high-impact activities.

You can read about our main fabrics and the technology behind them using the links below.

waterproof fabric technologySDP is our unique condensation control system, a winner of the Queen’s Award for Innovations, it uses an inner air gap to keep you comfortable in all scenarios.Read more about SDP technology here

flylite lightweight waterproof jacket fabricFlylite fabric is designed to give superb wind resistance and excellent breathability – making it ideal for lightweight outerwear.Flylite Aqua adds waterproof properties, while Flylite Ripstop focuses on windproof performance.

rain life fabric technologyThe Rainlife range of fabric can be found throughout our clothing, as the hydrophilic properties make it ideal for waterproof clothing.Rainlife 2000 uses a lightweight outer nylon with a hydrophilic coating, which makes it the ideal outer skin for multi-activity use.

Rainlife 5000 uses a texturised outer with a waterproof hydrophilic coating. This delivers improved breathability and waterproofing for fantastic all round outdoor performance.

aqua flex outdoor fabric technologyAquaflex is a moderately lightweight 3-layer waterproof fabric which is also breathable.Aquaflex Extreme combines these properties with a more robust and durable finish.

pro stretch outdoor clothing fabric technologyProstretch is a waterproof, breathable and windproof fabric that offers 4-way stretch, making it ideal for climbing and high impact sports.

primaloft thermal fabric insulation technologyPrimaLoft is incredibly soft, lightweight and breathable with excellent water repellency so you remain dry, warm and comfortable, even under the most extreme conditions.Read more about Primaloft technology here

zetland outdoor fleece fabric technologyOur range of Zetland fabrics is the ideal fleece fabric for the outdoor world.
With a soft touch but still hard wearing, this special 100% polyester fabric is tightly knitted during manufacture to provide excellent thermal properties and all round insulation.
Non-pill and easy-care, Zetland fabric is ideal for a wide variety of outdoor sports and activities.

thermal fleece fabric technology

ESP fabric technologyIn trials users have found that the natural rejuvenating and healing properties of the ESP system have contributed to an improved performance and sense of well-being, as well as a reduction in recovery time.Read more about ESP technology here

stretch-tec fabric technologyDesigned specifically for the requirements of travel use, Stretch-tec incorporates Lycra yarns to provide superior stretch and comfort.

polygiene travel clothing fabrics

Polygiene Stay Fresh technology can be summed up by ‘Wash Less. Wear More’ – it aims to improve garment hygiene meaning items can be worn more before needing washed.

Read more about Stay Fresh technology here

Braxton Heritage Clothing FabricBraxton fabric is a highly durable cotton/nylon mix, designed to be perfect for the country and bushcraft market.

Harris Tweed Outdoor Clothing RangeHarris Tweed has long been considered the height of quality – with it’s trademark orb and made entirely in the Hebrides, it’s stylish as well as durable.

Read more about Harris Tweed here


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