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What is Coolmax Fabric, and why is it revolutionary?

Welcome to the world of Coolmax fabric - where comfort meets innovation! If you're a fan of feeling cool, dry, and comfortable while working out, playing sports or just going about your day, get ready for an unforgettable experience!. This fabric is a game-changer; and we're here to tell you about it. From its unique properties to its groundbreaking technology, we'll dive deep into the world of Coolmax fabric and explore why it's taking the athletic and outdoor apparel world by storm. 

What is COOLMAX fabric?

Coolmax is a high-performance fabric that keeps you cool and dry in warm weather or during physical activity. It is made from specially engineered polyester fibers designed to wick moisture away from the skin and onto the fabric surface, where it quickly evaporates. This process helps regulate your body temperature and keep you comfortable, even in hot and humid conditions.

What sets Coolmax fabric apart is its unique four-channel fiber design, which allows for even faster moisture-wicking and evaporation than traditional moisture-wicking fabrics. This means you can stay dry and comfortable for longer periods, even during intense physical activity.

Coolmax fabric is often used in athletic and outdoor apparel, including running shirts, cycling jerseys, hiking pants, and more. It's also popular in casual wear, especially in warm climates or during summer months. So whether you're an athlete looking to improve your performance or simply someone who wants to stay cool and comfortable, Coolmax fabric is worth trying out!

Advantages of Coolmax fabric

Coolmax fabric offers several advantages over traditional textiles. Its key features include enhanced breathability, temperature regulation, and quick-drying properties. These attributes make it an ideal choice for individuals seeking optimal comfort during physical activities or daily routines.

Firstly, Coolmax fabric excels in breathability. Its advanced construction allows air to circulate freely, preventing the buildup of moisture and heat. By keeping you cool and dry, Coolmax fabric ensures you remain comfortable even during intense workouts or hot weather.

Secondly, temperature regulation is a standout characteristic of Coolmax fabric. It helps to regulate body temperature by efficiently managing moisture. Whether you're engaged in high-intensity exercise or simply going about your day, Coolmax fabric adapts to your body's needs, helping you maintain a comfortable and balanced temperature.

Lastly, the quick-drying properties of Coolmax fabric are a game-changer. By swiftly evaporating sweat, it prevents the fabric from becoming soaked or clingy. This feature ensures that you stay fresh, avoiding discomfort caused by wet clothing during physical activities or humid conditions.

Applications of Coolmax fabric

Due to its exceptional performance, Coolmax fabric is widely used in various industries and applications. It has become a staple material in sportswear and activewear, providing athletes and fitness enthusiasts with the ultimate comfort and performance they need to excel.

Moreover, Coolmax fabric is highly sought after in the production of outdoor gear and accessories. Whether you're hiking, camping, or participating in any outdoor adventure, clothing and equipment made with Coolmax fabric offer breathability and moisture management, enhancing your experience and allowing you to focus on the thrill of the great outdoors.

Beyond specialized apparel, Coolmax fabric has found its way into everyday clothing and sleepwear. Its ability to keep you cool and dry makes it an excellent choice for those seeking maximum comfort throughout the day and during nighttime rest.

COOLMAX vs. other types of wool

Coolmax fabric and wool are very different materials with distinct properties and characteristics. Coolmax fabric is a synthetic material made from polyester fibers. At the same time, wool is a natural fiber from the fleece of sheep or other animals. Here are some of the key differences between Coolmax and wool:

Moisture management: Coolmax is designed to wick away moisture and keep you cool and dry, making it ideal for athletic wear and other activities that generate a lot of sweat. Wool, on the other hand, has natural moisture-wicking properties. Still, it can also absorb and retain moisture, making it feel heavy and damp.

Breathability: Coolmax is highly breathable and allows air to circulate, which helps to regulate body temperature and prevent overheating. Wool is also breathable but tends to be warmer than Coolmax and is better suited for cold weather.

Durability: Coolmax is known for its durability and can withstand repeated washings without losing its shape or performance properties. Wool is also durable but requires more care and attention to maintain its shape and prevent shrinkage.

Texture and feel: Coolmax has a smooth, synthetic texture that can feel cool and silky against the skin. Wool has a naturally soft and fuzzy texture that can feel warm and cozy. Still, it can also be itchy or irritating to some people.

How is COOLMAX fabric made?

Coolmax fabric is made from a blend of specially engineered polyester fibers. The fibers are designed to have a unique four-channel cross-section, which helps to increase the surface area of the fabric and allows for faster moisture-wicking and evaporation.

Making Coolmax fabric begins with the raw materials - polyester pellets. These pellets are melted down and extruded through a spinneret to form individual fibers. The fibers are then drawn out, cooled, and spun into yarns.

Once the yarns are formed, they are woven or knit into fabric. During this process, the fibers' unique four-channel design helps create spaces between the yarns, allowing air to flow through the fabric and aiding in moisture-wicking.

After the fabric is made, it finishes and is treated with a special moisture-wicking treatment. This treatment helps to enhance the fabric moisture-wicking properties further, making it even more effective at keeping you cool and dry.

Overall, the production process of Coolmax fabric is highly specialized and involves a combination of advanced technology and expert craftsmanship to create a fabric that is both comfortable and high-performing.

How is COOLMAX fabric used?

Coolmax fabric is commonly used in athletic and outdoor apparel, where it's prized for its moisture-wicking properties and ability to keep wearers cool and dry during physical activity. Some popular examples of Coolmax clothing include running shirts, cycling jerseys, hiking pants, and performance socks.

Whether your style is athletic or just casual, Coolmax fabric has you covered. This lightweight material helps keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer months - think t-shirts, shorts, dresses, and skirts! You'll be ready to take on summer days with ease while looking great at the same time.

Coolmax fabric is not only used for clothing but also for a variety of other items, like bedding and mattresses. By using products made with Coolmax fabric, you can reap the rewards that come from this special material – such as superior moisture-wicking abilities to keep you cool and comfy all night long

If you're an athlete striving for top performance or simply looking for a way to stay cool in hot climates, Coolmax fabric has you covered. This incredibly versatile material is featured in a wide range of products that help regulate temperature and wick away moisture - making it the ideal choice no matter what your needs are. Whether on the field or at home, there's sure to be something with Coolmax fabric perfect for you!

What different types of COOLMAX fabric are there?

Several different types of Coolmax fabric are available, each with unique properties and benefits. Here are a few examples:

Coolmax Extreme: This is the original version of Coolmax fabric and is designed for high-performance use. It's made with a blend of Coolmax and Lycra fibers, providing a comfortable stretch and allowing for excellent moisture-wicking.

Coolmax Pro: This version of Coolmax is designed for even more intense physical activity. It features a higher percentage of Coolmax fibers than Coolmax Extreme. Also, it includes Invista's patented FreshFX technology, which helps to prevent odor-causing bacteria from forming.

Coolmax EcoMade: This eco-friendly version of Coolmax fabric is what we at State of Matter are using for our new suit innovation. It is made from recycled polyester and still provides the same great moisture-wicking properties as other Coolmax fabrics. It's a great option for environmentally conscious people who want high-performance gear.

COOLMAX at State of Matter

The State of Matter COOLMAX Ecomade men's suit is a perfect example of how high-performance fabrics can be combined with stylish design to create a functional and fashionable outfit. Made from 100% recycled polyester, this suit is an eco-friendly option for those who want to reduce their environmental impact.

The Coolmax Ecomade fabric is designed to wick away moisture and keep you cool and comfortable. It is perfect for wearing in warm weather or during physical activity. The suit features a modern, slim-fit design with a two-button jacket and slim-fit trousers, making it appropriate for both professional and casual settings. 

The suit is available in various sizes, ensuring everyone can find a suit that fits well and looks great. Whether heading to the office or a special event, the State of Matter Coolmax Ecomade men's suit is a stylish and comfortable choice you can feel good about wearing.