As mentioned above, the Ovik Lite has a decidedly casual build that limits its appeal for backcountry use.
Would you like to write a review? Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. Review Date - 5th January Product Reviewing? January 5, Bixbyandme. Review Date - 1st December Product Reviewing? December 1, Jane Briggs. Express Delivery on All Orders. Free Returns on All Orders. Down is the fine layer of fluffy feathers underneath the normal feathers on water fowl, usually geese or ducks. When down is compressed the filaments of the fibres create small air pockets that trap air, and therefore heat.
This is seen naturally with animals that need insulation. Down jackets don't work particularly well in wet weather, water can compromise the down's loft making it ineffective at keeping you warm, and it can also take a long time to dry out.
At the manufacturing process, down is sorted, washed, and sterilized. It is during this sorting process that the fill power stated as a number such as or is determined. This rating is based on how many cubic inches the down displaces in a given area, or simply, the space the down takes up.
Hybrid insulation is a growing technology among insulated jackets. These jackets are a combination of more than one insulating technology, such as down and synthetic in an attempt to harness the plus points of both. Hybrid jackets come in a variety of styles, some jackets may feature both insulators separately within the jacket to improve range of motion a down jacket with synthetic sides may feel less 'puffy'.
While some brands are mixing the insulators within the jacket. Hybrid insulation aims to create jackets that take the best features from various technologies whether that be warmth, packability, moisture management, ease of movement, trying to minimise the 'flaws' of a single insulation. As the technology is perfected we could see hybrid jackets that mimic high end down jackets for a lower cost.
Delivery Country and Currency Selector Please select your delivery country from the drop down below. United Kingdom Ireland, Rep. M ontane Prism Insulated Jacket. But down jackets are desirable for more than just their high-quality padding materials and practicality: Down jackets and coats ensure that our outfit always goes with our personal style regardless of the outside temperature. It's a lovely clear day outside, but it's also very cold. But still, there's no excuse for staying in a cosy warm bed, because one of your friends decided on the spur of the moment to adopt a puppy from an animal shelter, whose acquaintance you're scheduled to make on a lengthy walk this morning.
Apart from that your long quilted down jacket gives you more than enough protection from the cold. You're the first to arrive at the agreed rendezvous at the forest car park. While you're waiting you tighten the belt of your cosy coat, put up your fur-lined hood and enjoy the cool air and the clear sunlight. And there's your friend; you can already recognise her shiny down hooded jacket from a long way off.
Trotting along next to her is a little terrier mongrel called Max, who immediately falls over himself to greet you. You fish a dog biscuit out of your coat pocket that you've had the foresight to bring along, which immediately gains you a place of honour in Max' hall of heroes. Your friend is just telling you all about her first couple of days with Max as two young ladies come towards you with a huge mastiff.
Even though neither you nor your friend are scared of dogs you're curious to see how Max will handle the meeting. The mastiff immediately charges towards you. But just as quickly one of the two girls calls over to tell you not to worry.
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