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686 presents the Hydra Thermagraph Jacket

686 presents the Hydra Thermagraph Jacket

Lea Hauser

In ongoing efforts to create the most waterproof technical apparel possible, 686 has released the Hydra Thermagraph Jacket. Exclusive infiDRY® 20 fabric protects you from the water, wind and snow while Thermagraph™ body mapped insulation keeps you toasty warm where you need it most – at your core. A unique asymmetrical zipper and vader vents ensure comfort all day long.

Check out the video to get a better feel for the Hydra Thermagraph Jacket and its inspiration, the Lotus Effect, which – as our dear old friend wiki tells us – refers to the very high water repellence exhibited by the leaves of the lotus flower. Dirt particles are picked up by water droplets due to a complex micro and nanoscopic architecture of the surface, which minimizes adhesion.

 

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