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TKA : Thermal Fabrics  

TKA (Thermal Kinetic Advancement) Fleece are proprietary fabrics created by The North Face® with superior insulation and wear-resistance. There are three different weights of TKA fleece offered throughout our products, and a TKA Superstretch fabric that excels in aerobic activities.






TKA 100 

TKA 100 is a lightweight, high-performance microfiber fleece with a luxurious finish. TKA micro-fleece provides warmth next to the skin or in a layering system. This 100 percent polyester fabric is engineered to be both durable and resistant to pilling. It offers warmth when wet, launders well, compresses to a small size and packs easily.

Benefits
  • Warmth
  • Superior insulating lightweight fleece
  • Wear-resistance

TKA 200

A midweight fleece ideally suited to function as a mid-layer. This 100 percent polyester, pill-resistant fabric is warm, breathable and has a great warmth-to-weight ratio.

Benefits
  • Warmth
  • Insulating Midweight Fleece
  • Wear Resistance

TKA 300

A mid to heavyweight, high-performance, pill-resistant fleece. It can be worn as a layering piece or by itself as a warm, casual outer layer; a great alternative to a cotton sweatshirt.

Benefits
  • Warmth
  • Insulating Heavyweight Fleece
  • Great Alternative to a Cotton Sweatshirt
  • Wear Resistance

TKA Superstretch 

TKA Superstretch features a supple, four-way-stretch fabric that delivers exceptional breathability and comfort. The soft, brushed inner surface aids in the fabric’s moisture control and prevents chaffing, while the polyester and spandex construction contributes to a conforming, supportive fit. TKA Superstretch is ideal as a layering piece in cool-to-cold conditions or may be worn by itself as an aerobic outer layer.

Benefits
  • Exceptional Breathability and Comfort
  • Supportive Fit
  • Ideal Layering Piece in Cool-to-Cold Conditions