What is g1000 fabric?
G-1000 is Fjallraven’s own outdoor fabric; it is versatile enough to be used from the polar regions to the tropics. G-1000 is a poly-cotton fabric impregnated with Greenland Wax – 35% cotton and 65% Polyester. The ‘G’ stands for Greenland harking back to the expedition which inspired its development in the 1960s.
When did fjallraven start using g1000?
G-1000 Silent was launched in 2010 as a solution to the noise some outdoor fabrics make while moving around.
What is fjallraven g1000 made of?
G-1000 is our cornerstone material. We use it in everything from backpacks to jackets and trousers. It’s a densely woven fabric made from 65% polyester and 35% cotton and, by using Greenland Wax, it’s adaptable to a whole variety of different climatic conditions.
How can you tell a fake fjallraven?
Genuine Kånkens have double-stitched seams that are straight, use YKK zips with the Fjällräven logo on one side and the Fox logo on the other, and product tags are made from thick card that show the bag colour and barcode.
How do I clean my G-1000?
WASHING G-1000 GARMENTS Being made from cotton and polyester, G-1000 can be machine-washed at 105°F (although washing at 85°F is kinder to the environment). However, because the Greenland Wax washes out after two or three cycles, we suggest only washing your garment when it really needs it.
Can you wax G1000 Eco?
We use it in everything from backpacks to jackets and trousers. It’s a densely woven fabric made from 65% polyester and 35% cotton and, by using Greenland Wax, it’s adaptable to a whole variety of different climactic conditions.
Does G-1000 shrink?
The Keb has a mix of Fjallraven’s G1000 and thin polyester for breathability. Obviously the poly won’t shrink. I own several garments made of the G1000, and have noticed no shrinking from machine wash and dry.
Can you wax fjallraven?
Most of our G-1000 garments come pre-waxed; but after a few washes and with regular use the wax will need a top up. Areas more exposed to the elements like the knees, rear and lower parts of trousers, or the front, hood and back hem of jackets can benefit from some extra wax.