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Levi’s® 501® jeans

An ‘icon of cool’ – Levi’s® 501® jeans

Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, can now be found in Levi’s 501 Warrior and Trooper styles. The addition of Dyneema fibers in the this 'icon of cool' brings a 25% performance improvement in abrasion resistance and strength over traditional jeans of the same weight. They last longer. They stay stronger. And unlike other high strength fibers, Dyneema is soft and supple, so the jeans retain their comfort and fit.

Fixing a hole

How do you make robust, functional clothing that protects both people and planet?

In the past, the ultra-thin plastic films used for textile protection were based on micropores: Thousands of tiny holes that allow moisture to escape. The only drawback is that microporous films also enable liquids to enter. Water, blood, mud…you name it.

Monolithic Arnitel® eliminates need for micropores

Our breakthrough monolithic technology Arnitel® eliminates the need for micropores – providing a 100% barrier to unwanted fluids, bacteria and viruses.

Arnitel is also extremely efficient to produce and can be processed in a variety of different ways – which means our customers can cut waste by up to 50%, thus reducing their carbon footprint.