Hi to all
I was thrilled to see a discussion about our exciting new product (DownTek). I want to review some of the questions you guys had below. If there are any others, please email us at:
1)Affect loft/compressibility at all?
Absolutely no negative effects on loft or compressibility
2)How is it enviro friendly?
It is a 6 carbon based carbon DWR. It is PFOA and PFOS free. It not classified as dangerous according to the criteria of European directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC
3)Extra weight added?
Because it is a Nano treatment, it is a micro-layer of protection that adds no measurable weight
4)Generally, it will cost 6% to 10% more than untreated down.
5)How long does it retain water resistant ability?
We have gone to 20 washes in a home washer & dryer with no degradation of the water repellancy
You should expect to see the product available beginning this Fall (2012)