What does Columbia Omni Tech mean?
Columbia Omni-Tech is a multi-layered weather protection system designed to keep outside elements from getting in, yet also allows perspiration and moisture to escape to the surface. Omni-Tech is built with an exterior waterproof layer and an air-permeable membrane, allowing for dry comfort during winter activities.
What is Columbia Omni Tech made of?
The outermost shell layer consists of a stain and water resistant Omni-Shield® coating that helps fight dirt and grime buildup. The majority of the waterproofing comes from a membrane within the second layer. The third layer aids in the transfer of heat and moisture outwards through the other layers.
Is Omni Tech a rain jacket?
A fully seam-sealed rain jacket with an attached hood, zip pockets, and adjustable cuffs.
Is Omni Tech really waterproof?
Waterproof Rating Omni-Tech has a water column of 10.000mm, which technically classifies it as waterproof, albeit not highly so. Gore-Tex, on the other hand, starts at 28.000mm, which makes it a highly waterproof fabric, that can withstand snow blizzards and heavy rainfall without any issue.
What’s the difference between Omni heat and Omni Tech?
Columbia’s Omni Heat is a series of thermal reflective dots attached to the inside of clothing and outerwear to help reflect back the heat to you to keep you warmer. Columbia’s Omni Tech is a waterproof coating that Columbia applies to it’s higher end outerwear.
How cold is Columbia Omni Heat good for?
🙂 Overall, this is a fantastic coat that I would highly recommend this Columbia Omni Heat winter jacket. It is the best Columbia winter jacket I’ve ever used and it performed great in all conditions from recent 60 degree Colorado days, to -10 degrees in Ankorage AK.
Is Omni-Tech really waterproof?
Does Columbia Omni Heat really work?
But does it really work? Columbia’s product testing has determined that Omni-Heat reflective technology keeps you 20% warmer than the same gear without Omni-Heat. Online reviews and gear testers are overwhelmingly in agreement that yes, Omni-Heat keeps them much, much warmer!