Discover Breakthrough Acteev Technology
At its core, Acteev incorporates the antimicrobial benefits of zinc ions straight into the molecules of its superior nylon 6,6 yarn and fabric*. Backed by 70 years of science from Ascend Performance Materials, we’ve had the opportunity to perfect the capabilities of nylon 6,6 when it comes to outdoors and performance-based clothing, gear, and supplies.
Embedded into the matrix of nylon 6,6 polymer to provide permanent protection, unlike coatings that can wash away.
Available made of up to 30% plant-based feedstock or as a carbon-neutral offering to help you meet your sustainability goals.
Odor & Mildew Fighting
Enjoy the outdoors without smelling like them. Resistant to odor-causing bacteria and built to stay fresh.
Durable & Abrasion Resistant
Built to withstand even the toughest, most challenging conditions nature has to offer.
Look good in the woods with gear that doesn’t lose its vibrant color after one weekend away.
Breathable & Soft-to-Touch
Soft fabric that wicks away sweat so you can stay cool on every adventure.
The Latest from Acteev
See our latest partnership with Sammy Finch, an activewear line that blends trends with technology.
We are proud to partner with Sammy Finch, an HBO Max House of Ho star and fitness influencer, to launch Sammy Finch Activewear, the first activewear line powered by Acteev. The line’s first garments are available for purchase this month.
As seen on House of Ho Season Two, the new tech wear collection utilizes durable, breathable, Acteev nylon embedded with natural zinc technology to stop odor-causing bacteria. And unlike chemical applications that are coated or sprayed on, Acteev’s active ingredient is embedded into molecules of the fiber, ensuring the microbial fighting power remains as effective as day one.
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TexTrends Top 10 Award Recipient
Ascend Performance Materials’ Acteev Protect antimicrobial odor-resistant fabric technology is the proud recipient of the ISPO 2024/25 Top 10 Award. Set by expert forecasters two years in advance, this award is based on trends for textile and apparel in the sports & outdoor sector. The award recognizes the most innovative fibers, fabrics, and component materials.
Journey Into the Great Unknown with Acteev
Superior design and embedded zinc ion technology enhances your nonwoven and engineered fabric’s performance while providing you with the freedom and peace of mind that comes with all Acteev materials.
Protection Meant to Last
Unlike silver or copper antimicrobial technology, Acteev’s zinc ions are embedded into the product instead of coated on*. Not only is this production more sustainable and safe for consumers, but it’s built to last. Even after 50 washes, our zinc ion technology is still just as effective as the first day it’s used.
*Acteev’s antimicrobial technology is embedded to protect the product. The product does not protect users or others against disease-causing bacteria, viruses, germs or other organisms. This document is for discussion purposes only. Consumer-facing literature and claims need to follow the appropriate regulatory and legal validation and review process.