Sports & Leisure
Kozane® cut, abrasion, tear and puncture resistant fabrics can be used for a range of sporting activities: ice hockey, speed skating, motorcycling, speed boating, or horse riding. Other applications can include footwear and backpacks (high wear and tear, resistant to abrasion and puncture) as well as anti-theft bags and luggage.
Cut protection for ice hockey & speed skating
Kozane® Pro can be effectively used for cut-resistant ice hockey and speed skating apparel, skin suits, gloves, neck guards, and ankle guards.
Its unique composition makes it lightweight, flexible and comfortable while offering high-performance protection against career-changing cuts and lacerations on the ice.
Protective apparel for motorcyclists
Kozane® Terra fabrics were developed in collaboration with motorcycle apparel manufacturers to address the market’s need for high-performance as well as lightweight and wearable fabrics. They offer outstanding protection compared to conventional clothing, having been tested according to the EN 17092-2/: 2020 (EN 17092-1: 2020) Impact Abrasion at 120 km/h, and achieving results from AA to AAA. Soft against the skin, breathable and light, they provide the best possible protection against rips and tears should the worst happen.
Kozane® Invicta was designed as an extremely abrasion resistance fabric, ideal for reinforcements for protective apparel and motorcycle gear.
Cut-resistant fabrics for speed boating
Wind and waves are unpredictable at the best of times. A 2018 study conducted by Divers Alert Network (DAN) found that over 20% of boating injuries sustained involved lacerations, while a further 15% involved a contusion or abrasion.
Our Kozane® Extreme and Kozane® Pro fabrics provide lightweight protection against cuts and abrasion that can effectively reduce the risk of severe injuries, from cuts and lacerations on board to motor propellor strikes in the water.
Kozane® fabrics are durable, lightweight and extremely resistant to knives and other sharp-edged tools. This makes them ideal for storage solutions designed to withstand theft and break-ins. Our cut-resistant fabrics can be incorporated into bags, luggage, covers, screens and more, keeping valuables safe and secure from would-be thieves.
Kozane® Invicta is our most durable fabric, suitable for extreme wear and tear applications due to its high abrasion, tear and puncture resistance, such as manufacturing footwear, luggage, outdoor equipment and apparel, upholstery, backpacks etc. where durability is the key feature.
Cut-resistant fabrics for horse riding
Whether riding for leisure or for competition, horses and riders can often experience cuts and scrapes.
Kozane® cut-resistant fabrics can be used to create protective garments that are safe and comfortable for both animal and human, offering a high level of protection from fencing, thorns, glass, barbed wire and other potential hazards.