Ultem® shines as a material that combines the best of all worlds – strength, lightweight, and aesthetics. Whether you're a minimalist looking to streamline your EDC or a utilitarian seeking the utmost in reliability, Ultem® has you covered.
Ultem® is a semi-transparent high-strength plastic material often used in various industries such as aerospace, automotive, electronics, and medical, where durability and resistance to hard conditions are essential.
Ultem® is not like other regular plastics and many of its properties make it ideal for various EDC gear. It is gaining popularity among EDC enthusiasts for good reasons, such as:
Lightweight: EDC gear should be easy to carry, and Ultem's lightweight nature ensures just that. It keeps the carry light while providing incredible strength and durability.
Durability and high-strength: Ultem is exceptionally durable and resistant to wear and tear, which makes it great for items that are subjected to daily use. It can be machined thinner than other plastic, which reduces overall bulk. It's also heat, UV, and chemical resistant.
Non-scratching: Ultem® doesn't scratch the surfaces and other items. This can be useful with beads and pocket gear.
Aesthetics: Ultem® has a distinctive amber or translucent appearance, which adds a unique and visually appealing element to EDC gear. It can create an attractive contrast with metal materials and leather.