Freitag's New Upcycled Material: Airbags That Never Saw Deployment

Bag manufacturer Freitag, which has been making their wares from upcycled truck tarps and recycled plastic bottles for some 30 years, has secured a new, durable and unusual material for their BOMs: Undetonated airbags.

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Their new F707 STRATOS backpack “is made from B-stock airbags that were taken out of commission after failing one of the many quality tests airbags face before they’re loaded into a vehicle,” the company writes. “This new material represents Freitag’s latest step towards finding new, well-designed uses for all of life’s discarded parts.”

The colored part you see in the images is their good ol’ truck tarp; the white stuff is the airbag. The backpack folds up compactly into the tarp material.

And here is the weirdest product introduction video we’ve ever seen:

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