Cordura Brand Fabric from Invista
Cordura Brand Fabric from Invista
 

For more than 30 years, CORDURA® fabric has been recognized worldwide as the fabric of choice for manufacturers of high performance gear and apparel. With its well-established reputation for toughness and durability, CORDURA® fabrics continue to meet the ever-increasing challenges in both consumer and military end-uses including performance apparel, luggage, backpacks, boots, upholstery, and industrial workwear.

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What is CORDURA® fabric?
CORDURA® fabric is what many of the most respected brands, retailers and militaries around the world use when they need to make a product that’s durable, versatile and reliable. Constructed using high tenacity fiber technologies, weight for weight, CORDURA® fabrics are exceptionally durable. But more importantly, they have to pass our own stringent test criteria before they can earn the CORDURA® brand name. CORDURA® fabrics are available in a wide variety of constructions, weights, and textures, including:
  • CORDURA® Ballistic fabric provides durable performance for a variety of end uses, including packs, luggage, workwear and motorcycle apparel. Products made with CORDURA® Ballistic fabrics feature enhanced tear and abrasion resistance, and long-lasting durability. CORDURA® Ballistic fabric is constructed with qualifying INVISTA yarns which are woven in the classic 2x2 basket weave construction, dyed and finished in accordance with INVISTA's approved fabric standards for the CORDURA® brand. Learn more.
  • The physical demands placed on today's combat soldiers, tactical and law enforcement officers have never been greater. Or more varied. They call for a fabric that can take it. With the aid of CORDURA® Baselayer fabric, they're able to take on the types of conditions and climates today's military and tactical officers face all around the world. CORDURA® Baselayer fabrics are constructed with qualifying INVISTA yarns which are knitted, dyed and finished in accordance with INVISTA's approved fabric standards for the CORDURA® brand and offer the durability of nylon & comfort of cotton. Strong yet lightweight, they have exceptional abrasion and moisture management, along with No Melt, No Drip thermal properties for military applications. CORDURA® Baselayer fabrics are now available with freshFX® fabric technology for lasting freshness. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® Classic fabrics provide rugged durable performance for a variety of end uses, including packs, luggage, footwear and performance apparel. CORDURA® Classic fabrics are constructed with air jet textured yarns for enhanced tear and abrasion resistance and offer stylish durability and exceptional strength-to-weight ratio performance characteristics. Also available in select Solution-Dyed Nylon color portfolio for exceptional lot to lot color consistency and fade resistance vs. piece dyed alternatives. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® Colorlock fabrics offer excellent design and performance for packs, bags, luggage, upholstery and workwear applications. CORDURA® Colorlock fabrics also provide excellent stain resistance and colorfastness properties, as well as long-lasting, durable wear performance compared to piece-dyed fabrics. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® Denim fabric helps your hard-working jeans last longer than traditional 100 percent cotton denim. Based on an intimate blend of cotton and INVISTA's T420 nylon 6.6 fiber, CORDURA® Denim fabric retains the authentic look and feel of traditional 100% cotton denim, but with added abrasion resistance, and toughness. Jeans made with CORDURA® Denim fabric are exceptionally durable without compromising on comfort and style. Work hard and play hard in jeans made with CORDURA® Denim fabric. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® Duck fabric is designed for clothing that requires extremely durable and wearable fabric. Based on an intimate blend of cotton and INVISTA's T420 nylon 6.6 fiber, CORDURA® Duck fabric can take the punishment inflicted at work or on the weekend, while also providing long lasting comfort. Based on an intimate blend of cotton and INVISTA's T420 nylon 6.6 fiber, CORDURA® Duck fabric retains the authentic look and feel of traditional 100% cotton canvas fabric, but with added abrasion resistance, and toughness. CORDURA® Duck fabric. The toughness you need without sacrificing the comfort you deserve. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® HP fabrics provide best-in-class polyester performance for a variety of end uses, including packs, bags, luggage, footwear and accessories. CORDURA® HP fabrics offer exceptional value and an optimal print medium. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® Lite fabrics provides light weight durable performance for a variety of end uses, including technical packs, day packs, luggage and footwear. CORDURA® Lite fabrics offer enhanced tear and abrasion resistance with a wide variety of styling options. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® NYCO fabrics offer comfortable durability in military uniforms, workwear and casual clothing. Based on an intimate blend of cotton and INVISTA’s T420 nylon 6.6 fiber, CORDURA® NYCO fabrics provide exceptional abrasion resistance, comfort, and durability. With more than 45 years of proven combat performance CORDURA® NYCO fabrics are durable, stylish and always ready to work overtime under some of the toughest workplace conditions. Lightweight and strong - it’s what tough, stylish clothing has been waiting for. Learn more.
  • CORDURA® UltraLite fabrics provide light weight durable performance with a wide variety of styling options. Based on high tenacity nylon filament fiber technology, CORDURA® UltraLite fabrics are ideal for a variety of end use applications where optimal strength-to-weight ratio is critical, including technical packs, day packs, stuff sacks, pouches, performance apparel, footwear and accessories. Learn more.
Where to Buy CORDURA® fabrics?

Look no further...

  • Designers and consumers alike are learning more about CORDURA® fabrics and where to purchase them with the new “Where to Buy CORDURA® fabric?” section on www.cordura.com. An interactive mill finder allows customers to easily locate sources of INVISTA qualified CORDURA® fabrics across the globe – North and South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. For a first-hand look, visit http://www.cordura.com/en/trade/where_to_buy.html.

What are the Benefits of CORDURA fabric?
  • No matter the application or construction, CORDURA® fabrics offer an exceptional strength-to-weight ratio, making them a first choice where durability counts..
  • CORDURA® fabric is easy-care. General care instructions include:
Outdoor T by CorduraApparel:  Wash on low temperature setting using mild detergent. Either air dry or dry on low setting. Do not bleach Upholstery/Backpacks/Luggage:  Soil may be removed with spray cleaner or detergent and water. Do not bleach Cordura Colorlock FabricHard-to-remove Stains:  Oil or grease should first be treated with dry cleaning solvent, followed by a spray cleaner or detergent and water.

Recent CORDURA® fabric innovations:

Work Hard and Play Hard in Jeans That Can Keep Up . . .

CORDURA® Denim fabric helps your hard-working jeans last longer than traditional 100 percent cotton denim. Based on an intimate blend of cotton and INVISTA’s T420 nylon 6.6 fiber, CORDURA® Denim fabric retains the authentic look and feel of traditional 100% cotton denim, but with added abrasion resistance, and toughness. Jeans made with CORDURA® Denim fabric are exceptionally durable without compromising on comfort and style. Work hard and play hard in jeans made with CORDURA® Denim fabric.

A New Durable Take on Traditional Duck Fabric

CORDURA® Duck fabric is designed for clothing that requires extremely durable and wearable fabric. Based on an intimate blend of cotton and INVISTA's T420 nylon 6.6 fiber, CORDURA® Duck fabric can take the punishment inflicted at work or on the weekend, while also providing long lasting comfort. CORDURA® Duck fabric. The toughness you need without sacrificing the comfort you deserve.


For more information, please contact:
INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand Marketing & Sales Dept. or
         Visit www.CORDURA.com

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