CORDURA® Ballistic Fabric

Heavy duty performance

Based on the original ballistic woven nylon developed for military body armor, dense, rugged CORDURA® Ballistic fabrics are made with high tenacity nylon 6,6 filament yarns and offer enhanced tear and abrasion resistance.


  • Strong - Excellent resistance to tearing
  • Dense – tight woven fabric profile
  • Luster/Sheen - 100% high tenacity (> 420D) nylon 6,6 bright filament

Fabric type: Woven – minimum 2x2 basket weave. Can be coated or laminated.

Ideal for use in luggage, bags, backpacks, equipment and accessories as well as footwear. Also used in motorcycle gear and apparel.

Ballistic Fabric


  • Excellent resistance to tearing
  • Optimal strength-to-weight ratio
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Water repellent - when finished/coated
  • Long-lasting durability

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