CORDURA® Lite Plus Fabric

Smooth fabrics offering an optimal strength-to-weight ratio

Developed as lightweight pack cloths for technical carry solutions, CORDURA® Lite Plus fabrics are woven with super high tenacity airbag technology nylon 6,6 filament yarns that are stronger than steel.


  • Strong - Excellent resistance to tearing
  • Rugged – Good resistance to abrasions and scuffs
  • Shiny Luster - 100% high tenacity (210D-420D) nylon 6,6 bright filament
  • Water Repellent – Finished/coated options

Fabric type: Woven - rip-stop, basket or complex dobby constructions.

Ideal for use in technical packs, day packs, messenger bags, luggage and accessories as well as to reinforce high wear areas in work garments or performance apparel.

 CORDURA® LITE PLUS fabric vs CORDURA® Lite fabric

  • Up to 2 times increased filament density
  • Inherently smoother, softer and more supple fabric hand
  • Ability to be packed or folded to fit smaller radius and tight seams
  • Up to 12% improvement in tensile strength
  • Tighter packing weaving with less space/gaps for water or air leakage

CORDURA® LITE PLUS fabrics are made with INVISTA’s super high tenacity Type 749 nylon 6,6, airbag technology filament fibers.

Cross-section images showing the increased density of filament for CORDURA® LITE PLUS fabric.

420d/6 dpf, 68 filaments/bundle

420d/6 dpf, 68 filaments/bundle

420/3dpf, 140 filaments/bundle

420/3dpf, 140 filaments/bundle


  • Made with nylon yarns that are stronger than steel
  • Smooth, supple fabric hand – low denier per filament
  • Increased filament density – enhanced packability Can be packed or folded to fit a small radius or seam
  • Excellent strength-to-weight ratio
  • Low coating weights offer excellent waterproofing
  • High cover factor resulting in reduced air permeability

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