What is synthetic cordura?

Answer Synthetic cordura is a fabric generally used in the manufacturing of high performance gear or clothing. The fabric is made of specially woven synthetic fibers. Synthetic cordure is lightweight, str... Read More »

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Is Cordura waterproof?

Cordura is a registered trademark of Invista and is extremely hardwearing--almost indestructible, in fact--not to mention lightweight and breathable. It is not naturally as waterproof as PVC, but i... Read More »

How to Repair Cordura?

Cordura is a fabric used in some camping and sports gear. When the fabric has a hole in it, sewing the hole isn't possible, as this compromises the fabric's waterproof integrity. However, it is pos... Read More »

Cordura Vs. Kevlar?

Two common types of cloth are constantly competing in today's market. Cordura, produced by a company named Invista, and Kevlar, produced by chemical giant DuPont. While extremely durable and resist... Read More »

Are cordura tarps waterproof?

Some Cordura tarps are waterproof, especially if they have Ultra-Sil fabric. Other Cordura tarp models only claim to be water resistant. The product specifications should state specifically if it i... Read More »