Latest Generation CORDURA® Fabrics to be Showcased at Outdoor Friedrichshafen 2014
Cutting-edge CORDURA® Wool fabric collection makes debut
The latest durable fabric innovations from INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand including CORDURA® Naturalle™, CORDURA® Lite Plus, CORDURA® AFT, and the new CORDURA® Wool fabric collection will be on display by authorized mills Chia Her—stand A4-304A, Dong Jin – stand B5-218 and Tiong Liong—stand A4-212 at the 2014 Outdoor Show July 10-13 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
Appropriate for a wide range of outdoor apparel applications, the new CORDURA® Wool fabric collection blends durable INVISTA T420 nylon 6,6 with traditional wool fibres for natural comfort and lasting performance. “Our new CORDURA® Wool fabric collection is designed to meet the crossover apparel demands of today’s consumer and offers natural comfort combined with built-in nylon resilience for a comfortably durable fabric that harnesses the inherent ability of wool for enhanced moisture and temperature regulation,” says Cindy McNaull, global CORDURA® brand and marketing director.
In line with the outdoor industry’s reliance on durable, functional apparel developments, the following CORDURA® brand fabric innovations from authorized global CORDURA® fabric mills can be seen at this year’s show:
CORDURA® Wool fabrics
- Chia Her (stand A4-304A)—Showcasing lightweight stretch and non-stretch knits and wovens, these fabrics offer stylish durability in great all-season fabric constructions for next of skin, mid, and outer layer performance apparel.
CORDURA® Naturalle™ Fabric
- Chia Her (stand A4-304A)—Showcasing the latest hi-tech durable two and four-way stretch fabrics made with INVISTA’s full dull lustre yarns, they provide the look and feel of cotton with durable, long-lasting performance. Resistant to tears, scuffs and abrasions and appropriate for a variety of end uses including technical outerwear and trousers, CORDURA® Naturalle™ fabrics offer a wide range of fashion-forward styling options.
CORDURA® Lite Plus fabric
- Dong Jin (stand B5-218 )— Made with high tenacity filament nylons for optimal tear resistance and high strength-to-weight ratio, CORDURA® Lite Plus fabrics provide lightweight durability great for lightweight bags, technical packs, daypacks and more.
CORDURA® AFT (Air Flow Technology) fabric
- Tiong Liong (booth A4-212)—On display is a highly breathable collection of warp knit and 3D mesh constructions with enhanced abrasion and tear strength. Targeted applications include performance apparel such as motorcycle jackets, outdoor hiking, athletic, and safety footwear as well as hardwearing mesh for backpacks and luggage.
About CORDURA® Brand
INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand essence celebrates individual durability: As Long As The World Is Full Of Durable People, We’ll Keep Making Durable Fabrics™. Known for its resistance to abrasions, tears and scuffs, CORDURA® fabric is a primary ingredient in many of the world’s leading high-performance gear and apparel products ranging from luggage, upholstery and backpacks to footwear, military equipment, tactical wear, workwear and performance apparel. The CORDURA® brand is a registered trademark of INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated polymer, intermediates and fibres businesses. To distinguish the CORDURA® brand, the word “CORDURA®” must be spelled out in all caps in and used with an ®, and it must be followed by the word “brand” or “fabric.”
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