CORDURA® brand to showcase innovations in durable fabrics at IDEX 2015
Latest advancements in CORDURA® fabrics power protective gear and apparel
“For more than 45 years, CORDURA® fabrics have provided enhanced protection, durability, and comfort to warfighters worldwide,” says Bill Colven, INVISTA Global Military and Tactical Segment Director. “Our number one goal is to help protect the lives and safety of the soldiers who use our fabrics. At IDEX, we get the opportunity to put our innovations in the hands of end users in order gain valuable insights as to how we can direct our innovation efforts to better meet protection needs of the people who depend on them.”
Joining the CORDURA® brand in the booth, TRU-SPEC® brand representatives will be introducing new products made with CORDURA® fabric including the Tactical Response Uniform (TRU), Pathfinder 2.5 Backpack, and Elite 3day Backpack. Supporting new product introductions and reinforcing value of the CORDURA® brand, INVISTA team member, J.D. Long, new Global Innovation Manager will be on hand to share experience gained over 22 years of active military experience and describe the importance of durable and protective gear.
CORDURA® NYCO fabric is based on an intimate blend of cotton and INVISTA’s T420 nylon 6.6 fiber. It offers comfortable durability in military and tactical uniforms while providing abrasion resistance and No Melt No Drip thermal protective performance. CORDURA® Classic nylon 6,6 fabric, including Solution Dyed Nylon (SDN) fabrics for enhanced Near Infrared (NIR) protection, provides rugged durable performance for a variety of end uses including load carriage gear, ballistic vests, footwear, and tactical apparel. CORDURA® Baselayer fabric is constructed to take on the types of conditions and climates today's military and tactical officers face all around the world. CORDURA® Baselayer fabric provides the durability of nylon with the comfort of cotton and excellent moisture management.
To learn more about CORDURA® brand fabrics and end use military products, stop by the CORDURA® brand booth 03-B16 and visit www.CORDURA.com.
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 fibers businesses. To distinguish the CORDURA® brand, the word “CORDURA®” must be spelled out in all caps, used with an ®, and followed by the word “brand” or “fabric.”