Uses for this high quality 1050D Ballistic nylon fabric material include: luggage, bottoms of bags, various packs, police belts, tool belts, watchstraps, motorcycle jackets, kayaks, motorcycle chaps, and many more applications such as Cowboy Fast Draw protective backdrops during competition and for wax bullet shooting practice!
Note: All fabric material is sold by the linear yard. Most orders are shipped folded; certain items 10 yards or more will be shipped on a tube. If you need your order to ship on a tube, please click the box on the cart page. Primed artist canvas is the only item shipped on a tube regardless of length.
1050 Denier Ballistic Nylon Material – Black | 60″ Width
What is it?
1050 denier ballistic nylon fabric is made from a synthetic fiber called nylon or polyamide. Originally used as flack jacket material in World War II, the fabric is referred to as ballistic because it was intended to deflect or stop shrapnel and debris. As a result, it was primarily worn by airmen, though was never intended to stop a bullet or a shell. Ballistic Nylon, or Nylon in general, has very good resistance to chemicals.
Considered a heavy-weight nylon fabric, 1050 denier ballistic nylon weighs roughly 15 ounces per yard. 1050 denier ballistic nylon is dyed black, and poly-urethane coated on one side while roughly 60″ wide. Nylon in general has high tensile strength and excellent abrasion resistance. Additionally, the poly-urethane coating adds water repellent properties.
The many uses of 1050 denier ballistic nylon fabric include:
Motorcycle chaps and jackets
Another option to consider would be our 1680 ballistic nylon fabric due to its weight and construction.
Did you know?
Roughly 25 lbs of nylon fiber is used in and on an automobile: sewn nylon headliners, upholstery, tires, drive belts, carpet liners, trunk lining, and seat belt webbing are but a few components utilizing 1050 Denier Ballistic Nylon Fabric due to the product’s versatility.
Most noteworthy, our nylon fiber is used in parachutes, ropes, cordage, tow ropes, conveyor belts, fishing nets, webbings as well as many more end uses.
Key Features: Water repellent, Mildew Resistant, Very Strong, Heavy Duty Fabric, High Abrasion Resistance, High Tensile and Tear resistance
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