Fabric 101



Denier: density (or thickness) of threads used to make fabric.

420 Denier Nylon
Extremely lightweight, relatively thin and very strong.
Best used for all types of bags under normal travel conditions.



420 Denier Polyester
Extremely lightweight, relatively thin and durable, with nylon-like look and feel. Best used for all types of bags under normal travel conditions.


1680 Denier Ballistic Nylon
Lightweight, medium thickness, and very strong.
Often called "Ballistic Nylon" for it's durability and resistance to abrasion.
Best used for all types of bags under normal and extreme travel conditions.



600 Denier Polyester
Lightweight, medium thickness, and durable.
Best used for all types of bags under normal travel conditions.



600 Denier Smart Polyester
Lightweight, medium thickness, and durable, with nylon-like look and feel.
Best used for all types of bags under normal travel conditions.



1680 Denier Smart Polyester
Lightweight, medium thickness, and strong, with nylon-like look and feel.
Often called “Ballistic” for it’s durability and resistance to abrasion.
Best used for all types of bags under normal and extreme travel conditions.



1680 Denier Twill Polyester
Lightweight, medium thickness, and strong, with nylon-like look and feel and stylish diagonal Twill weave.
Best used for all types of bags under normal travel conditions.