Durable. Versatile. Reliable.


CORDURA® AFT (Air Flow Technology) fabric is a highly breathable collection of knit constructions with enhanced abrasion and tear strength. Targeted applications include: outdoor, athletic, and safety footwear, durable mesh applications often found in backpacks and luggage, as well as performance apparel such as motorcycle and outerwear garments. The CORDURA®AFT fabric collection has been expanded to include high tenacity polyester and nylon 6,6 fiber offerings in a wide array of knits and 3D/spacer fabrics.


  • High Breathability
  • Enhanced tear and abrasion resistance
  • Capable of foam, felt, or 3D mesh lamination
  • Suitable for soft inner lining applications as well as outer / shell fabrics
  • Stylish durability and excellent strength-to-weight ratio
  • Available with water repellent treatment and PU lamination technology

Typical Fabric Constructions

  • Knit: circular, flat, warp knits, 3D/Spacer

Market Segments and End Uses

  • Outdoor / Recreation / Footwear
    • Footwear
    • Equipment
    • PFDs/Scuba Gear
  • Workwear / Protective Apparel / Footwear
    • Safety Footwear
    • Motorcycle Wear
  • Military / Tactical / Law Enforcement
    • Apparel
    • Equipment
    • Footwear
  • Travel / Accessories
    • Luggage
    • Daypacks / Accessories

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