Below is some basic information regarding different fabric types for these garments based on information provided from Tru-Spec.
Enhanced 65/35 Polyester Combed Cotton VAT Dyed Rip-Stop Fabrics
This comfortable uniform fabric achieves excellent color fastness with durable strength properties and is created for tactical use. The enhanced rip-stop fabrics is constructed of 65% polyester and 35% combed cotton that is attractive and made for all season wear. The following are a few characteristics of why this fabric is the choice of America's finest:
- Wind resistant
- Fade resistant and color fast
- Durable and minimal damage if snagged
- Repairable with little noticeability
- Minimal shrinkage from repeated washings
- Quick drying
- Wrinkle resistant
Enhanced 65/35 Polyester Combed Cotton VAT Dyed Twill Fabrics
This fabric is vat dyed for colorfastness with enhancements that make it wrinkle and stain resistant. It has all the qualities of the enhanced 65/35 polyester combed cotton VAT dyed rip-stop fabrics (above) with a refined twill appearance.
100% Cotton Rip-Stop Fabric
This rip-stop fabric is constructed of breathable medium wight cotton weave and is very comfortable. It retains some of the strength of the 65/35 polyester / combed cotton rip-stop fabric. All cotton rich products have the characteristic of fading over time. Purchase of this fabric is acceptable if fading and colorfastness is not a concern.
60/40 Cotton Polyester Twill Fabrics
Heavyweight 60% cotton / 40% polyester fabrics are made for long life and are tough enough for the most rugged jobs. You will have years of life from these outstanding performance tested products.
100% Cotton Canvas Fabrics
These heavyweight 8.5 oz per square yard 100% Cotton canvas uses a pretreated garment wash to prevent shrinkage and color fading.
Enhanced 65/35 Polyester combed cotton vat dyed rip-stop fabrics with Teflon coating
This state-of-the-art fabric combines the comfort and durability of the enhanced 65% polyester / 35% cotton rip-stop fabric with the stain repelling features of DuPont Teflon