Author Topic: Polyester vs nylon fabric strength?  (Read 145 times)

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Polyester vs nylon fabric strength?
« on: September 19, 2017, 12:55:02 AM »
hi all! while shopping for I found this pic. it covers their differences except one.
Which fabric of the two is better in non-tearing and stretching?

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Re: Polyester vs nylon fabric strength?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 02:24:06 AM »
From my cordage testing I found that polyester tends to stretch very little and often has lower strength to weight properties when compared to nylon.
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Re: Polyester vs nylon fabric strength?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 09:57:38 AM »
non-stretching is good for my use, but what could the absolute strength value be?

edit: found something interesting
http://www.orientbag.net/single-post/2016/05/31/The-Fabric-Strength-Challenge-1
« Last Edit: September 19, 2017, 10:03:26 AM by Greekman »