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Tactical pack fabrics are stronger with Tyra Technology

A thinner, lighter, more durable textile solution for carrying tactical gear from Dimension-Polyant.

12th January 2024

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Putnam, CT, USA

Sports/​Outdoor, Protective

Dimension-Polyant, the global leader in sailcloth production and manufacturer of X-Pac lightweight, durable and waterproof laminates developed for packs and bags, is set to present its new X-Pac  Tactical Fabrics made with Tyra Technology to esteemed brands in the tactical and shooting sports industry at the Supplier Showcase (booth 51441) from 22-23 January 2024 during the  Shot Show week in Las Vegas.

The Putnam, Connecticut based company is responding to increased demand among tactical operators, first responders and shooting sports enthusiasts for  higher quality, performance materials to safeguard their valuable tactical equipment in transit and in the field.

Tyra Technology by Dimension-Polyant is the pinnacle of spread filament fibre efficiency, delivering exceptionally lightweight, incredibly strong laminates. It expertly aligns and orients each filament, maximising their contribution to load carrying, tear resistance, and puncture toughness. The result cuts out excess weight and increases performance, boosting tear and tensile strength over conventional materials. Whether it's for high-performance sails, rugged outdoor equipment, or demanding tactical uses, Tyra Technology redefines the benchmarks for weight, strength, and durability, the company says.

Born from X-Pac's legacy on the world's most challenging peaks and longest trails, X-Pac Tactical Fabrics are lightweight, durable, and waterproof - the ideal choice for professional operators.  At the forefront of innovation, these fabrics offer peak performance in the harshest environments.  Leveraging a proprietary lamination technology, X-Pac Tactical Fabrics combine trusted face fabrics and innovative fibre reinforcement; specifically designed for the demanding missions. This unique construction enhances the equipment's functionality and longevity.

“We designed our X-Pac Tactical Fabrics for advanced operators who need to go further, faster, and more efficiently,” said Taylor North, Head of Technical Fabrics, Dimension-Polyant. “Our intention with this laminate collection was to create a high-performance carrying solution that exceeds expectations—where lightweight meets durability, and innovation meets reliability.”

According to North, one of the distinct advantages of X-Pac Tactical Fabrics is that they are available in Berry Amendment compliant configurations and showcase Dimension-Polyant’s commitment to US-based sourcing and production.

“This compliance not only supports domestic manufacturing but also underscores our dedication to delivering quality products that meet the stringent standards set by professionals in the field,” added North.

Highlighted at the Suppliers Showcase will be the following X-Pac Tactical Fabrics.

X50 Tactical: X50 Tactical combines the renowned durability of 500d Cordura coupled with gold aramid X-PLY reinforcement. The result is a tremendous strength, lightweight agility, and superior durability for the ultimate professional operator. Available in Black, Stealth Grey, Coyote Brown, Ranger Green, Khaki, and Woodland Camouflage.

X50 Camouflage: Rugged X50 features a 500d Cordura face fabric in traditional Multicam pattern for a highly abrasion-resistant, waterproof, high-performance laminate fabric. Available in Multicam Black, Multicam Alpine, Multicam Tropic, and Black.

XPT Manta: Engineered with a 500d Cordura face fabric, Tyra Technology core and 200d backer, this fabric shifts the paradigm, providing exceptional strength and stability in a compact, thin laminate. Ideal for structural packs, plate carriers, or Molle panels, XPT Manta laser cuts beautifully and ensures unmatched performance in the most demanding scenarios. Available in Black, and Coyote.

“The Supplier Showcase has been a terrific show for us, and we look forward to exhibiting again this year,” said North. “We look forward to sharing our latest innovations with many brands and retailers who are passionate about shooting sports along with raising further awareness of X-Pac among attendees at the show.”

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