Dyneema® Composite Fabrics
Dyneema® Composite Fabrics Sold by the Half-Yard
When making or repairing your gear, you want a durable, waterproof material that will protect your equipment from the elements. For do-it-yourself hammock camping and backpacking gear, DutchWare supplies Dynema® Composite Fabrics (DCFs), previously known as Cuben Fiber. These lightweight, durable, and waterproof materials work well for various outdoor gear.
Benefits of DCFs
DCFs offer several unmatched benefits, making them your best choice for camping and backpacking gear:
- Lightweight feel: This fabric is 30 percent lighter than nylon and polyester, which are common fibers for outdoor use. Seasoned backpackers know that light gear is essential to any long trek, making DCF a great choice.
- Strong fibers: DCF is 15 times stronger than steel according to its weight per weight ratio. It is also low-stretch to reduce sagging.
- Durable construction: For gear that needs to endure unpredictable conditions, durability is vital. Dyneema® Composite Fabrics are UV and water-resistant, and they withstand tears and abrasion.