Extreme airtightness
Low stretch
Light weight
High tear strength
PFOA-free water-repellent resin in coating

Ultra light weight high quality Ripstop Nylon

Unmatched light weight/tear strength ratio

Are you looking for high quality light weight ripstop nylon? Meet Chikara – a high-end double coated fabric with unmatched lasting performance due to its high tear strength. Chikara is used by many kite and paraglider manufacturers, industries in which quality and performance demands are extremely high. This makes Chikara suitable for many other applications where light weight, tear strength and low stretch are important. We offer a wide range of colours that can be delivered directly from stock.


Features Chikara Nylon:

  • Light weight
  • Extreme airtightness
  • Low stretch
  • High breaking strength 
  • Excellent ageing characteristics
  • Good UV-resistance
  • Soft double sided PU coating
  • PFOA-free water-repellent resin in coating


Besides Chikara, Vliegerop has an extensive range of other materials in their assortment. Vliegerop is a leading distributor of kite fabrics and other kite materials that can be used for many other applications outside the kite industry. You can find more information on the websites: Mirai Nylon, Icarex Polyester, Vector Kitelines and Exel Carbon.


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