Definitions for "Ripstop nylon"
Nylon taffeta with double yarns creating the box pattern to provide extra strength and resistance to tearing.
A lightweight, wind resistant, and water resistant plain weave fabric. Large rib yarns stop tears without adding excess weight to active wear and outdoor equipment such as sleeping bags and tents.
Nylon fabric which contains a grid of tougher fibres which are meant to stop a rip or tear, or to stop an existing tear from becoming bigger