175gsm Plain Weave Aramid Fabric

175 gsm plain weave, Style 281 fabric. Aramid fabrics are woven from Kevlar or Twaron very high tenacity fibres with excellent mechanical properties in tensile strength and elongation-to-break. Aramid fabric has excellent abrasion resistance and laminates can offer improved toughness. Aramid fibers are typically gold in color and require very sharp shears for cutting. Aramid is difficult to sand and is adversely affected by UV light so it is often covered by laminate or paint. This fabric is 1.2m wide and is frequently used for the manufacture of canoes and kayaks.