Specification

Weight and Dimensions
Width350mm
Thickness2.9mm
Consolidated Thickness2.9mm
Areal Weight400g/m²
Fabric Specification
Fibre SpecificsKevlar 49
WeaveNon Woven
Product Data
ColourYellow
FormatNon Woven Fabric
Fibre TypeAramid / Kevlar Fibre
UV StabilityPoor
BrandDupont
Compatible With
Compatible WithEpoxyYes
Compatible WithPolyesterYes
Compatible WithVinylesterYes
General Properties
Gross Weight0.049kg

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400g Heavyweight Kevlar Protective Fleece Fabric Pack (350 x 350mm)

Made 100% from genuine Dupont® Kevlar® fibre, this thick 400gsm Kevlar® protective fleece fabric can be stitched into garments such as motorcycle clothing, luggage or equipment to add protection from a range of threats including knife slash, heat and road abrasion.

This heavyweight fleece is our thickest form of Kevlar protection and offers the maximum protection, although it is thicker, heavier and warmer than the alternatives.

This fabric is 1.4m (1400mm) wide and is sold by the linear metre or in smaller pre-packaged rolls.


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This heavyweight knitted Kevlar® fleece fabric is ideal for sewing into any garment to add a more significant level of abrasion, rip and slash protection.

The fabric is soft and flexible and offers excellent stretch making it suitable for general use whilst its fleece finish on one side creates a thick barrier of Kevlar® to provide enhanced protection from heat, abrasion and sharp objects. If your priority is to add a greater level of Kevlar protection to a garment such as jeans, jackets or tops, particularly in high risk areas then this would be the material to go for.

This heavyweight fleeced Kevlar® fabric is also used in seating and for a range of applications in the transport sector.

An alternative lighter Kevlar® Loopback Protective Fabric is also available for less demanding applications or where less bulk and less warmth is a requirement (such as T-shirts and underwear).

How to Buy

The Kevlar® fabric shown on this page weighs 400g/sqm. We can supply the fabric in smaller cut pieces (35cm x 35cm or 35cm x 140cm) which are perfect for making small patches or adding protection to smaller garments such as gloves. For larger projects we can also supply the kevlar fleece lining fabric directly off the 140cm wide roll by the linear metre. Orders for multiple metres will be shipped in one continuous roll, not multiple individual square metres.

When buying fabric by the metre the width of the roll is 140cm (1.4m / 55").

Further Information;

Cutting Kevlar®

Kevlar® is VERY difficult to cut using normal scissors and this Kevlar felt is one of the hardest of all our fabrics to cut in this way.

To cut this fabric we would strongly suggest a good pair of Kevlar Shears which will make light work of the task and leave a tidy edge on the fabric.

DuPont™ and Kevlar® are trademarks or registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

This heavyweight knitted Kevlar® fleece fabric is ideal for sewing into any garment to add a more significant level of abrasion, rip and slash protection.

The fabric is soft and flexible and offers excellent stretch making it suitable for general use whilst its fleece finish on one side creates a thick barrier of Kevlar® to provide enhanced protection from heat, abrasion and sharp objects. If your priority is to add a greater level of Kevlar protection to a garment such as jeans, jackets or tops, particularly in high risk areas then this would be the material to go for.

This heavyweight fleeced Kevlar® fabric is also used in seating and for a range of applications in the transport sector.

An alternative lighter Kevlar® Loopback Protective Fabric is also available for less demanding applications or where less bulk and less warmth is a requirement (such as T-shirts and underwear).

How to Buy

The Kevlar® fabric shown on this page weighs 400g/sqm. We can supply the fabric in smaller cut pieces (35cm x 35cm or 35cm x 140cm) which are perfect for making small patches or adding protection to smaller garments such as gloves. For larger projects we can also supply the kevlar fleece lining fabric directly off the 140cm wide roll by the linear metre. Orders for multiple metres will be shipped in one continuous roll, not multiple individual square metres.

When buying fabric by the metre the width of the roll is 140cm (1.4m / 55").

Further Information;

Cutting Kevlar®

Kevlar® is VERY difficult to cut using normal scissors and this Kevlar felt is one of the hardest of all our fabrics to cut in this way.

To cut this fabric we would strongly suggest a good pair of Kevlar Shears which will make light work of the task and leave a tidy edge on the fabric.

DuPont™ and Kevlar® are trademarks or registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

Specification

Weight and Dimensions
Width350mm
Thickness2.9mm
Consolidated Thickness2.9mm
Areal Weight400g/m²
Fabric Specification
Fibre SpecificsKevlar 49
WeaveNon Woven
Product Data
ColourYellow
FormatNon Woven Fabric
Fibre TypeAramid / Kevlar Fibre
UV StabilityPoor
BrandDupont
Compatible With
Compatible WithEpoxyYes
Compatible WithPolyesterYes
Compatible WithVinylesterYes
General Properties
Gross Weight0.049kg
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Yes, the fabric can be glued in place using fabric adhesives. However, for a stronger repair, we recommend the use of a Kevlar Sewing Thread which can be used by hand or in a sewing machine to stitch the material permanently to the garment..

Yes, a good quality domestic sewing machine should be able to sew this fabric without any problems.

Although I wouldn’t recommend washing and drying them as part of their daily lifecycle, any of our Kevlar Protective Textiles (with the exception of the Kevlar Protective Patch Material) would be OK to wash and dry. The Heavyweight Fleece and Loopbacked fabrics particularly would behave pretty-much like conventional fabrics. The felt I would be a little more concerned about because it doesn’t have the knitted construction to ensure it stays in shape/together.

An example of acceptable use would be lining motorcycle jeans in the loopbacked fabric and then washing that lining occasionally; I wouldn’t expect any problems or abnormal deterioration. However, an industrial application where they went constantly from wash to dry (like a Kevlar laundry bag) would be likely to deteriorate the material more quickly.

This material is not really designed to be used externally so generally the characteristic yellow colour of Kevlar should not be a problem because it would not be seen however in certain circumstances (vent areas etc.) where it would be seen your only option would be strong textile dies however, being a synthetic fibre it's difficult to get the dye to properly penetrate the fibre and so results when dying this fabric might be hit-and-miss.

Kevlar protective textiles can be machine washed using regular domestic or commercial detergents, ideally at 50-60°C. Normal detergents have a negligible effect on the strength of the product.

You must NOT use chlorine based bleaches as they will significantly damage the strength of the fabric.

We do NOT recommend washing the 'Kevlar Protective Patch' material.

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