NYCO is a 50% nylon/ 50% cotton blend that provides excellent comfort and durability. This military-approved fabric resists fading, shrinking and wrinkling, improving the longevity of the garment. NYCO fabric is available in both ripstop and twill weaves.
PROPPER™ is proud to offer Battle Rip®, our exclusive 65% polyester/ 35% cotton
ripstop fabric. This all-season weight fabric is durable, comfortable and fade resistant.
These qualities make Battle Rip® our fabric of choice for the public safety community.
Any PROPPER™ item marked with the Battle Rip® logo can pair with any other to create
a matching uniform.
65% polyester/ 35% cotton fabric is a mix of synthetic and natural fibers available
in a variety of weaves, including ripstop, twill and canvas. From lightweight to
heavyweight, the fabric provides excellent color integrity, shrink resistance and long lasting
This heavy-duty fabric is widely used in public safety products due to its durability and
color integrity versus 100% cotton. The fabric is manufactured in both ripstop and twill
weaves and is easy to maintain.
100% cotton ripstop fabric is lightweight, breathable and tear resistant. As an all natural
fiber, cotton will fade, wrinkle and shrink faster than synthetic fabric blends.
Cotton fibers will also lose their strength under industrial wear and laundering. If color
integrity is critical, do not choose this fabric; PROPPER™ will not accept returns on this
fabric for color loss or shrinkage over any period of time.
TENCATE DEFENDER™ M
Tencate Defender™ M is the flame-resistant fabric of choice for the U.S. Army and
Marine Corps. The fabric uses patented technology to provide exceptional protection
from flame and heat while remaining breathable and lightweight. Defender™ M also
self-extinguishes and will not melt or drip.
Lenzing FR® is a flame-resistant fiber that quickly absorbs and evaporates perspiration
for maximum comfort. It protects against radiant and electrical heat, molten
substances and flash fires.
PROPPER I.C.E.™ (Integrated Cooling Effect) fabric is a 90% polyester/10% spandex
blend that stands up to intense activity and resists fading, wrinkling and pilling. The
fabric dries 125% faster than cotton and 30% faster than traditional polyester. The
fabric contains advanced, six-channel wicking fiber that pulls moisture away from the
body and dries quickly to keep you cool and comfortable. This technology is engineered
directly into the fibers so it never washes away.
Nomex® features thermal technology that protects against intense heat and flame. The fire
protection properties are built directly into the fibers, so they can never be washed out or
worn away. The fabric is also lightweight and will never fade.
DRIFIRE® is a flame-resistant, self-extinguishing fabric that is lightweight and comfortable
to wear. The fibers wick moisture away from the body and feature antibacterial properties
for odor control. When exposed to a flame, DRIFIRE® forms a hard shell and crumbles. It will
never melt or drip.