Developed during World War II as an inexpensive silk replacement this coated “parachute” cloth is a strong but light weight theatrical material. Rip-stop nylon is an ideal fabric for art designers crafting photo-shoot screens, event display banners and stage backdrops. This type of Ripstop Nylon fabric is specifically constructed to resist tearing and ripping. Chicago Canvas and Supply’s Rip Stop nylon fabric is fire retardant, priced per running yard, and available in colors ranging from royal and orange to teal and silver.
Rip Stop Nylon