January 12, 2024

Dimension-Polyant Launches New Tactical Pack Fabrics Made Stronger with Tyra Technology®

A thinner, lighter, more durable textile solution for carrying tactical gear

Putnam, CT: January 10, 2024 – Responding to increased demand among tactical operators, first responders and shooting sports enthusiasts for higher quality, performance materials to safeguard their valuable tactical equipment in transit and in the field, Dimension-Polyant, the global leader in sailcloth production and manufacturer of X-Pac® lightweight, durable and waterproof laminates developed for packs and bags, is set to present its new X-Pac® Tactical Fabrics made with Tyra Technology® to esteemed brands in the tactical and shooting sports industry at the Supplier Showcase in booth 51441, January 22-23, 2024 during SHOT Show week in Las Vegas.

Tyra Technology® by Dimension-Polyant is the pinnacle of spread filament fiber efficiency, delivering exceptionally lightweight, incredibly strong laminates. Tyra Technology® expertly aligns and orients each filament, maximizing their contribution to load carrying, tear resistance, and puncture toughness. The result cuts out excess weight and increases performance, boosting tear and tensile strength over conventional materials. Whether it’s for high-performance sails, rugged outdoor equipment, or demanding tactical uses, Tyra Technology® redefines the benchmarks for weight, strength, and durability.

Born from X-Pac®’s legacy on the world’s most challenging peaks and longest trails, X-Pac® Tactical Fabrics are lightweight, durable, and waterproof – the ideal choice for professional operators. At the forefront of innovation, these fabrics offer peak performance in the harshest environments. Leveraging a proprietary lamination technology, X-Pac® Tactical Fabrics combine trusted face fabrics and innovative fiber reinforcement; specifically designed for the demanding missions. This unique construction enhances the equipment’s functionality and longevity.

“We designed our X-Pac® Tactical Fabrics for advanced operators who need to go further, faster, and more efficiently,” said Taylor North, Head of Technical Fabrics, Dimension-Polyant. “Our intention with this laminate collection was to create a high-performance carrying solution that exceeds expectations—where lightweight meets durability, and innovation meets reliability.”

According to North, one of the distinct advantages of X-Pac® Tactical Fabrics is that they are available in Berry Amendment compliant configurations and showcase Dimension-Polyant’s commitment to US-based sourcing and production. “This compliance not only supports domestic manufacturing but also underscores our dedication to delivering quality products that meet the stringent standards set by professionals in the field,” added North.

Highlighted at the Suppliers Showcase will be the following X-Pac® Tactical Fabrics.

X50 Tactical: X50 Tactical combines the renowned durability of 500d Cordura coupled with gold aramid X-PLY® reinforcement. The result is a tremendous strength, lightweight agility, and superior durability for the ultimate professional operator. Available in Black, Stealth Grey, Coyote Brown, Ranger Green, Khaki, and Woodland Camouflage.

X50 Camouflage: Our rugged X50 features a 500d Cordura face fabric in traditional Multicam® pattern for a highly abrasion-resistant, waterproof, high-performance laminate fabric. Available in Multicam® Black, Multicam® Alpine, Multicam® Tropic, and Black.

XPT Manta: Engineered with a 500d Cordura face fabric, Tyra Technology® core and 200d backer, this fabric shifts the paradigm, providing exceptional strength and stability in a compact, thin laminate. Ideal for structural packs, plate carriers, or MOLLE panels, XPT Manta laser cuts beautifully and ensures unmatched performance in the most demanding scenarios. Available in Black, and Coyote.

“The Supplier Showcase has been a terrific show for us, and we look forward to exhibiting again this year,” said North. “We look forward to sharing our latest innovations with many brands and retailers who are passionate about shooting sports along with raising further awareness of X-Pac® among attendees at the show.”

About Dimension-Polyant
Dimension-Polyant is the world’s largest sailcloth producer with decades of experience in highly technical sailing fabrics. Founded in 1966, Dimension-Polyant has consistently set the standard with their high-quality products and precision workmanship. The company is known for reliable customer care, world-class innovation, and conscious efforts to make products that have as little of an impact on the environment as possible. Its production facilities are located in Putnam, CT USA and Kempen, Germany. As of 2021, the company is climate neutral. Dimension-Polyant is owned by Sioen Industries, Belgium (

About X-Pac®
X-Pac® line durable pack fabrics are designed to perform from sea to summit. Inspired by advanced sailcloth technology, X-Pac® performance laminates are lightweight, durable and 100% waterproof. Due to its durable technical properties and distinctive design aesthetic, X-Pac® fabrics have been adopted by leading outdoor and performance fashion brands globally. X-Pac® is a registered trademark of Dimension-Polyant.