Easy to wash
Resists shrinkage and wrinkling
resilient, pleat retentive
Fast drying, low moisture absorbency
Can be precolored or dyed in a wide range of colors
Resistant to damage from oil and many chemicals
Static and pilling can be a problem
Poor resistance to continuous sunlight
Major End Uses:
Apparel - swimwear, activewear, intimate apparel, foundation garments, hosiery, blouses, dresses, sportswear, pants, jackets, skirts, raincoats, ski and snow apparel, windbreakers, childrenswear.
Home Fashions - carpets, rugs, curtains, upholstery, draperies, bedspreads
Other - Luggage, back packets, life vests, umbrellas, sleeping bags, tents.
Nylon - a man-made fiber where the forming substance is a synthetic polyamide. It exhibit excellent strength, flexibility, elasticity and abrasion resistance.