Nylon - Strong and comfortable.
Nylon is mostly made from a polyamide fibre, which is derived from a diamine and a dicarboxylic acid. Nylon is a synthetic fabric which comes from the by-products petroleum, coal and agricultural products.
The raw inputs are formed into strands and then woven into the fabric. Nylon is know for its low absorbency rate which makes it ideal for athletic clothing, backpacks and swimwear.
It is lighter, more flexible and more comfortable to the touch. Because nylon is a flexible textile it appears in a range of applications. In terms of bags, it is water resistant to a degree but not completely waterproof.
To make a waterproof bag, nylon is coated with other materials such as PVC and TPU.