Material Overview – Cordura

Material Overview – Cordura

Laser Cutting Cordura®

Professional and qualified Laser Cutting Solution for Cordura®

From outdoor adventures to daily life to the selection of workwear, versatile Cordura® fabrics are achieving multiple functions and uses. To make different functional performances function well like anti-abrasion, stab-proof, and bullet-proof, we recommend the co2 laser fabric cutter to cut and engrave the Cordura fabric.

We know the co2 laser features high energy and high precision, that matches the Cordura fabric with high strength and high density. The powerful combination of fabric laser cutter and Cordura fabric can create brilliant products like bullet-proof vests, motorcycle clothing, working suits, and many outdoor equipments. The industrial fabric cutting machine can perfectly cut and mark on Cordura® fabrics without damaging material's performance. Various working table sizes can be customized according to your Cordura fabric formats or pattern sizes, and thanks to the conveyor table and auto-feeder, there is no problem for large-format fabric cutting, and the whole process is fast and easy.

laser cutting Cordura fabric

MimoWork Laser

As an experienced laser cutting machine manufacturer, we can help realize efficient and high-quality laser cutting and marking on Cordura® fabrics by customized commercial fabric cutting machines.

Video Test: Laser Cutting Cordura®

Find more videos about laser cutting & marking on Cordura® at our YouTube channel

Cordura® Cutting Test

1050D Cordura® fabric is tested that has an excellent laser cutting ability

a. Can be laser cut and engraved within 0.3mm precision

b. Can achieve smooth & clean cut edges

c. Suitable for small batches/ standardization

We Use the Cordura Laser Cutter 160 ⇨

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Most Choose CO2 Laser Cutter to Cut Cordura!

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Versatile laser processing for Cordura®


1. Laser Cutting on Cordura®

Agile and powerful laser head emits the thin laser beam to melt the edge to achieve laser cutting Cordura® fabric. Sealing edges while laser cutting.



2. Laser Marking on Cordura®

Fabric can be engraved with a fabric laser engraver, including Cordura, leather, synthetic fibers, micro-fiber, and canvas. Manufacturers can engrave fabric with a series of numbers to mark and distinguish the final products, also enrich the fabric with customization design for many purposes.

Benefits from Laser Cutting on Cordura® Fabrics


High repeatation precision & efficiency


Clean and sealed edge


Flexible curve cutting

  No material fixation due to the vacuum table

  No pulling deformation and performance damage with laser force-free processing

  No tool wear with laser beam optical & contactless processing

  Clean and flat edge with heat treatment

  Automated feeding and cutting

  High efficiency with conveyor table from feeding to receiving



Laser Cutting Cordura

Ready for some laser-cutting magic? Our latest video takes you on an adventure as we test-cut 500D Cordura, unraveling the mysteries of Cordura's compatibility with laser cutting. But that's not all – we're diving into the world of laser-cut molle plate carriers, showcasing the incredible possibilities.

We've answered some common questions about laser cutting Cordura, so you're in for an enlightening experience. Join us in this video journey where we blend testing, results, and answering your burning questions – because at the end of the day, the world of laser cutting is all about discovery and innovation!

How to Cut and Mark Fabric for Sewing?

This all-encompassing fabric laser-cutting marvel is not only proficient in marking and cutting fabric but also excels in crafting notches for seamless sewing. Fitted with a digital control system and an automatic process, this fabric laser cutter seamlessly integrates into the world of clothing, shoes, bags, and accessories production. Featuring an inkjet device that collaborates with the laser cutting head to mark and cut fabric in a single swift motion, revolutionizing the fabric sewing process.

With a single pass, this textile laser cutting machine effortlessly handles various clothing components, from gussets to linings, ensuring high-speed precision.

Typical applications of Laser Cut Cordura

• Cordura® Patch

• Cordura® Package

• Cordura® Backpack

• Cordura® Watch Strap

• Waterproof Cordura Nylon Bag

• Cordura® Motorcycle Pants

• Cordura® Seat Cover

• Cordura® Jacket

• Ballistic Jacket

• Cordura® Wallet

• Protective Vest


Recommended Fabric Laser Cutter for Cordura®

• Laser Power: 100W / 150W / 300W

• Working Area: 1600mm * 1000mm

Flatbed Laser Cutter 160

With the powerful laser beam, Cordura, the high-strength synthetic fabric can be easily cut through at one time. MimoWork recommends the Flatbed Laser Cutter as the standard Cordura fabric laser cutter, enhance your production. The working table area of 1600mm * 1000mm (62.9” * 39.3 ”) is designed to cut common clothing, garment, and outdoor equipment made of Cordura.

• Laser Power: 100W/150W/300W

• Working Area: 1800mm * 1000mm

Flatbed Laser Cutter 160

Large format textile laser cutter with conveyor working table – the fully automated laser cutting directly from the roll. The Mimowork’s Flatbed Laser Cutter 180 is ideal for cutting roll material (fabric & leather) within the width of 1800 mm. We can customize the working table sizes and also combine other configurations and options to meet your requirements.

• Laser Power: 150W / 300W / 500W

• Working Area: 1600mm * 3000mm

Flatbed Laser Cutter 160L

The industrial fabric laser cutting machine is featured with a large working area to meet the large format Cordura cutting-like bulletproof lamination for cars. With the rack & pinon transmission structure and servo motor-driven device, the laser cutter can steadily and continuously cut Cordura fabric to bring both top-quality and super efficiency.

Pick suitable Cordura Laser Cutter for your production

MimoWork offers you optimal working formats of fabric laser cutter as your pattern size and specific applications.

No Idea How to Choose? Customize Your Machine?

✦ What information you need to provide?

Specific Material (Cordura, Nylon, Kevlar)

Material Size and Thickness

What You Want to Laser To Do? (cut, perforate, or engrave)

Maximum Format to be processed

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How to Laser Cut Cordura

Fabric Laser Cutter is an automatic fabric cutting machine with a digital control system. You just need to tell the laser machine what your design file is and set the laser parameters based on material features and cutting needs. Then the CO2 laser cutter will laser cut the Cordura. Usually, we advise our clients to test the material with different powers and speeds to find the best setting, and save them for future cutting.

put the Cordura fabric on the fabric laser cutter

Step 1. Prepare machine & material

import laser cutting file to software

Step 2. Set laser software

laser cutting Cordura fabric

Step 3. Start laser cutting

# Some Tips for Laser Cutting Cordura

• Ventilation: Ensure proper ventilation in the workspace to clear away the fumes.

• Focus: Adjust the laser focus length to reach the best cutting effect.

• Air Assist: Turn on the air-blowing device to ensure the fabric with clean and flat edge

• Fix the Material: Put the magnet on the corner of the fabric to keep it flat.


Laser Cutting Cordura for Tactical Vests

FAQ of Laser Cutting Cordura

# Can you laser cut Cordura fabric?

Yes, Cordura fabric can be laser cut. Laser cutting is a versatile and precise method that works well with a variety of materials, including textiles like Cordura. Cordura is a durable and abrasion-resistant fabric but the powerful laser beam can cut through the Cordura and leave a clean edge.

# How to cut Cordura Nylon?

You can choose rotary cutter, hot knife cutter, die cutter or laser cutter, all these can cut through the Cordura and nylon. But the cutting effect and cutting speed are different. We suggest using the CO2 laser cutter to cut Cordura not only because of the excellent cutting quality with clean and smooth edge, there is not any fray and burr. But also with the high flexibility and precision. You can use the laser to cut any shapes and patterns with a high cutting precision. Easy operation allows beginners can master quickly.

# What else material can laser cut?

CO2 laser is friendly for almost non-metal materials. The cutting features of flexible contour cutting and high precision make it the best partner for fabric cutting. Such as cotton, nylon, polyester, spandex, aramid, Kevlar, felt, non-woven fabric, and foam can be laser cut with great cutting effects. Besides the common apparel fabrics, the fabric laser cutter can handle industrial materials like spacer fabric, insulation materials, and composite materials. What material are you working with? Send your requirements and confusion and we will discuss to get an optimal laser cutting solution. consult us >

Material information of Laser Cutting Cordura®


Usually made of nylon, Cordura® is regarded as the toughest synthetic fabric with unparalleled abrasion resistance, tear-resistance, and durability. Under the same weight, the durability of Cordura® is 2 to 3 times that of ordinary nylon and polyester, and 10 times that of ordinary cotton canvas. These superior performances have been maintained so far, and with the blessing and support of fashion, infinite possibilities are being created. Combined with printing and dyeing technology, blending technology, coating technology, versatile Cordura® fabrics are given more functionality. Without worry about materials’ performance being damaged, laser systems own excellent advantages on cutting and marking for Cordura® fabrics. MimoWork has been optimizing and perfecting fabric laser cutters and fabric laser engravers to help manufacturers in the textile field update their production methods and obtain maximum benefit.


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