Nigor creates and delivers high-performance camping equipment crafted for the dedicated outdoor enthusiast chasing that unique experience.
Nigor strive to create lightweight outdoor products, without compromising quality and practicality. Their long experience in producing outdoor equipment gives them the opportunity to select only the very best materials, fabrics and poles coupled with the best possible workmanship. Nigor products are produced by highly skilled craftsmen and experienced workers; using high-quality sewing machines, needles and thread for their production.
Nigor use four different nylon densities across their range of camping shelters: Gorlyn 10 for their lightweight tents; Gorlyn 20 for trekking and 3-season tents; Gorlyn 30 for their all-season tents; and Gorlyn 40 for their expedition tents.
Gorlyn fabric has been constructed using high-tenacity nylon 6.6, which features a higher tensile strength than regular and most used nylon in tent construction. Nigor's Gorlyn fabric is 4 to 5 times stronger than most of the other high-end lightweight fabrics used in tents.
The weight is also lower than regular tent fabrics by applying a coating of pure silicone, without other chemicals. The coating has been done in three steps, 2 base layers on the back side and one layer on the front side. This results in the most durable and water repellent protection. The silicone treatment has no affect on the fabric strength of our fabrics, as a result of the higher melting point of 6.6 Nylon.
Normal PU coatings tend to reduce the tear strength up to 70%, which in our opinion weakens the fabrics too much to use them in lightweight tent designs.
Gorlyn Fabric Properties:
- Better weathering properties; better sunlight resistance
- Much higher tear strength depending on the yarn weight (ISO 13937-4)
- More compact molecular structure
- Higher melting point (256 C)
- Superior colourfastness
- Excellent abrasion resistance
- High resistance to insects, fungi, animals, as well as moulds, mildew, rot and many chemicals
- Melts instead of burning