The Riptionary is a glossary of terms that you'll find across our website. Whether you're making your own gear, ordering a custom cut, designing a custom print, or ordering from our wholesale department, there's a lot of funky terms to know. This is another way that we want to help you be a more knowledgable consumer.
What to expect from the Riptionary:
The warp of a material refers to the vertical or lengthwise direction of a fabric.
The weft of a material refers to the horizontal or widthwise direction of a fabric.
The combined number of threads taken from the warp and weft.
HH is a rating of how waterproof a fabric is.
Nylon 6.6 is a synthetic polyamide that is stronger than standard nylon.