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Venom™ UL Stretch Mesh

$18.00 /half yd

Venom™ UL Stretch Mesh

$18.00 /half yd

Only 46 half yards in stock

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    Not all stretch mesh is created equal.

    Standard stretch mesh fabrics are made out of basic nylon or polyester, with some elastic thrown in to provide the stretch. This is fine and works well, but like everything else, there's always a way to turn "standard" into something far better. 

    Venom™ UL Stretch Mesh is different for two reasons:

    1. Nylon 6.6 vs Nylon 6 - Instead of the more common nylon 6, we start with a base of high-tenacity nylon 6.6. This costs more, but makes the fabric stronger and more abrasion resistant. It also helps the fabric to retain its shape over time as it gets stretched over and over. 

    2. Ultra PE ( UHMWPE) ripstop - Using an Ultra PE ripstop grid increases the abrasion resistance even further, while also making the fabric cut resistant - think sharp rocks and pointy things. 

    Lastly, at a weight of just 5.0 oz/yd 2, it's the lightest, most durable stretch mesh that we offer. 

    If you want a high-end, technical stretch fabric built for applications that require maximum durability and cut resistance, this is your choice. 

    Typical uses include backpack pockets, clothing (jackets/pants/etc) pockets, gear bags, etc.

    This fabric was originally developed by Palante Packs. It's the same "Ultra Mesh" that they use in many of their ultralight backpacks. 

    Sold by the HALF YARD. Please enter a whole number of half yards in the box up top. For example, if you want 7 yds total, enter "14" in the half yard box.

  • Product Details
    Colors Black/White
    Yarn Content 66% Nylon 6.6, 21% UHMWPE, 13% Lycra
    Width ~45'' (~114.3 cm) 
    Weight   ~5.0 oz/yd 2 (169.53 g/m 2)
    Tapeable No
    Bondable No
    Thread/Needle Recommendations: Thread: Tera 80 / Tex 35, Mara 70 /Tex 40
    Needle: (Universal) 80/12, 90/14
    Finish/Coating DWR, 4-Way Stretch
    OutdoorINK No

Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
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Secret to Cutting Venom Mesh

Love this mesh but it is impossible to cut cleanly with scissors and rotary cutters. Found the secret quite by accident but it gives a clean cut every time. All you need to do is double up your rotary blades. Just stack two blades on the cutter instead of one and you with be amazed at how clean your cut is.

Great tip! Thanks for sharing, I'm sure others will find it useful as well. Enjoy the Venom UL Stretch mesh.

Venom repair a big improvement to this backpack

I replaced a worn out water bottle pocket on my friend’s backpack with one I made of Venom fabric. The fabric cut pretty well with a rotary cutter, just needed to snip a few remaining fibers with scissors. It was mostly hand sewing as I just wanted to open a few seams to sew it in, not take the backpack apart. It was easy to sew and my friend is thrilled.

We always love to hear about gear being repaired to give it new life, thanks for sharing! The Venom water bottle pockets should now last for a very, very long time!

Great mesh

Venom Mesh is a great fabric. Half the weight of the 9 oz dyneema and although not as stretchy as lycra, it works well in any application that you need a stretch fabric. It wears well and can take some abuse. It's a favorite of mine.

We're glad to hear you love the Venom UL mesh as much as we do! Thanks for leaving a review, Al!

Hard to cut, but easy to sew.

It was hard to cut, but easy to sew. So I think it will be durable.

You definitely need sharp scissors when cutting the mesh but it makes for great gear! Enjoy!

John P
Tough as nails!!

I installed Venom UL mesh to the outside of a backpack I made and could not believe how strong it is when I cut it! My sharpest scissors and a new rotary cutter had their work cut out for them. It sews really nicely though and will be a huge improvement over the typical stretch mesh.

Having a sharp or new blade is key to cutting this mesh! It is beefy but once you get through it, it's awesome. A hot knife will also work if you have one in your tool kit. Enjoy!