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Carhartt Fabric & Lining Guide

Here is a brief outline of all the Carhartt fabrics and linings to help you choose the right garment.

Shell Fabrics

Firm Duck Firm Duck:
12oz (407g) 100% ring-spun cotton duck made with plied (double) yarns for extra durability.
Sandstone Duck Sandstone Duck:
12oz (407g) 100% cotton duck made with plied (double) yarns.  Microsanded and garment-washed for a softer feel.

11.75oz (398g) 100% cotton denim.

Soft Shell Soft Hand Soft Shell Soft Hand:
8.5oz (288g) 94% polyester/6% elastane ripstop bonded to polyester grid-textured fleece.  2-way stretch.  Durable water-resistant finish.
Waterproof Breathable

Waterproof Breathable:
100% nylon with waterproof breathable laminate and sealed seams.  Durable water repellency with breathability to manage body temperature.


9.25oz (314g) 100% cotton ripstop (prevents any nicks and tears from running). Garment washed.

Quick Duck Quick Duck®:
8.5oz (288g) 60% cotton/40% polyester sanvas with Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish. 30% lighter and ounce-for-ounce as durable as sandstone.
Brookeville Nylon

Brookville Nylon:
3oz (101g) 100% nylon with Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish.

Rockford Nylon Rockford Nylon:
4.25oz (144g_) 100% nylon oxford with durable water resistance.
PVC PVC: .50mm, polyester backed PVC (polyvinylchloride) with electronically welded seams.  Complete protection from wet and dirty conditions.


Lining Guide

Mesh Lining Mesh Lining:
Lightweight 100% polyester mesh.
Thermal Lining Thermal Lining:
Warm and lightweight 100% polyester thermal weave.
Nylon Quilt

Nylon Quilt Lining:
Nylon taffeta quilted to lightweight polyester fill.

Quilted Flannel

Quilted Flannel Lining:
Brushed polyester tricot quilted to midweight polyester batting.

Blanket Lining Blanket Lining:
Blended acrylic and polyester in stripes or plaid.
Sherpa Lining Sherpa Lining:
82% polyester and 18% acrylic high loft fleece.
Arctic Quilt Arctic Quilt Lining:
Nylon taffeta quilted to heavyweight, high-loft polyester batting.