Zorb® 3D Stay Dry Dimple LITE Fabric (W-228)

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  • Our products don’t contain PFOS, PFOA, lead, dioxins, heavy metals, BPA, or any kind of phthalates, including DEHP, DBP, BBP, DINP, DIDP, and DnOP.

  • This fabric is the LITE version of our Stay Dry Dimple Fabric

  • This fabric contains Ready-AbZORB, a technology we pioneered. It eliminates the need to pre-wash and dry to activate the super absorbency. It also reduces shrinkage by 60% to 80%, giving you more fabric for your dime.

  • It takes less than two seconds for this fabric to absorb 10 times its weight. It also soaks up to 20 times faster than bamboo, cotton, or hemp knits.

  • This fabric is durable and reversible. The thirsty Zorb 3D fibers live in between the Stay Dry layers, which are made of polyester and contain super wicking properties.

  • The dimple pattern is unique, 3D, and engineered for retention, hold, moisture distribution, and reduced compression.

  • You can replace 6 layers of flannel, 4 layers of french terry, and 3 layers of organic fleece with just two layers of Zorb. You can more comfortably dress to stay dry and warm.

  • The Zorb fabric knitting construction is free from super absorbent polymers. Because chemicals aren’t used in Zorb products, their super absorbency lasts as long as the fabric does.

  • Zorb products are extremely absorbent, whether you spill water, clean up after your baby, or sweat while you run. However much absorbency you need, Zorb can provide it.

  • CPSIA certified, meeting stringent standards by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission on lead and phthalates and flammability.

Use It On Its Own

While interlining is an option, you don’t need to, which can cut down on costs and increase the product’s performance while being environmentally friendly. This fabric requires less prep work and doesn’t easily shrink, saving you time and money. Without being super heavy, this fabric is still comfortable while keeping things dry.

Create More Quickly

Not only does our Stay Dry Dimple LITE fabric not require interlining, but it doesn’t need to be pre-washed, either. You can create what you need as soon as you get the fabric, and then immediately use it.

A Multitude of Purposes

Our fabric is your ideal option for a light material that absorbs sweat without weighing you down.

This fabric is perfect for single-layer pre-folds, soakers, changing pads, fitted diapers, blankets, bibs, burp cloths, play mats, medical products, menstrual products, and incontinence products.

It can be used for so many different purposes. No matter what your product is, Zorb can help you create it.


Country of Origin: Made in USA
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Manufacturer: AKAS Tex

Fabric Content: A proprietary blend of stay dry wicking polyester fibers engineered for high performance on face & back; Zorb 3D absorbent fibers as filling material
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Fabric Weight: 320 GSM / 9.5 ounces per square yard

Fabric Width: 60" - 62" wide / 152 cm - 157 cm wide

Fabric Thickness: 0.050 inch +/- 10%

Approx. Shrinkage (Length): 5%
Approx. Shrinkage (Width): 2%

Approx. Stretch (Length): 10%
Approx. Stretch (Width): 5%

UPF Rating: 50+
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Important Note about UPF Ratings:
Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) indicates how much UV radiation (both UVB and UVA) a fabric allows to reach your skin. For example, a UPF 50 fabric blocks 98 % of the sun’s rays and allows 2% (1/50th) to penetrate, thus reducing your exposure risk significantly. A UPF 30 fabric blocks 97% of UV rays and allows roughly 3% of UV transmission. UPF 15 indicates that the fabric blocks roughly 93% of UV rays and allows about 7% of available UV radiation to pass through.

UPF 10 to 30 = Fair Protection
UPF 30 to 50 = Good Protection
UPS 50+ = Excellent Protection

Quantity Information: Quantity = number of continuous yards., Orders of more than 10 yards may ship in more than 1 piece. If you would like a continuous piece, please leave a comment & we will try to accommodate your request., Seconds quality material may not ship in completed lengths. They may be in several cut pieces not less than 18" or so.


Care Instructions: Pre-wash for shrinkage if needed, Wash medium, Dry medium, No Fabric softener, No Bleach, Warm iron if needed
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Important Note about Absorbency in 3D & 4D Zorb fabrics:
These fabrics are designed to be absorbent and made without the use of any chemicals during manufacturing. Our Ready-AbZorb process helps eliminate the need for pre-washing for absorption and also reduces the shrinkage. However the fabrics are made in large batch sizes on industrial machines and sometimes the fabric may not absorb as desired from when you receive it, or sometimes after cutting and sewing. In such cases, we recommend running the fabric through a hot wash and medium dry cycle; this will help remove any handling residues and activate the super absorbent fibers that might have been affected by handling.

Choose Your Own Custom Color Pre-Order Program

It's simple: You pick the fabric and choose your own color. Then, we make it right here in the USA.
MOQ: 1,000 yards
Price: Varies by fabric
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Choose Your Own Fabric Print Pre-Order Program

It's simple: You pick the fabric and send us your own print art work. Then, we manufacture it right here in the USA.
MOQ: 50 to 100 yards
Price: Varies by fabric
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