elastane


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elastane

a synthetic fibre characterized by its ability to revert to its original shape after being stretched
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The results obtained in the present work indicated that the amount of elastane has a significant effect on dimensional and elastic properties of cotton/elastane plated plain knitted fabric [17].
Made with a mix of elastane and nylon it is designed to create a slender silhouette when worn under clothes and is said to be comfy enough to be worn in bed.
Luxuriously soft to the touch, the Pixie ankle boot is made from water resistant, suedelook fabric and stretchy elastane to fit a range of swellings in comfort.
The experimental designs use a vast range of materials, including wool, silk, elastane and even PET.
The nude peplum design, which was made from polyester and elastane, featured gold embellishment, sold out within hours.
The behaviour of stretch fabrics inside the embroidered elements may be influenced by the elastane filaments that these fabrics contain in the direction of warp and/or weft [10,11].
Triumph lingerie is spawned using skin-soothing fabrics like cotton, Lycra and cotton elastane and are available in various styles.
M&S piped running top, pounds 25 Look for fabrics that contain a high content of elastane or lycra to help support your hard-working joints and reduce muscle fatigue.
Using baby soap or shampoo without dye is great for the elastane and always reshape them and dry flat -- especially moulded bras.
Most of the shorts are made of cotton blended with a mix of elastane for a comfortable fit.
--Cotton - 100% --Cotton - 98% + elastane - 2% --Cotton - 80% + polyamide - 18% + elastane - 2% --Cotton - 53% + polyester - 43% + elastane - 4%
and RadiciGroup selected RadElast, which combines the respected Radici name with elastane, the European term for spandex, to symbolize the powerful combination of the RadiciGroup heritage as a worldwide leader in fiber technology with the diverse benefits of spandex.