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Types of elastic fabrics and their characteristics

What are the stretch fabrics? What are the characteristics of stretch fabrics? Stretch fabrics, outdoor sports fabrics: good stretch fabrics continue to promote the convenience of outdoor activities, fast and effective protection of muscles in the strength of stretching, the fabric's elasticity makes the clothing and movement rhythm keep pace, on the basis of protecting the body surface , to give greater play to the ability of human beings to break through the limits. Generally, the fabric added with spandex (Leica) has elasticity. For example, ordinary polyester has no elasticity. If it is coated with spandex, it can have great elasticity. The spandex can be stretched five or six times, and the knitted fabric is also Elastic, but the strength is not good, and pulling hard will be bad.

Here are a few common stretch fabrics and their characteristics:

1 DuPont Lycra: It is a kind of artificial elastic fiber, the best elastic fabric, can extend to 4~6 times of the original length, and has excellent extension. It is suitable for blending with various fibers, and can strengthen the texture drape and wrinkle resistance. DuPont Lycra with anti-chlorine ingredients will give swimwear a longer life than regular swimwear.

2. Nylon fabric: Although the texture is not as solid as the Lycra fabric, the softness of softness is comparable to that of Lycra. Currently the most commonly used fabric for swimwear, suitable for mid-priced products.

3. Polyester fabric: elastic fabric for one-way and two-way stretching. Due to limited elastic, most of them are used in swimming trunks or female swimming splits. They are not suitable for the one-piece model. Fabrics that can be partially spliced ​​or used in low unit price strategies.