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What is "Elastane" - Definition & Explanation
A man-made fibre containing at least 85% polyurethane which is capable of high stretch followed by rapid and substantial recovery to its unstretched length.
A fibre, often made of polyurethane, possessing inherent stretch properties (also known as spandex, especially in the USA).
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Matelassť
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Filament fibers
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Skein
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Loose
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Companies for Elastane:
If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Elastane.


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