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What is "Elastic Fabric" - Definition & Explanation
A fabric composed of fibers /yarns having very high young'smodulus.Thusthe fabric is characterized by very highextensibility onapplication of stresswithout any permanentdeformation e.g. lycra.
a fabric that contains elastic threads. Such fabrics are used for girdles, garters, and similar items.
A textile fabric made from an elastomer either alone or in combination with other textile materials. At room temperature an elastic fabric will stretch under tension and will return quickly and forcibly to substantially its original dimensions and shape when tension is remocved. Elastic fabrics may be manufactured by weaving, braiding, knitting, or other processes.
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Spandex fiber
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Electrostatic Printing
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Moiré Finish (watered effect)
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