What is "Spandex" - Definition & Explanation
A manufactured elastomeric fiber that can be repeatedly stretched over 500% without breaking, and will still recover to its original length. Spandex increases the life of a garment, making it more sustainable. It adds stretch and versatility and contributes to a wider array of fashion fabrications. Lycra is the same as spandex.
Spandex is an elastic type fiber that can be stretched many times its length and then spring back to the original length. Spandex is more resistant to washing, perspiration, and heat than latex. Spandex is used in foundation garments and hosiery.
A lightweight, highly elastic man‑made fabric which is strong, durable and non‑absorbent to water and oils.
A manufactured elastomeric fiber that can be repeatedly stretched over 500% without breaking, and will still recover to its original length.
A synthetic fiber made from polyurethane. It is lightweight, highly elastic, strong, durable and non-absorbent to water and oils. A great alternative to people allergic to latex.
Various elastic (stretchy) textile fibers made chiefly of polyurethane.
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