Welcome to the Lycra fiber directory section of the Apparel
Search website. In this section, you will find educational information
and links to resources relevant to Lycra fibers. If you work in
the apparel industry or simply have an interest in Lycra textiles, this
is the area for you. If you do not find enough information in
this section of our Lycra
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Lycra is Invista's trademark
for a synthetic
fabric material with elastic properties
of the sort known generically as "spandex".
INVISTA is the world's largest integrated fiber, resin and intermediates
company, serving the Apparel, Interiors, Intermediates, Performance Fibers,
and Polymer and Resins industries. Built from a tradition of excellence,
they are dedicated to meet the needs of our customers with global capability,
strong brands and technology innovation. Renowned worldwide, LYCRA
is a registered trademark for the INVISTA brand of textile products that
are specified by leading designers and garment manufacturers to create fabrics
and garments with better fit, great comfort and incredible freedom of movement.
LYCRA, itself, represents a portfolio of premium fibers. LYCRA
stretch fibers have the remarkable ability to be combined with or applied
to virtually every other fiber -- including cotton, wool, silk, leather,
nylon and polyester -- improving how fabric looks, feels and moves.
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