Spandex (Elastane) is a synthetic fiber. The fibers exceptional elastic, strong and still durable, the fiber is a polyurethane-polyurea co polymer vented by DuPont chemists in 1959. When introduced into the market it revolutionized many areas within the clothing industry; sportswear, bicycling, jeans and many other types of clothing. Read more..
Generic name for artificial fibres derived from a resin called segmented polyurethane. It has good stretch and recovery properties