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Lycra

Lycra

Spandex (Elastane) is a synthetic fibre. The fibres exceptional elastic, strong and still durable, the fibre is a polyurethane-polyurea copolymer 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. The name spandex comes from the word “expand,” however, the name spandex is mostly used in US, in Europe Elastane and elsewhere with the brand-name Lycra.


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