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Watch: LYCRA® FitSense™ Technology Adds Lightweight, Targeted Support to Garments

Aug 20, 2020

LYCRA® FitSense™ technology is a water-based dispersion of the LYCRA® polymer that is screen printed onto fabric to deliver lightweight, targeted support – shape retention, soft-stretch, lift and more – to select areas of garments without sacrificing comfort.

“LYCRA® FitSense™ technology is truly a breakthrough,” said Doug Farmer, End Use Research Fellow, The LYCRA Company. “The tools it gives to designers of garments to bring lightweight, targeted support is revolutionary.”

The groundbreaking technology can be combined with visual effects like patterns or color blocks. Sewn-in panels or extra seams that may restrict movement and cause discomfort are eliminated, fusing functionality with fashion.

“This opens up new areas for garment designers,” adds Geoff Hietpas, Global Technology Director, The LYCRA Company. “They can basically take one fabric that might be open and breathable and only put the super high amount of LYCRA® polymer in certain spots…that's the LYCRA® FitSense™ technology innovation.”

LYCRA® FitSense™ is a trademark of The LYCRA Company.