LYCRA® Fiber Selection for Narrows

The LYCRA® brand offers an extensive portfolio of elastane fibers for elastic narrows for intimate apparel, underwear, legwear, medical compression hosiery and activewear. The differentiation among these fibers permits the creation of elastic narrows with just the right properties for a given end-use on needle looms, jacquard and crochet machinery.

Fiber Technologies

SOFT COMFORT Technology by LYCRA® Brand

Dtex: 45 - 1145 Segments: Activewear, Underwear, Lingerie, Shapewear Availability: Asia, Europe, North America, South America
  • Soft comfort stretch for a firm but non-constricting fit
  • Excellent fabric recovery power
  • Excellent shape retention

Standard Fibers

LYCRA® T136B Fiber

Dtex: 22 - 470 Segments: Activewear, Lingerie, Shapewear, Underwear Availability: Europe
  • High degree of whiteness and whiteness retention
  • Good uniformity

LYCRA® T136C Fiber

Dtex: 22 - 1880 Segments: Activewear, Lingerie, Shapewear, Underwear Availability: Europe
  • High degree of whiteness and whiteness retention
  • Good uniformity

LYCRA® T137C Fiber

Dtex: 280 - 420 Segments: Activewear, Lingerie, Shapewear, Underwear Availability: Europe
  • High load power
  • High degree of whiteness and whiteness retention
  • Good uniformity

LYCRA® T162C Fiber

Dtex: 22 - 1880 Segments: Activewear, Lingerie, Shapewear, Underwear Availability: Asia, Europe, North America, South America
  • High recovery power
  • High degree of whiteness
  • Robust dyeing and finishing performance