TITLE

Big spurt in demand for elastane fibres seen

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Textile Magazine;Feb2012, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the "Stretch fibers and fabrics: reaching new levels of comfort" report from Textiles Intelligence, a business information company. The report reveals that elastane fibres demand is determined to grow well. It says that elastane is used in fabrics to add stretch properties. It mentions that the growth in fibre demand has been attributed to several factors such as the increase of sales in garments and the increase of its apparel applications for fibres and fabrics.
ACCESSION #
91978833

 

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