What fabric is spandex made of?

Answer Spandex is a fabric made of a synthetic polyurethane blended with other natural and synthetic fibers. Spandex was invented by Joseph C. Shivers of DuPont in 1959 and originally called Lycra.Source:... Read More »

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Can Lycra Spandex fabric be dyed?

Lycra fabric is a stretch fabric also known as spandex. This type of fabric is used in swimsuits, dance costumes and dresses. It can be dyed but needs to be done so in cold water rather than in hot... Read More »

What fabric are swimsuits made of?

Swimsuits are usually made of a stretching fabric called spandex whose trade name is Lycra. Full bodysuits made of polyurethane have recently become popular in competitive swimming. The Federation ... Read More »

What fabric is spanx made of?

The Spanx brand, which makes women's shapewear that includes pantyhose, full bodysuits, bras, tights, shorts, vests and panties, uses material that is a combination of nylon, Lycra, cotton and late... Read More »

What is parachute fabric made of?

Early parachutes were originally made of silk, but modern parachutes use stronger synthetic fabrics for more safety and versatility. The exact type of fabric depends on the parachute's purpose, but... Read More »