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Spandix: False Fiber

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Favorable Spandex is a lightweight fiber with excellent stretch and recovery properties (over 500 percent elongation) and good durability. As such, when spandex is used for making any clothing, it gives the best fit and comfort and also prevents bagging and sagging of the garment. It can be washed or dry cleaned, although chlorine bleach causes yellowing of the fiber. They are also resistant to damaging body oils and lotions. There are no pilling or static problems. Unfavorable Spandex has poor strength, but this is not critical because it has so much stretch. It is a hydrophobic fiber (1 percent moisture regain). White spandex becomes yellowed from prolonged exposure to air. This is not a problem, however, in covered yarns or in dyed spandex,
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