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LYCRA® SHAPING technology

SHAPING

Discover The Science of Shaping

Consumer benefits

  • 4
    levels of shaping performance
  • 6
    garment categories
  • 2
    eligible consumer brands
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    Gently sculpts and smooths curves

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    Experience comfortable shaping all-day long

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    Offers an exceptional fit that moves with the wearer

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    Delivers lasting performance wear after wear

Benefits for brands & retailers

  • Extends the life of clothes with lasting shaping performance
  • Increase consumer satisfaction, build brand loyalty and help reduce product returns by meeting consumer expectations regarding comfort, fit and shaping.
  • Leverage high LYCRA® brand awareness to drive sales with free hang tags

Benefits for mills

  • Sell more fabric when brands and retailers sell more garments
  • Drive sell-through with free fabric testing and LYCRA® brand hang tags

Double your brand power

Brands: The LYCRA® brand logo is viewed worldwide as a symbol of quality assurance by consumers. Promote your use of LYCRA® fiber with free printed or virtual hangtags provided by The LYCRA Company. Swing tags are a simple and effective way to explain LYCRA® fiber’s performance benefits to drive garment sales.

You can also complete our Trademark Licensing Agreement to print your own co-branded POS materials. Whichever option you choose, we make it easy to leverage LYCRA® brand’s 87% global consumer awareness to trigger the purchase decision in stores or online. No other spandex manufacturer provides this level of marketing support to its customers. Be sure to take advantage of this amazing value-added service!

Mills: Have your fabrics tested and certified, which gives your customers the ability to quickly order LYCRA® brand hangtags through our Portal. Remember, the more garments they sell, the more fabric you sell.

Order hang tags

Hang tags

LYCRA® BEAUTY technology

Discover consumer insights regarding shapewear and the four levels of performance LYCRA® SHAPING technology delivers to shapewear:  smoothing, sculpt, sensual curves, and control.

Garment categories

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Seamless
  • Warp knits

Products listing

Products Polyester compatibility Sustainability Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 582Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 275Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 165Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

Value:1 Good suitability

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Woven fabrics

Products listing

Products Fit retention Durability Sustainability Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® T400® fiber

  • Dtex : 33-495
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 33-495
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 162E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 166E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 162L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 165Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 166L fiber

  • Dtex : 44-156
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 44-156
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 162B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-360
  • Availability : North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-360
  • Availability : North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 162C fiber

  • Dtex : 44-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 44-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 239B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-44
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-44
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

LYCRA® 562B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Durability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance

Value:1 Good suitability

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Hosiery
  • Yarn processing

Products listing

Products Fit retention Inclusive Sizing Sustainability Easier donning and doffing Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 902C fiber

  • Dtex : 50-1600
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 50-1600
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 162E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 188C fiber

  • Dtex : 16-20
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 16-20
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 275Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 582Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 72FF fiber

  • Dtex : 12-33
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 12-33
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 77FF fiber

  • Dtex : 13-22
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 13-22
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 165Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 16AL fiber

  • Dtex : 13-22
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 13-22
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 16LL fiber

  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 17LL fiber

  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 26AL fiber

  • Dtex : 13-235
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 13-235
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 26AS fiber

  • Dtex : 13-235
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 13-235
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 26LL fiber

  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

LYCRA® 26LS fiber

  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Heat-setting efficiency

Value:1 Good suitability

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Seamless
  • Warp knits

Products listing

Products Fit retention Sustainability Inclusive Sizing Dyeability Free cut

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 162E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 162L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 275Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 279W fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 562B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 582Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 862W fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

LYCRA® 165Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Fit retention
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Dyeability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut

Value:1 Good suitability

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Warp knits
  • Woven fabrics

Products listing

Products Polyester compatibility Chlorine resistance Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 275Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 582L fiber

  • Dtex : 11-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 11-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 582Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 162E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 162L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 275B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 276B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

LYCRA® 165Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Chlorine resistance
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing

Value:1 Good suitability

Value:2 Excellent suitability

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