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LYCRA® T400® EcoMade fiber

EcoMade T400®

A spandex-free stretch fiber made with 68% sustainable resources, including recycled & renewable materials

Consumer benefits

  • 50%
    recycled PET content
  • 18%
    plant-based material
  • 68%
    total sustainable content
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    Made with renewable bio-based materials and recycled plastic diverted from landfills

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    Delivers lasting comfort, fit and shape

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    Offers the look and feel of 100% cotton denim

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    Resists bagging and sagging

Benefits for brands & retailers

  • Appeal to environmentally conscious consumers by offering denim with sustainability benefits
  • Use in everything from jeggings to traditional denim weights
  • Offer extreme distressed looks with heavy abrasion without impacting stretch and recovery performance
  • Create mechanical stretch jeans with a spandex replacement

Benefits for mills

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  • ‎Self-crimping structure so garments keep their shape
  • Excellent chlorine resistance for denim finishing
  • Add value to collections by offering sustainability benefits
  • Innovation backed by outstanding technical support

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. Access to this service on LYCRA ONE™. 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.

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    Textile processes

    • Circular knits
    • Seamless
    • Yarn processing

    Products listing

    Products Durability Sustainability

    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
    Durability
    Value:
    good sustainabilty
    Sustainability

    Value:1 Good suitability

    Value:2 Excellent suitability

    Textile processes

    • Circular knits
    • Seamless
    • Yarn processing

    Products listing

    Products Chlorine resistance Durability Sustainability

    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
    Chlorine resistance
    Value:
    excellent sustainabilty
    Durability
    Value:
    good sustainabilty
    Sustainability

    Value:1 Good suitability

    Value:2 Excellent suitability

    Textile processes

    • Woven fabrics
    • Yarn processing

    Products listing

    Products Chlorine resistance Durability Fit retention Sustainability

    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
    Chlorine resistance
    Value:
    excellent sustainabilty
    Durability
    Value:
    excellent sustainabilty
    Fit retention
    Value:
    good sustainabilty
    Sustainability

    Value:1 Good suitability

    Value:2 Excellent suitability

    Textile processes

    • Circular knits
    • Seamless
    • Woven fabrics
    • Yarn processing

    Products listing

    Products Chlorine resistance Durability Sustainability

    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
    Chlorine resistance
    Value:
    excellent sustainabilty
    Durability
    Value:
    good sustainabilty
    Sustainability

    Value:1 Good suitability

    Value:2 Excellent suitability

    Textile processes

    • Socks
    • Yarn processing

    Products listing

    Products Chlorine resistance Durability Sustainability

    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
    Chlorine resistance
    Value:
    excellent sustainabilty
    Durability
    Value:
    good sustainabilty
    Sustainability

    Value:1 Good suitability

    Value:2 Excellent suitability

    Add sustainability benefits to all types of denim

     

      A recent study* of women showed that:

      • Two out of three think sustainability is one of the top three issues impacting our world today
      • Over 80% are very or somewhat interested in improving their ecological footprint
      • Over 50% say they want to improve their footprint in the area of textile and apparel waste.

      LYCRA® T400® EcoMade fiber helps jeans keep their shape and is a key ingredient in the following denim concepts: 

       

      *Refinery29 Study included over 500 women in the U.S. aged 18 years or older. Source: Refinery29 Intelligence Sustainability Study, June 2019, Mad Chatter Panel.

       

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