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LYCRA® T400® TECHNOLOGY

T400®

Offers the stretch and recovery of spandex in a polyester fiber

Consumer benefits

  • Experience lasting comfort, fit and shape

  • Offers moisture-wicking performance so feet feel dry

    Stay cool and dry with moisture-wicking benefits

  • Resists fiber damage that can shorten wear life

  • Creates breathable garments with a soft, smooth hand

Eligible garment categories

  • Activewear

  • Athleisure

  • Denim

  • Ready-to-wear

  • Socks

Brand & retailer benefits

  • Offer apparel with long-lasting performance benefits to help increase consumer satisfaction and reduce returns

  • Works in a wide variety of apparel applications

  • Provides moisture-wicking performance for added value

  • Order free hang tags to leverage the LYCRA® brand’s high consumer awareness to increase sales

Source stretch fabrics powered by LYCRA® T400® fiber now

Connect with our global network of mills on the LYCRA ONE portal to order fabric. It’s free to join and easy to use.

Order hang tags

The LYCRA® brand logo is viewed as a symbol of quality assurance by consumers worldwide. Promote your use of LYCRA® fiber with free hang tags, or request a Trademark License Agreement to create your own co-branded materials. Hang tags are a simple and effective way to explain LYCRA® fiber’s performance benefits to drive garment sales. You can also request a garment letter.

Hang tags

Drive apparel sales with free hang tags

They’re a great way to explain LYCRA® T400® fiber benefits to consumers and trigger the purchase decision.

Mill benefits

  • Upgrade from standard textured yarns to achieve greater and more durable stretch and recovery

  • Use this fiber on its own for moderate stretch fabrics, or combine with LYCRA® fiber to create high stretch fabrics

  • Combine with cotton or other staple fibers for a more natural appearance

  • Create fabrics with high dimensional stability

Interested in sustainable fashion?

This product is also available as LYCRA® T400® EcoMade technology, which offers sustainability benefits and the same lasting performance as the original fiber. This fiber is made in part from renewable plant-based materials and post-consumer recycled plastic like PET bottles.

Choose EcoMade

Sustainability

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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

Test and Certify Fabrics

Mills, have your stretch fabrics tested and certified so your customers can quickly and easily order free LYCRA® brand hangtags to help drive sales. You can also request a Trademark License Agreement to add our logos to your samples and sales materials.

Certify your fabrics with LYCRA® T400® fiber

Show customers you’re using genuine LYCRA® brand spandex and make hang tag ordering easy!

Increase consumer satisfaction

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

 

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LYCRA® T400® technology

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