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an elastic synthetic fabric

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Included in the transaction is Invista A and AT's portfolio of differentiated fibers and brands including Lycra fiber, Lycra HyFit fiber, Coolmax fiber, Thermolite fiber and insulation, Elaspan fiber, Supplex fiber and Tactel fiber; Terathane polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG), butanediol, and tetrahydrofuran production; related manufacturing assets, research and development centres, and sales offices around the globe; and all associated technical, commercial, operations and administrative staff.
The overall index approach to LYCRA SPORT technology covers the broad spectrum of fabrics, helping to assure comfort from soft control, yoga-type applications to high compression applications such as running and cycling.
It's perfect timing, really, as headbands, blusher and Lycra leggings are also back in vogue.
I decided now was the time to explain to him the benefits of Lycra as a material for cycling, thereby putting his anxious mind at rest by convincing him I hadn't just worn them to be an exhibitionist.
AN attraction for lycra is not unusual - it could be about the smooth feel or the tightness of spandex.
Sounds diminish--the idle chatter of the cute boys in Lycra, the frantic calls for assistance between course keepers and the starters, the advice of coaches--and then, as I take a deep breath and launch myself into the air, the MP3 player in my head kicks in with a song to match the rhythm of the course ahead.
In his outsize installations of Lycra, tulle, and polymer hosiery containing heaps of spices, only their intoxicating scents turn these minimalistic objects into a labyrinth for the senses.
Not many men would willingly wear pink Lycra as part of their working day but that's exactly what Daniel Ridge does.
SAO PAULO, Brazil-DuPont Textiles & Interiors took an out-of-the-box approach to marketing one of its most valuable brands when it opened Hotel Lycra here, a showcase for Lycra textiles, fashions and brand awareness.
THE introduction of the lycra racing jackets generated considerable debate in Australia a few years back, but they are now accepted as being the number one jacket in that country.
Try lycra shorts, avoid cotton clothing, (cotton holds water and friction forces increase when wet).
Con el fin de dar a conocer su nueva campana de comunicacion, Lycra y DuPont realizaron un vanguardista desfile de modas en el Centro de Exposiciones del Hipodromo de las Americas, que sirvio de punto de encuentro de la industria textil mexicana.
Brittney Peterson looks hot and stays cool in her yellow 79% nylon/21% lycra spandex two-piece swimsuit from Nike.
dollar) plant in Singapore on Wednesday to spin lycra -- a stretchable fibre -- for the fast-growing textile industry in the Asia-Pacific region.