Elastic Classification and Types
Elastic (Elastic band) is a longitudinal elastic elongation properties flat with narrow pieces of fabric, also known as wide-tight elastic band. English name translation elastic: elastic band. It refers to a stretchy material or an item made with this pliable substance. Bands made of it are most frequently prepared by weaving together strands of rubber, latex, or other flexible material that can return to its original shape after being stretched or extended when force is released.
Classification of Elastic:
Elastic band method is divided into different categories according to weaving woven elastic, knitting elastic, woven elastic band. By the elastic woven cotton or chemical fiber as the warp and weft, with a rubber silk (silk or spandex latex) according to certain rules interwoven. Plain weave fabric can be used, re-level, twill, double, and by organizations such as jacquard. Woven elastic texture more closely, species diversity.
Nylon/rubber elastic has a soft luster and is used on swimwear and lingerie. It is machine washable, but should not be dried in medium heat.
Cotton/rubber elastic does shrink, but not a lot. It should be dry cleaned. It is ideal for wash and wear fabrics and can be dried in medium to high tempt. It is perfect for the natural fibre lover.
Knitted elastic is soft, strong and appropriate for most apparel items. because its light weight. Woven elastic is very strong and usually thicker than other elastics. Its used on heavy weight fabrics, including home decorating fabric, car covers, bags etc.
Types of Elastic:
There are many kinds of elastic, each with different stretch and recovery characteristics. They are suitable for different applications, depending on the type and fiber content. Stores may not carry all of the different kinds.
There are different types so it’s important to use the right elastic on your project, for comfort, garment life and ease of sewing commented the president of Grupo Denim Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal.