Circular knit fabric with INVIYA® can be used in a varied range of clothing from fashion wear to active wear/ athleisure. The prime requirements of fabrics for these garments are: comfort, recovery, stretch, strength – and these are the qualities which define INVIYA®.
To make this possible INVIYA® is made into an adaptable yarn which is suitable for making different types of circular knit fabrics.
This is done by using INVIYA® on various makes of circular knit machines as per the requirement. INVIYA® can be used on all available machines by using various attachments and feeders, which are readily available in market.
The process of making a long lasting and comfortable knit fabric starts when, INVIYA® – a bare spandex filament yarn is introduced in the circular knitting machine during the process of circular knitting through the spandex feeding mechanism along with the hard yarn (which can be cotton, polyester, nylon or blend of the mentioned fibers) at a pre-determined levels of draft.
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Circular Knitting Machine: In this machine the needles are implanted on a circular cylinder, which when used creates a seamless tube of fabric, by joining the stiches from the needles.
Double Jersey Machine: Double jersey machines have two sets of needles; one on dial and as well as on cylinder. There are no sinkers in double jersey machines.
This double arrangement of needles allows the fabric to be manufactured which is twice as thick as the single jersey fabric, known as double jersey fabric
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Compression wear is used in medical to sportswear garments. In medical area compression garments prevents risk of deep vein thrombosis, varicose veins, healed venous ulcer etc.
While in sports it is commonly worn by athletes and people doing exercise to prevent chafing and rashes.
Compression wear are a type of garment that fit tightly around the skin, while simultaneously exerting pressure on the area worn on.
The major composition of a compression wear garment is spandex fiber.
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Dry spinning is the most efficient and widely used way of manufacturing spandex filament. At Indorama Industries Limited we have since the beginning used “Dry-spinning” to manufacture our spandex yarn.
In simpler terms “Dry spinning” of spandex is explained as below:
1. In this process initially raw materials are dissolved together to form a solvent which is then used for further process. The dissolution takes place in presence of a volatile solvent, which evaporates when heat is applied to it
2. The solution produced from above step is then filtered to make it suitable for further processing
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Intimate wear term is an umbrella term consisting of many clothing items like bra, panties, lingerie, sports bra, nightgowns, shape-wear, loungewear etc.
In the 21st century, intimate wear has taken a new turn which started 3 years back with the beginning of the year 2015. It is no longer a secret that has to be kept hidden in our wardrobes; it is now the “Talk-of-the-town”. Intimate wear is now put out there to flaunt and to be used as a fashion statement.
All this started to unfold when the “Athleisure” trend hit the market in 2015. “Athleisure” is now not only a trend in the fashion/apparel industry but it is a new key driver which is in the front seat driving the apparel industry’s every move.
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