Lenzing Modal Color
- Developed by Lenzing, the Austrian fiber producer, Lenzing Modal
Color is colored Modal® fibers that are available in the spun-dyed
shades of black, red, blue, brown, and beige. A wider range of
shades can be achieved through cross-dyeing. Using solution
dyed colors with the colored pigments permanently impregnated
into the fiber, Lenzing reduces the amount of energy and water
required by traditional piece or yarn dyeing processes. Lenzing
Modal Color is also more colorfast.
- This high wet modulus fiber is particularly well suited to blends with cotton since both fibers have similar properties. In particular, the dyeing performance of Lenzing Modal® emulates that of cotton. Naturalness plays a key role in Lenzing Modal®. The fiber is made from beech wood, a natural raw material. The pulp used for fiber production is made by Lenzing to guarantee consistent and reliable quality. The natural softener makes Modal fabrics pleasant to the touch even after repeated washing. Hardening of the rayon fabric, which occurs as a result of limestone deposits and traces of detergent, becomes a thing of the past with Lenzing Modal®.
- These trademarked odor control treatments, developed by Life Material Technologies, Ltd., use peppermint oil as the active ingredient. Life Natural®’s unique, non-metal technology is a more sustainable alternative to the use of silver, zinc, copper and heavy metals in antimicrobial treatments undergoing regulatory review in key textile markets. Sourced from natural peppermint, Life Natural® can be easily applied to all fiber types (synthetics and cellulosic-based fabrics), as well as EVA and PU foams. The treatment is natural, renewable, sustainable, high performing and cost competitive.
- This trademark for a broad range of antimicrobial treatments, developed by Life Material Technologies, Ltd., binds effective antimicrobial ingredients to and within materials for long lasting control of microbial growth. The treatments, which last through many home launderings, are applied during the dyeing or finishing of textiles, textile coatings, foams, fiberfill and during the tanning process for leather. LIFE® additives can also be permanently incorporated into synthetic fibers and plastics during the extrusion stage. LIFE® finishes can be applied to all types of fiber constructions and are compatible with most finishing agents, including flame retardant finishes and all resin systems and softeners normally used in textile finishing.
- Established in 1963, Line 7 made wet weather clothing for the sailing elite. Over time, Line 7 has used its marine knowledge to create casual, farming and work-wear clothing.
- 100% Nylon, but weighs 30% less than traditional 500D Nylon. This rip stop fabric has excellent break strength, high abrasion resistance, and a double layer design. Available in Coyote Brown and Black.
- Lorica IK9 is a 100% OPF (Oxidized PAN fiber) based technical interlock fabric. Lorica IK9 is a 9.5 oz. fabric, which combines extreme comfort with industry leading fire and electrical arc protection.
- A faux fur that truly rivals the original, made from Glenoit's sliver knitting process..The fabric is vary light-weight for it's volume. It has multi-season comfort, is easy-care, and non-shrink.
- Lycra® is the spandex fiber produced by Invista. It is lightweight
and soft, but stronger and more durable than rubber. Lycra can
be stretched over 500% without breaking, and can be stretched
repeatedly and still recover it's original length. It provides
lightweight freedom of movement in men's, women's and
children's apparel. Uses include athletic apparel, bathing suits,
foundation garments, ski pants, slacks, tights, slacks, support
and surgical hose.