The result is a textile that hits the sweet spot Toray calls the “Soft-fit Zone”, ideal for the athleisure category, between the “Hard-fit Zone” of a fabric like Spandex and the “Loose-fit Zone” of regular textured yarn.
The use of a bio material derived from corn also uses less water during processing.
Debuting in 2010, the original version of PRIMEFLEX was a stretchable polyester with a bimetal structure.
PRIMEFLEX 2.0 was a bi-component nylon version, offering a 50% improvement in 4-way stretchability compared to competitive offerings, and a high degree of moisture absorbency.
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