Trelleborg offers a wide variety of substrates, providing a myriad of possibilities to expertly pair material properties to customers’ specific applications needs. Our substrates can be knitted, woven or non-woven depending on the specific performance attributes required for a given application.
Elastane has different common names depending on the country and brand that manufactures it. Elastane is also often referred to as Spandex and DuPont™ LYCRA®. Additional commercial names you may have heard include Elaspan, Creora, Elastam, or Dorlastan.
Elastane is renowned for its elasticity and is used in skin-tight garments, giving them the ability to keep their original shape after use.
There are many industrial uses for it, including wetsuits for marine applications and sportswear to help streamline and optimize athletic performance.
Did you know, the word "Spandex" is an anagram of "expands"?
At Trelleborg, our eyes are on tomorrow as our in-house expert technical teams work in partnership with an increasing range of customers to bring industry-changing ideas to actualization with coated materials– whether it’s your concept or ours. Email: ECF@Trelleborg.com