workwear
shirting
denim
swimwear
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    Comfort

    Fabrics containing XLA® Fiber have a comfortable stretch, while allowing the base fiber to define the final fabric drape and touch.

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    Easy Care

    Allows for non-iron, wrinkle free, crisp and clean look even after many laundry cycles, with little to non existant shrinkage.

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    Low temp heat setting

    Due to its unique molecular architecture, XLA® Fiber guarantees 100% heat set efficiency at 130℃.

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    Thermal resistance

    XLA® fiber withstands temperatures up to 220 degrees Celsius without compromising the stretch performance.

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    Chlorine Proof

    XLA® has the inherent chemical properties needed to resist chlorine for more than 1,000 hours – or longer than the host fiber – providing the ultimate shape retention over time.

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    UV protection

    XLA® Fiber is inherently resistant to the combination of UVA and UVB radiations and suntan lotions making it the premier choice for the swimwear market.

Main applications of XLA® fiber

Workwear


Inherently resistant to high heat and harsh chemicals used in industrial laundering, tunnel drying and dry cleaning. Withstands temperatures up to 220°C without compromising the stretch performance.

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Shirting


Fabrics containing XLA® Fiber have a comfortable stretch, while allowing the base fiber to define the final fabric drape and touch.

Easy to care, it is ideal for ready to wear garments.

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Denim


XLA® Fiber allows designers to create denim garments that are incredibly durable, holding their shape wash after was and at the same type extra comfortable, feeling soft as cotton on the skin: bleaching, stonewashing, distressing, imprinting are among the many possible treatments that won’t compromise the incredible stretch performance.

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Swimwear


In order to meet the growing demand for a stretch product that retains the shape of swimwear by resisting chlorine degradation, XLA® Fiber comes to rescue with its chemical features that make it not only chlorine proof but also highly resistant to UVA and UVB radiations and other aggressive agents such as oils and suntan lotions.

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XLAnce Fibre Italia s.r.l. acquired the licenses and know-how for XLA® Fiber from Dow Chemicals and established a new manufacturing plant in Italy in the beginning of 2012.

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    Headquarters
    Via Linfano 9,
    38062 Arco (TN), Italy

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    Manufacturing plant
    S.S. 32 Ticinese 12, 28040 Varallo Pombia (NO), Italy

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