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As a highly elastic synthetic fiber, spandex, or elastane, is currently a very popular textile material. The advantage of spandex is its elasticity, making spandex-containing clothes very comfortable to wear. Besides clothing, spandex is being gradually applied in the medical and other industries. BASF is one of the world’s most important manufacturers of Polytetrahydrofuran (PolyTHF?), the main raw material to produce spandex.
Originating from natural palm, Lutensol® AT 80 contains the mature ethoxylation technology from BASF and is qualified by REACH certification. It could improve enzyme washing efficiency and avoid dyestuff staining.More importantly it has no damage to elastic fiber during washing.