Stretch Denim Fabric Delivers All-Day Comfort
Blue jeans and other denim items are universally loved for their casual comfort and cool factor. Denim made with Sorona® ups the ante with stretch for even more comfort with no unsightly bagging.
A versatile fashion choice, denim can be dressed up or down. Regardless of how people wear denim, everyone wants comfort. With DuPont™ Sorona®, denim and jean manufacturers can deliver stretch denim fabric comfort that lasts all day long.
Comfort Stretch that Retains Its Style
Sorona® delivers comfort stretch, which provides freedom of movement in denim fabrics. Most importantly, Sorona® retains both the individual shape and personalized fit of denim garments even after frequent washes.
Shape without Bagging
Stretch denim fabric with Sorona® recovers better than other stretch fibers. So denim apparel, especially jeans, maintain its shape with no bagging at the knees, elbows or other areas. Consumers will appreciate looking polished and smart all day long on the outside while feeling comfortable on the inside.
More Looks, More Finishes, More Options
Comfort stretch fiber with Sorona® is easy to dye in a wide array of colors, giving denim manufacturers versatile solutions for the on-trend color denim market. Best of all, Sorona® does not break down in the chemical and enzymatic washes used to enhance the appearance of jeans and apparel. This allows manufacturers to expand the number of looks and finishes they offer in stretch denim fabrics.
Sustainability Benefits that Comfort the Planet
In the 1800s, denim became popular for its durability and long wear. Now, with Sorona® renewably sourced fiber, stretch denim fabric is kind to the planet. Sorona® provides sustainability benefits throughout the value chain — from polymer production, to extrusion at lower temperatures, to lower dyeing temperatures. People will gladly wear denim with Sorona® every day.
DuPont™ Sorona® is an innovative carpet, apparel and automotive interior biopolymer that offers reduced dependence on fossil fuels and a reduced environmental footprint. The carpet and apparel industries turn to Sorona® renewably sourced fiber for its versatility of uses, design freedom and high performance.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
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A Strong Legacy in Fiber Technology
Since the early 1900's, DuPont has been a world leader in polymer and fiber technology. DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is the latest innovation that delivers environmental benefits without sacrificing performance.
- Sorona® Life Cycle Assessment
Triexta, Generic in Name Only
Specific performance benefits, including stain resistance, are so unique to DuPont™ Sorona®, the U.S. FTC gave the generic name triexta to homo fibers made from PTT, the Sorona® renewably sourced polymer.
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- Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for Sorona®
Sorona® Performance in Apparel
DuPont™ Sorona® delivers innovative performance to all types of textile fibers for apparel. A renewably sourced fiber, Sorona® provides exceptional softness, comfort stretch, superior tensile strength, lower dyeing temperatures and more. No other fiber combines so many performance and environmental benefits.
Sorona® contains 37% annually renewable plant based ingredients by weight (28% biobased carbon)