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Spandex, Elastane, Lycra, Neolon, Dorlastan, Anlun

Spandex or elastane is called Lycra in Uk, US, Canada, Holland, and Brazil, Neolon in Japan, Dorlastan in German, Anlun (氨纶) in Mainland China. Spandex is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity. It is stronger and more durable than natural rubber. It was first discovered by Bayer Company in German, and mass-produced by DuPont in America 1959.