Chlorine Resistant Test for swimwear

 Chlorine Resistant  – Generally associated with spandex

DuPont has patented a spandex fiber made from a segmented polyurethane polymer with improved resistance to chlorine-induced degradation

the inclusion of finely divided zinc oxide particles dispersed in the fiber.

Used in mainly for swimwear

Some clients use this tag on styles that are either 100% polyester or styles that use chlorine resistant spandex

Test methods:
Loss of strength after exposure to chlorinated pool water
Loss of stretch & recovery after exposure to chlorinated pool water

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