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Scarface has several meanings:. In comic books, superheroes and superheroines commonly wear costumes made of spandex. Scarface: The World is Yours is a video game based on the 1983 film. spandex fiber producers: INVISTA; Bayer Corporation; RadiciSpandex Corporation. Scarface is the name of the dummy used by the Batman villain The Ventriloquist. Current U.S. Scarface is a 1990s rapper who was originally a member of the Geto Boys; see Scarface (rapper). commercial spandex fiber production: 1959, DuPont Company.
The movie was remade in 1983 starring Al Pacino; see Scarface (1983 film). First U.S. Scarface is a film about the mafia first made in 1932; see Scarface (1932 film). Federal Trade Commission definition for spandex fiber is "A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain synthetic polymer comprised of at least 85 percent of a segmented polyurethane". Scarface is a nickname for Al Capone. The U.S. This yields the following combination of materials properties:.
Spun from a block copolymer, these fibers exploit the high crystallinity and hardness of polyurethane segments, yet remain "rubbery" due to alternating segments of polyethylene glycol . . It turns out that "spandex" was coined from an anagram of "expands." A well-known trademark for spandex or elastane is INVISTA's brand name Lycra; another trademark (also INVISTA's) is Elaspan, Dorlastan (Bayer), Linel (Fillattice). Spandex is the preferred name in North America and Australia, while elastane is most often used elsewhere.
It was invented in 1959 by DuPont, and when first introduced it revolutionized many areas of the clothing industry. It is stronger and more durable than rubber, its major plant competitor. Spandex or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity (stretchability). Shaped garments such as bra cups.
foundation garments. bicycle pants. support hose. surgical hose.
Compression garments such as:
hosiery. slacks. ski pants. brassiere straps and bra side panels.
competitive swimwear. swimsuits/bathing suits. wetsuits. athletic, aerobic, and exercise apparel.
Apparel and clothing articles where stretch is desired, generally for comfort and fit, such as:
poor strength, but stronger and more durable than rubber. abrasion resistant. lightweight. able to be stretched repetitively and still recover original length.
can be stretched over 500% without breaking.