Teijin Develops New Sweat-suit Fabric, 4-dimensional bulky DELTAPEAK®

Tokyo, Japan, June 1, 2017 --- Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fiber and products converting company, announced today that it has developed new sweat-suit fabric, 4-dimensional bulky DELTAPEAK combining high quality with excellent absorbance and quick drying thanks to a unique patent-pending four-layer structure.

Bulky, light and extra-soft 4-dimensional bulky DELTAPEAK will be released in time for 2018 autumn / winter collections, mainly for sports apparel. Annual sales are expected to rise to 500,000 meters by the fiscal year ending in March 2019.

New sweat-suit fabric is the latest addition to the Teijin Frontier’s DELTAPEAK series which enables a highly integrated combination of physicality, functionality and quality. It offers a superior combination of look, feel, high-cushioning and high-elasticity. It is expected to meet demands for casual, functional synthetic materials substituting for cotton in a wide variety of applications.

Surface view 

Cross–sectional image

Outer surface: DELTAPEAK®

Highly crimped thread
Inner surface: DELTAPEAK® + Spun or functional fiber, etc.

Main features of new line of DELTAPEAK®
• Bulkiness: Lightweight and thick
• Look and feel: Soft touch and luxurious appearance
• High resilience: High cushioning, resiliency and elasticity for comfort
• Low drape: Beautiful shape
• Absorbent and quick-drying: Due to different densities of surface and middle layers

Going forward, Teijin Frontier expects to combine this new fabric with other multifunctional materials for sportswear, fashionwear, uniforms and additional applications.
 

About the Teijin Group
Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of environmental value; safety, security and disaster mitigation; and demographic change and increased health consciousness. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT. The group has some 170 companies and around 19,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY741.3 billion (USD 6.5 billion) and total assets of JPY 964.1 billion (USD 8.5 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.
 

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