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Types of Elastics & Recommended Uses

Wizard Attachments

 

Widths available for use with the Bonfit ® No Hands! Elastic Wizard™

Soft Stretch Baby: 

Elastic Widths: 1/8", 1/4"
Fiber Content: 67% acetate 33% rubber
Washing Instructions: Hand wash / air dry is preferred. May be machine washed and tumble dried on low temperature. "Do Not Dry Clean"
Recommended Uses: For waistbands, sleeves, necklines, and leg bands. Not suitable for swimwear.

Knit Polyester:

Elastic Widths: 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4" 1"
Fiber Content: 56% polyester 44% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach. Dry cleaning OK.
Recommended Uses: A soft, comfortable elastic that does not narrow when stretched. Shrink resistant, Good for wash/wear garments, swimwear, as well as garments that must be dry cleaned. OK in salt water.

Polyester Pajama and Underwear Waistband:

Elastic Widths: 3/4", 1"
Fiber Content: 91% polyester 09% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach. Dry cleaning OK.
Recommended Instructions: For comfortable waistbands. Shrink resistant. Good for wash and wear garments. Soft stretch and texture make it comfortable to wear against skin.

Polyester Lingerie:

Elastic Width: 1/4", 1/2"
Fiber Content: 57% polyester 43% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach.
Recommended Uses: For panties, slips, and body suits. One edge finished with picot trim for decorative touch.

Knit Non-Roll:

Elastic Widths: 1/4", 1/2", 3/4", 1"
Fiber Content: 58% polyester 25% rubber
Washing Instructions: No information available
Recommended Uses: Knitted non-roll elastic shrinks less. The monofilament gives it a permanent non-roll character. For waistbands, sleeves, necklines, and leg bands.

Polyester Non-Roll Waistband:

Elastic Widths: 3/4", 1"
Fiber Content: 84% polyester 16% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach.
Recommended Uses: For waistbands in skirts, slacks, shorts and pants.

"Wash and Wear" Polyester Ribbed Non-Roll:

Elastic Widths: 3/4", 1"
Fiber Content: 88% polyester 12% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach. Dry cleaning OK.
Recommended Uses: Shrink resistant and dries more quickly than regular non-roll elastic. For waistbands, in skirts, slacks, shorts and pants.

Heavy Stretch:

Elastic Width: 1"
Fiber Content: 65% polyester 35% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach.
Recommended Uses: Designed to be a bit stiffer than other elastics. Good for using as an "exposed" waistband on a gathered skirt or pants.

Polyester Braided:

Elastic Widths: 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1"
Fiber Content: 73%polyester 27% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach. 
Recommended Uses: Shrink resistant. Good for wash and wear garments and swimwear. For waistbands, sleeves, necklines, and leg bands. OK in salt water.

Cotton Braided: 

Elastic Widths: 3/8"
Fiber Content: 73% cotton 27% rubber
Washing Instructions: Machine wash, tumble dry. Not affected by chlorine bleach. 
Recommended Uses: Shrink resistant. Good for swimwear. For waistbands, sleeves, necklines, and leg bands. OK in saltwater, Unaffected by most suntan oils.

 

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