• LAICATEX (India) Pvt. Ltd

Developments

Jacquard Elastic

It takes a lot of work and expertise to make a comfortable, functional and at the same time, attractive Jacquard Elastic. Consumers expect the best for which underwear, sportswear, athletic wear, yoga and performance apparel manufacturers in general are expected to constantly innovate and deliver a product that satisfy their expectations.

Your name / logo can be woven into your customized waistband using fibers such as nylon, polyester, spandex, neoprene, latex, among others.

Available value added services for Jacquard elastic include

  • Color matching (Dyed-to-match)
  • Silicone applications in the back of the elastic for gripping and anti-slip performance to keep garments in place
  • Technical performance finishes: moisture management, dirt and soil release, quick-dry, etc.
  • Cutting and sewing loops
  • Custom cut to specific lengths
Printed Elastic

We offer rotary screen printing from 1 to 5 colors sequentially placed to diversify our customers’ products. Since brand recognition is so important, LAICATEX (India) Pvt. Ltd is constantly in the process of testing new inks such as metallic, reflective, glow in the dark among other inks that allow the retailers and brands to deliver innovative printed elastic for their garments.

Printing allows to achieve small fonts with good resolution, smooth rounded shapes and accurate reproduction of the original artwork. Multi color graphics are also possible and generally printing uses a lower cost substrate and is very efficient.

Available value added services for printed elastic include

  • Color matching
  • Silicone applications in the back of the elastic for gripping and anti-slip performance to keep garments in place
  • Technical performance finishes: moisture management, dirt and soil release, quick-dry, etc.
  • Cutting and sewing loops
  • Custom cut to specific lengths
Sublimated Elastic

The marketplace requires more variety, greater complexity, new features and timely solutions to suit their customers’ needs. That is why we have developed special woven and knit elastic for sublimation printing. A sublimated elastic provides a unique look and feel due to the ink being infused into the fibers as opposed to traditional pigment ink.

The image is durable and there is almost unlimited colors to choose from to create a more sophisticated detailed look for custom waistbands, straps and foldover trims. Our sublimated elastic is used for underwear, athletic compression garments, yoga apparel, dancewear, swimwear, goggles, suspenders and straps. Additionally, our sublimated elastics can be combined with silicone applications in the back to keep garments in place for garments that require gripping and anti-slip performance.

Let us do something amazing for you. We have a Research & Development division full of skilled and creative professionals who help us do great things for each brand, end use and market. Our research people think up lots of new things to do with elastic and rigid tape and if you have some good ideas we will help put them into action or think up some new discoveries right on the spot.

Contact our experts to learn more about our available styles in knit and woven elastic for sublimation printing

Silicone Applications

Silicone applications on narrow elastics is an additional value added service that we have available for apparel, medical and industrial customers in the DR-CAFTA region. The number of silicone tracks and the width and the pattern of the bead can be customized to the customer’s technical specifications.

The apparel industry in the region is moving toward designing and manufacturing technical performance apparel, intimate apparel, swimwear, orthopedic and medical garments, dancewear and uniforms that require gripping and anti-slip performance on trims, waistbands and straps to keep garments in place.

If you are a designer you can appreciate our technical ability and we can enjoy your creative talent. Let’s get together, inspiration comes easy that way. We want to hear your ideas and answer your questions. We can apply various patterns of colored and transparent silicone on the back of your knitted or woven elastic.

Performance Finishes

We produce high-end woven Jacquard, plain, knitted and printed narrow elastics for some of the best brands in the apparel and medical business for which we are aware of your high performance needs. That is why we also have available the following performance finishes to enhance your elastics.

  • Moisture Wicking
  • Flame Resistant
  • Anti-Odor
  • Soil Release
  • Quick Dry
  • Durable Water Repellent

Flame Resistant Elastics

Flame resistant elastics provide effective protection against flame threats present in the military (no melt, no drip), safety and industrial activities such as welding, oil/gas and drilling.

Our flame resistant narrow elastics are used to design and manufacture high level protective equipment and clothing.

  • Coveralls
  • Uniforms
  • Gloves
  • Protective Sleeves
  • Protective Vests
  • Lab Coats
  • Safety Goggles
  • Safety Masks

Our flame resistant narrow elastic will self-extinguish and will not melt or drip and it has been tested by independent laboratories.

We have a professional, experienced and dedicated Design Team to meet your customized needs, whether it is strength or performance you desire, we can encompass the wants and needs you have for your custom flame resistant needs.

Custom Sewn / Cut Pieces

We are all about making your life easier. We know that manufacturing quality apparel requires a lot of coordination and planning. Share with us your assembly line needs to adapt our elastic to your workstations.

We can ship the elastic in flat cut pieces or send you cut and sewn loops so the narrow elastic is ready for your assembly lines as soon as it arrives to your plant.