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Softstyle

 

Softsytle is a trademarked name for yarns that are produced by Gildan and are manufactured to give a superior printing surface than ring spun cotton.

 

Sulphur Dyed

Is a cheaper process of dying material, colours tend to be less vibrant and less colour fast than alternative dying methods.

Slub

This made from irregular cotton and gives a textured look to the garment and the cotton yarn will be of different thickness, which can give a semi transparent look on lighter weight garments.

Scotchlite

A trade mark of 3M and it a reflective product designed to show up at night and in low visibility when a light such as car headlights are shone on it. Therefore making it popular with safety products.