TENCEL™ Lyocell is one of the very special materials currently available on the international textile market. But what exactly makes TENCEL™ Lyocell fabric so special?
You can find out in this we samay – we care about people and nature blog post.
Do you know Lyocell? Lyocell is the name of the fiber from which this type of fabric is made. Lyocell fibers are obtained from wood and are specifically converted using chemical processes so that wood fibers are used to create yarns for textile production.
Maybe you already own a piece of clothing made from Lyocell? Just check the washing label on your clothes. There you will find the fabric name, i.e. what material your clothing is made of. As an abbreviation for Lyocell, it can also say CLY.
It is important to know that not all clothing made from Lyocell also contains high-quality TENCEL™ Lyocell. There are crucial differences between the two.
The differences between Lyocell and TENCEL™ fibers
If you find out more about the two materials online, Lyocell and TENCEL™ fibers are often equated with each other. This is confusing and unfortunately wrong. You can now find Lyocell in the large international chains, for whom sustainability means more of a marketing campaign than serious restructuring of their value creation.
TENCEL™, on the other hand, is the protected premium brand of Lenzing AG from Austria. The special thing about the materials from Lenzing is that the lyocell fibers are obtained from sustainable wood, which is produced in a closed manufacturing process/ circular economy is processed. In this way, Lenzing ensures that the environment and resources are particularly protected.
For its innovative use of the circular economy as a sustainable future concept, Lenzing was awarded the European Environmental Prize by the European Commission in the “Technology Prize for Sustainable Development” category in 2000.
Properties of TENCEL™ Lyocell
In addition to the positive effects on nature, TENCEL™ Lyocell also impresses with its great properties.
TENCEL™ fibers are naturally supple and extremely soft. In addition, TENCEL™ products guarantee very high breathability. As a result, TENCEL™ fabric naturally regulates our body's moisture transport.
With clothing made from TENCEL™ Lyocell, you will gain new favorite items that feel pleasant on your skin and offer you a high level of comfort - in summer and winter.
TENCEL™ fibers also impress with their color brilliance: deep and rich colors that do not lose their luminosity even after a long time.
With its versatile positive properties, TENCEL™ fibers are very suitable for accompanying babies and children. we samay is enthusiastic about this innovative and environmentally friendly material. You can find our collection made from the high-quality and sustainable material TENCEL™ here .
TENCEL™ is a trademark of Lenzing AG