Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibre and products converting company, announced that it has added a natural-like fabric—ideal for sportswear, fashionwear and uniforms—to its DELTAPEAK series of high-function fabrics. Teijin Frontier will commercially launch the product in the 2020 spring/summer season, targeting annual sales of one mn mtr by the fiscal year ending in March 2022.

The demand for high-function products with a more natural-like look is growing in line with the increasing popularity of athleisure fashion. Teijin Frontier’s high-function DELTAPEAK is a dense and uniform crimped fabric with many excellent properties, but until it has not offered a natural-looking suited for city life.

The new DELTAPEAK fabric offers a unique combination of form-fitting and natural-like texture. Teijin Frontier’s new yarn randomly combines two types of crimped fibres to realize a soft, high-density structure. The fabric incorporates DELTAPEAK’s micro-crimping technology and SOLOTEX’s conjugate technology for coil-like crimping to achieve comfortable form-fitting, moisture-absorbent, quick-drying, lightweight and bulkiness properties, in addition to a natural-like texture thanks to special dyeing technology.

Special features of new DELTAPEAK natural-like fabric: Natural-like appearance and texture, Soft and stretchy (DELTAPEAK) and elastic-recovering (SOLOTEX), Twice the moisture-absorbent and quick-drying properties of regular polyester thanks to capillary action, Lightweight and bulky Core features of DELTAPEAK: Anti-snagging, Shape recovery, UV block, Stretch ability, Anti-transparency.