Deepest Secret of Fioboc Fall & Winter Products Fabrics—TENCEL™ Modal

Large quantities of feedback on Fioboc Fall & Winter series prove satisfactory. Some want a  tight one, others want a fit one. Whatever they are seeking, all of them find the ultimate softness and breathability here. That is attributable to the secret sauce of Fioboc Fall & Winter products fabrics—TENCEL™ Modal. 

TENCEL™ Modal

TENCEL Modal fibers are extracted from naturally grown beech wood by an environmentally responsible integrated pulp-to-fiber process, which is self-sufficient in energy and recovers co-products from component parts of the wood. This flexible fiber is renowned for its exceptional softness. 

Composed of natural material, all TENCEL™ standard Modal fibers are biodegradable and compostable under industrial, home, soil and marine conditions, thus they can fully revert back to nature. 

Exhibiting high flexibility, TENCEL™ Modal wood-based fibers offer textiles a long-lasting quality of exquisite softness. Owing to the fiber’s sleek cross-section, TENCEL™ Modal fibers enhance the soft touch of fabrics even after repeated washing. Measurements and hand evaluations of softness show that TENCEL™ Modal fibers feel twice as soft as cotton. The softness of TENCEL™ Modal fibers lasts longer and is able to withstand repeated wash and dry cycles compared to cotton.

What’s the source of TENCEL™ Modal fiber, is it reliable?

TENCEL™ Modal fibers are mainly manufactured from beech wood, sourced from sustainably managed forests in Austria and neighboring countries. Beech wood forests are a natural and renewable source of raw material. A big share of the wood used at the Lenzing site comes from Austria, harvested from certified and controlled sources following the stringent guidelines of the Lenzing Wood and Pulp Policy.

Certified by PEFC™ and FSC™ , TENCEL™ Modal fibers have earned United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) BioPreferred® designation. The Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI) ranks TENCEL™ Modal among the most sustainable cellulosic fibers, with six times lower environmental impact than generic modal. In addition to the EU Ecolabel, TENCEL™ Modal fibers are also certified under OEKO-TEX® Standard 100.

Is the production process sustainable? 

Fully integrated pulp and fiber production at the Lenzing site in Austria makes it possible to produce TENCEL™ Modal fibers in an eco-responsible way. Numerous Lenzing innovations have been integrated in the production of TENCEL™ Modal fibers to make the process environmentally sound, with efficient use of natural resources and low emissions.

Application of technologies to enhance fibers

Lenzing applies various technologies to TENCEL™ Modal fibers to modify their characteristics. In addition to maintaining highly sustainable production practices, these enhance the functional advantages of the fibers.

Eco Soft technology brings exquisite softness to all TENCEL™ Modal fibers.  Eco Color technology brings vibrant long-lasting color to the fibers, with efficient resource usage and low environmental impact as compared with conventional dyeing.  Eco Pure technology offers totally chlorine-free bleaching – only available from Lenzing – for even more eco-responsible production, delivering the cleanest of all modal choices.

Fioboc Fall & winter Products

The contribution to comfort and breathability of TENCEL™ Modal fibers make them valuable for use in athletic, daily, and outdoor apparel. They can be combined with other fibers to optimize fabric properties for the development of high performance sportswear.

Fioboc launched a series of Fall & Winter products, the fabrics of which are composed of 68% TENCEL™ modal fiber, 28% Nylon and 4% Spandex. TENCEL™ Modal is a highly compatible blending partner for cotton, and owing to the fiber’s sleek cross-section adds long-lasting softness to fabrics, enhancing their touch even after repeated washing. Blending fibers with TENCEL™ Modal fibers significantly improves softness and overall comfort.

1. Fioboc Staingo Men's Tencel™ Stain Resistant Waterproof Sweatshirt

2. Fioboc Staingo Men's Tencel™ Long-Sleeve Stain Resistant Waterproof Jacket

3. Fioboc Staingo Men's Tencel™ Stain Resistant Waterproof Pant

Multiple performance benefits

Softness

Long-lasting softness Fioboc fabrics blended with TENCEL™ Modal fibers exhibit a smooth surface and high exibility, resulting in a naturally soft quality of the textile and ensuring comfort for wearers. Physical measurements and hand evaluations of softness show that Fioboc fabrics made with TENCEL™ Modal fibers are twice as soft as cotton fabrics. The softness of TENCEL™ Modal fibers lasts longer and is able to withstand repeated wash and dry cycles compared to cotton. 

Featherlike touch and fine softness for comfort

For a pleasant fabric perception on the human skin, softness is one of the determining parameters. The finer the cellulosic fibers used in Fioboc textiles, the softer they will be. TENCEL™ Modal fibers with Micro technology are very fine cellulosic fibers, which makes them delicate and supple. 

Contributes to breathability

TENCEL™ Modal bers support body temperature regulating properties through their moisture management. Derived from natural material, the microscopic sub-structure of TENCEL™ Modal bers is structured to regulate the absorption and release of moisture, contributing to the whole Fioboc fabric breathablility that supports the body’s natural thermal regulation.

Contributes to performance

Fioboc Fall & Winter series is a family of apparel well suited to sporting activities. Efficient moisture management is assured as a result of the internal fiber structure of TENCEL™ Modal fibers used in Fioboc textile, which regulate the absorption and release of moisture. 

Soft and natural drape

TENCEL™ Modal fibers produced with Micro technology give Fioboc fabric an owing drape, enabling more uid garments like Fioboc Staingo sweatshirt, pants, and jacket to be created. Finer cellulosic fibers can result in a soft and natural drape in textiles.

Color retention

Using Eco Color technology, color pigments are deeply embedded into TENCEL™ Modal fibers, which retain long-lasting color vibrancy more than conventionally dyed fiber. Thus Fioboc Fall & winter apparel are less prone to fade even after repeated washing.

TENCEL™ Modal is exactly the deepest secret of Fioboc Fall & winter products fabrics, allowing the distinguished customers with superior softness, as well as sticking to Fioboc’s sustainable philosophy. If you are seeking apparel that feels good, the Fioboc Fall & Winter series is worth a try! 

 

Partly extracted from tencel.com


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