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what is the material of 2xu elite compression...

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what is the material of 2xu elite compression top-long sleeve- women? is it textile?

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Elite Compression Women's Top-LS:
All Elite products are built using a combination of both 50 Denier and 70 Denier Circular Knit (CK) process using Lycra Invista Sport as the elastomeric yarn. The main benefit of using both 50D and 70D in this particular fabrication is that it allows for a slightly higher compressive rating at the extremities, in this case it would be in the forearm area. This is done to help promote even greater venous return from the hands/forearm back to the heart where the blood is cleansed and oxygenated.

The advantage of using Lycra Invista Sport in all 2XU compression products is that by using a branded elastomeric yarn (Dupont), 2XU is able to retain their compressive properties much longer than many other products that use non branded elastane yarns in the manufacturing process.