How to Care for Polyamide Fabric

Polyamide fabric is a high-performance fabric commonly used to manufacture athletic clothing and moisture-wicking activewear such as socks, pants, shirts, shorts, sweatshirts, sleeves and gloves . It has the feel of soft cotton, yet unlike cotton, it is waterproof and breathable, which helps your body maintain a comfortable temperature and wick away moisture when exercising. Polyamide fabric is washing-machine safe, but should only be washed with cold water.

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Step 1

Wash the polyamide fabric in a regular, cold water washing machine cycle, using a bleach-free laundry detergent. If a washing machine is not available, the fabric can be handwashed in cold water.

Step 2

Allow the fabric to air dry. Do not dry the fabric using heat, as it will shrink the fabric.

Step 3

Turn the fabric inside out. Use an iron preheated to a low heat setting to remove any wrinkles.