Pima cotton is so strong that Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company of Ohio purchased several thousand acres of land in the Salt River Valley to produce Pima cotton for use in its automobile tires. The tire’s inner-casing was made of layers of strong cotton, and rubber was vulcanized on its surface
Supima is a 100% irrigated cropSupima is also 100% harvested by machine93% of Supima is harvested in California which has the strictest environmental regulations in the worldSupima is cotton you can feel good about
Shirting:Fabrics of Supima® Cotton had higher tensile strength than all other fabrics (22% to 24%).Under tension, Supima® Cotton woven fabrics were able to withstand up to 50 pounds per inch more than regular or specially blended cottons.Burst StrengthSupima withstood up to 50 pounds per inch more than woven fabrics made from regular or specially blended cottons.
Strength Testing:Industrial roots of Supima are a big advantageHeavier weights made with Supima provide incredible strength and durability with comfort and softness
Supima® Cotton knit shirts and sweaters provide up to a 50% advantage in pilling resistance .Supima® Cotton knit shirts provides a range of up to 42% advantage in bursting strength.Upon washing and drying of 50 cycles, Supima® Cotton knit shirts suffered the least thickness change and shrinkage and the best dimensional stability.