Peruvian pima cotton, although originally from Arizona, United States, was introduced in Peru in 1918 and thanks to the optimal weather conditions of the Piura Valley, where it was initially cultivated, it can be said that pima cotton has unparalleled properties, just compared with the Egyptian Pima.
The combination of seed, land and microclimate has made Peruvian pima cotton to be the longest fiber and fiber cotton in the world. When processed correctly, it has a special brightness and a smoothness to the insurmountable touch. In addition, despite being a fine and long fiber, pima cotton is also more resistant than almost all other cottons, making the pretty garments.
For the length of its fiber is considered among the best in the world.
It belongs to the Extra Large Fiber Cottons group that also correspond to those of Mekufi and Giza 68 of Egypt and Sakel of Sudan, which are used for the elaboration of point gender, fine handkerchiefs and other products of high quality.
It is a very special cotton of extra-long fiber, which provides strength, resistance and enormous durability, as well as being a super soft cotton.
Pima cotton benefits:
It is a very cool fabric because it allows the air to flow freely; The knitwear absorbs sweat and frees it to the surface. It is a soft, silky and flexible fabric. Also, very easy to iron.
Another of the reasons that make it a great fabric is the brightness and color intensity. Pima cotton has a bright effect on light, thanks to long threads that crosswise throughout the tissue.
Pima cotton is a hypoallergenic fiber. It is a dermatologically tested knitwear, which attenuates and helps prevent the risks of allergy.
Gaitex and pima cotton:
In Gaitex we work with the best material quality, especially pima cotton. In our garments we experience pima cotton excellent, giving us results of excellent quality in our T-shirts, Sweatshirts, etc.
We have a specialized team to ensure the quality of all our clothes from the weaving stage (where we also work with pima cotton) until the last quality control.