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      Comparisons of Compression Socks/Stockings and Sleeves in the Market

       

      TXG Compression Socks

      Major USA & European Brands

      Some/most MLM Products

      (General) Market Brands

      Comparison

      Compression Measurement / Units

      mmHg

      mmHg

      Denier

      Denier

      Denier is a unit measure of linear mass density of fibers (but does not relate at all to compression) mmHg = refers to the height in mm of Mercury in a tube created by the pressure on the tube diameter. It is the standard unit of pressure measurement for compression wear

      Compression Mode

      Graduated

      Graduated (some brands)

      Not defined

      Not defined

      Graduated compression from the ankle to the top of the calf is essential for realising the benefits of compression wear

      Safety & Certification

      SGS

      Lycra Energy

      RAL

      None

      None

      Compression must be managed during manufacture to achieve correct levels. At TXG compression levels are continuously monitored during manufacture and are independently audited every 100 pair. It can be hazardous to wear socks / stockings with an unknown / excessive level of compression

      Materials

      Micro Nylon

      Supima

      Tencel

      Coolmax

      Modal

      Acrylic

      Lycra

      Antisep-tex

      Nylon

      Nylon

      Nylon

      TXG utilises superior materials to enhance softness and breathability whilst maintaining controlled compression over product life

      Seams

      Patented hand-crafted seamless toe and heel cage 

      Coarse

      Coarse

      Very coarse

      TXG strives to develop product improvements that will provide the best comfort levels possible.Coarse toe-stockings can cause specific problems with people afflicted with diabetes and should be avoided

      Price

      Affordable

      Expensive

      Expensive

      Lower price, but poor quality

      TXG provides the best balance of innovative design, superior materials, comfort, precise compression levels, quality control at affordable prices