Compression Sock Brand Comparison

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