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Sylko Metallic

Metallised polyester with nylon core yarn for a brilliant sheen

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Coats Sylko Metallic is a highly engineered composite thread for machine embroidery and decorative sewing. Its superior lustre and trouble-free operation makes Sylko Metallic a popular choice amongst the world's best embroiderers seeking outstanding performance and luxurious embellishment. Sylko Metallic can also be used in the top spreader of coverseams to give a pretty, decorative seam with a metallic or sparkle effect.

Main Uses

  • Embellishment for ladies evening wear
  • For badges, labels and logos
  • Activewear
  • Leather Wear
  • Outdoor Wear

Features & Benefits

  • High tenacity nylon core yarn gives strength during sewing and durability in the sewn product
  • A pure silver coating gives the brilliant sheen unique to precious metals
  • Undercoated metallic foil protects lustre during sewing and ensures a smooth finish
  • Stabilising layer of coating between the core yarn and the metallised foil prevents needle damage
  • A special lubrication process allows sewing at the highest speeds
  • A unique after-treatment prevents "pigtailing" of the thread during embroidery ensuring maximum productivity and minimal thread breakage
  • Family of gold, silver and coloured shades engineered to give the same sewing performance with no change to machine setting required
Coats Sylko Metallic - Metallic multifilament polyester embroidery
Sylko Metallic
Global Offer Tex No. Ticket No. (Nm) Average Strength* Elongation %* Recommended Needle Size
    cN Min - Max Metric

*Strength value for shades I9685 and I8986 is 390cN, elongation is 10 - 12%

27 120 590 50 - 60 75 - 90