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Polyester-wrapped thread with a polyester filament core

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Coats Epic is a superior corespun sewing thread engineered to meet a wide range of applications. It combines a high tenacity polyester filament core with a polyester fibre wrap which produces a versatile and reliable thread. Coats Epic is an all-round thread ideal for delicate fabrics as well as more robust products such as jeans and work wear. Epic’s specially formulated lubricant delivers excellent sewing performance at low tension under the most demanding of conditions.

Main Uses

  • Ladies wear
  • Mens wear
  • Blouses
  • Shirts
  • Slacks / Ladies trousers
  • Jackets
  • Underwear
  • Swimwear
  • Workwear
  • Uniforms
  • Denim / Jeans
  • Leather Wear
  • Leather goods

Features & Benefits

  • Looks good and enhances sewn products’ quality with well-balanced stitches.
  • Enables increased productivity – faster machine speeds.
  • Good abrasion resistance.
  • The high strength core allows use of finer threads and needles without compromising strength compared to staple spun threads.
  • Certified to Öko-Tex Standard 100, class 1, the most stringent class covering babywear
  • Globally available in a comprehensive size range and a large spread of consistent colours
Coats Epic - Polyester-wrap thread with a polyester filament core
Epic

Make it Epic

Please view our three short films that outline the benefits of Coats Epic sewing thread, highlighting the excellent appearance and affordable quality that it’s use can bring to a wide range of products.


Coats Epic comes from the company who invented corespun threads and continues to lead in innovation and to bring customers added value and peace of mind.

Global Offer Tex No. Ticket No. (Nm) Average Strength Elongation % Min - Max Recommended Needle Size*
    cN   Metric

*Needle size recommendations are a guide only and ultimately depend on the sewing application

Since conditions and applications vary considerably in the use of the thread and yarn, Coats and its distributors can make no guarantee of results. These recommendations are given in good faith but without warranty or liability on the company or its employees. The thread and yarn user should assure herself or himself by preliminarily testing that the thread and yarn is suitable for the end use intended. Technical information listed above is based on current averages and should be taken only as indicative.

18 180 780 17 - 22 65 - 75
21 150 980 17 - 22 65 - 75
24 120 1,190 17 - 22 70 - 90
30 100 1,490 17 - 22 75 - 90
40 80 1,960 18 - 24 90 - 110
40* 80 1,780 18 - 24 90 - 110
60 50 3,530 18 - 25 100 - 120
60* 50 3,040 18 - 25 100 - 120
80 40 3,940 18 - 25 100 - 120
105 30 4,790 18 - 25 110 - 130
105 28 5,910 18 - 25 110 - 130
120 25 6,080 18 - 25 120 - 140
135 20 7,150 18 - 25 120 - 140
150 18 8,040 18 - 25 130 - 160
180 16 9,570 18 - 25 130 - 160
210 12 9,800 20 - 25 130 - 160
240 10 14,700 20 - 26 160 - 200

Physical and Chemical Properties of Epic

Thermal Properties
Melts at 250-260 degrees, softens at 220 - 240 °C
Shrinkage less than 1% @ 150 °C
Coats Epic - Polyester-wrap thread with a polyester filament core
Chemical Properties
Mineral acids
  • Resistant to most mineral acids
Alkalis
  • Essentially unaffected by weak alkalis, but less resistant to stronger alkalis, especially at higher temperatures
Organic solvents
  • Generally unaffected, but soluble in some phenolic compounds
Bleaching
  • Unaffected
Insects / Micro-organisms (mildew, rot)
  • Unaffected
Laundering / dry cleaning
  • Unaffected
Moisture regain
  • 0.4%
Coats Epic Fastness Properties
Washing at 60°C ISO 105 C10 C Grade 4
Water Fastness ISO 105 E01 Grade 4
Rub Fastness ISO 105 X12 Grade 4
Hypochlorite Fastness ISO 105 N01 Grade 4
Dry Cleaning Fastness ISO 105 D01 Grade 4
Perspiration Fastness ISO 105 E04 Grade 4
Artificial Light Fastness ISO 105 B02 Grade 4

These fastness grades represent minimum performance levels and, in practice, the majority of shades will exceed these levels