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.
- Ladies wear
- Mens wear
- Slacks / Ladies trousers
- 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
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*|
*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
|Melts at 250-260 degrees, softens at 220 - 240 °C|
|Shrinkage less than 1% @ 150 °C|
|Insects / Micro-organisms (mildew, rot)||
|Laundering / dry cleaning||
|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