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Polyester-wrapped thread with a polyester filament core

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Coats Epic is a high tech corespun thread that combines a high tenacity polyester filament core with a polyester fibre wrap to make a versatile and reliable thread. Coats Epic is ideal for delicate garments as well 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

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

Features & Benefits

  • Coats Epic is a high-tech corespun thread that combines a high tenacity polyester filament core with a polyester fibre wrap to make a versatile and productive thread
  • Specially lubricated to deliver outstanding sewing performance in the most demanding applications
  • The high strength polyester filament core allows the use of finer thread sizes, giving better seam appearance without compromising seam strength
  • Excellent abrasion resistance makes Coats Epic ideal for jeans and workwear
  • Certified to Öko-Tex Standard 100, class 1, the most stringent class covering babywear
Coats Epic - Polyester-wrap thread with a polyester filament core
Epic
Global Offer Tex No. Ticket No. (Nm) Ply Average Strength Elongation % Min - Max Recommended Needle Size*
      cN Grams   Singer 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 thread, the thread user should assure herself or himself by preliminarily testing that the thread 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 2 784 799 16 - 23 9 - 11 65 - 75
21 150 2 980 999 16 - 23 9 - 11 65 - 75
24 120 2 1,186 1,209 16 - 23 10 - 14 70 - 90
30 100 2 1,490 1,519 16 - 23 11 - 14 75 - 90
40 80 2 1,965 2,004 16 - 23 14 - 18 90 - 110
60 50 2 3,528 3,598 17 - 25 16 - 19 100 - 120
60 50 3 3,038 3,098 17 - 25 16 - 19 100 - 120
80 40 2 3,940 4,018 17 - 25 16 - 19 100 - 120
105 30 2 4,787 4,881 17 - 25 18 - 21 110 - 130
120 25 3 6,076 6,196 17 - 25 19 - 22 120 - 140
135 20 3 7,154 7,295 17 - 25 19 - 22 120 - 140
150 18 4 8,036 8,194 17 - 25 21 - 23 130 - 160
180 16 4 9,575 9,764 17 - 25 21 - 23 130 - 160
210 12 6 9,800 9,993 19 - 26 21 - 23 130 - 160
240 10 6 14,274 14,555 19 - 26 23 - 25 160 - 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 C10:2006 C(3)) Grade 4
Water Fastness (ISO 105 E01:2010) Grade 4
Rub Fastness (ISO 105 X12:2001) Grade 4
Hypochlorite Fastness (ISO 105 N01:1993) Grade 4
Dry Cleaning Fastness (ISO 105 D01:2010) Grade 4
Perspiration Fastness (ISO 105 E04:2009) Grade 4
Artificial Light Fastness (ISO 105 B02:1994) Grade 4

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