Polyester-wrapped thread with a polyester filament core
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Epic thread is a versatile high quality polyester corespun sewing thread used by leading brands and manufacturers worldwide to make their products better.
Coats Epic can be used in many different applications and in a wide range of fabrics from delicate silks to robust denims and high tech performance materials; at all times ensuring excellent stitch formation and good looking seam appearance.
Choosing to use Coats Epic will not only enhance the appearance of sewn products but can greatly improve the productivity and performance of a sewing production line.
Finished with a specially formulated lubricant it delivers excellent sewing performance at low tension under the most demanding of conditions.
- Fashion apparel
- Blouses and shirts
- Jackets and dress slacks
- Lingerie and swimsuits
- Uniforms and workwear
- Various leather articles
Features & Benefits
- Epic is a stronger, more durable, precisely engineered sewing thread whose superior performance results in benefits to customers such as lower repair rates, lower RTMs, lower irregulars and increased productivity
- World-class quality, greater abrasion resistance and perfect colour matching also explain why Epic is the thread of choice worldwide
- 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 I, the most stringent class covering textile items for babies and toddlers
- Meets Coats restricted substance list
- Excellent colour fastness performance level
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