POLYESTER SEWING THREAD

Industrial Sewing Thread / Polyester

Polyester Sewing Thread

mesh polyester fabric

Polyester is the most versatile choice for general industrial sewing. It is commonly used in apparel, bedding, filters, awnings, patio furniture, upholstery and many other applications. It has the strength of nylon plus sunlight (UV) and mildew resistance.


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Staple polyester-wrapped thread with a polyester multi filament core that is ideal where high seam strength and high temperature stability are required. Poly ChampCore is engineered for high performance in demanding sewing applications and can dramatically improve sewing productivity. Ideal for all apparel applications from delicate garments to jeans and workwear and can also can be used for certain embroidery applications.

Fiber Type: 100% High Tenacity Polyester with Staple Wrap and Multifilament Core
Construction: Core Spun

Application:
Garments such as fashion or embellished blouses and shirts, lingerie, swimsuits, intimate apparel, uniforms and workwear, jeans, men's and women's dress shirts, suit jackets, and dress slacks. Various leather articles including footwear, holsters and luggage. Home furnishings, floor coverings and industrial uses such as filtration, and gloves.

Description:
Champion Thread’s Poly ChampCore is staple polyester-wrapped thread with a polyester multi filament core, ideal where high seam strength and high temperature stability are required. It is engineered for high performance in demanding sewing applications and can dramatically improve sewing productivity. Ideal for all apparel applications from delicate garments to jeans and workwear. It can also be used for certain embroidery applications.

Advantages:
  • Extensive color pallet kept in stock for immediate delivery
  • Superior strength allows the use of finer threads without compromising seam integrity while improving seam appearance
  • Excellent resistance to abrasion
  • Resistant to sunlight and chemical degradation
  • Certified to Öko-Tex Standard
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Color fastness properties are very good

Cotton Count Single End Break (lbs) Metric Needle Size
T-18 2.3 65/9
T-24 3.4 75/11
T-30 3.9 80/12
T-40 5.0 90/14
T-50 7.1 110/18
T-60 7.6 110/18
T-70 8.1 110/18
T-80 8.9 120/19
T-105 12.3 125/20
T-120 12.9 130/21


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High tenacity 100% staple spun polyester thread which is finished with Champion’s proprietary sewing thread lubricants. It provides a uniform construction and is highly resistant to UV and chemical degradation. ChampSpun provides dependable sewing performance in most sewing environments including high-speed and critical sewing operations.

Fiber Type: 100% High Tenacity Polyester Staple
Construction: Spun

Application:
Garments such as blouses, dresses, jeans, jackets, lingerie, knitwear, children’s apparel and footwear. Industrial uses like gloves, mattresses, home furnishings, and filtration.

Description:
Champion’s ChampSpun is high tenacity 100% staple spun polyester thread which is finished with Champion’s proprietary sewing thread lubricants. It provides a uniform construction and is highly resistant to UV and chemical degradation. ChampSpun provides dependable sewing performance in most sewing environments including high-speed and critical sewing operations.

Advantages:
  • Extensive color pallet kept in stock for immediate delivery
  • Resistant to sunlight and chemical degradation
  • Certified to Öko-Tex Standard
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Color fastness properties are very good

Cotton Count Single End Break (lbs) Metric Needle Size
T-16 1.3 65/9
T-18 1.5 70/10
T-21 1.7 70/10
T-27 2.3 75/11
T-30 2.8 80/12
T-40 3.3 90/14
T-50 4.3 100/16
T-60 5.2 110/18
T-70 6.7 110/18
T-105 9.0 120/20
T-135 14.2 140/22
T-180 17.4 180/24
T-240 23 200/25


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Continuous filament textured polyester sewing thread. The textured filaments give the thread a soft, bulky feel and make it ideal for use on overlocking and cover seaming machines providing superior strength, sewability and efficiency.

Fiber Type: 100% Polyester
Construction: Textured

Application:
Used in overedge and coverstitch machines. Ideal for sewing operations on woven and knit fabrics. Common articles that utilize Aerotex Plus are underwear, swimwear, leisurewear, knit goods, babywear, and home furnishings.

Description:
Champion Thread’s AeroTex Plus is continuous filament textured polyester sewing thread. The textured filaments give the thread a soft feel and make it ideal for use on overlocking and cover seaming machines providing superior sewability and efficiency. AeroTex Plus also provides excellent strength and consistency.

Advantages:
  • Proprietary and superior lubrication translates into excellent sewing performance
  • Excellent seam coverage
  • Good resistance to chemical degradation
  • Very cost effective option when compared with other threads
  • High stretch extensibility and seam strength result in good seam security
  • Most consistent thread construction having very few faults allowing for more efficient sewing
  • Color fastness is very good

Cotton Count Single End Break (lbs) Metric Needle Size
T-18 1.6 60/80
T-24 2.1 65/9
T-35 3.3 75/10
T-50 5.1 90/14
T-70 6.0 110/18
T-105 8.9 140/22


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Continuous multifilament polyester that is formed under high pressure by an air jet nozzle. This Air-Entangled thread is ideal for high performance sewing on a wide range of materials. With a low initial modulus, it has fantastic loop formation characteristics. High seam strength and excellent sewability are the reason that ChampLock is one of the most versatile sewing threads on the market.

Fiber Type: 100% High Tenacity Polyester
Construction: Air Jet Textured

Application:
Light weight garments like blouses & dresses; heavy weight garments like jeans, gloves, mattresses, mops, home furnishings, and footwear.

Description:
Champion Thread’s ChampLock is continuous multifilament polyester that is formed under high pressure by an air jet nozzle. It is ideal for high performance sewing on a wide range of materials. Because it has a low initial modulus, it has fantastic loop formation characteristics. High seam strength and excellent sewability are the reason that ChampLock is one of the most versatile sewing threads on the market.

Advantages:
  • High initial modulus for excellent loop formation
  • Low stitch profile for enhanced abrasion resistance
  • Uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Very good abrasion resistance, colorfastness, and chemical resistance
  • Comparable to core threads at a more cost-effective price point

Cotton Count Single End Break (lbs) Metric Needle Size
T-40 5.1 100/16
T-60 7.2 110/18
T-90 9.4 120/20


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High tenacity continuous multifilament twisted polyester. It can be bonded for more demanding sewing applications. Bonding protects the fibers from heat during sewing and from abrasion once sewn. Poly Champfil is designed for high performance sewing of heavy or abrasive materials such as those that will be used in high UV applications. Using Poly ChampFil can dramatically improve sewing productivity.

Fiber Type: 100% High Tenacity Continuous Filament Polyester
Finish: Soft or Bonded
Construction: Multifilament Twisted

Application:
Outdoor furniture, automotive, footwear, boat tops, truck tarps, canvas awnings, geo synthetic, flags, lingerie, surgical apparel, and filtration applications.

Description:
Champion Thread’s Poly ChampFil is high tenacity continuous multifilament twisted polyester. It can be bonded for more demanding sewing applications. Bonding protects the fibers from heat during sewing and from abrasion once sewn. Poly ChampFil is designed for high performance sewing of heavy or abrasive materials such as those that will be used in high UV applications. Using Poly ChampFil can dramatically improve sewing productivity.

Advantages:
  • Proprietary and superior lubrication translates into excellent sewing performance
  • Choose from an extensive color palette that can be dyed for very quick turnaround
  • Excellent resistance to ultraviolet rays, microorganisms, and mildew
  • Very good resistance to abrasion
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Color fastness properties are very good

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An ultra-soft specialty sewing thread that provides exceptional softness and comfort. It is the perfect fit for clothing that is worn close to the skin such as yoga wear, athletic and workout clothing, compression gear, intimate apparel, knit and other stretch garments. The unique SoftStitch construction provides excellent seam coverage and the high extensibility and elasticity required for stretch and knit garments.

Fiber Type: Micro-Denier Polyester
Finish: Ultra Soft
Construction: Unique

Application:
Yoga wear, athletic and workout clothing, compression gear, intimate apparel, knit and other stretch garments.

Description:
Champion Thread’s SoftStitch is a specialty sewing thread that provides exceptional softness and comfort. It is the perfect fit for clothing that is worn close to the skin such as yoga wear, athletic and workout clothing, compression gear, intimate apparel, knit and other stretch garments. The unique SoftStitch construction provides excellent seam coverage and the high extensibility and elasticity required for stretch and knit garments.

Advantages:
  • Exceptional softness
  • Extreme extensibility
  • Excellent elasticity on stretch garments
  • Superior seam coverage and security
  • Good chemical resistance

Cotton Count Single End Break (lbs) Metric Needle Size
T-18 1.5 65/9
T-24 2.2 70/10
T-35 3.1 75/11


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