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Champion Thread provides a wide range of industry-proven sewing threads at competitive prices. We use only the finest raw materials in the production of our threads and our proprietary lubrication solutions ensure excellent sewing performance. Our finished threads are thoroughly tested for strength and sewability.

We offer a variety of commercial, MIL-SPEC and Berry-Compliant industrial sewing thread options.

TO ORDER ANY OF OUR INDUSTRIAL SEWING THREADS, PHONE +1 (704) 867-6611

Recycled Sewing Thread

Recycled polyester is the most versatile green 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. Click below to learn more about the ChampRenu™ recycled polyester sewing thread options:

100% Recycled staple polyester-wrapped thread with a recycled polyester multi filament core that is ideal where high seam strength and high temperature stability are required. ChampRenu 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 Recycled 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:
ChampRenu Poly ChampCore is 100% recycled staple polyester-wrapped thread with a recycled 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
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Color fastness properties are very good
Cotton CountSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-182.365/9
T-243.475/11
T-303.980/12
T-405.090/14
T-507.1110/18
T-607.6110/18
T-708.1110/18
T-808.9120/19
T-10512.3125/20
T-12012.9130/21

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100% Recycled 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. ChampRenu ChampSpun provides dependable sewing performance in most sewing environments including high-speed and critical sewing operations.

Fiber Type: 100% High Tenacity Recycled 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:
ChampRenu ChampSpun is high tenacity 100% staple spun recycled 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. ChampRenu 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
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Color fastness properties are very good
Cotton CountSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-161.365/9
T-181.570/10
T-211.770/10
T-272.375/11
T-302.880/12
T-403.390/14
T-504.3100/16
T-605.2110/18
T-706.7110/18
T-1059.0120/20
T-13514.2140/22
T-18017.4180/24
T-24023200/25

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Continuous filament recycled 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 ChampRenu Aerotex Plus are underwear, swimwear, leisurewear, knit goods, babywear, and home furnishings.

Description:
ChampRenu AeroTex Plus is continuous filament textured recycled 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. ChampRenu 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 CountSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-181.660/80
T-242.165/9
T-353.375/10
T-505.190/14
T-706.0110/18
T-1058.9140/22

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Polyester Sewing Thread

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 palette 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
    • Strong uniform construction
    • Excellent seam strength
    • Color fastness properties are very good
Tex Size 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 5.0 110/18
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 palette in stock for immediate delivery
  • Resistant to sunlight and chemical degradation
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Color fastness properties are very good
Tex SizeSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-161.365/9
T-181.570/10
T-211.770/10
T-272.375/11
T-302.880/12
T-403.390/14
T-504.3100.16
T-605.2110/18
T-706.7110/18
T-1059.0120/20
T-13514.2140/22
T-18017.4180/24
T-24023200/25

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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
Tex Size 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% 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
    Tex Size 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
    T-50 5.1 90/14
    T-70 6.0 110/18
    T-105 8.9 140/22

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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
Tex SizeSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-181.565/9
T-242.270/10
T-353.175/11

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Nylon Sewing Thread

Nylon thread is excellent for sewing fabrics, heavy-duty clothing, curtains, upholstery, leather, canvas and vinyl. Nylon thread is economical, exceptionally strong, abrasion resistant and easy to use.

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High tenacity continuous multifilament twisted nylon. It can be bonded for more demanding sewing applications. Bonding protects the fibers from heat during sewing and from abrasion once sewn. Nylon Champfil is designed for high performance sewing of heavy or abrasive materials, such as those that will be used in applications where abrasion resistance is key.

Fiber Type: 100% High Tenacity Continuous Filament Nylon Type 6’6

Finish: Soft or Bonded

Construction: Multifilament Twisted

Application:
Footwear, automotive, mattress, furniture, filtration, slings/ tiedowns/strapping, leather garments and belts, luggage, and floor coverings.

Description:
Champion Thread’s Nylon ChampFil is high tenacity continuous multifilament twisted nylon. It can be bonded for more demanding sewing applications: bonding protects the fibers from heat during sewing and from abrasion once sewn. Nylon ChampFil is designed for high performance sewing of heavy or abrasive materials, such as those that will be used in applications where abrasion resistance is key.

Advantages:

  • Proprietary and superior lubrication translates into excellent sewing performance
  • Choose from an extensive color palette that can be dyed for very quick turn around
  • Excellent resistance to abrasion
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent seam strength
  • Color fastness properties are very good

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Continuous multifilament nylon that is textured and twisted adding bulk and strength. Champtex has excellent elasticity and a very soft hand making it ideal for stretch garments that are worn next to the skin. The bulk is also an advantage for floor covering applications where seam appearance is important and piece dyeing is utilized.

Fiber Type: 100% Type 6 or 6’6 Nylon

Construction: Textured

Application:
Light weight garments utilizing stretch materials like intimate apparel blouses, dresses, swim suits, undergarments; heavy weight non-apparel items such as rugs,
carpeting, and pillows.

Description:
Champion Thread’s ChampTex is continuous multifilament nylon that is textured and twisted adding bulk and strength. It has excellent elasticity and a very soft
hand making it ideal for stretch garments that are worn next to the skin. The bulk is also an advantage for floor covering applications where seam appearance is
important and piece dyeing is utilized.

Advantages:

  • Higher abrasion resistance as compared to textured polyester
  • Soft hand
  • Excellent seam coverage
  • High seam elasticity
  • Good colorfastness
Tex SizeSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-161.665/9
T-242.270/10
T-303.275/11
T-504.490/14
T-705.7100/16

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Cotton Sewing Thread

Cotton sewing thread is an excellent choice for sewing garment dyed articles or in operations where very high needle heats are generated. 100% Egyptian cotton is utilized in all of our cotton threads to ensure excellent sewing performance.

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Long staple cotton wrapped thread with a high tenacity multifilament polyester core that is finished with Champion’s superior proprietary sewing thread lubricants. The high tenacity filament polyester core gives excellent strength and durability, while the long staple cotton wrap ensures excellent sewing performance and protects the core from needle heat. The cotton wrapper fiber makes Cotton ChampCore the ideal thread choice for any items that are to utilize piece dyeing.

Fiber Type:
Cotton/Polyester

Construction:
Core Spun

Application:
Long staple cotton wrapped thread with a high tenacity multifilament polyester core which is finished with Champion’s superior proprietary sewing thread lubricants. The high tenacity filament polyester core gives excellent strength and durability, while the long staple cotton wrap ensures excellent sewing performance and protects the core from needle heat. The cotton wrapper fiber makes Cotton ChampCore the ideal thread choice for any items that are to utilize piece dyeing.

Advantages:
  • Cotton wrap protects the polyester core from needle heat and high ironing temperatures
  • Strong high tenacity polyester multifilament core allows the use of finer thread sizes providing excellent seam appearance without sacrificing seam strength
  • Extensive color pallet
  • Excellent sewability
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Outstanding abrasion resistance for demanding jeans and workwear applications
  • Wash-down characteristics are excellent, making Cotton ChampCore and excellent thread for jeans
Tex Size Single End Break (lbs) Metric Needle Size
T-24 2.2 75/11
T-30 3.5 80/12
T-40 4.5 90/14
T-50 6.3 100/16
T-60 6.5 110/18
T-80 9.5 120/19
T-120 11.8 130/21

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Egyptian long staple cotton that has been gassed and mercerized to have a greater affinity for dye stuffs than non-mercerized cotton. Mercerization also makes ChampCot Plus stronger and more forgiving in overdye operations.

Fiber Type: 100% Cotton

Construction: Spun

Application:
Egyptian long staple cotton that has been gassed and mercerized to have a greater affinity for dye stuffs than non-mercerized cotton. Mercerization also makes ChampCot Plus stronger and more forgiving in overdye operations.

Advantages:

  • Very good sewability
  • Excellent loop formation
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Excellent hand
  • Very good luster
Tex SizeSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-211.470/10
T-302.180/12
T-604.1110/18
T-804.9120/19

 
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Egyptian long staple cotton designed for sewing articles that are to be overdyed. Because of its high grade long staple cotton, ChampCot has very good sewing performance and dyeability.

Fiber Type: 100% Cotton

Construction: Spun

Application:
Egyptian long staple cotton designed for sewing articles that are to be overdyed. Because of its high grade long staple cotton, ChampCot has very good sewing performance and dyeability.

Advantages:

  • Very good sewability
  • Excellent loop formation
  • Strong uniform construction
  • Less expensive than ChampCot Plu
  • Excellent hand
  • Very good luster
Tex SizeSingle End Break (lbs)Metric Needle Size
T-211.470/10
T-302.180/12
T-604.1110/18
T-804.9120/19

 
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Flame Retardant (FR) Sewing Thread

Flame retardant threads are used where flame or heat resistance are required. Nomex• and Kevlar•-based threads are the most popular FR choices.

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Constructed from 100% Dupont® Nomex® fiber, ChampSecure is used in the manufacturing of both civilian and military clothing where heat and flame resistance is required. It is also used in heavy sewing apparel where flame resistance is required as well as filtration and other high heat applications.

Fiber Type:
100% Nomex®

Construction:
Spun of Filament

Application:
Apparel or any article that is to be subjected to heat or flame for brief time periods.

Description:
Champion Thread’s ChampSecure™ is constructed from 100% Dupont® Nomex® fiber. It is used in the manufacture of both civilian and military clothing where heat and flame resistance is required. ChampSecure is used in heavy sewing apparel as well as filtration and other high heat applications.

Advantages:
  • Better long-term resistance to heat than Kevlar™
  • Excellent resistance to heat exposure
  • Abrasion resistance is excellent
  • Not affected by age
  • Quickly decomposes if exposed to chlorine bleach
  • Mildew resistance is excellent
Tex Size Strength (lbs) Elongation Needle Size
24 1.4 24 70-80
27 1.7 26 75-90
40 2.4 28 80-90
60 3.5 28 90-110
80 5.4 28 100-120
90 6.5 28 110-140

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Fiber Type:
100% Kevlar®

Construction:
Spun or Filament

Application:
Apparel and bedding products that are subjected to short durations of heat or flame. Also used for cut protection in gloves and other articles.

Description:
Constructed from 100% Dupont® Kevlar® fiber. ChampShield is used in civilian and military clothing where heat and flame resistance is required and is widely used in the bedding trade for flame resistance in mattresses. ChampShield also provides superior performance in cut resistance and is widely used in gloves.

Advantages:
  • Excellent resistance to short term heat/flame exposure
  • Superior strength compared to Nomex®
  • High strength retention after heat application
  • Excellent cut resistance properties
  • Low elongation
  • Excellent resistance to oils and chemicals
ChampShield™ w/ Kevlar® Tex Size Construction Single End Break (lbs) Needle Size
Spun Para-Aramid T-40 30/2 6.3 100/16
T-60 30/3 10.3 110/18
T-80 30/4 14.0 110/18
T-90 30/5 18.1 125/20
T-105 19/4 21.8 130/21

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BagClosing™ Sewing Thread

High speed, knotless Champion BagClosing™ Thread is made from the highest quality materials and under stringent manufacturing protocols to deliver the highest quality multi-wall paper bag closing thread in the market today. Our proprietary FDA approved lubricant has been thoroughly tested and is the industry standard. With these high quality raw materials and strict attention to detail, Champion BagClosing™ thread ensures that your operation will run at optimal efficiency.

Sewing Thread Nominal Specifications
100% Spun Polyester SP5 SP4 Poly/Cotton Blend PC5 PC4
Single End Break (lbs) 23.1 17.4 Single End Break (lbs) 16.5 13.2
Yield Feet/Lb (Dry)> 6048 7250 Yield Feet/Lb (Dry) 6048 7250
Sewing Thread Put-Ups and Packaging
Put-up 1.5 lb KS 8 Oz Cone 2.5 lb Cone 5 Lb Cone 20 Lb Cone
Cones/Case 24 32 18 8 2
Net lbs/Case 36 16 45 40 40
Cases/Pallet 16 64 16 16 24
Net lbs/Pallet 576 1024 720 960 1280
*Full range of specialty winding and packaging available upon request
*All weights are approximate and can vary

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