Premium Textured Polyester (TXP) Sewing Thread
Eco Tex is next to skin filament thread made from high quality polyester filament by a special process to give a textured surface. It’s voluminous character makes it soft and ideal to use in looper for overlooking, serging and cover seaming. Eco Tex delivers the best seam performance and aesthetics to use in T-shirts, fleece goods, undergarments, under thread on multi-needle machines, over seaming and cover seaming for hosiery and undergarments.
Physical properties: Shrinkage at 150°C <1%, melt at 250°C – 260°C & moisture regain 0.4%.
Chemical properties: Resistance to most of mineral acid & weak alkali but less resistance to strong alkali. Also, unaffected by mildew & rot.
Color fastness properties: To washing at 60°C (ISO 105 C06-C2S)≥4, rubbing dry (ISO 105X12)≥4, water (ISO 105 E01)≥4, dry cleaning (ISO 105 D01)≥4, artificial daylight (ISO 105 B02)≥5, perspiration (ISO 105 E04)≥4 & bleaching with hypochlorite (ISO 105 N01)≥4-5.