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NYLBLEND - SINGLE FILAMENT NYLON

Monofilament Threads - are made from single continuous filaments of nylon that resemble fishing line. Monofilament threads are translucent and blend in with many colors. Because it has a tendency to be stiffer than other filament products, monofilament threads are not recommended for seams that may lay adjacent to the skin. Monofilament threads are used in quilting operations on quilts and bedspreads,as well as blindstich operations on drapery and apparel.

Application
Tex Size
Old #
Mil.
Denier Size
Avg. Yield (yds/lb)
Avg.* Strength (lbs)
Avg.* Strength (cN)
Ndl Sz.** Metric/Singer
Light Weight
T-14
#15
0.005
130
34,500
2.10
934
65/9
T-18
#18
0.006
180
23,900
3.00
1,334
65/9
Medium Weight
T-27
#25
0.007
250
17,500
3.60
1,601
75/11
T-35
#33
0.008
330
13,400
4.80
2,135
80/12
Heavy Weight
T-45
#40
0.009
400
10,600
6.00
2,669
90/14
T-50
#52
0.010
520
8,600
7.40
3,292
100/14
 
T-60
#63
0.011
630
7,100
8.60
3,825
100/16

**Note: All physical data listed above is based on current averages and should not be used as minimum requirements. The recommended needles sizes, although based on thread diameters should be used as a guideline only. Factors, to name a few such as seam construction, machine type and speed, weight and type of fabric may determine the actual size needed.