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Lava Monofilament

  • Fiber Type: Nylon
  • Thread Construction: Monofiliment
  • Application: Used in blindstitch operations. Also used in quilting operations on bedspreads, comforters, pads, etc.

Sizes Available (see chart below)

  • Light: T-5 (003), T-8 (004), T-14 (005), T-18 (006), T-27 (007)
  • Medium: T-35 (008), T-45 (009), T-50 (010)
  • Heavy: T-60 (011), T-80 (012)

Advantages

  • Translucent, it blends in with many colors.
  • Minimizes thread changes and machine adjustments.
  • Good seam strength.
  • Sews well on blindstitch machines.

Comments

  • Very stiff. It is not recommended for seams that come in contact with the body.
  • Unravels easily.
  • Not recommended for children's products.
Size Thread Diameter (mil) Yds/Pound Tex Size
Mono 5 .003" 89400 Tex 5
Mono 8 .004" 52500 Tex 8
Mono 13 .005" 33800 Tex 14
Mono 18 .006" 22900 Tex 18
Mono 25 .007" 17170 Tex 27
Mono 33 .008" 13400 Tex 35
Mono 40 .009" 10900 Tex 45
Mono 52 .01" 8480 Tex 50
Mono 63 .011" 7400 Tex 60
*One mil is 1/1000 of an inch