Summary:- Linen and cotton thread specification for domestic and industrial sewing machines buttons and zips.
Sewing Machine Thread Information
 
Sewing Thread Details
 

LINEN
COTTON
Lea (Nel) ypp Nm
Tex
Size/Ply
ypp
m/g
g/km
1 840
No. 1 300 0.6 1659 6/2 2520
No. 4 1200 2.4 420 8/2 3360
No. 8 2400 4.8 209 10/2 4200
No.10 3000 6.0 165 12/2 5040
No.12 3600 7.2 138 6/3 1680
No.16 4800 9.6 103 8/4 1680
No.20 6000 12.0 83 8/6 1120

notes :-
Linen ypp = ( 300 x Lea ) / 1ply
Cotton ypp = ( 840 x Size ) / ply
Nm = metres per gram
Tex = grams per 1000 metres


 



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