Sewing thread, thickness 35, polyester/cotton
Polyester/cotton sewing thread, thickness 35. For outdoor fabrics that need to be waterproof.
Above all, our sewing thread must be durable. This also applies to sewing thread used for outdoor applications. In other words, the sewing thread must be resistant to UV radiation (solar radiation) and withstand frequent changes in weather conditions. However, the water-resistance of sewing thread is also very important. This plays a major role as stitching thread. The polyester part is the durable part, the cotton fibres swell when wet, so that your stitching remains WATERPROOF.
By the way, see our YouTube video here to see how to make a flat hood seam that remains waterproof despite the needle perforations.
Why this polyester/cotton sewing thread for waterproof outdoor fabrics
This thread is not a standard sewing thread. The polyester component of the tenting thread must ensure durability, while a cotton component must allow the sewing thread to 'swell', so that the stitching is 100% waterproof. The famous Rasant WR polyester/cotton sewing thread from the German quality brand Amann is water-repellent and is used, among other things, as a durable tent thread. Generally speaking, the polyester component provides the durability and the cotton fibres ensure that a stitch remains waterproof, as it swells as soon as it gets damp.
Applications of this water-repellent sewing thread
Rasant sewing thread is mainly used as sewing thread for boat covers, boat roofs, caravan awnings and shade cloths*.
*If you want even more durable and stronger sewing thread, then go for our 100% polyester thread from Amann within our range of threads. This is even more resistant to UV rays and salt water. However, polyester sewing thread does not swell when wet, so it is less suitable if you want to achieve waterproof stitching.
Description of this renowned polyester/cotton sewing thread
Technical standards of this water-repellent polyester/cotton sewing thread
Rasant WR is AMANN's functional classic with a cotton content. The sewing and embroidery thread is extremely robust, proven many times over and perfectly suited to sewing and topstitching. WR stands for water resistant. Rasant is certified in accordance with 94.0.8268, STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.
Advice on sewing thread for outdoor fabrics
If you would like more information about sewing thread for outdoor fabrics in general in relation to the application you have in mind, please feel free to contact us about the best sewing thread for you. Always welcome at [email protected] or 0299 363695.
The ESVO Team