2 Types of heavy-duty sewing threads are used for industrial sewing
When you have lots of layers to sew or you are working with some fairly thick or stiff fabrics, a heavy-duty sewing thread can be your friend. The key is knowing when to use this thread and how to use it correctly. One good tip to follow is to match the heavy-duty thread to the purpose and environment it will reside the most.
Below we provide you with information about 2 heavy-duty threads
Polyester Heavy-Duty Sewing Thread
An extra-strong polyester heavy-duty thread that is colorfast and fade-resistant. Resistant to tearing and breaking, this thread works well in extremely heavy fabrics to provide uniform stitches that won’t pucker.
Polyester heavy-duty sewing thread is UV-resistant and water-repellent, making it an ideal outdoor thread
Highly durable with low stretch
Great for most industrial applications
Suitable for a variety of heavy-duty sewing projects, the high-strength polyester heavy-duty sewing thread is tough and durable. It’s resistant to abrasion, UV rays, high temperatures, and mildew, making it an ideal choice for outdoor upholstery, awnings, and tents. This sturdy, durable heavy-duty sewing thread can withstand high-speed, high-density sewing through tough materials like denim, leather, canvas, and vinyl. Read More: The Best Polyester Thread for Sewing Machine
Nylon Heavy-Duty Sewing Thread
With a high strength-to-weight ratio, nylon is one of the strongest heavy-duty sewing threads available, making it a great choice for stitching upholstery, leather, and vinyl.
Bonded nylon sewing thread: The bonded 3-ply nylon heavy-duty sewing thread has been specially treated to decrease friction while sewing at high speeds, resulting in smooth stitches.
Flexible with an excellent strength-to-size ratio
Recommended for use in the fabric that is not exposed to the elements
A good indoor upholstery thread (not recommended for outdoor use)
Nylon sewing thread is a good heavy-duty thread to use on any sewing project that requires the stitches to be strong and very durable. That means you can use it on denim, canvas, leather, vinyl, and similar fabrics including those heavy use materials like sportswear and so on.