100 % Polyester. Continuous Filament. Specialized high-strength sewing threads, specifically designed for critical automotive parts like Seat Belts and Airbags.
The textile webbings for safety and cargo seat belts(heavy-duty thread) are made of high-strength multifilament yarns. Due to its physical and chemical characteristics polyester (PES) is mainly used.
Why use polyester for sewing seat belts
Seat belts just like personal safety equipment are safety technical elements with an emphasis on their functional and ergonomic aspects. It is must be able to withstand extreme loads of up to 1.5 tonnes of tensile force in an emergency. In addition, to tear resistance and durability, jet dyeing is also important for achieving a high degree of light fastness.
The materials used for the production of seat belts have different resistances to chemicals. Polyamide for example is resistant to alkaline but sensitive to mineral acids. Polyester is resistant to mineral acids but destroyed by bases. Polypropylene is only slightly sensitive to acids or bases. For this reason, it is highly suited for usages where the resistance to chemicals with the exception of some organic solvents) is of great importance.
Stitching thread for the automotive industry/sewing seat belts
The SUTRIL® automotive sewing thread is a sewing thread specially tailored to the demands of the automotive industry. Even under permanent stress, the sewing thread guarantees high seam durability due to the use of high-strength materials.
hot light-proof dyed
controlled stretching through a thermo-fixing process
high durability of the seam even under long-term stress
silk-like sheen, excellent for visible seams and decorative embroidery work
knot-free despite the long-running length
The production of our sewing threads and the quality of the materials we use, comply with strict European regulations. HongFeng quality management system becomes regularly certified according to ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016.
Our sewing threads are flawless in processing as well as in the final use of them because our suppliers also comply with the defined specifications in order to guarantee our standards when working with us.
Four Steps To Sew Seat Belt Webbing/Sewing seat belt webbing
Why is my seatbelt fraying? After many years of use—fastening and unfastening a seat belt—the material webbing can get caught on sharp objects, hooked on clothing, or get chewed on by pets. The fraying may start pretty minimal but if left untouched it could turn to extensive ripping or even a completely torn seat belt!
Step 1: Pin the ends of the webbing to the fabric or to each other. Before you sew, pin the ends of the webbing to the area of the fabric you want to sew them onto.
Step 2: Place the webbing and fabric under the presser foot.