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D Core Indigo

A variation on A&E’s D-CORE® premium core spun sewing thread manufactured with continuous filament polyester core and cotton staple wrap dyed with Indigo dyes. This construction provides a sewing thread with a higher strength over staple spun products. The Indigo dyes tend to wash down similar to the body fabric, allowing the thread to blend with the finished garment.


Thread Construction – Core Spun – Cotton Wrap


Finish – Soft


Application – Jeans, Denims


Available Tex sizes– 24, 30, 40, 60, 80, 105, 120, 150,180, 240

Needle Size

Tex

Std Strength (grams)

Singer

Metric

24

1050

9–10

60–65

30

1500

11

75

40

1900

14

90

60

2950

18–19

110-120

80

3600

20

125

105

4700

21

130

120

5500

22

140

150

7300

24

180

180

8000

25

200

240

10400

27

250

Advantages

  • Excellent sewability on manual and automatic multi-directional sewing machines.
  • Good seam strength and abrasion resistance
  • Can provide a wash- down appearance. Since finishing techniques differ we encourage those interested to obtain samples and test for intended results. Vardhman does not guarantee consistent wash down effects using D-Core® Indigo.
  • There is natural variation in the shading of the thread prior to sewing and laundering

D Core

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Thread that defines toughness


D Core is made of continuous filament polyester core wrapped with cotton staple fibers. It isa high performance corespun thread that gives the strength required for toughest application.


The choice for versatility


D Core, the right choice for sewing applications

Shirts & tops Sports wears
Denim jeans & jackets Swim wear & lingerie
Denim Trousers Home Furnishings
Bottom wears Leather Goods
Kids wear Gloves



Performance you can count on


Continuous Filament Polyester Core Construction :

  • Excellent uniformity for consistent performance
  • Recommended for garments subjected to enzyme, stone and chemical washes
  • Excellent Resistance to micro-organisms, mildew, abrasion, ultraviolet radiation and
    chemicals
  • Reduces downtime and rejects due to seam failure and minimizes repairs after laundry

Cotton Wrapper

  • Superior resistance to needle heat and heat applied during laundering
  • Contribute to excellent loop formation that will minimize thread breakage and skipped
    stitches
  • Ideal for contrast stitching and wash down effect on denims. Pre-production wash testing is recommended to assure that the wash down look is acceptable

Superior Strength per Size – higher tenacity than 100% Spun thread Costructions

  • Allows the use of finer thread sizes to minimize seam puckering
  • More yards per bobbin-fewer bobbin changes



The D Core Difference : A Complete range of sizes

Tex

Std Strength (gms)

Needle size

24 1050 9-10 60-65
30 1500 11 75
40 1900 14 90
60 2950 18-19 110-120
80 3600 20 125
105 4700 21 130
120 5500 22 140
150 7300 24 180
180 9100 25 200
240 10400 27 250

 

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Thermal Properties

  • Polyester melts at 250-260 degree celsius, softens at 220-240 degree celsius
  • Cotton discolours after prolonged exposure to high temperature
  • Thread shrinkage in boiling water is less than 1% and in hot air is less than 2%

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

RESISTANCE TO RESISTANCE GRADE
Bleaching Good
Alkalis Mild degradation caused by strong alkalis at boiling temperature
Acid Resistant to most acids
UV Radiation Very good resistance

COLOR FASTNESS PROPERTIES

FASTNESS TO FASTNESS GRADE
Commercial Laundry Excellent
Home Laundry Good
Dry Cleaning Very Good
Crocking Excellent
Light Good
Dry Heat Very Good

Perma Core

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Perma Core is made continuous filament polyester core wrapped with polyester staplefibers. Perma Core is a high performance corespun thread designed to minimize sewing problems and maximize seam quality
The choice for versatility
Perma Core, the right choice for sewing applications

Shirts & tops Bottom wears
Sportswear Denim jeans & jackets
Kids wear Swim wear & lingerie
Intimate Apparels Home Furnishings
Dresses Gloves

Performance you can count on
100% polyester construction

  • Improved seam strength
  • Superior Color Fastness
  • Recommended for garments that are subjected to many wash cycles, enzyme, stone and chemical washes to maintain color consistency
  • Excellent resistance to micro-organisms, mildew, abrasion, ultraviolet radiation and chemicals
  • Reduce downtime and rejects due to seam failure and minimize repairs after laundry
  • Recommended for automotive sewing machines (multi-directional)
  • Superior Ply Security
  • Matt embroidery, stitch appearance.

Superior Strength Per Size-Higher Tenacity

  • Allows the use of finer sizes to minimize seam puckering due to structural jamming or excessive tension

The Perma Core difference : A complete range of sizes

Tex

Std Strength (gms)

Needle size

Singer Metric
18 900 8-9 60-65
21 1000 9-10 65-70
24 1225 9-10 65-70
30 1650 11 75
40 2100 14 90
60 3300 18-19 110-120
80 4100 20 125
90 4600 20-21 125-130
105 5250 21 130
120 6200 22 140
150 8300 24 180
180 9100 25 200
210 10000 26 230
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Thermal Properties

  • Polyester melts at 250-260 degree celsius, softens at 220-240 degree celsius
  • Thread shrinkage in boiling water is less than 1% and in hot air is less than 3%

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

RESISTANCE TO RESISTANCE GRADE
Bleaching Good
Alkalis Mild degradation caused by strong alkalis at boiling temperature
Acid Resistant to most acids
UV Radiation Very good resistance

COLOR FASTNESS PROPERTIES

FASTNESS TO FASTNESS GRADE
Commercial Laundry Excellent
Home Laundry Excellent
Dry Cleaning Very Good
Crocking Excellent
Light Good
Dry Heat Very Good