Wildcat

wild-cat

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Textured Thread with a Soft Feel


Wildcat is a continuous filament texturised polyester thread used in overedge
and cover stitch machines for seaming and serging knit and woven products
to provide softness and comfort especially in “next to the skin” seams.

Wildcat, the right choice for sewing applications

Knitwear Swim wear
Lingerie Leisure wear
Sports wears Kids wear
Home Furnishings

Performance you can count on

Wildcat provides excellent seam cover. Improved seam strength ensures good seam security
Soft feel. Low shrinkage to ensure no seam distortion after washing.
Neat & comfortable seams. Superior color fastness
High extensibility Certified to oeko-tex standard 100

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

TEX No. Ply Average Strength
(GMS)
Elongation
%
18 1 650 20-26
35 1 1300 20-26



Thermal Properties

  • melts at 250-260 degree celsius, softens at 220-240 degree celsius

CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Mineral Acids Resistant to most mineral acids
Alkalis Unaffected by weak alkalis, but less resistant to strong alkalis,
especially at higher temperature
Organic Solvents Generally unaffected, but soluble in some phenolic compounds
Bleaching Unaffected
Insects/Micro-organisms Unaffected
Laundering/Dry cleaning Unaffected
Moisture Regain 0.4%

FASTNESS PROPERTIES

Wash Fastness ISO 105 CO3 Grade 4
Wash Fastness ISO 105 EO1 Grade 4
Rub Fastness ISO 105 X12 Grade 4
Hypochlorite Fastness ISO 105 NO1 Grade 4
Dry cleaning Fastness ISO 105 DO1 Grade 4
Perspiration Fastness ISO 105 EO4 Grade 4
Light Fastness ISO 105 BO2 Grade 4

(These fastness grades represent minimum performance levels and in practice the majority of shades will exceed these levels.)

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