Contact UsContact Us

Lava Core

  • Fiber Type: Filament Polyester Core, Spun Polyester Wrap
  • Finishes: Soft
  • Thread Construction: Corespun - Polyester Wrapped
  • Application: General - for sewing anything from light weight garments like blouse or dress shirts to heavy garments like jeans or coveralls.

Sizes Available

  • Light: T-18, T-24
  • Medium: T-30, T-40, T-50
  • Heavy: T-60, T-80, T-105
  • Extra Heavy: T-120, T-135, T-150, T-180, T-240, T-300

Advantages

  • Higher strength per size than spun polyester threads.
  • Excellent sewability.
  • Superior ply security.
  • Recommended for automatic sewing machines (multi-directional).
  • Very good seam strength.
  • Very good chemical resistance.
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Very good colorfastness.

Comments

  • Melts when temperatures exceed 485° F.
Perma Core?
Tex Size T-18 T-24 T-30 T-40 T-60 T-80 T-105 T-120
Yarn Size 59/2 45/2 35/2 29/2 18/2 15/2 12/2 15/3
Avg. Strength (Lbs) 2.1 2.7 3.5 4.5 4.8 9 10.6 13.51
Elongation (% at Break) 21.5 20.5 21.5 21.5 24.2 24.8 26.3 25.7
Shrinkage:
BW <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
HA <3% <3% <3% <3% <3% <3% <3% <3%
Loop Strength (Lbs) 2.7 4 5.2 6.3 11.6 13.3 15.8 20.5