Threads for JeansPlay full presentation with audio
This presentation looks at jeans manufacturing; the most appropriate threads and some of the demanding applications in the manufacturing process.
What's required from the thread
Threads used in jeans manufacturing are required to provide good on-machine performance in order to maintain high productivity, good seam strength and durability during the sometimes harsh wash down processes.
Main types of sewing threads for jeans
We'll examine the characteristics of the main types of sewing threads suitable for jeans manufacture.
Sizes of sewing threads
The main thread sizes and common areas of use.
Critical sewing operations
The stitch type, seam type, minute value and threads for the different sewing operations needed for jeans.
Sewing time per pair
Individual sewing operations shown along with their stitch type and standard minute value required to create one basic pair of jeans.
Effects created by the washdown process
We look at how you can minimise the damage to fabric and thread producing the popular worn effect on denim.