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American & Efird Sunstop Thread with Advanced UV Protection

  • Thread Size: 135 (TEX), Spool Size: 8 Ounce Select Color
  • Type: Non-Wick, Finish: Bonded, Fiber Type: Polyester
  • Application: Marine Boat Tops, Shade Sails, Upholstery
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    American & Efird
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    1.25 Lbs.
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      American & Efird Sunstop Thread with Advanced UV Protection
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    Our Price: $21.99
      American & Efird Sunstop Thread with Advanced UV Protection
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    Our Price: $19.99
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    • A&Es Sunstop® is a high performance multifilament polyester sewing thread
    • Offering advanced ultra-violet light protection, Sunstop® is ideal for outdoor applications where seam strength retention and fade prevention during UV exposure are required
    • Provides advanced UV protection, reducing strength degradation over traditional filament polyesters and color loss through fading
    • Type: Non-wick
      • Helps diminish moisture migration through the seams
    • Finish: Bonded
    • Fiber Type: Polyester
    • Thread Construction: Twisted Multifilament
    • Application:
      • Sunstop is used in many outdoor applications including: marine boat tops, awnings, shade sails, patio furnishings, umbrellas and other beach fabrics among others
      • Outdoor Products, Covers/ Web Slings & Tied owns, Specialty Industrial
    • Advantages:
      • Improved resistance to strength loss from UV exposure over standard polyester filament thread
      • Good seam strength
      • Consistent diameter and excellent ply security
      • Superior sewability
      • Non wick treatment to limit moisture migration
      • Advanced UV protection helps reduce color fade from UV exposure
    • Fiber Resistance to Acid- Excellent
    • Fiber Resistance to Alkali- Fair
    • Fiber Resistance to Bleach- Excellent
    • Fiber Abrasion Resistance- Good
    • Fiber Resistance to Heat- 145 deg C (Highest continuous temperature before breakdown)
    • Fiber Melting Point- 265 deg C
    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to


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