Balancing Quality, Sustainability and Thread Cost
Key factors to consider to balance Quality, Sustainability and Thread Cost
Anetrak Process Overview
Describes A&E's Anetrak Process and Benefits
Minimizing Seam Slippage
Describes methods to minimize seam slippage
Benefits of Prewound Bobbins
Describes the benefits of using prewound bobbins
Sewing Maintenance Checklist
Provides checklists developed to help you evaluate sewing processes in order to optimize sewing and seam performance.
Minimizing Thread Breakage and Skipped Stitches
Describes the characteristics in thread that affect breakage and skipped stitches.
Writing Thread Specifications
Describes the process for evaluating where to begin writing thread specifications to minimize quality issues.
Thread Selection for Knit Applications
Recommends the most common thread types and sizes used for knit applications.
Thread Selection for Woven Applications
Recommends the most common thread types and sizes used for woven applications.
Thread Price Versus Thread Cost
Describes ways to reduce thread costs without compromising sewability and seaming performance.
Selecting the Right SPI
Discusses the influence of stitches per inch (SPI) on the seam strength, stitch appearance and seam elasticity on stretch fabrics.
Selection Logic and Charts
Describes the elements for selecting the right thread for a specific application, including fiber type, thread construction and thread size.
Describes common seams and provides simple seam graphics, 751a & ISO numbers, common applications and requirements.
Common Seam Quality Defects
Describes common seam quality defects. Also provides graphics and tips on minimizing these defects.
Describes the factors in engineering quality seams and the formulas for estimating seam strength and abrasion resistance.
Minimizing Needle Heat
Describes what causes needle heat and what can be done to minimize it.
Reducing Needle Cutting
Defines needle cutting and provides a checklist that will aid in reducing needle cutting.
Estimating Thread Consumption
Describes how to estimate thread consumption to estimate the number of cones needed and to calculate the cost of thread needed to manufacture the finished product.
Corespun Versus Spun Poly
Describes the major differences between corespun and spun poly threads as well as the considerations for choosing the appropriate thread.