Category Archives: (B) Fiber Types/Industrial

Wildcat Plus®

A&E’s Wildcat Plus® is a high-performance textured polyester sewing thread, ideal for seaming and serging knit and woven fabrics. This sewing thread provides superior seam elasticity and seam strength delivering across the board performance and longer lasting seams. Wildcat Plus® is regularly used in the sewing of performance wear including: Activewear, Sportwear and Biking Apparel, …

Sunstop®

A&E‘s 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. Sunstop® is also available in non-wick to help diminish moisture migration through the seams. Finishes include: Bonded, SST (Stretched), and STX (Non-Stretched). …

String Lasting Cords

Polyester pull strings used for the string lasting of footwear. The string lasting process is comprised of the upper being pulled down over the feather edge of the last and the lasting allowance is turned back under the last. The insole is used for lasting. After closing the upper pieces together, the string lasting cord …

Perma Kool™

Perma Kool™ is a premium core spun sewing thread manufactured with a continuous filament polyester core, polyester staple wrap, and wound with an FR finish. The core spun construction delivers a thread with a higher strength and sewing performance over staple spun products. Primarily for use in Children’s Sleepwear, A&E‘s Kool™ product line features three different premium …

High Performance Bobbins

A&E is proud to produce premium, High Performance Bobbins in a wide array of filament and staple spun fibers and constructions. Representing the perfect combination of quality and time-saving convenience, these bobbins greatly reduce sewing interruptions, while providing consistent stitch formation and dependable performance. Package designed to speed your productions, A&E’s High Performance Bobbins are …

Magic® HP

A&E’s Magic® HP (High Performance) is an air-entangled, 100% polyester, defect-free sewing thread designed for high performance in the quilting and seaming of mattresses and specialty industrial products. Magic® HP creates a lower profile seam reducing potential for surface abrasion, ideal for a variety of sewing applications. Manufactured with a special finish, combined with a …

HMP Waxed Polyester Hand Sewing Threads

Ludlow waxed handsewing threads are used for handsewing footwear. The high strength, waxed polyester threads are available in multiple colors and sold in specific cut lengths with tapered ends. Ludlow waxed handsewing threads have been an industry staple for generations.

Flame-Out™ STW

A 100% para-aramid staple spun sewing thread specially designed for the mattress industry to compliment the flame resistant barrier system. Flame-Out™ STW delivers dependable sewing performance and excellent yield to mattress manufacturers.

Flame-Out™ SP

A&E’s Flame-Out™ SP is a flame-resistant, para-aramid, staple spun sewing thread manufactured from 100% certified DuPont® Kevlar® and engineered for use in the tape-edging of mattresses. Created as a compliment to the flame resistant barrier system, Flame-Out™ SP is specially-designed to provide short-term heat resistance displaying excellent seam integrity and cut protection. This non-melting thread displays superior strength to meta-aramids and …

Flame-Out™

A high strength monocord twisted multifilament para-aramid sewing thread specially designed for the mattress industry to compliment the flame resistant barrier system. Flame-Out™ starts with superior tensile strength allowing it help protect seam integrity and help hold tape edges and seams closed even at high temperatures.