Helios P PTFE Lifetime Thread 8oz (1700 Yds) White is a 100% PTFE thread designed to withstand the weather and wear of outdoor applications. This outdoor thread is resistant to sunlight, chemicals, harsh cleaning solutions, cold, and rot making for high seam integrity over prolonged periods of time.
Helios thread has an excellent sewing performance and ability when compared to other PTFE threads and requires very little (if any) sewing machine adjustments for use.
Helios P Thread is perfect for use on awnings, patio umbrellas, marine covers, boat seats, tents, and outdoor cushions and covers. Use this PTFE thread with size #14–18 needle on 6–13 oz. fabrics.
Coats provides a lifetime guarantee (see complete warranty for complete details and restrictions) for this thread and will replace any Helios P thread that fails due to UV or chemical attack and will even pay for restitching costs. The warranty is by Coats and will be honored or refused by Coats alone. Sailrite does not provide the warranty for this product.
Thread Size: Tex 150 (similar to V-92)
Cone Size: 8 oz (1,700 yards per spool)
Helios PTFE Lifetime Thread 8oz Specifications: 100% PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene)
Lubricated to enhance PTFE slickness
Guaranteed UV resistance
Guaranteed chemical resistance
Excellent abrasion resistance
Strength: 9 lb.
Tenacity: 4.5 g/denier
1,700 yards per spool
Outdoor thread should pull up off the top of the cone for a smoother feed to the sewing machine and to add an extra twist in the thread. The extra twist increases thread strength, helps keep the thread from unlaying, and eases tension problems.