Coats Sylko AWF

Sylko AWF

Environmentally friendly, anti-wicking trilobal polyester thread for machine embroidery

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Coats Sylko AWF is an environmentally friendly, anti-wicking trilobal polyester thread for machine embroidery.

Offering superior lustre, durability and smooth operation at the highest speeds, Sylko AWF is a popular choice amongst embroidery customers seeking performance and attractive logos and decorative seams on apparel.

The unique specially formulated finish delivers a high degree of water resistance to seams on outdoor wear, workwear and rainwear.

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Features and Benefits

  • Superior abrasion resistance for demanding end-uses
  • Produced using the most advanced technology to guarantee optimum performance
  • Excellent lustre and available in a range of colours
  • The PFC-free anti-wick finish prevents the capillary action of water transportation through the thread in the seam
  • Engineered for sewing at the highest speeds
  • Finished with a lubrication to reduce migration of the lube on to the fabric
  • Superior colour fastness and chemical resistance


Should the application require higher levels of colour fastness, it is recommended to check the fastness level before use. This is particularly recommended for dark blues, bright reds and black where colour fastness can be an issue. The highest level of colour fastness is achieved with the special washfast trilobal polyester product Sylko WF which is available in a select shade range.

Since conditions and applications vary considerably in the use of a product, the customer and/or user should assure herself or himself that the product meets end customer requirements and is suitable for the intended end use. Coats accepts no liability for unsuitable or improper use or application of products.

Information provided above is based on current averages and should be taken only as indicative. Coats accepts no liability for the preciseness and correctness of the information provided.

Product information sheets are updated from time to time, please be sure you are referring to the most recent publication. Coats supports customers with advice on individual applications on request; if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.