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Hemseal

Hemseal

Designed for secure hems on tailored garments

Coats Hemseal offers a simple solution to broken hems, especially blind stitched hems. This fusible, low-melt sewing thread creates extra secure hems and blind stitching, which not only gives you confidence in your garments but reduces repair and return rates.

Hemseal is especially suited to tailored garments and helps to you to provide a more reliable garment and eliminate a major cause of customer complaints.

It is certified to Öko-Tex Standard 100, class I, the most stringent class covering textile items for babies and toddlers. Hemseal meets our our Coats restricted substance list.

Discover how Hemseal can transform your products with our product information sheet or by contacting one of our experts.

Disclaimer

By adding Hemseal into the hemming process you can produce a secure hem. Hemseal is simply laid inside the overlock edging during this process. No additional machinery is required and the time taken to add Hemseal is included in the standard minute value for this operation. The heatpress finishing process activates the adhesive properties of the Coats Hemseal, creating a durable, clean, high-quality finish. Hemseal is easy and practical to use.

Should the blindstitch become unravelled during garment wear, the hem remains fixed due to the adhesive properties of Hemseal. Coats Hemseal can be used successfully on most fabric types

There are two options for the application of Coats Hemseal.

Option 1 Option 2
Hemseal option 1 Hemseal option 2
Coats Hemseal is channelled within the overlock stitch formation.
This is the preferred method of application and is perfect for light and medium weight fabrics.
Coats Hemseal is used in the overlock looper.
This option is for heavier fabrics and hard-duty applications and gives the maximum seam security.

Thermal Properties

  • Hemseal is constructed from 85% low melt co-polyamide and 15% polyester
  • Polyester melts at 250ºC to 260ºC and softens at 220ºC to 230ºC
  • Co-polymer polyamide melts at 110ºC, softens at 90ºC

Hemseal is from the Coats range of innovative fusible threads. Follow this link to learn about Coats Secura, which is simple to use and addresses the common problem of buttons falling off.

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.