The only commercially available gel-spun and self-lubricating thread in the world

Coats Zeta is made from Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) and is the only commercially available gel-spun, self-lubricating thread in the world.

It is manufactured with a new generation raw material that is used in highly demanding aerospace and military applications.

Coats Zeta is a highly abrasion-resistant, cut-proof and an extremely light thread. These performance characteristics make Coats Zeta an ideal thread for a range of industrial products. The main applications are aerospace, blimps and parachutes, boat sails, body armour and workwear, cut-proof footwear, gloves and filtration.


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.