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FS Metallic Weight Details

FS METALLIC #50
This smooth metallic embroidery thread is capable of producing small letters down to 4 mm high, fine monograms and filigree embroidery. Easy to run, it can often be substituted in place of standard 40 weight thread in many designs without changing needle or density, to add touches of sparkle or shine. It is Oeko-Tex® certified to be free from harmful substances.
Digitizing: Average 3.5 - 4.0 density
Recommended Needle: #65/9 or #75/11
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FS METALLIC #45
This smooth metallic embroidery thread has excellent value due to its economical aluminum coating, yet retains the strong and durable construction of the thread. A reduction of the metalized wrapping allows the tri-lobal polyester core to gleam, creating a two-color antique glitter effect. It is Oeko-Tex® certified to be free from harmful substances.
Digitizing: Average 4.0 density
Recommended Needle: #80/12 or #90/14
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FS METALLIC #40
This smooth metallic embroidery thread is designed for use on the most challenging materials. The combination of a razor-thin Polyamide core and its twist construction produces top quality and reliable working properties. It provides trouble-free performance on most machines. It is Oeko-Tex® certified to be free from harmful substances.
Digitizing: Average 4.0 density
Recommended Needle: #75/11
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FS METALLIC #35
This is a versatile smooth metallic embroidery thread which ensures trouble-free stitching at top speeds. It is Oeko-Tex® certified to be free from harmful substances.
Digitizing: Average 4.5 density
Recommended Needle: #90/14
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FS METALLIC #30
This is the most abrasion resistant smooth metallic embroidery thread in the industry. A true specialty thread, it was developed for outdoor exposure. It is sturdy enough to stand up to stone washing, chlorine and bleaching, plus harsh laundering at temperatures up to 203°F. Its durability makes it ideal for linens and other articles that will be subject to commercial laundering. It is Oeko-Tex® certified to be free from harmful substances.
Digitizing: Average 5.0 density
Recommended Needle: #90/14
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FS METALLIC #20
This is an elegant soft, smooth metallic thread made from velvety spun rayon wrapped with an extra fine metallized foil. It is exceptionally gentle to the skin. It gives an elegant vintage look to apparel and home décor.
Digitizing: Average 8.0 density
Recommended Needle: #100/16
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SOFT METALLIC #40
This economically priced metallic thread begins with a soft rayon core, guaranteeing a smooth and gentle touch, even in large fill areas. Its pure silver coating gives it a unique classic richness. A special finish allows embroidering at high speeds. It is Oeko-Tex® certified to be free from harmful substances.
Digitizing: Average 4.5 density
Recommended Needle: #80/12 or #90/14
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