by Ron Becka, Thread Product Manager

Hercules™ Heavy-Duty Polyester Thread is like the heavyweight champion of the sewing world. Its unique blend of bond and lubrication ensures top-notch performance even in the most demanding applications. Here are some key features:

  • Break Strength: With break strengths ranging from 31 lbs to 65 lbs, Hercules™ thread can handle the toughest challenges.
  • Piles: Available in 3, 4, 5, and 6 plies, these threads provide robust stitching.
  • Elongation: A moderate elongation of 22% to 26% ensures flexibility without compromising strength.
  • Applications Galore
  • Truck Tarps & Covers: When it comes to securing cargo and protecting it from the elements, Hercules™ threads play a crucial role.
  • Shade Structures: Whether you’re creating sunshades, awnings, or pergolas, Hercules™ thread ensures longevity and stability.
  • Architectural Designs: From fabricating tension structures to stitching together architectural fabrics, Hercules™ delivers reliability.
  • Cold Air Inflatables: Those eye-catching inflatable advertisements? Yep, Hercules™ threads hold them together.

The Numbers Speak. Here’s a quick rundown of some Hercules™ thread characteristics:

Hercules™ B207:

  • Yield/Lb: 2005 yards
  • Break Strength: 31 lbs
  • Plies: 3
  • Government Size: 3/C

Hercules™ B277:

  • Yield/Lb: 1500 yards
  • Break Strength: 40 lbs
  • Plies: 4
  • Government Size: 4/C

Hercules™ B346:

  • Yield/Lb: 1200 yards
  • Break Strength: 50 lbs
  • Plies: 5
  • Government Size: 5/C

Hercules™ B415:

  • Yield/Lb: 1050 yards
  • Break Strength: 65 lbs
  • Plies: 6
  • Government Size: 6/C

When it comes to heavy-duty stitching, Hercules™ Polyester Thread is the unsung hero behind sturdy tarps, covers, and more. So next time you’re sewing up a storm, remember to channel your inner Hercules™!

For more information, you can explore the Hercules™ Polyester Thread product page.