Metallic threads add shine and glamour to fabrics and accessories but the majority of them also tend to be a bit delicate and difficult to process. Have you ever struggled to work with metallic threads due to thread breaks or time-consuming adjustments? Our newly developed easy-to-use metallic threads CR are ready to help! Their innovative constructions assure the ease of use on multi-head industrial embroidery machines and for decorative sewing. Go for a real metallic look without compromises and shine with CR!
5 advantages of working with CR metallic threads
2 thicknesses to choose from:
CR 40 is easy to use, slides perfectly when using standard needle sizes and has a great running performance at high speeds of 700 to 1000 stitches per minute.
CR 20 offers a bold definition and runs smoothly at speeds up to 850 stitches per minute.
- Certified according to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®, product class I, suitable for baby items.
- Resistant to abrasion
- many colours* washable up to 95°C
- over 40 single colours, including brilliant gold and silver shades
- outstanding quality at a competitive price.
* check the flyer and shade card for more details
For testing and buying the new range of CR threads consult our list to find and contact distributors available in your country. Choose the easy way to effortless, resistant and colourful metallic embroidery.
We wanted to give you some handy tips for working with CR 40 metallic threads in this section first, but to be honest: you won't need any. Using CR 40 is just too simple. Discover the properties that make this thread your perfect partner for every metallic embroidery design and get inspired by countless application possibilities.
Less tangling or shredding, fewer thread breaks at high speed for higher productivity. If you already use Madeira Polyneon threads, there are also no adjustments to the machine settings needed. If you are working with other thread brands, we recommend you set the CR 40 thread tension between 80 and 100 gram-force (gf) or centinewton (cN).
High resistance for many applications
CR is washable with high washing temperatures and is therefore suitable for many applications. It can be used to embroider accessories, shoes or bags, badges and logos for corporate clothing, workwear, uniforms, sport items and functional wear or challenging materials like denim or leather.
CR Metallic Look Book 2019
No matter whether you want to embroider powerful messages onto cool streetwear pieces or express your creativity with eccentric fashion designs: there are no limits to your imagination. Be courageous and use CR 40 and CR 20 for workwear and corporate fashion or to get the authentic elegant vintage looks of traditional costumes. Be inspired and get CReative!