NEWSTAR® Yantai meta-aramide schappe spun

  • meta-aramide special sewing & embroidery thread for flame-retardant and heat-protective applications
  • the powerful alternative to Nomex®
  • self-extinguishing and non-melting
  • permanent temperature resistance up to approx. 200°C
  • decomposition temperature at approx. 370°C
  • burning behaviour tested according to DIN EN ISO 15025
Ticket no. Tex no. Make-up Number of colours Needle size (in Nm) Needle size (in No.)
70 40 1000 m Co 21 80-100 12-16
70 40 5000 m Co 21 80-100 12-16


  • Co

  • FS/KS

  • XW

  • SSP

Main application:

  • Flame-retardant textiles
  • Filtration
  • Protective clothing

Other applications:

The A-tech technical sewing thread is a NEWSTAR® Yantai meta-aramid schappe spun.

A-tech is a meta-aramid special sewing and embroidery thread for flame and heat-protective applications and the high-performance alternative to Nomex®. The heat thread is self-extinguishing, non-melting and has a permanent temperature resistance up to approx. 200°C. The decomposition temperature of the A-tech special sewing thread is at approx. 370°C.

The sewing thread A-tech is certified by Hohenstein Institutes according to 96.0.8810 STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®. The burning behaviour of A-tech is tested according to DIN EN ISO 15025.

In the field of technical textiles, A-tech is used as a special sewing thread for flame-retardant textiles, filtration and protective clothing. Furthermore, A-tech can also be used as embroidery thread or for home textiles.