NEEDLE SIZE
(orange/numeric)
POLYESTER NYLON COTTON SILK
Multifilament Spun Multifilament
Nm tex Nm tex Nm tex Nec tex Nm tex
6/50 8/60 10/70     120/3 8/3     80/3 7/3    
8/60 10/70 12/80 80/3 12/3 100/3 10/3 100/3 10/3 70/3 8/3 120/3 8/3
10/70 12/80 14/90     70/3 14/3 70/3 14/3 50/3 12/3 100/3 10/3
12/80 14/90 16/100 60/3 16/3 60/3 16/3 60/3 16/3 40/3 15/3 70/3 14/3
14/90 16/100 18/110 40/3 25/3 50/3 20/3 50/3 20/3 30/3 20/3 60/3 16/3
16/100 18/110 19/120     40/3 25/3 40/3 25/3 20/3 30/3 50/3 20/3
18/110 19/120 21/130 30/3 33/3             40/3 25/3
19/120 21/130 22/140     30/3 33/3 30/3 35/3 12/3 49/3 30/3 33/3
21/130 22/140 23/160 20/3 50/3 20/3 50/3            
22/140 23/160 24/180 10/3 100/3             20/3 50/3
23/160 24/160 25/200     10/3 100/3         10/3 100/3
Nm (Metric Number) : the length of a thread weighing 1.00g
Nec (English number for cotton) : the length of a thread weighing 0.59g
den (denier) : the length of a thread in gram per 9,000m
tex : the length of a thread in gram per 1,000m
 

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