Astra FH

Strong and reliable anti-wick thread for tampon withdrawal cords

Coats Astra FH is a polyester staple spun anti-wick tampon withdrawal cord.

Produced in a sterile 'clean room' they are designed to meet stringent health and safety guidelines. Coats tampon strings are specially engineered to operate flawlessly on high speed sophisticated machinery with minimal breaks, skips and stops. Our products offer maximum functionality to the consumer; including high strength, superior anti-wicking performance, and fresh odour.

Astra FH has maximum leak protection, excellent odour prevention and is customised for unique sizes and twists. It has a uniquely designed strength for safe withdrawal mechanism.


Since conditions and applications vary considerably in the use of a product, the customer and/or user should assure herself or himself that the product meets end customer requirements and is suitable for the intended end use. Coats accepts no liability for unsuitable or improper use or application of products.

Information provided above is based on current averages and should be taken only as indicative. Coats accepts no liability for the preciseness and correctness of the information provided.

Product information sheets are updated from time to time, please be sure you are referring to the most recent publication. Coats supports customers with advice on individual applications on request; if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.