Dabond AW

Dabond AW

Antiwick thread which delivers water repellent seams

Coats Dabond AW is a bonded twisted continuous filament polyester with an anti-wicking finish.

This function prevents the capillary action of water taken up the thread and penetrating a sewn seam, a prerequisite for water repellent seams. Combining superior sewing performance with excellent abrasion protection.

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Outdoor thread uv resistance

Features and Benefits

  • Dual level lubricated finish for needle heat protection and smooth sewing
  • Excellent bleach, mildew and rot resistance
  • The industry standard for sail making and other outdoor and marine applications
  • “Z” Left Twist, suitable for single needle high speed industrial sewing machine
  • Bonded and lubricated for resistance to needle heat
  • Anti-wick combines superior sewability and a permanent additive that blocks water migrating through seams
  • A variety of colours to choose from, including black, white, navy, marine blue, silver grey, beige, forest green, red, etc.


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.