Coats Industrial


Shade Cards

At Coats we understand how important colour management is to our customers. We are the world leader in digital textile colour technology, providing consistent colour matching and unrivalled standards of colour accuracy globally.

We have over 40 industrial dyehouses globally linked for seamless digital integration, using the latest colour standards and proprietary colour management.

Please click on the links below to access available electronic shade cards for Coats products.

Colour Cards Description

Global Colour Book
Global Colour Book

Coats Global Colour Book (GCB), for your favourite apparel sewing threads.

Please refer to the GCB for Epic, Epic SupermaxGramaxAstra, Seamsoft, Eloflex, Dual Duty, Gral (fine counts) and EcoVerde.

The extensive range of 1,154 shades is chosen from our global library of best-selling colours across all garment segments. From fine tailoring to denim; from hi-vis sportswear to high street fashion, we have the thread colour you need.

This new Global Colour Book replaces the Global Colour Reference (GCR) with 919 shades.

Epic Metallic Shade Card

Coats Epic Metallic colour range for apparel sewing threads.

Denim Colour Book
Dark jeans folded

Coats neon colour range for apparel threads, available in Coats Epic, Coats Gramax and Coats Astra.

Sylko Shade Card
Sylko Shade Card

Denim Colour book referencing Dual Duty, Epic, Gramax and Astra colour shades along with Epic Rugged and Astra Rugged.

Sylko Pearl Shade Card
Sylko Pearl - Embroidery

Coats Sylko is a trilobal polyester thread for machine embroidering and it is a popular choice among embroidery customers seeking performance and durability. Coats Sylko is available in a variety of different shades.

Lucence Shade Card
Lucence shade card

Coats Sylko Pearl Coats Sylko Pearl is a highly engineered composite thread for machine embroidery. It brings a new sensation to the perception of colours and gives a beautiful pearl effect on embroidery applications.

Surfilor Shade Card
Surfilor Shade Card

Coats Lucence is a glow in the dark embroidery thread which is ‘charged’ in sunlight or in artificial light (to a lesser degree) and emits a luminous glow quality when viewed in the dark. Coats Lucence is available in eight ‘glow in the dark’ shades.

Sylko Metallic Shade Card
Sylko Metallic Shade Card

Coats Surfilor Shadecard is the PDF colour book for the Surfilor range. An exceptionally soft texturised nylon sewing thread which produces flatter, smoother, neater seams with a luxurious feel.

This easily searchable shadecard features 115 attractive colours and tones, to make your soft seam colour selection simple.

Nylbond for Denim
Nylbond Shade Card

Coats Sylko Metallic shade card for embroidery applications.

Neon Colour Card
Neon Shade Card

Coats Nylbond for Denim shade card.

Global Zips Colour Card
Global Zips Shade Card

Coats neon colour range for apparel threads, available in Coats Epic, Coats Gramax and Coats Astra.

Global Colour Reference (MSC) for Footwear & Accessories
MSC Shade Card

Coats global colour range for Opti Zips.